The Politicus

Create | Share | Influence

Still no national testing strategy as mask-free Trump tries to wipe away all federal regulations

3 min read
EYbl9gnXYAELyjx.jpg

The chaos continues as we’re only just beginning the scorched earth campaign on the way to the bunker. 167 days to go. 

Very old, Almost dead.

2/ This appears to be a reference to a non-peer-reviewed study by the VA that showed increased mortality with use of the drug but also noted “the importance of awaiting the results of ongoing prospective, randomized, controlled studies before widespread adoption of these drugs.” 
3/ Per Physicians Weekly, those in the study were around age 70 and “patients with more severe disease were more likely to be prescribed either HC alone or in combination with AZ.” (azithromycin)
google.com/amp/s/www.phys… 
4/ I have no idea why he considers the VA study to be a “Trump enemy statement” beyond the fact that the study had a conclusion that he didn’t like. I’ve asked the White House for an explanation. 
5/ Related: “FDA cautions against use of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine for COVID-19 outside of the hospital setting or a clinical trial due to risk of heart rhythm problems”
6/ Related: NIH “Panel recommends against the use of hydroxychloroquine plus azithromycin for the treatment of COVID-19, except in the context of a clinical trial.” (NIH is now conducting clinical trials)

Subscribe
Notify of
guest

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

The Politicus is a collaborative political community that facilitates content creation directly on the site. Our goal is to make the political conversation accessible to everyone.

Any donations we receive will go into writer outreach. That could be advertising on Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit or person-to-person outreach on College campuses. Please help if you can:

0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x