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April 06, 2020

Michigan State Democrat Representative Wins Her Fight Against the Chinese Flu; Credits Hydroxychloroquine and... Donald Trump

Quick, media, censor her for spreading Dangerously True Information.

And then doxx her.

A Democratic state representative from Detroit is crediting hydroxychloroquine -- and Republican President Donald Trump who touted the drug -- for saving her in her battle with the coronavirus.

State Rep. Karen Whitsett, who learned Monday she has tested positive for COVID-19, said she started taking hydroxychloroquine on March 31, prescribed by her doctor, after both she and her husband sought treatment for a range of symptoms on March 18.

"It was less than two hours" before she started to feel relief, said Whitsett, who had experienced shortness of breath, swollen lymph nodes, and what felt like a sinus infection. She is still experiencing headaches, she said.

...

Trump, at his daily coronavirus briefings, has repeatedly touted the drug in combination with the antibiotic azithromycin, despite criticism from health professionals that it is unproven and potentially dangerous. There have also been complaints that Trump's remarks have resulted in a shortage of the drug for those people who normally use it for its recommended purposes.

But Whitsett said Trump's comments helped in her case.

"It has a lot to do with the president ... bringing it up," Whitsett said. "He is the only person who has the power to make it a priority."

Asked if she thinks Trump may have saved her life, Whitsett said: "Yes, I do," and "I do thank him for that."

By the way, Whitsett was already familiar with HCQ, because she takes it for lupus. But she credits Trump for suggesting to her that it could be useful against coronavirus.

Quite a few doctors around the world are reporting success with the HCQ treatment, which is what makes the deranged media's full-on attack on it (and hit pieces on doctors prescribing it) treasonous.


The American Thoracic Society just issued new guidelines supporting the use of HCQ for coronavirus.

The American Thoracic Society issued guidelines Monday that suggest COVID-19 patients with pneumonia get doses of the anti-malaria drug.

"To prescribe hydroxychloroquine (or chloroquine) to hospitalized patients with COVID-19 pneumonia if all of the following apply: a) shared decision-making is possible, b) data can be collected for interim comparisons of patients who received hydroxychloroquine (or chloroquine) versus those who did not, c) the illness is sufficiently severe to warrant investigational therapy, and d) the drug is not in short supply," the Thoracic Society said.

Oh, and there's a press conference scheduled, which will begin soon. Here's the YouTube link.

I think it was slated for 5pm.


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