Hydroxychloroquine proves ineffective against COVID-19 in newest trial


The newest clinical trial into hydroxychloroquine has proved unsuccessful in treating coronavirus patients.

A recent study was published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine and showed the results of a randomised study conducted between 22 March and 20 May. Conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota, 491 patients were either given hydroxychloroquine or a placebo within the first four days of them showing coronavirus symptoms.

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