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It is time for some hard lines as we are facing another national crisis caused by a virus with no political beliefs, no religious beliefs, authored stupid friendly commentary, social media distortions,  party affiliations and the spore thrives on ignorance and stupidity.   The DELTA version morph has a velcro type exterior that clings better to new exposures and affects children as well as adults.

Supported by lies and false news, theories , social media clowns, conspiratorialists, mostly (94%) Reptilians are killing Americans.  The old GOP Republicans Grey heads doing nothing but obstruct.  Those who have not been vaccinated are not only a threat to themselves but their loved ones.

Freedom of speech is one thing but conspiracies and mis-informants have to be dealt with humanly but severely.  Hanging humanely means NEW manila or Fine manila Hemp  rope not some old polystyrene stuff or wire like the Axis during WWII used.   Many are Radio shock jocks.


I have no compassion for the deaths of these mentioned radio hosts as they by virtue of their blowhard, bullsh*t, unscientific, screwball conspiracy theories, caused simple-minded idiots to not vaccinate.  

In my forthcoming book thats collusion with murder. They did play a part in it.  And God listened —  And the Messiah of Mixed-Up-Messaging was our former President  Donald J. T-RUMP,   Scumbag Emeritus but not dead yet… soon hopefully… as a care-giver and volunteer responder, I have seen enough of his lies and others, as we approach 650,000 lost lives through stupidity   



Radio Show Hosts  —  Poster Children For Ignorant Death  — 
Four conservative radio talk-show hosts bashed coronavirus vaccines.  Then they got sick  —   Anti-vaccinations have been around for sometime, Marc Bernier, left, interviewing Karl Rove ( another big mouth Reptilian jerk-off ) in 2006, proclaimed himself on his radio show to be “Mr. Anti-Vax.” 

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Back To The Shock Jocks  —  Marc Bernier was adamant: He was not going to get a coronavirus vaccination.  “I’m Mr. Anti-Vax,” he told listeners of his talk-radio program in Daytona Beach, Fla., after the federal government provisionally approved the first vaccines in December. He later declared that the government was “acting like Nazis” in urging people to get vaccinated. And he was a T-Rump supporter? Now there’s a real Nazi.

But in early August, WNDB, Bernier’s radio home for more than 30 years, announced that the 65-year-old host was being treated in a hospital for covid-19. On Saturday, the station said that Bernier had died.

Lucifer Mestopheles welcomed him and the others who were deniers and as soon as T-RUMP arrives they’ll play on the new Golf course which features lava pits instead of sand traps and water hazards filled with Caiman…


Verbal Constipation  —  Sufferers  — Those who are so backed up by bullsh*t for radio ratings do not recognize the danger they put people into.  God was not impressed. They are dead by COVID.

1—  Marc Bernier was at least the fourth talk-radio host who had espoused anti-vaccine and anti-mask sentiments to succumb to the virus in August. 

2—  There was also Phil Valentine, 61, a popular talk show host in Tennessee.

3—  Jimmy DeYoung, 81, a nationally syndicated Christian preacher also based in Tennessee,  Lucifer liked him  —  

4—  Dick Farrel, 65, who had worked for stations in Miami and Palm Beach, Fla., as well as for the conservative Newsmax TV channel.  ( Newsmax makes FOX fake news look like beginners, Newsmax has better bullshitters) 

  • All four men had publicly couched their opposition to mainstream public health efforts in the typically hyperbolic and sometimes paranoid rhetoric of conservative talk radio.  

  • Farrel, for example, called coronavirus mitigation efforts “a scam-demic” and described the government’s top infectious-disease expert, Anthony S. Fauci, as “a power-tripping, lying freak.” 

  • At one point earlier this year, DeYoung, host of the “Prophecy Today” program, asked a guest whether the vaccine rollout could be “another form of government control of the people.”

