Amodiaquine, an antimalarial discovered in 1948, has been proposed as a possible treatment for COVID-19.

In a manuscript published on August 19, 2020, researchers showed that amodiaquine may have in vitro as well as in vivo activity against SARS-CoV-2.  Unlike hydroxycholorquine, another antimalarial, amodiaquine showed in vivo activity in hamsters.

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