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  • Indian Navy tightens social media rules for sailors

    07/09/2020 9:04:16 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 2 replies
    The Indian Navy has introduced new rules to enforce restrictions on the use of social media by its personnel and restrict their smartphone usage, made personnel accountable for the actions of their families on social media, superiors responsible for the presence of all personnel on social media and now require every sailor to submit a certificate of compliance along with details of personal smartphones and other devices.
  • Democratic world needs a global military alliance against China

    07/09/2020 6:56:16 PM PDT · by libh8er · 14 replies
    India Times ^ | 7.8.2020 | Samir Shukla
    If we look at China today, it has an uncanny resemblance with the pre-World War 2 Germany of Hitler from a perspective that is rarely considered while analysing the cause of this maddest of all wars that humanity ever saw. What makes the World War 2 really interesting is that it actually came from a trajectory of The Great Depression of 1929. As the west was reeling under a financial crisis in a post-World War 1 world, each nation was facing the typical problem of unemployment and sinking income of people. When Nazis came to power in 1930s Germany was...
  • Researcher Charged with Illegally Using U.S. Grant Funds to Develop Scientific Expertise for China

    07/09/2020 3:34:01 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 20 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | July 9, 2020 | DOJ
    A rheumatology professor and researcher with strong ties to China has been ordered held without bond to face a charge of grant fraud for not disclosing that he was engaged in a sophisticated scheme to use approximately $4.1 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop China’s expertise in the areas of rheumatology and immunology.  He is also charged with making false statements about maintaining employment in China at the same time he was employed at universities in the United States, including The Ohio State University.Song Guo Zheng, 57, was arrested Friday, May 22, 2020,...
  • Joe Biden Pledges to Rejoin WHO on First Day as President

    07/08/2020 4:41:57 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 07 2020 | HARIS ALIC
    Joe Biden, the presumptive Democrat nominee, is pledging to rejoin the World Health Organization (WHO) on his first day in the White House in response to President Donald Trumps announcement that the United States would exit the body. Americans are safer when America is engaged in strengthening global health, the former vice president wrote on social media, upon news of the Trump administrations move. On my first day as President, I will rejoin the WHO and restore our leadership on the world stage.
  • 'The world went crazy' with lockdowns, says Sweden's Coronavirus expert as he blasts WHO for 'misinterpreting data' to brand his country as one of 11 nations seeing a 'resurgence'

    06/26/2020 8:37:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 06/26/2020 | By CHRIS PLEASANCE
    Sweden's top virus expert has said the 'world went mad' with coronavirus lockdowns which 'fly in the face of what is known about handling virus pandemics'. Anders Tegnell, who advised Sweden to avoid full lockdown in favour of a 'herd immunity' strategy, said world leaders caved to political pressure amid panic - and that the crippling economic downsides of lockdown will far outweigh the benefits. Sweden has confirmed 68,390 cases of coronavirus and 5,230 deaths - far above its Nordic neighbours, but its economy is intact and actually posted slight growth in the first quarter of this year. Tegnell also...
  • Coronavirus can float in air, WHO and CDC should tell people that, experts say

    07/06/2020 3:34:41 PM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 82 replies
    CNN ^ | July 6,2020
    Milton, a professor of environmental health at the University of Maryland who studies how viruses are transmitted, has helped lead a group of 239 scientists who wrote an open letter to appeal for better recognition of the potential airborne transmission of coronavirus. They dont want to talk about airborne transmission because that is going to make people afraid, he said. Theres also an element of worry that if people think the virus is airborne, theyll stop doing other things they need to do to prevent transmission, such as washing hands, staying apart and cleaning surfaces. There is significant potential for...
  • Coronavirus pandemic accelerating with the Americas worst hit, warns WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

    06/19/2020 2:06:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    Reuters via MSN ^ | 06/19/2020 | By Stephanie Nebehay and Michael Shields
    The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating, with Thursday's 150,000 new cases the highest in a single day and nearly half of those in the Americas, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. "The world is in a new and dangerous phase," Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual briefing from WHO headquarters in Geneva. "The virus is still spreading fast, it is still deadly, and most people are still susceptible." More than 8.53 million people have been reported infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 453,834​ have died, a Reuters tally showed as of 1326 GMT on Friday. edros, whose leadership...
  • Australia to suspend Hong Kong extradition treaty, extends visas for Hong Kongers; China Denounces Decision as Meddling in Internal Affairs

