Moscow. May 19. INTERFAX.RU — U.S. President Donald trump said that many Americans, including himself, are taking hydroxychloroquine to defend against the coronavirus.

He told reporters at the White house that takes him in a couple of weeks one tablet a day and referred to the fact that it can take many doctors and people working in areas where high risk of infection.

the US President assured that he daily passes the test for the infection and have no symptoms of the disease.

trump said that he had decided to take hydroxychloroquine because “I heard about him much good.”

According to him, he asked the doctors of the White house, can he take this medication. The doctors said that I have no objection.

Hydroxychloroquine — antimalarial drug that exists for decades. In many countries in recent months it is used for the treatment of coronavirus COVID-19.