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  • Silicon Valley Knowledge Workers Sign Manifesto Against Widened COVID Vaccine Mandate

    Silicon Valley Knowledge Workers Sign Manifesto Against Widened COVID Vaccine Mandate
    Several hundred Google employees have signed and circulated a manifesto opposing the company’s Covid vaccine mandate, posing the latest challenge for
    trialsitenews.com


    Several hundred Google employees have signed and circulated a manifesto opposing the company’s Covid vaccine mandate, posing the latest challenge for leadership as it approaches key deadlines for returning workers to offices in person.


    The Biden administration has ordered U.S. companies with 100 or more workers to ensure their employees are fully vaccinated or regularly tested for Covid-19 by Jan. 4. In response, Google asked its more than 150,000 employees to upload their vaccination status to its internal systems by Dec. 3, whether they plan to come into the office or not, according to internal documents viewed by CNBC.


    The Manifesto

    The manifesto within Google, which has been signed by at least 600 Google employees, asks company leaders to retract the vaccine mandate and create a new one that is “inclusive of all Googlers,” arguing leadership’s decision will have outside influence in corporate America. It also calls on employees to “oppose the mandate as a matter of principle” and tells employees to not let the policy alter their decision if they’ve already chosen not to get the Covid vaccine.


    The company has also said that all employees who work directly or indirectly with government contracts must be vaccinated — even if they are working from home


    Several hundred Google employees sign manifesto against widened Covid vaccine mandate
    Google employees are circulating a manifesto opposing a widened Covid vaccine mandate as a return-to-work deadline nears.
    www.cnbc.com

  • This is a Swedish newspaper, but you can translate it to English quite easilly so I link it here. The interesting

    thing is that we get much more numbers of fraction of vaccinated in the ICU's. Previously I could only get the

    numbers from august. This is in line with what the Swedish study that I referred to a few posts up, saw,

    and shows what I suspected.


    intersting on the development of fraction of non vaccinated


    We are now seeing more cases just rising, but the icu cases are flat or decreasing atm. iLate December can be really tough I'm afraid.

    I hope the only vaccine passport they allow is for people with 3 jabs or natural infection.

  • The influenza vaccine should be promoted to reduce the burden of COVID-19.

    There is one problem with this. Data is from the Alpha virus version and flu vaccines never are the same.


    But in general any vaccination stimulates the immune system. The old live virus TB vaccination shows even a higher effect. All older Japanese citizen prior 1957? got it, what might be the main reason for Japans low death rate.

    The flu study did show no reduction in death but a large reduction in ICU.

  • Expect more varients and mutations


    Solar storm warning: Sun ejects 50,000 mile-long 'canyon of hot plasma' – impact predicted


    https://www.express.co.uk/news…pace-weather-forecast/amp

    No relationship between solar activity and virus mutation rate. That is kooky.


    Solar flares do alter background solar radiation but that is only one (tiny) component of what can mutate viruses. With an RNA virus in particular the main component is imperfect replication.

  • Expect more varients and mutations


    Solar storm warning: Sun ejects 50,000 mile-long 'canyon of hot plasma' – impact predicted


    https://www.express.co.uk/news…pace-weather-forecast/amp

    not much to talk about as no research to a cause and effect will be released "locked away" but from what I am aware of this is a radio runaway from med change.. I wish I could be more specific but you know its pointless without proof. hidden like most info needed is.

  • not much to talk about as no research to a cause and effect will be released "locked away" but from what I am aware of this is a radio runaway from med change.. I wish I could be more specific but you know its pointless without proof. hidden like most info needed is.

    Lots of research but nobody cares or like Huxley, don't believe. Remember the world experienced a flu pandemic from 1857-1859 and it was stop dead in its tracks 2 days after the Carrington Event


    Influence of Solar Minimum on Cosmic Ray Flux, Mutations in viruses and Pandemics Like COVID-19


    Is the 2019 novel coronavirus related to a spike of cosmic rays?
    WHO's pronouncement of the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic disease came months after we published a warning that the present deepest minimum of…
    www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov


    On The Occurrence of Historical Pandemics During The Grand Solar Minima | European Journal of Applied Physics


    What sunspots are whispering about covid-19? - PubMed
    Several studies point to the antimicrobial effects of ELF electromagnetic fields. Such fields have accompanied life from the very beginning, and it is possible…
    pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov


    Revealing the relationship between solar activity and COVID-19 and forecasting of possible future viruses using multi-step autoregression (MSAR)
    The number of sunspots shows the solar activity level. During the high solar activity, emissions of matter and electromagnetic fields from the Sun make it…
    www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

  • Some years ago I posted the location of the wave "octopus" to help study the interaction but I dont know if any study was attempted other then a few cars showing up at my house to see the area it was coming from.

