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Return of scurvy under Tory rule as cases of Victorian illness double in decade

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Deadly scurvy killed sailors.
Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth said the huge rise in cases of Victorian illness scurvy, along with the tripling of hospital admissions for malnutrition since 2010, was 'a shameful indictment on a decade of the Tories'.

Cases of scurvy - a widespread illness in Victorian times - have more than doubled in a decade.

NHS Digital statistics also reveal hospital admissions for malnutrition have tripled since the Conservatives came to power in the 2010 election.

The increases coincide with soaring numbers of people relying on food banks in the wake of austerity policies.

Comment: How can any nation refer to itself as "first world" when they have over 10,000 reported cases of malnutrition and increasing cases of scurvy?

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What's behind the strange drop in American body temperatures over the past 200 years? - new study

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The human body is often said to rest at a healthy internal temperature of 37 degrees Celsius, or 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

This average was established two centuries ago in France, and yet in the meantime, it seems our 'normal' physiology has changed ever so slightly.

Early last year, researchers in the United States combed Civil War veteran records and national health surveys and found temperatures among men born at the turn of this century were 0.59 degrees Celsius cooler than those men born around two hundred years earlier.

Women, on the other hand, had seen a 0.32 degrees Celsius decline since the 1890s.

At the time, the authors suggested it might have something to do with inflammation due to disease, which is closely tied to body temperature. With the rise of modern medicine, we've seen a decline in chronic infections, and maybe, the authors suggested, this has chilled us out, so to speak.

Comment: One benefit of a higher internal body temperature is an increased ability to fight off viral infection, and in the first half of the 20th century mainstream medicine acknowledged its benefits and practised it in the form of pyrotherapy. Although it seems that this kind of therapy has been practised for hundreds - if not thousands - of years, one such method is cold therapy, like ice swimming, another is sauna.

See also: Also check out SOTT radio's: The Health & Wellness Show: The benefits of cold adaptation


Vaccine injury stories pour in after Israeli mom launches project to expose untold suffering

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A courageous woman has taken up the task of investigating and reporting injuries from the Pfizer COVID jab that the media have ignored in her home country of Israel, where the government has administered the shot almost ubiquitously.

Introducing herself as Avital, a mother of two boys, the brave Israeli woman said she has spoken with "hundreds of people" and "read thousands of testimonies" of people who have been adversely affected by the jab but who have been afraid to speak publicly "due to hostility around this subject."

"In the past months, I've been hearing about more and more people I know who experienced severe adverse effects shortly after receiving the Pfizer shot. I also noticed that no news company, journalist, reporter, or anyone investigated these events thoroughly and published the data," Avital said.

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No surprise: New study shows dramatic decline in COVID vaccine effectivenes

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As the Delta variant became the dominant strain of the coronavirus across the United States, all three COVID-19 vaccines available to Americans lost some of their protective power, with vaccine efficacy among a large group of veterans dropping between 35% and 85%, according to a new study.

Researchers who scoured the records of nearly 800,000 U.S. veterans found that in early March, just as the Delta variant was gaining a toehold across American communities, the three vaccines were roughly equal in their ability to prevent infections.

But over the next six months, that changed dramatically.

By the end of September, Moderna's two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, measured as 89% effective in March, was only 58% effective.

The effectiveness of shots made by Pfizer and BioNTech, which also employed two doses, fell from 87% to 45% in the same period.

And most strikingly, the protective power of Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine plunged from 86% to just 13% over those six months.

Comment: Baloney. See comment above.

Blue Planet

Gene common in south Asian people doubles risk of Covid death, study finds

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A man holds his arm after receiving a dose of coronavirus vaccine in Mumbai, India.
Scientists have identified a gene that doubles the risks of respiratory failure and death from Covid and could explain why people of south Asian heritage are more vulnerable to the disease.

The gene, which changes the way the lungs respond to infection, is the most important genetic risk factor identified so far and is carried by roughly 60% of people with south Asian backgrounds, compared with 15% of those with white European backgrounds. The finding could partly explain the excess deaths seen in some communities in the UK and the impact of Covid-19 in the Indian subcontinent.

Prof James Davies, a geneticist at Oxford University's Radcliffe Department of Medicine and a senior author of the paper, said: "The genetic factor we have found explains why some people get very seriously ill after coronavirus infection ... There's a single gene that confers quite a significant risk to people of south Asian background."

Comment: Research showing how medications and illnesses affect the two genders and the various races of people differently is an area of research that is receiving increased attention. This study also highlights how risky global, blanket roll outs of these generic and experimental injections are:


Risk-benefit analysis of Pfizer COVID vaccine in children 5 to 11 fails, shows at least 117 deaths to save one life

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's risk-benefit assessment in connection with Pfizer's application for emergency use of its COVID vaccine for children 5 to 11 describes only relative risks in an older population. It ignores absolute risk and also the standard calculation for measuring a drug's effectiveness — Number Needed To Vaccinated (NNTV).

Comment: If the health authorities had any genuine concern for safeguarding the health of the people, they would immediately halt the rollout of this toxic and ineffective medical experiment on young children. But in light of the disturbing statistics presented above, it is glaringly obvious that the medical-industrial complex and their associated corrupt health officials are concerned chiefly with gaining personal profit at the cost of thousands of children's lives. One would hope that parents would see through the facade and reject this criminal procedure, but it looks as though many will accept, and unfortunately it is children who will suffer the consequences. As the author rightly states, "the vaccine juggernaut marches on."

