The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research is conducting a clinical trial to determine whether the drug hydroxychloroquine can prevent COVID-19. The trial is a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study (the gold standard) and is being conducted in collaboration with major hospitals and health services across Australia.
If you are a health care worker at risk of COVID-19 you can visit covidshieldtrial.com.au for more information and to see if you are eligible to take part in the trial.
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