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Can alcohol or hydroxychloroquine be a solution for the coronavirus?

Hand sanitizers with at least 60% isopropyl alcohol content can help kill the coronavirus if used on the hands and on surfaces. It is not meant for drinking internally.
Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are very closely related and used to treat malaria and rheumatology conditions respectively. In China and France, small studies provided some indications of the possible benefits of chloroquine phosphate against pneumonia caused by COVID-19 but need confirmation through randomized trials. Please do not take these medicines to prevent or treat COVID19 infections without consulting your doctor as they have several side effects. Self-medication can be very dangerous.

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