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Chlorhexidine (CHX) is very much effective against #SARS_CoV_2. The earlier notion that CHX may not work on the 'novel coronavirus' is outdated. Old studies had used very low conc. New evidence shows CHX effective against #2019ncov at 0.05% conc. #COVID19

researchgate.net/publication/34…
Study shows a single rinse with Chlorhexidine (CHX) mouthwash reduces SARS-COV-2 viral load in saliva for 2 hrs. Suggests CHX rinse to prevent #Covid19 spread via droplets.
Rinse 10 ml of 0.20% CHX for 30 sec

Pubmed: pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32449329/

Full article: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P…
A single rinse with Chlorhexidine (CHX) mouthwash reduces SARS-COV-2 viral load in saliva for 2 hours. Rinse & gargle 10 ml of 0.20% CHX for 30 sec.
This evidence can be applied for prevention of #2019ncov spread in clinical & community settings. #COVID19 pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32449329/
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Ingredients for a successful approach in managing pandemic:
1. Value Field experience
2. Utilise knowledge and skills
3. Abundant Precautions in communication
4. Unbiased analysis
5. Use Common sense

#2019nCoV #leadership #coronavirusindia
1ofN
6. Ethics should be as integral as epidemiological principles in the strategy

7. Ensuring Equity is the goal, not an accessory. Think of vulnerable before thinking of self preservation

2ofN #COVID__19 #pandemic #MigrantWorkers
8. Be open. Do not close doors to Ideas
People
Hypotheses
Alternatives

3ofN #2019nCoV #TheWHO #Asymptomatic
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"The live SARS-like coronavirus SL-CoV-WIV1 has been isolated for the first time from bat droppings; and such virus has been confirmed to invade the host cells through the ACE2 of human beings..." ImageImageImage
Bat Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Like Coronavirus WIV1
Encodes an Extra Accessory Protein, ORFX, Involved in Modulation of the Host Immune Response. (2016) #ZhengLiShi #PeterDaszak #EcoHealth
Funding: #NIAID 110964 ImageImageImageImage
In this study, we have developed a fast and cost-effective method
for reverse genetics of coronaviruses by combining two approaches developed by others..As the genomes can be divided into multiple short fragments, mutations can be introduced into individual
fragments easily. ImageImageImageImage
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رشته توییت چهارم درباره #COVID19:

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* ماسک آری یا خیر؟
* چگونه #2019_nCoV وارد بدن میشود؟
* کرونا ویروس چگونه در سلول میزبان همانندسازی میکند؟
* بعد از وارد شدن #2019_nCoV به بدن، چه اتفاقی برای بافتهای بدن میافتد؟
و...
در ادامه رشته توییت چهارم درباره #COVID19 و به دلیل اهمیت استفاده از ماسک، در ابتدا به توضیح
چرایی استفاده از ماسک پرداخته و در ادامه به سوالات مطرح شده در بالا و همچنین سوالات بیشتری پاسخ داده خواهد شد.

پس در ادامه این رشته توییت با من همراه باشید و در صورتی که آن را مفید یافتید برای دوستان خود ارسال کنید.
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💊Possible TREATMENT for COVID-19 with Chloroquine Phosphate

📚I've put together all this information so we know a bit more about this drug. Like possible dosage, side-effects and why it might work.

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#coronavirus #2019nCoV #COVID19 #SARSCoV2 #chloroquine
Hospital Physicians work out treatment guidelines for coronavirus

> Chloroquine 500mg orally per day for 7 to 10 days if patients are old or have underlying conditions with serious symptoms

South Korea, 13th February 2020
koreabiomed.com/news/articleVi…

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Patients treated with chloroquine demonstrated a better drop in fever, improvement of lung CT images, and required a shorter time to recover compared to parallel groups.

