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The 45th and current President of the United States, Donald Trump, already promoted a drug called hydroxychloroquine, that is used against Malaria, as a possible cure for the new Coronavirus, despite warnings from healthcare professionals.

This Monday, Trump stated that he is taking hydroxychloroquine daily for a “couple of weeks” to prevent catching COVID-19.

The medication was at first approved as one of the treatments, but soon after, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned that it could increase the risk of heart problems.

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“I started taking it because I think it’s good. I’ve heard a lot of good stories,” Donald Trump said.

“Frontline workers take it, a lot of doctors take it, I take it,” he continued.

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“I’m not going to get hurt by it, it’s been around for 40 years for Malaria, for lupus. I’m taking the two – the zinc and the hydroxyl. So far, I seem to be okay,” the President of the USA explained.

“I hope to be able to not take it soon because I hope they come up with some answer…I take a pill every day. At some point, I’ll stop,” he added.

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