Twitter Temporarily Suspends Account of Donald Trump Jr. After Posting Video of Doctors Touting Hydroxychloroquine as Covid19 Cure – Facebook, YouTube Ban Video After Millions of Views

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Twitter suspended the account of Donald Trump Jr. yesterday after he posted a video of a group of doctors touting the drug Hydroxychloroquine as an effective treatment for Covid19.

The doctors spoke in front of the U.S. Capitol building yesterday and touted the positive results they have achieved when administering the drug to Covid patients in their care.

“I am here because I have personally treated over 350 patients with Covid,” said Dr. Stella Immanuel, a primary care physician from Houston, Texas. “Patients that have diabetes, patients that have high blood pressure, patients that have asthma, old people – I think my oldest patient is 92, 87-year-olds. And the result has been the same.”

“I put them on Hydroxychloroquine, I put them on Zinc, I put them on Zitromax, and they are all well. For the past few months, I have taken care of over 350 patients, we’ve not lost one.”

Immanuel also touted the drug to act as a prophylactic, to prevent the contraction of the virus in the first place.

“It works,” she said, emphatically.

The video garnered over 14 million views in 6 hours on Facebook before being banned. Soon after, Twitter and YouTube followed suit, removing the video as well.

The blacklisting seems to have begun after a New York Times journalist named Kevin Roose brought attention to the video on Twitter.

The platforms drew harsh criticism over the censorship of Trump’s account, but even more so for the suppression of the doctors’ press conference.

There has been a concerted effort by media companies as well as domestic and international health organizations to undermine the efficacy of Hydroxychloroquine in treating Covid19 for months.

You can watch the video in its entirety here.

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