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NatImmunity Immunology 101 / Immune Equilibrium theory

VaxHistory Historical uses, successes?, failures, and definitions of vaccines

CVirus SARS-CoV-2 / “Covid-19”

CVRisk / CVChildRisk / CVPregnancyRisk Risks from infection with SARS-CoV-2 / risk-benefit for Covid vaccines

CVAXRisk Covid vaccine risks / harms

CVAXMyocarditis Covid-vaccine-induced Myocarditis / the data signal for

CVAXEfficacy Covid vaccine (in)efficacy / Current case patterns as a reflection of

CVAXEnhancment Covid vaccines and antibody dependent enhancement, or other “Leaky Vaccine Disaster” topics

CVAXMutantVirus (Alleged) selection pressure effects of Covid vaccines on SARS-CoV-2

CVAXFailure The understanding, occasionally endorsed by the media/state, that the Covid vaccines have failed to end The Pandemic™ (as often explained with unvaccinated “stab-in-the-back” theories)

CVReinfection, CVAX, CVAXBooster, CVAXMandate self-explanatory

The Pandemic™ Authoritarian implications of masks, shutdowns, Covid vaccines / Media fabrication of and public compliance with the Pandemic Reality / Necessity for overcoming fear of the virus, death to undo Pandemic Reality

ScienceHubris Notable or contemporary examples of scientific wishful thinking

2021

December

Crackpot Corner: HIV Origins Spitballing Edition - VaxHistory; HIV: -and the polio vaccine?, -and the measles vaccine? (a “time-capsule” in advance of deeper research); Polio vaccine: -and the SV40 controversy

Truth Bombs (as a verb) - CVAXEfficacy: -and resilient “severe efficacy” (the importance of acknowledging when discussing CVAXHarms); review: Sun, J. et al. “Association Between Immune Dysfunction and COVID-19 Breakthrough Infection After SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination in the US.”

Funeral for a Fact - CVAXEnhancement: -and the overhyping of, within Substack “Leaky Vaccine Disaster” discourse, -and historic counterexamples (smallpox, flu, polio); CVAXEfficacy: and the Omicron “negative efficacy” illusion; Polio: -and “leaky vaccines,” -and possible large-scale effects of the transition to inactivated/injected IPV; VaxHistory

Reversal - CVAXHarms: -and myocarditis; review: Patone, M. et al. “Risk of myocarditis following sequential COVID-19 vaccinations by age and sex.”

Neg - CVAXEfficacy: and “negative efficacy”, -and Denmark Omicron data, -and innate immune suppression; NatImmunity: -and Natural Antibodies; review: Hansen, H. “Vaccine effectiveness against SARS-CoV-2 infection with the Omicron or Delta variants following a two-dose or booster BNT162b2 or mRNA-1273 vaccination series: A Danish cohort study.”

Mouse Party - Omicron: -and possible mouse origin, -and mouse serial passage studies using early-2020 CVirus isolates, -and work at UNC under Ralph Baric; CVirus: -expanding biological niche of; review: Cameroni, E. et al. “Broadly neutralizing antibodies overcome SARS-CoV-2 Omicron antigenic shift.” Wei, C. et al. “Evidence for a mouse origin of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant.” Leist, S. et al. “A Mouse-Adapted SARS-CoV-2 Induces Acute Lung Injury and Mortality in Standard Laboratory Mice.”

And We’re Back - CVAXMandate: -and the 6th Circuit reversal of the OSHA stay; -and ambivalent signals from the Supreme Court

The Trial - PHMPT Pfizer document trove; FDA FOIA stonewalling; Pfizer CVAX Trials -CVAXEfficacy definition in, -poor measurement of CVAX harms during, -possible hidden AEs; CVAXEfficacy: and the so-called “worry window”

Darmok and the Spike Protein at Tanagra - “Original Antigenic Sin”: Is not real (in the context of NatImmunity); review: Lin, C. et al. “Pre-existing humoral immunity to human common cold coronaviruses negatively impacts the protective SARS-CoV-2 antibody response.” Goldberg, Y. et al. “Protection and waning of natural and hybrid COVID-19 immunity.”

Oh Nomicron! - CVirus: -and “scheduled” variants in South Africa, -and conspiracy theories regarding; Omicron: -and CVReinfection, -and CVChildRisk; review: Pulliam, J. et al. “Increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 reinfection associated with emergence of the Omicron variant in South Africa.”

