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In an abrupt about-face, the Ohio Board of Pharmacy and governor of Minnesota have recently retracted their decisions to ban the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients. As the saying goes, it’s better late than never.
For mostly political reasons, hydroxychloroquine has become a highly controversial drug. Ever since President Trump voiced his support for the drug as a viable treatment for coronavirus, the liberal mainstream media has gone berserk and have done all in their power to discredit hydroxychloroquine.
Keep in mind, the liberal mainstream media are not doctors.
On March 21, President Trump tweeted:
HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE & AZITHROMYCIN, taken together, have a real chance to be one of the biggest game changers in the history of medicine. The FDA has moved mountains – Thank You! Hopefully they will BOTH (H works better with A, International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents)…..— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 21, 2020
“HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE & AZITHROMYCIN, taken together, have a real chance to be one of the biggest game changers in the history of medicine. The FDA has moved mountains – Thank You! Hopefully they will BOTH … be put in use IMMEDIATELY. PEOPLE ARE DYING, MOVE FAST, and GOD BLESS EVERYONE!”
Finally, nearly five months after Trump’s tweet, some state leaders are allowing residents in their states to take a drug that could literally save their lives.
At this point, you may be wondering why this drug has become so controversial. It surely isn’t due to lack of safety, even if the mainstream liberal media says so. In fact, hydroxychloroquine has been approved for more than 65 years. It is commonly used to treat diseases such as arthritis, lupus, and other autoimmune diseases.
Despite the misgivings of mainstream media morons, who have no idea what they are talking about, hydroxychloroquine is an off-patent drug that is affordable, accessible, and could make a huge difference in the fight against coronavirus.
Here is a pointed question for the media hypocrites who decry hydroxychloroquine: How many Americans need to die before safe and viable treatments, such as hydroxychloroquine, are made widely available?
As of now, anyone who questions the mainstream liberal media’s narrative regarding coronavirus or potential treatments is heavily criticized. Unfortunately, even medical experts who have no political skin in the game are put on the chopping block if they offer a counter viewpoint.