A COVID-19 alert went viral on WhatsApp for telling Dr. Attributed to Leong Hoe Nam.
Check it out and find out why it’s all COVID-19 fake news!
Viral on WhatsApp: COVID-19 warning from Dr. Leong Hoe Nam!
This is the COVID-19 alert that went viral on WhatsApp for telling Dr. Attributed to Leong Hoe Nam.
You may know him as the Singaporean doctor who was interviewed very often on radio and television.
The viral news is long so just skip to the next section for the facts!
Dr. Leong Hoe Nam, who gave an interview in Mandarin today!
Dr. Leong said the reason the fully vaccinated people get Covid! The reason for this is that the people who receive Covid even though they are fully vaccinated are the elderly (over 60 years old) because the antibodies of these people are all very low due to the passage of time and also these people in this age group mainly Take medication, for example, for diabetes, cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, etc.! The drug tends to neutralize the effectiveness of the vaccine! So he says that taking the booster jab is important for these seniors! The previous bumps will now weaken over time and with the medication you have taken!
🛑 USE YOUR MASKS BECAUSE THE NEW COVID DELTA IS DIFFERENT, DEADLY AND NOT DETECTABLE:
With the new COVID DELTA VIRUS there is:
UPPER BACK PAIN
COVID-DELTA is of course more virulent and with a higher death rate.
It takes less time to go to extremes, sometimes with no symptoms.
Let’s be more careful!
This trunk does not live in the nasopharyngeal area, but now acts directly on the lungs, that is to say on the “windows”, the periods of time are shorter.
I have seen several patients with no FEVER, no PAIN, but who reported mild chest pneumonia on their x-rays.
NASAL SWAB TESTS are very often NEGATIVE for COVID-DELTA, and there are more and more false negative NASOPHARYNGEAL TESTS.
This means that the VIRUS is spreading and spreading directly into the LUNG, resulting in acute respiratory stress from VIRAL PNEUMONIA.
This explains why it has become spicy, virulent, and deadly.
Please be more careful, avoid crowded places, keep a distance of 1.5m even in open places, use double masks, face masks and wash your hands often (and when coughing or sneezing) at the moment all are ASYMPTOMATIC.
This * “WAVE” * is far more deadly than the first. So we have to be VERY careful and take all possible precautions
Also, be an attentive communicator to your friends and family.
Don’t keep this information to yourself, share it as often as you can, especially with your family and friends
COVID-19 alert is on Forged + falsely attributed To Dr. Leong Hoe Nam!
The truth is – this is yet another fake COVID-19 story mistaken for Dr. Leong Hoe Nam is attributed to make it more believable.
Here are the facts …
Fact # 1: Rophi Clinic confirms that it is a fake
The Rophi Clinic, owned by Dr. Leong Hoe Nam issued a notice on September 25, 2021 calling this viral warning “fake news”.
They also urged people not to pass on the fake news because it contained “harmful information”.
We noticed that an article in which Dr. Leong Hoe Nam is quoted as having gone viral.
It was supposed to be a translation of a Chinese program. There was no reference to a program.
This is to categorically say that Dr. Leong never said what was shared. There is a lot of wrong information. This is fake news info spreading disinformation aimed at the Covid-19 epidemic in Singapore and the reputation of Dr. Leong Hoe Nam. to hurt
* Please do your part by stopping spreading the harmful information as shown in the attachment. *
Fact # 2: Viral message is a mash-up
The viral message appears to be a mixture of at least two different messages.
The first paragraph appears to have been written by one person while the rest was written by another person based on the opinions of Dr. Taiwo Obembe – a public health specialist in the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Fact # 3: Common medications will NOT affect the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine
Common drugs for diabetes, cholesterol, high blood pressure, and heart disease don’t affect the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines.
In general, only drugs that suppress your immune system lower the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines, including NSAID pain relievers.
They don’t “neutralize” the vaccine, they – reduce your body’s immune response to each dose. It will be less effective because your immune system will not respond as strongly to the vaccine.
Because of this, you will be asked to continue taking your medication before and after each dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, however no NSAID pain relievers.
Continue reading : Can you take pain medication before / after the COVID-19 vaccination?
Fact # 4: The effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine decreases with time and age
It is true that the COVID-19 vaccine is less effective in the elderly due to their body’s reduced immune response to new antigens.
It’s also true that studies have shown that COVID-19 vaccines become less effective over time, but even when less effective, they continue to offer strong protection against hospitalization and death.
This means that the elderly and immunocompromised individuals may need a booster dose to improve their immune systems’ ability to fight COVID-19.
Think of the booster dose as a refresher course for your COVID-19 self-defense course!
Continue reading : Why does delaying dose 2 of AstraZeneca increase its effectiveness?
Fact # 5: Delta variant does NOT have any other symptoms
In general, patients infected with the Delta variant show the SAME SYMPTOMS as other COVID-19 variants:
- Sore throat
- stuffy nose
- Difficulty breathing
The difference seems to be the prevalence of these symptoms.
According to the ZOE COVID Symptom Study, patients with the Delta variant appear to have MORE fever, headache, nasal congestion and sore throat, and LESS cough and loss of smell.
Fact # 6: Delta variant is transferable + deadly
The delta variant is about 50% more transmissible than the alpha variant, which itself is 50% more transmissible than the original SARS-CoV-2 strain.
It has also been shown to be partially resistant to vaccines and more deadly – resulting in more hospitalizations and deaths.
Continue reading : Why Delta Variant is causing MORE Breakthrough Infections!
Fact # 7: Delta variant does not skip the nasopharynx
The Delta variant has a “greater affinity” for the lining of the lungs, which means that it is better able than other variants to infect the lungs.
However, this does not mean that the Delta variant “directly affects the lungs,” as the viral message claims.
The SARS-CoV-2 virus is immobile and migrates through droplets and aerosols that we inhale. It is not a homing missile that seeks a specific target.
Since the air we breathe passes through the nasopharynx before it reaches the lungs, most of the virus ends up, and that’s why we wipe the nasopharynx to detect COVID-19.
Fact # 8: Nasopharyngeal swab still picks up Delta variant
The current standard of getting a nasopharynx swab to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus also works for the Delta variant.
This is how delta variant patients are recognized. In fact, genomic tests are performed on nasopharyngeal swab samples to confirm the Delta variant.
As explained in Fact # 7, the coronavirus is transmitted by droplets and aerosols that must pass through the nasopharynx before they can reach the lungs.
Unless the patient is breathing exclusively through the mouth, the nasopharynx is the best place to take samples of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Fact # 9: Current tests still recognize the delta variant
Both the rt-PCR test and the rapid antigen test continue to detect all COVID-19 variants, including the delta variant.
While the rapid antigen test can produce more false negative results, it is rare for the “gold standard” RT-PCR test to produce one false negative result and extremely rare for it to produce two false negative results.
Fact # 10: COVID-19 precautions apply to all variants
The COVID-19 precautions mentioned in the viral message do NOT only apply to the Delta variant. They apply to all COVID-19 variants.
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