52,000 US deaths, now.

2020.04.24, by Bedivere
Filed under COVID-19, Journal

Let me give you a taste of the times.

The other day, on the Thursday daily [presidential] press briefing, Trump suggested light and surface disinfectants as a possible treatment for COVID-19. His words:

“So, supposing we hit the body with a tremendous—whether it’s ultraviolet or just a very powerful light—and I think you [Bill Bryan, head of science and technology at the Department of Homeland Security] said that hadn’t been checked because of the testing… and then I said, suppose you brought the light inside the body, which you can do either through the skin or some other way, and I think you said you’re going to test that too… I see the disinfectant knocks it out in a minute one minute. And is there a way we can do something like that by injection inside or almost a cleaning? As you see, it gets in the lungs, it does a tremendous number on the lungs, so it would be interesting to check that.”

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