Elon Musk has always been a person who is both loved and hated on social media. Some of his recent Tweets related to the coronavirus have gotten him a lot of negative attention, which was to be expected.
Some of the Tweets by Elon Musk are simply designed to taunt people.
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However, when he suddenly started sharing details on a potential coronavirus cure, things got a bit messy.
In his message, he hinted at how chloroquine for C19 could be worth looking into.
While all options need to be explored during the coronavirus crisis, this is not a confirmed cure whatsoever.
The research regarding chloroquine is put together by two Bitcoin enthusiasts, who don’t necessarily make for the most reliable sources whatsoever.
Bitcoin entrepreneurs, as valuable as they are, should not get involved in medicine without prior expertise.
Moreover, it appears that this paper contains a lot of work by other scientists with limited research regarding the novel coronavirus.
All in all, it is a very controversial chain of events, and one that will be debated at length for some time.
Unfortunately, it is another example of misinformation being shared on social media during the novel coronavirus.
Matters like these need to be left to those with expertise.