Skip to comments.Dr. Fauci warns of a potential coronavirus nightmare scenario in the coming months
Posted on 08/13/2020 9:03:55 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27
The worlds doctors and public health officials are bracing for the fall and winter seasons, which could deliver the nightmare scenario that everyone is dreading: two infectious diseases could hit the same communities at the same time. Dual outbreaks of COVID-19 and the flu would place additional strain on healthcare systems and could put more peoples lives at risk. Weve learned to live with the flu and tame it, but its endemic. We deal with flu epidemics every year, and they continue to take lives despite the availability of effective therapeutics and vaccines. The novel coronavirus is a different beast, one were just learning how to defeat.
Americas top infectious disease expert said in a new interview that the US is in for a difficult time this fall if COVID-19 and flu outbreaks converge, but maintained that the COVID-19 outbreaks could be defeated if people heed to the simple safety rules that can reduce the spread. If they dont however, we could be in store for the nightmare scenario that infectious disease experts have been dreading.
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And still Fauci refuses to mention that ZINC is a critical part of using HCQ. They probably did not know/teach about ionophore effects when he was in medical school. Surely he should have learned about it since then since he did a lot of work with HIV, and that is also a virus which reproduces inside of our body cells. As Dr. Zelenko explained IN HIS LETTER’S CC TO TRUMP and MARK MEADOWS, the HCQ enables the zinc to enter our cells were COVID is reproducing to conduct the battle.
I have come to the conclusion the people with chronic illness are probably deficient in a number of key nutrients. Consensus regarding nutrients involved in the Covid issue include Vitamins C and D3, plus the mineral zinc. It would be very useful to test the elderly and people with co-morbidities to see what major nutrients they are deficient in. Then they could be supplied with supplements and we could see what the mortality rate is for those using targeted supplements and those who are not. Similarly, it would be useful to check the nutritional status of those who are positive, but have not been sick or only mildly ill. Of course, none of this provides big bucks for the drug companies or makes $20 million salaries possible or justifiable.
Dr. Fauci has pushed hard for tests to be made using Remdesivir, produced by Gilead Sciences. I was researching class action lawsuits and found that a number of lawyers in various parts of the country are suing Gilead regarding their drug Truvada (and perhaps others) because it has been causing serious bone and organ issues. They had a less toxic drug in the pipeline, but refused to produce it until they used up all the old, dangerous drug while it was still patented and they had already produced a bunch. What will be the legal status of all those who have prevented HCQ from being used and totally IGNORED ZINC, just because the complete Dr. Z treatment cost only $20.
I wonder if flu would also react to treatment with HCQ and ZINC? Does flu also reproduce within our cells? Also if you can’t get HCQ, Dr. Z recommends Quercetin. I forget whether he said 200 or 500 mg. of it. It also has the ionophore effect for zinc. Remember, a key symptom of zinc deficiency is lack of taste and smell—one of the first symptoms of Covid.
Little f*** just couldn't keep his mouth shut about it.
If you start the HCQ immediately at the first sign of symptoms, your zinc can enter your cells and kill the relatively low number of viruses. However, if your first symptom is loss of taste and smell then you are already deficient in ZINC and it is even more important to include zinc in your treatment. Later in illness, the number of viruses is vastly larger and much harder to kill them all before they do serious harm to the body.
My central heating is hot water radiators, heated by natural gas furnace. Years ago to save money I set the thermostat at 55 and bought oil thermal space heaters for the rooms I use regularly. For rooms I only use temporarily, I use air blown heat, aim it at me, and turn it back off when I am finished in that room. I take my supplements regularly, and have not had a cold for years. Currently 82 with no co-morbidities.
...if your first symptom is loss of taste and smell then you are already deficient in ZINC
I have not heard that before. Source?
...taste disturbances have included loss of taste (complete ageusia or partial hypogeusia) and altered taste (dysgeusia). For simplicity, we will use the term dysgeusia here to include ageusia and hypogeusia.