China, 18th February 2020
clinicaltrialsarena.com/news/coronavir…

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Hat einer der Kollegen in #Sachsen @PrinterPapst @twOBSERVE @Micha_DD @RPFDMOPO beim @sms_sachsen schon gefragt, warum in anderen Ländern die Gesundheitsämter (nach Anordnung durch jeweiliges Gesundheitsministerium) z.B. bei Bundesligaspielen auf #Corona reagieren, Sachsen nicht?
Man fragt man sich schon, warum die Behörden in #Sachsen aktuell in #Leipzig vor +40.000 Menschen kicken lassen und anderswo reagiert wurde/wird. cc @MDR_SN @dnn_online @Radioleipzig @saechsischeDE @dd_twintweet @LVZ @DieRotenBullen #Corona #coronavirus #2019nCoV #COVID19
Oder drückt man sich vor einer Entscheidung und spricht nur Empfehlungen aus? Mein Gott, sagt doch: wir können es verlangsamen, wenn wir uns alle für einige Monate ein bisschen einschränken. Und das gilt bitte schön für alles, was nicht unbedingt notwendig ist.
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Over 60 million Italian citizens under lockdown as #Coronavirus incidences surge. Over 9000 confirmed cases in Italy & rising.

The unfortunate consequence are the associated ethical concerns regarding resource allocation.

More Below

#COVID19 #nCoV2019 #2019nCoV

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Incessant rising in cases warrants the question: are hospitals prepared for the associated influx of patients?

Further admissions require beds, PPE, ventilators, staff etc. What happens when resources run out, ventilators are all in use, or there aren’t enough staff?

2/5
Ultimately, scarcity of medical resources may pressure healthcare practitioners to decide who receives care. This is NOT a question anyone should ever have to answer.

Resources should never be the limiting factor of care

3/5
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For Public Attention: Do not hoard masks/sanitisers. These are to be used rationally and more so by the frontline health workers. DO NOT PANIC! We need to collectively step up our hygiene and microbiological barrier as a society. Do not fall for quacks. #COVID2019.
Drink as much as warm sterile fluids in order to keep yourself well hydrated. Follow cough etiquettes, especially in public places. Report to a Physician without delay in case of fever, sore throat, running, diarrhoea, dry/productive cough.
An infection with #2019nCoV does not mean a ‘death warrant’, however extremes of age and those with associated co-morbid conditions like Diabetes, Renal Diseases and HIV/AIDS constitute the ‘risk group’. We are to understand the challenge in order to brave it.
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There are several pharmaceutical and Biotech companies working round the clock to develop #covid19 vaccine ... I will shed some light on what’s in pipeline on this thread ... 👇
1- #Favilavir, the first approved coronavirus drug in #China- The National Medical Products Administration of China has approved the use of Favilavir, an anti-viral drug, as a treatment for #coronavirus.
The drug has reportedly shown efficacy in treating the disease with minimal side effects in a clinical trial involving 70 patients. The clinical trial is being conducted in #Shenzhen, Guangdong province. According to Clinicla Trials Arena.
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Boletim de atualização #APPT @PneumoPR sobre o novo #coronavirus #2019nCoV

📌 🇰🇷 Coréia do Sul elevou o alerta para o nível máximo após o número de casos atingir 602.
📌 Desde 22/ Fev o @CDCgov passou a *Não recomendar #viagens #🛫 para #idosos ou portadores de doenças crônicas como #DPOC para: a #CoréiadoSul #🇰🇷, #Japão #🇯🇵 além da #China 🇨🇳, incluindo #HongKong.
📌 Itália 🇮🇹 - Número de casos de #COVID19 ultrapassou 100, sendo 89 na região da Lombardia.

📌 China 🇨🇳 - Número de casos atingiu 76.936 com 2.442 óbitos.
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Coronavirus #COVID -19 appears to be jumping at a rate of 117 new cases per hour. Monitoring closely as this seems to indicate a faster rate of infection than was previously reported. Could be an anomaly. The deaths did not jump however... so that’s good.
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I've been pondering whether I should write the information in this tweet (and ones that might follow), because I've wanted my focus to be on evidence and rational approaches to what we're seeing with #coronavirus / #2019nCoV / #COVID19 ... and not to spread fear unnecessarily.
That being said, I've just finished reading a preprint of a paper from the Los Alamos National Laboratories, who really are top-notch disease modellers... they were spot-on in modeling out both the 2018-2019 flu season, as well as the 2003 SARS outbreak.

