Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The ethics of developing COVID-19 treatments and vaccination

Researchers and doctors around the world are in a race to save lives, not only through caring for patients sick with COVID-19, but in the hunt to discover an effective treatment or vaccine. In the rush to do science quickly, ...


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

White House pushes unproven drug for virus; doctors wary

President Donald Trump and his administration kept up their out-sized promotion Monday of an anti-malaria drug not yet officially approved for fighting the new coronavirus, even though scientists say more testing is needed ...

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