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The Conscience of Thoroughbred Racing


I received this personal email from Marc Lawrence as an FYI, and I offer it up to the HRI Faithful for their consideration. Below is an email sent by a retired pharmacist in Pennsylvania to the White House this afternoon.

The first set of quotes in bold italics is Marc’s response to his friend. The second is the email Mr. Steinberg sent to Washington today:

Very good, Norm.
Let’s hope he has someone that can read this to him.  His reading proficiency level is said to be somewhere between pre-school and kindergarten…

On Mar 19, 2020, at 3:21 PM:

“Hi, I am a retired pharmacist from Pennsylvania. From what I have read and been informed of is that one surface that this virus will not exist on long (not more than 45 mins) is Copper.

“Copper, of course, is an essential element in the body for the absorption of iron and transmission across the neurons. Deficiency of copper in our body causes high blood pressure, heart failure, and in elderly persons, it contributes to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

“Maybe the reason that this disease is targeting elderly people is because of the deficiency of copper which is prevalent in older people. Why don’t we try an experiment by treating the affected population with a copper supplement? What do we have to lose by trying?”

Norman Steinberg R.Ph.

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