Second AstraZeneca trial participant develops rare neurological condition following COVID-19 vaccination

It has come to our attention that a second participant in AstraZeneca’s Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trials has come down with a serious neurological condition that the company claims is not at all related to the volunteer getting vaccinated. Just like the first participant, who we reported developed severe spinal inflammation, this second one also manifested the exact same disease, which … Continue reading Second AstraZeneca trial participant develops rare neurological condition following COVID-19 vaccination

Why are viruses so challenging to treat?

There’s been a lot of talk in recent months about how the coronavirus pandemic will end. Some are putting their hopes on a vaccine, while others believe it would be enough to find an effective treatment for those who are hit with the more severe form of the disease. However, some experts are reminding us … Continue reading Why are viruses so challenging to treat?

CDC director says face masks “more guaranteed” to protect against coronavirus than any vaccine

Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said in a Sep. 16 Senate hearing that using face masks is “more guaranteed” to protect against the coronavirus than getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Redfield exhorted Americans during the hearing to not dismiss the effectiveness of wearing a mask. Redfield responded to questions on … Continue reading CDC director says face masks “more guaranteed” to protect against coronavirus than any vaccine

How many more lives could be saved if Vitamin D had been distributed when the China virus hit?

The most important statistic concerning the covid-19 pandemic is the mortality rate. When covid-19 outbreaks were first announced, the mortality rate looked grim, as hospital systems relied on ventilators. As viable anti-viral treatments were suppressed (such as hydroxychloroquine), many hospital patients were literally left to die. Even worse: The local, state, and federal public health … Continue reading How many more lives could be saved if Vitamin D had been distributed when the China virus hit?

JAMA article affirms benefits of hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has published a new research letter highlighting the proven benefits of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in successfully treating the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Entitled, “SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Community Health Workers in India Before and After Use of Face Shields,” the paper explains that healthcare workers in India who came down with the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) … Continue reading JAMA article affirms benefits of hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19

Coronavirus can break your heart – literally – says new study

Getting COVID-19 is heartbreaking news for anyone. But a new study reveals that the disease is heartbreaking in more ways than one, especially since it’s been found to tear heart muscles to shreds – at least in vitro. The ability of SARS-CoV-2 – the virus behind the deadly pandemic – to invade the heart muscle and effectively “dice” … Continue reading Coronavirus can break your heart – literally – says new study

Vitamin D deficiency is linked to higher COVID-19 risk and severe outcomes, reveals study

It is a well-known fact that vitamin D performs several important functions, from boosting immune health to regulating blood pressure. Over the past decade, multiple studies have also provided evidence that taking vitamin D could reduce the odds of developing infections like the common cold and the flu. Given these precedents and the ongoing pandemic, scientists are now eager … Continue reading Vitamin D deficiency is linked to higher COVID-19 risk and severe outcomes, reveals study

People deficient in vitamin D have a higher risk of COVID-19, reports new study

A person’s vitamin D status may determine his susceptibility to COVID-19, the disease caused by the Wuhan coronavirus. In a new study published September 4, researchers at the University of Chicago found that, compared to people with normal vitamin D levels, those who were deficient in the vitamin have a greater risk of testing positive for COVID-19. In line … Continue reading People deficient in vitamin D have a higher risk of COVID-19, reports new study

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial halted following “serious adverse reaction” involving spinal inflammation

A participant in AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford‘s Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine trial has suffered a “serious adverse reaction,” prompting the Operation Warp Speed experiment to come to an immediate halt. Dozens of testing sites around the world are no longer injecting human subjects with the chemical solution after this individual reportedly fell seriously ill due to … Continue reading AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial halted following “serious adverse reaction” involving spinal inflammation

Got the sniffles? Avoid these 4 foods if you want to recover from a cold or flu faster

Having the flu or the common cold can be very distressing. It makes you nauseous and feel tired all the time. Your throat is often itchy and you keep on coughing. The flu and the common cold typically go away on their own. But due to how burdensome they can be, you want to speed up … Continue reading Got the sniffles? Avoid these 4 foods if you want to recover from a cold or flu faster