The Partner State Key Laboratory of Chirosciences at the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) discovered a newly emerged superbug, hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae, which may cause untreatable and fatal infections in relatively healthy individuals and will pose enormous threat to human health.
Prof. Chen Sheng, Professor of ABCT, collaborating with Prof. Rong Zhang from the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University, conducted an investigation into a fatal outbreak of pneumonia in the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University in China in February 2016. The study involved five patients who underwent surgical operation for multiple-trauma. All of them were later infected in the intensive care unit (ICU) and developed severe pneumonia, and eventually died of septicaemia and multiple organ failure. The causative agent of these five patients was found to be a carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae (CRKP) strain, a type of previously-defined superbug. Furthermore, these CRKP strains are also hypervirulent and belong to ST11 type of CRKP, the most prevalent and transmissible CRKP strains in Asia. As these strains simultaneously exhibit the features of hyper-resistance, hypervirulence and high transmissibility, they can be considered a real superbug known as ST11 CR-HvKP (ST11 carbapenem-resistant hypervirulent K. pneumoniae).
ST11 K. pneumoniae strains proliferate in the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract) of human and animals and may cause opportunistic infections such as pneumonia in clinical settings. These strains, after acquiring plasmid encoding a carbapenemase gene, become resistant to the carbapenem antibiotics and caused untreatable or hard-to-be treated infections, therefore defined as superbug. These superbug strains could further evolve to become ST11 CR-HvKP through acquisition of the hypervirulence plasmids. The ST11 CR-HvKP strains do not only infect lungs and cause pneumonia, but also invade the bloodstream and other internal organs. Due to its hypervirulence and phenotypic resistance to commonly used antibiotics, ST11 CR-HvKP strains may cause untreatable and fatal infections in relatively healthy individuals with normal immunity.
ST11 CR-HvKP strains possess a mucoid outer layer, which enables them to stick to various materials, such as the surface of medical devices and tubing as well as other surfaces in the ICU. The transmission route is not clear yet, but our data suggest that medical equipment such as ventilator and different catheters might be transmitting these new superbug strains. Human-to-human transmission may also be possible, mainly in hospital settings. Improved infection prevention and control policy in hospital seems to be effective to control further transmission of this superbug in the ICU. Novel strategies must be devised to prevent ST11 CR-HvKP from proliferating extensively in the human intestinal tract where they were detected. ST11 CR-HvKP can easily be detectable by the Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method, targeting specific resistance and virulence genes. The study showed that the use of colistin (the last resort drug for carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae infections) alone or in combination with other drugs were not very effective in treating infections caused by ST11 CR-HvKP. Ceftazidime/avibactam may be the effective antibiotic, but ST11 CR-HvKP may develop resistance to this antibiotic very quickly based on the clinical data from the USA.
Prevalence of ST11 CR-HvKP strains in Hong Kong is currently unknown. Two studies conducted in Hong Kong have shown that mortality rate due to K. pneumoniae-mediated bloodstream infections was high, reaching 20% and 32% respectively. We plan to collaborate with clinicians in local hospitals to investigate the proportion of clinical K. pneumoniae isolates that belong to HvKP or CR-HvKP, and characterize their genetic features. (Click to Source)
Despite initially cancelling plans to erect a reproduction of the Victory Arch that stood for 1,800 years in front of the Temple of Ba’al in Palmyra, the Institute for Digital Archaeology (IDA) has announced they will recreate the arch destroyed by the Islamic State (ISIS) in New York City’s City Hall Park on September 19th.
The original arch, built in the third century was a major archaeological site and one of Syria’s biggest tourist attractions until it was destroyed by ISIS in October 2015. The arch was built by Roman Emperor Septimius Severus in front of a preexisting temple that was used to worship the pagan god, Bel, mentioned often in the Bible as Ba’al.
For he built again the high places whichChizkiyahu his father had destroyed; and he reared up altars for Baal, II Kings 21:3
In March, the Institute announced they would be erecting full-size reproductions of the arch in London’s Trafalgar Square and New York City’s Time Square for the UNESCO Heritage Week. The 15-meter tall full-size reproduction is made using proprietary 3-D printing techniques. The IDA is recreating the partially destroyed arch as a showcase for new technology and, ironically, as a symbol of protest against religious extremism. (Click to Article)
(NaturalNews) It is altogether fitting that Monsanto, the world’s most evil corporate monster, is now going to be acquired by Bayer, the Nazi-era war crimes chemical company that committed crimes against humanity. The price of this demonic acquisition that will spell doom for humanity? A mere $66 billion.
“German drug and crop chemical maker Bayer clinched a $66 billion takeover of U.S. seeds company Monsanto on Wednesday,” reports Reuters. “If the deal closes, it will create a company commanding more than a quarter of the combined world market for seeds and pesticides in the fast-consolidating farm supplies industry.”
Reuters goes on to explain, “What the newly-formed company would be named is unclear.” (Click to Article)
(NaturalNews) If you aren’t already outraged by the contents of vaccines, this new discovery might just change your mind. Research scientist Dr. Anthony Samsel has recently found that Monsanto’s most prolific herbicide is actually present in most vaccines, according to his test results.
[Editor’s note: This is a science note from Mike Adams. I urge caution in interpreting these data, because the analytical method cited in this study is not a mass spec method. In my professional opinion as a leading laboratory scientist who develops and runs analytical methods using mass spec instrumentation, I personally have not been able to verify glyphosate testing results conducted using the ELISA method or other methods. The necessary analytical method to end any guesswork about all this would be a mass spec method, which requires some very complex sample introduction technology due to the difficulty in ionizing the glyphosate molecule. To date, there is no published, accepted method for mass spec glyphosate quantitation analysis. Until that day comes, I do not fully trust other numbers. So take all this news with a degree of skepticism until we can further verify these claims.]
