“It’s pretty much a waste of time” – Norman Swan
Turns out “pretty much” is not a technical term. The drug cuts the COVID-19 death rate by half:
(CNN) – A surprising new study found that the controversial antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine helped patients better survive in the hospital.
A team at Henry Ford Health System in Southeast Michigan said Thursday its study of 2,541 hospitalized patients found that those given hydroxychloroquine were much less likely to die.
Dr. Marcus Zervos, division head of infectious disease for Henry Ford Health System, said 26% of those not given hydroxychloroquine died, compared to 13% of those who got the drug. The team looked back at everyone treated in the hospital system since the first patient in March…
It’s a surprising finding because several other studies have found no benefit from hydroxychloroquine, a drug originally developed to treat and prevent malaria. President Donald Trump touted the drug heavily…
Hey, Norman: real scientists conduct research. They don’t lazily bloviate to win cheers from the ABC canteen.
UPDATE: Lying scum journalists very probably killed thousands of people because their Get Trump mental illness derailed hydroxychloroquine for months:
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