Why Chinese women don’t want more children | The Spectator

11-06-21 11:10:00,

Years after my mother and I left China, I found out the real reason why. A neighbour had reported my mother for being pregnant with her second child. She was paid a visit by local officials who gave her a choice: she could either take herself to the abortion clinic or they’d take her there themselves. She chose a third option: to move to London to join her husband, who was working in the UK. In August 2004, when six months pregnant, she left her family and friends behind in Nanjing. My brother was born later that year in Kingston Hospital.

Other families weren’t so lucky. Beijing demographers were concerned that food production would not keep up with population growth. And it wasn’t just the Chinese who were worried. The West was fixated on the world’s ‘population bomb’ and China was seen as being at the epicentre of it. When Deng Xiaoping introduced the one-child policy in 1980, the Washington Post congratulated him for averting catastrophe.

Now, though, there’s a new panic. In 1970, the average Chinese woman had six children; today she has 1.3, way below the 2.1 needed for population replacement. Before long, perhaps in this decade, China’s population is expected to peak, then enter permanent decline. Beijing has realised its consumption-led, labour-fuelled economic growth is at risk of becoming a thing of the past.

This is why the one-child policy was abolished five years ago, with the allowance increasing to two. But the birth rate has remained stubbornly low. Last year, the number of new births was at the lowest level since the Great Famine in 1961. This week, Beijing announced married couples are now permitted to have three children.

It might be too little, too late. Hundreds of millions of Chinese children have no siblings. Brothers and sisters were something we saw on dubbed American sitcoms, as foreign and exotic as blue eyes and blonde hair. I grew up thinking that it simply wasn’t Chinese to have more than one child. Many of my generation don’t yearn for a big family, because it’s something we have never experienced. And for the most educated female generation in Chinese history, there is more to modern life than motherhood.

What’s more, raising children in China is extortionate.

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Deze Chinese wetenschapper vroeg vóór de pandemie patent aan voor coronavaccin

08-06-21 08:06:00,

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Een Chinese wetenschapper die banden had met de Verenigde Staten heeft een patent aangevraagd voor een coronavaccin voordat het virus werd uitgeroepen tot pandemie. Yusen Zhou, die werkte voor het Chinese leger, diende het papierwerk op 24 februari 2020 in namens de Chinese Communistische Partij, schrijft de krant The Australian. De pandemie werd in maart uitgeroepen.

Zhou werkte naar verluidt nauw samen met wetenschappers van het Wuhan Instituut voor Virologie, waaronder ‘vleermuisvrouw’ Shi Zhengli, die bekend werd vanwege haar onderzoek naar coronavirussen bij vleermuizen.

Veel eerder

De wetenschapper stierf drie maanden nadat hij de patentaanvraag had ingediend op mysterieuze wijze. De New York Post schrijft dat er in de Chinese media slechts één bericht over zijn dood is verschenen, terwijl hij één van de meest prominente wetenschappers van het land was. Zhou had eerder gewerkt aan onderzoek dat gelinkt is aan de Universiteit van Minnesota en het New York Blood Center, aldus de krant.

“Dit is iets wat we nog nooit eerder hebben zien gebeuren en doet de vraag rijzen of ze hier misschien al veel eerder mee zijn begonnen,” zei professor Nikolai Petrovsky van de Australische Flinders University.

Genetische manipulatie van coronavirussen

Wetenschappers van het Wuhan Instituut voor Virologie deden onderzoek naar de genetische manipulatie van coronavirussen. Het onderzoek werd deels gefinancierd door het Amerikaanse nationale gezondheidsinstituut NIH, waar Anthony Fauci aan het roer staat van het Nationaal Instituut voor Allergie en Infectieziekten. Het geld ging via Amerikaanse universiteiten naar Wuhan.

De afgelopen weken hebben veel van ’s werelds topwetenschappers erop aangedrongen om uit te zoeken of het virus uit het lab in Wuhan is ontsnapt. Mensen die vorig jaar suggereerden dat corona uit een lab afkomstig is, werden door de media weggezet als complotdenkers. Afgelopen week gaf de Amerikaanse president Joe Biden inlichtingendiensten de opdracht om te onderzoeken of deze theorie hout snijdt.

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Chinese Government Scientist Filed COVID Vaccine Patent Before Pandemic Began

07-06-21 09:44:00,

Senator Rand Paul told Sean Hannity Friday that he is receiving death threats almost every day for daring to question the authority of Dr Anthony Fauci, as well as highlighting evidence that the coronavirus could have leaked from a Wuhan lab.

“This week, I’ve had five death threats just for being outspoken on it,” Paul said, adding “I don’t know what the world’s coming to, you can’t ask honest, difficult questions that in the end have proved out that Dr. Fauci was not being honest with us.”

Paul continued “As a repercussion, my family had white powder sent to our house, and five death threats phoned in.”

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Undeterred by the threats, Paul said Friday “There’s been no more prominent scientist in favor of gain-of-function research than Dr. Fauci,” adding “He still hasn’t backed off of that position. He still believes that it’s OK to take animal viruses and make them into super-viruses to infect humans. Even if a pandemic should occur, he says the research is worth it.”

