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27 Sep, 6 tweets, 3 min read
Global pandemic response.

Hygiene hypothesis: lack of exposure to antigens may contribute to a malfunctioning immune system.

Response: keep 6 feet away, stay in your bubble

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Vitamin D: evidence is strong that a deficiency is tied to impaired immune response.

Response: close parks, ban benches, limit outdoor activity to 1 hour a day (Australia)

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Stress: A link between chronic stress and a resistant immune system should not be a surprise.

Response: fight amongst yourselves, worry incessantly, tell your kids their hugs could make someone very sick and possibly dead.

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Maslow's hierarchy of needs:
True health includes all levels of the pyramid. If you don't have access to food and shelter, you cannot achieve higher levels of health.

Response: lockdown and restrict individual's ability to provide financially.
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Social isolation: isolation and loneliness lead to negative health outcomes, may be twice as impactful as obesity, the equivalent of 15 cigarettes/day

Response: isolate the demographic most affected, banning advocacy and support loved ones.

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The global response to a health threat has, mistakenly or nefariously, *not* been in the interest of your best health.

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More from @kishkitsch

28 Oct
"Since March, we've experienced lockdowns and restrictions of various kinds, supposedly all in the name of science.

If you don't support these things, you must hate science. That's the intellectual level of the conversation."
"In April alone, 1.4 million jobs in healthcare were lost. Because far from being overwhelmed, the hospitals were mostly empty... with the possible brief exemption of New York City."
"Now it's not hospitalizations, now its cases.. even the New York Times was reduced to admitting that as many as 90% of the tests, because the tests are so sensitive, are yielding just viral debris that isn't infectious at all.
Read 7 tweets
16 Oct
"biotech company Profusa announced Tuesday that it was initiating a DARPA-funded study to see whether its biosensor that it injects under the skin can help detect the flu up to three weeks early."

Darpa folks. The same lovely people funding most of the RNA CRISPR vaccines.
It was all about pre-crime as a way to harvest data, now it's pre-health.

👇 Quote from Peter Thiel, CEO of Palantine, the all seeing eye previously tasked with finding terrorists, now partnered with govts globally, using data to predict outbreaks.
Read 4 tweets
9 Oct
Dear mask wearing bed-wetters
Dear @fordnation
Dear @celliottability
Dear every asshole doctor and expert that has worked towards where we are today.

You're scared.
Of a virus.
You want us to be scared too.

The time has come for a different kind of fear.
Fear of economic ruin and all it brings with it.
If you're reading this and you're still wearing a mask, still begging for restrictions, fuck you.

While you hide under your covers, there are countless devastating repercussions to our bs casedemic.
My good friends own a gym.
They are devastated.
Since opening back up, they have gotten daily emails from their clients expressing gratitude, explaining the nosedive their mental health took when they were unable to go to the gym.
Read 8 tweets
27 Sep
Remember the military's report on #ontario LTC back in may?

*pts not bathed for weeks
*cockroach infestations
*reusing hypodermoclysis supplies
*unhygienic catheter use - fungal bleeding
*expired meds
*forceful feeding, one death frm choking
*improper use of restraints
*etc..
I got called an asshole yesterday for not wearing a mask.

Me.

@fordnation @ottawahealth and @DrFullertonMPP got that report and what did they do?

Try to limit liability for providers, ban window visits and isolate the elderly for 5 months.
Us asymptomatic (healthy) people are being shamed and guilted into changing the fabric of society - to protect the vulnerable.

What if this is the *complete opposite* of the best approach?
Read 4 tweets
14 Sep
Experts say...
A thread of stupidity.

(Please add more examples in the comments - I'm sure I missed a bunch)
Guttural sounds increase transmission, karaoke must be banned. Image
No singing, no talking.
Just mask up and shut up Image
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