COVID-19 PEP Study

COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 PEP Study prioritizes participant and provider safety and well-being. For current information on COVID-19 and how to protect yourself, visit the following resources on COVID-19 from trusted state, national, and international sources.

World Health Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/summary.html

Washington State Department of Health: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus

New York State Department of Health: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

More resources:

COVID-19 PEP Study in the News

Study seeks to interrupt community spread of coronavirus using hydroxychloroquine, NPR (audio clip), June 15, 2020

Controversy over data in hydroxychloroquine COVID-19 study grows, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy,  June 3, 2020

Dr. Miriam Laufer, University of Maryland School of Medicine, interview with Baltimore City Council President Brandon M. Scott, Facebook, June 1, 2020

President Trump’s taking hydroxychloroquine, but what about the rest of us?, TRT World, May 28, 2020

HCQ may be effective against COVID-19, but criticism has hampered testing, The Advocate, May 24, 2020

Amid Hydroxychloroquine Uproar, Real Studies of Drug Are Suffering, NY Times, May 20, 2020

Hydroxychloroquine Debate Interferes With Recruiting Research Volunteers, NPR Morning Edition, May 20, 2020

Local trials under way for anti-malaria drug at center of Trump COVID-19 debate,  KOMONews, May 20, 2020

Testing Possible Therapy to Prevent COVID-19, University of Maryland Baltimore news, April 28, 2020

President Trump is wrong in so many ways about hydroxychloroquine studies. Here are the facts, CNN, April 11, 2020

Drugs touted by Trump, blood from recovered patients: Seattle scientists seek coronavirus cures, The Seattle Times, March 30, 2020

Seattle researchers to study malaria drug treatment of coronavirus, KUOW, March 30, 2020

Can hydroxychloroquine stop community transmission of COVID-19? The UW Daily, April 8, 2020

Researchers at UW start testing hydroxychloroquine to stop spread of COVID-19, KIRO 7, March 31, 2020

FDA Issues Emergency Authorization to Treat COVID-19 With Malaria Drugs, EcoWatch, April 2,020

Can hydroxychloroquine prevent COVID-19? Study aims to find answers, Fox News, March 31, 2020 

Univ. of Washington studies antimalarial drug’s use to head off COVID-19, with Gates Foundation’s aid, GeekWire March 30, 2020

Catching Up On Cutting Edge Covoid-19 Research a South African Doctor is Involved With in the USA,The Eusebius McKaiser Show(podcast), April 29, 2020