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Masks as insight into the public health administrator’s mind

Despite my criticisms, I have generally felt that our public health officials have done a reasonable job.   I’d give them something in the C+ to B range.  This grade does not include the colossal testing failure, which I suspect was thanks to bureaucrats who we may discover are not public health people at all.  But there is another major test that has been failed, and this one is squarely in the laps of our ‘expert’ health officials.

This failure concerns masks.

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Fake News #2: Man takes Chloroquine! Well, not exactly. BUT TRUMP!

A couple of weeks ago I gave an example of fake news, and today I came across a particularly shameful one.

Here is the article.

Here is a screen grab:

Trump trumpeted a drug that a man self-medicated with and then died?

Did a man and a wife really take the anti-malaria drug chloroquine!?!?!?!?

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Is chloroquine phosphate the same as the anti-malarial drug that Trump was talking about??!?!?!?

You see it right…. let me help….

Let’s look at that headline again:

Man dies and wife critical after self-medicating with malaria drug chloroquine touted by Trump to ward

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