Parastou Donyai, University of Reading Chloroquine is an anti-malarial drug. baranq/ Shutterstock There’s worrying news around the world of people self-medicating at home with the drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. There’s since been reports of chloroquine poisoningand even death after taking the drug. Scientists first reportedchloroquine’s potential against coronaviruses after the Sars epidemic in 2003. Part of the recent confusion […]

Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine: no proof these anti-malarial drugs prevent novel coronavirus in humans