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Hydroxychloroquine for Coronavirus: The Urgent Need for a Moratorium on Prescriptions

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Many issues concerning the prescription of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in the treatment and prevention of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) have been addressed in recent peer reviewed publications in high quality journals. Nonetheless, the widespread prescriptions by healthcare providers are 9 times greater than in the last several years.

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