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Eris, Pirola, and Pi Covid Variants and Ivermectin Effectiveness

Eris, Pirola, and Pi

If you have been watching the news or social media you are probably aware of a new Covid variant prevalent in the United States, Canada, and the UK. Eris (EG.5.1), Pirola (BA.2.86), and Pi (BA.6) are all variants of Omicron. They have various quantities of mutations that differentiate them from Omicron. They are no more lethal/deadly than Omicron, however, they do spread easier (you can catch it easier).

What are the symptoms?

These variants' symptoms tend to infect the upper respiratory tract, rather than the lower respiratory tract that the original 2020 Wuhan strand. The five most common symptoms are:

  1. Runny nose

  2. Headache

  3. Fatigue (mild or severe)

  4. Sneezing

  5. Sore throat

Other symptoms include:

  1. Fever

  2. Congestion

  3. Cough

  4. Nausea

  5. Vomiting

  6. Diarrhea

  7. Loss/change in taste and smell

It should be noted that people 65 or older or with a compromised or weakened immune system are at higher risk of the virus traveling to the lower respiratory tract and causing severe illness such as low oxygen levels.

Am I Immune?

Well, that all depends. The longer the time between catching different variants of covid (for example 3 months versus 3 years) the more significant the discomfort with symptoms will be if you catch it. This is due to waning immunity over time. The shorter the time in between catching variants the faster the immune response (thanks to circulating antibodies and memory B cells) and the lesser the symptoms if you develop any. If you haven't caught a case of COVID-19 for a considerable time and you become infected, you will experience mild cold-like symptoms as long as you do not have a compromised or weakened immune system. It should be noted that those vaccinated do not have any additional immune benefit to prevent or stop transmission of any of the Omnicron variants.

Does Ivermectin and/or HCQ Still Work?

The answer is YES. According to our American Frontline Nurses, Ivermectin and HCQ are effective. We still encourage people to follow the I-CARE early Covid treatment by the FLCCC.

In order of priority:

Additional supplemental supplies:

  1. Pulse Ox (for checking oxygen levels and heart rate)

How to Calculate Your Ivermectin Dose
  1. Ivermectin for Prevention 0.2mg/kg

  2. Ivermectin for Early Infection 0.4mg/kg - 0.6Mg/kg

Find your weight in pounds or kilograms and then follow over to your dosing range. For example, if you weigh 200lb and you currently started having symptoms of Covid you can take either the 0.4mg/kg dose or 0.6mg/kg dose which is 36-54mg of Ivermectin. Blurry vision is a side effect of Ivermectin and many patients start to have symptoms of blurry vision with dosing for 300lb+ or 55mg; many patients take it at night right before bed so they do not have to worry about it. Blurry vision subsides within 12 hours and is an indication to use a lower dosing so please talk to your provider if this occurs.