Chloroquine in fighting COVID-19: good, bad, or both?

Daolin Tang, Jingbo Li, Ruoxi Zhang, Rui Kang, Daniel J. Klionsky

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Abstract

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has attracted worldwide attention due to its speed of progression and elevated mortality rate. Amid the rush to develop treatments, recent hopes have focused on the anti-malarial drug chloroquine or the derivative hydroxychloroquine. Here, we briefly discuss the evidence for the potential use of these drugs with regard to the current pandemic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAutophagy
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • autophagy
  • Chloroquine
  • clinical trial
  • COVID-19
  • hydroxychloroquine
  • SARS-CoV-2

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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