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WHO advises against the use of anti-Malaria drug to prevent Covid-19 infection
The recommendation comes from a WHO Guideline Development Group, which are a panel of international experts.
# hydroxychloroquine
Trump defends supporting viral video of doctors promoting disproved coronavirus treatment
Scientific studies have shown hydroxychloroquine can do more harm than good when used to treat symptoms of Covid-19.
# Coronavirus
Debunked: No, the HSE has not banned a Covid-19 treatment in order to later 'push' a vaccine
A widely shared Facebook post incorrectly claims that medications which ‘cure’ the virus have been banned in Ireland.
# Surgisphere
Hydroxychloroquine study in Lancet pulled after authors couldn't verify data
The now-retracted study found that hydroxychloroquine showed no benefit against the coronavirus – and even increased the risk of dying in hospital.
# Covid-19
Explainer: After Donald Trump claims he's 'taking it', what are Irish experts saying about hydroxychloroquine?
The drug is not approved for use against Covid-19 in the US or here.
# Coronavirus
'I've heard a lot of good stories': Trump tells reporters he's been taking hydroxychloroquine
It has not been proven the anti-malaria drug is effective at preventing or helping to treat Covid-19.
# hydroxychloroquine
Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research
In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.
Hydroxychloroquine: Is Trump's 'game-changer' drug effective against Covid-19?
Chloroquine has been used for decades to prevent people catching malaria.
# hydroxychloroquine
'I’m a smart guy, I feel good about it': Trump clashes with top medical expert over virus drug for Covid-19
The president said he had “a feeling” about the drug, while Dr Anthony Fauci cautioned it was unproven.