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  • Following Briefing, Clyburn Vows To Hold FDA To Its Commitment To Review Coronavirus Vaccines For Young Children As Expeditiously As Science Allows (goalposts moved-50+% efficacy not required!)

    05/09/2022 6:23:17 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 7 replies
    Washington, D.C. (May 9, 2022) – Today, Rep. James E. Clyburn, Chairman of the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, issued the following statement after a staff briefing by Dr. Peter Marks, Director for the Center of Biologics Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on the status of coronavirus vaccine candidates for young children that took place on the afternoon of May 6. The briefing followed Chairman Clyburn’s April 25 letter to FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert M. Califf after reports emerged that the agency was considering delaying its review of the first coronavirus vaccine for children...
  • Effectiveness of mRNA-1273 (Moderna) against SARS-CoV-2 omicron and delta variants (ineffective against Omicron unless boosted)

    01/12/2022 4:56:50 AM PST · by DoodleBob · 15 replies
    medRXiv ^ | January 8, 2022 | Hung Fu Tseng, Bradley K. Ackerson, Yi Luo, Lina S. Sy, Carla A. Talarico, Yun Tian, Katia J. Bruxvo
    Background The recently emerged SARS-CoV-2 omicron variant raised concerns around potential escape from vaccine-elicited immunity....Here, we report VE of 2 or 3 mRNA-1273 doses against infection and hospitalization with omicron and delta, including among immunocompromised individuals. Methods This test negative study was conducted at Kaiser Permanente Southern California. Cases were individuals aged ≥18 years testing positive by RT-PCR with specimens collected between 12/6/2021 and 12/23/2021.......In analyses of 2-dose VE against delta infection by time since receipt of dose 2, VE at 14-90 days was 82.8% (69.6%-90.3%) and subsequently declined, with VE of 63.6% (51.8%-72.5%) at 91-180 days, 61.4% (56.8%-65.5%) at...
  • Influenza vaccine effectiveness in the community and the household (lower effectiveness with repeated vaccination and no protection given household exposure)

    01/02/2022 7:24:00 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 24 replies
    PubMed ^ | February 14, 2013 | Suzanne E Ohmit, Joshua G Petrie, Ryan E Malosh, Benjamin J Cowling, Mark G Thompson, David K Sha
    Abstract Background: There is a recognized need to determine influenza vaccine effectiveness on an annual basis and a long history of studying respiratory illnesses in households. Methods: We recruited 328 households with 1441 members, including 839 children, and followed them during the 2010-2011 influenza season. Specimens were collected from subjects with reported acute respiratory illnesses and tested by real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction. Receipt of influenza vaccine was defined based on documented evidence of vaccination in medical records or an immunization registry. The effectiveness of 2010-2011 influenza vaccination in preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza was estimated using Cox proportional hazards models...
  • Vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 infection with the Omicron or Delta variants following a two-dose or booster BNT162b2 or mRNA-1273 vaccination series: A Danish cohort study (Ineffective against Omicron after a few months)

    12/26/2021 8:11:41 AM PST · by DoodleBob · 16 replies
    Medrvix ^ | December 22, 2021 | View ORCID ProfileChristian Holm Hansen, Astrid Blicher Schelde, Ida Rask Moustsen-Helm, Hanne-Dort
    In this brief communication we are showing original research results with early estimates from Danish nationwide databases of vaccine effectiveness (VE) against the novel SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant (B.1.1.529) up to five months after a primary vaccination series with the BNT162b2 or mRNA-1273 vaccines. Our study provides evidence of protection against infection with the Omicron variant after completion of a primary vaccination series with the BNT162b2 or mRNA-1273 vaccines; in particular, we found a VE against the Omicron variant of 55.2% (95% confidence interval (CI): 23.5 to 73.7%) and 36.7% (95% CI: 69.9 to 76.4%) for the BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 vaccines,...
  • Presidential Message on the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

    05/08/2020 6:50:24 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 5 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | May 8, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    Seventy-five years ago today, the last remnants of the Nazi regime unconditionally surrendered to the Allied Powers, marking the end of World War II in Europe.  Today, we celebrate the forces of freedom who defeated tyranny and emerged victorious in that monumental struggle.  We pay tribute to those who served for their service and pause to remember those who gave their last full measure in defense of the flames of liberty.The campaign to end fascism in the European Theater is a somber reminder of the price of freedom.  More than 30 million lives were lost and tens of millions...
  • FBI Orders High School Teachers To Report Anti-Government Students

    03/10/2016 8:07:05 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 62 replies
    Your News Wire ^ | Mar 5 2016 | Sean Adl-Tabatabai
    The FBI have launched a new program forcing high schools across America to report students that display “anti-government” or rebellious behavior to authorities. The program is an attempt to prevent future terrorists from manifesting, in the governments ongoing “war on terror”. The FBI are urging school teachers to report any “suspicious behavior” to authorities in their new guidelines entitled “Preventing Violent Extremism in Schools“. Sputniknews.com reports: “High school students are ideal targets for recruitment by violent extremists seeking support for their radical ideologies, foreign fighter networks, or conducting acts of violence within our borders,” the FBI guidelines read. Labeled “Preventing...
  • Right-Wing Extremists Are Bigger Threat to America Than ISIS [Rev 12: Coming Conservative Holocaust]

