• Large study adds to questions about safety, usefulness of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Healio

    In late March, the FDA authorized emergency use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19. It later approved an abbreviated new drug application for the drug in response to a surge in demand.
    Recent developments suggest improper and off-label use of hydroxychloroquine can increase a patient's risk for arrhythmia, and the American College of Physicians has recommended against its use for COVID-19 outside of a clinical trial.
    According to a recent study published in The Lancet, researchers were not able to confirm any in-hospital benefits from hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine when used alone or
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  • Scientists Question Validity of Major Hydroxychloroquine Study

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    Experts are demanding verification of data and methods used in a study of malaria drugs used to treat Covid-19. The study suggested the drugs may have increased deaths.
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  • Fury over study that halted global Covid-19 trials as letter questions its methods

    Fury over study that halted global Covid-19 trials as letter questions its methods

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    More than 120 leading scientists and doctors from around the world, including four from the UK, have penned an open letter to the editor of the Lancet, the journal in which the study is published.
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