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New virus mutation raises vaccine questions

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It has been mutating since the beginning.

By August 3-2020 , there were 6 known documented strains..Nothin new...

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/08/200803105246.htm

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This would help explain China's response to their recent outbreak...

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One instance does not a pattern make, but it does give a reason to keep watching for further developments.

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Are we being played?

COVID-19 The Politics of a Pandemic Moral Panic Paperback – November 27, 2020

by Barry Cooper PhD (Author), Marco Navarro-Génie PhD (Author)

https://www.amazon.com/COVID-19-Politics-Pandemic-Moral-Panic/dp/098789546X/ref=sr_1_1?

The focus of any analysis of moral panic is whether an issue is distorted and exaggerated in such a way as to produce an obvious over-reaction on the part of social and political authorities.

National Health Service consultant pathologist John Lee, M.D summarized the point about the history of the virus over the past couple of decades: “The spread of viruses like COVID-19 is not new. What is new is our response.”

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Random mutations happen all the time, but most mutations don't do nothing

But sometimes, a random mutation produces something significant

It's random, but the longer the virus is kept on spreading, the more chances it gets that it produces a mutation that's significant

So do not lengthen the time period that the virus keeps on spreading - the shorter, the less chances it gets. Stop spreading the virus as soon as possible

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It used to be such a cute, symmetrical virus, vaguely reminiscent of Mr. Potato Head, but now look at it.... really ugly.

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The focus of any analysis of moral panic is whether an issue is distorted and exaggerated in such a way as to produce an obvious over-reaction on the part of social and political authorities.

Is the media saying something different from the experts? are the experts contradicting the available scientific evidence? without proving these two things it is not valid to say there is distortion or exaggeration.

People trying to convince others that the pandemic is nothing to worry about are the ones that are frequently found using misleading information.

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Are we being played?

Yes, very much so.

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