WASHINGTON—The Food and Drug Administration is warning patients and doctors that two malaria drugs touted by President Trump for use against the coronavirus are linked to cardiac dangers and should only be used in hospitalized patients or as part of clinical trials for the virus.
The two chemically similar drugs have been used for years against malaria and still may be used for that purpose.
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