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Cannabidiol (CBD) inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication and promotes the host innate immune response

Scientists from University of Chicago, US published a research paper showing cannabis extract, namely cannabidiol, inhibited severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) to replicate. Furthermore, scientists showed that cannabidiol effectively reversed the viral induction of cytokines that can trigger a deadly hyperinflammatory response called the cytokine storm during the later stages of infection. Establishment […]

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Hong Kong first death after Sinovac vaccination died because of cytokine storm

A 63 years old man died two days after he got inoculated with Sinovac CoronaVac COVID19 vaccine in Hong Kong. Hong Kong started its COVID19 public vaccination program on 26 Feb 2021, and this man got his inoculation on the very first day with Sinovac CoronaVac COVID19 vaccine. Two days later this person brought himself […]

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CBD can reduce the cytokine storm and treat ARDS caused by COVID-19

Scientists showed a potential protective role for CBD during Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome(ARDS), and suggested CBD could be the treatment of COVID-19 by reducing the cytokine storm, protecting pulmonary tissues, and re-establishing inflammatory homeostasis. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening complication that makes patient unable to breathe as their lung become filled with […]