They know their stuff.
They are using some very advanced agent-based models, which call for insane amounts of computing power, but can allow for much more accurate models of how people actually interact with each other, and how that affects the paths of likely cross-infection.

This paper is bad news.
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Il y a eu des modifications (à la baisse) dans les chiffres, je vais republier une mise à jour...
#Chine Mise à jour #Coronavirus #COVID19 :
- 64 273 cas confirmés au monde (63 749 Chine + 524 l'étranger dont #Taiwan)
- 1 489 morts
- 10 608 sérieux/critiques
- 6 884 guéris
- 13 435 suspects
- 26 pays touchés
- 2,32 % décès
#Wuhan #2019_nCov #Pneumonia #WuhanOutbreak #China
Afin d'éviter toute confusion, j'ai supprimé un précédent tweet de statistiques qui prenait en compte des données qui ont été révisées à la baisse en raison de l'ajustement des méthodes de comptage des cas confirmés de #Coronavirus #COVID19
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Quick thread on the heels of my piece with @sciencecohen pointing out some of the challenges in diagnosing #COVID19 #2019nCov
sciencemag.org/news/2020/02/l…
@sciencecohen @juliaoftoronto Yes, not like we don’t have enough misinformation to contend with already. Don’t really need journals like @NEJM getting in on that particular game. Unnecessarily stubborn. Seems clear to me that given this information they would never have accepted title etc.
@sciencecohen 1. The challenges are very different depending on where you look. Africa is ramping up testing of #2019nCoV #SARSCoV2 now. It’s really about lab capacity there. African CDC has organized a first training in Dakar, kits have been shipped from Germany.
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@DavidQuammen @HelenBranswell The WHO just named the disease and their guidelines don’t allow them to use place names for several reasons incl stigmatization. Wrote about the rules here: sciencemag.org/news/2015/05/d…
@DavidQuammen @HelenBranswell Virus was named by International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses: biorxiv.org/content/10.110…
@DavidQuammen @HelenBranswell But I think it’s not ideal and certainly the way this was announced today created some confusion. #COVID19 #sarscov2 #2019nCoV
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Pulled down my earlier tweet about #2019nCoV's permanent name. It had a dash - I didn't include it.
The name is Covid-19.
Apologies for the error.
(That dash is going to mess up the hashtag)
Clarifying: Covid-19 (or COVID-19? Not sure) is the name of the disease. #2019nCoV
The hashtag: #COVID19
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.@DrTedros uses beginning of daily presser to remind people that @WHO is also still fighting an #Ebola epidemic in DRC. "Although the world is now focussed on coronavirus, we cannot and must not forget Ebola."
@DrTedros @WHO Only 3 cases in last week. "But until we have no cases for 42 days, it is not over.” Ebola emergency committee is meeting again tomorrow to decide whether the outbreak still is a #PHEIC.
@DrTedros @WHO .@DrTedros explains that the name needed to avoid referencing a location, animal, individual or group of people. Also needed to be pronouncable. So: #COVID19
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Daily media briefing on #2019nCoV with @DrTedros pscp.tv/w/cRK5ujI2MTAy…
@DrTedros "Although the world is now focused on #2019nCoV, we cannot and must not forget #Ebola in #DRC.

