by Howard David Stupak
Most likely you never even heard of
influenza like illness.
You probably thought that
"the flu" and influenza virus were the same, and that if you had
"the flu" then the test for the virus would usually be positive.
would be incorrect...
The vast majority of
seasonal flu-like illness or seasonal respiratory infection do not
test positive for anything at all, only the minority, between 10-30%
test positive for a variation of the influenza virus.
ILI occurs in winter in
northern latitudes, and the incidence of this take a bell-shaped
curve over time, with variation from season to season in amplitude
and duration of the curve, as well as which specific pathogens seem
to be primary.
ILI is known to result in
pneumonia and even death in frail and obese individuals.
In healthier, and younger
individuals ILI manifests as a cold or "flu", rarely causing severe
The varied pathogens that
are implicated in ILI are always around, but usually cause the worst
of illness in the winter when the throat and nose lining called the
mucosa is damaged in its ability to fight invasion due to lack of
moisture (low humidity) from winter conditions and heating systems.
Older and less fit
individuals are more susceptible to all ILI because this seasonal
condition is exacerbated by the concurrence of the damage to the
mucosa caused by sleep apnea and frail immunity.
In Wuhan, December 2019, instead of acknowledging or even
mentioning, ILI, one of the first scientific articles to describe
Covid pivoted straight to novelty, not even considering a severe
version of normal seasonality in the introduction:
outbreak is likely to have started from a zoonotic transmission
event associated with a large seafood market that also traded in
live wild animals, it soon became clear that efficient
person-to-person transmission was also occurring.
The clinical spectrum
SARS-CoV-2 infection appears to be wide, encompassing
asymptomatic infection, mild upper respiratory tract illness,
and severe viral pneumonia with respiratory failure and even
death, with many patients being hospitalized with pneumonia in
Of course, there was no
evidence of wet-market causality or zoonoses (exotic animal origin).
But the authors decided
to lead with this as though fact, completely ignoring typical
seasonality, and the existence of ILI, despite that there are many
peer articles that very clearly use the same concepts (see below
references for examples), and test positive for a variety of viruses
including coronaviruses in the winter in northern latitudes with
similar clinical spectrum.
The article, funded by the Chinese government and military obviously
intended to sensationalize without the remote mention of it being
included in the ILI category, which any experienced researcher would
certainly have done, at least describing its possibility.
We will never know if the
sensationalization was to drive attention and funding, encourage
foreign/domestic subversion, or simply reflects incompetence and
failure to see a bigger picture.
article was distributed around the world late
winter 2020 by physician hierarchy networks, as I found in my email.
This distorted article
will likely be considered by historians to be the source of the
distorted information that initiated the collapse of the West and
its productivity values.
Not only have governments and researchers been aware that
influenza like illness (ILI) occurs every winter and most
cases never test positive for anything, only the most frail are
hospitalized, develop pneumonia and poor outcomes, and nothing is
gained by a test as the outcome is the same regardless.
The Lancet study, funded by Chinese government entities,
including the test developed partly by military seeks to change the
narrative on ILI to give it the appearance a completely novel
entity, devoid of the consideration of even a place in existing
seasonal respiratory disease.
It introduces concepts
that are still espoused by
world medical leadership (despite the
obviousness that there is nothing special, nor new despite a severe
season) and was the foundation for the enabling of destructive
practices like lockdowns, and cessation of society until vaccine
development, which could only have even in hindsight been considered
to be an unlikely event to successfully achieve disease cessation.
Further, the study was not only sensationalist and devoid of mention
of normal seasonal pneumonia, but it had severe distortions in its
own data analysis.
First, the study included 813 people, but 622
were excluded (almost 80%!) leaving 191, of whom 54 died, mean age
This established falsely
that mortality is 1/3 and that it is a middle-aged fatal disease,
which would establish a paradigm shift from winter ILI.
Of course this was
never borne out, but remains the message from most establishment
They introduce the
concept of the importance of viral shedding, and that only
isolationis the solution to prevent spread, measured not by viral
particle isolation but by RNA detection, as more sensitive
but not specific to disease.
This over sensitive
detection system was never intended for clinical use, as
over-sensitivity would of course necessitate over-reaction in the
absence of actual clinical or symptomatic criteria.
They focus on the promise of specific antiviral medications
Lopinavir and Ritonavir (without evidence), but likely a
conflict of interest.
Essentially this article
is the heroically incorrect gospel that
Collins and others followed
that permitted corrupt information from
an adversary to become the framework of two plus and possibly
eternity of fetish-obsession with what should have always been
classified as seasonal ILI.
Instead of focusing on the single pathogen that was isolated in the
Wuhan ILI season, researchers should have been focusing not only on
the long-term history of ILI, but on the specific environmental
factors, like humidity that breakdown the mucous membranes of the
airway during dry winter months, exacerbated by heating systems that
has recently been established.
Of course, the increased
severity in the obese, sedentary and aged is due to further strain
on this dried mucosa by poor airway tone, manifesting as the
barotrauma effects of sleep apnea in this population.
These mucosal breaches
are the real disease, that only secondarily permit pathogens that
are commonly in the airway to become invasive.
The single-minded focus on isolation of patients and the ridiculous
of masking (and its acceptance by
the gullible public) to avoid the unavoidable and the strategy
of locking down until the much
hoped-for vaccine development.
Same as well, as the
failure of the leadership to acknowledge the
proper classification of the disease as perhaps,
a severe season of
...is the greatest
intelligence failure in the history of the West, perhaps worse than
the Trojan Horse and Pearl Harbor.
Why does this
matter now two years later?
The medical and public health establishment have not deviated from
the trajectory triggered by The Lancet article on isolating
individuals, absurdly attempting to link masking and "distancing"
and the most profitable treatments of choice to disease cessation
and falsely attempting to disconnect the regional parabolic
incidence curves from seasonality via censoring and
They bought into the
early theatrics of hazmat suits, spraying streets and inherent
xenophobia of wet-market populations by the public (as I did
initially as well, despite an article published just before on
There are obviously those who would like this period to never end.
who through their over-sized role do not wish to have a reversal in
the specialness in the "heroism" of their service, with reduction of
the virus to simply a severe season of ILI.
There are those in
leadership positions that have obviously seen that by continuing the
theatre, they can continue their illusion of disease causality of
human behavior and not environmental factors, not only saving face
in light of their error, but frequently endless garnering attention
from the masses.
from the "pandemic" as a special entity are the most subversive,
masquerading as humanitarians, but mostly obsessed with selling
mitigation products... forever.
These strong lobbies have demanded nothing short of deference and
obedience from the public, censuring disagreement and threatening
workers and students with loss of career and opportunity with
They have avoided
discussion, standing only on the laurels of position and past
education, quickly silencing dissenters as "fringe".
This is nothing short of
a battle to restore the prior world of,
...as the truth is sought...
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