By KC Craichy
Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is on people’s minds, and I am repeatedly asked for my perspective on what to do to prevent it. It is my hope that the following will educate you and alleviate any concerns or fears you may have. Here is a balanced perspective with actionable information to follow.
Note: At the bottom of this article I have compiled a Coronavirus reference and resource center for those of you who want to conduct a deeper dive on any of the topics. This includes prevention ideas, travel tips, important novel devices, little known but powerful non-toxic integrative options, nutritional keys, lifestyle tips and recovery suggestions. I will keep adding new resource links so check back daily. You will be able to track the links by the dates added.
One of the ways you can use this information to get prepared is to purchase nutrients, devices, and find out which integrative doctors or alternative practitioners provide the referenced nutrients and services. I suggest you find and become a wellness patient of a licensed integrative or alternative doctor (including Naturopathic, Homeopathic, Natural Medicine, Doctors of Oriental Medicine, etc.) in your area before you ever need to call on them.
What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is short for Coronavirus Disease 2019. It was discovered in late 2019 in Wuhan City, in the Hubei Province of China. Most infections have occurred in China or are related to travel from Hubei Province. There have been a few cases reported in the United States. The outbreak is being closely monitored by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), which has declared it a global pandemic. President Donald Trump has declared it a public health emergency.
How COVID-19 is Contracted
Coronavirus is spread and contracted in the same way as a cold or the flu. Symptoms of Coronavirus are also similar to flu: fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, and headache. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.
The term “community spread” is being used for cases where the person who contracted it did not travel to heavily infected areas such as China, Italy or Iran, or did not knowingly come in contact with someone who has been to one of those countries. Because the virus does not spontaneously appear, it has to be transmitted from one person to another. That means they did come in contact with someone who had it. Chances are, they probably didn’t even know they had it. That’s because some who have had the virus and recovered say it is no worse than the common cold.
Healthy People Rarely Get Sick and Recover Quickly
Most healthy people recover from exposure to a pathogen. The frail and health-compromised are usually the most vulnerable including the very old, and those with poor underlying health conditions, especially respiratory problems. That’s because the lungs are most likely to be affected by COVID-19. Those with diabetes or heart disease are also known to be at greater risk from COVID-19 due to the burden such conditions place on the body.
How to Avoid Coronavirus
As with other illnesses such as the cold or flu, the CDC says to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19 you should avoid close contact with people who are sick; cover coughs and sneezes; avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth; and wash your hands with soap and water.
The reason personal hygiene is important is the fact the virus cannot spread unless it has access to your mucus membranes through your eyes, ears, or nose. Casual contact with skin or clothing is not enough to cause infection.
Making sure you take care of your body is critical when it comes to preventing this disease and other temporary and chronic conditions. If you have underlying health issues you should probably avoid crowds where it’s possible someone may be ill and certainly avoid those you know who are infected.
Foods that Depress Immunity
It is absolutely essential you minimize or avoid sugar and large quantities of refined carbohydrates because they have the ability to severely depress your body’s immune response for extended periods of time.
Your body relies on neutrophils which are a type of leukocyte (white blood cell) to eat up bacteria and other foreign invaders in the blood stream. The leukocytic index refers to how many organisms a leukocyte can eat in an hour. An index of 13 is thought to be healthy immunity.
Consumption of sugars and high glycemic carbs including white bread, pasta, pizza, rice, grains, sweet drinks (including juices) and yes, large amounts of most fruits (which themselves convert to sugar rapidly) has shown to cut the leukocytic index by as much as 90 percent almost immediately and it stays suppressed by at least 50 percent for several hours afterward.
Alcohol depresses the immune system and should be minimized. Fried foods also tax the body and lessen your body’s ability to defend itself as well.
A window of weakened immunity could be just the opening that leaves you vulnerable enough to contract COVID-19 or the flu. We often have such viruses already in our system but our immunity keeps them in check.
Ways to Boost Immunity
A strong immune system can help prevent sickness from exposure to cold, flu and pathogens (virus, bacteria, fungus, and parasites) and can help you recover if you happen get sick.
The best way to support your immune system is through what you eat. Your body uses the food you eat to give it energy and support its natural defenses. That is why it is so important you are getting all of the essential nutrients your body needs on a daily basis. And that’s why are so fanatical about making sure Living Fuel Super Meals are the most nutritionally complete meal available anywhere.
Fermented foods and probiotics are great for a healthy gut microbiome, which is an essential element of a healthy immune system.
Another way to boost your immune system is through intermittent fasting or time-restricted eating. Your body is stronger in a fasted state. Set windows for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Avoid snacks in between meals so your body is not constantly processing food as if you were eating all day. Delay your morning meal as long as you are comfortable and set a hard stop in the evening after which you do not consume any food or drink, preferably at least three hours before you go to sleep and no later than 8 p.m.
Using a bio-active silver hydrosol form of colloidal silver such as Sovereign Silver is a great way to boost immunity. You can find it online or in your local drugstore. It comes in a personal nasal spray or in a throat spray bottle. You can also spray it on your face with your eyes open and let it dry. This is a great thing to have if you are traveling, especially by air.
There is a great resource link below from Robert Scott Bell about nebulizing the bioactive form of silver into the lungs which provides immediate and direct cessation of viral, bacterial and fungal activity there.
Super Health 7 Keys
These seven keys, which I have detailed extensively in my books, articles, videos and website, give your body the best chance to thrive in any situation. These are vitally important in terms of illness prevention and recovery.
1. Make sure you are properly nutrified. As I mentioned above, I know of no better way to properly nutrify your body than through Living Fuel. We combine the best quality organic superfoods such as broccoli, kale, spinach, spirulina, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, cranberries and more with the best quality vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants, phytonutrients, herbs, probiotics, etc. along with clean plant protein and fiber. Beta glucan and dietary nucleotides are also essential for immune support and can be found in Living Fuel.
There are at least a dozen first-world nutrient deficiencies common to the typical American diet that can severely compromise immunity. These include vitamins A, C, D, zinc, selenium, potassium, magnesium, etc. Three of the most vital in situations of illness are vitamin A, C and vitamin D3. Track your intake and supplement where necessary. In addition to your foundational levels of vitamin A, integrative doctors suggest an additional 2,500-5,000 IU per day, and an additional 500-1,000 mg of vitamin C per day. During cold and flu season, I suggest at least an additional 400 mg 3 times per day of high-quality vitamin C, and 5,000-10,000 IU per day of high-quality vitamin D3, which your body makes from exposure to the sun. Each provides an important piece of your body’s health puzzle.
2. Stay hydrated. Water is critical for cellular health and the proper function of nearly every bodily process. Minimize tap water to limit your intake of chorine, fluoride and other harmful chemicals. Chlorine can kill the healthy gut flora essential to immunity. It's best to drink glass-bottled spring water.
3. Exercise. Research shows that exercise not only helps you avoid illness, but it can even help you recover quicker during times of illness. Make sure not to overdo it, though because overtraining can lower immunity. They key is to keep the body working each day at whatever level you are able.
4. Get plenty of sleep. This is one of the most important keys. Good sleep is necessary for not only recovery but also strengthening your body’s resolve. A tired and unrestored body is a weak body and makes one susceptible to illness.
5. Avoid unnecessary stress. Chronic stress taxes the body and can be a hidden cause of disease. Manage the 7 keys to maximize your body’s ability to deal with stress and look for ways to avoid or alleviate unnecessary stress and you will certainly feel better.
6. Watch out for environmental hazards. Everyday household chemicals, polluted air, electromagnetic frequencies, cell phone radiation, medical radiation and contaminated water all conspire to drain your body’s defenses. Instead of being on the lookout for invading viruses, your body is just trying to deal with the world around you.
7. Meditate and pray to get your mind right. That will help you avoid fear. In the Bible Job said, “What I feared has come upon me; what I dreaded has happened to me.” Let’s be people of faith not fear.
The Power of Fear
Based on what I am seeing, hearing and reading, FEAR is the primary power of COVID-19, and is much stronger than the disease itself. President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously said, “…the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” That’s not exactly the case here because the disease is real, but it is causing undue worry across the country. And it is scientifically proven that fear and chronic stress lowers the immune system. Fear is also causing people to listen to and share incorrect information.
Don’t Listen to Bad Advice
Sadly, the talking heads on TV are creating hysteria by reporting as fact things that are not really known. It is irresponsible for the media to hype this virus and cause mass panic. Had they represented this virus as a flu-like respiratory virus with recommendations since the outset, there would not be so much fear-driven activity.
Every bit as egregious is some of the destructive advice I am hearing by well-meaning TV personalities, many of whom are advising people to wash their hands and get a flu shot. Washing hands is a good thing but the flu shot is insane under these circumstances.
The CDC will tell you the seasonal flu shot is barely effective against the flu and completely ineffective against the Coronavirus. In fact the flu shot has been shown to lower immunity the year it's given and in subsequent years.
What Does History Show?
History shows us that receiving experimental drugs and/or vaccines, unless it is a true life or death situation and safer alternatives have been exhausted, is highly risky and unwise.
Every Pandemic in the last half century including SARS, which is itself is a type of Coronavirus, had countless dollars spent on experimental drugs and vaccines, and this one is no different. A list of candidate vaccines developed against SARS-CoV that were rushed to market by the medical system that injured and killed unsuspecting people who were fearful and sought protection. Their lives were altered or ended, not as a result of a pandemic pathogen but because of the supposed prevention and treatment of the vaccine.
Don’t Suppress Your Fever
If you do get sick, fever is an important part of your immune system. Suppressing a fever has been shown to prolong the time for recovery. It is generally best to avoid using medications, including anti-inflammatory drugs to lower a fever when the fever is tolerable. Allow the fever to do its intended work of healing the body, killing pathogens and neutralizing viruses, while staying well-hydrated using fresh water and electrolyte minerals.
Stronger than the Coronavirus
The flu virus and Coronavirus can be neutralized with ozone and UV light. Ozone and UV are what hospitals use to disinfect rooms and equipment that have been exposed to people with highly contagious diseases. They are very powerful when used together. Otherwise contaminated rooms are made useable again through the application of ozone which has the power to kill all pathogens. More information about UV light and ozone, including the use of ozone therapy to treat people infected is available below.
Back to Point #1
Be prepared but don’t live your life in fear. Another quote I love is in the Bible in the book of Matthew where Jesus commands, “Do not worry [be anxious], for it won’t add an inch to your height or a day to your life.”
There are things you can do to lessen the chances getting infected and there are things you can do to increase your chances of quick recovery in the mathematically unlikely event that you do contract and become ill with the virus.
We can take steps to limit our exposure to COVID-19 and other illnesses but it’s impossible to avoid them altogether unless we shun all human contact. By using common sense practices to avoid the transmission of Coronavirus and by giving our body the best chance to fight, we can enjoy the good things this life has to offer and live without panic.
IMPORTANT: For much more information on COVID19 and its prevention and treatment, be sure to review the links below.
About the Author:
KC Craichy is a best-selling author, health researcher, recognized expert on natural health, sports performance nutrition and a sought after speaker on superfood nutrition, natural, integrative and alternative medical approaches to chronic diseases. He and his wife Monica are co-Founders of Living Fuel, the Leader in Superfood Nutrition. Living Fuel products are used around the world by everyone from the health-challenged to some of the world’s most recognizable athletes in team, individual, and endurance sports. He and his wife, Monica, have six children and cohost the popular Internet TV program LivingFuelTV.
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The following links offer a well-rounded view of the current state of research, prevention and treatment of coronavirus. I do not believe a pharmaceutical approach is best when treating or preventing coronavirus. There are other methods at least as promising but without the dangerous side effects. Please review this information in consultation with your medical providers as it pertains to your own situation. Click here if you have not read the article yet.
The truth about mask or no mask.
[KC’s Comments: These 12 points from the article are all that need to be said.
Here are 12 FACTS that we KNOW…
1. No studies have been done to demonstrate that either a cloth mask or the N95 mask has any effect on transmission of COVID-19. As a matter of fact, research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine at the first of April indicated that “both surgical and cotton masks seem to be ineffective in preventing the dissemination of SARS–CoV-2 from the coughs of patients with COVID-19.” (Reference)
2. In a February 2020 meta-analysis of six randomized controlled trials involving 9,171 patients, there were no statistically significant differences in preventing influenza or viral infections using N95 respirators and surgical masks. (Reference)
3. A May 2020 study involving 159 healthcare workers aged 21 to 35 years of age found that 81% developed headaches from wearing a face mask. (Reference)
4. In a 2008 study of surgical masks worn by 53 surgeons, researchers found that the mask reduced the blood oxygen levels significantly, creating a condition known as “hypoxia.” (Reference)
5. A 2015 study indicated that hypoxia inhibits T-lymphocytes (the main immune cells used to fight viral infections) by increasing the level of a compound called hypoxia inducible factor-1 (HIF-1). (Reference) In other words, wearing a mask, which has been shown to cause hypoxia, may actually set the stage for contracting COVID-19 and make the consequences much worse.
6. Hypoxia promotes inflammation which can promote the growth, invasion and spread of cancers. (Reference) Hypoxia is also a significant factor in atherosclerosis, thus it increases the risk of stroke and heart attack. (Reference)
7. The WARNING on the box of surgical masks states clearly “THIS PRODUCT WILL NOT PROVIDE ANY PROTECTION AGAINST COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) OR OTHER VIRUSES OR CONTAMINANTS.”
8. Those who wear masks are constantly rebreathing the viruses, raising the concentration of the virus in the lungs and the nasal passages. By wearing a mask, the exhaled viruses will not be able to escape and will concentrate in the nasal passages, enter the olfactory nerves and can travel into the brain. (Reference, Reference, Reference)
9. Anthony Fauci, head of the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), did an interview on 60 Minutes where he said, “People shouldn’t be walking around wearing masks.”
10. The World Health Organization says that there is no need for healthy people to wear face masks. (Reference) They recommend that healthy people only wear masks when taking care of someone infected with COVID-19. (Reference)
11. Surgeon General Jerome Adams advised against the general public wearing face masks, saying they were “not proven to be effective” in preventing people from contracting COVID-19. (Reference)
12. Although the CDC recommends wearing masks, they admitted that they do not have data to confirm that wearing a mask reduces the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. (Reference)]
STUDY FINDS COVID PLASMA THERAPY SAFE, WITH 76% PATIENTS IMPROVING
[KC’s Comment: Yet another study showing the use of the blood plasma from a recovered COVID-19 injected into an infected patient.]
South Korea firm says COVID-19 antiviral drug results positive
[KC’s Comment: This is a new antiviral antibody drug that is showing promise but is very early in the process. They are applying for fast track status which is a major cause for concern.]
Obesity a major risk factor for COVID-19 hospitalization
[KC’s Comment: As we have repeatedly posted, the evidence is clear. Being obese is a major risk factor in COVID-19.]
Gilead says drug helped moderately ill coronavirus patients
[KC’s Comment: This drug is Remdesivir which we have essentially pronounced dead weeks ago. There are multiple protocols that have shown to be more effective than Remdesivir including HCQ plus zinc.]
Scientists raise concern over hydroxychloroquine study
[KC’s Comment: There appears to be a massive campaign to discredit the 70-year-old generic drugs Hydroxychloroquine and Chloriquine as effective COVID-19 treatments. This was a large study of nearly 100,000 patients. Chloroquine CQ and Hydroxychloroquine HCQ do not work against COVID-19 without zinc. HCQ works against COVID-19 primarily as a zinc ionophore and there is NO mention in this Lancet study that zinc was given to ANYONE. Most people are deficient in zinc. Zinc shuts down viral replication in the cell If you give CQ and HCQ to a zinc deficient patient, that is, if enough zinc is available to be ushered into the cell.
There are also other problems with this study. "This impact has led many researchers around the world to scrutinise in detail the publication in question," said the open letter, signed by a number of prominent scientists.
It added this scrutiny raised "both methodological and data integrity concerns".
The authors list several issues with the study, including a lack of information about the countries and hospitals that contributed to the data, a lack of an ethics review and discrepancies in data for Australia, which did not match published national figures.
"Surgisphere (the data company) have since stated this was an error of classification of one hospital from Asia. This indicates the need for further error checking throughout the database," the letter said.
Among the signatories are clinicians, statisticians and other researchers from around the world, from Harvard to Imperial College London.]
SARS-CoV-2 mutations do not appear to increase transmissibility
[KC’s Comment: Viral mutations are being shown to be mostly detrimental to the virus.
Some important excerpts from this article are:
"We employed a novel technique to determine whether viruses with the new mutation are actually transmitted at a higher rate, and found that none of the candidate mutations appear to be benefiting the virus."
The analysis of virus genomes from over 15,000 COVID-19 patients from 75 countries is published today as a pre-print on bioRxiv and has not yet been peer-reviewed.
Coronaviruses, like other RNA viruses, can develop mutations in three different ways: by mistake from copying errors during viral replication, through interactions with other viruses infecting the same cell (recombination or reassortment), or they can be induced by host RNA modification systems which are part of host immunity (e.g. a person's own immune system).
The researchers found no evidence that any of the common mutations are increasing the virus's transmissibility. Instead, they found that some common mutations are neutral, but most are mildly detrimental to the virus.]
WHO suspends trials of hydroxychloroquine, citing safety
[KC’s Comment: Is The WHO (World Health Organization) worthy of our trust? Lets see, for the past 60 years if you are a 50+ year old asthmatic woman with rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus traveling to the tropics it is ok for you to consume Hydroxychloroquine like candy for as long as you wish but infected or suspected COVID-19 patients are at high risk to consume the same drug for 7 days. This defies logic and should be investigated.]
Analysis of COVID-19 autopsies reveals many new details about this disease
[KC’s Comment: The physical evidence of autopsy of the first 70 deceased patients in this group show clear evidence of damage to the endothelium which are the cells that line the blood vessels that are involved in clotting, and additional evidence of hypoxia (lack of oxygen), thromboembolisms (clotting) and neuropsychiatric episodes.
The lungs in nearly all cases showed diffuse damage to the alveoli, the small sacs where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged with the blood. This damage is the typical microscopic evidence of clinical acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), with most cases showing fibrin (a fibrous, non-globular protein involved in the clotting of blood) and/or platelet thrombi, or clots, to varying extents.
