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Looks like we need a much higher vaccination rate and better treatments for this highly contagious, deadly virus, don’t you agree?

Yeah, maybe 110% vaccine rates would give us our freedom.
 

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It looks like Pfizer's antiviral pill Paxlovid will be approved for emergency use for people at high risk of severe illness.

The first pill specifically developed to treat Covid-19 cuts the risk of death or hospitalisation by 89 per cent in trials, according to its manufacturer, Pfizer.​
If the results are replicated in real-world use, they could prove a game changer - saving nine out of ten susceptible patients.​
The results were so positive that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cut the trial short, and Pfizer will now submit data for an emergency use licence for the drug.​
Antiviral pills that can be taken at home to stop Covid-19 from becoming a more serious illness are seen as crucial in the fight against the virus, and experts hailed the results as potentially marking a “new era” in stopping life-threatening disease in the pandemic.​

The Biden administration is planning to purchase 10 million courses of Pfizer’s covid pill, a $5 billion investment. Which puts the cost per treatment at US$500.
 

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A drug cocktail could help fight the new variant after results show it is four times better at keeping people out of intensive care than the current treatment.​
Sir Christopher Edwards, the former vice-chancellor of Newcastle University, has recently conducted trials showing that a combination of spironolactone, a heart failure drug, and the steroid dexamethasone work far better than dexamethasone alone.​
Dexamethasone became the first drug to be licensed for the treatment of Covid-19 after Sir Christopher recommended the treatment to Sir John Bell, regius professor of medicine at Oxford University, who was tasked with finding drugs which could be repurposed for coronavirus.​
But he believes more lives could be saved if spironolactone was included, and is calling for wider trials of the “Spidex” regime after early trials showed extremely promising results.​
In a randomised controlled trial in Delhi, just 5.4 per cent of hospitalised patients taking “SpiDex” needed to be admitted to intensive care compared to 19.6 per cent of those taking dexamethasone alone.​
A study published last week in Frontiers in Endocrinology also showed that 40 Covid-19 patients taking the “SpiDex” cocktail did better on every clinical, biochemical and radiological measure than 40 patients on a high dose of dexamethasone.​
No patients died while taking “SpiDex” but there was one death in the dexamethasone-only group.​
In 20 out-patients treated with “SpiDex” there were no adverse events, and 95 per cent were asymptomatic at 10 days including full recovery of taste and smell.​


Both dexamethasone and spironolactone are readily available, cheap and have a good safety record.
 

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Antihistamines and azithromycin as a treatment for COVID-19 on primary health care – A retrospective observational study in elderly patients.

Between March and April 2020, 84 elderly patients with suspected COVID-19 living in two nursing homes of Yepes, Toledo (Spain) were treated early with antihistamines (dexchlorpheniramine, cetirizine or loratadine), adding azithromycin in the 25 symptomatic cases. The outcomes are retrospectively reported. The primary endpoint is the fatality rate of COVID-19. The secondary endpoints are the hospital and ICU admission rates. Endpoints were compared with the official Spanish rates for the elderly. The mean age of our population was 85 and 48% were over 80 years old. No hospital admissions, deaths, nor adverse drug effects were reported in our patient population. By the end of June, 100% of the residents had positive serology for COVID-19. Although clinical trials are needed to determine the efficacy of both drugs in the treatment of COVID-19, this analysis suggests that primary care diagnosis and treatment with antihistamines, plus azithromycin in selected cases, may treat COVID-19 and prevent progression to severe disease in elderly patients.​

 

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Antihistamines and azithromycin as a treatment for COVID-19 on primary health care – A retrospective observational study in elderly patients.

Between March and April 2020, 84 elderly patients with suspected COVID-19 living in two nursing homes of Yepes, Toledo (Spain) were treated early with antihistamines (dexchlorpheniramine, cetirizine or loratadine), adding azithromycin in the 25 symptomatic cases. The outcomes are retrospectively reported. The primary endpoint is the fatality rate of COVID-19. The secondary endpoints are the hospital and ICU admission rates. Endpoints were compared with the official Spanish rates for the elderly. The mean age of our population was 85 and 48% were over 80 years old. No hospital admissions, deaths, nor adverse drug effects were reported in our patient population. By the end of June, 100% of the residents had positive serology for COVID-19. Although clinical trials are needed to determine the efficacy of both drugs in the treatment of COVID-19, this analysis suggests that primary care diagnosis and treatment with antihistamines, plus azithromycin in selected cases, may treat COVID-19 and prevent progression to severe disease in elderly patients.​

Prevention is better than any cure.

Make sure you are vaccinated and follow government health advice is not that hard to understand.
 

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Antihistamines and azithromycin as a treatment for COVID-19 on primary health care – A retrospective observational study in elderly patients.

