President Donald Trump has urged a federal emergency agency to approve an anti-malarial drug to treat the more than 10,000 cases in the United States where about 150 people have died.
But regulators say the drug cannot yet treat COVID-19. Hospitals across the country are still struggling to get enough medical supplies and Trump's critics say the president should have swung into action a lot sooner.
Al Jazeera's White House correspondent Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington. DC. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #Coronavirus #DonaldTrump