Trump pitches unapproved antimalarial drug for Covid-19

Donald Trump is now urging Americans to try hydroxychloroquine, saying: ‘What have you got to loose ?’
FRANCE 24’s Kethevane Gorjestani tells us more.

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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

  • The World Health Organization is renaming Covid variants to avoid confusion, stigmas
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  • GOP Sen. Ron Johnson Forces Senate to Read Aloud All 628 Pages Covid Relief Bill
  • Senate likely to pass $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package this weekend, with no Republican vote
  • COVID-19 relief bill moves to Senate | WNT
  • 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

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  • RBC Capital Markets’ Croft on the state of crude
  • Efforts to hold Trump accountable for post-election claims are just getting started
  • How much sway does Trump still have over the Republican party? | The Bottom Line
  • In This Story: France

    France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.

    6 Recent Items: France

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  • US, UK reach truce in Airbus-Boeing trade dispute
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