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The most vaccine-hesitant group of all? PhDs

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The percentage of each education group that is somewhat vaccine hesitant.
A new study found that the most educated are the least likely to get jabbed.

There has been much debate over how to get the unvaccinated to get their jabs — shame them, bribe them persuade them, or treat them as victims of mis- and disinformation campaigns — but who, exactly, are these people?

Most of the coverage would have you believe that the surge in cases is primarily down to less educated, 'brainwashed' Trump supporters who don't want to take the vaccine. This may be partially true: the areas in which the delta variant is surging coincide with the sections of red America in which vaccination rates are lowest.

But according to a new paper by researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, this does not paint the full picture. The researchers analysed more than 5 million survey responses by a range of different demographic details, and classed those people who would "probably" or "definitely" not choose to get vaccinated as "vaccine hesitant."

Comment: These results are surprising, but not for the reasons the author likely believes them to be. Generally, the more "educated" a person is, the more they have been exposed to the authoritarian programming that infests higher education institutions and therefore, the more likely they would be to believe the mainstream directives on Covid vaccination. That Ph.D.s are more likely to be vaccine hesitant bucks this trend (but it seems to be consistent up to the level of Masters). What is it about a Ph.D. level education that seems to rekindle the ability to think?

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Study: Ultra-processed foods supply two-thirds of calories in U.S. child, teen diets

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Children and teens obtain two-thirds of their calories from ultra-processed foods, a new study has found.
More than two-thirds of calories consumed by children and teens in the United States come from ultra-processed foods, a study published Tuesday by JAMA found.

This is up from just over 60% two decades ago, the data showed.

Ready-to-eat or ready-to-heat meals including takeout foods, as well as frozen pizza and burgers, accounted for 11% of caloric intake among those age 2 to 19 in 2018, up from 2% in 1999, the researchers said.

Comment: The most surprising thing about the above article is that they didn't mention saturated fat as a 'bad guy' component of ultraprocessed foods. Are we seeing some progress in nutritional reporting?

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If you study hundreds of bat viruses at biosafety level 2, "your luck may eventually run out", says Coronavirus expert

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Back on May 14th, 18 scientists wrote a letter to Science calling for a new investigation into the origins of COVID-19. Among their number was a gentleman named Ralph Baric, one of the world's leading coronavirus experts.

Baric has been the subject of controversy over the last few months, given that he previously developed a method for engineering bat coronaviruses, and then taught that method to Dr Shi (the "Batwoman") at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

In a recent interview with the MIT Technology Review, he divulges some interesting details about how researchers work with coronaviruses in the lab, as well as how they should do such work.

Comment: Contrary to what the doctor above has asserted, there is a great deal of evidence pointing to the possibility (indeed, likelihood) that the Coronavirus was engineered by human intervention.

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Assembling Covid jigsaw pieces into a complete pandemic picture

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We're publishing an important piece today by Anthony Brookes, a Professor of Genomics and Health Data Science at the University of Leicester, in which he explains why the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads across different populations in waves separated by three or four months. His theory is similar to that put forward by Dr Will Jones, namely, that the overall immunity levels in most populations are quite high, but need to be 'topped up' each time a new variant appears, causing infections to rise and then fall. Importantly, the decline in infections has little or nothing to do with non-pharmaceutical interventions - which is why daily cases started to decline before the second and third lockdowns were imposed in the U.K. and why the easing of restrictions on July 19th hasn't caused an 'exit wave' - or the vaccine roll-out, since vaccines don't appear to have much impact on infection or transmission.

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Objective:Health - In The News: Patents Show Covid Was Manmade | The Digital Technocracy is Here

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It's time for another 'In the News' edition of Objective:Health and today we're focusing on (surprise, surprise) the Covid agenda!

On this episode we take a look at an article posted on Mercola.com where an interview with David E. Martin, Ph.D. who has been in the business of tracking patent applications and approvals since 1998 with his company M-Cam International Innovation Risk Management and has even monitored biological and chemical weapons treaty violations for the US government in 2001. Martin talks about the hundreds of patents that show SARS-CoV-2 is a manmade virus that has been tinkered with for decades.

We also talk about a new Biden proposal for a DARPA-like biomedical research agency that would operate under the guise of treatments for chronic disease, but seems to be really about merging national security and health security through hoovering masses of private data from digital devices and health care providers to assess pre-crime scoring. The digital technocracy we've been warning about for years is truly on our doorstep, and the Covid 'pandemic' was just the pretext needed to push it forward.

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Fifteen pounds to slow the spread

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The best thing you can do to fight Covid-19 might be just to become less fat.

The media, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and World Health Organization (all really covering themselves in glory over the past year) have declared the variants of Covid-19 a veritable alphabet soup. Of course, we've got Delta from India, which the CDC labeled "a variant of concern" in June, and which we've heard lots about since. But there are other "of concern" viral pasta bits, too, from all over the world. There's Alpha, which first appeared in Great Britain. And there's Beta, which popped up in South Africa. Then there are not one but two Epsilon variants, spotted first in the U.S. Plus there's a Gamma found in Brazil.

