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The Achilles Heel of viruses: They are generally pH-sensitive

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There are certain important subjects that doctors and world health officials do not want you to know about. The fact that most viruses and all physiological processes in the body are pH sensitive is one of them. Despite the fact that pH medicine offers us a key to treating viral infections that is easy, safe and inexpensive, they and even alternative health care providers just cannot wrap their heads around baking soda as one of the most important medicines we can use to fight the coronavirus.

Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the US have uncovered the 'Achilles' heel' of most viruses which plague mankind are on target, there are vulnerabilities that can be exploited but what they are looking at is not practical or helpful in our fight against viral infections. The so-called 'Achilles heel' (or vulnerable point) of most viruses can be exploited by pulling the pH rug out from under them.

The ability of influenza virus to release its genome under different acidic conditions is linked to the transmission of influenza virus. The threshold pH at which fusion is first observed can vary among different serotypes of membrane protein hemagglutinin (HA) and may correlate with virulence. The acid stability of HA has been linked to the successful transmission of virus between avian and human hosts.

Comment: See also: Navigating viral storms and avoiding death


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Dr. Malcolm Kendrick - Some measures you can take against the Covid-19

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Is this worth a lockdown?
I thought I should say something about the coronavirus for readers of this blog. I need to state that the situation is fast moving, facts are changing, and I am not asking anyone to go against any current medical advice.

Here, I am simply providing advice that I believe, currently, may be of benefit to people out there. I am acutely aware that there is controversy swirling about, but I will not promote anything that can cause any significant harm - but may cause significant good.

I have tended to look back a few years in time for some evidence, because current, emerging evidence is subject to massive bias and controversy, with various vested interests getting involved. The 'older' evidence has not been done in a rush and is therefore more measured.

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Dengue fever crisis grips Latin America - SIX times higher than 2019

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Dengue fever cases are soaring in Latin America, all the way from Mexico to Chile. The mosquito-borne illness has become one of the most common reasons for hospitalisation. More than three million cases - a figure six times higher than the previous year - were reported in Latin America last year and the upward trend is continuing. One Colombian city has seen a 500 percent increase in cases in a month.


Comment: Dengue fever cases surge 200% in Mexico in 2019


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Coronavirus Coverup: Vitamin C dramatic help against infection in China, South Korea — Why aren't we being told?

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A well known medical researcher and biophysicist answers questions related to efficiency of Vitamin C in the prevention and treatment of Coronavirus as currently employed by the Chinese to successfully control its spread. This article has been translated from a Romanian site. See the full text below.

In the context of increasing preoccupation with Coronavirus, and a lot of confusing rumors, ActiveNews talks to well known medical researcher & biophysicist Virgiliu Gheorghe, on the topic of vitamin C.

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World's leading epidemiologist John Ioannidis on COVID-19 fiasco: 'We are making decisions without reliable data'

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The current coronavirus disease, Covid-19, has been called a once-in-a-century pandemic. But it may also be a once-in-a-century evidence fiasco.

At a time when everyone needs better information, from disease modelers and governments to people quarantined or just social distancing, we lack reliable evidence on how many people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 or who continue to become infected. Better information is needed to guide decisions and actions of monumental significance and to monitor their impact.

Draconian countermeasures have been adopted in many countries. If the pandemic dissipates — either on its own or because of these measures — short-term extreme social distancing and lockdowns may be bearable. How long, though, should measures like these be continued if the pandemic churns across the globe unabated? How can policymakers tell if they are doing more good than harm?

Comment: Here's an interview Dr. Ioannidis gave several days after publishing the above article, on 23 March 2020:


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Chinese medical team report successful treatment of coronavirus patients with high-dose vitamin C

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A medical team from the Second Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University in China has reported the successful treatment of coronavirus patients with vitamin C. In a press release posted on the hospital website, the team describes how patients suffering from severe coronary pneumonia, a potentially fatal complication of the new coronavirus COVID-19, have recovered after being treated with high doses of the vitamin. The medical team recommend that for critically ill patients and those with severe neonatal pneumonia, vitamin C treatment should be initiated as soon as possible after admission to hospital.

Significantly, the press release acknowledges that early application of vitamin C can have a strong antioxidant effect, reduce inflammatory responses, and improve endothelial function. It also describes how numerous studies have shown the dose of vitamin C used has a lot to do with the treatment's effect. The medical team say their past experience shows that high-dose vitamin C can not only improve antiviral levels, but more importantly can prevent and treat acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress.

