Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Spreading the Zika Virus: Is It Bio-warfare?

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Why should America biologically prepare a disease to destroy and cause pain to others?
                  By Stephen Lendman

The Zika virus is related to dengue fever, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and West Nile viruses.

So far, drugs aren’t effective against it. A vaccine if developed will do more harm than good. Most infected individuals suffer mild illness, called Zika disease.

Potentially deadly Guillain-Barre syndrome at times occurs. Fetuses are at risk for microcephaly, an abnormally small head in relation to the rest of the body and underdeveloped brain, permanent damage.

Zika has been around for decades, occasional outbreaks occurring in Africa and Asia – currently in Central and South America, Brazil its epicenter.

It’s being spread by genetically engineered mosquitos. Is it the latest example of US biowarfare? America’s sordid history suggests it.

In 1931, Dr. Cornelius Rhoads infected human subjects with cancer cells – under the auspices of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Investigations. He later conducted radiation exposure experiments on American soldiers and civilian hospital patients.

In 1932, the Tuskegee Syphilis Study infected 200 unwitting Black men, using them as human guinea pigs, denying them treatment, following the progression of their disease, deliberately letting them suffer and die.

In 1940, 400 Chicago prisoners were infected with malaria to study the effects of new and experimental drugs.

At least since the 1940s, America had an active biological warfare program, using controversial methods to test bio-weapons.

VA hospital patients have been used as human guinea pigs for medical experiments. Biological agents were released in US cities (including New York and San Francisco) to test the effects of germ warfare.

America’s deplorable history at home and abroad includes numerous other examples. Washington uses biological, chemical, radiological and other banned weapons in all its wars.

Are US-unleashed genetically modified mosquitos being used to wage biological warfare in Central and South America?

The Zika virus outbreak is linked to GM mosquitoes released in field trials funded by Bill Gates.

The corporate-controlled World Health Organization (WHO) said Zika “is now spreading explosively” in the Americas, hyping an estimated three to four million people at risk over the next year.

Central and South American nations urged women to avoid pregnancy for at least two years. Is Zika being used as an attempted population control scheme?

GM mosquitoes allegedly released to keep dengue fever, yellow fever, chikungunga (a crippling mosquito-borne virus) and zika from spreading are facilitating its outbreaks in numerous Central and South American countries – notably Brazil and Colombia.

The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned of potential small Zika outbreaks in southern Florida and Texas.

UK biotech company Oxford Insect Technologies developed GM mosquitoes with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funding – a profit-making enterprise, masquerading as a charitable one.

One critic called its operations “vulture philanthropy,” investing in companies causing health problems they claim to be combatting.

Not coincidentally, Zika’s outbreak occurred where GM mosquitoes were released last year in Brazil, now affecting about 20 Central and South American countries.

Maybe areas in southern US states will follow. What’s happening has the earmarks of state-sponsored bio-warfare.

                     Author Stephen Lendman
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The Wonders Of Avocado Pear For The Health

AvocadoSliced Avocado pear: Original article published in AWESOME tips.

You’ve probably seen avocados being touted as a heart-healthy super-food in recent years. Realistically, the truth isn’t too far off from the hype. The next time youre grabbing that burrito or turkey sandwich, you might want to consider adding a healthy dollop of guacamole. Here are four reasons that you should consider eating a little bit of avocado each day.

1. You may reduce your risk of heart disease.

Heart disease is the number 1 killer in the United States, affecting nearly 27 million adults, so it only makes sense that we would want to protect ourselves by being more health-conscious in our dietary choices. Avocados have been shown to positively benefit our cardiovascular system in a number of ways due to its low saturated fat and high unsaturated fat content (predominantly the monounsaturated fat (MUFA) variety). Consuming excess saturated fat (>10% of total calories) may raise your LDL and HDL cholesterol and triglycerides. On the contrary, consuming adequate unsaturated fat in your diet may help lower LDL-cholesterol (bad cholesterol), maintain HDL-cholesterol (good cholesterol) and potentially improve your insulin sensitivity.

In addition its nutritious fat content, avocados also contain a potent mix of nutrients (e.g., potassium and lutein), including plenty of antioxidants such as carotenoids, callexanthophylls and phenols. These compounds can help prevent inflammation and oxidative stress in the blood vessels while facilitating improved blood flow.

