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My 'decision to make': Trump defends criticized use of drug

 

Last updated 5/19/2020 at 3:54pm



ZEKE MILLER, MARILYNN MARCHIONE and JONATHAN LEMIRE

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump emphatically defended himself Tuesday against criticism from medical experts that his announced use of a malaria drug against the coronavirus could spark wide misuse by Americans of the unproven treatment with potentially fatal side effects.

Trump's revelation a day earlier that he was taking hydroxychloroquine caught many in his administration by surprise and set off an urgent effort by officials to justify his action. But their attempt to address the concerns of health professio...



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