Smallpox: Threat or False Flag? A Telling Timeline

On November 16, 2021, it was reported that 15 vials of smallpox (variola) were found at Merck’s North Wales, PA laboratory in a freezer. While many people are panicking about smallpox being used as a bioweapon to unleash on Americans, as Bill Gates suggested just a couple weeks ago, the real question is – were there really vials found, or is this to invoke panic, siphon off another slush fund, and potentially prep for a future false flag event as another cover story to build the human enslavement system the globalists so desire?

Whether this is an impending false flag or a future event they wish to roll out, the timeline below paints a very interesting picture, especially the fact that the FDA has had several recent approvals of both vaccines and drug treatments for smallpox under the guise of “bioterrorism,” and continues to add the smallpox vaccines to its Strategic National Stockpile. Furthermore, this isn’t the first time that smallpox vials were allegedly found outside of the CDC. It supposedly happened in 2014, when they found 6 vials in a cardboard box, stuffed away in a cold storage room at NIH. Have these labs been experimenting with it, or were vials really found in these locations?

There are allegedly only two locations in the world who house the smallpox virus, one being the CDC and the other is Russia’s State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology, also known as the Vector Institute, located near Novosibirsk in Siberia.

Timeline of Key Events Pertaining to Smallpox

June 22-23, 2001
Simulated Covert Smallpox Attack Dubbed “Dark Winter”

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies, Analytic Services, Inc. (ANSER) designed and initiated an exercise with former senior officials to respond to a bioterrorist smallpox attack on US citizens, and General Dennis Reimer of the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT) funded “Dark Winter.”

In November 2020, Joe Biden warned of a “very dark winter,” in regards to the Covid cases rising, and on January 15, 2021 stated “we remain in a very dark winter.”

September 4, 2007
The FDA licensed Sanofi Pastuer Biologics Co.’s ACAM2000 Smallpox vaccine.

The FDA press release includes the following statements:

“Until ACAM2000 was licensed, Dryvax, manufactured by Wyeth Laboratories, Inc., was the only vaccine licensed by FDA. Routine vaccination of the American public was stopped in 1972 after the disease was eradicated from the United States. However, smallpox has the potential to be deliberately used as a weapon by terrorists. A large proportion of the population has no immunity and fatality rates could be higher than 25% if smallpox were to be released as a bioterrorist weapon.

Both vaccines are derived from the New York City Board of Health strain of vaccinia, but Dryvax was grown on the skin of calves and then essentially freeze-dried for storage. It was licensed by FDA in 1931 but is no longer manufactured. ACAM2000, a “second generation” smallpox vaccine, is derived from a clone of Dryvax, purified, and produced using modern cell culture technology.

The manufacturer has stated that the vaccine won’t be available to the public commercially, meaning it can’t be obtained from a doctor’s office. It has been purchased by the federal government for inclusion within the country’s Strategic National Stockpile, for distribution by the Department of Health and Human Services, in case it is ever needed.

Currently, designated U.S. Military personnel receive the vaccine.”

A study published on September 15, 2021 show the rates of myopericarditis, cardiovascular, and neurological adverse events among U.S. Military service members.

July 1, 2014
6 Vials of Smallpox Were Found in a Cardboard Box in a Cold Storage Room at NIH

There were a total of 327 vials found, of which 6 were smallpox. In a 2016 report by the FDA, this is what happened to those vials:

Upon discovery, the 327 vials were transferred to the NIH’s Select Agent Program Responsible Official (RO). The RO secured the materials in a CDC registered select agent laboratory on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. The NIH RO then immediately notified the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the CDC’s Division of Select Agents and Toxins (DSAT) program of the discovery. The six vials labeled Variola (four vials labeled Variola and two vials labeled Alastrim, Variola minor), one vial labeled as RSSE (Russian spring-summer encephalitis virus), and nine other vials that could not be positively identified by their labels, were transferred to CDC on July 7, 2014, for evaluation. These vials were later destroyed at CDC, under the observation of WHO officials, on February 24, 2015. Of the remaining 311 vials, 32 vials were destroyed on the NIH campus on July 9, 2014. The remaining 279 vials were transferred to the National Biodefense Analysis & Countermeasures Center and either eventually destroyed (163 vials) or retained for research (116 vials) (see Table 1 for a description of the disposition of all 327 vials).

