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Pfizer-BioNTech is testing a 3-dose vaccine for 2-5 year olds after data showed the 2-dose mRNA vaccines were ineffective in that age group.

The extended research will delay mRNA vaccines for 2-5 year olds until 2022, Pfizer said in a statement on Friday.

The announcement means Pfizer won't have to present data to regulators until the first half of 2022, NBC News reports.

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Earlier this month, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, a Greek veterinarian, said the company would have data on 2-5 year olds by the end of the year.

In a news release on Friday, Pfizer said two doses generated a strong immune response in children under 2, but not in children ages 2 to under 5.

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"We have decided to modify each of the pediatric studies to incorporate a third dose to the series and seek licensure for a three-dose series rather than a two-dose series as originally anticipated," Kathrin Jansen, Pfizer's head of vaccine research, said on a conference call with investors on Friday.

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Kyrie Irving is reportedly considering taking a genetically modified plant-based Covid-19 vaccine to return to the NBA.

According to the NY Post, "people close to" Irving say he could be convinced to get vaccinated if a plant-based Covid-19 vaccine is approved.

Irving, who is a vegan, was forced to sit out the 2021-22 season and forfeit millions in salary and bonuses after he refused to get the Covid-19 mRNA shots.

A New York City mandate prohibits the superstar guard from playing home games at Barclays Center. The Nets suspended him from playing road games if he is unvaccinated.

Researchers are working on genetically modified plant-based vaccines that they claim are effective against the coronavirus.

A Canadian company has reportedly developed the world's first 2-dose plant-based vaccine that could be approved for emergency use by the end of the year.

The 2-dose injections reportedly showed a high efficacy rate against Covid, according to Quebec company, Medicago.

The plant-based vaccine is made by inserting a genetic code into bacteria, then a tobacco plant is soaked in the modified bacteria. The genetic code (similar to mRNA) "teaches" the plant to make a virus-like protein which is then used in the vaccine.

The virus-like particles derived from the tobacco plant is said to stimulate the body's immune system to make antibodies.

Clinical tests showed 71 percent efficacy against all variants and 75.3 percent against Delta when enhanced by GlaxoSmithKline's Covid-19 booster.

The plant-based vaccine's efficacy against the new Omicron variant is unknown, according to Yahoo News.

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A week after globalist Bill Gates warned of "Smallpox terrorism", vials of smallpox were found in a Merck research facility in Pennsylvania.

The FBI seized 15 suspicious vials -- 5 labeled "smallpox" -- and sent them to the CDC for analysis.
 

What is Smallpox?

Smallpox is an extremely contagious and deadly virus for which there is no known cure. The virus was eradicated from earth in 1980. 15 million people were infected every year and 30% of those infected died.

Smallpox has proven to be one of the most devastating diseases to humankind.

In June, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a drug to treat smallpox -- even though smallpox is eradicated.

Government and health agencies keep samples of smallpox virus for research purposes.
 

What Are the Symptoms of Smallpox?

Symptoms of smallpox usually appear about a week to 17 days after exposure to the virus (incubation period).

After the incubation period, the following flu-like symptoms occur:

  • high fever
  • chills
  • headache
  • severe back pain
  • abdominal pain
  • vomiting

 
The symptoms go away after three days and the patient feels better. Then a rash appears.

The rash starts on the face and spreads to the hands, forearms and the trunk of the body. Within two days, the rash develops into raised abscesses filled with fluid and pus.

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The abscesses break open and scab over. The scabs eventually fall off, leaving pit mark scars. The patient is contagious until the scabs fall off.
 

How Does Smallpox Spread?

Smallpox is an airborne disease that spreads via coughing, sneezing, or direct contact with bodily fluids. The virus can also be spread by touching contaminated clothes or bedding.
 

Is There a Treatment for Smallpox?

There is no known cure for smallpox. Vaccination within one to three days can keep the illness from becoming severe.

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The FBI and Centers for Disease Control are investigating vials marked "Smallpox" that were found in a Merck lab outside Philadelphia.

Samples of smallpox aren't approved to be used in private experiments or research.

The 15 "questionable vials" were found inside a Merck facility freezer in a Pennsylvania vaccine research facility.

An alert was sent to the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday night, indicating that 5 of the vials were labeled "smallpox" and 10 as "vaccinia," reports Yahoo News.