    07/09/2020 9:13:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 07/09/2020 | by Zachary Halaschak
    Australias prime minister said the country will halt its extradition agreement with Hong Kong over the passage of a new Beijing-backed "national security" law and will extend temporary visas from Hong Kongers in Australia. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Thursday that the visa extension will allow those from Hong Kong with temporary visas to stay for five additional years and will open a path to permanent Australian residency, according to the New York Times. Morrison also encouraged businesses to move to his country. We are a great immigration nation, the prime minister said. The move comes in response to a...
  • Mullahs and the Chinese Communist Party, an unholy alliance

    07/09/2020 8:56:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 07/09/2020 | By Hamid Gharagozloo
    What has happened to Iran over the past four decades? Back in 1976, Iran was at the height of its glory after nearly two centuries. As a close ally of the U.S., the only friend of Israel in the region, and a prosperous nation with the eighth largest economy in the world, Iran was poised to surpass many European countries by the year 2000. At the time, Irans innovative educational system and literacy programs were the envy of the world. Its economic and military prowess were a huge source of stability in the region. And yet, the then U.S. administration...
  • In echo of Mao era, China's schools in book-cleansing drive

    07/09/2020 5:37:32 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 9, 2020 | by Huizhong Wu
    BEIJING - As schools reopened in China after the COVID-19 outbreak, they have thrown themselves into a nationwide exercise to remove books deemed politically incorrect, deepening Chinese President Xi Jinpings push to instil patriotism and ideological purity in the education system. A directive from the Ministry of Education last October called on elementary and middle schools to clear out books from their libraries including illegal and inappropriate works. Now teachers have removed books from schools in at least 30 of mainland Chinas 33 provinces and municipalities, according to a Reuters review of social media posts, publicly available school and local...
  • Australia offers safe haven to Hong Kongers, sparking China fury

    07/09/2020 5:32:04 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    France24 ^ | July 9, 2020
    Sydney (AFP) -- Australia offered pathways to permanent residency for thousands of people from Hong Kong on Thursday in response to China's crackdown on dissent, drawing a furious reply from Beijing. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said his government was suspending its extradition agreement with the city and, in addition to extending the visas of 10,000 Hong Kongers already in the country, threw open the door to thousands more wanting to start a new life Down Under. Morrison said the decisions were taken in response to China's imposition last week of a tough new security law in Hong Kong, which he...
  • Hong Kong Businessman: Joe Biden Election Would Mean Chinese Communists Won Against Free World Game Over

    07/08/2020 8:06:23 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Jul, 2020 | KYLE OLSON
    A Hong Kong businessman issued a dire warning on Monday, saying a Joe Biden win would be a win for the Chinese communists and a loss for the free world. Elmer Yuen told the Polish show Against the Tide TV a Biden presidential victory would be disastrous for freedom. SNIP While he was vice president under Obama, he was in charge of the relationship with China. He was directly in charge and he let (them) go, Yuen, who is in the United States advocating for freedom in Hong Kong, said. He let the Chinese build a military installation in the...
  • Immigration Will Go Bust Without $1.2B Bailout

    07/08/2020 4:27:55 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 36 replies
    safehaven ^ | Jul 02, 2020 | Charles Benavidez
    Immigration Will Go Bust Without $1.2B Bailout By Charles Benavidez - Jul 02, 2020, 6:00 PM CDT United States With the Trump administration on a continued anti-immigration tear as a campaign-hedge for November 2020 elections, and as the COVID-19 pandemic rampages on, the American immigration systemlargely funded by visa and green card applicationsis basically running out of money. Now, it may have to temporarily lay off thousands of workers, and thus potentially bring immigration to a near halt from its already painfully slow crawl.
  • Trump criticizes Fauci and says US in a 'good place' as Covid-19 cases top 3m

