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'Vax-Unvax: Let the science speak' — Why RFK Jr. and I wrote this book

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In May 2017, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was invited to meet with Dr. Francis Collins and Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Accompanying Kennedy to the meeting were Del Bigtree, Informed Consent Action Network founder, attorney Aaron Siri and Lyn Redwood, R.N., MSN, president emerita of Children's Health Defense (CHD).

Several other U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials in the executive offices of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) accompanied Collins and Fauci.

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Man bitten by stray cat contracts infection unknown to science

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The bite of a fluffy cat on the street can be more dangerous than you might think.

In the United Kingdom, a 48-year-old who was bit by a stray feline ended up contracting a species of bacterium that scientists have never seen before.

His immune response to the foreign microorganism was a doozy. Just eight hours after receiving multiple bites, the man's hands had swollen to such a great extent that he took himself to the emergency department.

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Why your sodium to potassium ratio is important

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Salt has long been vilified as a risk factor for heart, kidney and other chronic diseases. And the medical dogma to limit your salt intake to protect your health runs deep. But it's not that simple. There are different types of salt — some healthy, some not. Your body requires healthy salt to function properly. If you get too little, you'll increase your risk of heart problems, not lower it.1

The other part of the equation is potassium, a naturally occurring mineral your body uses as an electrolyte. It, too, is vital for optimal health, and studies clearly show that having the correct balance of potassium to sodium is far more important to health than lowering salt alone.2


Girls suffering early puberty spiked during Covid lockdowns, stress & unhealthier lifestyles blamed

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A soaring number of girls started puberty early during the pandemic, which could be due to stress or reduced physical activity,

A study looked at 133 girls in Italy referred to a specialist paediatric unit because their chest had started developing before the age of eight.

In the four years before the pandemic, from January 2016 to March 2020, 72 girls were diagnosed with 'rapidly progressive' early puberty — where, for example, their height was increasing far too fast or they had a high level of hormones linked to adolescence.

That meant less than two girls a month were being identified as rapidly going through puberty far too young.

But, in the shorter period between March 2020 and June 2021, that had leapt to almost four girls a month being diagnosed — 61 in total.

Comment: Other research suggests that the incredible stress caused by the lockdowns, as well as the effects of Covid, and the experimental injections, had significant and varying effects on people's health, and in particular on children's health - and the vast majority of these effects seem to have been detrimental:


Leprosy cases increase in Florida, CDC issues warning disease may be endemic in region

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Infectious disease agency suggests central portion of state may have become 'endemic location' for potentially debilitating disease. The CDC said the data represents ‘mounting epidemiological evidence supporting leprosy as an endemic process in the south-eastern United States’.
Leprosy cases are surging in Florida, said the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with a new report suggesting the central area of the state may have become an "endemic location" for the infectious, potentially debilitating disease.

There were 159 new cases of leprosy in the US in 2020, the most recent year for which data was studied, according to a report published on Monday by the CDC. Florida was among the top reporting states, and almost a fifth of all cases were reported in the state's central region.

Central Florida was responsible for 81% of the cases reported in the state.

Meanwhile, the number of reported cases of leprosy in the south-eastern US has more than doubled over the last decade, the CDC reported, with growing instances of people contracting leprosy within the country.

Comment: This comes amidst an increase of other formerly rare infections and diseases, as well as a shortage of basic medicines - and this trend is not isolated to just the US:


Half the population to have a mental health disorder by 75

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A global study co-led by researchers from The University of Queensland and Harvard Medical School has found one in two people will develop a mental health disorder in their lifetime.

Professor John McGrath from UQ's Queensland Brain Institute, Professor Ronald Kessler from Harvard Medical School, and their colleagues from 27 other countries, analyzed data from more than 150,000 adults across 29 countries between 2001 and 2022, taken from the largest ever coordinated series of face-to-face interviews -- the World Health Organisation's World Mental Health Survey initiative.

Lead author Professor McGrath said the results demonstrate the high prevalence of mental health disorders, with 50 per cent of the population developing at least one disorder by the age of 75.

Comment: Is it surprising given the current state of the world?


Each cigarette in Canada now comes with warning label

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Each cigarette sold in Canada effective Tuesday now comes with an individual health warning that "cigarettes cause impotence" and cancer, and that there is "poison in every puff."

The labeling rule announced in May aims to further crack down on smoking and is a world first.

Canada's then-addictions minister, Carolyn Bennett, had said the new warning labels would be "virtually unavoidable and, together with updated graphic images displayed on the package, will provide a real and startling reminder of the health consequences of smoking."

Comment: Trust Canada to do something like this.


Risk of stroke skyrockets in vaccinated with onset of Covid infection

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Excess deaths from non-Covid causes such as heart failure and stroke have ballooned since the vaccine rollout but they have tended to correlate with Covid waves at least as much as with vaccination campaigns. This has fuelled speculation that the underlying cause is not vaccine injury (or something else) but 'silent Covid', hypothesised to be where the disease kills but without registering as an infection or during the post-infection phase.

Those of us suspicious of the novel vaccines have suggested that an interaction between the infection and the vaccine may be responsible, such as an auto-immune attack primed by the action of the vaccine in triggering sustained production of spike protein in numerous organs in the body including the heart, circulatory system and brain.

Comment: Want to compromise brain activity? Just add SARS-CoV-2 spike!

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mRNA Covid jabs have caused silent heart damage to tens of millions of people, a shocking new study suggests

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Small area of myocarditis/pericarditis. The pink area is the myocardium, and the white area is the epicardial fat. The purple cells are the lymphocytic inflammation.
A dose of Moderna's Covid jab injured the hearts of about 3 percent of people who received it, Swiss researchers have found.

The vaccinated people did not show obvious signs of heart damage. But when researchers ran blood tests three days after the jabs, they found high levels of troponin, a protein the heart releases when it is injured, in many recipients.

"Subclinical mRNA vaccine-associated myocardial injury is much more common than estimated based on passive surveillance," the researchers concluded. The paper was published last week in the peer-reviewed European Journal of Heart Failure.

Over 1 billion people have received mRNA jabs. The study suggests tens of millions of them may have suffered heart damage - and don't even know they've been hurt.


CDC says up to 450,000 in U.S. have red meat allergies due to alpha-gal syndrome spread by ticks

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A deer tick, or blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis. Scientists have discovered a new bacteria species causing Lyme disease in the U.S. Midwest.
Thousands more Americans are now testing positive each year for alpha-gal syndrome — a condition spread by tick bites that causes allergic reactions to eating red meat. New data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows up to 450,000 people in the U.S. may have been affected since 2010.

These figures mark a steep increase in cases since alpha-gal syndrome was first reported among a handful of Virginians in 2008 after being bitten by ticks.

Many cases are also likely going undiagnosed, the CDC now says, citing "concerning" knowledge gaps found in a separate study among American doctors surveyed about the red meat allergy.

Comment: As if that wasn't enough to worry about, there is also tick-borne Lyme disease: For the conspiracy-minded, it's even worse: