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Coronavirus Epidemic

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Update posted 5 hours ago

Petition to US Senate, US House of Representatives, Food and Drug Administration, President of the United States, UK Parliament, Direction générale de la Santé, Ministerio de Sanidad, United States Department of Health and Human Services, HEALTH CANADA, World Health Organization, Emmanuel Macron, Boris Johnson, Justin Trudeau

Stop denying early access to chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19 patients

With 3.8 million people infected with Covid-19 and at least 265 thousand (7%) of them dead, the 6-month old Covid-19 pandemic is a global problem that can only be solved by global efforts. To resolve both the health and economic issues created by this pandemic, infected or exposed individuals have to be treated as early as possible. The preferred way of tackling this (or any other) viral infection is by way of prevention or early intervention. For Covid-19, it has to be done before the uncontrolled virus replication causes a cytokine storm and the subsequent damage (often fatal) to vital organs, such as the lungs, the heart, the kidneys, etc. The first thing to do is to remove any artificial barriers standing in the way of the early intervention. Overwhelming evidence from around the world supports the effectiveness of chloroquine (CQ) (or the less toxic hydroxychloroquine (HCQ)), with or without the addition of other substances such as zinc sulfate (for anti-viral effect) and/or antibiotics (to treat secondary infections). This evidence includes data on treated patients from doctors and hospitals, as well as statistics from various countries (such as the very low "per capita" Covid-19 infection and death rate in malaria-infested countries) and certain segments of the population, which routinely take CQ/HCQ. However, in many countries, CQ's and/or HCQ's use for Covid-19 patients is only allowed when administered in hospitals. Unfortunately, using this medication in hospitals means doing so at a very late stage of the disease when the virus has already spread to the lungs and caused deadly cytokine storms - so it's often too late for many patients, especially for those who are old and have other comorbidities. Recent data from doctors (like Dr. Vladimir (Zev) Zelenko and Dr. Robin Armstrong in the US or Dr. Didier Raoult in France) and countries (such as South Korea, India, Bahrain, etc.) indicate that prophylactic and early use of CQ/HCQ (including home use) is associated with a substantial reduction of rates of hospitalization and death (up to 75-95%). Unfortunately, barriers still exist in many countries (such as US, Canada, France, UK, Ireland, etc.) that prevent doctors and patients from having an option of early non-hospital use of CQ/HCQ (e.g. at home). For example, in the United States, the FDA site provides special guidance for Covid-19 patients by specifically warning against treating non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients with CQ/HCQ. It states: "FDA is concerned that hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine are being used inappropriately to treat non-hospitalized patients for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or to prevent that disease". The FDA specifically "Cautions Against Use Outside of the Hospital Setting or a Clinical Trial Due to Risk of Heart Rhythm Problems" - just for COVID-19, while recommending that "patients taking hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine for FDA-approved indications to treat malaria or autoimmune conditions should continue taking their medicine as prescribed" (INCLUDING "at home" use - which is how it is overwhelmingly used by those patients).CQ/HCQ usage has been proven to be safe enough (including in regard to heart rhythm safety) to treat or even prevent other conditions at home (e.g., the CDC suggests it for travelers to many malaria-infested regions to prevent malaria). Therefore, doctors should also be allowed to prescribe CQ/HCQ early (read: for patients at home) for Covid-19 treatment and prevention. The current Covid-19 fatality rate is 7% in the world (6% in the US) and growing, but it drops substantially when CQ/HCQ is used to treat early or for prevention (see the attached chart demonstrating that effect). Choice of treatment is a decision to be made by a Patient and his Doctor. The physician should be able to prescribe CQ/HCQ early, BEFORE his patient gets to the hospital, especially - for the vulnerable segments of the population. Any bureaucratic obstacles that deny patients and doctors that choice should be removed. There is no politics here. On the contrary, the goal of this petition is to give doctors a chance to do their work - to save patients' lives. Doctors' ability to accomplish that is currently being compromised by restrictions that forbid prescribing CQ/HCQ early. We hereby request that those restrictions are removed, and human lives are saved. Please sign this petition, then post the link on social media. To ensure viral growth of supporters via active recruiting - please use instructions at https://crowdprotocol.com/support-crowd-protocol/

