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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Antiviral Combo Cuts Flu Virus Shedding But Not Symptoms

Tamiflu  - oseltamivir - is a dangerous, non-effective drug linked to suicides especially in children - in addition to being proved worthless against H5N1 and other corona viruses  

CIDRAPBy Stephanie Soucheray
09/25/2017

A new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases suggests that a triple combination of antivirals reduced the number of days the influenza virus was shed from participants compared with treatment of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) alone but did not did not provide a clinical benefit to patients.


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The study was the largest study ever conducted on antivirals, and the first to assess mono and combination therapies.

To conduct the randomized, double-blind study, the researchers gave 239 participants in an ambulatory setting a triple combination of antivirals (oseltamivir 75 milligram [mg], ribavirin 600 mg, and amantadine 100 mg twice a day) and 394 patients oseltamivir (75 mg twice a day). All participants had lab-confirmed influenza and virology samples conduced on day 3.


Only 40% of the participants in the combination treatment group had detectable virus on day 3, as opposed to 50% in the oseltamivir-only group. But there was no statistically significant effect seen on the duration of symptoms, which were 4.5 days for the combination group and 4 days for the oseltamivir-only group.

Despite the 10-percentage-point reduction in shedding, the authors of the study said the effect was limited. "By day 7, however, a similarly high proportion of participants in both groups had stopped shedding influenza virus, and the difference between treatment groups was no longer significant," they wrote.


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Combo could help fight resistance 

Though combining antivirals may not help a patient feel better faster, a commentary that accompanied the study suggested the approach could help curb growing antiviral resistance.

"Combinations of two or more drugs with different mechanisms of action hold greater promise in enhancing the outcomes of influenza compared with monotherapy and should continue to be studied," Michael Ison, MD, of Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.




"Combination therapies should be studied in populations that have prolonged shedding and enhanced risk of emergence of resistance, including patients admitted to hospital and immunocompromised patients," Ison adds.




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ANDREW KREIG: EXPERTS REJECT FIRE AS CAUSE FOR 9/11 WTC COLLAPSES

The real truth on 9/11 slowly continues to bleed out

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Technical experts are mounting major challenges to official U.S. government accounts of how three World Trade Center skyscrapers collapsed in near-freefall after the 9/11 attacks 15 years ago.

Many researchers are focusing especially on the little-known collapse of

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The Geopolitics Of The United States, Part 1: The Inevitable Empire

The Empire and the inevitable fall of the Obama criminal regime

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STRATFOR Editor’s Note: This installment on the United States, presented in two parts, is the 16th in a series of STRATFOR monographs on the geopolitics of countries influential in world affairs.

Like nearly all of the peoples of North and South America, most Americans are not originally from the territory that became the United States.

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Geopolitics Of The United States Part 2: American Identity And The Threats of Tomorrow

A look back at 2011 predictions for the future in order to put events of today into perspective

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We have already discussed in the first part of this analysis how the American geography dooms whoever controls the territory to being a global power, but there are a number of other outcomes that shape what that power will be like. The first and most critical is the impact of that geography on the American mindset.

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By Robert S. Finnegan

This e-mail outlines and confirms the acts of espionage against Indonesia and Indonesians by Akiko Makino and the others involved both in Kobe University and in AI Lab at University of Airlangga, Surabaya; Bahasa Indonesia original follows English translation...

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UPDATED 01/07/2015 : New Analysis Challenges Tamiflu Efficacy; Hong Kong Corona Virus Outbreak

UPDATED 01/07/2015 : FOX NEWS CORPORATE PHARMA SHILL MEGAN KELLY AND FOX NEWS QUACK DOCTOR NOW PUSHING TAMIFLU FOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN;

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THE 5TH ESTATE UNEQUIVOCALLY WARNS THE PUBLIC NOT TO TAKE OR GIVE THIS PROVEN DANGEROUS, INEFFECTIVE DRUG TO ANYONE

Obama criminals now resulting to biowarfare in quest to destroy Chinese and ASEAN economy; "novel virus substrain" points directly to a Kawaoka / Fouchier / Ernala-Ginting Kobe lab virus weaponized and genetically altered to specifically target and infect the Asian population: Ribavirin...

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The 5th Estate has just purchased a library on H5N1 "Novel" virus pandemics, there are dozens of PDF and Exel documents we feel will assist you in saving lives following intentional releases of the H5N1 and now MERS viruses; we will begin by printing those that appear to be extremely relevant here: H5N1 Kobe-Kawaoka-Ernala series continues soon with more "Smoking Gun" e-mails from Teridah Ernala to The 5th Estate . . .

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By Robert S. Finnegan

On October 12, 2002 the Indonesian island of Bali experienced a terrorist attack that rocked the world. It was unquestionably well-coordinated and executed, the largest in the country's history.

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