Study that decried ‘Trump drug’ actually was false

There was a media frenzy in May when a large study published in The Lancet, a revered 200-year-old medical journal, supposedly found that hydroxychloroquine didn’t work against COVID-19 and was dangerous.
But on June 5, doctors and scientists blew the whistle on obviously falsified data used in this “study.”
They forced The Lancet to retract the study when it became clear that it had actually been a politically motivated fabrication of fake data, meant to take “Trump’s drug” off the table.

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