African Polio Outbreak Linked to Vaccine

There is no doubt Polio vaccines have been an overwhelming benefit for humanity. Extensive use of Polio vaccines has led to the near eradication of this dreadful disease. But Polio is a live vaccine, a weakened version of the real virus. Sometimes live vaccines go horribly wrong.

Extreme Floods / Covid-19 / China Food Shortage Fears

China is not having a good year. Following China’s largely self inflicted Covid-19 disaster, and months of extreme rain pushing floodwaters against the structurally questionable Three Gorges dam, failure of which could wash away China’s industrial and agricultural heartland with a 39 trillion litre inland tsunami, reports are now appearing claiming there is a looming Chinese food shortage.

Amazing Grace Saves A Wretch

What’s Natural Guest post by Jim Steele, Published June 30, 2020 in the Pacifica Tribune It’s curious how we find threads of good fortune interwoven with tragedy. Over a month ago I suffered a “widow-makers” heart attack, but I was graced with good luck. Just 2 hours earlier I was hiking on San Pedro Point.…

Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in Florida and Texas beginning this summer – silver bullet or jumping the gun?

Brian Allan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Chris Stone, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Holly Tuten, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Jennifer Kuzma, North Carolina State University, and Natalie Kofler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign This summer, for the first time, genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the U.S. On May 1, 2020, the…

Coronavirus Blowback: Trump Threatens to Withhold Funds from the “China Centric” UN WHO

Guest essay by Eric Worrall President Trump has announced threatened the USA will withhold funds from the WHO in the wake of their gross mishandling of the Chinese Coronavirus outbreak. Trump: U.S. to withhold funds from ‘China-centric’ WHOTrump threatens to withhold U.S. funding from ‘China-centric’ WHO By Tom Howell Jr.– The Washington Times – Updated: 6:14 p.m. on…

Warming Improves Our Health – part 1

What’s Natural Guest post by Jim Steele, It’s deeply disturbing to hear people uncritically regurgitate media misinformation suggesting global warming threatens our health far worse than the COVID pandemic. Scientific evidence unequivocally shows colder weather is the major killer. As Figure 1 illustrates, the percentage of all deaths attributed to weather and temperature increases during…