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B.C. College of Physicians wants ‘Dr. Lipjob’ sent to jail

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It was a dramatic denouncement midway through a private Botox party at the back of a Vancouver salon in July, in the fashionable Yaletown neighbourhood. 

The woman allegedly injecting Botox was confronted by a salon manager — brandishing a cellphone with a CBC News article on it about “Dr. Lipjob,” a fake doctor already sanctioned by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia.

“I showed her the article, said to her and everyone present that she was not a real doctor and demanded that she leave immediately before I called the police,” said Justin Voitic in an affidavit filed as part of a new application by the College asking a judge to punish Rajdeep Kaur Khakh with prison time and fines.

“[She] appeared shaken up and quickly packed up her things… She thanked me, which I assume was for giving her the opportunity to leave,” said Voitic.  

Forged medical licence

The College alleges that Khakh, who used to go under the Instagram handle “Dr. Lipjob,” continued to inject Botox and dermal fillers despite agreeing to stop under the terms of a consent order in March. 

She had been ordered to stop pretending to be a doctor and performing injections. She also paid $25,000 in costs. Only physicians, dentists and nurses or licensed practical nurses under the direct supervision of a doctor are allowed to do such injections in B.C.

Khakh, who also called herself Dr. Rajji, and Dr. R.K., used a forged medical licence to buy products and convince spas she was legitimate, according to evidence that was presented to get the original court order.

A year ago, CBC News reported that the college had done an extensive undercover investigation of Khakh’s activities and posted surveillance video that was part of the court filings seeking the injunction against her. 

Only physicians, dentists and nurses or licensed practical nurses under the direct supervision of a doctor are allowed to do Botox injections in B.C. (Dillon Hodgin/CBC)

Incredibly low prices

But the new College application says Khakh’s “contemptuous conduct is financially motivated” and the affidavits say she charged between $300 and $420 per treatment, prices considered incredibly low. 

She continued injecting people at parties, in their cars and homes and was seeking new markets for her business, according to allegations made by the College in court documents.

Voitic, the manager who also describes himself as a blogger and social media “influencer,” says in his affidavit that he was contacted by Khakh in the spring of 2017 via Facebook.

She called herself Dr. R.K. and allegedly told him she wanted to develop a male client base.

Rajdeep Kaur Khakh prepares to inject half a syringe of lip filler when the subject backed out 0:30

She offered him free injections of dermal fillers if she could film the procedure and post the video to her Instagram account, telling him she was experienced and that she went to clients’ homes to perform the procedures, he said. He agreed.

She first offered to do it in her car because she was in a rush, but he says he asked her to come inside his apartment where she injected his lips with a substance. 

“It was very painful. I felt that my lips looked swollen and awful the next day,” but after a week “the swelling subsided and my lips began to look more normal,” he said in his affidavit.

He then saw a CBC News article about “Dr. Lipjob” and recognized the woman as the one who had injected him.

Allegedly injected physician

The College has another affidavit from a friend of his, family physician Dr. Amelia Denby who was also allegedly injected by Khakh. 

Denby had been at a private Botox party at a salon in Chilliwack, B.C., in the fall of 2017. She says in her affidavit that she believed the woman who referred to herself as Dr. Lipjob was a doctor and a registrant of the College. 

Denby says she even asked how a doctor goes about getting Botox training but says she demurred and did not really answer.

A month later, the salon called to apologize, saying the woman who injected her with Botox was not a doctor.

On July 3, according to their affidavits, Denby and Voitic arrived at the salon to find Khakh injecting people at the private Botox party, which had been organized by a hair stylist, Aleksandra Mikolajczyk. 

Voitic shot three short videos of the scene that are part of the College application.

In her affidavit, Mikolajczyk said that she and two friends had already been injected with Botox and the dermal filler Juvederm by Khakh, at her home in November 2017. 

That was after Khakh had been warned to stop pretending to be a physician several times by the College but before she signed the consent order. 

The College alleges Khakh never intended to obey the order. In court documents filed on Nov. 7, the College alleges that Khakh did not tell the stylist that she was “prohibited by law… from administering injections of dermal fillers.”

The new allegations have not been proven in court. 


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Post-vaccine surge? Michigan’s spring coronavirus case spike close to previous year’s autumn high

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(Natural News) The spike in new Wuhan coronavirus infections recorded in Michigan over the spring is similar to a spike seen during the 2020 fall season. According to a Wall Street Journal analysis, the state’s daily coronavirus case count averaged more than 7,000 for almost two weeks – before taking a slight dip to 6,891 on April 20. This echoed similar figures back in November and December 2020, which saw sharp rises in infections for those two months before plunging.

Back in autumn of last year, Michigan averaged more than 7,000 cases per day for a span of 10 days. New infections dropped slightly, then briefly spiked as the December holidays approached. It then fell to the low 1,000s for the succeeding two months – until ascending again in March.

According to University of Michigan internal medicine professor Dr. Vikas Parekh, the sudden increase in new infections could be attributed to several factors. Among the factors he cited was re-openings, which increased people’s interactions and mobility. Parekh said the loosened restrictions contributed to the spread of the highly contagious U.K. B117 variant.

“As the B117 variant spreads nationally, we will likely see other stats [with] their own surges – although I hope none are as bad as Michigan,” the professor remarked. He continued: “The milestone just tells us we are not yet in the clear, especially as we still have large portions of our population who are not vaccinated yet.”

Parekh also expressed optimism over the lower daily caseloads the Great Lakes State reported. He said he believes both cases and hospitalizations have plateaued and will likely decline soon. The professor commented: “[COVID-19] positivity has been declining now for one week, which is usually a leading indicator of case decline.”

