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Immunologist: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines could cause long-term chronic illness

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In new research published in
Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, immunologist J. Bart Classen warns the mRNA technology used in the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccines could create "new potential mechanisms" of adverse events that may take years to come to light.

Back in 1999, leading U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official Dr. Peter Patriarca contended that modern advances in vaccine technology were rapidly "outpacing researchers' ability to predict potential vaccine-related adverse events." Patriarca mused that this could lead to "a situation of unforeseen and unpredictable vaccine outcomes."

In a new research article published in Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, veteran immunologist J. Bart Classen expresses similar concerns and writes that "RNA-based COVID vaccines have the potential to cause more disease than the epidemic of COVID-19."

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Syringe

Coronavirus vaccination may be cause of rare blood disorder in at least 36 people says new report

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A stock image shows a vial of blood next to an explanation of Immune thrombocytopenia
At least 36 people may have developed a rare blood disorder, known as immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), after taking either Pfizer and BioNTech or Moderna's COVID-19 vaccines, according to a report.

The condition develops when the immune system attacks platelets, a blood component essential for clotting, or the cells that create them, for unknown reasons.

Comment: A very rare side effect is still a possible side effect. How many people are made aware of this and the many other potential side effects of the vaccines before being given the jab? See also: More from RT:
The cases can't all conclusively be linked with the vaccines, but Dr. James Bussel, a hematologist and expert on the condition, told the Times that an association "is possible."

"Having it happen after a vaccine is well-known and has been seen with many other vaccines," he said. "Why it happens, we don't know."

Unlike traditional vaccines, which use an inactive form of the pathogen they protect against, both Pfizer's and Moderna's offerings are mRNA vaccines. Technologically new and therefore untested on a mass basis, these vaccines work by introducing into the body's cells a strand of RNA with instructions that tell the person's DNA how to begin making antibodies.

Researchers at Cambridge University state that side effects could include "autoimmune reactions," but Harvard scientists say that mRNA vaccines produce "a stronger type of immunity" than their traditional counterparts.

Immune thrombocytopenia can also develop as a result of certain medications and cancers, from influenza, and seemingly from Covid-19 itself. As early as last spring, long before any vaccines were near completion, doctors in the US, Europe, India and China noticed the condition in Covid patients and suspected a link.



Radar

Phages can anticipate bacteria's location and destroy them before they cause an infection

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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions have identified a novel strategy that can eliminate bacteria in a specific location before they cause an infection. The strategy uses a phage, a virus that infects and destroys bacteria, that can specifically locate in the same place the bacteria live in the gastrointestinal tract. The proximity between phage and bacteria facilitates the phage's attack and subsequent elimination of the bacteria.

This strategy has the potential of becoming a game changer in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria that live in hard-to-reach places, such as the mucus layer of the gut. The study appears in the journal mBio.

"Phages are very specific in their ability to infect and destroy certain species or strains of bacteria and not others, such as good bacteria. In the U.S., phage therapy is increasingly becoming an available option to treat antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections, a serious health concern," said first author Dr. Sabrina Green, director of research and development for TAILΦR labs at Baylor.

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Objective:Health - Be Afraid: Is the Fear of Covid Making Us Sick and Crazy? UPDATE: Censored by YouTube Yet Again!

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Ever wonder how this covid pandemic is affecting your mental health? Not the virus, but the constant fear of the virus? Locking us in our homes, feeding constant fear of a lurking virus through the mainstream media, only seeing others outside your family with their faces half-covered, the zealously encouraged view that all your fellow humans are disease carrying death vectors - there is no question that this overreaction to an overhyped virus is taking its toll on our psychology.

But the thing is, having a less than stellar psychological framework has a direct effect on our physical health. The central nervous system is directly connected to the immune system, providing a suspected pathway to exist between thoughts and emotions directly affecting the robusticity of our immune response. In other words, negative thoughts and feelings can actually make us sick.

There's also the concept of the "nocebo effect," sometimes referred to as the evil twin of the placebo effect, which has been talked about in the literature since the 1960s'. It's the well documented phenomenon where someone's negative expectations can lead them to manifest negative symptoms, even if they're not exposed to the treatment (or the virus). You might be sick if you feel sick, but then again, it might be your head playing games with your body.

Join us on this episode of Objective:Health as we look into the psychological consequences of the covid "pandemic" - how the constant fear and disconnection is affecting our collective mental (and therefore physical) health.





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Biohazard

Respected doctor and bioweapons researcher believes Covid vaccines are a form of 'weaponized medicine'

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An award winning spinal surgeon and former president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons believes that current coronavirus vaccines are dangerous bioweapons being deployed against the people.

Dr. Lee Merritt, who previously studied bioweapons while serving as an orthopedic surgeon in the United States Navy for 9 years, sat on the board of the Arizona Medical Association, and has published numerous peer-reviewed papers, believes that mRNA-altering coronavirus vaccines currently being distributed in the United States are rewriting our genetic code to make us vulnerable to a second virus later on.
"I believed early on in February that this was a biologically manipulated bioweapon because the minute that anybody popped up with data suggesting that they were censored," she said in an interview last month with The New America.

Comment: Dr. Lee Merit is one of the few doctors that have the courage and knowledge to speak publicly about the new dangerous mRNA Coronavirus vaccines and the Corona-virus plandemic.

