Coronavirus, COVID -19, Prof Barry Schoub, world expert virologist explains

February 19, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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Barry David Schoub MB BCh, MMed , MD, DSc, FRC Path, FCPath, FRSSAf, MASSAf , Emeritus Professor of Virology at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and, founding Director of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, of South Africa, was, amongst many awards, invested with the Order of Mapungubwe (silver), the country’s highest civilian award, for services to science, nationally and internationally.

Professor Barry Schoub

He discusses COVID-19, Coronavirus.


2 Responses to “Coronavirus, COVID -19, Prof Barry Schoub, world expert virologist explains”
  1. Richard Pilcher says:

    Why is South Africa not embracing extremely successful early home treatments for Covid-19 when incredible progress has been achieved with a cocktail of common cheaper drugs with next to no side-effects that are available in all countries.
    Approx. 4 months ago a prominent Australian Dr Thomas Borody proposed an ivermectin-based triple therapy regimen (ivermectin, doxycycline and zinc) as an early treatment for COVID-19. He said that Covid-19 is surprisingly easy to cure provided you treat it early. As an aside Dr Borody developed the first therapy to cure peptic ulcers that has become the gold standard treatment globally.
    Recently a Covid-19 Treatment Guideline was produced by the The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. Page 19 of the Guideline provides a summary protocol for early treatment options (an ivermectin-based triple therapy is provided as an option).

    The ivermectin-based therapy is emerging as the front runner. Pierre Kory MD addressed this at the 2nd US Senate Hearing on Outpatient Treatment.

    A number of countries have introduced home treatment Covid-19 kits, in particular India, rather than waiting for a vaccine.

    Why is South Africa not following India’s example?

  2. Jane Klein says:

    Hi Prof Schoub,
    First of all thanks for all your help to the Jewish Community with the Corona virus. I would like to ask if you have any idea when the residents of OPH and Snadringham will be able to receive visitors or make visits to family and friends.
    Thank you
    Jane Klein

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