Served this dish it is time to stop eating. Here's a slogan, some advice, and I plan to take it, too: Lose 15 pounds to slow the spread. By now we've all seen reports of breakthrough cases, where fully vaccinated people not only test positive for Covid-19 but experience substantial symptoms. The present and the future is beginning to look like ever-multiplying variants of the virus, many of them more contagious, with some vaccine-resistant. This seems to be the natural outcome of current selection pressures.

Comment: While it's still a very low percentage of the population that is at risk of death due to Covid, getting oneself healthier is a good strategy overall and could come in handy down the pipeline, when who knows what sort of mutant viral monster may be lurking - likely something much deadlier than Covid!

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Spreading false vax info might cost you your medical license

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From: Spreading False Vax Info Might Cost You Your Medical License — Federation Of State Medical Boards Threaten Disciplinary Action, 3 August 2021
Physicians who intentionally spread misinformation or disinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines could be disciplined by state medical boards and may have their licenses suspended or taken away, said the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB).

Due "to a dramatic increase in the dissemination of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation and disinformation by physicians and other health care professionals on social media platforms, online and in the media," the FSMB, a national nonprofit representing medical boards that license and discipline allopathic and osteopathic physicians, issued the following statement:

Comment: In other words, don't deviate from 'consensus', Doc, or we'll revoke your license.

More from Becker's Health IT:
FSMB has not yet formally defined "misinformation" or "disinformation" in its policy, but the organization's ethics committee is studying the issues of physician misinformation and disinformation and plans to provide more guidance at a later date, an FSMB spokesperson said in an emailed statement to Becker's.

"However, we currently view misinformation as sharing or distributing verifiably false information," the spokesperson said. "We define disinformation as sharing or distributing information that the distributor knows is false."

While FSMB has not formed a recommendation yet for the definitions of misinformation and disinformation, state and territorial medical boards may use various terms, such as "professional misconduct" or "ethics violation," in their own procedures to address concerns surrounding misinformation and disinformation, FSMB said.
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Mercola: mRNA expert Robert Malone speaks out on the COVID crisis

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When Dr. Robert Malone, the inventor of the mRNA and DNA vaccine core platform technology,1 spoke out about the risks of COVID-19 gene therapy vaccines in June 2021, he was surprised that the three-hour interview went viral. "It showed there was a huge thirst for information from people all over the world," he said, speaking with Aga Wilson with Newsvoice.2

The podcast was erased from YouTube, and Malone quickly realized that his message, which he felt morally obliged to share, would not be heard via mainstream media.

"When it became clear to me that I would not be able to speak through mainstream media, I, together with my wife ... made a conscious decision to reach out through alternative media and new media, and I've learned, from many, many podcasts and podcasters like yourself about the value of this new medium of podcasting," he told Wilson.3

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Media blackout: Renowned German pathologist's vaccine autopsy data is shocking... and being censored

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Dr. Peter Schirmacher is not just an average pathologist. The German doctor is world-renowned in his field, honored by The Pathologist as one of the 100 most influential in the world. He is the acting chairman of the German Society of Pathology, director of the Institute of Pathology at Heidelberg University Hospital, and president of the German Association for the Study of the Liver. Bottom line, this professor and doctor understands pathology like very few on the planet.

This is why it's so perplexing that a bombshell report he released this week has been absolutely censored. Mainstream media won't report on it and Big Tech has eliminated accounts who attempt to share it. Considering the incessant push towards universal vaccinations by government, academia, media, and Big Tech, it really shouldn't be perplexing at all that his work is being quashed because it details mind-blowing data about the dangers of the so-called Covid "vaccines."

In short, Dr. Schirmacher performed autopsies on 40 people who had died within two weeks of receiving a Covid jab. Of those, 30%-40% could be directly attributed to the "vaccines." He is calling for more autopsies of those who die shortly after getting injected to see if his numbers pan out. But Germany has thus far been reluctant to act. Meanwhile, the report of this highly respected pathologist and pro-vaccine doctor is being suppressed.

Comment: The original quoted article in German can be found here.

Seeing how the powers that be respond to this information will be very telling. If they really were concerned about the health and wellness of the population at large, they would accept Schirmacher's warning and increase the number of autopsies performed on individuals who died after getting the jab. After all, what harm could there be in uncovering the truth? Either the doctor is right, and the vaccination campaign would need to be suspended due to safety concerns, or he is wrong and the campaign can continue unimpeded (and likely vaccine uptake would increase, as some vaccination hold-outs would have at least some of their fears alleviated). It is highly unlikely that the elites will respond in this manner, however; the good doctor will probably be ignored or smeared.

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Should we be surprised that Covid case numbers have been falling?

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"Scientists are scratching their heads over the precipitous decline in daily COVID-19 infections", says a recent article in the journal Nature. "A sharp fall in the number of people testing positive has surprised scientists", says a piece in the FT. According to the epidemiologist John Edmunds, "Nobody really knows what's going on".

Should scientists really be surprised by the fall in case numbers? Yes, some remaining restrictions were lifted on 19th July - the UK's supposed 'Freedom Day'. But cases have fallen in the absence of restrictions many times before. It's therefore hardly surprising they would do so again.