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DJ, part 1,

[url][/url] or ;

The UK ZOE app is showing Covid cases are once again on then rise in what would be the fifth wave of 2022 in the UK.

Although the ongoing cases chart from ZOE is yet to show the new wave, it’s clear that cases are starting to rise from a higher level than 2021 winter wave.


The subvariants driving the new wave are shown below:



We will be updating this post with the latest numbers as the wave progresses.

fits with [url][/url] or less peaks-more cases all the time....see also [url][/url] or (there cases still slowly decreasing...but soon will increase as well...). 

[url][/url] or ;

The proportion of patients with at least 1 post–COVID-19 symptom 2 years after acute infection was 59.7% for hospitalized patients and 67.5% for those not requiring hospitalization.

A preprint out this week confirms anecdotal data of the high level of long term physiological damage inflicted on those that were infected in the first Covid wave of 2020.

We have seen March 2020 mentioned as a primary infection date across numerous social media posts from Long Covid sufferers from Europe, Asia and America. Most of those wild-type infections could not be confirmed by testing at the time, as tests were simply not available.

This cross-sectional study found that the proportion of patients with at least 1 post–COVID-19 symptom 2 years after acute infection was 59.7% for hospitalized patients and 67.5% for those not requiring hospitalization. No significant differences in post–COVID-19 symptoms were seen between hospitalized and nonhospitalized patients.

Similar rates of post–COVID-19 symptoms between hospitalized and nonhospitalized patients suggest that, among all patients who contract COVID-19, these sequelae deserve attention.

Jama Network preprint: Post–COVID-19 Symptoms 2 Years After SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Hospitalized vs Nonhospitalized Patients

DJ...if the "first wave" did more damage then following waves it may be related to the (higher) viral load ? But also "statistics" could give an incorrect perspective...with more testing also more milder cases were included...possibly resulting in less long term problems...

[url][/url] or DJ gastrointestinal system may play a major role in "kicking the virus out" (or not doing that...). Maybe interesting for dealing with Long CoViD issues ? Pro-biotica ? 

Mainland #China reports 2,227 local symptomatic cases and 24,547 asymptomatic cases on November 20.πŸ”½ --- #Guangdong 984 + 8,101πŸ”½ #Chongqing 231 + 5,898πŸ”Ό #Henan 161 + 1,050πŸ”½ #Gansu 18 + 1,173πŸ”Ό #InnerMongolia 92 + 832πŸ”½ #Beijing 154+ 808πŸ”Ό #Xinjiang 18 + 893πŸ”½ --- NHC


Beijing reports 962 new coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day increase on record as millions of people are urged to stay home

DJ, China may be relaxing its Zero CoViD policies a bit to give economy more room. Very likely China Health will keep a close eye on developments-with massive testing...More infectious variants may increase cases...However if Chinese vaccines/anti-virals are effective maybe -in China- living with the virus could be somewhat more realistic ? 

Dr. John Campbell had a video on the G20/Next Pandemic [url][/url] or his basic points may be;

-Bankers/politicians run the WHO...where is the medical knowledge gone ? 

-A lot of steps seem CoViD related-while a next pandemic may be bacterial, prion-based, H5N1....

DJ-On the G20 [url][/url] or ;

Lining up to join BRICS

It is safe to say that the G20 may have plunged into an irretrievable path toward irrelevancy. Even before the current Southeast Asian summit wave – in Phnom Penh, Bali and Bangkok – Lavrov had already signaled what comes next when he noted that “over a dozen countries” have applied to join BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa).

Iran, Argentina, and Algeria have formally applied: Iran, alongside Russia, India, and China, is already part of the Eurasian Quad that really matters.

Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Afghanistan are extremely interested in becoming members. Indonesia just applied, in Bali. And then there’s the next wave: Kazakhstan, UAE, Thailand (possibly applying this weekend in Bangkok), Nigeria, Senegal, and Nicaragua.

It’s crucial to note that all of the above sent their Finance Ministers to a BRICS Expansion dialogue in May. A short but serious appraisal of the candidates reveals an astonishing unity in diversity.

Lavrov himself noted that it will take time for the current five BRICS to analyze the immense geopolitical and geoeconomic implications of expanding to the point of virtually reaching the size of the G20 – and without the collective west.

What unites the candidates above all is the possession of massive natural resources: oil and gas, precious metals, rare earths, rare minerals, coal, solar power, timber, agricultural land, fisheries, and fresh water. That’s the imperative when it comes to designing a new resource-based reserve currency to bypass the US dollar.

Let’s assume that it may take up to 2025 to have this new BRICS+ configuration up and running. That would represent roughly 45 percent of confirmed global oil reserves and over 60 percent of confirmed global gas reserves (and that will balloon if gas republic Turkmenistan later joins the group).

The combined GDP – in today’s figures – would be roughly $29.35 trillion; much larger than the US ($23 trillion) and at least double the EU ($14.5 trillion, and falling).

As it stands, BRICS account for 40 percent of the global population and 25 percent of GDP. BRICS+ would congregate 4.257 billion people: over 50 percent of the total global population as it stands.

DJ, because how "the west" is "solving" every crisis; creating money out of thin air and starting wars-denial of problems [url][/url] or ;But the outcome was widely judged a failure on efforts to cut carbon dioxide, after oil-producing countries and high emitters weakened and removed key commitments on greenhouse gases and phasing out fossil fuels.

Maybe even a step back...DJ reminds me of...

OK, this is bonkers: During a brief window in 1950-51, children could get the Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab—a kit allowing them to make nuclear reactions at home using ACTUAL RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL. It was removed from shelves in 1951.

they knew it was dangerous then....people are crazy...

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Part 2, 

Economic collapse, high inflation, less staff/more patients will bring healthcare in an even worse crisis next year....The Ukraine war may see famine in Europe...unseen since shortly after world war 2...[url][/url] or and [url][/url] or .

The [url][/url] or (killing around 20,000 most older men...however hunger and disease go hand in hand-excess deaths must have been very high...). in part also was linked to a railway strike; 

After the national railways complied with the exiled Dutch government's appeal for a railway strike starting September 1944 to further the Allied liberation efforts, the German administration (under Wehrmachtbefehlshaber Friedrich Christiansen) retaliated by placing an embargo on all food transports to the western Netherlands. The food embargo was partially lifted in early November 1944.

