“YouTube’s arrogant Covid censorship continues,” Johnson said on Twitter. “How many lives will be lost as a result? How many lives could have been saved with a free exchange of medical ideas? This suppression of speech should concern every American.”
Hydroxychloroquine became a target of mainstream media outlets and Democrat politicians after former President Donald Trump promoted it as a Covid-19 treatment last year. Some early reports at the time suggested that the malaria drug could be effective in helping to treat the virus, but later studies said Hydroxychloroquine was not a helpful anti-Covid-19 tool.