(Reuters) – The Health and Human Services on Thursday listed malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a medical resource that was subject to hoarding prevention measures under President Donald Trump’s executive order.

Trump signed the order https://reut.rs/2QLZOFE on Monday to prevent hoarding and price gouging of crucial medical supplies needed to fight the deadly coronavirus. (https://bit.ly/3drXIVk)

The list includes other items such as filtering facepiece respirators, portable ventilators, disinfecting devices and other sanitizing products.

(Reporting by Trisha Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)