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Man dies after ingesting chloroquine phosphate, fish tank cleaner

Man dies after ingesting chloroquine phosphate, fish tank cleaner

An Arizona man has died and his wife is in critical condition after they ingested chloroquine phosphate as potential treatments for the COVID-19 infection. The couple experienced immediate distress after swallowing the drug, an additive used at aquariums to clean fish tanks. Chloroquine phosphate shares the same active ingredient as malaria drugs that President Trump touted against COVID-19.

A Maxi-Mini mall
A Maxi-Mini mall 5 months

Looks like natural selection is still at play after all this time. Do these people truly not understand that: 1) A cure is NOT preventative medicine, 2) There are more ingredients in fish tank cleaner than just chloroquine, and those are not gonna do things for your body like it will for that fish tank, and most importantly 3) you should not experiment with putting anything into your body if you don't have any idea about what the hell you're doing

Dave 5 months

I love how they're trying to blame Trump for people being idiots. "Trump told us to drink water and the bleach bottle said it had water in it!"

graymanA51 5 months

That Cbsnews headline wft I don't remember Trump saying to use fish tank cleaner to cure covid-19. That is a extremely deceptive title

Shawn 5 months

Timothy.. you’re an idiot for trying to blame trump in this one. 🤦‍♂️

AntiBS 5 months

Darwin at work and a non-issue if it wouldn't have been for the irresponsible, scaremongering media.

Scott in FLorida
Scott in FLorida 5 months

This type of propaganda has only one reason to exist.

Minor_Complex 5 months

Goodness gracious how do people this stupid get to be much older than six or seven without dying?

npc8472 5 months

Darwin award contestant.

AntiBS 5 months

So, some dumbass self medicates. Darwin at work. And of course a good opportunity for the left wing press to tell their less than intelligent readers that it's Trump's fault that some people are stupid.

david dindu
david dindu 5 months

this is impeachable!

Pedro Rodriguez
Pedro Rodriguez 5 months

This isn't a Trump problem. This is a "I heard something that something does something when you something that I heard on something. Let's try it, it couldn't hurt" problem. This is why the ancient ones came up with the term "Don't believe everything you see on television."

Tim Baker
Tim Baker 5 months

Wonder if they are flat earthers too.

Josh 5 months

It's irresponsible to make this one person's mistake to be about Trump. We can't blame him for everything.

Paris Cloud
Paris Cloud 5 months

Misleading headline and summary. The idiots drank fish tank cleaner, NOT the drug. Not only that, the media said chloroquine was a possible treatment right up until Trump started saying the same thing. The media hates us. As a side note, since when can I not say "hate" without waiting for a mod to review my comment. That's retarded.

Up 5 months

Well, technically he is cured. Soooo...

Shane Olson
Shane Olson 5 months

Lmao someone ingested something because it had the name of a drug in part of its chemical name and this is Trump’s fault how? Idk looks to me like public education has failed yet again. People don’t even know basic chemistry. I mean would these people season their food with sodium hydroxide or what?

Smitty 5 months

When did Florida Man move to Arizona???

Jason 5 months

They probably listen to their commander and chief when he was on the podium and talked to really good news about this drug.And then according to their trustworthy Evidence They took matters into their own hands. He's won't be the only people that die from this. Remember when Trump was talking on the podium he's not just talking to a couple of people he's talking to millions of people. They will take him at his word and that is the problem with people today. We got a dummy as commander-in-chief and we got a lot of dummies that follow him. Again when she gets all better I'm sure she'll tell her story and we'll find out the truth.

Smitty 5 months

The Civic Nationalist
The Civic Nationalist 5 months

That's about as smart as drinking bleach bc your dentist prescribed you Chlorohexadine rinse for gingivitis; And then the dentist is blamed.

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