WHO Puts The Brakes On Hydroxychloroquine Trials

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Published on May 26, 2020 - Duration: 00:35s

WHO Puts The Brakes On Hydroxychloroquine Trials

The World Health Organization is pausing clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine as a possible treatment for the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

According to Business Insider, the WHO's steering committee of the study met over the weekend.

They agreed to suspend enrollment while gathering data about the safety and efficacy of the drug.

Hydroxychloroquine is commonly used to treat malaria and lupus, among other conditions.

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