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4 coronavirus treatments, including remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, flop in large WHO study

Fox News Flash top headlines for October 16 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Four coronavirus drugs were found to have "little or no effect" on hospitalized patients, according to preliminary results from a World Health Organization study. Anticipated findings from the WHO’s multi-country Solidarity trial were posted ahead of peer review […]

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WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trial as COVID-19 treatment

The World Health Organization said Monday it had temporarily suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure. The decision came after publication last week of a study in The Lancet which indicated that using the drug on COVID-19 patients could […]

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Serious and potentially lethal impact of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin

Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin may have a serious impact on the cardiovascular system and are a potentially lethal combination, according to a large analysis of a World Health Organization (WHO) database on adverse drug reactions, published yesterday in Circulation, the flagship journal of the American Heart Association. The study, “Cardiovascular Toxicities Associated with Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin: […]