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Preventing and Treating Chronic COVID and COVID Vaccine Complications

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No issue in the history of medicine has been as strident and polarized as that of the risk/benefit profiles of the various COVID vaccines being administered around the world. This article does not seek to clarify this issue to the satisfaction of either the pro-vaccine or the anti-vaccine advocates. However, all parties should realize that some toxicity does result in some vaccinated individuals some of the time, and that such toxicity can sometimes be unequivocally attributed to the preceding administration of the vaccine. Whether this toxicity occurs often enough and with great enough severity in vaccinated persons to be of greater concern than dealing with the contraction and evolution of COVID infections remains the question for many people.

Practically speaking, it does not matter whether an adverse event that occurs after a vaccination gets "blamed" on the vaccination. Such a matter may never get resolved. The issue of greatest concern is whether that adverse event can be clinically resolved if not effectively prevented, and whether any long-term damage to the body can be prevented once an adverse event is recognized. The remainder of this article will address the causes of such damage along with measures that can mitigate or even resolve such damage.

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CDC emails: Our definition of vaccine is "problematic"

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The CDC caused an uproar in early September 2021, after it changed its definitions of "vaccination" and "vaccine." For years, the CDC had set definitions for vaccination/vaccine that discussed immunity. This all changed on September 1, 2021.

The prior CDC Definitions of Vaccine and Vaccination (August 26, 2021):
Vaccine: A product that stimulates a person's immune system to produce immunity to a specific disease, protecting the person from that disease. Vaccines are usually administered through needle injections, but can also be administered by mouth or sprayed into the nose.

Vaccination: The act of introducing a vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.

Comment: "Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right." - George Orwell, 1984

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First traditional homemade Covid vaccine approved for use but not in Australia!

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Nikolai Petrovsky, Professor of Medicine at Flinders University and Research Director of Australian biotech company Vaxine Pty Ltd.
Who knew? The first traditional vaccine for Covid that's based on protein anywhere in the world has been approved for use. It was designed in Australia, but can't be used here. The Professor of the team that invented it received no help from the Australian Government, and is about to be sacked from Flinders University because he won't take the mandatory Pfizer, Astra Zenica or Moderna injections. What would he know — he's just a vaccine developer?

Instead of the committee-approved ones, has taken his own vaccine called Covax-19 or Spikogen. It has just been approved for use in Iran where Stage 2 and 3 trials were conducted. He said he would stand by his vaccine and even accept liability, unlike all the current vaccine makers who demand waivers.

Professor Nicolai Petrovsky is hopeful though, that after "the excellent Phase 3 trial results" he will be able to get approval in many countries, maybe even in Australia? But our government-funded TGA won't consider it until his team pays over $300,000 so they can assess it.

You'd never know the Australian government was trying to save Australians lives, or give our citizens more choices. Perhaps because they aren't? If they were interested, they would surely find a way to fast track the assessment process and cover the trivial cost of reading a report from Iran. The Government has spent $1.9 billion on other vaccines, but can't find 300k for the most successful Australian vaccine in years?

The situation is so comic, Petrovsky has had to resort to crowdfunding, so they can afford to pay our government to get approval. They have set up a GoFundMe page, which has already raised $290,000 out of the $326,000 already.

I've donated. (Don't call me anti-vax, I put money into vaccine research 🙂 )

GoFundMe: Bring Covax-19 Vaccine back to Australia

Judging by the comments there, there are already a thousand volunteers for a trial here.

Petrovsky tells us there are great results from the latest trial in Iran but he can't make the results public yet. (He's hoping his papers on that will be accepted so he can). He claims they meet all the FDA and other requirements to be approved. Apparently, in animal tests, after vaccination, they can challenge the animals with live virus and not only do they not fall sick, the team can find no recoverable virus in challenge tests, which is excellent. There's no transmission to other animals either. He calls the vaccine "quasi sterilizing". If it's a lot less leaky that "all the rest", it may even help mop up the nastier mutations we're probably making by giving millions of people very leaky vaccines. Wouldn't that be something?

Covax-19 apparently causes few side effects. Petrovsky claims there is no thrombosis, no fever, no myocarditis, and no myocardial infarction. No one needs to take a day off work...


FDA grants vaccine emergency use authorization for children age 5-11: 'We're never going to learn about how safe this vaccine is unless we start giving it'

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"I do think it's a relatively close call - it's really going to be a question of what the prevailing conditions are but we're never going to learn about how safe this vaccine is unless we start giving it."

In the end, it wasn't really a close call at all, and no one really thought it would be. After all, government health officials in the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel, and other countries have been talking about the "urgent need" to start vaccinating children as young as five for weeks now, if not longer. But the words above, spoken by FDA advisor Dr. Eric Rubin of Harvard University, succinctly and chillingly summarized the decision of the FDA to grant emergency use approval (EUA) to Pfizer BioNTech's coronavirus "vaccine" for children between the ages of five and eleven. "We're never going to learn about how safe it is until we give it."

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