2. You may have an easier time maintaining your weight

Eating fat to lose fat; who would have thought? Avocados can help with weight-loss and maintaining a healthy BMI by promoting a feeling of satiety. A recent study showed that including avocado in meals helped extend feelings of fullness and reduced the desire to overindulge. The belly-filling properties of avocados is aided by their high fiber content, about 14g per fruit on average. In addition, higher avocado consumption has been associated with smaller waistlines and lower BMIs in observational studies. Lastly, some research has even shown that weight-loss diets higher in MUFA, like the kind avocados are packed with, may prove healthier for your heart than low-fat weight-loss diets.

3. You might reduce your risk of cancer

Avocados provide us with numerous phytochemicals that may help prevent cancer, including the previously discussed xanthophylls and phenols. A protein compound called glutathione, along with the xanthophyll lutein (both found in avocados), have been associated with decreased rates of oral cancer. Preliminary data also show promising results for avocados potential role in reducing risk of both breast and prostate cancers. Additionally, preliminary studies demonstrate that a specific type of fav derived from avocados is able to exert anti-cancer effects on acute myeloid leukemia cells. Together, these studies show that further research needs to be conducted to draw more conclusive results.

4. You will protect your skin and eyes well into old age

As it turns out, avocado carotenoids do quite a number of things for our body. Both lutein and another compound found in avocados called zeaxanthin can slow age-related ocular decline and prevent vision dysfunction. In addition, these same two nutrients also act as buffers against oxidative UV damage, keeping our skin smooth and healthy. The bio-availability (ease of absorption by our body) of carotenoids from avocados compared to many other fruits and vegetables makes eating avocados every day a sensible choice.

http://awesometips.pw/articles/this-is-what-will-happen-when-you-eat-avocados-every-day?

A Challenge To Top Scientists In Europe And America: “Prove Me Wrong If Aids, Ebola And Lassa Fever Are Not Medical Crimes Against Africa”- Scientist Johan Van Dongen

Medical crimes in Africa

Holland scientist and micro-surgeon issue a challenge to top world scientists to prove him wrong if Aids and Ebola aren’t bio-weapons

Micro-Surgeon and Scientist Johan Van Dongen throws a challenge to world top scientists to prove him wrong if Aids and Ebola aren’t medical crimes against Africans

By Johan Van Dongen and Joel Savage

I decided to increase my efforts as a Micro-Surgeon and Scientist, to send every necessary information to the corners of the world that Aids, Ebola, Lassa fever,Burkett’s Lymphoma etc, were all man-made diseases plagued on Africans to depopulate the continent.

The reason behind this renewed action in the year 2016 is that those medical crimes had been covered up for so long that those responsible are enjoying their lives with impunity while the pharmaceutical companies make a profit out of Africa’s misery.

Again, tirelessly, I have taken African leaders incompetency into consideration, to ask them the reason they sit on the presidential seats, living in corruption by taking Africa’s money to Swiss Banks, while Europe and America used Africans as Guinea pigs, to test all the dangerous drugs manufactured in Europe and America. If they can’t protect Africans, they shouldn’t seek for their votes.

In 1969, when the USA Armed Forces applied to the USA Congress for funds to create biological weapons, they justified it as follows; “Within the next five to ten years, it would probably be possible to make a new effective microorganism which differs in certain important aspects from any known disease-causing organisms. But what they didn’t tell the USA Congress is that they had already succeeded in making the BL causing disease long time in animal laboratories of the Veterinary Hospital in Pasadena, California USA.

The virus is human made and tested on black skinned people in Uganda and Zaire in Africa, in order to find vaccines against it for military defending purposes. After the Ebola outbreaks in Africa, apparently,nobody is interested in finding a cure for Africa.

In recent interview with one of Belgium’s newspapers,  Belgium’s professor Guido van der Groen lied over the origins of Ebola and Aids, and said Ebola was invented in the 1960’s in Fort Detrick in Congo, however; he has forgotten on October 13, 1994,  he granted an interview to the Belgian news magazine  called ‘Humo’ and said “The U.S. military laboratories slated for Ebola and HIV, to develop into a biological weapon in the early sixties.” The magazine is available those that need a copy should contact Humo publishers.

