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Netherlands reports similar 'alarming surge in pneumonia', predates China outbreak

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The Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL) said, by the week ending November 16, 103 per 100,000 children aged five to 14 had been diagnosed with pneumonia (shown in blue dotted line). At the peak last year, there were just 58 cases per 100,000
An alarming spike in pneumonia cases among children has been detected in the Netherlands, mirroring a similar surge in China.

Dutch health experts say a striking number have been sickened since rates began soaring in August, with most cases among those aged five to 14.

Surveillance data shows rates of the illness, which can prove life-threatening, are already nearly twice as high as the peak recorded last year.

Comment: With vast numbers of people suffering from naive, and compromised, immune systems; with the cost of living crisis pushing even the most basic of health foods out of reach for increasing numbers of people; in addition to what looks like an unsually cold winter up ahead, and amidst soaring energy costs due to a self-inflicted energy crisis, the situation is surely ripe for outbreaks of illness and disease:


Best of the Web: Are COVID Jab Deaths Being Covered Up?

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According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the agency "is actively engaged in safety surveillance" of the COVID shots. They also claim that medical doctors and epidemiologists at the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "continuously screen and analyze" reports filed with the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) "to identify potential signals that would indicate the need for further study."1 Facts suggest otherwise.

Even officials at the FDA itself have stated that VAERS is not operating as intended, and that safety signals are not being addressed. Among them are Peter Marks, director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, and Narayan Nair, the FDA division director who oversees VAERS.

Both spoke to investigative reporter Jennifer Block, whose article on the failures of VAERS was published in The BMJ in November 2023.2


UK detects first human case of new swine flu strain, illness was 'mild'

African swine fever has decimated the livelihoods of many farmers
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Health officials are investigating the first confirmed case of a new strain of swine flu in the UK.

The A(H1N2)v infection was detected in a routine flu screening test at a GP surgery in North Yorkshire.

Officials said the person had respiratory symptoms, a mild illness and had fully recovered.

They are not known to have worked with pigs and investigations will look at where the infection came from and its risk to human health.

Comment: Also reported this month:


Pilot warns of airline industry disaster due to Covid vaccines

© Dean Lewins/AAPCaptain Shane Murdock: M. Aviation (Human Factors), (Swinburne University), Cert. Human Factors for Aviation Investigators, (ATSB), Cert. Air Accident Investigation, (Uni. So. California), Airline Transport Pilot Licence Holder for 42 years, Over 22,000 flying hours experience, Airline Captain 31 years, most recently for Virgin Australia for the past 20 years.
CAPTAIN Shane Murdock says the air industry is 'poised on the precipice of disaster'. A pilot for more than 40 years and a qualified air accident investigator, he has found official data that back up his claim of impending global catastrophe. He adds:
"When correlated, the data indicate there is an enormous problem that is having, and will have, a significant impact on aviation safety worldwide. There is enough evidence to be sending out red flags."
There have been many tragedies this year. Phil Thomas, a young graduate of the Cadiz, Spain, flight training academy, fell ill and died suddenly in April. There were five pilot incapacitations in March including a British Airways pilot who collapsed and died in Cairo, Egypt not long before he was due to fly.

Pilots are super-fit, so why are so many dying suddenly or collapsing? Cpt Murdock concludes they are suffering severe adverse reactions to the Covid-19 vaccinations, which has myocarditis (heart inflammation), brain fog, insomnia, blood clots and anaphylaxis as side effects.

He thinks some pilots are ticking timebombs and claims many are not declaring ill-health. He said:
"They are not reporting brain fog, heart flutters and dizzy spells because they don't want to lose their jobs."

Comment: Go here for sample listings of pilot incapacitations and deaths on/off duty from Jan-Sept 2023.

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Scandalous: How the UK government shut down its Ethics Committee after it tried to intervene on the vaccination of children

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In our new book published this week — The Accountability Deficit — we reveal that senior officials at the Department for Health and Social Care sidelined and then demobilised the Government's committee of expert ethics advisors at the height of the pandemic and following a series of unwelcome challenges to the Government's policy ambitions.

With a trail of evidence lifted from official published records, we document the brief life and premature demise of the Government's expert group of moral and ethical advisors known as MEAG. Two former members of MEAG agreed to be interviewed and quoted about what happened, provided they were not named.

UsForThem - the organisation we founded to raise awareness of the plight of children and young people in the pandemic - approached almost all of the major U.K. daily and Sunday newspapers with this story. Most of them acknowledged its significance. Three were keen to publish articles. Two got as far as writing it up, and one proposed to run it on the front page. In each case though, the story was dropped at the last minute without a cogent explanation. This is odd, because the paper trail for the entirety of this story is in public records and so is capable of full verification.

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Moderna's 'Disinformation Department' Monitors 150 Million Websites for 'Anti-Vaccine' Narratives

Moderne Disinformation department
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Through a pharma-funded nonprofit and Talkwalker, a "social listening" company, Moderna's team — run by a former 20-year veteran of the FBI — deploys artificial intelligence to monitor everything from mainstream news outlets to gaming sites.

