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  • Two more people have been diagnosed with monkeypox in UK..

    05/15/2022 11:23:02 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 22 replies ^ | 5/15/2022 | Katie Weston
    Infectious Disease ping - UK - Two additional cases of viral “Monkeypox”, risk remains low to the general public Photos of the infection and explanation of the disease are available at the news website. " Monkeypox is a rare viral infection which kills up to one in ten of those infected but does not spread easily between people.(Emphasis mine) Initial symptoms of monkeypox include fever, headache, muscle aches, backache, swollen lymph nodes, chills and exhaustion. In 2003, the disease was detected in the US when an outbreak occurred following the importation of rodents from Africa."
  • Antibiotic resistance crisis in post-pandemic world

    05/14/2022 1:49:37 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 8 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Friday, May 13, 2022 | Dr. Sujata Sharma
    Antimicrobial resistance stewardship programs have to be prioritized, keeping the demands of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic in context On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a pandemic. Two years later, the shadow of the Covid pandemic is still looming over us. While the world is making valiant attempts to move into the post-pandemic phase, the situation is akin to “one step forward, two-step backward”, as new variants of this virus are still emerging. Covid-19 has taken center stage in every facet of life. Policymakers and medical personnel are still...
  • Shorter life expectancy for people with fatty liver disease (2.8 years less life, if not addressing it)

    05/02/2022 11:44:50 AM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 19 replies
    A research group shows that people with fatty liver disease are expected to live almost three years shorter than the general population. People who have been diagnosed with so-called fatty liver, run an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and loss in life expectancy, compared to the general population. These patients have approximately a 2.8 years shorter expected survival, based on collected data from a large number of Swedish patients. However, the risk of death after a heart attack or stroke is still comparable to people without fatty liver. The results of the study are important because they can be...
  • The Next Ten Battles

    04/27/2022 11:36:43 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 6 replies
    Brownstone Institute ^ | April 27, 2022 | Jeffrey A. Tucker
    The Next Ten BattlesIt is apparently much easier to tell the truth about state action the farther away it is from home. And hence even the New York Times seems alarmed at the covid lockdowns in Shanghai, and pretending as if nothing like that could happen here even though the whole practice of lockdown the world over was directly copied from the Wuhan model. “China is meddling with free enterprise as it hadn’t in decades,” says the paper. “The results are familiar to those old enough to remember: scarcity, and the rise of black markets.”The disruptions are especially difficult for...
  • CDC launches forecasting center to be like a 'National Weather Service for infectious diseases'

    04/19/2022 3:57:08 PM PDT · by algore · 30 replies
    Data-driven weather forecasts help leaders know when to deploy resources to respond to hurricanes and individuals decide whether they need to bring an umbrella with them when they go out. Similarly, the CDC's new disease forecasting center aims to guide decisions about broad public health needs like developing vaccines or deploying antivirals, and helping individuals decide whether it's safe for them to go to the movie theater George and a small team of colleagues are faced with tackling a "critical need" to improve the government's "ability to forecast and model emerging health threats." "In short, we need to use data...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Biden Ends Title 42 Early for Thousands of Migrants

    04/14/2022 3:11:12 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/13/2022 | Randy Tucker
    According to a source within CBP, the Border Patrol will terminate the CDC Title 42 COVID-19 expulsions for certain categories of migrants effective immediately. Single adult migrants from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Colombia are no longer subject to speedy expulsions along some parts of the southern border.
  • A NEW, DEADLY bird flu is infecting birds in the US and may not go away

    04/12/2022 3:11:33 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 16 replies
    Strange Sounds. Org ^ | April 10, 2022
    Some 24 million poultry birds like chicken and turkeys have already been lost, either because they died from the virus or were killed to prevent its spread. But unlike a similar bird flu outbreak seven years ago, this one is unlikely to just burn itself out. That’s because this particular flu virus seems capable of hanging around in populations of wild birds, which can pass the virus on to poultry farms. While chickens and turkeys with the virus quickly sicken and die, some waterfowl can remain healthy with the virus and carry it long distances. Scientists believe that wild migratory...
  • Meningococcal Disease Spikes Among Gay and Bi Men in Florida

