Offit, Paul A.

Summary: "Four months into the coronavirus pandemic, as the death count surged, the FDA made a risky decision: it approved an anti-malarial drug as a treatment for coronavirus, despite limited data on its efficacy or side effects. A month later, the FDA withdrew its recommendation, but by then, the damage had been done. The drug was ineffective and sometimes even lethal. The mistake was hardly a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

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Beccia, Carlyn.

Summary: Takes readers on a colorful and funny medical mystery tour to discover that while times may have changed, many of today's most reliable cure-alls have their roots in some very peculiar practices.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children 2010

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