    All I'm aware or the effects- are not intentional, but a product of try and fail after a number of events. A Stoke ect..

    All I have..

    rough road still ahead.

  • No relationship between solar activity and virus mutation rate.

    UK just locked the border for 6 south African countries... Coincidence?

    Mutations take longer ... Now they evolve more broadly. Remember - for Pfizer addicts - South Africa strain fully escapes it.... Not even a hundred booster will protect you...

    Already enough cases in UK to make it unstoppable... Time to buy a ziverdo package ...

  • https://www.bag.admin.ch/dam/bag/de/dokumente/mt/k-und-i/aktuelle-ausbrueche-pandemien/2019-nCoV/covid-19-woechentlicher-lagebericht.pdf.download.pdf/BAG_COVID-19_Woechentliche_Lage.pdf


    This weeks Swiss report about CoV-19 death says that about 50% died in care homes so this gives a bit better picture for ICU/death at least for CH. 98% had a severe comorbidity!


    Death rate for 80+ is 1400x larger than for age 30..39.... Why should they age < 50 take a vaccine ?????? ????????


    10'000 cases age 70+ 1000 cases age 50..70.

    Within 2 weeks we had 52 double vaxx deaths. Remember this week we had a record of 57 deaths. So double vaxx deaths are now > 50%! You must compare two reports...

  • "There’s Enough Oxygen in the Lunar Regolith To Support Billions of People Living on the Moon"

    By Matt Williams, Universe Today 23Nov2021 https://scitechdaily.com/there…eople-living-on-the-moon/


    "...in the top ten meters (33 feet) of lunar regolith to create enough O2 for every person on Earth for the next 100,000 years – more than enough for a lunar settlement!

    While the Moon does have a very tenuous atmosphere that contains elemental oxygen, it is so thin that scientists characterize the Moon as an “airless body.” But within the lunar regolith, the fine powder and rocks that cover the surface, there are abundant amounts of oxygen in lunar rocks and regolith. Also known as 'Moondust'..."

  • Despite Controversy, Ivermectin Saves a Life


    Despite Controversy, Ivermectin Saves a Life
    In a follow up to a story TrialSite first ran on November 15, a Chicago area judge “stood up” to Edward Hospital and ordered the medical institution to
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    In a follow up to a story TrialSite first ran on November 15, a Chicago area judge “stood up” to Edward Hospital and ordered the medical institution to administer ivermectin to a “dying man.”


    “What’s the downside?’, asked Circuit Judge Paul Fullerton, according to an article in Substack. As reported in the article, Sun Ng, a retired contractor from Hong Kong traveled to Illinois to be with his family. Unfortunately, Ng contracted covid and was admitted to a hospital. After a few days in the hospital Ng was put on a respirator and had a 50% of dying.


    Ng’s daughter, Man Kwan Ng, who says she has a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering did research into ivermectin and concluded the hospital should administer the drug to her father. After the hospital’s refusal Man Kwan Ng sued. When the case was brought before Judge Fullerton, Edward Hospital insisted if ivermectin were administered “there could be side effects as well as ordering ivermectin would violate its (hospital) policies and forcing the issue would be ‘extraordinary’ judicial overreach.” Fullerton disagreed and insisted Edward Hospital let Dr. Alan Bain. Bain has been a proponent of ivermectin’s use to combat covid. Judge Fullerton pointed out since Sun Ng is basically “on his deathbed” the risk of administering ivermectin would be “minimal”.


    As pointed out in the TrialSite article, Dr. Bain is unvaccinated. Edward Hospital, citing the Illinois state rule against unvaccinated health care workers being allowed in the hospital and wouldn’t let Bain in to administer the drug. Judge Fullerton pointed out an exemption in the Illinois law allowing health care workers into the hospital if they test negative for covid. Bain was allowed in.



    TrialSite has done extensive coverage of lawsuits regarding the use of ivermectin in hospitals. Attorney Ralph Lorigo had been a leading advocate for patient’s rights and fighting for those infected with covid to gain access to ivermectin.