We are very encouraged by the current trend. There have only been 3 cases in the past week, and no cases in the past 3 days"-@DrTedros
@DrTedros "But until we have no #Ebola cases for 42 days, it's not over. Any single case could re-ignite the epidemic, and the security situation in eastern #DRC remains extremely fragile"-@DrTedros
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"I would like to wish you all a very warm welcome to Geneva & to WHO for this very important meeting. I welcome everyone who is joining us virtually, especially our sisters & brothers in #China"-@DrTedros at the opening of the global research and innovation forum on #2019nCoV
"We want you to know that we stand with you in solidarity & we wish you courage, patience, success and good health in these extremely trying circumstances"-@DrTedros at the opening of the global research and innovation forum on #2019nCoV

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@DrTedros "It’s hard to believe that just two months ago, the #2019nCoV – which has come to captivate the attention of media, financial markets, and political leaders – was completely unknown to us"-@DrTedros
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#最新擴疫邏輯題#林鄭月娥 見記者,逐句閱讀理解練習】

1. 「行政長官林鄭月娥指,要求 #封關 的說法已經無太大意思」

-> 林鄭月娥承認,要求封關的說法在香港疫情現在大爆發前,是很有意思的,只是被她拒絕,今天就沒有意思了
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2. 「指自2月8日起,從內地入境檢疫措施,已經大大減低入境人士數目,將跨境的人數減至最低

-> 跨境人數不可以是零,所謂「減至最低」,其實每天依然有近千內地人入境(最新數字),但已經「最低」,暗示唔好再逼我
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3. 「過去三日從陸路口岸入境的內地居民,每日只有數十人」

-> 但是非陸路口岸入境的內地居民從來是大戶,「強制檢疫」生效後,機場入境的內地人日期每天分別依然有943人、913人,卻不算進「強制檢疫」定義之內,唔好提
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In December, I had a chance to sit down with head of @WHO, @DrTedros, for 90 minutes. We talked about his goals and the challenges he was facing. We couldn’t know, that at that very moment his greatest challenge yet was already building in China: #2019nCoV sciencemag.org/news/2020/02/m…
@WHO @DrTedros I’ve followed up with him since, observed him at a dozen press conferences and talked to experts from around the world, how they think he has been doing in his job. Yesterday, after he saw off the first 3 members of the expert team at Geneva airport, he called me for a long chat.
@WHO @DrTedros What have I learnt from all this?
1. That the world mostly cares about the @WHO in the middle of a crisis. Before #2019nCoV this was going to be a story about pushing universal health care, fighting anti-vaccine sentiment, growing the budget and reforming the structure of WHO.
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Daily presser from @WHO on #2019nCoV starts with new numbers (as of 6am Geneva): China: 40235 cases, 909 deaths
Rest of the World: 319 cases in 24 countries, 1 death
@WHO The overall pattern has not changed, @DrTedros says: 99% of reported #2019nCoV cases are in China.
Most cases are mild.
About 2% of cases are fatal.
@WHO @DrTedros "A lot of people are asking, where is the outbreak going? Is it getting btter? Is it getting worse?”, says @DrTedros. Says two things that could help answer that:
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Daily media briefing on #2019nCoV with @DrTedros pscp.tv/w/cRFppjI2MTAy…
@DrTedros "As of 6am Geneva time today, there were 40,235 confirmed #2019nCoV cases in #China, and 909 deaths.

Outside China, there are 319 cases in 24 countries, with 1 death"-@DrTedros
@DrTedros "The overall pattern has not changed. 99% of reported #2019nCoV cases are in #China, and most cases are mild. About 2% of cases are fatal – which of course is still too many"-@DrTedros
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1) 2 year Delta Coronavirus China blocks the internet they are offline. White hats prepared a contingency. Future proves past. See Pt 2 con'd
@cjtruth @intheMatrixxx @StormIsUponUs @Inevitable_ET @Jordan_Sather_ @martingeddes
@tracybeanz @LisaMei62 @JuliansRum @prayingmedic
2) Remember no white hat operation has collateral damage but if something is generated out of another country you can't penetrate that country to stop it if it is communist China however you can prepare a overwhelming contingency in advance and then offer it.
See pt 3 👇👇
3) Also detach the economics so that China goes down by itself not bringing down the United States. Patriots are in control. pre-planned event for the WHO to take over getting a free pass into every country. Un initiative. White hat contingency Block in the United States. See pt4
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