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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump’s Remarks Prompt Warnings on Disinfectants; Georgia Businesses Reopen

On Apr 24, 2020
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The F.D.A. warned against the use of anti-malaria drugs that President Trump had also promoted. And the Navy recommended reinstating the captain of an aircraft carrier who had sought help as the virus spread.

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Breaking News: The FDA warned that 2 anti-malaria drugs can cause dangerous side effects and should be used cautiously. President Trump has touted the drugs. https://t.co/DENuoGnAIO https://t.co/cAfneJgfCG
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump’s Remarks Prompt Warnings on Disinfectants; Georgia Businesses Reopen

The F.D.A. warned against the use of anti-malaria drugs that President Trump had also promoted. And the Navy recommended reinstating the captain of an aircraft carrier who had sought help ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s baseless theories on coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lysol is for toilet bowls and countertops, not human consumption. The company that manufacturers it felt compelled to emphasize the danger of ingesting it after President ...

Trump’s improvised medicine show prompts frantic health warnings

The FDA warns that President Trump's much-touted coronavirus drugs could cause deaths. The White House says media 'irresponsibly' reported his words.

Special Report: Doctors embrace drug touted by Trump for COVID-19, without hard evidence it works

The decades-old drug that President Donald Trump has persistently promoted as a potential weapon against COVID-19 has within a matter of weeks become a standard of care in areas of the ...

Untested Covid Treatment Trump Talks Up Can Have Fatal Side Effect, Cardiologists Warn

Covid-19 patients given hydroxychloroquine with azithromycin have an increased risk of dangerous irregular heartbeats that could be fatal.

Why Does the President Keep Pushing a Malaria Drug?

What is actually known about hydroxychloroquine, the medication that Trump is fixated on recommending for COVID-19

Hydroxychloroquine: how an unproven drug became Trump’s coronavirus 'miracle cure'

With help from Fox News and Elon Musk, a misleading French study prompted a wave of misinformation that made its way to the president

Coronavirus pandemic in the US

The US coronavirus outbreak has altered daily life in almost every way. Here's the latest updates on US Covid-19 cases, deaths, reopening efforts, the government response, unemployment and ...

Coronavirus Live Updates: Bracing for a Grim Milestone in U.S. Deaths

As of Friday, the U.S. death toll was more than 45,000 and the global total was creeping toward 200,000, even as nations and American cities tentatively reopen.

COVID-19 treatment: FDA says hydroxychloroquine touted by Trump is not safe or effective

The FDA on Friday cautioned against the use of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine for COVID-19 treatment outside of hospitals or clinical trials.

Illinois reports new daily high of over 2,000 cases, peak not projected until mid-May

Illinois has reported a new daily high in coronavirus cases on Wednesday while experts have projected the state has yet to hit its peak.

What We Know — and Don’t Know — About Possible Coronavirus Treatments Promoted by Trump

There isn’t enough evidence that decades-old anti-malarial drugs work for the treatment or prevention of coronavirus, but here’s what we do know so far.

Canadian doctors urge caution on repurposing malaria medication to fight COVID-19

Combining the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine with an antibiotic to fight COVID-19 needs to be put to a true scientific test to determine its safety and effectiveness, doctors caution.

Trump’s Dangerous Messaging About a Possible Coronavirus Treatment

The President has continued to recommend a combination of drugs that are unproven in fighting the novel coronavirus and are known to cause dangerous side effects.