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World expert in scientific misconduct faces legal action for challenging integrity of hydroxychloroquine study

Australian and international scientists publish open letter defending Dr Elisabeth Bik and calling for science whistleblowers to be protected

A world-renowned Dutch expert in identifying scientific misconduct and error, Dr Elisabeth Bik, has been threatened with legal action for questioning the integrity of a study promoting the drug hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19.

The case, filed with the French state prosecutor by controversial infectious diseases physician Dr Didier Raoult, has prompted hundreds of scientists from across the world to publish an open letter calling for science whistleblowers to be protected.

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