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Unconscionable: UN measles vaccination program results in deaths of over 15 Syrian children

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The UN has halted a measles vaccination campaign in northern Syria after at least 15 children died after receiving shots, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed in a joint statement.

"UNICEF and WHO have been shocked and saddened to learn of the deaths of at least 15 young children in Idlib, Syria," the statement said. "The deaths of the children occurred in areas where a measles immunization campaign had been under way."

The children were all under the age of two, Reuters reported, citing aid workers.

Around one hour after being given a second round of the measles vaccine in Idlib on Tuesday, the children demonstrated signs of "severe allergic shock," said Abdullah Ajaj, a physician administering the vaccinations at a medical center in Jarjanaz, according to AP. The second round of vaccinations began in Idlib and Deir Ezzour on Monday.

Comment: It's highly suspicious that the UN and WHO are facilitating a vaccination program in Syria now, considering that these organizations are strongly interconnected with the USA. The US government has been using any opportunity to undermine, if not directly overthrow, the government of Bashar al-Assad. Given that there is so much evidence that vaccines are dangerous, particularly to infants, it begs the question of whether this was just a very unfortunate accident or something more insidious. In a recent update, it has been learned that these children's vaccines contained an anesthesia additive, rather than the solvent commonly used in vaccines.

It is also highly interesting that the above article about a vaccine program also contains 'seemingly' unrelated information about the Obama administration's plans to target ISIS militants in Syria.

Vaccines and depopulation experiments

Arrow Up

Mutated Ebola virus could spread like flu, says Purdue University biologist

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Nurses wearing a protective suit escorting a man infected with the Ebola virus to a hospital in Monrovia.
There is a real possibility that Ebola could mutate into a virus that is as spreadable as the flu, one of the nation's top Ebola researchers tells Newsmax Health.

"I don't want to be an alarmist, but the possibility of Ebola becoming an airborne virus clearly has to be taken into account," said David Sanders, associate professor of biological sciences at Purdue University.

"Ebola does share some of the characteristics of airborne viruses like influenza and we should not disregard the possibility of it evolving into something that could be transmitted in this way," added Sanders, whose work on Ebola led to his participation in the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency's Biological Weapons Proliferation Prevention Program.

Comment: In fact, signs indicate that Ebola is an airborne virus, see: Ebola - What you're not being told
Though the method of transmission in the study was not officially determined, one of the scientists involved, Dr. Gary Kobinger, from the National Microbiology Laboratory at the Public Health Agency of Canada, told BBC News that he believed that the infection was spread through large droplets that were suspended in the air.

"What we suspect is happening is large droplets; they can stay in the air, but not long; they don't go far," he explained. "But they can be absorbed in the airway, and this is how the infection starts, and this is what we think, because we saw a lot of evidence in the lungs of the non-human primates that the virus got in that way."

Translation: Ebola IS an airborne virus.
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Bulb

Research shows that smoking contributes to better cognitive function, lowers levels of social withdrawal, improves emotional and motivational responses

Schizophrenia is associated with increased rates and intensity of tobacco smoking. A growing body of research suggests that the relationship between schizophrenia and smoking stems, in part, from an effort by patients to use nicotine to self-medicate symptoms and cognitive impairment associated with the disease.

A new study, published in the current issue of Biological Psychiatry, sheds light on this hypothesis. The authors found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group. Further, smoking, which is known to increase the levels of receptors for nicotine in the brain, had this effect in both groups, although was blunted in schizophrenia.

However, in the schizophrenia group, the smoking-related increase in the level of nicotine receptors was associated with lower levels of social withdrawal, blunted emotional and motivational responses, as well as better cognitive function.

Nicotine mimics the actions of a natural chemical messenger, acetylcholine, which stimulates the receptors for nicotine in the brain. So, to conduct this work, Yale University School of Medicine researchers used single photon emission computed tomography to quantify the availability of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (β2*-nAChRs) in smoking and nonsmoking individuals with schizophrenia and healthy subjects.

Comment: While smoking is constantly being demonized, it is not as injurious to health as is portrayed, and it does not cause lung cancer. Smoking commercial cigarettes with the toxic additives and fire-safe paper is not recommended, but pure tobacco has been found to be an anti-inflammatory agent, can prevent and treat Alzheimer's and delay the onset of Parkinson's disease. For more information see:

Health Benefits of Smoking Tobacco

'World No Tobacco Day'? Let's All Light Up!

Dr. Relic's sure-fire no-risk unequivocally-guaranteed method to completely eliminate the pain and stress of quitting smoking!