    02/04/2016 2:34:26 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 40 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 2/4/2016 | Kurt Eichenwald
    [...] Clearly, these were not the typical "Islamic terrorists" described in the boogeyman stories of American politicians who exploit fear for votes. Glendon Crawford, the industrial mechanic who conceived the plan, has all the panache of a Macy's shoe salesman; Eric Feight, a software engineer who helped build the device, looks like a less impish version of Kurt Vonnegut. But their harmless appearance belies their beliefs—Crawford was a member of the Ku Klux Klan, and the plot he hatched with Feight involved killing scores of Muslims, as well as officials at the governor's mansion in Albany, New York and at...
  • Hillary Clinton believes that 'white terrorism' and 'police violence' as much a threat as ISIS

    01/12/2016 9:31:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/12/2016 | Rick Moran
    Hillary Clinton took part in the "Brown and Black" candidate forum in Iowa yesterday and laid the pandering on thick to her minority audience. She agreed with the moderator who asked her if "white terrorisms and extremism is as much a threat to some in this country as something like ISIS[.]” Her rambling answer starts about 1:20 into the video.CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO Daily Caller: Hillary then turned to the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 and Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old shot in Chicago shortly after performing a President Obama’s second inauguration. She called the bombing of the Alfred P....
  • White House Launches 'Task Force' To Combat 'Violent Extremism' [Aborting the 1st Amendment]

    01/09/2016 7:40:57 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 34 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 01/08/2016 | Adam Kredo
    The White House announced Friday afternoon that it is launching an inter-agency task force to counter the sharp growth in violent extremism in America, according to an announcement. As senior members of the Obama administration's national security team meet with technology leaders in Silicon Valley, the White House’s National Security Council announced that the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security would team up to launch a Countering Violent Extremism Task Force, according to the announcement. The White House background document accompanying the announcement does contain any specific reference to the types of "violent extremism" the administration seeks to counter. The...
  • White House Launches ‘Task Force’ To Combat ‘Violent Extremism’

    01/08/2016 9:44:08 PM PST · by Perseverando · 37 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 8, 2016 | Adam Kredo
    Omits Reference To Muslim Terrorism The White House announced Friday afternoon that it is launching an inter-agency task force to counter the sharp growth in violent extremism in America, according to an announcement. As senior members of the Obama administration's national security team meet with technology leaders in Silicon Valley, the White House's National Security Council announced that the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security would team up to launch a Countering Violent Extremism Task Force, according to the announcement. The White House background document accompanying the announcement does contain any specific reference to the types of "violent extremism" the...
  • New Obama czar will hunt 'right-wing' extremists

    10/15/2015 8:14:49 PM PDT · by amorphous · 94 replies
    WND ^ | 15 Oct 2015 | Leo Hohmann
    Just two weeks after it announced a plan to globalize local police departments through the “Strong Cities Network,” the Obama administration has added a new tool in its fight against “violent extremism.” A new position within the Justice Department – yet to be filled – will focus on investigating lone-wolf domestic terrorists or “extremists.” The person who heads this new effort will target extremists who plan mass shootings, hold racist, bigoted or anti-government views or see themselves as “sovereign citizens.” The new position at the Justice Department, dubbed the “domestic terrorism counsel,” will serve as the main point of contact...
  • Obama's U.N. plan: Globalize cops against 'violent extremists'

    10/13/2015 8:13:37 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 24 replies
    WND ^ | 10-6-2015 | Leo Hohmann
    WND EXCLUSIVE Obama's U.N. plan: Globalize cops against 'violent extremists' Conservative Christians 'becoming the targets' Published: 7 days ago Leo Hohmann President Obama’s new “Strong Cities Network,” announced with little fanfare last week at the United Nations, appears to be another effort to strip authority from local police departments and to demonize conservative Christians, say advocates of civil and religious liberties. The stated goal of the program is to connect local police departments with their peers around the world in an effort to combat “violent extremism,” according to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who announced the program to the U.N. on...
  • A New Global Police to Fight “Violent Extremism” in the U.S.?

