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Coronavirus: Chloroquine has not been approved for use in Covid-19 treatment – FDA



Amidst the scaring and fast spreading of the coronavirus, the Food and Drug Administration, FDA, has debunked the announcement made by the President  Donald Trump that chloroquine can cure coronavirus.

Following his announcement, the Food and Drug Administration has now announced that the drug, chloroquine hasn’t yet been approved for treatment of Covid19..

However, U.S. doctors are legally able to prescribe a drug for any illness or condition they think is medically appropriate.

President Donald Trump Talking about chloroquine

President Donald Trump

During a White House press conference, Trump revealed that chloroquine was approved for use in the treatment of Coronavirus and that he wanted to “remove every barrier” to test more drugs against Covid-19 and “allow many more Americans to access drugs that have shown really good promise.”

“Normally the FDA would take a long time to approve something like that, and it’s — it was approved very, very quickly and it’s now approved by prescription,” Trump said.

Trump said chloroquine had been approved and could be given to patients by doctors with a prescription.
.“It’s been around for a long time, so we know that if things don’t go as planned it’s not going to kill anybody,” Trump said.

Mahi Dare, is a writer who writes what's right. A lover of art and addicted to what is good.


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