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Covid Vaccines and Fertility

Covid vaccination and monthly live births in Switzerland
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Covid vaccination and monthly live births in Switzerland.
Why is there a substantial decrease in births in Germany and Switzerland - nine months after the beginning of covid mass vaccinations?

Do covid vaccines influence male or female fertility?

An Israeli study recently published in the scientific journal Andrology seemed to have found a 15% decrease in sperm concentration three months after mRNA covid vaccination. The authors argued the decrease was temporary, but the data didn't actually show a recovery, just a wider confidence interval. However, the study was very small (just 37 participants), it had no control group (to exclude external effects), and several other studies found no such decrease in sperm concentration - some even found a supposed increase, highlighting the complexity of such measurements.

Thus, contrary to claims by some covid vaccine skeptics, the recent Israeli study didn't prove that covid mRNA vaccination reduces sperm concentration or quality. In fact, there is currently no strong evidence showing such an effect. On the other hand, a covid infection may temporarily impact sperm quality, but this is not unexpected after any infection or disease.

That being said, new birth data out of Germany and Switzerland raises some serious questions. Specifically, both countries recorded a consistent 10% to 15% decrease (compared to expectations) in monthly births from January to March/April 2022 (the latest available data) - that is, precisely nine months after the beginning of covid mass vaccination in the general population in April/May 2021 (see charts above and below).

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Eye 2

NEJM paper falsely claims babies are at "high risk" from COVID-19 to justify vaccinating pregnant women

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I subscribe to a publication called MedpageToday. This is an excellent way to follow what is going on in the mainstream medical discussion, not least to understand better what is wrong with it.

This week it published a piece on the benefits to infants from vaccination during pregnancy, reported in a study published in NEJM on June 22nd (with a linked editorial about how vaccination during pregnancy is "two for the price of one"). In the introduction, the study authors make the following claim: "Infants younger than six months of age are at high risk for complications of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)."

This came as a surprise, so I checked the source they cite in support of this statement. In short, the source tells us nothing about risk of hospitalisation from contracting COVID-19. All it tells us is the number of hospitalised infants over time per 100,000 in the population, which shows that early January this year, during a surge of Omicron infections, there was of course also a spike in infant hospitalisations; if we look at the general trends we see this in all age-groups. This has nothing to do with the hospitalisation risk of infection at all.

Toys

Too weak to walk. 5-year-olds in nappies: The lost children of lockdown

child with parent backpack
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We all know they suffered during Covid. But this landmark Mail investigation reveals it's only now that the true devastating toll is starting to show - and it's the poorest who are hardest hit

From the way she gently coaxes her little girl into smart new trainers, it's clear that Chloe is a caring mother. And as someone who wants the best for her children, she has concerns about the development of both Jordon, six, and Mia, four.

Waving an exercise book at me, the pages covered in squiggles, Chloe, 24, a single mother who lives on the outskirts of Norwich, explains: 'Jordon's teacher wants him to write a poem. But he's so far behind, he doesn't even know what a full stop is!'

Then she glances down at her daughter, crouched at her feet, arms wrapped around her mother's calves. 'My youngest is so clingy, I'm having to send her to reception with her dummy to keep her calm.'

Comment: This is typical of British state 'conservatism' - a cruel mix of accurately reporting social ills, but always leaving out the government's role in creating successive generations of autistic or otherwise damaged people. The lockdowns had an atrocious effect on current young generations, certainly, and it was a condensed form of what government has been causing for decades: dependence on government and thus lack of proper human development.


Pills

Almost half of world's rivers contaminated by drugs - study

pill explosion illustration
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Some 44% of the planet's waterways contain high levels of pharmaceuticals, a new study claims.

A shocking 43.5% of the world's waterways are contaminated with drugs, according to a research team who published their findings on Wednesday in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

Led by the University of York's Alejandra Bouzas-Monroy, the researchers analyzed 1,052 samples across 104 countries and found 23 separate pharmaceutical compounds at levels exceeding those considered "safe." These included antidepressants, antihistamines, benzodiazepines, painkillers, and stimulants.

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Attention

WHO gives update on mysterious child hepatitis outbreak

Hepatitis child
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Hepatitis in children
The number of reported probable cases of severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children has more than tripled in a month, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Friday.

The number of cases has risen to 920 worldwide, up from 270 in the organization's previous report late last month.

The actual number may be even higher, the WHO said.

The outbreak was initially detected in early April when Britain reported ten cases of mysterious hepatitis in previously healthy children under the age of 10.

Comment: There's no mystery here. Unusual cases of hepatitis correlated with recent Covid vaccination have been noted for a while.