Belgium-based African journalist and author, Joel Savage, wrote an article on this issue captioned ‘Dutch’s Professor Johan Van Dongen challenges Belgium’s Professor Guido Van Der Groen, over the origins of Ebola’ and the article which was published by Europe’s Diplomatic Aspects Newspaper disappeared on the web without any trace. Who are responsible and what are they trying to cover up?

So what are African leaders waiting for again after knowing that Aids and Ebola are medical crimes against the continent? Has Europe and America paid African leaders to remain silent over those medical crimes which have taken thousands of Africans into their untimely graves? No wonder Africans are treated like garbage in many parts of Europe and America because the leaders have proved to be garbage themselves. If African leaders don’t respect and care about the welfare of their citizens, how do you expect European and American leaders to respect them?

A challenge to all European and American scientist

I have got nothing to lose at the moment, after losing my job as a lecturer in the university. Prove me wrong if Aids and Ebola are not medical crimes against Africans. Prove me wrong if the diseases weren’t manufactured in the laboratory as bio-warfare products. Prove me wrong, if the above-mentioned diseases weren’t used on Africans.

I am not a coward, therefore, I’m ready to answer your questions. We (Joel Savage and Johan Van Dongen) have set up e-mail to answer your questions and prove to you that Aids, Ebola, Lassa fever and other diseases are indeed medical crimes against Africa. E-mail: secretsofaidsandebola@gmail.com

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Also, we are waiting for world scientists, including Dutch’s Ab Osterhaus and Belgium’s Guido Van Der Groen to prove us wrong, if Aids, Ebola, Lassa fever aren’t medical crimes. Would you respond or like scared dogs, put your tails in between your legs and run away?  If the needle says he can sew, then he should sew the hole in the head.

http://www.amazon.com/Greatest-Medical-History-Against-Mankind-ebook/dp/B016W89W1G

Why Big Pharma Killed President Dwight Eisenhower

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Original article published by: mnwelldir.org

Dear Friend,

On September 24, 1955, President Eisenhower – World War II hero and beloved president – was playing golf at his Denver home, when he suddenly collapsed from what was a rare disease at the time.

He had a heart attack.

Although nobody knew it then… and though you won’t read about it in any history book…

This was a watershed moment that would change the course of modern medicine forever.

One that would make heart disease the #1 killer of Americans – and would establish Big Pharma as America’s #1 most profitable industry.

Hi, my name is Dr. Al Sears.

The story I’m unveiling today has HUGE implications for your personal health, and that of your family.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with heart disease, you need to know the exact details of what took place.

Because this story doesn’t just tell you WHO is responsible…

It tells you WHY.

As in…

  • WHY heart disease rates have soared since 1955 – even as consumption of “heart-healthy” foods and cholesterol-lowering drugs has skyrocketed.
  • WHY you could become victim of this drug-induced tragedy – no matter your cholesterol levels or intake of fat.
  • And 100 billion reasons why Big Pharma will NEVER cure heart disease.

That’s why historian Larry Schweikart calls it “the single most important medical case of the twentieth century.”

Yet the REAL story behind it is virtually unknown.

Within 24 hours of Ike’s heart attack, special interests seized the opportunity.

They manufactured a crisis, a founding myth, and a “solution.”

They shoved this propaganda down the American public’s throat.

And in doing so, they singlehandedly sent America’s health spiraling downhill for the next six decades.

Over the next few minutes, I’ll expose this near-60-year-old Big Pharma conspiracy. I’ll name the names. I’ll track the money. And at each stage, I’ll answer the BIG question: “Who benefits?”

What’s more, I’ll reveal how you can safeguard yourself from heart disease forever with solutions that are 100 percent natural, affordable, effective, and safe.

Dwight D. Eisenhower: The War Hero Who Led the Allies to Victory on D-Day and Ultimately Won World War II

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General Eisenhower gives his famous “full victory, nothing less” speech to the U.S. Company E, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (Strike) of the 101st Airborne Division the night before the D-Day invasion of France.

On June 6, 1944 – now known as D-Day – future President Dwight David Eisenhower, then supreme commander of Allied Expeditionary Forces in World War, II gave the go-ahead for a massive invasion of Europe called Operation Overlord.

He told the troops the “eyes of the world are upon you,” and called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.”

