Trump grilled over continued promotion of hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus

US president Donald Trump has again urged Americans to try the drug hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus. Though the drug has not undergone tests to prove its effectiveness in treating the virus, Trump has continued to advocate for it, telling reporters: ‘What do you have to lose?’ Dr Anthony Fauci, the top doctor on infectious diseases … Read more Trump grilled over continued promotion of hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus

Trump bristled when asked about promoting hydroxychloroquine. Then he cut Fauci off.

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Trump-Backed Drug Chloroquine No Better Than Normal Coronavirus Care, Study Finds

Hydroxychloroquine, a medicine for malaria that President Donald Trump has touted as a treatment for coronavirus, was no more effective than conventional care, a small study found. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #Hydroxychloroquine #Chloroquine Hydroxychloroquine, a medicine for malaria that President Donald Trump has touted as a treatment for coronavirus, was no more effective than conventional care, a small study … Read more Trump-Backed Drug Chloroquine No Better Than Normal Coronavirus Care, Study Finds

New York Governor Cuomo Gives “Personal Advice” on How to Cope in Covid-19 Outbreak

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urged state residents to plan ahead for negative and positive outcomes, avoid being reactive, and remember that the coronavirus could be a long term situation during a press conference Sunday. New York state will begin using trial drugs Tuesday to combat the rise in coronavirus cases, Governor Cuomo announced. The … Read more New York Governor Cuomo Gives “Personal Advice” on How to Cope in Covid-19 Outbreak

‘We hope Plaquenil will save some people,’ says Sanofi’s Olivier Bogillot

Sanofi’s Olivier Bogillot: “we hope Plaquenil will save some people” Speaking to France 24, President of Sanofi, France, Olivier Bogillot explained his hopes for the pharmaceutical company to be able to help with the Covid-19 outbreak: As the world faces the biggest public health crisis in a century, researchers are exploring whether the drugs chloroquine and … Read more ‘We hope Plaquenil will save some people,’ says Sanofi’s Olivier Bogillot

Trump Repeats False Claim That FDA Approved Malaria Drug Chloroquine for Covid-19

While speaking to U.S. state governors at FEMA headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, President Trump, again, said the FDA had approved malaria drug chloroquine for treatment of Covid-19, a claim the FDA has denied. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #Chloroquine Earlier Thursday during an at-times-confusing White House press conference, Trump said that chloroquine was approved for use … Read more Trump Repeats False Claim That FDA Approved Malaria Drug Chloroquine for Covid-19

Trump cuts red tape to approve new coronavirus drug

The US President spoke to press at a daily briefing remarking that the press had been ‘much nicer’ to him after social distancing. Trump called hydroxychloroquine a ‘tremendous breakthrough’ and said it would be available almost immediately to fight coronavirus. Defending ‘right to try’ laws that were created with the intent of allowing terminally ill … Read more Trump cuts red tape to approve new coronavirus drug