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FDA grants anti-malaria drugs emergency approval to treat COVID-19

2 months 6 days 3 hours ago Monday, March 30 2020 Mar 30, 2020 March 30, 2020 8:19 AM March 30, 2020 in News
Source: ABC News
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Novel coronavirus, known for attacking the respiratory system and causing an illness that is officially called COVID-19, has claimed more than 34,000 lives across the globe.

But scientists are teaming up with government officials to find and approve medical therapies that will combat the virus; ABC News reports that as of Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given anti-malaria drugs emergency approval to treat COVID-19.

At the moment, few details regarding the approval have been provided.

This article will be updated as the federal government provides additional information regarding developments in the treatment of COVID-19. 

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