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Stop all Covid vaccine booster programmes now for safety reasons, says heart surgeon in Virology Journal

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Are cracks beginning to appear in the mainstream Covid vaccine narrative?

Virology Journal has published a letter from a cardiovascular surgeon, Kenji Yamamoto, setting out the case for ceasing all Covid vaccine booster programmes on safety grounds, calling Covid vaccines a "major risk factor for infections in critically ill patients". His own cardiovascular surgery department at Okamura Memorial Hospital, Japan, has seen numerous complications in vaccinated patients, including some deaths, he says.

Dr. Yamamoto's major concern is the damaging impact of Covid vaccines on the immune system. He notes that a Lancet study from Sweden found negative vaccine effectiveness ("lower immune function") eight months after inoculation.

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French court orders 4G antenna switch-off after 40 cows die, milk production falls 20%

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A court in France has found in favour of a farmer who claimed that a 4G antenna was damaging his cows' health, and has ordered for the antenna to be switched off for two months.

The administrative court in Clermont-Ferrand (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) ordered the switch-off after Frédéric Salgues, a farmer in Haute-Loire, said he suspected that it was damaging his herd's health.

The court said that "it is appropriate to order the temporary cessation of the operation of this antenna for a period of two months, taking into account its general impact, with monitoring, by the judicial expert, of the behaviour of the herd, and of the dairy cows in particular, during this period".

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Sudden Adult Death Syndrome: because young people die, just like that

In the year of collapsing athletes, we now have the coincidental rise of SADS.

Naturally, its nothing to do with new large medical programs done for emergency use. We know that because of all the detailed human trial data that the FDA and company in question wanted to hide until 2096, and which we still haven't seen in full.

But if you hear of someone young and healthy dying there's a word for that now — "normal", I mean SADS.
Healthy young people are dying suddenly and unexpectedly from a mysterious syndrome - as doctors seek answers through a new national register

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People aged under 40 are being urged to have their hearts checked because they may potentially be at risk of Sudden Adult Death Syndrome.The syndrome, known as SADS, has been fatal for all kinds of people regardless of whether they maintain a fit and healthy lifestyle. The term is used when a post-mortem cannot find an obvious cause of death.

The US-based SADS Foundation has said that over half of the 4,000 annual SADS deaths of children, teens or young adults have one of the top two warning signs present. 'There are approximately 750 cases per year of people aged under 50 in Victoria suddenly having their heart stop (cardiac arrest),' a spokesperson said. 'Of these, approximately 100 young people per year will have no cause found even after extensive investigations such as a full autopsy (SADS phenomenon).'

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It's surprising that it took this long for the media campaign to start.

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Iceland: Did vaccination reduce COVID-19 deaths at all?

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Iceland‘s Minister of Healthcare receives first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines December 2020.
By the end of May 2022, COVID-19 deaths in Iceland were 153 in total. Based on figures from the Directorate of Health, published by the online daily Fréttin, 119 people died up to February 2022. Thirteen of those were double-vaccinated, 67 triple-vaccinated and 39 were unvaccinated. The Directorate of Health has refused to disclose the vaccination status of the 34 who have died since then.

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Long Covid Study Shows High Rates of Serious Vaccine Side-Effects

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In the short time available between the Depp-Heard case ending and the Queen's Jubilee festivities starting I thought I'd have a quick look at some of the scientific papers recently published about the longer term consequences of Covid, with consequential impact on how scared we should be of the disease and what efforts might be effective in protecting ourselves. In this article I will look in-depth at one which considers the impact of vaccination, and in a follow-up article I will look at the other four.

The paper I'm looking at in this article is the one by Al-Aly et al., published in Nature on May 25th, titled "Long Covid after breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infection". This compared outcomes after Covid infection of almost 35,000 vaccinated U.S. veterans with a set of control groups. To make it clear, 'veterans' aren't, as a colleague of mine once thought, people that look after the health of animals, but instead are members of the U.S. armed forces after they finish active service. As a result, the study looks at individuals aged from approximately 40 to those in their 80's, and the group is biased towards males (though it does include many females).

It is important to note that the study looked at a wide variety of conditions that were present beyond 30 days after the individual's positive test for Covid. Thus the data shown in the paper, and reproduced below, don't include symptoms experienced during the actual acute disease stage of the infection, but they do include sequelae (disease after-effects) that started during the 30 days post-infection, but continued in the weeks and months after this point.

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'First time this has happened': Cancer drug trial cures the disease in all 18 participants

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A recent clinical trial of the drug dostarlimab, a monoclonal antibody, found that it virtually cured cancer in every participant
A new colorectal cancer drug has shocked researchers with how effective it is against the highly dangerous disease, as it virtually cured it in every member of a clinical trial.

