Inovio COVID-19 Vaccine Uses Electricity to Drive DNA Into Body Cells

Inovio COVID-19 Vaccine Uses Electricity to Drive DNA Into Body Cells

Story Highlights Inovio Pharmaceuticals has started Phase 1 testing of its experimental COVID-19 DNA vaccine in healthy volunteers. The U.S. biotech firm has already produced enough of the vaccine to support Phase 1 (immune system reactivity and safety) and Phase 2 (efficacy) testing and plans to have one million doses ready for distribution by the […]

Do COVID-19 Ventilation Protocols Need a Second Look?

So you’ve been talking a lot about the number of patients, the percentage of patients actually, that are dying on ventilators. When did you first notice this trend? So in preparation of opening what became a full COVID positive intensive care unit, I scoured the data to see what was out there and, obviously, those […]

COVID-19 Meltdown and Pharma’s Big Money Win

COVID-19 Meltdown and Pharma’s Big Money Win

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) told Americans on Apr. 1, 2020 that modeling reports suggested COVID-19 infections could eventually “kill 100,000 to 240,000 Americans,”1 2 3 which was considerably less than the worst case 1.7 million mortality figure the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

Sweden’s No-Lockdown Approach to Coronavirus

Sweden [is] bucking the European trend in its response to the coronavirus pandemic by remaining open for business. In this street in Stockholm there’s not much evidence of social distancing. And the shops are open, even though the official advice is to stay at home and work there. Primary schools are open as well, with […]

A Vaccine for Coronavirus by Autumn?

A Vaccine for Coronavirus by Autumn?

There appears to be a consensus opinion among leading public health authorities that a coronavirus vaccine for COVID-19 would take at least 12-18 months to develop, test and be ready for market distribution. The projection assumes that an aggressive development schedule would produce a licensed vaccine proven safe and effective for use in humans no […]

Bill Gates Says Health Care Workers Will Be First to Get Coronavirus Vaccine

Bill Gates Says Health Care Workers Will Be First to Get Coronavirus Vaccine

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates predicted on Mar. 18, 2020 that the first licensed coronavirus vaccines for COVID-19 will be available within 18 months and that health care workers will be among the first to get the shots. Gates co-chairs the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which recently invested $50 million to develop a […]

First Person to Test Coronavirus Vaccine Speaks Out

Today, the United States has test its very first coronavirus vaccine. It went to a volunteer […], 43-year-old Jennifer Haller, who is from Seattle… that’s one of the hardest hit areas for this virus in the nation… Washington state with over 840 cases. It’s a fast moving story and she joins us… Jennifer, thank you […]

Mortality Rate for COVID-19 May Be Closer to Influenza

Mortality Rate for COVID-19 May Be Closer to Influenza

At a press briefing on Mar. 3, 2020, the director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, said, “Globally, about 3.4 percent of reported COVID-19 cases have died.” On Mar. 13, The New York Times reported that modeling experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were estimating that if […]

Coronavirus Mortality Rate Could Drop

Health experts say the mortality rate of the coronavirus will likely drop as more is learned about the virus and more cases are accounted for. On Tuesday, the World Health Organization’s director general said, globally, about 3.4 percent of reported COVID-19 cases have died. By comparison, seasonal flu generally kills far fewer than one percent […]

High Doses of Vitamin C Used to Prevent and Treat Coronavirus Infections in China

High Doses of Vitamin C Used to Prevent and Treat Coronavirus Infections in China

As reported by Orthomolecular Medicine News Service on Mar. 3, 2020, the government of Shanghai in China announced that it is recommending that coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) be treated with high amounts of intravenous vitamin C, with dosage recommendations varying from 50 to 200 milligrams per kilogram of body weight to up to 200 mg […]