Inside first clinical trial testing malaria drug as coronavirus treatment

Press/Media: Expert Comment

PeriodApr 12 2020

Media coverage

1

Media coverage

  • TitleInside first clinical trial testing malaria drug as coronavirus treatment
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletNBC News
    CountryUnited States
    Date4/12/20
    DescriptionThe malaria drug hydroxychloroquine is being prescribed to treat coronavirus after it was given an exemption for emergency use by the FDA. Dr. Tim Schacker and his team at the University of Minnesota are leading the first of nine nationwide clinical trials for the drug and are halfway through their study. The drug has sparked a lot of hope, but experts warn there are some possible risks in using it.
    URLhttps://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/inside-first-clinical-trial-testing-malaria-drug-as-coronavirus-treatment-81957957891
    PersonsTimothy W Schacker