Dr. Angelique Hart, M.D.
As heard on KOB4 radio
There has been quite a lot of conflicting information about the proper approach to the Coronavirus. Our mainstream media is following the WHO/CDC narrative and anything different from this narrative is being suppressed.
I do understand the great difficulty in dealing with this very differently behaving virus. Unfortunately, it will probably be even more difficult to deal with the economic and psycho-social long-term impact from these emergency preventive measures.
While the hope is that a vaccine (a well tested and PROVEN SAFE vaccine) will get us all out of this mess, the likelihood that this will happen anytime soon is not realistic.
I would like to bring your attention to a very promising treatment for COVID-19 patients. It is called the MATH+ protocol and was developed by a group of highly respected ICU and ER physicians. MATH stands for Methyl prednisolone (a potent anti-inflammation drug), Ascorbic Acid or IV Vitamin C, Thiamin or vitamin B1, and Heparin to prevent blood clotting. The “+” refers to the additional use of Vitamin D and Zinc.
Here is an excerpt from the press release (https://covid19criticalcare.com), April 24, 2020:
Leading critical care specialists at five academic or major hospitals who together have formed the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Working Group, have released MATH+ —a protocol for treating patients who arrive in hospitals with COVID-19.
Based on available research, the experience in China reflected by the Shanghai expert commission, and their decades-long professional experiences in Intensive Care Units around the country, the five experts strongly urge fellow physicians to immediately adopt a change in strategy by using MATH+; delivering powerful therapies earlier in the disease course, prior to admission to the ICU or the need for a mechanical ventilator. Based on early experiences with this more aggressive approach, they predict that early adoption of MATH+ will reduce ICU admissions, obviate the need for mechanical ventilators, and most importantly, save many lives.
“If you can administer intravenous corticosteroids and ascorbic acid starting in the Emergency Room and every 6 hours thereafter while in the hospital, the mortality rate of this disease and the need for mechanical ventilators will likely be greatly reduced,” says Dr. Pierre Kory, the Medical Director of the Trauma and Life Support Center and Chief of the Critical Care Service at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He explains that it is the severe inflammation sparked by the Coronavirus, not the virus itself, that kills patients. The hyper-inflammation triggered by COVID-19, also known as “cytokine storm,” requires use of corticosteroids to prevent deterioration into a very severe form of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), a condition which causes the lungs to fail. Further, the inflammation appears to cause high rates of blood clotting in multiple organs necessitating the use of blood thinners. The typical treatment for ARDS is to put patients on a mechanical ventilator, but Dr. Paul E. Marik, of the Eastern Virginia Medical School, says that should be the very last resort. Of the 30-40 COVID-19 patients Dr. Marik has treated with this protocol in the ICU, all but 2 survived, and both of those were over 80 with serious co-morbidities; that is, they died from their underlying disease rather than COVID-19. Of the 40 seriously ill COVID-19 patients Dr. Joseph Varon has treated with this protocol in Houston’s United Memorial Medical Center, 30 have already gone home, including a 90-year-old woman with a history of colon cancer and sepsis. None of his patients has died. Dr. Varon and the other members of the critical care working group caution that it’s unreasonable to expect a 100% cure rate with any treatment, but that has been Dr. Varon’s experience with the MATH+ protocol to date.
So far, the MATH+ protocol is showing an overall 98% success rate!
When an effective, safe and affordable treatment is available, we can allow for less stringent and less invasive preventive measures, thereby reducing the long-term negative impact on society.
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