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Covid-19:  hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine trials to restart

Covid-19: hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine trials to restart

A global trial designed to test whether the anti-malaria drugs hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine can prevent infection with Covid-19 is to restart after being approved by British regulators.

Swiss giant Novartis halts Covid-19 hydroxychloroquine study

Swiss giant Novartis halts Covid-19 hydroxychloroquine study

Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis has decided to halt a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for Covid-19, citing problems in recruiting enough patients for the study of the controversial drug.

UK halts trial of hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients after no benefit found

UK halts trial of hydroxychloroquine in Covid-19 patients after no benefit found

British scientists halted a large trial on Monday that had been exploring the use of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in patients with the pandemic disease Covid-19 after initial results showed no evidence of benefit.

Scientists raise concern over hydroxychloroquine study

Scientists raise concern over hydroxychloroquine study

Dozens of scientists have raised concerns over a large-scale study of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine published in the Lancet that led to the World Health Organization suspending clinical trials of the anti-viral drugs

Drug touted by Trump as Covid-19 treatment tied to increased risk of death

Drug touted by Trump as Covid-19 treatment tied to increased risk of death

Malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, which US President Donald Trump says he has been taking, is tied to increased risk of death in Covid-19 patients, according to a study published in medical journal Lancet.

Chloroquine looks promising to treat Covid-19, says expert

Chloroquine looks promising to treat Covid-19, says expert

Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine, drugs used for a very long time to treat malaria, are promising for the treatment and prevention of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), an expert with the Qatar Biomedical Research..

India bans export of drug being tested for coronavirus treatment

India bans export of drug being tested for coronavirus treatment

India said on Wednesday it had banned the export of hydroxychloroquine and formulations of the malaria drug while experts test its efficacy in helping treat patients infected with coronavirus.