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  A Wisconsin woman with lupus has taken hydroxychloroquine for 19 years and still got COVID-19
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Last EditedRP  May 21, 2020 02:07pm
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AuthorK. Thor Jensen
News DateThursday, May 21, 2020 05:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionHydroxychloroquine has been touted by President Donald Trump and others as a defense against the coronavirus. But a Wisconsin woman says she's been taking the drug for nearly two decades and was still diagnosed with COVID-19.

The woman, identified only as Kim, told WISN Channel 12 that she has been taking hydroxychloroquine for 19 years to treat flareups caused by lupus, an autoimmune disease. She began self-quarantining in March and worked to avoid exposure from other people, she said.

But in April she began to feel symptoms including fatigue, coughing, and fever.
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