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Red Cross Says – LewRockwell

Posted by M. C. on September 2, 2021

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2021/09/no_author/red-cross-says/

By Bill Sardi

ANTIBODIES FROM VACCINE & NATURAL IMMUNITY ARE NOT THE SAME

VACCINEES CANNOT DONATE CONVALESCENT PLASMA

RED CROSS WEBSITE

The WayBack Machine at archive.org contains a snapshot from June 12, 2021 of the official Red Cross manual entitled, “COVID-19 Vaccine Blood Donation Guide for Donors”

See this and this.

Here is what the manual says:

“If you receive any type of COVID vaccine, you are not eligible to donate convalescent plasma.”

“One of the Red Cross requirements for plasma from routine blood and platelet donations that test positive for high-levels of antibodies to be used as convalescent plasma is that it must be from a donor that has not received a COVID-19 vaccine. This is to ensure that antibodies collected from donors have sufficient antibodies directly related to their immune response to a COVID-19 infection and not just the vaccine, as antibodies from an infection and antibodies from a vaccine are not the same.”

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Caution Regarding Red Cross Blood Donation – LewRockwell

Posted by M. C. on July 30, 2021

I have had a mild curiosity about what else happens to my blood samples at the local lab.

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2021/07/no_author/caution-regarding-red-cross-blood-donation/

Writes my friend:

Hi Lew,

I donated blood to the Red Cross a few weeks ago.  Today I got an email from someone at the Red Cross inviting me to take a survey on Covid-19.  When I followed the link for the survey I was shocked to see the following:

We are contacting you because you tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies (i.e. we did not detect SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in your blood). Antibodies generally are detectable if one has been infected with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in the past or received a COVID-19 vaccine.

This bothers me on several points.  First, is this an initial step towards using the Red Cross to persuade me to take the vaccine?  Second, this seems to be an invasion of privacy.  Third, it makes me wonder who else they have shared this information with.

I didn’t go any further with the survey.  I will no longer donate blood to the Red Cross.

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Suspected cholera cases in Yemen hit one million – ICRC

Posted by M. C. on December 22, 2017

This is included in US civilian war death stats, right?

http://news.trust.org/item/20171221102014-v3i67

* Fastest growing outbreak on record, although likely overestimate

* Cholera epidemic will return in 2018

* Diphtheria spreading, with shortage of anti-toxin

* 8 million Yemenis on brink of famine (Adds quotes from MSF coordinator in Yemen) Read the rest of this entry »

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