The Dose 10-24-21

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A column for considerate conversation of all things COVID

The COVID Cash Cow

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Is Pfizer putting profits above lives? Public Citizen, a non-profit organization says that Pfizer can stop countries from speaking about contracts, block vaccine donations, unilaterally change delivery schedules & demand public assets as collateral.

https://www.citizen.org/article/pfizers-power/
1. Pfizer Reserves the Right to Silence Governments.
2. Pfizer Controls Vaccine Donations.
3. Pfizer Secured an “IP Waiver” for Itself.
4. Private Arbitrators, not Public Courts, Decide Disputes in Secret.
5. Pfizer Can Go After State Assets.
6. Pfizer Calls the Shots on Key Decisions.

It ain't over till it's over...
22 Months On, The Pandemic is far from over (5 min)

Russia is imposing a week-long shutdown. The UK is witnessing a record spike in cases. Latvia has entered a 4-week lockdown. China is reporting cases in 10 provinces

I for one will be glad when COVID isn't such a controlling factor in our life.

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Don't necessarily 'beat' Covid, any more than the Bedouin beat the desert or Sherpas beat the Himalayas.. BUT they appear to have come through with far less damage health-wise than places claiming to follow 'the science' and Big Pharma.

In the case of the Amish, as Sharyl Atkisson reports, they simply kept working and powered through without resorting to hospitals, testing or vaccination. Presumably, some did die, but by far the most got Covid and didn't die - they ended up doing better than ever economically and now have near-universal natural immunity.

Not sure how long this will survive on YT:

India's Covid situation has been, overall, improving rapidly for months. There are considerable differences within the country from state to state, though.

For Oct. 18, India was reporting 13,500 or so new daily cases, Israel 1400 plus. India is around 15% vaccinated, Israel 85%. India new cases, around ten times greater than Israel. India population, though? *155* times that of Israel.

Although India health authorities recently removed Hydroxychloroquine and Ivermectin from recommended drugs for Covid treatment, states such as Goa and Uttar Pradesh that have made extensive use of IVM have had better outcomes than those such as Kerala which hav emphasized vaccines and actively discouraged IVM. Note below how Kerala has significantly more Covid deaths reported than Uttar Pradesh even though its population is only one-seventh or so of UP's...

India Economic Times reports (10/18):

Synopsis
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 24 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 113 consecutive days now.

India added 13,596 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,40,81,315, while the active cases declined to 1,89,694, the lowest in 221 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.

The death toll climbed to 4,52,290 with 166 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The active cases comprise 0.56 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.12 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.

A decrease of 6,152 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The active cases comprise 0.56 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.12 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the ministry said.

A decrease of 6,152 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The 166 new fatalities include 74 from Kerala and 29 from Maharashtra.

A total of 4,52,290 deaths have been reported so far in the country including 1,39,789 from Maharashtra, 37,941 from Karnataka, 35,899 from Tamil Nadu, 26,865 from Kerala, 25,089 from Delhi, 22,898 from Uttar Pradesh and 18,977 from West Bengal.

The ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

Read more at:
https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/india/active-covid-19-cases-lo...

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of competing vaccines or treatment options via “sole discretion” clauses.

Although India health authorities recently removed Hydroxychloroquine and Ivermectin from recommended drugs for Covid treatment, states such as Goa and Uttar Pradesh that have made extensive use of IVM have had better outcomes than those such as Kerala which hav emphasized vaccines and actively discouraged IVM. Note below how Kerala has significantly more Covid deaths reported than Uttar Pradesh even though its population is only one-seventh or so of UP's...

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“Without a diversity of opinions, the discovery of truth is impossible.” - Alexander von Humboldt

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@Blue Republic "Who believe they did the right thing"

Unlike those that just want us to die

And Grayson got it right

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The correct response to someone who supports going to war if China attacks Taiwan is “Are you enlisted?”

The correct response when they inevitably answer “no” is “Then shut the fuck up.”

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FOUR or more co-morbidities.
https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/most-covid-19-hospi...
A study estimated that nearly two-thirds of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. could be attributed to obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and heart failure.

