Hydroxychloroquine's false hope: How an obscure drug became a coronavirus cure

Claims about hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine have taken hold of the global consciousness. Online conversations, media articles and politicians’ statements quickly - and incorrectly - labeled it as a ‘cure’ for covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

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Pharma Dynamics (Pty) Ltd

Pharma Dynamics is the country’s leader in cardiovascular medication since 2012 - both in terms of value and volume – and is the fastest growing generic pharmaceutical company in South Africa. The organisation celebrates 16 years of improving the quality of life for South Africans after entrenching its mark in the industry with the launch of Amloc and Bilocor – SA’s two top selling anti-hypertensives. Today, Pharma Dynamics is active in more than 27 therapeutic areas, which include Central Nervous System (CNS), Female Healthcare, antimicrobial, pain and GIT categories, and it also supplies a range of Over the Counter (OTC) products.

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Pharma Dynamics (Pty) Ltd

Pharma Dynamics is the country’s leader in cardiovascular medication since 2012 - both in terms of value and volume – and is the fastest growing generic pharmaceutical company in South Africa. The organisation celebrates 16 years of improving the quality of life for South Africans after entrenching its mark in the industry with the launch of Amloc and Bilocor – SA’s two top selling anti-hypertensives. Today, Pharma Dynamics is active in more than 27 therapeutic areas, which include Central Nervous System (CNS), Female Healthcare, antimicrobial, pain and GIT categories, and it also supplies a range of Over the Counter (OTC) products.

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