Brazil’s President Bolsonaro taking – and pushing – hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has gone all in on hydroxychloroquine to help his coronavirus-ravaged country beat COVID-19. He has pushed his government to make the malaria drug widely available and encouraged Brazilians to take it, both to prevent the disease and to treat it. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the … Read more Brazil’s President Bolsonaro taking – and pushing – hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Takes Hydroxychloroquine as Covid-19 Treatment

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro posted a video on a social media account on Tuesday of him taking a pill he said was hydroxychloroquine. Earlier, Bolsonaro confirmed he has tested positive for the coronavirus after months of downplaying its severity while deaths mounted rapidly inside the country. “I’m taking here the 3rd dose of hydroxychloroquine”, referring … Read more Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Takes Hydroxychloroquine as Covid-19 Treatment

Bolsonaro takes off mask while announcing he tested positive for COVID-19

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19. The politician – who has previously dismissed the disease as a ‘little flu’ – said he began feeling unwell on Sunday but insists his condition has improved since having treatment. He said he is taking the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin. Follow … Read more Bolsonaro takes off mask while announcing he tested positive for COVID-19

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Says He Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday said he has tested positive for COVID-19, after months of downplaying the severity of the virus. Bolsonaro confirmed the test results while wearing a mask and speaking to reporters in capital Brasilia, and said he was already taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug unproven against COVID-19. The far-right populist has … Read more Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Says He Tested Positive for Coronavirus

WHO halts malaria drug in COVID-19 trials

The WHO said that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and an HIV treatment in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 after they failed to reduce mortality Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get … Read more WHO halts malaria drug in COVID-19 trials

How Wearing a Face Mask Became a Political Statement in the U.S.

If a world leader in science and technology can’t convince its citizenry to wear face masks amid a raging pandemic, that’s a problem. Such is the reality that America faces as a highly transmissible virus runs riot ahead of Independence Day celebrations. With the nation setting ever higher one-day records for infections, which topped 50,000 … Read more How Wearing a Face Mask Became a Political Statement in the U.S.

Parliamentary committee investigates France’s response to pandemic

Was France too slow in responding to the #Covid-19 pandemic? Dr Jan Cédric Hansen, vice president of the Global Health Security Alliance, explains the latest from France’s parliamentary inquiry into its response to coronavirus, and whether hydroxychloroquine is an appropriate treatment. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest … Read more Parliamentary committee investigates France’s response to pandemic

French doctor faces questions over hydroxychloroquine

French doctor and hydroxychloroquine advocate Didier Raoult is being questioned by French lawmakers on Tuesday during an inquiry into the country’s handling of the epidemic. FRANCE 24 health reporter Julia Sieger says the epidemiologist will be asked questions over his decision to quit the High Scientific Council at the beginning of the crisis, and how … Read more French doctor faces questions over hydroxychloroquine

Smelly durian strikes again! Fruit causes evacuation of German post office

IN THE PAPERS – Wednesday, June 24: With controversial French doctor Didier Raoult set for a hearing with lawmakers, Aujourd’hui en France writes that he maintains his cult following despite the questionable effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine. As French society grapples with the colonial legacy of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Libération examines the generational divide in France when it comes to the fight … Read more Smelly durian strikes again! Fruit causes evacuation of German post office

Dr. Anthony Fauci, CDC and FDA Officials Testify on Trump’s Coronavirus Response

(June 23) Watch live as Dr. Anthony Fauci, FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, CDC Director Robert Redfield testify to the House Oversight Committee on the Trump administration’s coronavirus response on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at the White House in Washington, D.C. The government’s top infectious disease expert told a House committee on Tuesday he believes “it … Read more Dr. Anthony Fauci, CDC and FDA Officials Testify on Trump’s Coronavirus Response

Fauci Explains the White House’s ‘Reckless’ Operation Warp Speed

Dr. Anthony Fauci explains standards behind the government’s Operation Warp Speed: “I myself flinched a little because people might think it’s reckless.” The government’s top infectious disease expert told a House committee on Tuesday he believes “it will be when and not if” there will be a COVID-19 vaccine and that he remains “cautiously optimistic” … Read more Fauci Explains the White House’s ‘Reckless’ Operation Warp Speed

Dr. Anthony Fauci Testifies on Trump’s Covid-19 Response, Vaccine Timeline

(June 23) Watch live as Dr. Anthony Fauci, FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, CDC Director Robert Redfield testify to the House Oversight Committee on the Trump administration’s coronavirus response on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at the White House in Washington, D.C. The government’s top infectious disease expert told a House committee on Tuesday he believes “it … Read more Dr. Anthony Fauci Testifies on Trump’s Covid-19 Response, Vaccine Timeline

‘It Will Be When Not If:’ Fauci Says Vaccine May Be Ready By Late 2020, Early 2021

The government’s top infectious disease expert told a House committee on Tuesday he believes “it will be when and not if” there will be a COVID-19 vaccine and that he remains “cautiously optimistic” that some will be ready at the end of the year. Dr. Anthony Fauci has returned to Capitol Hill at a fraught … Read more ‘It Will Be When Not If:’ Fauci Says Vaccine May Be Ready By Late 2020, Early 2021

Fauci Explains Why Coronavirus Deaths Are Decreasing Even as Cases Spike

The government’s top infectious disease expert told a House committee on Tuesday he believes “it will be when and not if” there will be a COVID-19 vaccine and that he remains “cautiously optimistic” that some will be ready at the end of the year. Dr. Anthony Fauci has returned to Capitol Hill at a fraught … Read more Fauci Explains Why Coronavirus Deaths Are Decreasing Even as Cases Spike

Fauci Says He’s ‘Cautiously Optimistic” About Covid-19 Vaccine Trials

The government’s top infectious disease expert told a House committee on Tuesday he believes “it will be when and not if” there will be a COVID-19 vaccine and that he remains “cautiously optimistic” that some will be ready at the end of the year. Dr. Anthony Fauci has returned to Capitol Hill at a fraught … Read more Fauci Says He’s ‘Cautiously Optimistic” About Covid-19 Vaccine Trials