Following the successful Normandy Invasion, Allied forces under Eisenhower broke the beachhead and began driving across France. In early 1945, the Allies pushed the Nazis out of France. By May 7, 1945, the Nazis formally surrendered, ending the war in Europe.

Eisenhower’s leadership and fame would win him the presidency seven years later. Many fondly remember him as “one of the last great presidents.”

But before I go into the details of this story any further—how it spun off the #1 heart disease lie, ultimately claiming Eisenhower as its first victim—please allow me to fully introduce myself.

You see, I’ve spent the last…

30 Years Fighting Big Pharma
on Behalf of My Patients

Since graduating from medical school three decades ago, I’ve worked hard to develop a different kind of practice.

One that makes the health of my patients my highest priority. Even if that means bucking the “respectable” health establishment.

The truth is, conventional medicine, for all of its genius and innovations, has failed the everyday American.

It has enriched a few corrupt government bureaucrats and their crony CEOs at the expense of your health.

And it’s done so under the cover of clever marketing disguised as “scientific research.”

That’s why I help my patients read between the lines and open the curtains on Big Pharma’s façade.

And there’s NO bigger lie than the heart disease myth I’m debunking today.

Dr. George Mann, a lead researcher in the legendary Framingham Heart Study, called it, “the greatest scam in the history of medicine.”

It’s a lie developed by junk science, advertised by corporate interests, and rubber stamped by bought-off politicians.

And it only remains a “fact” because it supports Big Pharma’s $100 billion a year cholesterol-lowering drug industry.

President Eisenhower was the first victim of this grand conspiracy.

And it didn’t stop there.

Since then, it’s claimed the lives of 950,000 Americans every year – adding up to millions over the last few decades.

Odds are, you or somebody you know or love is a victim of it too.

But the good news is, it does NOT have to be that way.

Dr. Al Sears, M.D.
Uniquely Qualified to Keep You
Healthier For Life

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Dr. Al Sears, M.D. currently owns and operates a successful integrative medicine and anti-aging clinic in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, with over 25,000 patients. His cutting-edge therapies and reputation for solving some of the most difficult-to-diagnose cases attract patients from around the world.

As a graduate of the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Sears scored in the 99th percentile on his MCAT and graduated with honors in Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Physical Medicine.

After entering private practice, Dr. Sears was one of the first to be board-certified in anti-aging medicine. As a pioneer in this new field of medicine, he is an avid researcher, published author, and enthusiastic lecturer. He is the first doctor licensed in the U.S. to administer TA-65, the most important breakthrough in anti-aging medicine today.

There are alternative therapies you can use to prevent and EVEN reverse heart disease – without expensive drugs, procedures, or even doctor visits.

There are safe treatments that could forever rid your body of heart disease. Treatments you can apply from home, for pennies on the dollar.

But they’re natural, so Big Pharma can’t patent them.

That’s why they do NOT want you to hear about them.

In just a moment, I’ll share with you the shocking details of nine censored heart solutions … where you can find them at your local grocery, health food store, or pharmacy… and how you can begin using them TODAY.

If you’re one of 70 percent of Americans suffering with some form of heart disease, I urge you to read on for the details.

What you’re about to see could save you a fortune on insanely expensive heart procedures.

Conventional therapies like…

  • A $1,500-a-pop statin (cholesterol-lowering) drug prescription…
  • A $40,000 coronary stent…
  • A $200,000 (or more) coronary bypass surgery…

These so-called “therapies” not only put your life at risk…

They could also deplete or even wipe out your retirement savings – even if you have health insurance or Medicare. (According to CNBC, medical bills are America’s #1 cause of bankruptcy, with 1.7 million Americans going bankrupt every year. And procedures like open heart surgery are some of the most expensive out there.)

And the worst part is, it’s all for nothing.

Did you know, for instance, that 85 percent of heart bypass surgeries are unnecessary?

Yet specialists love them because they can cost $200,000 (or more). Not a bad payday.

And the statin drug guidelines are so broad, almost 95 percent of new users are being prescribed drugs they don’t need.

 

President Eisenhower’s Farewell Address

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President Dwight D. Eisenhower

President Eisenhower warns the American public as he leaves office on January 17, 1961

You’ve likely heard about Eisenhower’s famous farewell address, and his warning of the “undue influence warranted by the military-industrial complex.”

