Brazilian doctors urged not to use hydroxychloroquine vs COVID

Brazilian society of Infectology urged not to use hydroxychloroquine for treatment COVID-19, the message of the organization, this preparation is made by the President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro.

"It is urgent to withdraw from hydroxychloroquine treatment at any phase of the COVID-19", - said in a statement.

Scientists urged the health Ministry to reconsider the policy of treating patients with the coronavirus, as it is not necessary to spend public funds on a drug that does not bring effect and cause side effects.

Hydroxychloroquine for the treatment taken by the President of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro and believes that it helps him.

The world health organization (who) took hydroxychloroquine with trials of drugs to combat COVID-19. In early June, the Oxford researchers said they found no evidence that the drug can help in the treatment. According to the study, 25.7% of patients taking hydroxychloroquine, died within 28 days. However, of those who have not taken this drug, died of 23.5%. The national institutes of health (NIH) also decided to discontinue a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine as a medication against coronavirus.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.