First, it looks like the GFS models were way off relating to potential Gulf of Mexico Hurricanes this weekend. I’m glad to be wrong, and have no problem admitting when I am wrong, or quote sources that are wrong. Houston, Texas, enjoy the weekend.
Next, we have the Ebola epidemic in Africa, which is, according to the WHO and CDC had no cases the last three weeks. According to the official data, the number of cases actually went down from 62 to 55. The three patients fled the hospital, went to the prayer meeting, died a few hours later, and, according to the CDC and WHO not one single infection resulted from that exposure. Again, the official total, as of June 10th, is a total of 55 cases, which is almost exactly the same as the month before. The CDC and WHO would have us believe that not a single new Ebola infection has happened since May 21st, despite the three infected Ebola patients running around the city.
Finally, we have this prime example of Doom porn over at Zerohedge. The use of term “Disease X,” is classic. The threat of “three mutations away from a global pandemic,” is also classic, especially when the article quotes a disease expert in the body of the article saying that is nearly impossible. Obviously, something is going on in China related to the bird flu. Obviously, over 600 people have died, and the disease has a kill rate of 40 percent. A flu that has a 40 percent kill rate is lethal indeed, once you factor in a normal flu with a kill rate under ten percent. Viral and bacterial infections want a low kill rate to help them spread. If a virus of bacteria kills nearly everybody who gets infected, it will die out rapidly. At any rate, both the link, and my thoughts about it are below.
EBOLA IN AFRICA AND NEW BIRD FLU IN CHINA 6-15-2018
We are always about one infected person, and one plane ride away from a global pandemic. It looks like the latest version of the bird flu is now loose in China. A flu that has a 40 percent kill rate, is a very dangerous one. The usual kill rate for flu is below ten percent. If this one makes the “three mutations,” the article talks about, then Katy bar the doors.
Disease experts have long feared what is called the “China soup.” The soup being farms, water, ducks/chickens, bird feces, and a billion people or more. When you mix that all up, you end up with bird flu.
the link is here. Now this story is prime doom porn, when you read the fine print. Disease X is a masterstroke of doom porn.
‘DISEASE X’: New Strain Of Bird Flu Kills 40% Of Those Who Contract, 100s Dead In China
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by Tyler Durden
Fri, 06/15/2018 – 20:25
A “new” strain of deadly bird flu dubbed “Disease X” by the World Health Organization (WHO) has killed hundreds of people in China, and is just three mutations away from becoming transmissible between humans, according to experts.
The strain, H7N9, circulates in poultry and has killed 623 people out of 1,625 infected in China – a mortality rate of 38.3%. While first identified in China in 2013, H7N9 has recently emerged as a serious threat seemingly overnight.
rofessor Jonathan Van-Tam, deputy chief medical officer for the UK, told The Telegraph that H7N9 could cause a global outbreak.
“[H7N9] is an example of another virus which has proven its ability to transmit from birds to humans,” said Van-Tam, who added “It’s possible that it could be the cause of the next pandemic.”
The WHO says N7N9 is “an unusually dangerous virus for humans,” and “one of the most lethal influenza viruses that we’ve seen so far”
H7N9 viruses have several features typically associated with human influenza viruses and therefore possess pandemic potential and need to be monitored closely,” said Dr. Yoshihiro Kawaoka of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Researchers led by James Paulson of the Scripps Research Institute in California have been studying the mutations which could potentially occur in H7N9’s genome to allow for human-to-human infection.
The team’s findings, published in the journal PLoS Pathogens on Thursday, showed that in laboratory tests, mutations in three amino acids made the virus more able to bind to human cells — suggesting these changes are key to making the virus more dangerous to people. -Japan Times
That said, the mutations would need to occur relatively close to each other to become more virulent, which has a low probability of happening according to Fiona Culley, an expert in respiratory immunology at Imperial College London.
“Some of the individual mutations have been seen naturally … these combinations of mutations have not,” and added: “The chances of all three occurring together is relatively low.”
Wenday Barclay, a virologist and flu specialist also at Imperial College says the study’s findings reinforce the need to keep the H7N9 bird flu under close surveillance.
“These studies keep H7N9 virus high on the list of viruses we should be concerned about,” she said. “The more people infected, the higher the chance that the lethal combination of mutations could occur.”
According to the CDC, Human infections with bird flu viruses can happen when enough virus gets into a person’s eyes, nose or mouth, or is inhaled. This can happen when virus is in the air (in droplets or possibly dust) and a person breathes it in, or when a person touches something that has virus on it then touches their mouth, eyes or nose.
If you go to the link listed below, you will see a circular wind pattern starting to form up off the Texas Gulf Coast. Although neither the NHS, or Tropical Tidbits, is showing this, the wind flow charts are.
The link to the wind flow charts is here.
The link to the NHS and Tropical Tidbits are here.
If people need to be motivated to start preparing for a potential hurricane in Texas next weekend, view the following pictures. This is what your local grocery store may look like next weekend if you live in Houston, Texas.
Doomer Doug, a.k.a. Doug McIntosh now has a blog at www.doomerdoug.wordpress.com
My end of the world e book “Day of the Dogs” will soon be available for sale at smashwords. The url is
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CATEGORY 2 HURRICANE IN GULF OF MEXICO 6-16-2018?
Here is a link showing the potential for a Category Two hurricane to hit Saturday June 16th, or Sunday, 11am June 17th in the Houston, Texas, general area, much like Harvey did recently.
He shows the wind flows and says it is based on three weather models.
Models show a CAT 3 landfall on Texas coast next weekend – BIG heads-up!
June 9, 2018: Three separate forecast models are showing a CAT 3 Hurricane landfall next weekend somewhere along the Texas coast. Forecasts CAN and will change but be ready in case. Heads up!
