Analysis

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

By Teresa G. Carvalho
Updated May 21 2020 - 10:51pm, first published 9:41pm
US President Donald Trump. Picture: Shutterstock

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, has reignited the controversy over the drug. It has long been used against malaria but has not been approved for COVID-19.

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