Donald Trump’s so-called ‘game-changer’ coronavirus drug trials cut short as patients die

Researchers have cut short a study testing the drug after patients developed irregular heart rates and nearly two dozen died.

The drug had previously been described as a “game changer” by the US President.

The study sponsored by the Brazilian state of Amazonas was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

Researchers treated 81 COVID-19 patients with the drug between March 23 and April 5 at a medical facility in Brazil.

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