A South Florida coronavirus patient is grateful to be recovering, especially for the controversial pharmacological treatment that you have received to be able to get out of this situation successfully.
The patient was moved even cry when reflecting on the work of their doctors during an interview with the station Local 10 News of Miami.
“You guys saved my life and you know you did,” he said from his hospital room at Broward Health.
That help came in the form of hydroxychloroquine, a medicine that is normally used for arthritis and to prevent malaria.
President Donald Trump also controversially promoted the drug to treat patients with coronavirus.
“I hope they use it, because I’ll tell you what, what do they have to lose, and in some cases, they’re in bad shape,” Trump said.
Now Broward Health doctors are using experimental doses of that same drug in seriously ill patients.
“When these patients are admitted, they are very, very sick and we didn’t have many options,” said Dr. Sunil Kumar, critical care and pulmonary medicine physician at Broward Health. “In the initial phase, we started using a combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, a Z-Pak“
The South Florida authorities are asking the population to take all precautions to prevent and stop once and for all the spread of the coronavirus, a disease that is affecting many people in this state of the United States.