Given they probably have the most data on the virus due it it being studies in Wuhan near a wet market, perhaps they will have the best solution…
You have to love the reason we are the Guinea Pig nation.
“Wynne said New Zealand was seen as a good place to run a clinical trial because it had a good health system, had a compliant population and could produce high quality research data for the pharmaceutical industry.”
Well at least this vaccine is a more advanced vaccine that is less susceptible to mutations rendering it useless, such as the current Pfizer one.
The issue is still how fast these vaccines are going through the system.
Long term effects require “time” to evaluate the outcomes.
There are numerous studies being done on treatment solutions that totally reduces the urgency on rushing out vaccines. but hey they don’t make money for pharma companies.
If you ever needed more evidence that it is not outcomes of health but outcomes for shareholders, this pandemic (coupled with the swine flu in 2009), is good evidence of that.
I am an advocate of vaccines for proper use.
Trouble is the more you investigate certain uses of vaccines, the less data you find on how urgent they were.
The 2009 rushed vaccine for high risk populations ended up in costly legal issues for some European countries. And turned out to be not required, as it wasn’t a pandemic.
Anyway if you want to be part of this trial there is a $3,000 earn in it.
If there is anything we can learn from the COVID pandemic, is that globalism doesn’t work.
While governments around the world are hailing the benefits of mass gene therapy, we are learning that the readily available cheap medicines, that are now known effective treatments, were unnecessarily banned from being spoken about.
Zuckerberg gave Dr. Fauci the old, “Hey Tony, want some help with some propaganda?” and the global population turned on Hydrochloroquine and the other treatments we now are funding tom study – little late now we have purchased zillions of gene therapy jabs
Whilst I was doing research for an article I wrote on the history of Hydroxychloroquine, I went to our own pharmac’s website, which had a warning that HCQ didn’t work, how did that work out Pharmac? HCQ at $10 a serve seems like a pretty good option now doesn’t it?
How did they come to that conclusion exactly? No one in Pharmac, or in our medical fraternity, could have known this. Michael Baker knew did he? if it doesn’t lead to a lock down, he cares not.
So this information was fed to them from our global networks. It has now been deleted from Parmac’s webpage, but why did they do it?
Through the global advisory networks, such as the WHO and “respected” health officials, like the now discredited Dr Fauci, our smaller global nation governments obviously towed the line.
Thanks Chippie, Ardern, Bloomfield. We owe you our gratitude, thanks for your temporary pay decrease too. was a big help to the intergenerational debt we now have.
Rather than listening to 10’s of thousands of medical practitioners, who vehemently insisted HCQ was showing good results. Instead, Facebook assisted The Government in discrediting it in favour of what?
A costly experimental gene therapy injection that has unknown long term health effects, unkown lasting efficacy and likely a now annual event – unless of course our newly programmed gentic material finishes what the virus couldn’t. what a cracking idea.
Globalism would be fine, if you could trust the leaders to have the good of all of the worlds children’s at heart. But we all know that they don’t. No number of eggs broken matters with the kind of omelette these globalists want to stuff in their back pocket.
Unfortunately greed and the negative sides of capitalism mean that neither socialism or capitalism will steer us to a harmonious global governance. Humans get in the way.
Players like Russia, China, the US and to a lessor degree the European Union, all mean that there will never be an “all for one and one for all” global community.
There is a reason books like 1984 and Animal farm are still best sellers today.
George Orwell was a socialist who saw what the dangers of communism and the wars to fight for these ideals would mean.
He saw first hand the worst of tribal politics and in moments of genius, wrote some of the most incredible insights into human nature.
There will be many who don’t see what has just gone on in the world. That blindly follow the so called “settled Science” believing that these agendas are there to protect our future generations. Oh but they are.
They now are blinded by the tribal politics that has become part of life. I just saw someone again say, the Nats would have done it worse. Gee thanks, that helps me sleep better at night.
