July 28, 2020

Trump ditches ‘new tone’ for old, false coronavirus theories

Washington (AFP) – Only days after proclaiming a sober new tone on the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump reverted to spreading misleading medical information, criticizing his top expert and promoting conspiracy theories.Twitter took the rare step of removing clips tweeted by Trump from a video earlier deleted by Facebook in which a group of doctors tells Americans that masks are unnecessary and that hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug, can cure the COVID-19 virus.Twitter said Tuesday that tweeting the video was “in violation of our COVID-19 misinformation policy.”Twitter also …

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