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...people should listen.  From the London Daily Mail:

FDA panel votes 16-2 AGAINST recommending to approve Pfizer booster shots to healthy people under 65 because there is not enough evidence they are safe and effective

    • The FDA's advisory committee voted 16-2 to not recommend approval of Covid booster shots of Pfizer's vaccine for healthy people under age 65
    • Members said there was not enough evidence that a third dose was safe and effective for use in all Americans
    • A second vote unanimously approved booster shots for specific groups including those aged 65 and older at high risk due to their jobs
    • Pfizer said data suggested efficacy of two doses declines from 96.2% to 83.7% after six months but that a third dose boosts antibody levels
    • FDA officials have previously expressed doubt about the need for extra doses and say the vaccines are still highly effective against severe disease and death

An independent panel at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has voted unanimously to recommend approval of booster doses for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine - but only for specific at-risk groups.

These groups include older adults aged 65 and older and those who are at high risk of developing a severe case of the virus.

It comes after a first vote Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) was 16-2 against boosters for all healthy Americans.

Members said said there was not enough evidence that a third dose was safe and effective for use in people under age 65.

Not exactly confidence building...

Two quick points of clarification:
►from the previous post: Kerala has a population of around 35 million. Uttar Pradesh is around 200 million
►in Indian measurement, one lakh (something) is 100,000 (something); one crore equals 100 lakh or 10,000,000

From Hindustan Times:

33 districts in Uttar Pradesh are now Covid-free: State govt
Overall, the state has a total of 199 active cases, while the positivity rate came down to less than 0.01 per cent

There are no active cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in 33 districts of Uttar Pradesh, the state government informed on Friday. About 67 districts have not reported a single new case of the viral infection in the last 24 hours, the government said, noting the steady improvement of the Covid-19 situation in the state.

0.01% is less than statistical noise. Some numbers:

Overall, the state has a total of 199 active cases, while the positivity rate came down to less than 0.01 per cent. The recovery rate, meanwhile, has improved to 98.7 per cent. As per the state's health bulletin, Uttar Pradesh reported only 11 new Covid-19 cases and zero deaths in the last 24 hours. The fresh cases came out of 2.26 lakh samples that were tested in the last 24 hours. As of Friday, the state government has conducted 7.42 crore tests, according to the data published by Uttar Pradesh's health department.

So that is 226,000 tests in the last 24 hours with 199 positives. As of Friday, the state government had tested 74,200,000 people or about 37% of the population of U.P..

The one difference?  A Nobel Prize winning Horse and Cow De-wormer. They are vaccinating in Uttar Pradseh as well but Ivermectin is a prominent part of the treatment and the prophylaxis.

Tow staff members had enough and went to Project Veritas:
This is unreal and unfortunatley, probably only the tip of the iceberg
Issaquah, WA - a semi-ritzy suberb outside of Bellevue

BREAKING: Two Healthcare Insiders at Aegis Living Blow Whistle on Alleged Elder Abuse and Medical Fraud ... ‘Aegis Living is Grossly Taking Advantage of Severely Vulnerable Adults’ ... ‘Signature Had Been Forged Multiple Times’
Project Veritas released a new video today that features two healthcare insiders blowing the whistle on their employer, Aegis Living, for engaging in alleged elder abuse and medical fraud. 

Cassandra Renner, who worked as a Medical Technician at Aegis Living, said she came forward because she could no longer bear the corruption in her workplace.

“I came to Project Veritas because I believe that Aegis Living is grossly taking advantage of severely vulnerable adults through fraud on care plans,” Renner said.

“I don't think that the neglect is coming directly from the care managers, as much as it is coming from the facility making the choice to be short-staffed,” she said.

“We can probably, on a good day, get about 50% of what these people are paying for done.”

Scamming money off people unable to fight back has it's own special special level of Hell.
Let's hope that the administrators making these decisions get to move there soonest...

Vaccinations and Deaths - from PBS
Before 03/2021? Zero problem.