India is foolish to drop the successful IVM rec. I think Mexico has continued theirs. Meanwhile in the US...

By August 13, 2021, the CDC reported Ivermectin prescriptions had reached 88,000 per week, up 24-fold from the baseline of 3,600 per week. Based upon increasing popularity, it appears this number has risen many times again over the past two months, easily reaching into the millions. ...
The current graph of the United States COVID cases has taken on the "Ivermectin Fingerprint" pattern so familiar to us from India, Peru, and Indonesia after they adopted Ivermectin.

https://www.thedesertreview.com/opinion/columnists/freedom-and-ivermecti...

At some point the majority of people are going to stop being herded by fear. I think we're close to the point now.

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They have their priorities right.
Robust immune systems provided by healthy diets,
sharing care for the infirm without dependence on
the medical establishment restrictions,
valuing nature and community works for them.
Mistrust of government and public education
is just plain smart. Adapt but don't change.

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have farmed the same ground for many decades and it remains extremely fertile.

Kempf makes a strong case that not only is regenerative agriculture – which seeks to rebuild soil health and plants’ own immune systems, as opposed to depending on chemical fertilizers and pesticides – the only kind of agriculture that will enable our farmland to feed many generations in the future, it’s also more productive now.

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the process of regeneration is exactly that: it’s a process, it’s a journey. Our intention [is to follow] the pathway of developing an agriculture that regenerates the landscape, that regenerates soil health and plant health and livestock health and ultimately human health, as well as economic health, and that is going to be a journey. And we need to acknowledge and recognize that the moment we begin taking the first steps, we have already begun the process of regeneration, even though we have not yet arrived.

https://www.plough.com/en/topics/justice/environment/ploughcast-episode-...

And those healthy soils are helping them remain healthy...
https://www.drnorthrup.com/dirt-strenthens-immune-system-happier-healthier/

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It has been taken up by news organizations from The Hill to The Post Millenial. It involves a virus (I think), the NIH and Fauci, but not the dreaded "C"word. I'm going to stick it here, and move it if necessary.

We write with grave concerns about reports of costly, cruel and unnecessary taxpayer-funded experiments on dogs commissioned by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID),” 24 Republican and Democrat lawmakers said on Thursday in a letter to Fauci. The letter noted that as director of NIAID, Fauci had directed $1.68 million in taxpayer money to fund medical testing on at least 44 beagle puppies in 2018 and 2019.

https://www.rt.com/usa/538296-congress-fauci-puppy-experiments/

The "alledged" experiments involve taking live beagle puppies, constraining them in a cage that only covers their head, thereby immobilizing them, and then introducing sand fleas into the cages, to eat and/or infect the puppies, presumably with some sort of virus.

The testing on beagles was exposed in August, when a nonprofit group called the White Coat Waste Project (WCW) obtained documents on the experiments under the Freedom of Information Act. The group alleged that Fauci has directed funding of “wasteful and brutal” beagle experiments at labs in Tunisia, California and Georgia. Such research was also done at the headquarters of the National Institute of Health (NIH), parent of NIAID.

This is so bizarre that I am not sure I believe it...an attack on Fauci from far left field? Dark Comedy? Or the truth?

Is #Fauci responsible for spending taxpayer money to fund puppy torture? "dogs had their vocal cords removed, allegedly so scientists could work without incessant barking" beagle lives matter @PhilHollowayEsq

Yeah, that would be the logical first step.

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"I’m a human being, first and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.” —Malcolm X

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@Bisbonian
...for your tests -
unless you were testing for connectivity!

Hope all is well in the west. Still no real resumption of picking parties here. I'm hoping this spring will see the resumption.

Be well and take care!

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@Lookout I wasn't able to post a comment there for a while...hence the test. I think I included a character that this editor wouldn't recognize. All fixed, now.

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"I’m a human being, first and foremost, and as such I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.” —Malcolm X

@Bisbonian it here. Fauci as head of NIAID is responsible for that disgusting program, and he's still Biden's chief Covid adviser, as well as being the most prominent spokesman in the MSM. It's relevant to his overall credibility and moral standing, as many out there, esp many cable-watching liberals, consider him America's Doctor.

