Trump ditches new tone on coronavirus to tout bogus theories

World Jul 29, 2020

Trump ditches new tone on coronavirus to tout bogus theories

U.S. President Donald Trump's much heralded new tone on the coronavirus pandemic evaporated Tuesday in a burst of misleading medical speculation, criticism for his own top virus expert, and praise for an eccentric preacher-doctor touting conspiracy theories. Just a week ago, Trump sought to get ...

Like Trump, Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro also bets big on chloroquine

World May 21, 2020

Like Trump, Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro also bets big on chloroquine

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro neatly sums up how thoroughly politics has hijacked the debate over using malaria drugs against the new coronavirus: "Right-wingers take chloroquine." The far-right leader made the remark Tuesday, a day before his government recommended widespread use of chloroquine and a less-toxic ...