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CORONAVIRUS Cure?

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by HankD, Mar 18, 2020.

  1. HankD

    HankD Well-Known Member
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    I just heard this on the Tucker Carlson show from a Stanford University official

    It sounds to good to be true. Maybe something to calm the turmoil but here it is:

    https://coronavirus.dev/?p=286

    It seems to be a drug used for treating Malaria which is a coronavirus life saver.

    In addition those who recover from the virus have viral anti bodies in their blood to save others.

    anyone else heard?
     
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    They were briefly talking about some drug showing promise during the press conference this morning, @ 50:00.

     
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    No, it's disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker who has the cure. Just send him some cash for a worthless substance and you are on your way to a healthful life.
     
  4. HankD

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    this was on Tucker Carlson.
    i think it relieves symptoms perhaps even saving life.

    RE:Jim (PTL) Bakker... I watched a couple of his presentations. He has developed a speech impediment.

    But Same Jim. he is now bald, 80 years old.
     
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    Oh... I heard it was Paula White who had the cure! Again, just send cash.
     
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    There are a couple of antivirals that would work against Covid-19 if they were deployed in time. Remdezivir was developed in response to Ebola, but has been found to be very effective against Corona in certain clinical trials currently underway.

    The way these drugs work is by blocking the virus from replicating itself within a host cell in the body. Essentially, a virus like Covid-19 hijacks a cell's ability to transcribe DNA into RNA; instead of the cell replicating its own DNA into RNA (which is the messenger that tell the functions of the cell), the virus takes over the transcription process thus causing the cell to replicate the virus' own RNA instead. Once enough of the virus' RNA has been produced alongside the necessary proteins to build new viruses, the host cell bursts open which releases a plethora of new viruses to go and infect nearby cells, multiplying the process over and over again. Drugs like Remdezivir stop the virus from being able to hijack the cell's transcription process and prevent the virus from replicating as quickly, if at all.

    The problem is that this medicine and others like it are still being tested, and are not available for public use yet. And who knows how expensive it would be once it comes out.
     
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    This one could be a game changer. Two readily available affordable drugs (hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin). The study is not ideal from a design and size perspective but the findings are quite significant. I can see this as the basis of many larger better designed trials and we could have better answers in a very short time.

    Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin as a treatment of COVID-19.pdf

    Pray hard for this one. In the meantime stay safe social distancing.
     
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    yes, it seems God is impressed by the greenbacks.
     
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    Remdesivir and chloroquine effectively inhibit the recently emerged novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in vitro
    Of course it works, IMO, and I am not a doctor. It certainly works in vitro. I had heard Vietnam cured people with this. It takes western medical doctors a long time to accept treatments as usable. Chloroquine is a common cheap easily obtained drug. Remdesiver production is being ramped up. Questionable though as usefulness for a nearly dead old person who has too much lung and kidney damage. Better to treat sooner than later, then the idea of cost as Remdesiver is about $1000 for treatment of patient, not per dose I think..
     
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    MMS, if you can get it. Most reliable providers are backed up right now.
     
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    They have known about this potential drug combination for several months.
    News: Possible coronavirus cure on the horizon | College of Natural Sciences | UMass Amherst

    We may have had the cure all along and not known that.

    Despite the uncertainty, Gilead has been building manufacturing capacity. Over the past month, Gilead began coordinating with contract manufacturers to start producing the drug again in North America and halted production of an approved product at one of its own facilities in North America so it could start making remdesivir itself.
     
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    CHLOROQUINE starts today in NYC according to Trump press powwow.
     
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    It might be useful as a treatment towards those who have it, but os not a cure nor vaccine
     
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    Cuomo started Hydroxychloroquine on NYC victims.
     
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    That was the drug mentioned at presser today!
     
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    apparently it wont keep you from getting the virus but it will keep you from dying of it.
     
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    Praying this and more treatments prove out.
     
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    mortality rate been holding at about 3 % so think used to flatten out that curve!
     
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    On the NBC Evening News tonight, a man said was given Remdesiver, a five day regimen as an experimental treatment. In his interview, after 48 hours he was feeling extremely good. So it does work for some people to shorten the symptoms. Honestly I think we got the drug regimen right now, and Trump has gotten the FDA to approve their usage.

    Remdesivir: What to know about potential coronavirus treatment
     
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