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catsudon

(864 posts)
Tue Mar 24, 2020, 09:46 PM Mar 2020

Nevada Governor Bars Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus Patients

Source: us news and report

The governor’s rule comes a day after a Phoenix-area man died and his wife was in critical condition from taking an additive used to clean fish tanks known as chloroquine phosphate, similar to the drug used to treat malaria.

Read more: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/nevada/articles/2020-03-24/nevada-governor-bars-malaria-drugs-for-coronavirus-patients



this only applies to Nevada as of now
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Nevada Governor Bars Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus Patients (Original Post) catsudon Mar 2020 OP
Excellent news! Until it goes through clinical trials and is proven safe for treatment of CV19, iluvtennis Mar 2020 #1
More dead CountAllVotes Mar 2020 #2
Politicians should not play scientists Midnightwalk Mar 2020 #3
Thanks to my Governor! Brainfodder Mar 2020 #4
I must write Gov. Newsom to ask he do this in CA as well. My wife uses hydroxychloroquine for RA... Journeyman Mar 2020 #5
Doctors are writing prescriptions to themselves and hording it. SunSeeker Mar 2020 #6
I've heard of this. I heard too that hospitals are hoarding. It's gotten so bad . . . Journeyman Mar 2020 #7
That's immoral burrowowl Mar 2020 #9
Mean tweet to follow. gibraltar72 Mar 2020 #8
Smart move! Initech Mar 2020 #10
Good news. Thank you, catsudon. n/t Judi Lynn Mar 2020 #11
Ap erroneously reported this scipan Mar 2020 #12
Thank you governor Sisolak! ffr Mar 2020 #13

iluvtennis

(20,195 posts)
1. Excellent news! Until it goes through clinical trials and is proven safe for treatment of CV19,
Tue Mar 24, 2020, 09:52 PM
Mar 2020

it shouldn't be used.

Midnightwalk

(3,131 posts)
3. Politicians should not play scientists
Tue Mar 24, 2020, 09:58 PM
Mar 2020

What do the experts say?

Trump shouldn’t have been an idiot and those arizonans shouldn’t have sort of listened and taken something similar.

I have no idea but if the experts see value in trials in controlled setting to manage the dosages shouldn’t that be allowed? Can that be done and still keep snake oil salesmen and goobers from hurting people or themselves?

If there are enough trials going on then more aren’t needed and wait for enough data to be collected considering the urgency.

Again this is the type of guidance the feds should provide. Let states decide ultimately but what is seen as best practice right now? That’s what trump ought to be grilling the cdc on.

Brainfodder

(6,427 posts)
4. Thanks to my Governor!
Tue Mar 24, 2020, 10:05 PM
Mar 2020

I would not volunteer for either of those and glad it can't be done at all.

Way too little to go on and you know damn well there is some $ angle behind
this push.

Journeyman

(15,091 posts)
5. I must write Gov. Newsom to ask he do this in CA as well. My wife uses hydroxychloroquine for RA...
Tue Mar 24, 2020, 10:17 PM
Mar 2020

and her supply grows smaller each day with little sign she'll be able to get her prescription renewed.

Journeyman

(15,091 posts)
7. I've heard of this. I heard too that hospitals are hoarding. It's gotten so bad . . .
Tue Mar 24, 2020, 10:39 PM
Mar 2020

I understand Bayer in Germany had to send the FDA 3 million units to ensure it will have enough on hand for its testing against CV19.

ffr

(22,816 posts)
13. Thank you governor Sisolak!
Thu Mar 26, 2020, 05:56 PM
Mar 2020

Thank goodness we have you and not that twerp Sandavol.

We're behind you 100%.

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