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The dangers of "It may work, it may not," and "What do you have to lose? Hydroxychloroquine and the allure and perils of abandoning evidence-based science

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K.Lee Lerner. 2020. “ The dangers of "It may work, it may not," and "What do you have to lose? Hydroxychloroquine and the allure and perils of abandoning evidence-based science. ” Taking Bearings. Abstract In a disaster, the coronavirus pandemic providing a ready example, cries to abandon caution and gamble on solutions can lead to spectacular success and deadly failures.
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