Sunday, December 3, 2023

Topic: Hydroxychloroquine

COVID-19: WHO stops use of hydroxychloroquine, HIV drug after they failed to reduce mortality

The World Health Organization (WHO) said that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination HIV drug lopinavir/ritonavir in hospitalized patients with coronavirus after they failed to reduce mortality.

Hydroxychloroquine is ‘useless’ against COVID-19: Oxford study

A study of thousands of patients led by the University of Oxford has said that the hydroxychloroquine drug does not work against the novel coronavirus disease and should not be given to any more hospital patients around the world.