Bad Medicine Is Worse Than No Medicine
By Starane Shepherd, About The Author S, M.D., Is An Assistant Professor Of Neurology, Neurocritical Care Physician At Rush University Medical Center, In Chicago. He Is A Public Voices Fellow Through
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There are several ongoing clinical trials evaluating its effectiveness in both outpatient and inpatient settings, in both the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 infection. A recent clinical trial was stopped early because of an elevated number of deaths in hospitalized patients receiving high doses of the medicine in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 infection. The National Institutes of Health reports current clinical trials have studied up to a 10-day course of treatment in patients with COVID-19 infection. As with any vaccine, the goal is to train the body to recognize a COVID-19 infection and attack the virus in the early stages of infection. For the safety and health of everyone, the goal of science and medicine should be, as always: first, do no harm.