Trump taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent virus despite FDA warning


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Dr. Fauci said in March that there was no evidence hydroxychloroquine works as a preventative. The FDA also warns it’s tied to heart disease which Trump was found to have in 2018. U.S. death toll now tops 90,000 as cases surpass 1.5 million; Texas plans to open bars, bowling alleys, gyms, and a massage center as state posts its highest single day spike in cases. 17 states seeing a rise in new cases over past week. New guidelines will allow most of California to reopen further. Moderna says their goal is for broad distribution of a vaccine by early next year. Interview with volunteer who took part in vaccine trial. A new study shows that places with no social distancing in March & April could have 35 times more potential for virus spread. New York stock exchange to partially reopen trading floor on May 26th. Interview with NY stock exchange president. Trump says Pompeo asked for state department IG to be fired. IG was investigating Pompeo’s role in Saudi arms sale. Trump has purged 4 inspectors general in 6 weeks. Navajo nation battling highest infection rate in U.S.. They’ve tested 11% of their population, more than any other state.

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