Yet another trial finds hydroxychloroquine doesn’t treat COVID-19

Blinding trials helps removes bias. People: This is a study based on research using people. A randomised controlled trial of hydroxychloroquine has …

Media release

From: JAMA

Effect of Hydroxychloroquine on Clinical Status

JAMA

Media advisory: The full study and editorial are linked to this news release.

What The Study Did: This randomized trial compares the effects of hydroxychloroquine versus placebo on patients’ clinical status at 14 days (home, requiring noninvasive or invasive ventilation or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, hospitalized, died) among adults hospitalized with COVID-19.

Authors: Wesley H. Self, M.D., M.P.H., of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22240)