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The COVID19 pandemic has thrown an issue into sharp focus that I have been observing for many years now. What is an expert? The simple answer is someone who has expertise. Deep knowledge of a subject that has been gained by spending many years researching, reading, speaking to colleagues, and suchlike.

However, that is clearly not enough. I have spent years researching cardiovascular disease. I have written papers about it, written books, given lectures... but I have never been referred to, by any in mainstream medical research at least, as an 'expert'. I am very much something else. A maverick, a denier, zealot a ... [insert insult of choice here].

I used to joke that there must be a secret expert exam that you have to pass in order to be called an expert. Or perhaps it's a bit like the Freemasons. Someone has a quiet word in your ear to sound you out. Then asks if you would like to join the international brotherhood of 'experts.' Dedicated to something, or other.

Very soon, after the COVID19 pandemic struck, Imperial College Business School had this to say on experts:
'In 2016, when Michael Gove made his famous statement that "people in this country have had enough of experts", it seemed experts and expert knowledge were on their way out. The opinion of populist politicians and online influencers were deemed much more relevant to decision making than the findings of scientists or the theories of economists. From the antivax movement to newly resurgent creationists, the spirit of the times was very much against the expert. Science and its evidence-based rationality were in retreat and the trend seemed unstoppable.

Fast-forward four years and the world is suddenly a very different place. Experts like Imperial College London's Neil Ferguson, and Peter Piot from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are now central advisors to government and the profiles of experts are the material of front-page stories. With the arrival of a global pandemic, experts are back - and with a vengeance!

So, what has changed? And what can we learn from the recent success of the experts who are shaping government policy on coronavirus? First, the experts who are currently leading the government's policy response to the pandemic are not just experts, they are leaders. They know that simply understanding a topic deeply and having something to say on an issue is not enough.'
Etc. etc, glory glory Imperial College 1.

I found the final sentence interesting. 'They know that simply understanding a topic deeply and having something to say on an issue is not enough.'

In short, to be an expert you must also be a leader? I think this is probably true .... You certainly have to be at the top of some organisation or other.

Smoking

Smokers are not a 'burden' on health care systems - a rational discussion

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Former US President John F. Kennedy
There follows a guest post by John Staddon, Professor of Psychology, and Professor of Biology and Neurobiology, Emeritus at Duke University, which is an extract from Chapter 4 of his book Unlucky Strike: Private Health and the Science, Law and Politics of Smoking.

I have discussed the morality of smoking, its supposed lethality, its addictiveness and its effects on nonsmokers. The evidence shows that if smoking is a sin it is a pretty venial one; nor is smoking as lethal as its critics charge and many smokers imagine. The health effects of passive smoke are almost impossible to measure. The best attempts have failed to find significant effects.

This chapter deals with the most serious policy-related charge against smoking: that it costs non-smokers money - smoking has a Public Cost. Smoking-related disease is "a profound burden on our national health care system", wrote Judge Kessler. As we've seen, the National Socialists agreed (all those lost Volkswagens). "Smoking imposes a huge economic burden on society - currently up to 15% of total healthcare costs in developed countries," says an article in the BMJ in 2004. The case seems unarguable. A substantial fraction of smokers die of smoking-related illnesses. Treating illness, especially if the treatment is protracted and often ineffective, as it is with COPD and many cancers, is always expensive.

Comment: Many will be put off by the cold-blooded assessment of the facts, but there they are. But in the name of 'keeping people safe', the nanny state has imposed a huge number of formal and not so formal penalities. But are there also other reasons? Could it be possible that the health benefits gained smoking would cut into Big Pharma's profits? And what about the danger to the elites if faced with an aware, thinking population?


Biohazard

Tanzania on high alert as four die during yellow fever outbreak in Kenya

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Yellow fever is transmitted by the same mosquitoes which spread Zika and dengue.
An outbreak of yellow fever, an acute and contagious viral disease, has claimed four lives in Kenya since it was first detected in January, the health ministry said Monday.

