Headline RoundupMay 19th, 2020

Trump Says He's Taking Hydroxychloroquine to Fend Off Virus

Summary from the AllSides News Team

President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House Monday that he's been taking hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug he's previously highlighted as a potential virus treatment, daily for a "couple of weeks" to stave off the COVID-19 coronavirus. The president's comments sparked a frenzy of media coverage and reactions; many reports, especially from left- and center-rated outlets, focused on FDA warnings in regards to the drug and the fact that it has not been cleared as an official treatment for COVID-19.

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