Medicine | A Texas doctor claims he’s found a cure for COVID-19, but the evidence is still out
by Charles Horton, M.D.
Posted 7/10/20, 04:04 pm
Several readers have written to inform us about Richard Bartlett, a Texas doctor and onetime congressional candidate who says he has discovered a “silver bullet” for COVID-19. His proposed cure? Inhaled steroids.
This would be world-changing news, probably deserving a Nobel Prize, if true. It would save thousands of lives, end the economic and social upheaval caused by preventive measures, and save billions of dollars on hospital treatments.
As the ancient Spartans famously said: “If.”