    07/08/2020 2:49:48 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 46 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Wed 8 Jul 2020 15.04 EDT | Martin Pengelly in New York @MartinPengelly
    As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US reached 3m, and another daily record fell with more than 60,000 new cases, Donald Trump insisted the US was in a good place and admitted he didnt listen to my experts. US reaches 3m confirmed Covid-19 cases as Pence pushes for schools to reopen live Read more The president also publicly attacked the USs most senior non-political member of the White House coronavirus task force, Dr Anthony Fauci, who said earlier this week the US was still knee deep in the first wave of the pandemic. More than 130,000...
  • SPECIAL Live Chat: Ezra explains how Communist China inspired #CancelCulture

    07/08/2020 1:32:41 PM PDT · by Fitzy_888
    Rebel News via YouTube ^ | 7/8/2020 | Rebel News
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  • Asymptomatic Coronavirus Patients Can Still Develop Lung Damage

    07/08/2020 10:36:50 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 83 replies
    Global Biodefense ^ | June 25, 2020 | John Kinnear
    I quickly learned that many patients with advanced COVID-19 disease bore none of the hallmarks of severe respiratory illness until they suddenly collapsed and died. ... [A] study from Wuhan, China, describes pathological lung changes on CT scans of completely asymptomatic patients. Asymptomatic carriage is not uncommon in other virulent infections, such as MRSA and C diff, but what is striking with SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) is that it may be accompanied by underlying organ damage. The researchers found lesions consistent with inflammation of the underlying lung tissue (ground-glass opacities and consolidation, to use the medical jargon), which...
  • Analysis: 10 Realistic Ways the War of Gog and Magog can Ignite Tomorrow

    07/08/2020 7:47:40 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 20 replies
    BIN ^ | 7/8/2020 | David Sidman
    The war of Gog and Magog, is a final battle prophesied in the Book of Ezekiel which consists of a type of End of Days World War that ushers in the final redemption. But could a third world war really be on the horizon? When looking at the in rise international hostilities taking place worldwide between nations, the notion of such an apocalyptic battle seems to be an extremely realistic scenario. The following is a list of international hostilities that if erupt simultaneously, can spiral into a Third World War. And due to modern defense technology, the devastation can be...
  • Chinese and US scientists genetically engineered bat coronaviruses in dangerous gain-of-function research stretching back years

    07/07/2020 9:31:27 PM PDT · by Grandpa Drudge · 14 replies
    GMWATCH ^ | 26 May 2020 | Claire Robinson
    Research was omitted from landmark paper claiming natural origin of SARS-CoV-2. Report: Claire Robinson Chinese and US scientists have been collaborating for years in dangerous gain-of-function experiments that involve genetically engineering coronaviruses from bats and other animals, as revealed by a series of scientific publications. The coronaviruses are related to the SARS viruses that cause severe respiratory diseases in humans. The scientists were based at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) in China, the lab suspected by some of accidentally releasing the SARS-CoV-2 virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic, and at the University of North Carolina (UNC) in the US....
  • Retracted coronavirus (COVID-19) papers

    07/07/2020 7:00:26 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat
    Retraction Watch ^ | July 7, 2020 | Staff
    We’ve been tracking retractions of papers about COVID-19 as part of our database. Here’s a running list, which will be updated as needed. “Uncanny similarity of unique inserts in the 2019-nCoV spike protein to HIV-1 gp120 and Gag,” bioRxiv preprint published January 31, 2020 and withdrawn February 2, 2020. More context here. “Epidemiological and clinical features of the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak in China,” medRxiv preprint published February 11, 2020 and withdrawn February 21, 2020. More context here. “Chinese medical staff request international medical assistance in fighting against COVID-19,” letter in The Lancet published February 24, 2020 and retracted February...
  • Judicial Watch: "Biden has a China problem. His son got a sweetheart deal from the Chinese Communists"

    07/07/2020 6:50:36 PM PDT · by RandFan · 26 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 7 | Judicial Watch
    @JudicialWatch #JoeBiden has a China problem. His son got a sweetheart deal from the Chinese communists. It will be held over Biden throughout his campaign and beyond," Click Excerpt link for Video..