Houston-area doctor agrees with use of controversial drug to treat COVID-19
Dr. Immanuel passionately touted the positives she says she has seen surrounding the drug hydroxychloroquine. “We see patients day one. It is a cure,” she said,Dr. Joseph Varon is another Houston doctor that believes in the controversial drug, hydroxychloroquine. “I use it for every patient,” said Dr. Varone at his north Houston medical facility, United Memorial Medical Center. “It is a drug that has been politicized up the wazoo,” said Dr. Varon.
Houston-area doctor in viral video claiming there’s a cure for COVID-19 tells her side of the story
HOUSTON – The Houston-area doctor featured in a controversial, viral video claiming an anti-malarial drug is a cure for COVID-19 is sharing her side of the story with KPRC 2 Investigates. “This virus has a cure, it’s called hydroxychloroquine,” claimed Dr. Stella Immanuel at a press conference in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. But that bold proclamation goes against what the World Health Organization, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and most medical experts say about the drug. But the consensus among the worldwide medical community is that there is currently no cure for COVID-19. “I’m a warrior, sniper in the kingdom of God.”Watch the full interview below and read the transcript here.
FULL INTERVIEW: Houston-area doctor in viral video touting hydroxychloroquine as virus cure doubles down on claims
When is the last time he put a stethoscope on a patient’s [inaudible] and I’m willing to ask him that. I don’t know why people are getting crazy about this. I have the data, I’m going to publish it, but what would that do? They don’t know it. Joel: I don’t know.
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