Trump defends taking hydroxychloroquine

The president defended his use of hydroxychloroquine when asked if it was OK for him to promote when health experts, including the Food and Drug Administration, have warned of serious side effects.
1:32 | 05/19/20

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Up. Out. There. I've worked with doctors and if you look at the once the only answer they were giving it to people that were very bad shape. They were very world. All of us it was a atop an army statement now if you look at some of the reports came from Italy. They came out from France came out from others. A lot of our pipeline workers take it because it possibly and I think it does. People have to make up side. Applause it doesn't think well it's been out of the market for six years 65 years from mile area lupus and other things. I think if you're an additional level of safety. You could ask the actors are in favor of many Frontline workers won't go there unless they have the address. And so again this is an individual decision to make but it's a great reputation. When somebody else maybe people would seek isn't that Smart. We are wicket a lot of other things we have. The great medical companies that we. If you look at what it therapeutic. Furor dies at the vaccine itself. And actually I think is less important than that things are working on that wicket macular. We have more than one doing it and bury advance. Work you know therapeutics. And at work.

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