☕️ Coffee & Covid ☙ Saturday, November 27, 2021 ☙ OMICRON 🦠
A giant news roundup about the new Omicron variant; record cases in South Korea and Europe; surprising news about ivermectin; Kansas follows Florida's broad exemption strategy; and more.
Good morning C&C, and Happy Saturday! We have a mainly (but not completely) Omicron roundup for you this morning, including: important context for where and how the new variant sprang up; the WHO confirms its Chinese roots and names the new scariant; fun anagrams; you’ll never guess the injection status of 100% of the new Omicron infected; Pfizer and Moderna suddenly spring into action and should have a new injection formula ready any time now; someone’s kidnapped Joe Biden and made him impose racist travel restrictions with Africa; Merck makes history with a stunning announcement about its new Covid drug; U.S. all-cause mortality is super high; record cases in South Korea; record cases in Europe; ivermectin controls West Nile virus; Florida’s exemption laws spread to Kansas; and more.
🗞 *THE C&C ARMY POST* 🗞
🔥 I’m working on a new guide for employees subject to discriminatory treatment based on their injection status. I’ll post it separately as soon as it’s ready.
🗞*COVID NEWS AND COMMENTARY* 🗞
🔥 Before we dig into all the Omicron news, remember that just a week ago on November 20th I posted about a Yahoo News article headlined “Scientists mystified, wary, as Africa avoids COVID disaster.” I quoted Wafaa El-Sadr, chair of global health at Columbia University, who said “Africa doesn’t have the vaccines and the resources to fight COVID-19 that they have in Europe and the U.S., but somehow they seem to be doing better.”
Now — all of a sudden — Africa has a scary new variant that is probably going to require an all-out worldwide effort to vaccinate every single African before the scariant can take hold in the rest of the world. The Africans don’t need to take it for themselves. They need to get jabbed for the rest of us in the spirit of working together to save the planet, or something.
🦠 The W.H.O. determined at its emergency meeting yesterday that B.11.529 was a “variant of concern” after all, because of all its spike protein mutations. The health agency labeled the mutant virus with the Greek letter Omicron. In doing so, they skipped letters Nu and Xi to avoid offending the Chinese leader. I am not making that up; the W.H.O. confirmed that reason, simultaneously confirming that it is a wholly owned subsidiary of the communist Chinese government.
They also missed the inconvenient fact — not missed by the twitter-verse — that if you rearrange the letters in “Omicron,” it spells “moronic.”
💉 In a letter dated November 25, the South African Covid-19 task force coordinator describes the first four (4) cases infected with Moronic, I mean Omicron. Before you guess, remember that Africa has one of the lowest injection rates in the world. Ready? All four Omicron infections were breakthrough cases. In other words, all four of the Omicron injected were fully injected. 100% of them. So.
The South African Medical Association chief said - so far - they’ve seen a slight overall uptick in cases, but they feature “mild symptoms, and we haven’t seen a spike in hospital admissions.” This would be consistent with the well-known principle that more infectious variants are almost always less virulent.
🔥 Joe Biden sprang into action yesterday … well, maybe it would be more accurate to say he slowly meandered into action yesterday, with Jill pointing him towards the exit. Anyway, however sluggishly, Biden declared new travel restrictions between the U.S. and African countries.
But last year, Biden rightly called Covid travel restrictions with Africa “racist.” In a February 2020 tweet, he said, “Trump further diminished the U.S. in the eyes of the world by expanding his travel ban. This new ‘African Ban,’ is designed to make it harder for black and brown people to immigrate to the United States. It’s a disgrace, and we cannot let him succeed.”
It’s a disgrace!
See? There’s NO WAY this was Biden’s idea! Someone needs to rescue Joe Biden. Because this is TOTALLY racist. It proves that White Supremacists have kidnapped Biden and now control the White House. They are finally achieving their greatest dreams: new pandemic travel restrictions with Africa, just when we thought we’d finally put that invidious practice to rest.
Who could be behind this? We may have a clue. Fox News reported that “[t]he Biden administration will follow advice from Dr. Anthony Fauci and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and restrict travel from several African nations following the identification of variant B.1.1.529.” Aha! FAUCI was the same one who advised Trump in 2020 — when Biden correctly called it what is really is — invidious racism! Connect the dots!
Therefore, in addition to being a puppy torturer, a money launderer, and an illegal bioweapons engineer, we can safely say — just like Biden did — that Fauci is also a White Supremacist. So.
At long last, Dr. Fauci, have you no shame?
In a statement — none of this was live — Biden allegedly said, “The news about this new variant should make clearer than ever why this pandemic will not end until we have GLOBAL VACCINATIONS.” Aha. Global vaccination. But Biden’s statement wasn’t super clear about how the injections will end the pandemic. Somehow. Just trust us.
💉 Pfizer expects to have lab data on how its injection handles the “new variant” within two weeks. That was fast. It says it will then decide whether the vaccine “may require an adjustment.” Sounds totally legit. They just enter a different code into the computer or something, and — bing! New formula.
