The story behind Trump's 'miracle' drug hydroxychloroquine

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The story behind Trump's 'miracle' drug hydroxychloroquine

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The drug has been used to treat a number of diseases in the past half-century but after a French study claimed it was effective against coronavirus it has been hailed by the US president as a cure. But there is scant evidence it is effective – and it could actually be harmful. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
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The drug has been used to treat a number of diseases in the past half-century but after a French study claimed it was effective against coronavirus it has been hailed by the US president as a cure. But there is scant evidence it is effective – and it could actually be harmful. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
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