Largest analysis of hydroxychloroquine use finds no benefit for coronavirus, increased deaths | TheHill


An anti-malaria drug touted by President Trump as a potential “game changer” amid the coronavirus outbreak showed no benefit for patients, according to an analysis of those¬†hospitalized in Veterans Health Administration medical centers.

The analysis found the two primary outcomes for COVID-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine were death and the need for mechanical ventilation.

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