US Regulators Revoke Emergency Use of Malaria Drug for COVID-19


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Monday revoked emergency use authorization for a malaria drug that President Donald Trump hailed as a successful treatment for COVID-19.  The FDA said there is growing evidence that hydroxychloroquine along with another malaria drug, chloroquine, are unlikely to be effective in treating the coronavirus and could cause deadly side effects.   The agency said the drugs’ unproven benefits “do not […]

Academy Delays 2021 Oscars Ceremony Because of Coronavirus


For the fourth time in its history, the Oscars are being postponed. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network said Monday that the 93rd Academy Awards will now be held April 25, 2021, eight weeks later than originally planned because of the pandemic’s effects on the movie industry.   The […]