Press release on the BLAZE-2 trial at nursing homes showing significantly lower symptomatic COVID-19 with treatment.
Lilly et al., 1/21/2021, Randomized Controlled Trial, USA, North America, preprint, 1 author.
risk of symptomatic case, 57.0% lower, RR 0.43, p < 0.001, treatment 483, control 482, group sizes estimated because they were not supplied.
risk of symptomatic case, 80.0% lower, RR 0.20, p < 0.001, treatment 150, control 149, nursing home residents, group sizes estimated because they were not supplied.
Effect extraction follows pre-specified rules
prioritizing more serious outcomes. For an individual study the most serious
outcome may have a smaller number of events and lower statistical signficance,
however this provides the strongest evidence for the most serious outcomes
when combining the results of many trials.