Whether his lofty position is further undermined by the ongoing stories regarding NIH-funded GoF research at Wuhan or by this latest puppy story, it will impact his role in the Covid context as his public standing takes a hit. The public may not grasp the GoF story, but they will understand and have strong feelings about cruel experiments on puppies arranged by Fauci.

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@Bisbonian via research on live animals (and humans). Historical observational knowledge accumulated over time is not valued and dismissed as folklore medicine or quackery. Scientific experiments with animal models (live animal experiments) are necessary to believe in the effectiveness of modern medical therapies.

So unfortunately the type of experiment with the beagles is probably true. Directly related to Fauci, we will better understand overtime.

This article in the Atlantic explains the journey necessary for Peter Stick, professor at University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute to believe in exercise routine is beneficial to his mental health.

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/08/cortical-adrenal-orchestra/496679/

To explain the implications of this new brain-adrenal “connectome”—as new neural connections are often now being called—requires a look at the mapping process.
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Rabies can be a fantastic tool, in the right hands. Inject it into an organ, and the nerves that feed that organ will take the virus up and carry it backward toward the central nervous system. En route, the virus hijacks the machinery of the nerves in the cell body and dendrites to replicate and grow its numbers, then cross the synapse from a neuron backwards into all of its inputs.

By charting the progress of the virus, scientists can map out the neural connections between an organ and the brain in ways that were previously impossible. In this case, Strick and his team injected the adrenal glands of monkeys.
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With this come implications for what’s currently known as “psychosomatic illness”—how the mind has an impact over organ functions. The name tends to have a bad connotation. The notion that this mind-body connection isn’t really real; that psychosomatic illnesses are “all in your head.” Elaborate connections like this would explain that, yes, it is all in your head. The fact that cortical areas in the brain that have multi-synaptic connections that control organ function could strip the negative connotations.

The Pitt team has previously injected the heart and seen cortical areas that are involved in controlling its rhythm. They believe that may explain cases of sudden unexpected death—from epilepsy, from brain injury, even from strong emotional stimuli (positive and negative) leading to heart attacks. There is also the emerging field of neuro-immunology, which is looking at the effects of stress on the immune system.

All of this lends some credence to people who may once have been dismissed by people like Strick himself, who are skeptical of anything that isn’t borne out by a concrete mechanism. As he put it, “How we move, think, and feel have an impact on the stress response through real neural connections.”

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in medical studies. I wouldn't doubt a word to the RT story, and in fact it could be worse. You wonder why we call ourselves human when we're so inhumane.

Glad you're back on board and able to comment!

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from a media entity called WION, which I never got the memo about. Does anyone here know more about that organization? It's reporting in other areas perhaps. Is it consistently good, or kinda quirky and inconsistent like RT. Seems almost too good to be true, as their Covid reporting is honest and aggressively goes after the big players.

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Who We Are
https://www.wionews.com/

We are a team of seasoned and daring, young journalists of diverse nationalities. World is One, WION, examines global issues with in-depth analysis. Using our social media platforms we open the conversation about our world with our users. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim to empower people to explore their world. With our Global headquarters in New Delhi, we bring you news on the hour, by the hour.

We deliver information that is not biased. We are journalists who are neutral to the core and non-partisan when it comes to the politics of the world. People are tired of biased reportage and we stand for a globalised united world. So for us the World is truly One.

They had plenty of clip bait when I scrolled down to their info...

I've had mixed thoughts about them...kinda anti-china for one thing, but that is just a loose impression. Check 'em out and see what you think.

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@Lookout briefly checked out their website they seem a little more RT-ish, uneven and slightly tabloid, than I had hoped. And couldn't find much up to date on how India is dealing w/Covid in some states with Ivermectin, but will check more later. In a search, I could only find the usual western media type of disparaging news reports about IVM. So the online print edition is a bit disappointing. Maybe I'll have a more positive view when I watch more of their live streaming content.

I would be interested in why you find this outlet is anti-China.