    As the Chicago Tribune https://www.chicagotribune.com…zil4q5g2mfjglq-story.html points out lawsuits over ivermectin have become common even though many hospitals say it doesn’t work against covid. As the article says curt decisions on ivermectin have varied.


    After Edward Hospital allowed Bain to administer a five-day course of ivermectin to Sun Ng, he was removed from a ventilator and left the ICU on November 16. The Daily Herald, a suburban Chicago paper also reported that Ng was better after being treated with ivermectin for 5 days. However, Edward Hospital claims Ng was recovering before the controversial drug was administered. Given the success ivermectin has had in treating covid it is puzzling the effectiveness of the drug has been delegitimized. Ivermectin is continually referred to as a “animal drug” and “horse de-wormer.” This has led to a political divide over its usage. When will politics be put aside for a drug that can possibly save lives


    Judge rules unvaccinated doctor can treat COVID-19 patient with ivermectin at Edward Hospital in Naperville
    A 71-year-old man, who came to the U.S. from Hong Kong to celebrate his granddaughter’s first birthday, contracted a severe case of COVID-19.
    www.chicagotribune.com


    https://pantagraph.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/judge-rules-illinois-doctor-can-treat-covid-19-patient-with-ivermectin/article_f3cd50cc-ab04-592a-a17b-37ecf8678b27.html

  • A new variant of coronavirus can cause another wave of infections worldwide


    A new variant of coronavirus can cause another wave of infections worldwide
    Another variant of coronavirus has been identified, this time the particle named B.1.1.529 seems to have a dangerous potential to generate a new wave of
    trialsitenews.com


    Another variant of coronavirus has been identified, this time the particle named B.1.1.529 seems to have a dangerous potential to generate a new wave of infections not only in its place of origin, South Africa but worldwide. According to the bioinformatics Túlio de Oliveira, a professor who directs gene sequencing institutions in two South African universities, this variant, still unnamed proposed, as happened with the delta variant of coronavirus, accumulated a large number of mutations that had not yet been identified before. South Africa’s Health Minister Joe Phaahla was concerned about the future this discovery could bring. According to him, a new wave of cases of coronavirus, the fourth in the country, may not only remain restricted to the African continent but again break international barriers.


    Relationship between HIV and coronavirus

    Around 100 cases have been linked to the new variant B.1.1.529 in Africa, being predominantly located in South Africa according to Anne von Gottberg, a clinical microbiologist and head of the department of respiratory diseases of the National Institute of Communicable Diseases but also in Botswana as reported Kereng Masupu, coordinator of the Covid-19 Presidential Task Force. An important relationship has been proposed to better understand the appearance of cases of the new African variant of coronavirus. The continent is the region with the highest number of HIV infection cases worldwide with about 8.2 million cases. Chronically infected individuals progressively present immunosuppression states and it is precisely at this point that the relationship with coronavirus is established. The accumulation of mutations is more observed in patients chronically infected with coronavirus, with immunosuppressed populations such as those infected with the HIV most vulnerable to the permanence of SARS-CoV2, says François Balloux, director of the UCL Genetics Institute.


    Fourth wave on the way?

    A concern for the emergence of a fourth wave of infection on the African continent beckons closely with a key factor in the establishment, (or not) of new waves of coronavirus infections, vaccination. In contrast to countries on the European continent, which although it is presenting an increasing number of new cases of COVID-19 recently, already has on average 67% approximately 67% of people with a complete immunization scheme, either by Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson vaccines, South Africa has rates of 35% of fully vaccinated adults, with even worse numbers in other regions that reach 6.6% said the Director of the CDC of Africa, John Nkengasong. The sad reality becomes even more serious when revealed the reason behind the low rates, the lack of demand despite the supply of vaccines. Figures show 45% of doses delivered yet to be administered. The health department even asked Johnson and Johnson and Pfizer Inc. to postpone new deliveries due to the drop in demand.


    A high rate of new infections turns on red alert

    With the emergence of the new variant of coronavirus, local authorities are beginning to have premonitions of what may be to come, a new crisis in the public health sectors, especially in hospital admissions. In just a few days the number of cases of COVID-19 rose 6.5%, from just under 900 to almost 2,500 records of coronavirus infection in populous regions of South Africa. Another 2000 cases have been recorded in places such as Johannesburg and Pretoria. According to Professor Tulio, 75% of infections comprise genomes of the new viral variant and this number is expected to only increase, repeating last year’s crisis period

  • Antibodies mimicking the virus may explain long haul COVID-19, rare vaccine side effects


    Antibodies mimicking the virus may explain long haul COVID-19, rare vaccine side effects
    With around 256 million cases and more than 5 million deaths worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged scientists and those in the medical field.…
    medicalxpress.com


    With around 256 million cases and more than 5 million deaths worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has challenged scientists and those in the medical field. Researchers are working to find effective vaccines and therapies, as well as understand the long-term effects of the infection.

