Some studies have shown that chloroquine have antiviral properties that are able to fight againsst SARS-Cov-2, which is the virus that is responsible for Covid-19. This drug works by modifying the chemical environment of the cell membranes in the human body. By doing this, the virus is prevented from going inside the cells and multiply.
Studies have suggested that those who are treated with this medication experience a health benefit compared to those who weren’t. Patients who were given chloroquine experienced less severe covid-19 symptoms and recovered faster.
So as we are still waiting for a vaccine to be made against the virus, Chloroquine would be our weapon to fight off Covid-19.