The cases were reported in the pastoralist and remote county of Isiolo, some 270 kilometres (160 miles) north of the capital Nairobi.

"We have an additional death to the three that we had reported earlier," Patrick Amoth, director general of Kenya's health ministry, told AFP.

There is no specific treatment for yellow fever, a viral hemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes and found in parts of Africa and Latin America's Amazon region.

Comment: With soaring food prices leaving many going hungry and immune systems compromised by the experimental coronavirus vaccines, outbreaks such as these may pose an even greater risk than they normally might:


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Objective:Health: Are mRNA Vaccines Incorporated into the Human Genome?

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A Swedish paper was published in the journal Current Issues of Molecular Biology on February 25 suggesting that there was evidence that the mRNA in Covid vaccines are capable of being incorporated into human DNA. If you remember, this is what many "experts" appearing in the corporate media since the release of the vaccines (including the CDC) assured was impossible, despite the fact that many legit scientists voiced the possibility as a serious concern.

The study authors claim that BNT162b2 (the Pfizer vaccine), is reverse transcribed inside human liver cells as quickly as six hours after injection.

While the study is receiving criticism and, as one would expect, there are many detractors, the study at least shows that the spike protein mRNA could possibly be reverse transcribed into the human genome. How likely that is to happen is apparently up for debate, yet all the assurances that this was "impossible" are clearly bunk.

Join us on this episode as we talk about this pervasive threat to our genome.


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Show links:


- Can the Vaccines Write the Spike Protein Into the Human Genome?
https://chrismasterjohnphd.substack.com/p/can-vaccines-write-the-spike-protein?s=r

- Alden et al: Intracellular Reverse Transcription of Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 In Vitro in Human Liver Cell Line; the criminal Pfizer and Moderna should have done the trials
https://www.drpaulalexander.com/blogs/news/alden-et-al-intracellular-reverse-transcription-of-pfizer-biontech-covid-19-mrna-vaccine-bnt162b2-in-vitro-in-human-liver-cell-line-the-criminal-pfizer-and-moderna-should-have-done-the-trials

- Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine converts to DNA inside human liver cells, new study
https://justthenews.com/politics-policy/coronavirus/pfizer-covid-19-vaccine-converts-dna-inside-human-liver-cells-accordingDo the

- mRNA Covid-19 Vaccines Degrade Higher Human Functions?
https://hatchardreport.com/do-the-mrna-covid-19-vaccines-degrade-higher-human-functions/

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UK releases report confirming the fully vaccinated now account for 9 in every 10 Covid-19 deaths in England

The latest data published by the UK Health Security Agency confirms deaths are rising dramatically among the triple vaccinated population whilst declining steadily among the not-vaccinated population in England.

With the most recent figures showing the fully vaccinated accounted for 9 in every 10 Covid-19 deaths over the past month; and the triple vaccinated accounted for 4 in every 5 of them.

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These are dark days for the citizens of Ukraine, but if you were to watch mainstream news or read a mainstream newspaper you could be forgiven for thinking the plight of the Ukrainians is currently the only event taking place in the world.

The Russian invasion is being aired in an endless 24/7 loop via BBC News and Sky News, with not a word about Covid-19 to be heard, despite airing nothing but propaganda and lies on the pandemic for the past two years.

Syringe

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine converts to DNA inside human liver cells, new study finds

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Pfizer manipulates DNA
The messenger RNA from Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine reportedly can enter human liver cells and be converted into DNA, contrary to what the CDC has said.

A study by Swedish scientists finds that when the vaccine's mRNA enters human liver cells it triggers a number of reactions that yield a reverse transcription that turns the mRNA into spike DNA, according to The Epoch Times.

The scientists, in their study published in the journal Current Issues of Molecular Biology, state that they have found "evidence that COVID-19 mRNA vaccine BNT162b2 is able to enter the human liver cell line Huh7 in vitro."

