CNN Admits New Study Shows Hydroxychloroquine Has ‘Helped Coronavirus Patients Survive Better’

OPINION | This article contains political commentary which reflects the author's opinion.

WE FREAKING TOLD YOU SO. THOUSANDS OF DOCTORS TOLD YOU SO. TRUMP TOLD YOU SO.

CNN is reporting that a “SURPRISING” new study proved something we have been telling you from the beginning. The antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine helped patients to survive hospitalization.

Well, lah dee freakin’ dah. CNN spent the last four months telling us that if we took hydroxychloroquine we would surely die. They used this to make fun of Trump’s intelligence. A long-time Democrat donor tried to pin her murdering her husband on Trump’s touting of the drug.

The CNN report says that a study conducted at Michigan’s Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) said, “Of the 2,541 hospitalized patients [the study] found that those given hydroxychloroquine were much less likely to die.”

We told you so.

From the same report, Dr. Marcus Zervous (head of infectious disease for HFHS) said that only 13% of COVID+ patients who took hydroxychloroquine died compared to the 26% of patients who died without the drug.

The study results:

Of 2,541 patients, with a median total hospitalization time of 6 days (IQR: 4-10 days), median age was 64 years (IQR:53-76 years), 51% male, 56% African American, with median time to follow-up of 28.5 days (IQR:3-53). Overall in-hospital mortality was 18.1% (95% CI:16.6%-19.7%); by treatment: hydroxychloroquine + azithromycin, 157/783 (20.1% [95% CI: 17.3%-23.0%]), hydroxychloroquine alone, 162/1202 (13.5% [95% CI: 11.6%-15.5%]), azithromycin alone, 33/147 (22.4% [95% CI: 16.0%-30.1%]), and neither drug, 108/409 (26.4% [95% CI: 22.2%-31.0%])​. Primary cause of mortality was respiratory failure (88%); no patient had documented torsades de pointes. From Cox regression modeling, predictors of mortality were age>65 years (HR:2.6 [95% CI:1.9-3.3]), white race (HR:1.7 [95% CI:1.4-2.1]), CKD (HR:1.7 [95%CI:1.4-2.1]), reduced O2 saturation level on admission (HR:1.5 [95%CI:1.1-2.1]), and ventilator use during admission (HR: 2.2 [95%CI:1.4-3.3]). Hydroxychloroquine provided a 66% hazard ratio reduction, and hydroxychloroquine + azithromycin 71% compared to neither treatment (p < 0.001).

 

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Mortality Rates:

  • Hydroxychloroquine:13.5%
  • Hydroxychloroquine + azithromycin: 20.1%
  • Azithromycin: 22.4%
  • Neither Drug: 26.4%

This was a political hit job, and publications like CNN should be held accountable for their constant false reporting.

Moral of the story:
CNN IS A TRASH PUBLICATION THAT IS AN ACTIVE PROPAGANDA ARM FOR THE DNC.
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