    10/07/2015 5:18:12 AM PDT · by SJackson · 29 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | October 6, 2015 | Matthew Vadum
    A New Global Police to Fight “Violent Extremism” in the U.S.? Why exactly does Obama want the “Strong Cities Network”? October 6, 2015 Matthew Vadum    The Obama administration plans to create a global police force that counters “violent extremism” in the United States and elsewhere. The problem is that in Obama-speak “violent extremism” refers not only to jihadists wishing to harm Americans but also to conservatives and Tea Party activists. Just ask all the law-abiding right-of-center nonprofit groups targeted by Lois Lerner’s IRS during the Obama presidency. Ominously, President Obama and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch unveiled the...
  • What Congress is About to Pass Could Shut Down My Website

    07/28/2015 10:53:01 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 21 replies
    LTC Allen West ^ | 7/28/15 | LTC Allen West
    We’ve recently brought to your attention two instances of nebulous language: the comments of retired General Wesley Clark about putting extremists in internment camps, and the new order making parts of our immigration naturalization oath optional for certain “religious” groups. Words have meaning, and when they’re not specific, they’re left to interpretation. The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has demonstrated such by redefining the taxing authority of the Congress, as well as what a State means when it comes to the Affordable Care Act. And now we have yet another example of dangerously nebulous language emanating from Capitol...
  • On V-E Day, St. Paul prayed, and the bars stayed open

    05/08/2015 5:53:45 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 3 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 5-8-15 | Richard Chin
    When the guns finally fell silent in Europe 70 years ago today, St. Paul prayed and drank. It was called V-E Day -- Victory in Europe -- when Nazi leaders still alive in Germany agreed to unconditional surrender ending World War II on the European continent. In St. Paul, it was celebrated with a prayer service at the Municipal Auditorium attended by 6,000 people. "The audience ranged from fur-draped women to women in defense plant coveralls and bandannas, and from white-collared business executives to work-stained garage mechanics," according to the St. Paul Dispatch. The city's churches also were packed, as...
  • State Dept: Murder of Americans Not Terrorism, But Acts of Terror

    02/03/2015 5:09:23 AM PST · by SJackson · 23 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | February 2, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    State Dept: Murder of Americans Not Terrorism, But Acts of TerrorPosted By Daniel Greenfield On February 2, 2015 @ 8:48 am In The Point | 16 Comments Translating from Obamanese to English can be hard work, because the Obamanese use English words with very specific coded meanings known only to them, their lawyers and their professors of political correctness.Obama Inc. originally refused to call Benghazi terrorism, but Obama did generally reference “Acts of Terror”, an issue that came up in the Obama-Romney debate.Is the distinction between terrorism and “Acts of Terror” significant? Apparently to Obama Inc. it is. State Department...
  • Venezuela Reportedly Spying on Jewish Community

    02/02/2013 12:18:51 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    INN ^ | 1/31/2013, 3:54 PM | Rachel Hirshfeld
    Reports that the Venezuelan intelligence agency is targeting and spying on the Venezuelan Jewish community as well as on Venezuelan companies and organizations with ties to Israel is deeply troubling, asserted the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). “We are deeply troubled by a recent news report alleging that the Venezuelan Intelligence Service (SEBIN) is spying on the Venezuelan Jewish community,” said ADL National Director Abraham H. Foxman. “Venezuela under the regime of Hugo Chavez has a history of harassing the Jewish community in that country,” he said. “It is chilling to read reports that the SEBIN received instructions to carry out clandestine...
  • Wounded Iraq vet home burns no insurance

    02/01/2009 8:17:28 PM PST · by fungoking · 49 replies · 1,754+ views
    Lebanon Daily Record ^ | Jan 30, 2009 | Paula Clair
    Help is sought for a young Laclede County family, whose home was destroyed by fire Wednesday night in the 32000 area of Normal Road at Eldridge. Crystal (Bilyeu) Lake, 22, and her husband, Brian, 23, were in Columbia on Wednesday for a medical appointment for Brian, who served in the Army in Iraq for 15 months, ending his term in 2004. When they returned home, there was smoke coming from the home. They tried to rescue their dog, but he would not come to them, Crystal Lake said. “It was such a loss. My husband lost his medals, his Purple...
  • Russia Foils Major Terror Plot for VE

    05/11/2005 11:16:53 PM PDT · by jb6 · 10 replies · 382+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 11, 2005 | SERGEI VENYAVSKY
    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia Russia's Federal Security service said Thursday it foiled planned terror attacks ahead of Victory in Europe celebrations, discovering a truck packed with more than a ton of explosives and a cache of poisons allegedly intended for chemical attacks. The truck was found near the Chechen capital of Grozny, said Maj. Gen. Ilya Shabalkin, chief spokesman for the federal forces in the North Caucasus region. Its frame and chassis were outfitted with about 2,600 pounds of explosives for an attack allegedly planned by Chechen rebel leaders Shamil Basayev, Doku Umarov and Abdul-Khalim Sadulayev _ the successor to slain rebel...
  • Bush Was Amazed to Spend V-E Day in Russia

    05/11/2005 11:09:14 PM PDT · by jb6 · 6 replies · 393+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Wednesday, May 11, 2005 | NEDRA PICKLER
    President Bush said Wednesday he was amazed to sit in Red Square this week and celebrate the end of World War II in Europe next to the leader of Russia, a nation that has become a friend of the United States. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin palled around Moscow together during Putin's grand V-E celebrations, trying to minimize the backstage sniping between their two camps. Bush continued to put the best face on their relationship as he welcomed members of Congress to the White House for a personal debriefing from his four-nation trip. "Russia is not our enemy," Bush...