Here are two links also.
If we are ever going to restore the rule of law in America, then the corrupt elite must be indicted, tried, convicted, and then serve time in jail. If that doesn’t happen, then the United States deserves what happens to it. Further, I am not optimistic that will happen under the current Deep State fascist oligarch system now ruling the USA. It is also a fact, as seen by AG Sessions “deal” with the Pakistani couple, we have a Deep State operative as AG, just like we have multiple Deep State operatives at all levels of the various Federal Agencies.
The Department of Justice Inspector General Horowitz is now getting ready to release his “investigation,” into how the DOJ, the FBI, and all their employees handled the Clinton E-mail investigation on June 14th. Given the dismal record of Sessions, Wray and the entire lot of them, I am not going to have high expectations here. It is clear to me the Deep State plan is to allow limited revelations of just how corrupt our elite truly is, as long as they aren’t held accountable, or ever do the famous “perp walk.” When Trump said during the 60 Minutes Interview with Leslie Stahl back in November of 2016, that the Clinton’s were “good people,” I knew then the game was rigged. Ergo, we will get an IG report that indicates gross felonies by the Clinton’s, and gross negligence by the FBI, and the DOJ in the investigation. After that, the fake news press will go to town, or we will have a major false flag attack, and everybody will walk. They will walk just like all the others have, from Lerner in the IRS, to Paige, and McCabe and all the rest. If that is what happens, then I wish Russia’s Putin, and China’s Li God speed when they defeat our military, invade us, and then start executing our elite in massive numbers. At any rate, the “rumor” is the IG report will be “hot.” If nobody does jail time, it will be just another farce. You may call me the doubting doomer. Until I see the perp walks, the Grand Jury indictments, the trials and the convictions this is nothing to me. Until then, let our enemies crush us for the vile and evil nation we have become. It is said the report will “criticize” former AG Lynch. Seriously, she has engaged in multiple felonies. The fix my be she gets spanked in public, and then takes her ill gotten gains and goes to Belize. Some justice that will be. We shall see what happens, but if all that happens to Lynch is she gets “criticized,” then the whole process was a farce from day one.
The link is below.
DOJ To Release Report On Clinton Email Probe On June 14 With Explosive Hearing To Follow
Further information about the Kilaeua Volcanic Eruption indicate the situation is about to get worse, although not for the reasons certain hysterical, and yes that is the correct word, people are saying. I will repeat the conditions needed to have the Hileau Slump fall into the ocean and create a “Mega-tsunami,” are on par with an asteroid impact. My bottom line is don’t sweat it. On the other hand, there are some clear and present dangers coming to the fore. The first is VOG, or air pollution caused by the various toxic gas, steam and particulate matter being spewed out, by both the crater eruptions, and the stuff coming from the fissures. This includes the famous “Pele’s Hair.” Well, blog readers, since I personally experienced the Mount Saint Helen’s eruption, way back on May 18th, 1980, me knows of that which I write. The threat level from breathing either VOG, or LAZE, is high, as in it will kill you if you don’t take it seriously.
The situation now, as of around 1300 PST on Sunday, June 3rd of 2018 is both VOG and LAZE are about to become a serious, potentially life threatening danger to people living on the Southern Half of the Big Island. The reason being in the link below.
3 people trapped by lava airlifted out of Kapoho, Vacationland
- Evacuations underway amid vigorous eruptions threatening homes, roads
- Lava evaporates entire lake, threatens more homes as eruptions continue
- Overnight video shows continued fissure activity inside Leilani Estates
- Evacuations underway amid vigorous eruptions threatening homes, roads
Magno also said that the few people who have decided to stay behind, despite multiple warnings from officials and first responders, are living in less-than-ideal conditions. “Cells are out, landlines are out, there’s no power, municipal water is out,” Magno said. “You’d have to be pretty self-sufficient.”
Amid the ongoing eruptions, which started a month ago Sunday, the Big Island continues to see visitor cancellations.
Ross Birch, with the Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau, said the biggest impact of the tourism slump is on small businesses. “The immediate lack of (cruise ship) port calls in Hilo and Kona, that hurts the mom and pop operations,” he said. “If you have plans, definitely keep them.”
Geologists have said there’s no telling when the eruptions will end. That uncertainty — and the ongoing destruction — is leaving residents on edge.
Heath Dalton and his family lived in Leilani Estates. They lost everything to lava.
“Their baby blankets are gone, I didn’t grab it,” he said. “If I had known that was the last time I was going to see my house I think we would have done things differently.”
The timing couldn’t be worse. Their daughter turned 5 Saturday — and all her presents burned.
The mandatory evacuation order for parts of Leilani Estates comes amid ongoing vigorous eruptions, which have taken out dozens of homes in recent days. On Friday, authorities put the number of homes claimed by lava at 87.
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologists say the lava fountaining from fissure no. 8 is the hottest they’ve ever detected in this eruption and the flow it’s feeding is capable of moving upwards of 600 yards per hour.
Leilani Estates evacuees say they understand the reasons behind the mandatory evacuation, and say they appreciate the county’s work in recent weeks to allow them to get into the subdivision during the day to cart out belongings and pets.
“I do think that it is appropriate,” said Wendy Klepps, whose house is near the geyser of lava shooting out of fissure no. 8.
“Most of us here in Leilani, we’ve left. We know the danger. We’re respecting what we were told to do from the beginning and we’ve vacated what we can as we can. We’re just being responsible.”
Big Island Mayor Harry Kim said the order was necessary to keep people safe.
“I can no longer afford to put residents at risk,” he said, at a community meeting this week. “I can no longer afford to put DOCARE, police, fire, national guard to go banging in the dark of a neighborhood they don’t know to say you must get out now.”
This story will be updated.
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