November 2014
Bill Gates, Chimerix, Wellcome Trust, Oxford University, and FDA – Future Smallpox Treatment

In 2014, Bill Gates funded Durham-based Chimerix’s drug brincidofovir to allegedly treat Ebola. The trial was funded by the Wellcome Trust and led by Oxford University, and the FDA authorized the study. Brincidofovir was later branded as Tembexa, as the first antiviral drug used to treat smallpox, approved by the FDA in June 2021 (see below).

October 6, 2017
Emergent BioSolutions finalized their acquisition of ACAM2000 smallpox vaccine business from Sanofi Pastuer

Emergent will go down in history for the devastation caused by their BioThrax vaccine used in the mandatory anthrax immunization program for military personnel that left as many as 300,000 soldiers injured, in one of the biggest cover-ups, until Covid. Perhaps this is one reason why so many are reluctant to get the Covid-19 jab, since Emergent has their hands in that as well.

Emergent went on to help both Astrazeneca and Johnson & Johnson with productions of their Covid-19 jabs. They contaminated 15 million doses of the J&J jabs that resulted in the end of their manufacturing deal with the Biden administration, but Emergent continued to produce the jabs under a separate contract with J&J.

July 13, 2018
FDA approved SIGA Technologies’ TPOXX (tecovirimat) – the first drug with an indication for treatment of smallpox

September 10, 2018
SIGA Technologies signed a multi-year TPOXX contract with BARDA for up to $629 million

The contract between SIGA and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), is for the delivery of oral and intravenous (IV) formulations of TPOXX to the Strategic National Stockpile. The base period of the contract is five years, with up to ten years in option exercises, to maintain a stockpile of 1.7 million courses of antiviral treatment for smallpox.

September 3, 2019
Emergent BioSolutions was awarded a 10-year HHS contract, valued at approximately $2 billion, to deliver ACAM2000 smallpox vaccine into the Strategic National Stockpile

As with most big pharma companies, the top two shareholders of Emergent BioSolutions is Vanguard and BlackRock. Corey’s Digs has reported on both BlackRock and the financial takeover and its CEO Larry Fink.

September 16, 2019
The Russian lab that is only one of two labs in the world known to store live samples of the variola virus which causes smallpox, had an explosion

According to the World Health Organization, the explosion did not occur near the smallpox or other virus stockpiles, but it drew concern about keeping the smallpox virus around.

September 24, 2019
FDA approved Bavarian Nordic’s Jynneos – the first live, non-replicating vaccine to prevent smallpox and monkeypox

November 15, 2019
FDA issues final guidance for development of smallpox treatments as part of critical preparedness efforts

June 25, 2020
SIGA Technologies delivers another $32 million in Oral TPOXX to HHS

March 11, 2021
Merck secured over $300 million from the Biden administration and Gates Foundation

Biden announced a government deal to secure 100 million doses of Johnson & Johnson Covid jab. The week prior, Merck had teamed up with Johnson & Johnson to help produce all of the jabs at Merck’s two plants in NC and PA. The government gave $105.4 million to “convert, upgrade and equip Merck facilities,” with a total amount of $268.8 million, procured through the Defense Production Act.

That same month, Merck received over $45 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to allegedly develop an oral once-monthly pill for HIV prevention.

The alleged 6 vials of smallpox later showed up at Merck’s North Wales, PA facility on November 16, 2021.

June 4, 2021
The FDA approved first ever antiviral treatment for smallpox – Chimerix’s Tembexa (brincidofovir)

Tembexa received priority review and fast track to expedite it. Smallpox was eradicated in 1980 and the US hasn’t had an outbreak since 1947, but they are concerned about its use as a “bioweapon.” This is the same company and drug that Bill Gates and the Wellcome Trust funded back in 2014.

