Pattern of SARS-CoV-2 infection among dependant elderly residents living in retirement homes in Marseille, France, March-June 2020
et al., International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents,
Retrospective analysis of retirement homes, HCQ+AZ >= 3 days mortality OR 0.37, p
=0.02. 1690 elderly residents (mean age 83), 226 infected residents, 116 treated with HCQ+AZ >= 3 days.
Detection via mass screening also showed significant improvements (16.9% vs. 40.6%, OR 0.20, p
=0.001), suggesting that earlier detection and treatment is more successful.
risk of death, 55.6% lower, RR 0.44, p = 0.02, treatment 18 of 116 (15.5%), control 29 of 110 (26.4%), NNT 9.2, adjusted per study, odds ratio converted to relative risk.
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Ly et al., 21 Aug 2020, retrospective, France, peer-reviewed, mean age 83.0, 21 authors, dosage 200mg tid days 1-10, this trial uses multiple treatments in the treatment arm (combined with AZ) - results of individual treatments may vary.