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From the New York Post:

Vax mandate resignations force Lewis County General Hospital to ‘pause’ baby deliveries
Lewis County General Hospital in Lowville, NY, will temporarily stop delivering babies, after maternity-ward employees quit rather than be forced to get the COVID-19 vaccine, according to reports.

Six employees in the unit resigned over the vaccine mandate, and another seven are undecided about getting the shot, the county health system’s CEO, Gerald Cayer, said Friday, according to WWNY.

“If we can pause the service and now focus on recruiting nurses who are vaccinated, we will be able to reengage in delivering babies here in Lewis County,” he said, according to the station.

Cayer said 27 percent of the hospital’s workers — 165 employees — haven’t gotten the shot.

Good.  Stand your ground and say no to the bullies.

As Australia slips into totalitarianism

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From their Department of Health - Therapeutic Goods Administration:

New restrictions on prescribing ivermectin for COVID-19
Today, the TGA, acting on the advice of the Advisory Committee for Medicines Scheduling, has placed new restrictions on the prescribing of oral ivermectin. General practitioners are now only able to prescribe ivermectin for TGA-approved conditions (indications) - scabies and certain parasitic infections. Certain specialists including infectious disease physicians, dermatologists, gastroenterologists and hepatologists (liver disease specialists) will be permitted to prescribe ivermectin for other unapproved indications if they believe it is appropriate for a particular patient.

These changes have been introduced because of concerns with the prescribing of oral ivermectin for the claimed prevention or treatment of COVID-19. Ivermectin is not approved for use in COVID-19 in Australia or in other developed countries, and its use by the general public for COVID-19 is currently strongly discouraged by the National COVID Clinical Evidence Taskforce, the World Health Organisation and the US Food and Drug Administration.

Ivermectin is about as benign a drug as you can get.  10X the standard dose does nothing to a healthy person. Why the FUD? (fear uncertainty and doubt) Are they afraid of something?  Are their rice bowls being controlled by the vaccine manufacturers? Who benefits by this? Certainly not Australian citizens.

If an Australian citizen is getting a Doctor's prescription for Ivermectin, then, they will certainly be getting it in the correct dosage for their body mass.  No? No overdose danger at all.

Tip of the hat to Sundance at Conservative Treehouse for the link.

Unnh Joe? About the Pfizer vaccine?

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Meet Chrissy Clark. She is a staff writer for The Daily Wire. She reports on higher education and college campus issues. Her work is also featured in The Washington Free Beacon, The Federalist and The Daily Signal.

Vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine and she is sick with COVID. For her third time.

So this is now mandatory by your fiat?

That will leave a mark - Fauci

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From Vlad Tepes:

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More at the site - a good collection.

First this: Ivermectin is a specific inhibitor of importin α/β-mediated nuclear import able to inhibit replication of HIV-1 and dengue virus

And now this - from our own government - National Library of Medicine, April 3rd, 2020

The FDA-approved drug ivermectin inhibits the replication of SARS-CoV-2 in vitro
Although several clinical trials are now underway to test possible therapies, the worldwide response to the COVID-19 outbreak has been largely limited to monitoring/containment. We report here that Ivermectin, an FDA-approved anti-parasitic previously shown to have broad-spectrum anti-viral activity in vitro, is an inhibitor of the causative virus (SARS-CoV-2), with a single addition to Vero-hSLAM cells 2 h post infection with SARS-CoV-2 able to effect ~5000-fold reduction in viral RNA at 48 h. Ivermectin therefore warrants further investigation for possible benefits in humans.

Now tell me again why this "cattle wormer" is not a suitable treatment?

A Doctor wrote that an Oklahoma Hospital Emergency Room was so backed up with Ivermectin overdoses that it was unable to give care to gunshot victims. Needless to say, this fits the progressive narrative so it was carried by the mainstream media. Fast forward to today and the hospital in question - their website:

Message from the administration of Northeastern Health System - Sequoyah:
Although Dr. Jason McElyea is not an employee of NHS Sequoyah, he is affiliated with a medical staffing group that provides coverage for our emergency room.

