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Rise In Covid Infections and False QR Passes

by Oui Tue Nov 16th, 2021 at 12:28:41 PM EST

The "intelligent' Dutch citizens not following advise given by political leader Mark Rutte ... the leader of a one year old caretaker government had followed a zig-zag policy of herd immunity ... easing most restrictions too early ... more concerned about political consequences than health issues of the tens of thousands stricken by the SARS CoV-2 illness. The death rate is increasing as Mark Rutte refuses to take responsibility sometimes hiding behind science, afterwards the virologists resign because Rutte doesn't follow advise of the broad WOT Group (British SAGE equivalent).

The very high trust in his policy has collapsed as the Dutch are facing their fourth or fifth spike in infections ... taking decisions late as the numbers rise exponentially.

Furthermore, there is very poor adherence to the mitigation rules required to lower the R number which has been above 1.2 for many consecutive weeks. Dumb, dumber, dumbest ... Trump, Johnson and Rutte in a dead heat. His RIVM leading scientist should have been given the pink slip over a year ago.

What the Dutch do best from colonial times and piracy, to Spanish Revolt, revolution of the sixties and today cheating to benefit fun and partying ...


[Update-1] Municipality healthcare more confused …

Covid test firm in fraud allegation said GGD told them to issue QR codes

Covid-19 testing company Spoedtest.nl said it created coronavirus recovery certificates at the request of health service GGD. The company responded to a Ministry of Health announcement that Spoedtest.nl was no longer suspected of vaccination certificate fraud but did incorrectly create Covid recovery certificates.

According to Spoedtest.nl director Rasmus Emmelkamp, the company issued these certificates at the GGD's request. The GGD "obliged" the company to use the HKVI system to create recovery certificates for people who asked for one after they recovered from the coronavirus.

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Where the British do have a well performing policy for self-testing, it appears the Dutch have been cheating on corona pass checks and manufacturing fraudulent passes, especially for the "smart" group of young adults and students. Many mayors in the larger cities are abused by the loud protests of anti-vaxxers where the group fundamental Christians have joined to stay unvaccinated as a policy of bodily integrity.

Opinion | The Limits of 'My Body, My Choice' - The New York Times

Every evening one choose from a number of television talk shows which do their best to attract the young crowd from social media with daily polls to gauge the mood. The participant are clearly chosen for prominence and ignorance about science and set policy to prevent more infections. I find this extremely disturbing, sign if the times where rightwing politics have raised the Dutch tricolor as nationalist symbol. Craziness.

Holiday Island Curacao tightens restrictions on Dutch travelers

The island of Curacao designated the Netherlands a very high-risk area starting today. For travelers from the Netherlands, this means they'll have to show a negative PCR coronavirus test no older than 48 hours when arriving on the island. They'll also have to take an antigen test three days later, NOS reports.

The measures apply to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers alike. Curacao is concerned about the high number of coronavirus infections in the Netherlands. 

On the island itself, only 28 people tested positive for Covid-19 over the weekend. The local authorities would like to keep that number as low as possible to prevent another lockdown. 

Rutte: Lockdown Light Followed by 2G Covid Pass

Dutch VVD MPs and the large group of Rightwingers in Dutch parliament hold the government hostage on setting policy that needs their approval, very similar to America Red States and Republicans of the party of "No!".

Not in the name of Jesus of Nazareth!

The bible trumps people by Dutch fundamental Protestants of Staphorst, Urk and the Bible Belt on the Veluwe. The Christen Unie (CU) is part of present coalition and will only agree with their policy - God created all people equal.

Anyone know what 1G policy is to mitigate the Corona pandemic?

ChristenUnie coalition party wants to test everyone instead of 2G policy

The Christian Union has major objections in principle to the cabinet‘s proposal for a 2G access pass, in which unvaccinated people can no longer receive a QR code. Instead, the party wants everyone, including vaccinated people, to get tested to get a QR code.

Without the support of the coalition party, it is very questionable whether there will be a majority for the 2G proposal. CDA, GroenLinks and the PvdA, among others, are still in doubt about the measure.

“Prevent further polarization”

The cabinet said on Friday that it is working on a law to stop allowing unvaccinated persons to locations where the risks of infection are greatest, such as crowded pubs, festivals and events. According to ChristenUnie MP Mirjam Bikker, this measure leads to too much divide in society between vaccinated and unvaccinated persons.

BTW .. the American version is located in Michigan, the Dutch Reformed politicians and Donald Trump.

Unvaccinated Americans Whiter, More Republican Than Vaccinated | VOA - July 4, 2021 |

Be more patriotic and white, respect the flag, freedom above civic duty to your neighbour, believe in conspiracy theory and oppose the federal government ... uphold state rights.

Watched a very horrific documentary ...

