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Should azithromycin be used to treat COVID-19? A rapid review

Abstract:

Background There are no established effective treatments for COVID-19. While novel drugs are being developed, azithromycin has been identified as a candidate treatment in the interim.

Aim To review the evidence for the effectiveness and safety of azithromycin in treating COVID-19.

Design & setting A rapid review of the literature was conducted.

Method Electronic searches were conducted on 16 April 2...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3399/bjgpopen20X101094

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4717-5874
Publisher:
Royal College of General Practitioners Publisher's website
Journal:
BJGP Open Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
2
Article number:
bjgpopen20X101094
Publication date:
2020-05-12
Acceptance date:
2020-05-05
DOI:
ISSN:
2398-3795
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1103811
Local pid:
pubs:1103811
Deposit date:
2020-05-10

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