WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial for coronavirus amid safety fears | World news | The Guardian
Malaria drug taken by Trump could raise risk of death and heart problems, study shows
A decisão tomada parece que foi baseada num um único paper com dados aldrabados:
A health data firm making extraordinary claims about its data
Surgisphere, a tiny startup that claims to be providing large real world data for scientific health studies, is probably fabricating data at scale.
Questions raised over hydroxychloroquine study which caused WHO to halt trials for Covid-19 | Science | The Guardian
Exclusive: Australian researchers query origin of data used for Lancet study, but stress there is no evidence drug is a safe or effective treatment
E depois os testemunhos dos médicos no terreno com pacientes reais de covid:
AAPS Letter Asking Gov. Ducey to Rescind Executive Order concerning hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 - AAPS | Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
April 27, 2020 The Honorable Doug Ducey1700 West Washington St.Phoenix, AZ 85007 Dear Governor Ducey: This concerns your Executive Order forbidding prophylactic use of chloroquine (CQ) or hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) unless peer-reviewed evidence becomes available. Attached and posted here (https://bit.ly/cqhcqresearch) is a summary of peer-reviewed evidence, indexed in PubMed, concerning the use of CQ and HCQ […]
Foi feita também uma poll em vários países dos tratamentos a serem usados pelos médicos:
Access insights from over 6200 doctors across 30 countries on treatment patterns, outbreak peaks, the effectiveness of government and much more.
Razões para este descrédito da droga?
A look into the world of 'politicized medicine' in the age of COVID-19
The past two months have seen a battle fought out in the media over which drugs might work for coronavirus. Two divergent views have emerged of one candidate, a long-used malaria pill called hydroxychloroquine. President Trump touted it early on after small studies in China and France showed positive results, and frontline doctors reported they have had success when administering it to sick patients early after their symptoms manifest.
O editor do jornal Lancelet onde foi publicado o estudo:
A própia Who lista no seu documento o medicamento , List of Essential Medicines
Parece-me que os interesses monetários falam sempre mais alto, droga que não tem patente é largada em favor de outros que poderão ter maior retorno.. e por outro lado, politizar a droga contra o Trump, quer tenha utilidade ou não, porque tudo o que trump faz ou diz tem de tar obrigatoriamente errado.