'Doctors disagree all the time': Navarro drags Fauci feud into the public

4/6/2020 6:01:00 PM

The clash between the administration officials focused on the efficacy of a controversial potential treatment for the coronavirus.

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro took his reported dispute with the nation's top infectious disease expert out of the situation room and onto cable news

The clash between the administration officials focused on the efficacy of a controversial potential treatment for the coronavirus.

Navarro, who is leading the administration's efforts to purchase and distribute emergency supplies under the Defense Production Act, acknowledged that he was "not the arbiter" of the hydroxychloroquine debate. But he also insisted that there were "a lot of doctors out there who are on one side, and there's a lot of doctors on the other side" of the issue.

"It's like, if CNN wants to set up Dr. Fauci as the only authority on medicine and only rely on him, that's one set of facts," he said. "What I'm saying is doctors disagree all the time."Addressing his argument with Fauci in another interview Monday on "Fox & Friends," Navarro charged that the news media "is trying to blow it up as a big, big debate," and said that "there was no pride there."

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Important graphs at the end note this questionable “advice” has already killed someone, and that’s in addition to their initial deadly lags and denials. Navarro is a hack How much did trump poi ay this Doctor to lie mterr337 It looks to me like Trump is now out to destroy Dr. Fauci! I don't think he liked needing to jump in and keep him quiet!

grandpooba5440 Son of a bitch. No experience of Science/Technology/ let alone arguing with infection disease is plain stupid.

Fauci, Navarro reportedly got into a heated dispute over unproven coronavirus treatmentA fight broke out in the White House Situation Room on Saturday, after President Trump&39;s economic adviser Peter Navarro clashed with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, over an unproven COVID-19 coronavirus treatment, Axios reports. Four people Like fisticuffs? 'a fight broke out' Axios is not a credible source. Navarro / the Organ Grinder’s trained monkey. Runs screeching through the trees.

'He's answered that question.' Trump interrupts when reporter asks Fauci about hydroxychloroquineAnthony Fauci was asked his thoughts about the effectiveness of the anti-malaria drug in treating coronavirus patients, and Trump interrupted before the director could answer. Almost as if he’s invested. FAKE NEWS!!! He said Fauci shouldn’t answer because the question was answered already!! You guys are getting worse than CNN USAtodayFAKENEWS

'He's answered that question.' Trump interrupts when reporter asks Fauci about hydroxychloroquinePresident Trump interjected when a reporter asked Anthony Fauci about the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine. "He’s answered that question 15 times.” THIS… Love the letter that Dr Fauci send to Hillary Clinton It has possibly worked on patients so if there is no harm on giving it to people then do it until they can find something that works for sure. What's the alternative? Give them nothing and watch them die? Trump is hoping it works, the doctor is speaking with science.

Fauci warned that coronavirus could likely become seasonal - Business InsiderFauci said that the difficulty in containing the outbreak globally meant there could be a resurgence by next season. showskytim Ain’t no body got time for that Fauci also said that we didn't need to worry about this back in January. chenweihua Weihua, I came across this story today from CNN. Please read it and share with people in concern.

Trump Muzzles Dr. Fauci and Peddles Unproven Coronavirus DrugDonald Trump just did something jawdropping ... he shut down the leading infectious disease specialist in the United States of America -- stopped him from exposing a dangerous lie the President had just told. The drug has been in use for 40+ years for Malaria and Lupus. Stop peddling BS. Hydroxychloroquine rated ‘most effective’ coronavirus treatment, poll of doctors finds Trump at this point please stfu because I rather here it from doctors who actually went to medical schools to be at the positions they are at now than what u have to say u could have protected the people in our country better than this is the beginning

Iowa governor defends not ordering shelter-in-place: Maybe Dr. Fauci 'doesn't have all the information'Governor Kim Reynolds argued that perhaps federal health care officials like Dr. Anthony Fauci 'can't just look at a map' and make such demands. ASS!!!!! Oh my, another one. Gov. Reynolds is also part of the DumbAss culture Too bad... 🙄

Read all coronavirus coverage » Navarro, who is leading the administration's efforts to purchase and distribute emergency supplies under the Defense Production Act, acknowledged that he was "not the arbiter" of the hydroxychloroquine debate.A fight broke out in the White House Situation Room on Saturday, after President Trump's economic adviser Peter Navarro clashed with Dr.New York Times .WASHINGTON – A reporter's question about hydroxychloroquine led to a testy moment at Sunday's White House briefing.