    04/11/2022 6:57:31 PM PDT · by fwdude · 25 replies ^ | April 11, 2022 | Desirée Guerrero
    In response to a recent outbreak of meningococcal disease in Florida, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health warning: get vaccinated. And since the outbreak is primarily affecting sexually active gay and bi men in the area, they are especially encouraging this population to do so. Meningococcal disease is caused by a bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis and is preventable and treatable, says the CDC, however, it can quickly become deadly — so prevention and early detection and treatment are key. The warning also stated that getting vaccinated is the best way to protect against meningococcal...
  • China leading citizens to jump from balconies in quest to achieve ‘COVID Zero’

    04/10/2022 3:50:46 PM PDT · by dennisw · 27 replies
    NY POST ^ | April 9, 2022 | By Steven W. Mosher
    For over two weeks the financial capital of China, Shanghai, has been locked down tight. Some 26 million people languish in their apartments, staring at their now-empty refrigerators, unable to set foot outside to forage for food for fear of arrest and incarceration. Day 16 of our COVID lockdown in Shanghai today and food is the key thing on people’s minds. We aren’t allowed to leave home so delivery is the only way I was up at 6 am yesterday trying to get any kind of delivery but nothing was available all day. So far, same results today The unlucky...
  • Humans Infected With 'Mind-Altering' Parasite Seen as More Attractive (cat parasite)

    04/01/2022 6:47:12 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 42 replies
    Real Clear Science ^ | 3-28-22 | Ross Pomeroy
    The single-celled protozoan Toxoplasma gondii is a fascinating parasite. Replicating only in cat intestines, it is excreted in feces and subsequently spreads to many other organisms, not just felines. Inside these critters, it winds its way to the brain and transforms into numerous cysts, patiently waiting to return to its desired nine-lived host. But, though dormant, it is not entirely inert. T. gondii actually alters its host's behavior. Mice, for example, grow less fearful of cats, making them easier prey. Just like T. gondii wanted... Humans are also affected by T. gondii. About one in ten Americans and a third...
  • Grape seed powder improves renal failure of chronic kidney disease patients (Two grams of grape seed powder (not extract) daily for six months made eGFR improve 18.7% for Stage 2, 3, and 4 sufferers)

    03/27/2022 9:00:11 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 32 replies
    EXCLI Experimental and Clinical Sciences Journal ^ | June 27, 2016 | Khaoula Turki et al
    CKD patients with renal failure (stages 2, 3, 4) were recruited as volunteers for a randomized double blind and placebo control pilot study. All patients suffered from diabetic nephropathy and hypertension. All patients were asked to keep their habits and medication as usual and were dispatched into two groups: experimental and placebo. The GSE group was daily supplemented with six capsules of GSE, each capsule containing 350 mg of grape seed powder. Two bottles, 90 capsules each were provided to each patient for one month during the entire six months long study. The placebo group received starch. GSE was processed...
  • Herd the moos? Latvia's symbolic blue cow back from the brink

    01/05/2022 1:30:24 AM PST · by blueplum · 8 replies
    AFP via msn ^ | 04 January 2022 | uncredited AFP via MSN
    nce a rarity, cows with light blue or dark ultramarine hides may again be glimpsed grazing on the Latvian countryside among the regular brown, black or white spotted cattle. The unique and hardy breed, driven to near extinction during the Soviet era, has made a comeback over the last few decades as an unlikely symbol of Latvian national identity.... In 2000 there were only 18 blue cows in Latvia, but today they number around 1,500 -- thoroughbreds as well as hybrids. Originally found only on the Baltic coast in the Kurzeme region...
  • COVID Still Threatens Millions of Immunocompromised People

    02/24/2022 7:17:00 AM PST · by Scarlett156 · 36 replies
    Scientific American ^ | 24 February 2022 | Victoria Knight
    Iesha White is so fed up with the U.S. response to covid-19 that she’s seriously considering moving to Europe. “I’m that disgusted. The lack of care for each other, to me, it’s too much,” said White, 30, of Los Angeles. She has multiple sclerosis and takes a medicine that suppresses her immune system. “As a Black disabled person, I feel like nobody gives a [expletive] about me or my safety.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a strict definition of who is considered moderately or severely immunocompromised, such as cancer patients undergoing active treatment and organ transplant recipients....

