COVID-19 News: XBB.1.5 Variant Which Is More Transmissible And Spreading Fast Will Not Wreak Much Havoc As Compared To New BF And BA.5.2 Sublineages!
: While some of the European, Canadian researchers and variant trackers and one Chinese researcher who is hoping to get political asylum in the West eventually, are over hyping the XBB.1.5 variant which the same ‘group of racist boy bullies’ have named as the Kraken variant after a mythological Nordic sea monster (If Thailand Medical News does something like that, some bastards from their same group who are based in London and Basel will claim that we are over exaggerating and hence are not credible….talk about double standard pigs!), the Western media along with some fear mongers from the NECSI including a Jew and an American Chinese who is on online influencer on twitter (the ones that were saying the recent Monkeypox was not driven by irresponsible gays and that we would be having millions of cases of monkeypox cases by now!) and also an American cardiologists who is a twitter influencer from Scripps that is supported by the pharma industry, are simply overdoing the fearmongering with regards to the XBB.1.5 variant while losing focus on other more concerning variants. Even the incompetent WHO has joined the bandwagon!
While without doubt, the XBB.1.5 variant is more transmissible and immune evasive, it does not mean that it is more pathogenic or virulent! Yes, more people will be infected and re-infected and as usual irrespective of whatever SARS-CoV-2 variant or even exposure to any other respiratory pathogens, all those in the vulnerable age groups (Those aged 65 above, the obese, those with existing comorbidities like hypertension, diabetes, heart and kidney issues, the immunocompromised and those with certain genetic makeups) will be at risk of disease severity or dying. (It is something that people in this group along with their caregivers better understand and get it into their heads and take the necessary preventive measures instead of crying later!)
All SARS-CoV-2 variants, will cause long term damage to human host and reinfections will simply aggravate these consequences irrespective of vaccination status and many will end up having shortened life spans! This is something that the whole world needs to understand and start learning to deal with as well….thanks to the creative works of Fauci, Gates, Obama, Schwab and DARPA!
However, what we should be more concerned about especially for those of us who are categorized as otherwise healthy young adults (I am not referring to the cow-like creatures who have been overstuffing themselves with processed foods or the sluts that walking around with the whole range of sexually transmitted pathogens in them!) is keeping ourselves alive with the constant onslaughts of various new emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants.
The various BF variants and BF.5.2 sub-lineages though were around longer an initially did not seem to have contributed to increased disease severity and deaths, seems to have picked up certain mutations, especially in either the ORF7, ORF8 or ORF9 proteins (all sites that have to do with control of interferon and other cytokine release, disarming the host immunity system and also pathogenesis to a certain degree.)
Please note that the WHO claims in various COVID-19 News
coverages that there is no new variants from China despite data showing that the BF.
7.14 and BA.5.2.48 and BA.5.49 are new variants from China! (Talk about ignorant clowns disseminating misinformation!)
Some of the more than 66 sub-lineages of the BF variant like the new BF.7.14 and also some of the 50 odd BA.5.2 sub-lineages like the new BA.5.2.48 and BA.5.2.49 are what needs to be paid attention to at the moment and not the XBB.1.5 variant!
Already observational data is showing that these new variants are driving pneumonia, lung damage and ARDs in China and contributing to disease severity and deaths. Some of the BF variants are also seemingly contributing to pneumonia and also disease severity in other parts of the world too including Japan and Italy.
Though these BF and BA.5.2 sub-lineages are not as transmissible as the XBB.1.5 variant, they are still having the right viral fitness are still in circulation and have spread to various parts of the world and in some parts like China for instance, they are gaining transmissibility and is spreading at high rates. With China having eased travel restrictions and most countries desperate for their tourist dollar, we can expect the BF.7.14 and BA.5.2.48 and BA.5.2.49 to become predominant in circulation in many countries soon as well in a matter of time.
Why we at Thailand Medical News are raising the alarms and constantly repeating our call for more vigilance on these new BF and BA.5.2 sub-lineages is because, we have constantly been bombarded with reports that these new sub-lineages are causing serious issues not only in China but also in Japan, Italy, Hong Kong and now starting at small phase in Taiwan, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, United Kingdom, etc
Urgent studies and monitoring of these variants and sub-lineages are needed.
We also do not have enough genomic sequencings being conducted on a daily basis and in fact many countries have dropped sequencings by as much as 90 percent over the last few months. Hence a lot of data and analysis about what variants or sub-lineages are predominant in circulation etc is most likely inaccurate and misleading!
The situation in China has not improved nor peaked and in fact is getting worse day by day with cases of serious COVID-19 associated pneumonia rising exponentially!
There seems to be a concerted effort to focus on the XBB.1.5 variant while ignoring the new BF.7.14 and BA.5.2.48 and BA.5.2.49 sub-lineages that Chinese human vectors are now spreading globally. The pharma companies like Pfizer and Moderna along with those controlling the COVID-19 narratives could be at some devious ploys.
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