According to a declaration from Humero Prado, Assistant Director of Fresno County Public Health, which was filed in superior court, investigators discovered that one room of the warehouse was used to produce COVID-19 and pregnancy tests. In other rooms, investigators found blood, tissue and other bodily fluid samples. They also found thousands of vials that contained unlabeled fluids.Over 900 mice were located at the facility. Court documents identify Wang Zhaolin as the Prestige representative onsite during the investigation. Zhaolin informed the investigators that “these mice were genetically engineered to catch and carry the COVID-19 virus.” Court documents describe the conditions under which the mice were housed as “inhumane.”From May 2 through May 4, the CDC’s Division of Select Agents and Toxins inspected 850 I Street. Court documents confirm the CDC found potentially infectious agents at the location. These included both bacterial and viral agents, including chlamydia, E. Coli, streptococcus pneumonia, hepatitis B and C, herpes 1 and 5 and rubella. The CDC also found samples of malaria.That phone call launched an investigation that would eventually involve the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the FBI, the State Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), the State Department of Health, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and FCDPH, and would lead to the discovery of a lab that had been operating illegally in the city since October 2022. For FCDPH Director David Luchini and FCDPH Assistant Director Joe Prado, the amount of biological materials and chemicals – over 800 – found at the lab was a first.
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Illegal Chinese Bio Lab, Running Secret Covid Experiments, Found in CaliforniaAuthorities in California have discovered an illegal bio lab in Fresno County that was running secret experiments on dangerous pathogens.The unlicenced medical laboratory was found operating in a Reedley warehouse.Investigators have found bioengineered mice and hazardous pathogens, including Covid, HIV, hepatitis, and herpes.A joint effort between local and federal officials eventually led to the discovery of the illegal lab after a months-long investigation.The warehouse was housing the unlawful and unpermitted laboratory filled with lab mice, medical waste, and dangerous substances.The lab was only discovered due to a report of a garden hose attached illegally to a warehouse near the center of town, investigators revealed.The building was supposed to be vacant.When code enforcement officers from the city went to investigate, they discovered that it was in use and observed several code violations.“It was pretty clear right off the bat that something was going on we didn’t have a business license for,” Reedley City Manager Nicole Zieba said.“They didn’t have any city approvals; that building was supposed to be vacant.” ...
“I’ve never seen this in my 26-year career with the County of Fresno,” said Assistant Director of the Fresno County Department of Public Health Joe Prado.When local officials entered, they found a Chinese staff allegedly making Covid-19 test kits, plus: 900 genetically-engineered humanized mice, over 30 freezers and refrigeration units, incubators, blood, 800 different chemicals, tissue and other bodily fluid samples, thousands of vials containing unlabeled fluids, and over 20 potentially infectious bacterial, viral, and parasitic agents like: coronavirus, HIV, chlamydia, E. Coli, streptococcus pneumonia, hepatitis B and C, herpes 1 and 5, rubella, and malaria.From what I can tell, the warehouse didn’t even rate a biosafety level at all. Based on what they found, it should have been biosafety level 4, but instead it sounds more like it was biosafety level zero, unless there’s something lower than that. This one made the other Chinese bioweapons lab, the Wuhan Institute of Virology, look like something so clean and germ-free you could eat a steak dinner off of it.And, needless to say, the kinds of dangerous, infectious biological agents they found in the warehouse require special federal permits. But the biolab operation had no permits of any kind, not even a local business license. It was figuratively and literally invisible; you couldn’t even tell it was open from the outside, apart from the hose, of course.Code inspectors returning with a warrant found workers inside the lab who identified the owner as Nevada-based Prestige Biotech, Inc., and lamely claimed the lab was being used to make covid and pregnancy test kits. Covid and pregnancy seem like an odd combination. And despite repeated attempts by state and federal officials, as far as I can tell, nobody has managed to get a straight answer or figure out who or what owns Prestige Biotech or even where its headquarters are."The other addresses provided for identified authorized agents were either empty offices or addresses in China that could not be verified," an NBC report on the story explained.NBC’s article suggested federal investigations continue, but didn’t identify which agency was investigating what. It’s not even clear that NBC knows whether or not there’s an investigation at all.You’d think this kind of thing would be big news these days, what with corporate media’s fascination with pandemics and infectious diseases. But, while it appears to be obsessed with “manmade” climate change, corporate media ignores manmade fires that are causing climate change. In the same way, corporate media is disinterested in manmade pandemics caused by rogue Chinese agents or even crappy biosafety conditions in secret California labs, no matter how dramatic the facts.That’s why you have Coffee & Covid.
