Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in a rigorous study

Credit: Seattle Times- Published on June 3, 2020
A malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, high-quality study to test it in health workers and others closely exposed to people with the disease. Results published Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine show that hydroxychloroquine was no better...
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Published on June 4, 2020 -  01:56
Hydroxychloroquine no better than placebo, study finds
The malaria drug promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a treatment for COVID-19 was ineffective in preventing infection in people exposed to the coronavirus, according to a widely anticipated clinical trial released on Wednesday. Libby Hogan reports.

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