The totality of findings in the autopsy series as a whole, with blood clots in multiple other organ systems—most notably the brain, kidney, and liver—reflects endothelial damage as an underlying process, which would also correlate with the activation of the coagulation cascade and persistent elevation of blood markers of inflammation.
These combinations may have resulted in many patients being mistreated. Initially patients were not being treated for these issues but instead as for pneumonia including using ventilators which surely resulted in many deaths.
This study brings new light into the pathophysiology of COVID-19, offering justification for novel treatment plans, including the anticoagulation strategies being put into effect by clinical leaders including Valentin Fuster, MD, Ph.D., Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief at The Mount Sinai Hospital.]
Flattening the mental health curve is the next big coronavirus challenge
[KC’s Comment: There are plenty of estimates that more people have died of suicide than of COVID-19. There are a host of other mental problems, addictions, marital problems that have become rampant during the present crisis.]
Pulmonary and cardiac pathology in African American patients with COVID-19: an autopsy series from New Orleans
[KC’s Comment: This is a well done study / analysis from autopsy of African American patients who were deemed to have died of COVID-19. It was published in The Lancet - Respiratory Medicine. Researchers did a good job of determining that COVID-19 mortality was directly related to the spontaneous coagulopathic / thrombotic activity of the small vessels of the lungs and related cytokine storm as we have been posting about.
They also found that there was no secondary infection in the lungs which based in our postings might suggest that Hydroxychloroquine and zinc may well be an effective therapy without zpac. Lastly these researchers found that clotting was not grossly apparent in any other organs examined, including kidney, spleen, pancreas, and liver.
What they did not address are the numerous studies we have been posting about that conclusively show that vitamin D deficiency is a major factor in African American fatalities from COVID-19, in clotting and in the cytokine storm. Vitamin D is a primary modulator of immunity, clotting and the cytokine storm.]
More than 80% of coronavirus patients on a cruise ship did not have any symptoms, new study says
[KC’s Comment: It is remarkable how little we know about who has COVID19 and who has had COVID-19. The tests are poor and even when accurate the information we get is not definitive.]
Coronavirus: Dr. Scott Gottlieb says he would take three antibody tests to ensure accuracy
[KC’s Comment: We have been reporting on both the horribly inaccurate PCR tests and antibody tests. In this article the former FDA chief says he would administer the test three times before believing the results.]
India Backs Hydroxychloroquine For Virus Prevention
[KC’s Comment: Hydroxychloroquine HCQ has been under attack for weeks in the media even though many doctors continue to use it in early stages of COVID-19 along with zinc and some also with zpac with nearly 100% success. India obviously is leading-edge in its cost effective COVID-19 therapies including HCQ and Homeoprophylaxis.]
Vitamin D Key Factor in COVID19 Deaths
[KC’s Comment: If is is not clear from reading today’s posts, Vitamin D is your friend. Get sunshine and supplement vitamin D3. Get NUTRIFIED FOR PREVENTION AND TREATMENT.]
Vitamin D levels appear to play role in COVID-19 mortality rates
[KC’s Comment: Patient mortality and low Vitamin D status consistent across multiple studies. We have been advising optimizing vitamin D status for healthy and infected people as vitamin D modulates immunity and the cytokine storm. Get NUTRIFIED including taking your Vitamin D3 and getting sunlight.]
DOES VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY REALLY INCREASE RISK OF DEATH FROM COVID-19?
[KC’s Comment: Again vitamin D status is proving deficient among COVID-19 mortalities. Vitamin D is essential to life and essential to maximum immunity.]
COVID-19: The Inflammation Link and the Role of Nutrition in Potential Mitigation
[KC’s Comment: This article does a great job of communicating the critical importance that nutrition plays in prevention and recovery from COVID-19. It addresses, nutritional immune enhancement, anticoagulation, anti-inflammatory including dampening the dreaded cytokine storm. Bottom line get NUTRIFIED.
Following is a lengthy excerpt from the referenced article that is well worth reading particularly if you like scientific reading. If not then I suggest you read my article at the beginning of this blog. The numbered clinical references below are at the end of the referenced article.
“In the majority of severe COVID-19 patients, the cytokine storm was associated with high levels of erythematosus sedimentation rate (ESR) and C-reactive protein (CRP), which were associated with ARDS, hypercoagulation, and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), presenting as thrombocytopenia, thrombosis, and gangrene of the limbs. It is possible that the cytokine storm may exacerbate lung damage [11,44]. Blanco-Melo et al.  determined that the unique inappropriate inflammatory response of COVID-19 is due to the low levels of type I and II interferons in conjunction with an elevated expression of IL-6 and increased chemokines. They hypothesize that the enhanced inflammatory response, along with a reduced innate antiviral defense, may be the “defining and driving feature” of COVID-19 infections.”
“The inflammatory response plays a crucial role in the clinical manifestations of COVID-19. Post SARS-CoV-2 entry, host factors trigger an immune response against the virus, which, if uncontrolled, may result in pulmonary tissue damage, functional impairment, and reduced lung capacity [10,11]. Damage to the pulmonary interstitial arteriolar walls indicates that an inflammatory response plays an important role throughout the course of the disease, despite the pathogenic effect of the virus [10,11]. Apart from nonspecific inflammatory responses such as edema and inflammatory cell infiltration, severe exfoliation of alveolar epithelial cells, alveolar septal widening, damage to alveolar septa, and alveolar space infiltration has been detected in a distinctly organized manner [10,11]. Thus, SARS-CoV-2 infection can cause pathological changes, degeneration, infiltration, and hyperplasia .”
“To date, the most effective mitigation strategies being implemented globally consist of encouraging standard public health practices such as regular hand washing with soap, wearing a face mask , and covering a cough with your elbow , along with introducing social distancing measures, “stay in place” guidelines, expansive testing, and contact tracing [30,31]. However, it has been postulated that a healthy nutritional status may support immune function and prevent the onset of a severe infection [32,33,34,35], which leads to the question of whether maintaining a healthy nutritional status is warranted at this time to prime the immune systems of individuals not infected with COVID-19.”
“Although the lungs are considered the main target organ of SARS-CoV-2, the virus can affect many other organs, including the heart and blood vessels, the kidneys, the gut, and brain, through various mechanisms . It has been widely proposed that one of the ways the virus can critically affect these organs is through an intense inflammatory reaction, while other mechanisms have yet to be elucidated. For instance, it is now documented that COVID-19 patients may be predisposed to arterial and venous thromboembolisms due to excessive inflammation, diffuse intravascular coagulation, and hypoxia. In a Dutch study of COVID-19 patients, one-third exhibited blood clots . Therefore, antiplatelet agents may be considered to treat COVID-19. Overall, considering inflammation plays a significant role in COVID-19 pathology, it would seem logical that it would be important to control cytokine production, given that they are responsible for the accumulation of immune cells and fluids. As such, anti-inflammatory treatments may hold promise for the management of COVID-19 complications”
“Generally, where possible, an effective strategy to reduce one’s risk of developing NCDs is to control the activities of inflammatory mediators via modifiable risk factors such as diet, exercise, and healthy lifestyle choices [87,93]. Only the adoption of a long-term and consistent dietary pattern benefits human health. Conversely, adoption of an unhealthy diet and lifestyles is associated with low-grade inflammation and increased oxidative stress, which could lead to the development of NCDs [87,94]. Certainly, there is considerable evidence that the food and nutrients we consume affect how our immune system functions [34,95,96]. The role of nutrition amidst the current global pandemic will be discussed in Section 5.
Some reports [25,90] have suggested that a higher body mass index (BMI) or excess adiposity carry risk factors for complications arising from COVID-19 infection. This may be due to a higher prevalence of pulmonary problems in obese populations relative to their healthy weight counterparts . Patients with obesity and comorbidities that compromise their heart or lung function are likely at higher risk for developing severe diseases with COVID-19 , much like the nonobese patients with those risk factors. Maintaining a body weight and composition in line with recommendations  for stature and gender (among other considerations, such as comorbid disease or athletic discipline) is prudent.”
Immunomodulatory and Anti-Inflammatory Potential of Maintaining a Healthy Nutritional Status
Nutritional status can have a significant impact on an individual’s overall health, the reduction of NCDs, and a reduced susceptibility to developing infections. In this section, the beneficial effects of a healthy diet are discussed in relation to the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, it must be noted that, to date, there are no known evidence-based therapeutics or treatment strategies available to prevent the incidence or severity of COVID-19 infection. Likewise, there is no single food or natural remedy that has been proven to prevent COVID-19 infections, which has been made clear by the WHO . However, learning from previous research in relation to other viral infections, it is clear that nutritional status plays a significant role in patient outcomes . The presence of comorbidities in COVID-19 patients is currently a significant concern , which leads to the question of whether the nutritional status of these patients is a concern. Likewise, for those not affected, could following a diet characterized by anti-inflammatory properties potentially benefit or prevent severe infections in patients with comorbidities who contract COVID-19? In general, how important is it to follow a healthy diet currently for the general population? There are various diets and nutrients that potentially impart anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties on diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, lung diseases, and numerous NCDs, without risking immunosuppression [101,102,103,104]; thus, diet is worthy of significantly more research.
Due to its safety and ease of application, nutrition is well-placed to have a key role in the challenge of “keeping healthy people healthy”. Moderate-quality evidence suggests that dietary patterns and individual nutrients can influence systemic markers of immune functions. However, the complexity of the interaction (nutrition and immunology) necessitates further research in advance of population–based dietary recommendations. At a minimum, the attainment of reference nutrient intakes (RNIs) or recommend daily allowance (RDA) for those nutrients thought to have a role in supporting immune functions is recommended at this time. These nutrients and their potential roles in either immune functions or respiratory tract infections are discussed below.
Maintaining nutritional status at this time is significant, since the battle against COVID-19 will likely last longer than what was initially anticipated. It is also apparent that social isolation and mitigation measures such as “stay at home” orders will last for a prolonged period for millions of people around the world. Therefore, in order to prevent the development or exacerbation of NCDs, which are currently a significant burden on global health systems , and to maintain a healthy immune system, special attention must be given to maintaining a healthy diet, lifestyle, exercise regime, and minimal stress as much as safely possible at this difficult time .
Indeed, it is particularly important at this time to consider our elderly communities, as the elderly are not only predisposed to NCDs, but they are also vulnerable to the increased risk of malnourishment, infections, and COVID-19 . In fact, age itself is a risk factor for developing COVID-19 . This is due to a functional decline of the immune system with age known as immunosenescence [108,109]. Malnourishment can occur for several reasons, including poor socioeconomic conditions, mental status, social status, and a host of other multifactorial issues . Indeed, often, there are nutritional deficiencies of calcium, vitamin C, vitamin D, folate, and zinc amongst elderly populations . Malnourishment can exasperate an impaired immune system in the elderly, making them susceptible to infections . A healthy, balanced diet can offer the necessary macro- and micronutrients, prebiotics, probiotics, and symbiotics in the elderly that can restore and maintain immune cell function, thus increasing protection against chronic inflammation-related NCDs, on the one hand, and potential infections and related inflammatory manifestations on the other hand [87,113]. The foods, food groups, and nutrients described in this review have been chosen due to their potential anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties. However, there are other nutrients, etc., worthy of further investigation, including vitamin A, selenium, and various probiotics and nutraceuticals [114,115]]
California Doctors Say Suicide Deaths Exceed Coronavirus Fatalities - LewRockwell
[KC’s Comment: The saddest reality of the current crisis is that public policy based on speculation not scientific evidence is causing a parallel pandemic of suicide.]
Remdesivir Will Not Be Enough to Curb COVID-19, Study Finds
[KC’s Comment: As we posted a couple of weeks ago Remdesivir is essentially a flop as a COVID-19 treatment.]
‘How Could the CDC Make That Mistake?’ Fraud?
[KC's Comment: We have reported often That there are NUMEROUS PROBLEMS WITH COVID-19 TESTING AND POLICIES THAT RESULT. These excerpts should scare all of us.
“The government’s disease-fighting agency is conflating viral and antibody tests, compromising a few crucial metrics that governors depend on to reopen their economies. Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and other states are doing the same. Several states—including Pennsylvania, the site of one of the country’s largest outbreaks, as well as Texas, Georgia, and Vermont—are blending the data in the same way. Virginia likewise mixed viral and antibody test results until last week, but it reversed course and the governor apologized for the practice after it was covered by the Richmond Times-Dispatch and The Atlantic. Maine similarly separated its data on Wednesday; Vermont authorities claimed they didn’t even know they were doing this.
The widespread use of the practice means that it remains difficult to know exactly how much the country’s ability to test people who are actively sick with COVID-19 has improved.
“You’ve got to be kidding me,” Ashish Jha, the K. T. Li Professor of Global Health at Harvard and the director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, told us when we described what the CDC was doing. “How could the CDC make that mistake? This is a mess.”]
“PROF. LOCKDOWN” CAUGHT MASSAGING THE STATS
[KC’s Comment: THIS IS STUNNING! As reported by The Gateway Pundit, The Imperial Model of likely deaths from COVID-19 that was the basis of Global Lock-downs including the US and UK. was based on a fraudulent model. Del Bigtree of The HighWire does an excellent job explaining the details of how Neil Ferguson the British academic who created the infamous Imperial College model on the coronavirus at Imperial in London published the model and refused to disclose his code and the disclosure which is standard procedure in science so it can be validated. Neil Ferguson a staunch advocate of lock-down just released a doctored version of his code, not the original, and abruptly resigned. This has resulted in a firestorm of criticism from mathematicians and scientists worldwide along with calls for every public policy based on the Imperial model to be rescinded.]
WHO sees 'potentially positive data' in treating coronavirus
[KC’s Comment: The WHO is touting several unnamed treatments as potentially effective in treating coronavirus. “We do have some treatments that seem to be in very early studies limiting the severity or the length of the illness but we do not have anything that can kill or stop the virus,” spokeswoman Margaret Harris told a briefing. Sorry to write this twice but please be sure to get what you just read, “We do have some treatments that seem to be in very early studies limiting the severity or the length of the illness but we do not have anything that can kill or stop the virus,” spokeswoman. Complete hype.
They are literally hyping unnamed treatments and naming Gillead’s drug Remdesivir as showing promise when it should be clear from all our posts on Remdesivir that this drug is a complete flop. The WHO’s credibility is on fumes.]
A new approach to averting inflammation caused by COVID-19
[KC’s Comment: we have discussed the Cytokine Storm a lot since this COVID-19 outbreak and the fact that natural compounds (Vitamins A, C, D3, E and fish oil) have proven to be very effective at dampening the cytokine storm.
In this article researchers took a similar approach and rather than blocking cytokines, medical staff could turn off virus-induced inflammation by broadly activating the body's natural inflammation-clearing activities.
"We are now recognizing the importance of controlling this robust inflammatory response in COVID-19 infection in order to reduce associated organ damage and mortality," said Gilligan, a student at the Medical School. "Finding new ways to dampen the body's inflammatory response to COVID-19 will likely be as important as finding effective antiviral therapies to control COVID-19 infection and reduce life-threatening organ damage."
"Moreover, these compounds have been found to be non-toxic and non-immunosuppressive in ongoing clinical trials for other inflammatory diseases, making them even more promising candidates for rapid clinical translation," said Gilligan.]
Vitamin D determines severity in COVID-19 so government advice needs to change
[KC’s Comment: we have been posting on all aspects of vitamin D since the beginning. Vitamin D modulates immunity and modulates the cytokine storm. This article points out that vitamin D can support the immune system through a number of immune pathways involved in fighting SARS2-COV. Many recent studies confirm the pivotal role of vitamin D in viral infections including COVID-19.
What is fascinating is that this study shows that, counter intuitively, countries at lower latitude and typically sunny countries, such as Spain and Northern Italy, had low concentrations of vitamin D and high rates of vitamin D deficiency. These countries also experienced the highest infection and death rates in Europe. The northern latitude countries of Norway, Finland and Sweden, have higher vitamin D levels despite less UVB sunlight exposure, because supplementation and fortification of foods is more common. These Nordic countries have lower COVID-19 infection and death rates. The correlation between low vitamin D levels and death from COVID-19 is statistically significant. It is safe to say that maintaining ideal levels of vitamin D is paramount to prevention of and recovery from COVID-19.
As we have stressed for years The Endocrine Society defines vitamin D deficiency as a 25-hydroxyvitamin D blood level below 20 ng/mL (50 nmol/liter) and vitamin D insufficiency as a level between 21–29 ng/mL. Conventional medicine continues to recommends outdated levels (30+ ng/ml) as optimal. Vitamin D researchers are suggesting optimal is essentially double e (52.5–72.5 ng/liter) as optimal vitamin D levels.]
Face Masks Pose Serious Risk to Healthy People. No Scientific Evidence That Masks Are Effective Against COVID-19 Transmission, Neurosurgeon Says
[KC’s Comment: There is a valid argument that face masks 1-Don’t work, 2-Can increase likelihood of rebreathing the concentrated virus, 3-Restrict oxygen flow causing hypoxia and reduced immunity.]
Scientists in China believe new drug can stop pandemic 'without vaccine'
[KC’s Comment: This animal research is interesting in that researchers inject neutralizing antibodies into an inflected mice. "When we injected neutralising antibodies into infected mice, after five days the viral load was reduced by a factor of 2,500," said Sonny Xie, Sunney Xie, director of the university's Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Genomics. "Our expertise is single-cell genomics rather than immunology or virology. When we realised that the single-cell genomic approach can effectively find the neutralising antibody we were thrilled." Xie said.]
IS CORONAVIRUS IN YOUR FLU SHOT?
[KC’s Comment: Yes, Coronavirus is prevalent in animals and animal cells. Since flu vaccines often use dog and monkey cells which contain Coronaviruses.]
GOOD NEWS: “YOU’RE IMMUNE TO COVID”
[KC’s Comment: Professor Delores Cahill is recognized as one of the top virologists in the world. In this interview she declares that we have the COVID-19 prevention and treatment protocols that work and thus the need for masks, social distancing, lockdown and yes even a vaccine has passed. Prof. Cahill declares Vitamins C & D and zinc as prevention and Hydroxychloroquine, zpac and zinc as a safe & effective treatment. We have posted multiple other protocols that have been shown to be safe and effective.]
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie Blasts 'Phony' Media on Hydroxychloroquine Study
[KC’s Comment: This study is not even a study but a review of patient files. It boarders on fraudulent. The data was twisted and the reporting was dishonest at best. Hydroxychloroquine has been shown to be a safe and effective drug to treat COVID19.]
Dr. Drew reacts to Pres. Trump saying he is using hydroxychloroquine | FOX 11 Los Angeles
[KC’s Comment: Dr. Drew gives a balanced view of Hydroxychloroquine for preventing COVID-19. He says he has prescribed Hydroxychloroquine to his patients hundreds of times and never had a negative side-effects. He says he knows many doctors who are taking it for prevention. For clarity the sister drug chloroquine does not have as good of a safety profile. Dr. Drew said he has had side effects with aspirin and Tylenol but not Hydroxychloroquine. The decades long safety profile would give him comfort to prescribe to the President if he were his doctor. President Trump said, “What do I have to loose?”]
Trump reveals he's taking hydroxychloroquine in effort to prevent coronavirus symptoms
[KC’s Comment: There are multiple studies around the world that demonstrate the effectiveness of Hydroxychloroquine and zinc with nearly 100% effectiveness. President Trump is the reason Hydroxychloroquine is available in the US having secured 90 million doses. Many doctors he respects believe that taking Hydroxychloroquine prophylactically among with zinc will protect people from contracting COVID-19. Many front line workers are doing the same. Daniel J. Wallace, MD, FACP, MACR is a board-certified internist and rheumatologist the worlds leading Lupus doctor has reported that he has treated thousands of patients with Hydroxychloroquine with no dangerous side effects or hospitalizations.
It is widely speculated that countries with large numbers of malaria patients taking Hydroxychloroquine are far less susceptible to COVID-19 indicating the drug may be preventative.]
BREAKING: Researchers claim 100 percent cure rate vs. covid-19 in 100+ patient trial conducted in Ecuador, using intravenous chlorine dioxide
https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-05-18-researchers-claim-100-percent-cure-rate-vs-covid-19-ecuador-intravenous-chlorine-dioxide.html[KC's Comment: This is consistent with multiple approaches we have been posting about over the past few weeks including using corticosteroids like cortizone, anticoagulants like heparin, and IV Vitamin C. It has been clear that COVID19 symptoms are much more like ARDS than like pneumonia which is why being in a ventilator was damaging these patients lungs resulting in death in almost 90% of the cases.
This article speaks of Equadorian researchers injecting Chlorine dioxide to dissolve clots in the lungs with 100% success, zero deaths. It is interesting that President Trump raised the thought using chlorine as a potential therapy for which he was vilified in the press https://reason.com/2020/04/24/its-not-fake-news-trump-did-actually-suggest-that-injecting-bleach-could-be-a-cure-for-covid-19/.
In this article it states that Covid-19 isn’t an Acute Respiratory Disease (ARD), it turns out. Rather, it often presents as an inflammation and blood clotting condition (see The Lancet research, below) which causes the blood to be unable to carry oxygen, resulting in patient hypoxia and eventual asphyxiation.
This is why intravenous chlorine dioxide — which immediately delivers a high dose of oxygen to blood cells — is believed to work so effectively against covid-19. It reportedly restores the oxygen-carrying capacity of hemoglobin and clears the clotting in the lungs, all while destroying pathogens.
Chlorine dioxide researcher and advocate Andreas Kalcker has posted a video (in Spanish) where he explains the findings. That video, entitled, “Mas de 100 Casos de Covid-19 recuperados con CDS por medicos de Aememi,” is found at this link on Lbry.tv.
Interview with Dr. Zach Bush MD COVID-19: A DIRE MESSAGE TO SENIORS
[KC’s Comment: we have been posting about the fact that the average age of death from COVID-19 is well over 70 if not 80 years old. The vast majority of seniors are on medications for common health issues of aging. According to Dr. Charles Simone MD, these drugs are the reason old people are dying at such a higher rate. Here Dr. Zach Bush MD is giving the same warning.
If someone has diabetes, chronic kidney disease, heart disease, including high-blood pressure the number one recommendation from all medical societies is they take an Ace-2 inhibitor and or an ARB (angiotensin receptor blocker) which up regulates Ace-2 receptors, for high cholesterol it is a statin drug which also increases expression of Ace-2 receptors especially in the lung tissue. This significantly increases the risk of contracting COVID-19 and of negative outcomes.
Call your doctor and demand he change the prescriptions to medications that do not increase expression of Ace-2 receptors.]
Vitamin D levels may impact COVID-19 mortality rates, study claims | Fox News
[KC’s Comment: I do not want to sound like a broken record but adequate Vitamin D levels can be the difference between life and death.]
Tests show UVC lamps could light the way in virus fight
[KC’s Comment: We have been discussing the use of UV light and Ozone since the beginning of this pandemic.]
Can early and high intravenous dose of vitamin C prevent and treat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? - ScienceDirect
[KC Craichy’s Comment: The answer according to the literature is a resounding yes. Friends, the jury is not out on the use of Vitamin C and IV Vitamin C to prevent and treat COVID-19. It is one of the many approaches that have been demonstrated to be safe and effective.]
MUST WATCH: Dr. Judy Mikovits interviewed by the Health Ranger on the coronavirus pandemic: Fauci fraud, NIH corruption and more –
[KC’s Comments: This is yet another MUST WATCH interview with Dr. Judy Mikovits.]
Men's blood contains greater concentrations of enzyme that helps COVID-19 infect cells
[KC’s Comment: We have repeatedly warned that drugs that cause the up regulation of Ace-2 receptors increase the susceptibility to COVID-19 and increase the risk of negative outcomes. “Evidence from a large study of several thousand patients shows that men have higher concentrations of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) in their blood than women. Since ACE2 enables the coronavirus to infect healthy cells, this may help to explain why men are more vulnerable to COVID-19 than women” says this article.]
Inhabitants of Swedish-Somali origin are at great risk for covid-19 | The BMJ
[KC’s Comment: As we have posted about numerous times since the beginning of this crisis, it is increasingly clear that low vitamin D levels increase risk of contracting infections and of negative outcomes. Swedish-Somali Citizens have dark skin and dark-skinned people in Nordic countries have low vitamin D levels.]
Early Intervention Protocol for COVID-19 IS SAVING LIVES
[KC’s Comment: In this video that needs to been seen by everyone, Dr. Paul Marik Is quoted as saying, “People are dying needlessly. This protocol will save lives.”
Dr Howard Kornfeld along with six of his board certified emergency medicine physician colleagues are seeing nearly 100 percent success in treating COVID19 patients with a simple protocol of administering at first sign of symptoms and every six hours afterwards; IV Vitamin C, Corticosteroids and Heparin.
As stated in this video the golden hour of resuscitation is at the moment of the onset of symptoms. By the time patients get to the ER it is often to late. Therapies need to be started early and aggressively and do everything possible to keep patients off of a ventilator where the death rate is as high as 90%. We must change our strategy and have the doctors in the front lines We need to treat them for the disease they have not for what we think or want them to have. We have effective therapies to alter the course of the disease. The combination given at first sign of symptoms of IV Vitamin C, Corticosteroids and Heparin given early has near 100 percent success thus far as do multiple other therapies we have posted about since this crisis began.]
Austria says blood plasma cures several coronavirus patients
[KC’s Comment: Blood plasma from recovered COVID19 patients has now been shown in studies around the world.]
SHOULD YOU REALLY WEAR A MASK?
[KC’s Comment: This is about the most definitive statement yet about masks, social distancing and lockdowns. At time stamp (8:10) on the video above Prof. Dolores J. Cahill PhD is introduced. She is yet another extremely credible researcher on the global stage. Dr. Cahill said about wearing masks and social distancing; “For Coronavirus, (including SARSCOV2), I can definitively say that there is no need for masks and no need for social distancing. And about lockdowns; “We now have well known treatment Hydroxychloroquine, zinc and prevention thus lockdown is entirely unnecessary.” Prof. Dolores J. Cahill PhD.]
Addition of Zinc May Benefit Some Being Treated for COVID-19
[KC’s Comment: As we have written about since the beginning Zinc is very important in shutting down viral replication. There are many nutrients that are also important. We must get NUTRIFIED.]
Adults with cancer appear more vulnerable to COVID-19
[KC’s Comment: This seems obvious that people with cancer are more vulnerable to COVID-19. As we posted several weeks ago, the diet and lifestyle changes one would do to fight cancer are quite similar to what you would to to fight COVID-19.]
Vitamin C: Oral vs. Intravenous, Immune Effects, Cancer, Exercise Adaptation & More
00:07:33 - Background on vitamin C
00:17:09 - Bioavailability of vitamin C [including dosing frequency]
00:22:53 - Vitamin C in the context of the common cold
00:28:09 - Vitamin C and lung function
00:35:54 - Vitamin C in the context of exercise [includes discussion of blunting of exercise adaptation]
00:45:51 - Vitamin C and fatty acid oxidation, including relevance in obesity
00:48:44 - Vitamin C and the brain
00:51:15 - Intravenous Vitamin C and its use for the treatment of certain kinds of infection
00:55:33 - Intravenous Vitamin C and cancer
00:57:40 - Effect of Vitamin C on fertility and reproduction
00:58:36 - Intravenous vitamin C and cardiovascular health
01:00:42 - Vitamin C and inflammation
01:02:38 - Vitamin C’s mechanisms of action
01:08:34 - Intravenous and Oral vitamin C safety
01:10:20 - Vitamin C intake and kidney stone risk
01:13:57 - Conclusions
[KC’s Comment: We have been extolling the praises of oral and IV Vitamin C for many years and since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. Vitamin C is an important part the prevention and safe and effective treatment of COVID-19. Dr. Rhonda Patrick is an excellent teacher and in this video she powerfully breaks down Vitamin C.]
When Religion and Culture Kill: COVID-19 in the Somali Diaspora Communities in Sweden – Homeland Security Today
[KC’s Comment: It seems clear that a primary reason the Somali people in Sweden had significantly higher death rates than the general population is that darker skinned people in northern climates have lowered vitamin D levels. Vitamin D modulates immunity and the cytokine storm. And as we have been posting about people who died with COVID-19 had lower vitamin C levels.]
Hospitalizations From Virus Fall in Georgia
[KC’s Comment: Georgia was the first state to open back up April 24. Hospitalizations are at their lowest level in weeks. This is not too surprising because Georgia is getting lots of sunshine which is peaking Vitamin D levels. Does not mean there will not be reoccurrence in the fall and winter but hopefully we will have a standard treatment protocol that will successfully treat the vast majority of patients. As we have posted about there are now multiple protocols that have demonstrated dramatic success.]
FDA grants emergency use authorization to Abbott Labs’ new coronavirus antibody test
[KC’s Comment: Abbot Labs Has developed another CORONA19 test. This one is designed to test for SARSCOV2 antibodies 14 Fays after onset of symptoms. It is said to exclude false positives 99.6% of the time and exclude false negatives 100% of the time for patients tested 14 days after symptoms began, the company said Monday.]
How ultraviolet light could help stop the spread of Covid-19
[KC’s Comment: We have been discussing the use of UVC light and Ozone for sterilizing COVID-19 virus since the beginning of this pandemic. “UVC (for Ultraviolet-C) rays are dangerous, potentially causing skin cancer and eye problems, and can be used only when no one is present. The New York subway system, following the example of Chinese subways, plans to use ultraviolet lamps to disinfect its trains, but only during nighttime closures. A team at Columbia's Center for Radiological Research is experimenting with so-called far-UVC, rays whose wavelength of 222 nanometers makes them safe for humans but still lethal to viruses, the center's director, David Brenner, told AFP. At those frequencies, he explained, the rays cannot penetrate the surface of the skin nor of the eye, "we have found absolutely nothing; the mice are very happy -- and very cute as well," Brenner said.]
Air pollution linked with higher COVID-19 death rates | News | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
[KC’s Comment: COVID-19 is an upper respiratory infection that manifests as an Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome ARDS. Which is much like altitude stress where one cannot catch their breath. This article is very interesting as it describes the breathing problem as very similar to cyanide poisoning which is one of the major elements of air pollution. As we continue to post patients have been dying because a pneumonia protocol is used instead of an ARDS protocol or cyanide poisoning protocol.]
SARS-CoV-2- Interview with one of the world’s leading scientist, Judy Mikovits
[KC’s Comment: This is a stunning interview that needs to be seen by everyone in healthcare and leaders in government. Tremendous insights and shocking accusations. Dr. Judy Mikovits is extremely credible in her explanations and her allegations should be investigated. She has reiterated multiple things we have been posting over the past several weeks. The biggest problem in America today is corruption, conflicts of interest, misinformation and disinformation. We must make it illegal to intentionally mislead the public. ]
Modern Medicine Attempts To Closet Hydroxychloroquine & Forgo Targeted Therapy of High-Risk Groups in Setup For Mass Vaccination -
[KC’s Comment: There has been numerous attempts to discredit Hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19. Its use in combination with Zpac and zinc as a COVID19 protocol has been extremely effective at greater than 95% in thousands of patients around the world.]
FDA issues emergency authorization for first antigen test to rapidly detect coronavirus
[KC’s Comment: Testing is a big part of the problem we are dealing with here. This test is said to be based on the principals of PCR but with results in one minute. PCR as a diagnostic test is seriously flawed. The Inventor of PCR, a Nobel laureate, said PRC is a research tool that should never be used as a diagnostic test.]
In Small Study, Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Appears to Help COVID-19 Patients
[KC’s Comment: The rheumatoid arthritis drug Anakinra seems to dampen the hyper-inflammatory cytokine storm by blocking IL-1. It is important to note that Vitamin C and D have been shown to be effective in modulating the cytokine storm. Dr. Scott Canna, from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, wrote an editorial that accompanied the findings.
"In view of the biological plausibility of anakinra, the pharmacokinetic and safety profile of the drug, and a growing body of positive experience in autoinflammation and cytokine storm, these data are promising and support prioritizing this approach in the planning and enrollment of randomized controlled trials," he wrote.]
Virus mutations unlikely to mean stronger strain: experts
[KC’s Comment: As we have posted about for weeks viruses mutate during the viral replication process in the cells. This is why the seasonal flu shot isn’t very effective because the virus is essentially a different virus by the time people get the vaccine. "Mutations are what happens when genomes replicate. Comes with the territory like showers with the springtime," notes William Hanage, associate professor at Harvard University. As we have posted three weeks ago COVID-19 had already muted over 122 times.
The coronavirus' constant mutation is unlikely to have changes its potency or its contagiousness, disease experts say, despite recent research suggesting the emergence of a more virulent strain. A pre-paper -- that is, not reviewed by a collection of the researchers' peers -- released last month by Los Alamos National Laboratory claimed to have identified a new strain of the virus. A mutation on one of the virus' protein spikes made the strain currently circulating in Europe and the United States potentially more potent than the one that emerged from China at the end of last year, the authors claimed.
For clarity the Pre-Paper, from Los Alamos Labs, that was not peer reviewed DOES NOT appear to be valid as viruses tend to degrade through replication and mutation not become more virulent.]
COVID-19 Pandemic May Lead to 75,000 'Deaths of Despair'
[KC’s Comment: It is tragic to think that this pandemic could result in more deaths than the COVID-19 virus itself. Even more tragic is that number is disproportionately tilted to younger people who would otherwise be at low risk of contracting or succumbing to the disease. “COVID-19 has directly claimed tens of thousands of U.S. lives, but conditions stemming from the novel coronavirus -- rampant unemployment, isolation and an uncertain future -- could lead to 75,000 deaths from drug or alcohol abuse and suicide, new research suggests”]
Positive Tests For Recovered Virus Patients Are Not Reinfections, WHO Says
[KC’s Comment: South Korean health officials reported more than 100 such cases in April, raising concerns that patients who had recovered could become reinfected.
"We are aware that some patients test positive after they clinically recover," a WHO spokesperson told AFP, without making specific reference to the South Korean cases.
"From what we currently know – and this is based on very recent data – it seems they these patients are expelling left over materials from their lungs, as part of the recovery phase."
In a recent interview with BBC, infectious disease epidemiologist Maria Van Kerhove, part of the WHO's Health Emergencies Program, explained the "dead cell" scenario.
"As the lungs heal, there are parts of the lung that are dead cells that are coming up. These are fragments of the lungs that are actually testing positive," she said. "It is not infectious virus, it's not reactivation. It is actually part of the healing process."
This theory may be correct but also could be related to the problem with the inaccuracies of PCR being used as a diagnostic test.]
REVEALED: 66% of New York state coronavirus hospitalizations are people staying at HOME and NOT essential workers - which begs question: Does lockdown even work?
[KC’s Comment: This is a fairly comprehensive article. Here are some of its major points.
A study of hospitals last week found that of 1,000 patients, 66 percent were people staying at home
73% of the new hospitalizations were people aged 51 and over and 96% had underlying health conditions
Most were in Manhattan - 21% - but 18% of the new hospitalizations were in Long Island
In New York City, 90% of those who answered said they had not been taking public transport
It prompts the question of whether lockdown even works or is necessary
Deaths, hospitalizations and intubations are all down but the state remains in lockdown until May 15
Across America, there have been more than 1 million cases and reportedly 72,000 deaths]
Chloroquine, Zinc, Vitamins to Prevent COVID-19 Infection - MedicineNet Health News
[KC’s Comment: More trials and evidence that Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are safe and effective in treating COVID-19. Concern was raised about also using these drugs for prevention, "My concern about the drug in the pre-infection state or the infected state is that they block the innate immune pathways that may allow the immune system to detect virus and to start a response against it," says Art Krieg, who has spent decades studying this process. He sees both drugs as likely to be more useful to treat late stages of the disease, as has been done in China and elsewhere. there is growing evidence these drugs are also safe and effective for prevention and treatment of COVID-19.]
Vitamin D linked to low virus death rate, study finds - New COVID-19 research finds relationship in data from 20 European countries
[KC’s Comment: We have been ringing the bell that Vitamin D modulates immunity and the potentially deadly over-response of the immune system called the cytokine storm. Also that everyone should supplement to increase their blood vitamin D levels (25(OH) Vitamin D) to >60ng/ml which is twice the outdated official recommendation. People with higher vitamin D levels were linked to lower death rate. Once again TO OPTIMIZE our protection and ability to recover we must get NUTRIFIED.]
