COVID-19: FDA warns against side effects of hydroxychloroquine ...

 On Monday, The World Health Organization (WHO), disclosed its suspension clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine "FOR NOW", as prospective therapy for deadly corona virus.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, revealed this in a press conference, declared that the WHO-backed trials had been “suspended while the safety is reviewed”.

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The resolution has been taken, after a publication indicated that the use of Chloroquine could increase the death rate in the world.

“It’s important to continue to gather evidence on the efficacy and safety of hydroxychloroquine.

“We want to use it if it’s safe and efficacious, reduces mortality, reduces the length of hospitalization without increasing adverse events,” WHO Chief Scientist, Soumya Swaminathan, added at the press briefing in Geneva.

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