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WHO halts Trump marketed COVID-19 drug after it fails to reduce death rate

The World Health Organization (WHO) has halted trials of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination HIV drug lopinavir/ritonavir in coronavirus hospitalised patients after they failed to reduce mortality rate. WHO made the announcement in the backdrop after 200,000 coronavirus cases were reported globally in a 24 hour period. In a statement WHO said, “these interim trial […]