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Continue hydroxychloroquine as preventive therapy against Covid-19: ICMR


So far, only high-risk individuals, including asymptomatic health care workers, were given the drug along with household contacts of Covid patients

The conclusion has been drawn after three studies by the ICMR, and as result, it issued an advisory to expand the use of HCQ as a preventive therapy.

While a global debate rages around the efficacy and safety of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a preventive therapy against coronavirus, India’s apex health research body, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), has found that consuming HCQ reduces the chances of getting infected with Covid-19.

The conclusion has been drawn after ...


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