Weekly Health Quiz: Nanoparticles, Glyphosate and Wildlife – Dr Fundile Nyati
Weekly Health Quiz: Nanoparticles, Glyphosate and Wildlife
1 Deficiency in which of the following nutrients is suspected of driving the decline in wildlife populations across the northern hemisphere?
Thiamine deficiency has been identified in dozens of animal species and is now suspected of driving declines in wildlife populations across the northern hemisphere. This means our diets are likely to be low in thiamine, thereby raising the risk for thiamine deficiency in the human population. Learn more.
2 By referring to COVID-19 vaccines as “vaccines” rather than gene therapies, the U.S. government is violating which of the following laws?
The U.S. National Health Care Act
42 U.S. Code Section 2651
Vaccines Act of 2019
15 U.S. Code Section 41
By referring to COVID-19 vaccines as “vaccines” rather than gene therapies, the U.S. government is violating its 15 U.S. Code Section 41, which regulates deceptive practices in medical claims. The mRNA injections are gene therapies that do not fulfill a single criteria or definition of a vaccine. Learn more.
3 In 2017, Moderna’s experimental mRNA treatment using lipid nanoparticles was “indefinitely delayed” because it:
Wasn’t deemed safe enough to test in humans
But, as STAT reported in 2017, the treatment was “indefinitely delayed” because it “never proved safe enough to test in humans.” Learn more.
Was too expensive to produce
Was already on the market
Was taken over by another company
4 According to Swedish data, which did not close schools during 2020, teachers’ risk of COVID-19 is:
As high as that of 80-year-olds
Among the lowest of any profession
Swedish data shows teachers are among the professions that have the lowest risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19. Learn more.
Double that of the general population in the same age group
Lower than that of children
5 If AI takes over jobs and your ability to earn an independent income is destroyed, the introduction of a universal basic income may occur, which:
Provides greater equality
Gives you guaranteed freedom
Makes you dependent on the wealthy elite in control
â€¦ only a fraction of people would likely find work in this AI-driven world, which would necessitate the introduction of a universal basic income. This may initially sound like a good thing, but when your ability to earn an independent income is destroyed, you become dependent on, and at the mercy of, the elite that are in control of that income and the resources surrounding it. Learn more.
Is a form of security
6 Which of the following supplements can help mitigate the toxic effects of glyphosate?
To mitigate the toxic effects of glyphosate, you can take an inexpensive glycine supplement. Learn more.