Hydroxychloroquine is not beneficial in the treatment of Covid-19, according to a worldwide study. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: drug touted by Donald Trump could cause death and heart problems, hydroxychloroquine study finds

  • Patients treated with hydroxychloroquine had higher rates of mortality, according to research on nearly 100,000 cases around the world
  • Randomised clinical trials urgently needed to confirm results, according to authors of new paper
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hydroxychloroquine is not beneficial in the treatment of Covid-19, according to a worldwide study. Photo: AFP
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