DJ...cholera has been showing up in Lebanon/Syria, Haïti, most of Africa...will increase as a problem. A food crisis means a growing health crisis...

In combination with CoViD resulting in less immunity (unclear for how long-and the effect it has on larger groups/regions) and more diseases showing up (MPX, Polio, H5N1-for now most in birds, other types of flu) the present pandemic may "widen"...

H5N1 spreading in humans-as an outcome of less immunity because of CoViD (corona-virus in birds has been a major problem-could it explain both widespread and long duration of spread of H5N1 in birds ???) -could become "a next pandemic" on top of this CoViD one-or be seen as just another step in this pandemic...with H5N1 -potential- to become an even bigger problem...

-spread by (wild)birds

-of influence in egg=food production

-also poultry will become problematic

-the general idea is that H5N1 will bring more severe disease with high spread/R0 (in NL farms they do not know how the virus gets in...even ventilation gets checked...still the virus gets a way in...). 

DJ H5N1 will worsen the foodproblem (eggs/meat) worsen the already major healthcare crisis and may be even less controlable then CoViD...Maybe catching H5N1-surviving it-will offer some immunity...however the larger the spread the more chance for all kind of mutations (also in non-human hosts...). If we can not contain what should be a "limited to humans most" CoViD problem how will we deal with a "multi-host" (most NON-human !!!) H5N1 ? 

STOP THE SPREAD will be very hard if the disease is spread by wild birds (and other wild animals...). So-how to deal with such a crisis ? 

-"Islands of safety" will be very hard...since mice may be spreading disease...some people may be infected but (still) without symptoms...

-Mass vaccination and "killing of unwanted animals" ? May limit spread somewhat...for a short time-however will do a lot of damage...

-anti-virals in large the right places...

DJ-We still may be able to "stop CoViD" from flying around the limiting air travel to only essential...but we are NOT doing that....

To be honest-older strategies on H5N1 did ignore spread in/via birds all year round...Expected "herd/group-immunity" after surviving H5N1 like flu-types...not possibly lots of reinfections because most of the flu would NOT be in humans (and some animal-hosts may be good at spreading the virus without major symptoms...). 

And-of course-other problems, climate, economy, only get worse....increasing even more global instability...

Replying to  and 
If we restrict the comparison to Denmark, the country with the best genetic surveillance in the world, it's even more clear that BQ* lineages have lost none of their growth advantage. It's just that other fast lineages make up a much larger % now (XBB*, BN.1*, CH.1*, etc).

DJ..trying to follow CoViD -by statistics- now is getting very complex;

-Most cases will NOT see testing

-So cases that are getting tested may have symptoms-you miss variants without major symptoms (however longer term risk/may mix with other variants)

-A month ago 100 cases could see 5 BQ.1 and 5 BQ.1.1 that may be 10 of each by now...(as an example) but XBB, BN.1, CH.1 may have been 1 or 2 each last month-could be around 10 by now as well...some other variants (of Omicron) decreasing...

-But more of these variants may not see more hospital cases...

-Sampling & sequencing takes time...

If you also include age distribution you may get a very complex story...

DJ-So do we still have some view of this CoViD pandemic ? I think hardly...we are more and more running behind the facts...with politics in denial (and so less funding-when more funding is needed !)..."the shore has to stop the ship" ("de wal/oever moet het schip keren" in Dutch) we have to hit rock bottom ? 

I expect we may be on our way to the worst part of this multi-aspect global crisis...(hope to see you on the other side of this tunnel !)

End of part 2...time for a break...

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Okay...we are in a "dark tunnel now"...maybe some (NL) headlines;

[url][/url] or very likely tens-of-millions of refugees on their way...not only from Ukraine, also Türkiye may be sending their refugees to "the cause of problems" EU...Italy, Greece, Spain may be sending refugees north...Poland may be unable to house/feed the millions of refugees they already deal with now...

DJ-Refugees "as a weapon" in the "west-rest-war"....not new (after W.W.2 eastern Europe did send millions of Germans into the ruins of Germany...[url][/url] or killing hundreds of thousends of Germans. Ukraine will soon face a humanitary crisis maybe even worse then the [url][/url] or ). 

[url][/url] or Spending less on health insurances-with higher risks...Also in the NL news 90% of NL hospitals face losing money in 2023...can not get their budget to cover the costs...

[url][/url] or DJ-lots of people are tired of vaccinations-now failing to get the flu-vaccine...With newer CoViD variants, other diseases, breaking immunity trust in healthcare will further decrease...


Like it or not "the west" not willing to go for talks with Russia, Iran, China etc. now has to face the outcome; from refugees-as-a-weapon to energy, currencie, economic warfare...Since the west supported regime change, fascists dictatorships, all over the world countries like Venezuela, Nicaragua, Brazil, Argentina-in Africa, Asia will not be friendly...


[url][/url] or claims a recombinant of SARS-1 and SARS-2 could be spreading in China...with Chinese reported cases now at record level...

DJ-More infectious variants makes "Zero-CoViD" even "new calculations/strategy" may be needed...Maybe even more testing, sequencing...more research for better prevention...(DJ-I would not be surprised if China would come with an idea of vaccination/anti-virals via drinking water...Spread via airco's in some spaces...). 

As #BlackFriday ends, remember that wearing a mask is the real deal - protects against 3 viruses for the price of 1 - influenza, RSV, and COVID. The really immunity problem is damage from prior COVID infection. #Tripledemic #COVIDIsAirborne #BringBackMasks πŸ˜·


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I hope everyone will read this thread. Pretending COVID is gone will have terrible long-term ramifications. It's not just people dying. Long-COVID is going to be an epidemic, whether we want to hear about it or not.

DJ [url][/url] or 

Well, looks like they are acknowledging the immunological harm that SARS Cov 2 does I told you all long ago, many times, and have been mocked, abused, and cancelled for it


Anthony J Leonardi, PhD, MS

Replying to @fitterhappierAJ and @boutros555
If the infection destroys b cell memory formation with TNF and wrecks cd8 t cells with cd95- it harms memory in NL the "main CoViD story" is that CoViD is almost over....[url][/url] or like "we can live with climate collapse"....