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When they were covering the India China border conflict...but it could have been another clip. As I said it is a loose impression. And as with RT would depend on the corespondent. RT has some RW doozies.

We can get to "know" WION and see what we think. Like most sources, I bet some coverage will be good...others less so. We'll see.

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that is highly anti-China. A lot of it is click-bait. They've had the 3 gorges dam "warped" and about to collapse at least three times.

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=wion+&t=ffcm&iax=videos&ia=videos

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... couldn't remember the story that triggered my anti-China button.
Thanks.

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@CB piece you referenced, just a bunch of assorted videos.

I would find their coverage of, say, Taiwan, and whether it reflects a US slant, more revealing of their biases than something about the dam, about which I know little.

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Horrible China puts up wire on its border.

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Why the above WION report is false:

Xi Jinping - “houses are for living in, not for speculation”

China's debt-ridden Evergrande resumes work on more than 10 property projects

China: foreign-run schools under scrutiny

Jack Ma Taunted China. Then Came His Fall.

China’s BRI will go from strength to strength, redrawing global petrochemicals map

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@CB is not a big fan of Xi. And maybe that old China v India rivalry, border dispute stuff, and some underlying Indian nationalism on the part of its reporters.

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@wokkamile
WION was a big supporter of Trump, Pompeo and the anti-China "Quad".

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had Covid 19 and recovered shows that a bit over half of them still suffer with long Covid symptoms.

https://scitechdaily.com/persistent-long-covid-symptoms-suffered-by-more...

Getting Covid may give you a dose of immunity conferring antibodies, but apparently those antibodies may not be strong enough to help you recover completely.

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@Fishtroller 02
The current protocol guidelines include a decision tree and a variety of medications. The full PDF document may be found HERE.

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Less than 1% of children have COVID effects after 28 days.

Only a few children - 15 out of 1,734 - had symptoms for at least 28 days, fewer than one in 100.

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-58071898

I think they're good at exaggerating in hopes they can profit from vaccinating children. UK isn't buying it, and if we cared about kids we wouldn't either (except for youngsters with extreme co-morbidities).

Your source appears fishy to me so you may need to reel in and check it...

The New York Times coined a new term for SciTech Daily Review, calling it a “porthole” site, as opposed to a traditional “portal” site. This was because view is concentrated into a specific area of interest, and NY Times proclaimed that this approach represented a major new Internet trend. Not bad recognition for a site that at that time had only been online for three days! In 1999, the Independent said we were the “best science news site currently.”

Two years on and SciTechDaily was lucky enough to find a marriage of like minds in the form of science media Closer to Truth initiative. An alliance was formed to boldly go forth and spread the word of the role of science and technology in society. It explored fundamental issues of the universe, brain/mind, religion, meaning and purpose through intimate, candid conversations with leading scientists, philosophers, scholars, theologians and creative thinkers of all kinds. It was more than a five-year mission.

The lede sounds like BS to me. Do half the people you know that had COVID have long haul? I know only one...even with the six month proviso -

More than half of the 236 million people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 worldwide since December 2019 will experience post-COVID symptoms — more commonly known as “long COVID” — up to six months after recovering, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The research team said that governments, health care organizations, and public health professionals should prepare for the large number of COVID-19 survivors who will need care for a variety of psychological and physical symptoms.

NYSlimes affiliates don't impress me. I remember their coverage of WMD, going so far as firing Chris Hedges because he opposed the war.

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@Fishtroller 02 directly in involved in healing various parts of the body. Ideally they stop an infectious agent before it settles in our body. If an infectious agent begins replicating inside our bodies antibodies is one of the tools to minimize the spread.

Initially Covid infection was thought to be a respiratory disease, then noticed it may also trigger an exaggerated immune causing complications and death. Unexpected complications
have lead to questions if it may be a hematological or cardiovascular disease.

Clots, Strokes And Rashes. Is COVID-19 A Disease Of The Blood Vessels?

The Angiogenesis Foundation's Li puts it this way: "The virus enters your body and it leaves your body. You might or might not have gotten sick. But is that leaving behind a trashed vascular system?"

