Large-Vessel Stroke as a Presenting Feature of Covid-19 in the Young
We report five cases of large-vessel stroke in patients younger than 50 years of age who presented to our health system in New York City. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection was diagnosed in all five patients.
Cardiovascular Disease, Drug Therapy, and Mortality in Covid-19
Using an observational database from 169 hospitals in Asia, Europe, and North America, we evaluated the relationship of cardiovascular disease and drug therapy with in-hospital death among hospitalized patients with Covid-19 who were admitted between December 20, 2019, and March 15, 2020, and were recorded in the Surgical Outcomes Collaborative registry as having either died in the hospital or survived to discharge as of March 28, 2020.
Meanwhile, companies around the world are scrambling to produce Hydroxychloroquine to meet the demand. Here is a local report from Edmond, Oklahoma on a company there preparing to produce Hydroxychloroquine after the FDA authorized Hydroxychloroquine as a possible COVID-19 treatment.
Dr. Zelenko’s prescription for COVID-19
1- hydroxychloroquine 200mg twice a day for 5 days
2- azithromycin 500mg once a day for five days (people with heart problems should consider a different antibiotic)
3- zinc sulfate 220mg once a day for five days