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Brutal Mockery Of ‘Disinfectant’ Remarks Prompts Trump To Curtail Briefing

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Has President Donald Trump finally been chastened?

After a brutal day of criticism over his Thursday remarks suggesting an injection of disinfectant could potentially help treat COVID-19 — a frankly ludicrous and dangerous suggestion that experts roundly warned against — the president cut Friday's coronavirus press briefing short without taking questions.

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Trump Stuns Briefing By Suggesting Bizarre, Deadly ’Treatments’ For COVID-19

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump on national television Thursday evening offered a dangerous suggestion: doctors and scientists should test the "injection" of disinfectants, like bleach or alcohol, into the human body as a way to cure coronavirus.

"And then I see the disinfectant, where it knocks it out, in a minute," Trump said. "Is there a way we can do something like that? By injection, inside, or almost a cleaning, 'cause you see it gets in the lungs and it does a tremendous number on the lungs. So it would be interesting to check that. You're going to have to use medical doctors, right? But it sounds interesting to me."

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