With that said, Dr. McElyea has not worked at our Sallisaw location in over 2 months.

NHS Sequoyah has not treated any patients due to complications related to taking ivermectin. This includes not treating any patients for ivermectin overdose.

All patients who have visited our emergency room have received medical attention as appropriate. Our hospital has not had to turn away any patients seeking emergency care.

We want to reassure our community that our staff is working hard to provide quality healthcare to all patients. We appreciate the opportunity to clarify this issue and as always, we value our community’s support.

What is unreal is that the station who put the story out there is still running with it.
Check out this from KFOR - Oklahoma's News:

Patients overdosing on ivermectin backing up rural Oklahoma hospitals, ambulances
A rural Oklahoma doctor said patients who are taking the horse de-wormer medication, ivermectin, to fight COVID-19 are causing emergency room and ambulance back ups.

“There’s a reason you have to have a doctor to get a prescription for this stuff, because it can be dangerous,” said Dr. Jason McElyea.

Dr. McElyea said patients are packing his eastern and southeastern Oklahoma hospitals after taking ivermectin doses meant for a full-sized horse, because they believed false claims the horse de-wormer could fight COVID-19.

“The ERs are so backed up that gunshot victims were having hard times getting to facilities where they can get definitive care and be treated,” he said.

In a just world, Doctor Jason McElyea would become plain old Jason.  Have his license to practice stripped from him. This is malpractice of the worst order. Fabricating a story based on a party agenda and not based on the truth. Here is a screen-cap as they will probably try to memory-hole it when they realize how badly they have been played:

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More on this can be found at these locations - complete with screencaps from the various mainstream media "reports"

I love this tweet from Rolling Stone showing the purported gunshot victims lining up in 90°F weather - all bundled up

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From Business Insider:

You aren't legally allowed to know which variant gave you COVID-19 in the US, even if it's Delta
Sam Reider, a musician from San Francisco, got a call from the California Department of Public Health in June. Though fully vaccinated, Reider had recently tested positive for COVID-19 after teaching music at a summer camp. The health department asked him to take a second test at a local Kaiser Permanente.

Reider assumed it was because authorities wanted to find out whether he had a Delta infection. He, too, was curious — but when he got the test results back, he was surprised to learn that doctors couldn't give him any information about his variant.

"When I got the follow-up from Kaiser, they said it's positive, but they didn't have any of the sequencing information," Reider told Insider. That "felt odd to me," he said.

A bit more:

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS), which oversees the regulatory process for US labs, requires genome-sequencing tests to be federally approved before their results can be disclosed to doctors or patients. These are the tests that pick up on variants, but right now, there's little incentive for the labs to do the work to validate those tests.

So they do an initial test for any form of COVID and then do sequencing to determine the variant.  If sequencing is not being done, how the fsck do we have any accurate numbers for delta or Mu?  And what test are they using? PCR with it's known false-positive problem? How many cycles?  35?  More?

If this was a real pandemic, we would be getting 100% solid truth from the scientists.  99% of what we are getting is narrative and it changes day by day.  Ergo: This is not a real pandemic.

News from the alt.medicine crowd

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That Horse Wormer is bad enough - now people are doing this:

Insane Retards taking obscure DOG DRUG “Aspirin” for headaches and joint pain!!! Some even taking it as a heart attack and stroke preventative!!! Can you IMAGINE being THAT STUPID and redneck??? ERs flooded with Aspirin poisonings! Any MD who recommends aspirin must have his license pulled!!!

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Some people have no common sense at all...

Especially for younger people - the small screens are addictive and I mean that in the bad way.
A lot worse than people will admit.   I say: "I can give it up anytime" and other people utter a nervous chuckle.

From Wired:

They saw a YouTube video. Then they got Tourette’s
Kirsten Müller-Vahl had a major mystery on her hands. It was June 2019 and Müller-Vahl, a psychiatrist at Hannover Medical School in Germany and head of its Tourette’s outpatient department, was being inundated by patients with tics unlike anything she had seen before.

