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Gonna have to disagree with this one, sorry. People being gainfully employed and being able to eat and provide for their families is much more important than communal religious activities. You don't n

I’m an “anti-masker” I deliberately do not wear a mask in public, including on public transportation though it is mandatory, and in stores. Although I am politely told to wear a mask I always shake my

I have a theory about the development and testing of the corona virus based on my personal experience a decade ago. I was alarmed then and am embarassed now to have said nothing before. I attended a c

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A variety of info, from monoclonal anti-bodies' reducing the effects of C-19 to conspiracy theory. The 10 pictures here only show people with 'double masks' ; so you do not waste your time.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2021/01/27/covid-news-alaska-kentucky-uk-variant-joe-biden-anthony-fauci/4266903001/ 

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A worse housing crisis impending in the future than 2008, affecting 10 million households (about 40+ million men, women and children).

https://www.matteroffact.tv/an-uneven-road-to-economic-recovery/ 

$440 annual savings eaten away.

5 minute video.

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I'm quite sure,  the lockdwon is "killing" the middle-class and the economy.

https://drmalcolmkendrick.org/2021/01/27/does-lockdown-work-or-not/

No-one ever did a study to find out if the radical mastectomy improved survival. No-one ever did a study to prove that bed rest saved lives. They were both introduced on the back of absolutely nothing. In time, eventually, the folly of both was finally recognised. It took seventy years for radical mastectomy, fifty for bed rest.

Which takes us to lockdowns. The most expensive, invasive, and potentially destructive medical intervention ever attempted by humanity.  Was there any evidence from anywhere, in history, that lockdowns would work? No, there was none. But we have the six steps on full display here.

Step one = we have a serious disease that is killing lots of people – check.

Step two = it creates great fear, and the medical profession has nothing in place to deal with it – check.

Step three = a charismatic leader emerges to decree that he (almost always a ‘he’ up to now) knows how to treat it/control it etc. This is the ‘idea’ – check.

Step four = The ‘idea’ is enthusiastically taken up around the world and becomes ‘mainstream thinking’ – check.

Step five = the ‘idea’ becomes standard practice – check.

Step six – the ‘idea’ is taught to medics and becomes accepted truth, a fact – check.

Step six = anyone who goes against the ‘idea’ is ruthlessly attacked – check.

Does it work – have lockdowns worked? You can pick and choose countries to support the case that it does and dismiss any evidence you don’t much like. Unfortunately, once you introduce a medical intervention that affects everyone, everywhere, you have lost the possibility of carrying out a controlled experiment of any sort.

Despite the lack of any randomised evidence, most people are absolutely convinced that lockdowns work to control the spread of COVID-19. They point to various countries, e.g. New Zealand, Norway, Australia and Taiwan, to prove their case. They always have a ready explanation as to why countries that underwent lockdown still have high death rates and vice-versa.

The ‘idea’ has become the truth. Its proponents now demand that those who doubt the efficacy of lockdowns prove that they don’t work. However, I don’t believe it’s up to those who don’t believe that lockdowns work, to prove that case.

https://drmalcolmkendrick.org/2021/01/27/does-lockdown-work-or-not/

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Warning:

To cast a preliminary cloudy comment: It may be a little early for Chopin's Piano Sonata #2 yet l am reminded of Barber's Adagio for String.

Late today, Minnesota confirmed the 1st case of P.1 (Brazil) in the US brought in "by a traveler."

As of 31Jan21, 1.8% of the US population has had a vaccination.

With all 3 "more infectious' variants -of which two can evade monoclonal antibodies and the current vaccines' spike protein- this is a 'race' the US will likely lose.

All three of these articles are short  reads with a little bio-tech related info and with socio-economic outlooks.

https://www.axios.com/coronavirus-variants-pandemic-longer-contagious-deadly-88cdee57-a640-484e-860f-2cec9f950a94.html 

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/01/doctor-predicts-another-covid-surge-amid-presence-of-new-variants.html 

https://www.rtmagazine.com/disorders-diseases/infectious-diseases/other-infections/three-sars-cov-2-variants-circulating/ 

Portugal with the UK variant -World's highest death rate:

https://www.dw.com/en/covid-germany-sends-medical-team-and-gear-to-portugal/a-56397959 

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A California variant detected last summer and reappeared in Oct 2020 is now spread across the state.

As well as the P.1, the P.2 has been found in California.

Studies show that in Manaus Brazil where the population was near herd immunity, the P.1 has recently infected previously exposed people.

Light read and informative articles:

L.A.Times reprint: https://www.sanduskyregister.com/news/302193/coronavirus-variant-from-brazil-found-in-us/ 

https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-variants-infectiousness-mutations-vaccines-2021-1 

 

 

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Found this:

https://dailyexpose.co.uk/2021/01/30/investigation-100k-covid-deaths/


 

My Summary- Highlighting what I believe to be the most salient points from the first piece as we look towards a similar assessment for the United States:

– Comparing the death rate of 2020 with previous 20 years. 2020 rate was 1,037/100,000 in the UK. Highest in 10 years but not the highest in the last 20 years. What happened?