They write that BNT162b2 (the Pfizer vaccine), is reverse transcribed inside human liver cells as quickly as six hours after injection.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that the reverse transcription process is something that would not happen, The Epoch Times also reports.

Syringe

Israeli survey shows Covid booster shots causing more injuries than previously thought

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Vials with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine labels are seen in this illustration picture taken March 19, 2021.
More Israelis are experiencing injuries and reactions following COVID-19 booster shots than the country's passive reporting system indicates, according to a survey conducted by the Israeli Ministry of Health. What do the data tell us about safety signals and underreporting?

More Israelis are experiencing injuries and reactions following COVID-19 booster shots than the country's passive reporting system indicates, according to a survey conducted by the Israeli Ministry of Health (MOH).

The MOH conducted an active survey of booster shot recipients to collect data on adverse events associated with booster doses, then compared the survey data to the data available from the country's passive reporting system.

The survey concluded Israel's passive reporting system was grossly underreporting adverse events.

The data from the Israeli survey could provide some insight into the extent of the underreporting occurring in the U.S.

It also could corroborate safety signals the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is ignoring.

Attention

Do the mRNA Covid-19 vaccines degrade higher human functions?

Covid Vaccines
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I find myself perplexed that commercial pharmaceutical enterprises, despite huge areas of uncertainty around safety and outcomes, felt that they could launch their experimental mRNA vaccines on the world's population.

I am also confused how public health officials, the medical profession, and politicians became cheerleaders, even when a significant number of highly qualified scientists were waving red flags.

Worse, when the accumulating adverse effects and deaths, and the ineffectiveness of the Covid vaccines to stop transmission became very obvious, why was there no precautionary pause to take stock?

Nor was there any expression of regret, sympathy or remorse from our politicians.

The opposite in fact, politicians all over the world doubled down with vaccine passes, mass sackings, and progressed to water cannons and rubber bullets.

At this point in time, the weight of research points unequivocally to the lack of effectiveness of mRNA vaccines and the continuing risks of adverse effects.

See for example a 14 February 2022 report by the Israeli Ministry of Health, translation linked here.

Some statisticians now appraise vaccine injury as worse than Covid itself. No one but a mad person would be continuing to recommend these risky and short lived vaccines for a mild disease and punishing those who refuse.

The more so because the long term effects of the mRNA vaccine continue to be unresearched. It seems we have many mad people in our midst.

Syringe

Can COVID Vaccines Write the Spike Protein Into the Human Genome?

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A paper published on February 25 argued that the spike protein mRNA from the Pfizer vaccine is reverse transcribed into DNA within human liver cancer cells.

This paper provides a tempting explanation for the otherwise unexpected findings that the spike protein mRNA lasts at least two months and that the spike protein itself lasts at least four months after mRNA vaccination.

Syringe

Pfizer vaccine significantly less effective in kids 5-11

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The Pfizer coronavirus vaccine is significantly less effective in children aged 5 to 11 than it is in older kids, a new study found, raising questions about the correct dose to give to the young.


Comment: How about no dose, since they are not at risk in the first place?


The study from researchers at the New York State Department of Health found that vaccine effectiveness against COVID-19 infection among children 5 to 11 declined from 68 percent to just 12 percent over the period of Dec. 13 to Jan. 30.

Effectiveness was higher for those aged 12 to 17, declining from 66 percent to 51 percent over the same period.


Comment: So one, maybe two months of "protection" against a virus that won't harm them in the first place. Does this sound like a racket to you?


Children under 12 receive a dose that is one-third the size given to those 12 and up, which could explain the drop in effectiveness.

The study notes that effectiveness for children aged 5 to 11 was better against severe disease and that vaccination is still recommended.

The vaccine's effectiveness against hospitalization among children 5 to 11 declined from 100 percent to 48 percent, compared with 85 percent to 73 percent for older children.

The results highlight the challenges that vaccines for children have faced. Pfizer earlier this month delayed the timeline for its vaccine for children under 5, saying more time was needed to test a third dose.