Authors Retract Hydroxychloroquine Study, Citing Concern Over Data

Posted by on June 4, 2020 8:06 pm
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Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat autoimmune diseases like lupus and is being studied for use in treating and preventing COVID-19.

A paper suggesting hydroxychloroquine increases the risk of death for patients with COVID-19 has been retracted by three of its authors because they were not able to verify the data used in the study.

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