WASHINGTON

US President Donald Trump proposed unusual methods for treating the novel coronavirus at a White House briefing Thursday, including ultraviolet light and injecting disinfectants.  

“So supposing we hit the body with a tremendous — whether it’s ultraviolet or very powerful light. And I think you said that hasn’t been checked, but you’re going test it. Supposing you brought the light inside the body, which you can do either through the skin or in some other way.

“Sounds interesting,” Trump told reporters.

His remarks came minutes after William Bryan, acting head of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Science and

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