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Malaria Medication, Chloroquine Confirmed As Anti-viral Drug For Coronavirus

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Chloroquine Phosphate, an antimalarial drug, has been confirmed as one of the anti-viral drugs for Coronavirus.

Chloroquine, a medication used to prevent and to treat malaria, has just been confirmed as one of the three anti-viral drug for Coronavirus.

The search for the cure of Coronavirus has been on for some time now, and Chinese experts, based on the result of clinical trials, have confirmed that chloroquine phosphate, has a certain curative effect on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

According to reports in Xinhua, a Chinese news organisation, experts have “unanimously” suggested the drug be included in the next version of the treatment guidelines and applied in wider clinical trials as soon as possible.

This was said by, Sun Yanrong, deputy head of the China National Center for Biotechnology Development under the Ministry of Science and Technology, at a press conference.

SOURCE : TORI NG

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