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About Dr. Zhang
Upon graduation from Shanghai Second Medical University in 1962, Dr. Qingcai Zhang worked as a physician in a teaching hospital, The Reijing Hospital of the Shanghai Second Medical University in Shanghai, China, and doing clinical and research work to integrate Chinese and Western medicine. He was an associate professor of medicine at the medical university.
In 1980, he was awarded a World Health Organization scholarship, which supported his two-year fellowship in Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. In 1984 he worked as a research fellow at the Wakai Clinic in Nagoya, Japan. A year later, he received a one-year appointment from the University of California at Davis as a visiting professor.
Since 1986, Dr. Zhang has been the primary researcher at the Oriental Healing Arts Institute in Long Beach, Calif., where he conducted research on treating AIDS with Chinese medicine, designed herbal formulas for AIDS patients, and published two books on AIDS and Chinese medicine.
He started his private practice in 1990, first in Cypress, California, and then moved to New York City in 1992. He is the founder of Zhang’s Clinic in New York City and White Plains, New York. Since 1987, he has been focusing on treating chronic viral diseases with modern Chinese herbal medicine, such as viral hepatitis and AIDS, infectious diseases, such as Lyme Disease and autoimmune diseases, such as inflammatory bowel diseases, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. 

Books published: <AIDS and Chinese Medicine: Applications of the Oldest Medicine to the Newest Disease>, <Compound Q – Trichosanthin And Its Clinical Applications>, <Healing Hepatitis C with Modern Chinese Medicine>, and <Lyme Disease and Modern Chinese Medcine>.

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The Role of Chinese Medicine in the Prevention and Control of New Coronary (Covid 19) Pneumonia

A news report of 4/24/2020

Official media for the first time revealed: Western medicine group mortality rate is 10 times the Chinese medicine group! On April 24th, Ren Min reported that “The Seminar on the Role and Heritage Innovation and Development of Chinese Medicine in the Prevention and Control of Covid 19 Pneumonia” was held in Shanghai. The high-spec academic seminar, which opened the first shot to defend the Chinese medicine’s right to explain the prevention and treatment of new Covid 19 pneumonia, revealed for the first time that the mortality rate of the Western medical treated group was 10 times that of the Chinese medicine treated group.

Many of the guests were well-known experts in the Chinese medicine. The meeting in the form of the main venue and the venue video link, invited those who participated first-line anti-epidemic clinical work academician, medical experts Zhang Boli, Huang luqi, Tong Xiaolin, Jiang Hualiang made a keynote speech. President Xu Jianguang of Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, President Hu Gang of Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, President Chen Zhong of Zhejiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, scientific research institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and experts and scholars of Chinese and Western medicine in universities of Shanghai and other places participated in the seminar. Secretary Huang of the Shanghai Municipal Health and Health Commission delivered a speech, and Yu Wenming, Director of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, attended and spoke. At the meeting, academician Zhang Boli said, don’t forget Chinese medicine, when the pandemic is over.

At the meeting, academician Tong Xiaolin introduced a set of comparative data. There were 1476 patients hospitalized in Wuhan Integrative Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital, of which 662 were in serious and critical illness status. Among them 484 cases treated with Chinese medicine decoctions and 178 cases in the non-Chinese medicine treatment group. There were 15 deaths in the Chinese medicine group and 56 deaths in the non-Chinese medicine group. He said that the risk of death decreased by 87.7% in the Chinese herbal soup group, which showed clear statistical significance.

Some hospitals now have consciously applied Chinese medicine in treating the Covid 19 infections. Beijing Xiaotangshan Hospital treatment it mainly based on Chinese medicine. Shanghai City issued Chinese medicine for all the confirmed patients who enter to the city. Suifenhe City treats all mild, serious and critical patients of Covid 19 puemonia with traditional Chinese medicine. Wuhan’s rehabilitation hospitals are using traditional Chinese medicine to promote recovery of Covid 19 infected patients. It is lamentable that if Wuhan did the same at the beginning, how good it would be!

The experience of treating the plague has been verified for thousands of years of Chinese medicine, why do we have to verify again to go to the main battlefield? The data revealed at this seminar and the living reality of the past few months once again fully illustrate: “It is urgent to increase the proportion of Chinese medicine in the national medical resources.” This is the right choice to be more responsible for the lives of patients and to deal with the medical problems of the 21st century.

Author Ren Ming,  

Article Source: Instinctive System Medicine

Translated and edited by  QC Zhang

How to Prevent and Treat Covid 19 Infection with MCM

For the prevention and treatment of Covid 19 infection with modern Chinese medicine method, I have some thought which is based on my reading and also on the phyto-pharmacology of our herbal products. 

    The Covid 19 corona virus has strong infectivity and can spread very easily and fast within humans. But its morbidity and mortality are not very high. Therefore the main concern is preventing the infection from developing into serious sickness in case one got infection. 

    According to many information sources that about 40% of infected people are asymptomatic, another 40% or so are mildly ill with symptoms, and about 20% will be sick and among them 6 to 8% could be serious or critic sick even need ICU care or ventilator for aided breathing. Once critic sick, the death rate will be around 50%. Those seriously sick patients even recovered, the sequel will be quite severe, such as lung fibrosis and brain, heart or kidney damage, Therefore to prevent the infection from developing into a serious sickness is vitally important in the treatment of the infection.

