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Coronavirus: Trump authorizes plasma treatment amid attacks on FDA – The Guardian

After president blames ‘deep state or whoever’ for slow progress, former FDA head hits back

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After expressing frustration at the slow pace of approval for coronavirus treatments, and causing controversy by publicly linking the Food and Drug Administration to the deep state conspiracy theory, Donald Trump on Sunday announced the emergency authorization of convalescent plasma, a method which has been used to treat flu and measles, for Covid-19 patients.
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