I hate to believe [url][/url] or on climate change, [url][/url] or HT on nuclear war could be realistic...I had hopes we would find a way out of wars...a way out of pandemics...

But denial seems to be the only strategy "our leaders" can think of....

So enjoy the time you the things you always wanted to do as long as you still can....

Of course I-DJ- can not forsee the future...and I hope I am much to pessimistic...I would love to believe we soon may see peace in Ukraine, Syria, Yemen etc. I would love to see CoViD becoming nothing more then just a cold...I would love to see some "feedbacks" are slowing down climate change....

And I keep looking for that kind of info....hope to be very wrong...

Maybe later on a part 2...

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part 2,

[url][/url] or Alexander Mercouris, some main points;

-US trying to get companies to move out of Europe to the US..

-Xi-China going to Saudi Arabia for an Arab-China top

-Samsung etc. South Korea going again on the Russian market...

[url][/url] or statistics-only as indication-

Global cases +2%, deaths -12%

Europe c +2%, d -18%

North America c -26%, d -37%

Asia c +4%, D +8%

South America c +61% (!!!) , D +71% (!!!!)

Africa c -9%, d +224 % (from 25 last week to 81 this week for all of Africa...statistics may be even "limited as indicators")

Oceania c -8%, d -9% 

UK cases would be -27% however [url][/url] or may indicate UK cases soon will increase...

The rapidly growing lineage CH.1.1. is found mostly in Vorarlberg. Unfortunately and as a worldwide first we see position P681 mutated from H as in Omicron to R as in Delta for 3 weeks and in 12 cases now. This position is relevant for cell-cell fusion! 4/5


Yikes. CH.1.1 is one of the most immune-evasive variants out there & now a few have picked up Delta's P681R mutation. CH.1.1 is a BA.2.75 descendant with R346T, K444T, L452R, and F486S—similar to BQ.1.1 but with a much more immune-evasive NTD (spike residues 14-305). 1/2

In Germany

Josette Schoenmakers

Interesting ones found among 78 samples from @amsterdamumc last week: 2 BN.1.3.1=BA., growing fast in Denmark 3 BW.1.1=BA., BQ.1 lookalike found in Mexico 1 BA.5.11 plus S:A1016S, growing fast in Denmark 1 BE.9=BA., BQ.1 lookalike found in Brazil…

DJ...there may not come a new global dominant variant of CoViD...lots of regional variations...And we are not stopping the spread...

[url][/url] or 

DJ, MPX is NOT over...only just almost not reported...

Due to CoViD 40 million less global measles vaccines were given...H5N1 is a major problem, flu-types very likely becoming another global issue soon. With much less healthcare capacity to deal with the exploding healthcare problems...(from long CoViD to heart, lung etc. problems after infection to all kind of virusses, bacterial, fungal, prion diseases...). 

End of part 2

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Part 3, enough news;

-[url][/url] or ;

When we last checked in October 2022, Denmark had sequenced 120 different Covid variants – this month, they have sequenced 249 Covid variants.

What was once a Covid variant soup in Denmark is turning into a Covid variant smoothie.

On October 6th 2022, Denmark recorded just 120 different variants in its monthly report. This month’s tally of 249 means that variant numbers have doubled in less than two months. Does this mean we are now entering the age of personalised Covid variants?

We should point out that there is nothing unique about Denmark or the number of variants they are finding. The Danes are simply far better at sequencing SARS-CoV-2 than almost every other nation on Earth.  What is happening in Denmark is also happening in every other nation across the globe, and it signals a dangerous change of direction for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.  

Just in case you are in any doubt that the increase in the number of variants is happening across the globe, here is the most recent variant list for the USA, courtesy of Raj Rajnarayanan

DJ...something like 180 different variants of CoViD detected in the US-with very limited testing/reporting...In general I think this mega-variant-soup is very bad news...catching one of the 200+ variants may not provide protection-but maybe increase even risks-for catching another variant. Co-infection of variants is very likely resulting in new variants/recombinations...very likely even better-via mutation selection-in evading immunity...

This "variant smoothie" is -I think-part of the exponential growth....

[url][/url] or

It looks like another OurWorldinData glitch, but it’s worth recording just in case it isn’t.

The jump in UK cases has also fed through to Europe’s overall case level too.

Update: Many of our friends from across the UK are telling us anecdotally this week that ‘Covid is everywhere’.

DJ...[url][/url] or can be one of the other indicators to watch the UK numbers...(official statistics may be the latest to confirm an explosion of UK cases...the supposed to be UK "government" is in denial of the pandemic...) .

[url][/url] or other study pointing to CoViD decreasing immunity in general...

Currently all 4 complex recombinants are between BA.2 and Delta - we hypothesise these are caused by chronic Delta infections becoming superinfected with BA.2. XAY and XBC are still circulating but at fairly low levels as far as we can tell.


The other big trend we've seen a lot of recently is antigenic drift - ie something more akin to whats been seen in seasonal influenza and coronaviruses (albeit at a pretty rapid pace). This is particularly widespread in BA.5 and BA.2.75 sublineages.

link [url][/url] or 

DJ...a.o. in NL media some promote the idea of "the pandemic is (again) over"-autumn/fall wave did not crash healthcare...excess deaths "seem to be acceptable ?"....My view is the winterwave is about to start...masks may offer better protection then vaccines...

[url][/url] or ;

The new Omicron variant of COVID-19 may be around 500 percent more infectious than the Delta variant, a leading epidemiologist has said.

The new variant is thought to have 32 mutations in its spike protein and is feared to be able to bypass vaccines and immunity gained from being infected before. The Omicron variant that first emerged in southern Africa, has been detected in Belgium, South Africa, Hong Kong and Israel. The variant has been described as "the worst one we've seen so far" and scientists are concerned about it spreading.

Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding, an epidemiologist and senior fellow at the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), sent a series of tweets on Friday indicating the potential competitive advantage of the new variant over older ones.

DJ, maybe a "super infectious variant" reducing the "variant soup "? This Newsweek-link is a year old !