Comment: While it's nice to have hope, the idea that mainstream medicine is on the verge of wholesale acceptance of natural therapies like vitamin C seems naive. There are forces at work that diligently push back against anything threatening the mainstream medical paradigm and Big Pharma profits. Mainstream acceptance of vitamin C therapies would likely require nothing short of a total revolution. Perhaps this view is too bleak and that we really are on the precipice of a new paradigm. Time will tell.

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Health experts criticise NHS advice to take ibuprofen for Covid-19 saying it could aggravate the infection

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Boxes of ibuprofen in Sainsbury’s. Studies have linked anti-inflammatory drugs to worsened pneumonia.
Experts have criticised NHS advice that people self-isolating with Covid-19 should take ibuprofen, saying there is plausible evidence this could aggravate the condition.

The comments came after French authorities warned against taking widely used over the counter anti-inflammatory drugs. The country's health minister, Olivier Véran, a qualified doctor and neurologist, tweeted on Saturday: "The taking of anti-inflammatories [ibuprofen, cortisone ... ] could be a factor in aggravating the infection. In case of fever, take paracetamol. If you are already taking anti-inflammatory drugs, ask your doctor's advice."

NHS guidance states that people managing Covid-19 symptoms at home should take paracetamol or ibuprofen.

"I would advise against that," said Prof Ian Jones, a virologist at the University of Reading. "There's good scientific evidence for ibuprofen aggravating the condition or prolonging it. That recommendation needs to be updated."

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Objective:Health - High Dose Vitamin C: Good for People, Bad for Coronavirus

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As the world continues to freak out about COVID-19, the advice from the authorities about what to do seems disproportionate to the the panic they're stoking - wash your hands, don't go out unless you have to, avoid crowds. It seems like a recipe for making people panic.

While the MSM have continually poo-pooed any and all alternative therapies in protecting or treating coronavirus infections, they've ignored actual evidence from the very people who have experience with what the rest of the world is currently experiencing; namely Wuhan China. Specifically, doctors who were on the front lines in China during the worst of the epidemic are singing the praises of vitamin C infusions.

Today on Objective:Health, we take a look at one of our old favorites for multiple conditions, including coronavirus infections - the mighty vitamin C. Taking vitamin C is actually something everyone could be doing to make a difference in the state of their immune system, well beyond 'wash your hands'.

Link to Orthomolecular News article mentioned: http://orthomolecular.org/resources/omns/v16n15.shtml


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Philippines detects bird flu outbreak in quail farm

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At a press conference, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the highly pathogenic virus — which is transmissible to humans, but the mortality rate is low — was found in Barangay Ulanin-Pitak.
The Philippines has detected an outbreak of avian flu in a northern province after tests showed presence of the highly infectious H5N6 subtype of the influenza A virus in a quail farm, the country's farm minister said on Monday.

Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the bird flu virus, the same strain that hit some local poultry farms in 2017, was detected in Jaen municipality in Nueva Ecija province, where about 1,500 quails had died on one farm alone.

A total of 12,000 quails have been destroyed and buried to prevent further infections, Dar said, citing field reports.

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Shocking discovery! Scientists learn the flaming obvious: People are recovering from COVID-19 'like they would from the flu'


Comment: That's because it IS 'the flu', you morons!

(At least, it's one of the many viruses - which includes Influenza Type A and Influenza Type B - that goes into making up the millions of people who every year come down with what can only be broadly labelled 'influenza-like illnesses'.)


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Scientists in Australia say they have identified how the body's immune system fights the Covid-19 virus.

Their research, published in Nature Medicine journal on Tuesday, shows people are recovering from the new virus like they would from the flu.

Determining which immune cells are appearing should also help with vaccine development, experts say.


Comment: Vaccines against the flu don't work. Never have done, and probably never will.


Globally, authorities have confirmed more than 160,000 cases of the coronavirus and about 6,500 deaths.

Comment: Money down the drain.

The thousands of viruses out there essentially serve the same function as software updates in computers. The human species NEEDS these updates if it is to continue living in synch with the ever-changing environment.

'Getting sick from the flu' is the process of 'enforced downtime' to process the 'updates' - it HAS to happen. This cannot be eradicated!

All attempts to do so are merely signalling to the Universe that 'we, the humans alive today, no longer wish for software updates'. Right now, billions of people are effectively signalling to the Universe: 'Stop the world, we want off NOW!'

They better watch out what they wish for, or the Universe will send them a REAL means of 'wipe-out'.