Medications

Side effects seen with use of chloroquine against COVID-19

(HealthDay)—The use of the antimalarial drug chloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients has been halted at several Swedish hospitals due to reported side effects such as cramps and loss of peripheral vision. Sahlgrenska University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US regulator approves limited use of malaria drugs for virus

A limited emergency-use authorization for two antimalarial drugs touted as game-changers by President Donald Trump has been issued by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat coronavirus patients.

Medications

Antimalarial drug no better than standard coronavirus care: study

Hydroxychloroquine, an antimalarial drug dubbed a "gift from God" by US President Donald Trump for its potential ability to fight the new coronavirus, was found to be no more effective than standard treatment in a small Chinese ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus deaths pass 10,000 as California shuts down

More than 10,000 people have now died in a coronaviruspandemic that has swept from China throughout the world, forcing the confinement of tens of millions in their homes.

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