    The first thing first is preventing infection of the virus that is to wear mask and also washing hands and keep social distance. In our herbal preventive method, we use Allicin Capsule, when you need to shop or to be with people, put a capsule of Allicin in the mouth, do not swallow to let it slowly release the Allicin in the mouth that can raise the local concentration to prevent the virus coming in to the mouth and nose. Another way is daily take Allicin Capsule one capsule twice a day. This is the method we are using for our own family

In case one contracted the virus, then taking therapeutic dose of Allicin Capsule, (two capsules three times a day) to suppress virus reproduction in the body. At same time to prevent the infection from developing to become a serious sickness. According to the experiences in China, the Lian Hua Qing Wen Capsule (LH24) Can be used for this purpose also.

 The virus causes the first major damaging pathological change is DIC (diffused intra-vascular coagulation). Because our body’s receptor of the Covid 19 virus is the ACE-2 enzyme in the endothelial cells of the blood vessel, once it get in the body the virus first combine with this enzyme and causes the endothelial cells inflammation that made the internal surface of the blood vessel wall rough that causes the blood coagulation to form thrombosis. It can cause multiple system damages. When the blood clots go to the brain causes stroke, to the heart causes heart attack, to the lung causes lung thrombosis, and to the kidney causes kidney failure. This is a very serious pathogenesis in the Covid 19 infection, the conventional medicine use anti-coagulation medicine, such as Aspirin or blood thinners. In our herbal products, the Circulation P Capsule is one of the main treatments for DIC and it can prevent the intra-vascular coagulation to happen. Therefore to take Circulation P Capsule is not only as a general health support and it can also be very useful in the treatment of DIC caused by Covid 19 infection.

    One more dangerous pathogenesis of the Covid 19 infection is that it causes stormy-secretion of the cytokines, such as interleukin 2 and interleukin 6 etc. that causes explosive inflammation in the lungs. The explosive inflammation not only kills the virus, it also kills the patient. A proper self-limited inflammation is our body’s mechanism to eradicate the infection, but the explosive inflammation can dramatically damage the lungs and suffocate the air-exchanging function of the lung and cause the patient to die. For blocking this pathogenesis conventional medicine uses dexamethasone, a steroid; in our herbal products, we can use AI-M Capsule, Arte-M Capsule, and TGP Capsule to prevent this stormy cytokine secretion and the explosive inflammation. The Chinese herbal medicine formula Clear Lung and Detox Formula is also useful in the treatment of the lung inflammation.

With these herbal treatments we can prevent the serious or critic sickness to happen and save the life.

    For those already had serious sickness and recovered survivors, we have to prevent and treat their sequel, that is to promote healing and treat the lung fibrosis. The Circulation P Capsule and Cordyceps Capsule have been used in treating lung fibrosis in the silicon lung (a miner’s disease) and also used for treating liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in the hepatitis C and B patients. They have obvious reversing fibrosis effects.

Notes of Reading about Covid 19

Covid 19 Notes (7/2/2020)

People who are infected now (July, 2020) have a greater chance of survival than those infected three or four months ago. The reason is that doctors and scientists now know more about Covid-19 than they did before.

We now know “Five important things” that we don’t know before.

  1. COVID-19 was initially thought to be the “sickness and death caused by pneumonia-lung infection- and, as a result, a ventilator is considered the best way to treat patients who cannot breathe”. Now we know that the virus first invades endothelial cells of blood vessels which cause blood clotting in the blood vessels of the lungs and other parts of the body, leading to reduced blood oxygenation. Providing oxygen through a ventilator alone is useless and must prevent and dissolve tiny clots in the blood vessels of the lungs. This is why drugs such as Asprin and Heparin (blood thinner to prevent clotting) were used in treatment regimens in June 2020 and grammatically reduced the fatality.

(The arrows pointing to are the blood clots.)

  • Due to the reduction of oxygen in the blood, the patient dies even before going to the hospital. Because “Happy HYPOXIA”, oxygen saturation decreases, but COVID-19 infected patients are asymptomatic until severely reduced, sometimes drops down to lower than 70%. Usually, if oxygen saturation drops below 90%, we feel to have trouble breathing. Patients with Covid infection do not trigger this breathing difficulty, so it is often too late for patients to go to the hospital. Now, knowing “hypoxia”, we are monitoring the oxygen saturation of all Covid-19 patients, simply using a pulse oximeter if the reading of oxygen saturation of the pulse oximeter drops down to 93% or less, take the patient to the hospital as soon as possible. This gives doctors more time to correct oxygen deficiencies in the blood and provides a better chance of survival.
  • In February 2020, we did not have anti-coronavirus drugs. Only use symptomatic and supportive treatments for the complications, such as ventilator for difficulty of breathe. As a result, most patients are seriously infected because the virus load dramatically increases. Now we have 2 important drugs, Favipiravir and Remdesivir, which are antiviral drugs that can kill the new coronavirus. With both drugs, we can prevent serious infections in patients, so we can cure them before they develop hypoxia. We acquired this knowledge only in June 2020 and not in February 2020.
  • Many Covid-19 patients die not only because of the virus, but also because the patient’s own immune system reacts in an exaggerated way called a “cytokine storm”. This stormy and intense immune response not only kills the virus, but also kills the patient. In February 2020, we don’t know how to prevent this from happening. Now we know that steroid drugs, dexamethasone can be used to prevent cytokine storms and stormy immune responses in patients.
  • It is now also known that hypoxytic patients can improve with a reclining position. Israeli scientists have found that patients with Covid-19 infection could produce a substance “alpha Defensin” that causes micro-clots in the blood vessels of the lungs, and uses the drug Cholcicine, which was used for preventing and treating gout, to fight this substance’s effects.

As a result, patients are now (after June 2020) more likely to survive than in February 2020.

With the knowledge about the virus increase, there will be much less panicked with the Covid-19 pandemic than before.

Let’s follow these simple precautions:

  • Keep 6 feet away from others
  • Wear a mask
  •  As far as possible work at home
  • To buy groceries and vegetables on net shops
  • To stay at home during the city lock down
  • Wash hands and sanity

We can defeat the virus.

