Tag: hydroxychloroquine

N.J. pharmacist, Senate candidate: Hydroxychloroquine ‘should maintain fast-track status’

TRENTON, N.J. – Republican U.S. Senate candidatre and former United States Food and Drug Administraiton (FDA) official Dr. Rik Mehta, a pharmacist, believes hydroxychloroquine could be important in the fight against COVID-19. He felt strong enough about it to pen Read More

Menendez, Pascrell ask the FDA to stop ‘promoting’ hydroxychloroquine

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two of New Jersey’s senior Democrat congressmen took direct aim at hydroxychloroquine this week, the malaria drug touted by some medical practioners as a potential tool int he battle to save COVID-19 patientss. On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Bob Read More

N.J. Senator: Murphy is causing ‘more sickness, deaths’ by not embracing Hydroxychloroquine

TRENTON, N.J. – In perhaps the strongest criticism yet coming from an elected officials, state Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) struck out at the Murphy Administration on Friday over its alleged failure to embrace Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ). “It’s difficult to understand the Read More

Grewal moves to restrict Hydroxychloroquine, Chloroquine prescriptions in N.J.

Updated – 3/31/20 @ 9:05 a.m. TRENTON, N.J. – On Sunday, the FDA authorize the emergency use of the malaria drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine which some believe could aid in the battle against COVID-19. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal Read More