Evidence on hydroxychloroquine, azithromycin and zinc in early treatment of COVID-19
Observational study in Spain of early treatment with hydroxychloroquine in 166 COVID-19 patients
[KC’s Comment: We have continued to report that this combination of Hydroxychloroquine, Zpac and zinc has had shown tremendous promise around the world. This study shows a significant survival benefit in patients started on hydroxychloroquine in the mild stage of disease. Patients were categorized into one of three groups at initial presentation: mild, moderate or severe. There was a significant survival benefit in the mild group compared to controls (1.8 times, and a trend toward survival benefit in the moderate and severe groups (1.4 times and 1.6 times, respectively). Interestingly, the average time between symptom onset and treatment was 7 days.]
Plant Based Diets May Help To Prevent Diabetes | Worldhealth.net Anti-Aging News
[KC’s Comment: Diabetes is a major risk factor for contracting and dying from COVID-19. Anything we can do to get NUTRIFIED and to lower blood sugars and insulin levels will help minimize risk and increase likelihood of recovery. Participants that followed a plant based diet had a 23% lower risk of Type 2 diabetes, the risk was even lower for those who strictly adhered to a healthy plant based diet.
The Effect of Chloroquine, Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin on the Corrected QT Interval in Patients with SARS-CoV-2 Infection
[KC’s Comment: You cannot erase the 70 year safety profile of Hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine simply by claiming it increases the risk of cardiac death. This study also combined these drugs with Zpac to see if the combination somehow increased cardiac rhythm side effects. THERE WERE NO CARDIAC DEATHS. If we are really looking for the truth then this study should put an end to that notion. I suspect the attempts to discredit Hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine will continue. Keep in mind that Hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine work by driving zinc into the cell to block cellular replication. Most people are deficient in zinc and multiple other essential nutrients. If you are deficient in zinc then these drugs have no zinc to drive into the cells. So if you or a loved one are taking Hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine then it seems prudent to also take zinc. A major key to protection and treatment is to get NUTRIFIED.]
Coronavirus Update: Israel Isolates Key Antibody, Minister Calls It 'Significant Breakthrough'
[KC’s Comment: Israeli researchers believe they have found the antidote. It is an international race to develop drugs based on Monoclonal antibodies. See comment from previous post. Israeli researchers believe they have isolated the antibody that blocks the SARSCoV2 virus from binding to cellular receptors stopping the viral replication process.]
Monoclonal Antibodies Could Help Fight Against Coronavirus
[KC’s Comment: Monoclonal Antibodies which essentially means “mono” one “clonal” to artificially clone. Chinese researchers reportedly have isolated an antibody that keeps SARSCoV2 from binding to cellular receptors which blocks the viral replication process. This process attempts to replicate the effects of convalescent plasma from patients that have overcome the COVID-19 virus.]
New coronavirus mutation mirrors changes of weakening 2003 SARS virus
[KC’s Comment: Pathogenic viruses tend to weaken through many mutations. This is a phenomenon often called Mueller’s Ratchet maimed after Dr. Mueller who discovered it. This weakening has been seen in previous pandemics including another Coronavirus called SARS. As we reported two weeks or more ago the COVID-19 virus had already mutated more than 220 times.]
Here's How NYC's Coronavirus Death Toll Is Being Inflated
[KC’s Comment: We are seeing reports from everywhere that doctors and medical examiners are being encouraged by CDC to inflate COVID-19 death numbers and it seem to be happening far more than one might imagine. This is a horrible practice because this virus combined with experimental medical practices are killing vulnerable people and playing the numbers game is causing people to believe the whole thing is a fraud.]
EXPERT ROUNDTABLE OF DOCTORS AND SCIENTISTS REGARDING VACCINES
TTAV 2020 Vaccine Roundtable Part 1: https://go2.thetruthaboutvaccines.com/docuseries/roundtable-1/
TTAV 2020 Vaccine Roundtable Part 2: https://go2.thetruthaboutvaccines.com/docuseries/roundtable-2/
[KC’s Comment: Everyone seems to be talking about the race for a COVID-19 vaccine being the thing that brings society back to normal. Will there be a vaccine? Will it really protect from COVID-19? Will it be safe? What is the truth? Here is a roundtable of experts answering the questions you want answered parts 1 & 2. This is priceless information worth sharing with everyone you know.]
New COVID-19 diagnostic platform more efficient than commercial PCR test kits
[KC’s Comment: This is touted as a more efficient PCR test. This is still a PCR “test” which is not a valid test. According to the inventor of the PCR it is a research tool that should never be used as a diagnostic test.]
BREAKING: REMDESIVIR STUDY “A SHAM?”
[KC’s Comment: We have been reporting on the apparent failure of the drug Remdesivir as a treatment for COVID-19 and the apparent success of the Malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine in combination with Zpac and zinc. There seems to be a major campaign afoot to bolster the expensive drug Remdesivir and to suppress and discredit a much cheaper and better drug Hydroxychloroquine. This video puts it all together in a compelling way. Well worth watching.]
Should We Wear Masks in Public to Protect Against Coronavirus? Here's What WHO, CDC and Johns Hopkins Experts Advise
[KC’s Comment: As we have previously posted about masks unless specifically designed and made of the correct material and sealed on the face are not effective at protecting against COVID-19. There is even the risk of trapping viruses thus increasing the concentration on the inside of the mask.]
Coronavirus: Vaccines need scientific scrutiny despite global rush, warns expert
[KC’s Comment: As we posted about more than two weeks ago Coronavirus has mutated over 122 times since this outbreak. This is what viruses do and the major reason there has yet to be a successful vaccine against any previous coronavirus. Here is a leading virologist warning against rushing a new vaccine. “The global rush to produce vaccines and treatments against Covid-19 cannot be allowed proceed without adequate scientific scrutiny,” according to leading immunologist Prof Luke O’Neill.
I reiterate again, history tells us that it is unwise to be among the first to receive a new vaccine.]
Coronavirus: France hoping unorthodox virologist can save world
[KC’s Comment: Professor Didier Raoult, the French virologist who heads the Mediterranean infectious and tropical disease institute in Marseille is one of the top virologists in the world and leading advocate of the use of Hydroxychloroquine plus zpac to treat COVID-19 patients He has successfully treated over 1,000 patients with this combination. ]
Breaking News: $1 COVID-19 Test Kit Developed in Senegal And Chloroquine treating those infected
[KC’s Comment: “And it is not just the Western world that has the scientific know-how to beat the virus,” in Senegal a laboratory has used its AIDS and Ebola experience to develop a $1 COVID-19 testing kit and effective use of Chloroquine is getting world attention. Senegal is a poor country in Africa with a small medical budget. They regularly deal with infectious outbreaks and know how to find the most cost-effective treatments. More than a month into their outbreak there have been only two deaths. French virologist, Professor Didier Raoult, who heads the Mediterranean infectious and tropical disease institute in Marseille confirms Senegal’s approach is working.
It appears we have a lot to learn from Senegal.]
Indonesian study: Low Vitamin D patients ten times more likely to die of Coronavirus
[KC’s Comment: This is a BOMBSHELL. We have been saying this since the beginning. Vitamin D modulates immunity including the cytokine storm which is a potentially deadly over active immune response. We believe low vitamin D is the REASON that dark skinned people are disproportionatly affected because darker skin requires more time in the sun to make vitamin D. The vast majority of people are dangerously deficient in Vitamin D.
Conventional and alternative medicine recognize that vitamin D is deficient however vitamin D researchers believe that optimal vitamin D levels are twice the outdated government listed levels at >60 ng/ml.
Vitamin D levels were grouped as follows:
Normal – vitamin D level of 30 ng/ml (75 nmol/L) or above.
Insufficient – vitamin D level between 21-29 ng/ml (51-74 nmol/L)
Deficient – vitamin D level below 20 ng/ml (50 nmol/L) *** Using the revised standard of >60 ng/ml as optimal makes these Deficient levels actually Dangerously Deficient
***It is critical to note that the “NORMAL” vitamin D levels are deficient according to vitamin D researchers who believe optimal vitamin D levels should be >60 ng/ml, a level twice the outdated standard. Therefore, what used to be normal is actually deficient, what used to be insufficient is now deficient and what used to be deficient is now actually dangerously deficient.
Our primary recommendation at the beginning of this crisis was to GET NUTRIFIED and that advice is just as important today. If you want to be healthy then you must be properly nutrified.
2-Acquire positive diet, nutrition and lifestyle habits (7 Keys listed in the article)
3-Avoid immune lowering, health destroying diet and lifestyle mistakes (listed in the article).
4-Take extra Vitamin C, Vitamin D3 and other immune boosting nutrients (once you do #1 above you have your foundation covered and won’t need to take a ton of others)
5-PRAY, BELIEVE AND DO NOT FEAR (MOST IMPORTANT).
This IRISH study from essentially says the same thing. “New study says Vitamin D supplements may enhance resistance to Covid-19 “- Independent.ie
[KC's Comment: There was another study last week examining Vitamin D levels of COVID-19 patients that died. Scroll down to check out the April 30 updates.]
FDA cautions against use of Hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine for COVID-19 outside of the hospital setting or a clinical trial due to risk of heart rhythm problems
[KC’s Comment: This appears to be a concerted effort to discredit Hydroxychloroquine as the effective treatment for COVID-19 that it has been been demonstrating in studies around the world. This is a drug that has an excellent safety profile. Doctors for decades have advised patients with heart problems that were traveling to countries with high risk of malaria to pop Hydroxychloroquine tablets like candy without concern for exacerbating heart problems.]
COVID-19 treatment hydroxychloroquine showed no benefit, more deaths in VA virus study
Outcomes of hydroxychloroquine usage in United States veterans hospitalized with Covid-19
Hydroxychloroquine linked to increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias
[KC’s Comment: This VA retrospective study is one of the most poorly designed studies it is borderline fraudulent in its conclusions and seemingly seeking to discredit Hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment.]
Timing of immune response to COVID-19 may contribute to disease severity
[KC’s Comment: This article is suggesting benefit in suppressing the immune system to minimize the detrimental effects of the cytokine storm. As we have been posting about for weeks optimal vitamin c and vitamin D levels among other natural ingredients modulate the immune response and avoid the negative effects of the cytokine storm.]
WHO says virus 'natural in origin'
[KC’s Comment: The title was WHO says COVID-19 was natural in origin but in the article however in the article it says "We are assured that this virus is natural in origin," he said, reiterating a stance the UN agency has expressed previously. I have seen enough information from very credible scientists to conclude the natural virus was enhanced in a lab to be more dangerous. We have no way to know if the virus was released on purpose or by accident.]
WHO lauds lockdown-ignoring Sweden as 'model' for countries
[KC’s Comment: WHO communicates publicly that we have a lot to learn from Sweden. The truth is that we have zero science to justify the lockdowns and successful contrary models to including Sweden.]
Clinical trial begins to see if convalescent plasma can treat COVID-19
[KC’s Comment: We have posted for weeks on success stories using blood from recovered patients. The risk of this not working are people who tested false positives and other problems identifying who was fully infected.]
Link identified between dietary selenium and outcome of COVID-19 disease
[KC’s Comment: We have been posting on the importance of being nutrified for maximum immune function and have posted studies that show that viruses become more virulent in people with low selenium levels. In this analysis researchers examined data from provinces and municipalities with more than 200 cases and cities with more than 40 cases, researchers found that areas with high levels of selenium were more likely to recover from the virus. Get nutrified to protect yourself and to recover.]
Why is Hypertension the Most Common Underlying COVID-19 Condition?
[KC’s Comment: the most common comorbidity in patients with COVID-19 that die is high-blood pressure at over 65%. One would not think that such a seemingly long term issue like high-blood could increase chance of death. We have been posting information from Dr. Charles Simone for weeks that certain medications increase chance of death in COVID-19. Chief among the list of these drugs are blood-pressure medications.]
"Fighting Against Coronavirus" | Episode 2 | SuperHealth Podcast
KC Craichy is back to discuss the latest information on the coronavirus and how to protect yourself. You will be enlightened and you will find hope with his balanced approach to current research and the latest headlines.
Gilead, maker of the Anti-Viral drug Remdesivir, Stock Tumbles After Latest Data Leak on Failed Virus Drug Trials
[KC’s Comment: This is what happens when a drug is hyped as having great promise but disappoints in clinical trials.]
Remdesivir in adults with severe COVID-19: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial
[KC’s Comment: Remdesivir is an anti-viral drug that is currently being studied in multiple trials around the world. “In this study of adult patients admitted to hospital for severe COVID-19, remdesivir was not associated with statistically significant clinical benefits.” And, “Adverse events were reported in 102 (66%) of 155 remdesivir recipients versus 50 (64%) of 78 placebo recipients. Remdesivir was stopped early because of adverse events.” The Lancet Article reports.
We posted yesterday about reported success in the NIH Remdesivir trial however a closer examination show some difficult to explain irregularities within that study. Initial conclusions publicized yesterday on mainstream news appear to be in direct opposition to findings of similar trials world wide including this study. It would seem Remdesivir might have breathed its last breath as a COVID-19 drug. Back to the Hydroxychloroquine, z-Pac and zinc protocol?]
Vitamin D Levels Low in COVID19 Deaths - SOME OF THE MOST IMPORTANT INFORMATION YET
First Data to be Published on COVID-19 Severity and Vitamin D Levels
Evidence that Vitamin D Supplementation Could Reduce Risk of Influenza and COVID-19 Infections and Deaths
[KC’s Comment: FINALLY a study looking at Vitamin D levels of COVID-19.
We have stressed from the beginning of this crisis and many years before that Vitamin D levels are critically important in immunity. Vitamin D is the main modulator of the immune system including modulating the dreaded “cytokine storm” that is cited as primary cause of death in COVID19 cases.
Last month The GrassrootsHealth Nutrient Research Institute did a research paper demonstrating that Vitamin D supplementation could reduce the risks of Flu and CoVID19 deaths. Now, in a pre-print paper (to be peer reviewed) they have published an analysis of the Vitamin D levels of actual COVID19 patients (both studies above).
Cases were all confirmed for COVID-19 and were grouped as follows:
Mild – presenting with mild clinical symptoms and no diagnosis of pneumonia
Ordinary – presenting with fever, respiratory symptoms, and a confirmed diagnosis of pneumonia
Severe – cases with hypoxia and respiratory distress
Critical – cases with respiratory failure requiring intensive care
Vitamin D levels were grouped as follows:
Normal – vitamin D level of 30 ng/ml (75 nmol/L) or above.
***It is critical to note that the “NORMAL” vitamin D levels are deficient according to vitamin D researchers who believe optimal vitamin D levels should be >60 ng/ml a level twice the outdated standard
*** Using a revised standard of Insufficient – vitamin D level between 21-29 ng/ml (51-74 nmol/L) >60 ng/ml as optimal makes these Insufficient levels actually Deficient
Deficient – vitamin D level below 20 ng/ml (50 nmol/L)
*** Using the revised standard of >60 ng/ml as optimal makes these Deficient levels actually Dangerously Deficient
The average vitamin D level of all 212 cases was 24 ng/ml using >60ng/ml Dangerously Deficient.
Of all COVID-19 cases; 49 (23%) cases were categorized as mild, with an average vitamin D level of 31 ng/ml, 59 (28%) were categorized as ordinary, with an average vitamin D level of 27 ng/ml, 56 (26%) were categorized as severe, with an average vitamin D level of 21 ng/ml, 48 (23%) were critical, with an average vitamin D level of 17 ng/ml, 86% of all cases among patients with normal vitamin D levels were mild, while 73% of cases among patients with vitamin D deficiency were severe or critical.
For each standard deviation increase in vitamin D level, the odds of having a mild case compared to a severe case were 7.94 times more, and the odds of having a mild case compared to a critical case were 19.61 times more. All outcomes were statistically significant.]
Remdesivir Speeds Recovery From COVID-19 In Preliminary Trial Results : Shots - Health News : NPR
[KC’s Comment: Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug developed for Ebola, apparently has had some initial success for COVID-19 patients. It is too early to know for sure. As we have been posting about here are multiple drugs and nutrients that do work and we need to develop an official standard to combine their use in a clinical setting.]
Antibody tests support what’s been obvious: Covid-19 is much more lethal than the flu
[KC’s Comment: This should not be about which is more lethal. We will find that COVID-19 is more lethal to some classes and the flu more lethal to others. HOW CAN WE PROTECT OURSELVES AND WHAT ARE THE BEST TREATMENTS pharmaceutical and otherwise.]
COVID 19 BIOWEAPON? Drugs Increase CoVID19 Risk of Dying | Simone Super Energy
[KC’s Comment: Here is some compelling evidence that COVID-19 was likely man made. We don’t know if it was an accidental release or on purpose but these points certainly point to lab enhanced bat CoronaVirus. Increase of function research (making natural pathogens more deadly) should not be legal.]
Chicago Doctors See “Truly Remarkable” Success Using Ventilator Alternatives To Treat COVID-19 – Collective Evolution
[KC’s Comment: America and the world were not prepared to deal with a pandemic and much of the ways patients have been and still are being treated was experimental medicine on display. Ventilators were used inappropriately often to spare medical staff from the potential of the virus becoming airborne by the aerosol effect associated with less invasive breathing assist devices. Many patients died as a direct result. This study suggests that these less invasive devices as showing “Truly Remarkable” results.]
Exercise is an all-natural treatment to fight depression - Harvard Health
[KC’s Comment: Depression has been on the rise during the stress associated with the pandemic, social distancing and lock-downs. Excellent nutrition and lifestyle choices including exercise are excellent anti-depressants.]
Coronavirus News: Study Shows Blood Type May Affect COVID-19 Risk
[KC’s Comment: Some blood types apparently do better than others with COVID19. This is very interesting information but the net of it is that we all need to improve our nutrition and lifestyle choices to improve immunity. Get nutrified.]
