The USA is in the throes of a deadly pandemic and in the midst of all of the there is a lot of confusion about what we should and shouldn’t be doing. The Nation looks to leadership to point the way to safety and recovery. Unfortunately our leader has been touting a disproven treatment/Preventative for COVID -19 in the form of Hydroxychloroquine. Earlier he had been singing its praises as a treatment for the disease (despite warnings there are no indications of it being helpful at all). This week the president announced he is taking it along with zinc to prevent the disease (again with no proof of any benefit. A study released today shows not only is there no benefit from this and related medicines but there is a significant risk of death and an even higher risk of heart disease for anyone taking this medicine, Thanks to Trump retail sales are through the roof. The President of the USA should not be promoting ineffective let alone dangerous medicine.