This study in Brazil is evaluating the efficacy of a weekly dose of chloroquine to prevent COVID-19 in health workers who provide direct care to confirmed or suspected COVID-19 patients, and its efficacy in reducing the severity in health care workers who do become infected.
Primary objective: To assess if Chloroquine results in a more rapid decline in viral load in throat/nose swabs in patients with COVID-19
Type of study: Phase IIb trial, therapeutics
Treatment tested: Chloroquine
Number of sites: 4
Sample size: 1,000
Study participants: Hospitalized adults with laboratory confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection
Study status: Recruiting
- Dr Israel Molina, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation: email@example.com
- Study ID: RBR-7bxhrt
- Trial registry
Last updated: July 2020
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