People with lupus depend on hydroxychloroquine to prevent rashes, debilitating fatigue and joint pain, and the drug is now in short supply after being touted as a potential treatment for COVID-19. In Arizona, a woman is in critical care and her husband is dead after taking nonpharmaceutical-grade chloroquine phosphate to ward off the disease, according to Banner Health.
Run on hydroxychloroquine leaves lupus patients in limbo
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