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To: Yorikke who wrote (15724)12/6/2021 9:08:27 AM
From: Pogeu Mahone
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Omicron variant’s unusual mutations could mean it spread from an animal, scientists suggest


In this photo illustration, a phone screen shows a text that says Omicron COVID-19. (Photo by Mykola Tys / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

By ALEXI COHAN | alexi.cohan@bostonherald.com | Boston Herald
PUBLISHED: December 5, 2021 at 5:49 p.m. | UPDATED: December 5, 2021 at 5:49 p.m.

The unusual multitude of mutations on the omicron variant’s spike protein could suggest some level of animal transmission, scientists suggest, as the coronavirus has been found to spread to dogs, cats, mink, deer and many others.

“If the virus moves into an animal host and is transmitted and widespread in that animal host, it has a new opportunity to change,” said Dr. Jonathan Runstadler, professor and chair of the department of infectious disease and global health at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.

The new omicron variant has “a very unusual constellation of changes” with greater than 30 of them in the spike protein, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser, which differs greatly from other coronavirus variants such as delta.

Runstadler said coronavirus “spillover” into animals, and then back into humans could be a possible explanation for omicron, though it has not yet been determined how the variant came about.

“It has a number of mutations and differences from the virus that has been circulating that are not easily explained,” Runstadler told the Herald.

Suresh Kuchipudi, professor of emerging infectious diseases at Penn State also said omicron could have come from an animal host in a recent opinion piece.

He wrote, “In a study that is not yet peer-reviewed, an international team that I lead recently reported widespread infection by SARS-CoV-2 in free-living and captive white-tailed deer in the U.S. Therefore, we also cannot rule out the possibility that the omicron variant emerged in an animal host through rapid evolution.”

Although the risk of coronavirus spread to animals is low, reports of infected animals have included cats, dogs, mink, ferrets, otters, tigers, hyenas and most recently, white-tailed deer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Many of the animals can spread the disease to others of the same species in laboratory settings.

In the case of farmed mink in several countries including the United States, the animals often caught the virus from human caretakers, spread it to other mink and it even spilled back into humans in certain cases.

Most animals don’t get ill in the same way humans do, and animal transmission is not a large driver of spread, said Runstadler. However, he said if someone does get infected with coronavirus, it’s best not to have close contact with household pets to be safe.

“As long as we have extensive circulation in humans, we have the potential for animal hosts and additional animal hosts to be infected. That’s probably not good for anybody,” Runstadler said.

The most recent finding of the coronavirus in white-tailed deer in the United States was surprising, said Runstadler, considering they have little to no close interactions with humans.

A study done with the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture looked at 481 deer and found 158 of them tested positive for the coronavirus, the most in Michigan.

It remains unknown how they were exposed, but Runstadler said it could be through other animals or the environment, such as contact with sewage or contaminated water.

While the spread of the coronavirus to animals isn’t currently an area of concern, Runstadler said keeping the virus out of our furry friends is the smart thing to do, and it could avoid variants in the future.

Alexi Cohan | Reporter

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From: Yorikke12/8/2021 4:33:14 AM
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Government's advice on dealing with pandemic flu, (over 100 years ago!) makes more sense than the crap that is being pushed by the paid-for shills of our congress and bureaucracy of today.


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To: Yorikke who wrote (15726)12/8/2021 10:16:01 AM
From: gg cox
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Last line…”” Send for the doctor.”” We can just imagine that happening now.

Although ,,when I was a sick child , I experienced it. Dr’s Davidson and King

attending our rented shack… many times.

Dr’s travelling to patients,, huge waste of “”” expertise””” ,,,,,,,,,, Pogeu…. lol.

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To: Pogeu Mahone who wrote (15725)12/9/2021 3:51:58 AM
From: Yorikke
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The disease is mutating into a more virulent, less lethal and damaging disease. Gee.....It does not want to kill its host. How's that? Pretty much what viruses do when they find a nice place to reproduce.

Total war, with viruses or other countries, benefits no one; except perhaps for the socialist war mongers of the current administration. They are coming for your sons and grandsons. They are worse than covid as they are ideologically motivated. Nothing could please psaki more than the Ukrainian steppe littered with American dead. Its coming. Democrats are not happy unless that are taxing, killing and teaching your grandsons to wear dresses....before they send them off to war to get that ultimate BF.

