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Yesterday, the mainstream media reported, inaccurately, that President Donald Trump suggested injecting people with common household disinfectant such as bleach and isopropyl alcohol to kill the COVID-19 virus.

The reports are false, according to, who say the President's words were taken out of context by members of the leftwing news media who are determined to make a mockery of him.

Trump suggested using disinfectant and ultraviolet light to kill the virus during Thursday's White House coronavirus press briefing. He referred to one recent study that shows the virus is killed in minutes when exposed to UV light such as sunlight.

According to, when Trump said "inject," he meant to use a process -- which he left up to medical doctors to define.

At no time did Trump actually propose injecting patients with disinfectant; he deferred to "medical doctors" to figure out how to apply Dr. Bryant's research.

Trump later clarified that "It wouldn't be through injection," and that he was talking about "cleaning, sterilization of an area," and about applying the disinfectant to "a stationary object."

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Trump also suggested somehow using UV light internally to kill the virus.

Ultraviolet light is used to sterilize surgical instruments and to sanitize face masks so they can be reworn by nurses and doctors during a face mask shortage.

Some cities use UV light to sanitize entire buses. sells UV lights to kill bacteria and viruses on cell phones. And UV light is used to disinfect money before putting it back into circulation.