French scientist who pushed unproven Covid drug may have to quit post


Didier Raoult, who promoted hydroxychloroquine treatment, may not be able to continue his research as he has reached retirement age. 

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The French scientist who promoted the discredited hydroxychloroquine treatment for Covid-19 backed by Donald Trump faces being pushed out of the infectious diseases institute he founded, amid concerns from key members over its role in feeding conspiracy theories and an investigation by regulators into its clinical studies, reports The Guardian.