  • Valentine’s sentiments took the form of a song parody — a format that had also been a favorite of the late talk-radio titan Rush Limbaugh. Valentine’s tune was called “Vaxman,” based on the Beatles’ “Taxman.”


Let me tell you how it will be, And I don’t care if you agree,
‘Cause I’m the Vaxman, Yeah, I’m the Vaxman.
If you don’t like me coming ’round, Be thankful I don’t hold you down . . .


  • To some observers and critics, the hosts’ deaths highlighted talk radio’s often overlooked role as a vector of vaccine resistance and coronavirus misinformation. While several nationally syndicated hosts, such as Hugh Hewitt and Ben Shapiro, have spoken out to advocate for vaccines, hosts at hundreds of local stations have offered messages similar to those of Valentine, Farrel and Bernier.

  • Why so many listeners?  It’s simple, it sells to morons , idiots, conspiratorialists, and right-wingers and simple minded jack-asses  —  who are less educated, younger and brain-washed by the “ Fake News’ lies.  The real fake news is what comes out of the Reptilian GOP party and T-RUMP.


“The vaccine isn’t the problem. Talk radio is,” said Jerry Del Colliano, a professor at New York University and publisher and editor of Inside Music Media, which covers the radio industry. Radio companies, he said, “are risking the health of their audiences even as anti-vaxer bloviators continue to die.”



CONSERVATIVE TALK SHOW HOST PHIL VALENTINE DIES FROM DELTA COVID-19

“ He who lives by the sword shall die by the sword” 

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(CNN) Phil Valentine, a Nashville-based conservative radio talk show host who had questioned whether it was necessary for all people to get Covid-19 vaccines, died on Saturday. 

His death comes more than a month after the host first announced he had been diagnosed with Covid-19

On his program, Valentine had repeatedly downplayed the importance of getting a vaccine against the virus, saying last December that he believed his personal odds of dying from Covid-19 were "probably way less than one percent."

Family says conservative radio host has changed his tune on vaccines after he was hospitalized with Covid-19But his message changed in late July when his family announced that Valentine had been hospitalized in "very serious condition" and was suffering from "Covid Pneumonia and the attendant side effects.”  "Phil would like for his listeners to know that while he has never been an 'anti-vaxer' he regrets not being more vehemently 'Pro-Vaccine', 

"He recognizes now that him not getting the vaccination has probably caused a bunch of other people not to get vaccinated," he said in the interview. "And that he regrets.


T-RUMP Has Converted Talk-Radio Hosts Into A Loyal Army Of Assholes  — 

Del Colliano faulted lax oversight by the Federal Communications Commission and indifference by major radio station owners, such as iHeartRadio and Cumulus Media, the two largest talk-station companies.

Cumulus — which owns more than 400 stations in 80 cities, including the station that aired Valentine’s program — has mandated vaccination for all of its 4,000 employees; iHeart has no such mandate. The companies did not respond to requests for comment.

In the absence of vaccinations, the four hosts appear to have been particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus. All were older than 60, an age at which the risk of severe illness and death increases dramatically. All lived and worked in two states, Florida and Tennessee, that have been particularly hard hit by the highly contagious delta variant.


Limbaugh Set The Tone  —  
More broadly, the vaccine skepticism and outright defiance of public health mandates may have been baked into talk radio’s DNA ever since Limbaugh became a national force in the early 1990s, said Brian Rosenwald, a University of Pennsylvania scholar and the author of “Talk Radio’s America: How an Industry Took Over a Political Party That Took Over the United States.”  T-RUMP gave him the medal of freedom, I would have preferred a sentence.

“Talk radio is inherently the outsider’s medium,” said Rosenwald, who also edits The Washington Post’s Made by History section. One common theme for hosts over the past three decades has been criticism of the mainstream media and the so-called liberal establishment, consisting of the Democratic Party, Hollywood, universities and other perceived “elites,” he noted.