A ideal vaccine should be able to activate an immune response to prevent future infections for a long period of time without triggering complications of a full infection. Long term studies of the various vaccines will need continue for several years comparing them to each other, patients recovered from Covid and populations never showing signs of infection.

Sweden just cancelled Moderna vaccine for those 30 and younger due to cardiac complications.

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Placing immune response at the site of infection. Whatta no brainer, and I'm just an Alabama Hillbilly Homesteader...where are the real researchers? Doing what Pfizer tells them?

The failure of the system is pretty easy to see. Hope you and yours are all doing well!

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@Lookout question which I hadn't considered before. This article I found tries to address the question you pose, while overall it seems to be in favor of an intranasal Covid vaccine. https://cen.acs.org/pharmaceuticals/vaccines/Intranasal-nose-vaccines-st...

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@Lookout The first vaccine development efforts were after the DNA sequencing and before the method of infection was identified. Appears to be a good overview article referenced by wokkamile on current work with nasal vaccines.

While I was looking came across this information. May end up being of value to reduce intensity of an infection.

Study: Steroid Nasal Sprays May Improve Outcomes in Severe COVID-19 The over-the-counter (OTC) products are Nasacort Allergy 24 Hour (triamcinolone), Flonase (fluticasone) and Rhinocort (budesonide). We will probably see these moved to behind the pharmacy counter. Several prescription nasal steroids products are also prescribed for chronic and seasonal allergies.

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@studentofearth I have had most other skin problems causes ruled out, and causes for them as well. What I think will be left is this is all from a bout of COVID.

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@on the cusp Hope this helps in combination with the info your doctor provided on the rash.
COVID toes, rashes: How the coronavirus can affect your skin Article has pictures of various rash types associated with Covid.

Skin Manifestations Associated with COVID-19: Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives Article has a more clinical focus and includes therapeutic options.

Add Skin Conditions to COVID-19 Long-Hauler Effects General recap.

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@studentofearth I have a drs. appointment tomorrow afternoon to determine if I have RA or not. I am confident I do not, but for the allergists, dermatologist to move forward, they need a followup test on a weird blood test I had a couple of weeks ago.
Seems RA is a paired test. One came back positive to the extreme, the other negative. My drs. have never seen that result before.
Something very strange is going on.

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First part talks about how the spike protein in the vaccine causes blood clots. It’s unconscionable that they are still giving them. Of course the CDC knows what is happening because they have to verify every case for VAERS before they post it! Hey Rachel Walensky they are not totally safe!

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A study printed on 7th July 2021 describes the groundbreaking discovery of the cause of clotting by vaccines. In summary, as we have been discussing in the past. Clotting is caused by the antibodies produced against platelet factor 4. Just as in heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). Let’s review.

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About 5 min...the remainder focuses on aspirating vaccine injections.
Here's the study...
https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.10.13.21264966v1
Specifically, for protection against infection

Janssen
March, 92%
August, 3%

Moderna
March, 91%
August, 64%

Pfizer
March, 95%
August, 50%

Delta variant as the primary determinant of infection

It is not yet clear whether reductions in vaccine protection against infection will translate into similar reductions in protection against hospitalization and death.

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@Lookout

That nurses are not being told to make sure that they aren’t aspirating vaccine injections and many haven’t ever heard about it nor are they doing it. I knew that just from being around nurses back when I worked in hospitals and was told that when the vet taught me how to give Abby her shot.

I tell you reading what nurses are saying these days was an eye opener. What will our medical system look like in a few decades if teaching becomes so sloppy? My biggest dread is going in a Medicaid run nursing home. They are not safe now.

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My biggest dread is going in a Medicaid run nursing home.

We've had a running joke in our crowd about when we're banging our trays at the nursing home, we've got to find one kind nurse to buy our pot (perhaps to keep us from banging our trays).

We don't know what awaits us, but I sure hope I manage to avoid a home too. I want to go like my Grandma...peacefully asleep...not screaming like the passengers in her car.

