VOCABULARY: Chumbolone — what politicians think of us taxpayers

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2009-06-25-0906240981-story.html

Chumbolone (pronounced chum-buh-LOAN), my favorite Chicago political word that explains exactly what politicians think of us taxpayers, has finally made it to the big time, with its own listing on urbandictionary.com.

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HEALTH: SARS-CoV-2 infection can result in prolonged pathologies in hamsters and humans

https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/scitranslmed.abq3059

RESEARCH ARTICLE
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SARS-CoV-2 infection in hamsters and humans results in lasting and unique systemic perturbations post recovery
JUSTIN J. FRERE 
SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE
7 Jun 2022
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DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abq3059

Abstract

The host response to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection can result in prolonged pathologies collectively referred to as post-acute sequalae of COVID-19 (PASC) or long COVID. To better understand the mechanism underlying long COVID biology, we compared the short- and long-term systemic responses in the golden hamster following either SARS-CoV-2 or influenza A virus (IAV) infection. Results demonstrated that SARS-CoV-2 exceeded IAV in its capacity to cause permanent injury to the lung and kidney and uniquely impacted the olfactory bulb (OB) and epithelium (OE). Despite a lack of detectable infectious virus, the OB and OE demonstrated myeloid and T cell activation, proinflammatory cytokine production, and an interferon response that correlated with behavioral changes extending a month post viral clearance. These sustained transcriptional changes could also be corroborated from tissue isolated from individuals who recovered from COVID-19. These data highlight a molecular mechanism for persistent COVID-19 symptomology and provide a small animal model to explore future therapeutics.

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If this “vaccine”, that should be really called “gene therapy”, had been properly tested, then maybe people would not be panicked, vaccine injured, crippled, or killed unnecessarily.

Maybe it should have been tested on hamsters FIRST!

Argh!

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