Chloroquine and COVID-19: A Light at the End of the Tunnel, or is it Another Train?
Mohamad Aljofan 1 * , Abduzhappar Gaipov 1
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1 School of Medicine, Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, KAZAKHSTAN* Corresponding Author


Over the last a few decades, the world has faced several viral disease outbreaks including Hendra, Nipah, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Influenza (H1N1), Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), Zika and most recently coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The economical and health impacts of the outbreaks were limited to certain affected areas only, but the recent outbreak of COVID-19 seems to have a global impact on human health, health resources and global economy.



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ELECTRON J GEN MED, Volume 17, Issue 4, August 2020, Article No: em207

Publication date: 29 Mar 2020

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