As I’ve Pointed Out for Months (PEP)

by Karl Denninger

The scream factory is at it again on Trump’s statement that he is using HCQ as a prophylaxis for Covid-19, with some breathlessly stating that “he’s going to kill people”.

Well, is there any evidence for PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) working?

Why yes, yes there is.

• In the context of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, management of exposure events is a concern.

• There was a large COVID-19 exposure event at a long-term care hospital in Korea.

• Post-exposure prophylaxis using hydroxychloroquine was provided to 211 individuals.

• Disease development was successfully prevented without severe adverse events.

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