Ebola shocker: FDA shunning possible cure
The news gets harder to watch each day.
People in makeshift isolation wards waiting to die. A lucky few do survive, and doctors say they have no idea why.
The toll of the Ebola tragedy seems to have no end in sight.
But what if…what if there’s already something out there that will help. Maybe even save untold numbers of lives.
One thing is perfectly clear. The FDA, WHO and the CDC will hear nothing of it. They prefer to tinker with experimental drugs from Big Pharma (even statins have been suggested as a possible “cure”!).
So why are these “health” agencies refusing to even consider something that has been used for eons for germ control and prevention? Something that can zap fungus, viruses and bacteria, can prevent the flu and cure malaria?
Something that people have been taking, safely, for a very long time?
Even with all the hype, the experimental new drug ZMapp, which was given to Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, is NOT the answer.
Because despite their miraculous recoveries, and Dr. Brantly’s emotional walk out of Emery Hospital, that drug very likely DIDN’T cure him or Writebol.
“We’re all very happy Brantly and Writebol have gotten better, but I think it would be a misperception to say that the drug is the thing that made them well.”
That telling statement comes from none other than Dr. Anthony Fauci, who is the director at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
Dr. Fauci added that “we don’t have any idea whether this helped them get better, had no impact or even, unlikely, made their recovery delayed.”
Now NIAID claims to be working feverishly with Big Pharma to find an Ebola treatment. And with a yearly budget of over $4.5 billion, this is no “mom and pop” organization we’re talking about.
And still everything it’s working on so far is accompanied by buzzwords like “promising,” or “potentially useful.”
But there is something they aren’t even considering that likely goes way beyond “promising.”
It’s colloidal silver.
Colloidal silver is a treatment that consists of submicroscopic silver particles that are dispersed in water and taken orally to treat infections.
And to hear the FDA and WHO talk about it, you would think it’s some kind of newfangled crazy witchdoctor scheme.
But nothing could be further from the truth.
It’s been used for hundreds of years. And it may fight Ebola the same way it’s been shown to stop a similar kind of virus in its tracks.
And even those super bugs, the drug resistant kind, don’t seem to stand a chance against colloidal silver. It’s like David throwing a silver stone against a microbe Goliath.
Colloidal silver was used intravenously by doctors until around 1940, and it saved many people from life-threatening infections. Then the Big Pharma era began, and penicillin and other drugs took over.
But there’s no doubt that colloidal silver works at killing microbes. And it’s still very much in use — only not in Africa, where it could quite possibly be saving lives.
Over half of the EPA-registered “biocidal” materials — substances that can kill off harmful microbes — contain these super-tiny silver partials. It’s also used on burn victims topically to fight infection.
So you would think with what we already know about colloidal silver, the FDA and WHO would be rushing it into Africa.
But when you hear what a big shot at the WHO said, it sounds like Big Pharma, as usual, may be pulling the strings.
WHO’s assistant director general, Dr. Marie-Paule Kieny, called colloidal silver a “crazy idea” that has “barely been tested in anything” and that using it in Africa was “absolutely out of the question.”
I think she should try telling that to someone who sits alone and scared in one of those ramshackle “hospitals” in Sierra Leone.
Colloidal silver can be found online, in big drug store chains and stores like GNC. The dose, and the strength, of the product you take depends on the severity of the illness you’re fighting. Doses can range from 1 teaspoon of the 10 ppm strength up to 2 times a day, to 1 tablespoon of a 40 ppm concentration taken at the first sign of infection, then reduced to 1 -2 teaspoons up to four times a day.
You should take it only until your infection is gone, then stop.
“Agencies issue warnings over bogus Ebola cures” Donald G. McNeil Jr., August 15, 2014, The New York Times, nytimes.com
“Did experimental therapy drug ZMapp cure two Americans with Ebola? Experts can’t say, yet” Meredith Engel, August 21, 2014, Daily News, nydailynews.com