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Farm Progress America, March 27, 2020

Max Armstrong looks at a medicine from Bayer that may be finding a new use

Max Armstrong shares the story of a Bayer scientist who invented resochin, a form of chloroquine, which is on the World Health Organization's list of essential medicines. The product long used for treatment of malaria is getting renewed attention because of COVID-19. Max shares insight on its inventor and the product.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

Photo: Maksim Tkachenko/iStock/Getty Images Plus

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