CDC removes unusual guidance to doctors about drug favored by Trump

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has removed from its website highly unusual guidance informing doctors on how to prescribe hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, drugs recommended by President Donald Trump to treat the coronavirus.

The move comes three days after Reuters reported that the CDC published key dosing information involving the two antimalarial drugs based on unattributed anecdotes rather than peer-reviewed science.

Reuters also reported that the original guidance was crafted by the CDC after President Trump personally pressed federal…



Source reuters.com

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