WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trials on COVID-19 patients

06/19/2020

GENEVA — The World Health Organization decided Wednesday to halt trials of hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for hospitalized COVID-19 patients, finding it did not reduce the mortality rate. A decades-old malaria and rheumatoid arthritis drug, hydroxychloroquine…

PH stops hydroxychloroquine treatment in COVID-19 clinical trials after WHO advice

Daphne Galvez 05/26/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Hospitals in the country participating in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) solidarity trial will stop administering the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to patients as a treatment for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in compliance with the international…

WHO suspends trial of hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 treatment

05/26/2020

BRUSSELS — The World Health Organization, or WHO, said on Monday that it has temporarily suspended the trial of hydroxychloroquine as a drug to be used in treatment of COVID-19 after an article in medical journal The…

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