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President Donald Trump has enthusiastically pushed the use of two malaria drugs — one in combination with an antibiotic — to treat COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. But there is currently only limited evidence to suggest the drugs are effective against the new virus. Read more»

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Olympic gold and silver medalist and former University of Arizona softball pitcher Jennie Finch.

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