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Bolsonaro becomes ‘poster boy’ for unproven virus treatment

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Bolsonaro becomes ‘poster boy’ for unproven virus treatment

Bolsonaro becomes 'poster boy' for unproven virus treatmentAfter months of touting an unproven anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the new coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is turning himself into a test case live before millions of people as he swallows hydroxychloroquine pills on social media and encourages others to do the same. Bolsonaro said this week that he tested positive for the virus but already felt better thanks to hydroxychloroquine. “I trust hydroxychloroquine,” he said, smiling.