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Which drugs and therapies are proven to work, and which ones don’t, for COVID-19?

I am a physician and a scientist at the University of Virginia. I care for patients and conduct research to find better ways to...
FDA withdraws emergency approval of antimalarial drugs for COVID-19

FDA withdraws emergency approval of antimalarial drugs for COVID-19

In a recent announcement from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), they are now discouraging the use of hydroxychloroquine due to recent findings of...
Could taking hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus be more harmful than helpful?

Could taking hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus be more harmful than helpful?

A paper published in The Lancet has cast fresh controversy on the use of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19. The...
Donald Trump is taking hydroxychloroquine to ward off COVID-19. Is that wise?

Donald Trump is taking hydroxychloroquine to ward off COVID-19. Is that wise?

The White House’s confirmation that US President Donald Trump has been taking hydroxychloroquine every day for the past two weeks, with his doctor’s blessing,...
Phishing sites promising COVID-19 cure hyped by Trump soar

Phishing sites promising COVID-19 cure hyped by Trump soar

Hundreds of fraudulent websites were discovered as the public took an interest in antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine hyped by public figures. A report conducted...
Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine show promise against COVID-19

Do chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine really work against COVID-19?

As countries around the world go on lockdown, the race is on to find a cure for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Two drugs, chloroquine...

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