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The Forbidden COVID-19 ChroniclesThe Asymptomatic Spread of COVID 19
Pamela A. Popper, President
Wellness Forum Health

Common symptoms of flu include:
·        fever or chills

·        cough

·        sore throat

·        runny or stuffy nose

·        muscle or body aches

·        headaches

·        fatigue

·        vomiting and/or diarrhea

People with these types of symptoms usually do not need much convincing to stay home – they don’t feel well and they would rather be at home in bed. 

Employers usually don’t put up much of a fuss when sick people want to stay home or go home in the middle of the day when they start to have symptoms. I can speak from experience as an employer – sick people usually don’t get much work done. And those of us who are not sick would like to stay well. Our policy is that sick people stay home or go home if they get sick in the middle of the workday.

Another of our policies is that healthy employees – those without symptoms – don’t require medical attention. We don’t test them, we don’t take their temperatures, and we don’t require that they wear masks. We also do not maintain distance from them. We are not afraid of asymptomatic people – even if they have – God forbid – been in the same room as someone who has the flu.

This may seem amazing to some people, but we have been able to use common sense  for 25 years without any guidance or mandates from government officials – and there have been no negative consequences.  

As it turns out, our policies are good ones and are supported by scientific evidence, which I will present later in this article. First, we’ll take a look at what federal agencies and employees have said about the asymptomatic spread of COVID-19, also known as THE FLU.

The Centers for Disease Control, which has abandoned any pretense of using evidence for developing its recommendations in 2020, announced that asymptomatic carriers (people exposed to a pathogen or virus but have no symptoms) were responsible for 50% of all transmissions of COVID-19.[i][1] This, according to the CDC, warranted a demand that asymptomatic people be tested – sometimes frequently – and that all humans wear masks indefinitely to prevent the spread of a disease that has a recovery rate of over 99% for most people.  

But then in August 2020, the CDC changed its mind and decided that asymptomatic people did not need to be tested – even if they had been exposed to someone with COVID-19.[ii][2] On October 21 2020, CDC changed its mind AGAIN and stated that asymptomatic people should be tested for COVID-19.[iii][3]

Mr. Fauci stated on January 28 2020 that that asymptomatic carriers do not drive epidemics. He said, “In all the history of respiratory-borne viruses of any type, asymptomatic transmission has never been the driver of outbreaks. It’s always a symptomatic person.”[iv][4]

By April Fauci, who during his entire career never let facts get in the way of his pronouncements, had changed his mind and said that “hundreds of thousands – or even millions of silent carriers may be unwittingly spreading coronavirus in the U.S.” He then added, “I don’t have any scientific data to say that.”[v][5] I’ll give the guy credit for honesty – he now just states publicly that he makes stuff up.

Since “the experts” cannot seem to issue coherent guidance, perhaps we should look at some research and make up our own minds about asymptomatic spread. According to a study published in Nature researchers identified 300 asymptomatic cases in China by screening over nine million Chinese citizens in Wuhan after the lockdown. Samples were cultured in the lab and “no viable virus was found,” which led the researchers to report that “…there was no evidence that the identified asymptomatic positive cases were infectious.[vi][6]

They further followed 1174 close contacts of the asymptomatic cases and reported that not one of those contacts tested positive for COVID-19. They noted, “Compared with symptomatic patients, asymptomatic infected persons generally have low quantity of viral loads and a short duration of viral shedding, which decrease the transmission risk of SARS-CoV-2.”

A meta-analysis that included 79 studies showed that asymptomatic carriers had shorter periods of infection and fast viral clearance,[vii][7] making transmission to others unlikely.

