Ivermectin and Covid-19 in Africa
Although Africa reported its millionth official COVID-19 case last week, it seems to have weathered the pandemic relatively well so far, with fewer than one confirmed case for every thousand people and just 23,000 deaths so far. Yet several antibody surveys suggest far more Africans have been infected with the coronavirus—a discrepancy that is puzzling scientists around the continent. “We do not have an answer,” says immunologist Sophie Uyoga at the Kenya Medical Research Institute–Wellcome Trust Research Programme.
Could it be because over 300 million people take Ivermectin every year – mostly in Africa?
According to Mary Elizabeth May, RN, BA, MPH, “Ivermectin’s greatest impact on human health has been in Africa. Since 1987, in addition to its use for other parasitic infestations, ivermectin has been used extensively to control onchocerciasis with 1.4 billion treatments so far. Onchocerciasis is also called “river blindness” because the blackfly that transmits the disease breeds in fast-moving streams and rivers. … Over 300 million people take ivermectin each year. To date, ivermectin has been shown to be a safe and well-tolerated drug. Most adverse reactions are mild and temporary, such as loss of appetite, headache, muscle aches, lack of energy, and fever. There have been a small number of severe adverse events and even some deaths in humans treated with ivermectin in onchocerciasis-control programs. The reason for these events is unknown, but they might be linked to the presence of large numbers of other parasites that are killed off in treated patients.”
It treats a large number of parasitical infections, a large number of which are in Africa.
Please remember Africa is a continent. It is not a country.
It is certainly a reasonable correlation as is the possibility of wide-spread antimalarials also contributing to lower infections. I’m sure no one is breaking their necks to demonstrate if this is true causation.
Thailand may be another example as they do prevention dosing against Dengue and malaria. The healthcare system has government hospitals as well as private. TL, that got rave reviews from WHO for handling CV, did nothing essentially, but close the borders. (Since the junta is very China friendly, not surprised.) They restricted bars and restaurants, and closed to tourists, except rich C who fled the initial Wuhan outbreak through the northern border and also into Vietnam. Most Asians are accustomed to wearing masks due to general pollution so no big move here.
After TL’s initial rise in April to number 7 world-wide, suddenly data disappeared from the MOH website. Numbers never dramatically increased as they never did any general testing. One had to be hospitalized.
In contrast, Oman spent nearly $1million/day in extensive testing. They were almost #1 world-wide. After careful consideration, the Sultanate stopped testing unless the person requires hospitalization. Omanies can now fly directly into TL.
TL is currently experiencing a new outbreak after having no cases for weeks from 10 “entertainer” young ladies who became ill and walked across the border from Myanmar. They chose not to quarantine and dispersed throughout the nation. All were employees of a luxury hotel and Karaoke bar owned by a C investor. Rumored to have been favorite with high military officials. TAT is bending over backwards to figure a scheme to open to China for CNY in February.
So much for the country that “correctly handled CV”
The Gates Agenda cont’d-
Africa, Pakistan, Afghanistan are experiencing outbreaks of vaccine induced polio. Many countries have suspended Gates polio initiative.
Sure glad he’s pushing the CV vaccines. (src)