Arizona Man Dies After Self-Treating Coronavirus with Chloroquine Phosphate, Says Hospital

President Trump Approves Chloroquine for COVID-19 Treatment, Doctors Kick Back

According to the statistics provided by the World Health Organisation, at least 334,981 people are infected while over 14,652 deaths have taken place due to the coronavirus till last reported.

The wife of the Arizona man who died after taking chloroquine said that they had taken it after "Trump kept saying it was basically pretty much a cure". "We don't know, but let's find out and let's find out quickly".

Unfortunately, the couple confused the chloroquine phosphate in their fish treatment with the medication known as hydroxychloroquine that Trump had recently called a possible treatment for COVID-19.

The couple from Phoenix are said to have ingested a parasite treatment for fish with a similar chemical name to a medical treatment that Mr Trump has talked up as being a potential weapon in the fight against COVID-19. And the worst part is that the drug which they have taken is not a pharmaceutical one because of which it took a toll on the individual's life.

With unfortunate timing, the U.S. president said of chloroquine in a press conference last week: "The nice part is, it's been around for a long time, so we know that if things don't go as planned it's not going to kill anybody".

"I physically don't have any medication", Lieberman, 46, said she was told.

On its website, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says some US clinicians have reported anecdotal use of hydroxychloroquine at different doses.

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Honeybee has been inundated with calls from doctors under pressure from patients insisting on prescriptions.

The man's wife is also in critical condition after the couple, both in their 60s, ingested chloroquine phosphate, a substance commonly used at aquariums for cleaning purposes.

The US president has referred to chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as potential game changers in the battle against coronavirus.

"I have spent the last two days trying to help lupus patients who actually need their refills", said Michelle Petri, director of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's Lupus Center, last week. But we are at an early stage.

And despite the interest in chloroquine as an anti-viral treatment it has proved to be a dead end before when tried in human trials for other viruses including dengue and chikungunya. At the same time, while the CDC has said both drugs have been well-tolerated in COVID-19 patients, side effects include seizures, nausea, vomiting, deafness, vision changes and low blood pressure. Chloroquine can cause heart rhythm disorder along with vision problems.

After Trump's claims, three people in Nigeria have so far overdosed on the medicine.

A United States man has died because of his attempt to self-medicate himself using Chloroquine Phosphate as a cure for Coronavirus. Louisiana on Sunday also issued an emergency rule limiting when the drugs can be prescribed, citing "inappropriate use" and "hoarding". All said it's on back order, and they have no idea when they'll get it back in. He said the public should only rely on authoritative sources such as the CDC, the WHO and state health officials for medical advice - not the internet or politicians.

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