Patrick Semansky

Veterans Affairs will continue to use hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus treatment, says Schumer

Larry McShane
Patrick Semansky

The New York Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer, speaking Friday, said he was stunned to learn of the VA’s continued use of hydroxychloroquine — publicly cited by the Food and Drug Administration as causing heart rhythm issues in COVID-19 patients — and its plans for a clinical trial to start next week in California.