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WHO is SUSPENDING hydroxychloroquine trial in coronavirus patients because of safety concerns around anti-malaria drug

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THE World Health Organization is suspending the hydoxychloroquine trial in coronavirus patients because of safety concerns around the drug.

The news comes just one day after Donald Trump said he'd finished taking a course of the anti-malaria drug.

"The executive group has implemented a temporary pause of the hydroxychloroquine arm within the Solidarity trial while the safety data is reviewed by the data safety monitoring board," WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.

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