Skip to comments.Israeli doctor in Italy: We no longer help those over 60
Posted on 03/22/2020 12:43:49 AM PDT by RomanSoldier19
Israeli medical doctor Gai Peleg told Israeli television that in northern Italy the orders are not to allow those over 60 access to respiratory machines
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Give them the malaria drugs at least.
well what is the point going to hospital
probably why the chinese welded their people in their houses
The 2nd will give some pause.
The malaria drugs are not to be found. I heard this from a doctor, as he tried to get some, but was told that there is none in the pharmacies, nor the pharmacy suppliers warehouses. We haven’t had malaria in this country in so long, that there was little being stored on hand, and we must depend on Chinese manufacturers for the supply. You can guess where we rank on the list. We simply don’t have the equipment, to produce any domestically, and I was told it would take a long time to begin producing our own, domestically. I would presume the same is true of Italy.
This isn't true. We do make it here in the USA, but you are not going to find it in a local pharmacy at this point. Novartis has 50 Million doses in NY that they are donating to the USA, and has promised to crank out 80 Million more by May, also donated to the USA. Mylan is another US Pharma company that makes it in WV, and is ramping up production. They say they have enough on hand to produce 50 Million tablets by April. It is also made in Germany, Israel and France, and probably China and India. I'm sure there are others that will quickly begin cranking it out. Is that enough? I don't know, but it's a start. It should at least buy us some time.
If you're relegating everyone over 60 to death, you've failed your
nation when it comes to health care.
It does, however, illustrate just how badly betrayed the US has been by its elected leadership over the past 50 years that we didn’t keep war stocks of the stuff around. It’s not like we haven’t found ourselves in wars in places where we could really use it.
Socialized medicine collapses because the tax burden place enormous priority on taxable “makers” while devaluing “takers” (both young & old). The heatwave deaths in Europe years ago demonstrated how bad the system is; when it is summer and time to go on “holiday”, the old people be damned...
Yeah, that was pretty bad.
Yep, heres a link to confirm everything you wrote
We probably have a stockpile, but it’s likely been expired for a decade or more. The military always does this. You go somewhere where malaria is present and they hand out chloroquine from the 90’s. Chemical threat? Here’s atropine and 2-PAM chloride from the cold war.
Socialist medicine. Kill the patient.
Well, heres a boat load of grim evidence from Italy. Theyre not abandoning everyone 60 and over now just for the heck of it. Were seeing what this thing can do if not taken seriously (which it wasnt at first in Italy) and allowed to run unconstrained for a while before clamping down.
Actually, I read somewhere that we didn’t. It was disposed of by the Obama Administration, the same people who thought nobody’d ever fight another war with tanks.
It likely has a shelf life. You could stockpile it, and would need to manage the inventory, replacing old with new. I don’t see how anyone could have anticipated that all of a sudden there would be an enormous demand for it.
Those are good points. I would also point out that if they are having to abandon anyone over age 60, it is because the respirators are needed by those who are younger than 16. So obviously this disease is far more impactful than advertised.
There will be some anti malaria drugs in the military system, not much but some. The military goes places with malaria and have to take them.
Two types of malaria and I don’t know which drugs they are using these days.
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