-War [url][/url] or Douglas McGregor...on NATO breaking up...Germany may NEED to do deals with Russia/Asia...Poland would like further escalation...DJ-Alex Mercouris mentioned French-German relations, French-Italian relations are "at a low"....Hungary (and Japan) buying Russian energy...Disagreement on price-caps...The idea of "price caps" for energy seen as insane outside the west...pushing OPEC even further to Russia...

[url][/url] or info on weather...winter is on its way...

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DJ..part 1,

If humans are that self-destructive the less tools they have for that goal the better...Armies, guns, kill-that is what they are made for...if you do not want to die that not put any money in armies, guns, weapons-that at the end will kill you...

Let me mix pandemics and wars this morning;

The "dominant war variant" was NATO wars...people in Iraq, Yugoslavia, Yemen, Syria etc. were supposed to welcome NATO wars "bringing freedom and democrazy"....NATO bombs are "good bombs" you've got to love them....

In the war pandemic we now are in a "multi polar stage"....[url][/url] or ...Türkiye is the Kurds in Syria, Iraq are supposed to be happy to get killed by Turkish-NATO bombs....Problem is the Kurds were also used by the "west" most of NATO for a regime change war against a former London UK eyedoctor...B. Assad rather would have held his practice in London...bad luck-his older brother died-so he had to step in his fathers footsteps...a.o. supported by orthodox christians-like Saddam Hussein was in Iraq...

NATO wanted a gas pipeline from Qatar to the EU via Syria...Assad did not cooperate so "kick out Assad"...There was a protest movement-so lets hijack that for western goals...

So now NATO-"the good ones" -is using/stealing Syrian oil (and bank deposits in western banks...) to pay the Kurds to fight Assad...AND NATO-Türkiye is attacking the same Kurds because of Kurdish activities in Türkiye...

Russia-likely also Iran-tried to push the Kurds to join the Syrian, Iraq Army...but Kurdish leaders keep refusing that...Outcome will be Kurds again being crushed between Syrian, Iraq and Turkish armies....The US can not stop that because otherwise Türkiye will move even further towards create a "new Turkish empire" using the China "new silk road" for Turkish goals...

[url][/url] or ; The war in Ukraine has never been just about Ukraine. It has always been “bigger than Ukraine” and about US principles that are bigger than Ukraine and “in many ways bigger than Russia.” Ukraine is where Russia drew the line on the US led unipolar world and where the US chose to fight the battle for hegemony. That battle is acutely about Russia but, in the long-term, it is about China, “the most comprehensive and serious challenge” to US hegemony. let me bring in China...massive protests-at least that is what western-embedded-media claim....[url][/url] or a.m.o. has some links on the protests...

[url][/url] or ;

The recent relaxation in Covid controls in China comes at a heavy price as the largest Covid wave ever reported takes shape.

China’s state controlled newspaper, the Global Times, is reporting over 31,000 new infections in the country on 24th November 2022

and [url][/url] or TMN

DJ-If policies did not change, infections do increase then most likely more infectious variants are spreading....TMN claims even a recombination of SARS-1 (from 2003) and the 2019 SARS-2 variant (mixed in bats) might be spreading in humans in China....[url][/url] or -South Africa study on a longer;

We looked at whether #SARSCoV2 attenuates after extensive evolution in an immunosuppressed individual. Submitted to medRxiv and available on while it gets screened. Bottom line is no. It evolved to cause more cell death and cell fusion.

DJ..[url][/url] or ; When we last checked in October 2022, Denmark had sequenced 120 different Covid variants – this month, they have sequenced 249 Covid variants.

DJ-I am NOT an expert at all...[url][/url] or ; The growth of a bacterial colony is often used to illustrate it. One bacterium splits itself into two, each of which splits itself resulting in four, then eight, 16, 32, and so on. The amount of increase keeps increasing because it is proportional to the ever-increasing number of bacteria. Growth like this is observed in real-life activity or phenomena, such as the spread of virus infection, the growth of debt due to compound interest, and the spread of viral videos. In real cases, initial exponential growth often does not last forever, instead slowing down eventually due to upper limits caused by external factors and turning into logistic growth.

so does Covid-19 "has an exponentional growth strategy" ...a virus does not waste time on needs hosts to reproduce itself in (since a virus is on the edge of life-it can not reproduce itself on its own...). DJ-As a NON-expert I think, yes-why not...? The virus has a "thrive to survive" and the best way for the virus to survive is spreading as much virusses in as many hosts as possible...CoViD-19/SARS-2 now showing up in more then 100 species...we hardly have a view on spread in humans...but there must have been billions of infections in humans by now...

So "adapting" of the virus means more spread-better chance for the virus to survive...adapting goes via mutations-mistakes in reproduction-most of the time making the virus weaker...Point of course is that billions of infections give "good-for-the-virus-mutations" also enough room...

What "external factors" are "slowing down exponential growth" of CoViD-19...? The general idea was "group immunity" ...after infection or vaccination the CoViD-19 virus would get less and less room to spread...."re-infection" catching CoViD again (a.o. based on the very limited knowledge from SARS-1 in 2003...a very small outbreak compared to SARS-2) was supposed to be "rare"...However in 2021 we already had claims from a.o. Brazil (Manaus), Iran of massive re-infections...To make matters even more complicated-"recovery" may mean "no symptoms" but NOT !!!! "no virus" still hiding in some parts of the body...So some "re-infections" in fact were the virus re-activated...NOT a re-infection...but even risks of more variants...

-So "in the war between good humans and bad virus" we are not stopping the virus...Omicron may have seen limited disease-lots of spread...Hundreds of "subvariants may be another aspect of exponential growth...

"Omicron does not crash healthcare", "vaccines limit disease" we need an economy to have healthcare...exponential growth moves on...Some aspects;

-High level of spread with limited disease (because of immunity, lower viral load)

-Mega-mix of variants (DK now over 200 at the same time...)

-Increase of re/co-infections

-Decrease of immunity resulting in more room for all kinds of other infections...

If that does not worry you nothing will worry you....

"Almost every children's hospital in the country is either at or over capacity" 

DJ..we failed to protect children...the idea they would not catch CoViD did result in not testing children for CoViD...we may have missed a lot of a-symptomatic spread in children. Still "mild CoViD infections" may have resulted in less immunity for other virusses (flu, RSV, etc.). 

