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HCQ and its derivatives were given not to thousands or millions but tens of millions sometimes for years on end. In tropical countries like Nigeria it is customary for visitors and residents alike to be on long term HCQ dosages.

I was quite surprised at the newfound fatality. Given that it was the Lancet, I took it at face value. Their political biases made them overlook the sheer flimsiness of the study.

Rather than a mess, it is showing us the messy humans behind the veil of "science". There is no platonic scientist - just humans doing imperfect science.

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