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Indias Health dept stops Ivermectin use but others sue the WHO

The good news is that there is a way out of the new mutant load. The bad news is the Swamp is in the way.

India’s caseload has continued to shrink since we last looked at it. Which is great news, but instead of endorsing the approach that worked, the health ministry is now writing to doctors telling them not to use Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine.

Indeed the new recommendations even go so far as to say that zinc and multivitamins are out too.  Even zinc?

Ponder that Ivermectin is so powerful it even destroys multivitamins.

Is the day coming when we see antivirals suddenly accepted like the Wuhan Lab theory was? Lives depend on it, but vast piles of money do too. The medical censorship swamp is well equipped, and I suspect, has years of experience. There are so many anti-viral medicines, they’ve been around for years and all the financial incentives not to use cheap out-of-patent drugs have always been there.

Here are the graphs of infections in some states of India:

India cases of Covid

So who leaned on the Indian officials? Who knows?

Ivermectin, Doxycycline Dropped From List of COVID-19 Drugs by Health Ministry

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under the Union Health Ministry has revised the COVID-19 management guidelines and decided against the usage of certain strong medicines for mild or asymptomatic cases of coronavirus. According to the new guidelines issued on May 27, the health ministry has written to the doctors’ community to drop drugs like hydroxychloroquine, ivermectin, doxycycline, zinc, multivitamins etc from prescription.

As the Frontline Doctors say, psst! Want to save $650 million dollars? Merck don’t.

Merck gets $1.2 millions.

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About a week ago a group in India decided to take the Indian WHO scientist to court to stop her suppressing the use of Ivermectin.

India Bar Association issue cease and desist notice to WHO chief scientist 

According to the notice, Dr. Swaminathan has ignored the extensive studies carried out by the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance (FLCCC) and the British Ivermectin Recommendation Development (BIRD) showing the effectiveness of Ivermectin in the prevention and treatment of COVID-19. They add that Dr. Swaminathan has “deliberately suppressed the data regarding the effectiveness of the drug Ivermectin, with an intent to dissuade the people of India” from using the drug.

Since we’re talking about Ivermectin, here’s Slovakia too: After ivermectin was started, Covid cases fell dramatically.

Slovakia Covid

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Japan, meanwhile, must be watching the Indians. Things are so desperate with the Olympics coming that it is now rushing through emergency approval for Ivermectin. The irony is that the drug was originally isolated from soil in Japan.

The censorship continues.  Many subreddits have been closed but r/ivermectin is still there.

h/t Roger K, ExWarmist

Covid cases falling in the parts of India that approved Ivermectin use

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52 comments to Indias Health dept stops Ivermectin use but others sue the WHO

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    Glen Livingston

    The bats**t crazy activities around therapeutics for treatment of Covid 19 is well past the get rid of Trump phase or even the coverup of the get rid of Trump phase. I do not know what is driving the craziness now…drug company greed? It is not clear to me why all the anti-ivermectin, HCQ , Zinc…ect is still going on!

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    OriginalSteve

    So ponder this ..the swamp is happy to let billions of people die…if it makes a buck.

    Isn’t that the very definition of evil?

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      Raving

      The swamp is in the business of ‘making money’. President Biden is in the business of ‘saving lives’ by buying and distributing 500m doses of vaccine.

      Read into that whatever you will. /Emojis deliberately redacted

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        Travis T. Jones

        Swampy joe is in the business of saving lives by buying and distributing 500ml doses.

        Thanks to President Trump and warp speed.

        You missed that bit.

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          Raving

          No I caught that bit … and also the bit about how VicePresident Harris is peddling a weak plea to limit illegal immigration.

          When it comes to Trump, people are fond of shooting the messenger

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          Raving

          Also caught the bit about how Trump cleared the way for cheaper drug imports and how Biden’s efforts to pass cheaper drug legislation is running into trouble

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        TedM

        Yes Biden making money for the globalist pharmaceutical companies.

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          OldOzzie

          Follow the money: Big Pharma, Dr. Fauci and the death of hydroxychloroquine

          The $2.45 million Gilead spent in the first quarter of 2020 lobbying the federal government was well spent

          On May 1, the NIH’s COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines panel members granted emergency use of remdesivir and stated HCQ could only be used in hospitals or in studies. Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson found 11 members of that panel had financial ties to Gilead.

          Ms. Attkisson also found one of the authors of a small Veterans Administration trial that claimed HCQ caused increased deaths received a $247,000 grant from Gilead in 2018.

          On May 22, a fraudulent paper published by Lancet put the nail in HCQ’s coffin, claiming to show HCQ was not effective and was dangerous. The lead author of the now-debunked and retracted study was Dr. Mandeep Mehra, a Harvard professor, who attended a conference co-sponsored by Gilead a month before to discuss COVID-19. Many have speculated whether Gilead ghostwrote the study, as Surgisphere the company that spearheaded the effort, had only a handful of recently hired staff that reportedly included a science fiction writer and an adult-content model.

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            MP

            Wondered where you got to.

            Its one big con.

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              Richard Owen No.3

              I wonder if the slow takeoff on Covid in India was not somehow related to the practice (as I understand) of people using hydroxychloroquine as a prophylactic against malaria, and the subsequent rise in cases was due to the authorities banning its use?

              If these medical administrators have only just found out that hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin are dangerous after so many years, we have 3 choices.
              1. They are dangerous but these people didn’t notice for years i.e. are incompetent.
              2. They are dangerous in excess – the well known “if a little is good, a lot would be better – people panicked by Covid mania taking them uncontrolled amounts.
              3. They are lying for some reason.

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                shortie of greenbank

                from what I have seen of that wonderfully weak pathetic ‘science’ called epidemiology the evidence isn’t that HCQ stops you from catching wu-flu but that duration and severity is more likely reduced if you take HCQ as a prophylactic. This may also lead to more asymptomatic cases and thus looks like less of an issue early on.

                It is unfortunate that this is the standard of science we need to show anything related to this but it does help us get an idea for actual research later so in this case all cause in HCQ users was 27% lower than those taking a similar drug for arthritis, no difference in infections though.

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        OriginalSteve

        Blood clot central….hey if you wanna take it, go ahead.

        Evidence says it wont actually stop you getting the disease, so taking an experimental therapy with no proven benefit but introduces risk is a kind if “logic” that isnt.

        It seems as Ive said before that vaccines are more belief system than medicine.

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      John R Smith

      ‘let’ ?

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    Raving

    Don’t know about strong active pressure to supress Ivermectin but can appreciate there is tepid desire to champion the compound. Such is the fate of generic drugs that are close to escaping patent protection

    I find this puzzling, given that India has a huge industry manufacturing both generic and licensed medicine

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    skeptocynic

    I do not know what is driving the craziness now…

    It is not clear to me why…

    Keep in mind Baron Acton’s dictum.
    Look at the activities of, and public statements by, the world’s most rich and powerful.
    Look at who have profited massively from this current “catastrophe”, and the prior (ongoing) fake “catastrophe” about the touted evils of CO2.
    Look at the billionaire’s clubs, Club of Rome, WEF, etc and their stated goals and positions, global governance by the elites over the dispossessed.
    Look at the national governments’ responses to the Covid-19 problem. In developed Western nations our leaders are all reading from the same playbook. All ignoring evidence, ignoring previously accepted best-practice, ignoring independent expert testimony, instead imposing a totalitarian, propagandised, terror-inspiring, program of social conditioning and enforced compliance in total defiance of our rights, their obligations, and international rules and treaties.

    Trump was an unexpected obstacle to their program who had to be got rid of at all costs before he exposed them at their ugliest and most heinous.

    What do Fauci’s emails reveal? That nations are no longer independently governed, that global leaders have more in common with each other than with their own countrymen. (Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making, by David Rothkopf)

    The same people are leaning on Morrison as are leaning on Andrews. Victoria follows the same fear-based totalitarian program as is rolled out in all other not-yet-totalitarian wealthy economies whose governments can afford the “vaccines”.

    If you allow government to break the law and assume egregious power during an emergency, they will create emergencies in order to break the law and assume egregious power.

    Over recent decades we have allowed wealth and power to accumulate dangerously, and we don’t have a Theodore Roosevelt to break up the monopolies. All power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

    So, in answer to your first concern, massive profits, aggregation of power, and then complete, unchallengeable control.

    In answer to your second, simple – they are in the public domain, they are cheap, extremely effective, and readily available. That kills the billionaire’s private profit market for the Covid-19 “vaccines”.

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    Peter Fitzroy

    [Off topic.]AD

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      TedM

      Particularly from this or any other fact based blog.

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      Sceptical Sam

      So puzzle us this you irrelevant troll:

       

      The bill urgently designates 10 types of existing drugs such as ivermectin published by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in the “Guide” for medical institutions as corona treatments.

