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Millions of Avoidable Deaths from COVID-19
by Max Langen
OMNS (March 16, 2023) In the recent pandemic, a common reason many people died is the failure to use widely available, highly effective, safe, and inexpensive treatments that have proven to drastically reduce morbidity and mortality from this disease. Over the last several centuries and especially within the last decades, we have gained a huge amount of medical knowledge about biochemistry and nutrition -- and how important this is for maintaining a strong, resilient body and immune system. For example, cardiologist Dr. Thomas Levy wrote entire books that describe how extremely high dose vitamin C can treat or cure a wide spectrum of infectious diseases.  He cites more than 1,000 studies and reports from doctors and scientists who published lifesaving results from the use of nutrition supplements.
Too many people know nothing about these results. The problem is that those in the medical establishment who have the most power have interests other than health and welfare. They are interested in money and profits. Additional problems that may be responsible for the fact that millions of people have died unnecessarily from the pandemic include: ideologies, ignorance, a desire of control, unknowingness due to failure or unwillingness to consult other medical experts such as orthomolecular practitioners.
During the COVID-19-pandemic, those patients who got very sick from the viral illness and were thus hospitalized on average had a 13% (95% confidence interval: 9 to 17%) fatality rate.  However, a valuable successful early treatment protocol with synergistic combinations of cheap repurposed drugs and vitamins like the one from Dr. Fareed and Dr. Tyson (from California) proved to be safe in keeping almost all patients from being hospitalized.  Yet their protocol has been ignored, even though a study had confirmed that the thousands of patients who were treated early by those doctors had a 99.8% lower risk of death from COVID-19 than a control group comprising other patients from the same county.  They were ignored even after they informed the governments and health agencies about their excellent success rate. In addition to early treatment, they have also developed late treatment protocols. Those protocols have drastically reduced the risk of death of patients who were hospitalized (due to the failure to administer early treatment).
For example, in a blind random-controlled trial (RCT) that included 80 hospitalized COVID-patients, those who received, in addition to the standard treatment, a protocol consisting of vitamin D, vitamin C, zinc, selenium, magnesium, omega-3, l-arginine, l-glutamine, resveratrol, spirulina maxima, vegetable protein, folic acid, an intramuscular B-complex including: B1, B6 and B12 and probiotics (Saccharomyces boulardii) had a 57% lower risk of requiring mechanical ventilation and a 86% lower risk of death, compared with the patients who only received the standard treatment.  The control group had a mortality rate of 17.5%, consistent with the global C-19 hospital fatality rate, while the intervention group that received micronutrients, polyphenols, algae and probiotics had a mortality rate of only 2.5%.
Very likely, if the doses of vitamin C and vitamin D had been higher (and had vitamin D been given as calcifediol ), the mortality rate might have been even lower. Interestingly, a follow-up of all patients who survived found that those in the intervention group also had a 37% lower risk of Post-COVID-Syndrome than those who did not receive the nutritional support system.  Dozens of additional studies have also confirmed the high efficacy of many of these treatments (in isolated form) against COVID-19. [6-13]
One might imagine, after publication of studies showing a substantial drop in mortality from a nutritional support protocol, that a high dose combination of all these immune-relevant treatments would have been added to the standard of care in all countries, as early in their disease course as possible. Unfortunately, this was not widely done and people continued to die.
It was already clear from previous clinical studies with other infections, sepsis and other critical illnesses that these treatments are effective, have antiviral, anti-inflammatory, anticoagulant, cardioprotective effects, support the immune system, reduce the risk of infections and infectious complications, accelerate recovery and reduce mortality. Therefore, one might also imagine that COVID-19-patients would receive treatment with such synergistic protocols.
Examples of studies, most prior to 2020, showing the benefits of essential nutrients and other natural products in treatment of viral disease, pneumonia, and sepsis:
A synergistic protocol like this could have been administered to all or most hospitalized patients (or better: to all outpatients, to prevent hospitalization) worldwide, since the beginning of the pandemic. Such a multi-micronutrient + plant extracts + algae + probiotic approach should have been part of the standard of care because it was known that the immune system can be supported by these measures. Given the knowledge provided by studies of supplementation of essential nutrients, isn't this obvious?
As of February 2023, globally, more than 7 million COVID-deaths had been reported.  How many millions of them would have survived, had a logical scientific approach, based on supplementation to empower the immune defense, been implemented worldwide from the outset?
Many authors, journalists, researchers, doctors and therapists, despite severe censorship, tried everything to reach the public and inform as many people as possible about effective treatments and about how to improve the immune system. Thanks to the work of all the platforms where this knowledge has been shared, many people were informed and lives saved. But many more still need to be reached. They also have the right to learn about these treatments, about how to improve and maintain (immune) health in reasonable, holistic ways, to be fit for future threats like infectious diseases. Given what we've learned from the study of essential nutrients empowering the immune system, we can do better.
Our health does not depend on the severely corrupted medical system that is focused on making huge profits from sick or frightened people rather than establishing and protecting health. The fact that the number of informed people is growing encourages me to be cautiously optimistic about the future of mankind.
(Max Langen has found that his own health problems were greatly alleviated by orthomolecular medicine. He is currently working on a book about it, and has plans to qualify as a therapist.)
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