As such, the medium is “perfectly suited” to questioning the medical establishment and the use of government power, even when doing so might contradict scientific knowledge and undermine public health, he said. Even as he was receiving state-of-the-art care for cancer last year, Limbaugh maintained a skeptical, conspiratorial pose, falsely dismissing the then-emerging coronavirus as “the common cold” and saying, without evidence, that it was being “weaponized” to attack President Donald Trump.

Rush Limbaugh is dead and a good riddance for what he really was, a druggie clown.  And so is the conservative talk-radio industry.  God listened and took the four biggest players out.


  • Covid Warning  —  I still wear a mask since people are in stores, no masks coughing and hacking from a myriad of personal germ based illnesses, sources, COVID and Variants,  and flu startups this season, need I say more  —   I live in Florida, enough said. allergies, plants and trees blooming, people sweating, high humidity, the flu, Hep-A and B epidemics, non-bathers, a particularly dumb ignorant political hack for Governor who dislikes masks and is a T-RUMP brain-washed toad load of sh*t taking money from schools who have a mask mandate, and you ask or question me about wearing a mask? 

  • No vaccine, you are a moron…because if you croak,  who cares but who will you infect by your ignorance and reliance on mis-information.  I do not coddle dumb people, who think Pro Wrestling  ( The WWE House of Steroids) is real and the tooth fairy recently pays bigger dividends this year…   education is the only cure for stupidity… and almost or more than half of our schools are failing.  And we have some failing ignorant dumb-ass parents of these kids.

  • Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Ap) — Doctors in Florida say they’re seeing many more coronavirus infections among children just as students begin to return to classrooms. There has been “an enormous increase” in COVID-19 cases among children in July and August at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ronald Ford said.
    Most of these children have been treated in the emergency room and sent home, but “those that are admitted are sicker than what we’ve seen before, and many of them are requiring care in our intensive care units,” Ford said.

  • But Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (  known locally a s the biggest Frickin Idiot the State has seen) says the share of pediatric hospitalizations is still between 1.1% and 1.4% in the state, which is how it has behaved throughout the pandemic. On Wednesday, 177 of the 15,071 patients with COVID-19 — about 1.2 % — were children, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  But how many of those kids dragged it home? 

  •  Our governor is an acclaimed idiot and one of the first to recieve membership in PR*CK  Florida suffers from these imbeciles we call our politicians and their funky friends who live in the Villages.   His lie:   “There’s been no change in the proportion of pediatric patients who are COVID positive,” he said. “Obviously we have more people that are COVID positive in hospitals than we did six weeks ago, so the raw numbers are increasing for everybody.” 

I pray everyday that if someone with a .338 Lapua or 338 Winchester Magnum,Super puts one thru TRUMPS  heart and that it be a Silver Molded bullet because that what it take to kill Dracula.  

It would be nice if Herr Von De Santis was standing directly behind the former Pre-mental Leader and we got two for one.  Using extrapolation, we would like to see McConnell, Meadows and a few others “  Stand by Their man”  — 


West Virginia Governor JIM JUSTICE Speaks Out —   For the last two weeks or so, I have been carrying around an anger bordering on rage regarding the chunk of Americans eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine who continue to refuse it.  It's worth quoting at length:” 

 "For god's sake's a-living', how difficult is this to understand? Why in the world do we have to come up with these crazy ideas -- and they're crazy ideas —  The winner of the week crazy excuse  —   “ That the vaccine's got something in it , like a tracer and it's tracing people wherever they go".   And the same very people who are saying that are carrying their cell phones around.author unknown.  I mean come on. Come on.”   Amen, Governor.

Justice's frustration, his anger and his puzzlement -- I share every single bit of it. Every. Single. Bit. (West Virginia currently ranks fifth nationwide in the numbers of cases per 100,000 residents, according to data maintained by The New York Times.)


SIDEBAR —   STUPID CRAZY IDEA OF THE WEEK —   
“ That the vaccine's got something in it, like a tracer we use on dogs, and it's tracing people wherever they go".  And it’s coming from the same very people who are saying that are carrying their cell phones around. And does the moron understand you would need a monitor for 180 million people already vaccinated.