Bill Gates, who is not a doctor, recently warned that the next pandemic will be smallpox.

In a statement to CNN, the CDC said: "There is no indication that anyone has been exposed to the small number of frozen vials."

Smallpox, a highly contagious and deadly virus, was eradicated from earth in 1980.

The smallpox virus infected 15 million people globally every year, killing about 30% of those infected.

By comparison, the Covid-19 virus kills less than 1% of those who are infected.

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Bill Gates, the billionaire who funded Covid-19 mRNA vaccine research, now admits the vaccines do not stop transmission of the coronavirus.

In a wide-ranging interview about climate change, bio-terrorism, and pandemic preparedness, Gates admitted the vaccines don't do what they were designed to do: stop transmission of the virus.

Over 7.5 billion mRNA doses have gone into arms around the world, but Gates is unsatisfied with the results.

Speaking with British politician Jeremy Hunt, Gates said:

"We didn't have vaccines that block transmission. We got vaccines that help you with your health, but they only slightly reduce the transmission. We need a new way of doing the vaccines."

Gates, who favors population control, is reportedly disappointed that the population numbers are still out of control.

On September 29, YouTube declared it would ban any video that mention the vaccines not working. However, the video below of Gates saying the vaccines don't work is still live on the platform.
 

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Dr. Ben Carson criticized the CDC's approval of the Pfizer Covid-19 mRNA vaccine for children.

The retired brain surgeon called mRNA vaccines for children "a giant experiment" during an appearance on Fox News on Sunday.

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When asked by anchor Maria Bartiromo whether he agreed with the CDC's recommendation of vaccines for children, Carson replied, "absolutely not."

Carson, who knows a thing or two about pediatric medicine, told Bartiromo:

"The fact of the matter is, the mortality rate for children from COVID-19 is 0.025, which is very similar to the rate for seasonal flu. And we haven't been for years and years going through all these things for seasonal flu.

"Plus, we don't know what the long-term impact of these vaccines is. So this is really sort of a giant experiment. Do we want to put our children at risk, when we know that the risk of the disease to them is relatively small, but we don't know what the future risks are? Why would we do a thing like that? It makes no sense whatsoever."

In related news, the FDA has delayed its approval of Moderna's mRNA injections for children between the ages of 12 to 17.
 

The FDA is delaying its approval of the Moderna vaccine for adolescents and teens until 2022 to further examine reports of heart inflammation in males.

Reports of myocarditis - inflammation of the heart muscle - are increasing around the world.
 
READ ALSO: FDA ADDS HEART INFLAMMATION WARNING TO COVID VACCINES
 
The news comes days after an FDA panel recommended emergency use of Pfizer's mRNA vaccine in children ages 5 to 11.

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A health expert says Covid-19 will be around forever and people should "get used to" taking endless booster vaccines per year.

Australian health chief Dr. Kerry Chant said booster vaccines will be forever because the coronavirus will mutate very year just like the flu.

"We need to get used to being vaccinated with COVID vaccines for the future," she said. "I can't see COVID is not going to be with us forever."

She continued:

"As a public health doctor we always want to have diseases go, um, get totally eliminated, but that is not on the horizon in the near future. Booster doses and repeat doses will be part of it...

"I can assure you that the commonwealth government has purchased large quantities of vaccine into 2022 and this will be a regular cycle of vaccination and revaccination as we learn more about when immunity wanes."

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Dr. Chant also claimed that natural immunity is not as effective as immunity conferred by the vaccines.

Australia has imposed the most restrictive covid-19 guidelines in the world via lockdowns for the unvaccinated and fines of up to $11,000.

Police reportedly shot stray dogs to prevent spreading the virus because the Covid virus, SARS-CoV-2, originated from animal reservoir and can infect numerous animal species.

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A man suffered erectile dysfunction after getting the Covid-19 mRNA vaccine. The unidentified man's wife reported he suffered the adverse event shortly after receiving the mRNA vaccine.

"My man hasn't been able to have an erection since he took the vaccine. At first I was teasing him but when I saw how distressed it made him I realized that its [sic] serious. We are going for professional consultation today. Hoping for a positive outcome."

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According to goodrx.com, Covid-19 has been linked to erectile dysfunction (ED) in research studies. However, there isn't enough research to prove whether Covid-19 vaccines can cause ED.

