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#QuackWatch | Don’t Fall for This Video: Hydroxychloroquine Is Not a COVID-19 Cure | California Healthline

  Millions of people, including the president of the United States, have seen or shared a video in which a doctor falsely claims there is a cure for the coronavirus, and it’s a medley starring hydroxychloroquine. The video shows several doctors in white coats giving a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. It persists on social media despite bans from […]

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#QuackWatch | FDA Warning Letter to Terance Winson of MMSTabs

WARNING LETTER MMSTabs.comMARCS-CMS 609461 — AUGUST 03, 2020  Product:Drugs Recipient:Terance WinsonMMSTabs.com United States info@mmstabs.com terancewinson.capetown@gmail.comIssuing Office:Center for Drug Evaluation and Research | CDER United States Federal Trade Commission WARNING LETTER Date:   August 3, 2020 RE:       Unapproved and Misbranded Products Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) This is to advise you that the United States Food and Drug Administration […]

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State relaxes restrictions on some programs for disabled residents » Albuquerque Journal

Outdoor visits with group home residents now allowed SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s administration has eased restrictions on New Mexico’s programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, roughly four months after locking down group homes and freezing some services. Under Department of Health changes that took effect Saturday, family members or guardians can now […]

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Lena Dunham Opens Up About Her Experience With Coronavirus | HelloGiggles

She’s still experiencing pain months later. On Friday, Lena Dunham opened up about her experience with coronavirus (COVID-19), which she contracted in mid-March. In an Instagram post, the Girls actress shared an image of herself in a lace-covered mask along with four slides of text and the caption, “My Covid Story.” As someone with various chronic conditions—she has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, endometriosis, and fibromyalgia—Dunham […]

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Deaf association sues to force White House to use sign language interpreters at coronavirus briefings – CNNPolitics

(CNN)The National Association of the Deaf and five deaf Americans are suing the White House in an attempt to force President Donald Trump and other top officials to have American Sign Language interpreters at Covid-19 briefings. They’ve asked a federal judge to order the White House to add live televised ASL interpretation at all public […]

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Trump appears to be ‘looking for excuses not to contain this virus’: medical expert – Raw Story

During an appearance on CNN this Monday, professor of tropical medicine Dr. Peter Hotez addressed the fact that President Trump is once again pushing the malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine as a promising treatment for coronavirus —  a claim that has been repeatedly debunked by medical experts and fact checkers. “The problem is this,” Hotez said. “The President […]

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#QuackWatch | FTC files complaint against California company for false COVID-19 treatment plan | WWLP

by: Amy Phillips Posted: Aug 3, 2020 / 12:39 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 3, 2020 / 12:39 PM EDT   WASHINGTON, D.C. (WWLP)- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is charging a California based company with false advertising of a COVID-19 treatment plan. Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, Inc. began offering an Emergency D-Virus plan as a treatment for COVID-19 in March […]