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Another Study Claims Hydroxychloroquine Can Fight COVID-19

A new study is claiming that a cocktail of the mineral zinc, the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, and the antibiotic azithromycin lead to fewer hospitalizations and deaths in patients with COVID-19.  Of 518 COVID-19 patients who were not hospitalized, 2.8% of those who were treated with the combination therapy were hospitalized…

Can Convalescent Plasma Treat COVID-19 Patients?

One of the most promising treatments for COVID-19 is convalescent plasma, a component of blood. People who have been infected with the virus and are now healthy have developed COVID-19-fighting antibodies, which, the theory is, can be given to people currently sick with COVID-19 so that those antibodies can boost…

Why Hydroxychloroquine Isn’t a Pandemic Panacea

As the numbers of those infected by COVID-19 continue to mount, there are growing calls to use untested treatments. Doctors are using existing drugs and “repurposing” them to treat coronavirus patients in the hope it will heal them

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