nytimes.com/2007/01/22/hea…
Does this ring any bells?

It’s a now-classic ‘PCR false positive pseudo epidemic’.

Different infectious organism (a gram-negative bacterium) & disease (whooping cough) but all the other features look familiar.
Look at the characteristics:
pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22250029/
“Pertussis Pseudo-outbreak linked to specimens contaminated by Bordetella pertussis DNA From clinic surfaces”.

These technical staff were not even under the kind of time pressure the poor lab techs in U.K., yet the false...
...positives arose from contamination on the work bench & surrounding areas. Infinitesimally small amounts of contamination are proven to be sufficient to light up positive in PCR. It’s a brilliant technique. But it’s just not reliable on mass scale unless you’ve tremendous...
...rigour, bench discipline & only use highly experienced lab technical staff.
In my view, done in any other way & a high false positive rate is inevitable.
We’re not being told what the FPR is, right now, in Pillar 2 mass testing in the community.
That’s a scandal. Today, I...
...was in touch with a former colleague from Pfizer research labs at Sandwich. Neither of us would ever have operated like this.

All that’s now needed is to run the amplification on PCR up really high. Even though we already know that we find all the truly infected cases with...
...roughly 30 cycles, we’re running up toward Ct40.

Checking the technical details of the PCR false positive pseudo epidemic in this paper, the few genuine cases lit up with Ct30 or so. The false positives? Ct41.

This MUST lead to changes in UK’s testing system. Every one...
...of the litany of errors forensically uncovered in this careful report in the aftermath of a chaotic situation are in place in the U.K. covid19 PCR testing system.
Merely a 5% false positive rate now means all or almost all the so-called ‘cases’ are false.
Sometimes ill,
...sometimes admitted, sometimes even dying after a PCR test positive is not at all the same as saying these things are caused by this virus.
If we don’t find & fix any problems in our testing system, the pandemic will NEVER end.
Every extra day this continues is associated...
...with yet more avoidable deaths & suffering from non covid causes.

It’s scandalously bad scientific practise that we don’t even know our own FPR. It’s never published. I have a horrible feeling that ITS NOT EVEN BEING MEASURED.

Who will get a grip on this? People are dying.

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In summer, I & others deduced a false positive rate in Pillar 2 of around 1%. Julia Hartley-Brewer forced Hancock to confess “it’s just under 1%”, accounting for substantially all the “cases”.
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Recall Edward Jenner vaccinated a boy with cowpox. He was then immune to smallpox, a related virus.
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