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Vitamin C Against SARS

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What everyone should know – but the WHO does not tell you – about natural protection from the new epidemic

Dr. Rath is the world-renowned scientist and physician who led the breakthrough in the natural control of some of today’s most common diseases. The late two-time Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling (left) – himself a pioneer in vitamin research – considered Dr. Rath as his successor.

With this public health service Dr. Rath wants to help the people of Hong Kong, Asia and beyond to learn about natural protection from SARS, improve their health and decrease their dependency upon the unscrupulous pharmaceutical industry ‘business with diseases.’

This public health service to the people of Hong Kong and Asia was supported by the Dr. Rath Health Foundation and by thousands of people worldwide who have already been helped by natural therapies.


Ascorbate (vitamin C) has been shown to decrease the replication (multiplication) of the HIV / AIDS virus by more than 99% in a landmark study published in one of the most influential scientific journals, the Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences, USA?

PNAS 1990;87(18):7245-49.

The people of Hong Kong, Asia and around the world are afraid of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrom (SARS) Virus. But is this fear really justified? It is a scientific fact that all viruses that have been investigated can be blocked by specific essential nutrients. The natural substance ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is known to decrease or completely block the replication of all viruses it is applied to. Viral diseases are essentially unknown in the animal world, because most animals – as opposed to man – produce high amounts of vitamin C in their body. Moreover, all viruses spread in the body by using the same enzymes (collagenases) which can be partially or completely blocked by means of the natural amino acid lysine. Several clinical investigations also document the beneficial role of vitamin A and other essential nutrients in enhancing the immune system.

The fact that there are natural substances available to help protect millions of people from SARS must be disseminated world wide immediately. These natural substances are not only effective but also without any side effects and – most importantly – available anywhere in the world right now.

In this situation the people of the world look towards organizations responsible for global health issues for help and advice. But they are disappointed. The fact that the World Health Organization (WHO) is failing so seriously in disseminating live-saving information on natural, non-patentable health measures is no coincidence. It reflects the fact that the WHO is not primarily serving the health interests of the people worldwide but is apparently influenced by the interests of their largest corporate sponsors – the pharmaceutical industry. This investment industry is based on the sales of patentable synthetic drugs.

The fact that the life-saving information about natural health measures to fight the SARS epidemic is withheld from the people of the world is irresponsible and must be stopped immediately. The people of the world can no longer tolerate the fact that their health and lives are sacrificed to the trillion dollar pharmaceutical “business with disease” based upon patentable drugs.

I call upon every person, every health professional and every government offical to familiarize themselves with the scientific facts about the use of vitamins in the fight against viral diseases including SARS.

Sincerely yours,




Dr. Matthias Rath