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  • EXCLUSIVE Chinese scientists create mutant Ebola virus to skirt around biosafety rules - and it causes horrific symptoms and kills group of hamsters

    05/06/2024 9:21:30 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5-6-24 | ANGELY MERCADO
    Chinese scientists have engineered a virus with parts of Ebola in a lab that killed a group of hamsters. A team of researchers at Hebei Medical University used a contagious disease of livestock and added a protein found in Ebola, which allows the virus to infect cells and spread throughout the human body. The group of hamsters that received the lethal injection 'developed severe systemic diseases similar to those observed in human Ebola patients,' including multi-organ failure,' the study shared. One particularly horrific symptom saw the infected hamsters develop secretions in their eyes, which impaired their vision and scabbed over...
  • Canadian lab that handles world's deadliest viruses tightens security after investigation finds researchers with connections to the Chinese government and military gained access and MAILED live Ebola virus to Wuhan

    03/05/2024 12:58:50 PM PST · by knighthawk · 21 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 5 2024 | LUKE ANDREWS
    A Chinese couple working at Canada's highest biosecurity lab were secretly sending information to Beijing and mailed live Ebola to China, a bombshell investigation has found. In a 600-page report released this week by the Canadian intelligence service, the pair were also accused of allowing visitors into the lab who tried to leave carrying plastic bags of vials containing an unknown substance. Dr Xiangguo Qiu and Dr Keding Cheng were found to have left visitors with ties to the Chinese government and military unsupervised at the facility.
  • Husband, 63, dies beside his wife when 'litres of blood' shoot out of his nose and mouth all over the interior of the plane in front of screaming passengers flying from Bangkok to Germany

    02/09/2024 8:50:34 AM PST · by algore · 93 replies
    Horrified air passengers screamed and were left 'traumatised' yesterday when a German husband started coughing up 'litres of blood' in front of his wife before collapsing and dying mid-flight. The man - who was travelling with his Filipina wife - had got on with 'cold sweats' and was 'breathing much too quickly' before passengers rushed to help him, offering chamomile tea and taking his pulse. But as the plane took off, his health went quickly downhill. The man was said to have been spitting into a bag when a 'gush of blood' came out of his mouth and nose, splattering...
  • After new government pandemic additions, will Biden be called a 'rotting bowl of oatmeal' again?

    01/08/2024 8:11:45 PM PST · by bitt · 12 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/8/2024 | marie hembree
    Matt Walsh spoke for millions of freedom-loving Americans when he called Biden “a rotting bowl of oatmeal” following the president's vaccine mandate speech on Sept. 10, 2021. Walsh told Fox News’s Jesse Watters that Americans cannot be forced to take the COVID-19 vaccine. He also announced his organization’s “do not comply” lawsuit against Biden on his video program at the Daily Wire. Walsh’s argument that Biden had no more integrity than a rotting bowl of oatmeal may be used by voters again this year based on his newer pandemic-groundwork preparations. These include his Housing and Human Services department adding an...
  • Pathogens labeled ‘HIV’ and ‘Ebola’ found inside secret, illegal Chinese-owned biolab in California

    11/16/2023 8:16:22 AM PST · by dynachrome · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11-16-23 | Victor Nava
    Thousands of vials of biological substances — including some labeled “HIV” — and a freezer marked “Ebola” were found inside a secret Chinese-owned biolab in California which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and FBI initially refused to investigate, according to a House committee report released Wednesday. The illegal lab was operated in the city of Reedley, Calif., and the potential public safety risk it posed only came to light in December 2022 when Jesalyn Harper, an observant code enforcement officer, noticed a green garden hose sticking out of a hole in the side of a warehouse that was...
  • Reedley Lab Owner Tied to CCP Zhu Part of “Military-Civil Fusion” Program, CDC Failed Miserably

    11/16/2023 7:33:01 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 2 replies
    California Globe ^ | November 15, 2023 | By Thomas Buckley
    The owner of the Reedley biolab was/is part of the Chinese Communist Party’s “Military-Civil Fusion” program, and received millions in suspicious dollars from China while stealing American bio-technology, selling unlicensed pregnancy and COVID tests, and squirreling away thousands of vials of deadly pathogens.
  • NIH Importing Bats From Asia For Viral Research in Colorado Lab

    11/13/2023 8:25:37 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11/13/2023 | Ben Bartee
    It’s almost — almost, given what we know about how the U.S. government function at what interests it actually serves (spoiler alert: it’ not yours) — unbelievable that this is a real news story at this late date in 2023, having gone through a years-long series of lockdowns and injection mandates and “died suddenly” post-vax deaths and all the rest. But here we are.Really? Peter Daszak is in charge of yet another NIH effort to “prevent” viruses from jumping from bats to people by putting infected bats and people in daily contact?It’s even worse than it looks—and it looks utterly...
  • Trapped Burning Man Attendees Report “Ebola-Like” Illness as the Situation Turns from Bad to Worse

    09/03/2023 1:29:37 PM PDT · by week 71 · 137 replies
    Substack ^ | 9/3/23 | The Vigilant Fox
    First, she brought up one tweet saying, “The rumors on the ground here are that there's some sort of virus on the loose at Burning Man that causes boils/vomiting/hemorrhaging. Apparently, that's why they're not letting people in. No idea if this is true. Been in RV all day. Source: Am at Burning Man/Black Rock City.”
  • Why a 'viral hemorrhagic pandemic' could be on the way: report

    04/16/2023 2:09:26 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 37 replies
    msn ^ | 4-16-23 | Maya Boddie
    The Marburg virus — a lethal pathogen similar to Ebola — is spreading rapidly in both Equatorial Guinea and Tanzania, and could soon expand beyond Africa, The Daily Beast reports. "It is important to systematically assess patients for the possibility of viral hemorrhagic fevers… through a triage and evaluation process, including a detailed travel history," the CDC advised on Thursday,
  • 'Unprecedented’ situation as two African countries report outbreaks of Marburg virus

    For the first time, the world is seeing two simultaneous outbreaks of the Marburg virus – one in Equatorial Guinea, the other in Tanzania. The Marburg virus is just as deadly as Ebola, to which it is closely related, but it has been extremely rare until now. The situation with the Marburg virus entered uncharted territory on March 21, when Tanzania announced an outbreak of the disease in addition to the one in Equatorial Guinea, on the other side of the African continent. Five people have died out of eight confirmed cases as of April 6, according to the US...
  • Ban on gain-of-function studies ends (Feb 2018, Foreshadowing of the pandemic)

    06/08/2021 11:45:13 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 12 replies
    The US moratorium on gain-of-function experiments has been rescinded, but scientists are split over the benefits—and risks—of such studies. Talha Burki reports. On Dec 19, 2017, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that they would resume funding gain-of-function experiments involving influenza, Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus. A moratorium had been in place since October, 2014. At the time, the NIH had stated that the moratorium “will be effective until a robust and broad deliberative process is completed that results in the adoption of a new US Government gain-of-function research policy”. This process...
  • Ebola monitoring underway in Colorado and the U.S. for some travelers arriving from Africa

    11/16/2022 8:23:38 PM PST · by flamberge · 18 replies
    UCHealth System ^ | Nov. 10, 2022 | Katie Kerwin McCrimmon
    Ebola monitoring underway in Colorado and the U.S. for some travelers arriving from Africa By: Katie Kerwin McCrimmon, UCHealth Nov. 10, 2022 Testing underway at a laboratory in Africa as the Ebola outbreak expands in Uganda. A health worker processes Ebola tests at a lab in Africa. In recent weeks, the Ebola outbreak in Uganda has prompted U.S. health officials to monitor some travelers arriving from Africa. Photo by Mary Claire Worrell, courtesy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An expanding Ebola outbreak in Uganda has prompted U.S. officials to be on guard against the deadly virus...
  • Ebola monitoring underway in Colorado and the U.S. for some travelers arriving from Africa

    11/16/2022 10:33:04 AM PST · by dynachrome · 11 replies
    UC Health ^ | 11-10-22 | Katie Kerwin McCrimmon
    There are no confirmed Ebola cases in the U.S. yet. But health experts with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working closely with local and state health officials throughout the U.S. to monitor people who have flown into the country after traveling through Uganda. In Colorado, health officials are tracking multiple people who recently arrived from high-risk areas. These people take their temperature daily, keep tabs on their health and report any symptoms of illness to officials with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The current Ebola outbreak is related to what’s known as the...
  • The Ebola Lockdowns Have Begun