"COVID-19 can cause swelling and inflammation in the penis. It can also damage blood vessels and lower or prevent blood from reaching tissues and organs. If blood can’t reach your penis, having an erection will be more difficult."

A small study cited by goodrx.com reports that men infected with the coronavirus had lower testosterone levels. Low testosterone levels can lead to ED.
 
READ ALSO: Study: Covid-19 May Attack Testicles, Reduce Testosterone in Men
 
Other risk factors for ED include obesity, age, high blood pressure, respiratory illnesses, mental illness, and diabetes.

The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) database doesn't show any reports of ED.

The data may not be available because some men are embarrassed to report their inability to get it up after taking the vaccines.

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Over 20,000 people turned out to see former President Donald Trump at his "Save America" rally in Cullman, Alabama on Saturday, Aug. 21.

But the massive crowd turned on Trump when he encouraged them to take the experimental mRNA vaccine days after Cullman declared a Covid-19 emergency.

They cheered when Trump suggested it was okay not to take the vaccine.

"You know what? I believe totally in your freedoms," the former President said. "You gotta do what you have to do."

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Then things took a nasty turn when Trump urged the maskless crowd to take the vaccine.

"But, I recommend take the vaccines. I did it. It's good! Take the vaccines," he said.

"Naw, that's okay. That's all right. You got your freedoms. But I happened to take the vaccine," he said as the crowd booed.

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The boos turned to laughter when Trump said "If it doesn't work, you'll be the first to know."

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, only 32.5% of the state's population has been fully vaccinated.

Trump received the vaccine back in January despite being immune to Covid-19. Trump and his wife, Melania, contracted Covid-19 and he was briefly hospitalized.

Earlier in the evening, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) was booed when he suggested Trump supporters should stop being "despondent" over Trump's election loss and move on to the next election.

"Look forward, look forward, look forward," he said.


 

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The Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, were hospitalized in Chicago after testing positive for Covid-19.

Both Jackson, 79, and his wife Jacqueline, 77, received Covid-19 mRNA vaccines in January, and are fully vaccinated.

They join millions of people who tested positive or fell ill with Covid-19 after receiving the vaccines. A small percentage of those people required hospitalization or died.
 
DOES THE VACCINE CAUSE COVID TO MUTATE?
 
Researchers say the vaccines do not cause the Covid-19 virus to mutate into variants.

In July, the CDC released alarming data that shows around 35,000 vaccinated people reported symptoms from Delta variant infections each week.

The list of celebrities, athletes, and lawmakers who contracted the Delta variant after receiving the vaccines is growing longer by the day.

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  • "THE WAR HAS CHANGED"
     
    The so-called "breakthrough cases" are worrisome to researchers. Breakthrough infections caused by the less lethal but highly contagious Delta variant signaled to the CDC that "The war has changed."

    Some merchants and retailers have banned fully vaccinated people from their stores due to fears that they are "shedding" the virus and infecting the unvaccinated.
     
    HOW THE mRNA VACCINE WORKS
     
    The messenger RNA vaccine works by instructing your immune cells to produce spike proteins that would normally be produced by the Covid-19 virus.

    Ideally, vaccine-induced spike proteins cause an immune response that hunts and destroys the virus.

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    However, Covid-19 also has spike proteins -- those red spikes that you see on the surface of the virus in this illustration.

    Covid uses its spike proteins to latch onto ACE2 receptors to enter human cells and cause infections.

    Our God-given immune system blocks Covid's spikes from attaching to ACE2 receptors, thus preventing infections.

    Natural immunity last longer than man-made antibodies, which, according to the CDC, only last 6-8 months before wearing off.

    Studies show spike proteins harm cells by causing inflammation and vascular endothelial damage. There have been multiple reports of blood clots and cardiac inflammation, particularly in teenagers.

    The CDC and World Health Organization received extensive safety data from vaccine makers Pfizer and Moderna that shows millions of doses given with no significant side effects.

    Pfizer and Moderna insists their vaccine-induced spike proteins do not cause harm because the vaccine is administered in the deltoid (arm) muscle where the muscle cells take up the mRNA to produce spike proteins.

    Health experts downplay reports that vaccine-induced spike proteins cause blood clots in the heart, lungs or blood vessels.

    According to the CDC about 49% of Americans are fully vaccinated. 60% of Americans have received at least one vaccine dose.