According to the mainstream media, and at the behest of their political masters, the talking heads are reporting on three coronavirus variants that are “spreading.” The fear-mongering is ramping up and some colleges and corporations have already reinstated face mask mandates.
As if the face masks worked at all before…
As of right now, it appears the commands to mainstream media are simply to tell the public that this is a seasonal uptick of cases of new variants. According to CBS News, levels of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths for now remain far below previous peaks seen during past summer and winter waves of the virus but have been climbing steadily for . But the appearance of a new “highly mutated” variant has raised questions among virus trackers about what the coming months could hold.
The two strains that the media is concerning the public over are Pirola:
The EG.5 variant, or Eris, is estimated to be the “dominant” strain in the United States. It makes up the largest share of new cases of COVID-19 compared to other variants. On August 18th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that EG.5 made up 20.6% of new infections.
FL.1.5.1 is the next-largest strain at 13.3% of U.S. infections, the CDC estimated. Dubbed “Fornax” by virus tracker T. Ryan Gregory on social media, FL.1.5.1 has nearly doubled from the week prior when it was an estimated 7.1% of circulating variants.
Both EG.5 and FL.1.5.1 are XBB variant descendants that share a mutation known as F456L, which appears to be helping them spread more than other virus siblings.
“Pirola” is the third mutation we should all be fearing. It’s also being called a “highly mutated” strain given the name of BA.2.86.
All symptoms are the same. These variants will cause mild cold symptoms or no symptoms in most people. We have new and different common colds circulating so it’s necessary to start clamping down on the slave class. Hopefully, more people have figured out the game this time.