How Does Chloroquine Work and Why Do Some People Think It Might Treat Coronavirus?

What is Chloroquine?
Chloroquine is an anti-malarial medication. However, there is confusion as to why this drug might be effective against Coronavirus. An Arizona couple even died after erroneously taking the tablet version of Chloroquine (chloroquine phosphate) instead of the anti-malarial human drug (Chloroquine HCL).

What is Malaria?

Malaria is a a parasitic infection, commonly spread through flies, that occurs often in Africa. The…