What the Church Needs to Know About Covid-19 (Part I)
And What to Do About It
Dear Pastor or Father,
This might be one of the most important and timely things you’ve ever read. If you take the time to read it, and then you disagree, I’ll reimburse you for your time. I’m not joking.
I’m an attorney. Don’t hate me for it! I’ll suddenly be your best friend on the day you need me, don’t worry. I only mention it because I am a litigating attorney and everything I cite in this article will be something I can prove in court. No conspiracy theories. Most of the data comes from the CDC, the NIH, the FDA, other state agencies, or major American newspapers. I don’t truck in conspiracy theory because, by definition, they’re unprovable.
God gave me a message to give you:
When the Church wakes up, this will all be over.
But if the Church DOESN’T wake up, this will BE all over.
The fact that I don’t have to tell you what “this” is speaks volumes. Let’s get started.
What You Don’t Know About Covid-19
We are now near the lowest point of mortality since the pandemic began.
2. The CDC’s weekly U.S. mortality dashboard reports that deaths are at the lowest weekly point since March 2020:
You didn’t know that, did you? With the “Delta variant” raging and all that. You probably thought that mortality was through the roof. It’s not.
(Update 9/1/2021: Mortality is ticking up again, for reasons that will become clear below, and probably because the southern summer Covid wave is transitioning to the northern states’ fall wave. But the point remains the same, which is (1) you’ve been told for two months that things are dire, and they weren’t, and (2) even now we are still seeing only a fraction of the mortality from the winter 2021 and spring 2020 levels.)
3. Pediatric mortality from Covid in Florida is below flu levels. For all of 2020, there were 22 pediatric deaths from influenza in Florida. For all of 2020 and 2021 combined, there have only been 15 pediatric deaths from Covid-19:
Those other risks like drowning and suffocation are much more significant for kids than Covid-19. In fact, Covid-19 has been the least likely cause of death for kids in the United States:
4. We are probably well over the summer peak already, at least in southern states like Florida. Northern states probably still have their seasonal fall wave coming. The Harvard/Yale “R-naught” dashboard reports that Florida’s score is in the mid-70’s. R-naught, or “R0,” is the measure of how infectious the virus is. If the R0 is 1, then one infected person in turn infects one other person, and the virus is stable. If the R0 is 2, then one infected person in turn infects two other persons, and the virus is spreading. Here’s the latest dashboard for my county in Florida, in the midst of “Delta variant” hysteria:
You can see where it peaked at around 1.7 in July, but is now down to 0.74. Note the language in the description: “If it’s below 1.0, COVID-19 cases will decrease in the near future.”
Here’s where things start to get difficult. In early August — this month — the CDC announced ominously that Covid-19’s R0 was “the same as chickenpox.” Chickenpox has an R0 of 10.0 — one of the highest recorded viral R0’s of any virus, ever recorded. Comparing Covid to Chickenpox was such a bizarre and blatant distortion of reality that even NPR had to call out the CDC:
So keep this question in mind: If we can’t count on the CDC for accurate information, then who can we count on?
5. We now know that the vaccine immunity is NOT long-lasting.
It’s short-lasting. Even Pfizer and Moderna say so. Dr. Fauci just announced that boosters might be needed every five months:
Every five months. Wow. That’s not very long. And we haven’t known about this short-lasting vaccine problem for very long, either. Just since early this month, in fact:
Three weeks ago the U.S. government was calling for booster shots every eight months. Last week they shortened it to every six months. Now it’s at five months. We’ve lost three months of protection in two weeks. But even worse, in countries that are far ahead of us in vaccination rate, vaccinated people are getting serious Covid-19 in large numbers:
Oddly, Covid-19 infections in Israel (80% vaccinated) are spiking, while Covid-19 infections in the neighboring Palestinian territory (11% vaccinated) are flat:
It’s happening in Britain, too:
Finally, in late August, 2021, CDC Director Walensky admitted that the U.S. will likely see the same types of increasing post-vaccination hospitalizations here, too:
“The data that we’ve been looking at is our international colleagues, who are ahead of us both in the Delta surge as well as, um, have vaccinated large — a few weeks ahead of us in terms of large portions of their population that have been vaccinated. Data that we’ve seen from our international colleagues, specifically and especially Israel, have demonstrated, um, a worsening of infections among vaccinated people over time. And so, um, we are — remain concerned about that. As we see in the context of Delta variant, some breakthroughs that are occurring, um, and decreased vaccine effectiveness that is occurring in the context of infection. Um, we are watching the experience of other countries carefully, and are concerned that we too will see what Israel is seeing, which is worsening infections over time.”