'There Are No Winners Here': Drought in the Klamath Basin Inflames a Decades-Old War Over Water and Fish

Drought has long fueled tensions between growers, who depend on the water for irrigation, and the Klamath Tribes, who hold two protected fish species as sacred.

Misinterpretation of Pandemic Data SARS CoV-2

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by Oui on Tue Nov 16th, 2021 at 12:30:03 PM EST

Is this correct, @GemMedemblik? What exactly does this mean? I am very curious.

The listing is for a five-room house on Westereiland in Medemblik. Match Makelaars rents it out on behalf of the owner. In the ad, which was placed on various sites two weeks ago, the brokers wrote: "The municipality of Medemblik does not like foreigners, so, unfortunately, you cannot live here. There is an anti-migrant policy." The ad was widely shared online.

by Oui on Thu Nov 18th, 2021 at 05:05:26 PM EST
See the final result of a zig-zag policy of caretaker (coroner) PM Mark Rutte ...

Clearly the Southern EU states recovered much better from the worst condition of all ... their secret? Faith in government, solidarity and ... high rate vaccinations!

Dutch Stats: In Q3 2021, GDP was higher than its pre-pandemic level for the first time

The early preference of the Conservative government has endured ....

by Oui on Thu Nov 18th, 2021 at 05:09:01 PM EST
Spread of Corona virus through school children infecting whole families ...

Herd Immunity .. Filling the Gaps

by Oui on Thu Nov 18th, 2021 at 05:16:27 PM EST
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Group of Dutch tourists infected with Covid on the run in Spain | EuroNews |

by Oui on Fri Nov 19th, 2021 at 09:34:37 AM EST
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Official Dutch government count Covid-19 deaths via RIVM stands at 180 deaths. A five-fold undercount! Still persons dying at home or in a home for elderly who do not get tested and are certified as death by natural causes.

by Oui on Fri Nov 19th, 2021 at 09:37:03 AM EST
Dissecting the early COVID-19 cases in Wuhan - Science 

 
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by Oui on Fri Nov 19th, 2021 at 10:09:56 AM EST
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Early Alert ...

 
by Oui on Fri Nov 19th, 2021 at 10:10:53 AM EST
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Early conspiracy theorists ...

 
by Oui on Fri Nov 19th, 2021 at 10:11:41 AM EST
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US and UK propagandists are using every trick to start another Cold War with China. Linking a disease to the target population - Covid/Chinese, Smallpox/Jews - is a standard tactic.

What we know and what we need to know about the origin of SARS-CoV-2

The analysis of the above reviewed publications does not allow yet drawing definitive and conclusive conclusions about the origin of SARS-CoV-2. Most papers here reviewed point in the direction of a zoonotic origin, an origin in which horseshoe bats from the species Rhinolophus affinis seemed to be a natural reservoir, while pangolins (Manis javanica) could be an intermediate host of the coronavirus (Ahmed et al., 2021; Barh et al., 2020; do vale et al., 2021; Lau et al., 2020). However, even considering the zoonotic hypothesis as the most likely, today, the intermediate source species of SARS-CoV-2 has not been confirmed. On the other hand, although some researchers clearly point to an unnatural origin of SARS-CoV-2, their conclusions are not strongly based on a strict scientific evidence, being largely speculative.

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She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sat Nov 20th, 2021 at 04:11:17 PM EST
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"Jews/Black Death"


She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Sat Nov 20th, 2021 at 04:12:23 PM EST
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MONGOL GOLDEN HORDE = "black" death
by Cat on Tue Nov 23rd, 2021 at 03:07:27 PM EST
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Bubonic plague reached Europe from the Crimea as the result of a biological warfare attack. Eat cake, let Putin keep Crimea ... Zelensky's stealth weapon 😙
by Oui on Tue Nov 23rd, 2021 at 05:17:07 PM EST
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by Oui on Fri Nov 19th, 2021 at 08:59:56 PM EST
Major trade show IBC "on shaky ground", with major exhibitors cancelling their participation.

IBC On Shaky Ground Ahead of Show Opening

Following close examination of new COVID protocols from the Dutch government and consultation with key IBC stakeholders, IBC2021 recently declared that it is "firmly set" on delivering a safe and valuable event in Amsterdam from December 3-6.

That has not stopped the flow of technology companies, which include some of broadcast media's bigger suppliers, from pulling out of the biggest event outside of the NAB Show for the global radio and telecommunications industries.

by Bernard on Fri Nov 19th, 2021 at 10:10:05 PM EST

In a controlled pandemic, the reproduction number should be near 0.7.

The reproductive number of the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 is far higher compared to the ancestral SARS-CoV-2 virus

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Pfizer booster shot could offer protection for 9-10 months -- initial data

by Oui on Sat Nov 20th, 2021 at 08:08:12 PM EST
by Oui on Mon Nov 22nd, 2021 at 12:55:28 PM EST
'Vaccinated, recovered or dead' - those are the options facing Germans as they head into winter, according to a grim prognosis from health minister Jens Spahn.

