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Delta is dominant but “Mu” variant is coming

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the president’s top Covid-19 consultant and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that the Biden Administration is taking the new Covid-19 variant, dubbed Mu variant, “very seriously.”

“We’re keeping a very close eye on it. It is really seen here, but it is not at all even close to being dominant,” Fauci said. “As you know, the Delta is more than 99% dominant.”

Fauci said the Mu variant can more easily evade various strategies now widely in use, such as vaccines and antibodies, but that vaccines are still an important tool to lessen the chance of getting Covid-19.

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Suzanne Downing had careers in business and journalism before serving as the Director of Faith and Community-based Initiatives for Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and returning to Alaska to serve as speechwriter for Gov. Sean Parnell. Born on the Oregon coast, she moved to Alaska in 1969.

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  • Ignore Fauci. He’s financially invested in Moderna.

    • Actually, Fauci has strong connections to the Wuhan Lab in China, the WHO, and CDC. In the 90’s, he was the HIV/AIDS spokesman and now….COVID. He is a Lefty Democrat.
      So, what is his real interest?

      • He’s the world’s leading infectious disease expert. He was treating people with Ebola 8 years ago. He’s advised ever president since Ronald Reagan. If you think he’s a democrat simply because he’s the best out there, what does that say about your confidence in republicans?

        • He has also been wrong more often than he has been right. I am old enough to remember when Fauci said AIDS was airborne.
          .
          Upon what information are you claiming he is the world’s leading infectious disease expert?

        • Fauci is a politician with no cause higher than himself (common in power centers like DC and Juneau). He spouts whatever builds his power and bank account. Be careful placing your faith in false idols.

          • Everytime he has created a new variant, Can’t you just hear the “ching…”ching” into his bank account.. When he runs low on his bank account, you can bet, he’ll have another variant.

        • Good point George
          Zero confidence in the quack fauci. Same for the Republicans. We seem to have lost checks and balances in this country. And the media has completely lost its way.

          • Do not look at any of the above for facts. You’ll need to do your own research.

          • The msm is complicit with CHYnah xiden, bitchmcconnel and his wife who has ties to CHYnah, along with the rest of the traitors in office.

            Check out “Fauci Agency Wuhan Docs Show Gates Foundation COLLUSION with China” from JudicialWatch.

        • He’s a bureaucrat. His position gives him the title expert, not his personal work. He lives off the backs of others and has done it for decades. Titles impress people too easy these days and give unwarranted validation purely by exposure. Some could call this idol worship.

        • I’m fairly sure that Fauci has not actually treated any patients for a long time. As the director he has little time for treating patients. Just collects his 400,000 salary.

        • It seems you will believe anything.

  • Next Variant Up:
    The next in line is the Mu
    Fau-Chi said it is true
    Said you still need a vax
    But to Mu it won’t attach
    More doubt about his virtue

    • Maybe the “mooo” variant is up-and-coming, but we’re still having plenty of fun with the tried-and-true “baaaaaaa” variant.

  • Who believes the liar Fauci? Any thing to create more fear is good to him.

  • Here it comes first covid19, then covid delta 2021, now covid mu 2022, next covid 23, covid 24, covid 25

    There is no convenience there is being reported a Mu variant before the Booster shots.

  • On another note how come ASL interpreters always looking like the interpreter is gearing up for combat-as if they got their warrior face look on.

    They can look more pleasant I think as I remember ASL interpreters were smiling and more graceful through the movements.

  • There will be no end to it until the pharmaceutical companies reach there financial goals, it’s not about a cure it about money.

  • Go away, FauXi, you sociopathic, lying little troll.

  • It will be a never-ending BOHICA situation. This is how the globalists plan to subjugate the world, so stay fit, take your supplements such as zinc, D, quercitin, and others. Get Ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine if you can find them (the authorities hate them because big pharma can get no money from them). Avoid the jab; it has little short term benefit, but possibly many long term deficits.
    Anyone who at this point still believes Fauci is beyond stupid.

    • Big pharma manufactures both ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine, just saying.

      • so what’s your point? Steve Peterson is still right.

        • No, steve peterson is wrong. He’s spouting cult propaganda. It’s important you learn the difference between propaganda and facts.

          • Prove me wrong with facts then George. I bet I can rebut every “fact” you put forth.
            But if anyone sounds cultish here, it is you. I’m betting Fauci and Zink are like gods to you, and you wear the proper religious mask and you have partaken of the sacramental vax.

      • …And they are dirt cheap. No margins.

        Funny how the left has become the champion of big business of late…

      • And they solidly suppress

      • Steve, you keep using that stupid and disingenuous statement, and it is as irrelevant as it is truthful. The fact is that the patents have long run out on both ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine, so the pharmaceutical-medical-industrial complex makes a pittance on those drugs compared to the recently released and wildly profitable (for them) Wuhan Virus so-called “vaccines”.

        • Jeff,
          It’s neither a stupid nor disingenuous statement by any means, it’s actually rather straight forward and informative statement to those who understand the following.
          .
          Merck, who fits the classification of big pharma, is the manufacturer of Ivermectin and they ​not have a covid 19 vaccine and does not profit from a covid vaccine. The manufacturers of hydroxychloroquine likewise do not have a covid 19 vaccine and thus do not profit from a covid vaccine. It would be in their interest to sell their drugs even if they only make a few pennies and yet the manufacturers of these drugs are recommending to not take them for covid 19 treatment.

          • OF COURSE they are trying to steer people away from cheap drugs that have been PROVEN to work in many other countries for the early treatment of COVID-19! What do you not understand about their pro-establishment and pro-status-quo complicity and conflict of interest?
            .
            You leftists are like newborn babies, gullibly and blindly trusting in powers and authorities that have consistently proven themselves to be co-opted and compromised by the powers-that-be. Wake up already.

          • Jeff,
            So your entire belief system when it comes to covid is that it’s all about the money.
            Oddly the big pharma companies that manufacture a drug that you believe works are somehow not influenced by money and would rather their competitors make as much money as possible? The companies that make the cheap drugs that have not been proven to treat covid are expressly telling you that their drugs do not work for covid treatment or they have not been thoroughly tested for covid treatment, you get that they make money when they sell their drugs right? If these big pharma companies who are not making any money from vaccines and since big pharma is all about making money, why would they not be interested in selling drugs that they would make money from?
            .
            Calling me a leftist shows how idiotic this entire conversation has become, you are taking the leftist viewpoint that big bad pharma is out to make big bad money. It wasn’t so sad it would be laughable.

