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WHO halts malaria drug on Covid-19 patients

Published Jun 18, 2020


DURBAN - The World Health Organization has announced that it has stopped trials examining the potential of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the novel coronavirus after its multi-country trials showed "no benefit."

Last month the WHO paused tests of the anti-malarial drug after a review published in The Lancet stated potentially fatal health problems, however, it restarted trials after this