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Delirium recorded in up to 80% of Covid-19 ICU patients

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Patients with COVID-19 who have been admitted to the intensive care unit are very likely to experience unusually persistent delirium, according to emerging research.

Delirium is a medical term used to describe confused thinking and reduced awareness of surroundings - a not uncommon state of mind for the sickest hospitalized patients.

As it turns out, severe cases of COVID-19 are enough to trigger something similar. In fact, initial investigations have suggested delirium occurs in up to 80 percent of ICU patients with COVID-19, possibly as a result of loss of oxygen to the brain or widespread inflammation.

Comment: Whilst it appears there are a number of factors that may have contributed to the rise in delirium, as noted n the article, numerous studies have shown that suffering from Covid does have an impact on the brain and neurological functioning. In addition, the experimental RNA vaccines have also been found to expose one to an increased risk of schizophrenia: RNA Vaccines, Obedience and Eugenics

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India's Most Populous State Eliminates Covid-19 Through Ivermectin (AKA 'Horse Dewormer')

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On May 7, 2021, during the peak of India's Delta Surge, The World Health Organization reported, "Uttar Pradesh (is) going the last mile to stop COVID-19."

The WHO noted, "Government teams are moving across 97,941 villages in 75 districts over five days in this activity which began May 5 in India's most populous state with a population of 230 million."

The activity involved an aggressive house-to-house test and treat program with medicine kits.

The WHO explained, "Each monitoring team has two members who visit homes in villages and remote hamlets to test everyone with symptoms of COVID-19 using Rapid Antigen Test kits. Those who test positive are quickly isolated and given a medicine kit with advice on disease management."

The medicines comprising the kit were not identified as part of the Western media blackout at the time. As a result, the contents were as secret as the sauce at McDonald's.

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Russian Health Minister: Sputnik V vaccine may soon receive WHO approval

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Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine finally set for WHO approval following removal of barriers
Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine is finally set to be approved by the WHO after the country's health minister said only 'minor administrative procedures' remain to be finalized following a meeting with the UN agency's chief.

All outstanding issues that had plagued the registration approval process have been resolved between Moscow and the World Health Organization (WHO), Health Minister Mikhail Murashko told TASS on Saturday.

"Russia's position on the promotion and registration of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine has been heard. We have completely resolved all the issues to date," Murashko said. "To date, all the barriers have been removed. Therefore, we do not see any obstacles to further work today. And this was confirmed to us by the WHO director general."


EU finds J&J COVID shot possibly linked to another rare clotting condition

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Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed Johnson & Johnson logo in this illustration taken October 31, 2020.
The European Union's drug regulator on Friday identified a possible link between rare cases of blood clotting in deep veins with Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine and recommended the condition be listed as a side-effect of the shot.

The European Medicines Agency also recommended that immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), a bleeding disorder caused by the body mistakenly attacking platelets, be added as an adverse reaction with an unknown frequency to the J&J vaccine product information and to AstraZeneca's vaccine.

J&J said while the chances of experiencing these conditions were very low, the product information would be updated accordingly as it continues to work closely with authorities including EMA.

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West Nile Virus kills 10 people in Arizona since beginning of September, 200 cases detected this year

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Health officials have confirmed the first death in Maricopa County from West Nile virus since this year's mosquito season began in May.
As of Sept. 27, the West Nile Virus has killed 10 people this month according to a report by the Arizona Department of Health Services.

The majority of the deaths occurred in Maricopa County, with the first person dying at the beginning of September, according to ADHS public information officer Tom Herrmann.

Up until August 1, there were zero to three newcases reported each week in Arizona, according to ADHS data. Confirmed cases doubled from two to four in the first week of August, peaking at 24 to 25 per week in late August and early September.

Herrmann said there can be a delay in cases showing up in ADHS's data because of the time required for them to be reported and investigated. Someone who gets sick might take a week before testing and results take another two to three days before getting reported. Then it may take ADHS anywhere from a few to days to as long as two weeks before the case is counted because medical records are reviewed and tests confirmed if necessary.

