Articles tagged with: Hydroxychloroquine

CLAIM REVIEWS

Flawed “study” incorrectly claims that countries adopting hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 experienced reduced mortality rates

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Large country-randomized controlled trial in 2.7 billion people shows 79.1% lower death rate in COVID-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine

SOURCE: Anonymous, CovidAnalysis

Published: 17 Aug 2020

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Hydroxychloroquine, alone or in combination with azithromycin, found ineffective for treating COVID-19 in large clinical trials

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“Hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin and zinc cure [COVID-19]”

SOURCE: Facebook users, Facebook

Published: 07 Aug 2020

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Still no evidence that hydroxychloroquine can cure or prevent COVID-19

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“You don’t need masks, there is a cure [for COVID-19] ... It is called hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and Zithromax”

SOURCE: America’s Frontline Doctors , Breitbart

Published: 31 Jul 2020

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No scientific evidence indicates that cannabis can prevent or cure COVID-19 in patients

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“Cannabis is more effective at preventing and treating COVID-19 than hydroxychloroquine”

SOURCE: Tristan Greene, The Next Web

Published: 30 Jun 2020

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To date, no therapy has been proven effective for preventing or treating COVID-19, contrary to claim by Dolores Cahill

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There is no need for social distancing because we have a treatment for COVID-19

SOURCE: Dolores Cahill, The HighWire

Published: 28 May 2020

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Blog posts inaccurately claim that a 2005 NIH study demonstrated the effectiveness of chloroquine treatment against coronavirus infection such as COVID-19

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the NIH researched chloroquine and concluded that it was effective at stopping the SARS coronavirus in its tracks

SOURCE: Bryan Fischer, OneNewsNow

Published: 08 May 2020

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Claim that hydroxychloroquine-azithromycin improves COVID-19 recovery is unsupported at this stage

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By administering hydroxychloroquine combined with azithromycin, they were able to observe an improvement in all cases, except in one patient

SOURCE: Anonymous, Tech Startups

Published: 01 May 2020

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Computing Forever interview with Dolores Cahill contains numerous inaccuracies about COVID-19 and vaccines

— 22 May 2020

This video, first published on 11 May 2020, features an interview between Dave Cullen, also known as Computing Forever on YouTube, and Dolores Cahill, a professor at University Col...

“Plandemic” vignette featuring anti-vaccination activist Judy Mikovits contains numerous false and unsupported claims about COVID-19

— 08 May 2020

This video is the first in a series of vignettes preceding a movie titled “Plandemic”. First published on 5 May 2020, it quickly went viral on Facebook, with more than 2.2 mill...