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Good news – the pharma firms are getting together

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Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis announced last week that it had signed an initial agreement to help produce the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19. This followed an announcement from pharmaceutical firm Sanofi that it too had reached an agreement to help the German biotech BioNTech manufacture the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. The great news is that these guys […]

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Fish oils for COVID protection?

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According to a study of 100 people with COVID-19 that was published in the journal Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids, those people with the highest omega-3 blood levels had about a 75 % lower risk of dying from COVID than people with lower omega-3 blood levels. Or looking at it from the other end, […]

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I wish there was more we could do

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This week, Dr. Bonnie Henry urged British Columbians that “For the next two weeks, I’m asking you to do more”. But everyone agrees that the great majority of British Columbians are already doing all they can – these are the people who are smart enough to know that they don’t want to get sick with […]

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More about vitamin D

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So I told you all a couple of days ago why vitamin D might be helpful during this pandemic, and please note that the operative word here is “might”. But that said, it’s important also to point out that vitamin D is very likely not the panacea for the many other conditions that so many […]