Don't Get Gaslit. An Epic Thread on Why You SHOULD be Disappointed in the Vaccines
Reporter extraordinaire Sharyl Attkisson has epic thread on the vaccines explaining is very simple terms and accepted studies how the vaccines have not met expectations.
#1 "Pandemic of the Vaccinated"
#2 From: The epidemiological relevance of the COVID-19-vaccinated population is increasing High COVID-19 vaccination rates were expected to reduce transmission.. by reducing the number of possible sources for transmission and thereby to reduce the burden of COVID-19 disease.
#3 Recent data, however, indicate that the epidemiological relevance of COVID-19 vaccinated individuals is increasing.
#4 In the UK.. secondary attack rates among household contacts exposed to fully vaccinated index cases was [slightly higher than] household contacts exposed to unvaccinated index cases (25% for vaccinated vs 23% for unvaccinated).
#5 Peak viral load did not differ by vaccination status or variant type.
#6 In Germany, the rate of symptomatic COVID-19 cases among the fully vaccinated (“breakthrough infections”) is…increasing week by week and was 58.9% on [Oct. 27] providing clear evidence of the increasing relevance of the fully vaccinated as a possible source of transmission.
#7 A similar situation was described for the UK. Between weeks 39-42...100,160 COVID-19 cases were reported among citizens of 60 years or older. 89,821 occurred among the fully vaccinated (89.7%), 3,395 among the unvaccinated (3.4%).
#8 The COVID-19 case rate per 100,000 was higher among the subgroup of the vaccinated compared to the subgroup of the unvaccinated in all age groups of 30 years or more.
#9 In Israel a nosocomial [originating in hospital Covid] outbreak was reported involving 16 healthcare workers, 23 exposed patients and two family members. The source was a fully vaccinated COVID-19 patient.
#10 In that Israel hospital outbreak: The vaccination rate was 96.2% among all exposed individuals (151 healthcare workers and 97 patients). 14 fully vaccinated patients became severely ill or died, the two unvaccinated patients developed mild disease.
#11 CDC reported 4 of the top 5 counties with the highest percentage of fully vaccinated population (99.9–84.3%) were listed as “high” Covid transmission counties.
#12 "Many decisionmakers assume that the vaccinated can be excluded as a source of transmission. It appears to be grossly negligent to ignore the vaccinated population as a possible and relevant source of transmission" From: https://thelancet.com/journals/lanepe/article/PIIS2666-7762(21)00258-1/fulltext…
#13 From: Increases in COVID-19 are unrelated to levels of vaccination across 68 countries and 2947 counties in the United States
#14 At the country-level, there appears to be no discernable relationship between percentage of population fully vaccinated and new COVID-19 cases in the last 7 days.
#15 In fact, the trend line suggests a marginally positive association such that countries with higher percentage of population fully vaccinated have higher COVID-19 cases per 1 million people.
#16 Notably, Israel with over 60% of their population fully vaccinated had the highest COVID-19 cases per 1 million people in the last 7 days.
#17 The lack of a meaningful association between percentage population fully vaccinated and new COVID-19 cases is further exemplified, for instance, by comparison of Iceland and Portugal.
#18 Both countries have over 75% of their population fully vaccinated and have more COVID-19 cases per 1 million people than countries such as Vietnam and South Africa that have around 10% of their population fully vaccinated.
#19 Across the US counties too, the median new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in the last 7 days is largely similar across the categories of percent population fully vaccinated.
#20 Notably there is also substantial county variation in new COVID-19 cases within categories of percentage population fully vaccinated. There also appears to be no significant signaling of COVID-19 cases decreasing with higher percentages of population fully vaccinated.
#21 Of the top 5 counties that have the highest percentage of population fully vaccinated (99.9–84.3%), the CDC identifies 4 of them as “High” Transmission counties.
#22 Chattahoochee (Georgia), McKinley (New Mexico), and Arecibo (Puerto Rico) counties have above 90% of their population fully vaccinated with all three being classified as “High” transmission.
#23 From: Nosocomial outbreak caused by the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant in a highly vaccinated population, Israel, July 2021
#24 We present an investigation of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak that started from one unidentified COVID-19 patient, with extensive, rapid nosocomial spread among vaccinated, including individuals wearing surgical masks
#25 Nosocomial [hospital origin] COVID-19 outbreak involving the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant among a highly vaccinated population: The attack rate among exposed individuals reached 23.3% in patients and 10.3% in staff, with 96.2% vaccination rate among exposed individuals.
#26 Moreover, several transmissions probably occurred between two individuals both wearing surgical masks, and in one instance using full PPE, including N-95 mask, face shield, gown and gloves.
#27 Israel [experienced] rapid increase in cases since June 2021 despite high vaccination rate. It challenges the assumption that high universal vaccination will lead to herd immunity and prevent COVID-19 outbreaks... in the outbreak.. 96.2% of exposed population was vaccinated.
#28 Infection advanced rapidly (many cases became symptomatic within 2 days of exposure), and viral load was high.
#29 Another accepted view is that, when facing a possible mismatch between the variant and vaccine or waning immunity, combination of vaccine and mask should provide the necessary protection [but]..
#30 ...all transmissions between patients and staff occurred between masked and vaccinated individuals, as experienced in an outbreak from Finland.
#31 This [hospital-based Covid] outbreak exemplifies the high transmissibility of the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant among twice vaccinated and masked individuals.
#32 From: 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
#33 Fully vaccinated individuals with breakthrough infections have peak viral load similar to unvaccinated cases and can efficiently transmit infection in household settings, including to fully vaccinated contacts.
Geez! If that does not put a nail in the coffin of vaccine mandates and related lunacy, nothing will. (With respect, I do *not* have my hopes up!) The Crazy Train is going too fast.
she's a HERO!