Chris Martenson tears apart the ridiculously shoddy “study” by UVA looking at hydroxychloroquine

Peak Prosperity, Released on 4/22/20

There sure has been a lot of recent press about how ineffective hydroxychloroquine is proving to be. That’s a real letdown given how promising it was thought to be. But are the headlines true? To answer that, Chris pulls up the original VA study all of the recent headlines are referencing. Well, it turns out, it’s based on quite poor “science.” For example, it wasn’t randomized; by its own admission, hydroxychloroquine was given to sicker patients, closer to death, when we know HCQ works best when given early on. And zinc, a key component to its efficacy, wasn’t administered. Nor was azithromycin in a number of cases. Right now, the “HCQ shows no benefit” claim appears more an intentional narrative than a science-backed finding. In fact, there is growing empirical evidence, notably in France and Costa Rica, that it can work amazingly well when applied under the right conditions. For now, it seems we remain best served by keeping our eyes open and doing our own investigation versus relying on the media is telling us. To that end, Peak Prosperity will keep up our efforts and continue producing these videos for as long as needed. Key your own mind sharp, research and think before taking action, and ask questions in the Comments section below if you’d like to tap the PP tribe’s expertise.

Christopher Martenson is a former American biochemical scientist. Currently he is a writer and trend forecaster interested in macro trends regarding the economy, energy composition and environment. He is the founder of As one of the early econobloggers who forecasted the housing market collapse and stock market correction years in advance, Chris rose to prominence with the launch of his seminal video seminar which later became a book called The Crash Course. Chris’ latest book (co-authored with Adam Taggart) is called Prosper!: How to Prepare for the Future and Create a World Worth Inheriting.

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Fred Ackers

Martenson is a huge con man.


How so? Anything in particular you’re upset about?