SALT LAKE CITY – In a story April 24, 2020, about states stockpiling the drug hydroxychloroquine, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 200 patients in South Dakota were being treated with the drug. Sanford Health says that as of Tuesday, there were 200 patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in a registry, and that some of them may have taken hydroxychloroquine, but it was not a requirement.
Correction: Virus Outbreak-Malaria Drugs-States story
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FILE - This Monday, April 6, 2020, file photo shows an arrangement of Hydroxychloroquine pills in Las Vegas. At least 13 states have obtained a total of more than 10 million doses of malaria drugs to treat COVID-19 patients despite warnings from doctors that more tests are needed before the medications that President Trump once fiercely promoted should be used to help people with the coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Locher,File)
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