Hydroxychloroquine: Trump’s Covid ‘gamechanger’ hydroxychloroquine turns life-changer for an obscure Indian plantation

Hydroxychloroquine: Trump’s Covid ‘gamechanger’ hydroxychloroquine turns life-changer for an obscure Indian plantation

By Pradipta Mukherjee and Bhuma Shrivastava U.S. President Donald Trump’s backing for a malaria drug to treat Covid-19 has boosted the prospects of an obscure plantation in the mountains of eastern India. About 6,900 acres (28 kilometers) of the lower Himalayas are under Cinchona cultivation, a tree whose bark is a natural source of quinine […]