Not only were the tics complex in nature, involving several muscle groups, even more bizarrely the symptoms of each patient bore a striking resemblance to one another. “The symptoms were identical. Not only similar, but identical,” she says. Although all had been formally diagnosed with Tourette’s by other physicians, Müller-Vahl, who has been working with patients with Tourette’s syndrome for 25 years, was certain it was something else entirely. Then a student came forward who knew where she had seen those tics before.

All the patients were displaying the same tic-like behaviours as the star of a popular YouTube channel. Gewitter im Kopf (meaning ‘thunderstorm in the head’) documents the life of Jan Zimmermann, a 23-year-old from Germany with Tourette’s. The channel’s raison d’etre is to speak openly and humorously about Zimmerman’s disorder, and it has proven to be a hit amassing more than two million subscribers in two years.

Dr. Müller-Vahl's paper is here: Stop that! It’s not Tourette’s but a new type of mass sociogenic illness

Abstract
We report the first outbreak of a new type of mass sociogenic illness (MSI) that in contrast to all previously reported episodes is spread solely via social media. Accordingly, we suggest the more specific term “mass social media-induced illness” (MSMI).

Not the first, just the first to be recognized. Tourette's is outside the norm enough that cases are easy to recognize.  Other pathologies - sociopathy, Progressive Personality Disorder, etc... fit within the mainstream culture so cases are not as widely remarked.

From the National Institutes of Health, May 1st, 2012:

Ivermectin is a specific inhibitor of importin α/β-mediated nuclear import able to inhibit replication of HIV-1 and dengue virus
The movement of proteins between the cytoplasm and nucleus mediated by the importin superfamily of proteins is essential to many cellular processes, including differentiation and development, and is critical to disease states such as viral disease and oncogenesis. We recently developed a high-throughput screen to identify specific and general inhibitors of protein nuclear import, from which ivermectin was identified as a potential inhibitor of importin α/β-mediated transport. In the present study, we characterized in detail the nuclear transport inhibitory properties of ivermectin, demonstrating that it is a broad-spectrum inhibitor of importin α/β nuclear import, with no effect on a range of other nuclear import pathways, including that mediated by importin β1 alone. Importantly, we establish for the first time that ivermectin has potent antiviral activity towards both HIV-1 and dengue virus, both of which are strongly reliant on importin α/β nuclear import, with respect to the HIV-1 integrase and NS5 (non-structural protein 5) polymerase proteins respectively. Ivermectin would appear to be an invaluable tool for the study of protein nuclear import, as well as the basis for future development of antiviral agents.

In other words, yes.  Ivermectin is a cheap and non-toxic medicine that has known anti-viral properties.

Bought an eBike two years ago and it is a lot of fun to ride but I feel unsafe on it.  Planning to sell it next spring.
And yeah - same for regular bicycles.  Rode them a lot in Seattle but never comfortable.
This report makes a lot of sense - from United Press International:

Bike riding causes 4 in 5 sports-linked spinal injuries in U.S.
Football and other contact sports get a lot of attention for their injury hazards. But for most adults, bike riding is the biggest back-breaker, a new study suggests.

Of more than 12,000 sports-related spinal injuries among U.S. adults, researchers found that a full 81% were due to bicycling mishaps.

The injuries mostly included vertebral fractures, often in the neck but also in the middle and lower back. Some cyclists sustained potentially paralyzing trauma to the spinal cord as well.

After biking, the study found, skiing and snowboarding were the most common culprits, accounting for 12% of spinal injuries. Contact sports, meanwhile, were behind at 3%.

And the numbers:

The findings -- published online this week in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine -- come from a nationwide database tracking Americans hospitalized for traumatic injuries.

Blake Hauser and her colleagues at Harvard Medical School in Boston focused on more than 80,000 cases of sports-related injury. Of those, just over 12,000 involved trauma to the spine.

12,000 is a good sample size. Helmets help but there is a lot of exposed flesh outside of the brain bucket. At least with a motorcycle, you are wearing balistic fabric or thick leather.