But he also insisted that there were "a lot of doctors out there who are on one side, and there's a lot of doctors on the other side" of the issue. "It's like, if CNN wants to set up Dr. Four people with knowledge of the matter told Axios' Jonathan Swan the argument took place near the end of a White House coronavirus task force meeting, after Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn brought up hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug Trump has touted as a possible"game-changer" in the fight against coronavirus. Fauci as the only authority on medicine and only rely on him, that's one set of facts," he said. Despite the two arguing about the drug as a treatment, the White House coronavirus task force has agreed to surge the supply of hydroxychloroquine to hot zones. "What I'm saying is doctors disagree all the time. One person familiar with the conversation told Swan the"first words out of his mouth are that the studies that he's seen, I believe they're mostly overseas, show 'clear therapeutic efficacy." Addressing his argument with Fauci in another interview Monday on "Fox & Friends," Navarro charged that the news media "is trying to blow it up as a big, big debate," and said that "there was no pride there. “There have been cases that show there may be an effect and there are others to show there's no effect.

" Navarro noted that "as a social scientist," he would normally concur with Fauci's calls for more controlled, randomized studies of the drug, but "in the fog of war, we might take more risks than we otherwise would." Fauci responded that this was anecdotal evidence, and this"just set Peter off," Swan reports. When he's not present, that sometimes fuels Both Fauci and Trump have dismissed speculation that he does not attend some of the briefings because they are on bad terms." "I think history will judge who's right on this debate," Navarro said, "but I'd bet on President Trump's intuition on this one because of all the doctors I've talked to and all the scientific papers that I've read." The new front in the feud between the hawkish economist and the widely respected physician marks the most intense, public escalation yet of the ongoing friction between administration officials over hydroxychloroquine, which Trump has eagerly endorsed in an apparent effort to gin up optimism amid the global pandemic."It was pretty clear that everyone was just trying to get Peter to sit down and stop being so confrontational," another person told Swan. "I hope they use it because I'll tell you what: What do you have to lose?" Trump said Saturday at the White House task force's daily news conference, appealing to Covid-19 patients. Where's Fauci? Doctor's absence is noticed at White House coronavirus briefing According to the CDC, “There are no US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs specifically for the treatment of patients with COVID-19. "In some cases, they’re in bad shape. The task force ultimately decided that publicly, the White House needs to say that use of hydroxychloroquine is between doctors and patients. Fauci maintained that there is still only anecdotal information and that more rigorous studies need to be done to see the true effect of the drug, according to the reports.

What do you have to lose?" But when Fauci was asked his opinion of hydroxychloroquine at Sunday's briefing, the president interjected before the career immunologist could respond to reporters. "Do you know how many times he's answered that question? Maybe 15 times," Trump said. More stories from theweek. “Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are available in the United States by prescription only for the prevention or treatment of malaria and certain inflammatory conditions such as lupus. "You don't have to ask the question." The Food and Drug Administration last week issued an emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, allowing the drugs to be "donated to the Strategic National Stockpile to be distributed and prescribed by doctors to hospitalized teen and adult patients with COVID-19, as appropriate, when a clinical trial is not available or feasible," the Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement .S. Critics of Trump's advocacy for hydroxychloroquine have cautioned that Covid-19 patients taking the drug could suffer unintended side effects, and have accused the president of dangerously confusing or misleading Americans desperate for a treatment. Story continuesBoth Fauci and Trump have dismissed speculation that he does not attend some of the briefings because they are on bad terms.

A Phoenix-area man died and his wife was left in critical condition last month after they took chloroquine phosphate, an additive commonly used to clean fish tanks. The couple reportedly learned of chloroquine's connection to the coronavirus after viewing a news conference featuring the president. Filed Under: .