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British Olympian Tom Daley's 31-year-old diving coach dies suddenly from 'Sudden Adult Death Syndrome'

British Olympic diver Tom Daley
The death of British Olympic diver Tom Daley's coach, David Jenkins, was revealed on Friday.

On October 9 of last year, David Jenkins, a 31-year-old from Chingford, East London, was found unresponsive in a pool in Antalya, Turkey.

David Jenkins, the Development Lead Coach for England's top diving program Dive London, had spent the day coaching Great Britain's top athletes following their success at the Tokyo Olympics before he died.

"Staff said he did exercises in the water and then died underwater," according to testimony provided at the inquest by Alexei Evangulov, ex-National Performance Director for British Diving.

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The Devil's Advocate: An exploratory analysis of 2022 excess mortality

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Making fact-checking a habit

Igor Chudov got in contact recently asking us to fact-check his analysis on the world-wide link between vaccinations and excess deaths. His substack gives a thorough description of his results, but basically it wasn't good news for the covid-19 vaccines and worse news about their effects on mortality:
Association Between Vaccines and EXCESS MORTALITY Getting Stronger -- and is Discussed in UK Parliament

While we will be discussing the most unwelcome news of increased death rates, I am happy to report that a leading British Member of Parliament, Andrew Bridgen brought up, in the UK parliament no less, the relationship between vaccination and excess deaths...
Igor simply took public data available from our world in data and the human mortality database, ran a straightforward regression analysis and discovered a worrying link between excess mortality and covid-19 vaccination rates. He also did an analysis, by deprivation quartile, using UK data, with very worrying results which confirmed that the least deprived, i.e., wealthier people, were dying at higher rates than the most deprived. This looks odd, because we should expect poorer people to experience worse healthcare outcomes than wealthier people. But given poorer people tend to have lower vaccination rates then deprivation looks to be confounding the underlying causal relationship between vaccination and excess mortality. This then begs the question: If it isn't wealth that is causing higher mortality, is it the vaccination programme or something else?

(If you want to dig deeper into Igor's work, he has prepared a handy guide to his numerous posts)

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Setting the record straight on ivermectin

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The COVID-19 pandemic brought us a panoply of lies and evidence-light declarations that were less intended to inform Americans than to consolidate power and buy time. Among these were Anthony Fauci's famous shift from arguing against wearing masks, to recommending wearing one, and, finally, to wearing two.

Fauci also tried to convince us that the SARS-CoV-2 virus was not manipulated in a lab even though his inner circle had emailed him about "unusual features" of the virus that looked "potentially engineered."And, of course, we had "fifteen days to stop the spread," an evergreen concept that dragged on for two years. Lest readers fault us for forgetting, there was also the "gain of function" controversy, the focused protection battle, school closures, lockdowns, vaccine mandates, and vaccine misrepresentations.

These topics have received much public attention. The one pandemic topic that hasn't, and is nonetheless important, is the maligned ivermectin. It's time to set the record straight.

Comment: See also: Ivermectin cuts Covid mortality by 92%, major study finds - Why is it still not approved?


Syringe

Biden Covid Czar recommends updated Vaccine to prevent nearly all Covid Deaths - But data proves Otherwise

Dr. Ashish Jha
On Thursday, White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha joined Karine Jean-Pierre in encouraging Americans to get their updated vaccine as the winter holidays draw near.

Jha suggested that nearly all COVID deaths in the U.S. could be prevented if everyone received the updated vaccine and followed the prescribed course of treatment.

"So far nationally in our analysis of the data, death numbers are just beginning to rise," said Jha during the press briefing.

"We obviously want to make sure that does not go any further. We know we can prevent nearly every death from COVID if people get their updated vaccines and people get treated. So we continue to press that message."

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Attention

Toxic heavy metals found in many chocolate bars including Hershey's, Ghirardelli

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Dark chocolate has long been seen as a healthy sweet — but a new report suggests that the treat might actually be harmful.

A new investigation by Consumer Reports found that dark chocolate bars may contain two heavy metals that are linked to a wide range of health problems.

The organization tested 28 dark chocolate bars from the following brands: Hershey's, Ghirardelli, Lindt, Dove, Godiva, Trader Joe's, Hu, Mast, Taza Chocolate, Valrhona, Beyond Good, Equal Exchange, Scharffen Berger, Alter Eco, Pascha, Tony's, Lily's, Chocolove, Endangered Species, Theo and Green & Black's.

Researchers found that all 28 chocolate bars contained cadmium, a natural element found in soil that ends up in cocoa beans; and lead, which contaminates the beans naturally through the environment.

The heavy metals have been linked to a variety of health issues such as lung issues, memory problems, cancer and even early death.

Lead specifically is well known to be dangerous to humans, with long-term exposure causing memory loss, high blood pressure, abdominal pain and low moods in adults, and brain damage and central nervous system damage leading to learning and behavioral problems in children.