Dostarlimab, a monoclonal antibody drug, smashed expectations in a recent trial sponsored by pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

A year after the trial's completion, each of the 18 participants had their disease go into complete remission, with doctors unable to find signs of the cancer in their body.

While the trial was small, it is game-changing, and sets up the drug as a potential cure for one of the most dangerous common cancers known.

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New Lancet study destroys the CDC's justification for school mask mandates

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Kids and Masks
The Lancet, a world-renown medical journal, is out with a new study debunking a highly-cited CDC study that was used to support mask mandates in schools.

Specifically, the study not only replicates the CDC study, which found a "negative association" between masks and pediatric cases of Covid-19, it also extends the study to include more districts over a longer period of time. In the end, the new study had nearly "six times as much data as the original study."

The study's findings:
"Replicating the CDC study shows similar results; however, incorporating a larger sample and longer period showed no significant relationship between mask mandates and case rates. These results persisted when using regression methods to control for differences across districts.

"Interpretation: School districts that choose to mandate masks are likely to be systematically different from those that do not in multiple, often unobserved, ways. We failed to establish a relationship between school masking and pediatric cases using the same methods but a larger, more nationally diverse population over a longer interval. Our study demonstrates that observational studies of interventions with small to moderate effect sizes are prone to bias caused by selection and omitted variables. Randomized studies can more reliably inform public health policy."

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No need for mass vaccination against monkeypox - WHO

Magnified image of skin tissue infected with monkeypox virus
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Magnified image of skin tissue, harvested from a lesion on the skin of a monkey, infected with monkeypox virus. Courtesy CDC
Meanwhile, the total number of cases in the UK alone has reached 106.

There is no need for mass vaccination against monkeypox but contact tracing and isolation remain essential to contain the outbreak, Rosamund Lewis, the head of the World Health Organization's smallpox department, said on Friday.

During a briefing in Geneva, Lewis said that, according to the latest advice from WHO, only people who professionally deal with viruses - i.e. lab personnel, health workers, and first responders - might need to be considered for extra protection. Smallpox countermeasures, including vaccines, are believed to be effective against monkeypox.
"What we have advised so far is that there is no need for mass vaccination, there is no need for large immunization campaigns," Lewis said.
However, she explained, as the disease gets transmitted primarily by close physical contact, skin-to-skin contact, and face-to-face contact, "contact tracing, investigation, and isolation remain the primary modes of control for the time being."

The WHO expert stressed that it was "critically important" to take the isolation of contacts very seriously.

Comment: The WHO says there is no need for mass vaccination campaigns for now, but for how long?

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WHO not expecting 'at this moment' for Monkeypox to turn into pandemic

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The U.N. standing body is still investigating a number of questions surrounding the virus that has broken out internationally.

The World Health Organization says it does not think reported monkeypox case around the world right now will grow into a pandemic, but officials at the United Nations-led group still acknowledge many unknowns in connect with the recent outbreak.

"At the moment, we are not concerned about a global pandemic," Dr. Rosamund Lewis said Monday during a live Q&A. "We are concerned that individuals may acquire this infection through high-risk exposure if they don't have the information they need to protect themselves."

Comment: In other words, monkeypox is a NothingBurgerTM . It serves to scare the populace and not let them fall into the idea that they're safe, though, keeping lockdowns, vaccines and social distancing on the mind. Which may have been the entire plan.

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Covid lockdowns caused 3,000 extra diabetes deaths in England due to lack of vital checks and tests, NHS report finds

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An NHS analysis found the proportion of diabetes patients in England who got all eight of their annual health checks for their condition fell 44.8 per cent during lockdown
More than 3,000 diabetics in England may have died due to a lack of health checks during the first year of Covid, a major NHS study warns.

The review of more than 3million diabetic patients found a massive drop-off in critical checks and tests for diabetes patients in 2020, after the first two lockdowns.

Diabetes patients are meant to have check-ups and tests to look for heart problems, infection or other changes that could be deadly.

But researchers found just 26.5 per cent received their full set of checks in England 2020/21, compared with 48 per cent the previous year.

They said diabetes took a 'double mortality hit' when the NHS moved to remote working and routine appointments were cancelled to focus on Covid.

The study, led by NHS bosses, compared deaths among diabetics in a 15-week period in summer 2021 with the same period in 2019.

They found non-Covid related deaths among diabetes patients rose 11 per cent over this period, an extra 3,075 fatalities than would normally be expected.

Comment: It's not just diabetes and heart disease deaths. Non-covid excess deaths are still above average. In just the last 4 weeks in England and Wales, there have been over 3000.
According to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), Covid deaths have been dropping as the Omicron waves have subsided, but non-Covid deaths have spiked. No explanation has been provided for this, but ambulance services have reported very high demand, including for strokes, said to be at a record high. Ambulance call-outs for cardiac or respiratory arrest are also trending above average.
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