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Citation From the March 24, 2020, edition of Fox News, Fox & Friends

AINSLEY EARHARDT (HOST): Meanwhile the president talking about a Florida man that was suffering from the coronavirus who claims antimalaria drug, one of the ones we were just talking about, has saved his life. 


RIO GIARDINIERI: On Friday, it felt like, to me, and again, I'm not a doctor, but I know what I feel. And it felt like I was at my last day. I was gasping for air, probably had a bit of anxiety, and made some phone calls to some friends and family saying my goodbyes in my own way. Through that, some friends in the Keys, you know, they wanted to cheer me up and started a line with a lot of our friends to give me well wishes and prayers. And through that chain, another dear friend of mine reached out and sent me a text and said here, you have to try this drug. I had never heard of it, was not aware of it. And when the nurse was in, I mentioned to her that I’d like to try this drug. She reached out to the doctor. The doctor came in. And basically, you know, it wasn't something that he could prescribe, but they did put me in touch with an infectious disease doctor. And we spoke and he said he knew the drug I was talking about. They were looking at it. But at this point he couldn't advise it because it wasn't a tested product. It wasn't -- hadn't gone through trials. But, for me I was willing to try anything at that point.

But, if you do get sick, there is something out there. And this, for me, I'm absolutely convinced this is what saved my life. Because I went from being what I felt very sick to at 4:45 in the morning having broken a fever that lasted nine days and losing the rest of the symptoms other than a light headache. So, for me, this was the answer. And I think it can be an answer for a lot of people. 

EARHARDT: Well, it has been a miracle drug for you. God bless you. He has big plans for your life. What a great story. What a miracle.