Eisenhower was no stranger to the dangers of monopoly corporations pulling the strings of government to increase their power and influence.

What made the military-industrial complex all the more dangerous was its ability to manufacture enemies and crises – which then stirs the American public into a war frenzy, leading to greater war spending and profits.

Big Pharma – the “medical industrial complex” – is no different. They can as easily manufacture health crises – “epidemics” that call for new drugs and therapies, which the unelected FDA then rubber-stamps.

Read full article: http://www.mnwelldir.org/docs/sears/killed%20Ike.htm

Obesity: A Major Public Health Epidemic In Both The Developed And The Developing World.

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“Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980. In 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over 600 million were obese, 39% of adults aged 18 years and over were overweight in 2014, and 13% were obese. 

Most of the world’s population live in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight. 42 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2013. Obesity is preventable,” according to the World Health Organisation. 

In an effort to fight against increasing obesity, the government of Dubai recently offered residents, one gram of gold, which worth approximately $45 at that time, for every kilogram of weight loss. To make it a successful program, the weight loss was fixed in the time of Ramadan, when every Muslim eat less. The fact is serious obesity sends people early to the grave.

Food is extremely delicious, especially when well prepared to meet the right taste, but if you don’t have self-control, the ability or strength to fight food addiction, then you should know that you are inviting so many health hazards into your life. People suffering from obesity can tell you about criticisms and gossips against them daily in public, office or wherever they go.

In Europe, the United Kingdom has the higher rate of obesity and overweight people than anywhere in Western Europe, according to an authoritative global study that raises fresh concerns about the likely health consequences. In the UK, 67 percent of men and 57 percent of women are either fighting against obese or overweight. Published in the Lancet Medical Journal, according to the Global Burden of Disease Study, more than a quarter of children, 26 percent of boys and 29 percent of girls are also overweight in the UK.

Going to the gym to keep the body fit is a daunting task for many. If you want to avoid going to the gym to work against overweight, then eating the right food should be everyone’s priority. One needs to understand what some foods are high in saturated fats and cholesterol, you must, therefore, avoid these foods which build up in your stomach, arteries, and veins.

For example, the yolk of an egg has 300 mg of cholesterol; it is, therefore, better and healthy to eat the white instead. Eating 10 whole eggs in a week gives one 3 grams of cholesterol in your body. Another way of avoiding obesity is to stop eating fried foods since they absorb the fats that they are cooked in.

There are so many recommended books and online articles in health journals, on how to avoid or deal with obesity and overweight. You can do it too since many have done it. Prevention is always better than cure.

Black People Are By Nature More Resistant Against HIV-Infection Than White People

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By Johan Van Dongen: Micro-Surgeon and Scientist and Joel Savage

The Aids and Ebola epidemic have generated many controversies all over the world, since the outbreak last year, hitting hard Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia, but only a few have access to any inside information on the Aids and Ebola research.

What many people don’t know, according to Professor Johan Van Dongen, the viruses of Ebola and Aids were long created within bacteria factories, with dubious micro-organisms and given different names, such as Reston virus, Belgrade virus, and Marburg virus. It was when the first outbreak of the virus which occurred near a small river in Africa called River Ebola, gave the name of the disease as Ebola. “This is how scientists give names to their findings,” he added.

In Africa, there were varieties of wide experiments of dubious scientists, including a crook called Hillary Koprowski. Later there was a hunt to catch this man. On his normal course of business, he used genetically contaminated engineered vaccines on innocent children in Africa. Not only African children suffered the effect of the contaminated vaccine.

In Australia between 1940 and 1970 hundreds of orphaned children, including babies were used as guinea pigs, to test vaccines against influenza, pertussis, and herpes. This atrocity was confirmed by David Vaux, an expert on infections. In the largest experiment, about 350 children were all injected with doses intended for adults.

Suddenly things started changing positively. Ricardo Veronesi, Professor Emeritus, at the Faculty of Medicine, University Sao Paulo Brasil, together with Dr. Wolff Geisler found out that 97% of the people who have HIV in their bodies, were purposely infected with this virus, which can lead to Aids. The artificially made susceptible was supplied to them in vaccines, drugs, blood transfusions and food. HIV containing microbes were also found in drinking-water and also insecticide spraying pools.

