Skip to comments.Treatment with Hydroxychloroquine Cut Death Rate Significantly in COVID-19 Patients, Henry Ford Health System Study Shows
Posted on 07/02/2020 3:33:22 PM PDT by rintintin
DETROIT Treatment with hydroxychloroquine cut the death rate significantly in sick patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and without heart-related side-effects, according to a new study published by Henry Ford Health System.
In a large-scale retrospective analysis of 2,541 patients hospitalized between March 10 and May 2, 2020 across the systems six hospitals, the study found 13% of those treated with hydroxychloroquine alone died compared to 26.4% not treated with hydroxychloroquine. None of the patients had documented serious heart abnormalities; however, patients were monitored for a heart condition routinely pointed to as a reason to avoid the drug as a treatment for COVID-19.
The study was published today in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, the peer-reviewed, open-access online publication of the International Society of Infectious Diseases (ISID.org).
Patients treated with hydroxychloroquine at Henry Ford met specific protocol criteria as outlined by the hospital systems Division of Infectious Diseases. The vast majority received the drug soon after admission; 82% within 24 hours and 91% within 48 hours of admission. All patients in the study were 18 or over with a median age of 64 years; 51% were men and 56% African American.
The findings have been highly analyzed and peer-reviewed, said Dr. Marcus Zervos, division head of Infectious Disease for Henry Ford Health System, who co-authored the study with Henry Ford epidemiologist Dr. Samia Arshad. We attribute our findings that differ from other studies to early treatment, and part of a combination of interventions that were done in supportive care of patients, including careful cardiac monitoring. Our dosing also differed from other studies not showing a benefit of the drug. And other studies are either not peer reviewed, have limited numbers of patients, different patient populations or other differences from our patients.
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Oh no Liberals, your anti-science gambit is being disproved around the world!
anecdotal! oh, wait...
Hey, who are we to believe, Chris Cuomo saying, The president knows that hydroxychloroquine is not supported by science or a major medical systems large study?
HCQ is prescribed for many other things.
Why don’t they just check the databases to see if anyone taking it got COVID
Survivors need to sue the governors or other authorities who forbade the use of this drug.
Henry Ford Health System in Michigan is one of the most respected providers in the country.
I expect the fraud fauci and his big pharma friends at Johns Hopkins, etc to poo poo this quickly.... they need to sell the chinese virus and keep us in panic to sell their high-priced vaccine and make big $$$.
Read an article the other day about former Oakland Athletics manager Art Howe’s bout with covid. Howe credited going on hydroxychloroquine as turning point for his recovery.
Such insanity that so much of the medical establishment reflexively sought to discredit a helpful treatment in order to bash Donald Trump.
The truth starts coming out.
And in order to assist big pharma
Facui and the rest are gas-lighting us. We knew it and this confirme it. Stay tough, everyone. If nothing else, pull for Trump and every consevative (or Republican if you must) in the closing primaries and in the General.
Over at the NIH, the consensus of scientists is that HCQ does not work and is extremely dangerous. Fully 100% of the corporate media say so.
It’s settled science.
There was no need for further research by science deniers.
excerpt: The study also found those treated with azithromycin alone or a combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin also fared slightly better than those not treated with the drugs, according to the Henry Ford data.
don’t see zinc mentioned.
Rintintin - “Hey, who are we to believe, Chris Cuomo saying, The president knows that hydroxychloroquine is not supported by science or a major medical systems large study?”
I think you’ve got to go with Cuomo. As far as I can tell he is rarely dead wrong in his pronouncements more than 10 or 15 times a day.
You mean they might be keeping it a secret?
Yes but it doesn’t cost 3000 per treatment. How ar the backers going to get rich?
Cutting the deathrate with HCL is unconscionable, maybe even treasonous. Trump said it would help. All those people whose lives it saves are scum and should be canceled forthwith.
Currently, the drug should be used only in hospitalized patients with appropriate monitoring, and as part of study protocols, in accordance with all relevant federal regulations, Dr. Zervos said.
Egads, Doctor! Save your sick patients by using the combination.
But it won't appear in the American Press and is actively opposed.
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