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The Hydroxychloroquine debacle: Why are Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Playing doctor on social media platforms?
The Hill ^ | 07/30/2020 | Liz Peek

Posted on 07/30/2020 11:19:52 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

In the past few days, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have removed from their sites a video in which a group of doctors endorse the use of hydroxychloroquine, in combination with the antibiotic Zithromax and zinc, as an effective treatment for early stage COVID-19. The social media platforms claim the doctors' message violated their policies against publishing what CNN described as "false and dubious claims."

Why are these social media giants deciding what treatments work or don't work? How do they know whether claims of hydroxychloroquine's effectiveness are true or false?

Before taking down the Breitbart News-posted video, it had garnered 14 million views on Facebook and 40,000 on YouTube. Among others retweeting it was President Trump, who famously has taken hydroxychloroquine as a prophylactic measure and been lambasted by the media for his confidence in the medication.

To many, this appears to be just the latest effort by liberals in various media to refute that the anti-malarial medicine, in combination with other drugs, has helped save lives - simply because they don't like Trump.

While that might be dismissed as "just politics," the larger issue that should concern us all is whether social media sites alone should decide what we can and can't read, view or hear - and where allowing them to do so will ultimately lead.

CNN scorned the people behind the presentation, describing them as "a group of people wearing white lab coats calling themselves 'America's Frontline Doctors.'" The CNN reporter especially derides one speaker "who identifies herself as a doctor" as saying masks are not necessary, and claiming recent studies debunking hydroxychloroquine are "fake science" sponsored by "fake pharma companies."

(Excerpt) Read more at msn.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2020election; aliendna; covid19; demonsemen; dnctalkingpoint; dnctalkingpoints; election2020; hydroxychloroquine; mediawingofthednc; partisanmediashills; presstitutes; smearmachine; socialmedia
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1 posted on 07/30/2020 11:19:52 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: Mrs. Don-o; tellw; Huskrrrr; Jane Long; Freedom'sWorthIt; Freedom56v2

Ping as per your request


2 posted on 07/30/2020 11:20:23 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

This latest round of big tech censorship is virtual proof that hydroxychloroquine is a cure for this Chinese virus.


3 posted on 07/30/2020 11:22:36 AM PDT by reasonisfaith (What are the implications if the Resurrection of Christ is a true event in history?)
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To: SeekAndFind
According to the AAPS's general counsel, "The mortality rate from COVID-19 in countries that allow access to HCQ is only one-tenth the mortality rate in countries where there is interference with this medication, such as the United States."

We can't have that now can we? Ban the cure so more people die and the Democrats win. ?
4 posted on 07/30/2020 11:24:49 AM PDT by eyeamok
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To: SeekAndFind

In a word, MONEY....lots of $$$

You want to see some brown stains in the shorts of BIG Pharma...?

Someone should do a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of the Covid-19 drug cocktail regimen (HCQ + Zinc sulphate + the antibiotic Zithromax) on patients with Influenza...

Earlier trials with Chlorquine ALONE show activity in vitro (test tube virus culture) but not in vivo (human clinical testing)...

The Lancet: VOLUME 11, ISSUE 9, P677-683, SEPTEMBER 01, 2011

There is huge $$$ in testing, vaccination, and treatment of Human Influenza!

And, there will be even more huge $$$ with Covid-19.

Do you see why the Big Pharma, Big Government, Big Media conglomerate is so afraid of HCQ...

We already know it works well for Malaria, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and now Covid-19...

Why not Human Influenza...the FLU????

No patents, Low cost, No BIG profits!


5 posted on 07/30/2020 11:25:34 AM PDT by MCEscherHammer
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To: SeekAndFind

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6 posted on 07/30/2020 11:26:02 AM PDT by Mount Athos
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To: SeekAndFind

Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube are practicing medicine without a license!!!!

They should be prosecuted for this crime!!!!


7 posted on 07/30/2020 11:26:44 AM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Stop this pandemic by making HCQ and Zinc Sulfate over the counter drugs. This would take Big Pharma and drug lobbyists out of the equation and end the pandemic.


8 posted on 07/30/2020 11:27:16 AM PDT by chopperk
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To: SeekAndFind

Can they be charged with practicing medicine without a license?