Smallpox vaccine was contaminated or combined with immunodeficiency SCID the precursor of AIDS. Within the continent of Africa, from west to east, more than 100 million children were injected with this vaccine, in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and Center for Diseases Control (CDC),  financed by the Rockefeller foundation.

In Africa the probability of an early death of HIV patients is three times higher then as were when HIV patients are simultaneously infected with HTLV-1 as described in the Lancet by Page et al in his scientific publication: HTLV-I/II seropositivity and death from Aids among HIV-I seropositive intravenous drug users (Lancet, 1990; 335: 1439-41), an even more extremely important publication for the Aids/HIV theory dissidents. Because especially HTLV-I, among many other HIV viruses, was only demonstrated in Uganda, Ghana, South Africa, and Namibia.

Only in these countries, HIV patients appear simultaneously up till now. According to Wolff Geisler, the concomitant existence of HTLV-I and HIV produces the observed rate of Aids patients in Uganda, Kenya and black-skinned people in Florida, USA and some Caribbean Islands, even though in general black people are by nature more resistant against HIV-infection than pale-skinned people. This means the HIV viruses are genetically engineered as described in our book.

Whoever think Professor Dongen is crazy should seek a psychiatric help. Even an uneducated African living in the remote area without electricity will believe his story. It will be recalled that Professor Johan Van Dongen challenged Belgium’s Professor Van der Groen’s claims that Ebola was invented in the 1960’s in Fort Detrick. Because Professor Dongen proved him a liar, the article which appeared in Diplomatic Aspects Newspaper, link miraculously disappeared from the web.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Greatest-Medical-History-Against-Mankind-ebook/dp/B016W89W1G

Ebola: The Japanese Cult Aum Shinrikyo’s Attempt To Use The Virus As A Potential Biological Weapon

Aum Shinrikyo’s leader Shoko Asahara

By Scientist/Micro-Surgeon Johan Van Dongen

The Japanese cult Aum Shinrikyo, infamous for setting off sarin gas in a Tokyo subway in 1995, also targeted Ebola as a potential biological weapon. In 1992, they sent a medical group of 40 people ostensibly to provide aid, during an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. However, their real intention was to collect some Ebola virus, as Amy Smithson, a senior fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, noted in her 2000 report Ataxia.

Even if Aum Shinrikyo had managed to gather samples of the Ebola virus, it would have been extremely difficult to kill large numbers of people in countries with a strong health infrastructure such as Japan. Once the virus had been identified and patients isolated, the pathogen would have been unlikely to spread widely. Still, any terrorist attempting to stoke fears rather than accrue a high body count could have some modicum of success with Ebola. “When talking about bioterror, it’s more about the terror than it is the bio,” said Fauci.

Doctor Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (one of the US National Institutes of Health) stated in an interview that the virus could potentially be used for “small-scale” Ebola attacks, in about three different ways, although each approach would run up against substantial logistical, financial and biological barriers. First, Ebola could be weaponized by taking large quantities of it and inserting them into a small “bomblet” that, once detonated, would spray the virus perhaps 30 feet potentially infecting people as it landed on their faces, on cuts or on hands that they might then touch their eyes with.

In this photo provided by CBS News, the National Institute of Health's Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, speaks on CBS's "Face the Nation" in Washington. Speaking on the Ebola virus, Fauci said it's perfectly normal to feel anxious about a disease that kills so fast and is ravaging parts of West Africa, but predicts there won't be an outbreak in the U.S. (AP Photo/CBS News, Chris Usher)

Doctor Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (one of the US National Institutes of Health)

“That would be like a hundred people simultaneously touching an Ebola-infected person,” says Fauci. Ebola would not need to be altered in any way to make such a plot work. The virus is already so capable of spreading from person to person via contact with bodily fluids that in its natural state it could do some serious damage.

“Ebola is a very lethal pathogenic virus,” says virologist Robert Garry of Tulane University. “It’s basically weaponizing itself.”

