Pharmaceutical company Amneal has donated 200,000 doses of hydroxychloroquine to the Georgia Department of Public Health, US Representative from Georgia Doug Collins said.
"Proud to have worked with Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to help secure 200,000 doses of hydroxychloroquine for (the Georgia Department of Public Health)," he tweeted.
"This medication could potentially save thousands of lives across our state. Thank you, Amneal, for this incredible donation!"
President Donald Trump has promoted the use of hydroxychloroquine --usually used to treat malaria -- in the fight against coronavirus, even though it has not been proven safe for that purpose.
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