Dr. Rick Bright alleges he was reassigned to a lesser role because he resisted political pressure to allow widespread use of hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug favored by President Trump.
Word of the drug came as the U.S. government reported that American economic output is shriveling in the biggest and fastest collapse since the Great Depression.
Efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona continue, while existing medical dispensaries adapt to social distancing guidelines.
The state’s new dashboard provides more detailed demographic information on COVID-19 confirmed cases and deaths.
Ignoring medical experts and scientists, Trump has aggressively promoted hydroxychloroquine, while acknowledging that he isn’t a doctor and instead relies on “common sense.”