Source: France Soir
The Diario Do Nordeste , newspaper in Brazil reports that:
“The Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, has announced that he will soon launch a protocol of drugs to be used in the treatment against Covid-19. “
This guide, which should guide health workers, has, as likely drugs, hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin .
According to Queiroga, President Jair Bolsonaro (without a party) wants professionals to have the autonomy to treat patients affected by the new coronavirus. Although the minister admits that there is a “broad consensus” that the drugs are not effective in severe Covid, he says some observational studies show some benefit of the drugs in patients at an early stage of the disease. ‘infection.
These drugs have been declared ineffective against the disease by the World Health Organization (WHO). However, some countries such as India , Senegal and Argentina have ignored WHO recommendations on the basis of numerous studies proving the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin.
Professor Emmerich in his debriefing analyzed the difference in health policy between two states in Brazil – Para which has five times fewer deaths than Amazonas , to conclude that the only difference is the use of early treatments recommended by the health agency.