Only 68% of the population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. That's one of the lowest rates in western Europe.

[Over the top statement by German Minister which is fictional ... there's is a small percentage of the population which cannot be vaccinated due to health reasons and a group which has an immune system that attacks and destroys the virus -- Oui]

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In preparation for code black ...

by Oui on Fri Nov 26th, 2021 at 01:30:49 PM EST

Translation:
In phase 2d, military assistance is "necessary" to create additional capacity.

All procedures in hospitals that are not directly life threatening must be postponed. Not only will this cause hardship, but it will cause harm, shortens lives and possibly deaths.

by Oui on Fri Nov 26th, 2021 at 01:39:02 PM EST
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In South Africa the Omnicron variant spreads exponentially replacing the Delta variant. Also there is an explosion of clusters across the provinces. Before the new outbreak there was vaccination apathy among South Africans, this will quickly change. Hopefully there is sufficient stock and delivery of vaccines. WHO is alarmed with reason.

by Oui on Sat Nov 27th, 2021 at 03:41:32 AM EST
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Sajid Javid: Two cases of new variant Omicron detected in UK

Two people in the UK have been found to be infected with the new Covid variant, Omicron, the health secretary has said.

Sajid Javid said the cases in Brentwood, Essex, and Nottingham were confirmed by the UK Health Security Agency after genomic sequencing.

They are linked and connected to travel in southern Africa, and both cases and their households were self-isolating.

by Oui on Sat Nov 27th, 2021 at 06:28:09 PM EST
Breaking News: Germany confirms first two cases of omicron variant | DW News |

by Oui on Sat Nov 27th, 2021 at 06:54:51 PM EST
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Dr Angelique Coetzee noticed otherwise healthy patients showing unusual symptoms and worries how the new variant might hurt the elderly

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South African scientists say omicron is behind an explosion of cases in the country's Gauteng province, which is home to the country's commercial capital Johannesburg and Pretoria. Cases have rocketed up from about 550 a day last week to almost 4,000 a day currently.

'The world has lost control': from Johannesburg to Jakarta, delta variant wreaks havoc | The Telegraph - June 2021 |

The continent's most industrialised nation has been hit harder by Covid-19 than any other country and official figures show just over 89,000 people have died of the disease since the start of the pandemic.

But excess deaths are thought to be far higher than in many European countries. South Africa has seen more than 226,000 excess deaths since May 2020, according to analysis by the Economist newspaper.

Most infections in South Africa have been in Gauteng, a largely urban province that is home to the city of Johannesburg and represents a quarter of SA population.

Vaccine hesitancy is emerging as a big problem in South Africa and Prof Myers said religious leaders need to be engaged. 

"There needs to be some policy approach to try to motivate religious leaders ... who really have the best interests of their congregants at heart, to engage with the other religious leaders, of whom there are many, who have an anti-vax orientation.

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by Oui on Sun Nov 28th, 2021 at 12:52:34 AM EST

Israel decides to bar tourists, reinstate quarantine rules to contain Omicron

by Oui on Sun Nov 28th, 2021 at 12:54:08 AM EST
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Netherlands: 13 Omicron cases found from South Africa flights | DW News |

Netherlands confirms 13 cases of new Omicron COVID variant among travellers from South Africa

Dutch health authorities have confirmed that 13 cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant have been found in the Netherlands among passengers that were on flights from South Africa.

Testing was being carried out on 61 people who tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving on the last two flights to Amsterdam's Schiphol airport before a flight ban was put in place.

The two flights were carrying about 600 passengers and those who tested positive were immediately put into isolation.

The National Institute for Health (RIVM) said in a statement that testing was continuing on the samples.

In addition, there is a trace underway for recent 5,000 arrivals from South Africa who will be called for a Covid-19 test. In the meantime they should isolate themselves until a result is known.

Little know about Omicron variant's link to serious disease: ICU leader

by Oui on Sun Nov 28th, 2021 at 02:19:30 PM EST
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Covid-19 quarantine fugitives Ramada Inn Amsterdam Schiphol arrested in plane ready for takeoff. Couple risk a 4-year jail sentence.

Couple escaped from quarantine in Ramada Inn hotel at airport, possible four year jail sentence | AT5 |

The couple was already on board a plane at Schiphol that was about to leave for Spain when they were arrested.

Dutch prosecution is likely to busy to look into this case ...

by Oui on Sun Nov 28th, 2021 at 11:30:16 PM EST
Detenen uns catalans procedents de Sud-àfrica per trencar el confinament als Països Baixos

Sospiten que ella podria tenir la variant d'òmicron després de donar positiu de covid i estan aïllats en un hospital a Haren.

