Brazil’s Vice President Taking Antimalarial Drug for COVID-19

In a statement, Mourão’s office said the vice president’s health is “good” and he is continuing to self-isolate at his official residence in Brasilia after testing positive for the virus on Sunday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourão is taking the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine as part of an unproven treatment after contracting the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?