PRESTIGE BIOTECH INC is a Nevada Domestic Corporation filed on April 3, 2019. The company's filing status is listed as Active and its File Number is E0153542019-3.The Registered Agent on file for this company is Barry Zhang Cpa & Associates LLC and is located at 3528 Wynn Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103.The company has 2 contacts on record. The contacts are Xiuqin Yao from Las Vegas NV and Zhaolin Wang from Las Vegas NV.Company InformationCompany Name: PRESTIGE BIOTECH INCEntity Type: NEVADA DOMESTIC CORPORATIONFile Number: E0153542019-3Filing State: Nevada (NV)Filing Status: ActiveFiling Date: April 3, 2019Company Age: 4 Years, 3 MonthsRegistered Agent: Map Icon spacer Barry Zhang Cpa & Associates LLC3528 Wynn RdLas Vegas, NV 89103Report Due Date: April 30, 2024Governing Agency: Nevada Secretary of StateCompany ContactsXIUQIN YAODirectorMap Icon spacer 1807 W Charleston Blvd. #130Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOOtherMap Icon spacer 4831 W Flamingo Rd #2222Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOOtherMap Icon spacer 3859 S Valley View Blvd Suite 2-150Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOPresidentMap Icon spacer 3859 S Valley View Blvd Suite 2-150Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOPresidentMap Icon spacer 4831 W Flamingo Rd #2222Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOPresidentMap Icon spacer 1807 W Charleston Blvd. #130Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOPresidentMap Icon spacer 1807 W Charleston Blvd. #130Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOSecretaryMap Icon spacer 1807 W Charleston Blvd. #130Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOSecretaryMap Icon spacer 3859 S Valley View Blvd Suite 2-150Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOSecretaryMap Icon spacer 4831 W Flamingo Rd #2222Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOTreasurerMap Icon spacer 4831 W Flamingo Rd #2222Las Vegas, NVXIUQIN YAOTreasurerMap Icon spacer 3859 S Valley View Blvd Suite 2-150Las Vegas, NVZHAOLIN WANGDirectorMap Icon spacer 3859 S Valley View Blvd Suite 2-150Las Vegas, NV 89103ZHAOLIN WANGPresidentMap Icon spacer 3859 S Valley View Blvd Suite 2-150Las Vegas, NV 89103ZHAOLIN WANGSecretaryMap Icon spacer 3859 S Valley View Blvd Suite 2-150Las Vegas, NV 89103ZHAOLIN WANGTreasurerMap Icon spacer 3859 S Valley View Blvd Suite 2-150Las Vegas, NV 89103
Court documents contained email communications of city officials with Prestige BioTech’s president Xiuquin Yao. Mr. Yao stated that his company moved the assets to the Fresno warehouse after his company obtained them from a now-defunct debtor, Universal Meditech Inc.Court documents say both companies failed to provide any licensing that allows laboratory activity, nor did they provide the necessary permits for storing and importing chemical reagents from outside the United States.Not even an official California-based address could be found for either company. “The other addresses provided for identified authorized agents were either empty offices or addresses in China that could not be verified,” court documents said.
Universal Meditech Inc. Recalls Skippack Medical Lab COVID-19 Direct Antigen Rapid Tests That Are Not Authorized, Cleared, or Approved by the FDAThe FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.The devices described in this recall notice are the same devices announced in the FDA safety communication Do Not Use Skippack Medical Lab SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19 Tests.
Our medical and biotechnology professionals leverage their expertise to develop high-performance solutions to address today’s evolving global healthcare challenges. Our Prestige Biotech subsidiary provides medical products and supplies to governments and healthcare distribution channels worldwide.Medical Products: Our Prestige Biotech Division personal protective products, medical products, and supplies are manufactured to the highest standards of quality, specifications, and testing to meet government and industry regulatory specifications, which include EN 455, EN 374 ASTM D6319, ASTM D5250, F1671, and FDA 510K according to Point-of-Care (POC) end-user requirements. Our medical products distribution includes; government and private hospitals, medical clinics, doctors, laboratories, and industries. Our product quality, value-driven pricing, and dependable on-time delivery Our experts customize products and solutions based on the needs of every market.Corporate Development: we have established medical products manufacturing and distribution relationships worldwide. Our team of industry executives and specialists provide the necessary support to establish joint venture operations, alliances, and medical business development programs that deliver tangible results from the Americas to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Our proprietary product development and production experience also include the licensing of intellectual property and contract product manufacturing.International Medical Products Manufacturing, Distribution, and Strategic Partnership Development: our business and government relationships straddle the globe - we have operated successfully on every continent. Our breadth of experience and industry and government relationships offer our clients cost-effective manufacturing and distribution options worldwide.
Senior Management TeamMichael SkellernChief Executive OfficerMr. Skellern is a global business leader and entrepreneur with more than 45 years of executive management experience leading private and publicly-traded international companies as President, CEO, Chairman, and Board Member, in the aerospace, defense, security, maritime, and technology sectors. His experience includes mergers, acquisitions, corporate development, capital formation, global market development, and strategic advisory services to multinationals and governments.Mike has developed, merged, acquired, and operated private and public defense, security, and commercial companies in 14 countries across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific, including organizations with more than 3,000 people. In addition, he has an extensive worldwide network of senior industry and government leaders.