If someone tells you that everyone is going to be infected, tell them you’re willing to wait longer and buying time…. When we know more about COVID 19 infection and there will be better treatment.

QCZhang’s comments:

  • For use alternative non-conventional medicine, such as modern Chinese medicine’s approaches, we can use Allicin and Circulation P Capsule for preventing and treating the defused intra-vascular coagulation (DIC) to prevent thrombosis of brain (stroke), lung thrombosis (hypoxia), heart attack,  and kidney failure.
  • For cytokine storm and explosive inflammatory reaction, we can use AI –M, TGP, and Arte-M Capsules as alternative of steroids with much less side effects.
  • For anti-viral effects to reduce the load of the virus in the body, Allicin, Glycyrrhizin, and HH Capsules can be use.   
  • Of cause, the first thing first is to avoid the contract the virus by self-protection, and enhance our own immunity. Buying time to wait until the vaccine is available.

New Corona Virus are Mutated, More Susceptible to Infect Humans!

New Corona Virus are Mutated, More Susceptible to Infect Humans!

Daily Economic News from weibo.com

With a new mutation of corona virus, it is more susceptible to human infection! There have been cases of two-way infections between humans and animals worldwide, and a new U.S. study on June 12th showed that the new corona virus is likely to have “mutations” that are more likely to infect human cells. A mutation called “D615G” makes the virus’s synaptic protein population more and more stable, making it easier to enter human cells. Fauci, an infectious disease expert in the United States, has said that the process of genetic mutations in the virus is consistent with the process of transmitting humans from animals. There was previous case in the Netherlands, when workers contracted the new corona virus from otters.

Watch Your Symptoms

How to distinguish symptoms to see whether you are infected with corona virus?

Summary from Wuhan, China ” Fever Clinic” Doctors:

How to distinguish the following conditions?

 (1) Dry cough, sneezing,     =  Air pollution

(2) Cough, mucus, sneezing, runny nose,    = Cold

(3) Cough, mucus, sneezing, runny nose, whole body soreness, weakness, mild fever,  = Flu

(4) Dry cough, sneezing, taste and smell disorders, fatigue, body pain, high fever, breathing difficulty,  = Corona Viral Infection

Covid 19 Infection, Are You Prepared?

Are You Prepared?

All infectious disease experts in the United States agree that the new coronavirus will infect 20-60% of the population in 18 months, how should we prepare?

Heyuan Co., Ltd. U.S. Consulting 4 days ago (that means it was published around 06/17/2020)

Fig1.  Comparison of the fatalities

COVID19 is an uncontrollable virus

New coronavirus also known as COVID19, and the now infectious disease, experts agree that it is uncontrollable. The scary point of the new coronavirus is:

1. Human transmission: IN 2002 SARS and 2012 MERS viruses were controlled because they only have a strong rate of transmission between animals and people and human transmission rate is very weak, so as long as the restriction of human contact with infected animals can be effectively controlled.

2. Strong transmission: The H1N1 influenza virus in 2009 infected 1 billion people worldwide in six months, and THE COVID19 virus is a similar influenza virus, but it is more contagious than H1N1. So what we’re seeing now is the initial stage of virus infection. The Covid 19 new crown  virus has come into this world, it will not disappear, it will become a part of us humans.

3. No seasonality: In general, influenza viruses are not suitable for survival in high temperatures and humidity, and in low-temperature dry climates are suitable for mass reproduction of influenza, so influenza mostly occurs in spring, and in summer outbreaks decrease, and outbreaks rise during the autumn/winter rotation. From the evidence available to date, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in all regions, including hot and humid regions.

This results in only two final results:

  1. Everyone is infected and recovers into a virus- immune status that the virus becomes part of the common seasonal cold virus. Natural immunity introduced in the UK before was the process.
  2. But the end result makes it the same as other coronaviruses that cause influenza. While we are seeing a decline in new cases in China now, this may only be temporary, and it is likely to rebound later. All infectious disease experts in the United States predict that 20-60% of the U.S. population will be infected with the virus within 18 months, and in the best case scenario is that 340,000 people in the U.S. will die if 20 percent of the population of the U.S. is infected and 0.5 percent dead. In less desirable circumstances, 60 per cent of the population is infected and the 1 per cent fatality rate, there will be 2,040,000 deaths.

According to the information we have collected in recent days, it is only a matter of time to conclude that infection with the virus is something that cannot be avoided. Of course, the longer you can hold on, the better the chance, because there will certainly be better treatment options in the future (mainly the development of antiviral drugs). So far, however, there are no drugs specifically designed to prevent and treat new coronaviruses.

Those infected with the virus should receive treatment for preventing conversion to severe sickness and symptoms; while patients with serious conditions should receive the best supportive treatment for all of their symptoms. Specific treatments are under study and will be tested through clinical trials. So we should be well prepared to analyze our own risks.

Fig 2. Fatality related with age. 

Everyone has a different risk perception, but a fatality rate above 0.5% is already very dangerous. The chart above shows that the death risk of younger than 40 years of age is 0.2%. The death risk of 40-50 years of age is close to 1%. The death risk of 60-70 years of age is up 3.6-8%. And the death risk of over 80 years of age is as high as 14.8%. Age is on the one hand, and in the Fig 3 let’s see what else in the body is that increases the risk.

Fig 3. Fatality related with basic diseases.

