Hydroxychloroquine lowers COVID-19 death rate, Henry Ford Health study finds

BY Herschel Smith
3 years, 10 months ago

Detroit News.

A Henry Ford Health System study shows the controversial anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine helps lower the death rate of COVID-19 patients, the Detroit-based health system said Thursday.

Officials with the Michigan health system said the study found the drug “significantly” decreased the death rate of patients involved in the analysis.

The study analyzed 2,541 patients hospitalized among the system’s six hospitals between March 10 and May 2 and found 13% of those treated with hydroxychloroquine died while 26% of those who did not receive the drug died.

Among all patients in the study, there was an overall in-hospital mortality rate of 18%, and many who died had underlying conditions that put them at greater risk, according to Henry Ford Health System. Globally, the mortality rate for hospitalized patients is between 10% and 30%, and it’s 58% among those in the intensive care unit or on a ventilator.

“As doctors and scientists, we look to the data for insight,” said Steven Kalkanis, CEO of the Henry Ford Medical Group. “And the data here is clear that there was a benefit to using the drug as a treatment for sick, hospitalized patients.”

The study, published in the International Society of Infectious Disease, found patients did not suffer heart-related side effects from the drug.

Patients with a median age of 64 were among those analyzed, with 51% men and 56% African American. Roughly 82% of the patients began receiving hydroxychloroquine within 24 hours and 91% within 48 hours, a factor Dr. Marcus Zervos identified as a potential key to the medication’s success.

“We attribute our findings that differ from other studies to early treatment, and part of a combination of interventions that were done in supportive care of patients, including careful cardiac monitoring,” said Zervos, division head of infectious disease for the health system who conducted the study with epidemiologist Dr. Samia Arshad.

Other studies, Zervos noted, included different populations or were not peer-reviewed.

“Our dosing also differed from other studies not showing a benefit of the drug,” he said. “We also found that using steroids early in the infection associated with a reduction in mortality.”

This is good news, it’s safe and effective, as I told you all along.  Actually, I learned it from the NIH themselves.  They only switched position when they found out they could make money for big pharma and extend the life of the virus to cause panic and dissatisfaction with the government.


Comments

  1. On July 3, 2020 at 6:54 am, Fr. John+ said:

    One of the other lines of treatment with this drug, is MASSIVE intravenous VITAMIN C.

    This is the drug combo that seems to work best. It has been out there and known since at least FEBRUARY, and now it’s July, for crying out loud.

    And Bill Gates is a bastard, and his entire fortune should be confiscated, and himself imprisoned, for his ‘crimes against humanity’ in trying to develop a ‘vaccine’ that merely is a TRACKING DEVICE, and little more- apart from either a sterilizant or an abortifacient.

    “The engineered pandemic has provided the power structure the premise to implement global societal lockdown. Does our government believe it has the right to compulsory vaccinate populations? Will Americans go blindly along with the many agendas that are clearly being carried out by those in power? The Covid-19 crisis has completely eclipsed unfolding planetary ecological collapse, how much longer can we continue on the current course? We must face the gathering storm head on, continued societal complacency will only ensure our near term common demise. All are needed in the critical battle to wake populations to what is coming, we must make every day count. Share credible data from a credible source, make your voice heard. Awareness raising efforts can be carried out from your own home computer.” -Dane Wigington

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5VGQHdYvZo
    LISTEN TO THIS – SERIOUSLY!

  2. On July 4, 2020 at 10:35 am, penses said:

    “What we get today is rote thoughtless talking points babbled by people with the intellectual depth and penetrating insight of a murky unflushed toilet.”

    And the murkiest potty brained deep state tool in the country has official endorsed the Gate’s “vaccine.” Trump has jumped on the Global Vaccine Alliance bandwagon. “Global Vaccine Alliance operates with great transparency…we’re going to all take care of it together. It’s great to be partnering with you, we will work hard, we will work strong…let’s get the answer.” There is no “answer” because a virus morphs to fast to contain. That is why most people who get flu shots get sick anyway. Duh.

    There is no transparency in the Bill Gates foundation or Big Pharma. Trump, after appointing fake scientists that have run the country into the ground economically, has doubled down and appointed a Big Pharma Exec to head operation warp speed. The Fox’s have been put in charge of the hen house.

    Trump is lying when he says unemployment is 11%. The government always fudges the numbers. The reason the stock market has gone up is because the big box stores have adjusted to the lockdowns by changing their infrastructure and marketing models faster then expected. This is only temporary. The supply chains are broken. One small business will have empty shelves for lack of delivery’s while across town another will be full. Eventually the big box stores will not be able to keep pace and will see their stock disappearing. And truck drivers are balking at going into the states with commie governments for fear of their lives. This will only accelerate the shortages.

    Trump continues to sell out and backstab his base. Now he has gone from real estate tycoon to failed President to Snake Oil salesman all in less than one term. “Git ya’ poison right here, guaranteed to cure whut ails ya’.” Gates is shooting for 7 billion in collateral damage. Every day the world economy is shut down because of the fake flu he gets closer to that goal.

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