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WHO announces it will temporarily suspend hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 treatment

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The World Health Organization announced a pause in hydroxychloroquine trials at a Monday press conference.
The steering committee of the study met over the weekend and agreed to suspend enrollment while gathering data about the safety and efficacy of the drug.
The study was part of the "Solidarity" trial launched by the WHO, studying four different treatment options for COVID-19.
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WHO pauses study of hydroxychloroquine in global trial

WHO pauses study of hydroxychloroquine in global trial

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The World Health Organization is pausing the use of hydroxychloroquine in its global study of COVID-19 treatments amid a review of safety data, officials announced Monday.
The move follows findings from a large observational study , published Friday, that found increased risk of heart problems and death in COVID-19 patients who used chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine.
It's a scientific decision nonetheless fraught with politics: U.S. President Donald Trump is a champion of hydroxychloroquine, revealing last week that he's taking it to prevent COVID-19. He has threatened to cut off U.S...
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