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The need of the hour

Following on from Gravedodger’s post about the latest MSM Chinese Lung Rot hysteria, If It Bleeds It Leads, I thought I would take a look at actual numbers.

The sort of numbers not seen in the MSM.

The current daily death rate in India of 2,600 is equivalent to 126 deaths per day in the UK. That is far below the UK’s peak rate and closer to what they are experiencing now.

Take a look at this graph produced by John Hopkins University to understand the context.

India is one of the mysteries of Covid-19. When the pandemic started in China early in 2020 I expected that India would soon become a hotbed of the pandemic; an equally gigantic population of some 1.4 billion, a poor health care infrastructure and poor healthcare in general, and even poorer than China, with all that implies about living conditions and public sanitary care.

But as the months went by it became apparent that India was not suffering anything like the rest of the world. Until now? Perhaps, but if it has started in India now you’d have to ask what has changed? It’s not like the Indian government ever cut itself off from the rest of the world or went for a nation-wide lockdown.

Dehli has been the worst hit and the focus of the MSM, providing them with those juicy scenes of horror. Well, the photo below is of Dehli on a normal day.

And you thought air pollution was bad in Chinese cities! The city has the most toxic air in the world, which often leads to the city having to close down due to the widespread effects on respiratory health. The city was also the first to develop an “oxygen bar”, where the wealthier citizens could go to add some whiffs of the precious gas to whatever they were drinking and eating.

Respiratory diseases including COPD, TB, and respiratory tract infections like bronchitis leading to pneumonia are always among the top ten killers in India. These conditions are severely aggravated by air pollution and often require oxygen which can be in short supply during air pollution crises.

Also note that more people die of diarrhoea every day in India – and have done for years, which led to the following editorial cartoon in an Indian newspaper.


One aid worker commented that:

My contacts have reported that the usual seasonal bronchial infections have not been properly treated by doctors afraid of getting Covid, and people’s avoidance of government hospitals due to fear of getting Covid.

Undoubtedly, these fears will have been fuelled by the media’s alarmist coverage of the situation.

Thanks MSM.

Finally I’ll leave it with this graph. What it suggests is that the government and people of India may have focused more on the vaccines saving them and lost focus on post-infection treatments. There seems no other explanation for the Covid-19 surge happening after the vaccine campaign began.

Written by Tom Hunter

April 29, 2021 at 10:48 am

Don’t Talk About The War

Australia is fixated with the spectacle of a Catholic Cardinal being convicted of child molestation, America is fixated with the babbling of a convicted liar attempting to take down the president and New Zealand is fixated with the prospect of a capital gains tax inflicted by Herr Reichfuher Heinrich Cullen at the behest of the country’s vacuous Prime Minister.

There is little supporting commentary but did you know the nuclear powers India and Pakistan are on the verge of war?   Did you know Pakistan shot down two Indian air force jets in Pakistani airspace after India launched a retaliatory strike, killing 300 Pakis in Kashmir?

Pakistani soldiers stand next to what Pakistan says is the wreckage of an Indian fighter jet shot down in Pakistan controled Kashmir. Picture: AFP

Did you know Pakistani President Imran Khan (May his ball always cut back off the seam) has gone on National television imploring India to back off on the grounds that if war breaks out, nobody can control where it will end?

You have to search pretty hard in the Fake News media to find any news of these truly momentous events.  They are all too busy trying to take down President Trump.

The Australian carries an article from the Times of London.

Written by adolffinkensen

February 28, 2019 at 2:04 am

Posted in New Zealand

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