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Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

It's getting late, so I will look into this another time. But I just had to say, as someone who does transcription for work all day, every day, I know what a task this must have been! (People DO NOT understand.) So, thank you!

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Sure thing. Academically, I'm trained as a qualitative/mixed-methods researcher, so this is par for the course. There are only a few times I've ever outsourced transcription.

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Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

It really is nice to see someone who understands!

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Indeed. But I wouldn't have it any other way.

When you transcribe, you see what you otherwise would not see.

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Feb 15·edited Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

Thank you for the transcript. I saw that Denis Rancourt recently posted three papers showing that happy hypoxia as it has been called is also not unique to covid and I was very surprised to see that one of the papers asserts that anyone deeply familiar with the lungs should know that. That leaves less and less to distinguish covid in that NYC ICU from simply meaning ill and ventilated rather than some novel disease progression.

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Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

I don't know and I am certainly no expert but he seems unnecessarily defensive at times and almost resentful of answering some questions, it was subtle but it was there. I just feel someone who is 100% convinced of the situation presented to him during 2020 and his resulting actions and words would be more open and less resentful to any queries. I was not convinced by him which surprised me. He could be a man who is desperately trying to conceal, even to himself, the true reality of Covid 2020.

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Yeah. If you watch him on mute, he really radiates a fakeness about whatever he’s explaining .

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Conceal to himself yes. He has hard see no evil blinders on.

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Few things blind like money and influence.

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Evil is also hard to make yourself see. Unless you’re a participant

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Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

Something very bizarre about the “protocols” he helped create early on. Running IV tubing thru walls? How does one assess the IV site? That does not add up.

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I got quite sick with a covid-positive test back in 21/22 (unvaxxed). It doesn’t offend me to question whether covid was truly novel. I will say the experience was unlike any respiratory infection I had ever had, but I can still appreciate that the data suggests there was no pandemic-causing virus. Until we can sit down and sift through anecdotes and data, we won’t know for sure what caused this novel experience for some. But regardless of this, the lies propagated by health authorities regarding vaccines, respiratory infections, treatments etc.. were plain to see.

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Novel for an individual doesn't mean novel to humankind :)

I will no doubt say multiple times before I die, "this is the sickest I've ever been."

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Indeed. Maybe it was my first experience with some particular coronavirus. Not fun. Got treatment though (steroids and antibiotics, inhaled NAC) and made a full recovery. As crappy as it was (took 6 weeks to fully recover) I'm totally happy I didn't get the transfection (covid shot).

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Mar 2Liked by Jessica Hockett

I observe that Dr. Kory's descriptions of Covid symptoms differs from the symptoms experienced by the Chinese doctors dealing with Covid in Wuhan. Also, the severity differs. In Wuhan, we are told that only 26% of patients hospitalized for Covid ended up in ICU, and less than 5% of hospitalized covid patients died. The treatments also seem to have been different. Also, the age and comorbidity analysis from Wuhan differs from Dr. Kory's story. Significantly, the Chinese estimate that 41% of patients picked up Covid while in the hospital. (The UK has estimated it similarly). And he wonders why some people have difficulty attributing what supposedly happened in NYC to Covid?

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2761044

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Mar 2·edited Mar 2Author

Good observations.

Just as curious is his stance that no investigation of what occurred in NYC hospitals is warranted, if only on the basis of the younger-adult death numbers.

On a somewhat related note, I recently found an April 4, 2020 Zoom call recording in which multiple NYC hospital doctors were describing their experiences in their private hospital system. You will appreciate the following comments that were made:

"As the volume of patients with suspected COVID increased, we identified relatively early that the clinical presentation of this virus is quite broad and when community spread and increased patients presenting with completely unrelated complaints were still found to be COVID positive. As a result, we moved quickly to a strategy of masking almost all patients, unless someone was presenting with an isolated ankle fracture or laceration.”

“Our hospital system has made the decision to test any patient that is being admitted to the hospital for COVID19 and that is because we have found so many patients that didn't meet initial criteria for testing.”

“One thing we learned for sure is that we cannot predict who does not have the disease. As a system we saw the disease in someone with appendicitis someone who broke their neck when they fell someone who was admitted to the ICU with urosepsis and like urine culture proven positive blood cultures positive.”

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You might contact the office of Republican Joann Ariola, Chair of the Fire Committee. You are doing a "study on the response time of ambulances". There is a few of her committee meetings, one on finance, one on housing. Check the calendar. Maybe she can give you a commitment. Let me know.

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Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

As a reference point, Kory's 28-page curriculum vitae is available here: https://covid19criticalcare.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/FLCCC-Alliance-member-CV-Kory.pdf

It starts with a 1-page narrative bio that says, "Dr. Kory has led ICU’s in multiple COVID-19 hotspots throughout the pandemic, having led his old ICU in New York City during their initial surge in May for 5 straight weeks, he then travelled to other COVID-19 hotspots to run COVID ICU’s in Greenville, South Carolina and Milwaukee, WI during their surges."