Attention

CIDRAP suggests health workers need optimal respiratory protection for Ebola

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A powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR).
Healthcare workers play a very important role in the successful containment of outbreaks of infectious diseases like Ebola. The correct type and level of personal protective equipment (PPE) ensures that healthcare workers remain healthy throughout an outbreak - and with the current rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak in West Africa, it's imperative to favor more conservative measures. The precautionary principle - that any action designed to reduce risk should not await scientific certainty - compels the use of respiratory protection for a pathogen like Ebola virus that has:
  • No proven pre- or post-exposure treatment modalities
  • A high case-fatality rate
  • Unclear modes of transmission
We believe there is scientific and epidemiologic evidence that Ebola virus has the potential to be transmitted via infectious aerosol particles both near and at a distance from infected patients, which means that healthcare workers should be wearing respirators, not facemasks.1

The minimum level of protection in high-risk settings should be a respirator with an assigned protection factor greater than 10. A powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) with a hood or helmet offers many advantages over an N95 filtering facepiece or similar respirator, being more protective, comfortable, and cost-effective in the long run.

We strongly urge the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to seek funds for the purchase and transport of PAPRs to all healthcare workers currently fighting the battle against Ebola throughout Africa - and beyond.

There has been a lot of on-line and published controversy about whether Ebola virus can be transmitted via aerosols. Most scientific and medical personnel, along with public health organizations, have been unequivocal in their statements that Ebola can be transmitted only by direct contact with virus-laden fluids2,3 and that the only modes of transmission we should be concerned with are those termed "droplet" and "contact."

These statements are based on two lines of reasoning. The first is that no one located at a distance from an infected individual has contracted the disease, or the converse, every person infected has had (or must have had) "direct" contact with the body fluids of an infected person.

This reflects an incorrect and outmoded understanding of infectious aerosols, which has been institutionalized in policies, language, culture, and approaches to infection control. We will address this below. Briefly, however, the important points are that virus-laden bodily fluids may be aerosolized and inhaled while a person is in proximity to an infectious person and that a wide range of particle sizes can be inhaled and deposited throughout the respiratory tract.

The second line of reasoning is that respirators or other control measures for infectious aerosols cannot be recommended in developing countries because the resources, time, and/or understanding for such measures are lacking.4

Although there are some important barriers to the use of respirators, especially PAPRs, in developing countries, healthcare workers everywhere deserve and should be afforded the same best-practice types of protection, regardless of costs and resources. Every healthcare worker is a precious commodity whose well-being ensures everyone is protected.

If we are willing to offer infected US healthcare workers expensive treatments and experimental drugs free of charge when most of the world has no access to them, we wonder why we are unwilling to find the resources to provide appropriate levels of comparatively less expensive respiratory protection to every healthcare worker around the world.
Ambulance

Rare respiratory illness in US hits 19 states

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The virus’ most pronounced symptoms are wheezing, coughing and trouble breathing.
The rare respiratory illness affecting children across the country has now spread to at least 19 states, with confirmed cases in California, Minnesota and New Jersey, public health officials confirmed Thursday.

This rare virus strain, known as enterovirus 68, can cause severe breathing problems. There have now been 153 confirmed cases across the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But it is believed that many more people have the virus and that it will appear in additional states in the near future.

Minnesota and New Jersey are just the latest places with this virus, joining a list of states that has lengthened as testing confirms cases. The other states are Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, New York and Virginia.

Public health officials say other states are expected to join this list, as cases could likely be confirmed in other places where there have been clusters of children suffering from respiratory illnesses.

There are suspected cases in Georgia and Michigan, while health officials in Ohio and Utah have told The Post they suspect that they have cases of the virus.

Enteroviruses are very common, causing between 10 million and 15 million infections each year. Most enterovirus infections in the United States occur in the summer and fall, so these are coming at a typical time, Anne Schuchat, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, told reporters last week.
Syringe

Mass fainting spell in Colombia linked to vaccine Gardasil, hundreds of girls taken to hospital

  • 200 girls have come down with symptoms from faintness to numb hands
  • The girls, aged between nine and 16, all injected with vaccine Gardasil
  • Parents blame authorities and the drug's American manufacturer, Merck
  • But Health Minister says there is no evidence that vaccine is to blame
  • Local doctor says symptoms began in May and have increased since
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Mystery: Authorities say they don't know what caused more than 200 girls in El Carmen de Bolivar to grow ill. But parents say they were all injected with a vaccine against cervical cancer
A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.

Authorities say they still don't know what caused more than 200 girls in El Carmen de Bolivar to come down with symptoms ranging from fainting to numbness in the hands and headaches.

