"A hyperinflammatory syndrome reminiscent of toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is observed in severe COVID-19 patients, including children with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). TSS is typically caused by pathogenic superantigens stimulating excessive activation of the adaptive immune system. We show that SARS-CoV-2 spike contains sequence and structure motifs highly similar to those of a bacterial superantigen and may directly bind T cell receptors. We further report a skewed T cell receptor repertoire in COVID-19 patients with severe hyperinflammation, in support of such a superantigenic effect. Notably, the superantigen-like motif is not present in other SARS family coronaviruses, which may explain the unique potential for SARS-CoV-2 to cause both MIS-C and the cytokine storm observed in adult COVID-19."

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Jan 10·edited Jan 11Liked by Brian Mowrey

Peripherally related in that Big-Pharma may be creating scare-stories about measles ...

Measles virus infection diminishes preexisting antibodies that offer protection from other pathogens


On twitter one of the authors claims:


Michael Mina



Sep 6, 2021

Thus, through a combination of mathematics, ecological modeling, and advanced immunological techniques we were able to discover that by erasing immune memory, measles once was partially responsible for ~50% of childhood infectious disease deaths."

I have not yet read the paper but I wonder if they did any follow ups to see whether there was a difference in disease prevalence between the vaccinated and unvaccinated. That is, did the reduced Abs actually cause a problem?

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Jan 10Liked by Brian Mowrey

Please can you summarise your overall opinion on the vaccines?

I know several people who got infected ( mildly) within 2-4 weeks of a booster, therefore isn’t this study missing all those people if they don’t start counting until day 28?

Do the vaccines increase the likelihood of catching covid within the first month? I think yes.

Do the vaccines decrease likelihood of catching covid between ~ 1-4 months? I think they are neutral for infection but am happy to be corrected. Isn’t it difficult to tell because surely it depends on whether there was a wave occurring at time of ‘testing’ the theory?

Do the vaccines have any effect beyond 4-ish months? I think not.

At what point in these scenarios do you believe there may be ‘severe-efficacy’ ie. they are justified in saying ‘ but it would have been so much worse without a vaccine’! ?

I know you’ve written posts in the past about all this and I’ve read them all, but I read a lot and remember a little and I’m currently on holiday too! Thanks!

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Jan 10Liked by Brian Mowrey

That's part of what I like about your work Brian. You don't hold any science to be sacred, to not be challenged or called out for poor quality or method. Which is Exactly as it should be. $#!%%@ science should be called put WHERE EVER it is found, so we can all do, be better.😉

#wearescience #setthebarhigher #sacredcowsbegone

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