I haven't been able to articulate that theory and it provokes my anger well.  I am more of a baseball bat theologian as that might be the only way to knock some sense into imbeciles, ignorants and morons.   

Or at least not as well as Gov. Jim Justice, the Republican governor of West Virginia did in a press conference this week speaking from his heart about vaccines, he cares about his people and this is tough love called truth.  

I applaud his courage in telling it what it is!


POINT:  VACCINES ARE TRACEABLE ONLY PAPER WORK NOT BODIES —  Very COVID-19 vaccine dose is allocated by the federal government’s Operation Warp Speed, ordered by states and tracked by shipping companies and then hospitals, clinics, long-term care facilities and other vaccination sites. 

Systems then track who gets the vaccine and report back to the federal government. There are also systems in place to log adverse reactions and patient follow-up, too.

“It’s a suite of integrated tools and resources, some old and some new,” said Jim Blumenstock, chief program officer for public health practice at the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials and former deputy commissioner of health for New Jersey. “A lot are being test-driven as we speak.”

Keeping tabs on all the data sources is a nerve center known as Tiberius (the middle name of Captain James T. Kirk from Star Trek, the show that inspired “Warp Speed”). Tiberius will monitor details of where the vaccine is moving and who’s received injections -- although personal identifiers will be removed before federal contractors and authorities at the federal, state and local levels view the data.

POINT:  —  They Are Tracking Vaccine Delivery, Stupid, Not You!  Accounting, Distribution, Orders, Transportation, Severe Needs,  etc,  Are The Purpose Of A Paper Trail and of Course Payment to The Manufacturers and Dates of Expiration.

POINT: —   It’s true,  we have some of the dumbest people in the world,  proven over and over —  They’ll just about believe anything on TV or FOX news after FOX distorted it!

POINT:  —  Dear Frickin idiot:  Who came up with that one, about tracing, are you recently stupid?  Or have you been stupid all your life?  Did all that moonshine rot your brain?  Still buying that cheap pot?  Did you apply for that job with your kinder-garden graduation certificate?  Do you think the election was rigged?  Do you believe T-RUMP is the Messiah?  Are you aware most Republicans could care less whether you live or die?  Do you go on the internet and wonder why that porno site keeps sending you flicks?  You have been already traced, it’s called Facebook - And Social Media  — There is nothing they don’t know about you  —  and your weird habits  —  

I have a solution for you, it’s called a LOBOTOMY.


Because this isn't about what political party you belong to.  Justice, it's worth noting, was elected in 2016 as a Democrat but switched -- to much national hoopla -- to the Republican Party during the Trump presidency. Many play political Polka, they dance with anybody who has the tickets  —  

Getting a vaccine that is 90%+ effective in avoiding serious hospitalizations and deaths from Covid-19 has absolutely zero to do with how much you like or hate Donald Trump. Or Joe Biden. Or Jim Justice. Or any other politician in the country. 

The idea that you can own the liberals or show the media or prove Dr. Anthony Fauci wrong by not taking the vaccine is a gamble -- one in which the stakes are your life.   And not just your life;  there are lots and lots of immunocompromised adults who can't be vaccinated. There are millions of kids under 12 -- including one in my house -- who can't be vaccinated yet.

If you don't want to do it for you, then do it for them.  Again, Justice: "The only weapon we have to fight back with is the vaccinations." Yes. Yes. Yes.




—  PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE  —  


The Lying Doctor Quack

👺The Most Influential Spreader of Coronavirus Misinformation Online  —  Dr. Joseph Mercola 

Researchers and regulators say Joseph Mercola, an osteopathic physician, creates and profits from misleading claims about Covid-19 vaccines.  Joseph Mercola, an osteopathic physician in Cape Coral, Fla., is a key figure in the “Disinformation Dozen” spreading anti-vaccine messaging, researchers said.

