Skip to comments.Coronavirus: Turkey says hydroxychloroquine dramatically reduces pneumonia cases
Posted on 04/11/2020 10:44:30 AM PDT by Titus-Maximus
Turkey has made significant progress in treating coronavirus patients in the early stages of the disease with the controversial malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, Turkish officials have said.
Turkey had stockpiled one million units of them before the first case appeared in the country, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Tuesday evening in a live broadcast, without specifying the name of the drug.
A senior Turkish official with knowledge of the stockpile told Middle East Eye that the drug was hydroxychloroquine and that it was being sold under the brand name Plaquenil.
Many countries prescribe this drug to intubated patients, Koca said. However, our science board suggested that the drug is really beneficial in the early stages to prevent the spread of the virus in the body.
The health minister reminded viewers that one of the fundamental features of the disease was lung infection.
BTW, the earlier, the better.
Mr. Fauci...I truly believe you are persoanlly responsible for many of the deaths in the USA.
Just produce more HCQ...and get it to the medical world. Screw the nay-sayers....
Oh, now we’re asking thanksgiving dinner about HCQS?
Dr. Fallacy dismisses this as anecdotal in 3... 2... 1...
Turkey is colluding with Trump.
When even Turkey makes sense.
I haven’t trusted him since I learned he was Italian and not Chinese. Not a good reason to distrust, but a starting point. It’s just gotten worse and worse since.
If you said that to a steer, you might get groaned beef...
He has earned every bit of trust you have in him.
when little fauci removes himself from the
recta of hillary and pelosi and gates,
the egomaniac vaccine-imposer WILL NOT LIKE THIS.
So start taking it. Order it from India. Get a truck load and hand it out to your friends. Who cares? If you REALLY want to do this...then do it.
That bad? Even his Mulberry Street accent won’t redeem him.
Had a Trump-hater explain that promoting this drug is giving unauthorized and therefore illegal medical advice, punishable by law. Clearly, the “Turkish officials” here need to be locked up.
Pathetic when I believe a Turkish government official over an American.
I will beg and plead with my primary if I note a fever, dry cough, shortness of air etc. Ill sign a waiver not to hold anyone responsible in the event I have a bad side effect.
Start treatment early, before the immune system overreacts
With the insane comments coming out of Iran, I guess it is at least some kind of good sign that Turkey is still willing to live in the 21st century.
To an extent. This is a secular move. The treatments Iranian clerics are telling people to use are insane
Let me guess, you want months long trial results?
Great, lets hope nobody contracts this virus until then.
Until then do you suggest we take Tylenol and a multivitamin and other supportive care treatments? Yea, that should stop ARDS right in its tracks!
They must not be listening to the troll Hillary buddy Dr. Doom.
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