A friend passed along a medical professional’s advice that seems to be echoed by other sources. Couldn’t hurt and makes sense.
Introduction: The Chinese now understand the behavior of COVID-9, after analysis of multiple autopsies. The virus obstructs respiratory pathways with thick mucus that solidifies and blocks the airways and lungs.
To apply medicine, you have to open and unblock the airways so treatment can be used, which takes several days.
RECOMMENDATIONS TO SAFEGUARD YOURSELF
Drink lots of HOT LIQUIDS such as coffee, soup, tea and hot water. Also, sip WARM water every 20 minutes because this keeps your mouth moist and washes any virus into the stomach, where gastric juices will neutralize it before it gets to the lungs.
Once a day, GARGLE with an antiseptic in warm waer, such as lemon juice, vinegar or salt.
The virus ATTACHES to clothes and hair. Any soap or detergent kills it. SHOWER or bathe IMMEDIATELY when you get in from the street. Avoid sitting and go straight to the shower. If you can’t wash your clothes daily, hang them in direct SUNLIGHT, which also neutralizes the virus.
Clean METALLIC SURFACES especially carefully, because the virus can remain viable on these surfaces up to 9 days. Be extra vigilant about cleaning hand rails, door handles etc., and regularly wipe down these surfaces at home.
WASH HANDS every 20 minutes for 20 seconds with any soap that FOAMS.
Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Try to elevate your ZINC levels, not just VITAMIN C. Meat, shellfish, legumes, nuts and eggs are a few food sources.
Animals do not spread the virus. It is passed on by PERSON TO PERSON contact.
Try to AVOID catching the common flu, which will weaken your immune system, and also avoid cold foods and beverages.
If you feel ANY DISCOMFORT in your throat, or a SORE THROAT coming on, attack it immediately using the above methods. The virus ENTERS THIS WAY and remains 3-4 days before it passes into the lungs.
Best of luck to us all, and please don’t go out unless it’s absolutely necessary. xx Alisa
What if you thought of it as the Jews consider the Sabbath— the most sacred of times? Cease from travel. Cease from buying and selling. Give up, just for now, on trying to make the world different than it is. Sing. Pray. Touch only those to whom you commit your life. Center down.
And when your body has become still, reach out with your heart. Know that we are connected in ways that are terrifying and beautiful. (You could hardly deny it now.) Know that our lives are in one another’s hands. (Surely, that has come clear.) Do not reach out your hands. Reach out your heart. Reach out your words. Reach out all the tendrils of compassion that move, invisibly, where we cannot touch.
Promise this world your love– for better or for worse, in sickness and in health, so long as we all shall live.
French authorities have warned the public to avoid widely used over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs that may worsen the coronavirus.
The country’s health minister, Olivier Véran, who is a doctor and neurologist, tweeted on Saturday: “The taking of anti-inflammatories [ibuprofen, cortisone … ] could be a factor in aggravating the infection. In case of fever, take paracetamol.
If you are already taking anti-inflammatory drugs, ask your doctor’s advice.”
Anti-inflammatory drugs are a known risk for those with infectious illnesses because they tend to diminish the body’s immune system response.
The health ministry added that patients should choose paracetamol – which is known in the US by the generic name acetaminophen and commonly by the brand name Tylenol – because “it will reduce the fever without counterattacking the inflammation”.