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To House speaker Nancy Pelosi, who told CNN of Trump’s claim to be taking hydroxychloroquine…
“I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists, especially in his age group, and in his, shall we say, weight group: ‘Morbidly obese,’ they say”.
Here’s the letter from Trump’s doctor pic.twitter.com/dCNHZgklb9
…and welcome to another day of coverage of the coronavirus outbreak in the US and the politics around it, the day after Donald Trump claimed to be taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug which the FDA warns should not be taken as a response to the coronavirus threat … as a response to the coronavirus threat, then threatened to withdraw the US from the World Health Organization.
Trump tweeted a letter to the WHO late on Monday night, saying it had 30 days to make “substantive” changes or his funding freeze would become permanent and he would “reconsider our membership”.