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1038. 

The Government of India has relaxed a ban on exports of which drug that are used to treat COVID-19?

[A]. Paracetamol and Hydroxychloroquine
[B]. Amoxicillin and Hydroxychloroquine
[C]. Amoxicillin and metformin
[D]. Paracetamol and levothyroxine

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Government of India has relaxed a ban on exports of paracetamol and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) that are used to treat COVID-19. The drugs are currently placed in the licensed category. The move came as the US President Donald Trump had threatened India with retaliation if India rejected the US's demand for the supply of hydroxychloroquine.

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