Comment: One wonders what impact the experimental injection roll out will have on the numbers suffering from severe symptoms, because it has already been shown that the injection has a detrimental effect on the immune system, it would also make the situation even more risky for those who are already immuno-compromised; this same concern applies to all the other outbreaks we've been documenting in recent years:

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Study finds life expectancy of US men dropped by over TWO YEARS since lockdowns were introduced - 6 month drop recorded in other Western countries

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A new study done by Oxford University on September 27, 2021 found that the lifespan of American men has decreased by 2.2 years.
The life expectancy of American men dropped by more than two years during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study has found.

Oxford University said in the study published Monday that the life expectancy among men fell by 2.2 years in 2020, the largest drop since World War II, according to Reuters.

Life expectancy fell by more than six months compared to 2019 for 22 of the 29 countries analyzed for the study, which included the US and European nations.

Comment: No one will state the obvious: the lockdowns forced thousands with medical conditions to miss vital doctor visits or the mindless fear generated by the media caused many to stay away from their treatments, not to mention the despair caused by the lack of social contact.

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Food myths busted: dairy, salt and steak may be good for you after all

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Over the past 70 years the public health establishment in Anglophone countries has issued a number of diet rules, their common thread being that the natural ingredients populations all around the world have eaten for millennia - meat, dairy, eggs and more - and certain components of these foods, notably saturated fat, are dangerous for human health.

The consequences of these diet ordinances are all around us: 60% of Britons are now overweight or obese, and the country's metabolic health has never been worse.

Government-led lack of trust in the healthfulness of whole foods in their natural forms encouraged us to buy foods that have been physically and chemically modified, such as salt-reduced cheese and skimmed milk, supposedly to make them healthier for us.

Comment: We at SOTT have been saying this for years. The mainstream media is finally admitting it, but not after millions have been debilitated by over-consumption of sugar and refined carbs. The damage is done, so might as well stop the charade that meat and fat are bad for you.

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Sandpaper throat: Sufferers describe non-Covid infection as 'worst cold ever'

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As coronavirus restrictions significantly reduced social contact, common colds and flu were virtually non-existent for more than a year.

But now that the measures are gone and people have started socialising in large numbers, coughs and colds are on the increase.

As a result, some people have recently complained on social media about suffering the "worst cold ever", listing symptoms that persist for weeks, including a sore throat described as "sandpaper throat".

For Rebecca London, 24, from Bournemouth, a usual cold would mean "a runny nose, sneezing, a bit of a sore throat and feeling a bit rundown".

"Nothing like this," she told the BBC, saying she could barely sleep during her illness, which numerous lateral flow tests confirmed was not Covid-19.

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UK health officials recommend adding fluoride to water supply, dismiss cancer fears as 'exaggerated'

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Everyone in Britain should have fluoride added to their water, health officials ruled today as they dismissed 'exaggerated' cancer fears.

The UK's four chief medical officers say adding the mineral to water would help to combat tooth decay, which costs the NHS millions every year.

Ministers are likely to accept the advice, with Health Secretary Sajid Javid keen to press ahead with the move.

The health and care bill currently going through parliament would allow ministers to order council chiefs to put fluoride in drinking water across the country.

Comment: Rather than aim to improve general living standards which would have a much greater impact on oral health, the government is instead opting to add a controversial chemical to drinking water: Also check out SOTT radio's: Objective:Health - Fluoride on Trial

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Vaccine effectiveness drops further in the over-40s, to as low as minus 53%, new PHE report shows - and that's a fact

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It's official: I am spouting misinformation about the Covid vaccines.

Full Fact - the Google, Facebook and George Soros-funded outfit that Ofcom has said it relies on to tell it what to censor regarding COVID-19 - has 'fact checked' my recent piece on PHE data showing negative vaccine effectiveness in August and branded it "incorrect".

Writer Leo Benedictus - henceforth to be known as the Oracle - takes particular issue with the headline, which he says
"falsely claims that a report from Public Health England (PHE) shows the COVID-19 vaccines having 'negative effectiveness' in the over-40s. This is not true about the COVID-19 vaccines - nor is it true that the PHE report shows this."
Except it is. The data contained in the report is completely clear, and the calculation of unadjusted vaccine effectiveness from that data is straightforward.

Comment: The official narrative is dependent upon created statistical data - the facts don't matter.