Made in a Chinese Lab

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Another point of proof from The Epoch Times:

Samples From Early Wuhan COVID Patients Had Genetically Modified Henipah, One of Two Types of Viruses Sent From Canadian Lab
Samples from early Wuhan COVID-19 patients show the presence of genetically modified Henipah virus, an American scientist has found.

Henipah was one of the two types of viruses sent to China by Chinese-born scientists from a Canadian laboratory at the centre of a controversy over the firing of the scientists and collaboration with Chinese military researchers. It is not clear whether the virus found in the Chinese samples is related to the virus samples sent by the Canadian lab, which were shipped in late March 2019.

The finding was confirmed for The Epoch Times by another qualified scientist.

A lot more at the site.  Not quite a smoking gun but it sure points to one. I really hope that there is a full debrief once this blows over. The elite's scientists really screwed the pooch on this one. Who the hell in their right minds develops crap like this anyway.

Source document here:  Pfizer Inc;  Attention: Ms. Elisa Harkins
Letter with today's date on it:

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Page 12

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Closing paragraph and signature block, last page, Page 13:

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This is being misrepresented.  The FDA did not approve the Pfizer vaccine, all that they did was to extend the Emergency Use Authorization until the cows come home. Tip of the hat to Busted Knuckles for catching this.

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Behind the scenes - at the CDC

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That would be the Centers for Disease Democrat Control:
From Gary Varvel by way of Mostly Cajun:

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This is a bit draconian. From the Centers for Disease Control:

Interim Operational Considerations for Implementing the Shielding Approach to Prevent COVID-19 Infections in Humanitarian Settings
This document presents considerations from the perspective of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) for implementing the shielding approach in humanitarian settings as outlined in guidance documents focused on camps, displaced populations and low-resource settings.  This approach has never been documented and has raised questions and concerns among humanitarian partners who support response activities in these settings. The purpose of this document is to highlight potential implementation challenges of the shielding approach from CDC’s perspective and guide thinking around implementation in the absence of empirical data. Considerations are based on current evidence known about the transmission and severity of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and may need to be revised as more information becomes available. Please check the CDC website periodically for updates.

What is the Shielding Approach?
The shielding approach aims to reduce the number of severe COVID-19 cases by limiting contact between individuals at higher risk of developing severe disease (“high-risk”) and the general population (“low-risk”). High-risk individuals would be temporarily relocated to safe or “green zones” established at the household, neighborhood, camp/sector or community level depending on the context and setting. They would have minimal contact with family members and other low-risk residents.

Internment Camps?  For something a little worse than a common cold or flu?

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And in other news - Ebola

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COVID is not the only game in town - not by a long long shot. From the London Daily Mail:

Ebola-like Marburg virus is found in West Africa for the first time: Patient in Guinea is killed by disease that causes 88% of sufferers to bleed to death
An Ebola-like virus has been found in West Africa for the first time with a patient in Guinea dying from the extremely fatal disease.

Health authorities in Guinea have confirmed one death from the Marburg virus, a highly infectious hemorrhagic fever which causes suffers to bleed to death, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

The death marks the first time that the deadly disease has been identified in West Africa. There have been 12 major Marburg outbreaks since the virus was first discovered in the German town of the same name in 1967, mostly in southern and eastern Africa. Simultaneous outbreaks also occurred in Frankfurt and Belgrade, Serbia.

Just wonderful.  Bet you did not know that there was an "Ebola-like" outbreak in Marburg, Germany. Did you know about the 1989 outbreak in Reston, Virginia?  We really dodged a bullet with that one.

Compared to these, COVID is a walk in the park.

That Chinese Virus - some truth

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Six minutes, twenty-nine seconds of video gold - from someone who knows what they are talking about:

From RUMBLE

Dr Dan Stock Specialist in Immunology & Inflammation says CDC & NIH is ignoring Science
This is Dr. Dan Stock addressing the Mt. Vernon School Board in Indiana over the futility of mask mandates and Covid-19 protocols in most schools.

