The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this week made a decision that stirred controversy when it authorized the drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to be added to the Strategic National Stockpile, allowing doctors to prescribe them to patients with COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus. The move came a week after President Donald Trump tweeted that “HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE & AZITHROMYCIN, taken together, have a real chance to be one of the biggest game changers in the history of medicine.” HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE & AZITHROMYCIN, taken together, have a real chance to be one of the biggest game changers in the history of medicine. The FDA has moved mountains – Thank You! Hopefully they will BOTH (H works better with A, International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents)….. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 21, 2020 The FDA’s decision sparked controversy, and in the time since, a shortage of chloroquine. What exactly do these drugs do, and can they actually treat coronavirus? Or is this another case of coronavirus misinformation? Here’s what you need to know. What is chloroquine? Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are medications commonly used to treat malaria, a widespread and dangerous disease that afflicts hundreds of millions of people around the world. Malaria… Read full this story
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