Trump falsely claims there’s ‘a cure’ for COVID-19 in rambling Facebook, Twitter posts

Trump falsely claims there's 'a cure' for COVID-19 in rambling Facebook, Twitter posts

Donald Trump is spreading dangerous misinformation — again — about the coronavirus on both Facebook and Twitter. 

Late Wednesday afternoon the president posted a rambling video to both social media platforms in which he claims, falsely, that there is “a cure” for COVID-19. To be clear, according to the World Health Organization, “there are no medicines that have been shown to prevent or cure the disease.”

Don’t tell that to Donald Trump, however, who fresh out of the hospital following his own diagnosis with the disease told the American public not to worry about it. Speaking of the antibody cocktail he received in the hospital, REGN-COV2, made by the drug company Regeneron, Trump insisted that it was the answer to all our prayers.  Read more…

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