    02/17/2022 8:03:54 AM PST · by deport · 15 replies
    LIVE SCIENCE ^ | November 15, 2021 | Owen Jarus -
    The worst epidemics and pandemics have ravaged humanity throughout its existence, but which were the deadliest?Some of the worst epidemics and pandemics in history have doomed whole civilizations and brought once powerful nations to their knees, killing millions. While these terrible disease outbreaks still threaten humanity,Thanks to the advances in epidemiology we no longer face the same dire consequences as our ancestors once did. Click the source link to see the listings, info & deaths.
  • US On Alert As Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Spreads (Higher Prices)

    02/15/2022 1:11:10 PM PST · by blam · 30 replies
    Nation And State ^ | 2-15-2022
    An outbreak of the highly pathogenic form of bird flu has been detected in the US Midwest and East Coast. According to Bloomberg, this does not pose an immediate threat to public health but is a significant concern to the agriculture industry. The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) released a statement and confirmed the existence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry farms in two states, including a flock of commercial broiler chickens in Fulton County, Kentucky, and a flock of mixed-species birds in Fauquier County, Virginia. Samples from two Kentucky...
  • Participants Needed in Blood Donor Study: Could Lead to Eligibility Changes for Men Who Have Sex with Men [Barf Alert]

    02/05/2022 3:09:37 PM PST · by fwdude · 17 replies ^ | January 26, 2022 |
    A pilot study funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that could potentially lead to changes to blood donor eligibility for men who have sex with men is underway and seeking participants in 8 U.S. cities. The ADVANCE study , which stands for Assessing Donor Variability And New Concepts in Eligibility, is focused on evaluating alternatives to the FDA's blood donor time-based deferral policy for men who have sex with men (MSM). ... The ADVANCE study is a first step in providing data that will help the FDA determine if a blood donor history questionnaire (DHQ) based on...
  • Uri Geller Says Aliens Will Eradicate Disease And Boost Human Life Span

    02/02/2022 6:45:23 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 49 replies ^ | 1/31/22 | Cameron Frew
    Aliens are coming to Earth, and they're going to eradicate all of our diseases and increase our lifespan, according to Uri Geller. The truth is out there, they say. Let's be real: it's naive to think we're the only intelligent life across the whole universe. Somewhere, across 10 billion lightyears and countless galaxies, there has to be... someone, something, right? Don't take my word for it: Geller, a self-proclaimed physicist most-famous for bending a spoon and clearly a reputable authority on extra-terrestrials, believes an alien invasion is 'imminent', and these 'superior' beings will share their knowledge with us lowly humans....
  • Man Wears Mask Into Walmart, Not Because Of COVID But Because It’s Walmart

    01/26/2022 4:48:21 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | January 25, 2022 | The Babylon Bee
    REDDING, CA—Local man Terry Cleanmanson wore a surgical mask to Walmart yesterday, not because he was afraid of a deadly pandemic but because he was going to Walmart. "Something happens to the people that go there; they lose any concept of personal space...everyone's a walking biohazard. And don't get me started on cross-contamination. I once saw a gallon of milk sitting between two throw pillows—in the garden section!" wrote Cleanmanson for a Walmart Customer Experience Survey. "Walmart is a nightmare machine," he continued. "I don't know why anyone's frightened of the 'Rona when these bio-hazard zones are in every city."...
  • Woman Who Came Into Contact With Escaped Monkeys Says She Developed Symptoms

    01/25/2022 11:04:59 AM PST · by Phoenix8 · 46 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 12/25/2022 | Jack Phillips
    A Pennsylvania woman who came into contact with laboratory monkeys last week after a truck carrying them crashed has said she developed unusual symptoms. On her Facebook page and during media interviews, the woman, Michelle Fallon, said she developed symptoms after the accident. Fallon wrote that she sought emergency room treatment at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
  • Undeniable links between the Oxford / AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine & the British Eugenics Society

    12/20/2021 1:49:54 PM PST · by ransomnote · 2 replies ^ | 12/20/2021 | THE EXPOSÉ
    By Rhoda WilsonOn 2 July 2021, Dr. Reiner Feullmich and the Corona Ausschuss (or Corona Investigative Committee) interviewed Whitney Webb. Webb, a writer and journalist, has extensively researched the industry behind epigenetic medicine. Joining the interview was Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg who exposed and was instrumental in bringing to an end the 2009 Swine Flu Scandal. His actions resulted in an investigation by the European Parliament ‘to look into the issue of ,,falsified pandemic” that was declared by WHO in June 2009 on the advice of its group of academic experts, SAGE, many of whose members have been documented to have...