Brazil’s Main COVID Strategy Is A Cocktail Of Unproven Drugs

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro holds up a box of chloroquine, an antimalarial medicine that his administration endorsed as part of an "early treatment" strategy for COVID-19. There is no evidence the drug can prevent the coronavirus or reduce the severity of symptoms.

In one of the hardest hit countries in the world, the main strategy is a so-called early treatment combo of unproven medications — endorsed by President Jair Bolsonaro.

(Image credit: Andressa Anholete/Getty Images)


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