“Misplaced” star Daniel Dae Kim believes the anti-malarial drug touted by President Trump was the “secret weapon” in his recovery from the coronavirus.
The 51-year-old actor praised hydroxychloroquine as being “crucial” in the therapy that has left him now “virtually again to regular” simply days after confirming he had been contaminated.
“Sure, that is the drug that the President talked about the opposite day,” Kim mentioned in an Instagram video Saturday, noting that Dr. Anthony Fauci had cautioned that supposed success tales have been “solely based mostly on private accounts.”
“Properly, add my title to these private accounts, as a result of I’m feeling higher,” Kim insisted of the drug he famous was being “used with nice success” towards the virus in Korea.
“I received’t say this can be a treatment and I received’t say definitively that it’s best to exit and use it, however what I’ll say is that I consider it was essential to my recovery,” mentioned the actor, additionally identified for “Hawaii 5-0.”
“Clearly I’m not a health care provider, nor am I a lawyer — although I’ve performed them on TV,” he mentioned, breaking into an enormous grin.
Kim mentioned his quarantine might finish Monday, however admitted that “for peace of thoughts” he would “like to be” examined once more, however “there simply aren’t sufficient checks.”
“This continues to be a major problem in our nation,” he mentioned, additionally noting the alarming scarcity of medical provides throughout the pandemic. “This mystifies me contemplating we had a a number of month head-start in making ready for this outbreak,” he mentioned.
He mentioned his household had remained “symptom-free,” quipping, “Simply bored, like the remainder of us.”