Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that doctors, not lawmakers, should decide whether the immunosuppressive drug hydroxychloroquine is worth using as a possible treatment for the coronavirus.President Trump and some other politicians have touted hydroxychloroquine – a drug used to treat and prevent malaria – as a possible remedy against the coronavirus following a number of small, early tests that some researchers said were encouraging.“I think we should let doctors decide whether we should use hydroxychloroquine, not the national bureaucracy,” Giuliani said on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.”But many governors, public-health officials and others have warned that the drug has shown major side effects and its efficacy still remained unproven as a treatment for COVID-19. Some experts have expressed concern that widespread use of the drug could lead to complicating access for people who need them for rheumatoid arthritis or lupus.CORONAVIRUS IN THE US: STATE-BY-STATE BREAKDOWNChloroquine has been used to treat malaria since the 1930s. Hydroxychloroquine came along a decade later and has shown fewer side effects overall, the experts said. The latter has been sold in generic form and under the brand name


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