        • Jefferson and Steve-0, this back and forth about money is missing the whole point. Money is just a fringe benefit because there are bigger agenda issues at hand. The primary issue is someone or some organization demands this vaccine (venom) coursing through everyone’s veins and when people are looking for other options, it is not tolerable to those people/that person, bottom line. The people getting rich are already rich. Don’t get distracted.

          • Steve-O, as usual, was the one who interjected the non-sequitur, and put the words into my mouth, about money accruing to the medical-industrial complex as a result of the rushed and purely experimental so-called “vaccine” campaign by the power establishment.
            I said nothing whatsoever about money, and although it is not wrong to consider here, it is far from the most relevant aspect of this whole insidious campaign.

          • Jeff,
            That’s incorrect, I didn’t interject money into this conversation. The proof is right up there^.

      • Apparently no money in it Steve-O.
        LOOOOOTTTTTSSSSS of money in the so-called vaccines.

        • Money for who, Steve? The manufacturers of ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine do not make a dime from the covid 19 vaccines. Why would they actively advocate against taking their drugs for covid 19 treatment and pass on the money of selling the drugs they manufacture?

          • I don’t see where we disagree. My point all along was that the producers of the so-called vaccines are not the producers of both Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine and therefore do not want to see people taking them instead of their concoctions. I have read that the Pfizer vaccine could not get approval from the FDA if there were prophylactics that were effective in preventing/ treating COVID. Pfizer and the others want to sell their vaxes, so the strategy is to badmouth the standard drugs.

          • Ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine are generic. Most of the supply is manufactured in places like India. There is little money to be made.

          • Why would the manufacturers of Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine not be interested in selling their drugs? They do not have a covid vaccine to make money off of and they are in the business of selling drugs, why are they saying don’t buy and use our drugs for covid 19 treatment? Did they suddenly decide they have enough money and their competitors should have more?

          • You don’t see generic drug adverts on TV or hear them on the radio because the margins are very thin. THERE IS NO MONEY IN IT! When was the last advertisement that you saw for penicillin? Omeprazole since it went generic? The money is in brand names.

          • AK,
            Then answer the question, why would the manufacturers who make money off of ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine go out of their way to tell you not to buy their product for covid treatment when they do not make a single penny off of a covid vaccine? You say there is no money in selling their drugs, are they giving them away?

          • Wow Steve-O! You and Sophie are fanatical on this: DON’T ALLOW PEOPLE TO DO ANYTHING ON THEIR OWN THAT MIGHT BE OFF LABEL, BUT FORCE THEM TO TAKE AN EXPERIMENTAL RNA INJECTION WITH NO IDEA OF LONG TERM CONSEQUENCES! The reason fr the package insert note is LAWYERS! Liability, get it? I can buy ivermectin through the internet, or Ziverdo (look it up).
            Letter yesterday from the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
            Gerald E. Harmon, M.D.

            President, American Medical Association

            AMA Plaza

            330 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 39300

            Chicago, IL 60611-5885

            Dear Dr. Harmon:

            The AMA has taken the startling and unprecedented position that American physicians should immediately stop prescribing, and pharmacists should stop honoring their prescriptions for ivermectin for COVID-19 patients. The AMA is thus contradicting the professional judgment of a very large number of physicians, who are writing about 88,000 prescriptions per week. It also contradicts the Chairman of the Tokyo Medical Association, Haruo Ozaki, who recommended that all doctors in Japan immediately begin using Ivermectin to treat COVID.

            AMA claims that ivermectin is dangerous and ineffective despite the safe prescription of billions of doses since 1981, and the mostly favorable results of 63 controlled studies in COVID-19.

            AMA does not specify any recommended early treatments, but simply urges face masks, distancing, and vaccination.

            Our members would appreciate clarification of the AMA’s stand on the following questions:

            What are the criteria for advocating that pharmacists override the judgment of fully qualified physicians who are responsible for individual patients?
            What are the criteria for forbidding off-label use of long-approved drugs, which constitute at least 20 percent of all prescriptions?
            On what basis does AMA demand use only within a clinical trial for ivermectin, but call for virtually universal vaccination outside of controlled trials, despite FDA warnings of potential cardiac damage in healthy young patients, and no information about long-term effects?
            We believe that these questions get to the heart of issues of physician and patient autonomy, as well as scientific principles such as the need for a control group in experiments.

            We look forward to your response.

            Sincerely yours,

            Jane M. Orient, M.D., Executive Director

          • World powers unconstrained by and secretly envious of the economic engine the US possessed decided and publicly announced that they would like to eliminate extraneous populations on the earth dramatically and seize kingdoms and resources. They are tired of our existence. They put their money where their mouth is.

            We do not know our enemy. They pay for “the media” and they pull the marionette’s strings. Their end-game is unfolding as planned.

            The US Constitution is very annoying to these tyrants.They neutralize especially Constitutional education and work through their diabolic scheme. They have intel, budgets, reports and they are ancient religionists who say what they will do. They own: nearly everything from entertainment to agencies. They see the earth as a private corporation under their total control. Have you seen any sinister movies announcing these themes in recent decades? This mandate big business is their undertaking. Love it as hard as you can.

          • AK,
            For the record, and as I’ve previously stated, I am not for forced anything and if you want to put something in your body you should do so as long as you are informed about what it does. I’m not sure why you and a few others continually misrepresent what those you disagree with are saying, but I would guess it has to do with the fact you cannot support the misinformation you keep pushing.
            .
            Merck has sent out an official statement, not a product insert given with the medication, but a notice that ivermectin should not be used as a covid 19 treatment. If you use ivermectin to treat covid 19 you are in fact taking part in an unmonitored experimental drug trial. You do realize there are multiple vaccines and they aren’t all based upon mRNA technology, right? Why would you complain about an experimental vaccine that has hundreds of millions if not billions of results, but then push an experimental treatment that even the drug maker says you shouldn’t do?