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'Polio Outbreak' - The WHO, Bill Gates, emergency vaccines & more of the same

Polio Vaccine
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Polio is on the front pages of British newspapers again for the first time in decades. What a time to be alive.

For those who missed it, two days ago the UK government declared a "national incident" after traces of the polio virus were detected in sewage from North London.

Yes, a "national incident"...for traces...found in sewage.

This is a massive escalation, even compared to the pandemic. Covid and Monkeypox at least had the good taste to wait for a single person to actually have the disease (allegedly) before hitting the big red panic button.

In a somewhat startling coincidence, just two days before the "polio in London" news broke, Forbes published an article headlined...
There May Be A New Polio Epidemic On Its Way- If So, What We Can Do
It's totally unrelated, talking about a "polio-like" enterovirus that hasn't yet had a vaccine approved in the US, and never mentions London once.

The same (or similar) news hitting headlines around the world for (supposedly) totally different reasons makes my inner-cynic twitch.

So, what's going on here?

While it may look like polio is suddenly back in the news, it's actually been there longer than you'd think and has been building to this point.

The truth is it all fits into a very predictable pattern.

Corona

Vaccinate harder comrade! Omicron subvariants to lead to surges of infections in highly vaccinated populations, studies suggest

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Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 appear to escape antibody responses among both people who had previous Covid-19 infection and those who have been fully vaccinated and boosted, according to new data from researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, of Harvard Medical School.

However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide substantial protection against severe disease, and vaccine makers are working on updated shots that might elicit a stronger immune response against the variants.

The levels of neutralizing antibodies that a previous infection or vaccinations elicit are several times lower against the BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants compared with the original coronavirus, according to the new research published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday.

"We observed 3-fold reductions of neutralizing antibody titers induced by vaccination and infection against BA4 and BA5 compared with BA1 and BA2, which are already substantially lower than the original COVID-19 variants," Dr. Dan Barouch, an author of the paper and director of the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, wrote in an email to CNN.

Comment: At this point it is pretty apparent that efforts to vaccinate the world are just creating more covid variants, extending the situation that they are supposedly trying to contain.


Syringe

Pfizer and Moderna Analysis Re-do

Detective
Peter Doshi and colleagues' heroic attempt at re-analysis of the Phase 3 trials.

There has been a bit of a stir lately concerning the posting at the beginning of this month of a pre-print (not yet peer reviewed) article entitled "Serious Adverse Events of Special Interest Following mRNA Vaccination in Randomized Trials".

Words like "bombshell study" have been used to describe the findings. That sounds pretty significant, and certainly got my attention. With BMJ Senior Editor Dr. Peter Doshi as the senior author, could be! Dr. Doshi has a well earned reputation for telling inconvenient truths. So, let's take a look.

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Biohazard

Vaccine derived Polio virus mutated from vaccine 'likely' spreading in London, 'national incident' declared

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Parents are being urged to ensure their children's polio vaccinations are up to date, particularly after the pandemic when school immunisation schemes were disrupted and uptake fell. Pictured, a girl gets her four-in-one pre-school jab offered by the NHS
Polio may be spreading in the UK for the first time in nearly 40 years, health chiefs warned today as they declared a 'national incident'.

Officials have found traces of a vaccine-derived version of the virus in sewage samples in parts of London and say it is 'likely' transmitting within the community.

Parents are being urged to ensure their children are up to date with their polio vaccinations, particularly after the pandemic when school immunisation schemes were disrupted.

All British children are supposed to have had the first of three polio jabs as a baby, but uptake in London lags behind the rest of the country.

Polio spreads through coughs and sneezes or contact with objects contaminated with faeces, causing permanent paralysis in around one in 100 cases. Children are at a higher risk.

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Pills

Ivermectin Study's Negative Conclusion is at Odds With Its Findings of Significant Clinical Benefit

Ivermectin
A new study on cheap, repurposed Covid treatment ivermectin has concluded that its findings "do not support the use of ivermectin to treat mild to severe forms of COVID-19". However, this conclusion is at odds with its findings.

The study, "Non-effectiveness of Ivermectin on Inpatients and Outpatients With COVID-19; Results of Two Randomised, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trials", is published in Frontiers in Medicine. It includes among its authors Dr. Andrew Hill, who last year appeared to suggest to Dr. Tess Lawrie that pressure had been applied to him not to find in support of ivermectin in an earlier paper. He told her, "I'm in a very sensitive position here", and "I don't really want to get into" revealing who from Gates-funded charity Unitaid, which funded the study, really wrote the conclusion of the paper downplaying the benefits of the treatment.

Comment: Attack on ivermectine by the psychopathic elites continues. They will do everything to remove the good, safe and cheap Covid drug from the pharmacies. For our own good of course. Because they care about public health.

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