Another recent meta-analysis reported that the prevalence of asymptomatic spread was considerably lower than reported by “many highly publicized studies.”[viii][8]

A systematic review of published studies concluded, “…that there is scant, if any, evidence that asymptomatic or presymptomatic individuals play an important role in influenza transmission. As such, recent articles concerning pandemic planning, some using transmission modeling, may have overestimated the effect of presymptomatic or asymptomatic influenza transmission.”[ix][9]

During previous flu seasons, we did not shut the world down, wear masks, practice social distancing, close the schools, and incessantly test perfectly healthy people who had no symptoms. And somehow the human race survived. This history, combined with research studies, allows us to feel confident in ignoring the incoherent advice issued by public health officials and agencies and the mandates issued by the emperors and empresses who have overthrown our government. We’ll stick with common sense and evidence.

[x][1]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Scientific Brief: Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of Sars-CoV-2. November 20 2020  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/more/masking-science-sars-cov2.html
[xi][2] Katherine J. Wu. C.D.C. Now Says People Without COVID-19 Symptoms Do Not Need Testing. New York Times August 25 2020
[xii][3] Overview of Testing for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/testing-overview.html
[xiii][4] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6koHkBCoNQ&feature=youtu.be&t=2642
[xiv][5] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJyCc8QbWAE&feature=youtu.be&t=4822
[xv][6] Cao S, Gan Y, Wang C et al. “Post-lockdown SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid screening in nearly ten million residents of Wuhan, China.” Nature Comm 2020;11(5917)
[xvi][7] Cevik M, Tate M, Lloyd O, Maraolo AE, Schafers J, Ho A. “SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV, and MERS-CoV viral load dynamics, duration of viral shedding, and infectiousness: a systematic review and meta-analysis.” Lancet Microbe 2020 Nov;https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanmic/article/PIIS2666-5247(20)30172-5/fulltext
[xvii][8] Byambasuren O, Cardona M, Bell K, Clark J, McLaws ML, Flasziou P. “Estimating the extent of asymptomatic COVID-19 and its potential for community transmission: Systematic review and meta-analysis.” https://jammi.utpjournals.press/doi/pdf/10.3138/jammi-2020-0030
[xviii][9] Patrozou E, Mermel LA. “Does Influenza Transmission Occur from Asymptomatic Infection or Prior to Symptom Onset?” Public Health Rep 2009 Mar-Apr;124(2):193-196

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The New Mosquito Threat – Can We Reverse A Dangerous Mistake? – By Author Jeffrey Smith | The Real Truth About Health

The biotech industry’s claim that genetically modified (GM) foods are safe is shattered in this groundbreaking lecture. Safety assessments on GM crops are not competent to identify the health problems, and industry research is rigged to avoid finding problems.

This lecture is for anyone wanting to understand GM technology, to learn how to protect themselves, or to share their concerns with others. It is presented in the clear, accessible style that made Jeffrey Smith’s Seeds of Deception the world’s best-selling book on genetically engineered foods.

The leading consumer advocate promoting healthier non-GMO choices, Jeffrey Smith’s meticulous research documents how biotech companies continue to mislead legislators and safety officials to put the health of society at risk and the environment in peril. His work expertly summarizes why the safety assessments conducted by the FDA and regulators worldwide teeter on a foundation of outdated science and false assumptions, and why genetically engineered foods must urgently become our nation’s top food safety priority.

Mr. Smith’s feature-length documentary Genetic Roulette-The Gamble of Our Lives was awarded the 2012 Movie of the Year (Solari Report) and the Transformational Film of the Year (AwareGuide). Described as a “life-changer” and seen by millions worldwide, the film links genetically engineered food to toxic and allergic reactions, infertility, digestive disorders, and numerous problems that have been on the rise in the US population since genetically modified organisms (GMOs) were introduced.

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The Top 4 Contributors To Getting Alzheimer’s Disease – By Dr. Pam Popper | The Real Truth About Health

The Top 4 Contributors To Getting Alzheimer’s Disease – By Author Pam Popper

Overmedicated, overfed, and malnourished, most Americans fail to realize the answer to lower disease rates doesn’t lie in more pills but in the foods we eat.With so much misleading nutritional information regarded as common knowledge, from “everything in moderation” to “avoid carbs,” the average American is ill-equipped to recognize the deadly force of abundant, cheap, unhealthy food options that not only offer no nutritional benefits but actually bring on a disease.