6. But we have also learned that natural immunity IS long-lasting.
Many scientists predicted this, but the CDC initially rejected the idea. In February, 2021, Dr. Fauci said that vaccine-induced immunity was “longer, broader, and more durable than natural immunity.” But now we know that vaccine immunity wanes quickly, and has to be refreshed as often as every five months. But on the other hand, natural immunity is looking very
What does this mean? Maybe we should be focusing on a strategy to protect vulnerable people by sheltering them, while letting the healthy population get through Covid-19 as quickly as possible, treating them for serious cases. Maybe boosting everyone with a brand-new vaccine for the rest of their lives is not the best strategy. Just saying.
7. Vaccines were sold to us on the theory we’d use them to get to “herd immunity.” But that ship has now sailed and fallen off the edge of the Earth.
In late 2020, Fauci, the CDC, and large news agencies were all telling us that the vaccines would help us reach herd immunity, where the virus has nowhere to go because so many people have been immunized:
Whoops. Since we now know that vaccinated people can still get and transmit the infection, there is no way we can ever reach herd immunity through the vaccine:
Back in March of this year, CDC Director Rochelle Walenskey said:
The data suggests that vaccinated people do not carry the virus.
But this month, on August 6, she told Wolf Blitzer:
Our vaccines are working exceptionally well, they continue to work well for delta with regard to severe illness and death, they prevent it, but what they can’t do anymore is prevent transmission.
They can’t prevent transmission of the virus. Can’t. No herd immunity.
At this point, you might be wondering, what IS the plan now? What ARE we trying to accomplish with the vaccines? Jabbing people every few months forever? I am concerned that there IS NO PLAN now. No plan except to continue doing what isn’t working. And you know what they call that.
8. And, the Covid vaccines are leaky. Leaky vaccines make viruses mutate faster and become more deadly.
A “leaky” vaccine is one that provides some health benefits but doesn’t immunize the patient. So the virus can keep living inside the vaccinated person, and mutating. It mutates to try to “escape” the vaccine’s limited protection. Take a look at what one recent study says about leaky vaccines.
We have known for some time that leaky vaccines push viruses to mutate faster:
9. Forget about mutations and variants. Because the vaccines are leaky, and because animals can catch Covid-19, we can NEVER get rid of it. Never.
In early August a new study of white-tailed deer, which live in 49 states in the U.S., showed that almost half (40%) of them had Covid-19 antibodies. Almost HALF:
We now know of up to 20 species of animals that can catch the virus, including household cats and dogs. The technical terminology for this phenomenon is that the Covid-19 virus has an “animal reservoir.”
Even if we could vaccinate every single man, woman, and child in the world all on the same day, we still couldn’t get rid of Covid. The animals would re-infect us. And you can’t vaccinate the animals, because they don’t respond to shaming or threats of loss of employment.
What does all this mean?
It means this:
Vaccinated folks are probably driving most mutations, not unvaccinated.
Natural immunity is far longer, broader, and more durable than vaccine-induced immunity.
Vaccination will not stop infections or create herd immunity.
Covid cannot be eradicated because of Animal Reservoirs.
Covid is here to stay.
And the Israel experience suggests that, as we increase vaccinations, serious hospitalizations are going to spike here, too. We have a “complicated” future coming soon. What are you going to do about it?
Jeff...right on. So well laid out and thank you for your time. Yes to wartime pastors instead of powerless evangelicals who think the spiritual realm gives a rip about number of instagram followers. Those who have ears to hear are waking up. The Lord put on my heart to invite several networks, churches, and faith warriors in other countries to fast on Wednesdays. Fasting and praying is what Daniel did in Daniel 9-10 and it affected Gabriel and Michael's battle. Well done----keep going. The Kingdom of God continues advancing pushing back the darkness.
Reading this and realizing it’s a FULL YEAR later and the CDC and Biden admin are STILL LYING or playing clueless about vaccines and their effectiveness is so criminal. People still being terminated and fighting in court for their jobs. Truly despicable.