POLITICO Dispatch

Hydroxychloroquine: Yeah, it’s back.

Episode Notes

A misleading video claiming hydroxychloroquine is a cure for coronavirus has gone viral. President Trump is back to touting the drug on national TV — despite mounting evidence that it’s ineffective. So why the heck is hydroxychloroquine back in the national conversation? POLITICO’s Dan Diamond and Sarah Owermohle report. Plus, the Trump Administration agrees to lower the federal law enforcement presence in Portland. And Fed Chair Jerome Powell warns that the economy is at the mercy of Covid.

Sarah Owermohle covers drug policy for POLITICO.
Dan Diamond is health policy reporter for POLITICO.
Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch.
Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.
Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio.