The Response to This Global Pandemic Has Not Followed Customary Public Health Policies - Granite Grok

The Response to This Global Pandemic Has Not Followed Customary Public Health Policies

Linda Camerota RN Bedford NH

Thirteen months ago, all our lives changed here in New Hampshire and the world. Something took over called SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). Has our world seen this type of virus before? Yes.

In 2002-2004, there was a SARS-CoV-1 epidemic first identified in Guangdong, China. Twenty-nine countries were affected. Then, there was MERS-Co-V (Middle Eastern Respiratory virus). Coronavirus, or the cold virus, is not new to us, but the current strain, SARS-Co-v-2, is novel and should be respected.

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However, public health policy for this global pandemic has not followed customary public health policies. For example, we have never isolated the healthy, non-vulnerable populations. Generally, we identify and isolate the vulnerable, in this case, the elderly and those people susceptible, including the immunocompromised, the obese, and those with underlying conditions.


We knew early on children, fortunately, were not targets of this Co-V-2 strain. So, why did we close down schools? Children’s immune systems need to be exposed to other children to maintain their healthy immune systems.

Teachers, if vulnerable, could teach remotely. Why haven’t our public health officials, like Dr. Fauci, encouraged people to consider taking vitamin D, C, zinc and strive for a healthy weight? Scientific evidence exists to support the benefits of such.

Why have credentialed physicians’ and scientists’ voices been silenced worldwide while effective early treatments exist?

Early on, against every “tried and true” medical treatment approach, victims of SARS-Co-V-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome) were instructed to stay home and only come to the hospital if they were experiencing difficulty breathing. Crazy, huh, now that we look back.

We, an advanced medical society, are accustomed to disarming or weakening viruses. For example, the shingles virus, varicella-zoster (chickenpox virus), causes an extremely painful rash with long-term sequelae. But, the introduction of an antiviral drug, such as acyclovir, prescribed early on while the virus is replicating, will shorten the length and severity of the illness.

We can do the same with SARS-Co-V-2; however, those global experts we customarily rely on for public health safety are withholding such information, in the name of vaccines, in my humble opinion. There, I said it out loud. If you truly believe that Bill Gates and Anthony Fauci are credible sources, you have not spent as much time as I have researching this virus that has turned our world and our medical wisdom upside down.

Excellent scientific data, including actual patient outcomes, exist, proving that a multi-prong therapeutic approach, activated early on, can and does lessen symptoms and successfully treats this enemy in many cases.

I don’t think I have ever witnessed in all my 40 plus nursing years a case like this where the medical profession withholds treatment with a potentially lethal disease, with the backing of public health officials. The obvious conflicts of interest primarily relating to financial profit from vaccines surely play a role.

Look, and you shall find.

Oh, and Governor Sununu is correct in re-opening New Hampshire and lifting the mask mandate because everyone knows how to take care of themselves and their family members fourteen months into this challenge.

Linda Rea Camarota is a registered nurse, a former Bedford School Board member, and most recently, was an NH House Representative.


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