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Most of this Doc Gumshoe posting was ready to go a couple of days before Thanksgiving. But then, you know what happened: the new variant (now named Omicron) surfaced in South Africa. So I finished up another Doc Gumshoe epistle that I had been working on and quickly got it to Travis so I could […]

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  • I am not sure about the name of the company behind it but I know they were working on a nasal spray for covid inoculatio...

  • If masks don't keep out viruses, then why have flu and other upper respiratory infection rates been lower since masking ...

  • You’re not going to cure a decades-long obesity epidemic in a year… but with vaccination, you can beat down a viral ...

  • Thanks for another great article, Doc/Michael. And thanks again for addressing "COVID-19 vaccines protect recipients fro...

  • Couldn't make it through one podcast. I would guess this guy thinks the election was stolen from Trump. Exhibit 1: Ju...

  • An ugly day . And Asian markets look like they're going to open about another 2-3% lower again even after losing that mu...

  • Hey Doc, just want to say that I appreciated and valued your article. It was straight down the middle and highlighted th...

  • Hopefully my previous post generally agrees with your statement that the vaccines have notable effectiveness. I've look...

  • I'm disappointed in your position regarding those who have not taken the vaccine to-date. You stated that feelings towa...

  • As you quoted, “It is the antibody response that wanes, while the cellular response persists, often for decades.” ...

  • Please.... please do not be fooled by the medical authorities & government statistics. The CDC has manipulated th...

  • My neighbor is paralyzed in the lower body and is unable to walk. This occured after the secong shot. Any child or teena...

  • "However, suggestions of that kind are a sign that the frustration that the vaccinated feel about the vaccination refuse...

  • With words such as "almost entirely "used, it is hard to believe and without other facts like age, comorbidity and other...

  • How do you know she doesn't have immunity. I suspect natural immunity will do a better job at fighting the variants when...

  • This is such an important point as you will have a hard time getting to your precious 100% vaccination rate when everyon...

  • Thanks Doc for another great update. It's always refreshing to read fact-based analyses. Any thoughts about Regeneron'...

  • I would love to have someone explain how this can be called a "vaccination", as 99% of most people's understanding is t...

  • There is data from various countries including the U.S. that a significant portion of the population has T cell mediated...

  • No money in the study of previously infected. There are only two good studies I've seen with actual data regarding prev...

  • Question about correlations in regard to Covid vaccines and deaths. Vermont with a high vaccination rate and 0 deaths ...

  • One of the most serious complications and adverse effects of receiving the Covid19 vaccine is an autoimmune response tha...

  • Oh no! you sold out of crypto just before it started some semblance of recovery....I wouldn't say to get back into BRPHF...

  • In Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis forbids even cruise ships from requiring vaccination passports of passengers, though 80% o...

  • I think the CDC had to make this move to get ahead of what many states and the people as a whole are doing anyway. It l...

  • Yes, these are tools to test your sugar levels but they do not solve the horrible problem of insulin needles that go to ...

  • @Michael Jorrin Got my first dose of the Pfizer vaccine on Sunday 1/31 at a mass vaccination event at our city basebal...

  • One comment, one question. I'm surprised that the Doc did not mention that the UK has already (yesterday) begun its ma...

  • A reader asked about BCG in relation to COVID-19. I discussed BCG in some detail in a post on April 20th. BCG is bac...

  • Thanks for the thoughtful response Michael, much appreciated. It’s good to know you (mostly) don’t actually condone...

  • I was surprised and somewhat overwhelmed by the volume of comments about the Doc Gumshoe “COVID 19 Miscellany” post....

  • I think you missed the most important point to make over vaccines DOC......regardless which vaccine we want to talk abou...

  • Thxs Travis, great as ever. Of course I went and read the article and true enough it does state that in US between 1985 ...

  • you think that's liberty, spouting for EVERYBODY to be vaccinated? YOU don't even know what's in the vaccine and maybe y...

  • One of the best articles I've seen on the subject very well researched - not bothered about the guy sneezing as he prob...

  • Bill Gates - Most Dangerous Philanthropist in Modern History? https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/202...

  • Unfortunately, you give no "data", only "opinion". If your opinion is correct, "informed" consent (read: Package insert...

  • One could make the same argument about requiring seat belt use. We all pay for your freedom to allow your head to go thr...

  • Dear Kenk, You are citing several publications, would you care to either share a link or share a better citation (autho...

  • I agree with much of Ken Shonk's p0stings. I am not anti vaccination but feel a more rational approach is needed--not ...

  • Well, lets just bury the stats on vaccines and believe they cause no harm. Do you know that if your child dies shortly ...

  • Ever speak with an antivaxer- they hop right to freedom of choice (strange how this same group doesn't have same opinion...

  • Re 2. I believe there already are vaccination requirements for immigrants. When I immigrated from U.K. in 1952, it was ...

  • Sorry, I don't ascribe to vaccination always being the preventative that Big Pharma says it is. You can get bad water,...

  • That makes no sense. Live patients pay much better than dead patients. If in fact, that patient had lived, the PR value...

  • "Doc" just to clarify your response to yukonjack, are you implying that if he/she was born prior to 57 they likely had t...

  • "News about the effectiveness / ineffectiveness of the current flu vaccine has been spread far and wide, with the result...

  • Some in the know would disagree with the tuna/vax argument: Misleading Mercury-exposure Comparisons: Thimerosal-pres...

