New York Daily News: Living with lupus in the time of Trump
“When Trump promoted this drug in March, people all over the world rushed to take it. There was an immediate shortage of the drug. Now that he claims to be on hydroxychloroquine, it will likely spark a new run on the pills, which will directly jeopardize my own health by making it harder for me to get the medicine I need to stave off flares.
The first sign I had lupus was when my hair started falling out in clumps. My body ached. My ankles were swollen. I just chalked it up to being a busy criminal defense attorney with the Bronx Defenders. Must be the long hours on my feet in the courtroom, I justified, not letting myself think I might be sick.”
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