  • I know “ Mercola”  sounds a lot like “ Dr. Mengele", the notorious sadist experimenter of the Hitler NAZI regime during the second world war.   The world really did not need either of these two.
  • The article that appeared online on Feb. 9 began with a seemingly innocuous question about the legal definition of vaccinesThen over its next 3,400 words, it declared coronavirus vaccines were “a medical fraud” and said the injections did not prevent infections, provide immunity or stop transmission of the disease.
  • Instead, the article claimed, the shots “alter your genetic coding, turning you into a viral protein factory that has no off-switch.”  Its assertions were easily disprovable. No matter. Over the next few hours, the article was translated from English into Spanish and Polish. It appeared on dozens of blogs and was picked up by anti-vaccination activists, who repeated the false claims online. The article also made its way to Facebook, where it reached 400,000 people, according to data from CrowdTangle, a Facebook-owned tool.
  • The entire effort traced back to one person:  Joseph Mercola.  Dr. Mercola, 67, an osteopathic physician in Cape Coral, Fla., has long been a subject of criticism and government regulatory actionsfor his promotion of unproven or unapproved treatments. But most recently, he has become the chief spreader of coronavirus misinformation online, according to researchers.   
  • “He has been given new life by social media, which he exploits skillfully and ruthlessly to bring people into his thrall,” said Imran Ahmed, director of the Center for Countering Digital Hate, which studies misinformation and hate speech. Its “Disinformation Dozen” report has been cited in congressional hearings and the White House.
  • Facebook said it has labeled many of Dr. Mercola’s posts as false, banned advertising on his main page and removed some of his pages after they violated its policies. Twitter said it has also taken down some of Dr. Mercola’s posts and labeled others. YouTube said Dr. Mercola was not part of a program from which he can make money from ads on his videos.
  • The Federal Trade Commission brought false-advertising claims against Dr. Mercola in 2017 based on the health claims about tanning beds. He settled and sent $2.95 million in refunds to customers who bought the tanning beds.
  • In an email, Ms. Elizabeth said she was “shocked to have been targeted as one of the 12” in the “Disinformation Dozen” and called it a “witch hunt.”    When the coronavirus hit last year, Dr. Mercola jumped on the news, with posts questioning the origins of the disease. In December, he used a study that examined mask-wearing by doctors to argue that masks did not stop the spread of the virus. 
  • An internet-savvy entrepreneur who employs dozens, Dr. Mercola has published over 600 articles on Facebook that cast doubt on Covid-19 vaccines since the pandemic began, reaching a far larger audience than other vaccine skeptics, an analysis by The New York Times found. His claims have been widely echoed on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
  • The activity has earned Dr. Mercola, a natural health proponent with an Everyman demeanor, the dubious distinction of the top spot in the “Disinformation Dozen,” a list of 12 people responsible for sharing 65 percent of all anti-vaccine messaging on social media, said the nonprofit Center for Countering Digital Hate. 
  • Others on the list include Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a longtime anti-vaccine activist, Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. is an American environmental lawyer, author, and anti-vaccine advocate. Kennedy is a son of U.S. senator Robert F. Kennedy and a nephew of president John F. Kennedy. He helped found the non-profit environmental group Waterkeeper Alliance in 1999 and has served as the president of its board.    Erin Elizabeth, the founder of the website Health Nut News, who is also Dr. Mercola’s girlfriend.
  • “Mercola is the pioneer of the anti-vaccine movement,” said Kolina Koltai, a researcher at the University of Washington who studies online conspiracy theories. “He’s a master of capitalizing on periods of uncertainty, like the pandemic, to grow his movement.”
  • His F*ked -up friends notably Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham of Fox News, though other Fox personalities have urged viewers to get the shots. Now, Dr. Mercola and others in the “Disinformation Dozen” are in the spotlight as vaccinations in the United States slow, just as the highly infectious Delta variant has fueled a resurgence in coronavirus cases.  More than 97 percent of people hospitalized for Covid-19 are unvaccinated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Dr. Simone Gold — The Lying Bitch With A Mouthy Twitch  —  Con, Liar — 
Last month, Dr. Simone Gold stood before a crowd at a conservative church in Thousand Oaks, Calif., and delivered a talk riddled with misinformation. She told people to avoid vaccination against the coronavirus. As an alternative, she pushed drugs that have not been proven effective at treating COVID-19 — drugs that she also offered to prescribe to the audience in exchange for $90 telehealth appointments.

