A Covid-19 patient undergoes treatment at the San Raffaele hospital in Milan, Italy. Photo: Reuters

World Health Organisation warns countries not to treat Covid-19 patients with unproven medicine amid scramble for a cure

  • History of medicine abounds with ‘examples of drugs that worked on paper or in a test tube but were actually harmful’, WHO chief says
  • Warning comes as cases of the respiratory ailment caused by the coronavirus surge worldwide
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Covid-19 patient undergoes treatment at the San Raffaele hospital in Milan, Italy. Photo: Reuters
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