Health

Trump keeps touting a malaria drug to treat coronavirus despite a lack of clinical evidence showing that it’s effective. Here’s how to enroll in a clinical trial.

By Andrew Dunn Source: Business Insider The malaria drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine have rapidly become top potential coronavirus treatments. But they lack any high-quality clinical evidence that shows they are effective against COVID-19. Dr. David Boulware, a University of Minnesota infectious disease professor, is running two experiments to test hydroxychloroquine in […]

BCG vaccine: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Our favorite post: The Muslim Times Recommending Universal BCG Vaccination to Fight the Pandemic From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia BCG vaccine Microscopic image of the Calmette-Guérin bacillus, Ziehl–Neelsen stain, magnification:1,000nn Vaccine description Target disease Tuberculosis Type Live bacteria Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com FDA Professional Drug Information Pregnancy category US: C (Risk not ruled out) Routes […]