The highest mortality rate for COVID19 was 10.5% for patients with cardiovascular disease, with 7.3% of the second-highest mortality rate being with diabetics, followed by 6.3% of patients with chronic respiratory diseases, 6% of patients with hypertension, 5.6% of cancer patients and 0.9% without disease. Other data also put the death rate among middle-aged men who smoked was 8-10%, compared with 2% for women who did not smoke at the same age. If you’re 50-60 and still smoke, you should start worrying about your risks. If you also have high blood sugar or high blood pressure, then you can say this is a very urgent situation.

At least we can do it:

  1. Wash your hands for more than 20 seconds: Studies have found that hand washing is effective in preventing viruses because the frictional effects that occur when we are washing hand, so the length of time is important. In addition, wash hands frequently with alcohol-contain washing fluid and hand sanitizer or wash your hands with soap and water. Because cleaning hands with alcohol-contained hand sanitizer or washing hands with soap and water can kill the virus on your hands.
  2. Avoid contact with multiple people: This is a respiratory-transmitted virus that clings to water droplets in our breathing, coughing and sneezing. Once the water droplets evaporate, the virus can no longer spread. The distance between man and man is 1-2 meters.
  3. Masks: it better than nothing: There is no evidence that wearing a mask is effective in preventing viral infections. This means that masks can prevent some bacteria from entering your mouth or nostrils. What’s more, it prevents your own hands from touching your mouth and nose (most people do these things subconsciously). If you’re really infected then wearing a mask can also prevent you from infecting others.

How can we be prepared:

So far, we still have almost a year to strengthen our immune system, because in a year’s time, it’s likely to affect 50 percent of the population (ideally 20 percent), and no country is safe, and it’s impossible to sustain a travel ban for a long time.

Enhanced immune base:

  •  Good sleep quality
  • High protein, high nutritional density diet
  • Exercise enhances immune base. Good sleep quality high protein, high nutritional density diet and exercise. Cold exposure (cold water), heat exposure (sauna), breathing exercise to help you relieve stress (chronic stress can lead to immune disorders).
  • Supplement ion zinc (if properly used, there is great potential for a complete cure of the virus) chloroquine the only  FDA-approved antiviral drug)
  • Selenium (garlic, broccoli, beef, eggs, supplements) (most effective nutrition for reducing toxicity)
  • probiotics (supplements) (regulating the immune system)
  • Mushroom supplements (supplements) (regulating immune system)
  • Vitamin A (liver) (regulating the immune system)
  • Vitamin D (sunshine, supplements)

It is recommended to be well prepared, because the rain will come, do not have no umbrella at hand.

来源:漢和源株式会社  Source: Yuhe Source Co., Ltd.

Translated and edited by QCZhang

Dr. Zhang’s comment:

The article does not take Chinese medicine into account. As you can read posts of this blog, I have included many effective prevention and treatment methods of Chinese medicine in this blog. Chinese medicine had been clinically proven that it can dramatically reduce fatality and also the rate of critical sickness in Covid 19 infections.

Sequelae of Covid 19 Infection

New Covid 19 Sequelae Emerges! Important Serious Damages, this article is from the public No. : Australian Micro-News WeChat: XWWB66/

More than 7 million people worldwide have been infected with the new coronavirus. The number of patients who died due to the new coronavirus is more than 400,000!  Humans are helpless about the plague that has ravaged the world, and the virus is still spreading throughout the world. Those who survived the devastation are still struggling with their illness. It is reported that in the worst-hit areas of Europe and the United States, more and more “rehabilitation” patients have a sequelae.

  1. Damage to the lungs: Recently, many of Italy’s new coronary pneumonia “rehabilitation” people still have the physical discomfort. These patients are still being treated with cough, fatigue and other sequelae. When some people return to work, they can’t even take a short walk because of short breathing and muscle aches. Italian football superstar Paolo Maldini said he has recovered from a minor infection, but has left a legacy. “I tried to go to the gym today for some training, but after just 10 minutes, I couldn’t hold on.” A similar situation has occurred in Hong Kong. The Infectious Diseases Centre of Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong followed up the first 10 discharged patients and found that three of them had impaired lung function by 20 to 30 percent. The after-effects are mainly manifested in the faster walking that causes shortage of gas, cannot do normal exercise, or even cannot go back to the previous work. Wang Guiqiang, director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at Peking University’s First Hospital, pointed out that severe lung infections can develop pulmonary fibrosis. Some seriously ill patients will develop lung fibrosis after treatment, affecting daily life and later advances to a stage that needing lung transplant. At present for pulmonary fibrosis, there is no special treatment and the disease is irreversible.
  2. Damage to the liver and the kidneys: In addition to damage to the lungs, there is growing evidence that the new coronavirus can also leave a legacy on the liver and kidneys of infected people. Legendary American rapper Scarface is recovering from infection and symptoms had disappeared, leaving kidney failure worsening due to the virus, now he is on dialysis treatment. But experts say recovery from kidney damage may be a long way off. Two months ago, studies have shown that kidney damage is common in people with new coronavirus infections. The paper, Caution 0n Kidney Dysfunctions of 2019-nCoV Patients, looked at 59 cases of infection from Wuhan, Huangshi, and Chongqing cities. It was found that 63% of patients showed symptoms of renal insufficiency, and CT scans showed 100% of patients with abnormal renal imaging. Experts in the UK and Canada have also found that 8 to 12 per cent of new crown virus patients in intensive care have liver or kidney failure and need to rely on year-round dialysis to survive. Huang Bo, deputy director of the Institute of Basic Medicine of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, said liver and kidney damage in infected people may be caused by lung dysfunction. “When breathing dysfunction occurs, oxygen exchange is blocked, other organs are oxygen-dishful, and kidneys that are particularly sensitive to oxygen often experience severe functional damage.
  3. Damage to the brain: In addition to the lungs, liver and kidneys, studies have found     that many recovering patients have very serious central nerve sequelae. A neurological study of patients hospitalized with new coronavirus pneumonia in Huazhong University of Science and Technology showed that more than 30% of the 214 patients had neurological symptoms, which were manifested in three categories: First,central nervous system symptoms such as headache, dizziness, consciousness disorder, acute cerebrovascular disease, epilepsy, etc. Second, peripheral nervous system symptoms such as taste loss, loss of smell, loss of appetite, nerve pain, etc. Third, skeletal muscle damage.  A 24-year-old Japanese man living alone developed a high fever after contracting the new coronavirus, accompanied by headaches and weakness of his limbs. A few days later the man was unconscious at home and was diagnosed with meningitis and a positive PCR test for cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Experts say the meningitis is highly likely caused by new coronary pneumonia. When the man woke up, he found that his memory of recent 1 or 2 years had been lost. The attending doctor, Yukio Mori, said it was the new coronary pneumonia virus invaded the central nervous system. Last month, a 56-year-old new coronary patient was confirmed to have a new coronavirus in CSF; this is rare, but it had occurred many times worldwide. As for why patients lose memory, experts believe this is because the part of the patient’s brain responsible for memory is damaged, leading to memory loss and other sequelae. According to observations of the pathological tissue, many infected people’s brain parts have pathological changes: brain tissue congestion, edema, and partial neuronal degeneration. There are also many asymptomatic infections with blood clots into the cerebrovascular vessels, which eventually lead to a stroke. Reference news reported a week ago, the United States media said that medical staff announced on the 22nd, the new coronavirus appears to have caused the patients in their 30s and 40s were not serious sick but had sudden stroke.
  • Damage to the heart: The damage caused by the new coronavirus to the patient’s heart is not easy to ignore. A 48-year-old patient from east London has revealed that her new coronary pneumonia has left her with severe heart damage. “I’ve been feeling cold for nine weeks after the cure, and then the doctor told me that I had congestive cardiomyopathy (a weakened heart function, a larger heart cavity, a heart that could not pump enough blood)” and that it might be the case for the rest of my life, and that most people would slowly get better, but some people might have to install pacemakers or even need a heart transplant. Dr. James Russell, a professor of medicine at the University of British Columbia, and several other researchers found that in the study of 8,000 patients with new coronary pneumonia, more than half of the patients with severe heart damage and even caused death. Dr Russell said complications were more severe in new corona patients who had been on an ICU, especially those who had been on a ventilator. They are likely to have problems with the lungs, brain, heart, and muscles in the future.

“Assisted breathing is a double-edged sword”: Not long ago, “Black-faced doctor”     Hu Weifeng also developed cerebral hemorrhage symptoms after using assisted breathing equipment. His attending doctor noted that “going to ECMO is a matter of ninety percent chance of deaths.” ‘

Some people may ask, patients are cured, why there will be sequelae? In fact, from a medical point of view, to assess whether a disease will produce sequelae after treatment, generally after the recovery of the disease more than 6 months to start. Because the human body has a certain degree of self-healing, many times the disease caused by the damage to the body organs, after the elimination of pathological factors, the body can self-repair, and then return to normal without any sequelae. But according to this standard to assess the new corona pneumonia, the time is not enough. After all, from its outbreak is still less than half a year, coupled with the human new coronavirus is still in a gradual understanding of the process, the unexpected after-effects are also reasonable.

Finally, dealing with this new virus, cure does not mean that the success of treatment, whether there will be serious complications left over will take time to verify. The battle between humans and viruses is far from over… Now is not the time to take it lightly.

Dr. QC Zhang translated from a Chinese source. 6/11/2020

Ivermectin

Ivermectin

Breakthrough Drug: Ivermectin Shows ‘Astounding’ Results Against Coronavirus

By David A. Patten    |   Friday, 22 May 2020 11:16 PM

Reports Friday from multiple trials in the United States and abroad indicate a drug already approved by the FDA to treat parasitic infections is showing “astounding” results, and could represent a breakthrough in efforts to vanquishing the SARS-CoV-2 virus at the heart of the global pandemic.

Doctors have administered the drug ivermectin in several simultaneous trials in several countries sometimes in combination with other common medications.

Physicians who participated in the study report that patients’ viral loads began declining almost immediately after they began administering ivermectin, a widely available prescription drug approved to combat parasites, scabies and head lice.

It has not been approved for COVID-19 patients, but doctors familiar with clinical trials described patients’ results as dramatic.

Emergency medical physician Dr. Peter H. Hibberd, M.D., of Palm Beach County, Florida, told Newsmax Friday evening in an exclusive interview that he’s optimistic the drug will prove to be an important therapeutic advance, although he expects more trials will be needed before it wins FDA approval for use as a COVID-19 medication.

He noted it has impressed doctors in clinical trials on multiple continents.

“There’s a common denominator here,” said Hibberd. “This drug is salvaging people from their death bed.”

In some cases, doctors reported just one dose of ivermectin markedly improved a patient’s condition. U. S. patients received a single oral dose, and some of them received a booster dose seven days later. The FDA-approved dose for parasitic infections was used.

The drug first emerged as a possible coronavirus therapeutic after a study to be published in next month’s Antiviral Research journal by researchers in Victoria, Australia showed the drug wiped out the virus in a test tube.

On Thursday, a team of U.S. doctors led by Dr. Jean-Jacques Rajter at the Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, submitted findings to an institutional review board. According to a medical source familiar with the study, some 250 coronavirus patients were involved in the Broward trial. The results were dramatic, with “statistically significant improvement in mortality,” according to the source.

Share Reports Friday from multiple trials in the United States and abroad indicate a drug already approved by the FDA to treat parasitic infections is showing “astounding” results, and could represent a breakthrough in efforts to vanquishing the SARS-CoV-2 virus at the heart of the global pandemic.

Doctors have administered the drug ivermectin in several simultaneous trials in several countries sometimes in combination with other common medications.

Physicians who participated in the study report that patients’ viral loads began declining almost immediately after they began administering ivermectin, a widely available prescription drug approved to combat parasites, scabies and head lice.

It has not been approved for COVID-19 patients, but doctors familiar with clinical trials described patients’ results as dramatic.

Emergency medical physician Dr. Peter H. Hibberd, M.D., of Palm Beach County, Florida, told Newsmax Friday evening in an exclusive interview that he’s optimistic the drug will prove to be an important therapeutic advance, although he expects more trials will be needed before it wins FDA approval for use as a COVID-19 medication.

He noted it has impressed doctors in clinical trials on multiple continents.

“There’s a common denominator here,” said Hibberd. “This drug is salvaging people from their death bed.”

In some cases, doctors reported just one dose of ivermectin markedly improved a patient’s condition. U. S. patients received a single oral dose, and some of them received a booster dose seven days later. The FDA-approved dose for parasitic infections was used.

The drug first emerged as a possible coronavirus therapeutic after a study to be published in next month’s Antiviral Research journal by researchers in Victoria, Australia showed the drug wiped out the virus in a test tube.

On Thursday, a team of U.S. doctors led by Dr. Jean-Jacques Rajter at the Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, submitted findings to an institutional review board. According to a medical source familiar with the study, some 250 coronavirus patients were involved in the Broward trial. The results were dramatic, with “statistically significant improvement in mortality,” according to the source.

The blood oxygen level of the first patient treated in early April was 70%, and dropped to just 50% within hours. After receiving the invermectin, the patient stabilized within 24 hours and was discharged from the hospital in one week.   

It is important to note that while some patients are receiving the medicine on an emergency basis, the FDA on May 1 posted the following advisory: “While there are approved uses for ivermectin in people and animals, it is not approved for the prevention or treatment of COVID-19. You should not take any medicine to treat of prevent COVID-19 unless it has been prescribed to you by your health care provider and acquired from a legitimate source.”

In a separate trial on the other side of the globe, a team of doctors in Bangladesh reported Friday that they administered a combination of ivermectin and doxycycline, a common antibiotic, to 60 coronavirus patients there.

That team reported that within 72 hours after receiving the drug, their patients tested negative for the virus, and by the fourth day, they had recovered. Dr Tarek Alam, a senior doctor for the Bangladesh Medical College Hospital, told India’s ZeeNews that the results were “astounding” and said all patients “experienced full recoveries.”

One reason the FDA is cautious is that the drug can interact with other medications, and in some cases can cause complications such as nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, dizziness, a sudden drop in blood pressure, liver problems and other side effects.

The Gates Foundation is funding a third clinical trial of ivermectin in France, according to TrialSiteNews.com

Hibberd said the ivermectin trials indicate it is an “effective therapy” that would provide a bridge to a vaccine and would potentially reduce the downside risk of catching the virus.

“It would mean we could go to work and not worry,” he said of the prospect of having an effective therapeutic medication. “You catch it, we treat you and we move on as a country.”

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Three Patent Medicines and Three Formulas

of Chinese Medicine for Covid 19

Three Patent Medicines and Three Formulas

of Chinese Medicine for Covid 19

The China State Council Information Office held a press conference on March 23 to give the Chinese medicine a proper position in fighting Covid 19 pandemic. Yu Yanhong, member of the Party Group of the Health Commission, Secretary of the Party Group of the Chinese Academy of Medicine, Zhang Boli, Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, President of the Chinese Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Huang Wei, President of the Chinese Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Liu Qingquan, President of the Beijing Chinese Medicine Hospital, and Qiu Haibo, Vice President of the Affiliated Hospital of Southeast University attended the conference. The important role and effective herbal drugs of Chinese medicine in prevent and control Covid 19 pneumonia was introduced respectively and answered questions from the reporters.

(The web site address of China State Information Office is:

http://www.scio.gov.cn/xwfbh/xwbfbh/wqfbh/42311/42768/index.htm)

The conclusion of state’s anti-epidemic of Covid 19 performance of Chinese medicine in China is very positive. China’s anti-epidemic efforts now are drawing to a close and it is doing its all-time efforts to help countries friendly to China overseas, including Italy, Iran, Pakistan, Japan and South Korea, which including provided Chinese medicine. The released conclusion showed that Chinese medicine had more than 90% efficacy in anti-epidemic. Comparative data on the efficacy of Chinese medicine had been reported. Chinese medicine used in China and is easily accepted by everyone; while in the western medicine-led foreign countries clinical data is necessary for its promotion. Chinese medicine’s “three patent herbal medicines and three herbal formulas” had done randomized and controlled trials and got clinical data and gained excellent results. The three patent herbal medicines and three herbal formulas have curious effect on this Covid 19 outbreak, for which there is no western medicine has specially designated drug and also there is no vaccine yet.

Three patent herbal medicines are:

金花清感胶囊 (Jinhua Qinggan Capsule), 连花清瘟胶囊 (Lianhua Qingwen Capsule), and 血必净注射液 (Xue Bi Jing Injections). They have been chosen through experimental and clinical studies.

金花清感胶囊 (Jinhua Qinggan Capsule) is a patent herbal medicine developed in 2009 for flu H1N1, it is a combination of two classic TCM formulas i.e. 麻杏石甘汤 (Ma Xin Shi Gan Tang) and银翘散 (Yin Qiao Shan). It been proven to be effective by randomized controlled trials and has been on the market for many years in China.

连花清瘟胶囊 (Lianhua Qingwen Capsule) was developed in 2003 for SARS and it has the exact effect on anti-SARS, which is also a coronavirus. It showed very positive effects on treating the Covid 19 infections. More than 100,000 boxes have been assisted in Italy.

血必净注射液 (Xue Bi Jing Injections) is a Chinese medicine injection, used for the treatment of serious, critically ill patients and it had shown a particular efficacy. It can effectively block the cytokine storm and explosive inflammation in the lung and can improve blood oxygen saturation.

Three herbal formulas are: 

清肺排毒汤(Clear Lung and Detox Decoction), 宣肺败毒方(Xuan Fei Bai Du Formula) and化湿败毒方(Hua She Bai Du Formula).

Clear Lung and Detox Decoction can be used for mild, moderate, severe, and critical patients. Its efficacy was more than 90%. In 10 provinces, 66 designated medical institutions have treated 1,263 confirmed Covid 19 infected patients and cured 1,214 cases, accounting for 96.12%. Of the 57 cases of severe patients who were treated with integrative Chinese and Western medicine and taking the Clear Lung and Detox Decoction, 42 were cured and discharged, accounting for 73.7%, and none of them were turned in critical condition.

On January 27th, the State Administration of TCM launched the project “Effective prescription screening research of Chinese medicine for the prevention and treatment of Covid 19 infection” as a clinical emergency. In Shanxi, Hebei, Heilongjiang and Shaanxi provinces, the clinical efficacy was observed in the treatment of Covid 19 pneumonia patients with Clean Lung and Detox Decoction. It observed the improvements of fatigue, fever, cough, sore throat, poor appetite, etc. symptoms and the changes of the lung image scan. It had proved that the Clean Lung and Detox Decoction had particular effects in treating Covid 19 infections.

宣肺败毒方 (Xuan Fei Bai Du Formula), it is a modified classic TCM formula. It has an efficiency of more than 90% for mild and moderate illness. A study conducted in Wuhan Chinese Medicine Hospital and the Integrative Chinese and Western Medicine Hospital of Hubei Province found that the clinical cure rate was 22% higher than the control group that used western medicine alone. Henan First Hospital used this宣肺败毒方 (Xuan Fei Bai Du Formula) to treat 40 cases of mild and moderate sick patients, with an average cure time of 9.66 days, no one turned to severe or critical sickness. Wuhan had used the宣肺败毒方 (Xuan Fei Bai Du Formula) to treat many patients, cured all mild and moderate cases and no one turned to be severe or critical illness.

化湿败毒方(Hua She Bai Du Formula): Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital did a clinical controlled trial, 75 cases of severe Covid 19 patients after use化湿败毒方(Hua She Bai Du Formula) the symptom improvement was very obvious, the cure time was shortened by more than 3 days; The controlled trial in the Mobile Cabin Hospitals was also proved its effectiveness. When giving Chinese medicine to foreign patients, the化湿败毒方(Hua She Bai Du Formula) has been affectionately known as “Q-14”. Q taken from the English harmonic CURE, cure, antidote meaning, “1 4” means that this formula is composed of 14 Chinese herbal ingredients.

Chinese medicine in fight Covid 19 epidemic has four important roles: effectively cure of mild and moderate cases, alleviate symptoms, can block the mild and moderate cases from turning into severe and critical sickness, can improve the cure rate of severe and critical disease, reduce death rate, and can promote the recovery and rehabilitation of patients.

Up to March 23, 2020, the confirmed cases of Covid 19 pneumonia in China were 74,187 cases, of 91.5% of them used Chinese medicine; Among them 61,449 cases in Hubei Province used Chinese medicine, accounting for 90.6%. Clinical efficacy showed that the total efficiency of Chinese medicine was more than 90%. China is willing to share and provide Chinese medicine to all countries in fight the epidemic.

The practice has proved that the value of Chinese medicine has been tested and has been renewed and worth cherishing. Chinese medicine was, is and will remain an important weapon in the fight against the epidemic!

The Latest Discoveries of the Covid 19 Infection

  • The receptor of the virus where it invades our body  –

In the past four to five months, knowledge of the Covid 19 virus infection has been rapidly iterative, and the method of prevention and treatment is also upgrading accordingly.

We call this disease “new coronavirus (or Covid 19) pneumonia.” But in fact, we found: “Many patients who were critically ill and ultimately lost their lives, many of them are not dying of the lungs failure, but of damage to other organs.” The Washington Post has a lengthy article: “Doctors have found new ways for the virus to attack the human body.”

The new way is that the Covid 19’s target is not only on the lungs, but on the multiple organs. Our previous understanding may have been lung-centric, and other organs were only implicated; but it is not true that other organs of our body are also the target struck by this virus.

Many patients die of stroke or pulmonary embolism, it is because blood clots in our blood vessels that go into the brain or lungs, blocking the blood vessels there. A recent study published in <<The Lancet>> found that one of the direct targets of the Covid 19 is the endothelial (vascular lining) cells of the blood vessels in our bodies. The inner wall of blood vessels is made up of these endothelial cells. The lungs are the most densely populated place for blood vessels. So this may be misleading doctors at first, thinking the virus is attacking the lungs, but in fact it is targeting endothelial cells in the blood vessels.

In an article published last week in the Proceedings of the American Cardiovascular Society, reported in 2,700 cases tracked the death rate for those in critical condition (i.e. those on a ventilator) dropped from 63% percent to 29% after using anticoagulants (substances that prevent blood clotting). The progress of scientific understanding has brought about such an immediate change.

