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Health Official Reportedly Pressured CDC To Alter COVID-19 Info To Back President

A politically appointed Health and Human Services official with no medical background has been orchestrating an operation to pressure scientists and other officials of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to use sunnier language in their COVID-19 reports to reflect well on President Donald Trump, Politico reported Friday. Some emails from the Health Department’s […]

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Veterans Administration Hospitals Finally Scale Back Risky COVID-19 Drug Touted By Trump

Veterans Administration hospitals are finally scaling back risky hydroxychloroquine — an anti-malaria drug aggressively pushed by President Donald Trump — to treat vets suffering from COVID-19, Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie testified Thursday before Congress. The move comes after frightening findings on the use of the drug to treat people with the illness. France has banned […]