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Omega-3 and heart disease

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I have a confession to make. For at least the last ten years, I've taken an omega-3 supplement every day. Religiously. Why? I literally have no idea. I don't remember exactly when or why I started taking it. Presumably I read somewhere that it was a good idea. This was before I started studying medicine, and the decision certainly wasn't based on any thorough evaluation of the scientific evidence. So I figure it's probably about time I actually take a look at the evidence, before I decide whether to continue spending hundreds of dollars a year on omega-3 supplements.

The most commonly claimed benefit when it comes to omega-3 is that it prevents heart disease. This dates back to the 1970's, when it was noted that Inuit following a traditional diet rich in meat from whales and seals suffered from remarkably little cardiovascular disease. It was suggested that this might be due to the high levels of omega-3 fatty acids in meat from marine mammals. Of course, correlation is not causation, and I can think of several other major differences between the traditional inuit diet and the standard western diet that could explain the lack of heart disease, such as the complete absence of sugar.

Since then, there have been many randomized trials looking specifically at omega-3 for the prevention of heart disease. In 2018 the Cochrane collaboration carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis, with the goal of answering the question definitively. The review included both randomized controlled trials of omega-3 supplementation and of advice to eat more fatty fish. The requirements for inclusion in the systematic review were that the trials follow participants for at least one year, and provide data on mortality or outcomes related to heart disease.


Now official: Biden's vaccine mandate for ALL federal workers, or regular testing will be required

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Biden's plan to require all federal employees and contractors to get the COVID vaccine or submit to regular testing, wear masks and socially distance is already getting pushback from those who question the constitutional legality and how mandates would be enforced.

As anticipated, President Biden on Thursday announced all civilian federal employees and contractors will be required to show proof of vaccination against COVID, or submit to regular COVID testing, wear masks and socially distance.


'Superbug' Candida auris fungus spreads in two US cities

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FILE - This 2016 photo made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a strain of Candida auris cultured in a petri dish at a CDC laboratory. On Thursday, July 22, 2021, the CDC said they now have evidence of the untreatable fungus spreading in a Washington, D.C, nursing home and at two Dallas-area hospitals.
U.S. health officials said Thursday they now have evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in two hospitals and a nursing home.

The "superbug" outbreaks were reported in a Washington, D.C, nursing home and at two Dallas-area hospitals, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. A handful of the patients had invasive fungal infections that were impervious to all three major classes of medications.

"This is really the first time we've started seeing clustering of resistance" in which patients seemed to be getting the infections from each other, said the CDC's Dr. Meghan Lyman.

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Disturbing whilstleblower footage: Forced COVID vaccination in nursing homes, 'We're dealing with homicide, maybe even murder'

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Health Impact News' Brian Shilhavy reports that a whistleblower working in a nursing home where several residents were injected with the experimental COVID mRNA shots against their will says many of them died a short time later. The report appeared in a video by German Attorney Reiner Fuellmich.

Since that report was published, other whistleblowers in Germany who work in nursing homes have also stepped forward, some with video footage showing residents being held down and vaccinated against their wishes.

Comment: Not only have nursing home residents being forcibly injected with experimental vaccines without their informed consent, they have also been perhaps the greatest victims of lockdown measures, which resulted in a lack of access to basic medical care, forced isolation, and an untold amount of uneccessary suffering and death:


Man-made virus? Patents provide evidence that SARS-CoV-2 was manufactured in lab

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In a January 2021 lecture, Jonathan Latham, Ph.D., introduced the term "the pandemic virus industrial complex," to describe the academic, military and commercial complexes that are driving the pandemic agenda and obscuring facts that indicate SARS-CoV-2 is a manmade virus.


New evidence suggests COVID vaccine may SPREAD the virus: NBC news report deleted from USA today article

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"NBC News, citing unnamed officials aware of the decision, reported it comes after new data suggests vaccinated individuals could have higher levels of virus and infect others amid the surge of cases driven by the delta variant of the coronavirus," the USA Today reported in a passage that was later scrubbed from an article.

A screenshot from the article and an online archive of the passage points out the surfacing evidence.