Look at a Ponsonby bar who threw a MAGA party last year, and even though the politics of the US could hardly be further from NZ, the cancel culture woke brigade gave this bar national headlines. For what? yep you guessed it, being racist. Oh that old chestnut. how confused they must get when they see a black man wearing a MAGA hat.
The world is going increasingly insane, and there is no need for us to participate in this woke culture that says you are and “old white man” if you disagree with them.
We don’t want or need the likes of Ardern glueing the fabric of our society to these globalist agenda driven tyrants.
Time to look after our own needs and trust our own judgment. We can vote Ardern out, or the next one after her if we don’t agree. But we cant vote for anything the UN want to inflict on us to appease their masters greed.
How about we look in the mirror rather than out the window and focus on a proper education for our kids, stop the participation awards and the sins of our fathers bollix. Let’s balance up our education system with some more people who aren’t on a mission to rewrite our history and ban everything that reminds them of their own inadequacies.
Vilifying our forefathers who can’t defend themselves for your own perceived guilt is a product of your own perceived incompetence, so don’t project them on my children thank you.
Fuck off with your climate emergencies, Fuck of with your constant accusations of racism divide and conquer tyranny and fuck off with your hate speech cancel culture being offended by everything for others bull shit.
You know what, Just fuck off……Please (where’s my manners).
Michael Baker is our award collecting “leading” expert on COVID
He is one of those academics who likely salivates every time the phone rings in case its someone from the complicit media, or an academic to tell him he has been nominated for another award.
Anyway, he managed to get his name in the paper again today where the new buzz word is the “Delta” variant.
Whether or not this is a variant we need to be concerned about, there are some statistics we can look at to get a better grasp of the “India problem” where this variant is supposedly causing havoc
It seems that every mutation is more contagious than the last and good reason to bring back the fear. But lets look at the origin of this variant and what’s really going on with their proportionally superior population
lets compare the U.K. to India and their statistics of the goings on in the past few weeks.
The UK has almost hit 50% of the population that has been fully vaccinated and is currently having an increase in cases.
India has vaccinated 3.7% of their population and has experienced a sizable decrease in infections
Note; the y axis is 5 X greater for the Indian data and India’s population is 20 X that of the UK. So the peak of 400,000 new cases ifor India is comparable to reaching a peak of 20,000 if you adjust for the difference in population. This is over 3 X less than the U.K’s peak of 67,000 daily cases.
The three day moving average in India is currently 50,231 and decreasing rapidly. Again, population adjusted, this gives you 2,511 new cases per day if the population was the same as the U.K. The U’K’ s 3 day average is at now10,080 and rapidly rising.
Then we have the death rates
Here is the death per million stats for the two nations
UK 1,876 deaths per million people
India 289 deaths per million people
While it is likely the reporting in India isn’t as accurate as that in the UK, even with a large degree of inaccuracy it iois still proportionately more of an issue in this first world rapidly vaccinated country of the UK over the third world effects in India.
But all the media wants to talk about is India, India, India and of course the new variant.
How long before Michael “lock down” Baker has us firmly in the grip of restricted movements again?
Anyway just keeping you abreast of the propaganda machine at work
As many of you know by now, I’ve been saying this for years – and being called a denier for my efforts. However, more scrutiny is being placed on our policy makers claims of climate emergency and it turns out our policy makers are the ones in denial.
An assessment of the Government published National Climate Change Risk Assessment finds the document not based on Science
Share this wide and with all.
“Our review of the NCCRA found that for the most part, the assessements were not
based on the ‘best available evidence’ and often consisted of little more than a
recitation of the ‘five horsemen of the apocalypse’: more extreme weather events,
more drought, more river flooding, higher sea levels, and more wildfires, followed by
unsubstantiated claims that they will have either major or extreme consequences”
The thing that everybody seems to miss is observable data. With policy makers and the media skewing the data received from scientists, we are left believing all degrees of nonsense in the absence of genuine assessments of the globe.
Its great to see a proper analysis done of a climate report that we as tax payers will ultimately have to pay for.