          • Steve-O, ivermectin is out of patent. I don’t even know if Merck still manufactures it, but there is little money in generics. They may have put out this statement you say in response to their lawyers. I don’t care. Most (all?) studies show effectiveness with COVID through the mechanism of binding antigen sites. I don’t take it nor stock it. But like MJ, I won’t scream and forbid others from putting it into their bodies, nor will I force it, like many do with the harmful RNA jab.
            Oh, and I know that Merck has no vaccine currently. That’s a red herring on someone’s part. For an illness with near 100% recovery, I won’t take a shot (I’ve had permanent damage reaction to others).

      • Big pharma make almost zero money off those drugs.

      • ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine have been around for a while, they have outlived their ownership and as such are very inexpensive. Big Pharma does not make the $$ they do with NEW drugs.

        However it is not the manufacturers of these drugs making the decisions.

  • I will not believe anything this fella says until such time as he spends six hours in front of a knowledgable and skeptical panel explaining fully what he knows about the origins of Covid 19. He know much more about the origins than he has let on, IMO.

  • Yawn

  • So the narrative is slamming Ivermectin as a horse and cow dewormer, and now they are coming out with a Moo varient?

    This can’t be coincidence.

    • That’s hilarious!

      • Thanks, Common Peasant, for the laugh of the day! Very clever.

  • I’m sure there are some who have been jabbed and have since gotten the regular cold virus and wonder why the cold is now so tenacious? The immune system is slowly giving way to the jab is why. Now there’s a variant? Not good, not good at all. If you haven’t had the jab, don’t.

  • You lost me at “Dr. Anthony Fauci”.

    • The Beagle murderer

  • I have always been able to see pure Evil pouring out of Fauci pores.
    It’s so sad that everyone can’t see it.

  • Not all that long ago everyone, especially elected and appointed government officials, continually used the term herd immunity. I haven’t heard anyone mention herd immunity for months. Where did it go? Did it turn out to be something that the Delta-Indian variant obviated? Is it still attainable? Was it ever attainable? Is it something made up by Hollywood? On a different topic; does the ignominious and disgraceful way we left our war in Afghanistan, a war we started, end our conversation about retaliating for China doing this to us?

    • “Herd immunity” lumbered out the People’s House door on January 20th — along with that Clorox cocktail and
      failed Coup D’etat Psychopath Trump tried to force down the collective, proverbial throats of this entire country.

      • Triggered much there, Sophie? Last year at this time the current tyrants in power declared that they would never trust the ‘Trump vaccine’ that the now try to mandate.

      • So Sophia, herd immunity is a Unicorn, you say? Exactly what happened during the bubonic plague days? Was your lord and savior fauci there to save them with some other concoction? What I thought. Herd immunity is the survival of the strongest, and death of the weakest. Quit putting your liberal BS spin in your comments. How’s the economy, gas prices and US foreign policy with out the Orange Man?

        • I wasn’t aware they had autos and Dino derivatives in the 12th century. You’re comparing gold and lead, Mr. Wizard.

          • Not really, just as you continually bleed your liberal talking point, after point. Go take your vaccine, I hope you know one you have you are no longer considered a blood donor as the Red Cross will not accept you. BTW rumor has it that by taking the jab will predict your life span to 10 years max. What a trade off, ease of the fact you can still catch the Wuhan, yet you have literally set the rest of your existence on earth..Quite the catch 22 isn’t it? Enjoy your experiment shepple

  • More nonsense. First it was the S. African variant, then the UK variant, then we had the Brazilian variant. Fauci said all these were spreading like wildfire. Then, they were all dumped in favor of the Delta variant. I’ve heard of the Gamma variant coming up from Peru, supposedly 100% unaffected by the vaccine. Now the Mu variant? Who ever is thinking this stuff up must be from a fraternity or sorority and the Greek alphabet brings back fond memories.

    • Delta was the India variant

  • This isn’t news.
    It’s propaganda.
    Why spread it?

    • Totally agree with you Summer!

  • Breaking News:

    “CDC Gives Incoming Refugees Ivermectin”.

    “Joe Rogan successfully treats his Covid with Ivermectin”.

    • Go to IG and LISTEN to Rogan trying to save face.

      He was treated with REGENERON….REGENERON and STEROIDS. They are the first things he states as treatments. Then he throws in the “ivermectin, Z-Pak (antibiotic, which — like ivermectin is as useless as t*** on a bull) and other worthless “Dr. Rogan, WitchDoctor” cures.
      He must be feeling guilty about those broadcasters who died after both said they listened to him talking about ivermectin.

      I’ll bet he wishes he’d listened to himself a few months back when guests on his show criticized him for telling teens they shouldn’t get the vaccine. He said at the time, “I’m not a doctor. Don’t listen to me. I’m just a f****** moron! Now he has to account for at least two human beings’ lives and he knows it.

      • When someone is treated with an anti-parasitic like Ivermectin and HCQ, it also increases their likelihood of bacterial infection. The Z-pac treatment is to prevent that, not to stop COVID.
        .

        • Azithromycin fights inflammation in the lungs in addition to being an antibiotic. It directly benefits victims of COVID. Ivermectin binds to the ‘spike’ sites and also directly benefits in the COVID recovery.

          • “Doc” — antibiotics DO NOT treat VIRAL infections. ANY infection with SPIKES is a DAMNED VIRUS…starting with the most incurable coronavirus on the planet: THE BLOODY, FREAKING, COMMON COLD!

          • Sophie, you need to read again. Axzithromycin, in addition to being an antibiotic, decreases inflammation in the lungs, which benefits those with viral infections. Vitamin D helps build strong bones AND strengthen your immune system. Minoxidil treats high blood pressure AND regrows hair (Rogaine). Thalidomide treats nausea AND makes babies deformed. Aspirin treats your headache AND stops your heart attack. Any chemical put into the body can do lots of things. Don’t be a simpleton.

          • AK — COVID 19 secondary inflammations of the lungs like BACTERIAL as (opposed to VIRAL) pneumonia are treatable in order of preference: 1) steroids; 2) antibiotics.
            Once again, the ENTIRE MYCIN family of antibiotics (inclusive of Azithromycin) only works on BACTERIA, you wretched cretin.

          • Sophie is too busy following the science to actually read anything and learn new things.
            .
            We all know that an antibiotic does not treat viral infections. Thanks for sharing anyway.
            .
            However, the fact that anti-parasitic medications like HCQ and Ivermectin pave the way for bacterial infections is to be ignored. Why? Probably because Sophie wants to be right, and make everyone else look stupid.

