Skip to comments.NYT Story About Ousted HHS Director Rick Bright Starts To Crumble Almost Instantly
Posted on 04/23/2020 2:33:18 PM PDT by bitt
A report Wednesday from the New York Times about a top vaccine expert at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) who claims he was fired for opposing hydroxychloroquine has quickly fallen apart.
Rick Bright, former director of the Department of Health and Human Services Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority [BARDA], said he was dismissed from his position because he opposed hydroxychloroquine. This is the anti-malarial drug that has been touted by President Donald Trump as a possible coronavirus treatment.
NYT reporters Michael D. Shear and Maggie Haberman pushed Brights scorching statement following his dismissal, but heavily downplayed other key reports that contradict the former directors claims.
Bright requested that the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] issue an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for emergency use of oral formulations of chloroquine phosphate and hydroxychloroquine sulfate for the treatment of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in March, according to a press release from the FDA on March 28.
Brights request calls into question the claim that he was removed due to his internal opposition to pursuing investments in malaria drugs as potential treatments for Covid-19, as Politico pointed out Wednesday. The NYT piece only notes Brights request in the form of two quotes, failing to expand on it, although it seems to negate Brights claims.
While I am prepared to look at all options and to think outside the box for effective treatments, I rightly resisted efforts to provide an unproven drug on demand to the American public, Bright said according to the NYT. I insisted that these drugs be provided only to hospitalized patients with confirmed Covid-19 while under the supervision of a physician.
An HHS statement, included in the NYT and Politicos report, alludes to Brights request as well. The NYT still did not highlight the FDAs March press
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TDS strikes again. The NYSlimes first clue should have been who the moron hired to represent him.
Seems to imply malice on NYT’s part, IMO...
And thats surprising how?
How can you tell they are lying? Their lips are moving.
I believe this integrity-free loser ‘ s PhD stands for “Piled Higher and Deeper”. The seditionist a** hole should be waterboarded then exiled for the rest of his worthless , dishonest life . What a disaffected bum.
He reminds me of Twerp Stzrok.
I believe at least part of it was that he was constantly insubordinate, misrepresenting his actual authority.
there is a tweet on twitter, you can see a colleague of his warning another last Dec. not to give credence to his statements because he was going to ‘be gone soon’; not a team player and insubordinate.
Even the natives know when there is a bad actor in the herd.
Our search engine is Google (yeah, I know, but my husband likes it). I put in Dr Rick Bright, looking to find a Wikipedia of him and who first appointed him. The first 10 pages are about his whistleblower account. Even stories that have a headline about something else, are all about Dr Rick Bright being booted.
Overwhelming bias in Google? I guess I shouldn’t be surprised.
A shame Dr. Fauci, head of NIH wasn’t at the White House presser today. I’m sure he, as head of NIH where Bright was transfered, could have shed some light on this. /s
Bump to #17.
Yes.....the Raspy Midget could’ve *enlightened* all of us, with his take/comments on NotSo Bright’s transfer, to HIS agency.
But, but, but...one study of Vietnam Vets on ventilators says HCQ made more of them die.
Do I really need a /sarc?
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