NIH Halts COVID-19 Hydroxychloroquine Trial

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced on June 20, 2020, that the ORCHID study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adults hospitalized with COVID-19 has been stopped. A data and safety monitoring board (DSMB)...

WHO Updates COVID-19 Guidance on Masks

On June 5, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued updated interim guidance on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19. The updated interim guidance includes the following recommendations:In the absence of aerosol generating procedures (AGPs), WHO...