Hydroxychloroquine Fails to Prevent COVID-19, Study Finds

Video Credit: Wibbitz Top Stories
Published on June 4, 2020 - Duration: 01:06s

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.

Advertisement

You are here

Related news from verified sources

Photo by GEORGE FREY/AFP via Getty Images A recent large study on the controversial drugs* *chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine was just retracted by The...
on June 4, 2020 • The Verge

Hydroxychloroquine fails another test against COVID-19. It doesn't prevent serious infection, study found, though it does have annoying side effects.
on June 3, 2020 • USATODAY.com

The Lancet medical journal says 'serious scientific questions' had been brought to its attention about the validity of the data behind a widely cited and already...
on June 2, 2020 • CBC.ca

Related videos from verified sources

Study showing death risk for hydroxychloroquine retracted 01:43
Video credit: Reuters Studio - Published on June 5, 2020 

Authors Retract Journal Studies On Hydroxychloroquine 00:37
Video credit: Wochit - Published on June 5, 2020 

WHO set to resume hydroxychloroquine trial to battle covid-19 02:33
Video credit: HT Digital Content - Published on June 4, 2020 

You might like