Chuck PackardChief Financial OfficerMr. Packard is a seasoned board member, business executive, entrepreneur, and business strategist with more than 40 years of successful professional corporate development, operations and financial management spanning industries from professional sports, airlines, technology, real estate and financial services.Mr. Packard served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board for George Argyros and The Argyros Family Interests. His business acumen contributed to the successful due diligence, acquisition, operation and disposition of the Seattle Mariners Baseball Team, AirCal to American Airlines and TicketMaster. He was instrumental in development of California Speedway and its subsequent sale to International Speedway Corporation. In addition, he was responsible for numerous real estate project acquisitions, development and property management of real estate valued in excess of $16 billion. He also served as Principal and CFO of the Argyros Fund - $3.5 billion real estate portfolio.
RADM Stephen I. Johnson (US Navy ret.)Managing Director, Defense ProgramsSteve Johnson is a business advisor, executive coach and facilitator with a passion for making a difference in the business success and personal lives of business leaders.After graduation from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics, RADM Johnson completed nuclear propulsion and submarine training and embarked on a 30 year Navy career that included service in four submarines (USS Bergall (SSN 667); USS Ethan Allen (SSBN 608) (Blue) as Engineer Officer; USS Tecumseh (SSBN 628) (Gold) as Executive Officer; and USS City of Corpus Christi (SSN 705) as Commanding Officer.During his tour as Commanding Officer, USS City of Corpus Christi was the most decorated submarine in the Atlantic Submarine Force. Awards included the Navy Unit Commendation, the Meritorious Unit Citation, three consecutive Battle Efficiency “E” awards, Submarine Force nominee for the Atlantic Fleet Battenburg Cup for overall operational excellence, and eleven other departmental awards for excellence in operations, communications, weapons employment, engineering, supply, and medical readiness. Subsequent to Command, RADM Johnson was selected to head Prospective Commanding Officer Training and Fleet Liaison, Naval Reactors (NAVSEA 08).
David J. Hopps MIExpE, MIoDManaging Director, Explosives, Munitions, and OrdnanceDavid is a highly motivated and adaptable leader who utilises significant organisational and technical skills developed through extensive experience gained initially with the British Army and subsequently with government, commercial and non-governmental defence and security organisations in the United Kingdom and abroad. David’s experience spans several conflict theatres, predominantly in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal field, and assignments in strategic and tactical planning and intelligence roles. He was awarded a Mention in Despatches for work undertaken as Commander of the EOD Squadron during terrorist activities in Northern Ireland and mainland Great Britain. Subsequent risk management work included kidnap for ransom negotiations, counter-terrorism training in the Middle East, and for the US Department of Homeland Security.
Dennis M. Cole (ret)Managing Director, Law Enforcement ProgramsDennis Cole has extensive senior level and tactical domestic and international law enforcement experience in the field in special operations, education and training. Dennis is a retired Chief of Police, San Diego County Sheriffs' Captain, and Commander of its Special Enforcement Detail. He has served with PI Global (Pacific International) in various executive management capacities, including the development of Universal Guardian, a publicly traded security products, tactical services and risk mitigation company, and Shield Defense, a less-lethal weapons company.
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That triggered a whole slew of agencies who invaded the lab in a series of investigatorial waves, starting with the local agencies and rapidly escalating to the CDC and the FBI. They found vials of blood, incubators, scientific freezers, dangerous chemicals, hundreds of frisky lab mice, viruses and bacteria including covid and even more exotic bugs like malaria, Hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, herpes and rubella Z — among others — and NONE of which are used in the production of covid test kits, which it turned out the State of California was paying the shady outfit to make.One’s mind boggles with the possibilities. What was actually going into those covid tests? In my view, this story is yet another reason not to use them.Somehow, during all that expensive and frenetic investigating, not one person associated with the lab was ever arrested, detained, questioned, had their statement taken, or even required to sign a hose violation notice. Apparently it was an unaccountable fly-by-night operation with an unlisted phone number ringing to a random live-eel wet market stall in Wuhan or something. “Herro?”With no clear answers anywhere, the Republican House Committee on the CCP decided to get involved, and subpoena’d town officials.This will shock you, but Politico, citing an unnamed source, said that a review of materials Reedley turned over in response to the House committee’s subpoena “has identified troubling gaps in safeguards that allowed the clandestine facility to operate with impunity, as well as serious deficiencies in the federal government’s response.”Serious deficiencies? How could that happen. Inconceivable! By which I mean totally 100% conceivable.In another not-so-shocking development, Committee Republicans have now established that the sketchy medical device companies that ran the clandestine facility, Universal Meditech Inc. and Prestige Biotech Inc., are tied to problematic Chinese companies and Chinese nationals. Believe it or not, these same organizations and their named officers are also implicated in major fraud investigations and other misconduct in multiple countries.All of which somehow completely escaped notice of the State of California, which was paying the lab, handsomely, for making extremely questionable covid test kits with zero oversight. Not one visit. California never even tried the phone number. Thanks, Governor Newsom!And, isn’t it too bad that you missed the test-kit bonanza? Had you known how little was required, maybe you could’ve gotten in on the covid test kit gold rush like all these Chinese terrorists did.