Forced stay in an excellent University hospital in Haren near Groningen. A province considered as Dutch "Siberia" ... 😣

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Catalans from South Africa are arrested for breaking the confinement in the Netherlands.

They suspect she might have the omicron variant after testing positive for covid and are isolated in a hospital in Haren.

The alarm generated by the new variant of the covid, the omicron, has been experienced by a couple of Catalans. They were confined when they arrived in Amsterdam, where they were calling from Cape Town, South Africa, on suspicion of being infected with the omicron variant of covid. Three days later they were arrested for breaking the confinement when they had already boarded the plane to return home.

by Oui on Mon Nov 29th, 2021 at 06:52:52 PM EST
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by Oui on Tue Nov 30th, 2021 at 06:37:59 PM EST
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The Ndlovu Research Department will start a new Covid-19 Vaccine Study and if you are interested to participate, here is what you need to know about joining the study 👇🏽👇🏽

Join the COVID-19 Vaccine Study

Always wondered how attractive it is to participate, clearly it is for the sake of humanity only.

Coordinator is Dutch physician Hugo Tempelman.

Dr. Tempelman interview on Dutch TV sees an increased infectious Omicron variant with low risk for serious illness. No ICU patients and no deaths. One must recognize these are preliminary observations in a country with a low vaccination rate and a young population.

by Oui on Mon Nov 29th, 2021 at 07:37:19 AM EST
Just 5 African countries to hit key COVID-19 vaccination goal of 40%

The African continent grapples to meet rising demand for essential vaccination commodities, such as syringes.

Three African countries, Seychelles, Mauritius and Morocco, have already met the goal that was set in May by the World Health Assembly, the world's highest health policy-setting body. At the current pace just two more countries, Tunisia and Cabo Verde, will also hit the target. 

In addition, limited access to crucial commodities such as syringes may slow the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa. UNICEF has reported an imminent shortfall of up to 2.2 billion auto-disable syringes for COVID-19 vaccination and routine immunization in 2022. This includes 0.3ml auto-disable syringes for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination. 

Already some African countries, such as Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa, have experienced delays in receiving syringes.

"The looming threat of a vaccine commodities crisis hangs over the continent. Early next year COVID-19 vaccines will start pouring into Africa, but a scarcity of syringes could paralyze progress. Drastic measures must be taken to boost syringe production, fast. Countless African lives depend on it," said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa.

The COVAX Facility is working to address this threat by securing deals with syringe manufacturers, and through better planning to avoid deliveries outpacing the supply of syringes.

by Oui on Mon Nov 29th, 2021 at 07:39:54 AM EST
WHO: Enhancing Readiness for Omicron (B.1.1.529):
Technical Brief and Priority Actions for Member States

The Omicron virus has high transmissibility and will by-pass or breakthrough the previous (natural) immunity of humans. May have some effect to limit severity of illness and certainly low mortality rate. For the elderly above 80 years the effect can be severe. The Dutch have not started the booster jab campaign and already the breakthrough infection with the Delta variant turns out to be very deadly. Forty percent of nursery homes have infections and the mortality rate is 22% !!
Greatest unknown are the longterm effects for young persons.

Readiness to mitigate the transmission is most important ... we've known the basics for nearly two years and have not complied with wisdom.

by Oui on Mon Nov 29th, 2021 at 05:43:02 PM EST
Very worrisome ...

The Effects of COVID-19 on the Placenta During Pregnancy

Today an report from Erasmus MC in Rotterdam

Thirteen deaths in recent four months, all women were not vaccinated.

by Oui on Mon Nov 29th, 2021 at 05:46:35 PM EST
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FC Belenense in Portugal has a single international player from South Africa ...

Portugal's shame: The game that should have never been played

Beaten by the new Omnicron variant of SARS CoV-2

by Oui on Mon Nov 29th, 2021 at 06:23:35 PM EST
by Oui on Tue Nov 30th, 2021 at 02:16:11 PM EST

'Under the Dutch polder model it is very difficult to push through changes,' he said. We often cite Israel as a country where the coronavirus approach is much faster and more efficient. But that's a country that operates on military principles: it's not in our culture.

by Oui on Tue Nov 30th, 2021 at 03:00:18 PM EST

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This fantastic analysis of the causes of @ginnymooy's failing strategy describes perfectly how tunnel vision in the far too positive models has put us in the worst possible starting position for the arrival of the Omicron variant.

by Oui on Tue Nov 30th, 2021 at 05:51:22 PM EST

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The already enormous uncertainty indicating confidence intervals in the overly optimistic RIVM models have turned out to be unreliable.

See my criticism about erroneous modeling from Jacco Wallinga from RIVM over a year ago.

by Oui on Tue Nov 30th, 2021 at 05:53:44 PM EST
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