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The Week Trending - Trump Under Fire For Suggesting That Injecting Patients With Bleach Could Kill Coronavirus

There has been uproar over Donald Trump's suggestion that bleach could kill the coronavirus. During...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:19 PM - 24 Apr 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Week Trending - Trump Under Fire For Suggesting That Injecting Patients With Bleach Could Kill Coronavirus

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:19 PM - 24 Apr 2020

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There has been uproar over Donald Trump's suggestion that bleach could kill the coronavirus.

During his latest COVID-19 briefing, the US President proposed that research should be done to determine whether injecting disinfectant could cure the virus.

In light of Trump's comments, the maker of Dettol has emphasised that its products should never be administered into the human body under any circumstances.

Caitlin McBride and Eoghan Tomás McDermott discussed this and more of the stories making headlines this week in The Week Trending.

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