Efficacy, Safety of Hydroxychloroquine vs Placebo to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Health Care Workers

JAMA Internal Medicine

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What The Study Did: In this randomized clinical trial, daily hydroxychloroquine didn’t prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection among hospital-based health care workers, although the trial was terminated early.

Authors: Ravi K. Amaravadi, M.D., of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.6319)

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