May 21, 2020 / 10:39 PM / 8 days ago

Brazil's Bolsonaro accepts no proof chloroquine works, but may work in some cases

FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro adjusts his mask as he leaves Alvorada Palace, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Brasilia, Brazil May 13, 2020. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, a long-running advocate of malaria drug chloroquine to treat COVID-19, said on Thursday he knew there was no proof it works, but said there are cases in which it appears to have been successful.

Reporting by Pedro Fonseca; Editing by Chris Reese

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