New studies support hydroxychloroquine treatment for Covid-19
The antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine has shown good results against the Coronavirus in early studies, the AFP reported.
Published: May 12, 2020, 9:09 am
Also, a new paper out of New York suggests combining it with the dietary supplement zinc sulfate could create a more effective treatment. The research by the NYU Grossman School of Medicine was posted on a medical preprint site on Monday. The study coincides with two other positive studies on the drug.
Two major preprints have been published.
Zhong Nanshan, hero of the 2003 SARS outbreak in China and his team: https://t.co/3taAI1tNND
Hospital Central de la Defensa, Madrid: https://t.co/ibXW6akycZ
Both are strongly supporting the use of hydroxychloroquine for treating SARS-COV2
— Didier Raoult (@raoult_didier) May 5, 2020
The largest series of patients on the treatment followed in a single center in the world, is at the IHU in Marseille, showing encouraging results with the administration of a hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin combination before Covid-19 complications occur.
Key figures of the IHU activity since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak.
To our knowledge, this is the largest series of patients followed in a single center in the world. pic.twitter.com/Vs5qshceUW
— Didier Raoult (@raoult_didier) May 4, 2020
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