9 posted on 07/30/2020 11:28:49 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog (Patrick Henry would have been an anti-vaxxer)
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To: SeekAndFind
It is quite simple. The Dem attack plans have failed. No Collusion, no impeachment, and the economy was on track. Now they HAVE to keep the Wuhan flu going because they have nothing left.

Cant have a simple treatment regimen out there that the sheeple can used to ward off the flu. No, we have to have a panic so we can blame Trump .... because nothing else has worked. Got to shut it down, shut it ALL down so America can see just how bad Trump is.

Only, that is not working out so well either. The virus has not been so deadly. Yes there are those who are susceptible and there are populations that have a high infection / mortality rate, but much of those populations have either died, already been infected and have immunity or are sufficiently protected in isolation. That does not play well over at the DNC. They have to have Americans in a state of panic so that they can implement the socialist utopia.

This flu will be an issue until the November election. Then watch how fast it leaves the news cycles and the American mindset. It will become another part of the annual flue season.

10 posted on 07/30/2020 11:32:25 AM PDT by taxcontrol (Stupid should hurt - Dad's wisdom)
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Why are these social media giants deciding what treatments work or don’t work?
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I studied Rocket Science so I can easily answer that question:

They do it because it will help Joe Biden and hurt Trump in the upcoming Election.

Actually you probably don’t need to know much about Rocket Science to answer that question - since it explains everything these SM giants do.


11 posted on 07/30/2020 11:35:13 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (Ted, you finally endorsed.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I encourage everyone to keep posting links to the Simone Gold’s White Coat Summit videos-—

Part One-—
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKbQbcInHnA

Part Two—
https://www.bitchute.com/video/2tgb7es1VtJh/

I have watched all six hours of the video. My two main takeaways from the videos.
1. The HCQ++ Cocktail needs to be given early as soon as a vulnerable person tests positive.
2. The Medical Doctors are being pressured by their State Medical Boards to not advocate for HCQ’s use.


12 posted on 07/30/2020 11:38:20 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: reasonisfaith

“””This latest round of big tech censorship is virtual proof that hydroxychloroquine is a cure for this Chinese virus.”””


This latest round of TOTALITARIAN TECHNOCRAT censorship is virtual proof that hydroxychloroquine is a cure for this Chinese virus.


13 posted on 07/30/2020 11:39:57 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: SeekAndFind

Two words; Big Pharma.....Just follow the money.


14 posted on 07/30/2020 11:42:42 AM PDT by chopperk
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To: MCEscherHammer

Correct. As always, follow the money.


15 posted on 07/30/2020 11:45:00 AM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: SeekAndFind

They’re not playing doctor ... they’re playing politics. It’s an election year ... Trump has touted the drug ... therefore, the left will do anything and everything to make sure the drug is ignored or debunked so they can make Trump look bad.

The left would cut off their noses if Trump said something good about said noses.


16 posted on 07/30/2020 11:45:14 AM PDT by al_c (Democrats: Party over Common Sense)
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To: Presbyterian Reporter

MONEY MAKES THE WORLD GO AROUND-——

What is the money connection for those who are opposing HCQ + +?

How much money is BIG PHARMA donating to politicians?

How much money is BIG PHARMA giving to the ‘so-called’ experts to fund their various research?

How much money is BIG PHARMA spending for advertising their very expensive drugs on TV?

How much money is BIG PHARMA giving as kickbacks to the Doctors who prescribe expensive new drugs when the proven generics work just as well?

The world will not go around very well when——

You can buy 90 pills of 200 mg HCQ at GoodRX for $25.23.

https://www.goodrx.com/hydroxychloroquine?dosage=200mg&form=tablet&label_override=hydroxychloroquine&quantity=90


17 posted on 07/30/2020 11:46:19 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: SeekAndFind

Because they hate Trump and are willing to break the law and get people killed to express their hatred.


18 posted on 07/30/2020 11:56:17 AM PDT by I want the USA back (BLM is a violent marxist movement designed to overthrow the US constitutional form of government.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Why are Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Playing doctor on social media platforms?

Because there are THAT many FB, Twitter and You Tube viewers who will believe them.


19 posted on 07/30/2020 12:00:58 PM PDT by SMARTY (Freedom from effort in the present means effort has been stored up, in the past. T Roosevelt)
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20 posted on 07/30/2020 12:04:48 PM PDT by conservativeimage.com (When you realize world leaders are continuing Charles Mansons HELTER SKELTER)
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