This paragraph says it all
“Our assessment of the NCCRA report is that it lacks sound analytical foundations and
is largely a highly subjective, and some times a dishonest exercise that systematically
exaggerates the risks. Contrary to the risk assessment title of the report it is not a risk
assessment at all. Risk requires a consideration of both consequences of an event
and the probability that the event will occur. The NCCRA simply leaves out the
probability assessement and presents a series of more or less extreme scenarios with
likelihoods ranging from just possible to very remote, as being ‘plausible’.”
Let’s see if the media pick up on this. We know Stuff wont as they are so firmly in denial they wont even publish material that goes against the climate emergency diatribe.
One of the best kept secrets of our globe is that the earth has been greening. More plants is typically a good thing but plenty of people find ways of turning this increase into a negative. Recently I was told that its the wrong types of plants that are growing and that is a bad thing. The reality is there are positve increses in both grasslands and forests but thats another discussion.
Let’s look at one area that all the arm chair eco warriors love to throw at you when you tell them to keep their chins up. The Amazon.
We all remember learning as children the devastation occurring to the Amazon and that it was where all our oxygen comes from etc.
Well it seems that the locals paid attention and there has been work done to learn more about the plight of the Amazon Jungle.
Since the 1980’s it was difficult to know the state of the large tropical forest and in more recent times it was still not known what was the true extent of the forest, recovery and new forests planted.
this is until August last year where a PhD graduate at the Brazilian institute for Space Research took a look at his map he had created of Brazils secondary forests.
“About a third of Brazil’s lost forests have recovered naturally, an area approximately the size of the United Kingdom — 262,791 square kilometers (101,464 square miles), according to the map Junior published in a recent study in the journal Scientific Data in collaboration with 11 other researchers.”
The reality is Trees grow back, but this fact on its own is meaningless. There are other issues with forestry such as loss of habitat, forest fires and creating a balance between reforestation and cutting down timber.
The real good news with this is not just that the forest can recover and that there is the ambition to plant more trees. But the fact that it is now measurable and more importantly manageable, means that planting and felling, as well as proper management of the asset can easily be achieved by local authorities.
It is once again a sign that money and effort spent in the best areas, is how we will help preserve life on earth.
Our PM is the queen of spin. However, just like a compulsive liar, the perpetrator of non truths soon get stuck in their own web of deceit.
Labour burst on the scene in 2017, freshly garnered with the ability to fix all the social injustices they had bemoaned from the opposition benches.
Of course it is fine to make bold announcements in the early days when you embark on your journey to lead your country, but at some point announcements need to be replaced by action and then results. You then get judged on those results.
Announcements and relabelled departments and documents don’t bring different outcomes. In acting a carefully considered strategy is what alters the destination
The absolute picture child of virtue signalling and cluelessness is the labelling of the annual government budget the Well-being Budget.
It’s about as useful as writing the word leg on an amputees stump, patting them on the back and shouting “run forest run!”
Mike King is one of many who has had enough of the announcements and wants action. He is also one that now has the unenviable challenge of having a public stoush with our spin doctor PM.
Ardern has jabbed at King after he handed back his medal stating, no one has said we had finished with fixing mental health.
It seems that this has switched King from appealing to Ardern by not blaming her for the lack of action, to something he is better qualified for which is sarcasm.
A frustrated King, after handing back his medal, voiced his opinion directly to the PM. Claiming she is obviously too busy selling EV’s, bicycle bridges and going to field days to meet with him.
And that is it in a nut shell isn’t it? The PM’s focus is on looking good rather than doing anything meaningful.
Enthused by the announcement of $1.3 billion to be injected into mental health, King has now realised that this announcement was nothing but a new label on an old problem.
Ardern and her merry bunch of useful idiots must be close to having to draw on their overdraft when it comes to political capital.
How long will the media keep lending them the money?
It is surely now only to the lack of desire for the media to do their job that lets the government get away with the direction they are taking us.