Skip to comments.THE COMING WAVE (An Interview With Mother Abigail)
Posted on 12/14/2011 4:59:02 AM PST by James Oscar
Oh, man, that image reminds me of the scene in "Run Silent, Run Deep" where, during a depth charge attack, the sailor is lying on the floor of the torpedo room and the torpedo rolls off its rack and falls on him.
I still have occasional nightmares of that scene ...
washington post indicates the sheriff office has removed bedding. How long does the CDC normally take to identify a flu strain?
Looks like one of the dead had a flu shot.
Ping to keep an eye on...
By Amir Makar / Daily News Egypt March 15, 2012, 6:37 pm
HIV is a phenomenon, not a disease, said Kozman in his presentation, demonstrating that HIV sufferers in Egypt (whom he estimates to be at least 30,000) experience a trilogy of Ss: shame, stigma, and silence.
He warned of an impending catastrophe if no steps were made to increase awareness about STDs and take proper measures to handle HIV spread.
Explaining the role played by Ashoka, Kozman said the organization taught him how to address the community, run an NGO, and particularly deal with the media and television.
The lattermost was extremely important. His NGO was among the most attacked NGOs in Egypt even more than those recently shutdown that advocated human rights, especially when it came to revealing medical corruption and unjust treatment of HIV carriers.
Pregnant HIV carriers who went into labour, he continued, were referred to fever hospitals rather than ordinary delivery ones. Carriers were also rejected for treatment by ordinary doctors who feared the associated social stigma.
MA might not be far off target when she predicts Egypt as an early warning sign of HIV mutation.
Obamacare may accelerate the whole thing.....
This is insanity. What in the world are they thinking?
No, Calvert County is across the Chesapeake Bay from the Delmarva peninsula. It is next to St. Mary's County, across the Patuxent River.
Evil. (and the destruction of America)
John Size, CTVNews.ca
Date: Sat. Mar. 31 2012 11:17 AM ET
A new strain of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Saskatchewan may be the cause of an increase in AIDS-related deaths in the province, experts say.
A leading researcher at Vancouver’s Simon Fraser University said the new strain appears to be unique to Saskatchewan.
“It may mean there’s a highly fit virus that has evolved and is just working really well in moving through this population,” biologist Jamie Scott told CTV Saskatoon.
Experts aren’t sure what the new strain may mean for infected persons, but mortality rates in the province appear to be on the rise.
“Why are people dying so much from the virus here? People are advancing to AIDS and much more so than normal,” Scott said.
Thought you might be interested in the post above - because of MA’s prediction.
Fast mutations explain why HIV is so dangerous
One of the ways by which viruses evade our immune system is mutation. They change parts of their genetic code, which results in small differences in the production of molecules that make up the ‘body’ of the virus. These changes often render the body ‘blind’ for the threat, because it is set to respond against predetermined molecular signatures. Scientists from MIT and Harvard have revealed that HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, undergoes several mutations in the first few weeks after infection. This may be the reason why HIV is so effective in destroying our bodily defences, and it is important information for vaccine development.
After HIV enters the body, it undergoes several rapid mutations in order to evade immune cells that are out to destroy the virus. That is what the researchers discovered when they looked at the genetic code at different time points after infection. It appears that these rapid adaptations are required to keep the HIV infection steady, and allow for an efficient rate of reproduction, necessary for the pathogenic process in which the virus tries to maintain its presence in the body. It was already known that mutation poses one of the key successes for HIV, but a mechanism that reveals fast adaptations right after infection is new for us.
The molecular mechanism by which HIV infects a cell. Specific surface markers enable entry into the cell, whereafter the cellular machinery is hijacked to copy its genetic code.
It appears that HIV has ways for a rapid response against whatever it is that the immune system is throwing at it. The scientists found that whenever the immune system had raised a bunch of cells able to recognize certain molecular signatures present on the viral surface, known as an epitope, HIV was able to change it. It means that the virus holds an extremely effective mechanism to escape from the immune system, by adapting as soon as our defences cooked up a way to destroy the virus. Because viral destruction is impossible without raising cells able to recognize something as foreign, our immune system is effectively blind.
Q: And what would that goal be?
MA: To break out.
Q: You mean to be more virulent, don’t you?
MA: Yes, it has only one purpose, only one drive and only one effect - it kills human beings.
This bit of malevolent RNA has now colonized the planet earth and is working on a scale that you cannot imagine to move from host to host more efficiently. As it now exists, it is very difficult for it to pass from host to host. That being so, any mutation that allows it more access to a wider number of carriers will be highly beneficial to the organism and its relentless attack on our species.
Q: I can understand that. But it has not evolved in that arena yet, why do you believe that there is a likelihood of it becoming more transmittable?
MA: There are really not that many potential outcomes.
1. We find a way to kill it.
2. It continues to be a manageable chronic illness.
3. It becomes more virulent.”
NOVEMBER 26, 2010
Thank you for the updates James. Not happy things to read, but I’d rather know what’s going on than not know.
This would be likely if mortality were to be 5%-25%. However, should mortality go much higher than that, people will be much too busy surviving for government to be effective.
90% short-term mortality would result in wars within a generation as people try to occupy the vacant spaces. 99% short-term mortality will be near 100% in some areas. 99.9% short-term mortality would leave 7 million and make it a challenge for people to find people to have children.
Many more would starve/be killed by other pathogens/animals/other people. I strongly doubt species extinction, even at 99.9% short-term mortality, unless there is a second wave of nukes/biological weapons/other assorted insanity.
Thought I would bump this old thread with Mother Abigal’s predictions and warnings. Although perhaps the warning is a bit too late now with Ebola on the loose in Nigeria.
We had a thread called the Marburg Surveillance Thread, where everyone posted links to articles about an outbreak then.
I'm thinking it would be good to do the same with the current Ebola outbreak.
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