Trump keeps touting an unproven coronavirus treatment. It’s now being tested on thousands in New York.
New York is moving at unprecedented speed and scale in a human experiment to distribute tens of thousands of doses of anti-malarial drugs to seriously ill patients, spurred by political leaders including
The path to approving a clinical drug is a long, extremely expensive one. Trials typically begin with tests on animals, which take months or years. Then it takes several more years to prove a drug’s safety,
The possible therapy is based on a medical concept called “passive immunity.” People who recover from an infection develop antibodies that circulate in the blood and can neutralize the pathogen. Infusions
(CNN) — Despite President Trump's enthusiasm for the drug hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus, the federal funding powerhouse led by Dr. Anthony Fauci isn't spending any money on it, and clinical for
In the rush to find a treatment for the coronavirus, shortages of chloroquine mean people with various health conditions are missing out on medicine they need. When Sara De Simone, a 32-year-old doctoral
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