A chemist displays hydroxychloroquine tablets in Mumbai, India, on May 19, 2020. Trump's previous endorsement of hydroxychloroquine catalyzed a tremendous shift in the country, spurring the world’s largest producer of the drug to make much more of it. (Rafiq Maqbool/AP/CP)

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Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu rises in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Friday, May 6, 2016. Conservative health critic Gladu says the Liberal government needs to do more to ensure that cannabis products available online are not attractive to young people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

A poem for the MP for Sarnia-Lambton and her recent hydroxychloroquine endorsement

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A drugstore employee in Kolkata, India holds a strip of hydroxychloroquine on day eight of the country's nationwide lockdown (Samir Jana/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

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