Northwestern Medicine Dr. Benjamin Singer: It’s premature to be using Hydroxychloroquine, Z-Pak, and Zinc to treat COVID-19

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Cindy Morris, left, and Swarnamala Ratnayaka don personal protective equipment before preparing RNA for testing for the new coronavirus at the molecular pathology lab at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Thursday, April 2, 2020. The test is identical to the PCR test being used by the Centers for Disease Control to ease the testing crisis and stop the spread of COVID-19, which has hit the New Orleans area especially hard. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Northwestern Medicine assistant professor in critical and pulmonary care Dr. Benjamin Singer joins John Williams to explain the efficacy and measure of safety of the rumored combination of drugs, Hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin, and Zinc to treat COVID-19. He talks about the flaws in the studies on that combination, which include their lack of control.

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