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@Lookout

I used to go into nursing homes when I was in my 20's to draw blood and I was there between 4-5 am cuz I had to be at work at 6. I woke up a lot of grumpy people. Or maybe they were only grumpy because I woke them up at that UN gawdly hour. But it saved them a trip to get it done. Boy was that great money too for a youngster. Paid cash for my motorcycle and lots of other stuff I probably didn’t need. I was out before the plows in the winter. Back then we got lots of snow. But yeah if I do I’m blaming karma.

We’re getting lots of rain and snow this month. Sure hope it keeps up all winter. Mountains have received a few feet already too. It’s good for the soil. More runoff later instead of soaking in. Keep your fingers crossed for the West.
I want to go like your grandma did too. Smile

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chase your Karma. Glad you have Sam as a companion. Hope the recovery is going well!

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@snoopydawg from Pfizer given to those who will administer the vaccine, even as it doesn't affirmatively state to aspirate the syringe, does nonetheless say clearly: "Administer the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine intramuscularly." https://www.fda.gov/media/144413/download#:~:text=The%20Pfizer%2DBioNTec...,)%20three%20weeks%20apart.

Re the Pfizer Vaccine, the CDC says the same in its Vaccine Preparation and Administration Summary while not mentioning aspiration of syringe: "Administration: Intramuscular (IM) injection in the deltoid muscle". https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-product/pfizer/downloads/p...

Not sure how those administering would know for sure if it's being done intramuscularly unless the syringe is aspirated first.

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but how many administrators of them actually read the instructions? If nurses are the ones that usually do, but aren’t taught to do it in school who knows? I’m just going off what I read a small group said.

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So this is how liberty dies . . . with thunderous applause.
The donor class doesn’t want it, and Americans elect the bribed. So suck it up.

@snoopydawg being given in a chain pharmacy, I would be much less confident that the instruction sheet had been read thoroughly.

But I think it's interesting that both Pfizer and the CDC state clearly that the injection should be intramuscularly. How many here who got their shots noticed if the person giving the shot aspirated the syringe? Similarly how many vaccinees were given full informed consent about the various known possible side effects before getting the shot?

Or are Pfizer/CDC unconcerned about whether their instructions are followed bc Pfizer cannot be held liable for adverse effects?

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@wokkamile

especially the informed consent. At the beginning many of the adverse effects were not known because they were given before the effects started going up. I just hope that teenagers are being told about them before and not after they get jabbed.

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@wokkamile @snoopydawg

Neither of the two jabs. Another piece of luck I guess.

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@Lookout clip from John Campbell, first 5 min he talks with a viewer who got his Moderna jab (after getting a J&J) at the local Walmart. He requests that the administrator aspirate the syringe to make sure it's getting into the muscle:

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@wokkamile

is a debatable topic. Here is just one of the sites I found that said it was not necessary.

https://www.immunize.org/askexperts/administering-vaccines.asp

Do you need to aspirate before giving a vaccination?
No. ACIP does not recommend aspiration when administering vaccines because no data exist to justify the need for this practice. There are data that show that aspiration is more painful for the vaccine recipient. IM injections are not given in areas where large vessels are present. Given the size of the needle and the angle at which you inject the vaccine, it is difficult to cannulate a vessel without rupturing it and even more difficult to actually deliver the vaccine intravenously. We are aware of no reports of a vaccine being administered intravenously and causing harm in the absence of aspiration

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has been brought up to October 8, 2021
This is from a video with charts and graphs reported on October 11, 2021
https://brandnewtube.com/watch/dr-jessica-rose-vaers-data-reveals-5-427-...

This is a report from mid September, 2021.

Jessica Rose VAERS report

Very understandable and helpful. Also scary as all get out.

ETA: a link to the weekly newsletter of Peak Prosperity with Chris Martenson
Peak Prosperity October 22

And a Guardian article about UK complacency with COVID deaths. I don't trust the statistics so I don't know how many deaths are from a COVID infection and how much this is above the yearly usual average death rate. But here goes.
UK getting used to the death rate?

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One of the reasons why vaccine adverse events are underreported is that many healthcare workers are being threatened, discouraged, and prevented to report the incidents on VAERS.

