Africa: Why It's Vital to Look Beyond the Hype About Repurposed Malari – AuthenticAfrican

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[The Conversation Africa] There are many examples in history of drugs that have been repurposed for different diseases. One such drug is chloroquine, which was and is still used for malarial treatment. It has been repurposed as an anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic and, most recently, as an anti-viral drug.