Trump promises faster FDA approval of Covid-19 treatments

24 March 2020 (Last Updated March 24th, 2020 09:57)

With the Covid-19 pandemic reaching 250,000 cases on Friday and numbers rising quickly in Europe and the US, the search for treatment options and vaccines is more pressing than ever. In a press conference on Thursday, President Trump promised to remove barriers to allow faster drug approval for promising agents against Covid-19 by the FDA, mentioning the drug chloroquine in particular.

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