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UH seeks newly-diagnosed COVID-19 patients for clinical trial of potential treatment

Sign at entrance to John Burns School of Medicine at UH
Source: Hawaii News Now

Honolulu, HAWAII — The University of Hawaii School of Medicine is looking for patients who have recently been diagnosed with COVID-19 for a new clinical trial.

It’s the first clinical trial in Hawaii that seeks to find an effective treatment for coronavirus.

Patients who participate in the trial will be placed on either a placebo or telmisartan, a medication commonly used for blood pressure control.

The university is looking for 40 study participants.

Those interested in joining the study can call Cris Milne at 692-1335 or email

Read more at Hawaii News Now