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Questions About Hydroxychloroquine, Touted As A COVID-19 Treatment

Dr. Jinoos Yazdany, a rheumatologist from the University of California, San Francisco, and NPR science correspondent Joe Palca answer questions about the drug hydroxychloroquine.

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Corrected: April 8, 2020 at 12:00 AM EDT
A previous version of the Web summary for this story misspelled Dr. Jinoos Yazdany's last name as Yazdanya.
Joe Palca is a science correspondent for NPR. Since joining NPR in 1992, Palca has covered a range of science topics — everything from biomedical research to astronomy. He is currently focused on the eponymous series, "Joe's Big Idea." Stories in the series explore the minds and motivations of scientists and inventors. Palca is also the founder of NPR Scicommers – A science communication collective.