References:
https://hancockcountypatriots.blogspot.com/2021/08/dr-dan-stocks-presentation-to-mt-vernon.html

Source Videos:
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1272909066477287
YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUjkSaedN4g

The "References:" link has 22 links to resource materials from a wide spectrum of sources: New England Journal of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, Switzerland's MDPI Institute, the Journal of the American Medical Association.

You know - all of those radical fringe anti-vaxxers. All hearsay. Not a speck of science in the lot...

It also has the transcript of Dr. Stock's presentation.

So true - the Chinese flu

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Also, this story from the San Francisco CBS affiliate:

New ‘Delta Plus’ COVID Variant Detected In San Francisco Bay Area: ‘It’s At Least As Bad’ As Original
As the Delta variant of the coronavirus fuels an ongoing COVID wave, Bay Area health experts are keeping a close eye on yet another variant: Delta Plus.

“We believe that it’s at least as bad as Delta,” said Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, an infectious disease specialist at the University of California San Francisco.

They are going to keep jerking our chain as long as they can get away with it.

Time to sit down and just say NO to all this foolishness.
Yes, it is out there but it is about as bad as the common cold.

About four times more people die each year from Tuberculosis.

The Nuremberg Code

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Formulated at the Nuremberg (Germany) trials after the end of World War Two when the National Socialists were rounded up and brought to justice. There is a specific section dedicated to experimental medicine carried out on Human Beings. Forcing people to take an experimental vaccine when the manufacturer is exempt from the consequences falls under this code. More here.

The consequences could be wonderful - I would like to see this level of justice brought back.  To encourage the others...

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And still waiting...

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Some numbers from the Sacramento, Ca CBS Affiliate:

Higher COVID Rate Found In Some Counties With Higher Vaccination Rate – Why, And What It Says About The Delta Variant
State workers and health care employees will now be required to show proof of vaccine or get tested for COVID at least once a week.

The governor announced the new guidance today and is urging private employers to “replicate the example.”

And the numbers:

Statewide data analyzed by the Bay Area News Group found five counties, Los Angeles, San Diego, Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco, have both a higher percentage of people who are fully vaccinated than the state average and a higher average daily case rate.

Compare that to these five counties: Modoc, Glenn, Lassen, Del Norte, and San Benito, which have below-average vaccination rates and decreasing case rates.

I want to shake the hand of the person who thought to take the adverse reactions to the vaccine and to brand them as a new COVID variant.  Pure marketing genius.  There is no Delta Variant, it is your bodies reaction to being vaccinated. Simple as that.

Great article reminding us that the current government's use of a pandemic is not a new thing.
This has been done before and will happen again if we let them. From The Western Journal:

In 1979 a COVID-Like Scenario Played Out Complete with Communists, Bioweapons, a Cover-Up & US Scientists Believing the Lies
A mysterious airborne illness plagued the Russian Urals city of Yekaterinburg in spring 1979.

People died in droves days after presenting with mysterious pneumonia at local hospitals. Then, the secret police stepped in.

Doctors, ordered to keep silent, had their patients’ records stripped from them and kept under wraps as the communist government searched for a “more mundane” explanation — a scapegoat — to feed the media.

The public could never know a Soviet military lab leaked deadly bacteria, so covering their tracks only seemed like a natural solution.

A pathogen had jumped from animals to humans from contaminated meat sources and caused these ailments — or so they said — but American spies picked up cues offering a different account.

A lot more at the article. Coincidentally, the name "Fauci" crops up.  The guy is not a competent physician, he is a consummate administrator and takes great care of his power and position but he is not the person you want to have dealing with any kind of epidemiological event. Quite the contrary. Serious ethics issues with that moke.

Ann Barnhardt points to one such course being offered for lawyers:

Mailbag: The Lawyers Are Gearing Up For What They Know Is Coming…
Hi Ann:

Wanted to let you know, the lawyers are gearing up for what they know is coming. This CLE (continuing legal education) seminar is sponsored by the Colorado Bar Association. It’s a six hour course. They have never offered this course before.

