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    +early HCQ vs -HCQ Analysis from a clever chap
    https://hcqtrial.com/

    "Many countries either adopted or declined early treatment with HCQ, forming a large country-randomized controlled trial.
    2.0 billion people were assigned to the treatment group,…
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    (Quote from THHuxleynew)

    I am confused. If it takes a large randomized study to say it is effective, doesn't it take a randomized study to say it is ineffective?

    I didn't think there was a full large randomized study at all.

    What am I missing?
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    Another observational story... not an RCT but I find the amount of observations that I have been personally involved with (not some internet rumor) but actual first hand, is quite interesting.

    A while back I posted about a friends elderly aunt in Chicago…
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    wasn't that when the swabs needed for the test were in very short supply?
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    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news…ad-everywhere/ar-BB17qNQd

    Japan Acted Like the Virus Had Gone. Now It’s Spread Everywhere.

    a screenshot of a cell phone: Second Surge
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    Thanks for posting this. A good reminder that HCQ/CQ was not just pulled out of thin air as a possible remedy for COVID. The Chinese and South Koreans had good reason to try it early on against COVID. Successfully also. From the…
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    (Quote from Lou Pagnucco)

    CNN? Lol
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    Don't panic. Read what we write. I said deaths/cases not absolute deaths. Please study the Sweden case.
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    Jed,
    Your bias is really showing through. I have attached the actual video of his statements. He is not talking to scientists, he is making a PR appearance. He is talking in general terms and not attempting to be technical. He…
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    https://www.nytimes.com/intera…avirus-brazil-amazon.html

    One of the best written articles I have ever read. Well documented with photos, and aerials. Heart-wrenching account of how the virus has decimated communities along the Amazon River. Started from…
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    I don't think it is fair to compare Asian strain data with Italian strain data.
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    I think it might be the NYC has more elevators, hand rails, subway poles...….
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    Here, I use onion + potatoes for the soup... with a little butter, cheese, pepper and chicken bouillon.
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    (Quote from JedRothwell)

    But the problem is they, like most news outlet, do not broadcast a full range of "experts" but instead select them based on some editor chief's desires. Getting news from only one outlet is not as good as getting an array of…
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    yes, but the Lancet is usually a good "respectable" journal. But, yes, I think the virus will mutate and change and eventually get most people and everywhere. I was seeing (https://www.sciencemag.org/new…it-getting-more-dangerous)…
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    A country level analysis measuring the impact of government actions, country preparedness and socioeconomic factors on COVID-19 mortality and related health outcomes

    https://www.thelancet.com/jour…0(20)30208-X/fulltext#%20

    "However, in our analysis, full…
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    I am still awaiting the production units pouring out of the robotic factors and the support from that one of the top 10 international companies that bought his system.

    I wonder if the pin ball machines are working. And why isn't there a market for the…
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    Scientists identify six different types of coronavirus with increasing severity levels
    https://news.yahoo.com/scienti…rent-types-185531392.html

    yet to be peer-reviewed.
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    Scientists Say Cholesterol Drug Could Clear COVID-19 From Lungs in Days
    https://www.newsmax.com/health…rug/2020/07/16/id/977607/

    cholesterol-lowering drug, fenofibrate, also known as Tricor, starved the virus from its fat sources until it almost…
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    Bad news for vaccines, good news for anti-virals

    Common FDA-approved drug may effectively neutralize virus that causes COVID-19
    -"Ultimately, we want a vaccine, but there are many ways to combat a virus, and as we've seen
    with HIV, with the right…