But it takes 30 minutes or more to fill out the reports and they are not easy to do. Or just as you’re getting ready to finish and click submit the system crashes and how many have time to redo it? And just who is threatening them? Drug companies, doctors or administrators? And why? Probably for the same reason the media isn’t talking about the numbers in the first place.

The young girl who was horribly injured in the Pfizer trial had a commercial made about her but Comcast lawyers won’t let it happen. Can’t have any doubts about the vaccines that might scare parents from getting their kids jabbed now can they? It’s irresponsible to hide what happened to her.

Just like democrats reversing the MeToo movement when it was about Trump they did the same thing to my body my right. They are cheering that people are getting fired for not getting vaccinated. No matter that they worked for 18 months with faulty PPE, now they are being selfish and putting the vaxxed at risk.

Funny story. A bar in a country over the pond gave green and red armbands to bar patrons. Anyone unvaxxed got a red one and had to go out at midnight. Greens got to stay till closing. Now there’s some science that shows that at midnight the virus comes out to prey on the unvaxxed. You can’t make this up. And apparently you can’t get infected while you’re eating either. Or drinking whilst flying. Why? Science.

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@snoopydawg sources of VAERS data. It may have been Jessica Rose. What I remember, is that over 80% were from health care workers. The percent of individual data input was in the single digits as I recall. Wish I could pull that up for everyone.

This was a brief study to review whether there are spoiler data and spammers, which apparently are small if not infinitesimal. Kind of like voter fraud.

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I just glanced at one video he has done on it. I’ll see if I can find it.

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The wife won't take me to functions, customers doubt my sanity and all because I haven't
been vaxxed. Stubborn headed fool that I be, it's my body that I am taking care of via FLCCC
protocol, not a bunch of worry worts that have been dislodged from reasonable reality.

Sheesh, what ever happened to accessible responsibility? Like live and let live ..

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@QMS

I think they're quick and easy, and since you're not vaxed, it would tell you if you've had an asymptomatic case. I suspect I have, but I've had my vaxes and I think I would require the more expensive T-cell test, but I'm ready to be educated if anyone can tell me better. Is there a natural immunity test?

Why is it even in this educated crowd we can't answer fairly simple questions? Hey, it's a rhetorical question.

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@Lookout

there ought to be a simple test to determine if one has immunity
and therefore not do the damn vax route
it has been determined by studies that immunity is compromised
by this experimental drug therapy
where is it ??

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@QMS

there are several members of the head family in our crowd...(and I kid you not) There's Meat head, Steel Head, Pot Head and Dead Head...all right here. So hope I didn't offend with the hard head joke.

PS - it was OTC that clued me in to antibody test for nonvaxed. If you're positive...you have natural immunity...at least for a while...probably longer than being vaxed.

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@Lookout

gotcha Wink

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Meanwhile Israel is preparing to give people their 4th jab since the 3rd one wasn’t enough. So Boris…care to explain that discrepancy?

Great comment.

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@snoopydawg

I'm not antivax, but I want people to understand risks...and there are risks. IMO higher risk than benefit for kids. Will they force children and parents into this corner? It won't come out well for anyone.

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@Lookout

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@CB

especially if they're kids!

I'm all for vaxes for kids that have issues from diabetes to obesity, but otherwise the risks clearly outweigh benefits. Even our corrupt ally the UK agrees. We've lost our collective minds when kids can be used to accelerate profit as we create health issues for them. It is beyond words for this retired teacher.

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@Lookout @Lookout a valid argument for vaccinating kids if a) these vaccines actually stopped virus spread, which they do not, b) the vaccines were safe, which they are not, and c) deaths from Covid were more evenly distributed throughout the age groups of the population, which is also not the case, as most deaths (76%) occur with those age 65+. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1254488/us-share-of-total-covid-deat...

So what we have is a vax program for kids being rolled out, probably soon to reach mandate status in many places, where we are asking the young people to take an unduly high risk of serious injury in order to save the elderly. Morally it makes no sense. And bc the vaccines are ineffective at stopping the spread, it makes no logical sense either. Something that Bret Weinstein has been pointing out for a while.

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