Trump heralds a 'historic breakthrough' in the R&D fight against Covid-19 — now comes the instant backlash as the FDA provides a controversial assist
The president has unveiled his latest Trump card in the White House campaign to push through new drugs and vaccines for Covid-19 at a lightning pace.
In a breathlessly promoted press conference Sunday, Donald Trump heralded the use of blood plasma from Covid-19 survivors as a “historic breakthrough” in the war against the pandemic. The therapy, he acclaimed, without evidence, “will save countless lives,” going on to call plasma “a powerful therapy.”
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