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BIG Pharma CEOs to offer Johnson experimental Covid-19 treatments | The Guardian |

Donald Trump has said he asked US pharmaceutical companies working on experimental coronavirus drugs to approach Boris Johnson's doctors and offer their help, after it emerged that the British prime minister was in intensive care.

In an evening press briefing, Trump did not name the companies or the drugs, but earlier in the day he held a conference about therapeutic drugs with the heads of four US pharmaceutical and biotech companies: Amgen, Genetech, Gilead, and Regeneron.

Trump has consistently promoted the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine in combination with an antibiotic azithromycin, as a "game-changer" in the battle with coronavirus, although his own health officials have cautioned that there is no proof they are effective.

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by Oui on Tue Apr 7th, 2020 at 07:45:25 AM EST

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