President Trump to stop taking hydroxychloroquine soon

President Trump to stop taking hydroxychloroquine soon

- The Mediterranee infection Institute in Marseille based in La Timone Hospital is at the forefront of the prevention against coronavirus in France.

Kim believed she would no longer contract the virus because Trump has been promoting it touted the drug as effective.

Trump said on Monday that he had been taking the drug to prevent the virus for about a week and a half after consultation with his doctor.

"You look at doctors and nurses".

The first treatment for coronavirus could be ready by next month, scientists have said, after trialling drugs, including HIV therapies and antimalarials, to see if they can reverse the disease.

Facts First: There are several ongoing studies in the USA to see if hydroxychloroquine successfully prevents frontline medical workers from getting infected by the virus.

The company said it is working on manufacturing the required hydroxychloroquine and matching-placebo for the study, which comes amid criticism of US President Donald Trump who admitted to using the drug as a preventive medicine despite it being unproven to be effective against the deadly virus and despite warnings that it may be unsafe.

In fact, the FDA cautioned against use of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine for Covid-19 outside of the hospital setting or a clinical trial due to risk of heart rhythm problems. All healthcare workers who have not contracted COVID-19 are eligible to participate in the "COPCOV" study.

The researchers say the first results of the trials are expected during the course of the summer.

Participants in the new trial will receive chloroquine or a placebo if they're in Asia or hydroxychloroquine or a placebo if they're in the other areas.

Two major tests are going now at Duke University and Michigan's Henry Ford Health System.

When asked about the President's comments, Hernandez said that prior to these trials "there were likely health care workers before that were taking hydroxychloroquine".

Doctors have also argued it could be unsafe to take if people don't have a condition the drug is created to help. Right now yeah. A couple of weeks ago, started taking it, ' he said.

He added: "It will be with us, probably forever".

Hydroxy has potentially serious side effects, including altering the heartbeat in a way that could lead to sudden death, and the FDA has warned against its use for coronavirus infections except in formal studies.

He noted the FDA had approved "off-label use" of the drug when prescribed by a physician. And he claimed without any evidence that a study on veterans who were given the drug was conducted by political foes who had set out to hurt him.

The drug is not FDA-approved for the treatment of COVID-19 but it has been identified as a possible treatment for the infection and the U.S. government has requested its immediate availability.

Trump has repeatedly said that hydroxychloroquine could help treat or prevent Covid-19.

U.S President Donald Trump greets Rep. Mike Kelly and his wife Victoria upon arrival at Erie International Airport in Erie, Pennsylvania on October 10, 2018. Sean Conley, said he "concluded the potential benefit from treatment outweighed the relative risks", according to a memo released Monday night.

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