[url][/url] or ;Commentary

Has China reached breaking point over zero-Covid-19?

NOV 27, 2022, 12:12 AM SGT
BEIJING - Despite sitting in a locked down apartment in Beijing sheltered from the reality of a worsening national Covid-19 outbreak, I have a tingling feeling that something has turned in the past few days.

A fire in Urumqi on Thursday night that killed 10 people sparked a huge public outcry across the country not seen since the death of Dr Li Wenliang who, in the early days of the Wuhan outbreak, was silenced by the authorities for warning his colleagues of the emergence of the new coronavirus.


DJ..immunity after vaccination/infection and "zero-CoViD" may have reached their limits...So what next ? Anti virals/vaccines in drinking water, aerosol spread in public building airco ? Masks in winter to keep warm ? 

-Healthcare is at/over breaking point in many countries

-Air travel/refugees mean more spread of all kind of diseases

-Immunity may be dropping high speed

With politics failing to do their public job-going for more wars-excess deaths at record level in many countries-"Let the virus do its thing" maybe will wake us up...Learning the hard we are still not learning a thing from climate collapse...[url][/url] or 

DJ-limiting damage may be the only strategy left...and it is the people that have to do that job the best they can...

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DJ-part 2...China...

Beijing COVID cases: 1 November: 23 7 November: 59 9 November: 80 11 November: 118 13 November: 235 14 November: 407 20 November: 621 21 November: 962 22 November: 1,438 23 November: 1,486 24 November: 1,648 25 November: 1,860 26 November: 2,595 27 November: 4,307


Mainland #China reports 3,648 local symptomatic cases and 35,858 asymptomatic cases for Nov 26.πŸ”ΌHeading to 40k #Chongqing 194 + 8,667πŸ”Ό #Guangdong 1,386 + 7,705πŸ”Ό #Beijing 747 + 3,560πŸ”Ό #Hebei 79 + 1,545πŸ”½ #Sichuan 117 + 1,512πŸ”Ό #Xinjiang 20 + 972πŸ”Ό #Henan 169 + 799πŸ”½ --- NHC

Part of what western media is publishing no doubt is propaganda...The "western story" is "living with the virus"; 

In a surprise to exactly nobody, letting COVID rip has led to new variants and a need for new treatments — right in time for winter. Dismal state of affairs.

DJ [url][/url] or ....

[url][/url] or ; The city of Urumqi, capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, will gradually resume public transport services including railway, civil aviation, buses and taxis from Monday. 

Maintaining the strict implementation of epidemic prevention measures, relevant work is urgently and quickly being carried on to allow for public transit to come back, Urumqi government officials announced at anti-epidemic press briefing on Sunday morning. 

China Southern Airlines said on Sunday that it will gradually restart four routes departing from Urumqi from Monday. These include flights from Urumqi to Changsha in Central China's Hunan, to Sanya in South China's Hainan, to Zhengzhou in Central China's Henan, and to Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. More air services will be resumed in the near future.

According to officials, the city will also gradually reopen essential businesses located in low-risk areas, including food markets, supermarkets, drug stores, restaurants, gas stations banks, barbershops, hardware stores, post offices, as well as parks and scenic spots. In restaurant and cultural and entertainment venues will remain suspend operations. 

At least this info source is from China....

[url][/url] or 

[url][/url] or give the impression of an uprising against the CCP (over CoViD);

This weekend, China has suddenly erupted in severe social chaos, violent protests, and open criticism/defiance of the China Communist Party (CCP).  The world has not seen anything like this inside China since Tiananmen Square!  More amazing, it is not localized; protests have erupted in very many cities around the entire country.

It apparently began after a high rise fire caused multiple deaths when residents of the building could not evacuate because of doors LOCKED in relation to "COVID."

It rapidly spread on social media "WeChat" but citizens saw the social media giant censoring all information and blanking-out calls for protests.  THAT caused more anger, countrywide, and people began taking to the streets.

Authorities tried to contain the protests, but the crowds got very angry and began fighting back as authorities tried to clear out protesters.  When the crowds refused police orders to disperse, the police tried using force, but were confronted and attacked by the crowds!

This is almost unheard-of behavior by the Chinese people.

As word of the successful displays of public anger spread, more people took to the streets in more places.  The rhetoric got . . .  well . . .  amazing - for China.   

Citizens began chanting "CCP Step Down" - a direct challenge to the China Communist Party.  Then, even more amazing, open calls for "Tyrant Xi Jinping - Step Down"

In a stunning public speech, one man set the tone when he publicly said "Give me freedom or give me death" - an American phrase uttered in the 1700's by Patrick Henry who said, of King George III, "Give me Liberty, or give me death."

As of 6:09 AM Sunday morning here in metro New York City, things in China are degenerating very fast.  There is major social chaos.  There are major protests in very many cities.  Authorities are deploying thousands of police, but it is not having the desired effect; things are just getting worse.

DJ....A pressure velve for frustrations is opened in China ? How people in the "west" will react when "illness explodes" and hospitals are no longer able to provide basic care ? Will we see massive unrest here as well ? 

The 2022 #Shanghai Marathon kicked off on Sunday as planned. A total of 18,000 runners participated in the race.


#Korla City, which is located in the center of #Xinjiang, has decided to gradually restart business from 10:00 AM on November 27.-news briefing

DJ [url][/url] or 6 deaths this week in China....Cases +47% to 20,163 last 7 days in Worldometers-other sources end up with much higher numbers....

Statistics need testing & reporting...many countries even did give up on testing.....This does not stop "media" claiming "cases are going down"...if you simply go for "do not test-do not tell" "the pandemic is over" ....over time even excess deaths "will look normal"...

[url][/url] or 

Asia cases +7% in worldometers...South America some new variants no doubt are pushing the number of cases up....[url][/url] or from june is what TeleSur can offer...[url][/url] or ;To share this content, please use the link or the tools offered on the page.

