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Five curious coincidences of the Covid pandemic
I am not one to mistake a coincidence for evidence of a conspiracy, but a conspiracy necessarily means there will be peculiarities that look like coincidences. If the Covid pandemic involves a conspiracy, then there must be bizarre coincidences. Here are five such coincidences I (and others) have identified. Again, not proof of a conspiracy, but it could be the residual signal of one.
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Even those who are only half paying attention to the Covid pandemic have probably already heard about Event 201, but it bears repeating and is arguably the most conspicuous and bizarre coincidence. It deserves the top spot on this list.
Event 201 was a real-world pandemic simulation collaboration between Johns Hopkins, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the World Economic Forum. It took place on October 18, 2019. Coincidentally, this is the exact same date that the 2019 Military World Games in Wuhan kicked off — the event that some suspect was ground zero for Covid-19. Anyone who was following closely in the early days of the pandemic in early 2020 will recall the Johns Hopkins Covid map, which probably did more to push the narrative of a global pandemic than anyone else. Curious coincidence, or something more?
Executive Order 13887
Many people wrongly assume that if the pandemic were contrived, Donald Trump had nothing to do with this. Au contraire, on September 19, 2019 President Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13887 titled, Modernizing Influenza Vaccines in the United States to Promote National Security and Public Health. Surely it is just a coincidence that a month before the world’s most impactful flu pandemic an executive order was signed that would facilitate the rapid development and distribution of novel vaccine technology. Granted, the EO is ostensibly directed at influenza viruses (typically rhinoviruses), but the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 was the perfect test case for the novel vaccine technology described in this EO. One bizarre excerpt that jumps out at me in this EO is the first page redefinition of a pandemic:
Periodically, new influenza A viruses emerge from animals, including birds and pigs, that can spread efficiently and have sustained transmission among humans. This situation is called an influenza pandemic (pandemic).
Of course, that is not what the term ‘pandemic’ means at all, so it is bizarre that it was defined as such in this legal government document. It is worth reading the entire EO to get an appreciation for just how preposterous a coincidence it was, but this section should set off some red flags for any red-blooded critical thinking human:
Milken Institute Future of Health Summit
A lot of weird stuff was going on in the fall of 2019, conspicuously right before the SARS-CoV-2 virus began spreading throughout the world. It’s almost as if someone knew. From October 28-30, 2019 the Milken Institute hosted the Future of Health Summit, and at that summit there was a panel titled Making Influenza History: The Quest for a Universal Vaccine. And on that panel were six people: Michael Specter, Rick Bright (HHS), Bruce Gellin, Margaret Hamburg (former FDA commissioner), Casey Wright, and of course, Anthony Fauci. The entire hour long panel can be viewed here, but the biggest smoking gun is this two-minute clip:
It begs the question — just how important was it to find a way to expedite the decade-long process of getting novel vaccine technology approved? Because the Covid-19 pandemic solved that very problem that was being discussed in October 2019. As Rick Bright said, “there might be a need or even an urgent call for an entity of excitement out there that’s completely disruptive that’s not beholden to bureaucratic strings and processes.” Talk about manifest destiny. We’re either living in the Matrix and Rick Bright is Neo or something fucky is going on.
International Patent A61K 39/12 (2006.01)
What if I told you that on October 25, 2017 an international patent was filed for a technology to develop coronavirus vaccines based on the spike protein sequence? What if I then told you that same patent was used to develop the Moderna Covid vaccine? Oh, and also the Johnson & Johnson, and the Novavax, oh and Pfizer/BioNTech too. What if I then told you that the scientist who developed the technology was on Time’s list of 100 most influential people for 2021? What if I then told you that his bio for the list was written by none other than Anthony Fauci? But that’s fine, I’m sure it’s all a coincidence (or about five coincidences). Nothing to see here.
Gates Investment in Pfizer BioNTech
A standard procedure in investigative journalism is to ‘follow the money’, or to ask the question ‘who benefits?’ (cui bono?). In the case of the Covid-19 pandemic, the money made by Moderna and Pfizer in particular for their development of vaccines has been well documented. The truth is that Moderna was a company in dire need of a win, and without the Covid vaccines they would have almost certainly gone bankrupt.
But Moderna and Pfizer weren’t the only ones to benefit from the pandemic. In September 2019, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invested $55 million in Pfizer BioNTech. The fact checkers will point to the fact that the investment had nothing to do with Covid, but ubiquitously fail to mention that Gates has seen a 10x ROI for his investment in just two years.
Whether a lucky investment in BioNTech during the critical period of fall 2019 is evidence of foreknowledge of a coming boon to the company remains to be seen, but the fact that Bill Gates has his fingerprints all over this pandemic suggests there is more there than meets the eye.
There are other less groundbreaking coincidences that I have not covered here, such as an unusually large order of PCR machines in May 2019 to Hubei province where Wuhan is located, several bizarre data points relating to the lab leak theory (here, here, here), and the EU’s obsession with vaccine passports as far back as March 2019. I am primarily interested in coincidences that are otherwise difficult to explain away, and the five I outlined above are the ones I find most compelling.
I have no doubt more coincidences will emerge as we learn more about the origins of the Covid pandemic, and I’ll be sure to post about them when they do.