OPEN The New England journal of medicine | 4 Jun 2020
DR Boulware, MF Pullen, AS Bangdiwala, KA Pastick, SM Lofgren, EC Okafor, CP Skipper, AA Nascene, MR Nicol, M Abassi, NW Engen, MP Cheng, D LaBar, SA Lother, LJ MacKenzie, G Drobot, N Marten, R Zarychanski, LE Kelly, IS Schwartz, EG McDonald, R Rajasingham, TC Lee and KH Hullsiek
Coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) occurs after exposure to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). For persons who are exposed, the standard of care is observation and quarantine. Whether hydroxychloroquine can prevent symptomatic infection after SARS-CoV-2 exposure is unknown.
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