American Medical Association reverses earlier statement against HCQ to treat coronavirus infections

The American Medical Association (AMA) has reversed its initial stance against hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to treat COVID-19. The association’s reversal now permits physicians to prescribe the medicine at their discretion to address coronavirus infections. Previously, the association dissuaded its member physicians from recommending the drug to their patients with COVID-19. A recent AMA memorandum released Oct. 30 made the reversal … Continue reading American Medical Association reverses earlier statement against HCQ to treat coronavirus infections

Hospitalizations drop by 84% in patients treated with HCQ, study shows

A study that will soon be published in the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents found that a treatment using hydroxychloroquine significantly lowered hospitalizations and mortality rates in coronavirus patients. The study compared two groups of people. The first was a group of 141 patients who had been diagnosed with COVID-19 and were treated with a three-drug cocktail … Continue reading Hospitalizations drop by 84% in patients treated with HCQ, study shows

Study claims hydroxychloroquine doesn’t work against coronavirus, but it intentionally left out zinc

A new study claims that the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, which was touted by President Donald Trump as an effective remedy for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), does not work as claimed. But there is just one problem: The study intentionally left out zinc, which is supposed to go along with it. Funded with grants from the National Institutes … Continue reading Study claims hydroxychloroquine doesn’t work against coronavirus, but it intentionally left out zinc