Evolution of This Blog: Falling Down The Darwinian Rabbit Hole

Once you break through the illusion everything you ever wanted to know about biological evolution, but, were often afraid to ask - starts to make perfect sense... First, however, we need to briefly ask ourselves some pertinent questions regarding our standard Darwinian model - updated by the Neo-Synthesisers in its genetic form. For instance, “If…

Measles: Are we following the right ‘HERD’? by A. Parent

“To those who ask me ‘Why do you wish to eradicate measles?’” ... “Because it is there.”... “ and it can be done.”.. Fig 1: Measles: Are we following the right herd? ...Measles immunity as estimated for the United States (and presumably, most industrialised nations would be broadly comparable), shows that in the pre-vaccine era…

Did Jenner Really Save Us Or Was Nature Already On the Case?

‘Smallpox’ National Library of Medicine If Jenner had been right, and infant vaccination gave lifelong immunity, then we would have no problem today, but duration of immunity to prevent attack is very variable and relatively short. Dixon, C. W., (1962, 342) https://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/esmallpox/smallpox_dixon.pdf

Part Four (of Don’t Count Your Children Until They’ve had the POX Series) Typhus: Filling in the Gaps

A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II … The best illustrations of the greater severity and fatality of typhus among the well to do come from Ireland, in times of famine... But it may be said here, so that this point in the natural history of typhus fever may not be suspected of exaggeration, that the enormously greater fatality of typhus (of course, in a smaller number of cases) among the richer classes in the Irish famines, who had exposed themselves in the work of administration, of justice, or of charity, rests upon the unimpeachable authority of such men as Graves, and upon the concurrent evidence of many... Creighton, C., (1894, 189)

Don’t Count your children until they’ve had the Pox: Weekly Series Intro & Part One.

INTRODUCTION  Can We Now Count Our Children? Whatever happened to the Great Plague of the middle ages; a disease we never had any medical interventions for? Although, back in the day, protection was adopted by visiting doctors who attended the sick – the mask with the beak of a bird was filled with various herb potions and if the afflicted didn’t die from the plague, surely they would have died of fright at the sight of such a vision on one's sick bed...

Evolution of This Blog: Falling Down The Darwinian Rabbit Hole

Once you break through the illusion everything you ever wanted to know about biological evolution, but, were often afraid to ask - starts to make perfect sense... First, however, we need to briefly ask ourselves some pertinent questions regarding our standard Darwinian model - updated by the Neo-Synthesisers in its genetic form. For instance, “If…