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Covid-19: Hydroxychloroquine stopped being used after no positive effects, says Health DG

Published on 22 Jun 2020 10:29:31 PM

The Health Ministry has conducted trials using hydroxychloroquine on about 500 Covid-19 patients in the country, with no significant difference found on them.

Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that on Monday, adding that they were conducting trials using several HIV drugs, including the drug remdesivir on nine patients.

He, however, said that that they did not have enough patients to conduct scientific trials of the various drugs, although Malaysia was identified to be part of the solidarity trial.

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