Skip to comments.High consequence infectious diseases (HCID) (As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK
Posted on 03/25/2020 11:16:44 PM PDT by Its All Over Except ...
Status of COVID-19
As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK.
The 4 nations public health HCID group made an interim recommendation in January 2020 to classify COVID-19 as an HCID. This was based on consideration of the UK HCID criteria about the virus and the disease with information available during the early stages of the outbreak. Now that more is known about COVID-19, the public health bodies in the UK have reviewed the most up to date information about COVID-19 against the UK HCID criteria. They have determined that several features have now changed; in particular, more information is available about mortality rates (low overall), and there is now greater clinical awareness and a specific and sensitive laboratory test, the availability of which continues to increase.
The Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP) is also of the opinion that COVID-19 should no longer be classified as an HCID.
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But, but, the liberal/prog media said the end was near and that fear now reigns over hope.
Successful therapy against Covid-19 virus from New York State:
Dr. Vladimir (Zev) Zelenko
Board Certified Family Practitioner
501 Rt 208, Monroe, NY 10950
March 23, 2020
To all medical professionals around the world:
My name is Dr. Zev Zelenko and I practice medicine in Monroe, NY. For the last 16 years, I have cared for approximately 75% of the adult population of Kiryas Joel, which is a very close knit community of approximately 35,000 people in which the infection spread rapidly and unchecked prior to the imposition of social distancing.
As of today my team has tested approximately 200 people from this community for Covid-19, and 65% of the results have been positive. If extrapolated to the entire community, that means more than 20,000 people are infected at the present time. Of this group, I estimate that there are 1500 patients who are in the high-risk category (i.e. >60, immunocompromised, comorbidities, etc).
Given the urgency of the situation, I developed the following treatment protocol in the pre-hospital setting and have seen only positive results:
1. Any patient with shortness of breath regardless of age is treated.
2. Any patient in the high-risk category even with just mild symptoms is treated.
3. Young, healthy and low risk patients even with symptoms are not treated (unless their circumstances change and they fall into category 1 or 2).
My out-patient treatment regimen is as follows:
1. Hydroxychloroquine 200mg twice a day for 5 days
2. Azithromycin 500mg once a day for 5 days
3. Zinc sulfate 220mg once a day for 5 days
The rationale for my treatment plan is as follows. I combined the data available from China and South Korea with the recent study published from France (sites available on request). We know that hydroxychloroquine helps Zinc enter the cell. We know that Zinc slows viral replication within the cell. Regarding the use of azithromycin, I postulate it prevents secondary bacterial infections. These three drugs are well known and usually well tolerated, hence the risk to the patient is low.
Since last Thursday, my team has treated approximately 350 patients in Kiryas Joel and another 150 patients in other areas of New York with the above regimen.
Of this group and the information provided to me by affiliated medical teams, we have had ZERO deaths, ZERO hospitalizations, and ZERO intubations. In addition, I have not heard of any negative side effects other than approximately 10% of patients with temporary nausea and diarrhea.
In sum, my urgent recommendation is to initiate treatment in the outpatient setting as soon as possible in accordance with the above. Based on my direct experience, it prevents acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), prevents the need for hospitalization and saves lives.
With much respect,
Dr. Zev Zelenko
cc: President Donald J. Trump; Mr. Mark Meadows, Chief of Staff
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The reaction to this should be interesting.
Very interesting. A lot of internet chatter about adding Zinc but nothing from the FDA or CDC that I know of. There are a lot of bright, intuitive, informed and well trained people out there - doctors, scientists, researchers, chemists, biologists etc. I understand perfectly that the FDA has its very stringent protocols. But I also know that nobody is going to pay the $100s of millions of dollars to do randomized clinical trials of a natural element that cannot be patented and profited by.
Incoming Kanebros saying “You’re all gonna die” in 3...2...1...
KJ isn’t far from me.
The CDC so throughly screwed up testing at the beginning of this and set the US back by week in dealing with Coronavirus, according even to the Washington Post. That it of all sites ripped into gov’t is quite telling.
Perhaps the investigation may be of interest to you.
Not really. It's a medical classification on how they treat the disease that has little to do with the general population. A high consequence means a high mortality rate. The most well known disease of that type is rabies, which is essentially 100% fatal if left untreated. I think that in the entirety of recorded medical history there has been one person who got rabies, didn't get treated right away and survived.
Another HCID would be Ebola, very dangerous and, if you remember the pictures, they had to dress up like they were going on a moon walk to even go near someone who was infected.
Coronavirus is highly contagious but most people will recover from it, even if they don't see a doctor. That is why it got downgraded.
Mark for tomorrow.
Of course not; but one could do their own research on old drugs.
Perhaps research the role of zinc in the body.
Certainly it is important for testes function - and has been used by the Life Extension Foundation for cold remediation in a sublingual tablet for forty years.. .
No matter how you spin this, just as the MSM seems to be amping up the fear for ratings and to hurt Trump, etc, the mortality rate, as massive testing in Korea and elsewhere has shown, appears to show this isn’t a case of 1, 2, 3 or 4% of people worldwide WILL die, but somewhere in there is the percentage of those who are known to have caught it will die.
Must have missed something.
What are kanebros?
Of course, Zinc is an essential dietary element. And yes been around for ages and seems effective for many different conditions.
But there are a lot of people suggesting Zinc added to this regimen like the doctor says has a positive effect. Maybe it potentiates the effects of the other drugs, or increases the uptake rate or circulation or maybe it blocks the receptors outside cells to prevents the virus from attaching. I don’t know (someone I’m sure has a good theory).
As you said it does seem to help common flu symptoms so maybe it does have an anti-viral effect of some kind. It’s basically an ‘old wives tale’ people have used it for years - maybe centuries, like a shaman cure. Unfortunately there is no FDA style large randomized clinical trial proving that it works or its method of action that I know of. And nobody will pay to study it for profit because you can’t charge $400 for a bottle of Zinc tablets. Maybe if there was grant money, or maybe out of charity or generosity, but not for capitalistic reasons.
Their NHS has ordered blood cancer patients and those immune compromised to not leave their house for 12 weeks. This was texted Tuesday to over a million of their people that they need to adhere to these rules .
Interesting but it’s also interesting what diseases do make the list.
Argentine haemorrhagic fever (Junin virus)
Bolivian haemorrhagic fever (Machupo virus)
Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF)
Ebola virus disease (EVD)
Lujo virus disease
Marburg virus disease (MVD)
Severe fever with thrombocytopaenia syndrome (SFTS)
Andes virus infection (hantavirus)
Avian influenza A H7N9 and H5N1
Avian influenza A H5N6 and H7N7
Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)
Nipah virus infection
Pneumonic plague (Yersinia pestis)
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)*
Short and very nasty list.
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