At least ten people have asked me what I think of the Stew Peters-Brian Ardis video titled “Watch the Water.”
Many statements in this video are accurate, but some are definitely not. The conclusions are simply illogical. Brian Ardis is a chiropractor. Because chiropractors are not allowed to prescribe medications, they have no training in pharmacology (drugs and vaccines).
Here is something true and interesting from the Remdesivir label:
Risk of reduced antiviral activity when coadministered with
chloroquine phosphate or hydroxychloroquine sulfate:
Coadministration of Remdesivir (VEKLURY) and chloroquine phosphate or
hydroxychloroquine sulfate is not recommended based on cell
culture data demonstrating an antagonistic effect of chloroquine on
the intracellular metabolic activation and antiviral activity of VEKLURY.
This may be yet another reason the system does not want patients to receive chloroquine drugs, because their use would be a contraindication for use of Remdesivir.
Snake venoms have multiple protein toxins that do lots of bad things to creatures the snakes want to eat. These include impairment of blood clotting, failure of neurotransmission to paralyze the prey, and even reduced heart and lung function via beta blocker activity.
As noted in one academic paper,
“Snakes are limbless predators, and many species use venom to help overpower relatively large, agile prey. Snake venoms are complex protein mixtures encoded by several multilocus gene families that function synergistically to cause incapacitation…
We identified 20 toxin families in the king cobra venom gland transcriptome (Fig. 1 and Dataset S2), including all toxin families annotated in the genome. Of the transcriptome hits, 14 toxin families were identified in the venom proteome (SI Appendix, Figs. S7–S9 and Tables S3 and S4 and Dataset S3), and nerve growth factor, phospholipase-B, and cobra venom factor have not previously been reported in king cobra venom. We also identified a unique snake venom protein, insulin-like growth factor, which we found selectively expressed in the venom gland and the venom proteome…”
Dr. Ardis mentions paralysis of the diaphragm. COVID doesn’t do this. Snake venom, when enough is injected, causes you to die a quick death. COVID doesn’t do that. In COVID, you die from the damage from spike to blood vessels, and by the excessive activation of the immune system in the wake of the viral infection. It usually takes 2 to 4 weeks to die from COVID. You can die quicker from COVID vaccines, or it can take longer, depending on the specific injury.
There are only so many ways to cause severe damage to people. It is not really a surprise that there is some overlap in activity of snake venoms with other activities that kill people, nor with human proteins.
Dr. Ardis does not appear to understand that the term “monoclonal antibody” refers to a process by which antibody-producing cells are fused with other cells that can live forever. This produces a factory for growing antibodies. You can make antibodies against almost anything, especially if you attach the right small molecule (a hapten) to what you want the antibody to bind to. Just because you can make monoclonal antibodies to snake venom and make monoclonal antibodies to proteins in COVID does not imply there is any similarity whatsoever between snake venom and COVID.
I will stop now. Dr. Ardis has taught us a lot about Remdesivir. Let’s not throw the baby out with the bathwater. This snake venom stuff is hooey.