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    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro spent his first week in isolation doing the things hed scoffed at for months: wearing a face mask and practicing social distancing. Bolsonaro, who said Tuesday he had tested positive for the coronavirus, is taking the unproven drug hydroxychloroquine. On Saturday, his wife said her test and those of her two daughters came back negative. Bolsonaro, who said his symptoms are aches, fever and malaise, has a new routine of virtual meetings and Facebook live broadcasts...
    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who this week tested positive for the Chinese coronavirus, publicly asserted his faith in the medicine hydroxychloroquine by sharing a video of himself taking it this week. Bolsonaro took the pills during a Facebook Live stream on Tuesday, a method he often uses to communicate with his supporters, where he claimed that his political enemies want to see the drug fail. “I’m doing much better than I was … It’s working. I trust hydroxychloroquine,” he said, smiling and...
    White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany suggested during Thursday’s briefing that CNN has been hypocritical in its hydroxychloroquine coverage, noting that President Trump has held the same position on the drug all along, but the media focused on a now-debunked study. A reporter asked McEnany about a more recent study by researchers at the Henry Ford Health System in Michigan that found early administration of the drug made hospitalized patients substantially less likely to die from coronavirus. The findings, conservatives said, highlighted efforts by media partisans to undermine confidence in the drug simply to undercut the president,...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump continues to see a malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, as a promising drug to be used to prevent infection with the coronavirus, the White House said on Thursday, though the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has said its efficacy and safety were unproven. The president has always said that he sees hydroxychloroquine as a very promising prophylactic but that every person should not take it unless they get a prescription from their doctor, White House...
    Reuters July 9, 2020 0 Comments 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. Now the far-right populist is putting his convictions to the ultimate test: Bolsonaro on Tuesday announced that he had tested positive for the disease and was taking hydroxychloroquine. Bolsonaro...
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same. Bolsonaro said this week that he tested positive for the virus but already felt better thanks to hydroxychloroquine. Hours later he shared a video of himself gulping down what...
    By DAVID BILLER, MARCELO DE SOUSA and MAURICIO SAVARESE, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same. Bolsonaro said this week that he tested positive for the virus but already felt better thanks to hydroxychloroquine....
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same. Bolsonaro said this week that he tested positive for the virus but already felt better thanks to hydroxychloroquine. Hours later he shared a video of himself gulping down what...
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same. Bolsonaro said this week that he tested positive for the virus but already felt better thanks to hydroxychloroquine. Hours later he shared a video of himself gulping down what...
    By DAVID BILLER, MARCELO DE SOUSA and MAURICIO SAVARESE, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same. Bolsonaro said this week that he tested positive for the virus but already felt better thanks to hydroxychloroquine....
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same. Bolsonaro said this week that he tested positive for the virus but already felt better thanks to hydroxychloroquine. Hours later he shared a video of himself gulping down what...
    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is using a controversial anti-malarial drug after receiving a positive coronavirus test. In a video shared on Facebook on Wednesday, Bolsonaro announced he is taking hydroxychloroquine to combat the disease and that the drug is making him feel a lot better. “Today, I’m a lot better, so certainly, it’s working,” he said before taking a dose of the drug. President Trump has been optimistic about the drugs efficacy in treating those infected with the virus....
    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has shared video of himself taking the drug hydroxychloroquine in his fight against the coronavirus. The clip was posted to Facebook as Brazil -- the worlds sixth-biggest nation – has become one of the outbreaks most lethal hotspots. More than 65,000 Brazilians have died from COVID-19, and over 1.5 million have been infected. For those who root against hydroxychloroquine, but dont present alternatives, I regret to inform you that Im very well with its use and, with Gods grace, I will live for a long time still,”...
    BRAZILS president Jair Bolsonaro has revealed he is is taking anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to tackle his coronavirus. The drug has been touted as a treatment for the virus by Donald Trump - to whom Bolsonaro is often compared - though scientific studies have so far found it ineffective. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 7Jair Bolsonaro holding up a hydroxychloroquine tabletCredit: Universal News & Sport (Europe) 7The President says he feels a lot better...
