Trump Pushes Malaria Drug for COVID19 But Evidence is Lacking

David Goldman, M.D., is designing a clinical trial to evaluate hydroxychloroquine, which has been used in previous viral outbreaks, as a preventive treatment for COVID-19 in elderly patients living in nursing homes. Dr. Goldman is associate professor of pediatrics and of microbiology & immunology and a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Children's Hospital at Montefiore.