2008 had a death rate of 1,084/100,000. 2005 had 1,137/100,000. Every year prior to 2009 had a higher death rate that 2020;

– UK Lockdown was towards end of March in 2020;

– At home deaths began to escalate in April.  5 year avg. for deaths in April previous to 2020 was 9,384. In April 2020 there were 16,909 at home deaths; 

– 5 year average for deaths in care homes in April was 8,691. In April 2020 there were 26,541 deaths that occurred in care homes. Astronomical increase;

– Hospital data for April 2017- 2020

April-June 2017– 91,724 beds occupied= 89% occupancy rate;

April-June 2018– 91,056 beds occupied= 90% occupancy rate;

April-June 2019– 91,730 beds occupied= 90% occupancy rate;

April-June 2020 58,005 beds occupied= 62% occupancy rate.

2018 – April – 1,984,369 attended A&E (Ambulance and Emergency) 
2019 – April – 2,112,165 attended A&E
2020 – April – 916,581 attended A&E

Important Notes:

30% less hospital beds occupied in April – June 2020 compared with previous 3 years;

A&E in April 2020 was 57% down from 2019.

These numbers explain the high numbers of at home deaths.

Increase in deaths occurring at home and in care homes in April 2020 due to not being treated for illnesses in hospital. No acute care in private homes or care homes.

CAUSE OF DEATHS USING DECEMBER 2020 AS EXAMPLE:

– Leading cause of death was stated as “Covid-19 deaths”= 10,973 deaths for December 2020;

– 2nd leading cause of death in December 2020- Dementia and Alzheimer’s= 5281 deaths; 

Previous 5 year average for December= 28,198 deaths due to Dementia and Alzheimer’s;

This is a 500%+ alteration from previous 5 years. A statistical impossibility.

– Heart disease deaths in December 2020= 4,635

December 5 year average, 21,997

This represents a near 500% statistical deviation from previous 5 year average- also not possible.

– Chronic lower respiratory disease deaths December 2020= 1,790 

December 5 year average, 13,384

This represents about a 700% detour from the 5 year average. Not possible.

– Influenza and pneumonia deaths December 2020, 1,190 

December 5 year average= 11,295.

This represents about a 1000% deviation from the 5 year average. What is left to say?

And so on…. tables are included with the first article.

It seems it would take quite a monumental argument to prove that these death certificates have not been manipulated. It would take an even grander argument to illustrate that the NHS was under pressure at any time as during the height of the “pandemic” at home deaths soared to record heights and hospital and emergency services sunk to all-time lows. 

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and this...

https://i0.wp.com/dailyexpose.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/image-55.png?w=417&ssl=1

 

 

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From the comment section, an interesting observation.

https://www.rt.com/op-ed/514620-covid-uk-us-working-hours/

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Maybe America has the highest COVID death toll, but we’ve basically gotten rid of the flu, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and all other things that were killing people. Those are all COVID deaths now, so I think congratulations are in order.

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1]  Brazil originating P.1 has been found in:

State of OKlahoma

Spain

2] The B.1.1.7 and P.1 have already been found in California's Bay Area, and now in ~34 UC-Berkeley students.

3] Reinfections

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/covid-19-coronavirus-variants-reinfection-vaccination-efforts  

4] 600+ variants in US

https://www.nypost.com/2021/02/05/more-than-600-variant-cases-of-covid-19-identified-in-us-cdc/ 

5]OPINE:  The death rate in the US is down to 2.7% -which is still 5x the influenza death rate in the average year. With reinfections, further mutation in bodies with particular medical histories and such, plus medical treatment advances;  l figure the US will lose ~2% of its population over the next few years.

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Today is the anniversary of the first known Covid-l9 death in the US. She was Patricia Dowd, 57, Santa Clara County, CA. This is 3 weeks before the first Covid-l9 death was reported in the Seattle area -which is what dominated the headlines back then.

10x ?  https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/02/06/964527835/why-the-pandemic-is-10-times-worse-than-you-think   includes graphs and how calculated

C-l9 Variants --one source of origins:  https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/02/05/964447070/where-did-the-coronavirus-variants-come-from 

 

Brazil: Negligence lnvestigation by prosecutor general

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/02/5/bolsonaro-under-investigation-over-pandemic-response-in-manaus 

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Going through the news on C-l9:

The State of lIIinois has its first known case of B.1.351 -S.Africa- found in Rock lsIand.  There is also an additional location, eastern Virginia.

