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Are COVID shots fueling more dangerous mutations?

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Will mass injections against COVID-19 encourage the mutation of more dangerous versions of SARS-CoV-2? In the video above, WhatsHerFace questions why the U.K. government is procuring 6 million pounds' worth of body bags, or "temporary body storage," even as government officials announce that the current vaccination rate has "created a protective wall" against the infection.1

If that's true, why are they expecting an "excess death scenario" requiring massive numbers of body bags? The procurement agreement will remain in effect for a period of four years. Does the U.K. government know something they're not sharing with the public?

Have they peeked at the actual science and realized that mass vaccination during an active pandemic might encourage mutations that evade vaccine-induced defenses, or that the gene-modifying injections might render the vaccinated more susceptible to serious illness and death through a mechanism known as antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE) or the more descriptive term, paradoxical immune enhancement (PIE)?

Comment: This is one possibility, but as Dr. Gaby pointed out in her article, it's the recombination of different viral sequences that could produce superbugs rather than variants of the same.
Back in February 2020, long before lockdowns were rolled out in the Western world, someone made the connection of how components of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein (glycoprotein S) are homologous to some of our human endogenous retroviruses - the viruses that are found in our DNA. Pfizer's mRNA vaccine is designed to produce the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein in the human body.

Various researchers have brought to our attention the concept of viral recombination: when two viruses meet, they are very effective at exchanging genetic material between each other and a new recombined virus can be generated from this exchange. Due to the properties of our own DNA, we might not just be looking here at the arrival of a new recombined flu-like virus (the coronavirus of the vaccine + a flu virus in our cells), but - in the worst case scenario - to the recombining of a virus that is far more deadly.



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CDC investigates 2 deaths, 2 illnesses from rare bacterial disease

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A culture of the bacteria Burkholderia pseudomallei, which causes melioidosis.
Four people in the U.S. have mysteriously fallen ill with a rare and sometimes deadly bacterial disease that's usually seen only in other countries with tropical climates, according to health officials. Yet none of these patients had traveled outside the country.

The four cases, which were identified between March and July, occurred in Georgia, Kansas, Texas and Minnesota, according to a statement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Two of the patients died and two were hospitalized for long periods of time. The first death occurred in Kansas in March, and the second death occurred last month in Georgia.

The patients were all diagnosed with melioidosis, a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei. The bacteria grows in tropical climates, and it is most commonly seen in Southeast Asia and northern Australia. The only places in the U.S. where this bacterium is naturally found are Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to the CDC.

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Mayo Clinic touts (not published or even peer-reviewed) study that says COVID breakthrough risk may be 'much lower' with Moderna than Pfizer

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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.

Comment: Details matter.


The risk of suffering a breakthrough COVID-19 infection with the delta variant after being fully vaccinated with the Moderna vaccine may be much lower than the risk for those who received the Pfizer vaccine, according to a new Mayo Clinic study that is awaiting a full review.

The study found that in July in Florida, where COVID cases are at an all-time high and the delta variant is prevalent, the risk of a breakthrough case was 60% lower for Moderna recipients as compared to Pfizer recipients.

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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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