Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, listens as President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus on Thursday, April 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WATCH: Dr. Birx appears horrified as Trump suggests disinfectant injections could cure coronavirus

President Donald Trump wondered aloud whether injecting disinfectants into human beings could kill COVID-19



Bob Brigham
April 24, 2020 8:00AM (UTC)

This article originally appeared on Raw Story

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During Thursday's Coronavirus Task Force briefing, President Donald Trump wondered aloud whether injecting disinfectants into human beings could kill COVID-19.

Trump was optimistic after learning that ultraviolet light and disinfectants could kill coronavirus on surfaces and decided to ponder whether such an approach could work inside the human body.

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Twitter user Daniel Lewis edited video of the briefing to zoom in on the reaction of task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx hearing Trump wonder if he might have made a medical discovery.

Since the briefing, medical professionals have scrambled to warn Americans against self-medicating by injecting disinfectants into their bodies.

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