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Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral Brett Giroir, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Andrea Mitchell, Robert Draper and Heather McGhee
Brett Giroir says emphasis should be on "effective" ways to curb the virus despite Trump's continued promotion of hydroxychloroquine.
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