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Public Health Experts Raise Alarm as Trump White House Embraces 'Fringe' Declaration Pushing Herd Immunity

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/10/14/public-health-experts-raise-alarm-trump-white-house-embraces-fringe-declaration

Herd Immunity - by whatever name they want to call it - cannot work. People are inter-connected. Someone recently said it’s like designating a “no-pee” zone in a public pool.

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Trump got his COVID so f everyone else.

The writing was on the coffins when drumpfy chose a 50 state solution. Rethuglicans never take responsibility for anything, they’re incapable. Why, because they just don’t give a shit to begin with. Herd immunity, ha, Grayson was right, they just want you to die.

“The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie – deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”

John F. Kennedy

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Please Mr. trump, I don’t want to die. Certainly don’t want to be any sort of martyr.

Please don’t listen to him. Don’t drink bleach !!!

Wisconsin is one of the most contaminated states presently. So after Gov. Evers places some restrictions our shit ass republicans get it overturned. Can’t fuck with the freedom to die or kill others with stupidity.
That would make too much common sense for the dense rubes to understand.

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It can take years to reach herd immunity. Besides, if herd immunity is so great why aren’t we doing it each year with the seasonal flu? It isn’t, may as well call it “culling immunity.”

A 25 year old male in NV, got COVID twice, different variants. The second time was worse landing him in hospital, on oxygen. Tested positive both times w/negative tests in between.

Scientists Confirm Nevada Man Was Infected Twice With Coronavirus

~https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/10/12/922980490/scientists-confirm-nevada-man-was-infected-twice-with-coronavirus

Other states are not far behind. It’s profits above people and economy over life.

Mooooo! ~https://www.rawstory.com/2020/10/bar-owner-who-hosted-trump-jr-is-now-in-icu-with-and-wants-to-punch-the-president/

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How do we know he even has/had the damn virus?

Professor Sunetra Gupta of the University of Oxford
Dr Jay Bhattacharya of Stanford
and Dr Martin Kulldorff of Harvard.
These are NOT “fringe” doctors. Look them up.
Furthermore, they are not the first doctors to say the lockdowns are counterproductive.

Sweden never locked down and now they are over it. Yes, they had a high death rate (which we have now surpassed) but they didn’t destroy their economy, increase the suicide rate or have thousands die because they were afraid to go to a hospital.

BTW: Did you know that the CDC says face masks increase the chance of getting covid?
New CDC Study 70% Always 3% Never Wore Face Masks Contracted Covid
ise.media/video/new-cdc-study-70-always-3-never-wore-face-masks-contracted-covid-43(dot)html

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“The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) is a libertarian or free-market think tank located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. It is a 501©(3) nonprofit that partners with the Atlas Network and other Koch-funded think tanks.”

You do know that report has been debunked right? Doctors still use surgical masks too.

Just having a mask is limited, understanding the how to use PPE is the issue. Note: used masks don’t go in your pocket.

That’s what we are to them - a herd. They are probably thinking “those disgusting people” need to be thinned.

Just leave enough of us to keep buying their shitty things.

There is no herd immunity without a vaccine.

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How does being air lifted to Walter Reed and given multiple drugs equal herd immunity?

So … don’t wear a mask. And if you do get infected, go to the back of the line.

It doesn’t, but that’s what the new White House “plan” is now - herd immunity. They have embraced the mass death that letting the virus burn itself out without intervention will surely bring.

It’s been all over the news. Surely you’ve seen it.

The point is absolutely no herd immunity for Trump just the stupid public.

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1 - admit the young can and do get COVID
- while not noticing the long COVID effects, still not fully known and won’t be for a long time
2 - reduce Social Security and Medicaid payouts by:
a - making sure the young get it with a lower kill rate (still killed, though)
b - make sure they spread it to the “old” with a higher kill rate
3 - no doubt approved by some economic council or whatever, not to mention Wall Street
4 - tout Sweden’s “great” result, shown as not great and going worse, but hey, their dead are not complaining and the same for our dead (no cell phones allowed in coffins)
Ain’t wee great!?
The only thing missing is Dr. Strangelove, waiting just outside the toilet.

Oh, one more thing, can anyone say “Lysenkoism?” As in Trofim Denisovich Lysenko.
Link here, but look him up: ~~https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trofim_Lysenko
His “science” killed millions by starvation while his political support turned the secret police on scientists who opposed him resulting in thousands in state prisons and many being executed.

The rhyming of history.