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WHO Suspends Chloroquine Trial As Possible Cure For Coronavirus


The World Health Organization (WHO) has on Monday May 25, reportedly announced that it has just suspended the use of hydroxychloroquine for trial as the possible cure for the COVID-19 infection. 

 This decision was taken based on safety concerns after a report that was published by Lancet which had revealed that more people are dying after taking hydroxychloroquine as a cure for COVID-19.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of the WHO made this announcement during an online press conference. He also added that the other drugs which are suspected to be a cure will continue to be in trial.

He said that for the past 2 months the organization had started the solidary trial to know the safety and the efficacy of the four drugs which has been selected for trail.

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