Homemade masks made of silk and cotton may boost protection. Study by UChicago, Argonne researchers found fit is key to protect wearers against COVID-19.| University of Chicago News
[KC’s Comment: The main issue here is to protect others from potential pathogens you might be breathing out and secondarily visa-versa. Most fabrics studied were protective with chiffon, silk and cotton-polyester combination added an electrostatic barrier which boosted performance. This study suggests that a combination of masks made of high thread-count cotton with natural silk fabric or a chiffon weave can effectively filter out aerosol particles––if the fit is good. Spandex and polyester performed the worst. This study reiterates that these results would only translate if such masks are sealed against the face.]
New Study: The Flu Vaccine Is “Significantly Associated” With An Increased Risk of Coronavirus – Collective Evolution
[KC’s Comment: We have been reporting this from the beginning of this crisis. The flu vaccine is “Significantly Associated” with INCREASED RISK of Coronavirus. “The study examined virus interference in a Department of Defense population, this refers to the increased risk of other respiratory viruses as a result of, in this case, the influenza vaccine. The study found that virus interference varied among vaccinated individuals for individual respiratory viruses, and found that for coronavirus in particular, in this study, those who had been vaccinated with the flu vaccine had a 36 percent higher risk of contracting it.”
This should open our eyes. The flu vaccine is barely effective against the flu, receiving it carries significant risk to a person's health, and it lowers their immunity to other infections in current and subsequent years including COVID-19.]
Experts successfully treat severe case of COVID-19 (with Hydroxychloroquine and Z-PAC) in 3-week-old infant -- ScienceDaily
[KC’s Comment: In reading the details of this case I remain unconvinced that this was a case of COVID-19. This baby had a partially collapsed lung and pneumonia. This article admits that it was suspected COVID-19 but the infant also had the common cold virus. This is not a confirmed case of COVID-19 and does not invalidate the common perception among researchers that kids are not typically susceptible to COVID-19.]
Radboud University Medical Center (Netherlands) researchers publish new insights into COVID-19 | EurekAlert! Science News
[KC’s Comments: Based in the information we have been posting from Dr. Charles Simone MD about certain pharmaceutical drugs (one-class is ace2 inhibitors) being a primary cause older people have been dying at a much higher rate this COVID-19 information is a very plausible theory. These points are so relevant I have include large excerpts from this article. The theory goes like this; “An infection with the coronavirus COVID-19 is different from the flu or other more common viral diseases. Radboudumc researchers wondered what exactly happens in the case of a severe infection. Doctors recognize three clear phases. In the beginning, patients quickly become short of breath because of fluid in the lungs. About nine days after the infection an inflammatory reaction occurs in the lungs; the patient's antibodies might attack the virus in the lungs, which can further aggravate the situation in the lung. Some of the patients who recover after a stay in the ICU develop thrombosis and scarring in the lungs due to the long-standing fluid, which makes recovery difficult. In short: it all begins with a fluid problem.” The theory continues; "We have been closely monitoring the COVID patients," says Frank van de Veerdonk. "That first phase, during which the lungs fill up with fluid, CT scans of the lungs look bad and patients quickly experience shortness of breath due to the administration of fluid, is very characteristic. This image cannot be explained solely by the infection of the lungs. So we got the idea that the capillaries, which are the very small blood vessels, start to leak into the lungs during this process. That leakage causes the lungs problems, because they partly fill up."
“ACE2 (angiotensin-converting enzyme 2) is known to play a role in maintaining blood pressure throughout the body, which is regulated by the RAAS, the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. The RAAS system, and thus ACE2, controls blood pressure by regulating vasodilatation and vasoconstriction. But ACE2 has another function, which up until now has remained out of the picture in coronavirus infections. Van de Veerdonk: "ACE2 keeps the substance bradykinin under control. Bradykinin makes blood vessels leak. We have good reason to believe that with COVID-19 infections we see exactly this effect: when the virus is introduced, ACE2 receptors disappear from the lung cells, giving bradykinine free rein in causing the small blood vessels to leak massively at the site of infection."
“Van de Veerdonk and colleagues recognize this phenomenon from another very rare disease: hereditary angioedema. People with this disease can suddenly develop swelling of, for example, hands, feet, abdomen or face. These swellings can persist for several hours, sometimes even days, after which they disappear just as quickly as they have developed. The cause of these swellings: leaking blood vessels due to too much bradykinin. Some side effects of ACE inhibitors, which are used against high blood pressure, are also very similar to symptoms seen with COVID-19. The dry cough, for example. And in rare cases, angioedema can also occur with ACE inhibitors." The problems of vascular leakage can be aggravated by an inflammatory phase.]
Dr. David Katz | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
[KC’s Comment: I’m no fan of Bill Maher however truth is often found where you least expect it. This interview with Dr. David Katz is the most balanced and perhaps the only balanced thing I have ever heard from him. The information is logical and powerful. Dr. Katz was the President of the AMERICAN College of Lifestyle Medicine promoting healthy lifestyles for long-term health including good nutrition. Dr. Katz made a profound and true statement that is essentially what Del Bigtree said to me last night. He said that “flattening the curve makes sense in phase 1 so we do not overwhelmed the medical system whale we figure out how to deal with this problem but flattening the curve does and preventing viral transmission does not save lives but changes the date one becomes infected. He also said one of the frustrating things about promoting healthy lifestyles is that the timeline for harm or injury from unhealthy lifestyles is too long this people put it off and often never make changes. People tend to respond to things that can harm or injure them in the short-term aka acute threats like COVID-19. In the COVID-19 world good lifestyle and nutrition habits that promote long-term health actually have short-term impact in enhancing immunity and ability to recover. Eighty plus percent of disease, susceptibility and virility of disease is diet and lifestyle related. It is time to get healthy America. It can save your life today as well as enhance the quality of your life and extend the length of your life.]
The Scientific Reason UV Destroys Coronavirus
[KC’s Comment: Highly scientific article but profound in it’s simplicity. We have posted for 8 weeks that UV is a powerful tool against COVID-19 and any other pathogen. President Trump was mocked by the media when he mentioned UV as a possible treatment for COVID-19 but much scientific support has since emerged. UV is one of the reasons that viruses diminish in the summer because of it’s direct effects and because it provokes vitamin D production in the body which modulates immunity. The fall and winter are known as cold & flu season but should be known as low sunlight and low vitamin D season. Thus supplementing with vitamin D during this time is wise.]
Vitamin C For COVID-19: Critical Care Medicine Hospital Chief In Wuhan Provides Updates – Collective Evolution
[KC’s Comment: Once again Vitamin C emerges as a power treatment for COVID-19. In the US there have been recent raids against clinics administering IV Vitamin C suggesting it is fake medicine. As we have been posting about for the beginning IVC is one of the most powerful treatments for COVID-19 and is currently being administered successfully in hospitals in NYC. In this case the medical workers were also being administered supplemental vitamin C powder to protect them from becoming infected.]
Texas health center touted bogus coronavirus cure, feds say | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
[KC Comment: This is a travesty of justice. This reporter obviously did not do his homework We have been posting in the power of ozone therapy as a potential treatment for eight weeks. Ozone and Many other therapies like UV and IV Vitamin C therapy have a decades long history of safety and efficacy. We are using federal agencies to quench potentially life saving non-pharmaceutical integrative medical approaches that have great potential.]
The coronavirus pandemic is moment of truth for anti-vaccine movement
[KC’s Comment: It should not about being pro or anti- vax. It should be about truth, transparency and personal freedom. What do the facts tell us? Vaccines are based on the homeopathic concept of introducing a small amount of a pathogen to provoke immunity. The homeopathic version called homeoprophylaxis which we have been posting about for weeks remains a much safer and arguably more effective strategy. Everyone innately wants to protect themselves and their loved ones thus the concept of vaccines is appealing. Nevertheless, there are significant health risks involved including potential injury and even death from receiving certain vaccines. We must be informed with truth in order for us to make informed decisions. I have been watching the new docuseries about vaccines called The Truth About Vaccines 2020 and it is eye opening to see credible doctor after credible doctor discussing the topic including real risks and benefits.]
COVID19 Antibody tests produce HIGH numbers of FALSE POSITIVES
[KC’s Comment: We have been posting on the issues with COVID-19 testing. This report casts additional doubts on COVID-19 testing. There are many problems with the COVID-19 tests not the least among them are both false positives and false negatives (specificity and sensitivity). It also points out that primarily the tests are not FDA approved, not accurate and made by a Chinese company with sloppy manufacturing history. It is suggested the the numbers of false positives greatly exceed true positives which if true the total numbers of infected people would be far less that believed thus the case fatality rate would be much higher than believed. An even greater issue is that the information gleaned by a true positive test is not definitive.]
Bombshell Financial Times analysis reveals total deaths are surging worldwide, regardless of what’s on the death certificates… 50 percent surge in total mortality points to common cause: COVID-19
[KC’s Comment: This is a stunning analysis by the Financial Times and Natural News. If these underlying numbers analyzed by the Financial Times are correct and the total number of mortalities are correct then the number of deaths in the countries studied are up by 50% YTD with many other causes of death being reduced due to lockdowns. The most vulnerable among us should do everything they can to get healthy and thus become less vulnerable. It has never been more important to get “nutrified” to enhance immunity. If you have not yet read the article at the beginning of this blog then I highly recommend you scroll up to the top to read it.
Here is the article from the Financial Times for reference
UK coronavirus deaths more than double official figure, according to FT study
Obesity May Impact Mortality in COVID-19 Patients
[KC’s Comment: This is not news to you if you have been following these daily updates. What may be new is the fact that this was also a known morbidity during the H1N1 pandemic. “obesity was a significant risk factor in the H1N1 influenza pandemic and should be factored into the care of COVID-19 patients with obesity. Researchers studying the H1N1 pandemic found that obesity led to decreased respiratory function, difficulties with ventilation, and increased inflammatory cytokines that contributed to death. The H1N1 influenza experience should serve as a caution for the care of COVID patients with obesity, and particularly patients with severe obesity,” the authors point out adding that the prevalence of obesity in the U.S. has been on the rise. According to the statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention an estimated 42 percent of all adults in the US have obesity or severe obesity.]
Sunlight destroys coronavirus quickly, say US scientists
[KC’s Comment: You have heard that sunlight is the ultimate disinfectant. Of course that is a metaphor for transparency but based on a truth. In this case it appears to be a physical reality. We have been reporting on UV light and heat for weeks. Now from the White House briefing room. "Our most striking observation to date is the powerful effect that solar light appears to have on killing the virus, both surfaces and in the air," he said. "We've seen a similar effect with both temperature and humidity as well, where increasing the temperature and humidity or both is generally less favorable to the virus."]
Why have so many coronavirus patients died in Italy?
[KC’s Comment: Fascinating article about death from Coronavirus in Italy. One of the oldest populations in the world with 88% of COVID19 deaths in people with one or more life threading co-morbidly. And 40 percent of infections and 87% of deaths were in patients older than 70. According to the article another confounding factor is, “The way in which we code deaths in our country is very generous in the sense that all the people who die in hospitals with the coronavirus are deemed to be dying of the coronavirus. “On re-evaluation by the National Institute of Health, only 12 per cent of death certificates have shown a direct causality from coronavirus, while 88 per cent of patients who have died have at least one pre-morbidity - many had two or three,” Prof Ricciardi says. We have based public policy on wildly exaggerated statistics and projections.]
Hydroxychloroquine's New Study Causes Higher Death Rates BUT WAIT
[KC’s Comment: There is a huge push in the media to invalidate the drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 apparently because it is a 70 year old genetic drug that is extremely cheap with virtually no profitability. As we have posted for weeks many doctors are having great success in the US and around the world using hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19 patients. This study appears to be a direct attempt to discredit hydroxychloroquine. This is not a legitimate study in that it was merely a review of patient files, has not been published, was not peer reviewed, was not placebo controlled, and the severely ill patients were put in the two hydroxychloroquine groups and the healthy, less symptomatic patients put in the group not given hydroxychloroquine. This was a cherry-picking set-up to discredit a drug in the media.]
DOCTORS & POLITICIANS: “AMERICA, WAKE UP!”
[KC’s Comment: Del Bigtree has covered this crisis with excellence. It appears the White House Medical advisors have been operating on wildly inflated projections and so many contradictory facts have surfaced that Americans are figuring out that government mandated lockdowns are increasingly difficult to justify.]
Trump accuses NYC of padding its coronavirus death toll
[KC’s Comment: Over inflating COVID-19 numbers is in and of itself an epidemic. Like NYC’s apparent inflating of COVID19 numbers it is happening all over America.]
BREAKING! This ER Doctor Just NUKED the fraudulent aspects of the Pandemic.
[KC’s Comment: This is a powerful video that demonstrates that the incidence of COVID-19 have been vastly greater than previously believed and reported and the reported death rate is vastly lower than previously believed. They compare Sweden who did not shut down with neighboring Norway who did shut down and the numbers are quite similar. They also demonstrate that Sweden’s numbers are better than California.]
Vitamin C Evidence for Treating Complications of COVID-19 and other Viral Infections
[KC’s Comment: Here is more evidence about the power of Vitamin C against COVID-19 Complications. I just posted this morning about an FBI raid against an IV clinic in Detroit being raided because they are doing Vitamin C IVs. There are numerous studies using IV vitamin C for numerous diseases including the work of Dr. Linus Pauling who received a Nobel Prize. There is truly a war against integrative natural medicine, a war against common sense.]
FBI Raids Detroit-Area Medical Facility ‘For Using Intravenous Vitamin C To Treat COVID-19 Patients’
[KC’s Comment: FBI raid means it is a federal raid. We need to know who is behind this and bring it to the president’s attention. Millions of people have been healed at least in part by receiving IV Vitamin C. I have posted multiple studies showing COVID-19 patients being healed by IV Vitamin C including in NY hospitals and have never heard of anyone being injured by receiving IV Vitamin C. If I had any developing symptoms or just wanted to be safe and had access to an IV clinic then by all means I would get a Vitamin C IV.]
URGENT UPDATE: SPEAK WITH YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT YOUR DRUGS THAT MAY INCREASE SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 Coronavirus) INFECTION DRUGS INCREASE RISK FOR SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) INFECTION
[KC’s Comment: I was on a live show on Facebook today and many people were asking questions about these medicines. I wanted to re-post this so it was easy to find. This is a follow-up to our post on a couple of weeks ago regarding my speaking to Dr. Charles Simone about it being his medical opinion that the reason old people were dying from COVID-19 at a higher rate is due to certain medications they are taking which include many of the most popularly prescribed medications in the elderly community. Dr. Simone said this is the reason old people are dying and that there are viable pharmaceutical alternatives that work equally as well but do not have the side-effect of death in cases of COVID-19. Please urgently as your doctor examine this list and demand your doctor make these simple changes. It could save a life you love.]
Over 99% of coronavirus patients in Italy who died had other health problems
[KC’s Comment: These are staggering statistics. According the the NY Post story the average age of death from COVID-19 in Italy has held at 80 years old (79.5) in 25,000 deaths. The title of this article seem intentionally misleading since they only measured high blood pressure, diabetes or heart disease. Regardless of the intentionality of the title it's most likely is true if you consider that the elderly people with high blood pressure are on medication for it, which has specifically been shown to increase mortality with COVID-19. We have repeatedly listed the specific classes of medications that increase mortality especially in the elderly along with the alternative meds that works as well but without the increased risk of death. There are numerous other reasons that contributed to these deaths that further reinforce the title of this article.]
Ozone Therapy Proving Successful In Covid-19 Patients
[KC’s Comment: If you have been following me for any length of time you may know that I have been recommending ozone hema therapy since the beginning of COVID-19 and for SARS before that and Ebola before that etc., etc. Sadly doctors are not trained in integrative medicine and tend to resist any approach that is not a drug or surgery. Additionally, dietitians are NOT trained in nutrition but in dietetics. Many convention institutions are experimenting with integrative medicine and clinical nutrition with great success and we have posted many success stories in this blog.]
The Threats of 5G, made simple. Fascinating!!!
[KC’s Comment: This is an incredible description of the information, privacy and other risks of 5G. This is not a science of health risk presentation. Nevertheless, you can start to extrapolate health risks by one statement here. Connectivity will increase from 10,000 devices per square mile to 3 million devices per square mile.]
Surgery? One Type of Anesthesia Is Preferable During COVID-19 Outbreak
[KC's Comment: Local/regional anesthesia during surgery is far safer than general anesthesia in multiple ways. First of all surgeries using local/regional anesthesia have fewer complications than surgeries using general anesthesia. So it is safer. Secondly, local/regional anesthesia is safer for the surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists because removing the breathing tube at the end of the surgery increases the aerosol spray of virus by 6.6 times. This is an interesting perspective because even without a pandemic local/general anesthesia is safer so why not insist on it for yourself and your loved ones.]
Good Nutrition Supports Immune System In Fight Against COVID-19 | University of Southampton
[KC’s Comment: Getting nutrified is a primary defense against COVID-19, Cold and Flu. Medicine has resisted this truth for decades but it is interesting that conventional doctors, hospitals and universities are coming full circle back to nutrition for prevention and treatment. The key is supporting your immune system. If you have not read my article above I encourage you to do so.]
Boy with Covid-19 did not transmit disease to more than 170 contacts.
[KC’s Comment: DO THEY THINK WE ARE STUPID? It is shocking how little the “experts” know about COVID-19. Reading this story after reading hundreds of studies, articles and reports over the last few weeks starts to reveal patterns.
Here is an excerpt from this story that is baffling experts. “Most of the chalet guests contracted the virus, but an investigation by Public Health France found that the nine-year-old did not pass it on to either of his siblings nor anyone else, despite coming into contact with 172 people, all of whom were quarantined as a precaution, and having lessons at three separate ski schools. A report on the investigation published in Clinical Infectious Diseases describes how tests revealed the boy to be infected with Sars-Cov-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, and also influenza and a common cold virus. While both of his siblings caught the latter infections, neither picked up the coronavirus.
“One child, co-infected with other respiratory viruses, attended three schools while symptomatic, but did not transmit the virus, suggesting potential different transmission dynamics in children,” Kostas Danis, an epidemiologist at Public Health France told the French news agency AFP.
Take another look at this sentence, “ A report on the investigation published in Clinical Infectious Diseases describes how tests revealed the boy to be infected with Sars-Cov-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, and also influenza and a common cold virus.” It says tests revealed the boy to be INFECTED WITH SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID19 AND ALSO INFLUENZA AND A COMMON COLD.
