An appeal launched in the columns of the Parisian. A dozen personalities from the medical community urgently demand greater access to hydroxychloroquine, which had previously been reserved for the most serious cases of Covid-19. They ask that each hospital doctor be able to prescribe it to all patients suffering from symptomatic forms.
Among the signatories, François Bricaire, former head of the infectious diseases department at the Pitié Salpêtrière hospital. “When you have nothing and people are in trouble, you can take something that patients should benefit from. So that means that we are in favor of chloroquine being able to be distributed in hospital pharmacies“, he explains. Prescribing hydroxychloroquine at the first symptom is what the doctor recommends. Doctor Raoult in Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône).
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