December 1-2, 2011 -- A group of scientists, some are suggesting they are "mad scientists" for their "research," are verifying what WMR reported on at length during the 2009 A/H1N1 novel flu pandemic -- that the novel flu was developed in a U.S. government laboratory and was a possible test-run for an even deadlier pandemic that could wipe out millions of people around the world.
Some details of the laboratory generation of a genetically-modified form of avian flu were presented at a recent flu conference in Malta. Two papers on the the laboratory success of creating a more rapidly mutating deadly virus from H5N1 avian flu, including the use of ferrets as test animals at the Erasmus Medical Center in the Netherlands, and similar research at Tokyo University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, have create a firestorm among bio-ethicists on whether details should be made public.
The research on the generation of the deadly flu strain involved research at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and the University of Tokyo -- cited by WMR as two centers for the development of the deadly strain of influenza, possible, in part, because of the recovery from an Alaskan graveyard of usable DNA from the body of a young Inuit girl who died from the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, a long-since dead virus that killed millions of people around the world.
WMR reported on the development of the synthetic H1N1 virus on May 13, 2009:
The history of the extraction of the genetic material from the corpses of victims of the 1918 Spanish influenza virus who were buried in Arctic permafrost is part "X-Files" and part "Jurassic Park." After an unsuccessful 1951 mission, that involved U.S. biological warfare specialists, to extract 1918 Spanish flu genetic material in 1951 from a cemetery in the Inupiat Eskimo village of Brevig Mission, Alaska, scientists made another attempt, a successful one it turns out, in 1997. Dr. Johan Hultin, from the State University of Iowa, successfully extracted genetic material from the corpse of an obese thirty-something female who died from the Spanish flu in 1918, along with 85 percent of Brevig Mission's (called Teller Mission in 1918) villagers in a single week. The pandemic killed at least 50 million people around the world.
Once the Spanish flu genetic material was obtained from the lungs, spleen, liver, and heart of the Eskimo woman's corpse, scientists, in a scene reminiscent of the fictional movie "Jurassic Park," in which genetic material from extinct dinosaurs is used to bring the creatures back to life, recreated the long-since dead 1918 Spanish flu in a U.S.-government funded laboratory. The woman's organs were cut into one-inch cubes and shipped to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Rockville, Maryland where the virus's genetic RNA material was identified and the 1918 Spanish flu was successfully brought back to life.
The search for the frozen bodies of 1918 flu victims was not limited to Alaska. Another team of scientists, acting like Dr. Frankenstein's "Igor," set out to dig up the graves of miners who died from the flu in the remote Norwegian mining village of Longyearbyen in Spitsbergen, which lies north of the Arctic Circle.
WMR has learned from a research scientist who has been working on the recreation of the 1918 flu that the genetic material has been re-engineered to synthetically create what is now known as the A/H1N1 virus, or as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) calls it, the "novel flu."
The A/H1N1 influenza, which contains genetic material from two strains of swine flu, two strains of human flu, and a single strain of avian flu, has, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), infected a total of 4880 people in North America: 2,059 in Mexico; 2,535 in the United States, and 286 in Canada. There have been 56 reported deaths from the flu in Mexico, three in the United States, and one in Canada.
WMR has learned from an A/H1N1 researcher that the current "novel" flu strain is mutating rapidly in humans but no animals have contracted the virus. The enzyme in A/H1N1, as with all influenza A viruses, is called a polymerase. Scientists have calculated the molecular clock of A/H1N1 form the virus's polymerase rate. Because of the rapid mutation of the virus and the fact that, unlike 1918, rapid global transportation is now the norm, scientists are predicting that the molecular clock of the A/H1N1 virus, coupled with modern transportation, means that almost all the countries of the world will experience an A/H1N1 outbreak within the next few months.
What is different about A/H1N1 is that, unlike other new strains of viruses that rapidly mutate upon emerging and then slow down mutation and then stop entirely, the "novel" or incorrectly-named "swine flu" is showing no signs yet of slowing down its mutation rate and that, according to scientists who worry about A/H1N1 being synthetically-generated, does not happen in nature.
The previous month, WMR reported that mainstream journalists told us that the A/H1N1 strain that appeared first in Mexico and then in the United States was a weaponized flu strain: According to two mainstream media journalists, one in Mexico City and the other in Jakarta, who spoke to WMR on background, they are convinced that the current outbreak of a new strain of swine flu in Mexico and some parts of the United States is the result of the introduction of a human-engineered pathogen that could result in a widespread global pandemic, with potentially catastrophic consequences for domestic and international travel and commerce . . .
Our Mexico City source said a top scientist for the United Nations, who has examined the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa, as well as HIV/AIDS victims, concluded that H1N1 possesses certain transmission "vectors" that suggest that new flu strain has been genetically-manufactured as a military biological warfare weapon. The UN expert believes that Ebola, HIV/AIDS, and the current A-H1N1 swine flu virus are biological warfare agents.
