• The Facts:Dr. Richard Cheng, MD, PhD, claims he spoke to a woman in Wuhan, China who believes her family was saved from COVID-19 by Vitamin C. We explore the story.
  • Reflect On:Given the ongoing clinical trials, professionals around the world feel there is a strong possibility vitamin C can be effective. So why is the WHO working so hard to cast so much doubt?

Given the state of media watchdogs these days, I will say right off the top, I am not claiming that Vitamin C can cure or protect you from coronavirus/COVID-19, nor is the docotr featured in this article. Regardless, I do believe when it comes to journalism and helping people explore how to thrive, stories should be told.

We have been receiving a great deal of requests to write about various Coronavirus stories to help spread the word on different cases. We have shied away from some due to the strong-arming of fact-checkers. Some stories we looked into simply didn’t hold up, and others we felt were worth sharing to help create a conversation around various therapies that may show promise.

Before we get into the story below, note that having fear, stress or panic about contracting any virus is not going to help your immune system, and so the first thing you can do is utilize various techniques to maintain calm if the coronavirus news happens to be inducing stress. Breathing techniques, for example, can be helpful in reducing stress. Breathe in for 4 seconds, hold for 4 seconds, breathe out for 4 seconds, hold for 4 seconds. Repeat.

At the moment, there is a lot of effort being put in by mainstream media, the WHO, tech giants and fact checkers to claim that any mention of vitamin C as a possible treatment is “fake news.” This is the case even when content isn’t claiming that Vitamin C is a cure, but instead simply shares information and poses questions.

This is simply not true, as clinical trials examining the efficacy to treat the the virus have already begun. According to the doctor in the video below, three in China have already begun, as he states on his Youtube channel in multiple videos that he has posted.

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