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Arizona doctor believes Vitamin C could be game changer in COVID-19 treatment

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One Arizona doctor explains why vitamin C through an IV might be effective.
Could a common vitamin prove to be a key in helping treat the coronavirus? Some doctors in both China and New York have been using Vitamin C to try to treat their patients. One Arizona doctor who's been using this technique for other infections explains why vitamin C might be effective. The key, he says? Absorption through an IV.

"When people get sick, the first thing in their body that actually gets depleted is vitamin C," said Dr. Steven Katz, a naturopathic physician in Scottsdale.

Dr. Katz often sees patients with pneumonia or bronchitis. The World Health Organization says coronavirus can lead to things like pneumonia.

Comment: The WHO and CDC are proving willfully ignorant on the subject, no doubt due to their vested interest in the pharmaceutical industry. Doctors who were in the heat of the coronavirus epidemic in Wuhan reported remarkable results from vitamin C infusions and clinical trials are underway. Does this not count as evidence?

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The Myth of "Darwinian Medicine"

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Editor's note: As biologist Jonathan Wells observes, "[T]he measures being taken against the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic owe nothing to evolutionary theory." Yet a persistent claim from evolutionists is that medical research would be crippled without a Darwinian framework. Evolution News presents a series of our previously published work addressing the myth of "Darwinian medicine."

Darwinist Randolph Nesse has been peddling "Darwinian medicine" for years. He laid out his vision of medical science informed by Darwinian speculations two decades ago in a book, Why We Get Sick: The New Science of Darwinian Medicine, co-authored with Darwinist George C. Williams. He pointed out (correctly) that Darwinism has no current role in medical education and medical research. He means to change that. He argues for integration of Darwinian science into medical school curricula, and he argues that the light cast by Darwinian insights will significantly advance medical education and research.

That is a dubious claim. The very admission that Darwinism has had no role in medical science is a telling argument not for its inclusion, but for its irrelevance. Medical science is remarkably successful. Antibiotics, cybernetics, cancer chemotherapy, bone marrow transplants, hip replacements, heart transplants, and a host of near-miraculous advances have greatly extended our lifespan and improved the quality of our lives — all without Darwin.


Dr. Vladimir Zelenko has now treated 699 coronavirus patients with 100% success using Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Zinc and Z-Pak

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Dr. Vladimir Zelenko
IMPORTANT UPDATE (April 3): In an exclusive interview, Dr. Zelenko provides a major update about the results of his COVID-19 patients: 700 coronavirus patients treated with 99.9% success rate using Hydroxychloroquine, 1 outpatient died after not following protocol.

Last Wednesday, we published the success story from Dr. Vladimir Zelenko, a board-certified family practitioner in New York, after he successfully treated 350 coronavirus patients with 100 percent success using a cocktail of drugs: hydroxychloroquine, in combination with azithromycin (Z-Pak), an antibiotic to treat secondary infections, and zinc sulfate. Dr. Zelenko said he saw the symptom of shortness of breath resolved within four to six hours after treatment. Hydroxychloroquine is now being used worldwide, according to a map from French Dr. Didier Raoult. In the meantime, scientists at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine believe they've found potential vaccine for coronavirus.


Why is New Orleans' coronavirus death rate twice New York's? Obesity is a factor

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A view of Bourbon Street amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. March 25, 2020.
The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate twice that of New York City. Doctors, public health officials and available data say the Big Easy's high levels of obesity and related ailments may be part of the problem.

"We're just sicker," said Rebekah Gee, who until January was the health secretary for Louisiana and now heads Louisiana State University's healthcare services division. "We already had tremendous healthcare disparities before this pandemic - one can only imagine they are being amplified now."

Along with New York and Seattle, New Orleans has emerged as one of the early U.S. hot spots for the coronavirus, making it a national test case for how to control and treat the disease it causes. Chief among the concerns raised by doctors working in the Louisiana city is the death rate, which is twice that of New York and over four times that of Seattle, based on Thursday's publicly reported data.

Comment: What has become clear over the course of this pandemic is that those who are at risk of death from the disease overwhelmingly have pre-existing conditions. The article above states 78%, but given the way deaths are being recorded, the number is likely much higher. This essentially means that one's best defense against the virus is the same as one's best defense against any health condition or disease - keep yourself in good physical condition with diet, exercise, sleep and other lifestyle factors. The majority of people on the planet have nothing to worry about coronavirus.

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Thailand hit by African Horse Sickness, killing over 100 horses

African Horse Sickness

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More than 100 horses have died from African Horse Sickness (AHS) in Thailand, government data showed, in the Southeast Asian country's first instance of the illness that only affects animals.

"This disease has just occurred in Thailand. We've never had it in the past," director-general of the Department of Livestock Development, Sorawit Thanito, said on Thursday.

The government has quarantined sick horses to limit the spread of the disease, Sorawit said.