    While the vaccines have been critical in pandemic control, researchers are still learning how and how well they work. This is especially true with the emergence of new viral variants and the rare vaccine side effects like allergic reactions, heart inflammation (myocarditis) and blood-clotting (thrombosis).


    Critical questions about the infection itself also remain. Approximately one in four COVID-19 patients have lingering symptoms, even after recovering from the virus. These symptoms, known as "long COVID," and the vaccines' off-target side effects are thought to be due to a patient's immune response.


    In an article published today in The New England Journal of Medicine, the UC Davis Vice Chair of Research and Distinguished Professor of Dermatology and Internal Medicine William Murphy and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School Dan Longo present a possible explanation to the diverse immune responses to the virus and the vaccines.


    Antibodies mimicking the virus


    Drawing upon classic immunological concepts, Murphy and Longo suggest that the Network Hypothesis by Nobel Laureate Niels Jerne might offer insights.


    Jerne's hypothesis details a means for the immune system to regulate antibodies. It describes a cascade in which the immune system initially launches protective antibody responses to an antigen (like a virus). These same protective antibodies later can trigger a new antibody response toward themselves, leading to their disappearance over time.


    These secondary antibodies, called anti-idiotype antibodies, can bind to and deplete the initial protective antibody responses. They have the potential to mirror or act like the original antigen itself. This may result in adverse effects.


    Coronavirus and the immune system


    When SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, enters the body, its spike protein binds with the ACE2 receptor, gaining entry to the cell. The immune system responds by producing protective antibodies that bind to the invading virus, blocking or neutralizing its effects.

    As a form of down-regulation, these protective antibodies can also cause immune responses with anti-idiotype antibodies. Over time, these anti-idiotype responses can clear the initial protective antibodies and potentially result in limited efficacy of antibody-based therapies.


    "A fascinating aspect of the newly formed anti-idiotype antibodies is that some of their structures can be a mirror image of the original antigen and act like it in binding to the same receptors that the viral antigen binds. This binding can potentially lead to unwanted actions and pathology, particularly in the long term," Murphy said.


    The authors suggest that the anti-idiotype antibodies can potentially target the same ACE2 receptors. In blocking or triggering these receptors, they could affect various normal ACE2 functions.


    "Given the critical functions and wide distribution of ACE2 receptors on numerous cell types, it would be important to determine if these regulatory immune responses could be responsible for some of the off-target or long-lasting effects being reported," Murphy commented. "These responses may also explain why such long-term effects can occur long after the viral infection has passed."


    As for COVID-19 vaccines, the primary antigen used is the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. According to Murphy and Longo, current research studies on antibody responses to these vaccines mainly focus on the initial protective responses and virus-neutralizing efficacy, rather than other long-term aspects.


    "With the incredible impact of the pandemic and our reliance on vaccines as our primary weapon, there is an immense need for more basic science research to understand the complex immunological pathways at play. This need follows to what it takes to keep the protective responses going, as well as to the potential unwanted side effects of both the infection and the different SARS-CoV-2 vaccine types, especially as boosting is now applied," Murphy said. "The good news is that these are testable questions that can be partially addressed in the laboratory, and in fact, have been used with other viral models."

  • Today I got the final confirmation that the silent rate of Delta is at least 3x!


    Covid-⁠19 Schweiz | Coronavirus | Dashboard
    Covid-⁠19 Pandemie Schweiz und Liechtenstein: Fallzahlen, Virusvarianten, Hospitalisationen, Re-⁠Wert, Spitalkapazitäten, internationale Lage, Zahlen zu Tests,…
    www.covid19.admin.ch


    Thanks to our hot spot county "Uri" that tested 23% of the population within 2 weeks we get a good figure of the real positive rate.

    Most other counties (Kantons) tested 5..7% of the population and had a 3x higher positive rate!


    This also indicates that we have > 25'000 cases a day now what will lead to full immunization within 2 months! Remember that an African study did show that 6 out of 7 are immune for delta what is equal to silent infection. So within 10 days potentially 0.5..1 million will get it.


