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Sweet wormwood: chloroquine, a prescription medication used to treat malaria, appears to be effective for coronavirus

Posted in 2020, Health with tags , , on March 18, 2020 by theboldcorsicanflame

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If a natural cure for coronavirus is ever proven, this Chinese Medicine herb is likely to be the one (and no, we don’t sell it)

News is breaking all over the world that chloroquine, a prescription medication used to treat malaria, also appears to be effective against the coronavirus.

According to local news KFOR.com, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is advocating testing of the drug against COVID-19, the disease caused by the Wuhan coronavirus. From the KFOR.com website:

James explained that repurposing existing medications is often the fastest path to treating those infected by the virus in a novel way.

“That would be really exciting, because it’s a drug that already has FDA approval, and it is readily available,” she said.  “If it works, it might treat COVID-19 almost instantly.”

Wider studies are now underway to confirm the results.

Chloroquine is best known as a malaria treatment, and it seems very likely to be helpful in preventing coronavirus infections. But what about natural molecules from herbs that might offer the same promise against both malaria and coronavirus?

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https://www.newstarget.com/2020-03-17-natural-cure-for-coronavirus-chinese-medicine-herb-artemisinin-sweet-wormwood.html

 

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