Comment: So the vaccinated can infect others and a large proportion of those hospitalized due to COVID are double-vaxxed according to UK and Australian health spokespersons (even though their statements have now been "corrected"). Can anyone remind us what the point of the vaccine is because it certainly isn't doing anything it was purported to do!? See also:


Busting the myth that vaccination prevents transmission

The UK Government seemingly fixed upon a strategy in mid-2020 — without apparently considering the extensive collateral harm — of suppressing the spread of SARS-CoV-2 until such time as a vaccination became available.

The strategy necessitated maintaining the claim — against all real-world evidence — that the unprecedented restrictions on our daily lives have had a significant effect on viral spread and infection rates. A claim that does not stand up when scrutinised against real- world case rates falling since legal restrictions were removed on 19 July, as discussed here.

The other key plank of this narrative is the safety and effectiveness of vaccination. While safety concerns have been mounting for some time and are now reaching the mainstream, attention is turning towards effectiveness, particularly following disturbing news from Israel, where even previously prominent cheerleaders for vaccines, and health providers, are acknowledging that efficacy is declining substantially, with less protection being afforded by a vaccination given in January compared to in April / May. The Prime Minister meanwhile, stated that protection against the Delta variant is less than had been hoped.

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Study cited by CDC to justify new mask guidance rejected by peer review, based on vaccine not used in US

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At least one of the studies that was cited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to justify changing their guidance on masks was based on a vaccine that is not authorized for use in America and was rejected by a peer review.

The study in question from researchers in India analyzed vaccine breakthrough in over 100 healthcare workers and claims to show that a COVID-19 Delta variant infection generates a higher viral load in comparison to other variants.

Despite no mention in the study of viral loads from the variant against unvaccinated individuals, the CDC cited it in yesterday's updated brief as evidence that the Delta variant is transmissible from a vaccinated individual with a breakthrough infection.

Comment: From day one it has never been about The Science™. The Science™ is cherry-picked to allow the elites to impose whatever mandate they want to impose, so a pulled study, or an irrelevant one, serves as good as anything else to justify their dictates. For this reason, this exposure will likely change nothing.

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Majority of Covid patients in hospital may have been admitted for OTHER ailments before testing positive, leaked NHS data suggests

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Medical workers move a patient between ambulances outside of the Royal London Hospital in London, Britain, January 27, 2021.
Over 50% of Covid patients in England tested positive only after being hospitalised - likely for other reasons - leaked NHS data has suggested, raising questions about the true impact the virus is having on the healthcare system.

The previously hidden figures, covering all NHS trusts in England, showed that as of last week, only 44% of those classified as Covid patients had tested positive for the virus by the time they were admitted to hospital. Despite broad public testing for the disease, an incredible 56% of Covid hospitalisations involve already-admitted patients who were administered routine Covid tests, the Telegraph reported. Forty-three percent of Covid-positive patients were identified within two days of admission, while 13% were flagged in the following days and weeks.

According to the outlet, health officials were instructed last month to begin placing Covid patients into two categories: those who were in hospital primarily because of the virus, and those who were admitted for other reasons. However, the NHS has so far withheld this data from the public.

Comment: Since the beginning of the pandemic there's been controversy around how Covid deaths have been recorded (the lack of distinction between dying of Covid versus dying with Covid), so it's rather unsurprising that the hospitalization figures are being fudged in a similar way. If 56% of "hospitalized Covid patients" were admitted for different reasons, imagine how much the Covid hospitalization numbers would tank if they were honest about them.

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BioNTech aims to develop mRNA-based malaria vaccine

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General view shows the laboratories of BioNTech at their COVID-19 vaccine production facility as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Marburg, Germany, March 27, 2021.
BioNTech (22UAy.DE) wants to build on its success in COVID-19 by developing the first vaccine for malaria based on mRNA technology and aims to start clinical testing by the end on 2022, in an attempt to eradicate the mosquito-borne illness.

The Mainz, Germany-based company, which developed a COVID-19 vaccine with its partner Pfizer (PFE.N) in ten months, said on Monday it is also exploring vaccine production in Africa as part of efforts to build up manufacturing capacity on the continent.

"The response to the pandemic has shown that science and innovation can transform people's lives when all key stakeholders work together towards a common goal," said BioNTech Chief Executive and co-founder Ugur Sahin.

Comment: The long term data isn't even in yet and they're already looking to branch out to spread their experimental genetic injections more thoroughly across the planet. How much hijacking of the genetic machinery can one person take?

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