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Online Pharmacy Saw A 'Panic-Driven' Boom In Drug Touted By Trump

HealthWarehouse says requests for hydroxychloroquine surged to 50 times the usual number in March. Its website crashed after Trump mentioned the drug, which is unproven to treat COVID-19.

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Austin Horn is a 2019-2020 Kroc Fellow. He joined NPR after internships at the San Antonio Express-News and Frankfort State-Journal, as well as a couple stints in the service industry. He aims to keep his reporting grounded in the experience of real individuals of all stripes.