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Jair Bolsonaro now the 'poster boy' for dubious Covid-19 treatment

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Jair Bolsonaro now the 'poster boy' for dubious Covid-19 treatmentAfter months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same. Bolsonaro said this week that he tested positive for the virus but already felt better thanks to hydroxychloroquine. Hours later he shared a video of himself gulping down what he said was his third dose. “I trust hydroxychloroquine,” he said, smiling. “And you?” On Wednesday, he was again extolling the drug's benefits on Facebook and claimed that his political opponents were rooting against it. For latest...
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