Here is Chimerix’s press release and breakdown of Tembexa.

July 29, 2021
SIGA Technologies announces collaboration with Oxford University to expand use of TPOXX to treat Monkeypox in Central African Republic

The collaboration is to expand access protocol to treat individuals affected by monkeypox in the Central African Republic (CAR). Oxford University will sponsor the protocol and study in CAR and SIGNA will provide 500 courses of TPOXX at no cost.

SIGNA is also seeking inclusion of treatment of monkeypox, cowpox, and smallpox in the label indication with the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for regulatory approval, and anticipate that approval by late 2021 or early 2022.

SIGA has also partnered with Meridian Medical Technologies, a Pfizer subsidiary, for international marketing of TPOXX. They have two separate contracts with the Canadian government for the delivery of up to $47 million worth of TPOXX, and are also targeting Europe, Japan, South Korea, and Australia.

October 31, 2021
Joe Biden signed executive order 14051: Designation to Exercise Authority Over the National Defense Stockpile

November 9, 2021
Bill Gates warned governments of a smallpox terror attack while requesting tens of billions for research and development

The billionaire is requesting at least a billion a year to have a pandemic task force that can play ‘germ games’ to strategize for bioterrorism attacks, such as smallpox in airports. This would certainly add to his already extensive portfolio of slush funds.

November 12, 2021
OSHA suspends Covid-19 vaccination and testing mandates on businesses

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Firth Circuit Court granted a motion to stay OHSA’s Covid-19 vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard. The court ordered that OSHA “take no steps to implement or enforce the ETS until further court order.”

November 16, 2021
15 Alleged vials of smallpox found at Merck Facility in PA

Just like clockwork, only seven days after Bill Gates warning and just four days after OSHA’s mandates were halted, 15 vials of smallpox magically appeared inside a freezer at Merck’s Upper Gwenydd facility in North Wales, PA. According to the CDC, they were contacted about it on the 15th. Were they “discovered” by a lab worker, or were they planted, or were they never really there to begin with?

Based on this article by CNN, with a scary 1-1/2 min video on how deadly smallpox is, along with a “related article” link announcing the FDA’s approval of the first drug to treat smallpox, the timing of everything feels a bit too coordinated.

The fact that every media outlet is covering this story means that they are trying to stoke fear. This isn’t the kind of story they would allow to get out, unless they wanted to push a narrative, such as threats, intimidation, and the next page of their playbook to get everyone onto a vaccine ID passport.

UPDATE: On November 18, 2021, the CDC put out a press release stating “Laboratory testing at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today showed that recently discovered vials marked as “smallpox” contain vaccinia, the virus used in smallpox vaccine. There is no evidence that the vials contain variola virus, the cause of smallpox. CDC is in close contact with state and local health officials, law enforcement, and the World Health Organization about these findings.”

Did the Merck facility really not know that the vials pertained to the vaccine and not smallpox itself, or was this an attempt for the media to flood the minds of millions with the fear of Smallpox?

November 17, 2021
The second U.S. case of monkeypox this year is discovered in Maryland

What are the odds, the day after the vials of smallpox discovery? A Maryland resident who recently returned from Nigeria had allegedly contracted monkeypox, and just a few months earlier a resident in Texas who had also returned from Nigeria, contracted it as well. Monkeypox primarily occurs in Central and Western Africa, though the CDC says that there was an outbreak in the U.S. in 2003 that resulted in 47 confirmed and probable cases in six states. No deaths were

So The Question Remains…

Are they setting the stage for a false flag event in order to further scare the population into submission and need for jabs and vaccine ID passports? Will this be a cover story for potential future deaths of individuals who suffered adverse events from the experimental Covid jab? Do they really intend to release smallpox into the population? It would certainly be a way to get people to line up for the “the jab,” while possibly incorporating the Covid jab into the appointment at the same time. If they were to pull something like this off, it would likely be an isolated area, targeting a small group of people – just enough to scare the rest of the country and install new mandates – much like what was done with the measles “epidemic” in 2018-2019, which coincidentally Merck was the exclusive MMR vaccine provider of. Some will argue that they want mass depopulation, and though that may be the case, history has shown they tend to tackle this in bite-site pieces, while capitalizing on the damage.