Remedies for Vaccination Injury Cases in Colorado: An Overview

As the late-night television commercials start up:  "If you or a loved one have been..."

China may have fscked up in the lab but nature is having a last laugh.  From Associated Press:

‘Superbug’ fungus spread in two cities, health officials say
U.S. health officials said Thursday they now have evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in two hospitals and a nursing home.

The “superbug” outbreaks were reported in a Washington, D.C, nursing home and at two Dallas-area hospitals, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. A handful of the patients had invasive fungal infections that were impervious to all three major classes of medications.

“This is really the first time we’ve started seeing clustering of resistance” in which patients seemed to be getting the infections from each other, said the CDC’s Dr. Meghan Lyman.

The fungus, Candida auris, is a harmful form of yeast that is considered dangerous to hospital and nursing home patients with serious medical problems. It is most deadly when it enters the bloodstream, heart or brain. Outbreaks in health care facilities have been spurred when the fungus spread through patient contact or on contaminated surfaces.

More on this little bundle of sweetness and light at the Centers for Disease Control.
Today's word is nosocomial - you do not want nosocomial.

Senator Paul has him by the short and curlies:

Fauci tries to dance around it but you can see the panic in his face. Deer in the headlights.  The sheen of sweat.
Time for him to pay the piper - he has been playing fast and loose with our tax dollars as well as sending our technologies to the Chinese. Ten years in the slammer would be a great start.

The gift that keeps on giving - Texas democrats hold meeting with VP Harris.
And then this - from FOX News:

Harris visits Walter Reed for 'routine' doctor appointment days after meeting with infected Texas Democrats
Vice President Kamala Harris is going for what a White House official told Fox News is a "routine doctor's appointment" at Walter Reed Medical Center on Sunday.

The visit to the Bethesda, Maryland, hospital comes after she met with Texas Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday. Three of the Democrats had tested positive for coronavirus, with one testing positive Friday night and two others Saturday morning.

And of course:

Fox News asked Harris' office if the vice president is showing any symptoms of COVID-19 but they did not immediately respond. 

President Nixon's dirty tricks committee could not have planed this better

But but but - they were vaccinated...

And of course - Wuhan Flu mortality

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Talk about inconvenient truth - from The Toronto Sun:

More young Canadians died from 'unintentional side effects' of the pandemic, not COVID
A new report shows that during the pandemic, there were more deaths from “unintentional side effects” than COVID-19, particularly among younger Canadians.

The latest data from Statistics Canada, released Monday, is titled “Provisional death counts and excess mortality, January 2020 to April 2021,” and found there were 5,535 deaths in those younger than 65 years of age.

There were 1,380 COVID-related deaths for that same age group, according to StatCan.

That’s more than four times the amount of deaths.

The report from the Canadian Vital Statistics Death Database suggests that “the excess mortality is, in large part, related to other factors such as increases in the number deaths attributed to causes associated with substance use and misuse, including unintentional (accidental) poisonings and diseases and conditions related to alcohol consumption.”

Much more at the site - the cure was much worse than the flu. But...  The ruling elites needed a crisis to get distance us from the successes of That Horrible Orange Man.

The Wuhan Flu - I'm a believer

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Now people are starting to recognize the truth - from The New York Post:

Top Biden officials now believe COVID lab-leak theory
The Biden administration took one giant step closer to admitting that the coronavirus was leaked from a Chinese lab, a theory once derided as fanciful fiction.

An increasing number of senior administration officials engaged in a probe of the virus are now backing the theory that the virus could have emerged from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, according to a CNN report.

Has to be true if CNN is finally reporting it.  How long did it have to take?
How many tens of thousands of lives had to be lost?

All because they thought they could use this against That Mean Orange Man.