Some have hinted that the town of 95,000 near Colombia's Caribbean coast could be experiencing a rare case of mass hysteria.


Comment: People who make these statements are criminally insane.


Parents are on edge however because all the girls, ranging in ages from 9 to 16, were injected in recent months with the vaccine Gardasil. On Wednesday, residents marched peacefully to demand a thorough investigation.

Francisco Vega, the town's mayor and a trained physician, told The Associated Press that illnesses first appeared at the end of May and have been steadily increasing since. Over the weekend 120 girls were rushed to hospitals, collapsing the town's limited medical facilities. None of their symptoms were life-threatening and all have since been released, he said.
Blackbox

Which one is accurate? Multiple computer models are predicting Ebola deaths

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We could potentially be on the verge of the greatest health crisis that any of us have ever seen. The number of Ebola cases in Africa has approximately doubled over the past three weeks, and scientific computer models tell us that this Ebola pandemic could ultimately end up killing millions of us - especially if it starts spreading on other continents. At first, many assumed that this Ebola outbreak would be just like all the others - that it would flare up for a little while and then it would completely fade away. But that has not happened this time. Instead, this epidemic has seemed to pick up momentum with each passing week. Despite extraordinary precautions, hundreds of health workers have gotten the virus, and the head of the CDC says that the spread of Ebola is "spiraling out of control" and that it is "going to get worse in the very near future." For those that have thought that all of this talk about Ebola was just "fearmongering", it is time for you to wake up.

Comment: For more on ways to prepare see:

Pestilence, the Great Plague, and the Tobacco Cure

Natural treatments for Ebola virus exist, research suggests

Natural allopathic treatment modalities for Ebola virus

And of course there is the matter of strengthening the immune system through adopting a Ketogenic Diet.

Attention

Factory farm nightmare: Link found between food allergies and farm antibiotics

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Food allergies affect an estimated 15 million Americans, including one in 13 children. Statistics indicate something strange is afoot, as food allergies in children rose by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011 alone.

Similarly, in Great Britain one in three people are allergic to something, be it pollen, dust mites, or food.1 Previous research has drawn parallels between the rise in allergies and increased antibiotic and antimicrobial use. One study2 showed exposure to antibiotics early in life increased the risk of eczema in children by 40 percent.

Other research has shown how genetically engineered foods and the use of the agricultural herbicide glyphosate destroys gut bacteria, thereby promoting allergies.

According to one recent study3, 4 common gut bacteria called Clostridia specifically help prevent sensitization to food allergens. In short, by destroying gut bacteria and altering your microbiome, agricultural chemicals like glyphosate can play a significant role in creating food allergies.


Comment: Antibiotic resistance is a serious growing concern! SOTT.net has carried many informative articles on this topic:

Top Secret

Secrets the CDC won't tell you about SV40, Polio vaccines and cancer

"The chief, if not the sole, cause of the monstrous increase in cancer has been vaccination" - Dr. Robert Bell, former VP International Society for Cancer Research at the British Cancer Hospital

The public was kept in the dark for decades about tens of millions of polio vaccines laced with SV40, and its implications for the widespread epidemic of cancer.

Health

Number of Chikungunya cases in El Salvador tops 16,000, Virgin Islands declare epidemic, 113 dead total in the Americas

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At least 16,000 patients have contracted the chikungunya virus in El Salvador, prompting health officials in the Central American country to step up the fight Monday to eliminate disease-carrying mosquitoes. "Of the 16,000 chikungunya cases, 11,000 are in the department of San Salvador," where the capital is located, Health Minister Violeta Menjívar said during a press conference. Menjívar said the country remains on "national alert," which was declared last June for both the chikungunya virus and dengue, both transmitted by mosquitoes. She said officials would "intensify the response," including stepping up fumigation efforts and national awareness campaigns aimed at reminding residents to eliminate stagnant water. "We are calling for the unification of efforts by government agencies, municipalities and the Education Ministry [for a campaign] in schools," the minister said. Chikungunya fever is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes, and causes a sudden high fever, skin rashes, pounding headaches, nausea and muscle pain.

Comment: All the following articles are from the past June and July and it seems that the epidemic is getting worst:

More in New York, New Jersey infected with chikungunya virus: CDC

Mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya found in Kentucky; 9 possible cases

Puerto Rico declares epidemic of mosquito-borne virus chikungunya; 200 confirmed cases

Florida residents infected with chikungunya virus from domestic mosquitos

Incurable mosquito-borne chikungunya virus now found in six US states

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