Date: 26-Mar-2020

India Denies The Export Of The Drug Trump Keeps Touting For COVID-19

The FDA suspended a drug import ban on India’s troubled Ipca to unleash its large capacity for a drug that might help against COVID-19 but the agency’s largesse may be foiled. India's commerce department is cutting off exports of the malaria drug to the U.S. and other countries. 

 

Shipments of hydroxychloroquine will be released if orders were made or paid for before today’s notice the Directorate General of Foreign Trade says. After that—zilch. The only exception, it says, is on humanitarian grounds on a “case-by-case basis.