The damages caused by the Covid 19 in the endothelial cells of the blood vessels leads a disorder of the blood coagulation inside the blood vessels i.e. defused intravascular coagulation (DIC).  Blood clots formed after damage caused in the lining of the blood vessels. They become blood thrombus reache the brain and lungs end up with a stroke or pulmonary embolism. Mehra, a professor at Harvard Medical School and one of the authors of the Lancet paper, told The Washington Post, “Our initial assumption was that the Covid 19 was thought to be a respiratory virus, but it turned out to be more like a cardiovascular virus.”

This change in perception goes beyond blood vessels. For example, doctors noticed at first: “The patient’s kidneys will be damaged.” But it is widely believed that the problem is the use of ventilators, or the side effects of drugs on the kidneys caused in these critically ill patients. Doctors have come to notice that some patients, even if they have not been admitted to intensive care, have damaged the glomerular balls (where it has dense blood vessels) in their kidneys, the kidney cells that filter the waste. Covid 19 pathogens were found in the kidneys. As a result, scientists are increasingly aware that the Covid 19 may not have spread from the lungs, but from the beginning the kidneys were targeted.

Covid 19, like other coronaviruses have to pass a receptor to invade our bodies. The receptor is ACE2, which is an enzyme made up of proteins. A new coronavirus or SARS actually invades our human cells by attaching it to the surface of ACE2. The surface of the new Covid 19 has dense, hemp protrusions that allow the virus to adhere more steadily to the surface of ACE2. It requires only a smaller number of viral molecules than SARS or MERS to successfully attach to ACE2 invades the human body. This explains why the Covid 19 is more contagious than previous SARS. The receptor ACE2, the receptor of the Covid 19 is found in the lungs, kidneys, and intestines. This explains why virus attack points are primarily in these organs. ACE2 is critical to regulating our body’s blood pressure. The full name of ACE2 is “angiotensin conversion enzyme 2”. This also explains a new finding: Many Covid 19 patients experience elevated blood pressure before their condition worsens.

Our understanding of the virus is still deepening, and our understanding of symptoms and pathological mechanisms is rapidly improving.

There is also good news about medication and treatment for the disease. Some very effective treatments have been developed and have been endorsed by WHO this week, which has been approved by WHO, and says that “there are currently four to five treatment options that are expected to have positive clinical data” and will be rolled out. This includes a combination of anti-inflammatory drugs and blood anticoagulants at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. A study published in the Lancet found that three antiviral drugs for AIDS, hepatitis C, and multiple sclerosis could reduce the cure time for some patients from about 12 days to 7 days, and the results of the nasopharyngeal swab test can turn negative. But at the same time, drugs that had been expected to be highest are being rapidly replaced because of their poor efficacy. For example, previously President Donald Trump has pushed for hydroxychloroquine, a drug to fight malaria. Because of its toxicity and less significant effect, it has been quickly abandoned by doctors.

Dr. Zhang’s comments:

So to protect the endothelial cells of the blood vessels and stop the development of the Defused intravascular coagulation (DIC) is very important. In conventional medicine it uses anti-inflammation and blood thinning drugs. In our Chinese herbal protocols, we can use Allicin Capsule and Circulation P Capsule to protect the endothelial cells of the blood vessels and stop the DIC.  

Clear Lung and Detox Decoction has been Designated as a Specific Treatment for Covid 19 Pneumonia in China

Clear Lung and Detox Formula is a Special Medicine for Treating New Corona Viral (Covid 19) Pneumonia

The Joint Covid 19 Pneumonia Defense and Control Mechanism of the State Council of China held a press conference on April 17, and Wang Wei, vice-president and professor of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a member of the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, attended the press conference and answered questions from reporters.

For the clinical application of Clean Lung and Detox Decoction, Wang Wei said, through various clinical observations and preliminary basic research showed that this herbal formula is suitable for mild, moderate, and severe patients of new corona virus (Covid 19) pneumonia. It can be the common prescription, with quick-action, efficient and safe characteristics. He believes that the Clean Lung and Detox Decoction is the specific medicine for treating the new corona viral (Covid 19) pneumonia, and welcomes domestic and foreign researchers to do comparative research on Clean Lung and Detox Decoction and other treatment methods.

Wang Wei said that on January 27, the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, based on clinical urgency, practical and utility-oriented, launched an emergency prevention and treatment project for the new coronavirus (Covid 19) pneumonia with Chinese medicine. First clinical emergency observation was carried out in Shanxi, Hebei, Shaanxi and Heilongjiang provinces. The first group observed 214 patients of different ages, and the preliminary observations found that the efficiency was more than 90%.

At present, the Clean Lung and Detox Decoction has been included in the sixth and seventh version of the Diagnosis and Treatment Schedule of New Coronavirus (Covid 19) Pneumonia. It is currently the only one of the prescription that has been widely used in 28 provinces and cities in China. It has gained a better effect, has become an important means to prevent and control the new coronavirus (Covid 19) pneumonia.

Wang Wei said that while clinical treatment of patients with new coronavirus (Covid 19) pneumonia, there are currently 66 designated medical units in 10 provinces and cities to carry out the clinical observation. Up to the middle night of April 12, out of 1,262 patients admitted, 1,253 had been cured and discharged, accounting for 99.28 percent. Of these 1,262 cases, no mild turned to serious, moderate turned to critical conditions, and it blocking the disease from developing to critical illness.

Compared with the National Health Insurance Bureau of China announced that the new coronavirus (Covid 19) pneumonia patients per patient treatment costs of more than RMB 150,000 yuan; from the clinical observation, the use of Clear Lung and Detox Decoction a treatment course of only about 100 yuan. It is also a big savings in the cost of health insurance.

(Translated from Chinese by Dr. QC Zhang)