France, Italy, Belgium to stop use of hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus over safety fears

Posted by on May 27, 2020 11:48 am
Tags:
Categories: US National Stories

PARIS – France, Italy and Belgium acted to halt the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat patients suffering from COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus, amid questions about the safety of the generic anti-malaria drug. France on Wednesday canceled a decree allowing hospital doctors to dispense the medicine, while the Italian Medicine Agency (AIFA)…