Crowd Protocol
5,364 supporters
Update posted 13 hours ago

Petition to People of the State of California

Impeach Governor Gavin Newsom

Impeach Governor Gavin Newsom for his neglect to fix the roads of California, for his mishandling of the Coronavirus, for his tyranny of closing of businesses all across the State of California, and for his lies to the People of the State of California through his many unnecessary and childishly asinine media appearances, where he tough talks a TV and forgets that there are actual free—thinking humans on the other side of the screen watching him forcefully express his White Privilege over the citizens that are depending on him to protect their businesses and uphold his oath he took when he was granted a seat in office by his familial relative, Nancy Pelosi, and her overgrown super PAC. California Governor Gavin Newsom is lying about the Coronavirus. The disease not only doesn't exist, but he's stabbing people with a q-tip and placing victims on ventilators which spread disease and viruses down your esophagus and this can be very deadly to someone with a weak immune system, no matter their age. The amounts of people sacrificing their lives for something that doesn't exist is far too many. The hospitals are involved in the biggest scam ever where they're profiting up to 3x per patient, especially when said patient(s) received the unsanitary practice of intubation from their physician. The profits could also include insurance scams as well. If we allow this to go on any further, we're only going to turn into New York, where Governor Cuomo has sacrificed so many people that they're keeping dead bodies in unrefrigerated uhauls, to where local funeral homes and crematoriums can't keep up. Is that what you want for the State of California? To keep collecting the corrupt State crooks money at the cost of real human lives? They've promised us a paycheck to shut our mouths and keep us inside. Well, I say enough is enough of this dumpster fire. We must evict Gavin Newsom from Politics and charge him for his crimes of fraud on the American people. I can't actually believe the level of commitment to exercise the authoritarian overreach of this coward in office, Gavin Newsom, and the others who are continuing to carry the political extortion torch in the ways they're choosing to do. Seems the petition for his impeachment is giving this coward in office a whole different tone about enforcing a ridiculous "stay at home order." Governor Gavin Newsom would rather continue to lie to the people of California. He says he's motivated by your health, however, the fact of the matter is clear that his motivation truly lies within his political overreach in an attempt to silence my presidential campaign, and I do not find this cute, funny, nor even acceptable at all. This is an act of treason like never seen before, and affirmative action is and will continue to be taken, and the start of the impeachment petition for his removal from office is by far the least of any incumbent politicians' worries that care to continue to keep up the charades of a fairy tale virus that I'm sure doesn't even exist. Gavin has the audacity to suggest that he's going to enforce "community surveillance," however, I suggest that Gavin minds the business that is his job of fixing the roads & similar responsibilities. Gavin, you and your constituents might want to choose a different target. The people of California are through with your game of charades and now the time has come to show your cards. Turns out that the tides are turning against you, Newsom, you're bluffing. The games up. Do you agree, or are you just going to sit there staring in disgust? Are you really going to allow a greased politician to control us using such wild methods of communism and socialism? Are you gonna just sit there and allow him to exercise authoritarian overreach and continue to grossly neglect not only the sacredness of a human life, but also the roads we drive our cars we're paying so much money to have on? Or are you going to show him what's up and let him and the rest of the incumbent politicians know that we're not playing around about our freedoms and sign this petition?

Chance Trahan
244 supporters
Update posted 14 hours ago

Petition to LAUSD School Board, California Governor, President of the United States, UTLA

Nothing’s changed! School is still unsafe For Your Kids and Their Teachers!

LAUSD is considering returning to in person school in August- either full-time or with a hybrid model.  This is too soon.  The dangers that caused school closures haven’t been abated: They’ve gotten worse.   We request: 1) Extended and increased government funds for families to ease their childcare, housing, healthcare and other needs stemming from this crisis- and the need to stay safe at home.2) A Distance Learning model that encourages compliance and participation by being made mandatory- not optional as it was this past semester.  3). A 3 month ‘safe period’ between the decision to return to in person classes and the actually return.. to guarantee the protections from C-19 that officials say may work actually do work because we can observe them at work in all other sectors of society- before we put students, teachers, our children, families and friends at risk.Children’s health  should not be gambled away in the name of a hurried and misplaced return to normalcy.  An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Staying home is the best preventative medicine.   Families need government financial assistance to ease the burden of childcare etc.., We urge government to extend payments to families.  We urge those in power to continue Distance learning at least through Spring of 2021. Distance learning, will be more effective when the district mandates that the class work is mandatory- not optional as it was this spring.  Teachers, ask for more resources for Families and themselves To ensure this.  We should feel safe for 3 months straight before we go back to in person learning.  The health and hopes of children shouldn’t be hinged on a roll of the dice ‘hoping’ that the virus will go away.  The hope of our students future should be founded on the strength of patience, safety and the fortitude of vision necessary to garauntee that no child will catch and die from C-19 at school- because they will be happily learning at home.  Just as a family can fully feel safe in knowing that their child won’t contract TB at school- because districts don’t allow anybody with a positive TB test on campus- we request that those we petition refrain from starting in person learning until they can make the same guarantee with respect to Covid-19.  Thank you for reading. Please sign, if you agree.. and share.  

Nick Harris
256 supporters