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New Zealand's COVID-19 cases hit record despite vaccination push

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People visit a pop-up vaccination site on Oct 19, 2021, in suburban Auckland, New Zealand.
New Zealand on Tuesday (Oct 19) recorded its highest number of daily COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic as a Delta-variant outbreak that dashed the nation's "Covid Zero" hopes showed no signs of easing.

Health authorities announced 94 new cases, exceeding the previous daily record of 89 set in April last year during the first wave of COVID-19 infections.

While case numbers remain low by most international standards, they have been steadily growing since the highly transmissible Delta variant was first found in New Zealand in mid-August.

Comment: More from Raidió Teilifís Éireann:
New Zealand has set a 90% vaccination target for scrapping lockdowns as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiled a plan to open up despite the stubborn grip of the Delta variant.

Ms Ardern said her goal had shifted from eliminating Covid-19 to minimising its spread in the community by ramping up vaccinations.

She said the change meant New Zealanders would not be subject to stay-at-home orders and business shutdowns, provided they were fully inoculated.

"We cannot ask vaccinated people to stay home forever," she told reporters.

Around 86% of eligible New Zealanders have had their first vaccine dose and 68% are double jabbed.
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"If you want summer, if you want to go to bars and restaurants, get vaccinated," she said.

"If you're vaccinated, you'll get to enjoy the things you love, secure in the knowledge that the people around you and the environment you're in are as safe as possible in the Covid world."
Meanwhile China has registered the most daily Covid cases since September, prompting soft lockdowns to contain virus spread. From RT:
A fresh outbreak of Covid has been recorded in China. One new infected person has been found in Beijing, while the most recent cases, in an Inner Mongolia city, led authorities to impose a lockdown on its 76,000 residents.

Beijing has become the latest city to report a fresh coronavirus case. On Tuesday, officials there said they had identified one new Covid-19 infection in the capital.

Meanwhile, as of Tuesday, authorities in Erenhot city in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia have registered a total of four Covid-19 cases since October 13; two cases were recorded on Monday. To contain the spread, citizens have been ordered not to leave their residential compounds unless it is absolutely necessary.
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On Monday, five cases were reported in the north-western city of Xian in Shaanxi province. Those entering the city from outside the province must show proof of negative test results within 48 hours if they wish to visit tourist sites or stay at hotels. Some tourist amenities have been temporarily closed to allow officials to carry out disinfection.

Residents in north-western Yinchuan in the Ningxia region have been told not to leave town unless necessary, while public venues were closed in two areas deemed at highest risk. This came after one case was reported on October 18, according to National Health Commission data.

The southern city of Changsha in Hunan province also registered one case on Monday.



Stock Down

Comparison of official govt reports suggest fully vaccinated developing acquired immunodeficiency syndrome much faster than anticipated

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Latest UK PHE Vaccine Surveillance Report figures on Covid-19 cases show that doubly vaccinated 40-79 year olds have lost 44% of their immune system capability. Their immune systems are deteriorating at around 5% per week (between 3.8% and 9.1%).

If this continues then 30-59 year olds will have zero Covid/viral defence (and perhaps a form of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) by Christmas and all double vaccinated people over 30 will have completely lost the part of their immune system that tackles Covid-19 by January next year.

The 5 Public Health England (PHE) tables below from their excellent Vaccine Surveillance Report of all fully genome sequenced delta cases, separated by 5 weeks, clearly show the progressive damage that the vaccines are doing to the immune system's response. PHE have done so much great work and the picture is very clear.

Here is the weekly decline in doubly vaccinated immune system performance compared to unvaxxed people. Vaccine efficacy is measured using Pfizer's vaccine effectiveness formula...

(Unvaxxed case rate - Vaxxed case rate)/the Larger of Unvaxxed or Vaxxed case rate - We are using the ratio of vaxxed to unvaxxed case numbers to determine vaccine efficiency just as Pfizer itself does.
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Comment: It's like watching a train wreck in slow motion - with clown music.




Black Magic

Putting the pandemic's death toll into perspective

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There are two 'official' death tolls on the Government's COVID-19 dashboard. 138,852 is the number of deaths within 28 days of a positive test. 162,620 is the number of deaths with COVID-19 on the death certificate.

The main reason the latter is larger than the former is lack of testing during the first wave. In the spring of last year, about 15,000 people in whose death COVID-19 was a contributing factor died without being tested.

So is 162,620 the pandemic's true death toll? No. And that's because it includes a large number of deaths that probably would have happened anyway.

