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Researchers retract study that found hydroxychloroquine dangerous

Authors say they can’t vouch for data showing higher death risk


June 09, 2020 by Richard Moore

Three of the four authors of a report that found the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients caused higher risks of death and heart problems have withdrawn the study, saying they can no longer vouch for the data they used.

The use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients has been highly touted by President Donald Trump, who says he has taken the drug himself.

In a study examining the records of more than 96,000 patients, and controlling for multiple confoun...

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