Why Are Scientists Still Studying Hydroxychloroquine?

So far, data on the drug hasn’t looked good. So why are so many clinical trials still ongoing?

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Hydroxychloroquine has received a lot of attention as a potential therapy for Covid-19, including from the president. And yet study after study has produced lackluster results. Recently, three large studies, two in…




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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that

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