BREAKING: New study releases findings on use of hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus

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BY TEAM DML / MAY 22, 2020 /

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A large observational study shows no evidence that an antimalarial drug treats the coronavirus — and can actually cause harm — despite President Donald Trump’s claims the “great” and “powerful” drug showed “some very strong signs” of fighting the virus.

The study involving 96,000 patients and published in the peer-reviewed medical journal Lancet found that using chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine was linked to increased rates of mortality and heart rhythm complications among hospitalized Covid-19 patients.

The article goes on to state the following:

The researchers suggested that the drugs shouldn’t be used to treat coronavirus patients outside of clinical trials for now — the same advice several medical groups have given. Trump said this week he was taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventative measure, though there is no evidence this wards off the infection.

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