Past swine flu outbreaks have been spread from pigs to humans, who then passed the flu on to other humans. However, with A-H1N1, there have been no reported infections of pigs. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), A-H1N1 has gene segments from North American swine, bird and human flu strains and a segment from Eurasian swine flu . . . Our Jakarta source said WHO officials are afraid that the presence of gene segments from dreaded H5N1 bird flu in the A-H1N1 swine flu strain could mean that the new swine flu strain was engineered to "jump species." On September 21, 2009, WMR reported on the deadly novel flu pandemic research being conducted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Tokyo, research that isnow being reported by the Daily Mail of the UK, over two years from the date of WMR's alarming report about the deafly nature of the research being conducted with U.S. government funding and the involvement of the U.S. Navy:
WMR has learned from our Asian intelligence sources that Indonesian authorities recently caught a Japanese H1N1 researcher trying to leave Surabaya airport in east Java with H1N1 RNA genetic samples. Previously, the Indonesian Ministry of Health prohibited the transfer of human H1N1 samples to other countries. In 2007, the Health Ministry banned the collection of H5N1 avian flu samples by the US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2 (NAMRU-2) in Jakarta. There was a belief that the collection of the samples were solely for the benefit of U.S. pharmaceutical companies in producing vaccines.
The Japanese researcher, who is linked to the H1N1 swine flu research work that involved the genetic manipulation of recovered 1918 pandemic genetic material from the buried corpse of an Inuit woman in Brevig Mission, Alaska, and the genetic splicing of two forms of swine flu, two forms of human flu, and one form of avian flu at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, tried to mask the H1N1 human genetic material in vials marked 'zoonotic material," meaning diseases spread from animals to humans.
The Indonesian government has tried to blame the illegal export of the H1N1 material on Airlangga University's Tropical Disease Center in Surabaya but the attempt appears to be the pin blame on a scapegoat -- in the same manner that U.S. Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases scientist Dr. Bruce Ivins was blamed by the FBI for the mailing of anthrax through the U.S. postal system -- a charge that based on the flimsiest of evidence.
The Indonesian claims are based on the fact that the Japanese researcher caught at the airport claimed the H1N1 samples belonged to the TDC at Airlangga, a charge that the TDC has rejected because it is aware that the export of such material is illegal. The illegal export of the H1N1 material involved a research team that works on H1N1 research at Tokyo University.
Paul Keim, the chairman of the U.S. National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) is quoted in the Daily Mail article as saying: "I can't think of another pathogenic organism that is as scary as this one. I don't think anthrax is scary at all compared to this."
When the artificial origins of the novel flu began to be reported by a small number of journalists and researchers, the pharmaceutical industry and the mainstream media, which receives millions of dollars in advertising revenue from the industry, began to ridicule and demonize anyone who would suggest that the A/H1N1 was anything but naturally-occurring. Big Pharma made billions of dollars from the sale of the flu drugs Tamiflu and Relenza and a subsequently-developed vaccine. A National Public Radio report on the recent disclosures about the laboratory-developed deadly novel flu elicited no response from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta or the National Institutes of Health.
On November 9, 2009, WMR quoted from a researcher who worked on the genetic modification of swine, avian, and human flu strains into the A/H1N1 hybrid novel flu, work now being criticized by the NSABB as being scarier than anthrax: "Species jumping is common for the flu virus. The novel H1N1 is a purely human virus, its not derived from any species . . . no animal had this virus before. But its able to jump from human to pigs, and human to birds. Not the reverse. Flu virus can jump to another host when the other host species has a similar receptor type. The virus can adapt to new host species after several passages. For example, if we infect human virus into an egg, and we collect the egg liquid then infect it again into an egg, and so on . . . after several infections to an egg, the human virus will be effectively able to infect egg and birds. So the virus will become a bird virus. Direct jump, without several trials for adaptation can also occur. Recall the horse flu virus jumped directly to dogs and transferred the complete genome to dogs. In the case of H5N1 (bird flu), now it's still transmissible effectively among birds. In some cases, the virus can infect humans. That virus, the one that can infect humans, has special amino acid properties. That's why, we the researchers, are trying to check bird flu virus sequences continuously. We're trying to monitor whether the recent bird flu isolate has the properties to infect humans. The novel H1N1 is likely similar to bird virus, not swine virus. H1N1 has lot of properties similar to bird virus. It is still not known how it came to infect the human population. From the first time it emerged, the virus has been widely distributed. It is not known how it spread the first time. But now, the whole world is affected. This virus is highly transmissible among humans, so, simply, the virus is spreading by human to human contact. There is no animal to blame."
