India has one of the lowest death rate at 3 per million population; there is as of now no evidence that hydroxychloroquine is effective for prophylaxis; the ICMR provides no reference in its advisory ; vaccines are being tested at “warp speed”; lets hope one works.


The QT interval in patients with COVID-19 treated with hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin

JAMA | OriginalInvestigation
Association of Treatment With Hydroxychloroquine or Azithromycin With In-Hospital Mortality in Patients With COVID-19 in New York State

Eli S. Rosenberg, PhD; Elizabeth M. Dufort, MD; Tomoko Udo, PhD; Larissa A. Wilberschied, MS;
Jessica Kumar, DO; James Tesoriero, PhD; Patti Weinberg, PA; James Kirkwood, MPH; Alison Muse, MPH; Jack DeHovitz, MD; Debra S. Blog, MD; Brad Hutton, MPH; David R. Holtgrave, PhD; Howard A. Zucker, MD

JAMA. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8630 Published online May 11, 2020.


Hydroxychloroquine Versus COVID-19:
A Rapid Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Amir Shamshirian1,2, Amirhossein Hessami3, Keyvan Heydari2,3, Reza Alizadeh-Navaei2, Mohammad Ali Ebrahimzadeh4, Roya Ghasemian5, Elham Aboufazeli6, Hananeh Baradaran7, Keyvan Karimifar8, Aida Eftekhari8, Danial Shamshirian9*

The new england journal of medicine Original Article

Observational Study of Hydroxychloroquine in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19

This article was published on May 7, 2020, at NEJM.org.

DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa2012410






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