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Clinical trial launches to evaluate antimalarial drugs for COVID-19 treatment

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Cigna/Express Scripts provided the drugs; open to COVID-19 patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is launching a clinical trial for patients hospitalized with COVID-19 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The trial will investigate the effectiveness of different combinations of the antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin in treating ill patients infected with the novel coronavirus.