Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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    ‘I’m not scared of losing my licence’– Nigerian-trained US doctor insists chloroquine cures COVID-19

‘I’m not scared of losing my licence’– Nigerian-trained US doctor insists chloroquine cures COVID-19

Stella Immanuel, the Nigerian-trained US doctor who claimed she treated 350 COVID-19 patients, is insisting that chloroquine can cure the disease. Immanuel had come under criticisms after a video where she made the claim went viral. Twitter and Facebook had pulled down the video which they branded as misleading. In an interview with Click2Houston, a news platform in the US, Immanuel said Herman [...]

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    Nigerian doctors reject claim of US colleague on COVID-19 cure

Nigerian doctors reject claim of US colleague on COVID-19 cure

The Guild of Medical Doctors, a body of private medical practitioners in Nigeria, says all claims made by Stella Immanuel should be taken with reservation. Immanuel, a Nigerian-trained doctor based in the United States, had claimed she treated over 350 COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine. She also said there is no need for people to wear face masks as a measure to prevent [...]

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    ‘Hydroxychloroquine cures COVID-19… I treated 350 patients’ — Nigerian-trained US doctor claims

‘Hydroxychloroquine cures COVID-19… I treated 350 patients’ — Nigerian-trained US doctor claims

Stella Immanuel, a Nigerian-trained doctor based in the United States, claims she has treated over 350 COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine. In May, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced the suspension of its solidarity trial of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. The agency cited a study published by The Lancet, which had examined the effects of the use of hydroxychloroquine alone or [...]

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    Finally, WHO stops chloroquine trial

Finally, WHO stops chloroquine trial

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is stopping hydroxychloroquine solidarity trial for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. This comes three days after the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) withdrew its approval for the emergency use of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, saying they may not be effective for the infection. WHO said evidence has shown that hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug, does not reduce the mortality [...]

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    ‘It may not be effective for COVID-19’ — FDA withdraws approval for chloroquine

‘It may not be effective for COVID-19’ — FDA withdraws approval for chloroquine

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it is withdrawing its approval for the emergency use of two anti-malaria drugs for the treatment of COVID-19. The FDA said on Monday that both hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine may not be effective for the infection. In March, the agency had authorised the drugs to be used to treat COVID-19 patients. But in a letter by Denise M. Hinton, its [...]

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    COVID-19: WHO resumes chloroquine trial

COVID-19: WHO resumes chloroquine trial

The World Health Organization says it is resuming hydrochloroquine trial for treatment of COVID-19 patients. [...]

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    COVID-19: WHO suspends chloroquine trial

COVID-19: WHO suspends chloroquine trial

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a "temporary pause" in its solidarity trial on the use of hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19 patients. Tedros Ghebreyesus, the WHO director-general, made the announcement at a media briefing on Monday. He cited the study published by The Lancet, which had examined the effects of the use of hydroxychloroquine alone or when used with a [...]

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    Studies: COVID-19 patients given Trump-touted malaria drug didn’t see significant improvements

Studies: COVID-19 patients given Trump-touted malaria drug didn’t see significant improvements

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    Study finds higher death rate in COVID-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine

Study finds higher death rate in COVID-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine

Some COVID-19 patients who were treated with hydroxychloroquine had higher death rate than those not treated with the anti-malaria drug, according to a new study. The study of 308 patients in the United States found that 97 patients who took hydroxychloroquine had a death rate of 27.8 percent while 158 patients who did not take the drug had an 11.4% death rate. It also found [...]

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    US doctor: How I treated 500 coronavirus patients with anti-malaria drug (video)

US doctor: How I treated 500 coronavirus patients with anti-malaria drug (video)

Vladimir Zelenko, a medical doctor in the United States, has narrated how he treated hundreds of coronavirus patients with anti-malaria drugs with no death recorded. Zelenko, who has been in the news following his claims about the use of hydroxychloroquine in treating the infection, said he has used the drug to treat 450 to 500 patients. In an interview with Rudy Giuliani, [...]

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    FDA approves emergency use of anti-malaria drugs for COVID-19 treatment

FDA approves emergency use of anti-malaria drugs for COVID-19 treatment

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