Our world has been turned upside down. We have the daunting prospect of thousands, or even millions of people being affected by COVID-19. A lot of people have talked about a vaccine, and while a vaccine (which prevents you getting a disease) is vitally important, we have to look at what we can do when people do get the disease.
Despite politicised bad press, the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine has shown enormous promise in the treatment of COVID-19. That’s why The Palmer Foundation has made substantial resources available to fund clinical trials, scale up the availability of hydroxychloroquine, and have enough of the drug available for all Australians, free of charge.
The Palmer Foundation has supplied 30 million doses, which is with the Australian national medical stockpile.