Between March and April 2020, 84 elderly patients with suspected COVID-19 living in two nursing homes of Yepes, Toledo (Spain) were treated early with antihistamines (dexchlorpheniramine, cetirizine or loratadine), adding azithromycin in the 25 symptomatic cases. The outcomes are retrospectively reported. The primary endpoint is the fatality rate of COVID-19. The secondary endpoints are the hospital and ICU admission rates. Endpoints were compared with the official Spanish rates for the elderly. The mean age of our population was 85 and 48% were over 80 years old. No hospital admissions, deaths, nor adverse drug effects were reported in our patient population. By the end of June, 100% of the residents had positive serology for COVID-19. Although clinical trials are needed to determine the efficacy of both drugs in the treatment of COVID-19, this analysis suggests that primary care diagnosis and treatment with antihistamines, plus azithromycin in selected cases, may treat COVID-19 and prevent progression to severe disease in elderly patients.​


Sorry, I misquoted the relevant part.
All of our patients evolved satisfactorily and were recovered at the beginning of June. No adverse effects were recorded in any patient and no one required hospital admission. At the end of June, 100% of the residents and almost half of the workers had positive serology for COVID-19, most of them with past infection.​
Comparison of the data from a published study that summarized the characteristics and endpoints of patients from six nursing homes in Albacete, Spain with the corresponding pooled metrics from our sample population. After starting our treatment protocol we observed a mortality rate of 0%. The comparator retirement homes had a mortality rate of 28%.​
 

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Sorry, I misquoted the relevant part.
All of our patients evolved satisfactorily and were recovered at the beginning of June. No adverse effects were recorded in any patient and no one required hospital admission. At the end of June, 100% of the residents and almost half of the workers had positive serology for COVID-19, most of them with past infection.​
Comparison of the data from a published study that summarized the characteristics and endpoints of patients from six nursing homes in Albacete, Spain with the corresponding pooled metrics from our sample population. After starting our treatment protocol we observed a mortality rate of 0%. The comparator retirement homes had a mortality rate of 28%.​

Get on the Claratyne
 

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Prevention is better than any cure.

Make sure you are vaccinated and follow government health advice is not that hard to understand.

See my first post in this thread citing Albert Boula.

"Success against COVID19 will likely require both vaccines & treatments".
 

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Interested to know if anyone is using daily Vit D, K, Zinc, and what dosages? And where they got the advice?
 

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Whilst the majority of severe cases are unvaccinated , its not all, so treatment of Covid is still a valid discussion.

I would go further than that. There has been a massive focus on the vaccines but comparatively very little effort put into treating people who get sick. There appears to be several low cost, low risk, repurposed drugs that could save lives. Each one has been systematically gaslighted, or ignored, or shelved 'pending further investigation'. In favour of high cost, unknown risk, unknown efficacy, experimental vaccines and treatments.
 

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Melbourne researchers have turned one of the world's most-used drugs into a nasal spray that is hoped could prevent COVID-19.​
Northern Health medical divisional director Don Campbell said he had a "crazy idea" that the blood-thinning drug heparin could stop the virus growing in cells.​
Nearly two years later, with the help of researchers at Melbourne, Monash and Oxford Universities, his team has been able to replicate international findings that heparin can block the transmission of COVID-19 and prevent infection.​
The spray coats the nose but does not go down into the lungs. The researchers say it is cheap, easy to distribute and is expected to be effective against mutant strains of the virus including the Omicron variant.​
"It won't matter if a new variant comes along, this drug will block that protein from infecting the cells," Professor Campbell said.​

 

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I got an email from Robert Malone saying that he asked a close colleague who was visiting Uttar Pradesh to find some evidence of the care packages which have been claimed to be effective in killing Covid-19 in the region. This is what his friend provided.

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I got an email from Robert Malone saying that he asked a close colleague who was visiting Uttar Pradesh to find some evidence of the care packages which have been claimed to be effective in killing Covid-19 in the region. This is what his friend provided.

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I'd suspect that Vitamins are very important for improving the immune system of people who had vitamin deficiencies.
 

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I'd suspect that Vitamins are very important for improving the immune system of people who had vitamin deficiencies.

I suspect that's a bit of hit and hope with the vitamin deficiencies. Possibly with Ivermectin and Doxycycline too. But how many times have we heard that we are in an emergency situation so normal proof of efficacy can be bypassed?

All of the components of the Uttar Pradesh packs are cheap and have been shown to have a long safety record. It was totally appropriate to distribute these packs in areas where vaccines were not available.
 
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I suspect that's a bit of hit and hope with the vitamin deficiencies. Possibly with Ivermectin and Doxycycline too. But how many times have we heard that we are in an emergency situation so normal proof of efficacy can be bypassed?

All of the components of the Uttar Pradesh packs are cheap and have been shown to have a long safety record. It was totally appropriate to distribute these packs in areas where vaccines were not available.

What we don't hear much about is the treatment that Australian hospitals are using for sever cases.
Otherwise it seems that if you have Covid and ring a doctor, they tell you to take the same sort of crap you take for the flu. (Pain killers ).
 

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