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Beyond politics, gold-standard COVID-19 trials test malaria drug taken by Trump

(Reuters) – In the fight against COVID-19, the decades-old anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine has become a political football, with U.S. President Donald Trump personally taking it and hailing it as a “game changer,” to the derision of critics. FILE PHOTO: Researcher Cody Hoffmann checks the results of an automated liquid handler as researchers begin a trial… Read More »

New coronavirus protein reveals drug target

Drugs previously in development for SARS could be effective for COVID-19 By Marla Paul A potential drug target has been identified in a newly mapped protein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The structure was solved by a team including the University of Chicago (U of C), the U.S. Department of Energy’s… Read More »