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'Multi-demic' of viruses striking people in Australia, second country to sound the alarm

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Australia is facing a devastating multi-demic assault from a vicious cocktail of viruses attacking the nation, a top medical expert has warned
Australia is being attacked by a devastating 'multi-demic' assault from a vicious cocktail of viruses, according to a top medical expert who says the threat has been caused by lockdowns reducing our natural immunity.

The population's defences against the range of different viruses and illnesses that proliferate in winter has been reduced by the very isolation measures which were meant to help in stopping the spread of Covid.

Now the rapid spread of bugs is being fuelled by cold, damp winter conditions, combined with staff returning to offices and commuting on packed trains and buses.

Comment: This happens every year, however the difference this time is it follows nearly two years of draconian lockdowns, and the experimental injection roll out.

And that's on top of the new, more infectious Omicron variant BA.5 which is sweeping through the population.

Comment: Less than a month ago UK health workers sounded the alarm that children were suffering similarly over there: Children suffering multiple viral infections at once, experts think lockdowns compromised immunity


FDA official: "We will not require clinical trial data to authorize redesigned COVID boosters"

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will not require companies to submit clinical trial data on COVID-19 vaccines modified to protect against the BA.4 and BA.5 versions of Omicron in order to authorize those shots, a top FDA official said on Thursday.

Comment: They're not even pretending to do "science" anymore. Not that there was any done for the original vaccines but at least they made a show of it then.

Dr. Peter Marks, head of the agency's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, told Reuters the agency will rely on data from clinical trials vaccine makers have run on shots designed to combat the BA.1 lineage, as well as manufacturing data, for emergency use authorization submissions before the fall.

Preclinical data from animal studies and safety data could also be available, he said.

The FDA on Thursday recommended COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers change the design of their booster shots beginning this fall to include components tailored to combat the currently dominant Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 sublineages.


Hospitals bring back masks and social distancing as Covid admissions surge - but TWO THIRDS are in hospital for something else

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Hospitals have brought back the wearing of face coverings and reinstated social distancing measures following a recent surge in Covid infections and hospitalisations. MailOnline has more.
Trusts from Cambridgeshire, Hampshire, Nottinghamshire, Devon and Wales have all reinstated guidance that urges people to mask-up because of a spike in infections.

Figures from NHS England show there were around 10,658 patients hospitalised with the virus on Monday.

Infections have doubled in a fortnight across England — with around 1,000 patients now being admitted with the virus each day.
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However, only around a third of these are primarily being treated for the virus - the other two thirds are incidental admissions, being treated primarily for something else.

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What you eat first during meals can lower glucose by 40%

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What you eat is quite possibly the most important strategy for optimizing your metabolic health and reducing your risk of diseases like Type 2 diabetes. However, the order in which you eat your food also matters, such that you can consume the same foods — same calories, same total carbs, same nutrients — and have drastically different metabolic effects depending on what you eat first.

In the video above, Dr. Jason Fung, a nephrologist (kidney specialist) and author of several books, including The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally, explains how you can get aa1

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Objective:Health: In The News: Vaccines, Vaccines and More Vaccines

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Welcome to another In The News episode of the Objective:Health show, where we peruse the current health headlines and give you the O:H take.

On this week's episode, we look into the continuing irony around vaccinations. Fauci has the Covid and is experiencing rebound symptoms after taking Pfizer's antiviral pill Paxlovid. We also look at the connection between a serious decline in live births worldwide and the vaccine rollout 9 months ago (a rather curious coincidence, no?). We take a look at a recent study that found heart inflammation 44 times higher after Covid vaccinations and the US' recent commitment to buying 300,000 monkeypox vaccines.

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Covid vaccine safety update

This is the 34th 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 33rd 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 was 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 2021 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.)

Boris Johnson said in October that being double vaccinated "doesn't protect you against catching the disease, and it doesn't protect you against passing it on". 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.

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Pessimism: UK Imperial Professor of Immunology says "there's no herd immunity and Covid is still wreaking havoc"

Danny Altmann, Professor of Immunology at Imperial College London
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Danny Altmann, Professor of Immunology at Imperial College London
In a piece in the Guardian this weekend headed "Where's the herd immunity? Our research shows why Covid is still wreaking havoc", Danny Altmann, Professor of Immunology at Imperial College London, writes that "contrary to the myth that we are sliding into a comfortable evolutionary relationship with a common-cold-like, friendly virus, this is more like being trapped on a rollercoaster in a horror film". I will quote it at length so you get a full sense of the pessimistic vision he is setting out.


Did vaccines really save 500,000 lives in the UK?

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It would be fair to say that, over the last two years, Imperial College has not built a reputation for unimpeachable epidemiology. For those who've forgotten, the university is home to Professor Neil Ferguson - the scientist who, perhaps more than any other, convinced our leaders to impose lockdown.

The latest study to come out of Imperial College isn't the work of Neil Ferguson. But its conclusions have the just same ring of implausibility. Published in Lancet: Infectious Diseases, the study estimates that - from December 8th 2020 to December 8th 2021 - the vaccines averted 19 million deaths, including 500,000 in the U.K.

While both these figures are implausible, I want to focus on the latter - just because there are so many more unknowns when dealing with global-level Covid statistics.


Anthony Fauci says that he's experienced rebound Covid symptoms after taking a Pfizer's antiviral Paxlovid - which studies now show is NOT effective for the vaccinated

Dr. Anthony Fauci confirmed on Tuesday that he is suffering from 'Covid rebound' symptoms after being treated with Paxlovid.

Paxlovid, a drug that was anointed as America's silver bullet against COVID-19 by some health officials and even President Joe Biden, may not have any effectiveness for people that are already vaccinated, according its manufacturer Pfizer's own data.

Fauci, 81, broke the news while speaking remotely at the Foreign Policy Global Health Forum.

Earlier this month, Fauci tested positive for the virus with mild symptoms including fatigue. As his symptoms got slightly worse, Fauci began a five day course of Paxlovid.

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Vegan woman kills son with diet of only raw fruit and vegetables

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A vegan Florida woman was found guilty of murdering her 18 month old son after she tried to feed him a diet of only raw fruit, vegetables, and some breast milk.

The New York Post reports that "Sheila O'Leary, 39, is facing life in prison after a jury convicted her Wednesday of murder and a string of child abuse charges over the 2019 death of her toddler, Ezra."

The child died on Sept., 27 2019 in Cape Coral, Florida and Sheila and her husband Ryan were charged with first-degree murder in December of that year. The pair were also charged with aggravated child abuse, aggravated manslaughter of a child, child abuse, and two counts of child neglect.

Comment: The vegan diet is one of the least healthy diets possible for human beings, especially children.

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