2022 Omicron Era Trial Found Twice Daily Zinc Reduced Need for ICU or Death
FWIW, I've been supplementing with 50 mg of chelated zinc for nearly 30 years, as well as making my own liposomal vitamin C. My daily supplementation has been chelated zinc 50 mg, 1000 mg lipsomal Vit C, 5000 IU Vit D, and 100 mg of powdered reishi & chaga mushroom. I have the nickname "Ironman" at work because when everyone else gets sick, I don't.
Granted, I did come down with covid in Jan 2022 and it had the whole dept buzzing as it was the first time in 20 years that I had called in sick. I took a single dose of Ivermectin and was my normal self within 2 days. With that exception, I haven't gotten sick once since 1997 when I started it. And I work in a environment where there is a huge amount of contact with the public where there are more sick days allotted to employees for that very reason.
And I *never* got a flu shot.
Dr Zelenko knew this and published the info in mid 2020.
It was Dr. McCullough’s protocol & Dr. Thomas Borody’s Ivermectin/Doxycycline/Zinc protocol that pushed me into publicly entering & promoting “ the fight” against the suppression of repurposed drugs ( especially Ivermectin which I had used for 40 years in my veterinary practice) . Two great physicians laying their careers on the line to save lives while cowardice colleagues of their’s promoted the jabs & toed the line . It sickened my soul to the core .
My post-Easter/Passover karma buzz is lifting. Back to work!!
For the record, it was our friend Laura who turned us onto the Covid not-pharma protocols. She is a trained Biologist, used to work for Pharma, and she sent me Ivermectin when I got Covid. She is not a M.D., BUT I TRUST HER!! I am still taking regular dosage of Zinc.
It is just sad that they threw Laura out when she questioned Pharma 10 years ago, and she was/is now deemed a mis-informationalist - or some nonsense.
And for the record, I did not think the Ivermectine was effective for me. AND THAT IS THE POINT. I took it because there was a chance that it could help, and I literally had NO worries about side effects. I read all about it before I took it, and it was safe, but not-effective for ME. It seemed to have worked for others.
"Personal Medical Calculus" is my personal mission for 1) my younger son's Autistic population moving forward, and 2) for my older son's Military community.
#AeternusUmbra (watch forever)
I am a nurse on the holistic side doing functional medicine for 20 years. No one mentions that chronic use of zinc depletes copper.
Immunosenescence of foamy macrophages [Laderoute MP, 2015, 2020] is a key mechanism by which SARS-CoV-2 and spike protein cause disease [Laderoute MP submitted]. Immunosenescence involves ACTIVE alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), the first immunosuppressive molecule described and the first soluble inhibitor of apoptosis discovered, both effects mediated through the 67 kD AFP receptor [Laderoute and Pilarski, 1994]. While copper activates AFP, zinc binds and inactivates AFP. While zinc has many effects, a major contributor to its anti-viral properties likely involves this major role in reversing and preventing immunosenescence. Immunosenescence blocks trained innate immunity needed for handling pandemic viruses, cancers and and causes chronic diseases like atherosclerosis, metabolic syndrome, autoimmunity etc. So zinc is powerful on its own.
Zinc is essential for proliferating cells. Without adequate zinc B and T cells are compromised (antibody production), and functions of some of the innate system cells are impaired - e,g. monocytes, neutrophils, NK cells. Makes sense that adding zinc would help
Not sure about having Paxlovid included in the protocol.....
Zinc and copper should go hand in hand. As zinc can deplete copper. However the AMoUNT of copper I do not know, only small amounts are needed to balance zinc, I.e. e.g. I have heard a handful of Brazil nuts or a serving of beef liver is more than enough. Most daily vitamins on the market have less than 1 mg as a balance to their normal 10 mg zinc. I do not know if these are scientifically derived ratios but do not consume too much copper.
Reassuring. Zinc is part of my daily regime.
The opening line of this piece is a refusal to grapple with hard facts: "It is a shame that blue ribbon US academic medical centers failed to lead on randomized trials in the treatment of acute COVID-19." It wasn't a shame. It was a coordinated crime against science and against humanity.
No injections of Experimental Gene Therapy drugs were needed at all and most Doctors were prohibited from using these protocols.
I also take zinc, Vitamine C, and D3.
I wonder how anyone could be healthy before we were able to take additional Zinc?
I have trouble with nausea when I take Zinc even when I eat. Why?
Dr. Vladimir (Zev) Zelenko
Board Certified Family Practitioner
501 Rt 208, Monroe, NY 10950
845-238-0000 March 23, 2020
To all medical professionals around the world:
My name is Dr. Zev Zelenko and I practice medicine in Monroe, NY. For the last 16 years, I have cared for approximately 75% of the adult population of Kiryas Joel, which is a very close knit community of approximately 35,000 people in which the infection spread rapidly and unchecked prior to the imposition of social distancing.
As of today my team has tested approximately 200 people from this community for Covid-19, and 65% of the results have been positive. If extrapolated to the entire community, that means more than 20,000 people are infected at the present time. Of this group, I estimate that there are 1500 patients who are in the high-risk category (i.e. >60, immunocompromised, comorbidities, etc).
Given the urgency of the situation, I developed the following treatment protocol in the pre-hospital setting and have seen only positive results:
1. Any patient with shortness of breath regardless of age is treated.
2. Any patient in the high-risk category even with just mild symptoms is treated.
3. Young, healthy and low risk patients even with symptoms are not treated (unless their circumstances change and they fall into category 1 or 2).
My out-patient treatment regimen is as follows:
1. Hydroxychloroquine 200mg twice a day for 5 days
2. Azithromycin 500mg once a day for 5 days
3. Zinc sulfate 220mg once a day for 5 days
The rationale for my treatment plan is as follows. I combined the data available from China and South Korea with the recent study published from France (sites available on request). We know that hydroxychloroquine helps Zinc enter the cell. We know that Zinc slows viral replication within the cell. Regarding the use of azithromycin, I postulate it prevents secondary bacterial infections. These three drugs are well known and usually well tolerated, hence the risk to the patient is low.
Since last Thursday, my team has treated approximately 350 patients in Kiryas Joel and another 150 patients in other areas of New York with the above regimen.
Of this group and the information provided to me by affiliated medical teams, we have had ZERO deaths, ZERO hospitalizations, and ZERO intubations. In addition, I have not heard of any negative side effects other than approximately 10% of patients with temporary nausea and diarrhea.
In sum, my urgent recommendation is to initiate treatment in the outpatient setting as soon as possible in accordance with the above. Based on my direct experience, it prevents acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), prevents the need for hospitalization and saves lives.
With much respect,
Dr. Zev Zelenko
cc: President Donald J. Trump; Mr. Mark Meadows, Chief of Staff
my note: Dr. Vladimir (Zev) Zelenko's updated protocols are easily found on the internet.
Dr. Vladimir (Zev) Zelenko alerted me to zinc, I searched and found a very early covid 4 patient case study using a large number of zinc lozenges showing efficacy that lead me to the cold studies using lozenges - some showing efficacy, some not and analysis of why.
I took away that some zinc lozenges are made with ingredients that bind the zinc rendering it ineffective and the obvious need is to START VIRAL TREATMENT EARLY. My decision was to include the zinc sulfate tablets per Zelenko in my covid kit and take them for covid by "dissolving" them in water then mouth washing, gargling and swallowing that zinc sulfate water. Use regular dietary supplementation with 30 mg zinc from zinc gluconate tablets which I would also use a lozenges just put the pill in my mouth for a couple of minutes at a time to keep a bit of zinc in my mouth and throat if I got covid and and I would not worry about short term high zinc intake during the treatment for covid. and consider a bit of copper supplementation.
when I searched my email for Dr. Zelenko'letter I noticed this. which I had not remembered, "Hypothesis of zinc ascorbate as best zinc ionophore for raising antiviral resistance against Covid-19" https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8250578/ The hypothesis here is that Zinc ascorbate acts as its own zinc ionophore where as other zinc compounds require a separate zinc ionophore for best antiviral action. So another "zinc" to consider. I searched, found this. I have no experience with
I so very much admire Dr McCullough…but I wish someone would ask him to speak more slowly….a bit difficult to pick up the details with such rapid speech. Just a thought…