On May 13, 2009, WMR also reported on the involvement of MITRE Corporation, where former adviser to the Air Force Secretary John P. Wheeler III worked when his body was found last New Year's Eve in a Wilmington, Delaware trash dump:
Operating under the aegis of the MITRE Corporation, a federally-funded contracting entity, JASON scientists primarily met in the highly-secured Building 29 at 3550 General Atomics Court in San Diego. The location is the address of the Torrey Pines Institute. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), JASON also has links, according to distribution lists on JASON reports, to the CIA. The CIA maintains an element called the IC [Intelligence Community] JASON Program under the Chief Technical Officer. Traditionally, JASON self-selects its members from a number of academic disciplines. However, JASON almost lost its funding a few years ago, when, after issuing a report critical of the Bush administration's ballistic missile defense program, DARPA attempted to force three new members, obviously political overseers, on to the JASON membership rolls. DARPA's chief Tony Tether pulled funding for JASON, forcing the group for the first time since its inception in 1959 to look for another Pentagon sponsor. The ballistic missile defense program, also called Star Wars II, was a personal pet project of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
JASON survived when DARPA's parent orgzniation, the Pentagon's Directorate for Defense Research and Engineering (DDR&E), provided JASON with direct funding, an indication of the power enjoyed by the secretive JASON organization. JASON also has other federal government sponsors, including the Department of Energy.
JASON is also very much involved in issues of biological warfare. JASON produced a report on Civilian Biodefense in January 2000, which was highly-redacted when released. Even the names of the report's authors and the information on four bio-warfare scenarios is completely blacked out, except for a discussion of a 1947 smallpox incident in Scenario Two. The report also states that the CIA's Clandestine Measurement and Signatures Intelligence (MASINT) Operations Center and Counter-Proliferation Center were interested in biological weapons intelligence collection and signatures. A section of the report on "Managing Civilian Response" to a bio-war attack is also completely redacted, as is a section on domestic intelligence. A page on the anthrax threat references "psychological BW [biological weapons] warfare." The JASON report was completed almost two years before anthrax attacks all but suspended the work of Congress after 9/11 and saw the quick passage of the US Patriot Act.
The JASON report also discusses the mining of medical data, including patient billing records, to find out if a disease outbreak has occurred and how far and what direction it is spreading by examining "spatiotemporal patterns," including "averaging statistics for humans traveling globally."
In fact, the JASON Civilian Biodefense report mirrors, in many respects, the analysis being currently conducted by medical intelligence (MEDINT) agencies around the world on the outbreak and spread of A/H1N1. And that begs the question: is A/H1N1, artificially-developed by U.S. government scientists, the real thing or a test run for something much worse?
Earlier this year, in what could be considered more joint Hollywood/U.S. government "predictive programming" of the public, the movie "Cantagion" was released. Directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, and Jude Law (who played the blogger and was fitted with some bad teeth to make him look even more reprehensible), the movie presents a scenario where a naturally-occurring deadly novel virus, MEV-1, is spread from a bat to a pig to humans. Soon, the virus spreads around the world and millions die. The movie shows mass graves being dug in Minneapolis, looted homes in San Francisco, empty streets in Hong Kong and Atlanta, and Homeland Security border controls on the Minnesota-Wisconsinborder. The CDC and Homeland Security are made out to be the good guys while an Internet blogger, who instantly becomes a TV network news star and who is trying to make money on a homeopathic cure by warning that the vaccine being quickly developed is ineffective and a money-making scheme by Big Pharma, is made out to be the villain. In effect, the movie is the opposite of the 2009 novel flu pandemic, where a few bloggers and Internet sites, including WMR, were sounding the alarm bells, only to be ignored by the corporate media.
RT, before it succumbed to vested political interests in Washington, was at the forefront of sounding the alarms on the man-made nature of A/H1N1 and the fact that the total number of deaths from the flu were being downplayed by the media and governments [and some of the Youtube comments point to the presence of government "sock puppetry" to disparage the story].
As to the government's veracity on anything dealing with bio-threats, the U.S. government has announced it is now paying $2.5 million to the widow of American Media, Inc.l photo-journalist Bob Stevens, the first victim of the Fort Detrick-originated anthrax strain attack in October 2001. In paying Maureen Stevens, the government is refusing to admit responsibility for allowing anthrax to escape from Fort Detrick and then being transmitted via the postal system. The FBI decided to close the case after dubiously calling Fort Detrick scientist Dr. Bruce Ivins, who allegedly committed suicide in 2008, the sole perpetrator of the attack. Initially, the U.S. government denied the anthrax originated at Fort Detrick.
Now that the masses around the world are rising up against the elites and are being pepper sprayed, tear gassed, and shot at with rubber and plastic bullets, what better way to stem the popular revolt of the people than introducing a deadly flu pandemic, one that will result in curfews, then quarantines, then martial law, and finally, mass graves.
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