The article goes in to say, “The boy had only mild symptoms and when tested was found to have levels of virus that were barely detectable. The low level of infection is thought to explain why he did not infect other people.”
I strongly suspect that the PCR test is at the root of this non story. It probably went something like this. The little boy was exposed but like virtually all healthy children did not contract COVID-19 but since he had minor sniffles and was exposed was judged to be “mildly” symptomatic then tested using PCR, the test that is not even a test, and increasing the number of sample amplifications until they were able to determine he had traces of of SARS-Cov-2 virus (remember this is the virus that causes COVID19 AND cold or flu. In other words the kids immune system was handling traces of cold or flu but since he was exposed and had traces of the virus that COULD be COVID-19 or COULD be the cold or COULD be the flu he was automatically diagnosed as asymptomatic COVID-19. DOES THIS SOUND LIKE SCIENCE? Casts great suspicion on the idea of asymptomatic carriers of COVID-19.
THE KID DID NOT GET SICK BECAUSE HEALTHY KIDS DON’T GET SICK WITH COVID-19.]
Antibody testing results: COVID-19 infections exceed confirmed cases
[KC’s Comments: Antibody testing shows up to 50 times more people have been infected than previously believed which also show the death rate is far lower than previously believed. It is troubling that PCR testing remains the standard. As I have been posting the PCR test is not even a diagnostic test and provides little useful information yet a positive result is used as a fact to determine public health policy.
Here is an expert from the article which demonstrates we have not come very far in our understanding of this virus. “These findings underscore the importance of expanded polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing to diagnose those with infection so they can be isolated and quarantined while also maintaining the broad social distancing interventions. The antibody test is helpful for identifying past infection, but a PCR test is required to diagnose a current infection.”]
Clinical benefit of remdesivir in rhesus macaques infected with SARS-CoV-2 | bioRxiv
[KC’s Comment: In an animal trial the drug remdesivir once again shows promise in treating COVID-19. This monkey study concluded, “Therapeutic remdesivir treatment initiated early during infection has a clear clinical benefit in SARS-CoV-2-infected rhesus macaques. These data support early remdesivir treatment initiation in COVID-19 patients to prevent progression to severe pneumonia.”]
Researchers use live virus to identify 30 existing drugs that could treat COVID-19 | SBP
[KC’s Comment: This is an important research tool to be able to scan this enormous drug database to identify potential existing drugs to treat COVID-19. Researchers are once again relying on the PCR test to identify COVID-19. PCH is a research tool so perhaps this is a more legitimate use of it? Interestingly Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine were identified in this project as two of the 27 potential drugs to treat COVID19.
New drugs emerge as promising candidates for COVID-19 treatment
Highlights of the scientists’ discoveries follow. Each drug or experimental compound requires further evaluation in clinical trials to prove its effectiveness in treating people with COVID-19 before it can be used broadly.
27 drugs that are not currently under evaluation for COVID-19 were effective at halting viral replication. 17 of these drugs have an extensive record of human safety from clinical studies in non-COVID-19 diseases, including four—clofazimine, acitretin, tretinoin and astemizole—that were previously approved by the FDA for other indications.
Thus far, six of the 17 were shown to be effective at concentrations, or doses, likely to be effective and tolerable in humans. Four of these six drugs—apilimod, MLN-3897, VBY-825 and ONO 5334—have been tested clinically for diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, osteoporosis and cancer.
In addition to the 27 drug candidates, three drugs currently in clinical trials for COVID-19, including remdesivir and chloroquine derivatives, were also shown to be effective at stopping the growth of SARS-CoV-2. These results reaffirm their promise as potential COVID-19 treatments and support the continuation of ongoing clinical trials to prove their effectiveness in patients.]
Novartis backs hydroxychloroquine trial in COVID-19 fight
[KC’s Comment: There should have already been many trials of Hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19. My greatest concern is this study does not add zinc to the mix like the NY doctors used in their successful treatment of 700 COVID-19 patients in a row. Hydroxychloroquine drives zinc into the cells which turns off viral replication and since most people are deficient in zinc it needs to be added. The reality is that Hydroxychloroquine was demonstrated to be effective against SARs Coronavirus in 2015 but was not studied since.
A MUST READ Corona: creating the illusion of a pandemic through diagnostic tests
[KC’s Comments: I have been posting that the standard “diagnostic” test for COVID-19 is not a “diagnostic” test at all but a research tool which is evidenced by the quote from the manufacturer of the PCR kits, “Regulatory status: For research use only, not for use in diagnostic procedures.” Adding insult to injury PCR works by amplifying a sample multiples of times to eventually find evidence of RNA material from a virus and there is no standard protocol using a set number of amplifications yielding wildly different results from test to test. Evidence of the presence of RNA material from COVID-19 does not suggest in any way the person is infected, does not measure a viral load nor does it differentiate from other Coronaviruses including SARs. This is a big deal because many lives will be disrupted by positives and false positives and national and global health policy will be based in these numbers.]
Are Ventilators for COVID-19 Doing More Harm than Good?
[KC’s Comment: Dr. Berg and his whiteboard does an excellent job here not only in describing the problem with the way ventilators are being wrongly used on COVID-19 patients (something we have been posting about for a couple of weeks) but also details why zinc is important, interesting details about Hydroxychloroquine and other important details.]
EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Rashid Buttar BLASTS Gates, Fauci, EXPOSES Fake Pandemic
[KC’s Comment: Dr. Buttar DO is a colleague who is legit. He put out a video a couple of weeks ago that went viral questioning multiple aspects about the COVID-19 crisis. We posted his video a few days ago when he was excited that our Surgeon General Jerome Adams announced that the administration was dropping the WHO / Bill Gates models that all COVID-19 related health policy was based on. Those models predicted massively more deaths than reality was showing. Here is an new interview worth the hour to watch.]
Is there a Glyphosate-COVID19 Connection? w/Dr. Stephanie Seneff
[KC’s Comment: It is well worth investigating to determine if there is a direct glyphosate connection with COVID-19. It seems clear that glyphosate is a dangerous chemical that has a negative effect on immunity and has been shown to cause cancer.]
Effect of Zinc Salts on Respiratory Syncytial Virus Replication
[KC’s Comment: “When zinc was present during adsorption, penetration, and egress, there was significant reduction in virus yield” -Rahaman O. Suara and James E. Crowe, Jr. Not a surprise here since zinc is known to shut down the intra cellular replication of virus.]
Dr. Vladimir Zelenko has now treated 699 coronavirus patients with 100% success using Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Zinc and Z-Pak [UPDATES]
[KC’s Comment: This was supposed to be posted a week ago but got lost in our system. We keep hearing the Hydroxychloroquine combined with zinc is untested but 600 COVID19 patients in a row with zero deaths is profound results. The fact that Hydroxychloroquine is generic, costs penny’s and no pharmacy company is making money seems to be at the root of conventional medicine’s apparent dislike of the drug.]
Antibody research indicates coronavirus may be far more widespread than known
[KC’s Comment: This quote says it all, “Our findings suggest that there is somewhere between 50- and 80-fold more infections in our county than what’s known by the number of cases than are reported by our department of public health," Dr. Eran Bendavid, the associate professor of medicine at Stanford University who led the study, said in an interview with ABC News' Diane Sawyer.”]
Trump unveils coronavirus guidelines for rolling back social distancing in phases: ‘Next front in our war’
[KC’s Comment: this is good news that the country is in process of reopening. As you see from my last post a sophisticated analysis suggested that the countries that focused on only their most vulnerable populations faired just as well as countries that went in total lockdown including the US.]
Countries stats on corona peaked and subsided in the exact same way.
[KC’s Comment: I just received this message from Dr. Lee Cowden, “A professor at Tel Aviv University, Yitzhak Ben Israel, plotted the rates of new coronavirus infections of the U.S., U.K., Sweden, Italy, Israel, Switzerland, France, Germany, and Spain.
The numbers told a shocking story: irrespective of whether the country quarantined like Isreal, or went about business as usual like Sweden, coronavirus peaked and subsided in the exact same way. In the exact, same, way.
His graphs show that all countries experienced seemingly identical coronavirus infection patterns, with the number of infected peaking in the sixth week and rapidly subsiding by the eighth week.
...Professor Yitzhak Ben Israel concludes in his analysis summary paper that the data from the past 50 days indicates that the closure policies of the quarantine countries can be replaced by more moderate social distancing policies. The numbers simply do not support quarantine or economic closure.” Lee Cowden.-MD]
Researchers find rheumatoid arthritis drug is promising coronavirus treatment
[KC’s Comment: In addition to Hydroxychloroquine being a malaria drug it is also used as an arthritis drug. It is interesting that another arthritis drug is showing promise as a treatment for COVID19.]
Surgeon General DROPS Gates/CDC/WHO model
[KC’s Comment: If true, this is important news. Surgeon General Adams and the White House are apparently no longer relying on Bill Gates, the WHO and their doomsday models. I have not been able to confirm this through other sources yet.]
Keto diet could be the key to treating asthma | News | What Doctors Don't Tell You
[KC’s Comment: This is good news with all the respiratory distress. Eliminating non-vegetable carbohydrates is a simple thing to improving breathing for people with asthma and presumably other breathing disorders. Other important things that improve asthma symptoms are minimizing all forms of dairy and taking fish oil.]
First Saliva Test for COVID-19 Approved for Emergency Use by FDA | The Scientist Magazine®
[KC’s Comment: Of course it is a good thing to have testing options and this one is said to be less cumbersome and quicker. My concern is that this appears to be yet another PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test which, according to the inventor of PCR, is not a test at all but a laboratory research tool for sample amplification. Even if this is the only way that the virus can be identified the biggest concern is that there is no standard for multiples of sample amplification therefore the same patient may test positive or negative depending on the multiples of application.]
Daily new coronavirus cases in U.S. drop to lowest level in weeks
[KC’s Comment: This good news. People need to continue to maintain good nutrition and lifestyle to maintain maximum immunity.]
Trump Administration Opposes Bill Gates' Vaccine Tracking System on 'Personal Liberty' Grounds - Big League Politics
[KC’s Comment: There are those who are seeking mandatory COVID-19 vaccines (which do not yet exist) followed by a long line of vaccines for numerous other potential ailments. Those same people are seeking to require you to have proof you have had the vaccines in order for you to be allowed to move and function freely in society. Here are some simple facts. Many will needlessly suffer a lifetime of symptoms, numerous others will be injured and yes others killed by these dangerous vaccines.]
My Conversation With State Senator And Doctor Who Exposes Medicare Payouts For COVID-19 Patients
[KC’s Comment: Yet another post reiterating that our government is incentivizing doctors and hospitals to make a COVID-19 diagnosis. In another post today you see that the CDC is directing doctors to write COVID-19 as cause of death even if the doctor merely COVID-19 was present regardless of actual cause of death. AND THE GOVERNMENT IS PROVIDING SIGNIFICANT FINANCIAL INCENTIVE TO BOTH DOCTORS AND HOSPITALS SIMPLY TO DIAGNOSE AS COVID-19 AND TO PUT THEM ON A VENTILATOR AT LEAST FOR A BRIEF TIME.
“Right now Medicare has determined that if you have a COVID-19 admission to the hospital you’ll get paid $13,000. If that COVID-19 patient goes on a ventilator, you get $39,000; three times as much. Nobody can tell me, after 35 years in the world of medicine, that sometimes those kinds of things [don’t] [have] impact on what we do…”, said Minnesota State Senator, Dr. Scott Jensen....“In response, Jensen said the CDC’s death certificate manual tells physicians to focus on ‘precision and specificity,’ but the coronavirus death certification guidance runs completely counter to that axiom.”]
The CDC Confesses to False Information About COVID-19 Death Numbers
[KC’s Comment: I have now seen multiple credible doctors say this is true. The CDC has issued a guidance to doctors that write the cause of death on US death certificates as COVID-19 regardless of actual cause of death if a patient had even suspected COVID-19. This means if a doctor suspects a cardiac patient had COVID-19 and that patient dies of a heart attack then cause of death on death certificate would be listed as COVID-19. THIS LIKELY MEANS THAT COVID19 DEATHS ARE SIGNIFICANTLY INFLATED BASED ON FALSE INFORMATION. Here is a very credible doctor telling a similar story. Montana physician Dr. Annie Bukacek discusses how COVID 19 death certificates are inflated.
Test for antibodies against novel coronavirus developed at Stanford Medicine
[KC’s Comment: This is another tool developed by researchers at Stanford University to test the blood for two types COVID-19 antibodies (IgM antibodies, which are made early in an immune response and whose levels usually quickly wane, and IgG antibodies, whose levels rise more slowly after infection but usually persist longer).
“There’s limited data out of China and Europe showing that this appears to be the response pattern followed with this virus,” Montine said. “But no one has had this long enough to know how long after infection the antibodies persist.” Test results will be reported in two parts: Positive or negative for IgM antibodies, and also positive or negative for IgG antibodies.”
Over time serological testing can answer questions that cannot be addressed with the current COVID-19 diagnostic test, which uses polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methods to detect viral genetic material. IMPORTANT: The inventor of the current PCR test has said that the current PCR test that is currently the standard is declaring people either Positive or Negative for COVID-19 IS NOT A TEST BUT A LABORATORY RESEARCH TOOL THAT AMPLIFIES GENETIC MATERIAL. CURRENTLY THERE IS NO STANDARD FOR AMPLIFICATION AND THIS THE SAME PATIENT CAN BE DECLARED BOTH POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE DEPENDING ON THE AMPLIFICATION. This is the same problem with HIV testing.]
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Jesus said, “I am the Resurrection, and I am Life Eternal. Anyone who clings to me in faith, even though he dies, will live forever.” -John 11:25
DOCTORS MUST WATCH: Early Intervention Protocol for COVID-19 Can Save Lives. Seven 7 leading critical care specialists (many of them in New York) who have been treating CoVid-19 patients with GREAT success using intravenous vitamin C, corticosteroids and anticoagulant therapy
[KC’s Comment: This information was also just sent to me by Dr. Lee Cowden MD, the Chairman of the AMERICAN College of Integrative Medicine and a mentor of mine.
People in decision-making positions in the State governments of all 50 States and all US Territories and Other Countries, they need to know this information and give permission to the doctors in their States to use this therapeutic approach. If we wait for more "studies" to be done, additional human lives will likely be lost unnecessarily.
Integrative medical doctors across the USA commonly use 10,000 mg to 25,000 mg of vitamin C (as sodium ascorbate or as ascorbic acid combined with a small amount of sodium bicarbonate for buffering) per each IV infusion to their patients with no reported deaths from this therapy. The dose of intravenous vitamin C recommended in the Chest Journal were MUCH lower than that but still fairly effective.
We have been posting from the beginning on the power of Vitamin C to calm the cytokine storm, acute respiratory distress syndrome ARDS, and heal COVID-19 patients. The use of IV Vitamin C, corticosteroids and anti-coagulants such as Heparin was successfully used by the Chinese, Japanese, South Korean and Italian doctors.
We have been recommending doctors use oral and IV Vitamin C for prevention and treatment of COVID-19 since the beginning. What is new here from what we have been posting are two things; The use of Vitamin C in combination with corticosteroids and anticoagulants including Heparin.
IT IS URGENT WE GET THIS INFORMATION TO AS MANY DOCTORS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AS POSSIBLE.]
Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C, and Thiamine for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock
[KC’s Comment: ‘This information was just sent to me by Dr. Lee Cowden MD, the Chairman of the AMERICAN College of Integrative Medicine and a mentor to me. In this study published in "Chest Journal" in 2017 doctors successfully reduced the in-hospital mortality from 40.4% for sepsis to 8.5% using, several times per day, intravenous vitamin C (ascorbic acid), thiamine & hydrocortisone in the treatment group compared to standard sepsis treatment in the control group.]
Dr Brownstein | 85 COVID Patients at The Center for Holistic Medicine: Zero Hospitalizations and No Deaths
[KC’s Comment: This is a very encouraging article and is very consistent with my original COVID-19 article now many weeks ago. Zero patients hospitalized and zero deaths. Being Nutrified is the best prevention and treatment. Interestingly Dr. Brownstein’s protocol includes nebulizing hydrogen peroxide and zinc you may recall my suggestion was nebulizing silver. He also recommends Vitamins A,C, & D3. Interestingly he did not recommend zinc but perhaps his patients were already properly nutrified? Can’t argue with 100% success.]
Live and Let Die: COVID-19 Coronavirus in America
[KC’s Comment: This is a comprehensive article that touches on multiple subjects including why dark skinned people are dying at much higher rates. Two days ago, during an interview on a national TV show, I was asked this same question and gave the same answer as this researcher gave. Vitamin D modulates immunity. Darker skinned people require far more sunlight to manufacture vitamin D and thus must get it from their diet and supplementation. Sadly, these populations rarely receive this advice resulting in insufficient and even dangerously deficient levels of Vitamin D. In the winter the problem is exacerbated due to cold weather and less sunshine. There are many other excellent points made in this article. This is well worth the read.]
Two-Thirds of Severe Covid-19 Cases Improved on Gilead Drug
[KC’s Comment: The early results of this drug look promising as about half of patients survived being on ventilators. Being placed on ventilators is typically 75%+ fatal. Even still, current treatments including Hydroxychloroquine, Zpak, zinc, IV Vitamin C, etc are showing even better results.]
Covid-19 - Didier Raoult: “The data demonstrate the effectiveness of chloroquine”
(original French version) https://madeinmarseille.net/64805-covid-19-didier-raoult-resultat-chloroquine/
(translated into English) https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=https://madeinmarseille.net/64805-covid-19-didier-raoult-resultat-chloroquine/&prev=search
[KC’s Comment: This is a follow-up study by one of the most renowned and respected infectious disease specialists in the world Dr. Didier Raoult said, “The Data Demonstrate The Effectiveness of Chloroquine” This study reiterated the results of the first study we posted on a couple of weeks ago. After his previous study Dr. Raoult said due to Hydroxychloroquine there is no reason to be concerned about COVID19. This study results are tremendous showing 91% effectiveness with zero cardiac cardiac complications.]
World-first trial to test benefit of intravenous zinc in COVID-19 fight
[KC’s Comment: This is very good news as it is yet another natural solution in a medical setting. Zinc is showing itself to be one of the major players in prevention and healing in the current pandemic. We all should be taking zinc as it is essential to human health and seemingly more so in the present times.]