The second, and perhaps easiest, small-scale bioterrorism option would be to recruit individuals for Ebola suicide missions. Such a plan would hinge on injecting Ebola virus into a limited number of people, who would then need to leave west Africa (or wherever the outbreak may be) before becoming symptomatic. Then those individuals would have to get into a public space and projectile vomit or bleed onto others to infect them. Obviously, the plot would need to overcome substantial technical challenges including the extreme weakness that arises from Ebola. If it did succeed, this mode of transmission would not kill thousands of people, but it would set off significant fears.

The third bio-terrorism method appears to be the most unlikely: genetically modifying the virus to enable it to spread more readily, perhaps through the air. As Scientific American reported on September 16, transforming the Ebola virus from a pathogen that primarily affects the circulatory system to one well suited for the respiratory system, would be a major research undertaking. While theoretically the microbe could be manipulated to act in that way, it would be a demanding choice for nefarious actors looking to stockpile harmful materials.

Johan van Dongen

But there’s another delivery mechanism that’s more up a suicide bomber’s alley. They get infected and carry the disease incubating in them but still asymptomatic to their target country. As soon as the symptoms just begin manifesting, the person goes to a highly public area and blows themselves up, spraying contaminated and aerosolized body components all over the surrounding populace, as well as killing or injuring others just from the blast.

That can be done during the cold and flu season when everyone is coughing and sneezing already and you have a prime secondary and tertiary infection path already going in your favor, as well as masking the early Ebola symptoms.

Glenn Ogoro

If we consider Ebola as a weapon of terror, then yes; it’s not likely. How about considering Ebola as a means to combat terrorism? After all, Ebola has all the spread characteristics which can be used to eliminate or weaken hostile or terrorist cells.

First, most terrorist cells now are of Muslim origin and maintain religious and cultural practices which include touching, kissing and washing of their dead. Since these cells by their nature are communal, there is a lot of targeted interaction between members of a cell, even when they are sick.

A simple prisoner exchange could be the link to introducing the virus into these extremist groups/cells. A few infected prisoners injected and left to harbor the virus for a few days right before release is an easy way to get the virus in these cells. New prisoners are usually the center of attention for a few days and constantly greeted with hugs, kisses, and other affectionate contact gestures. Spread.

When said prisoner gets ill; until there are the later signs of hemorrhaging, the virus can easily spread to internal and general caretakers, which I can assume will be a few, and from them to others. Multiplied spread.

Further spread will increase when the body is being prepared for burial (washing, kissing). Spread cycle.

Until the signs are noted by members of terrorist groups, the virus can easily spread rapidly and fast; engulfing a network in a matter of weeks. Even though the spread from one prisoner might not be that much, the impact will be major if considered through a group of released prisoners (as usual).

Early containment could be unlikely, due to the general opposition of western doctrines in these cycles. The forcing of extremist groups to change their practices could mean undermining their religious beliefs and accepting a “western” way, which may not be easily accepted.

In the event where the virus is detected early among members, the effects of panic and fear among a typically close-knit operation can still be deleterious, to the point of slowing or shutting down operations due to reduced interaction, and uncertainty among members.

Biowarfare has been going on for a very long time. In the dark ages, plague victims would be thrown into cities by catapult to break sieges. Smallpox infected blankets were given to Indians by British soldiers in the French and Indian Wars. China still has outbreaks from bio-weapons the Japanese used against them in WWII.

It wouldn’t take a Manhattan Project type effort to develop a bio-weapon and Ebola is so nasty to start with, it doesn’t need much in the way of weaponization. If someone is playing games, field testing this bug and getting their act together for a major attack somewhere in the world, it’s time to build a bunker.

Multiple viral agents have been classified by the CDC as potential weapons of mass destruction or agents for biologic terrorism. Agents such as smallpox, viral hemorrhagic fever viruses, agents of viral encephalitis, and others are of concern because they are highly infectious and relatively easy to produce. Although dispersion might be difficult, the risk is magnified by the fact that large populations are susceptible to these agents and only limited treatment and vaccination strategies exist. Although the risk of large-scale bioterrorism using viral agents is small, public health programs and health care providers must be prepared for this potentially devastating impact on public health.

The filoviruses, Marburg and Ebola, are classified as Category A bio-warfare agents by the Centers for Disease Control. Most known human infections with these viruses have been fatal, and no vaccines or effective therapies are currently available. Filoviruses are highly infectious by the airborne route in the laboratory, but investigations of African outbreaks have shown that person-to-person spread requires direct contact with the virus-containing material. To show you that Ebola can be spread by air and other directions we will publish three scientific Abstracts published in well known scientific institutions.