A European multicenter epidemiologic study analyzing the prevalence of olfactory and gustatory dysfunctions as a clinical presentation in a cohort of 417 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 with mild-to-moderate disease presentation reported that 88.8% of patients had gustatory disorders.
Yet another possible mechanism may involve zinc, which is thought to play an important role in taste perception. It is possible that zinc chelation through immune mechanisms and molecules known to increase in concentration with inflammatory processes may result in acute hypozincemia or a more localized change in cellular zinc homeostasis of oral gustatory cells as a result of infection by SARS-CoV-2 virus. This may result in taste disturbances similar to what has been observed in association with other processes leading to zinc insufficiency. Some randomized controlled trials have demonstrated benefit of zinc supplementation in patients with taste disturbances. In addition, zinc has been shown to inhibit coronavirus RNA polymerase activity in vitro and is thought to play a role in antiviral immune responses.
Systematic reviews of randomized controlled trials have concluded that zinc lozenges at a dose 75 mg per day or greater may decrease the duration of common cold symptoms in healthy children and adults. Common coldlike illnesses are caused by other coronaviruses, rhinoviruses, and adenoviruses, so there has been interest in using zinc supplements for prevention during the current pandemic.
It is of particular significance that dysgeusia (with or without olfactory symptoms) has been reported as an early or lone symptom of COVID-19 before involvement of the lungs or other organs. We hypothesize that changes in localized cellular zinc homeostasis in oral gustatory cells resulting from immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 viral replication may result in dysgeusia, which may or may not be accompanied by hypozincemia. If this is the case, the time of onset of dysgeusia may correspond with the time when zinc supplementation in the form of lozenges or syrups may be most effective because this localized delivery of zinc to oral and oropharyngeal mucosae may help control COVID-19 replication at early replication sites.
There’s something to be said for ‘what works’... you’ve found what works for you. That’s great.
I’m allergic to flu shots... then realized in the many decades I’ve been here I’ve never once gotten the flu... so I don’t sweat it anymore. In my case it’s a mystery - or good luck or something I don’t control.
It looks like you found a source. I first started taking an active interest in Covid in March. My son (currently in Afghanistan with Special Forces) and I were discussing high dose Vitamin C for use with Covid lung complications. He told me that Facebook was removing You-tube videos about Vit. C in China. Since then I have been repeatedly censored at articles by AOL when I try to comment about HCQ and zinc, Dr. Fauci and Remdesivir, Big Pharma. Even when I try to simplify my language saying things like ionophores for zinc and Kaletra by S. Korea, large pharmaceutical organizations, presidential medical advisors, etc. I still get messages asking if I really want to say that as I may be in violation of community standards. Oh, well!
At any rate I started seeking articles about Covid and HCQ, zinc, Vitamins C and D3, and copied some of them. I now have a stack 2 inches thick with mostly scientific articles, some quite technical discussing various aspects of nutrient depletion and Covid. It seems the first thing the virus does is deplete a number of major nutrients like those listed above. This should be studied both before, during, and after illness. My solution at age 82 is to be taking generous amounts of all the critical nutrients I can. In late April I was reading up about zinc, and saw that one of the symptoms of zinc deficiency was loss of taste and smell. I said, Ahah, that sounds like many early Covid cases. About a month later I saw the first instance of an article or comment connecting the symptom and zinc. At this point I do not know if it was in an article, or in one of the many comments following some articles, not all of which I copied. But several others have commented on the zinc/taste-order concurrence.
It seems many medically oriented or professionals in the medical field are really annoyed with the medical establishment’s drug and vaccine only approach to healing Covid. More naturally based treatment lost out to drugs and surgery over a century ago. However, it seems now is the time to revert to natures healing substances, although sometimes in doses far exceeding normal dietary acquisition. So much of today’s illness appears to be caused by poor diet and debilitating bad habits. We may have reached the outer limit of what drugs and surgery alone can accomplish. I doubt that Big Med will go quietly so long as their approach can tap into so much money. Compare: Dr. Z, 3 item, 5 day treatment, $20. Remdesivir, $1,000 or more per dose; plus horribly large hospital bills.
They are just trying to cheat even more than the last election.
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