State working to return $2 million Hydroxychloroquine stash

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The state is trying to figure out what to do with the 2-million dollars’ worth of hydroxychloroquine, the malaria drug touted as the cure-all for COVID-19 last spring, bought in April.

According to The Frontier publication, the Attorney General’s office is now trying to return the drugs to the manufacturer.

As many as 20 other states also purchased large quantities of hydroxychloroquine, but only Oklahoma and Utah bought from private wholesalers.

On Tuesday, a spokesperson for the AG’s office told KFOR, “I can confirm we are working with the department of health and the vendor to try to return the stockpile.”

However, the spokesperson said they were unable to comment further on the matter.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Daily Oklahoma Coronavirus Data

Contact In Your Corner Team

Latest News

More News


image of QR Code


KFOR Digital Originals

More Digital Original

Follow @KFOR on Twitter