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Study shows that hydroxychloroquine does not provide protection against the Corona effect-contagion

The Coronavirus pandemic, keeps the world in breath: more than five million people are already infected with the pathogen of Sars-CoV-2 – 182.644 of them so far in Germany.

Study: hydroxychloroquine offers no protection against the Corona effect-contagion

The agent hydroxychloroquine contacts of Sars-CoV-2 does not protect Infected from infection. This is the result of a study by American scientists. They had prescribed persons of the Mediterranean, which had no mouth or eye protection at distances of less than 1.80 meters for a minimum of 10 minutes in the vicinity of a demonstrably Infected stopped. The Affected patients with the same probability of Covid-19 how to contact people to get a no-effect placebo had. The researchers will present their results in the "The New England Journal of Medicine" before. dpa is The drug hydroxy chloroquine from different manufacturers.

Participants for their study, the Team of David Boulware of the University of Minnesota in Social Media channels and traditional media platforms. The volunteers were given the funding that was originally for the treatment of Malaria and certain autoimmune diseases developed by Post with the request that it is in accordance with the instructions to take. The intake had to be made no later than four days after the unprotected contact. In the weeks thereafter, the researchers interviewed participants several times about their state of health.

107 of 821 persons to contact patients within 14 days of Covid-19.

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