    By MARILYNN MARCHIONE Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamoring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste. The ironic, and perhaps tragic, result: Scientific shortcuts have slowed understanding of the disease and delayed the ability to find out which drugs help, hurt or have no effect at all. As deaths from the coronavirus relentlessly mounted into the hundreds of thousands, tens of thousands of doctors and patients rushed to...
    Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamoring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste. The ironic, and perhaps tragic, result: Scientific shortcuts have slowed understanding of the disease and delayed the ability to find out which drugs help, hurt or have no effect at all. As deaths from the coronavirus relentlessly mounted into the hundreds of thousands, tens of thousands of doctors and patients rushed to use drugs before...
    Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamoring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste. The ironic, and perhaps tragic, result: Scientific shortcuts have slowed understanding of the disease and delayed the ability to find out which drugs help, hurt or have no effect at all. As deaths from the coronavirus relentlessly mounted into the hundreds of thousands, tens of thousands of doctors and patients rushed to use drugs before...
    By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamoring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste. The ironic, and perhaps tragic, result: Scientific shortcuts have slowed understanding of the disease and delayed the ability to find out which drugs help, hurt or have no effect at all. As deaths from the coronavirus relentlessly mounted into the hundreds of thousands, tens of thousands of doctors...
    Desperate to solve the deadly conundrum of COVID-19, the world is clamoring for fast answers and solutions from a research system not built for haste. The ironic, and perhaps tragic, result: Scientific shortcuts have slowed understanding of the disease and delayed the ability to find out which drugs help, hurt or have no effect at all. As deaths from the coronavirus relentlessly mounted into the hundreds of thousands, tens of thousands of doctors and patients rushed to use drugs...
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is confident that he will swiftly recover from the new coronavirus thanks to treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug that has not been proven effective against COVID-19. Bolsonaro said he tested positive for the new coronavirus on Tuesday after months of downplaying its severity while deaths mounted rapidly inside the country. The president told reporters he underwent a lung X-ray on Monday after experiencing fever, muscle aches and malaise....
    By MARCELO DE SOUSA and DAVID BILLER, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is confident that he will swiftly recover from the new coronavirus thanks to treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug that has not been proven effective against COVID-19. Bolsonaro said he tested positive for the new coronavirus on Tuesday after months of downplaying its severity while deaths mounted rapidly inside the country. The president told reporters he underwent a lung X-ray...
    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is confident that he will swiftly recover from the new coronavirus thanks to treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug that has not been proven effective against COVID-19. Bolsonaro said he tested positive for the new coronavirus on Tuesday after months of downplaying its severity while deaths mounted rapidly inside the country. The president told reporters he underwent a lung X-ray on Monday after experiencing fever, muscle aches and malaise....
    (CNN) — Prescriptions for the anti-malarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine skyrocketed in the US from February to March, a time when the drugs, though unproven, were touted as treatments for the coronavirus. Researchers found the estimated number of hydroxychloroquine prescriptions increased 86.2% from February to March, from 367,346 to 683,999, and dispensed chloroquine prescriptions increased 158.6%, rising from 2,346 to 6,066 prescriptions. Combining hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin had also been touted as a possible treatment for coronavirus infection. The analysis shows that the...
    President Donald Trump is back to hawking hydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus treatment, despite repeated and recent warnings about the anti-malaria drug from the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). Hide In May, Trump said he was taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventative measure, though there is no evidence that it offers such protection. Hide At that time, the drug was being studied for its potential effects on patients who had already contracted the virus, though there were doubts it offered any benefits and...
    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for coronavirus after falling ill over the weekend. The Brazilian president has downplayed the seriousness and risks associated with COVID-19 since the early days of the pandemic and has encouraged the country to get back to work in order to keep the economy afloat. What are the details? Bolsonaro, 65, reportedly tested positive for the virus on Tuesday. He said he began feeling unwell on...