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?
• 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.