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Trump disinfectant claim ‘a tragedy on many levels’, ex-Covid adviser Birx says

White House pandemic coordinator says press conference was lamentable but does not regret taking position on Trump’s team

The former White House Covid response coordinator, Deborah Birx, has decried the press conference in 2020 during which, in her presence, Donald Trump floated the idea of the injection of disinfectant to treat coronavirus – calling the episode a “tragedy on many levels”.

In an interview with Good Morning America, Birx said she does not regret taking on the role in Trump’s team, even though she received criticism for not standing up to his misinformed comments more forcefully at the time.

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