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COVID-19: India eases malaria drug export ban after Trump threat

NEW DELHI: India announced on Tuesday (Apr 7) a partial lifting of a fresh export ban on a malaria drug seen as a potential COVID-19 treatment, after US President Donald Trump hinted at "retaliation".

Citing domestic needs, India banned on Saturday exports of hydroxychloroquine which has shown early promise against COVID-19 in small-scale studies in France and China.

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India is the world's largest producer and exporter of the drug, according to media reports.

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MUMBAI: Police in India lodged a case this week against an unknown online fraudster who tried selling the world's largest statue for US$4 billion, claiming the proceeds would be used to help the Gujarat state government fund its fight against the coronavirus.
NEW DELHI: India announced on Tuesday (Apr 7) a partial lifting of a fresh export ban on a malaria drug seen as a potential COVID-19 treatment, after US President Donald Trump hinted at "retaliation".

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