    And ICU/ventilation is still much lower than in September!

  • More Nursing Home Troubles in UK—Reports that Elderly are Left to Die


    More Nursing Home Troubles in UK—Reports that Elderly are Left to Die
    Reports of gross negligence in long -term care facilities (nursing homes) or worse—criminal conduct — on both sides of the Atlantic during the pandemic
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    Reports of gross negligence in long -term care facilities (nursing homes) or worse—criminal conduct — on both sides of the Atlantic during the pandemic have raised alarm as to the safety of the elderly in both the United Kingdom (UK) as well as in North America. Recently in the UK the Commissioner for Older People called out for a public inquiry into how Northern Ireland overall has managed the care of the elderly in nursing homes during the pandemic. Troubling, Eddie Lynch, the Commissioner for Older People raised concerns of “disturbing” reports including “Do not resuscitate” (DNR) notices assigned to some elderly residents without any notice to them or their families. Whether in Northern Ireland or other parts of the UK to America and Canada, the elderly have been routinely exposed to gross negligence or even criminal neglect during this pandemic. Investigations must follow.


    In a recent entry in News Letter by Phillip Bradfield follows the truly troubling reports that the Commission now seeks an investigation into allegations that some of the deaths during the pandemic were associated with DNRs leading to the withholding of life saving treatments, unbeknownst to the senior resident nor their family members.


    Commissioner Lynch declared recently:


    “There has been a huge number of excess deaths in care homes with latest figures from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency revealing that the deaths of care home residents account for 30% [over 1000 deaths] of all COVID related deaths. COVID has impacted us all, but older people, and particularly care home residents, those impacts have been exceptionally arduous. Over the past year we witnessed the incorrect recording of care home deaths, families having no access to loved ones, personal protective equipment (PPE) supply problems, inappropriate use of do not attempt to resuscitation orders, the slow introduction of testing, the transfer of COVID-positive patients into care homes—the list goes on.”



    Bradfield notes that the Prime Minister’s UK-wide public inquiry looks across UK agencies’ particular attention and centers on Northern Ireland’s executive to accelerate an investigation into truly troubling reports. The Commissioner reminds all that “Families deserve an answer on why deaths in care homes were so extensive and why care home residents were disproportionately affected by this pandemic.”


    Problems Across the Atlantic

    TrialSite has chronicled the horrific track record of nursing homes in North America. Both in the United States and Canada nursing homes have been epicenters of pandemic death. By last June the New York Times reported that at least 33% of the pandemic deaths by that point occurred in long term care facilities.


    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) track data associated with nursing homes. If this data is accurate the graph clearly indicates huge numbers of cases until the start of the year potentially implicating the positive impacts of better infectious disease management as well as vaccination on the situation. See the graph


    Recently a group of researchers affiliated with Harvard University, UCLA and University of Minnesota reported that federal NHSN data understates the total number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in nursing homes.


    In September New York Times reported that aids to former Gov. Andrew Cuomo deliberate obscured the full scope of fatality in the Empire State’s nursing homes. Already reports from New York State Attorney General Laticia James reveal a scandal—from undercounted COVID-19 deaths to disastrous pandemic management in many of the state’s nursing homes. More reports are expected including inquiries into Mr. Cuomo’s activities.


    Earlier in the year a report came out by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) which found that supports some estimates that 69% of Canada’s COVID-19 fatalities occurred in nursing homes. The elderly, a highly vulnerable population, must be treated with dignity and respect. They paid into the system and deserved the best care and treatment during the pandemic. Our healthcare system failed them. Real investigations with sharp consequences must follow any wrongdoing


    Public Inquiry call on Covid in care homes and DNR notices
    The Commissioner for Older People has called for a public enquiry into NI’s handling of care home residents in the pandemic, describing as “disturbing” the…
    www.newsletter.co.uk

  • UK week 47 report:: https://assets.publishing.serv…ance_report_-_week_47.pdf


    The first 10 pages still contain all the vaccine study FUD with 90% protection we now know is 100% nonsense.


    But the first time a pregnancy study has been done.

    Good news for unvaxx mothers: They do a bit better than the vaxxed ones. There is a slight trend to premature birth ultra low birth weight (of course related!) among vaxx mothers. Unluckily we get no absolute figures.


    Booster only show a marginal effect on the infection rate of 80+....it will be around 50% within 2 more weeks as the reports sums 4 weeks.