Trump: We will use chloroquine for COVID-19

Thursday, 19. March 2020 16:46

The United States will use old malaria drug chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine against COVID-19, President Donald Trump said on Thursday as he listed drugs that could be "gamechangers" in the fight against the virus. Trump added that the drug will be available by presciption in the US.

Trump also praised Gilead's Remdesivir and Regeneron's Kevzar that are also believed to be able to work on the coronavirus. Additionally, he thanked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approving drugs quickly and cooperating with the government amid the coronavirus crisis.

The president went on to add that he still hopes a vaccine will be available for COVID-19 soon.

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