Some Doctors Are Hoarding Drug Trump Hyped—for Themselves

Damien Meyer/AFP via GettyOn Sunday, Katherine Rowland, a pharmacist in Eugene, Oregon, got a call from a dentist who wanted her to fill prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that President Trump has hyped as a possible treatment for the new coronavirus.As Rowland wrote in an outraged Twitter thread, the medication wasn’t for the dentist’s patients: He wanted it for himself, his wife and friends. She refused to fill it.“I have patients with lupus that have been on HCQ for years and now can’t get it because it’s on backorder,” she explained. Read more at The Daily Beast.