“Cause Unknown”: The Epidemic of Sudden Deaths in 2021 and 2022
By Edward Dowd
Carl Sagan is not my favorite scientist, but Mr. Dowd includes a quote before page 1 of “Cause Unknown” and I can’t pass it up without comment: “If we are not able to ask skeptical questions. . . to be skeptical of those in authority, then we are up for grabs for the next charlatan—political or religious—who comes ambling along. It wasn’t enough, Jefferson said, to enshrine some rights in a constitution or a bill of rights. The people had to be educated, and they had to practice their skepticism. . . otherwise, we don’t run the government, the government runs us.”
Keep reading that until you get it. If we blindly accept everything authorities tell us, we are not educated, and if we are not educated, we are slaves of government. Without disagreement, science not only stagnates, it degenerates into an intolerant cult. We are seeing that today, and we should also see that it is never in the best interests of power-hungry governments to have an educated population.
Ed Dowd is educated and has an impressive track record as a BlackRock fund manager who grew a fund from $2 billion to $14 billion. He knows how to crunch numbers and understands what they mean. Looking at multiple sources of data on all-cause mortality over the last few years, he noticed a disturbing “signal” in the data. Others have noticed, too, but I don’t know of anyone who has pulled the data together and analyzed them in as much detail as he has.
When insurance giant OneAmerica announced a 40 percent increase in all-cause mortality in the eighteen to sixty-four age group, there was barely a ripple of media reaction. For context, a 10 percent increase would represent a rare, once-in-two-hundred-year event. We haven’t seen a 40 percent spike like this since animals paired up by twos for an extended cruise on Noah’s shiny new boat. I may be exaggerating slightly, but this is a catastrophe of biblical proportions. As Dowd puts it, the sixty thousand excess deaths among millennials—over just one year—are roughly the equivalent of another Vietnam war. Other sources of data, including the Society of Actuaries Research Institute and the CDC itself, are confirming the same alarming signal.
Strikingly, the people who are dying should not be dying in large numbers. Dowd fills several pages with data and pictures of young athletes who died under very unusual circumstances. Authorities have tried to normalize this by fabricating the label “SADS” (Sudden Adult Death Syndrome). SADS explains nothing but makes it sound like you know what is going on—“Oh yeah, that’s just SADS.”
With an airtight case showing skyrocketing death rates, we can ask why this is happening. Again, there are plenty of clues. One clear sign that something is fishy is when authorities start changing definitions—such as the definition of a vaccine. Here’s another sign: You ask the FDA for their data on the so-called “vaccines,” and they tell you they will get back to you in fifty-five years, which they quickly amend to seventy-five years. These are data morally and legally owed to the taxpayers who paid for the studies. When authorities say they will get back to you long after you are safely dead, do you think there is a problem? What about when the CDC sets up a new system called v-safe to monitor vaccine safety but does not care to share those data with the public—do you think there is a problem?
Joe Biden got fully vaxxed and got Covid. Twice. Jill Biden got fully vaxxed and got Covid. Twice. Ditto for the prime minister of Canada, Anthony Fauci and Pfizer’s CEO. Do you think there is a problem? The VAERS system shows more deaths after Covid “vaccination” than deaths for all other vaccines combined for the last thirty years. Do you think there is a problem? There was a sudden shift in excess deaths from older people to younger people following Covid vaccine mandates in 2021. “Do you think . . . ?” Denmark thinks so and has stopped all Covid shots for people under the age of fifty. (I guess they don’t care about anyone over fifty.)
Dowd also looks at disability statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, where again, we see a big increase among working-age people in 2021 and 2022. I will not go into the details of what those disabilities look like, but if you do, you will see there are worse things than death.
Dowd noticed a slight increase in the death rate in 2020 but not very much, and most of it was among older people with serious comorbidities. This makes one wonder why there was such a panic about Covid. One big factor was a computer model generated by the infamous British epidemiologist Neil Ferguson. Let’s look at Ferguson’s track record in making predictions. For Covid in Taiwan in 2020, he predicted one hundred seventy-nine thousand deaths; the actual number was ten. Back in 2001, he predicted one hundred fifty thousand animal deaths from foot-and-mouth disease; the actual number was two hundred. In 2002, he predicted one hundred fifty-six thousand human deaths from mad cow disease; one hundred seventy-seven was the actual number. In 2005, he predicted up to two hundred million human deaths from bird flu. The actual number? Two hundred eighty-two, over six years. In 2009, he predicted sixty-five thousand UK swine flu deaths; the actual number was forty-five. This makes me wonder why anyone was still listening to this festering twit in 2020, but they did, and here we are.
This brings us to the bottom line. Mr. Dowd is more restrained in his book than I will be here. This horrific holocaust is not an accident and is not due to incompetence. The original outbreak in late 2019 was far from dramatic, yet in 2020, mandates and lockdowns swept the world in a matter of a few months. What was the response to the far more dramatic morbidity and mortality in 2021 and 2022? Governments and their media muppets have been almost completely silent. Clearly, they know what is going on and why, and they don’t see a problem. “Nothing to see here; move along and please die quietly.”
Sadly, the book contains many photos that put faces on this disaster. The dust jacket is also covered with pictures of beautiful young people. There are numbers, charts and graphs. There are also QR codes giving references for every piece of information. I don’t have a smartphone, so that didn’t do much for me, but for others, there you go. This is one of the best books I’ve read in the last year. It is an easy thumbs UP.
The most cited study on the topic of sudden death in young athletes was done in 2006 at the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland. Experts there looked at sudden cardiac death in athletes under 35-years old, between the years 1966 and 2004.
After a systematic review of the literature, the Lausanne Study determined there had been 1101 such cases—over a period of 38 years. That̓s an average of about 29 per year. These days, we̓d be grateful to see even a single month with only 29 such events. In fact, since June 2021, there hasn̓’t been even one month with fewer than 29 such deaths; there were 90 reported in December 2021 alone, and about the same the month after that.
Taken from “Cause Unknown” The Epidemic of Sudden Deaths in 2021 and 2022 by Edward Dowd
This article appeared in Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Arts, the quarterly journal of the Weston A. Price Foundation, Winter 2022🖨️ Print post