DJ...very likely a mix of variants are resulkting in Brasil cases +39% (last week 105,340, last 7 days 146,348...CoViD deaths +13% last week 259, last 7 days 551...[url][/url] or 16,3% of the Brazil population so far tested & reported positive for CoViD....For NL that number is almost 50%...Brazil has just under 300,000 tests per million...NL has 1,5 million per more testing=more cases detected...3,202 Brasil deaths per million...US 3,300 per million...NL still claims 1,331 per million (here CoViD deaths in care centers simply were kept out of the CoViD statistics....). 

Peru still has the highest-official-number of CoViD deaths per million-6,453...translating to 0,6453% of the Peru population dying from CoViD...China claims 4 CoViD deaths per million...

If we not even can get basic statistics are we supposed to get a realistic view on the pandemic ? 

-Another "news item" is [url][/url] or Dr.John Campbell "more vaccinated CoViD deaths in the vaccinated then in the unvaccinated".....

58% of coronavirus deaths in August were people who were vaccinated or boosted (people who had completed at least their primary series of vaccines) 

Therefore 42% coronavirus deaths in August were people who were unvaccinated 

First time there were more deaths covid deaths in the vaccinated versus the unvaccinated 

In September 2021 Vaccinated people, 23% of coronavirus fatalities In January and February 2022 Vaccinated people, 42% of coronavirus fatalities 

We can no longer say this is a pandemic of the unvaccinated (who conducted the analysis on behalf of the Post) 

Safety Monitoring of Bivalent COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Booster Doses Among Persons Aged ≥12 Years — United States, August 31–October 23, 2022 On August 31, 2022 FDA authorized bivalent, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna mRNA encoding the spike protein from original strain of SARS-CoV-2, and from Omicron BA.4 and BA.5

DJ...the claim of " a pandemic of the unvaccinated" now even more non sense...Vaccine immunity variants did become better-in part because of vaccines !!!- in evading immunity...I think we need better (nasal/oral) vaccines...A much better is just november-for the north part of the globe the winter wave only may just have started....looking at very limited statistics from Africa, Latin America, Oceania "season effect" may even become more limited....

The outlook simply is bad...

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DJ, part 1...

The pandemic and "wars" seem now to be mixing in China...With very likely the US supporting protests against both Zero-CoViD and the CCP/Xi rule...

-There have been a lot of warnings; regime change may bring leaders that could be even more anti west/US...both in Russia, Iran and China...(to mention just a few countries...I could include Brazil, Pakistan etc.). 

One reason there's so much concern about China's COVID situation is that we've seen it in miniature: Hong Kong in Feb this year. Zero COVID until then, some vaccination coverage but low in the oldest, hit by Omicron. Take that to China => hospitals overwhelmed => 52k deaths/day.

DJ...China did go for very strict pandemic may face more infectious, immunity evading, variants...So people getting very tired of the pandemic is making sense...But for that matter [url][/url] or (DJ-Voralberg is in Austria-not Germany...I did post some twitter on it a few days ago...) 

-"the west" can expect another wave as well...

"Politics" can ignore/deny it-but when hospitals can no longer take patients that "strategy" will increase "another lockdown"? That may increase protests even further...!

-Pandemic strategy has been a complete disaster from day 1...NOT stopping the spread in time, allowing all kinds of variants to fly around the globe...insane !

In the "war-section" [url][/url] or a.o. The Duran...US supported (a.o.) the Kurds in Syria against Assad...US/NATO stealing oil in eastern Syria...those oil installations now getting bombed by Türkiye...Türkiye blaming the US for supporting the Kurds in Syria...because -in history- Kurds did NOT live in Syria...They came from Türkiye, Iraq, Iran....The US sponsored Kurds are Kurds fighting for a Kurdish State in a.o. what now is Eastern Türkiye...

Like Ukraine, IS, the Kurds are used by the US/NATO to "stop Russia, Iran, China"....and now Russia, Iran, China, Syria, Iraq, Türkiye are joining forces to "limit the Kurds"...Russia wanted the Kurds to join the Syrian, Iraq Armies...the Kurds refused...The US may drop them...again...Try to use IS against "TRICS" (Türkiye-Russia-Iran/Iraq-China-Syria) but by now TRICS has learned how to deal with that...The Russian general beating IS in Syria now is doing his job in Ukraine...a lot of military strikes BEHIND frontlines cutting of transport/supplies...

[url][/url] or I did not see much confirmation yet;

The Polish Mercs and a grouping of about ten thousand Romanian "Mercenaries" also fighting for Ukraine, were allegedly ordered by Ukrainian Army officers to attack Russian positions around Bakhmut.  Fierce fighting has been going on there for weeks and Ukraine is losing.

The Polish "Mercs" told the Ukrainian Army Officers it would be suicide for them and the Romanians to go attack, everyone else who has done so has been slaughtered by the fortified Russian positions. 

The Ukrainians then allegedly told the Polish either attack or WE will kill you for Mutinyat which point the Polish drew their weapons and KILLED the Ukrainian commanders.

Details right now are very sketchy and people in-the-know are very unwilling to talk about this.  It's all very hush-hush and likely to stay that way.

But Military Summary mentioned several Russian strikes against "foreign forces" in Ukraine behind the frontlines...(killing hundreds of them...very likely a lot of them Polish...)

So two scenario's

-Collapse of Ukraine defense-Afghanistan scenario-NATO pulling out high speed...

-Polish (and Romanian) conflict with Ukraine...In the past Poland and Ukraine have seen fighting several times....

DJ...Türkiye now attacking US supported Kurds (also at US held area's) in Syria-preparing an invasion...Polish/Romanian forces in Ukraine NOT willing to follow Kiev orders to get killed..."NATO has some problems"....a.o. number of refugees from both wars likely to increase further...

[url][/url] or ;

A senior European official speaking to Politico additionally blasted the White House policy of in effect using the Ukraine war to line the pockets of American defense contractors while at the same turning a deaf ear on European pleas for some relief to the no-win situation.

"The fact is, if you look at it soberly, the country that is most profiting from this war is the U.S. because they are selling more gas and at higher prices, and because they are selling more weapons," the senior official said. 

The person acknowledged a large-scale shift in sentiment happening, largely driven by the intractable 'win in Ukraine at all costs' stance of the US administration

The explosive comments — backed in public and private by officials, diplomats and ministers elsewhere — follow mounting anger in Europe over American subsidies that threaten to wreck European industry. The Kremlin is likely to welcome the poisoning of the atmosphere among Western allies. 

