Rita Wilson, the wife of Tom Hanks, is warning people of the terrible side effects of hydrochloroquine, a drug that has been touted by Trump as a miracle cure for COVID-19.
"They gave me chloroquine," Wilson said on CBS This Morning. "I know people have been talking about this drug. I can only tell you that I don't know if the drug worked or it was just time for the fever to break."
She continued, "My fever did break but the chloroquine had such extreme side effects," she said. "I was completely nauseous and I had vertigo. I could not walk. My muscles felt very weak. I think people have to be very considerate of that drug. We don't know if it's helpful."
Last week, it was revealed that Trump has a small financial interest in the company that produces the brand name drug.
As COVID-19 is fairly new, extensive testing has not taken place.