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By Paul Monies
Oklahoma Watch 

Oklahoma's hydroxychloroquine shipment took a detour to a Pryor pharmacy


April 18, 2021

It’s been a long, strange trip for Oklahoma’s $2.6 million shipment of hydroxychloroquine, bought a year ago as a once-promising treatment for COVID-19.

The 1.2 million doses of the drug normally used to treat lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and prevent malaria were shipped from a California distributor to a small pharmacy in Pryor, with the state paying for the hydroxychloroquine from money borrowed from fees generated by medical marijuana licenses.

The hydroxychloroquine now sits in a warehouse at an undisclosed location, with the Oklahoma State Department of Health reluctant to answer qu...

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