At least 131 horses have died across four provinces, latest government data showed.

Comment: This comes alongside the African Swine Fever outbreaks and rising bird flu cases, as well as numerous strange outbreaks of various kinds amongst humans.

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What seems unnatural about COVID-19 (SARS CoV-2)?

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An interview transcript with a medical doctor/viral genome scientist.

While conducting some online research on SARS CoV-2 (COVID-19), I came across a video interview with Dr. Pekova, a Czech medical doctor, molecular biologist, and geneticist with an extensive research portfolio.

In an interview with TV channel T3, Dr. Pekova states that the genome sequence of SARS CoV-2 (COVID-19) is unlikely to be natural, and its characteristics suggest it was genetically engineered.

Dr. Pekova is the head of the research team at Tilia Laboratories, that has developed a more efficient, faster, and less expensive test to detect SARS CoV-2 (COVID-19). The laboratory has offered the test methodology to labs around the world for free.

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Objective:Health - What Signs of Aging are Actually Due to Aging?

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So often we hear that it is totally normal for people to succumb to ailments and issues as they age. Despite the fact that even our recent ancestors didn't seem to suffer a complete degradation of their bodies as they aged, today we're told that chronic diseases are just a consequence of living longer (even though, on average, we're only living 5 or so years beyond what our previous generations lived).

How much of what we consider 'normal aging' is actually the consequence of a lifetime of poor or misguided dietary habits, toxic exposure from the environment or a lack of healthy physical exercise? What about our backward education and never being taught the proper way to deal with our emotions? It seems unlikely that human beings were designed to degrade into a non-functional diseased mess as we age, succumbing to chronic disease and physical debility.

Join us on this episode of Objective:Health as we look into the science of aging. How can we separate the real effects of aging from the consequences of unhealthy living?

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Viable organs from deceased donors go unused as Ontario hospitals pause some transplants due to coronavirus

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Some viable organs have not been recovered from deceased donors in Ontario in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as hospitals temporarily scale back non-essential procedures.
Facilities have postponed non-urgent procedures to prepare for COVID-19 patients

Some viable organs have not been recovered from deceased donors in Ontario in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as hospitals in the province temporarily scale back procedures that aren't deemed essential, according to a leading transplant specialist in Toronto.

Hospitals across the province have hit pause on many transplant procedures, involving both live and deceased donors, unless the recipient patient's life is considered to be at risk.

Organs from a deceased donor need to be transplanted quickly after death, but since some transplant procedures are now on hold, viable organs are not being "procured" from deceased donors' bodies.

Comment: This is just one example of how this hysterical overreaction to Covid-19 is delaying other critical lifesaving procedures. How many are going to die who would otherwise have been saved because of resources diverted to a hyped-up pandemic? The collateral deaths from the coronavirus will probably outnumber the virus casualties by a long shot.

See also: First, Do No Harm: If Primary Healthcare Remains Shut Down, Toll on Elderly Will be Worse Than COVID-19

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US average sleep time drops, increasing health risk

A recently released survey from Mattress Firm revealed some disturbing facts about sleep patterns in America, as shown in this short video. This is important since the effects of sleep deprivation can range from mild to devastating.

For instance, the Anchorage Daily News1 recounts the story of third mate Gregory Cousins, who had slept a mere six hours between 8 p.m. on March 22, 1989, until just after midnight on March 24, when he ran the supertanker Exxon Valdez aground.

The accident devastated 23 species of wildlife and nearly 1,300 miles of coastline habitat. Many people may remember that the skipper of the ship was allegedly drunk (a jury later acquitted him of the charge), but what most don't know is that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found that sleep deprivation was an important factor in this accident. In fact, it not only was a known issue on the Valdez, but across the board in the shipping industry.

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Are Americans already too diseased to go back to work right now?

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The huge burden of obesity and other chronic conditions among people in the U.S. puts most of us at direct risk.

Public health measures to slow the spread of Covid-19 have already taken a staggering toll on the economy, with the prospect of worse to come. The strategy at the heart of prevention, physical distancing, will continue to be tremendously disruptive to society.

With businesses facing bankruptcy, schools closed and sports events canceled, President Trump and others have now asked: Is the cure worse than the disease?

According to this way of thinking, we should refocus our efforts on those most at risk for complications from coronavirus, the elderly and people with chronic disease, so that others can soon return to a semblance of normal life.

Comment: The above is fairly good at identifying the problem, but falls apart when trying to offer solutions. While the means of determining who is "low risk" versus who is "high risk" may be in need of some tweaking given the fact that one's overall state of health is more important than age as far as susceptibility is concerned, the authors have clearly bought into the overall hype surrounding the coronavirus. The fact of the matter is that being unhealthy, obese, diabetic or what-have-you, makes you more susceptible to ALL infectious disease. The fact that the coronavirus seems to be much less dangerous than even the common flu puts this into perspective.

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