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    Default Measles wipe immune system's memory of other illnesses, studies find

    Jessie Yeung
    Fri November 1, 2019

    Measles can erase the immune system's memory, leaving us vulnerable to diseases we were previously protected against, new research has found.
    Two separate studies, published Thursday in the journals Science and Science Immunology, found that the highly contagious and potentially fatal measles virus can cause "immune amnesia," removing antibodies that had protected patients from other illnesses.
    Researchers from the Harvard Medical School, who led the Science study, examined blood samples from children before and after getting measles. They found that the virus wipes out 11% to 73% of patients' protective antibodies, putting them at greater risk of viral and bacterial strains they were previously immune to.

    Keep reading: https://www.cnn.com/2019/11/01/healt...f9338-94005133
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    Default Re: Measles wipe immune system's memory of other illnesses, studies find

    I have to wonder whether these events represent the first exposure to measles, or whether they they are outbreaks following a previous measles vaccine. I wonder, too, what is the mechanism for determining what one's immune system is or is not armed against. A lot of unanswered questions in this unsettling article.
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    I wonder what vaccines and other pharmaceuticals were given to those who showed this effect.

    Also, Let’s follow some of the money: (I imagine spending a little more time on it one would easily find more.)

    1. “[T]he Wellcome Sanger Institute . . . contributed to the Science Immunology study.” (from above CNN article)

    2. “The Wellcome Sanger Institute, previously known as The Sanger Centre and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, is a non-profit British genomics and genetics research institute, primarily funded by the Wellcome Trust. It is located on the Wellcome Genome Campus by the village of Hinxton, outside Cambridge.” (from Google front page right-had blurb, via Wikipedia) (Emphasis added.)

    3. “The Wellcome Trust is a research charity based in London, United Kingdom. It was established in 1936 with legacies from the pharmaceutical magnate Sir Henry Wellcome to fund research to improve human and animal health.” (also from Google front page right-had blurb, also via Wikipedia) (Emphasis added.)

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    Good detective work, Pattypans! That story is powerful fear mongering, which suggests that there is more behind the curtain than what is visible out here.
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    Pattypans, you nailed it!! In every and all things, always follow the money.

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