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WHO’s stay on HCQ trials was knee-jerk reaction: CSIR chief

IndiaTimes Friday, 5 June 2020
A day after the World Health Organisation (WHO) endorsed resuming trials of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for treatment of Covid-19 patients, chief of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Shekhar C Mande on Thursday welcomed the move saying “the suspension of the trial was based on a study which had several limitations”.
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Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) welcomed WHO’s move to resume hydroxychloroquine trials. WHO on Thursday said HCQ will return to solidarity trial for potential treatment for Covid-19. CSIR DG DR Shekhar Mande said WHO should have independently researched before halting HCQ...

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