Orthodox doctor who promoted coronavirus cocktail is leaving the community where he tested his treatment
May 29, 2020
(JTA) — His rise was meteoric and his fall just as sudden.
Dr. Vladimir Zelenko, an Orthodox Jewish doctor who rose to fame in March while promoting a cocktail of drugs he claimed had successfully treated coronavirus — including one that President Donald Trump said Monday he is taking himself, despite the drug’s potentially dangerous side effects — has announced that he is leaving the Jewish community where he has practiced medicine for decades.
In a video shared by the Orthodox news site Yeshiva World News, Zelenko announced he would leave Kiryas Joel, the town north of New York C...