Carlucci et al., J. Med. Microbiol., Sep 15, 2020, doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.001250 (preprint 5/8) (Peer Reviewed) Zinc sulfate in combination with a zinc ionophore may improve outcomes in hospitalized COVID-19 patients
Retrospective 932 patients. Addition of Zinc to HCQ+AZ reduces mortality / transfer to hospice, ICU admission, and the need for ventilation.Reduction in mortality or transfer to hospice adjusted odds ratio OR 0.56, p = 0.002; increase in being discharged home, adjusted OR 1.53, p = 0.008.
Carlucci et al., 5/8/2020, peer-reviewed, 6 authors.