- Stella Immanuel has reacted to President Trump's announcement of testing positive for Covid-19
- The Nigerian-trained doctor based in the US said hydroxychloroquine would have protected Trump from contracting the virus
- Immanuel had stirred controversy in July when she claimed to have treated more than 350 Covid-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine
A Nigerian-trained doctor based in the United States, Stella Immanuel, has asked President Donald Trump why he did not use hydroxychloroquine to protect himself from COVID-19.
According to her, hydroxychloroquine and related dr*gs would have kept the US president safe from the deadly virus.
The US president announced on Friday, October 2, that he had contracted the virus alongside his wife.
Replying to Trump’s tweet announcing his Covid-19 status, Immanuel wrote:
“Sir, you exposed the effectiveness of HCQ to us. Why did you and FLOTUS not take it for prevention?
“You did not need to get covid19. HCQ, zinc, Vit C and D and you will not get sick.”
The lady, however, said she would be praying for the quick recovery of the president and his wife.
Immanuel made headline in July after she claimed to have cured Covid-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine. She criticised doctors doubting the efficacy of the drug.
Her claim was trailed by controversy and her video was removed by Facebook, YouTube and Twitter for false information.
While many criticised the Nigerian-trained doctor, President Trump was one of the people who defended her.
Meanwhile, reactions have continued to trail the news that the American president and his wife, Melania tested positive for Covid-19.
While many in the comment section wished him and his wife well, others used it as an opportunity to vent their political anger.
"My mother is in the hospital with double pneumonia from covid struggling to breathe. All from you failing to do your job. I cant say I have one ounce of pity for you. I'm a strong believer in karma."
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