"Don't text me when you've gotten a positive test; I don't want to hear it," she said to the gathering. "I've told you ahead of time to get the medicines. It can take a week because we're so swamped."

Almost everything Gold said in her 45-minute talk was contrary to the best science and medical standards of care for treating COVID-19. But there was one thing she said that was at least partially true: "I am an emergency physician."

NPR found that Gold's emergency medicine certification lapsed in December of last year, but she still is, as she claims, a licensed physician in the state of California (her license lists her professional address as a UPS shipping store in Beverly Hills).

Simone Gold's board certification in emergency medicine (listed under her maiden name of Tizes) expired in December of last year, but she still has a license to practice medicine.

Despite more than a year spent spreading misinformation about a pandemic that has killed more than 675,000 Americans, she has what might be considered a professional clean bill of health with no complaints, disciplinary actions or malpractice lawsuits on her record. The California Medical Board, which oversees her license, told NPR it expects doctors to "follow the standard of care when treating patients at all times." But the medical board declined to say whether it was investigating Gold, citing reasons of confidentiality.


In Reality, ICUS Are Packed With Sick, Unvaccinated People  —  

  • "There are outliers out there who are preaching nonsense," says Dr. Kendall McKenzie, the chair of the department of emergency medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. While Gold has been giving talks to packed audiences, McKenzie has been dealing with packed ICUs filled with sick, unvaccinated people. 
  • He says he sees patients every day being influenced by the kind of misinformation that Gold and others are promoting.  "What it's doing is filling up my emergency department with intubated patients and ultimately leading to deaths," he says.
  • For Some Anti-Vaccine Advocates, Misinformation Is Part Of A Business  —  Chaudhry says there have been some recent cases where disciplinary action has moved forward. In May, the Oregon Medical Board suspended the license of a doctor for encouraging patients to go unmasked, and Hawaii's medical board is pursuing a complaint against a state health official and a physician, both of whom are reportedly promoting alternative therapies for treating COVID-19 — alternatives that federal agencies have specifically warned are not helpful and can sometimes be harmful.
  • Gold has new problems: She participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitoland is now awaiting trial on criminal charges of forcing her way into the building and engaging in disorderly behavior. She has pleaded not guilty and through her lawyer declined NPR's request for an interview.  While she awaits trial, Gold continues to give talks as a fully licensed physician.
  • The COVID-19 vaccines have done an extraordinary job of stamping out disease and death. But as the hypertransmissible Delta variant hammers the United States, the greatest hardships are being taken on by the unvaccinated, a population that includes some 50 million children younger than age 12. 
  • Across the country, pediatric cases of COVID-19 are skyrocketing alongside cases among unimmunized adults; child hospitalizations have now reached an all-time pandemic high. In the last week of July, nearly 72,000 new coronavirus cases were reported in kids—almost a fifth of all total known infections in the US, and a rough doubling of the previous week’s stats. “It’s the biggest jump in the pandemic so far” among children, Lee Beers, the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, told me. Last week, that same statistic climbed to nearly 94,000.
  • The most serious pediatric cases are among the pandemic’s worst to date. In the South, where communities have struggled to get shots into arms and enthusiasm for masks has been spotty, intensive-care units in children’s hospitals are filling to capacity. In several states, health workers say that kids—many of them previously completely healthy—are coming in sicker and deteriorating faster than ever before, with no obvious end in sight.
  • Kids remain, as they have been throughout the pandemic, at much lower risk of getting seriously sick with the coronavirus, especially compared with unvaccinated adults.  But the recent rash of illnesses among the nation’s youngest is a sobering reminder of the COVID-19 adage that lower risk is not no risk.
  • With so many children unable to access vaccines and their health contingent on those around them, parents and guardians must now navigate the reality that Delta represents a more serious danger to everyone—which means it’s a more serious danger to kids as well.


