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Anti-malaria considered for COVID-19 treatment may raise risk of heart problems

The anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin, which are being considered by some for treating Covid-19, may increase the risk for dangerous abnormal heart rhythms, US cardiologists have warned. The researchers from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Indiana University recommend that clinicians treating Covid-19 patients with the malaria-antibiotic drug combination should consider […]