Covid-19 /Coronavirus Disease 2019
Please note when you are ill- call your docotor and follow the instruction.
Q & A
How does the COVID-19 spread?
The virus can spread from person to person through direct contact with respiratory droplets of an infected person and touching surfaces contaminated with the virus.
Can people who are asymptomatic spread coronavirus? Yes.
What is the incubation period?
Five days (2-7days) on average, but it can be as long as 14-30 days.
What are the symptoms COVID-19 infection?
Fever, fatigue and dry cough.
Not common: Nasal congestion, runny nose, pharyngeal pain, diarrhoea, and other symptoms.
In severe cases, dyspnoea or hypoxemia usually occurred one week after the onset of the disease.
Is there any vaccine or specific treatment for COVID-19 at present? No.
Can people who recover from the coronavirus still be carriers and therefore spread it?
It is possible. People who get COVID-19 need to work with your doctor to determine when they are no longer contagious.
How to kill the virus around us?
The virus is alcohol (70%) and heat sensitive: Dead when Temperature = 56 degrees for 30 minutes. Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Hot bath can reduce the number of virus on the body, therefore reducing the chances of infection.
What is the safe distance between me and a patient: > 2meters.
How long the new coronavirus can live outside the body?
< 5 minutes
< 8 hours
< 5 minutes
Hydroxychloroquine 200mg twice daily for 5 days
Azithromycin 500mg once a day for 5 days
Zinc Sulfate 220mg once a day for 5 days
What are the managements in China?
Wash hands, nose and mouth.
Wash hands: 3 times each wash - total >20 seconds. This method is used by doctors who work in the infectious hospitals.
If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.
Nose and mouth wash: After going out, wash your nose and mouth with warm saline.
Chinese Medicine for provention:
- individualized formula for our clinic patients only.
Tong Xui People's Hospital in a Chinese town, 1200 medical staff wearing usual working uniform when treated Covid-19 patients, using these Chinese medicine for prevention, 100% no infection. The patients they treated were 100% recovered.
Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth Especially when you go out.
Make the room warm: >22 degree. SARS research has shown that the best temperature for coronavirus to spread is 18-22 degree. Above 22, the virus can not spread.
Having hot bath: Have a hot bath: Especially when you feel cold. Have a hot bath as long as you feel comfortable. Ideally the water temperature should be above 42 degrees all the time, have it longer than 30 minutes each time. Research has shown that above 38 degree, the virus activity started to decrease faster.
Hot bath to increase your body temperature one degree, your immunity will increase 5-10 times.
Bath can also dilute the virus.
Taking raw garlic: Support treatment recommended by doctors in China. Cut garlic in slices, leave it for 15 minutes, put in mouth, or put a clove of garlic in mouth for 24 hours. (Avicenna J Phytomed. 2016 Jul-Aug; 6(4): 458–267)
Tea: Using puer and black tea.
(Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2005 Jun; 2(2): 209–215)
Chinese medicine effective formula for Covid-19
Official guideline by the National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Chinese)
Acupuncture treatment for Covid-19 pneumonia in China
Official guideline by the China Association of Acupuncture-Moxbustion (Chinese)
Nutritional Medicine daily for immune system support:
by Dr. Gifford-Jones
vitamin C, lysine, magnesium
vitamin D 3,000 IU, Zinc 20 milligrams . Vit E 1000iu.
Vit C dose: Start taking 2000 mg twice a day to build up immunity. If flu symptoms develop, take 2,000 mg every hour.
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