A second case of P.1 has been found in Minnesota, the nationally known total is now 3 -the other is in 0klahoma.

Opine from the news: the UK variant will most likely "sweep the World."

Why the US cannot track variants very well:

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-us-struggling-track-coronavirus-variants-180976984/  a 10 minute read

-lack of prior funding (unlike the UK which sequences large number of cases)

-lack of coordination with state and municipal health support services 

-lack of standardization -nearly all genomic institutions use their own processes, procedures and reporting systems.

 

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From a radio prompt: Covid is likely to become endemic.

News Report: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/12/doctors-warn-covid-will-become-endemic-and-people-need-to-learn-to-live-with-it.html 

^^^A short academic paper with statistical modeling to go with the report:  https://www.science.sciencemag.org/content/371/6530/741 

Paper relative to antigenic shift: A quote: "...that S1 subunits of different coronavirus genera share the same evolutionary origin but have undergone extensive divergent evolution."

https://www.jvi.asm.org/content/86/5/2856 

Other: l cannot find any "antigenic shift" projections (two viruses mutating together).

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Falling Case numbers maybe a calm before a variant storm.

https://www.time.com/5937575/covid-19-cases-falling/ 

https://www.statnews.com/2021/02/10/covid-19-cases-are-falling-variant-driven-storm/  a general reporting article with numbers

Two successive article follows, the second with a risk map (notice the highest risk areas are where counties Trump won in 2020)

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/here-are-the-states-where-covid-19-is-increasing-2 

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On 2/12/2021 at 8:31 PM, hasanhh said:

Falling Case numbers maybe a calm before a variant storm.

From that prefacing fear, a day later we have ~500 confirmed cases of the "more infectious" South African Variant along the German-Austrian border. Merkle's gov't fears a "third wave" from this and a larger cluster of UK Variant in towns on the Austrian side of the border.

https://www.gulfnews.com/world/europe/germany-tightens-borders-to-keep-covid-19-variants-at-bay-1.1613278033513 

For more info: search Tyrol covid variants

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General lnterest: Anosmia(an-os-mee-ah) Loss of sense of smell 

https://www.dw.com/en/loss-of-smell-and-taste-lingers-for-covid-19-patients/a-56625732 

Technical-preliminary assessment, Aug/Sept 2020:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7426555/  -then click "Covid-19, cilia, and smell" which should be your first result.

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PASC formerly known as "long Covid" Post-Acute Sequelae Covid

Long term debilitating effects from SARS-CoV-2

https://www.newsnews.com/what-pasc-long-covid-dr-fauci-post-acute-sequelae-1571963 

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New Variants in NYC and Northeast US.

1] For summary and  B.1.526 , B.1.427/B.1.429  and Mutation L452R

https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/25/health/variants-coronavirus-new-york-city/index.html 

2] A more technical read:

https://www.cuimc.columbia.edu/news/new-home-grown-coronavirus-found-new-york-city-region    it is also in Connecticut

Mutation E484K, B.1.526 , B.1.351 , spreading B.1.1.7 

3] Advertisement/Report on the machine used for sequencing:

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.02.14.431043v1 

4] P.1 -the US has five cases in 4 states

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/transmission/variant-cases.html 

 

 

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France24 tonight quoted Marcon as saying the "situation is deteriorating in France but no plans as yet for a lockdown. Yet, in the Moselle region, France is doing border checks.  https://www.dw.com/en/coronavirus-france-announces-new-border-checks-with-germany/a-56702063 

In Brazil, a city of ~45,000 is going for herd immunity: https://www.dw.com/en/brazils-serrana-aims-for-covid-herd-immunity-first/a-56707926 

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lndigenous variant C20/L452R known technically as B.1.427/B.1.429

Reminiscent of my 01Feb post as the factors are here:

An informed read:

https://www.godanriver.com/ap/national/study-californias-virus-strain-more-dangerous/article_df5815d4-abc6-5sec3-9219-f25738fc8792.html  

-evades vaccine generated anti-bodies

-"The Devil is already here"

-with UK's variant B.1.1.7 sweeping the US, a nightmare scenario is IikeIy -a mixing of these two variants in one person

-is being found in "50%" of Californian samples

Note: the US today has 523k deaths, California has 1/10th of these at >51.8k

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CoViD-l9 Variant cases, to include P.1, B.1.351 and C/20, are up in three states: Texas + 41 to 102; Michigan +85 to 421; and Florida +104 to 605

from: https://www.pehalnews.in/us-variant-cases-set-daily-record-california-florida/593420/ 

"Brazil virus variant found to evade natural immunity", this title is the only info in https://www.ft.com/content/51cf718d-e701-4292-a9dd-dd36c1b1c5ea 

Threat Analysis: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2269579-how-much-of-a-threat-is-the-brazil-variant-of-coronavirus-to-the-uk/ 

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