Here’s the latest reader question, along with my reply!
Rich asks: I wanted to let you know how much of a bright light your site has been especially during this unfortunate time when actual logic is nowhere to be found anywhere else. One of those instances of a total lack of logic appears to be the downplaying of the malaria drug chloroquine to be used in the physical fight against this virus.
Although the Orange Man has cited this drug as a possible remedy, everyone else surrounding him has downplayed this, and it seems MSM has all but buried it. In fact, MSM even had the gall to release a story decrying the use of this drug saying that it was unproven and that more harm could be caused by it, yet this particular anecdote had someone dying by ingesting chloroquine phosphate which is a poisonous aquarium treatment. Of the legitimate anecdotes actually out there, none of them has a bad outcome. In places that actively use the drug for malaria purposes (i.e., Africa), their incidence of this virus is very sharply reduced.
I strongly suspect that we may have here a Tamiflu type remedy for this virus, but MSM will never properly acknowledge this because they’re still trying to take down the Orange Man at all costs, the scaredy cat “science ” still advocates a complete shutdown of everything until the virus dies off without any consideration of societal cost, and the PTB (Orange Man excluded) have a perverse incentive to completely destroy our economy so that an entirely socialist structure will have to be implemented in its place What is your take on this drug?
My reply: I’m not a doctor, virologist or epidemiologist, so I haven’t got the medical background to say much about this or any drug. But I have a lot to say about the WuFlu “pandemic.”
On the basis of lots of people getting sick, the sociopaths, grifters, greedheads and their nimbus of useful idiots are destroying the country.
It is clear the WuFlu is real; also that it is contagious – perhaps unusually so. But it is also clear that even using the jimmied numbers published so far, more than 95 percent of the people who get sick do not die.
It may be much less than that – because the numbers have been jimmied. The “death rate” is predicated on the number of “cases” established – but the number of “cases” established appears to be much, much lower than the number of people who actually have – or had – the crud. And either recovered from it or never had symptoms bad enough to know they had it.
A very large percentage of the “cases” who’ve died were people in their 70s, 80s and older. Or who had some other underlying issue. Sad, yes – a “crisis” worth ending the world?
Not as I see it.
As I have written in several columns so far: It is insane – and suspicious – to create a certain catastrophe for millions (for practically everyone) on the basis of the possibility that a relatively small proportion of the general population, many of them old and already sick, might die from an especially bad bug.
This has the feel of nahhhnnnlevven to me. When the government used “terror” to terrorize the populace. Now it’s a bug – but the game is the same.
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