          • CMB, Sophie is a fanatic in a league with David Koresh. Chemicals, including antibiotics, are largely non-specific in their action with many side effects, some beneficial. Minoxidil treats hypertension and grows hair (Rogaine). A z-pack inhibits bacteria and lowers inflammation in the lungs. Thinking is hard, just listen to Bette Midler and you know everything that you need to know.. If people were meant to fly, they would have wings, so it is futile, even evil, to think on your own or try new things.

  • Actually, if we hadn’t started using those “vaccines” that are not really vaccines, we wouldn’t be having the variants, and we would have achieved herd immunity by now.

  • Lambda delta my Greek are coming! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
    Can’t make it up fast enough.

  • I see Dr. Faucistein refuses to discuss the BS variant that has completely taken over the more leftist side of government, but seems not to be very infectious with conservatives.

  • Mu variant…..
    Out of order, need the CA or Recall variant to keep Newsome in power (or everyone in Califirnia will die according to his ads), the Mid term variant, and 2024 variants for that November to help rig elections.
    This is not a health crisis its a political crisis.
    The “Mu” variant was labeled in reference of the sound of millions of Americans who yard up like cattle or reindeer to get neutered and inoculated, and passively get processed through the chute.
    Big pharma, the hospital and medical industry and their bought off politicians are amazed how easy this all is. Then blame their BS on those who actually research the facts and carry on as normal.

  • A patient’s middle-aged mother at an Anchorage doctor’s office got the jab recently and died the next day. Fact.

    • You know what! Is really sad We all know it’s the jabs that killed this mother. The Democrats will say the mother has underlying health conditions and that is why she died. Their hardened heart and seared consciences to know what is right is what is really sad to me at least.

    • Not that I wish for any death on anyone. I do wonder how come no one on Anchorage Assembly died from receiving the jabs and to be fair to them, how come Suzanne Downing, Governor Dunleavy, or any legislator didn’t die? They receied the covid jabs. Or because of their public position did they only receive a flu vaccine while the rest of us little people receive the covid jabs? I always wondered whenever I recieved a flu vaccine thinking you know I am putting a lot of trust in this medical assistant cause they could be injecting me with anything and I wouldn’t even know it. Hahaha. You know if If one of our Anchorage Assembly Democrats died after taking the covid jabs, it’ll change the whole ball game and narrative at least for here.

      • It’s still very early days yet, Jen.
        .
        Let’s see how the non-vaccines shake out over the coming year and two and five. I suspect that there will be an unprecedented wailing and gnashing of teeth as the death rates of those who received the non-vaccines continues to climb. That is, if the corporate media will allow even a smidgen of the truth to filter through. The current mass censorship campaign does not give me much confidence in that regard.

    • If it’s “fact,” I would like a name that can be verified in the obituaries or the State Office of Vital Statistics.

  • Yo, Tony …

    We are up to the Theta-Gamma-Epsilon variant on the Spanish Flu. So what? We learned to adapt and get on with our lives. Stop trying to scare us into submission.

  • Remember folks.. “Only 14 days to flatten the curve”.. Then it was “you need to wear a mask”. Then it was “you need to wear two masks”. Then it was “you need to get vaccinated”.. Now it’s “you might need a monthly booster shot”..

    Naaa… Screw Dachau intern fauci. Give him a cigarette and blindfold, at dawn, against a bullet pocked wall.

  • Reports out of Israel, the most vaccinated country in the world now with a high outbreak of COVID, are looking like the variants are CAUSED by widespread vaccination as the virus mutates to infect vaccinated people.
    One more time: vaccination causes the variants, There is no catching up-the more vaccines the more variants. Herd immunity will come from natural infections with exposure to all 3800+ antigens on the virus for the body to build immunity. The jab should be reserved for those most at risk. But that would impact big pharma bottom line, especially if they can sell semi-annual (or more) jabs to the gullible.

    • The vaccine contains nothing that the virus would react to or create changes in the human body that the virus could adapt to or from. The vax merely enhances the body’s ability to react to the virus – it stimulates a stronger natural response to the virus. It was never intended to “prevent” someone from getting COVID – it was intended to reduce the number of hospitalizations. As reported by OAN this morning: herd immunity has been achieved.

      • The jab (it’s not a vaccine) produces primarily one antigen for the body to build antibodies against. The virus rapidly mutates to avoid those antibodies, thus the variants. Having the infection, whether vaccinated or not, exposes the body to 3800+ antigens, to which the body builds immunity to all. This is what they’re finding in Israel.

      • So it is not a ‘vaccine’ by any standard definition.
        So why does the political establishment and corrupt corporate media continue to spread propaganda to the contrary?

        • Jeff,
          Have you ever actually looked up the definition of vaccine, or are you just repeating what the talking heads say? Go ahead and break out your old pre-covid dictionary, encyclopedia, or medical books and take a peek.

          • Again with the same tired projection, Steve, of accusing others of EXACTLY that of which YOU are guilty.
            .
            Yes, the current jabs are NOT vaccines. Not in any way. They neither confer immunity to the virus, nor do they prevent those jabbed from infecting others. So tell me how something that does neither of those things is a “vaccine”, Steve.
            .
            You insane and evil leftists think that you can just twist and play with words to meet your disingenuous arguments of the moment. Sorry, no, it does not work that way. But I’m not surprised to see a foul, lying piece of filth like you trying to do so.

          • Jeff,
            So you haven’t ever actually looked up the definition of vaccine then? Thankfully I provided a few for you to digest. Besides your name calling do you have anything to add to this conversation or are you only left with name calling and insults since you can not support your incorrect beliefs with anything closely approximating a rational idea?

