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Trump suggests hydroxychloroquine may protect against Covid-19. Researchers say there’s no evidence of that

Trump suggests hydroxychloroquine may protect against Covid-19. Researchers say there’s no evidence of that

President Donald Trump has twice tested negative for the coronavirus, but during a briefing at the White House on Saturday, he said he “may take” the drug hydroxychloroquine against Covid-19. He suggested it has protective effects against the novel coronavirus, although researchers say there’s no evidence of that. “I think people should [take hydroxychloroquine],” he…MORE

Inside an ER during the coronavirus outbreak

Inside an ER during the coronavirus outbreak

One emergency room. 40 minutes. Six patients went into cardiac arrest. Four died before they made it out of the ER. The blare of the critical “CODE 99” from the hospital alert system rang out five other times in less than an hour, calling medics to scramble to a patient needing resuscitation. It’s not chaos,…MORE

The mystery of why the coronavirus kills some young people

The mystery of why the coronavirus kills some young people

When 30-year-old Ben Luderer started to feel sick, he wasn’t that surprised. Just a few days earlier, his wife, Brandy, had tested positive for coronavirus, but there wasn’t much to it. All she had was a really low-grade temperature, one that the doctors didn’t even really consider to be a fever, she said. She had…MORE

US coronavirus fight enters crucial weeks as the number of cases tops 330,000

US coronavirus fight enters crucial weeks as the number of cases tops 330,000

The next two weeks will be crucial in the United States’ fight against the coronavirus, warn health officials, who are urging Americans to continue practicing social-distancing measures. Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, the US surgeon general, likened the coming week to a Pearl Harbor or 9/11 moment, saying on “Fox News Sunday” it would be the…MORE