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Hydroxychloroquine not effective in preventing COVID-19

Foto: AFP Hydroxychloroquine not effective in preventing COVID-19 in people exposed to virus, new Canadian-led study finds. Taking hydroxychloroquine shortly after being exposed to Covid-19 does not help prevent infection in a statistically meaningful way, scientists reported Wednesday (June 3) following a clinical trial. The medicine has been touted by US President Donald Trump, who

By Admin|2020-06-04T08:29:44+00:00June 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

WHO halts trials of hydroxychloroquine / Dutch workers on mink farms could be first humans infected by animals

Read full article on The Straits Times GENEVA • The World Health Organisation (WHO) has suspended the testing of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients because of safety concerns, according to its director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Hydroxycholoroquine has been touted by US President Donald Trump and others as a possible treatment for the disease

By Admin|2020-05-26T22:30:55+00:00May 26th, 2020|News|0 Comments

NIH Panel Recommends Against Drug Combination Trump Has Promoted For COVID-19

Read full article on NPR A panel of experts convened by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases recommends against doctors using a combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin for the treatment of COVID-19 patients because of potential toxicities. "The combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin was associated with QTc prolongation in patients with COVID-19," the

By Admin|2020-04-21T21:18:26+00:00April 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments