Oklahoma AG secures $2.6M refund for malaria drug purchase
May 7, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has secured a $2.6 million refund for the purchase of a malaria drug once touted by President Donald Trump as an effective treatment for COVID-19, a state official said Friday.
Attorney General Mike Hunter said the state the state will receive the refund under an agreement with FFF Enterprises, a California-based medical supply wholesaler.
"I commend the leadership at FFF Enterprises who worked with us to return the state's supply of hydroxychloroquine while giving the state a refund," Hunter said in a statement. "They recognized we were in competition with e...