Everyone can agree that they are most certainly up to something. The timeline shows planning, fear tactics, narrative control, incoming slush funds, partnerships and money exchanging hands, and a desired outcome of which will likely present itself in the near future. They will continue to intimidate in order to build their human enslavement system – don’t be intimidated, just be aware.

The fact that U.S. citizens are financing a bioweapons infrastructure with our tax dollars – a system that is rife with corruption, holds little value over human life, and has proven to be completely untrustworthy and unscientific – should give everyone pause to consider how to stop the illegal and criminal expenditures of our tax dollars.

This report was sponsored by The Solari Report.

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  • Julie

    Thank you Corey.
    Gates and all involved are terrorists as far as I’m concerned. They all have blood on their hand’s. They are all evil.
    I’m praying that God will remove all evil from the Earth.
    I’m also going to study about we, the older generation who got the smallpox vaccine if we have antibodies still.
    God bless you.

  • Greg

    omg.. fricking criminals feeding each other with contracts worth billions and we just keep paying for it like stupid sheep. Great topic, thanks for sharing such good current news.

  • Karen Bracken

    They always reveal their plans but most do not pay attention. I also believe there will be no election in 2022. COVID was just a test and the big one is yet to come and it will come when it presents the greatest opportunity and I believe it will come just prior to the 2022 election. The Democrats KNOW they are going to lose their majority in both houses in 2022. Or they will have no in-person election using all mail in ballots so they can steal the election. They are too close to achieving their marxist/communist goals of depopulation, destroying the global economy, destroying America and driving in global communism (Great Reset/UN Agenda 21/2030) to give up now. No way will they allow a legitimate election and every GOVERNOR currently in place is responsible because they refused to do what was needed to prove the 2020 election was stolen.

  • Sherry B.

    At 78 going on 79 yrs of age, I was vaccinated in the forties before going to school. I wonder if my vax is still good and have lifetime immunity?

  • Deborah

    Corey, a few more for your timeline.

    July 2018: FDA Fast-Tracks approval of SMALLPOX drug TPOXX. Collaboration with BARDA at DHS, as well as early stage development supported by NIH, CDC, DoD.

    Sept 2018: SIGA signed a $51.6M contract with $577M in options with BARDA, part of the office of the Asst Sec for Preparedness and Response within the DHS, for additional procurement and development related to both oral and intravenous formulations of TPOXX.

    SIGA submitted application for marketing authorization to the European Medicines Agency that includes a broader label indication including: MONKEYPOX, COWPOX, VACCINIA COMPLICATIONS, in addition to SMALLPOX Approval expected late 2021 – early 2022. Canada as well.

    Apr 2020: 19C BARDA contract. Worth $101.3M for procurement of oral TPOXX. Option exercises to be completed by APRIL 2021. BARDA Contract has up to approx $414M of procurement-related options remaining for future exercise.

    June 2020: SIGA, a commercial-stage pharma co focused on the health security market, announced delivery of oral TPOXX (tecovirimat) to HHS. Value $32M. Initial delivery of April contract option.
    Health security comprises countermeasures for biological, chemical, radiological and nuclear attacks (biodefense market), vaccines and therapies for emerging infectious diseases, and health preparedness.
    TPOXX is a novel small-molecule drug and the US maintains a supply of TPOXX under Project BioShield. The oral formulation of TPOXX was approved by the FDA for the treatment of smallpox in 2018.


