New study finds hydroxychloroquine ineffective as preventive antiviral against COVID-19

Mendel E. Singer, PhD, MPH
Mendel E. Singer, PhD

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have added to the growing body of understanding about how hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is not a possible defense against COVID-19. Specifically, they found that HCQ is not effective in preventing COVID-19 in patients with lupus and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggesting a broader interpretation of HCQ as ineffective preventive medicine for the general population.

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