Alliance for Pandemic Preparedness

March 10, 2020

Of chloroquine and COVID-19



  • Touret and Lamballerie provide a commentary on studies that demonstrated benefits of chloroquine phosphate in inhibiting the exacerbation of pneumonia, improving lung imaging findings, promoting a virus negative conversion, and shortening the disease course. They however caution against drawing definitive conclusions without a clinical trial.

Touret and Lamballerie (Mar 2, 2020). Of chloroquine and COVID-19. Antiviral Research. Pre-print downloaded Mar 10 from