Source: Wave 3 News, NBC


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Hydroxychloroquine is a drug used to ease the symptoms of certain autoimmune diseases. Some COVID-19 patients have reported using the drug, with results.

One of those patients is Eli Hume.

“I was scared to death,” Hume said. “I literally thought, ‘oh crap, I might not make it out of here.’”

Hume contracted COVID-19 in March. After a few days of a high-grade fever, he was admitted into Norton Brownsboro Hospital. For two weeks, the 46-year-old, previously healthy former firefighter battled severe pneumonia, pancreatitis and extreme dehydration as a result of the virus.

He asked his doctors for hydroxychloroquine. “I said, ‘I know it’s kind of experimental, I know it’s a malaria drug, but I’d really like to try this,’” Hume said.

Hume took his first dose on a Friday, piggy-backed by azithromycin, better known as the Z-pack. By Sunday, he told WAVE 3 News he has passed a breathing exam and was out of the hospital.

“A hundred percent, I do believe it saved my life”

Eli Hume

Hume’s story is like others across the country. Several people have reported taking hydroxychloroquine combined with azithromycin, and recovered from COVID-19.

Hume is convinced without the drug, he’d be dead.

“I’m out of the hospital, after just a day and a half or two days of this medicine,” Hume said. “You can’t convince me of anything other.”

According to an article from the National Institutes of Health, clinical trials of hydroxychloroquine have started at Vanderbilt University.


Brazil’s President Bolsonaro holds a packet of hydroxychloroquine, says he’s recovered from coronavirus

Fact vs. fiction: Hydroxychloroquine works, says another survivor

‘HCQ saved my life after doctors denied treatment’ says corona survivor with high risk heart fluid

Bob Knakal Had COVID-19 And Took Hydroxychloroquine To Treat Symptoms

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
On Trend

Latest Stories

Dr. Harvey Risch: Hydroxychloroquine, Ivermectin, and Other Therapeutics Highly Effective in Early COVID Treatment

I’ve railed against this in the media that we are a part of, and the way that the propaganda reacts to this is, “Ignore it. Ignore all of this.” I’m saying this now because the general public has to be the one that gets angry. The general public should be furious at the way people have been treated in the country by suppression of these drugs, by that kind of website that suppresses the ability of doctors to practice medicine.

Read More »

A Judge Stands up to a Hospital: “Step Aside” and Give a Dying Man Ivermectin

The judge’s finest moment may have been when he dashed the most glaring myth about ivermectin—that it is not safe, despite decades of use that shows otherwise. Noting that all drugs have side effects, Judge Fullerton listed ivermectin’s effects from a government website.
“(N)umber one, generally well tolerated; number two, dizziness; number three, pruritus; number four, nausea/diarrhea. These are the side effects for the dosage that’s being asked to be administered,” he said. “The risks of these side effects are so minimal that Mr. Ng’s current situation outweighs that risk by one-hundredfold.”

Read More »