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NIH: Hydroxychloroquine does not benefit adults hospitalized with coronavirus

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The FINANCIAL — A National Institutes of Health clinical trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adults with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has formally concluded that the drug provides no clinical benefit to hospitalized patients. Though found not to cause harm, early findings in June when the trial was stopped indicated that the drug was not improving outcomes in COVID-19 patients. Final data and analyses of the trial, which was funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of NIH, can be found online in the Journal of the American Medical Association.  The trial,…

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NIH: Hydroxychloroquine does not benefit adults hospitalized with coronavirus

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The FINANCIAL — A National Institutes of Health clinical trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adults with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has formally concluded that the drug provides no clinical benefit to hospitalized patients. Though found not to cause harm, early findings in June when the trial was stopped…

A new study found that hydroxychloroquine can’t prevent COVID-19

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The FINANCIAL — A new study published in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal shows that hydroxychloroquine shows no benefit in COVID-19 prevention. 132 full-time health care workers took part in the research. Of the 64 participants who took the drug, researchers found that four ended up testing positive for COVID-19 — the same number of people who tested positive…