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Hydroxychloroquine, Hawked By Trump, Linked To Higher Risk Of Death, Study Finds

Hydroxychloroquine, the antimalarial drug touted by President Donald Trump as a coronavirus treatment despite no solid evidence as such, is linked to an increased risk of heart problems and death, a new study of nearly 100,000 COVID-19 patients concluded. The patients treated with hydroxychloroquine or the related drug chloroquine were at higher risk of developing arrhythmia […]

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UK Will Have Much Higher Rate Of ‘Invisible Children’ After Lockdown, Say Health Visitors

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The UK will have a much higher rate of “invisible children” when the country finally emerges from the coronavirus lockdown, health visitors have warned.  In line with social-distancing guidelines, health visitors – who usually support families with babies and […]