    10/20/2022 6:04:12 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 23 replies
    End of The American Dream ^ | 10/17/22 | Michael Snyder
    Is a new outbreak of the Ebola virus about to cause widespread panic all over the globe? The Zaire strain of the disease is fairly common, and in recent years scientists have developed effective treatments for it. Unfortunately, the new outbreak that has just erupted in Uganda is of the Sudan strain. There had not been a case of that strain in a decade, but now it is spreading rapidly. So far, there have been 63 confirmed cases, and 29 of those individuals have died. There is no treatment and no cure for the Sudan strain. So if this virus...
  • Uganda battles to contain spread of Ebola

    10/18/2022 1:41:52 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 5 replies
    aljazeera ^ | 18 Oct 2022
    At least 19 people have died, including four health workers since September 20. The first case in the capital, Kampala, was recorded last week. Ugandan authorities have documented more than 1,100 contacts of known Ebola patients, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The Sudan strain of Ebola, for which there is no proven vaccine, is circulating in the country of 45 million people. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday imposed a 21-day travel lockdown on two Ebola-hit districts – Mubende and Kassanda – as part of efforts to stop the spread of the contagious disease. Ebola,...
  • Uganda locks down 2 districts in bid to stem spread of Ebola

    10/16/2022 6:57:21 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 7 replies
    ABC ^ | 10-16-22 | RODNEY MUHUMUZA
    Ugandan authorities on Saturday imposed a travel lockdown on two Ebola-hit districts as part of efforts to stop the spread of the contagious disease. The measures announced by President Yoweri Museveni mean residents of the central Ugandan districts of Mubende and Kassanda can't travel into or out of those areas by private or public means. Cargo vehicles and others transiting from Kampala, the capital, to southwestern Uganda are still allowed to operate, he said. All entertainment places, including bars, as well as places of worship are ordered closed, and all burials in those districts must be supervised by health officials,...
  • U.S. to apply Ebola screenings for recent Uganda visitors at 5 airports

    10/06/2022 12:29:20 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 5 replies
    https://www.investing.com ^ | 10/6/2022 | Reuteurs
    The Biden administration will begin redirecting U.S.-bound travelers who had been to Uganda within the previous 21 days to five major American airports to be screened for Ebola as public health officials sent an alert to healthcare workers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday issued an alert to healthcare workers to raise awareness about the outbreak but said there were currently no suspected or confirmed U.S. Ebola cases from the Sudan strain, which is behind the latest Uganda infections. According to Uganda's Health Ministry at least nine people had died of the disease in Uganda by...
  • Doctors scramble to contain new Ebola outbreak as virus spreads

    09/22/2022 8:31:47 PM PDT · by fluorescence · 37 replies
    The Telegraph via msn.com ^ | 9/22/22 | Will Brown
    Ebola has spread almost 50 miles through rural communities in Uganda - with cases clustered near a busy road leading from the capital Kampala to the Democratic Republic of Congo, health officials revealed on Thursday. ... “As of today, we have seven confirmed cases of whom we have one confirmed death,” Lt. Col Dr Kyobe Henry Bbosa, who is currently leading Uganda's Ebola response, told journalists. “But we also have seven probable cases that died before the confirmation of the outbreak.” Dr Bbosa said that authorities had not identified the so-called index case or “patient zero”. But he added that...
  • Uganda declares Ebola outbreak after one person dies

    09/20/2022 7:06:04 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 10 replies
    cnn via msn ^ | 9-20-22 | David McKenzie
    Uganda declared an outbreak of Ebola after a case of the relatively rare Sudan strain was confirmed in the country, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. The WHO’s Africa office said in a statement the case was confirmed after testing a sample from a 24-year-old man in the country’s Mubende district. Ugandan health authorities investigated six suspicious deaths in the district this month. The country’s health ministry said the 24-year-old patient died after displaying symptoms. “There are currently eight suspected cases who are receiving care in a health facility,” WHO Africa said, adding that it is helping Uganda’s...
  • WHO recommends use of two antibody drugs against Ebola

    09/04/2022 4:41:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway
    The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday recommended two monoclonal antibody treatments against Ebola, saying the use of such drugs combined with better care had "revolutionised" the treatment of a disease once seen as a near-certain killer. The drugs - Regeneron's Inmazeb (REGN-EB3) and Ridgeback Bio's Ebanga (mAb114) - use laboratory-made monoclonal antibodies that mimic natural antibodies in fighting off infections. Advertisement · Scroll to continue "Advances in supportive care and therapeutics over the past decade have revolutionized the treatment of Ebola. Ebola virus disease used to be perceived as a near certain killer. However, that is no longer the...