President Donald Trump is facing harsh criticism once again after he appeared to suggest that people could inject disinfectant to help cure COVID-19.
"The virus dies quickest in sunlight," Trump said during one of his daily briefings.
"So supposing we hit the body with a tremendous -- whether it's ultraviolet or just a very powerful light -- and I think you said that hasn't been checked because of the testing," Trump said. "And then I said, supposing you brought the light inside the body, which you can do either through the skin or some other way, and I think you said you're going to test that, too."
He then continued, "I see the disinfectant that knocks it out in a minute, one minute. And is there a way we can do something like that by injection inside or almost a cleaning? As you see, it gets in the lungs, it does a tremendous number on the lungs, so it would be interesting to check that."
MSNBC contributor, Dr. Vin Gupta, a pulmonologist, global health policy expert quickly shut down Trump's facts.
"This notion of injecting or ingesting any type of cleansing product into the body is irresponsible and it's dangerous. It's a common method that people utilize when they want to kill themselves."
We think that Trump should ask these questions before his daily briefings rather than spill misinformation in front of millions of citizens.