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originally posted by: Flyingclaydisk
a reply to: NightSkyeB4Dawn
Read the contents of the first red box...Here
(from March of 2020, nearly 1.5 years ago!)
So, can't possibly imagine why it never passed Phase III...can you????? LOL!!!
originally posted by: Flyingclaydisk
a reply to: tanstaafl
Didn't even have to watch the clip! It was the first thing I thought of when I saw the statement earlier!
Inhaled steroid ciclesonide suppresses SARS-CoV-2 replication in vitro
By Dr. Liji Thomas, MDAug 26 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has suffered hundreds of thousands of deaths and tens of millions of cases. In order to contain this outbreak, new and already approved drugs are being tested. A new paper by researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases and published on the preprint server bioRxiv* in August 2020 reports the in vitro suppression of coronavirus (CoV) replication by an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) ciclesonide.
Steroids have been repurposed for the treatment of severe COVID-19 because the latter is associated with severe inflammatory phenomena. Thus,
Ciclesonide Inhibits MERS-CoV Growth
There are several case reports on patients with COVID-19 pneumonia who were treated with ciclesonide and had a favorable outcome, without significant side effects.
The news about the U.S. Covid pandemic is even better than you’ve heard. Some 80% to 85% of American adults are immune to the virus: More than 64% have received at least one vaccine dose and, of those who haven’t, roughly half have natural immunity from prior infection. There’s ample scientific evidence that natural immunity is effective and durable, and public-health leaders should pay it heed.
Only around 10% of Americans have had confirmed positive Covid tests, but four to six times as many have likely had the infection.....
Dr. Fauci said last Aug. 13 that when you have fewer than 10 cases per 100,000, “you should be able to open up safely and clearly.” The U.S. reached that point in mid-May.It’s time to stop the fear mongering and level with the public about the incredible capabilities of both modern medical research and the human body’s immune system.
Dr. Makary is a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health and Carey Business School.
originally posted by: Nyiah
originally posted by: RoScoLaz5
"The study findings reveal that individuals with previous SARS-CoV-2 infection do not get additional benefits from vaccination"
but they get to enjoy the risks from it.
As the sayings go, albeit paraphrased to my liking:
If it sounds too good to be true, THEN IT PROBABLY #ING IS.
The miracle cure snake oil is likely invariably worse than the disease.
originally posted by: Dalamax
originally posted by: TheResidentAlien
Just a hunch:
#1 Pre-screening with Antibody tests would require far more (highly trained) medical personnel, massively increased number of labs, and would cost far more than simply vaccinating everyone and increase the timeframe significantly.
#2 Natural Antibodies would appear to be strain dependent where the vaccine is not e.g. There's been cases of people being infected more than once by different strains where the vaccines appears to be reasonably effective at reducing the possibility of getting "bad" Covid across all strains.
Unfortunately we still don't know how long a vaccine will be effective for. Will those that got a dose in January need a new shot after 8 months (similar to antibodies) or they lose immunity ?
That's a lot more vaccines required and for a far longer period of time if we are truly going to open the world to pre-covid levels anytime soon.
Mr Fauci, is that you?
Blah blah, easier if you all get a shot. Blasé blasé, don’t know if a vaccine is effective. Yadda blasé blah, just get used to having incredible amounts of government flu serum till old normal is the new normal.
I haven’t read a bigger load of hot co*k since I studied L Ron Hubbard, a life of extraordinary condition.
I find it odd that would not have been the goal, even if it were lousy at suppressing the symptoms.
What difference did it make if a person had the virus, was feeling crappy, and the medication did not relieve the symptoms, but blocked the replication of the virus?
Under section 564 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), when the Secretary of HHS declares that an emergency use authorization is appropriate, FDA may authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in an emergency to diagnose, treat, or prevent serious or life-threatening diseases or conditions caused by CBRN threat agents when certain criteria are met, including there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.