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Covid-19: a puzzle with many missing pieces

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 19 February 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m627

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Let's not quote non proven theories

Dear Editor

Alastair M Sammon states 'chloroquine good, NSAIDs bad.'

These currently are opinions, one backed by President Trump, one backed by NICE. Neither have any published robust evidence behind them at today's date (16.4.2020). So important that need to ensure responses don't infer 'fact'.

Competing interests: No competing interests

16 April 2020
nicholas john sharvill
Deal, Kent