"We are really at a historic juncture,” the senior EU official said, arguing that the double hit of trade disruption from U.S. subsidies and high energy prices risks turning public opinion against both the war effort and the transatlantic alliance. "America needs to realize that public opinion is shifting in many EU countries."

But the US National Security Council has lately reiterated its position that the crisis is solely on Putin's shoulders full-stop, while Washington is simply presenting ramped-up US liquefied natural gas delivery to Europe as fulfilling the need to "diversify away from Russia," according to a NSC statement. Europe may expect tens of millions of refugees out of US made wars...Ends up with unaffordable energy prices, economic collapse....

The way out is diplomacy...talks with Russia, China...but that is missing.. The wars/sanctions resulted in hundreds of billions $/€ costs NOT available for healthcare...polio/measles/malaria campains etc...Hospitals in Europe now dealing with thousends of wounded from the Ukraine frontline...Western Ukraine gets its electricity now from Poland...

We are destroying healthcare capacity high speed-with a winterwave on its way...We are using protests against "Zero CoViD' in China for western goals-while we do not have a better alternative for dealing with the ongoing healthcrisis...Non Pharma Interventions may be needed here soon as well...

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A few items;

-Similarities; Ukraine War/CoViD pandemic ? 

On the Ukraine War, Military Summary, The Duran [url][/url] or and some others claim the fall of Bakhmut may bring a collapse of Ukraine Donbas front...DJ-With a possible offensive from Russian mobilized forces from Russia/Belarus a Russian goal could be to "finish" the Ukraine war before christmas ? 

A story also keeps showing up; [url][/url] or ;

This situation has become a real problem for the local government of Olsztyn, where the 16th Pomeranian Mechanized Division is stationed. Almost daily military funerals combined with volleys of honor began to irritate the residents and provoked numerous questions to the city administration and the command of the 16th Division. To avoid additional publicity of the problem, the authorities decided to create a separate "American" cemetery.
After the outbreak of the war in Ukraine in February this year, President Andrzej Duda and Minister of National Defense Mariusz BΕ‚aszczak officially called on Poles to join the ranks of mercenaries and fight on the side of the Kiev regime. Among the fighters who went to war were professional soldiers of the 16th Mechanized Division and veterans of the unit living in the region.

During the 10 months of bloody fighting, according to information from publicly available sources, over 1,200 Polish citizens died in Ukraine, including soldiers and veterans of the 16th PDZ. The number of injured and maimed people also amounts to several thousand.

The number of wounded is probably three times the number of dead, though that can vary depending on the war's circumstance. It means that in total some 4800 men of the Polish contingent in Ukraine were wounded or killed. Is that one third of the Polish 'mercenary' forces in Ukraine? Is it more? Or less?

We don't know but I expect that quite a lot of regular soldiers of the 16th Pomeranian Mechanised Division in Olsztyn have been 'asked' to take part in the war. The division consists of one armored and two mechanized brigades plus the usual auxiliaries which makes it a 15,000 men strong unit.

It is understandable that people in Poland do not like the plans for an 'American' style military graveyard:

The authorities prepared "special honors" for them. Uniform quarters are being built in Olsztyn: There are to be two slab sizes. Larger (meter by meter) are graves for officers, smaller ones (60 cm by 60 cm) are quarters for soldiers. It will not be possible to cover the tombstone with cubes, or to sprinkle pebbles and plant flowers. Only grass is to be spread around the graves. Such an inglorious end awaits the mercenaries who died in Ukraine.

There will be 1,700 of such burial places only in Olsztyn. Therefore, many Poles who believed in the false promises of government propaganda will be victims of the provocative international policy of the PiS regime.

With plans for 1,700 dead Polish soldiers, beyond those 1,200 already buried, the Polish government seems to expect its soldiers to take part in an even more intensified and longer war.

The style of Polish graveyards is typical for a Catholic European country. Trees, individual graves, elaborate tombstones, candles and flowers.

DJ...So maybe up to 15,000+ Polish forces "volunteer" in Ukraine...stories claim also "thousends" of Romanian, UK, US "volunteers" on the Kiev-side (with lower number of volunteers from NATO countries on the pro-Russian side...a.o. from Italy...)

The similiarity/parallel with the pandemic(s) may be newer variants could show themselves much harder to control/contain...There is a lot of "news/propagand" on China...but also Chinese people must be very tired of CoViD....

⚑#BREAKING  China NHC unveils measures to boost vaccination rates among seniors and aims to speed up vaccination among people aged above 80. At the same time, China will allow the elderly to take boosters in the third month after being vaccinated.


Former Global Times editor Hu Xijin suggests local governments expand ICUs and build up medical supplies instead of building large numbers of makeshift hospitals. #China

DJ...The timing could not be worse for lifting "zero-CoViD-strategy"; just before winter and with lots of variants of CoViD likely able to do much more harm. Much higher numbers in PRC/China could bring even more new variants....[url][/url] or ...DJ; CoViD is not very likely to become "aerosol spread AIDS" ....however; both decrease of immunity and "long/chronic CoViD" are very major worries...

Claims that newer variants did see less severe cases/deaths (while excess deaths increase even above 2020, 2021 numbers !) "so CoViD is getting more controlable" simply is-again-wishfull thinking ! 

Both CoViD itself as lots of other diseases (and co-infection) can become "very problematic/lethal"...H5N1, H5N6 other flu-types co-spreading with CoViD this winter-with an energy, refugee, financial crisis...In history pandemics themselves contributed to collapse of societies...Often those societies already were weakened by other pandemics-in combination with lots of other factors-only gave the last push...

“I’m gutted & terrified.” More horror from the front lines. Second sudden death of a “healthy” child under 9 in this practice.

DJ...not linking at least part of the excess deaths to the ongoing pandemic is mis-informing the fact spreading lies when one claims "CoViD is getting milder"....

[url][/url] or ;

Some of the messaging in the Western press is also so uniform as to raise questions about how so many journalists can suddenly be thinking the same thing. For instance, now that they can’t not mention Russia’s destruction of Ukraine’s electrical grid, the spin is that this move is an act of desperation by Russia, a last-ditch effort to salvage its failing campaign….which will clearly fizzle into nothing when they run out of missiles.


