Consuming the plant can be lethal to animals and humans.
By Cassandra Quave, The Conversation
Severe scrutiny of two major papers, including one about the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine, is part of science's normal process of self-correction.
By Mark R. O'Brian, The Conversation
WHO says a review of the interim results showed hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir “produce little or no reduction in the mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients when compared to standard of care.”…
By Associated Press
One of the reasons COVID-19 presents such a significant global medical challenge is that there are few effective therapies for it so far. As cases fill hospital beds across many parts of the country, doctors and scientists are coming up…
By Miles O'Brien
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration withdrew emergency approval for hospitals to use hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. The FDA said the malaria drug is unlikely to be effective against the coronavirus. Meanwhile, infections continue to…
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
The Food and Drug Administration said the drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are unlikely to be effective in treating the coronavirus.
In our news wrap Thursday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced that the statue will be removed from Richmond's well-known "Monument Avenue," and said that the state can no longer showcase a cause that sought to preserve slavery. Also, business closings…
By Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report. They say independent reviewers weren't able to verify information that's been widely questioned by other scientists.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press, Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
So it was this past week when he took very personally a scientific study that should give pause to anyone thinking of following Trump's lead and ingesting a potentially risky drug for the coronavirus. He branded the study's researchers, financed in…
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