The drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine have been pushed by US President Donald Trump as a treatment for Covid-19. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Top US health official Rick Bright says he was ousted for opposing Trump-touted drug

  • Expert helping lead efforts to find vaccine was pushed out as director of Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority and moved to smaller role
  • Bright had limited use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as it ‘clearly lacked scientific merit’
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine have been pushed by US President Donald Trump as a treatment for Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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