💉 NovaVax says it has — somehow — ALREADY started developing a new vaccine to target Omicron, and can start clinical trials as early as next week. That was fast too!
💉 The giant bureaucracy of the FDA also sprang into action over the holiday and lifted a 14-month clinical stay on Inovio’s vaccine candidate, which was shelved last year after the U.S. pulled funding for drugs apart from Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J. This will now allow Inovio’s formula to proceed into clinical trials, so that Inovio can test its injection against the Omicron variant. Like the mRNA drugs, the Inovio “vaccine” works by injecting genetic material into cells. Inovio added that, if its drug doesn’t work against Omicron, it can just “tweak” the formula within a week or two.
It’s so awesome how well all these government agencies are working together and getting things done so very, very quickly. It was totally NOT pre-planned — so please don’t even start with all that “plandemic” conspiracy theory stuff. These are hardworking government employees and giant bureaucracies that deserve to be applauded for getting so much done, safely and effectively, over Thanksgiving.
🔥 I have SO many questions. Since Delta and the other variants are still the main threats, assuming the mRNA drug makers can, in fact, quickly change their formulas to adapt to the new variant, would people then have to take BOTH jabs? The original formula AND the new formula? Or will the new formula produce TWO kinds of spike proteins? Because, if you get injected for Omicron, then you have no protection from Delta, right? And vice-versa? So, it’s two jabs or a double jab?
Either way, that seems like a lot of spike protein floating around. Do you think they’ll test it for safety first? Never mind, that’s a ridiculous idea. Sorry I asked.
🔥 Omicron → travel restrictions → vaccine development. It’s deja vu all over again.
💊 On the same day that Omicron made the news, Merck announced that its new Covid therapeutic treatment … doesn’t work very well. Wow. When was the last time you ever heard of Big Pharma issuing a press release describing how BAD its big new drug was? I can’t think of any. Not one.
Anyway, yesterday the New York Post headlined, “Merck says COVID-19 pill may not be as effective as they thought.” Darn it. Don’t you hate it when that happens. And thus, history is made, drugmakers knock their own products. So honest! So trustworthy!
The Post says Merck admitted its new experimental pill, molnupiravir, is really only 30 percent effective in protecting against hospitalizations and deaths in a recent study of 1,433 patients — a drop from a 50 percent effectiveness rate reported in its prior study of 775 patients.
Thirty percent is the placebo rate. Oh well. I guess it’s back to the jabs!
🔥 Speaking of the jabs, strangely, according to USMortality.com, excess deaths over the last 13 weeks in the United States are through the roof, leaping +112% over the same period in 2020 — which was during Covid but before the jabs. That’s an extra 200,000 deaths this year in 13 weeks. “All cause” mortality in 2021 is up +51% over 2020. So whatever is causing it seems to be picking up steam, since the more recent data shows a higher all-cause mortality.
🔥 Highly-injected, super mask-wearing South Korea set a new record level of infections this week with +4,000 cases in one day.
🔥 Collectively, cases in Europe are now +20% higher than they were at any point in 2020 — or even during the winter wave in early 2021. Meanwhile, EU health statistics show 81% of all adults over 18 have received at least one dose, with 77% being “fully injected.” According to OurWorldInData.com, Europe is now peaking at 459 cases per million. One year ago in November 2020, Europe peaked at 383 cases per million. Progress!
💊 Meanwhile, MedPage published an article describing new research finding that “[p]utting ivermectin in bird-feeders in places where Culex mosquitoes congregate showed promise in reducing the number of infectious mosquitoes that could transmit West Nile virus to humans[.]”
So. It de-worms horses AND controls mosquitos. What CAN’T ivermectin do?
🔥 Florida has appealed the denial of its emergency injunction motion of the CMS mandate to the Eleventh Circuit, which has yet to weigh in on any big vaccine cases.
🔥 Amidst a flurry of quiet changes to the injections’ fact sheets this month, and after a whole bunch of countries suspended the drug for people under 30, the FDA added a single line in the Moderna disclosures stating that, compared to other injections, the drug shows an ‘increased risk’ of myocarditis. So.
🔥 The Epoch Times reported that the United Auto Workers union announced an agreement this week with Ford, GM, and Stellantis that includes not mandating injections. The carmakers will ask union members to say whether they’ve had the shot, and wear masks, but won’t make them get jabbed. For now.
🔥 The governor of Kansas said she will sign a bill just approved by the legislature that requires businesses mandating injections to allow broad exceptions for workers who don’t want to get the vaccine. Very much like Florida’s new law. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly (Democrat) said in a one-sentence statement this week that she will sign the bill into law “when it reaches my desk.”
So. Florida’s new exemptions mechanism is spreading faster than Omicron.
Have a super-fantastic Saturday and I’ll see you guys on Monday!
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