Study: Hydroxychloroquine Failed to Prevent COVID-19

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A new study showed that hydroxychloroquine, compared to a placebo, failed to prevent people from contracting COVID-19 after they were exposed to the virus. According to The New York Times, the study conducted by researchers from the United States and Canada found that...

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Published on June 4, 2020 -  01:05
Hydroxychloroquine Fails to Prevent COVID-19, Study Finds
Hydroxychloroquine Fails to Prevent COVID-19, Study Finds Conducted by disease specialists at the University of Minnesota, the results of the study were published Wednesday in the 'New England Journal of Medicine.' Hydroxychloroquine has been touted by President Donald Trump as a possible preventative measure against COVID-19. The study reveals that the malaria drug is not significantly more effective at preventing COVID-19 than a placebo. Dr. David Boulware, Lead Study Author, via CBS News Dr. David Boulware, Lead Study Author, via CBS News Federal regulators have expressed concern about the health effects of using hydroxychloroquine, especially without a prescription. French officials stopped using the drug in hospitals after the World Health Organization suspended its use.

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