Monica Malta, PhD ✊🏾✊🏿🌈 🌊 Profile picture
Outspoken Latina, Faculty at @uoftmedicine. Alumni @JohnsHopkinsSPH Team: @500womensci @AcademicChatter #womeninSTEM #Resister #GlobalHealth #genderequality
22 Apr 20
HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE?

Once hailed as a wonder treatment, the antimalarial med doesn’t seem effective

Study was NOT peer-reviewed, but found that MORE patients who received it died vs. standard care

apnews.com/a5077c7227b8eb…

#COVID19 thread, based on @ghn_news
#Hydroxychloroquine
The study analyzed records of male #COVID19 patients at Veterans Administration hospitals noted that 28% of those given #Hydroxychloroquine + usual care died versus 11% of those who received routine care alone

medrxiv.org/content/10.110…
A @ScienceMagazine article explained yesterday that #chloroquine and #Hydroxychloroquine can cause an irregular heart rhythm that can lead to cardiac arrest

sciencemag.org/news/2020/04/a…
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