MORE DANGEROUS THAN THE ORIGIONAL 

👺  Delta is more contagious than the other virus strains  — 

  •  Delta is the name for the B.1.617.2. variant, a SARS-CoV-2 mutation that originally surfaced in India. The World Health Organization (WHO) has called this version of the virus “the fastest and fittest.” In mid-June, the CDC labeled Delta as “a variant of concern,” using a designation also given to the Alpha strain that first appeared in Great Britain, the Beta strain that first surfaced in South Africa, the two Epsilon variants first diagnosed in the U.S., and the Gamma strain identified in Brazil. 
  • “It’s actually quite dramatic how the growth rate will change,” says Dr. Wilson. Delta is spreading 50% faster than Alpha, which was 50% more contagious than the original strain of SARS-CoV-2, he says. “In a completely unmitigated environment—where no one is vaccinated or wearing masks—it’s estimated that the average person infected with the original coronavirus strain will infect 2.5 other people,” Dr. Wilson says. “In the same environment, Delta would spread from one person to maybe 3.5 or 4 other people.”
  •  People who have not been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are most at risk.  In the US, there is a disproportionate number of unvaccinated people in Southern and Appalachian states including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, and West Virginia, where vaccination rates are low  and Kids and young people are a concern as well.  These are Republican strongholds.   “A recent study from the United Kingdom showed that children and adults under 50 were 2.5 times more likely to become infected with Delta.  “But Delta seems to be impacting younger age groups more than previous variants.” 
  • If Delta continues to move fast enough to accelerate the pandemic, Dr. Wilson says the biggest questions will be about transmissibility—how many people will get the Delta variant and how fast will it spread?  The answers could depend, in part, on where you live—and how many people in your location are vaccinated, he says. “I call it ‘patchwork vaccination,’ where you have these pockets that are highly vaccinated that are adjacent to places that have 20 percent vaccination,” Dr. Wilson says. “The problem is that this allows the virus to hop, skip, and jump from one poorly vaccinated area to another.”
  • In some cases, a low-vaccination town that is surrounded by high vaccination areas could end up with the virus contained within its borders, and the result could be “hyperlocal outbreaks,” he says. “Then, the pandemic could look different than what we’ve seen before, where there are real hotspots around the country.”  
  • One important question is whether the Delta strain will make you sicker than the original virus. “Based on hospitalizations tracked in Great Britain which has been about a month ahead of the US with Delta, the variant is probably more pathogenetic,”  a study from Scotland that showed the Delta variant was about twice as likely as Alpha to result in hospitalization in unvaccinated individuals (and vaccines reduced that risk significantly).
  • Another question focuses on how Delta affects the body. There have been reports of symptoms that are different than those associated with the original coronavirus strain, Dr Yildirim says. “It seems like cough and loss of smell are less common. And headache, sore throat, runny nose, and fever are present based on the most recent surveys in the U.K., where more than 90% of the cases are due to the Delta strain,” she says.
  •  It’s unclear whether Delta could cause more breakthrough cases—infections in people who have been vaccinated or have natural immunity from a prior COVID-19 infection, which so far have been rare in general. “Breakthrough is a big question,” Dr. Wilson says. “At least with immunity from the mRNA vaccines, it doesn’t look like it will be a problem.” A Public Health England analysis (in a preprint that has not yet been peer-reviewed) showed that at least two of the vaccines are effective against Delta. 
  • A variant called B. 1.351, which first appeared in South Africa, may have the ability to re-infect people who have recovered from earlier versions of the coronavirus. It might also be somewhat resistant to some of the coronavirus vaccines in development.