The instructions below from the Kiev Government to its propaganda organs read like talking points for the Washington Post, New York Times, and most of the major western media. These points were lifted from a Ukrainian telegram channel. The stories that appear in Western media begin with the utterly false and misleading assertions on the list below. Encouraged by Western Governments, Western Journalists eagerly adopt them and present the fairy tales that proceed from them as factual.

DJ...I know from my own experience some "press" copy press releases without even correcting language errors....If "journalists/press" simply "copy the news/propaganda they are being fed"-both on the pandemics and on wars-how do they see their role, job ? 

Both in the pandemics, climate collapse and in the lot of NATO wars both politics and "press" fail to do a decent is not just "a bad" job...they are doing a criminal job !

New survey from  on cleaner air in schools showing way less focus on cleaner air. Partly cos Covid considered 'over' [it's not] & partly energy costs. Clean air helps against ALL resp viruses! Covid AND RSV AND flu! + helps concentration!

DJ...ventilation, masks, keeping distance, if possible work/study from home all still lower the spread of diseases...

Governments have to do so much more...cleaner air in urban area's (lots of wood being burned for heating...People avoid public transport-go by car...), more money to preventative healthcare...

I do not want to repeat myself that much...(stop the spread ???)

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[url][/url] or ;


Nearly 400 experts from around the world agree we need a whole society, whole government, vaccine plus approach

The consensus provides a practical proposal to end COVID and address future outbreaks crises need global answers....

A basic problem however is "the west" pushing for regime change in Russia, China, Iran, Belarus, Syria, Venezuela, North Korea, etc. 

Both the present pandemic and the escalation of the Ukraine conflict are caused by insanity...

-NOT stopping international airtravel-free transport of diseases/variants...actively making CoViD, Mpox pandemics...just crazy...

-Blaming Putin for the trump presidency in the US-then go for regime change in Moscow...even more insane...

DJ; "the rest of the world" only can come to one conclusion-limit the west as much as possible..."we are the crazy ones"....

[url][/url] or after massive use of non-sterilizing vaccines-while giving up NPI-resulting in immunity evasion variants...also large scale use of-profit making-"anti virals" not only make profits but also cause more mutations....

New mystery about an infectious disease: Multiple patients dying from an undiagnosed disease.



RT Advice from a lower mainland ICU nurse that sent me a message on her break: "Wear masks. Handwash. For the love of god dont go into crowds" Multiple patients with an unknown respiratory disease died in the last 12 hrs.  Not RSV, covid or flu.  (1/2)

DJ A bit unclear early info...(mainland China ?  Did CoViD mutate further-evade most testing ? Or is it H5N1-like ?)

Reports of head of IMF calling for China to 'recalibrate' Covid policy. IMF chief should read the reports of the IMF that have shown that China's policy was best for the economy and for health. This is political pressure not economic or health.

For "the west" only money matters....

#COVID19 #Hospitalizations in the #UnitedStates  Please get #boosted (especially > 50 yr old and immune compromised) and #MaskUP! Hospital Tracker (by States, by age group):

DJ, US hospital cases of CoViD further increasing....

COVID-19 is on track to be the third leading cause of death in the U.S. for the third year in a row. This continues not to be normal. 

but "new normal"...

I still believe it's important to stay  for the reasons below For those bailing, it has become very difficult to cross-post, but I'm trying on Mastodon  on Post News

DJ...both twitter and YouTube may be far from perfect-but switching communication channels in a crisis makes getting/spreading info even harder...

[url][/url] or statistics are hardly giving any indication due to lack of testing/reporting...but also sequencing for variants may become hard...

"Politics" is dealing with this healthcrisis the way they deal with climate collapse; avoid real data, kick the can down the road, secure profits....

This is self destructive stupidity...a new normal...

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-In pandemic;

first "herd immunity" not very effective....Non Pharma Interventions were used in many places-masks, lockdowns...very likely to have resulted in getting some grip..

second part of the strategy was vaccines (and anti virals in limited cases) 2022 Mpox did show up all over the planet....Did that outbreak have a link with decrease of immunity (after CoViD (and or vaccination??)

All the time "media" went for "it is/will get mild" to "pandemic is 9almost) over" downplaying risks...we are in that media part now again...with winter on its way-lots of early indications of another downplaying the risks...

A pandemic is not an island-you have to relate it to the "background"....

A major event is the Ukraine war...with already over 10 million refugees-three million in Poland...some of those refugees returned to Ukraine-now go back to more safe/warm EU....


-first sanctions against Russia....the outcome of those sanctions do more damage to the isolated west then harm Russia

-second, sending in military hardware, "volunteers" ...tens of billions worth of weapons/finance went to Kiev...a lot did not get to the frontlines...Russia destroying supplies & Ukraine (and EU/US/UK) corruption see lots of "aid" going in the wrong directions (part of militairy aid ending up with "moderate terrorists in Syria ?)....

-third-now again discussed-Poland, Hungary, Romania take over parts of western Ukraine....When you look at last 200 years the borders in that region move in all directions...Ukraine/Kiev may NOT welcome western annexation of parts of Ukraine...(DJ-Will Kiev switch sides ???) [url][/url] or 

Outside Ukraine;

[url][/url] or and [url][/url] or 

DJ-Iran developed good relations with Russia, China, India, Türkiye, Pakistan, Syria....a "strategic partner" for ALL ! of the idea of a US/Israel attack on Iran has become even more insane...Saudi Arabia is in talks with Iran...Erdogan-Türkiye may meet Assad-Syria....still the "west" is pushing for more regime change, more war...

back to the healthcrises; 

[url][/url] or 

In 2020, 2021 there were detected 2 cases of H5N1 in humans each year...With in both years 1-out of-2 dying from the H5N1 infection...In 2022 we did see 4 H5N1 cases in humans-1 Chinese woman died...two cases in in the US...those three cases were mild...DJ-There is a growing chance of "milder" H5N1 cases going undetected since they may be seen/self-diagnosed as "mild CoViD"....

In 2022 H5N1 did NOT stop its spread during summer (north part of the globe)...With weaker immunity after CoViD the risks for H5N1-spread in humans is growing...