United State of America’s President, Donald Trump has suggested that Coronavirus patients could perhaps be injected with disinfectants that could “knockout” the coronavirus in “a minute”.
This was moments before he asked the head scientist of the possibility of passing UV lights through patient’s bodies to eliminate the virus since the virus doesn’t live as long in warmer and more humid temperatures.
He said “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.”
However, he was kind of evasive about this kind of disinfectant: WATCH
This has generated hot reactions in the media, with medical professionals, including Dr. Vin Gupta, a pulmonologist and global health policy expert discountenancing the President’s speech as “improper health messaging.”
“This notion of injecting or ingesting any type of cleansing product into the body is irresponsible and it’s dangerous,” said Gupta, per NBC, “It’s a common method that people utilize when they want to kill themselves”