Very interesting - N-acetylcysteine

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From NOQ Report:

NAC Being Studied for Use Against Covid-19, So Of Course Amazon Just Banned It

    • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is suddenly cracking down on N-acetylcysteine (NAC), claiming it is excluded from the definition of a dietary supplement. As a result, Amazon has removed all listings featuring NAC-containing supplements
    • The trade group for the supplement industry, the Council for Responsible Nutrition, is challenging the FDA’s position, calling it “legally invalid,” and is urging its members to continue selling NAC supplements
    • NAC supplements have been sold for 57 years, and the FDA has never taken action against it — until now, when 16 clinical trials are investigating its usefulness against COVID-19
    • NAC is a precursor to reduced glutathione, which appears to play a crucial role in COVID-19. There’s evidence glutathione deficiency may worsen COVID-19 severity
    • NAC inhibits expression of proinflammatory cytokines that can trigger a cytokine storm, improves T cell response, benefits a variety of lung problems, and inhibits the hypercoagulation that can result in stroke and/or blood clots that impair the ability to exchange oxygen in the lungs

N-acetylcysteine (NAC), a precursor to reduced glutathione, appears to play an important role in COVID-19. According to an April 2020 literature analysis, glutathione deficiency may be associated with COVID-19 severity, leading the author to conclude that NAC may be useful both for its prevention and treatment.

NAC has a long history of use as a poison control remedy for acetaminophen poisoning in the emergency room. It neutralizes the toxic effects of the drug by recharging glutathione, thereby preventing liver damage. But the idea that NAC can also be helpful against viral infections is not new. Previous studies, have found it reduces viral replication of certain viruses, including the influenza virus.

In one such study, the number needed to treat (NNT) was 0.5, which means for every two people treated with NAC, one will be protected against symptomatic influenza. That’s significantly better than influenza vaccines, which have an NNV (number needed to vaccinate) of 71, meaning 71 people must be vaccinated to prevent a single case of confirmed influenza. It’s even better than vitamin D, which has an NNT of 33.

Been taking NAC as a part of my semi-daily regimen for the last ten years or so. One of those things that doesn't have absolutely concrete benefits but the anecdotal benefits are persuasive and the stuff is cheap enough that chucking a few pills down the hatch every other day makes sense.

The difference 252 days make

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From one story to another - not surprising really:

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It was never about the facts.  It was about pushing the narrative and getting that Orange Man out of D.C.

Looks perfectly legit doesn't it?

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BSL-4? Biosafety Level 4 - think Wuhan Institute of Virology and their safety track record.
From Financial Times:

Scientists fear future leaks as top-level labs proliferate
Maximum security laboratories used to carry out the most dangerous biological research have proliferated in the past decade, scientists say, warning that lax controls at some locations could lead to another pandemic. 

At least 59 maximum biosafety level 4 labs (BSL-4) are planned, under construction or in operation across the world, spanning 23 countries including the UK, US, China, India, Gabon and Côte d’Ivoire. They include the Chinese facility at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, now at the centre of a renewed US intelligence investigation into whether Covid-19 could have leaked from its lab.

Gregory Koblentz, an associate professor of biodefence at George Mason University, and Filippa Lentzos at King’s College London, who mapped the facilities, found that of the 42 labs where planning data was available, half were built in the last decade.

Three-quarters of all the BSL-4 labs were in urban centres. And only three of the 23 countries have national policies that provide oversight of so-called dual-use research, where experiments that are conducted for civilian purposes can also be adapted for military ends.

Now this just gives me the warm fuzzies.  Makes me feel good all over.
To quote the old joke: Be assured that absolutely nothing can go wrong, go wrong, go wrong...

Curious - VAERS

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VAERS?  =  Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
The VAERS Website has been down for over 48 hours now. Routine maintenence?

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Inconvenient truths?

UPDATE: The last recorded screen capture at The Internet Archive was on Thursday, June 3rd. Up until then, they had been capturing four and five copies of the site almost every single day.  After that last capture on the 3rd? Nothing.  They have been monitoring this site since their first capture on May 20th, 2005.

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Hmmmm...  Very curious

Found at 90 Miles:

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