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Trump Promotes Deadly Plant Extract Oleandrin for Covid-19 Treatment

Add oleandrin to bleach and hydroxychloroquine on the list of quack remedies promoted by President Donald Trump to prevent or cure Covid-19. Oleandrin is an extract of the Nerium oleander plant. And while there’s no evidence it has any beneficial effects against Covid-19, there’s ample evidence that it’s dangerous. Oleandrin is the poisonous substance in the plant.

“Consumption of only one Nerium oleander leaf may be fatal,” the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center states on its website. The North Carolina…



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