Studies have pointed out the ineffectiveness and the risks of the “Raoult protocol”, its prescription is now prohibited against Covid. L’Express picks up the thread of three months of controversy.
Not only does hydroxychloroquine provide no benefit to Covid-19 sufferers, it may even be harmful to them. Here is the conclusion of a vast study published in the scientific journal The Lancet May 22. The Minister of Health Olivier Véran immediately asked the High Council for Public Health to revise the rules for prescribing this treatment, which was currently authorized in France in the context of clinical trials and for severely ill patients and hospitalized. This Wednesday, the government repealed the derogations authorizing the prescription of hydroxychloroquine against Covid-19 in hospitals in France, excluding clinical trials. This decision follows an unfavorable opinion from the High Council for Public Health. For its part, the WHO has announced that it will temporarily suspend the clinical trial conducted under its aegis with this molecule. Will this be enough to put an end to the controversy that has been going on for months, even though the interest of this remedy promoted by the Marseillais Didier Raoult had in reality never been demonstrated? Perhaps, even if the supporters of the now famous professor have been unleashed ever since, on social networks and in the media.
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