In this lecture, Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D. ND, speaks about the dire state of American health—the result of poor nutrition choices stemming from food politics and medical misinformation. But, more important, she shares the key to getting and staying healthy for life.

Backed by numerous scientific studies, Pamela A. Popper, Ph.D., ND details how dietary choices either build health or destroy it.

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All Viruses Mutate | Dr. Pam Popper | MakeAmericansFreeAgain.com

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Gaining Weight during Lockdown? Here Are 10 Tips to Avoid Overeating | Ariel Belloso | NutritionRaw.com

With no lockdown or mask mandate, Florida has roughly same hospitalization level as 2018 flu season | Daniel Horowitz | RonPaulInstitute.org

We are being told that our liberties must be suspended in order to keep hospitals from reaching apocalyptic levels. But what if those levels are just above normal and not anywhere near apocalyptic levels? And what if these lockdown measures do nothing to keep the levels down anyway?
Well, if there is anywhere we can cross-check this hypothesis, it would be in Florida, where there is no lockdown or mask mandate. In fact, people are flocking there from out of state to enjoy vacations and host conferences and even to live. Naturally, we’d expect hospital levels to be bursting at the seams if they rise and fall with lockdowns and masks, right?

Well, actually, you can barely see an increase in the hospitalization level in the Sunshine State from previous years, and the current level appears to be on par with the 2018 flu season, which was more of a pandemic flu than other flus in recent years. And in 2018, we did nothing as a nation to suspend liberties.
There is much debate over how to count a COVID hospitalization given the rampant and unprecedented testing of people relative to past flus. But one easy way to observe an apples-to-apples comparison to past flu seasons is to compare the overall average daily census of hospitalizations now to previous years and adjust those numbers per capita to existing population. In other words, if all of the COVID patients are legitimately there because of COVID, we would see an enormous excess in the total number of people in the hospital at any given moment for any ailment. Florida is simply not seeing a gigantic increase.

Here is how the math works: HHS tracks total daily hospital levels in all the states dating back to Jan. 1, 2020. If you take the average daily total hospitalization levels in Florida for the fourth quarter of 2020, you will find an average (some days are more, some are less) of 43,150.

Naturally, I wondered what the levels were in previous years, because the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration publishes quarterly data of hospital censuses for several recent years. I started with the first quarter of 2018, which included the harshest flu season we had in a decade. If you average the total hospital census over the 90 days from Jan. 1 to March 31, it works out to 41,094 people in the hospital on an average day. Adjusting for the population at the time, that would be 1,972 hospitalizations per 1 million people. That is compared to 1,998 per 1 million for this past quarter of 2020 with COVID as the predominant illness.

FLU stats 1-6-21

As you can see, although the hospital numbers for the fourth quarter of 2020 were about 6%-8% higher than in the fourth quarter of the previous two years, it was barely higher than the first quarters of every year. The reason it is fair to compare to the worst months of previous years is because it has become clear that the flu is gone for this year and that COVID-19 is this year’s version of the flu. Thus, with flu cases down 98.8%, it is reasonable to assume that the January census will not grow as it typically does during peak flu season.

Read the whole article here.

Source: With no lockdown or mask mandate, Florida has roughly same hospitalization level as 2018 flu season

What’s the Ideal BMI? | Dr. Michael Greger | NutritionFacts.org

Is there a unisex chart to see what your optimal weight might be based on your height? How to calculate the ideal BMI.
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As a reminder, BMI doesn’t take composition of weight into account (fat versus muscle). I dive into this topic in my next video:: What’s the Ideal Waist Size? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/whats…).
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The Hidden Truth About Hybrid Fruits That Increase Sugars So You’ll Buy More | The Real Truth About Health

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Tips for Reading and Understanding COVID-19 Research | Dr. Pam Popper

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