Hydroxychloroquine: FDA revokes emergency use of malaria drug Trump promoted as coronavirus cure

“Maybe it does, maybe it doesn’t…You’re not going to get sick and die.” The FDA previously reminded healthcare professionals and patients of the “known risks” associated with both hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine after the agency said it was “aware of reports of serious heart rhythm problems in patients with Covid-19 treated with hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine, often in combination with azithromycin and other QT prolonging medicines.” Mr Trump said it White House medical team determined the “potential benefit outweighed the relative risks” of taking the drug as a preventative measure.