          • Jeff,
            I’m in a helpful mood and figured I would provide you with some definitions of immunity.
            .
            immunity The relative ability to resist infection or the effects of any toxic or dangerous substance. Immunity may be inherent or acquired as a result of prior infection or immunization. Active immunity involves the production of ANTIBODIES. Passive immunity is that conferred by antibodies derived from another person or animal and injected or received across the placenta or in the breast milk. Passive immunity is much less persistent than active immunity. Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
            .
            immunity resistance to foreign ANTIGENS such as a virus. Immunity can be either active, in which the body produces its own IMMUNE RESPONSE after exposure to a pathogen or a vaccine, or passive in which ready-made antibodies are supplied in a serum (or obtained naturally from the mother). Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
            .
            immunity (ɪˈmjuːnɪtɪ)
            n, pl -ties
            1. (Biology) the ability of an organism to resist disease, either through the activities of specialized blood cells or antibodies produced by them in response to natural exposure or inoculation (active immunity) or by the injection of antiserum or the transfer of antibodies from a mother to her baby via the placenta or breast milk (passive immunity). See also acquired immunity, natural immunity.
            Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
            .
            im·mu·ni·ty (ĭ-myo͞o′nĭ-tē)
            Resistance of the body to infection by a disease-causing agent, such as a bacterium or virus. Immunity is usually provided by the body’s own immune system, which is determined by the action of one’s genes. It may also be brought about by having had a disease or infection in the past and recovering from it. Immunity can also be induced artificially, especially by vaccination. The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
            .
            immunity
            1. Resistance to disease.
            2. The body’s effective resistance against a diseasecausing organism. Immunity can be innate or acquired by producing antibodies. See antibodies, antigens. Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited.
            .
            immunity[i′myü·nəd·ē]
            (immunology)
            The condition of a living organism whereby it resists and overcomes an infection or a disease. McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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            By the various definitions of both vaccine and immunity we can see that the covid 19 vaccines are indeed vaccines and they provide a measure of immunity to covid 19.
            .
            Let the insults fly…whatever you do, don’t use a well thought out and rational argument to support your agenda…

        • Here’s a few definitions to get you started:
          vac·cine (vak’sēn, vak-sēn’), Although this word is correctly stressed on the first syllable, in U.S. usage it is often stressed on the second syllable.
          Originally, the live vaccine (vaccinia, cowpox) virus inoculated in the skin as prophylaxis against smallpox and obtained from the skin of calves inoculated with seed virus. Usage has extended the meaning to include essentially any preparation intended for active immunologic prophylaxis; for example, preparations of killed microbes of virulent strains or living microbes of attenuated (variant or mutant) strains; or microbial, fungal, plant, protozoal, or metazoan derivatives or products. Method of administration varies according to the vaccine, inoculation being the most common, but ingestion is preferred in some instances and nasal spray is used occasionally.Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
          .
          vaccine (văk-sēn′, văk′sēn′)
          n.
          a. A preparation of a weakened or killed pathogen, such as a bacterium or virus, or of a portion of the pathogen’s structure that upon administration to an individual stimulates antibody production or cellular immunity against the pathogen but is incapable of causing severe infection.
          b. A preparation from the cowpox virus that protects against smallpox when administered to an individual. The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
          .
          The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
          .
          vac·cine (vak-sēn’)
          Any preparation intended for active immunologic prophylaxis, e.g., preparations of killed microbes of virulent strains or living microbes of attenuated (variant or mutant) strains, or microbial, fungal, plant, protozoal, or metazoan derivatives or product.
          [L. vaccinus, relating to a cow, vacca] Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
          .
          vaccine a preparation containing live, attenuated (see ATTENUATION).or inactivated (killed) microorganisms (or some part or product of them), that is used to stimulate an IMMUNE RESPONSE in the recipient, which gains IMMUNITY. The Salk polio vaccine is an example of a vaccine that contains inactivated viruses, whereas the Sabin polio vaccine is a LIVE VACCINE. The name comes from the Latin vaccinus, ‘of cows’, and relates to the work of Edward JENNER on cowpox. Vaccines are not quick-acting, but rely on the recipient to build up a supply of ANTIBODIES gradually. Compare SERUM (3). See also COMBINATION VACCINE, DNA VACCINE, SUBUNIT VACCINE. Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

          • And with all your provided definitions, Steve, you just proved my point for me.
            Thank you!
            .
            These non-vaccines do NOT confer immunity to COVID-19, so they are by definition NOT vaccines. That fact is simple and beyond dispute. But in your desperation to defend a corrupt and self-serving power structure, you one again, as is usual for you insane and evil radical leftists, try to twist words and meanings in order to confuse and obfuscate the truth.
            You truly, truly are an evil person, Steve. You are as much a sociopath as those who rule over us.

          • Jeff,
            You can’t argue with the definition of what a vaccine is, so you call me an “insane and evil radical leftists”, “an evil person” and “a sociopath”? Jeff, can’t you even form an informed argument against what the definition of a vaccine is, give it a shot there tiger…I mean I could at least try and selectively quote some of the definitions I provided and take a run at a reasonable sounding argument. But instead you went into full scale personal attack mode and decided that you have absolutely no sound logic to support your belief and lashed out at me, like a true leftist.
            .
            Do you need me to provide the definition of immunity? Or can you manage to look up that definition on yourself? The covid vaccines provide protection from covid which means they provide a measure of immunity…are they perfect, nope but only true leftist ever expected or demanded they be such.

        • And a couple more, just for good measure…
          .
          vaccine[vak′sēn]
          (immunology)
          A suspension of killed or attenuated bacteria or viruses or fractions thereof, injected to produce active immunity. McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
          .
          vaccine Med
          1. a suspension of dead, attenuated, or otherwise modified microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, or rickettsiae) for inoculation to produce immunity to a disease by stimulating the production of antibodies
          2. (originally) a preparation of the virus of cowpox taken from infected cows and inoculated in humans to produce immunity to smallpox
          3. of or relating to vaccination or vaccinia Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
          .
          vac·cine (văk-sēn′)
          A substance that stimulates cells in the immune system to recognize and attack disease-causing agents, especially through the production of antibodies. Most vaccines are given by injection or are swallowed as liquids. Vaccines may contain a weaker form of the disease-causing virus or bacterium or even a DNA fragment or some other component of the agent. The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

      • Rich, that is not what the country and Fauci originally sold us on. The goal post continually changes as they have to adjust their narrative, and it always is THEIR narrative.
        .
        What many scientist and doctors now believe is the vaccine has created stronger variants because unlike a flu vaccine, the Wuhan Virus vaccine doesn’t kill the virus in your body but instead allows the virus to mutate, with some mutations stronger, and spread. So now the vaccine you have has little effect and therefore back to government for the solution.
        .
        This has turned into a self licking ice cream cone with no end insight and a government more than willing to shift authoritarian efforts as needed. They will get their population control one way or another while we sit around fighting amongst ourselves for not seeing the big picture.