This administration secretly admires the Third Reich. It is doing all it can to recreat those grand old days when the wolves murdered the sheep and the sheep herder was gassed for not having a covid passport.


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To: Yorikke who wrote (15728)12/9/2021 8:33:24 AM
From: Pogeu Mahone
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Do not let your children near this poison.


A newly released document shows that drug giant Pfizer added a secret heart attack drug to the children’s version of its Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine


By Ethan Huff
November 10, 2021

A newly released document shows that drug giant Pfizer added a “secret” heart attack drug to the children’s version of its Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Committee that voted 17-0 to approve the jabs for children as young as five was notified that the children’s formulation of the drug contains tromethamine (Tris), a chemical that reduces blood acidity and stabilizes people who have suffered a heart attack.

“Each dose of this formulation contains 10 ?g (micrograms) of a nucleoside-modified messenger RNA (mRNA) encoding the viral spike (S) glycoprotein of SARS-CoV-2 that is formulated in lipid particles and supplied as a frozen suspension in multiple dose vials,” the “vaccine formulation” page of the document explains.

“To provide a vaccine with an improved stability profile, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for use in children 5-11 years of age uses tromethamine (Tris) buffer instead of the phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) as used in the previous formulation and excludes sodium chloride and potassium chloride.”

This “new formulation,” the document further reads, must be stored at a different temperature than the adult version of the injection.

Without so much as a second thought concerning this ingredient change, the FDA granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for this new drug to be administered to children as young as five.

This FDA briefing document was titled “EUA amendment request for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for use in children 5 through 11 years of age,” and was given to the advisory committee prior to its vote.

FDA needs to be defunded and disbanded

Now, many want to know why Pfizer felt the need to replace PBS with Tris in the children’s version of its Fauci Flu jab. Does the company know that without it, “fully vaccinated” children will likely experience visible heart attacks? Is Tris being added to these children’s vials to try to cover up the cardiovascular events that they cause, or at least minimize them? Why is none of this being reported by the mainstream media?

There are many questions without answers. And since so few people are asking questions in the first place, there may never be any answers given unless the people start demanding them.

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To: Yorikke who wrote (15728)12/9/2021 9:00:25 AM
From: Pogeu Mahone
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FLCCC Tells Children’s Health Defense: World’s Leading ICU Doctor Files Lawsuit
Against Hospital System After Being Barred from Administering Proven COVID-19 Treatments


Children's Health Defense
November 10, 2021·4 min read

A Virginia physician has been prohibited from using safe and time-honored medications inhospital while death rates from COVID-19 continue to mount

Washington, DC, Nov. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Marik, MD, one of the most highly published critical care physicians in the world and the Director of the ICU at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, was recently told by Sentara Healthcare that he could no longer administer a range of highly effective COVID-19 treatments to critically ill patients—the same treatments he has successfully used to reduce COVID deaths in the ICU by as much as 50%. The result of the prohibition has been a sharp increase in patient mortality. Because Dr. Marik can no longer stand by while patients needlessly die without proper treatment, he has filed a lawsuit to allow him and his colleagues to administer the combination of FDA-approved drugs and other therapies that has saved thousands of critically ill COVID-19 patients in the last 18 months.

The Complaint filed today in the Circuit Court for the City of Norfolk, Virginia states that Sentara Healthcare is “preventing terminally ill COVID patients from exercising their right to choose and to receive safe, potentially life-saving treatment determined to be appropriate for them by their attending physician.” Under Virginia law, every patient has the right to receive treatment deemed appropriate for them by their attending physician, and terminally ill patients have the right to try investigational medicines that their treating physician recommends. Through its arbitrary prohibition of the COVID-19 treatment protocol developed by Dr. Marik and his colleagues, Sentara is violating the law and unjustly depriving critically ill patients of lifesaving treatment.

“This case is about doctors, having the ability to honor their Hippocratic Oath, to follow evidence-based medicine, and to treat our patients the best we know how. Corporations and faceless bureaucrats should not be allowed to interfere with doctor-patient decisions, especially when it can result in harm or death." according to Paul Marik, MD, chief, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, who practices in the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. “I refuse to watch another patient die from COVID-19 knowing that I was not allowed to give them proven treatments that could have saved their life.”