Lethal experimental infections of rhesus monkeys by aerosolized Ebola virus

Johnson E1, Jaax N, White J, Jahrling P, Int J Exp Pathol. 1995 Aug;76(4):227-36.

Abstract

The potential of atherogenic infection by Ebola virus was established by using a head-only exposure aerosol system. Virus-containing droplets of 0.8-1.2 microns were generated and administered into the respiratory tract of rhesus monkeys via inhalation. Inhalation of viral doses as low as 400 plaque-forming units of virus caused a rapidly fatal disease in 4-5 days.

The illness was clinically identical to that reported for parenteral virus inoculation, except for the occurrence of subcutaneous and venipuncture site bleeding and serosanguineous nasal discharge. Immunocytochemistry revealed cell-associated Ebola virus antigens present in airway epithelium, alveolar pneumocytes, and macrophages in the lung and pulmonary lymph nodes; extracellular antigen was present on mucosal surfaces of the nose, oropharynx, and airways.

Aggregates of the characteristic filamentous virus were present of type I pneumocytes, macrophages, and air spaces of the lung by electron microscopy. Demonstration of fatal aerosol transmission of this virus in monkeys reinforces the importance of taking appropriate precautions to prevent its potential aerosol transmission to humans.

Transmission of Ebola virus (Zaire strain) to uninfected control monkeys in a biocontainment laboratory

Jaax N1, Jahrling P, Geisbert T, Geisbert J, Teele K, McKee K, Nagley D, Johnson E, Jaax G, Peters CLancet. 1995 Dec 23-30;346(8991-8992):1669-71.

Abstract

Secondary transmission of Ebola virus infection in humans is known to be caused by direct contact with infected patients or body fluids. We report transmission of Ebola virus (Zaire strain) to two of three control rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) that did not have direct contact with experimentally inoculated monkeys held in the same room.

The two control monkeys died from Ebola virus infections at 10 and 11 days after the last experimentally inoculated monkey had died. The most likely route of infection of the control monkeys was aerosol, oral or conjunctival exposure to virus-laden droplets secreted or excreted from the experimentally inoculated monkeys. These observations suggest approaches to the study of routes of transmission to and among humans.

Lethal experimental infection of rhesus monkeys with Ebola-Zaire (Mayinga) virus by the oral and conjunctival route of exposure.

Davis K.J, Geisbert TJ, Vogel P, Jaax GP, Topper M,J ahrling PB. Lancet 1996 Feb; 120 (2): 140-55.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

The source of infection or mode of transmission of Ebola virus to human index cases of Ebola fever has not been established. Field observations in outbreaks of Ebola fever indicate that secondary transmission of Ebola virus is linked to improper needle hygiene, direct contact with infected tissue or fluid samples, and close contact with infected patients.

While it is presumed that the virus infects through either break in the skin or contact with mucous membranes, the only two routes of exposure that have been experimentally validated are parental inoculation and aerosol inhalation. Epidemiologist evidence suggests that aerosol exposure is not an important means of virus transmission in natural outbreaks of human Ebola fever; this study was designed to verify that Ebola virus could be effectively transmitted by oral or conjunctival exposure in nonhuman primates.

MATERIALS AND METHODS

Adult rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) were exposed to Ebola-Zaire (Mayinga) virus orally (N=4), conjunctival (N=4), or by intramuscular inoculation (N=1, virus-positive control).

RESULTS

Four of seven monkeys exposed by the conjunctival route, three of four monkeys exposed by the oral route, and the intramuscularly inoculated positive control monkey were successfully infected with Ebola-Zaire (Mayinga). Seven monkeys died of Ebola fever between days 7 and 8 post-exposure, but one of the monkeys given aggressive supportive therapy and a platelet transfusion; lived until day 12 post-exposure.

Belgian scientist and discoverer of Ebola, Peter Piot, knew everything about the virus but wouldn’t say publicly was a medical crime against Africa, because his country was involved.

CONCLUSIONS

Findings from the experimental study confirm that Ebola virus can be effectively transmitted via the oral or conjunctival route of exposure in nonhuman primates and absolutely can be used as a bio-warfare weapon.

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