Medical Perspective On President Trump's Use Of HydroxychloroquinePlay
President Trump announced Monday that he has been taking the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine for about a week and a half in an effort to stave off a potential coronavirus infection. The announcement has been met with widespread criticism from experts concerned about the potentially dangerous side effects of the drug, and the fact that there is no evidence that it could prevent the virus.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dr. Steven Nissen, chief academic officer of the Miller Family Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.
This segment aired on May 19, 2020.