The Chloroquine Wars Part I
Up until January 2020 HCQ was one of the very few medications available over the counter without prescription in France. After that, not only was it prescription only, but doctors were instructed that it was not to be prescribed for C19, but if prescriptions were written, pharmacies were threatened if they filled the prescription. There was then a major supply problem caused by a fire at a HCQ factory. Just a few of the draconian measures taken to ensure no effective treatments were available.
Excellent article. Incidentally, I clicked the link for the WHO medicines and it’s no longer available (apparently) 😉
CIA card, released 2001, on Chloroquine and other Synthetic antimalarials.
It should be noted that, legally, the FDA will not approve a new drug unless it works better than an older drug. This is why 40 year old Ivermectin and 70 year old Hydroxychloroquine were disparaged by the corporate health system and media.
In 2013 Harvard's Safra Center found that 90% of new drugs are only about 1% more effective than the old drugs, but with a raft of new side effects. Their saving grace is the boost to Pharma profits.
Since a new drug only needs a 1% greater benefit, even plain dirt will qualify once Pharma goes to work on the statistics, experimental design, cohort selection, length of study, endpoints, dosage levels and data. There is also a safety consideration; it must not kill you immediately, although it may safely do so down the line.
What a life story of HCQ! It’s born out of a beautiful union between nature and human intellect.
Plants and animals didn't develop together; they were created by the same Designer.
Thanks, Mathew. I've only been here a few months, so I've missed a bunch. I have prowled the archives of RTE, and found some cool stuff, but I applaud your re-publishing earlier articles. Much appreciated.
Interesting history of Chloroquine. It could have saved a lot of lives. I feel for the people who lost a loved one due to the cold and callous mentality of our health officials.
Thanks for posting this great article with the history of Quinine and Hydroxychloroquine. Amazing health benefits! Your book will be awesome.
Tried to get HCQ filled at CVS today (for anti-malarial application) and was told it wasn't on their formulary.
I loved reading this post, it feels familiar but I can't be sure. Nevertheless, I know I would read it differently now. A beautiful explanation, and moving reflection of a time in history, and science when authenticity and altuism existed in anticipation of a shared and healthy future for all of humanity. Thank you for all that you do to ensure these values and 'trees of poetry' are retained in the search for truth and answers within the current quagmire of 'history' and 'science'.
That is fascinating, I knew that about quinine, never knew the hydroxychloroquine part...
I wish I coukd use HCQ etc...but 2 regimines of chloroquine based antibiotics ,given years apart, have left me with brittle tendons.
One saved me from a virulent E.Coli food poisoning episode, the other from spinal meningitis.
I dont dare even drink tonic water now...but I am grateful for what the two black-box meds did for me.
Excellent drug HCQ. Those who suppressed the use of it are mass murderers. It's really that simple. They should all hang.
“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” –Khalil Gibran, Sand and Foam
I have seen videos suggesting trees used to reach the sky. Back when carbon dioxide and other plant essentials were in great supply.
Gonna read this over am coffee. Thank you Mathew!
looking forward to your publication. very interesting article,will save for future use. Thanks !