WHO set to resume hydroxychloroquine trial in battle against COVID-19

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 3, 2020
The World Health Organization will resume its trial of hydroxychloroquine for potential use against the coronavirus, its chief said on Wednesday, after those running the study briefly stopped giving it to new patients over health concerns.

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Published on June 4, 2020 -  02:33
WHO set to resume hydroxychloroquine trial to battle covid-19
World Health Orgnanisation (WHO) said hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) will return to solidarity trial for potential treatment covid-19. The UN body had paused trials of the anti-malarial drug citing a Lancet study. The study had suggested the drug could cause more fatalities among Covid-19 patients. At a press conference in the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, β€œThe Executive Group received this recommendation and endorsed continuation of all arms of the solidarity trial, including hydroxychloroquine.” Watch the video for more.

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