Facebook, Twitter and YouTube REMOVE video Trump shared of doctor saying hydroxychloroquine can cure coronavirus on grounds it 'provides false health information'

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have taken down a viral video retweeted by Donald Trump which claims that Dr Anthony Fauci misled the country on hydroxychloroquine. 
The clip, which was originally posted by the right-wing news site Breitbart, featured four people who identified themselves as doctors speaking in front of the Supreme Court building. 
One was Stella Immanuel, who claims to be a physician in Houston, and said hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug often touted by Trump, was a cure for COVID-19. 
The Breitbart video was viewed at least 14 million times by Monday afternoon. 
Facebook appeared to be the first social media site to pull the clip from its site, removing it at 9:30pm on Monday.
It had become one of the top performing posts on Facebook. with nearly 600,000 shares before it was taken down for promoting misinformation, according to Crowdtangle, a data-analytics firm owned by Facebook. 
A Facebook spokesperson told CNN: 'We've removed this video for sharing false information about cures and treatments for COVID-19.'
The spokesperson added Facebook is 'showing messages in News Feed to people who have reacted to, commented on or shared harmful COVID-19-related misinformation that we have removed, connecting them to myths debunked by the WHO.'  
Trump retweeted two videos of Dr Stella Immanuel promoting hydroxycloroquine for COVID
Trump retweeted two videos of Dr Stella Immanuel promoting hydroxycloroquine for COVID
Trump's posts were removed by first Facebook and then Twitter on Monday night
Trump's posts were removed by first Facebook and then Twitter on Monday night
She attacked 'fake doctors' who doubt the efficacy of the drug, and claimed it's a 'cure', adding 'you don't need a mask.'
'If some fake science comes out and says we've done studies and they found out that it doesn't work, I can tell you categorically it's fake science,' she said. 

'I want to know who's conducted that study and who's behind it. Because there is no way I have treat 350 patients and counting and nobody is dead.' 
She said she has treated patients with hydroxychloroquine along with zinc, and the antibiotic zithromax.  
Donald Trump shared video of her speech twice, but the clip was taken down both times
Donald Trump shared video of her speech twice, but the clip was taken down both times
Trump and his son's retweets featuring the video were later removed by YouTube and then Twitter.
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube REMOVE video Trump shared of doctor saying hydroxychloroquine can cure coronavirus on grounds it 'provides false health information' Facebook, Twitter and YouTube REMOVE video Trump shared of doctor saying hydroxychloroquine can cure coronavirus on grounds it 'provides false health information' Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 09:47 Rating: 5

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