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Malaria Drug Taken by Trump Is Tied to Increased Risk of Heart Problems and Death in New Study

NYTimes.com Friday, 22 May 2020 ()
The drugs did not help coronavirus patients, and should not be used outside clinical trials, researchers said.
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News video: Drug touted by Trump as COVID-19 treatment tied to higher death risk

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The malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, which U.S. President Donald Trump says he has been taking and has urged others to use, was tied to increased risk of death in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to a large study published in the medical journal Lancet. Conway G. Gittens has the study's...

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