A Tale of Two Children - CVChildRisk: -and lack of grounds for supposing CVAX can reduce unknown long-term effects

November

Being Cron Malkovich - NatImmunity: -and viruses as a reflection of the “mirror” of the host, -and likely environmental / lifestyle disruptions to; viral evolution: -and the lack of support for the “viruses want to get milder” trope, -and CVirus, -and Omicron; influenza, polio, dolphin measles: -and historic random changes in viral severity; review: Miller, D. L. et al. (1971.) “Epidemiology of the Hong Kong/68 Variant of Influenza A2 in Britain.”

In Orphania: Pt. 2 - medicalization as the revocation of biological parenthood; VaxHistory: -vaccination as covenant, -vs circumcision as covenant; progressivism; secularism

In Orphania: Pt. 1 - CVAX in children: -mis-dosing and adult-dosing reports in the first 12 days of the US EUA, -confusion caused by Pfizer “color caps” + diluent system, -mRNA dosage values per X diluent values in “adult” and “5-11” vials

DДRK WIИTER - CVAX harms: -media headlines as “confession” in advance

Invisible Apocalypse - CVAX harms: -possible US all-cause mortality signal for; CVirus: -high US death toll in summer 2021, -possible signal for “death by ventilator.”

And a Waste of Time - CVAX harms; CVAX trials: -removal / distortion of Adverse Events; review: Johnson, Ron. “Expert Panel on Federal Vaccine Mandates.”

Perfunctory² - Pfizer CVAX trials: -errors and breaches during, -lack of FDA reply to Ventavia whistleblower comments, -deficiencies of protocol design, -misrepresentation of adverse events (CVAXRisk); review: Thacker, Paul. “Covid-19: Researcher blows the whistle on data integrity issues in Pfizer’s vaccine trial.”

October

Liquid Cancer - CVAXRisk -and cancer, -and possible irrelevance of the spike protein to cancer risk, -and exosomes/“free-floating spike”, -and “shedding” spike, -and fact-checkers (ScienceHubris); CVAX design: -and immune evasion, - and pseudouridine; - review: Bansal, S. et al. “Cutting Edge: Circulating Exosomes with COVID Spike Protein Are Induced by BNT162b2 (Pfizer–BioNTech) Vaccination prior to Development of Antibodies: A Novel Mechanism for Immune Activation by mRNA Vaccines.”

Forever Spike v1.1 - CVAXEfficacy October 29 (equal transmission in UK, severe outcomes false alarm in Sweden); CVAXEnhancement: -lack of evidence for in UK; base-rate fallacy: -and CVirus waves; NatImmunity: - the basics (link); Progressivism: -as reply to end of material progress (link); Medicalization: -corporatism as cause for (link); VAXMandate: -and SCOTUS and Maine healthcare workers (link); review: Singanayagam, A. et al. “Community transmission and viral load kinetics of the SARS-CoV-2 delta (B.1.617.2) variant in vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals in the UK: a prospective, longitudinal, cohort study.” Nordström, P. et al. “Effectiveness of Covid-19 Vaccination Against Risk of Symptomatic Infection, Hospitalization, and Death Up to 9 Months: A Swedish Total-Population Cohort Study.”

(Non-) Update to "(Not) Coming Up" - CVAXEnhancement; Original Antigenic Sin; Flu vaccines: -and high rates of injection in US children ≥6 months old (VaxHistory), -and ScienceHubris; NatImmunity

(Not) Coming Up - CVAXEnhancement; Original Antigenic Sin; CVAXEfficacy October 22 (“negative efficacy” is globally unreadable); Dengue Virus; VaxHistory: -and Dengue Virus; NatImmunity

Scienceme Street - CVChildRisk; The Pandemic™ as a war on childhood; CDC MMWR cherry-picking; Defining vaccine efficacy / effectiveness (absolute/relative risk etc); “Test-Negative Case Control” studies, -as a byproduct of ScienceHubris in vaccine research (VaxHistory); Review: Olson, SM et al. “Effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA Vaccination Against COVID-19 Hospitalization Among Persons Aged 12–18 Years — United States, June–September 2021.”

yUcK! - CVAXEfficacy October 15 (Israel, UK, Northern US + Canada); Negative CVAXEfficacy in the UK?; UK CVAXBooster rollout; Molnupiravir / ribonucleoside analogs / Ribavirin / Remdesivir revisited; ScienceHubris

