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BREAKING: US Approves Chloroquine As Treatment For Coronavirus

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The US has approved the anti-malarial drug chloroquine for use as a treatment against the new coronavirus, US President said Thursday.

BREAKING: US Approves Chloroquine As Treatment For Coronavirus
BREAKING: US Approves Chloroquine As Treatment For Coronavirus

“We’re going to be able to make that drug available almost immediately, and that’s where the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has been so great,” Trump told reporters.

“They’ve gone through the approval process — it’s been approved. They took it down from many, many months to immediate. So we’re going to be able to make that drug available by prescription.”

FDA Commissioner, Stephen Hahn, said that use of the drug would be in a clinical trial to find out whether or not it works, and if so, what dose would safe and effective.

An FDA spokesperson however disagreed with Trump by insisting that the drug had not been approved for use in Covid-19 patients.

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