Roundup’s key ingredient, glyphosate, has been blasted repeatedly by just about every independent news website and natural health advocate on the internet. Even the World Health Organization has declared that this chemical is a potential carcinogen. Since Roundup’s surge in popularity began in the 1990s along with seeds that were genetically-modified to be its perfect match, it has become a ubiquitous facet of the agricultural industry. (Click to Article)
(NaturalNews) As the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announces their new plan to detain individuals and medicate them against their will, the government is stating very clearly: your body isn’t yours. Individual rights no longer exist. You are our subject.
This is the antithesis of freedom, a mockery of personal liberty, and an open invitation for abuse.
A Clinton CDC would initiate a witch hunt against those who seek health freedom and natural immunity
Make no mistake about it. These new CDC police state powers, under a Hillary Clinton presidency, would be procured, endorsed, and set into motion. This is because Clinton believes in mandatory vaccinations. If Clinton takes control of the CDC, then there will be a covert war against individuals who seek freedom from the medical system.
Those who do not comply with rigorous CDC vaccine schedules will be tracked down as if they are vector of disease, a menace to society. Those who rely on their own immune system to ward off illness will be stalked and hunted down like they are witches. Just like in Nazi Germany, the officers will just do their jobs and follow CDC orders.
A Hillary Clinton presidency will inevitably unleash a culture of forced healthcare. We’ve already seen this kind of force initiated with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which now coerces individuals to pay into the health insurance industry or face erroneous fines for failing to comply. A Hillary Clinton presidency would further depart from individual liberty, taking away a person’s right to treat themselves how they best see fit.
A Hillary Clinton presidency will unleash a culture of authoritarian vaccine pushers who suddenly gain the so-called authority to arrest people and have them forcibly vaccinated. A preview of this atrocity is already being carried out on children. Governments, hospital authorities, and vaccine pushing pediatricians’ already try to project authority over parents, using the “Child Protective Services” to kidnap children from parents who may simply want a second medical opinion for their child. This is why it’s important to stay armed and trained in self defense. It’s no coincidence that Clinton advocates for government control over your body and government control over firearms, drastically limiting your rights to self defense. (Click to Article)
(NaturalNews) The religion of vaccines is in dire straits. No matter how aggressively government health agencies, the mainstream media, and corporate “scientists” try to prop up the house of cards and keep the membership numbers high, often using intimidation and bullying tactics to coerce parents into compliance, more parents than ever are bucking the status quo in order to protect their kids from this ruthless death cult, which is increasingly being exposed as such despite all of its desperate propaganda.
A recent in-depth investigation by VacTruth.com‘s Jeffry John Aufderheide, for example, exposes a new effort by the pro-vaccine cult to push vaccines as safe and effective, using “regular moms” as the poster children for this so-called “grassroots” campaign. But as thoroughly outlined in Aufderheide’s piece, the campaign, known as “Voices for Vaccines,” is actually a phony astroturfing effort backed by the vaccine industry and its allies in academia and government.
The more conscious and free-thinking elements of society — parents who carefully investigate each and every vaccine prior to jabbing their kids are included in this category — are sure to reject this obvious attempt at corporate manipulation. But a surprising number of new defectors are also growing skeptical of all the endless haranguing by the pseudo-scientific elite, especially when it is poorly disguised as grassroots advocacy.
“Big Pharma and the pro-vaccine lobby know their ship is sinking,” writes Aufderheide about what is occurring. “Parents are investigating vaccines and asking doctors questions they cannot answer in record numbers, which is shooting holes in Pharma’s bottom line.” (Click to Article)
(NaturalNews) Whenever most people hear theterms “chemtrails” and “weather modification”they tend to roll their eyes and classify the person talking about those subjects as a tinfoil hat wearing conspiracy nut. Fewer people recognize the term “geo-engineering,” but all three of these refer to the same thing: cloud-seeding to create weather patterns in order to effect a certain climate outcome for a region.
As noted earlier in a report by Natural News, the concept isn’t new. In fact, it can be traced at least to a 1996 Air Force research paper, which identified “weather” as a potential “force multiplier” – that is, weather can be used as a means of enhancing U.S. military forces during a conflict.
In more recent times, actual companies have sprung up that offer weather modification services in response to the need of governments to manage water resources and monitor “environmental quality.” Cloud-seeding – a scientific technique designed to “enhance a cloud’s ability to produce moisture” – is one of these services.
So, clearly there isn’t any wild conspiracy here. In fact, as reported by Secrets of the Fed,pilots, scientists and doctors in this video reveal the truth about chemtrails – what they are, why they are being deployed, and what they mean to the overall health of the human race and the planet. One of the people providing testimony at a forum on the subject called them a “threat” to humanity. (Click to Article)
(NaturalNews) As if the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) didn’t already have enough sweeping powers, the agency’s new proposed regulations (if approved) will grant it unprecedented authority to do pretty much anything it wants – including detainment, forced medical treatments and forced vaccinations on any member of the public they (arbitrarily) deem to be a danger to public health.
The new proposed regulations can be found here, but don’t expect to see a straightforward explanation of what they actually mean – despite the fact that the agency is required to give one, according to the rules set out in the 2010 Plain Language Act.
In fact, although the CDC claims to have adhered to the Plain Language Act in drawing up the proposed regulations, it still requires a lot of patience and possibly some experience with complicated legalese mumbo jumbo to get at the true meaning. (Click to Article)