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Treatment with Hydroxychloroquine cut death rates significantly in COVID-19 patients.

There is currently no licensed medication to cure COVID-19 patients.

There is currently no licensed medication to cure COVID-19 patients.Treatment of Covid-19 with Hydroxychloroquine alone and in combination with azithromycin was associated with a reduction in mortality. Prospective trials are needed to examine the impact. The United States was in the acceleration phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, and currently, there is no known effective therapy or vaccine for the treatment of SARS-CoV-2.

Professor Peter Horby and Professor Martin Landrey chief investigators of the RECOVERY Trial said that the RECOVERY was established as the randomized clinical trial to test the range of potential drugs for COVID-19, which included Hydroxychloroquine. Peter Horby, Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health in the Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, and Chief Investigator for the trial, said that the Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine was given attention to treat COVID-19 patients. The RECOVERY Trial has shown that Hydroxychloroquine is not a very effective treatment in patients hospitalized with COVID-19, and it has proved to be ineffective.

The World Health Organization (WHO) after halting the trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and HIV treatment lopinavir-ritonavir in patients hospitalized with the coronavirus showed the drugs did not lead to reduction in the mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients when compared to standard of care.

Several drug trials are ongoing, and there is currently no proof that Hydroxychloroquine or any other drug can cure or prevent COVID-19. The misuse of Hydroxychloroquine can cause serious side effects and illness and even lead to death.

There is no specific medicine recommended to prevent or treat the new coronavirus. Still, those infected with the virus have to receive proper care to relieve and treat symptoms, and those with severe illness will receive optimized supportive care.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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