New Clinical Trial Tests Drug's Effectiveness in Preventing COVID-19
Listen as ACCEL Editor-in-Chief Dr. Spencer King interviews Dr. William W. O'Neill, professor at Henry Ford Hospital, regarding his latest trial, the WHIP COVID-19 (Will Hydroxychloroquine Impede or Prevent COVID-19) study. This study will enroll over 3,000 health care workers and first responders to test whether the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine can prevent these workers from contracting COVID-19. Participants will be enrolled at Henry Ford Hospital Detroit.
- Henry Ford Health System to lead national study to determine drug's effectiveness in preventing COVID-19 (Henry Ford Health System website). April 2, 2020. Accessed April 14, 2020. Available at
Keywords: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Clinical Trial, Emergency Responders, Hydroxychloroquine, ACC COVID-19 Podcast
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