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#1 WolfWhiz

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Posted 06 April 2019 - 11:24 AM

Candida auris 220px-Candida-auris_2016-250px.jpg Scientific classification Kingdom: Division: Class: Order: Family: Genus: Species:
C. auris
Binomial name Candida auris
Type strain DSM 21092[2]

Candida auris is a species of fungus which grows as yeast, first described in 2009.[1] It is one of the few species of the genus Candida which cause candidiasis in humans. Candidiasis is often acquired in hospitals by patients with weakened immune systemsC. auris can cause invasive candidiasis in which the bloodstream (fungemia), the central nervous system, and internal organs are infected. It has recently attracted increased attention because of its multidrug resistance. Treatment is also complicated because it is easily misidentified as other Candida species. C. auris was first described after it was isolated from the ear canal of a 70-year-old Japanese woman at the Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital in Japan in 2009. The first cases of disease-causing C. auris were reported from South Korea in 2011, spread across Asia and Europe to arrive in the U.S. in 2016.


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Posted 06 April 2019 - 05:37 PM

I read about that this morning in the Times. Apparently it's resistant to all medical fungicides, and is a problem for people with compromised immune systems.

Sometimes I can't help but think that Gaia is starting to run out of patience with us...


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Posted 06 April 2019 - 09:29 PM

Just another way Mother Nature tries to keep a handle on the weak to strengthen the population.

Too bad we are trying to control that process.


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Posted 07 April 2019 - 03:00 PM

My mom was am AMA type nurse when I was a kid.  At any sign of coming down with something, I would get wide spectrum antibiotics.  No wonder at all that my blood had yeasts flourishing for much of my life, with who knows how many side issues because of it.   I have refused antibiotics now for fifty years, taking my chances with letting my immune system take care of whatever bug might get me, and counting on homegrown antibodies to be there next time that bug, or its close cousin, comes by.  


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Posted 08 April 2019 - 07:04 AM

        I was a nurse for over 25 years for the military, worked in a lab for most of it, and we saw this candida infestation a lot. I am surprised that it is just now being noticed in the civilian world, or is it just now being talked about ? It would not surprise me if it was not common knowledge outside the military, I saw first hand our governments around the world hide things from the pubic eye.

 

      As a native american I feel like one day Mother Earth will shake us off like fleas and wipe us out, we're like a disease, or parasites, and she won't take it forever.


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Posted 10 April 2019 - 08:22 AM

this might be the orginal article on the topic

 

quite a pile of hyperbole on top of a possibly plausible threat

 

https://www.naturaln...population.html


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Posted 20 April 2019 - 04:33 PM

There are more deadly and common fungi out there then Candida auris that cant be treated and will habe devastating effects on the healthiest of people. What has been missed by the masses and the true epidemic is that Hospitals are a hub for spreading this fungi-virus. At the end of the day, if your immune system is compromised, you have much more greater threats to your health then this yeast. Im not saying this isnt a threat as it kills 60% of the patients that developed a invasive infection but as of right now there are hundreds of other pathogens hiding in your home that can leave a person with a weakened immune system very vulnerable.

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Posted 20 April 2019 - 06:01 PM

i watched this last night, thought that it was accurate, all hands on deck...

 

https://www.youtube....K0nkiZpA&t=199s



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Posted 16 May 2019 - 12:30 AM

 

 

     As a native american I feel like one day Mother Earth will shake us off like fleas and wipe us out, we're like a disease, or parasites, and she won't take it forever.

With the upmost respect that is not likely, after all Mother made us and loves us unconditionally. Yes, I know we abuse that love and take it for granted but we know in our heart of hearts Mother Earth is always looking out for us, providing incredible solutions to illness, wondrous beauty through lush landscapes, forests, jungles and oceans plus ever-evolving life in a myriad of shapes, colours and sizes.

 

Diseased parasites that need to be wiped out is the last thing a loving Mother would consider her offspring as.



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Posted 16 May 2019 - 10:42 AM

Love is a human construct. Doesn't apply to ecosystems. Humans have distanced themselves from the global ecosystem. The only species that destroys or destroys balance leading to failure of local ecosystems. If we don't reintegrate we'll disappear as a species.
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Posted 16 May 2019 - 12:08 PM

I fear we as human kind as a whole have already killed our mother, just we are too blind as a species to see it.
In another 20 years without dramic change as a whole planet chaos will ensue.. and we will kill ourselves the rest of the way. Talks of Water wars are already starting in china/india an china is about to reroute a major river ..

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Posted 17 May 2019 - 05:20 AM

 

 

 

     As a native american I feel like one day Mother Earth will shake us off like fleas and wipe us out, we're like a disease, or parasites, and she won't take it forever.

With the upmost respect that is not likely, after all Mother made us and loves us unconditionally. Yes, I know we abuse that love and take it for granted but we know in our heart of hearts Mother Earth is always looking out for us, providing incredible solutions to illness, wondrous beauty through lush landscapes, forests, jungles and oceans plus ever-evolving life in a myriad of shapes, colours and sizes.

 

Diseased parasites that need to be wiped out is the last thing a loving Mother would consider her offspring as.

 

 

 

I said nothing of a loving mother, Mother Earth is not human, we are not her favorite children.  We have pushed our ecosystems to the brink, we have passed the point of no return. The ice is melting, the oceans rising along with the global temperatures, and most humans are oblivious to the changes round them.


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Posted 18 May 2019 - 06:19 PM

 

 

 

 

     As a native american I feel like one day Mother Earth will shake us off like fleas and wipe us out, we're like a disease, or parasites, and she won't take it forever.

With the upmost respect that is not likely, after all Mother made us and loves us unconditionally. Yes, I know we abuse that love and take it for granted but we know in our heart of hearts Mother Earth is always looking out for us, providing incredible solutions to illness, wondrous beauty through lush landscapes, forests, jungles and oceans plus ever-evolving life in a myriad of shapes, colours and sizes.

 

Diseased parasites that need to be wiped out is the last thing a loving Mother would consider her offspring as.

 

 

 

I said nothing of a loving mother, Mother Earth is not human, we are not her favorite children.  We have pushed our ecosystems to the brink, we have passed the point of no return. The ice is melting, the oceans rising along with the global temperatures, and most humans are oblivious to the changes round them.

 

This is the whole idea of what is happening.

Humans are a virus on this earth. 

The sooner the modern man is wiped out, the better.

The human beings that lived off the land, they nurtured the earth.

They gave back as much as they took.

And this includes the people that were on this land before the white man took it away from  them.

The destruction of the Amazon forests are another one.

Another natve colony destroyed.

What gives me peace of mind is, after this sixth massive extinction, man will not be here.  In another million years or so, there will be a better "society".






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