The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of the very real possibility of a “second peak” in coronavirus cases if global lockdown restrictions are lifted too soon.
The statement from the WHO´s head or emergencies, Dr Mike Ryan at yesterday´s [25th May 2020]
media briefing bore heightened resonance as he announced that the Organization would no longer be continuing to testing hydroxychloroquine as a possible Covid-19 treatment, despite US President, Donald Trump´s self medication as a possible preventative measure to contracting or “curing” Coronavirus.
The WHOs statement follows hot on the heels of an observational study published in the Lancet
last Friday [22nd May 2020] on hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine and its effects on COVID-19
patients that have been hospitalised.
It is believed that the drug could cause heart problems in patients and increase the risk of death.
US President Donald Trump has repeatedly promoted the drug and even said he was taking it