Jumping the gun on hydroxychloroquine

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A bottle of hydroxychloroquine.(Courtesy of Susan Hauk)

A bottle of hydroxychloroquine.(Courtesy of Susan Hauk)

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President Donald Trump has been pushing a drug called hydroxychloroquine as a game-changer in the fight against COVID-19 — but its effectiveness against the coronavirus has not been proven. As clinical trials get underway, including one in Philly, a look at why people are scrambling to get their hands on this drug, including those who need it for other serious health problems.

Guests: WHYY Morning Edition host Jennifer Lynn and health reporter Alan Yu

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