Or Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. It does not work against certain types of malaria (chloroquine-resistant). The United States Center for Disease Control provides updated guidelines and travel recommendations for the prevention and treatment of malaria in different parts of the world.
It is worth noting that hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are two different drugs but they are closely related and they are also both antimalarial drugs. These are FDA-approved drugs and currently, President Trump and the CDC praised the medicine as a possible treatment for COVID-19. This is because these drugs showed the ability to block coronaviruses from infecting cells in vitro.
A couple of weeks ago I gave an example of fake news, and today I came across a particularly shameful one.
Here is the article.
Here is a screen grab:
Trump trumpeted a drug that a man self-medicated with and then died?
Did a man and a wife really take the anti-malaria drug chloroquine!?!?!?!?
Is chloroquine phosphate the same as the anti-malarial drug that Trump was talking about??!?!?!?
You see it right…. let me help….
Let’s look at that headline again:
Man dies and wife critical after self-medicating with malaria drug chloroquine touted by Trump to ward
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