Coronacast
Coronacast
Apr 6, 2020
Trump loves an old anti-malarial drug. Is it the elixir to cure coronavirus?
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American President Donald Trump has been talking a lot about a certain drug called hydroxychloroquine.

It's an old anti-malarial which is sometimes used to treat auto-immune diseases.

So can it cure COVID-19? Why the hype?

On today's show:

* How do I safely manage work clothes?

* When we wash our hands to wash away the bad germs, do we wash away the good germs too?

* Is large scale temperature checking useful to find people who may have the virus?

* Can two positively diagnosed COVID-19 people live together in the same house?

* Is coronavirus more agressive overseas?

And a study (preprint) from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has looked into physical distancing and has found that it works amazingly well.
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