Over the weekend, President Trump again recommended hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. He said the government has ordered 29 million pills of it. The drug is meant to treat malaria, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. There’s only limited, anecdotal evidence that hydroxychloroquine works on the novel coronavirus.
COVID-19 drug treatments
From this Episode:
Unusually high number of COVID-19 deaths in LA on Saturday. What’s next?
The U.S. is expected to face “the hardest and the saddest week” of the COVID-19 pandemic to date, Surgeon General Jerome Adams said on Sunday. To date, LA County has more...
6 min, 50 sec
Hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19? Serious side effects, no strong scientific backing
Over the weekend, President Trump again recommended hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. He said the government has ordered 29 million pills of it. The drug is meant to...
6 min, 30 sec
Wisconsin governor gets overruled when trying to suspend in-person voting for primary
Wisconsin’s presidential primary is back on for tomorrow. Earlier today, it was off — the governor had postponed it until June. But hours later, the state supreme court...
8 min, 43 sec
In ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always,’ Pennsylvania teen goes to New York to seek abortion
Director Eliaz Hattman did on-the-ground research for the film. “I went into some local pregnancy centers, and I took a test, and I sat with women who counsel at these...
13 min, 45 sec