How do we know this? Because if we calculate the excess deaths - the number of deaths in excess of what we'd expect based on previous years - we get a much lower number.

The official death toll for England and Wales, based on death certificates, is 147,031. Yet if we add up all the deaths since the start of March 2020, and subtract the average over the last five years, we get a figure of 117,476 (about 20% lower).

What's more, due to population ageing, the average over the last five years understates the expected number of deaths. Hence the true number of excess deaths is about 15% lower. Taking this into account, the pandemic's total death toll in England and Wales is about 100,000.

Stock Up

Comparing all-cause mortality rate by age group: Vaccinated vs unvaccinated

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In a previous article we argued that to determine the overall risk-benefit of Covid-19 vaccines it is crucial to be able to compare the all-cause mortality rates between the vaccinated and unvaccinated in each different age category. However, current publicly available UK Government statistics do not include raw data on mortality by age category and vaccination status. Hence, we are unable to make the necessary comparison. In a new paper we explain how we attempted to reverse engineer estimates of mortality by age category and vaccination status from the various relevant public Government datasets; unfortunately, we found numerous discrepancies and inconsistencies which indicate that the Office for National Statistics reports on vaccine effectiveness are grossly underestimating the number of unvaccinated people. Hence, official statistics may be underestimating the mortality rates for vaccinated people in each age category. Although we have not subjected this data to statistical testing, the potential implications of these results on the effects of vaccination on all-cause mortality, and by implication, the future of the vaccination programme is profound.

The new paper
Martin Neil, Norman Fenton and Scott McLachlan (2021), "Discrepancies and inconsistencies in UK Government datasets compromise accuracy of mortality rate comparisons between vaccinated and unvaccinated", http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.32817.10086

Comment: From Neil et al.'s conclusions:
Our analysis has discovered that over 10 million people are missing from the PHE/ONS analysis and 1,236 deaths that occurred during week 26 are also missing. The vaccination status of this group is unknown. Furthermore, by reverse engineering the estimates from other ONS sources we have discovered that the PHE/ONS mortality report is underestimating the number of vaccinated people, from an approximate total of 39 million, by over 2 million people. Similarly, we believe the ONS may be underestimating the number of single dose vaccinated people by just over four hundred thousand. Given this, there is the possibility that as many as 22 million people, in week 26, were unvaccinated rather than the 9.5 million reported.

Our analysis clearly suggests that, when compared to ONS death figures from week 26, all-cause mortality (UMR) for vaccinated people, compared to unvaccinated people, is certainly higher in single dosed individuals and slightly higher in those who are double dosed.

Any analysis that relied solely on the PHE/ONS mortality data would be systematically biased by the fact that it would be conditioned on the available data, and how it is queried from available databases, rather than on the prevailing vaccination status of the population at large. In attempting to reverse engineer estimates of mortality by age category and vaccination status from the various relevant ONS datasets we found numerous discrepancies and inconsistencies which indicate that the PHE/ONS reports on vaccine effectiveness are grossly underestimating the number of unvaccinated people.



Syringe

Daily Sceptic: Vaccine safety update

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This is the 14th of the round-ups of Covid vaccine safety reports and news compiled by a group of medical doctors who are monitoring developments but prefer to remain anonymous in the current climate (find the 13th one here). By no means is this part of an effort to generate alarm about the vaccines or dissuade anyone from getting inoculated. It should be read in conjunction with the Daily Sceptic's other posts on vaccines, which include both encouraging and not so encouraging developments. At the Daily Sceptic we report all the news about the vaccines whether positive or negative and give no one advice about whether they should or should not take them. Unlike with lockdowns, we are neither pro-vaccine nor anti-vaccine; we see our job as reporting the facts, not advocating for or against a particular policy. The vaccine technology is novel and the vaccines have not yet fully completed their trials, which is why they're in use under temporary and not full market authorisation. This has been done on account of the emergency situation and the trial data was largely encouraging on both efficacy and safety. For a summary of that data, see this preamble to the Government's page on the Yellow Card reporting system. (Dr Tess Lawrie in June wrote an open letter to Dr June Raine, head of the MHRA, arguing that: "The MHRA now has more than enough evidence on the Yellow Card system to declare the COVID-19 vaccines unsafe for use in humans," a claim that has been 'fact checked' here.) We publish information and opinion to inform public debate and help readers reach their own conclusions about what is best for them, based on the available data.

Syringe

FDA, CDC ignore damning report that over 90% of a hospital's admissions were vaxxed for Covid-19, no one was reporting this to VAERS

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A concerned Physician Assistant, Deborah Conrad, convinced her hospital to carefully track the Covid-19 vaccination status of every patient admitted to her hospital. The result is shocking.

As Ms. Conrad has detailed, her hospital serves a community in which less than 50% of the individuals were vaccinated for Covid-19 but yet, during the same time period, approximately 90% of the individuals admitted to her hospital were documented to have received this vaccine.

These patients were admitted for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to COVID-19 infections. Even more troubling is that there were many individuals who were young, many who presented with unusual or unexpected health events, and many who were admitted months after vaccination.

One would think that after an association was identified by a healthcare professional, our health authorities would at least review this finding, right? Sadly, when Ms. Conrad reached out to health authorities herself, she was ignored. My firm then sent a letter to the CDC and FDA on July 19, 2021 on Ms. Conrad's behalf (see letter below), yet neither agency has responded. Even worse, when doctors came to Ms. Conrad for assistance with filing VAERS report for their patients, the hospital prohibited her from filing these reports.

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Objective:Health - People Power! Pushback Against Vaccine Mandates

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The news has been sprinkled with stories of late about people pushing back against the tyrannical vaccine mandates that are threatening the liberty of the citizens of planet earth.

A number of lawsuits have been issued by workers banding together in multiple sectors, including LA firefighters, Los Alamos nuclear scientists and airline employees. Protests have erupted in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, France and England. The LA county sheriff has refused to enforce the vaccine mandate, and a judge has ruled New York has to honor religious exemptions.

It's all heating up as it seems at least some of the people have drawn a line they will not cross.

Join us on this episode of Objective:Health as we share a bit of good news (for a change) - People Power!


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Sherlock

Did Japan's Covid vaccine delay contribute to herd immunity and does it explain the sudden drop in cases?

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In this Sept. 13, 2021, file photo, a woman receives the first shot of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as others wait for their turn in front of pachinko pinball machines at the pachinko parlor Freedom in Osaka, western Japan. Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story. Case numbers are way down, but experts worry that without knowing how exactly it cut cases so drastically, the nation may be in store for another devastating wave like during the summer.
Almost overnight, Japan has become a stunning, and somewhat mysterious, coronavirus success story.

Daily new COVID-19 cases have plummeted from a mid-August peak of nearly 6,000 in Tokyo, with caseloads in the densely populated capital now routinely below 100, an 11-month low.

The bars are packed, the trains are crowded, and the mood is celebratory, despite a general bafflement over what, exactly, is behind the sharp drop.

Japan, unlike other places in Europe and Asia, has never had anything close to a lockdown, just a series of relatively toothless states of emergency.


Comment: Part of the reason for this is that it's actually against Japan's constitution to lockdown and they can only 'request the public's cooperation'; obviously violating citizens rights didn't stop countries in the West.

Note, this also goes to show that the massively destructive lockdowns enforced across much of the planet were totally unnecessary.


Comment: Despite the eventual 'successful' vaccine roll out compromising people's immune system, it may be that we're still able to detect any benefit that delaying the vaccine roll out had, as well as the numerous negative repercussions that come with them, that we've seen elsewhere in countries that rolled out earlier: And check out SOTT radio's: NewsReal: Is The Government Hyping Shortages? And is 'Vaccination Shedding' Really a Thing?




Syringe

mRNA Inventor on COVID Response: "Is This Really About the Vaccine or Is It About Something Else?"

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The top federal agencies responsible for public health in the United States, the CDC, and the FDA, are "profoundly corrupt" and are forcefully pushing experimental gene therapeutics, aka COVID vaccines, on the population with "grossly incomplete" data that does not meet even the "minimum standards" for safety. Moreover, the vaccination campaign and the other elements of the COVID policies that have been employed by governments worldwide have little to do with the public health at all. So says mRNA vaccine inventor Robert Malone in an exclusive interview with LifeSiteNews.

Comment: See also:


Health

Lysine therapy interrupts replication of virus

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Evidence suggests that lysine, an essential amino acid your body uses in the production of protein,1 may help prevent or treat viral infections.2,3 Virologists have also suggested lysine could help prevent or treat COVID-19.4

In the past months it's become obvious that COVID-19 can no longer be called a major public health threat. The virus is now endemic, in much the way that the seasonal flu or common cold is. Yet, to continue to implement the Great Reset to "build back better," fearmongers need this crisis to continue.

Just as influenza mutates and creates new variants, SARS-CoV-2 will continue to mutate in the environment. Thankfully, as viruses mutate within a population, they also tend to become more benign.5

Comment: See also: