Articles tagged with: Vitamin

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To date, no therapy has been proven effective for preventing or treating COVID-19, contrary to claim by Dolores Cahill

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There is no need for social distancing because we have a treatment for COVID-19

SOURCE: Dolores Cahill, The HighWire

Published: 28 May 2020

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Some evidence suggests that vitamin C and D supplementation might prevent or treat respiratory infections, but their effectiveness is still being tested with COVID-19

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Vitamins C and D are now finally being adopted in the conventional treatment of SARS-CoV-2; Vitamin C at extremely high doses acts as an antiviral drug, actually killing viruses; vitamin D helps the body fight SARS-CoV-2 infection and can cut infection risk.

SOURCE: Joseph Mercola, Mercola

Published: 14 Apr 2020

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No, the Shanghai government has not recommended intravenous vitamin C as a treatment for COVID-19

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The government of Shanghai, China has announced its official recommendation that COVID-19 should be treated with high amounts of intravenous vitamin C

SOURCE: Andrew W. Saul, Orthomolecular Medicine News Service

Published: 20 Mar 2020

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Vitamin C supplementation does not prevent viral respiratory infections, such as those caused by coronaviruses, in the general population

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The coronavirus pandemic can be dramatically slowed, or stopped, with the immediate widespread use of high doses of vitamin C

SOURCE: Andrew W. Saul, Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, Health Impact News

Published: 20 Feb 2020

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