1. Rosemary B Rosemary B United States says:

    Why are news outlets "reporting" that HCQ and CQ are ineffective?
    I am baffled. I gather the information they are claiming is truth is that the treatment has not been effective on hospitalized severely ill patients.

    Here is the conclusion from NEJM. It seems clear as day that people who are high risk, on the line care workers have benefited quite substantially to the regimen
    Both chloroquine and the derivative molecule hydroxychloroquine have in vitro activity against SARS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2.2,3 Hydroxychloroquine is thought to impair the terminal glycosylation of the angiotensin-converting–enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptor, which is the binding site for the envelope spike glycoprotein and has been shown to inhibit endolysosome function.2,4 In addition, hydroxychloroquine may have greater in vitro activity against SARS-CoV-2 than chloroquine.3

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