    17 July 2021: Texas resident first confirmed cases of MONKEYPOX since 2003- the first US occurrence. A strain mainly seen in W Africa, fatal in about 1-in-100 people. Imported African rodents infected prairie dogs, and subsequently humans… said CDC.

    20 July 2021: CDC monitoring 200 people in 27 states with MONKEYPOX.

    29 July 2021: Less than 2 weeks… and MONKEYPOX is splattered around in states all over the country.

    Oct 2021: US purchases $13M worth of TPOXX

    4 Nov 2021: Gates drops the SMALLPOX BIOTERRORIST ATTACK threat/warning.

    16 Nov 2021: Vials of (illegal) SMALLPOX from in Merck lab.

    A strain that has been RE-EMERGING from Nigeria since 2017 after 40 years with NO REPORTED CASES.

  • suzanna grove

    Smallpox cases and increasing evidence .gov is buying drugs to combat smallpox
    is quite a warning, isn’t it? The piles of worms are all in the same bin doing their
    composting, are they not? This doesn’t bode well for our future in 2022. The PTB
    are trying to kill us, destroy us in all ways. We are not up for more lockdowns,
    but I sense they are coming.
    Many regards to you and the commenters and of course, CA-F.

  • Billie Kruger

    AR Campbell MD applied to the Rockefeller Institute for money to help with his smallpox research but was turned down because he was not a vaccinating “doctor.” The Medical Inquisition is not interested in finding permanent cures for ANY disease. He are the 3 chapters on smallpox from his book Bats, Mosquitoes and Dollars:

    Foreword by Dr. Waddell

    Résumé of Experiments on Variola by Dr. Campbell

    My Observations on Bedbugs by Dr. Campbell

  • Heidi

    Ironically, I had just looked into this after Gates made his comments. I obviously don’t have your amazing digging skills but I did find a link to a company called which shows Gates foundation as a partner as well.
    You didn’t mention Isarich so I’m guessing they may not be an important piece of the puzzle…

    Here’s what I found…

    “Tecovirimat (Tpoxx), an antiviral drug, was approved for use in the U.S. in 2018.” ( )
    …which leads to…
    -TPOXX Prescription N208627 SIGA TECHNOLOGIES
    …which leads to…
    -SIGA partners ( )
    …which leads to..
    -ISARIC ( )
    …which leads to…
    -Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Dale

    Just a theory what about the people who received the sm px vax before the cut off date in the 70s could it be the covvax was designed to remedy this problem for the them now my understanding of being vax could be off just sayin.

  • John Hrusky

    So the $64 trillion dollar question is, will there be any viable alternative to the Pfizers and Modernas of the world that is more trustworthy and not entirely beholden to wealth, that we can actually trust? Or is this going to be the bleak future for our children and grandchildren?

  • Mr Reynard

    I was Smallpox vaccinated in my childhood at school ~1948.. Vaccine is efficient for life without any booster.. This vaccination had stopped in mid 1970’s So anyone born after isn’t smallpox vaccinated & is a potential victim to it? & our well known World Philanthropist has learned from the past .. So, NEVER TAKE A FREE BLANKET FROM GATE’S FOUNDATION !

  • Steve Perry

    COREY LYNN, My sister in AZ sends me your posts from time to time. After this one, I need to subscribe. This write up and comments should be forwarded to Richard Preston, as a sequel to his famous 2002 report on this subject and much more from his book:

    Thank you

  • Cindy W

    Dr David Martin has also been educating people about ANSER’s role in the coronavirus pandemic, and the games being played by people theoretically on “our side” with bioweapons. I had never heard of ANSER prior to his mention of it.

  • Kevin Walter

    I spend most of my free time on Telegram and I saw a comment with the following link:

    An extract of Sarracenia Purpurea commonly known as the Pitcher Plant is a known natural remedy for Poxvirus.

    “Historical sources suggest that in the 1800s, when smallpox still posed a serious threat, the Micmac native Americans of Nova Scotia treated the disease using a botanical infusion derived from the insectivorous plant Sarracenia purpurea, a species of pitcher plant.

