Experts at the University of Huddersfield have been claiming for a fact that the anti-malarial drug proved to be a “magic bullet” can also be the cause of serious side effects including death. Although many pharmaceutical agencies have claimed that there has been some improvement in patients treated with chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) but it has also been recorded that there has been hoarding and therefore shortages of these drugs which were previously available over the counter in some countries. There have been records of deaths in some parts of the world because of the inappropriate use of the otherwise safe drug. Patients using these drugs have been experiencing loss of vision and some serious cardiovascular issues later. With the progress of the pandemic all over the world, it is now not advisable to use the drug as a general treatment for COVID-19. Although many countries have been using the drug as a measure there is no evidence to support the debate. Meanwhile, the scientist in many parts of the world continues to look for a vaccine or an actual “magic tablet” to prevent any infection furthermore.
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