According to an accompanying declaration from a renowned critical care specialist recently recognized by the United Nations for his life-saving work, Joseph Varon, MD, the COVID-19 treatment protocol developed by Dr. Marik and his colleagues, called the “MATH+ Protocol,” has achieved at least a 50% reduction in deaths from the virus in the hospitals where he serves as Chief of Staff.

“The Sentara Healthcare System’s prohibition of the MATH+ protocol is a threat to every doctor and every patient in the U.S.,” said Pierre Kory, president and chief medical officer of the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Alliance (FLCCC). “We know the protocol is effective. Patients who could have been saved by MATH+ are dying because of the hospital’s baseless restriction. We will continue to see more deaths that could have been prevented until the court takes action and orders the hospital to reverse course.”

The MATH+ protocol has been used all over the world to effectively treat patients with COVID-19. It is generally well-tolerated with no reports of adverse medical events. In its September 27 memo to employees, Sentara Healthcare System tried to justify prohibiting many of medications in the MATH+ protocol by claiming it “is not supported in peer-reviewed, published RCTs,” (Randomized Controlled Trials). However, this claim is demonstrably false. Peer-reviewed published RCTs do support the use many of the medications Sentara has prohibited, including fluvoxamine and ivermectin.

“The FLCCC stands behind Paul 100%,” said Dr. Kory. “We take an oath as doctors to do no harm. I can’t think of a way of doing more harm to a patient than to not administer a treatment that you know can help them. No doctor should be forced to watch their patient die knowing that more could have been done to save them and that is exactly what Sentara is doing.”

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To: Pogeu Mahone who wrote (15730)12/10/2021 8:10:11 PM
From: Yorikke
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It is entirely legal to murder American citizens, if it falls within the perspective of an EUA (emergency use authorization) Get used to it, and wait to die.

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To: Yorikke who wrote (15731)12/11/2021 10:47:55 AM
From: Pogeu Mahone
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Fat is Beautiful

Murdering American citizens with the assistance of the victims or is it suicide?

The Coronavirus Attacks Fat Tissue, Scientists Find
The research may help explain why people who are overweight and obese have been at higher risk of severe illness and death from Covid.









Research has found that the coronavirus infects fat cells and immune cells within body fat, causing an immune response that scientists say may contribute to severe disease.Credit...Nanographics, via Reuters


By Roni Caryn Rabin

Dec. 8, 2021
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From the start of the pandemic, the coronavirus seemed to target people carrying extra pounds. Patients who were overweight or obese were more likely to develop severe Covid-19 and more likely to die.

Though these patients often have health conditions like diabetes that compound their risk, scientists have become increasingly convinced that their vulnerability has something to do with obesity itself.

Now researchers have found that the coronavirus infects both fat cells and certain immune cells within body fat, prompting a damaging defensive response in the body.

“The bottom line is, ‘Oh my god, indeed, the virus can infect fat cells directly,’” said Dr. Philipp Scherer, a scientist who studies fat cells at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, who was not involved in the research.

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“Whatever happens in fat doesn’t stay in fat,” he added. “It affects the neighboring tissues as well.”

The research has not yet been peer-reviewed or published in a scientific journal, but it was posted online in October. If the findings hold up, they may shed light not just on why patients with excess pounds are vulnerable to the virus, but also on why certain younger adults with no other risks become so ill.

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The study’s senior authors, Dr. Tracey McLaughlin and Dr. Catherine Blish of the Stanford University School of Medicine, suggested the evidence could point to new Covid treatments that target body fat.

“Maybe that’s the Achilles’ heel that the virus utilizes to evade our protective immune responses — by hiding in this place,” Dr. Vishwa Deep Dixit, a professor of comparative medicine and immunology at Yale School of Medicine, said.

The finding is particularly relevant to the United States, which has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world. Most American adults are overweight, and 42 percent have obesity. Black, Hispanic, Native American and Alaska Native people in the U.S. have higher obesity rates than white adults and Asian Americans; they have also been disproportionately affected by the pandemic, with death rates roughly double those of white Americans.

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“This could well be contributing to severe disease,” Dr. Blish said. “We’re seeing the same inflammatory cytokines that I see in the blood of the really sick patients being produced in response to infection of those tissues.”

