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FDA OKs emergency authorization of drugs touted by Trump to fight coronavirus

Pharmaceutical companies throughout the world are working around the clock to develop effective coronavirus treatments or a vaccine with no clear breakthroughs. President Trump has spoken out about the importance of trying new treatments in hopes that we can learn where there's room for optimism and where there is not. He has touted drugs used in malaria cases as a possible response to the coronavirus and now the Food and Drug Administration put in place an emergency use authorization to try these drugs despite clear evidence of their effectiveness. Politico reported late Sunday that the drugs included hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine. Read more....



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