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Re: The vaccines

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Re: The vaccines

November 26th, 2021, 5:12 pm

WHO [$]\nu[$]?

Just got my Moderna booster on Monday. Was hoping to go a year before the next one, but might be 6 months now if they have to re-tool for this one. The one to really freak out about will be the [$]\Omega[$]-variant, since by the rules of the alphabet

[$] \Omega \gg \nu \gg \delta \gg \alpha [$]
 
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Re: The vaccines

November 27th, 2021, 5:36 pm

Omicron! The forgotten letter of the Greek alphabet, your time has finally come! The meek shall inherit the earth!
 
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November 28th, 2021, 5:16 pm

Pretty good article from last summer:
How viruses evolve
Apparently, everybody agrees that the tendency is toward increased transmissibility.
Some people believe this is accompanied by less virulence, but others do not. See the section "Getting nicer -- or nastier"
 
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November 28th, 2021, 5:25 pm

The use of Greek letters is no doubt confusing to some. I think we should move to naming after internet acronyms, which are universally understood. Then we can have:
- the LOL variant,
- the OMG variant,
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Re: The vaccines

November 30th, 2021, 1:31 pm

booooooooosT your British arses at higher frequency: 

"Minimum dose interval for booster jabs to be halved from 6 months to 3 months and all adults to be offered booster Covid vaccine, Health Secretary Sajid Javid confirms " BBC of course! (British Booster Channel)
 
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Re: The vaccines

December 1st, 2021, 12:32 am

I was wondering why they only have plans to vaccinate down to 6 month babies, why discriminate against 1 week old? well the  vaccine for 6 months babies will actually be the baby booster 

The two for one strategy already in place Vaccinated pregnant women pass protective antibodies to babies

"All 36 babies had high levels of antibodies that target the spike protein on the surface of the virus - and all of the antibodies could be traced to the mothers' vaccinations."
 
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Re: The vaccines

December 1st, 2021, 11:51 pm

Time to consider mandatory jabs, EU chief Ms von der Leyen says 

and the people that refuse, will they be vax-gassed or just economically harassed...(?)
 
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December 2nd, 2021, 12:04 am

Sweden that had open society all the time almost, stil interesting numbers, but will it last?
Screenshot 2021-12-02 at 01.03.22.png
 As member of EU can von der Leyen strategy save also Sweden from an up-tick? 

small uptick in infected in Sweden last week...death rates still very low (this fall winter), but D serum levels are dropping also there among many...the seasonal effect 

Germany's incoming Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, has said he supports compulsory jabs. 
Austria has announced compulsory Covid vaccinations from February next year, while Greece is fining all unvaccinated over-60s €100 (£85) a month.
 
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December 2nd, 2021, 12:30 am

€100 per month  what do you think bearish "Harsh treatment of the non-vaccinated, on the other hand - please bring it on! " is it satisfying your wish for Harsh treatment, or is it too little to take from old Greek (gods and goddesses)  ?
 
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December 2nd, 2021, 12:36 am

There are all sorts of trade-offs here. The primary goal ought to be to keep the non-vaccinated away from each other as well as everybody else, so as to limit infections. The most direct way to do that is to reduce their number via vaccination. A suitable fine is one incentive in that direction. Banning them from places of work, shopping, dining, etc. is another. Outright forcing them is a third, but I’m not totally convinced about that as a proper approach.
 
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December 2nd, 2021, 1:02 am

"New York’s School of American Ballet informed parents via email on Nov. 4 that all students—the school enrolls children as young as 6—must receive a Covid vaccine by January." your town, are u attending Ballet bearish? or u also need some stretching first ?

"While parents may choose to vaccinate their own children, these mandates are unethical and unlawful. Advocates of mandating Covid vaccines equate them with standard childhood shots against polio, chickenpox, TDaP (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) and MMR (measles, mumps and rubella). But those decades-old vaccine have gone through the full FDA testing regime. The covid vaccine  has received only emergency-use authorisation for this age group."


Forced Covid Vaccination for Kids Is Unlawful WSJ
 
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December 2nd, 2021, 1:16 am

"Austrians who refuse to get a coronavirus vaccines will face fines of up to 3,600 euros ($4,000) once mandatory inoculations kick in next year."

"There will also be fines, of up to 1,500 euros, for refusal to take a booster shot"

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-11-22/vaccine-holdouts-face-4-000-fine-in-austria-s-virus-crackdown
 
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December 2nd, 2021, 1:56 am

"New York’s School of American Ballet informed parents via email on Nov. 4 that all students—the school enrolls children as young as 6—must receive a Covid vaccine by January." your town, are u attending Ballet bearish? or u also need some stretching first ?

"While parents may choose to vaccinate their own children, these mandates are unethical and unlawful. Advocates of mandating Covid vaccines equate them with standard childhood shots against polio, chickenpox, TDaP (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) and MMR (measles, mumps and rubella). But those decades-old vaccine have gone through the full FDA testing regime. The covid vaccine  has received only emergency-use authorisation for this age group."


Forced Covid Vaccination for Kids Is Unlawful WSJ
It makes perfect sense that the WSJ thinks so. My body type (and probably my mind type) is not suited to ballet, but both of our kids spent some time at Ballet Academy East in NYC. Some years ago. At this stage, I don’t think I would have sent them to such a place if they were not requiring participants (and teachers) to be vaccinated.
 
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December 2nd, 2021, 10:36 am

""Despite ongoing vaccinations, we recommend raising serum 25(OH)D levels to above 50 ng/mL to prevent or mitigate new outbreaks due to escape mutations or decreasing antibody activity. “"

This is totally ignored by health authorities and almost all politicians

Why not D vit passports, if below 50 ng/mL stay the F**g home and take your boosters!  D vit booster!!

https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/13/10/3596