Re: Some Good News from this morning about Hydroxychloroquine.


William Vellema
 

I don't comment often but always read the emails. I agree that on subject is good.
That would include Fred's political comments. Don't be an ass, Fred.

Bill




On Apr 26, 2020 23:41, "Henry Taylor" <hank008@...> wrote:
Thank you John !!!

On 4/26/20 8:06 PM, Scott Vince wrote:
> Yes please !
>> On Apr 26, 2020, at 19:57, John W. Smith <kc0hsb@...> wrote:
>>
>> Could we please keep this list on its intended topic of amateur radio?
>>
>>
>> John, KC0HSB
>>
>>
>>
>>> On 4/26/2020 6:57 PM, Fred Dittrich wrote:
>>> Tim
>>>
>>> In this e-mail you promote a particular COVID-19 treatment/treatments.
>>> Since you seem to keep up on the subject, what is your advise with
>>> regard to internal use of household disinfectants?
>>>
>>> Fred AE0FD
>>>
>>>
>>> At 10:10 AM 3/30/2020, you wrote:
>>>> CMRA and BCARES brothers and sisters:
>>>>
>>>> I just got this, this morning:
>>>>
>>>> On Sunday night, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an
>>>> emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine,
>>>> drugs often used to treat malaria and recently touted by President
>>>> Donald Trump as a possible “game-changerâ€&#65533; in the fight
>>>> against the China-originated novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.
>>>> The United States Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
>>>> announced in a statement on Sunday that the FDA will allow the drugs
>>>> to be “donated to the Strategic National Stockpile to be
>>>> distributed and prescribed by doctors to hospitalized teen and adult
>>>> patients with COVID-19, as appropriate, when a clinical trial is not
>>>> available or feasible,â€&#65533; a Politico report said.
>>>>
>>>> The statement noted that “Sandoz donated 30 million doses of
>>>> hydroxychloroquine to the stockpile and Bayer donated 1 million doses
>>>> of chloroquine.â€&#65533;
>>>>
>>>> Trump made it clear weeks ago that his administration would work to
>>>> fast-track promising drugs like hydroxychloroquine with the FDA, all
>>>> in an effort to combat COVID-19.
>>>>
>>>> Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is on the same page as
>>>> President Trump when it comes to the popular anti-malaria drugs,
>>>> permitting trials of hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine, and
>>>> azithromycin to commence in his state.
>>>>
>>>> “Let’s see how it works,â€&#65533; Trump said Sunday, with regard
>>>> to the New York trials. “It may. It may not.â€&#65533;
>>>>
>>>> On the same day as the FDA authorization, Novartis Chief Executive
>>>> Vas Narasimhan told a Swiss newspaper that hydroxychloroquine is our
>>>> “Pre-clinical studies in animals as well as the first data from
>>>> clinical studies show that hydroxychloroquine kills the
>>>> coronavirus,â€&#65533;
>>>>
>>>> Narasimhan told Sonntags Zeitung. “We’re working with Swiss
>>>> hospitals on possible treatment protocols for the clinical use of the
>>>> drug, but it’s too early to say anything definitively.â€&#65533;
>>>>
>>>> The French government also cleared a larger pathway for the use of
>>>> chloroquine this weekend, officially sanctioning the drug for certain
>>>> patients infected with the novel virus, The Daily Wire noted biggest
>>>> hope in combating COVID-19.
>>>>
>>>> “The French government has officially sanctioned prescriptions of
>>>> chloroquine to treat certain coronavirus patients,â€&#65533; France
>>>> 24 English reported Saturday.
>>>> “This ensures continued treatment of patients who have been treated
>>>> for several years for a chronic condition with this drug, but also
>>>> allows a temporary authorization to allow certain patients with
>>>> coronavirus to benefit from this therapeutic route,â€&#65533;
>>>> France’s director general of health Jérôme Salomon said.
>>>>
>>>> The move from the French government comes on the heels of infectious
>>>> disease specialist Didier Raoult announcing new clinical results,
>>>> which can be accessed here, that show 78 out of 80 patients treated
>>>> with chloroquine recovered within five days, a report from Trustnodes
>>>> said.
>>>> The five-day recovery time is “considerablyâ€&#65533; faster
>>>> “than the usual 14 days and for some it can go up to 28 days if
>>>> they recover at all,â€&#65533; Trustnodes added.
>>>>
>>>> *******************************************************************
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Tim & Susan Spurgeon" <tims173@...>
>>>> To: "main" <main@CMRA.groups.io>, "main" <main@bcares.groups.io>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:45:33 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: Some Good News
>>>>
>>>> CMRA and BCARES brothers and sisters:
>>>>
>>>> Medical Hope is coming -
>>>>
>>>> For the past couple of weeks, I have been watching efforts to find a
>>>> medical solution to the Wuhan Virus.  First
>>>> on Youtube, then on the news, then it popped up during the Vice
>>>> President's daily update, three days ago.
>>>>
>>>> The French started a human trial, more than two weeks ago, and are
>>>> reporting very positive results.  The study
>>>> is entitled, "Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin (Z-pak) as a
>>>> treatment of Covid-19: results of an open label
>>>> non-randomized clinical trial."  The combination of both drugs
>>>> produces 100 percent cure in five days compared
>>>> to a control group that was still testing positive over the same time
>>>> period.  But the fantastic news is that both
>>>> drugs are already FDA approved, and President Trump is already having
>>>> the FDA evaluate this for Wuhan
>>>> Virus application.  This came up during his press conference, a
>>>> couple of days ago.
>>>>
>>>> Ten thousand units of this drug have already been sent to New York
>>>> city, and they begin using it today.  We should
>>>> start hearing results in about one week.
>>>>
>>>> Hydroxychloroquine has already been used in New Orleans to benefit
>>>> critical cases, and last night Laura
>>>> Ingraham interviewed a doctor that has applied the above mentioned
>>>> drugs to 350 patients.
>>>>
>>>> Hydroxychloroquine is an anti-malarial drug, developed after WW-II,
>>>> and it and Azithromycin are cheap,
>>>> off patent drugs, whose efficacy and side effects are well know
>>>>
>>>> So, "keep the faith."  Good news is coming soon, and we are going to
>>>> beat this pandemic.
>>>>
>>>> 73
>>>>
>>>> Tim (W0TES)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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