      Is the Japanese Government looking for Big Pharma to underwrite the massive losses that will be incurred from the Olympics, in exchange for not proceeding with the proposed legislation?

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      Peter Fitzroy

      What? The post makes no reference to the lockdown, but pretends that ivermectin is the cause of the drop in cases

      And SS – take a look in the mirror

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    Kubes.AU

    Banning ivermectin seems to me to now be all about pushing for complete unfettered mRNA vaccination of the population. What is it that makes it so critical to maximize these unproven and zero safety profile vaccines. Is this part of the plan to cull 90% of the population over time? It’s hard to see anything other than this extreme objective. Especially as kiddies are now being targeted.

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      Raving

      They didn’t ban steroids and that is known to cause real problems of black fungus amongst other things.

      Okay, so steroids are already accepted as a useful treatment and the heavy duty dangers of prescribing steroids are also already recognized.

      Big pharma isn’t making big money off steriod treatment. Hmm ..

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      shortie of greenbank

      could you imagine the ’emergency powers’ governments would use if there was a ‘flaw’ in these vaccines that a new pandemic uses?

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    Saighdear

    A bridge to somewhere…. How to cross the swamp? Going it alone does seem frought with HI-jacking, Maybe in a Boat? likely to be spotted. So how to build an invisible bridge? Maybe as in the Berlin AirBridge, but finding the right craft, Take-off point and a safe means of landing. These are the problems needing addressed to clear all these hurdles. Maybe we have to turn Robin Hood ? Just a late night thought.

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    Analitik

    Very good

    I have been arguing against continued lockdowns with Jo in the previous thread, with the proviso that we should be using off label medications such as ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine to treat cases, so we can get on with life.

    We should also require international travelers to take the drugs while they quarantine

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      Not quite. You and I both want to stop lockdowns we just have different approaches. I aim to prevent the need to lockdown in the first place (with borders and antivirals).

      If you want to stop lockdowns — campaign to get antivirals in and to shut the door to new variants. Protesting against the lockdown post hoc is too little too late. Have a plan…

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        AC Osborn

        Jo, you should have included the results from the states that have banned Ivermectin, up to 800% increase in cases during the same period that those states using Iveremctin have drastically reduced theirs.
        The contrast is stark.

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        Analitik

        Given the distrust of clinical experience by our medicos (as opposed to the vaunted
        clinical trials), the “plan” is that anti-virals should be tested on incoming international arrivals – there will be enough that will take it up or shirk to provide a good trial.

        Around a month at most should be enough to prove their efficacy or not.

        If not, then the powers that be are correct and we need to go full house on “the jab”. I’m betting they do find one or more will work (just as they do overseas) and we can start taking them en masse and regain our freedom.

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    Raving

    If I were big phama and actually believed that Ivermectin helped to treat covid19, I would create a new and improved patentable derivative of the same and goose it for all the money I could make. Would be easier than going the vaccine route

    That’s how big phama recaptures stale dated products to make them current

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      Greg Cavanagh

      That is very close to what they did to CFC, with the added bonus of “government mandated” banning of CFC. Pssst; It’s 50 year patent was about to run out.

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      Analitik

      There was an episode of “House” where the lead character was forced to endorse a new drug by the owner of the hospital who also had direct interest in the drug company.

      He did it by stating that the new drug was good and had to be because it was just a slight modification to an older drug that was also still as good but was cheaper since the new drug was … new.

      As an aside, I can’t see a TV series being made today like “House” where the lead character is totally irreverant and utterly politically incorrect on race and sex.

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    Furiously Curious

    I guess you did read the above article? Did I miss the satire?

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    STJOHNOFGRAFTON

    India’s Health Ministry is obviously being heavily leaned upon by the usual suspects. So, no different to our own TGA. Important question: What’s the payoff? It certainly is not the good health of the nation.

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    Angus Black

    Just imagine the political fallout after the world was turned into a semi-open prison for 18 months…and then Ivermectin were used…

    …and it worked.

    Perhaps even the sheeple would grasp what had happened…

    No, I know, I know.

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    another ian

    “By considering more factors and using new methods, we found that when increased doses of co-administered HCQ and AZM were associated with >100% increase in survival.

    https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.05.28.21258012v1

    https://chiefio.wordpress.com/2021/06/03/w-o-o-d-3-june-2021/#comment-146158

    Caustic comment by Chiefio below that one

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      another ian

      From that caustic comment

      “So instead of just giving everyone the same sized pill, they actually found out that “Drug / kg” is what matters? THE thing in the PDR for just about every drug? That maybe, just maybe, you need to have the threshold therapeutic dose level in every Kg of your body for it to reach the therapeutic dose level?