103-year-old Italian says 'courage, faith' helped beat virus
[KC’s Comment: All healing comes from above and God can and does heal directly.]
COSMIC END GAME: Coronavirus vaccines, depopulation and the demonic war to claim your soul for Satan – NaturalNews.com
[KC’s Comment: There is a race to be first to market with a new vaccine for COVID-19 and if history is the judge then there will be countless vaccine injuries from a poorly studied vaccines that were fast-tracked to market.]
Quarantine Blues Got You Down? New Website Solves That Problem Just Like Isaac Newton Did
[KC's Comment: The Isaac Newton Project is a fantastic resource for anyone who is interested in learning and growing through a time of crisis and beyond.]
Former CDC Chief Dr. Tom Frieden: Coronavirus infection risk may be reduced by Vitamin D
[KC’s Comment: As you will see in the following quote by former CDC head Dr. Tom Frieden Vitamin D can cut risk of infection and help modulate the cytokine storm: He also unwittingly made some additional important points well worth noting.
Dr. Frieden wrote, “Coronavirus infection risk may be reduced by vitamin D.” And “There are many crackpot claims about miracle cures floating around, but the science supports the possibility — although not the proof — that Vitamin D may strengthen the immune system, particularly of people whose Vitamin D levels are low. Vitamin D supplementation reduces the risk of respiratory infection, regulates cytokine production and can limit the risk of other viruses such as influenza. A respiratory infection can result in cytokine storms — a vicious cycle in which our inflammatory cells damage organs throughout the body — which increase mortality for those with COVID-19. Adequate vitamin D may potentially provide some modest protection for vulnerable populations …. Right now, we don’t know if vitamin D deficiency plays any role in the severity of COVID-19. But given the high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in this country, it is safe to recommend that people get the proper daily dosage of vitamin D. Most people’s bodies manufacture vitamin D in the skin when exposed to the sun. About 15 minutes a day of direct sunlight is sufficient for many people’s bodies to manufacture enough vitamin D; people with darker skin need longer exposure to sunlight to manufacture the same amount. In winter, people in northern latitudes may not be able to make any vitamin D from sunlight. Sunscreen lengthens the exposure time needed. Many people, then, need vitamin D supplementation.”
Some important points made by Dr. Frieden are:
-Most people are deficient in Vitamin D.
It is critical to point out that conventional medicine views <40ng/ml as optimal levels and yet still recognize that most are deficient. Vitamin D council, based on many studies, recommends <60ng/ml as optimal. Therefore those who are deficient on the outdated recommendation of <40mg/ml are actually DANGEROUSLY deficient based on the new standard.
-Incorrectly stated that 15 mins of sunshine was sufficient when depending on time of day and year can be 30-1hr.
-He correctly stated that sunscreen prolongs required time in the sun for vitamin D perhaps a lot.
-Another good point was darker skin people require longer in the sun.]
Vitamins C and D Finally Adopted as Coronavirus Treatment
[KC’s Comment: Since the beginning of this “pandemic” we have been touting the necessity of being foundationally nutrified and of taking therapeutic levels of Vitamin D3 and Vitamin C among others to prevent and treat COVID-19. Here is an excellent article that demonstrates that multiple hospitals in NY have turned to vitamin C and Vitamin D just as doctors did in Taiwan and South Korea with tremendous results.]
COVID-19 expert explains what soap does to SARS-CoV-2 virus – Mayo Clinic News Network
[KC’s Comment: This is a really simple explanation of why soap works to wash away viruses.]
How a Virus Spreads So Easily | MythBusters
[KC’s Comment: This is an awesome live test to see if it is possible to avoid germs while socially interacting. Done like only the myth busters can do.]
Can electromagnetic radiation 60 GHZ exposure alter the structure and function of hemoglobin, causing coronavirus patients to die from oxygen deprivation?
[KC’s Comment: There has been a lot of professional speculation that the breathing compromised hospitalized patients are being treated for a pneumonia however these patients are not presenting pneumonia symptoms but oxygen deprivation of ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome). Treating ARDS as if it were pneumonia can be deadly.]
Los Angeles doctor says 'very ill' patients 'basically symptom-free' after taking Trump-touted drug
[KC’s Comment: As we have posted over the past few weeks is that HydroxyChloroquine’s power is to drive zinc into the cells. Dr. Anthony Carrillo says, "Every patient I've prescribed it to has been very, very ill, and within eight to 12 hours they were basically symptom-free," Cardillo told ABC7 in Los Angeles. "So clinically, I am seeing a resolution." Cardillo noted that the treatment has only been effective if combined with zinc.]
BREAKTHROUGH? Single dose of common agricultural drug Ivermectin found to “essentially eliminate all viral material” of COVID-19 coronavirus within 48 hours – NaturalNews.com
[KC's Comment: There have been multiple compounds that have shown great, if not radical, promise. All of which are extremely inexpensive. Add Ivermectin to the list we have been reporting on HydroxyChloroquine, Vitamin C, Vitamin D3, Zinc, H-NAC, Homeoprophylaxis and more.]
New York Hospital Discharges Outpace New Admissions for 4th Straight Day
[KC’s Comment: This has to be good news but is contrary to mainstream media reporting. Nevertheless it lines up with numerous reports of empty hospitals ERs and waiting rooms.]
Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai MIT PhD Open Letter to President Donald J Trump on Avoiding Destruction of US Economy and Rapid Resolution of the Virus Challenge
[KC’s Comment: Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, the writer of this letter, has a deep understanding of science and his facts and perspective needs to be heard by all of us, including the President and the coronavirus task force.]
12 Experts Questioning the Coronavirus Panic
[KC’s Comment: It is dangerous to simply accept the official position. There has been an enormous amount of daily speculation that has been accepted as fact. Here are one dozen of the top infectious disease experts in the world challenging the severity of the disease and the official approach to dealing with it.]
Here is a quote from one of the twelve.
“The best alternative will probably entail letting those at low risk for serious disease continue to work, keep business and manufacturing operating, and “run” society, while at the same time advising higher-risk individuals to protect themselves through physical distancing and ramping up our health-care capacity as aggressively as possible. With this battle plan, we could gradually build up immunity without destroying the financial structure on which our lives are based. Michael T. Osterholm regents professor and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota. – “Facing covid-19 reality: A national lockdown is no cure”, Washington Post 21st March 2020
CDC begins testing blood for antibody coronavirus treatment
[KC’s Comment: If we can discover who has had and has recovered from the virus we can then release those people into the workplace. They are also candidates to donate blood to the newly affected to convey immunity.]
Scientists at Oxford University have developed a rapid testing technology for coronavirus | Fox News
[KC’s Comment: Rapid and cost effective is critically important in bringing the masses out of lockdown.]
Just breathing or talking may be enough to spread COVID-19 after all
[KC’s Comment: Yet another “fact” about COVID19 that the opposite was reported to be a fact just a short time ago. It should not be legal to report speculation or opinion as fact. We need truth.
[KC’s Comment: Now this is the legitimate way to view Coronavirus Stats. Total infected Worldwide, Total Deceased and Total Recovered. It is incredibly disingenuous to continue to report Total ever infected without subtracting the ones no longer in the pool. Imagine if we kept stats that way in our finances. We need to stop perpetuating fear.]
Doctor Urges Alcohol Moderation During Pandemic to Maintain a Healthy Immune System
[KC’s Comment: This was one of our original recommendations in this Coronavirus series. I remind you that minimizing if not avoiding alcohol, sugars, white carbohydrates and grains will pay dividends in your immunity.]
Unique COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise, research shows
[KC's Comment: This is a unique vaccine in that it is delivered through a fingertip sized patch on the surface of which are micro needles made of sugar. Also unique, the vaccine does not require refrigeration. This is still months away at best. WARNING: Pandemic history has shown that receiving untested or minimally tested vaccines for new pandemics can be extremely risky to one’s health.]
SARS AND CHINESE MEDICINE - How the Chinese People and Institutions Responded with Herbs
[KC’s Comment: We posted yesterday of Gingko having been effective against COVID-19. There are others. A few weeks ago we posted my friend Dr. Luke Cua’s protocol using herbs from Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Lee Cowden reminded me of specific herbs that had success against SARS (also a Coronavirus). His top two herbal recommendations if infected were Andrographis AND Takuna. We have listed a few other from the attached article.]
Andrographis (Andrographis peniculata; green chiretta). It is used to treat toxic heat syndromes, with the effect of alleviating fever, cough, and sore throat. Was used successfully against SARs (which is also an RNA virus).
Takuna (Cecropia strigose bark extract - Nutramedix brand) is an extract from the Cecropia strigosa tree in South America, and may have microbial defense properties.*
Tremella (Tremella fuciformis; white fungus; silver ear). It is used to nourish the yin, tonify the lung, eliminate sputum, relieve cough, and calm the mind
Ginseng (Panax ginseng). It is used to tonify the qi, improve digestion, strengthen the lungs, alleviate coughing, and calm the mind. Substitutes include codonopsis (C. pilosula) and pseudostellaria (P. heterophylla)
Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium). It is used to dispel wind-heat, applied in early stage of febrile diseases. Some people prefer to use wild chrysanthemum (C. indicum), which has a smaller white flower.
Hydroxychloroquine Shows Promise In Coronavirus Study - Conservative Daily News
[KC's Comment: More positive outcomes using HydroxyChloroquine with milder cases of COVID-19.]
New Jersey doctor gives update on use of hydroxychloroquine, remdesivir on coronavirus patients
[KC's Comment: The HIV drug Remdesivir is apparently being used as an immune suppressant to calm the cytokine storm, a myriad of overlapping immune responses, but lowering immunity is risky business with infections. We posted natural alternatives to calm the cytokine storm.]
Gingko biloba could combat the COVID-19 virus
Antiviral used to treat cat coronavirus could hold key to COVID-19: U of A researchers
[KC's Comment: Possible contributions from the animal kingdom. Biochemist Joanne Lemieux is working with University of Alberta colleagues to find out whether a compound known to cure a deadly coronavirus-caused disease in cats might also work against COVID-19 in humans.]
Drs. Jeff Colyer and Ramin Oskoui on latest data on coronavirus therapies
[KC’s Comment: Referring to all the approaches to COVID-19 which clearly now include nutrition, Dr. Jeff Colyer former Kansas Governor said, We are seeing science playing out before our eyes and in referring to diabetes and prediabetes making up half the population over 60, Dr. Ramin Oskoui, CEO of Foxhall Cardiology said, “our diets are terrible and that needs to dramatically change”]
Dr. Paul Cottrell talks coronavirus solutions with Mike Adams (video interview) –
[KC’s Comment: Dr. Paul Cottrell and Mike Adams are reiterating what we have been saying since this crisis. Nutrification is the key to prevention and recovery. Nutrification is the Coronacure!]
FDA Approves Emergency Use of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine to Treat COVID-19
What if the cure for the coronavirus were as simple as taking zinc? – NaturalNews.com
[KC’s Comment: Here our friend Mike Adams writes about how zinc just might be the answer to COVID-19. As you know from our posts from the beginning that being properly nutrified is critical to prevention and healing. We have also been pointing out that zinc is a well-known antiviral and has been shown to reduce the severity and duration of Cold & Flu. We have also posted that Chloroquine and HydroxyChloroquine are carriers of zinc ions across the cell walls where it can do its job. Another of the small studies in NY with 100% success against COVID-19 using a combination of HydroxyChloroquine, Z-Pac and zinc sulfate. Interestingly, selenium naturally acts somewhat like HydroxyChloroquine in ushering zinc into the cell. We must be fully nutrified to be truly healthy because nutrients work together like a symphony to protect and heal. (Click here if you have not read the article yet.).]
Medicine comes full circle to nutrition.
[KC’s Comment: As we have been saying from the beginning of this crisis, get NUTRIFIED to prevent and treat COVID-19. Nutrition is the Coronacure.]
New York hospitals treating coronavirus patients with vitamin C- NY Post
[KC’s Comment: Yet another article where conventional medicine is turning to nutrition to help solve their most difficult health crisis. As we have said from the beginning of this crisis and decades prior. The first step in preventing and treating disease is getting fully nutrified. In these reports each physician is deciding what dose of vitamin C each patient will receive and thus far in each case they are using merely a fraction of the dosages used in the Chinese studies that produced 100% success. Even still doctors report that all patients being given the vitamin C have improved.]
Into the Eye of the Cytokine Storm
[KC’s Comment: Last night I saw an infectious disease doctor speak of what Is known in medicine as the Cytokine Storm which describes a cascade of overlapping immune responses which can overwhelm the body and in severe cases can cause death. Medicine has found no good way of dealing with this phenomenon. Several weeks ago I posted about a product from Life Extension called Cytokine Suppress which is an elegant nutritional approach to managing the cytokine storm. Here is the link. https://www.drvitaminsolutions.com/products/life-extension-cytokine-suppress-30-vegetarian-capsules/]
NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine) Saves Lives - Life Extension Foundation
[KC’s Comment: here is a powerful quote from LEF, “Forty years of clinical research confirm the power of NAC (N-acetylcysteine) to protect against various forms of pulmonary disease. Unfortunately, pharmaceutical companies co-opted it years ago for use in patented drugs. Overlooked is the ability of this little-known nutrient to combat many of today’s leading causes of death.” -Julius Goepp, MD.]
URGENT UPDATE: SPEAK WITH YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT YOUR DRUGS THAT MAY INCREASE SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 Coronavirus) INFECTION DRUGS INCREASE RISK FOR SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) INFECTION
[KC’s Comment: As a follow-up to our post on a couple of weeks ago regarding my speaking to Dr. Charles Simone about it being his his medical opinion that the reason old people were dying from COVID-19 at a higher rate is due to certain medications they are taking which include many of the most popularly prescribed medications in the elderly community. Dr. Simone said this is the reason old people are dying and that there are viable pharmaceutical alternatives that work equally as well but do not have the side-effect of death in cases of COVID-19. Please urgently as your doctor examine this list and demand your doctor make these simple changes. It could save a life you love.]
New COVID-19 HOPE Clinical Trial Recommendations Introduced Today May Reduce or Eliminate Mechanical Ventilation for Coronavirus Patients
[KC’s Comment: Yet another powerful “quasi“ nutritional intervention that may eliminate the need for mechanical respirators in COVID-19 infected patients. Study lead Dr. Steven Quay, MD, said;“The treatment uses two drugs previously approved by the FDA for other conditions: nebulized (inhaled as a fine mist) heparin combined with N-acetylcysteine (NAC), termed “H-NAC." It is interesting that reducing the need for mechanical respirators directly reduces deaths due to the fact that over 75% of these patients die that end up on a respirator. Also interesting is that one of the drugs, NAC, is available as a dietary supplement.]
Emergency Room Doctor Doesn’t Realize Major Signs & Symptoms of COVID-19 Coronavirus Cases Match Evidences of Zinc Deficiency
[KC’s Comment: As indicated in this article zinc deficiency plus flu presents similar symptoms as COVID-19. Isn’t it interesting that HydroxyChloriquine is essentially an elegant means to transport zinc across the lipid cell wall. Add to this fact that zinc has been clinically shown to reduce severity and duration of the cold and flu and the picture begins to clear. If you go back and reread my article at the beginning / top of this blog post you will note my primary recommendation for Coronavirus protection and treatment was and is to GET NUTRIFIED (Click here if you have not read the article yet.).]
The Qantum 5 Ozone Generator
[KC's Comment: My friend and fitness expert Ben Greenfield suggests using the Qantum 5 Ozone Generator if you are looking for an ozone machine. Use the code BEN100 for a discount.]
Personal Ionic Air Purifier
[KC's Comment: My friend Dr. Lee Cowden recommends this personal air purifier, especially if you are in a confined location or when traveling.]
Thank you God for the Coronavirus
[KC’s Comment: This is a beautiful perspective that brings hope. MUST WATCH!]
Clinical trials on coronavirus drugs may take only months, researcher says
[KC’s Comment: This sounds like good news but new drugs that are rushed to marker are notoriously dangerous. Much better to rush a trial on a malaria drug that has been on the market for 70 years with known minimally toxic side effects. They are now studying if the drug has cardiac side-effects which they should already know after 70 years.]
Experimental coronavirus drug remdesivir to be distributed again after halt a week ago
Coronavirus survivors’ blood plasma could be used to fight infection
[KC’s Comment: We have posted about this for a couple of weeks or more now. This idea has great promise.]
Vitamin C again shown to cure COVID-19 infection.
[KC’s Comment: We have posted that high dose vitamin C was extremely effective in treating COVID-19. Here is additional very impressive evidence about the extraordinary effectiveness of vitamin C as among the best Coronavirus treatments available. This was posted on Facebook and immediately censored as false information / fake news. This is very credible information that must be known.]
STUNNING! NY Doctor Vladimir Zelenko Finds 100% Success Rate in 350 Patients Using Hydroxychloroquine with Zinc (VIDEO)
[KC’s Comment: Yet another study with 100% cure rate including elderly patients. This one used 200mg HydroxyChloroquine 2x daily, plus 500mg 1x daily Azithromycin, plus 220mg 1x daily of Zinc sulfate (btw, active ingredient in Chloroquine is also zinc). This makes four different approaches have shown success in the early reports. HydroxyChloroquine by itself, same plus Arzithromycin HydroxyChloroquine by itself, same plus Arzithromycin plus Zinc AND The studies using IV VITAMIN C ALONE.]
Preventive Measures For Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19) - Life Extension
[KC’s Comment: Life Extension does excellent research and this is good information that reiterates much of the information we have already provided.]
New coronavirus stable for hours on surfaces
[KC's Comment: This information will help keep you safe by letting you know how long the virus is active depending on the type of surface.]
How to tell the difference between coronavirus and seasonal allergy symptoms
UC Davis launches two clinical studies to treat COVID-19
Flu drug used in Japan shows promise in treating COVID-19
[KC’s comment: A relatively new Japanese antiviral drug for treating Flu is showing promise in new clinical study against mild cases of coronavirus.]
Doctors Look to Existing Drugs in Coronavirus Fight
[KC’s comment: A drug created for Ebola is now being studied against COVID19.]