    Now, Jeffrey Langland at Arizona State University in Tempe, US, and colleagues have conducted in vitro experiments with the herbal extract and found it inhibits replication of the variola virus, the causative agent behind smallpox.”

    I was able to purchase the homeopathis extract from:

    Be blessed and stay healthy!


  • Unwavering Truth


    You’re missing another “exercise”, called ATLANTIC STORM, very similar to DARK WINTER.

    I believe it was around 2005, easy to find info on it.

  • CK

    I think this is just fear-porn. I used to worry about the possibility of a smallpox bio-weapon until last year when I became a “virus-denialist” after doing a lot of research. Smallpox was a genuine disease but there’s no evidence it was due to a virus. It’s a complete lie the smallpox vaccine was “safe and effective”. Smallpox cases plunged on their own when only 10% of the world was vaccinated. All of the so-called infectious diseases declined sharply due to better nutrition, hygeine and clean water. There’s zero scientific evidence that any of these infectious viruses really exist.

    Read “Dissolving Illusions” (for history) and especially “Fear of the Invisible” (do viruses really exist) for more info. Also, check out videos by Dr. Andrew Kaufman and Dr. Thomas Cowan.

  • Jean-David Beyer

    I do not suppose I will need an anti-smallpox vaccination or a “passport” because I have already been vaccinated against it (perhaps more than once) ages ago and still have the scar on my left arm to prove it.

  • MD

    Christopher David Scallio,

    Corey’s work no doubt is fact based. Concise? Absolutely! Not so sure about simple..? I tend to view the Digs as more a starting point really.

    How many broke into involuntary eye roll mode when this [latest] med-debacle was unleashed via the MSM? Know *I* did. And that’s what we’d best prepare for. At this stage of the game, virtually anything churned out by Deep Medical -should- be viewed w/ suspicion.

    If we get proven wrong down the road, always willing to reconsider my position. But I doubt that’ll be necessary…

  • NavyBlueSmoke

    Fear is used to get the jabs and no matter what they say the jab is for , one can be assured that the jab is the depopulation method. The Illuminati asked me if I would accept their invitation to join in August of 2020. They want people like me silenced & if I mysteriously vanish from the scene , you can be assured that I did not die of natural causes. Jeffery Epstein Did Not Kill Himself. Never , Never take the jab …. Nick

  • KuhlBieze

    New to this site … Found it through links .. Conservative Treehouse — 1st Headlines and so on. Glad I did.
    As a prior post indicated, there are only two facilities holding samples of Smallpox — CDC and Russia. There was a third facility in London, but reported the sample(s) were destroyed in a fire around 2007 if memory serves. When smallpox was declared eradicated by WHO, these three countries requested samples to keep for possible future research.
    A friend of mine was exposed to Monkey Pox while stationed in Al Assad, Iraq in 2007. He received a smallpox vaccine and was confined to quarters for two weeks. He was terrified .. only given orders, no information.
    As far as the things, Gates , They are getting blatent and giving the appearance of flaunting their “agenda”. He and the others are so basal, and stupid (and I’m being generous). They are low-levels. Pretty much limited to this planet. Like , What’s the matter? Heaven’s not good enough for ya? HA!
    Such a teeny tiny thing Gates is.
    (Thanks Cory for making all this hard work available to all. I shall return. Hopefully, I can donate in the near future).

    “Awwwww … Mongo don’r know. … Mongo only pawn in game of life..” ~ (Blazing Saddles)

  • Francewhoa

    Thanks for sharing the result of your digg Corey 🙂

    This is a related document from NTI. Which they published on November 2021. In their document, notice their simulation of a “Monkeypox” event starting in May 2022 😉


    Archived PDF


  • Angela

    They’ve been chemtrailing us very heavily. Our dog died of a mysterious kidney ailment that I believe he was sprayed with in the poisonous chemtrails. They’re dropping dessicated red blood cells on us. Why?

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