Stories tagged: "coronavirus treatment"


In this March 2020 photo provided by Gilead Sciences, rubber stoppers are placed onto filled vials of the investigational drug remdesivir at a Gilead manufacturing site in the United States.  (Gilead Sciences via AP)
What Is Remdesivir? Will Warm Weather Kill Coronavirus? We Answered Your Questions.

Accurate information is essential during a public health crisis, so with that in mind, we’ve answered several important questions about coronavirus, starting with a deep dive into remdesivir.

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‘Serious Heart Rhythm Problems’: FDA Warns Against Using Drugs Trump Promoted

Two studies released this week found that hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine led to more fatalities among coronavirus patients.

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Trump Reportedly Has ‘Financial Interest’ in Drug He Says Fights COVID-19

Ignoring medical experts and scientists, Trump has aggressively promoted hydroxychloroquine, while acknowledging that he isn’t a doctor and instead relies on “common sense.”

President Donald Trump listens as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Trump Won’t Stop Promoting Controversial Malaria Drug That Has Dangerous Side Effects

“What do you have to lose?" Trump said Sunday. "What do I know? I’m not a doctor.”