Medications

Malaria drug chloroquine does not inhibit SARS-CoV-2

More than 600,000 people worldwide have fallen victim to the lung disease COVID-19 so far, which is caused by the SARS coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). In order to obtain an effective therapy for COVID-19 as quickly as possible, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Amid global controversy, Greece moves forward with chloroquine

Seemingly unaffected by the controversy in the global scientific community, Greece has resumed production of chloroquine to treat cases of coronavirus and is conducting clinical trials with a "calm and distant approach", ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study shows how to make (and destroy) a metastatic cancer cell

Many cancers become especially dangerous only when they metastasize from their site of origin to faraway tissues such as lung, brain or bone. Now, a University of Colorado Cancer Center study published today in the Proceedings ...

Medications

There's no evidence chloroquine helps treat or prevent COVID-19

In new Practice Points, the American College of Physicians (ACP) says that evidence does not support the use of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine alone or in combination with azithromycin to prevent COVID-19 after infection ...

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Chloroquine

Chloroquine ( /ˈklɔrəkwɪn/) is a 4-aminoquinoline drug used in the treatment or prevention of malaria.

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