HHS official Rick Bright alleges he was demoted for resisting push for hydroxychloroquine

A former top vaccine official removed from his post last month alleged in a whistleblower complaint
on Tuesday that he was reassigned to a less prestigious role because he
tried to “prioritize science and safety over political expediency” and
raised health concerns over a drug repeatedly pushed by President Trump
as a possible cure for coronavirus.

Trump Urges Doctors to Lie, as One Blows the Whistle on Him

Donald Trump tried and failed on Wednesday to coerce two of the
government’s top medical experts to endorse his claim that a second wave
of Covid-19 infections in the fall is unlikely, hours after a federal
whistleblower said he was fired by the administration for limiting the
use of an unproven drug treatment touted by the president.