Quercetin Boosts Interferon Response to Viruses and COVID-19

STORY AT-A-GLANCE COVID-19 interferes with a cell’s ability to protect itself; researchers find quercetin protects cellular response and boosts type 1 interferon Type 1 interferon works by signaling infected cells to produce proteins to stop the virus from replicating in the cell Quercetin is also a zinc ionophore, which helps more zinc function inside cells to lower the viral load and reduce the severity of … Continue reading Quercetin Boosts Interferon Response to Viruses and COVID-19

The Latest on Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

The article below is courtesy of the People’s Pharmacy The FDA just issued emergency use authorization for HCQ and CQ to treat the coronavirus. What’s the latest on hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19? New Data! The rollercoaster ride with hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) continues. There was some initial good news from an in vitro (test tube) Chinese study. Then there was more good news from a pilot study in … Continue reading The Latest on Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19