What’s the Deal With Chloroquine?

Keep a clear head about experimental treatments for Covid-19

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The race is on to find a drug that can treat the coronavirus. So far, the potential candidates include the malaria therapies chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, the experimental antiviral known as remdesivir, a duo of HIV drugs, and dozens of others identified recently.

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.