Govt expands Hydroxychloroquine as prophylactic for healthcare workers2 min read . Updated: 22 May 2020, 11:57 PM IST
- The benefit was less pronounced in healthcare workers caring for a general patient population
- The Union Health Ministry on Thursday revised advisory on the use of HCQ as prophylactic for COVID-19 infection
NEW DELHI : After some promising results on the efficacy of prophylactic use of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) against COVID-19 infection, the Central government has expanded the use of the medicine as prophylaxis to healthcare and other frontline workers deployed in non-COVID and COVID area.
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