Comment: This initiative indicates what is going on with a few other western policies, pushed in Ukraine and now Israel in relation to Gaza.


Mysterious pneumonia ripping through China's schools

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A news clip taken from FTV News appears to show a busy hospital waiting room in China with children receiving intravenous drips
Scientists today called for vigilance and transparency from China amid reports of a mystery pneumonia outbreak - which has eerie similarities to the early Covid outbreak.

Hospitals in Beijing and 500 miles northeast in Liaoning are among those 'overwhelmed with sick children' with unusual symptoms that include inflammation in the lungs and a high fever, according to local news reports.

Dr Krutika Kuppalli, an infectious disease physician who is part of the WHO's Health Emergencies Program, said on X (formerly Twitter) that the illness 'could be anything' as China did not reveal what they have tested for.

Dr Jennifer Nuzzo, an epidemiologist and director of the Pandemic Center at Brown University School of Public Health, told that more transparency is needed from China to avoid repeating the attempted cover-up of the Covid pandemic in 2019.

Comment: Covid came out of a US bioweapons laboratory: Compelling Evidence That SARS-CoV-2 Was Man-Made

Comment: There's been a number of illness and disease outbreaks of late - and, notably, a mysterious pneumonia-like illness in dogs recently appeared in the the US, and that came on the heels of an outbreak of a virulent coronavirus in cats in Cyprus:


Coronavirus fragments can persist in the body of a person for up to a year: an estimated 65 million people worldwide suffer from the consequences

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© Komsomolskaya Pravda/Photo: Svetlana MAKOVEEVADoctors believe that the coronavirus does not leave the human body after recovery.
Doctors are increasingly inclined to believe that the coronavirus does not leave the human body and even after recovery continues to circulate inside, causing harm to many organs and systems, said the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova. Nervous tissues and vessel walls are especially affected by long COVID; the virus also has an extremely negative effect on the immune system.


According to studies, SARS-CoV-2 "positive samples" can be obtained from the upper respiratory tract (nasopharynx) for up to 2.5 months (maximum). Nikolay Kryuchkov, Candidate of Medical Sciences, immunologist, General Director of the contract research company, told Komsomolskaya Pravda. From the lower respiratory tract (lungs and small bronchi - bronchioles) - up to 2 months. From stool samples (intestines) - up to 4 months. From blood samples - in the region of 2 months.

The average duration of the "survivability" of coronavirus in the body is measured in two to three weeks

Comment: Below are other articles that relate to this topic. They do not all point in the same direction, but then that is where decernment comes in. Note on translation: The article was translated using a combination of Google, DeepL Bing and Yandex. The original article heading was Коронавирус год сохраняется в теле переболевшего человека, уничтожая организм: От последствий страдают 65 миллионов человек which directly translated becomes: "Coronavirus persists in the body of a sick person for a year, destroying the body: 65 million people suffer from the consequences" In the actual article translation, the title was modified to reflect the content.


Mysterious fatal respiratory illness sickens dogs across the US, vets are puzzled

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A fatal respiratory illness sickening dogs across the United States is puzzling the veterinarian community after the illness has yet to be identified.

Dr. Lindsey Ganzer the owner of North Springs Veterinary Referral Center in Colorado has reported at her animal hospital alone she has seen 30 cases of the mysterious illness.

Ganzer sampled the unknown respiratory illness but it tested negative for any known viruses and bacteria.

According to the Oregon Department of Agriculture the symptoms of the new illness are "Coughing, sneezing, discharge from the eyes or nose, trouble breathing and fatigue."

Vets have reported the illness does not respond to traditional antibiotics which has resulted in dozens of dogs dying from the unknown respiratory illness.

A mysterious respiratory illness has sickened dogs in several U.S. states and left others dead as veterinarians encourage dog owners to exercise caution and limit contact with other dogs.

According to TODAY, the pneumonia-like illness starts as a cough and gradually worsens, with the illness also being resistant to antibiotics. In addition to coughing, sneezing, discharge from the eyes or nose, trouble breathing and fatigue have also been observed, according to the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Dogs who exhibit symptoms may also test negative for common causes of respiratory illnesses.


The complex relationship between sleep and pain: Insights from sleep expert Dr Alison Bentley

© Cottonbro studios/PexelsScientific studies consistently highlight the disruptive impact of pain on sleep.
The relationship between pain and sleep has been a subject of scientific inquiry, as they often exert a profound influence on each other.

Scientific studies consistently highlight the disruptive impact of pain on sleep. Chronic pain conditions, such as arthritis or fibromyalgia, can lead to difficulties falling asleep, maintaining sleep continuity and experiencing restorative sleep.

Comment: See also:
Articles that mention apnea in the title, 15+, in the summary, 40+, in the text 140+
Examples from "in the title": Articles that mention sleep in the title, 525+,