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Critiquing the Sars-CoV-2 Human Challenge Experiment

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Critiquing the Sars-CoV-2 Human Challenge Experiment

Written by Daniel Roytas (MHSc Human Nutrition), BHSc (Naturopathy), Dip. RM

A paper titled “Safety, tolerability and viral kinetics during SARS-CoV-2 human challenge in young adults”1 was recently published in Nature Medicine, one of the most prestigious medical journals in the world. In this experiment, young healthy volunteers were supposedly exposed to the Sars-CoV-2 virus. Many people claim that this paper is proof that the Sars-CoV-2 virus does indeed exist and is the cause of the disease known as Covid-19. This blog post will examine the methodology and results of this paper to elucidate whether or not it actually proves viral causation of disease.

In this experiment 36 volunteers between the age of 18-30 with no previous history of infection or vaccination against Sars-CoV-2, were exposed to the Sars-CoV-2 virus1. The virus was inoculated (syringed) into the nasal cavities of the participants, who then laid...

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The Humanley Podcast Episode 34

Episode 34: Dr. Andrew Katelaris - A Different Point of View

Dr. Andrew Katelaris graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Medicine in 1982 and was awarded a Doctorate in Medicine in Immunopathology in 1992. He has over twenty years of experience in clinical medicine, forensic pathology and medical research. Dr. Katelaris has also been a vocal advocate for the medicinal use of marijuana in Australia and could be considered a pioneer in this field.

Like many medical Doctors from around the world, Dr. Katelaris has been voicing his concerns about the handling of the current pandemic. In this podcast, Dr. Katelaris puts forward a number of through provoking topics of discussion and highlights some uncomfortable truths. It's also interesting to hear Dr. Katelaris' thoughts on the "V", given his qualifications in immunology. 

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