Coronavirus US live: Mike Pence says he is not taking hydroxychloroquine

8.00pm BST

The vice president’s office distributed his full answer about not taking hydroxychloroquine, even though the president has apparently been using the drug in recent days.

“I would never begrudge any American taking the advice of their physician,” Mike Pence told Fox News in an interview at NASA’s Washington headquarters.

7.40pm BST

Pressed on his admission that he has been using hydroxychloroquine, the president claimed a study indicating the anti-malaria drug was not an effective coronavirus treatment was a “Trump enemy statement.”

“It was a Trump enemy statement” — Trump dismisses doctors who have warned about possible bad consequences of hydroxychloroquine and insists he knows better pic.twitter.com/CiyTtOBJlu

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