Comment: Aw Shucks!!!


Ambulance

UK doctors warn of 'biggest cancer crisis'

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Britain is in the midst of a major healthcare crisis as months-long delays in cancer treatment have become increasingly commonplace, leading to higher mortality, the National Health Service (NHS) has warned.

On Wednesday, several British media outlets cited recent NHS figures, which showed that nearly 40% of all cancer patients urgently referred by their GP in October had to wait two months before receiving treatment. This is said to be the second-worst performance on record and well short of the 15% target.

The Guardian quoted doctors as saying that a mere four-week delay in cancer treatment "increases mortality by between 6% and 13% for solid cancers, with further increases if the delay is longer."

Meanwhile, according to an article published in the Lancet Oncology journal, there has been a 17% rise in UK cancer deaths caused by delays in diagnosis and treatment since the Covid-19 pandemic. This is believed to have contributed considerably to the breakdown of cancer treatment practices in the country.

Clinicians from Imperial College London, the Institute of Cancer Policy at King's College, Radiotherapy UK, and Check4Cancer have called for immediate action to tackle the crisis.

Comment: Why are there staff shortages and could there be something causing an increase in cancers? Questions the NHS, in all its wisdom, hasn't stopped to consider.


Health

New study shows dangers of "long-COVID" in children and adolescents overstated and exaggerated

Long Covid
A new study by U.K. researchers sheds light on the complex nature of so-called "long COVID" symptoms in young persons. The prospective study revealed that although a percentage of people who contract COVID-19 develop persistent symptoms — and those symptoms are real — in most young people, the symptoms resolve on their own.

According to the researchers, the attribution of persistent symptoms solely to COVID-19 is ill-founded and has been exaggerated through the use of cross-sectional studies that don't follow participants over time.

Comment: The prevalence and severity of "long-COVID" was exaggerated from the beginning as part of a fear campaign to scare people into getting the COVID vaccine. See also:


Syringe

Bombshell speech: British MP says leading figure in British Heart Foundation is suppressing evidence of vaccine heart damage

MP UK mRNA vaccines
A leading figure in the British Heart Foundation is suppressing evidence that the Covid vaccines cause heart damage, MP Andrew Bridgen has said.

Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr. Bridgen, the Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire, said:
It has also been brought to my attention by a whistleblower from a very reliable source that one of these institutions is covering up clear data that reveals that the mRNA vaccine increases inflammation of the heart arteries. It is covering this up for fear that it may lose funding from the pharmaceutical industry. The lead of that cardiology research department has a prominent leadership role with the British Heart Foundation, and I am disappointed to say that he has sent out non-disclosure agreements to his research team to ensure that this important data never sees the light of day.

Comment: Kudos to this MP for his bravery and willingness to speak the truth on this topic. Unfortunately, there are many others who are afraid to discuss this publicly for fear of losing their jobs and tainting their reputation.


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Why are we vaccinating babies?

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The U.K. has approved Covid vaccines for babies. The medical watchdog saying the "lower-dose Pfizer jab is safe and effective for kids aged 6 months and above", with the new approval covering infants age 6 months to 4 years.

The medicines regulator said the jab meets safety, quality and effectiveness standards. This means that Government vaccine advisers can now choose whether the jab should be dished out to babies.

There are already Government advertising campaigns targeting young people, as per the NHS: "The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe and effective. They give you the best protection against COVID-19."

Cult

The ongoing Covid deceptions: How ruling elites lied about masks and mask mandates

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The mishandling of the covid-19 pandemic by global elites has severely eroded confidence in expert opinion. New information is emerging that senior officials doubted policies that were foisted upon the American public. By sharing the results of his deposition with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Missouri attorney general Eric Schmitt exposed Fauci's advocacy of face masks as insincere:
Another tidbit from the Fauci depo: In Feb 20 he emailed a friend advising her that masks were ineffective. Confirmed again on Mar 31. On April 3 he's adamant masks should be worn even though he couldn't cite a single study to prove it. Mandates followed — Lives ruined.
Numerous studies disputed the efficacy of face masks, yet mask mandates rose to national prominence. During the apex of pandemic hysteria, the American Institute for Economic Research ran a series of scathing articles debunking the usefulness of face masks. In fact, one prominent 2020 study boldly admitted that mask use is primarily symbolic:
We know that wearing a mask outside health care facilities offers little, if any, protection from infection. Public health authorities define a significant exposure to Covid-19 as face-to-face contact within 6 feet with a patient with symptomatic Covid-19 that is sustained for at least a few minutes. . . . The chance of catching Covid-19 from a passing interaction in a public space is therefore minimal. In many cases, the desire for widespread masking is a reflective reaction to anxiety over the pandemic.

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