A Florida man diagnosed with coronavirus claims he was saved from certain death by an anti-malaria drug touted as a possible treatment by President Trump, BOL News learnt.
According to the details, Rio Giardinieri, 52, told Los Angeles’ Fox 11 that he struggled with horrendous back pain, headaches, cough and fatigue for five days after catching COVID-19, possibly at a conference in New York.
US President said on his twitter, “A great early result from a drug that will start tomorrow in New York and other places! #COVIDー19.”
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 23, 2020
The sources of New York Post said, Doctors at the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in South Florida diagnosed him with the coronavirus and pneumonia and put him on oxygen in the ICU.
Earlier on March 21, One in five Americans is asked to “stay at home” as several US states have ordered shutdowns.
Connecticut and New Jersey are ordering residents to stay at home like Illinois and California to deal with coronavirus outbreak.
Note that 230 people have died and 18,500 people are infected in the US.
Connecticut, Illinois and New York directing people to stay at homes except going for groceries, pharmacies and gas stations.
Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo has limited public events and directed “non-essential workers” not to go outside.