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WHO says trials show malaria and HIV drugs don't cut Covid-19 hospital deaths

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir not found to help patients in hospital Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The World Health Organization said on Saturday that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination HIV drug lopinavir/ritonavir for patients in hospital with Covid-19 after they failed to reduce mortality. The setback came as WHO also reported more than 200,000 new cases globally of the disease for the first time in a single day. The United States accounted for 53,213 of the total 212,326 new cases recorded...
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