Fact-checked by: PolitiFact

2021/06/21 | United States

FALSE: Says Dr. Anthony Fauci in an email “advises a family member to use (hydroxychloroquine) and antibiotic therapy, the same evening in which in a press conference he attacked (President Donald Trump) on the usefulness of (hydroxychloroquine) to fight the virus.”

Explanation: Fauci’s stance in his private emails mirrored what he said publicly. Fauci was consistent in his emails in arguing that anecdotal evidence suggesting hydroxychloroquine’s efficacy against the coronavirus would need to be demonstrated in a controlled clinical trial before recommending its use.

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