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Hydroxychloroquine is being tested around the world to see if it can be used as a treatment for the coronavirus pandemic. As the debate intensifies on whether or not it works, 25 percent of physicians around the world believe health care workers should take the drug to prevent COVID-19 infections, according to a new survey.

The survey, conducted by Sermo, a health care data collection company, found that one-quarter (5,158) of more than 20,000 physicians around the world believe the anti-malarial drug should be used to prevent infections. Separately, 50 percent of the physicians surveyed have used the anti-malarial drug in professional settings since March 25.

“Despite the superstorm of controversy surrounding hydroxychloroquine, it still remains the leading treatment option for severe patients and is even being used in milder cases and patients who are simply suspected of COVID," an anonymous emergency medicine physician on Sermo said in the release obtained by Fox News. "At this stage with so little evidence, doctors have very limited options.”

Source: https://www.foxnews.com/science/controversial-coronavirus-treatment-hydroxychloroquine-used-25-percent-doctors-say
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But not completely cured
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As a last mile, if it worked in hospital settings, it can be tried under physician advice but not as an OTC drug, after all it works in autoimmune illnesses, so can help in preventing cytokinine storm in serious pts or in certain high risk pts, not to be used as immune booster as at that level it will supress normal immune response too.
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