Trump praises pharma companies for fighting COVID-19

Tuesday, 31. March 2020 00:06

United States President Donald Trump talking in front of the White House on Monday, praised various pharmaceutical companies for their work in producing Hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that has been tested as a treatment for COVID-19 and make it available to the US hospitals and other medical centers that treat the infected with the virus.

He thanked Honeywell International Inc, the Procter & Gamble Corp for their contribution, and more specifically Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. for donating six million dozes of Hydroxychloroquine. Also, the President claimed that the production of facial masks has increased to over 120,000 of them delivered per day.

In addition, Trump said the US will be donating around $100 million worth of medical equipment to Italy, as well as various different medical stuff to other countries, especially Spain.

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