Doppelgänger - Molnupiravir / ribonucleoside analogs / Ribavirin / Remdesivir, -mechanism -mutagenicity / teratogenicity -testing, -as a stand-in for CVAXRisk?; cellular biology; RNA, -how it works in the cell, -different forms; genetic expression; polymerase; CTP

Crackpot Corner: Marekspocalypse Edition - CVAXMutantVirus; Marek’s Effect; Marek’s Disease Virus; herpesviruses; coronaviruses; NatImmunity and immune-evading / “Onboarded” viruses

OCARDITIS! - CVAXMyocarditis, -proposed mechanism for increased incidence in teen and young adult male recipients, -potential under-diagnosis in women, -potential relationship to non-aspiration during injection (“inadvertent intravenous injection”), -ScienceHubris RE Pt 2; CVAXRisk; Medical awokening; review: Simone, A. et al. “Acute Myocarditis Following COVID-19 mRNA Vaccination in Adults Aged 18 Years or Older.”

September

Literally Hitler - The Pandemic™ Unpersoning compared to Nazi Germany Unpersoning; VaxHistory in Germany; medical coercion in the anglosphere; Complicity of businesses and private individuals in the Holocaust; Review: Marcetic, Branko. “You Know Who Else Opposed Vaccine Mandates? Hitler.” Thießen, Malte. “Vom immunisierten Volkskörper zum „präventiven Selbst.””

Saving Private mRNAyn - CVAXMutantVirus and the Trevor Bedford “spike evolutionary leaps” video; CVPregnancyRisk, -my text-snippet for questions about; CVAXRisk: spooky metallic contaminates edition??

Dashboard Divinations, take 5 - CVAXRisk and the Israeli booster rollout; CVAXBooster efficacy; CVAXEfficacy September 19 (Israel); Review: Bar-On, Y. et al. “BNT162b2 vaccine booster dose protection: A nationwide study from Israel.”

Updates to “Forever Spike” - The Pandemic™ compared to pre-Hussein Iraq; normalcy during revolution / totalitarianism; Poppies from Iraq (Brigitte Findakly)

Forever Spike - CVAXEfficacy September 17 (Israel, UK, southern US), -and potential disabling of innate immunity; CVAXRisk; NatImmunity, -and innate immunity, Natural Killer Cells, and immune tolerance; CVAXMutantVirus -and escape mutants, -and Marek’s Effect, -and “Vaxxed superspreaders”? -and Forever Spike (endless waves);

Myo-Card Me a River - CVAXMyocarditis, -medical profession’s indifference to, -ScienceHubris RE Pt 1, -my own reasons for not opining; CVAXRisk; VAERS: -as the only signal available, -and the cruelty of justifying risks to children with the failure of adults to design a better system (ScienceHubris as abusive thought); review: Høeg, T. et al. “SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccination-Associated Myocarditis in Children Ages 12-17: A Stratified National Database Analysis.”

Burned All My Notebooks - Immune Equilibrium, -and multicellular life, -and impossibility of “Herd Immunity,” -and embryogenesis, -and evolution, -and mass extinction events; NatImmunity, -and immune-evading viruses / viral dormancy / lysogeny / “Onboarded viruses”; Barbara McClintock; genetics; genetic expression; genome; super-genome; transposable elements; bacteriophages; microbiome

Preface to Immune Equilibrium - The Pandemic™ and the curiosity of still participating in a doomed economy

Reducing the Number - The Biden September 9 CVAXMandate speech; The Pandemic™

CDC Edits "Vaccine" Definition - VaxHistory / CVAXMandates and the definition of “vaccine”; The Pandemic™ and reality-revisionism

Travels to Maskladesh - Masks, -the irrelevance of the efficacy of, -the social decay caused by -the stupidity of the appearance of; The Pandemic™ and reality-revisionism; CVChildRisk: -is probably not lessoned by teacher CVAX status; CVAXEfficacy: -short versus long-term in studies; review: Lam-Hine, Tracy. et al. “Outbreak Associated with SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant in an Elementary School — Marin County, California, May–June 2021.” Ke, Ruian. et al. “Longitudinal analysis of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine breakthrough infections reveal limited infectious virus shedding and restricted tissue distribution.” Abaluck, Jason. et al. “The Impact of Community Masking on COVID-19: A Cluster-Randomized Trial in Bangladesh.”