The virus is just another tool (or a bioweapon as she says.) of the psychopathic elites for total control and enslavement of the world population.

At the end of the interview, SOTT.net is mentioned by Dr. Lee Merit as an alternative website that has a lot of good articles on this subject.

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Rose

Fungi in the gut prime immunity against infection

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Common fungi, often present in the gut, teach the immune system how to respond to their more dangerous relatives, according to new research from scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine. Breakdowns in this process can leave people susceptible to deadly fungal infections.

The study, published Feb. 5 in Cell, reveals a new twist in the complex relationship between humans and their associated microbes, and points the way toward novel therapies that could help combat a rising tide of drug-resistant pathogens.

The new discovery stemmed from work on inflammatory bowel disease, which often causes patients to carry larger than normal populations of fungi in their guts. These patients often develop strong antibody responses against mannan, a molecule common to a wide range of fungal species. However, Dr. Iliyan Iliev, associate professor of immunology in medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Weill Cornell Medicine, noticed that healthy controls in these studies also had some level of anti-fungal antibodies. "There was no actual evidence for fungal infections in the healthy individuals that we examined, so we started thinking about the possible function of those antibodies," said Dr. Iliev, who is senior author on the study and a member of the Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Comment: It would appear that the fungi in soil performs a similar role: Tomato plants send electrical signals to each other through fungi

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Syringe

South Africa halts use of AstraZeneca vaccine after trial shows 'minimal protection' against new variant

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A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) stands next to a patient at the temporary wards dedicated to the treatment of possible COVID-19 coronavirus patients at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa, 19 January 2021.
South Africa will put on hold use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 shot in its vaccination programme, after data showed it gave minimal protection against mild-to-moderate infection caused by the country's dominant coronavirus variant.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Sunday that the government would await advice from scientists on how best to proceed, after a trial showed the AstraZeneca vaccine did not significantly reduce the risk of mild or moderate Covid-19 from the 501Y.V2 variant that caused a second wave of infections starting late last year.

Prior to widespread circulation of the more contagious variant, the vaccine was showing efficacy of around 75 per cent, researchers said.

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Attention

Is red meat really unhealthy?

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I'm sure we've all heard at one point or another that red meat is bad for our health. It's one of the dogmas that's been spouted by government health authorities for decades. Back in 2015, the WHO declared red meat to be a carcinogen. Here in Sweden, the Public Health Authority recommends that people limit intake of red meat to 500 grams per week. Personally, I probably eat at least twice that, so I guess I'm in big trouble.

The problem with these recommendations is that they are based on little to no evidence, mainly very low quality observational studies that show a marginally increased risk of cancer with increased red meat consumption, and debunked hypotheses, such as the cholesterol hypothesis (a.k.a. the diet-heart hypothesis), which states that saturated fat and cholesterol in the diet causes heart disease.

If saturated fat and cholesterol in the diet cause heart disease, then foods that contain a lot of these things, like red meat, should logically cause heart disease. But we now know that the cholesterol hypothesis is nonsense, as I've written about previously (although it lives on as a kind of zombie-hypothesis, in accordance with the principle that science advances one funeral at a time).

I think you can already guess what my personal biases are on the red meat issue. I'm inherently skeptical of the idea that red meat is unhealthy, for the simple reason that it has constituted a major part of our diets for at least the last couple of million years. Evolution generally doesn't produce animals that become sick from the main components of their diets.

But maybe evolution decided to make an exception when it comes to humans. Luckily, three articles were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in November 2019, all by the same group of researchers, that help shed light on whether red meat is bad for our health. The researchers received no specific funding and reported no conflicts of interest. Just to be clear before we begin, in case anyone is uncertain of the definition, red meat is meat that comes from mammals, in other words, cows, pigs, sheep, and so on.

Heart - Black

High intake of refined grains linked to higher risk of heart disease and death

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High intake of highly processed (refined) grains is associated with higher risk of heart disease and death than whole (unrefined) grains, finds a study published by The BMJ today.

Cereal grains, such as oats, rice, barley and wheat make up around 50% of daily caloric intake across the world and up to 70% in low and middle income countries, particularly in Africa and South Asia.

Whole grains tend to be higher in dietary fibre, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids than refined grains. Previous studies have shown that higher whole grain intake is associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death, but no clear associations were found for refined grains.

Comment: What would be a much more interesting study would be a comparison of those eating "heart-healthy whole grains" to those who eat no grains at all; preferably maintaining a low carbohydrate lifestyle. It's likely the results of that hypothetical study would knock the whole grains recommendation right out of their mouths.

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19-year-old hospitalized in ICU days after receiving second Pfizer vaccine

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A vial of the Pfizer vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is seen as medical staff are vaccinated at Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan, Israel.
A 19-year-old was hospitalized with myocarditis - inflammation of the heart muscle - five days after receiving his second dose of the coronavirus vaccine, Terem emergency medical clinic reported Monday.

According to the clinic, it has still not been confirmed that the inflammation was developed as a side effect of the vaccination. However, a number of COVID-19-related myocarditis cases have been reported, according to the US National Institutes of Health.

"The fact that the symptoms started immediately after the vaccination raises the suspicion that an immunological reaction may have caused the inflammation," said Dr. Abdulhadi Farojeh, a Terem medical director.

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