    • KE — Why do you persist in citing Alex Berenson, a known anti vaccine-activist. Even more bizarrely, Berenson is an antisemitism-sympathetic Jew who frequently targets Israel in his efforts to sow doubt regarding the efficacy and safety of COVID-19 vaccines. Fortunately, Twitter, permanently suspended him, so now he’s relegated to Substack and reliant on you to help spread his lies. Just stop.

      • have no idea who you speak of. I don’t follow conspiracy theories, Facebook, or read Twitter. I read medical journals from around the world, of which many remain above politics and print true studies and facts. There are statistics showing increased incidence of infections among vaccinated with the ‘strain’ being a variant different from the original virus, which circumvents the jab. The virus mutates very quickly, a reason for previous vaccine failures. This, and all current science is in continual flux as the virus mutates and science pushes new frontiers. You can read the whack job stories all you want and listen to the even whackier MSNBC/CNN nut cases.
        Or you can look at the facts and read articles from those studying the problem. Fact: Israel is the most vaccinated country; fact: Israel has a major outbreak among those fully vaccinated. Educated people want to know why and one of the possibilities is that the virus quickly mutates to circumvent the current jabs, which provide little to no protection.
        Or bury your head in the sand and continue being a guinea pig proud of compliance with your almighty political masters. I choose time, science and facts. I wish that my investments had 0.2% risk just like this virus.

        • FOR KE:
          S*** YOU NEED TO KNOW
          BUT DON’T WANT TO
          BELIEVE
          Haaretz reports as of Monday (Tel-Aviv time) Israel has R = 1.09 where R represents the number of people a COVID-19 patient will go on to infect. That number is on a DOWNWARD trajectory.

          Also, the rate of positive tests (PCR which are done daily and submitted to the Ministry of Health via phone app) is 7.65%, down from 7.8% on Sunday.

          Finally, booster shots are being made available to everyone over 12 beginning this week. So far, in a country of just over 9 million people, 2.15 million people have received their booster shot.

          • So, Sophie. It becomes even more obvious that you are a fully indoctrinated extremist fanatic who refuses to see anything varying from your extremist fanatical views. Leftists like you make the Taliban look reasonable main stream.
            Time will tell and time will justify/verify most of the things that I have stated, if you fanatics don’t kill us all first. Oh such joy you tout at the thought of forcing that poisonous jab into all our arms! Are you Kim Jong Un’s alter ego? Hope that you never have terrible illness. My was treated with off label cutting edge treatment, which is now mainstream.

            There is none so blind
            As He who will not see
            We must not close up minds
            We must let our thoughts be free

            For every hour that passes by
            You know the world gets a little bit older
            It’s time to realize that people lies
            In the eyes of the beholder

        • KE — You can’t handle TRUTH 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

          • Oh, Sophie. Truth is elusive, especially to zealots steeped in their extremist dogma, so closed minded that any variance must be shouted down. But one day we shall all see, at least those of us who do not pollute our bodies with strange mRNA.

            “Normal is an illusion. What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly.” Charles Addams.

        • Far greater persons than you understand that in science — in the universe — in life — the only CONSTANT is NOT what you consider “Normal,” it is CHANGE:

          “One general law, leading to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die.”
          Charles Darwin,
          — The Origin of Species

          • Oh how very true! And now only 99.85% survive COVID. The jab? Ever play Russian Roulette? With a Glock?

  • How convenient!

  • There’s always gonna be a new variant. Just like Flu.

    Question is are we gonna learn to live with it or live in fear of it?

    Based on most behaviors, door number 2

    • The flu also has an annual vaccination, it changes every year and a new vaccine is developed. The people living in fear are taking drugs not designed to deal with this new disease. We’ve been here before and learned from it before I have no idea why so many are deciding to pretend this is the first time we’ve faced a new disease and new ways to treat a new disease…other than fear, people are incapable of dealing with their fear of the unknown. Every day we learn something new and pretending this isn’t happening doesn’t help matters.

      • The flu vaccine is in response to the previous year strain-harmless but largely useless.
        There are lots of drugs out there with multiple uses-Viagra treats pulmonary hypertension (soon people getting the jab will be on Viagra for this), Azithromycin treats lung inflammation, Rogaine was developed as a heart medication. You do a terrible disservice to the public by repeating the media ‘horse wormer’ narrative about Ivermectin. For some it is proven to work, and properly taken causes no harm, unlike the jab.
        Fear is a great motivator, exploited by the unscrupulous to advance their nefarious agenda. Sadly, all media and leftists, most politicians and too many ignorant enablers fall into this category.

        • Actually the flu vaccine is made based upon research on which strain is spreading or most likely to spread and cause illness, not based upon the previous year. While it’s efficacy varies from year to year it is a still a very effective tool at spreading disease…just like the covid vaccine.
          .
          I hadn’t heard that the covid vaccine caused impotence, however getting covid has been proven to cause impotence.
          .
          I’m not now, nor have I ever spread the ‘horse wormer’ narrative. What I’ve said is to take ivermectin from a feed store is dangerous, and if you somehow get a doctor to prescribe it for covid 19 then you are in fact a human trial subject since it is not approved for that use…in fact the manufacturer recommends that people do not take ivermectin to treat covid 19. If you want to put something into your body I think you should be able to, just like if someone wants to take a vaccine. I just think people should be informed about what they are doing and getting medicine from the feed store designed for animals and using them without any idea what you are doing is a far greater danger than taking a vaccine that hundreds of millions if not billions of people have taken.
          .
          I agree that “Fear is a great motivator, exploited by the unscrupulous to advance their nefarious agenda.” It’s unfortunate that so many people from both the left and right have made this a political issue used to divide.

          • Actually the VIAGRA will be necessary to treat the pulmonary hypertension which many are developing as a side effect of the RNA injection. Many drugs have several unrelated uses.

        • Merck is the manufacturer. As of February, 2021, this is their narrative:

          Merck Statement on Ivermectin use During the COVID-19 Pandemic

          February 4, 2021 11:45 am ET

          KENILWORTH, N.J., Feb. 4, 2021 – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today affirmed its position regarding use of ivermectin during the COVID-19 pandemic. Company scientists continue to carefully examine the findings of all available and emerging studies of ivermectin for the treatment of COVID-19 for evidence of efficacy and safety. It is important to note that, to-date, our analysis has identified:

          No scientific basis for a potential therapeutic effect against COVID-19 from pre-clinical studies;
          No meaningful evidence for clinical activity or clinical efficacy in patients with COVID-19 disease, and;
          A concerning lack of safety data in the majority of studies.
          We do not believe that the data available support the safety and efficacy of ivermectin beyond the doses and populations indicated in the regulatory agency-approved prescribing information.”

          • As if companies can’t be bribed or ordered to say what they are directed to say. Doctors and many country’s political administrators say otherwise. How gullible does a person have to be to believe their own government wouldn’t take steps against their own people?

          • Merck was the original manufacturer…their patent has expired and ivermectin is now a generic that won’t provide Merck with any extraordinary profits.
            Their mRNA drug will though.
            Starting to see the connection?

          • PJ,
            Merck does not have a covid 19 vaccine, they make money selling their drugs and they are telling you not to buy them for covid 19 treatment.

          • Merck has struggled to develop therapeutics and vaccines to fight COVID-19. But the United States is betting that the pharmaceutical giant at last has a winner in its oral antiviral molnupiravir.

            On Wednesday Merck revealed a deal to supply 1.7 million courses of the experimental treatment to the U.S. for approximately $1.2 billion. Molnupiravir has yet to be approved, but it’s shown promise for newly diagnosed, non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

            The drug, developed in collaboration with Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, is in phase 3 testing. With positive results, Merck expects to apply for emergency authorization later this year.

    • Only if we can thumb up comment like this!!! The sooner we realize this virus is sticking around the sooner we can go back to our daily lives.and I don’t want to hear no more “it’s the pandemic of the unvaccinated”argument anymore because it’s also the vaccinated crowd that’s spreading this virus.

  • My I told ya so moment. Every time we start getting somewhere against it, Delta started trending down a bit recently. Our Chinese friends will open up another G-nom-provided vial from the freezer

  • Let’s not forget that Fauci is one man. Demonizing one man may seem easy, but he also has the entire medical community behind him. So… why focus on just one man, when you’re actually demonizing the entire scientific community as a whole? I guess it’s easy to focus on one man… but talk about backwards thinking.

    • I agree. Fauci certainly follows the science. However, he is following the political science, not the medical science.

    • Actually to imply that “the entire scientific community” is of one mind on all of this is foolish. One of our greatest problems through this matter is a refusal to reasonably consider and discuss the array of options and alternatives. There is no single pathway through the pandemic. No single person, including Dr. Fauci, has a monopoly on the best medical and scientific knowledge. A gross, even obscene, example is the suppression of the notion that the Coronavirus may have been created in a laboratory and accidentally released. Dr. Fauci, it appears, actively collaborated to marginalize this idea. The former head of the CDC, Dr. Redfield has noted that our approach to containing the virus may have been quite different if the lab leak theory was understood as a possibility from the beginning. Holding up the flawed Dr. Fauci as the face of science is error. Even in “science” the “marketplace of ideas” is the best way to find the truth. And knowing the truth – the actual facts – is the best way to manage and end this pandemic.

    • Respectfully, George S., history shows the terrible damage one man can do.
      .
      We know Fauci’s lot eat their own. Chum the political waters, demonize this one man the way President Trump was demonized, the pack’ll eat him and since so much money and control’s at stake, they’ll fight to the death among themselves over his replacement
      .
      … giving productive Americans a much-needed rest.
      .
      One assumes Fauci’s human, not without an Achilles heel, a politically fatal liability, which a private intelligence company could be paid to find and exploit.
      .
      We take hope from well publicized interviews that Fauci does not have the entire medical community behind him, another potential liability.
      .
      Sure and it might be like whack-a-mole run amuck, but don’t we pull weeds and spray for pests even though it seems like a never-ending job?

  • The Delta variant is dominant? How do they know? There is no way the common tests (PCR/TMA/Lateral Flow) can distinguish between the variants.

  • Fauci is full of c—. He stopped using virology to explain the virus a long time ago. He is all about the politics and advancing his little fiefdom, at the expense of an economy.

  • The tests for the Chinese engineered flu are NOT being genotyped. The insistence of “variants” by fauci is just BS.

  • Just get the vaccine already. Fauci should retire. He knows ‘political naysayers’ will never understand his or his colleagues’ background in medical science.

    • Fauci is a politician. Do you believe everything politicians tell you?

    • We understand a liar when we hear one and Fauci lied to Congress. Nuff said

  • Ha ha! Sophie is still suffering from Trump Derangement syndrome. And just look how wildly successful her guy Biden is. Ya gotta wonder how people can hate someone so much that they would throw their nation away. Enjoy the rise of communism, terrorism, and inflation Sophie.

  • 😂 I’ve been working with Covid patients since day one without a non-vaccine, even without a mask in the early days….I haven’t even had a sniffle, lol. Everyone I know that got it got a mildly sick for a few days and then went to the lake. It’s still acceptable to get sick and get better people!

    • It is acceptable John. If employers would just think so instead of sending everyone who has a cold, flu or allergies to go get tested every time they cough or sniffle. What ever happened to our fearless nation of people? Long gone to be replaced by easily feared herds of sheep.

    • That 🥳 is about to grind to a halt. You’re gonna have to take the jab or your dogs are gonna start pounding the concrete slabs. And did I mention..
      without benefit of Unemployment Insurance benefits? Oh yes! Where Medicare and Medicaid funds are involved. 100% SOL!

      • “If one could design propaganda or psychological operations that bypass the consciousness and the rational faculties of the individual, targeting instead suppressed emotions and hidden desires, it is possible to move people to adopt beliefs and behaviors without them being aware of the underlying motivations leading them on.” Edward Bernay
        .
        Essentially Sophie, if you can’t think rationally, and you can’t, because you are emotionally compromised, your opinion means nothing.

      • Sophie, since the moderator wouldn’t post my last response, let me just say that free people don’t board the trains for the likes of you.

  • Fauci the politician, hilarious. When we quit admitting the unvaccinated, the die off will be much quicker. Be free….

  • To you cynics, from Pubmed.gov of a study by the National Institute Of Health this morning:
    Ivermectin for Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 Infection: A Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Trial Sequential Analysis to Inform Clinical Guidelines
    Andrew Bryant 1, Theresa A Lawrie 2, Therese Dowswell 2, Edmund J Fordham 2, Scott Mitchell 3, Sarah R Hill 1, Tony C Tham 4
    Affiliations expand
    PMID: 34145166 PMCID: PMC8248252 DOI: 10.1097/MJT.0000000000001402
    Conclusions: Moderate-certainty evidence finds that large reductions in COVID-19 deaths are possible using ivermectin. Using ivermectin early in the clinical course may reduce numbers progressing to severe disease. The apparent safety and low cost suggest that ivermectin is likely to have a significant impact on the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic globally.
    Copyright © 2021 The Author(s). Published by Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.

    AND from the UK, evidence of spike damage independent of infection (jab):
    The SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein disrupts human cardiac pericytes function through CD147-receptor-mediated signalling: a potential non-infective mechanism of COVID-19 microvascular disease Elisa Avolio, PhD1; Michele Carrabba, PhD1; Rachel Milligan, PhD2; Maia Kavanagh Williamson, PhD2; Antonio P Beltrami, MD PhD3; Kapil Gupta, PhD4; Karen T Elvers, PhD5; Monica Gamez, PhD1; Rebecca Foster, PhD1; Kathleen Gillespie, PhD1; Fergus Hamilton, PhD1; David Arnold, PhD1;Imre Berger, PhD4,6; Massimo Caputo, MD1; Andrew D Davidson, PhD2; Darryl Hill, PhD2; Paolo Madeddu, D1
    (1) Bristol Medical School, Translational Health Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United
    Kingdom
    (2) School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    (3) Department of Pathology, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    (4) School of Biochemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    (5) Medicines Discovery Institute, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom
    (6) Max Planck Bristol Centre for Minimal Biology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    In conclusion, although more investigation being needed to definitively prove the harmful
    effects of the S(pike) protein on the heart PCs and associated microvasculature in vivo, this work suggests that fragments of the S protein may elicit vascular cell dysfunction through CD147, independently from the infection. This mechanism has the potential to spread cellular and organ injury beyond the infection sites and may have important clinical implications. For instance, in patients with disrupted endothelial barrier and increased vascular permeability due to underlying diseases, such as hypertension, diabetes, and severe obesity, S protein molecules could easily spread to the PC compartment and cause, or exacerbate, microvascular injury. Blocking the CD147 receptor may help protect the vasculature of the most vulnerable patients from infection and the collateral damage caused by the S protein.
    ME: As an aside, ivermectin blocks CD147.

    • AK — This isn’t NIH at all. All it takes is a few clicks on the right hyperlinks…et voila!…You’re busted!

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      • Sophie, you continually reference government based sources. Do you worship at the alter of all knowing government? What has government done to earn your trust? Are the hundreds of medical independent experts wrong? You place too much faith in government bureaucracy. What are the agendas of independent doctors but to follow their Hippocratic oath? Do you think all those independents around the world colluded with their statements? Government needs not collude for they are only one with one lie. Now think through the reason the government would lie to you. Money, control and power are ALWAYS government motivations. Nothing can be more nefarious. If you are that naive to not acknowledge or consider that, you have a rotten foundation from which you base your opinion.

        • No, BRIAN, It’s all about THE FACT that AK LIED his BUTT into the next millennium when he said the NIH — a FREAKING GOVERNMENT AGENCY– just published something supporting the use of ivermectin in PubMed.gov, WHICH THEY MOST DEFINITELY DID NOT.

          AK, and — through your obsequious support — YOU, are the ones groveling at the throne of the one, the only – da, da, da…Emperor Anthony Fauci, NIH.

          • Sophie, you can scream all you want-I pity your neighbors. Above is an exact cut and paste from a National Center for Biotechnology Information article (look it up-I just cut and pasted the headline to verify the whole article is still up at the National Library Of Medicine). They print new studies and findings, sometimes which do contradict each other. But that is the way we learn, by trying new things and thinking out of the box. Some of us, at least. Some of us only worship at the altar of Bette Midler. Go ahead and read the article, if you dare.

        • I just pasted the headline to Duck Duck Go:
          Ivermectin for Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 Infection: A Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Trial Sequential Analysis to Inform Clinical Guidelines
          The full article from pubmed.gov comes up at the top of the search. Google might be different.
          It is article number 34145166.

          • AK:
            Paste it until God forgives Satan…

            PubMed.gov is nothing but a repository of documents, books, and other scientific publications NO WAY ENDORSED, CONCURRED WITH, PEER REVIEWED, or otherwise SUPPORTED by the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE, or THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

            Why won’t you just accept the AGONY of DEFEAT?

          • Oh Sophie, I never said anything about endorsement. That is all in your mind. But if you were to bother to visit the site you would see that it is pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov (that’s not a link to an article).
            Pubmed/National Center For Biotechnology Information/National Library Of Medicine/National Institute Of Health/Government (CDC). Copy/paste: ‘PubMed® comprises more than 32 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.’
            They don’t endorse, they merely report for open minded people, especially health professionals, to review and hopefully keep their practices up to date. We don’t all still use furosemide to control blood pressure any more (but some do).

          • And perhaps ‘Female Hysteria’ still has a place as a diagnosis for some.

      • Sophie,
        The Earth is flat, just look out your window
        The Earth is at the center of the universe, Galileo was a heretic
        Tomatoes are deadly poisonous
        If man was meant to fly he would have been born with wings
        ‘God himself could not sink this ship (Titanic)’
        The Plague is caused by cats-kill all cats
        Lightning never strikes the same place twice
        Witches won’t drown when held underwater
        Tobacco smoke enema treats cholera
        Morphine, opium, and aqua ammonia are a great way to calm children
        Lobotomy treats mental illness
        Drapetomania is cured by “whipping the devil out of them”
        And finally…
        Female hysteria was a once-common medical diagnosis
        All of these were beliefs, most accepted as unerring doctrine at the time, and untold numbers of people died because they refused to question the ‘science’. Think of what might have happened in the Middle Ages if they encouraged cats to kill rats.
        But some people place blinders so tight that they will not see anything which varies from their fanatic dogma. Today these are called leftists.
        Time will tell about COVID, and study after study shows toxicity of the jam and benefit of alternative, common, inexpensive therapies. But you just keep your ears glued to the zealotry of Bette Midler and be careful not to get too close to the edge of the Earth so you don’t fall off.

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