Politics aside, hydroxychloroquine could (maybe) help fight COVID-19

It may not help very sick COVID-19 patients, but tests aim to see if it can prevent infection

Hydroxychloroquine bottles

Hydroxychloroquine and a related drug called chloroquine haven’t proven effective at treating COVID-19 in hospitalized people, but studies are under way to determine whether the drugs can prevent infection and illness.

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