Are African Countries Winning Against Coronavirus?

Africa as a regional block has just 1.5% of the world’s reported cases of Covid-19, and less than 0.1%of the world’s deaths, the World Health Organization said on May 25. Does this mean African nations – bar a few exceptions – are successfully containing the coronvirus or is a dearth of testing in some areas, … Read more Are African Countries Winning Against Coronavirus?

Researchers Retract Study Linking Hydroxychloroquine to Heart Risk

A study that said a malaria drug backed by President Donald Trump to treat and prevent coronavirus raised the risk of heart side effects and death has been retracted by the authors. The study was published on May 22 in the Lancet, a prestigious U.K. medical journal. Questions soon arose about the accuracy of the … Read more Researchers Retract Study Linking Hydroxychloroquine to Heart Risk

Covid-19 pandemic: WHO restart hydroxychloroquine tests after study doubts

A few days after halting it for safety concerns, the World Health Organization has resumed studies to look on whether hydroxychloroquine is effective trating Covid-19 patients. A study published by The Lancet had concluded that the drug used to treat malaria could increase chances of deceasing. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live … Read more Covid-19 pandemic: WHO restart hydroxychloroquine tests after study doubts

Malaria drug touted by Trump fails to prevent COVID-19 in high profile study

The malaria drug promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a treatment for COVID-19 was ineffective in preventing infection in people exposed to the coronavirus, according to a widely anticipated clinical trial released on Wednesday. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for … Read more Malaria drug touted by Trump fails to prevent COVID-19 in high profile study

Trump Is Healthy, Doctor Says in Report That Shows He’s Obese

President Donald Trump is healthy, his doctor said in a report on his medical condition that showed he remains obese as measured by his body-mass index. “Based on my history, examination and consultations, the data indicates the president remains healthy,” the White House physician, Sean Conley, said in a June 3 memo released to reporters. … Read more Trump Is Healthy, Doctor Says in Report That Shows He’s Obese

U.S. sends anti-malarial drug to Brazil despite health risk warns

The U.S. has supplied Brazil with two million doses of hydroxychloroquine for use against the new coronavirus, the two governments said on Sunday, despite medical warnings about risks associated with the anti-malaria drug. The White House released a joint announcement on the drug, whose use has been touted both by U.S. President Donald Trump and … Read more U.S. sends anti-malarial drug to Brazil despite health risk warns

Hydroxychloroquine: Brazil maintains drug advice despite WHO warning – BBC News

Brazil has said it won’t change its recommendation to use a malaria drug to fight coronavirus, even though the World Health Organization has suspended trials of hydroxychloroquine because of safety concerns Brazil has the second highest number of coronavirus infections (374,898) and the sixth highest number of deaths (23,473) in the world, a tally by … Read more Hydroxychloroquine: Brazil maintains drug advice despite WHO warning – BBC News

Hydroxychloroquine: WHO pauses Covid-19 clinical trial

The World Health Organization has suspended testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients due to safety concerns. The WHO’s director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, cited a paper published in the Lancet that showed people taking hydroxychloroquine were at higher risk of heart problems or death.

WHO halts testing of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine due to safety fears | ABC News

The World Health organisation has suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine in its global study of experimental COVID-19 treatments, due to safety concerns. United States President Donald Trump had touted the drug as a possible treatment. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to … Read more WHO halts testing of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine due to safety fears | ABC News

WHO suspends clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

The World Health Organization has suspended a clinical trial of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment. It has cited safety concerns. US President Donald Trump said recently he was taking the drug but has since stopped. The WHO and health authorities around the world have warned of the drug’s potentially dangerous side effects. There is … Read more WHO suspends clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

Covid-19: Study concludes hydroxychloroquine could do more harm than good

Malaria drugs pushed by President Donald Trump as treatments for the coronavirus did not help and were tied to a greater risk of death and heart rhythm problems in a new study of nearly 100,000 patients around the world.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more Covid-19: Study concludes hydroxychloroquine could do more harm than good

Study finds hydroxychloroquine linked to higher risk of death

U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered places of worship to reopen, saying he would override governors if they challenge him. Meanwhile, a new study reveals an anti-malaria drug, supported by Trump, is linked to a higher risk of death. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our … Read more Study finds hydroxychloroquine linked to higher risk of death

Hydroxychloroquine global trials: Drug to be tested on UK health workers

An anti-malaria drug made famous by US President Donald Trump will now be trialled on front-line health workers in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America. This comes as many European nations are trying to navigate a way out of coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Al Jazeera’s Assed Baig reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow … Read more Hydroxychloroquine global trials: Drug to be tested on UK health workers

Bolsonaro touts hydroxychloroquine as Brazil virus crisis deepens

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is promoting the use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat the coronavirus, despite the medical community warning that it could cause serious side-effects. But Bolsonaro continues to be sceptical about COVID-19 and has filled his Health Ministry with military officials after his previous health ministers resigned. Brazil has the third-largest number … Read more Bolsonaro touts hydroxychloroquine as Brazil virus crisis deepens

Australian coronavirus vaccine development reaches important milestone | ABC News

Australia is about to begin an important phase in the battle against COVID-19, with human trials underway. Scientists in Melbourne are also getting to test claims made by Donald Trump that an anti-malaria drug could prevent the spread of the virus. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News … Read more Australian coronavirus vaccine development reaches important milestone | ABC News