BY: ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC NEWS (RIO DE JANEIRO) — In Brazil, the new epicenter of the world's COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals are overflowing, health care workers are stretched beyond their limits and cemeteries operate through the night to keep up with demand. "It's super, super... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — A World Health Organization panel is now advising against the use of hydroxychloroquine, the controversial drug promoted heavily by the Trump administration, to treat patients infected with COVID-19. The international health agency announced Monday that a panel... Read More.
By ALLISON PECORIN and HALLEY FREGER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Nursing homes in Texas and Pennsylvania administered hydroxychloroquine to residents battling novel coronavirus without first gaining needed approvals, according to state inspector reports highlighted by a group of Democratic senators Thursday.
By LAUREN LANTRY and SHANNON K. CRAWFORD, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- On Wednesday morning, presidential trade adviser Peter Navarro refused to answer what President Donald Trump meant when he said the United States is "getting towards corona-free" but touted hydroxychloroquine as... Read More.
By BEN GITTLESON, JORDYN PHELPS, and LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As the U.S. neared 150,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus, President Donald Trump doubled down on his defense of an unproven drug to treat COVID-19 and offered a rosy... Read More.
By LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC NEWS(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's recent social media promotion of a video supporting hydroxychloroquine, despite both the National Institute of Health and the Food and Drug Administration already dismissing the antimalarial drug’s efficacy in treating COVID-19,... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NEWS(FORT MYERS, Fla.) -- A Florida teenager who died of complications from COVID-19 had attended a church event with a hundred other children two weeks before her death and was given hydroxychloroquine by her parents, health... Read More.