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Yes, I have this in my files, thanks.

Re: NYC, he was there post-surge.

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Feb 15·edited Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

I was also curious if anyone wants to comment on his defense of remdesivir for early outpatient treatment. I am not familiar with the trial he is talking about that shows "profoundly positive" results if it is used early. I don't think it has ever been used at any scale for early treatment? Remdesivir is a drug that emerged from a highly connected group of people, such as the new CDC director, and I was surprised to see Dr. Kory defend it when it has such a bad reputation now. Perhaps that has to do with the ongoing litigation he mentioned in one of his comment sections where he apparently is acting as an expert witness to defend doctor's use of hospital protocols which he claims are poorly understood by social media.

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He is all over the place, in my view.

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Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

Thank you for doing the transcriptions. It's doubtful I would watch all three videos. It's notable that Kory himself makes a couple claims far outside the mainstream. "Long Vax" Americans numbering potentially close to 3 million; and the virus as a bioweapon (released by the U.S. military, right?).

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Feb 15·edited Feb 15Author

I'm not a video-watcher either...unless I'm transcribing or on a walk.

There are numerous challenges in what he has said -- challenges for him and challenges for the U.S. government.

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Fair enough.

Still interested in your exciting research.

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I think a recent article I wrote is germane to the topic/debate of whether there was a "novel virus" spreading in the world months before the lockdowns (and did this virus make huge numbers of people sick?)

I’ve reached the conclusion that tens of millions of people had already been infected by this novel virus before the lockdowns. To me, this proves this virus was NOT “deadly” as there would have been a huge number of Covid deaths by March 1 if this virus was as lethal as the experts said it was.

One way I’ve tried to prove or support my “early spread” hypothesis is by publishing some of the testimonials of people who think they had early cases. I’ve actually been saving many hundreds of these testimonials for almost four years. Yesterday, I just published excerpts from some of these testimonials.

I hope a few serious Covid researchers will at least skim these comments, which are very interesting and, I think, quite persuasive. Basically, when you have millions of people who think the same thing, this volume of anecdotes might actually be significant.

https://billricejr.substack.com/p/no-ones-published-an-article-like?utm_source=profile&utm_medium=reader2

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Thanks, Bill! I know you've been working hard on this one for awhile. Valuable work for the historical record.

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Thanks, Jessica. You got it. I did it for the "historical record." (Everything I do is for that record as I don't think I'm necessarily moving the needle in the here and now.)

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I will have a look. You are clearly putting in the hours!

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Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

I'm fascinated by how different the new york experience was from other places. Right down to the demographics. Where else were 30 year olds so seriously ill? And why wasn't that seen when the virus was silently circulating for months before the wuhan outbreak. People found it to be a nasty flu. Nothing more

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Indeed I did.

Followed on Housatonic and JJ Coucy.

Are you able to testify before the NYC Council?

Check their schedule and calendar.

They have various committees that might be useful like Public Safety or Fire or Environment or other related to your inquiry. Quite a variety.

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I've considered signing up to speak at a public meeting, yes.

I don't live in NYC though and would need to be guaranteed I could speak. (I'm not doing the Zoom thing.)

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Feb 15·edited Feb 15Author

Because of the source of the funds? (Just guessing)

By the way, in completely unrelated news, did you hear the FDNY Chief Medical Officer recently refused my request for data from the publicly-funded study he led? 😉 https://www.woodhouse76.com/p/at-this-time-we-cannot-provide-this

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Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

Hi Jessica, I don't know what to say about his work or what he saw in NYC. However, this long covid, novel virus, etc. that he talks about could very well have been caused by I toxin. I don't know how to understand the numbers in regard to deaths based on your research. He seems earnest, but perhaps he just does not understand the darker side. He does really make me feel that I got it all wrong. Sorry I don't have anything more intelligent to say.

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Hi.

It's interesting that he basically says Long COVID and Long Vax are simply new names for an old thing -- while simultaneously claiming it's part of the "novelty" of the pathogen.

"Also, one other thought – and you guys are ignoring this, but…the novelty of this pathogen is, I think, also equally best-evidenced in terms of the huge rates of long COVID, which is - although it’s a new name, it’s an old disease. It’s called MECFS from myalgic encephalitis chronic fatigue syndrome. The three pillars of that diagnosis is fatigue, post-exertion fatigue, and brain fog or cognitive deficits. I literally left Madison and I have a practice which treats nothing but Long COVID and Long Vax."

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Feb 15Liked by Jessica Hockett

I know I don't have it ALL wrong.

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