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BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19

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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 03:03 PM

Dr. Klotman's Video Message - Week 77 Issued today, Sept. 10, 2021.

Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Paul Klotman reviews the numbers, projections, the latest on vaccine efficacy, fear associated with the delta variant and the latest science.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 02:12 PM

Couldn't agree more. Olé!


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 02:04 PM

It's a pandemic...!!!

I'd agree it's wiser to be equally tuff on both enemies and allies
if they do not respect objectivity and truth;
carelessly spreading misinformation...


Allies talking unscientific bollocks in public are a liability,
and a tactical gift to the enemy...

We are the ones who need to be the more stringently sensible,
and try our best not to be seen as fukwits
by the wavering undecided as yet unvaccinated...


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 12:59 PM

One thing that's been crystal clear in this pandemic is that "sick" and "infected" are absolutely nothing like the same thing. I'm not slicing anything thin. I'm remarking upon a blatant inaccuracy from a chap with form in that area. In a crisis during which the truth has regularly been a victim, I think we should insist on it whenever we humanly can.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 12:05 PM

It was only a few weeks ago that it wasn't "fake news" - the science revealing break-through cases is moving. This is a new occurrence in an novel health pandemic and you're slicing it a bit too thin. The lion's share of sick people are unvaccinated.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 11:40 AM

"99+% of those hospitalized and dying are unvaccinated..."

That isn't what he said, Maggie, and you know it. He said that 99% of infected people are unvaccinated. And he didn't qualify it. It's fake news writ large, Maggie. It's what Donuel does out of sheer habit.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 11:33 AM

Btw...

"fuckwit
A person who is not only lacking in clue but is apparently unable or unwilling to acquire clue even when handed it on a plate in generous portions.
"


https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.urbandictionary.com/define.php%3fterm=fuckwit&=true



Now that Biden is cracking down hard on anti-vaxxers in his presidential speeches..
He should allow himself the freedom to make liberal use this precisely defined
most appropriate term
when referring to anti-vaxxers...


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 10:28 AM

99+% of those hospitalized and dying are unvaccinated. The infection of vaccinated people (percentage-wise) is a moving target, but the percentage of those in the ICU on ventilators IS NOT.

There isn't an anti UK sentiment in this thread, and making one up to make your case isn't a way to win points in this discussion.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 10:27 AM

I RESPECT YOUR POV PFR BUT OUR CIVIL WAR IS 100 YEARS AGO BUT EFFECTS US DAILY;
The past has not passed and effects us today. Yes we are allies in a multitude of ways. I may disagree with one of your compatriots but all of Britain is not my enemy as some may wish to impune. I have an affectionate curiosity about England which is quenched here.
I hope the challenge to the 99% understanding is just an equivalent of a wrong number. It is what our president calls it but is not accurate to a tenth of 1% or even 1%.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 10:02 AM

Donny - Victorian Brits may have neen 'arrogant'..
well over a hundred years ago...

But NOW that 21st Century Yanks have surpassed them
as the arrogant dominant ubermensch of the world,
it is so amusing to read your 'ugly American' hypocrisy...


Btw.. maybe British scientists might just adhere to a traditional higher standard
of evidence, sceptisism, and professional integrity...???

Though it's a good job we are allies in the fight against fukwit anti vaxxers...

[who do seem to be mostly American,
inflicting their toxic influence on Western civilisation via worldwide social media...]


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 09:04 AM

What were your motives for making the false claim that 99% of infected people were unvaccinated? That's not me fussing. That's me challenging your Trumpist-style fake news, mate.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 08:53 AM

Yeah me of all people who you have singled out.
I simply do not accept I am ALWAYS wrong and you are always right.
I don't accuse or blame you or dear old England. Nor is it merely you alone that may harbor an iota of the remaining Victorian arrogance that your parents recalled and taught you but I do not know. -what aboutism goes here-

You may not be the 'pan know itall' or the ultimate organic snopes.com you claim.

now contribute something beyond yourself and stop fussing.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 07:42 AM

I'm sorry to have to say this, but you have just betrayed the anti-Brit sentiment that has been very thinly veiled through this thread. My use of the word "we" has had nothing to do with speaking for a cabal of Brits (which I never do) and it is very dishonest of you to level that at me. Furthermore, your "news" is never to be relied on without a thorough check. You told us that 99% off infections are in unvaccinated people. That is blatantly untrue, yet that post is still here, unchallenged until now. Yet I'm under attack from two of you for questioning a piece about a man who claims he can end all pandemics for ever. This will undoubtedly be deleted, but I'm watching like a hawk to see whether your untruths and your dishonestly-expressed anti-Brit nonsense also go, along with your accusation of my irrationality (you of all people...) In this neck of the woods you can politely disagree with someone, giving your reasons (which you seldom if ever do) without insulting them. Why don't you try it some time.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 07:17 AM

Yesterday NIH had a 4 hour mass meeting via computer regarding the quarter million infected children and other topics. The weight of the pandemic fight is on NIH since the CDC is now considered broken.
Steve you hate bad news, I post speculative good news and you hate that so I don't care that your crumugeonhood has caused you to be separated from other rationl people. Your use of the word 'we', as if you speak for all Brits, is practically delusional. But having a foil is useful in conveying facts unto other people so you serve a good purpose, just not the one you think.

I was not on the enormous NIH meeting yesterday, I only know those who were. The quarter million infected kids I reported the day before was finally confirmed yesterday. Be it one day or twenty years before the event some may not like my presience, deduction or means of 'knowing'.
Horatio, wise up.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 07:15 AM

I think I'd go and show my face, Eliza, but I might avoid anything indoors or crowding round stalls. Outdoors is pretty safe by all accounts. And you have been jabbed! Nothing would prevent me from having a go at the coconut shy...


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 06:54 AM

I gave you a couple of instances from the piece that are highly dubious. I could have quoted more. I'm not dissing the whole five decades of your investigative journalism programme. But here you have a man claiming to have a magic bullet to end all pandemics forever. And you are not even a teensy bit sceptical? I don't think you've read it. I have!

By the way, my background is in biological science. So, just a guess, if you think I don't know as much about the science, etc., it's a fair bet that you know even less. And one deeply-ingrained aspect of scientific endeavour is that one's first reaction to a new idea is scepticism. It then behoves you to delve deeper to look for substance. Well I read the piece and found the substance to be highly dubious, and I gave you just two examples among more that I noticed. OK?


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Senoufou
Date: 10 Sep 21 - 03:32 AM

I just heard yesterday from my neighbour that there are three cases of Covid in our (small) village. I was shocked really (so was she) so my husband and I have decided NOT to go to our village fete tomorrow. It's called the Lyng Fling, and comprises a carboot sale, vintage tractors, a fire engine and some Police horses, plus bric-a-brac stalls. It's all outdoors, but there will be children running around and crowds of people.
We had intended to go wearing our clinical masks, but I'm too scared now. Not worth the risk.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 09 Sep 21 - 11:22 PM

Steve, your dismissal is not going to fly. You don't know as much about the science as the scientists who were interviewed do. Please stop making assumptions about programs you're not familiar with and about the science you clearly don't have the total grasp of. I trust the reporting from CBS far more than I trust your "I don't think so, it looks like bullshit" pronouncements.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 09 Sep 21 - 12:02 PM

I am referring exclusively to the item linked to, which has a bloke claiming that he has a magic bullet for all viruses or something. He hasn't. We have a programme this end called Panorama, generally reputable if occasionally amateurish, which is also capable of generating bullshit every now and again. It happens. Let's take a look. They did an experimental, untested procedure on a woman nearly dead with sepsis. Completely unethical. Presumably, the experiment withheld the standard emergency antibiotic treatment for sepsis (otherwise they wouldn't have known what had worked...). She recovered in four days (we're told). Fairly rapid recovery from sepsis isn't that unusual. He also claims to have the 1918 flu virus to hand. He hasn't. It's a reconstructed version thereof. We all know about mutant strains these days, don't we? I won't go on. As I said, let's not be taken in. Your man is of interest only. He is by no means the prospective saviour of the world.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 09 Sep 21 - 11:21 AM

Perhaps you're not familiar with Sixty Minutes. It is considered a reputable, and at times hard-hitting mainstream news program from CBS, a major American television network. It has been on for decades, and is not "unscientific bullshit."


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 09 Sep 21 - 11:05 AM

The 60 minutes link is just unscientific bullshit. That's my opinion. No more than that. Let's not be taken in.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 09 Sep 21 - 10:59 AM

Stop the bickering.


This video from an exhausted and discouraged nurse should be required viewing by all who think refusing the COVID-19 vaccines is only about their rights. You might have to click through and turn on the volume, but it is well worth listening to.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 09 Sep 21 - 07:02 AM

Yes the price of stupid is so expenive now it is unaffordable for the unvaccinated who are 99% of the currently infected. The main cause is that some people do not like being told what to do, tough, there are some things you have to do to live.
It is tough being told you now have to die because of your vaccine resitance.

The news here is grim with a quarter million childhood infections, 1 in 4 of all infections. We tried to pretend we turned a corner but in reality we are in the middle of pandemic times and are entering a seasonal multidemic battle with flu as well.

We can easily recognize who contributes new important and unimportant news on the pandemic and those who merely carp about others here. True contributors include links to factual studies and stories. I suggest the 60 minutes story link holds water but you are your own judge.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 09 Sep 21 - 04:28 AM

Powerful stuff there.

I'm not a fan of forcing anyone to have jabs for this or for flu. We've allowed anti-vaxxers and other assorted nutters to throw us behind the curve. We need a massive campaign of public education about this disease with full information and persuasion to the fore. Billboards, radio, telly, ads online...Videos like this one are great - but shove them in front of people, don't hide them on YouTube. I do find it puzzling that there has been a lot of compulsion behind mask-wearing (questionable at best and quite possibly useless) but not behind vaccination (THE only way out of this). But education and persuasion, never compulsion. Compulsion engenders revolt and goes against the grain of democracy. Thin end of the wedge...?


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 09 Sep 21 - 02:32 AM

.. and... Darwin Awards news...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pd8P12BXebo&t=3s&ab_channel=TheNewYorkTimes


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 06:47 PM

Good news, bad news and fake news.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 06:41 PM

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/last-pandemic-science-military-60-minutes-2021-09-05/

Both bad news and good news coexist.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Jeri
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 03:00 PM

Shhhh. Don't let anyone else know. ;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 01:45 PM

Jeri, I absolutely don't hate you. There are times when I don't understand you but that's par for the course in this two-dimensional world. Actually, I even think I once told you that I loved you... ;-) You're right about those two. I didn't need to react, did I. I should just have said grrr, preferably internally...


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Jeri
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 01:40 PM

Steve, while I'm pretty sure you already hate me, I'll share this anyway.
I once complained to an acquaintance that a person kept saying things on Mudcat that were stupid, and annoying, and I felt like I had to do something about that.
He told me "Don't play with trolls".
I said, "But he's so wrong and what he says shouldn't be allowed to stand unchallenged."
He said "Don't play with trolls."

While people may not BE trolls, when they provoke an emotional response in you, the messages are trolling. Don't play.

And me, I'll shut up and f*ck off in accordance with imagined reaction to this. Please carry on.

(My "troll" was Martin Gibson, if anyone remembers.)


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 01:23 PM

Donuel and Mrzzy, you are both guilty of generating misinformation and/or scaremongering in this thread, so your little sideswipes are, shall we say, not exactly appreciated.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 12:43 PM

Long-COVID is certainly a one-two punch against the brain and lungs of the sufferers.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 12:26 PM

THIS IS YOUR BRAIN-THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON DRUGS
DRUGGIES USE NEEDLES
50 years of anti drug propoganda later it is stuck in some brains.

So what do antivaxxers hear; This is your brain, this is your brain on vaccines. Just say No!

People have been conditioned to not even respect the lives of drug users.

I suggest -THIS IS YOUR DEAD BRAIN ON COVID because it was not vaccinated.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 09:39 AM

The chaos of uncertainty combined with stupidity will make this Fall the most challenging time in the coming 'Multidemic' of flu combined with Covid variants and common colds spread by schools.

We found that the spit tests are not accurate and sequencing is best.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Mrrzy
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 09:34 AM

Pot, kettle.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 09:18 AM

That is why stupid people react poorly to sarcasm.
In text you can not hear the 'sarcastic inflection'.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 08:37 AM

Yes, one little lie or the propagation of misinformation can spread fake news like wildfire, true enough. Something that Mudcat posters could reflect on.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 08:28 AM

Based on my experience with 12,000 hypnosis subjects I am certain people are more than predisposed to a 'lie' than most people would expect. An evolutionary adaptation could be the weakest link in our psychology and be the fatal flaw which reverses rational thought in human beings. I have long warned that without being educated to our own likelyhood of hypnotic programing we are ever prone to its negative effects.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 08 Sep 21 - 07:54 AM

Yes a UK doctor lied about the vaccine autism threat and it spread like wild fire.

How do crazy ideas develop? Sometimes a grain of truth like this
could be read by a screen writer and base a comedy series BRAIN DEAD https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4877736/
about a parasite causing the brains of consevatives to go insane, to one day 2 years later turning into the magic parasite killing Ivermectin to be a cure for Covid.
I am kidding about this series of events but all it takes is one little lie to capture millions.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 07 Sep 21 - 05:50 PM

Years ago a flawed paper was written by someone who fabricated the data that had to do with childhood vaccinations that might have mercury and autism. It was rubbish, it was withdrawn, the authors censured, but it continues to live a life of its own in the hands of anti-vaxxers.

It turns out there was a similar paper to do with Ivermectin that was withdrawn for data and ethical problems, but that continues to be the source of a lot of the misinformation about Ivermectin and COVID-19.

Huge study supporting ivermectin as Covid treatment withdrawn over ethical concerns

The preprint endorsing ivermectin as a coronavirus therapy has been widely cited, but independent researchers find glaring discrepancies in the data

An excerpt from the Guardian article:

The study found that patients with Covid-19 treated in hospital who “received ivermectin early reported substantial recovery” and that there was “a substantial improvement and reduction in mortality rate in ivermectin treated groups” by 90%.

But the drug’s promise as a treatment for the virus is in serious doubt after the Elgazzar study was pulled from the Research Square website on Thursday “due to ethical concerns”. Research Square did not outline what those concerns were.

A medical student in London, Jack Lawrence, was among the first to identify serious concerns about the paper, leading to the retraction. He first became aware of the Elgazzar preprint when it was assigned to him by one of his lecturers for an assignment that formed part of his master’s degree. He found the introduction section of the paper appeared to have been almost entirely plagiarised.

It appeared that the authors had run entire paragraphs from press releases and websites about ivermectin and Covid-19 through a thesaurus to change key words. “Humorously, this led to them changing ‘severe acute respiratory syndrome’ to ‘extreme intense respiratory syndrome’ on one occasion,” Lawrence said.

The data also looked suspicious to Lawrence, with the raw data apparently contradicting the study protocol on several occasions.

“The authors claimed to have done the study only on 18-80 year olds, but at least three patients in the dataset were under 18,” Lawrence said.

“The authors claimed they conducted the study between the 8th of June and 20th of September 2020, however most of the patients who died were admitted into hospital and died before the 8th of June according to the raw data. The data was also terribly formatted, and includes one patient who left hospital on the non-existent date of 31/06/2020.”

There were other concerns.


“The main error is that at least 79 of the patient records are obvious clones of other records,” Brown told the Guardian. “It’s certainly the hardest to explain away as innocent error, especially since the clones aren’t even pure copies. There are signs that they have tried to change one or two fields to make them look more natural.”

People who don't do a close reading on papers like this end up spreading the wrong information. And a lot of people apparently didn't read very carefully.

This article was published July 15, 2021 in The Guardian


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Rain Dog
Date: 07 Sep 21 - 05:02 PM

From The Guardian.

Judge reverses order forcing hospital to treat Covid patient with ivermectin

"Judge cites lack of ‘convincing evidence’ that drug is effective, siding with hospital that refused to administer medication.

On Monday, Judge Michael Oster of Butler county issued an order that sided with West Chester Hospital, citing a lack of “convincing evidence” that the drug – used in small doses in humans against external parasites such as headlice, and in larger doses for animals including cows and horses – could significantly improve the patient’s condition."


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 07 Sep 21 - 02:07 PM

345 children in Texas were hospitalized with COVID-19 on Saturday. Just Saturday.

Meanwhile, data from the CDC. . .


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 07 Sep 21 - 10:48 AM

I noticed this story this morning: The W.H.O. lists Mu as a ‘variant of interest.’

Whack-a-mole indeed.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Sandra in Sydney
Date: 05 Sep 21 - 07:40 PM

Australia - COVID vaccine certificates can be forged within 10 minutes due to 'obvious' security flaw. Near-perfect forgeries of the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine digital certificate can be made in 10 minutes using free software, a member of the public has discovered. Richard Nelson, a software engineer in Sydney, has found an "obvious" security flaw in the Express Plus Medicare app allowing him to make vaccine certificates with any name and date of birth and featuring the background animations meant to prevent forgery. (read on)

As I don't have a smart phone I printed mine out, the background is just the Oz coat of arms, now all I need is a 10x8 photo frame to carry it around! I also have in my wallet the little cardboard appointment folder the medical centre gave me after my first vaccine. It has 2 stickers signed by the nurse giving details of each injection.

sandra


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Rain Dog
Date: 05 Sep 21 - 06:30 PM

From the BBC.

"Brazil and Argentina's World Cup qualifier was abandoned just minutes after kick-off on Sunday after Brazilian health officials objected to the participation of three Argentine players they believe broke quarantine rules.

The visitors walked off the pitch at the Corinthians Arena after the officials came out to stop the game.

The dramatic intervention came hours after Brazil's health authorities had said four England-based players for Argentina had to quarantine."

Brazil v Argentina abandoned after visiting players accused of Covid violation

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Vaccine passports in nightclubs and other indoor venues in England will be required at the end of this month, the vaccines minister has confirmed.

Nadhim Zahawi said it was the right time to start the scheme for sites with large crowds as all over-18s will have been offered two jabs by then.

Asking people to show certificates with Covid vaccination proof has been criticised by venues and some MPs.

Mr Zahawi said it would ensure the economy could remain open."

Covid-19: Vaccine passports to start in England this month


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 05 Sep 21 - 11:11 AM

Shit, I have never won at whack a mole.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 05 Sep 21 - 10:14 AM

A future of perpetual varient whack a mole...


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 05 Sep 21 - 09:21 AM

The Present and Future of COVID Variants
Experts stress testing, vaccination amid delta surge

In fact, variants have continued to develop and spread since the emergence of delta. The World Health Organization has designated variants Eta, Iota, Kappa, and Lambda “variants of interest” and is tracking 13 additional variants that originated in the U.S., Brazil, the Philippines, Indonesia, Colombia, and other nations.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: Donuel
Date: 05 Sep 21 - 08:50 AM

i am on a varient hunt.
The Columbian 'blue' varient seems to have some vaccine resistance but little is known yet. Not all varients gain prominence.


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Subject: RE: BS: New news on the pandemic COVID-19
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 04 Sep 21 - 02:57 PM

Triage - Automatically send to the bottom of the list:
anti vax toxic substance self medicaters,
who are hell bent on winning
their Darwin awards...


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