Scientists worry next flu season could be a bad one

Wait until the spike proteins kill by the millions, just my opinion of the experimental jab.

Did the flu magically disappear because everyone masked up? I do not think so. I believe they cooked the books and the deaths by COVID-19 are way overstated. They included the flu and every other kind of death in their figures. We are being lied to on a daily basis.

Have you in your lifetime ever seen something pushed as hard as that damn vaccine? Why do I say it that way? I believe those people are straight out of the pits of hell. Jesus called them Tares and he said their eternal home would be in hell.

I always wondered how the Anti-Christ could ever get everyone to take the mark of the beast and now I know. He and his children from hell just have to scare you into taking it.

If you don’t take it, you won’t eat at restaurants, you won’t fly, you won’t go on vacation or a ball game. You will be shunned by the public. In the future, you might not even be able to go to the grocery store and here is the verse you might want to pray about.

And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

The 2012 Olympics. I wonder what they knew?

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If you trust people who talk at special events about depopulation and then invest billions in vaccines and you still trust their vaccines, then take them but don’t say I didn’t warn you.

More than a year after the pandemic started, Covid-19 is still ravaging parts of the world, but now scientists are warning that another virus could be a serious threat in the coming months: influenza.

Why do they call it a vaccine, when it is clearly an EXPERIMENTAL GENE THERAPY?

This season, the flu virtually disappeared, with less than 2,000 lab-confirmed cases in the United States to date, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a typical flu season, the U.S. could see more than 200,000 lab-confirmed cases by this time of year, a tiny fraction of the true number of cases, estimated to range from 9 million to 45 million annually.

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Scientists and public health experts say this year, Covid-19 mitigation measures, like social distancing and masking, most likely stopped flu transmission.

Related: Countries where flu season is ending are watching to see if the Northern Hemisphere heeds their lessons learned.

But according to scientists like Dr. Andy Pekosz, a professor of microbiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, a year without much flu could lead to a year with a whole lot of flu.

“We’ve gone over a year without a significant portion of the population getting infected with flu and getting immunity because of that,” Pekosz said. “That could mean that the susceptible people in the population to flu are going to be increasing.”https://www.nbcnews.com/news/embedded-video/mmvo100087365578

When someone gets the flu, they usually develop some immunity to the virus. That’s why young children and babies are often the most susceptible to getting infected, because their immune system hasn’t seen the virus yet. But since there was such little influenza circulating this year, the number of people without any prior immunity could double.

“With low level population immunity, that could bring about more cases,” said Scott Hensley, a microbiologist at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. “We could see more pediatric deaths and, concurrent with that, a rise in cases within the whole community. That’s because overall population immunity is predicted to be low.”

Scientists say another aspect of this unusual flu season is that there doesn’t appear to be many flu strains circulating.

“It’s interesting,” Hensley said. “Typically, there’s a lot of genetic diversity of these viruses.”

It’s unclear whether there are actually fewer strains circulating, or if there has just been limited sampling of the virus because there have been so few cases, meaning it may be possible other strains are out there that haven’t been detected.

Which of these scenarios turns out to be the case could have a significant impact on next season’s flu vaccine, which is made yearly to protect against the most prominent virus strains circulating around the globe.

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“Generally, we want less genetic diversity,” said Sarah Cobey, an epidemiologist and evolutionary biologist at the University of Chicago.

If there are truly fewer strains circulating, then the vaccine stands a better chance of being a good match, making it more effective. In recent years one prominent strain, H3N2, has been problematic since there were so many substrains of it, making it more difficult for a vaccine to broadly protect against it, Cobey said. So far this year, few strains have been identified.

But if the real issue is that there just hasn’t been enough sampling, then that could translate to the vaccine being a bad match, causing problems with protection.

“Since we have had so few cases, we’re using a small number to make our choices from,” Pekosz said. “There could be strains circulating at a low number that could come to dominate. We worry about that normally in every flu season, but usually we have a much larger data set to choose from.”

The World Health Organization selected the strains for the next flu vaccine in February, based on what’s been circulating around the globe. Scientists often pay particular attention to strains in the southern hemisphere, where flu season starts in June and typically peaks in August. Virus activity in that region is often a bellwether for what’s to come in the U.S.

“The pattern of influenza activity in the Southern Hemisphere prepares the Northern Hemisphere for what may happen in their next season,” said Kanta Subbarao, director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza. “Often new viruses that are first noted in the Southern Hemisphere spread and become the dominant strain in the Northern Hemisphere.”

Subbarao says there has been no local flu activity in the Southern Hemisphere yet, but it’s still early.

Despite any concerns about effectiveness, the vaccine will still be key to preventing flu. Even if a flu shot is a poor match for circulating strains, it still gives some protection and reduces a person’s risk of hospitalization and death.

“A lot of this is out of our hands,” Hensley said. “The one thing we can do is to get vaccinated. If there was ever a year to get vaccinated, this is the year to do that.”

“A lot of this is out of our hands,” Hensley said. “The one thing we can do is to get vaccinated. If there was ever a year to get vaccinated, this is the year to do that.”

Scientists also reassure that it’s not all doomsday scenarios. Indeed, predicting anything about flu is an unusually tough task. While the virus was isolated for the first time more than 80 years ago, scientists say there’s still a lot to learn.

“What’s really challenging about influenza is that it’s fast evolving,” Cobey said, adding that it appears to mutate faster than SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. “Every year we are seeing flu viruses that have never been on this planet.”

Dr. Jesse Goodman, professor of medicine and infectious disease at Georgetown University and former chief scientist at the Food and Drug Administration, said he believes the American population has learned a lot from Covid-19 and may carry on mitigation measures like frequent hand washing and even social distancing.

“If some of these practices continue, it could be that things aren’t bad next year,” he said. “One question will be, how much will those habits persist?”

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