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This is how a non-science person writes a 'science' article about Quercetin

By Rin follow Rin   2020 Oct 3, 4:00pm 315 views   5 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    


https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-feb-28-2020-1.5479561/as-coronavirus-spread-speeds-up-montreal-researchers-will-trial-an-anti-viral-treatment-for-covid-19-in-china-1.5480134

Excerpt: "Researchers in Québec are hopeful that a drug derived from plants could be the key to curing infections caused by the novel coronavirus.

The broad spectrum anti-viral medicine known as quercetin has already proven successful at treating Ebola and Zika viruses, says Dr. Michel Chrétien, a researcher at the Clinical Research Institute of Montreal."

Rin's response: Hey, fucking idiot writer, it's not a DRUG, it's a flavonol from the flavonoid group of polyphenols. Here's something for you and your stupid editing team to read ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quercetin ). This is not a DRUG, it's a food supplement or vitamin, which is not patentable as a drug where one needs to synthesize (yes, that's a term used in the field of chemistry) in a lab and scaled up in a factory.

Excerpt: "Some patients infected with COVID-19 are currently being treated with a variety of anti-viral drugs, some with a price tag upwards of $1,000 per injection, Mbikay says. Quercetin, by comparison, would cost just $2 per day."

Rin's response: What are you shopping for? ... some Lamborghini brand of a vitamin! Try more like 20 to 40 cents per day ( https://www.amazon.com/Quercetin-Powerfully-Cardiovascular-Bioflavonoids-Celllular/dp/B07H9LGDPM/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=quercetin&qid=1601765848&sr=8-6 )

The Rin Pill is already here!

https://patrick.net/post/1334265/2020-08-04-trump-pills-may-be-illegal-but-rin-pills-are-here-and-here-to-stay
1   theoakman   ignore (0)   2020 Oct 3, 4:57pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

No mention of Zinc in the article
2   Rin   ignore (8)   2020 Oct 3, 5:02pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

theoakman says
No mention of Zinc in the article


Yeah, let's just hope that their test subjects are into seaweed and oysters.
3   Rin   ignore (8)   2020 Oct 3, 5:25pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

What's become painfully obvious is that the Covid crisis did not result in a Dream Team, as in the 1992 US Men's Olympic basketball team's response in Barcelona.

Instead of the following:



We got ...

4   Fortwaynemobile   ignore (3)   2020 Oct 3, 5:37pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

You literally described every Covid, global warming, etc article out there.
5   Rin   ignore (8)   2020 Oct 3, 5:54pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

FYI, for those who don't remember (or see the the gif clearly), that was a behind-the-back pass from Michael Jordan to Larry Bird, from half-court, for a corner 3.

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