      I think I need to go break something in the back yard….

      These are supposed to be the M.D.s who KNOW how to calculate dose level needed per mass of patient and prescribe accordingly based on total mass of patient. Heck, for some drugs they are supposed to monitor serum levels and adjust. (Especially those with compromised liver or kidney function).

      Well, I’m glad they found it works. Just wish they had realized “it works at THIS dose / kg” a year ago…”

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        another ian

        Did they get their ivermectin and dose ideas from a sheep drench bottle then?

        The directions there tell you to use more for larger animals.

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    Philip

    What was the reason given for stopping use of Ivermectin and HCQ ?

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      Sceptical Sam

      One rarely ever admits to receiving an under=the-table payment in exchange for providing a favour.

      Whatever reason is proffered, it’s nothing more than fig leaf.

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      David A

      My understanding is that no reason was given.

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    Ross

    Conservatively speaking , you’re talking about at least 1 billion doses of COVID vax for India alone. That’s big bikkies. The sort of money involved with a mass vaccination of India will warp politics, health officials, medical fraternity etc etc. India were once the biggest producer of ivermectin pharmaceuticals, but I am unsure where their active ingredient is sourced. Possibly China, as they produce a very significant proportion of active ingredients for most common pharmaceuticals ( and other allied chemical industries – eg. agchems). Hence, there is probably little margin in selling ivermectin products, so no profit incentive for Indian producers. As I sift through all the COVID updates I keep wondering what the hell are China doing? We hear a lot from the US, UK, India ,(Australia) etc but, bugger all from China. Have they simply vaxxed all their citizens with Sinopharm COVID vaccine or maybe employed a variety of treatments?

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      Raving

      China has only started mass vaccination of their citizens. Although they are doing it quickly they have a lot of people to go through and a lot of vaccinations to go in playing catch up. Moreover their home grown vaccine is reported as being okay but not that great. The mRNA vaccine is claimed to have better performance.

      As for the pricey cost of mRNA vaccines, $50 a poke isnt a lot of money. Sort of like throwing $1 bn at a boutique cause. Example: Australian government gave $600 m to Papua New Guinea

      No doubt the Indian government will pay much less than $50 per shot. They control the bulk of the world’s vaccination production and supply. India can afford it

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    another ian

    “What Happens To Chinese Wuhan Covid When A State Goes Wide-Open?”

    https://chiefio.wordpress.com/2021/06/09/what-happens-to-chinese-wuhan-covid-when-a-state-goes-wide-open/

    “I was taking a look at Worldometer and noticed something odd about Florida…

    They show NO new cases.

    Makes a fellow go “Hmmm….” ”

    More at the site

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    another ian

    “Study Shows Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin Greatly Improved COVID Survival Rate for Ventilated Patients
    June 9, 2021 | Sundance | 61 Comments”

    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/blog/2021/06/09/study-shows-hydroxychloroquine-and-azithromycin-greatly-improved-covid-survival-rate-for-ventilated-patients/

    “How many people would have been saved if the professional medical establishment had not been politically determined to undermine President Trump?”

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    Raving

    Maybe India banned these drugs because it was easier to do that than enforcing price cuts on stuff like oxygen, vaccine, approved antivirals, steroids and other stuff.

    The govenment acted to rein in control over the path of least resistance. The easiest route to demonstrate that something is being done about the situation. In other word, politics

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    Phil O'Sophical

    The Indian gentleman in the crowd at the recent London rally, foretold mass starvation across parts of India due to government policies.
    Two thoughts: perhaps the government needs to be able to blame the deaths on a ‘vicious’ mutant Covid, so any prophylactic or treatment would obviate that;
    or maybe they simply want to ensure as many get the k*ll shot as possible – double win for Big Pharma, huge profits and furthering Ag*nda 21 with one stroke.
    Same result: depop.

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    Thanks Jo – keep pushing this one. Its beyond evil when we have people suppressing cheap known medications that actually work! As you note, plenty have done very well out of this crisis, at the expense of the poor, business owners and the elderly….

    Website below is a good reference on studies on Ivermectin

    https://c19ivermectin.com/

    Here in AU we need to keep asking why we are not using this…

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