Fully Vaccinated [Revokable] - The Pandemic™ / CVAXMandate / CVAXBoosters, -and the unlimited power granted to the state by the combination of all three, -and comparison to War on Terror security state, - and schools; power, - the definition of, -on a face-to-face and societal level; scapegoating / sacrificing of unpersons, -timelessness / origins of?, -the irrelevance of truth during

August

We Silly Rabbits - The Pandemic™, -The Atlantic as a mouthpiece of, -intentional scapegoating the unvaccinated for CVAXFailure by media/state during, -super-limited definition of “us” in elite us/them propaganda during, -over-expression of support in polls for; CVAXFailure as reflected in polling; (CVAX) “vaccine refusers,” -the meaning and significance of; ultimatum vs negotiation in society and politics; legitimacy in a republic, -dependence on debate and negotiation of, -vs in an autocracy; review: Kayyem, Juliette “Vaccine Refusers Don’t Get to Dictate Terms Anymore.”

Lurking Leviathans - CVAXEnhancement, -Delta and, -IgE sensitization and; IgE antibodies, -impossibility of measuring accurately of; review: Lui, Y. et al. (2021.) “The SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant is poised to acquire complete resistance to wild-type spike vaccines.”

Die Herd - “Herd Immunity,” -the mythical / fraudulent nature of the term, -the impossibility (under most common definition) of, -and reality revisionism in The Pandemic™, -the origins of, -as a CDC (Public Health Service) lobbying gimmick; VaxHistory: -and “Herd Immunity,” measles, polio?, HIV?; Immune Equilibrium: -list of predictions for; WHO smallpox eradication campaign, -ambivalent predictions for success of, -and critical role of contact tracing rather than vaccines, -and why it would not work for any other virus, -and Donald Henderson World Health Forum interview

Boostermania! - CVAXEfficacy: my theory of CVAX immune response (including after breakthrough infections) and likelihood of CVAXEnhancement; CVAXBoosters, -leaked announcement of, lack of need for in light of sustained severe outcome efficacy, lack of change in attitudes toward CVAX in Australia in light of; The Pandemic™, -potential resistance in the UK to continuation of, -hysteria in Australia and New Zealand and embrace of; dismantling of CVirus “Herd Immunity” myth, -lack of change in response in light of

RE: Promising CDC Pregnancy Threats - CVPregnancyRisk

The War on Pee - Urinary tract infections, -historic medical under-diagnosis of, -modern over-screening for in elder and pre-surgical care, -antibiotics and, -modern medical redefinition of (“cystitis”) -estrogen creams as potential treatment; The Urinary Microbiome, -discovery of, -historical and continued medical ignorance of, -current frontier of research; microbiomes, -intentions and limits of the Human Microbiome Project, -lack of interest in research into

Midsummer Maladies, S741E02: "Havens of Transparency" - CVReinfection; NatImmunity; CVAXEfficacy, -after natural infection, August 7 (Sustained positive “severe efficacy” signal in Israel (a final look before the CVAXBoosters obscured the data)); CV Risks: apparent 28-day all-deaths reduction window in Scotland; review: Cavanaugh, A. et al. “Reduced Risk of Reinfection with SARS-CoV-2 After COVID-19 Vaccination — Kentucky, May–June 2021.”

July

Near t' Rock Bottom out on Route 23 - CVAXFailure, -CDC declaration of, -and immediate pivot by recipients to scapegoating of unvaccinated for; CVirus, -Delta as more contagious / severe?; “hospitalizations” as a fluid metric; review: Brown, C. et al. “Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 Infections, Including COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Infections, Associated with Large Public Gatherings — Barnstable County, Massachusetts, July 2021.” Ong, S. et al. “Clinical and Virological Features of SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concern: A Retrospective Cohort Study Comparing B.1.1.7 (Alpha), B.1.315 (Beta), and B.1.617.2 (Delta).”

