Trump on malaria drug for COVID-19: ‘I feel good about it’

America’s ABC News reported on President Donald Trump’s apparent faith in a malaria drug helping to treat Covid-19 patients. His Governmental scientist, Dr Anthony Fauci, was less bullish, instead calling the reports on the drug’s effectiveness “anecdotal”.

Dr Anthony Fauci said there is not enough evidence to support claims that hydrox-chloroquine is effective in combatting COVID-19.

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Fauci was in fact very clear that there was “no magic drug on Covid-19 right now.”

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Live: China’s top legislature holds media conference ahead of annual session
  • Surging food and gas prices
  • EU regulator starts a review of Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine
  • Covid: What Chinese officials knew about coronavirus… and what they told the world – BBC
  • Bash: Real reason GOP senator is fighting Covid-19 relief bill
  • In This Story: Donald Trump

    Donald John Trump was the 45th President of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.

    5 Recent Items: Donald Trump

  • Bash: Real reason GOP senator is fighting Covid-19 relief bill
  • Trump election fraud investigation heads to grand jury in Georgia
  • Origin of golden Trump CPAC statue revealed
  • Keilar: GOP states turning Trump’s Big Lie into legislation
  • Pentagon IG: Rep. Ronny Jackson made sexual comments, took Ambien while working at White House
  • In This Story: Dr Anthony Fauci

    Anthony Fauci is an American physician and immunologist who has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984. Since January 2020, he has been one of the lead members of the Trump administration’s White House Coronavirus Task Force addressing the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.

    3 Recent Items: Dr Anthony Fauci

  • Pandemic politics: Texas set to relax Covid-19 measures
  • LIVE: Dr. Fauci and the White House COVID response team speak after Biden updates vaccine timeline
  • Fmr. FDA chief Scott Gottlieb on best practices for gathering during the vaccine rollout
  • In This Story: Malaria

    Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that affects humans and other animals. Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever, tiredness, vomiting, and headaches.

    2 Recent Items: Malaria

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