“There’s a host of other scientists in this field and they say it’s not worth it at all, that we haven’t learned anything” Paul added. “All we’ve done is put ourselves at risk.”

“This is a bad one, this has about one percent mortality, 3.5 million people have died, but they’ve been experimenting with some viruses that have 15 percent mortality. That would be 50 million deaths right now,” The Senator further warned, adding “So this kind of research needs to not be funded by the US taxpayer … It’s very, very dangerous.”

As we previously reported, Paul says that he never received any well wishes or sentiments from any Democrats after he was brutally assaulted in 2017, or after receiving the latest death threats, including when white powder was sent to his family home and discovered by his wife Kelley Paul.

“Not one of them I don’t think ever said they were sorry for me being assaulted by someone and having six ribs broken and nearly dying and having my lung removed,” Paul said, adding “We have people on the left who think it’s just hilarious.”

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Chinese Scientists Propose Viral Shedding Passively Inhaled COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines For The Unvaccinated | GreatGameIndia

10-05-21 11:21:00,

With the massive increase in vaccine hesitancy worldwide, Chinese scientists have proposed passively inhaled COVID-19 mRNA vaccines based on viral shedding for the unvaccinated.

Chinese Scientists Propose Viral Shedding Passively Inhaled COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines For The Unvaccinated

Chinese scientists Qin Xiang Ng and Wee Song Yeo carried out a study proposing passive inhaled mRNA vaccination for SARS-Cov-2 for those who are not vaccinated.

“We propose the massive and passive immunization of the at-risk population via cohorting with individuals who have recently contracted SARS-CoV-2, but are deemed non-infectious albeit reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)-positive.

Testing RT-PCR positive would imply the continued spread of non-viable mRNA particles into the surroundings”.

“Multiple studies have noted that individuals who has had SARS-CoV-2 for more than 10 days were non-infectious, though they remained RT-PCR-positive.

The above finding is in line with current US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance that “persons with mild to moderate COVID-19 remain infectious no longer than 10 days after symptom onset” and persons with “more severe to critical illness or severe immunocompromise likely remain infectious no longer than 20 days after symptom onset.

This is because of a concept called viral shedding or vaccine shedding. It’s a process of the body releasing viral particles from a vaccine and creating a risk of infection to others.

COVID19 Vaccine Shedding

According to the University of Alabama at Birmingham, vaccinated individuals can still catch and spread COVID-19, even after the second dose.

Chinese scientists are now proposing to passively vaccinate those who are unvaccinated based on the same concept.

“Passive mRNA immunization also experiences fewer safety issues due to its non‐integrative and transient nature, the latter of which contributes to better and/or easier control of protein expression.”

“The feasibility of inhaled RNA for passive transfection has also been proven in a number of studies.”

On a mechanistic level, the inhaled RNA may lead to passive synthesis of non-infectious spike proteins using cell transfection machinery, hence leading to immunization of the individual.”

On similar lines targeting those who are resistant to vaccination there is also a proposed project funded by Bill Gates to create genetically modified mosquitoes that inject vaccines into people when they bite them.

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Chinese scientists produce artificial rain using potentially harmful low-frequency sound waves

10-02-21 08:22:00, Image: Chinese scientists produce artificial rain using potentially harmful low-frequency sound waves

(Natural News) Chinese researchers found an effective weather modification method to bring greater levels of rainfall. The method works by firing low-frequency sound waves at clouds to vibrate water droplets and increase the likelihood of them merging into larger droplets.

In a paper published in the journal Science China Technological Sciences, the researchers reported that the method can increase the amount of rainfall by up to 17 percent. They noted that the technology still needs refinement but hopes it will help increase the amount of rainfall in drought-prone areas.

But critics are concerned that the method is scientifically unfounded and generates noise pollution.

Producing artificial rainfall via sound waves

China has about 22 trillion tons of atmospheric water vapor, but only 20 percent of this reaches the ground every year. The western regions are particularly affected, as they typically receive smaller amounts of rain than the national average.

To that end, the researchers tried to trigger rain by blasting low-frequency sound waves from a sound generator. The sound generator is powered by a diesel engine and is capable of compressing air to several times the atmospheric pressure at sea level.

The researchers tested the device in the Tibetan Plateau to produce sound waves with a frequency of about 50 hertz, which is barely perceptible to the human ear, and a volume of up to 160 decibels (dB), which is as loud as a jet engine running at full speed. The sound waves had a volume at 160 dB at sea level but by the time they reached the clouds, the volume dropped to 30 dB due to reduced pressure.

Using radar signals to measure the water droplets inside the clouds before and after firing the device, the researchers found that the sound waves produced significantly more water droplets and increased rainfall by between 11 and 17 percent within a radius of 1,600 feet from the sound generator.

This increase, according to the researchers, is caused by smaller particles oscillating and merging into larger ones, which then become heavy enough to come down as rainfall.

GuangQian Wang, a researcher at Tsinghua University in Beijing and the lead researcher of the study,

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