Brazilian snake may hold key to combatting Covid

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Genipher

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Apparently the Brazilian viper's venom has been discovered to be useful in combatting Covid19.

I keep thinking of the children of Israel, wandering the desert, looking up at the bronze snake on a pole that Yahweh commanded Moses to make. Numbers 21:8
How ironic would it be for a snake to "save" us from this sickness?

https://thehill.com/policy/healthca...n-viper-venom-shows-promise-as-drug-to-combat
We don't have any Brazilian vipers, can we use a Water Moccasin? There's a pond out back of my uncle's house that's full of them.
 
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But, is there enough to produce into meds treating the world, or just some that brazil could supply some of their people with.
 

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But, is there enough to produce into meds treating the world, or just some that brazil could supply some of their people with.
New job openings in Brazilian Farm -- must be good with snakes.
 
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New job openings in Brazilian Farm -- must be good with snakes.
The good thing about snakes are that they spawn like snakes, really fast, multiplying like rabbits. But as I understand it, snakes grow really old, so I would assume it would take some time before we can reap the benefit, so this is for years to come in 2-3 years.
 

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The good thing about snakes are that they spawn like snakes, really fast, multiplying like rabbits. But as I understand it, snakes grow really old, so I would assume it would take some time before we can reap the benefit, so this is for years to come in 2-3 years.
To treat everyone who gets Covid? Yeah, probably not enough snakes. Can only milk the venom, what? Once a day? Which means it would be an expensive treatment that only the wealthy could afford. Nothing new there.
 
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To treat everyone who gets Covid? Yeah, probably not enough snakes. Can only milk the venom, what? Once a day? Which means it would be an expensive treatment that only the wealthy could afford. Nothing new there.
You cannot milk the poison once a day, takes longer to produce, but perhaps every other day. And as we are taught, it is more dangerous to be bitten by young ones, because they are untrained in killing or protecting themselves with poison, so they just inject all they have. Takes time to regenerate for them. Adults just spurt some to be safe. And yes, will become a product, that few could get, and would not be available here, because our statehospitals do not approve meds that cost a lot, since the federal authorities then must pay the cost.
 

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many years ago, it was discovered that copperhead ( a medium strength venom venomous snake in america) was effective in stopping cancer cells from spreading.

the problem was stopping the venom from doing it's thing.

this could be the same issue here...
 
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i remember the serpent on the pole or serpents on the pole being able to heal people.The problem was in latter time it be came & idol....like wise science over god not a good thing.
 

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i remember the serpent on the pole or serpents on the pole being able to heal people.The problem was in latter time it be came & idol....like wise science over god not a good thing.
The pattern was a brass serpent, it is in the form of the serpent but there is no poison and it has been judged or gone through the fire. This is how we used to make vaccines. But an mRNA vaccine is a snake with poison. It will inject you with the poison and instead of your immune system figuring out how to deal with it, they program your immune system.
 
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The pattern was a brass serpent, it is in the form of the serpent but there is no poison and it has been judged or gone through the fire. This is how we used to make vaccines. But an mRNA vaccine is a snake with poison. It will inject you with the poison and instead of your immune system figuring out how to deal with it, they program your immune system.
i disagree: it had the poisin of causing idol worship.
 

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i disagree: it had the poisin of causing idol worship.
Oh, like the Mother Mary? Perhaps Jesus should never have come as a man and hung on the cross because pictures of Jesus are idols and the cross has become an idol to some. Or how about the sons of Eli using the ark of the covenant as an idol?
 
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Oh, like the Mother Mary? Perhaps Jesus should never have come as a man and hung on the cross because pictures of Jesus are idols and the cross has become an idol to some. Or how about the sons of Eli using the ark of the covenant as an idol?
no u sort of don't understand...Yes Jesus poison to some a rock of offence a stumbling block...The fall of many