Stories tagged: "hydroxychloroquine"


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Lupus Patients Who Rely on Hydroxychloroquine Worry About Trump’s Comments

Hydroxychloroquine can prevent lupus flares and increase long-term survival of patients with the disease. Without it, however, lupus patients stand to endure more pain and suffering.

FILE - This Tuesday, April 7, 2020 file photo shows a bottle of hydroxychloroquine tablets in Texas City, Texas. On Friday, April 24, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned doctors against prescribing the malaria drug to treat COVID-19 outside of hospitals or research settings. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Whistleblower: I Was Fired Over Warnings About Hydroxychloroquine

Dr. Rick Bright alleges he was reassigned to a lesser role because he resisted political pressure to allow widespread use of hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug favored by President Trump.

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Trump Called Hydroxychloroquine a ‘Game Changer.’ A Study Found It Led to More Deaths.

In a nationwide study of 368 patients in U.S. veterans hospitals, 28% who received hydroxychloroquine and usual care died, versus 11% of those getting only routine care.