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Is anyone surprised that the CDC has extended the public health emergency regarding COVID-19 for 90 more days? Of course, their “reasoning” is that cases are once again increasing; 95,000 new cases are being reported daily, and hospitalizations are “beginning to increase again.” At this point, I frankly do not care about these results: COVID is going to COVID, and what in the world does it mean that hospitalizations are “beginning to increase”?
What does this extended declaration tell us?
The news comes after the American Medical Association and 15 other national health care organizations called on federal health officials to maintain the public health emergency as COVID-19 cases rise. In a May 10 letter, the groups asked for the emergency order to remain in place for patients to access vaccines, tests, treatments, flexible care, and affordable coverage.
‘We request that the Administration maintain the public health emergency (PHE) until it is clear that the global pandemic has receded and the capabilities authorized by the PHE are no longer necessary,’ the groups wrote. ‘This will help prevent any future surges from threatening the health and safety of patients and the ability of health care professionals to care for them.’
They obviously are invested in having government funds pay for everything in the health area, and of course, if we run out of funds, we’ll just ask for more.
I was especially intrigued by the conclusion of these organizations that this extension will help prevent future surges. Republicans have pointed out, without effect, that this effort could become a “permanent state of emergency.”
In other words, the health establishment will continue to capitalize on the fears of the public and insist that these are life and death decisions. Who wouldn’t comply?
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As if these extensions aren’t concerning enough, the Biden administration has quietly proposed 13 amendments to the World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations:
‘The alarming amendments offered by the Biden Administration to the WHO’s International Health Regulations would grant new unilateral authority to [WHO] Director-General Tedros to declare a public health crisis in the United States or other sovereign nations, without any consultation with the U.S. or any other WHO member. Specifically, the Biden Amendment would strike the current regulation that requires the WHO to ‘consult with and attempt to obtain verification from the State Party in whose territory the event is allegedly occurring in,’ ceding the United States’ ability to declare and respond to an infectious disease outbreak within the United States, dependent on the judgment of a corrupt and complicit UN bureaucracy.
They would also have the authority to rule on information they judge to be misinformation, decisions that our own social media have already made to victimize, stigmatize, and silence our own medical professionals.
Although a decision on these amendments was pushed off into the future, their potential future enactment would be threatening to the sovereignty of the US:
There was no notification to the U.S. Congress on the amendments, which would have significantly enhanced the WHO’s power. For example, experts believed that the language would have enabled the WHO director to unilaterally declare a ‘pandemic’ or ‘serious health status’ within any country without providing the country a chance to respond or advising the WHO prior to a declaration. Instead, the director would unilaterally establish the parameters and basis for the decision.
If these amendments are enacted at a later date, we have reason to be very concerned:
These proposals would be only the tip of the iceberg. At the moment, the plan has all the earmarks of empowering and funding an untransparent, unaccountable, un-removeable behemoth. Just imagine what other schemes these globalist bureaucrats may be envisioning as they begin the process of creating this new monster global health apparatus. There is little room for national sovereignty, and even less consideration for individuals making their own choices.
The oppression of our own lives by health organizations—the CDC and the NIH and their cohorts—are sufficiently alarming to raise concerns about the infringement of the globalist agendas on us, which continue unabated.
Are we prepared to acquiesce to the ongoing demands of the CDC and, at some future date, the WHO?Published in