Body fat used to be thought of as inert, a form of storage. But scientists now know that the tissue is biologically active, producing hormones and immune-system proteins that act on other cells, promoting a state of nagging low-grade inflammation even when there is no infection.

Inflammation is the body’s response to an invader, and sometimes it can be so vigorous that it is more harmful than the infection that triggered it. “The more fat mass, and in particular visceral fat mass, the worse your inflammatory response,” Dr. McLaughlin said, referring to the abdominal fat that surrounds internal organs.

Fat tissue is composed mostly of fat cells, or adipocytes. It also contains pre-adipocytes, which mature into fat cells, and a variety of immune cells, including a type called adipose tissue macrophages.

Dr. McLaughlin, Dr. Blish and their colleagues carried out experiments to see if fat tissue obtained from bariatric surgery patients could become infected with the coronavirus, and tracked how various types of cells responded.

The fat cells themselves could become infected, the scientists found, yet did not become very inflamed. But certain immune cells called macrophages also could be infected, and they developed a robust inflammatory response.

Even stranger, the pre-adipocytes were not infected, but contributed to the inflammatory response. (The scientists did not examine whether particular variants were more destructive in this regard than others.)

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The research team also obtained fat tissue from the bodies of European patients who had died of Covid and discovered the coronavirus in fat near various organs.

The idea that adipose tissue might serve as a reservoir for pathogens is not new, Dr. Dixit said. Body fat is known to harbor a number of them, including H.I.V. and the influenza virus.

The coronavirus appears to be able to evade the body fat’s immune defenses, which are limited and incapable of fighting it effectively. And in people who are obese, there can be a lot of body fat.

A man whose ideal weight is 170 pounds but who weighs 250 pounds is carrying a substantial amount of fat in which the virus may “hang out,” replicate and trigger a destructive immune system response, said Dr. David Kass, a professor of cardiology at Johns Hopkins.

“If you really are very obese, fat is the biggest single organ in your body,” Dr. Kass said.

The coronavirus “can infect that tissue and actually reside there,” he said. “Whether it hurts it, kills it or at best, it’s a place to amplify itself — it doesn’t matter. It becomes kind of a reservoir.”

As the inflammatory response snowballs, cytokines trigger even more inflammation and the release of additional cytokines. “It’s like a perfect storm,” he said.

Dr. Blish and her colleagues speculated that infected body fat may even contribute to “long Covid,” a condition describing troublesome symptoms like fatigue that persist for weeks or months after recovery from an acute episode.

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The data also suggest that Covid vaccines and treatments may need to take into account the patient’s weight and fat stores.

“This paper is another wake-up call for the medical profession and public health to look more deeply into the issues of overweight and obese individuals, and the treatments and vaccines we’re giving them,” said Barry Popkin, a professor of nutrition at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who has studied the heightened risk that Covid poses to those with obesity.

“We keep documenting the risk they have, but we still aren’t addressing it,” Dr. Popkin said.

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From: Pogeu Mahone12/12/2021 7:50:32 AM
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To: Pogeu Mahone who wrote (15732)12/12/2021 7:55:53 PM
From: Yorikke
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So being obese is not going to kill you as a direct result of a covid infection, but your body's immune reaction will be exaggerated to the point of making normally positive responses deadly. Cytokine storms in the body cause severe inflammation, particularly in the lung tissue and this leads to pulmonary failure.

The mixture of marketing and medicine, (Obese is natural and beautiful, is OK from a philosophical point of view-- but remember, we have strayed from the normal paths of physical reality with such conceptual trojan-horse thoughts. Your medical bills are obese because of a refusal for much of the population to accept that they are over weight. Think whatever you want, but if it does not reflect reality as it exists, then it will be very expensive and perhaps kill you.

Of course accepting poor philosophical constructs is hidden by claims of 'unfairness' or prejudice, but reality will prevail as it is simply entropy. The gas will go off, food will cost 50 percent of your income, the Russians will be forced to kill your children in a stupid needless war, Nancy Pelosi will live for 150 years by draining the blood of child trafficked California girls. If you accept stupid thoughts...they will gain control of you.

Our present state of affairs reflects our unwillingness to face reality. All cultures that accept this situation fail. It goes back 5000 years of civilization. Some of these lasted a thousand years,,,,, but then its people chose politics over reality. What should be over what is.. And then they weren't.

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