Blog Category: Viral Immunity


How To Evaluate Your Viral Immunity Questionnaire

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Avoidance is your best defense against viral infection. If you’re not exposed, you won’t get sick. The second-best defense is resilient viral immunity. I’ll give you a tool to evaluate your viral immunity in the article.  Winter Is Peak Season for Respiratory Viral Infections It’s late December 2022. In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter cold

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How To Tell the Difference Between COVID and Seasonal Viruses

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

The flu season is just starting, and with COVID and seasonal viruses present, already there’s an increase in influenza activity. The dominant strain this year is influenza A, subtype H3N2v. It’s a variant (denoted by the small “v”) of the swine flu pandemic strain H1N1 of 2009. And it has the potential to cause severe

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7 Questions My Patients Ask Now About COVID-19

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

I wish the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic were over. But it’s not. In fact, we’re still in the OMICRON wave that started with BA.1 in late 2021 and mutated to BA.5 by summer 2022. Nor have we haven’t reached herd immunity or vaccinated our way out of this pandemic. We’re at an elevated plateau, but no longer

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Flurona: Update Your 2022 Flu Season Preparedness

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Stay vigilant because of combination infection by the flu and SARS-CoV-2, which health experts call Flurona. It’s hard enough keeping up with the latest pandemic twists and turns. We also must deal with seasonal influenza outbreaks. I’ve written extensively on surviving pandemic influenza in my books Viral Immunity and Beating the Flu. Many immune-supportive protocols

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2021/2022 Fall and Winter Influenza Update

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

According to international influenza tracking sites, like FluNet and FluView, this year’s flu season infection rate is starting slow.  Check your state’s health department website for local outbreaks. For example, in Florida, it’s FLU REVIEW. However, that could change. Typically, January through March are peak influenza season, so keep up your guard in the months

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COVID vs Flu vs Cold: Is It Too Early To Prepare?

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

COVID vs Flu: catching a cold and getting the Flu are routine seasonal illnesses. We accept the inconvenience. Each fall through winter, 64 percent of those 18-30 years catch a cold. Adults in the U.S. get two to four colds every year. Children fare worse, getting up to eight colds each season.  And every year,

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Low Vitamin D level and COVID-19

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

There’s no doubt that low vitamin D level —just like low vitamin B12— is underappreciated by doctors, especially for infectious disease prevention, and goes underdiagnosed and inadequately treated. Optimal vitamin D is particularly important during the pandemic. Links between a low vitamin D level and COVID-19 include worse outcomes for acute lung infection and the

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How To Boost Your Viral Immunity With Natural Medicines During the 2020-2021 Winter Flu Season and Beat COVID-19 – Part I

In this series, I present practical ways to beat the flu and bend the COVID-19 curve in your favor.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Every day since February 2020, I’ve received similar questions from patients and readers that go like this: Is COVID-19 as severe as the CDC says? Are there ways to prevent getting sick? Can I get the flu and COVID-19 at the same time? What should I do to stay out of the hospital? Will I

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10 Things You Need To Know About COVID-19: A Survival Guide

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Coronavirus pandemic 10 action steps: What you need to know, and do now, to prevent and treat mild symptoms of COVID-19. “It is extremely important that we take the trouble to understand viruses.” — Frank Ryan, Virusphere Gathered from my studies and research in China from the mid-80s to the mid-90s, extensive journal reviews, decades

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