White House pushes unproven drug for virus, but doctors wary

President Donald Trump and his administration are promoting an anti-malaria drug not officially approved for fighting the new coronavirus, even…

President Donald Trump and his administration are promoting an anti-malaria drug not officially approved for fighting the new coronavirus, even though scientists say more testing is needed before it’s proven safe and effective against COVID-19.

Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro championed hydroxychloroquine in television interviews Monday, a day after the president publicly put his faith in the medication to lessen the toll of the coronavirus pandemic.