Tag: hydroxycholoroquine

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…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican congressman from Kansas who is also a doctor says he has been taking a malaria drug being touted by President Donald Trump as way to protect against the…

In our naivete, we thought a crisis the magnitude of a global pandemic could serve to unite us as a country. Not that we wished for catastrophe. But the indiscriminate and deadly nature of the…

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it should only be administered for COVID-19 in a hospital…

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has stopped talking about the decades-old antimalarial drug he once touted as a “game changer” for COVID-19, but it won’t be as simple for the rest of the health system…

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — State and local governments across the United States have obtained 30 million doses of a malaria drug touted by President Trump to treat patients with the new coronavirus, despite warnings…

“They haven’t even proven it helps” treat COVID-19, said Melanie Johnson, former Humboldt cheerleading coach and mom of four, in relation to the drug hydroxychloroquine, more commonly known as Plaquenil. Johnson has been getting treatment…

President Donald Trump needs to leave medical treatment and advice to the nation’s doctors. Wielding the bully pulpit as he did over the weekend to promote hydroxychloroquine as a breakthrough COVID-19 drug is premature and…