  • Does the fact that you are exposed to greater quantities of these very chemicals on a frequent basis at concentrations m...

  • The anti-vax campaigners do tend to be selective about their statistics, talking about death rates like that rather than...

  • #shingles vax Isn't there already an effective shingles vaccination? (If there isn't, what then was that jab I receive...

  • We're not oblivious to the fact that $DVAX is roaring mightily this am, up over 100 percent pre-market at one point, Goo...

  • You may not be a doctor, but you write about heart disease and vaccination like one that is being heavily sponsored by d...

  • Agree partly, especially re aminoglycosides. Macrolide ototoxicity is generally short term. Macrolides are considere...

  • An informative and easy-to-read overview of messenger RNA, and the application of nRNA-based technologies in three major...

  • No, very reasonable in fact. But I can tell you as an industry standard, all patients in HCV trials have to be HBV surfa...

  • ....And vive la difference! Interesting commentary from Nature, stuff I did not know I did not know. Infections re...

  • Apologies is advance for unsolicited cross talk: An interesting, albeit upstream-ish post - I'd suggest some alternativ...

  • I'm a little skeptical that this will generate significant income in the short to medium term. For me there are too many...

  • alan I agree, very obtus paper. If a protein is a house peptides are the framing and amino acids are the dimension lumbe...

  • In Canada, parents convicted for death of child for failing to provide vaccination or basic medical care, instead they w...

  • Interesting and informative. Unfortunately, there still seem to be lots of people who continue to believe in that link...

  • New reading about neo-antigen-driven cancer vaccination. Part of the reason I have said for 2 years that old-style cance...

  • Nowadays, you do need to look at the vaccines and make choices; My son got his chicken pox vaccination when he was 8. ...

  • I don't think vaccination is a black & white issue. It used to be just common sense: get your kids vaccinated, period. B...

  • $ESPR , $SNY,$AMGN -- How's this for a bad idea? A Low-Cholesterol Vaccination? http://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeli...

  • Well said, Doc. Although I am not an MD or DO or PhD, I have read enough posts to support my diagnosis: Gamey appears...

  • Many thanks for all the comments. Re the vaccination schedule, yes, infants and toddlers get many vaccinations startin...

  • Eggselent post all the way around sir, not being the father of a girl I was unaware of any of that about HPV or the vacc...

  • "Someone had made some points on the prior thread about a company working toward an HCV vaccine" Twas I Doctor, than...

  • Someone had made some points on the prior thread about a company working toward an HCV vaccine, and I thought I'd answer...

  • Dan....I have been aware of this one in the HBV space, but am pretty skeptical of therapeutic vaccination as a way of ma...

  • Just remember, herd immunity = minimum of 95 percent seropositive rate (either by vaccination or by having had the disea...

  • To DR. KISS, I am now a new full member and of pensionable age (65+). I was very interested in your article but it ma...

  • DR. KSS - Can't begin to tell you how happy and thankful you're back. And, I feel as you do about Nepal...an extreme t...

  • $DVAX / $ARWR Overall, there is an estimate of about 300 - 400 million infected hepatitis-b patients in the world. Es...

  • Ok this does come from SA but it was very interesting nonetheless. It looks to be similar to Cellectis. http://seekin...

  • Scorpio: 1) school and day care entry requirements for vaccination have long existed in all 50 states. They have been...

  • Re: that ZeroHedge article suggesting that vaccination requirements should be set and enforced by private property owne...

  • Scorpio as a said earlier I do NOT disagree with you as to the need for government action to protect its peoples from d...

  • Hey Frank. There is some minimum support that parents must provide already. If you live in squalor, have 20 cats, excr...

  • When I was a kid, we used to have measles, chicken Pox etc parties. As soon as a kid got a bug we were sent to to his ho...

  • If this anti-vaccine thing continues, then sure I mean it. Loving parents will vaccinate their kids. We're not just ta...

  • In addition to this chart, another way to understand causes of mortality in the U.S. is to look not just at disease enti...

  • Most immunogens for vaccination are in the microgram (0.000001g) range. The immunogen that is produced by modifying th...

  • A word about CDC, pertinent to post 60 above. I never worked there, but I did spend 14 years working closely with peopl...

  • Dr. KSS, I came across this company http://www.curevac.com/rna-technology/ They have already made a lot of progress ...

  • A Novovax pumper Bozo on Skreeching Alfalfa just wrote an article saying to buy Novovax because it is the company poised...

  • Steve: I am glad you brought up NVAX, as it has popped up on a lot of radar the last few days. My question: How does a v...

  • Since this is a Friday late afternoon this post probably wont get seen much but here you go anyway. I am long and gett...

  • Thank you, Biochem, for a good overview of the negatives on vaccination. I'm of the age to remember getting the oral pol...

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  • On a subject introduced by Dr KSS at #250: Referring to a a small study of post-mortem brain tissue from children with ...

  • To Ken and David: This is what i have from FDA Tracker for INO: INO Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2014-04-01 Phase 2 ...

  • Siva: someone, maybe it was you, asked about it earlier and I meant to answer. All of these HIV vaccine development stor...

  • Greetings Dr. KSS. Thank you so much for all your thoughtful, patient and easy to understand insights into these variou...

  • My background is in biochem and I have worked in a lab as well as several hospitals. I chose not to vaccinate my child b...

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