Publish Views: Visits
“Mr President, the girl (Stella Immanuel) that you just mentioned is a superb physician in that video that you just retweeted final night time mentioned masks don’t work and there’s a remedy for Covid-19, each of which well being specialists say isn’t true. She’s additionally made movies saying that docs make drugs utilizing DNA from aliens and that they’re attempting to create a vaccine to make you immune from changing into non secular,” Collins requested.
The CNN reporter went on to press Trump: “It’s misinformation.”
“I don’t know which nation she comes from, however she mentioned that she’s had super success with a whole bunch of various sufferers,” Trump mentioned. “And I believed her voice was an necessary voice, however I do know nothing about her.”
When Collins requested a follow-up query about Immanuel’s dismissal of sporting face masks — which Trump himself advocated final week — the President walked away from the rostrum, although on Wednesday he continued to say he was “very impressed” by Immanuel.
Though Trump has often unfold false and deceptive info over the course of the pandemic — whereas downplaying recommendation issued by the federal government’s high medical specialists — his resolution to amplify Immanuel raises contemporary questions concerning the administration’s messaging and pandemic response. It additionally provides her concepts a major platform and dangers lending credibility to somebody who has made numerous harmful claims up to now.
On her web site and in sermons posted on YouTube, Immanuel — who practices drugs at Rehoboth Medical Middle, a clinic in Houston, and is the founding father of the Hearth Energy Ministries church — has, amongst different issues, claimed that intercourse with “tormenting spirits” is accountable for gynaecological issues, miscarriages and impotence.
“Many ladies undergo from astral intercourse recurrently. Astral intercourse is the power to undertaking one’s spirit man into the sufferer’s physique and have intercourse with it,” she as soon as claimed in a sermon. Immanuel has not responded to CNN’s efforts to contact her for remark.
The Every day Beast additionally mentioned that Immanuel has urged in earlier sermons that alien DNA was utilized in medical remedies and that scientists are plotting to develop a “vaccine” to make it inconceivable to turn out to be non secular. The Every day Beast reported on her remarks on Tuesday, and, in response to Immanuel, did a “nice job summarizing our deliverance ministry and exposing incubus and succubus.”
Immanuel obtained her medical diploma from a college in Nigeria in 1990, in response to the Texas Medical Board database. On her Fb web page, Immanuel says she was born in Cameroon and describes herself as “God’s battle axe and weapon of conflict.”
Within the video, which was live-streamed by the right-wing media outlet Breitbart Information and shared by Trump on Monday, Immanuel makes claims about coronavirus that run counter to a number of research and recommendation from public well being officers, together with the Trump administration’s personal well being specialists. Breitbart didn’t reply to CNN’s request for remark.
“This virus has a remedy, it’s referred to as hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and Zithromax,” Immanuel says, regardless of a number of high-quality research that present the anti-malarial drug alone or together with others doesn’t assist Covid-19 sufferers.
She goes on to say, “I do know folks need to discuss a masks. Hey, you don’t want masks, there’s a remedy.”
The video featured Immanuel amongst a bunch of individuals sporting white lab coats who name themselves “America’s Frontline Docs” staging a press convention, organized by the Tea Occasion Patriots, in entrance of the US Supreme Courtroom in Washington, DC.
The video was faraway from Fb, YouTube and Twitter after amassing hundreds of thousands of views and 1000’s of shares.
Whereas she has alleged that face masks are pointless, Immanuel seems to be sporting an N95 masks in a video shared on her clinic’s Fb web page and encourages guests to the clinic looking for therapy to put on face coverings.
Like this:Like Loading…