Meanwhile, the state cited younger populations and youth sports, such as basketball, wrestling and hockey, to increase new COVID-19 infections. Because of this, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called to suspend youth sports and indoor dining in the state. She also exhorted high schools to conduct remote class sessions for two weeks to curb the spread of the pathogen.

Michigan still experienced the spike in cases despite having one of the highest vaccination rates in the country

During the opening stages of the U.S.’s immunization drive against COVID-19, Michigan boasted of having one of the highest vaccination rates nationwide. A report by Bridge Michigan even noted the initial “frenzy for vaccines” that “far exceeded the state’s limited supply.” But things have appeared to turn around for Michigan, as it now struggles to reach the 70 percent vaccination rate needed for herd immunity.

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Scottish mom’s legs turn into a pair of “giant blisters” after first dose of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine

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(Natural News) Sarah Beuckmann of Glasgow, Scotland, felt a tingling sensation in her legs and noticed a rash flaring up around her ankles a week after getting her first dose of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine on March 18.

She also had flu-like symptoms right after the vaccination.

Beuckmann called her doctor to arrange an appointment the morning she noticed the rash, but by the afternoon her skin was already breaking out into blood-filled blisters. Blisters also appeared on her legs, hands, face, arms and bottom.

“I ended up asking my husband to take me to A&E,” said Beuckmann, referring to “accident and emergency,” the equivalent of an emergency room (ER). “When I got there, my heart rate was sitting at 160bpm, which they were very concerned about. I got put on an ECG machine.”

Doctors determine AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine triggers the rash

Medics carried out tests for HIV, herpes and other skin conditions to work out what triggered the rash, but all results came back negative. Doctors finally determined that the vaccine caused her rare reaction after carrying out two biopsies.

“Once they found that it was a reaction to the vaccine, they put me on steroids and that really seems to be helping my progress,” said Beuckmann. She had been advised by her doctor not to get the second dose of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine because of her reaction.

Beuckmann spent 16 days at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. She was discharged to recover at home. The 34-year-old mother of one is currently wheelchair-bound due to the bandages on her legs and blisters on the soles of her feet. She may need physiotherapy to help strengthen her leg muscles.

“They are starting to heal and they’re looking a lot better than they were but as the blisters started to get worse, they all sort of merged together,” she said. “I didn’t know what was going on.”

With the blisters merging, her legs have looked like a pair of “giant blisters.” Beuckmann admitted that at one point she feared her legs might have to be amputated.

Dermatologist agrees COVID-19 vaccine causes the blisters

Dr. Emma Wedgeworth, a consultant dermatologist and spokeswoman at the British Skin Foundation, agreed that Beuckmann had likely suffered a reaction to the vaccine.

“Vaccines are designed to activate the immune system. Occasionally people will have quite dramatic activation of their immune systems which, as happened in this case, can manifest in their skin” Wedgeworth told MailOnline. “This poor lady had a very severe reaction, which thankfully is extremely rare.”

It is not clear why Beuckmann, who works in retail, was invited for a vaccine. Scotland’s vaccine rollout was focused on people over the age of 50 when she got vaccinated, although vaccines are available to those who are considered at risk from the virus, or live with someone considered vulnerable.

At least 20 million Briton have had AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, which drug regulators say causes a rash in one percent of cases. They say rashes caused by the jab tend to go away within a week.

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Trojan labs? Chinese biotech company offers to build COVID testing labs in six states

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In 2012, BGI acquired Complete Genomics, a DNA sequencing company and equipment maker. The funds for the $117.6 million purchase were raised from Chinese venture capitals. The company has expanded its footprint globally. According to its website, BGI conducts business in more than 100 countries and areas and has 11 offices and labs in the U.S.

People are concerned about China’s access to American DNA data

Some said that with Complete Genomics providing an American base, BGI would have access to more DNA samples from Americans, helping it compile a huge database of genetic information. Some also worried about the protection of the genetic information’s privacy.

According to a 2019 report from the U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC), BGI “has formed numerous partnerships with U.S. healthcare providers and research organizations to provide large-scale genetic sequencing to support medical research efforts,”

There are three main reasons why many people in the biotech community and government have expressed concerns about China’s access to American DNA data.

In the “60 Minutes” interview, Evanina discussed the very likely scenario in which Chinese companies would be able to micro-target American individuals and offer customized preventative solutions based on their DNA.

Evanina asked: “Do we want to have another nation systematically eliminate our healthcare services? Are we okay with that as a nation?”

The second concern is that China may use DNA to track and attack American individuals. As the USCC report states: “China could target vulnerabilities in specific individuals brought to light by genomic data or health records. Individuals targeted in such attacks would likely be strategically identified persons, such as diplomats, politicians, high-ranking federal officials or military leadership.”

The third concern is that China may devise bioweapons to target non-Asians. Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute, discussed it in his article “What Will China Do With Your DNA?” published by The Epoch Times in March 2019.

He wrote: “We know that the Asian genome is genetically distinct from the Caucasian and African in many ways. … Would it be possible to bioengineer a very virulent version of, say, smallpox, that was easily transmitted, fatal to other races, but to which the Chinese enjoyed a natural immunity? … Given our present ability to manipulate genomes, if such a bio-weapon can be imagined, it can probably – given enough time and resources – be realized.”

An article from Technocracy said: “China’s aggressive collection of American DNA should be doubly alarming because it can only spell one ultimate outcome: biowarfare. That is, genetically engineering viruses or other diseases that will be selectively harmful to U.S. populations.”

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