Stella Immanuel is not a new name when it comes to making unproven claims when it comes to medicine. Recently, her video touting the use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine was taken down by Facebook and Twitter.

The U.S. President Donald Trump has also always touted the use of hydroxychloroquine as some miracle drug for the treatment of COVID-19. Immanuel’s video was retweeted by Trump and his son, which prompted the social media giants to take action and remove the video, saying that it violates their policies about misinformation.

Trump defended himself after the backlash and called Immanuel "very impressive."

"She said that she had tremendous success with hundreds of different patients, I thought her voice was an important voice but I know nothing about her," Trump said on Tuesday, July 28.

The video, which was shot on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, Immanuel claimed that Americans are being denied access to a potential cure for COVID-19.

"Nobody needs to get sick. This virus has a cure - it is called hydroxychloroquine, I have treated over 350 patients and not had one death,” she said in the video that has now been taken down.

After the World Health Organization (WHO) halted the clinical trials studying the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned against the use of the drug for the treatment of COVID-19 patients over reports of serious health rhythm issues.

Immanuel was born in Cameroon and is based in Houston. She is also a Christian pastor, who graduated with a medical degree from the University of Calabar in Nigeria. According to the Texas Medical Board, she has a valid doctor's license.

This is not the first time that she has made false claims. Almost five years ago, Immanuel had claimed that scientists are working on a vaccine to make people “less religious.” Also, she had said that “alien DNA” is being used in medical treatments.

The list does not end here. She even believes that gay marriages can lead to adults marrying children and medical conditions are a work of demons and witches.

After her video was removed from social media, she said that Jesus Christ will destroy social media’s servers if it is not restored again.

No outage has been reported by Facebook and Twitter so far.

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President Donald Trump waves whilst playing a round of golf at Trump Turnberry Luxury Collection Resort during the U.S. President's first official visit to the United Kingdom on July 15, 2018 in Turnberry, Scotland. The President of the United States and First Lady, Melania Trump on their first official visit to the UK after yesterday's meetings with the Prime Minister and the Queen is in Scotland for private weekend stay at his Turnberry. Leon Neal/Getty Images

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