- - Wednesday, September 23, 2020

U.S. deaths from COVID-19 have surpassed 200,000, but 90% of those deaths involved comorbidities. In fact, the reporting criteria have been so corrupted that apparently in some places (e.g., the U.K.) if you had a car accident and died but were found positive in a PCR test for COVID-19 antigens, it went down as a COVID-19 death.

It is common knowledge among doctors that if you go into the ICU with Type 2 diabetes and COVID-19 there is a 20% chance that you will not survive. If you doubt this, ask the former chief medical officer of the American Diabetes Association, Robert Ratner, who also served as a faculty member at Georgetown University School. The 20% figure is an average, and Ratner has laid out the gory details on YouTube, so you better hurry before his comments get censored.

The big issue regarding this virus is not really related to the virus itself. It is more properly related to the state of health of the U.S. population. Why is it that the majority of people over the age of 70 have Type 2 diabetes, or are prediabetic? Why are the major causes of death in terms of chronic disease (vascular disease, cancer and all kinds of neurological diseases) all strongly related to diabetes?

The virus is mutating to more benign variants and more and more people are acquiring it and demonstrating immunity, which is being demonstrated by the case epidemic. This is all supported by the death rates, which are continuing to decline. If the U.S. wanted to protect its population, it would address the obvious, which is that chronic disease is nearly always strongly associated with diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes is both preventable and reversible, and its absence may be a stronger protection against COVID-19 than a vaccine — but you will not find this mentioned by government officials anywhere.



SAMUEL BURKEEN

Reston, Va.

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