"I'm still here!" the president said at a roundtable meeting with heads of the restaurant industry. "A lot of good things have come out. You'd be surprised about how many people are taking it. Especially the front-line workers, before you catch it. The front-line workers, many, many are taking it. I happen to be taking it."
"I'm taking it right now, yeah, I started a couple of weeks ago," he added. "It's been around for 40 years for malaria."
He also suggested that the report which said the drug was not healthy was flawed because it tested "people who were dying."
"All I can tell you is, so far, I'm okay!"