Why Are HIV Drugs Being Used to Treat the New Coronavirus?
[KC’s comment: The reason existing drugs for Ebola, Hep-C and HIV are being tested against the new coronavirus COVID-19 aka SARS-CoV-2 is due to its close genetic ties to the SARS coronavirus, also an RNA virus. Other RNA viruses include the ones that cause Ebola, hepatitis C, and yes, HIV/AIDS.]
Strengthen the immune system with these 12 superfoods – NaturalNews.com
Immune System: Diseases, Disorders & Function | Live Science
How These 12 Foods Boost Your Immune System | Survivopedia
Blood pressure drugs make COVID-19 virus lethal | What Doctors Don't Tell You
[KC’s Comment: We reported on this last week after I read the information then called the doctor who wrote it, Dr. Charles Simone. He named multiple classes of drugs, in addition to the ACE-Inhibitors mentioned here including anti inflammatory drugs, that increased risk of death from COVID-19. Dr. Simone said this is the reason older people are dying at a greater rate. On the positive side Dr. Simone said there are equivalent pharmaceutical alternatives that do not carry the same additional risks.]
The coronavirus isn’t mutating quickly, suggesting a vaccine would offer lasting protection
[KC’s Comment: The finding that COVID19 has not mutated much in these few months gives researchers hope that a vaccine could be produced that may still provide immunity a year from now. Viruses enter the cell and hijack the cells replication center using it to replicate itself. During this process the virus tends to mutate to protect itself from your immune system. This is the reason that flu vaccines are typically ineffective.]
An At-Home Coronavirus Test May Be on the Way in the U.S.
[KC’s Comment: Home testing should be a great advancement. Currently people are waiting hours in their car in line waiting to see if they will be allowed to be tested.]
TOP 5 VITAMINS AND MINERALS FOR A HEALTHY IMMUNE SYSTEM
Popping pills for flu fever might make things worse | New Scientist
Colloidal Silver: Is It Safe? Benefits vs. Risks - Dr. Axe
10 Silver Benefits and Uses Backed By Science | HuffPost
[KC’s comment: I am an advocate of using bio active silver in many different ways. I am getting questions regarding the safety of bio active silver due to anti-silver posts on the internet. These resources should be helpful.]
COVID-19: Exercise when ill; what’s okay and what’s not – Mayo Clinic News Network
[KC’s comment: Exercise is important with onset if symptoms nasal congestion, cough, sore throat but the more advanced the symptoms the lower intensity. You do need the oxygen and blood flow from exercise but consider walking, biking with low to moderate activity.]
Wuhan study shows lying face down improves breathing in severe COVID-19 | EurekAlert! Science News
[KC’s comment: Anything to improve or make it easier to breath is a positive.]
New York will be first state to test treatment of coronavirus with blood from recovered patients
[KC’s comment: We reported on this more than a week ago as being a solid approach with excellent results. Interestingly the media reports continue to suggest that having COVID-19 does not confer immunity thus you could get the virus again and again. This and our previous report suggests just the opposite that receiving blood from a previously infected person DOES CONFER IMMUNITY. It would also seem to follow that the previously infected person would also have immunity to a being infected again.]
U.S. Flu Season: Wildly larger problem than COVID-19 Preliminary Burden Estimates | CDC
[KC's Comment: The flu is once again a great public health crisis. It is primarily dangerous to the weakest in society especially with preexisting conditions, including asthma, cardiovascular, pulmonary and diabetes. COVID19 is showing itself to be dangerous to a similar population.]
Chinese grandmother, 103, recovers from coronavirus after six-day treatment | Daily Mail Online
This 90-Year Old Grandma Beat Coronavirus and Is Recovering
[KC’s comment: Just being old is not a death sentence. Being old, weak and sick may be.]
Scientists believe they’ve made a huge breakthrough in coronavirus vaccine effort
A Scientific Look at Botanical Plants and Supplements Against Coronavirus | Worldhealth.net Anti-Aging News
[KC’s comment: MUST READ!!! This is an important article regarding natural strategies and compounds to prevent and treat coronavirus. We have been reporting on the vast majority of the suggestions in this article. The following few points, which we have said since the beginning are critical to understand and should be known by all doctors. Unfortunately, they are not. Here are just a couple examples:
The flu shot is barely effective against the FLU and 0% effective against COVID-19. The flu shot also makes vaccinated people more susceptible to other infections than their unvaccinated counterparts. An actual clinical trial, was conducted by the University of Hong Kong in 2012. The double blind randomized controlled trial followed a group of flu-vaccinated versus placebo-vaccinated children between 6 and 15 years of age over the course of nine months to determine infection rates from 19 other respiratory viruses. The study found "no statistically significant difference in the risk of confirmed seasonal influenza infection between recipients of the [influenza vaccine] or placebo." However, it was the dramatic number of incidences of non-influenza infections found in the flu-vaccinated group (105 cases), which included coronavirus, as opposed to 54 cases among those who received a placebo. In other words, the results suggest that receiving the flu shot may increase one's risk of contracting another infectious virus by almost 100 percent.
It may be partially conjecture on our part to suggest that natural supplements and botanical remedies that have been shown in the scientific literature to be effective against influenza may more or less effective against coronavirus. However, last month a study was released by Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University in the Journal of Medical Virology recommending that patients' nutritional status should be evaluated before any conventional treatment. The hospital recommended a regimen that included Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, Omega-3, Selenium, Zinc, gammaglobulin A administered intravenously and through Chinese traditional medicine.]
CHLOROQUINE: THE CURE FOR COVID-19?
[KC’s comment: Today we have excellent news!!! Two similar 70-Year generic malaria drugs Chloroquine and HydroxyChloroquine we reported this past Tuesday were each being used successfully in treating COVID19 patients. These meds have well known and manageable side effects. As reported today by my friend and colleague Del Bigtree. One of the worlds top biologist and infectious disease specialist and arguably the worlds top vaccine researchers, Professor Didier Raoult
“Actually, from all respiratory infections it’s (COVID-19) probably the easiest to treat. So there is really no reason to get excited anymore. There is really no reason to get excited and rush to produce a vaccine...” -Prof. Didier Raoult]
Dr. Bruce Lipton "BE AWARE OF THIS!"
[KC’s comment: In this video Dr. Bruce Lipton reiterates what we have said from the beginning of our reporting on COVID-19. Experimental vaccines and medicines have injured and killed more people in recently declared “pandemics” than the diseases themselves. Health insurance companies have DENIED coverage for these vaccine injuries and the taxpayers have paid the bills.]
[KC's comment: As you will see from the links below a lot of effort is being placed on finding a cure for coronavirus by looking at previously used drugs because of the timing. New drugs for treatment and prevention can be more dangerous that what they are meant to treat especially if they were rushed to market. Drugs that have been on the market for many years are still potentially dangerous but the dangers are better known as we can get an idea of their side effects. When they use drugs in combination the dangers increase.]
Repurposed Drugs for COVID-19: Anti Inflammation Drug Gets the Nod
Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine and other potential COVID-19 treatments explained | TechCrunch
Ibuprofen and coronavirus: is it safe to take anti-inflammatory drugs for symptoms of Covid-19? | Edinburgh News
COVID-19: Prevention & Investigational Treatments | Drugs.com
Health ministry recommends anti-HIV drug combo to treat covid19 on case to case basis
China turns Roche arthritis drug Actemra against COVID-19 in new treatment guidelines | FiercePharma
Zithromax Z-Pak Oral : Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings & Dosing - WebMD
Why don't children seem to get very ill from the coronavirus? | New Scientist
Coronavirus: Are there two strains and is one more deadly? | New Scientist
Coronavirus: What we know so far about risks to pregnancy and babies | New Scientist
Will warm weather kill new coronavirus? Scientists not sure - Nikkei Asian Review
[KC's comment: Using heat to neutralize viruses is as old as fever itself. Heat is part of the prevention and healing puzzle for CORVID19. Hot temperatures can neutralize most viruses, usually at least 133 degrees. Many believe that the Coronavirus, just as cold and flu, will begin to wain as temperatures begin to rise in the Spring and Summer. Other important reasons viruses wain in warmer weather is that heat is known to directly increase immunity. Additionally more sunlight equals higher Vitamin D levels. Vitamin D modulates the immune system.]
Could Body Heat Help Cure The Common Cold? Warmer Temps Kill Viral Infections Faster, Study Finds
[KC's comments: yet another report suggesting heat to be a valuable treatment for viral infections.]
What temperature kills germs? How to use heat properly to get rid of bacteria and viruses
Regular Sauna Bathing Reduces the Incidence of Common Colds. Sauna increases immunity.
Study: Flu and Other Viruses Cannot Survive in Humid Air, Thrive in Dry Air
Personal bubble concept heats up to temperatures high enough to KILL the coronavirus | Daily Mail Online
[KC's comment: This is a new invention using heat to neutralize Coronavirus.]
Video: Using hairdryer to neutralize viruses.
[KC's Comment: A very credible doctor sent me a video on using a common hair dryer to prevent and treat the Coronavirus. To clarify, this technique is of little value once a virus has spread to the body. This is consistent with many other articles on treating viruses with heat but that video was attacked by snopes and has subsequently been censored by YouTube. It is clear from multiple other articles I have published that using heat to destroy viruses is a legitimate concept. Here is the hairdryer video again we will see how long it will remain online. If you do not have access to a sauna then show this to your doctor to ask determine if it is worth a try. Note: I have not found snopes to be reliable in evaluating non traditional healing modalities.]
DRUGS INCREASE RISK FOR SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) INFECTION
[KC’s Comment: I spoke with Dr. Charles Simone a few minutes ago and he has an URGENT MESSAGE FOR SENIORS AND THEIR DOCTORS (Dr. Charles B. Simone, M.MS., M.D. is an Internist(Cleveland Clinic 1975-77), Medical Oncologist (National Cancer Institute 1977-82), Tumor Immunologist(NCI 1977-82), and Radiation Oncologist (University of Pennsylvania 1982-85), and is the Founder of the Simone Protective Cancer Institute (1980)) Dr. Simone said this information is URGENT, he said the reason so many old people are dying from COVID19 is because they are taken very common drugs that increase the risk of dying from the Coronavirus. ACE inhibitors, ARBs, IBUPROFEN, THIAZOLIDINEDIONES AND DIABETES MAY CONFER HIGHER RISK FOR SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) He said This fact is so sad because there are pharmaceutical alternatives that DO NOT increase the risk of dying.]
Successful High-Dose Vitamin C Treatment of Patients with Serious and Critical COVID-19 Infection
[KC's comment: Vitamin C is a key part of my original recommendation. In this report a study was performed by a Chinese doctor named Dr. Mao. Dr. Mao treated 50 patients of moderate to severe COVID-19 infection with high dose IV Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) IVC. The IVC dosing was in the range of 10,000 mg - 20,000 mg a day for 7-10 days, with 10,000 mg for moderate cases and 20,000 for more severe cases, determined by pulmonary status (mostly the oxygenation index) and coagulation status. All patients who received IVC improved and there was no mortality.]
White House Coronavirus Update
[KC's Comment: This briefing from President Donald Trump and his coronavirus taskforce validates some of the resource links we posted previously. The President speaks at the 14:53 mark and Dr. Steve Hahn from the FDA speaks at the 27:15 mark about potentially promising results from the anti-malaria drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine (see links from 3/17) and potentially even more promising is that infected patients can receive purified blood from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 and enhance their own immunity (see link from 3/18). It is exciting to hear how public and private agencies are teaming up to search for answers.]
Biblical Response to the Coronavirus - Andrew Wommack
Chloroquine Side Effects: Common, Severe, Long Term - Drugs.com
Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects: Common, Severe, Long Term - Drugs.com
[KC's comment: There is a long history of use for these drugs for viral diseases and other pathogens like malaria. They have been shown in limited cases to help treat and prevent coronavirus and are now being studied on a larger scale by the FDA. The side effects are known and thus can be better anticipated and managed.]
China shuts all 16 temporary coronavirus hospitals in Wuhan
[KC's comment: If these hospitals which were created specifically for coronavirus in China are closing that is an indicator the problem is waning there.]
Indian Doctors Successfully Cure Italian Coronavirus Patients
[KC's comment: This appears to be very good news.]
Dutch researchers first to find Covid-19 antibodies
[KC's comment: Finding antibodies will potentially open the door to quicker testing, quicker treatments]
Of the 198,131 confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide, 81,775 have already recovered (see chart, updated daily)
[KC's comment: The number of confirmed cases is continually highlighted on the news but they rarely if ever talk about the ones who have already recovered. Many have recovered and the vast majority are on their way to recovering. The ability to treat is growing by the day.]
Apple has reopened all 42 of its retail stores in China
[KC's comment: This appears to be very goods news. This tells you the situation is waning and the what could soon be on the horizon for us. After all, there is no social distancing in an Apple store with the lines and everyone touching devices.]
MetroHealth Medical Center can now test COVID-19 samples, results available in 2 hours
[KC's comment: Faster testing is more efficient. It helps people know sooner if they are okay to go out in public or should isolate themselves.]
Coronavirus cases have dropped sharply in South Korea. What’s the secret to its success?
[KC's comment: This is another indicator the problem is waning in Asia. This was a massive problem previously in South Korea.]
Why are deaths from coronavirus so high in Italy?
[KC's comment: Italy has the highest population of elderly people in Europe. And the highest concentration of deaths are from the northern part of the country where it is coldest.]
Scientists believe they’ve made a huge breakthrough in coronavirus vaccine effort
San Diego biotech company developing coronavirus, COVID-19 vaccine
[KC's comment: It's great that scientific understanding is growing. However, I believe based on the history of previous pandemics, there is a tremendous risk of vaccines when they are rushed to market with inadequate testing.]
Injecting Blood from Recovered Coronavirus Patients Into Newly Infected Could Slow Spread of Disease
[KC's comment: It is fascinating to see how science is being applied to find a solution. I am not sure it has been determined people who have had coronavirus won't get it again so it remains to be seen if this concept is viable.]
Chloroquine Confirmed Effective as Coronavirus Cure
Comparing Chloroquine vs Hydroxychloroquine
Of Chloroquine and COVID-19
Updates on chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine working quite well
If a natural cure for coronavirus is ever proven, this Chinese Medicine herb is likely to be the one
Can UV Light Be Used to Kill Airborne Flu Virus?
Best Coronavirus UV Light - Reviews, Guide and Health Advice
Extreme Ozone Portable Room Sterilizer
Susceptibility to the Coronavirus? No One is Talking About This
Coronavirus: First autopsy of Covid-19 patient highlights how illness targets lungs | Young Post | South China Morning Post
Host Nutritional Status and Its Effect on a Viral Pathogen | The Journal of Infectious Diseases | Oxford Academic
Selenium deficiency tied to deadly viruses
Selenium, Selenoproteins and Viral Infection
Selenium Deficiency Causes Flu Virus To Mutate Into More Dangerous Forms
Is Selenium Deficiency Behind Ebola, AIDS and Other Deadly Infections?
Poor Nutrition Builds Deadlier Viruses | Infection Control Today
Study Shows Viral Mutation Due to Nutritional Deficiency
The role of nutrition in viral disease
Do You Feed a Cold and Starve a Fever
Superfood Nutrition is Critical
Where to find Living Fuel Super Meals
TTAC Live: Superfood Nutrition: How to Give Your Body What It's Missing - KC & Monica Craichy from Living Fuel – If it matters in cancer immunity it matters in viral infection. https://youtu.be/mDwC9pySF9A
TTAC Live: Foods That Combat the 4 Root Causes of Cancer | KC & Monica Craichy – If it matters in fighting cancer it matters in health
Health Alert: IMMUNITY and the Importance of Avoiding Sugar from LivingFuelTV
KC Craichy’s Emergency Super-Immunity Nutrition Recommendations for Cancer – a great resource for this and other immune-related illnesses
Sugar and Immunity Walt Stoll, MD
Carbohydrates Harm our Immunity to Disease
Junk Food Upsets the Immune System, Causing Dangerous Diseases
Homeoprophylaxis For Coronavirus Prevention and Homeopathic Remedies
Homeoprophylaxis History: Human Records, Studies and Trials
Dr. Robert Scott Bell, Coronavirus prevention and recovery – Shhhh! Don’t tell anyone!
Essential Oils for Immunity & Healthy Immune Boosting “Flu Shot” Recipe https://naturallivingfamily.com/essential-oils-for-immunity/
UV Light Effective Against Coronavirus
A Plausible “Penny” Costing Effective Treatment for Corona Virus – Ozone Therapy
Can UV Light Be Used to Kill Airborne Flu Virus?
What is Photox Therapy and How Does It Work? Combining Ozone and UV light IV Blood Therapy.
Spirulina found to boost the body’s type 1 interferon response to fight RNA viral infections including coronavirus, new science finds
CORONAVIRUS: “The Good, the Bad, and the Answers!”
Info to Proper Parties to Assist with Coronavirus Containment
Can Chinese Medicine Be Used for Prevention of Coronavirus?
CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019
How to avoid the Coronavirus
Why are some people at greater risk from Coronavirus?
What is Coronavirus testing?
BOMBSHELL: Flu Shots Scientifically Proven to Weaken Immune Response in Subsequent Years | Worldhealth.net Anti-Aging News
CDC Statistics Past Seasons Vaccine Effectiveness Estimates | Flu Vaccine Barely Effective Against Seasonal Flu and ZERO percent effective agains COVID19
Vaccines for Pandemic Threats | History of Vaccines
List of candidate vaccines developed against SARS-CoV
How to Nebulize Bioactive Silver Hydrosol
What is Beta Glucan and How Can It Improve My Health
Potential Cure for Corona Virus Via Infrared Heat?
Influenza-Cytokine Storm-Life Extension
About the Author:
KC Craichy is a best-selling author, health researcher, recognized expert on natural health, sports performance nutrition and a sought after speaker on superfood nutrition, natural, integrative and alternative medical approaches to chronic diseases. He and his wife Monica are co-Founders of Living Fuel, the Leader in Superfood Nutrition. Living Fuel products are used around the world by everyone from the health-challenged to some of the world’s most recognizable athletes in team, individual, and endurance sports. He and his wife, Monica, have six children and cohost the popular Internet TV program LivingFuelTV.