Coronavirus: Thread

grarpamp grarpamp at
Mon Jan 16 18:55:41 PST 2023

Japan just as retarded as China, ProfRat, and US Dems...

Japan's Experts Baffled By High 'COVID Deaths' Despite High Vaccination Rate

After three booster campaigns in 2022, the Japanese are now in a
league of their own among mRNA consuming countries, administering far
more boosters than countries that had far more coercive vax campaigns.

Japanese over 65 have done their best to reduce Japan’s
612-million-dose stockpile of mRNA jabs, with 3rd, 4th, and 5th jab
rates of 91%, 82.5%, and 56%, respectively. But unfortunately, Japan
has started 2023 by reporting its highest ever daily Covid death
tolls. During the booster era starting in early 2022, each wave has
been noticeably higher than the last.

What could possibly explain this? Let’s ask Takaji Wakita, chairman of
Japan’s Covid Response Advisory Board.

The cause of the rise in Covid deaths is *hard to explain.*

What about Dr Satoshi Kamayachi, director of the Japan Medical Association?

JMA director on increased Covid deaths: “There’s a lot we don’t know,
and we don’t have evidence.”

Nice to see an expert admit the limit of his knowledge. But there must
be something Dr Kamayachi can tell us, right?

    Dr Kamayachi, citing the rapid spread of Covid infections as one
reason, explained that the majority of those who died were over 60 and
many had underlying medical conditions. The direct cause of death is
often heart failure or kidney disease, and he said that "thorough
analysis is needed."

Heart failure, you say? Well, it’s not like most Japanese over 60 have
been injected multiple times with anything that causes cardiovascular
problems, is it? And kidney disease is coincidentally a side-effect of
Remdesivir, an approved Covid treatment in Japan.

Of course, Japan has been counting anyone who dies with a positive
test result as a Covid death regardless of actual cause of death since
2020, but Dr Kamayachi and the rest of Japan’s experts haven’t
bothered bringing up the issue of attribution until now. In fact, they
were more than happy to cite inflated mortality data to help promote
the jabs. But now that people may question why daily reported Covid
deaths are higher than ever after the majority of over 65s have taken
the experts’ advice to get multiple boosters, underlying medical
conditions can apparently be discussed.

But although he’s three years late, Dr Kamayachi has a point. Although
reported Covid deaths have been much higher in the booster era, far
fewer Covid cases have been receiving mechanical ventilation (the gray
line shows the number of ventilators/ECMO secured for Covid patients).

But even if hardly any of them have been struggling for breath on
mechanical ventilation, Japan’s elderly have been dying in higher than
expected numbers in the booster era. The national figures for December
won’t be out until late Feb, but Yokohama (Japan’s second largest
city) has already releases its all-cause death numbers for 2022.
Somehow I doubt Dr Kamayachi will call for a “thorough analysis” to
find out the cause of the increase since August.

All-cause deaths in Yokohama 2016-2022

Although there’s no good news here for Japan’s vaxed-to-the-max
elderly, there is for Japan’s medical establishment: high numbers of
Covid deaths mean the publicly funded Covid gravy train will keep
going. From The Nikkei.

    On 11th Jan, experts offered their views on reclassifying Covid-19
under the Infectious Diseases Act. In light of the current situation
where the number of reported Covid deaths per day is the highest ever,
the experts called for the government to continue to provide a certain
amount of financial support to cover treatment and hospitalization
costs and for securing hospital beds.

Basically, the government’s selected experts, including Dr. Wakita
above, recommend that Covid should be downgraded “gradually”, i.e.,
medical costs should continue to be covered by public funds rather
than health insurance/out-of-pocket payments like every other medical
condition. This might seem reasonable. But under the current scheme of
Covid support payments, hospitals can be paid ¥436,000 (US$3,370) per
day to “secure” a single ICU bed regardless of whether anyone is in
it. And overpriced Covid treatments include glorified cold medications
like Shinogi’s Xocova.

So let’s recap what the experts have told us.

The cause of increased Covid deaths? “Dunno.”

Should the government keep showering medical institutions and pharma
companies with money? “Absolutely!”

Well, what were you expecting them to say?

Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.

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