SIDEBAR  — My belief is when stupid, ignorant selfish goose stepping politicians gain office,  it took the stupid, ignorant, selfish, voters lacking education to elect them  —   And backing up the Gremky-Freebish theory of Cranial-Rectal Dyslexia Syndrome—  or CRDS which recommends  LOBOTOMY that plagues (GOP) Reptilian Party Politicians, some of them are so dumb — We don’t know how they remember to breathe  — 

Our continuing offer to provide free Lobotomies for those who believe in these politicians  and their false narratives will continue unless one day they wake up and realize how frickin stupid they really are.

It raises the point:    Is Sh*t for Brains Dyslexia Contagious?  Science tells us 37%, basically the Republican Base seems to be suffering, believing anything their politicians tell them.  We are shocked when statistics show that Ignorance, low IQ scores is the most common disorder Republicans Base Voters suffer from  —  though we must also consider everyday  " simple stupidity”  as a close second...



THE UNVACCINATED

Who are the Unvaccinated?  Young, less Educated, Republicans, People of Color, Uninsured

As of late May 2021, a majority of US adults have received a COVID-19 vaccine, with 62% of adults reporting having gotten at least one dose according to the KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor. There are still substantial shares of the adult population who have not received a vaccine and many do not plan on getting vaccinated. 

This analysis, drawing on data from the KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor, provides some insights into the demographics of the currently unvaccinated population as well as their views of vaccines generally and the pandemic more broadly.

Unvaccinated adults are a shrinking population in the US that, as of late May 2021, consists of about one-third of U.S. adults (37%). Adults in this group are those, who despite outreach efforts and being eligible for a vaccine for at least six weeks, have not received a COVID-19 vaccine. 


SIDEBAR  —  Deny them full Hospital Coverage… It was their call, devote saving lives in hospitals to those who did the right thing.  Ignorance is not a disease, it’s just a self chosen way of life… by simpletons and you can die… 

The ignorant have cost our economy, our medical staff stretched to the limit, death and destruction of innocent families and the carriers have denied those their health problems with obstruction…   

I’m sorry but listening to morons and lies have jaded my thinking and it’s more important to save 63% and let the 37% go alone.  It was their choice  — 




  • Unvaccinated adults are significantly younger, with 29% of those in the group falling in the 18-29 year old range compared to 17% of those in the vaccinated group. In addition, a smaller share of unvaccinated adults are 65 and older (9%) than the vaccinated group (28%). 
  • Over the next few weeks we will better know whether these age differences are due to vaccine access or to actual different vaccine intentions among younger adults.  There are strong partisan differences in vaccine intentions with almost half (49%) of unvaccinated adults identifying as Republicans or Republican-leaning independents, compared to three in ten (31%) vaccinated adults. 
  • Compared to vaccinated adults, smaller shares of White adults are unvaccinated, with no significant differences for Black and Hispanic adults on whether they have received at least one-dose so far, despite Black and Hispanic adults lagging in vaccination rates compared to Whites. Around two-thirds (64%) of vaccinated adults are White, compared to 56% of unvaccinated adults. 
  • Americans with lower levels of education make up a larger share of the unvaccinated population than the vaccinated one, with 46% of unvaccinated adults holding a high school degree or less compared to 34% of vaccinated adults.  Vaccinated Americans are twice as likely as unvaccinated to have a college degree or higher (38% vs. 19%). there goes that dumb-ass theory again.
  • The unvaccinated group also tends to include disproportionate shares of adults without health insurance coverage as well as those with lower levels of income. Those under the age of 65 without insurance make up about one quarter of the unvaccinated population, and 42% of all unvaccinated adults report earning less than $40K a year. Makes no sense as the shots are free?


10/21/2021   aljacobsladder.com