How to Lose at Backgammon - Expert predictions against NatImmunity to CVirus: -as ScienceHubris (“benign” theory of intention), -as deliberately erasing the concept of NatImmunity in order to perpetuate The Pandemic™ into infinity (malevolent theory of intention); The Grand Inquisitor as explanation for secular humanity’s desire for science as a God; ScienceHubris, -as arising from the “original sin” of banishing natural philosophy, -as taking the form of substituting “descriptive explanation” for understanding, -as exemplified by dismissals of possibility of CVAXEnhancement; CVirus “Cassandras” (early proponents of apocalyptic predictions), -and clout resulting from their false vindication; backgammon: how to lose at it

The Hyperlink Archipelago - Fact Checks, -as not meant to be read, but only shared, -as modern iterations of the style of writing that “Fisking” indirectly describes (but is not “Fisking”), ScienceHubris in the context of; CVReinfection, -and the superficiality of “science journalism’s” fear-mongering about; NatImmunity and CVirus; ScienceHubris in “science journalism,” -as exemplified by misrepresenting or not even reading studies behind hyperlinked claims, -perpetuation of The Pandemic™ via; review: Seow, J. “Longitudinal observation and decline of neutralizing antibody responses in the three months following SARS-CoV-2 infection in humans.” Robbiani, D. et al. “Convergent antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 in convalescent individuals.”

The Natural Immunity Illusion Illusion, Pt 2 - CVReinfection; NatImmunity and CVirus, -and Delta, -as confirmed again in Israel Ministry of Health July 12 report; S-Fuse Assays, -and the weirdly timed application to SARS-CoV-2 of; CVAXEfficacy July 20 (the first signs of the evaporation of “infection efficacy” and possible evaporation (which did not play out) of “severe outcome efficacy” in Israel); review: Planas, D. et al. “Reduced sensitivity of SARS-CoV-2 variant Delta to antibody neutralization.”

The Natural Immunity Illusion Illusion, Pt 1 - CVReinfection, -is rare; NatImmunity and CVirus, -functions fine, -lack of justification for doubting immunity would work (anti-ScienceHubris); PCR Tests: a strong correlate for infection and immunity after all; antibody tests, -as a strong correlate for infection and immunity, -as a flexible correlate, depending on specificity of the ELISA test employed; review: Shrestha, N. et al. “Necessity of COVID-19 vaccination in previously infected individuals.” Lumley, S. et al. “Antibody Status and Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Health Care Workers.” Rovida, F. et al. “Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in health care workers from Northern Italy based on antibody status: immune protection from secondary infection- A retrospective observational case-control study.”

Where Free Though Dies - CVChildRisk, -misuse of early (severe outcome-focused) studies to distort; CVRisk, -acceptance (of real) and rejection (of exaggerated) level of as essential to dismantling The Pandemic™; ScienceHubris and ivermectin; risk assessment: -and the mysterious island analogy; review: Berlinski, Claire and Deigin, Yuri. “Looking for COVID-19 ‘Miracle Drugs’? We Already Have Them. They’re Called Vaccines.”

The "Preliminary Findings" Paper - CVPregnancyRisk, -likely insignificance of CVirus to overall pregnancy hazards based on CDC stats, -real-world pregnant CVAX recipients as the experimental “trial” subjects of; V-Safe Pregnancy Registry, -inadequacy of; review: Shimabukuro, T., et. al., “Preliminary Findings of mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine Safety in Pregnant Persons.”

Afterward to The Genesis Mishap - The Genesis space probe: lack of reattempt after; NASA Discovery Program, -historical context of; quality management; Deming; Murphy’s Law; Quality Is Free (Crosby)

The Genesis Mishap - The Genesis space probe: design, operation, and failure of; ScienceHubris, -meets complicated systems; L1 Halo Orbit; NASA Discovery Program

June

A Million Presents, One Future - The Pandemic™, -America existing as two realities during, -artificiality of media narratives in summer 2020 (and lack of a clear return of that artificiality in June 2021; that didn’t last long!), -ambiguity of CVAXMandates in late June as last glimmer of hope for voluntary dismantling of; Republics, -as volatile states, -hypocrisy as instrumental in sustaining; narrativizing: moral transgression as causative agent

What Happened in Singapore? - CVAXRisks / CVPregnancyRisks, -lack of any trials to determine, -syncytin-1 and; ELISA; ScienceHubris and defining “significant” in context of risks / unknowns; CVAX uptake among healthcare workers in Singapore; log scale: -me naively discover-explaining why it is used in charts all the time; review: Mattar, C. et. al. “Addressing anti-syncytin antibody levels, and fertility and breastfeeding concerns, following BNT162B2 COVID-19 mRNA vaccination”

Preface - The Pandemic™, -Trump’s failure to play the script of, -CVAX rollout as apparent dismantling of, -expansion of CVAX to teens as signal of revival of

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