Trump defends disproved COVID-19 treatment

President Donald Trump has issued a stout defense of a disproved use of a malaria drug as a treatment for the coronavirus, hours after social media companies moved to take down videos promoting its use as potentially harmful misinformation
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(Natural News) In response to the now-banned America’s Frontline Doctors “White Coat Summit” event, the state of Ohio tried to ban the use of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), the generic anti-malaria drug that is helping to cure patients from the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). But this ban has since been reversed, allowing sanity to be restored. In the...
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Religions for Peace Interreligious Council of Albania distributing Covid relief supplies from the Multi-religious Humanitarian Fund. Credit: Erzen CarjaBy Prof. Azza KaramNEW YORK, Aug 4 2020 (IPS) — I have never been interested in religion or spirituality before, but I found myself tuning in to all sorts of on-line religion and spirituality related forums “in search of something.” These are the words of a 30-something single young, middle class man (born into a Protestant-Catholic family background) in a European country. The latter is known more for turning several churches into museums or shopping ce...
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Tuberculosis kills 1.5 million people each year. Lockdowns and supply-chain disruptions threaten progress against the disease as well as H.I.V. and malaria.
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As we know,  Resident Dump is prone to magical thinking -- whatever pops into his head, that he says aloud, becomes true by the God-like power of his words. Three million illegal aliens voted for Hillary Clinton. His inaugural crowd was the biggest ever. The coronavirus is just going to disappear, you'll see, it will be like magic . . .I could go on endlessly but you already know that he's insane. So one of the nonsensical ideas that popped into his head was that an anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, is actually a miracle cure for Covid-19. That is biologically completely implausible -- it is toxic to the metazoa...
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[Daily Maverick] Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa was suffering from malaria and died of a heart attack, his family has said, scotching rumours that he succumbed to coronavirus.
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[Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says though Coronavirus (COVID-19) presents symptoms similar to malaria such as fever, both diseases are caused by different organisms and differ in mode of transmission.
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[Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says though Coronavirus (COVID-19) presents symptoms similar to malaria such as fever, both diseases are caused by different organisms and differ in mode of transmission.
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(COCHABAMBA, Bolivia) — Long lines form every morning in one of the Bolivian cities hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic as desperate people wait to buy small bottles of chlorine dioxide, a toxic bleaching agent that has been falsely touted as a cure for COVID-19 and a myriad of other diseases. The rush in the city of Cochabamba to buy a disinfectant known to cause harm to those who ingest it comes even after the Bolivian Health Ministry warned of its dangers and said at least five people were poisoned after taking chlorine dioxide in La Paz, the capital. Dr. Antonio Viruez, who is treating the five at a hospital...
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[GFO] On 7 July 2020, the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB), and Malaria, approved the Secretariat's request to use wambo.org for non-Global Fund financed procurement of products related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Global Fund is already using the wambo.org platform to facilitate procurement of these products by Principal Recipients (PRs) using grant funds. These funds include the $500 million in grant flexibilities and an additional $500 million made available through
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Gulu/Palabek, Uganda -- Lockdowns have hit distribution of nets and people with malaria symptoms are delaying seeing a doctor for fear of the virus
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