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HCQ Trials On COVID-19 Patients Halted By WHO After A Study Highlighted Side Effects

May 26, 2020 12:03 PM IST India India

The World Health Organisation has temporarily halted the clinical trial of malaria drug, Hydroxychloroquine, for the treatment of COVID-19. This decision was taken after Lancet published a study that said that HCQ was linked to an increased risk of death and heart ailments.