Malaria drugs for the coronavirus did not help and were tied to a greater risk of death and heart rhythm problems in a new study of nearly 100,000 patients around the world.
Beyond the tragic number of cases and deaths, we're asking about life under lockdown. What are the effects on millions of ordinary citizens, as well as oppressed minorities like the Uighurs?
Iran's health ministry on Sunday reported 49 new deaths from the COVID-19 disease, the highest toll within 24 hours since the start of the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country.
It has been blamed for causing up to 2,000 deaths, yet it remained on the market in France for 33 years. Now, Mediator, a French-made drug used for weight loss, is the subject of a landmark trial that got underway in Paris on Monday.
A medicinal plant called Artemisia annua (or sweet wormwood) has been used in China to treat malaria for 2,000 years and is still grown by farmers in Africa.