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HCQ Helps Contain COVID-19 Cases:
New Evidence and a Major Retraction

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Posted By: Judy W., 7/14/2020 9:14:43 AM

Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) — the controversial COVID-19 treatment touted by President Donald Trump — might be gaining new traction in the fight against the Wuhan coronavirus. The latest positive results come from Vadodara, India, where city officials have conducted a major study involving more than 300,000 people, including “health workers and other frontline staff.” Local health official Dr. Devesh Patel told the paper, “It has shown positive results. We have the numbers and not one person has complained of complications. (Snip) While HCQ is no miracle cure, the evidence continues to mount that the drug is a safe and effective treatment or prophylactic measure against COVID-19


Later in the piece several people, including Tom Fitton, point out that many U.S. doctors and other people in the know have been taking HCQ all along while disparaging it for us ordinary mortals.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Clinger 7/14/2020 9:44:21 AM (No. 477854)
FTA: "“There are conflicting studies about the use of HCQ. While initially the US studies rejected it and cited side-effects, European countries backed its prophylactic use." Uh that's because the US studies were bogus and have been exposed as such. Gee wiz, might explain why HCQ appears to be geographically selective.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds 7/14/2020 9:51:26 AM (No. 477863)
The answer is obvious, no one is going to get rich settling HCQ...
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hermoine 7/14/2020 10:08:33 AM (No. 477890)
Need the link to be posted as the link here just takes me back to the L.Com posting.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: justavoter 7/14/2020 10:08:47 AM (No. 477892)
I tried to get my doctor to prescribe HCQ as a prophylactic and he was not allowed. The government has is under tight control. What does that tell you. The doctors should be handing this stuff out like candy but that might just be an end to this panicdemic and we wouldn't want to have that. Nov 4, 2020 HCQ will be available if not mandatory to all that want it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Starboard_side 7/14/2020 10:14:58 AM (No. 477904)
How many people died, unnecessarily, due to the politically charged environment from the Left demanding nothing be deemed positive, or good, if it may help this President? The study that many used to stop allowing the FDA to issue their emergency order allowing doctors to prescribe HCQ has been retracted, thus, should be re-instated immediately.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: pros7767 7/14/2020 10:29:52 AM (No. 477929)
If President Trump never mentioned it, HCQ would have been regularly used, saving people's lives. Shame on the Dems and the media!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: IowaDad 7/14/2020 10:30:39 AM (No. 477932)
As presented, this is a very weak study. We'll have to wait for a formal publication to assess whether it has any value.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 7/14/2020 10:42:21 AM (No. 477949)
The rich folks are wanting to keep the limited supplies of HCQ for themselves, and not "waste it" on all those losers out there in fly over country.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Alecto2 7/14/2020 11:06:08 AM (No. 477970)
The folks with the big, big bucks who bribe our politicians and key bureaucrats needed a good head start and no competition so they could develop and market their major money making pharmaceuticals and vaccines. "All good from God, all evil from man". (Saint Augustine)
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Reply 10 - Posted by: john56 7/14/2020 12:29:59 PM (No. 478045)
Untill a few months ago, HCQ was an unknown, been around for a long time (on the market since the 50s, generic since the late 90s). Unless you were trying not to get malaria, get over it, or had rhematoid arthritis, you probably never even heard of the drug. I actually sold the drug for several years of my pharmaceutical career. For most of those years, it was a drug we didn't promote, but still sold $20-30 million a year (in the late 80s). Some wise guy in the late 80s decided we should get back to promoting it and did well enough to get generic competition. Only major side effect was a rare occurence of macular denegeration after many years of use. Any patient prescribed the drug for long-term RA was instructed to see an eye doctor at the start of treatment and at least annually to monitor any side effects. Basically, it is a drug with a known safety/adverse events profile. In the world of drug side effects, it's pretty benign. And it's relatively cheap. Based on the discount card, 100 of them should run you around $37. Take it with AZT (Z-Pack) and Zinc, both also cheap drugs and you're out $50-$100 tops. Less with insurance plans. Some of the other touted treatments are in the thousands of dollars. I think HCQ and its compadres are a good first-try. Cheap, safe, and with some reports of efficacy. Yeah, we need more studies, but antidotal evidence is about all we have now.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX 7/14/2020 2:33:26 PM (No. 478163)
The Left/MSM is responsible for the deaths of tens of THOUSANDS because they obstructed physicians from prescribing it to their patients despite (or because of) President Trump's assurances of its efficacy, claiming more testing was needed. It was approved as safe decades ago for the treatment of Malaria. Politicians and others involved should be held personally liable by those who lost loved ones and made to give up their personal wealth for their completely political opposition. Many should go to prison!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/14/2020 3:10:20 PM (No. 478211)
OOPS, the results aren't any good because they didn't have 300,001 people. Right Dr. Fakie?
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