WHO resumes research on hydroxychloroquine as new corona therapy

The World Health Organization (WHO) resumes research on

hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for novel coronavirus infectious disease (COVID-19), which was suspended because of ``the risk of death and heart disease increases when taken'' It became clear that it will be done.

WHO Director-General's opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19-03 June 2020

WHO resumes coronavirus trial on hydroxychloroquine after examining safety issues

WHO resumes hydroxychloroquine study for Covid-19

Hydroxychloroquine has been used as an antimalarial drug, and has been attracting attention as a therapeutic drug for new coronavirus infections. However, WHO announced that it will suspend the study of hydroxychloroquine on Monday, May 25, 2020, as side effects may significantly increase the risk of death and cardiac complications .

WHO suspends research on ``hydroxychloroquine'', which was expected as a new corona treatment-GIGAZINE

The study suspension was designed to assess the potential benefits and risks of hydroxychloroquine, and was discontinued in a comment from WHO Executive Secretary Tedros Adamanom published Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Reopening became clear. “The data security monitoring committee reviewed the data and, based on the available data, recommended that the members of the committee have no reason to change the trial.” The Data Security Monitoring Committee Continues to carefully monitor the safety of all therapeutic agents in the trial.'

In addition, Secretary General Tedros said he plans to test hydroxychloroquine in a study of more than 3,500 patients in 35 countries.

A paper claiming the danger of hydroxychloroquine, which has potential as a new corona drug, is withdrawn-GIGAZINE

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