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  • Joe Biden’s Latest Gaffe: “200 million people will die, probably by the time I finish this talk” (Video)

    09/20/2020 5:42:45 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 50 replies
    100 Percent Fed ^ | 9/20/2020 | Leisa Audette
    Joe Biden just can’t help himself. He makes up things all the time, but his latest is a doozy. How can any American vote for him? During a speech today, Biden said, “It’s estimated that 200 million people will die, probably by the time I finish this talk.”
  • How to Live With Covid, Not for It. If reason finally prevails over panic, policy makers will reopen schools and focus on the vulnerable.

    09/20/2020 4:29:21 AM PDT · by karpov · 12 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 16, 2020 | Joseph A. Ladapo
    The battle against Covid-19 is entering a new phase, and the choice for society is whether to live with the virus or to live for it. This new phase has been marked by four developments: Many states have weathered post-shutdown outbreaks and case counts are falling; the percentage of Americans saying the pandemic is worsening peaked in July and is trending down, according to Gallup polling; the culture wars over lockdowns and distancing mandates are cooling; and inexpensive rapid testing and a vaccine will soon be available widely. These developments create an atmosphere of possibility—and an opportunity to pivot away...
  • Sputnik V: Russian Covid-19 Vaccine Developers Respond To Criticism Of Clinical Trial Data In Medical Journal Lancet

    09/19/2020 6:20:37 PM PDT · by cba123 · 5 replies ^ | Yesterday
    After criticism of the clinical trials data of the Russian Covid-19 vaccine 'Sputnik V' by global scientists, the developers of the vaccine have defended the data presented by them in medical journal Lancet and promised to provide access to health records of certain volunteers. In a letter to the Lancet's editorial board, which published on medical journal's website on Friday (18 September) evening, the Sputnik V developers emphasised that all the data presented in the article published earlier in the journal were obtained in "experiments and double checked", reports Russian News Agency TASS.
  • Trump says by the end of 2020 we'll have 100 million covid vaccines!

    09/18/2020 4:54:31 PM PDT · by Coopspr · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9/18/20 | Cooper Springsteen
    Trump recently said that we'll have 100 million covid vaccines in the United States by the end of 2020. Check it out! This man gets stuff done!!!
  • Bill Gates tells Chris Wallace Trump's travel ban may have worsened coronavirus pandemic [projectile throwing warning]

    09/18/2020 3:55:15 PM PDT · by Cold War Veteran - Submarines · 44 replies
    Faux News ^ | 9/18/2020 | Caleb parke
    Microsoft founder Bill Gates told "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace President Trump may have worsened the coronavirus pandemic with his travel bans, in an exclusive interview set to air this weekend
  • Pelosi to church: 'Follow science' on COVID-19 restrictions

    09/18/2020 3:15:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    ABC 'News' ^ | 9/18/20 | Lisa Mascaro
    WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back Friday against the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco's criticism of COVID-related restrictions, saying he should “follow science” rather than advocate for fuller in-person gatherings for Mass and worship. Asked about Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone's recent op-ed protesting limits on larger public gatherings, Pelosi, a practicing Catholic, said he should not be putting people's lives at risk. “With all due respect to my archbishop, I think we should follow science on this,” Pelosi said. The right to worship has become a fierce touchstone in the debate over state and local rules to stem...
  • Fauci: I would ‘still put my money’ on vaccine by November or December

    09/18/2020 7:24:28 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 16 replies
    nypost ^ | 09/17/2020 | Jackie Salo
    Dr. Anthony Fauci says he expects to see a COVID-19 vaccine being proven safe and effective by November or December. “I would still put my money on November/December,” Fauci said Wednesday at a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute panel, according to CNN. The nation’s top infectious disease expert has said that researchers test vaccines by giving the shots to some and a placebo to others, then waiting to see if those who got the actual vaccine develop fewer cases or less-severe symptoms. He said that to tell if a vaccine candidate is effective, researchers need to see about 150 coronavirus infections...
  • (VIDEO) Pelosi Pretends To Get Emotional While Discussing Covid Death Toll

    09/18/2020 6:10:41 AM PDT · by rustyweiss74 · 11 replies
    MenRec ^ | 09/18/2020 | Staff
    “That’s why almost 200,000 people will lose their lives by the end of this week,” an emotional Pelosi said, clutching her chest.
  • Monroe County: (Rochester NY) Growing number of COVID-19 cases linked to houses of worship (Not Daniel Prude Rioters)

    09/17/2020 2:04:24 PM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 10 replies ^ | 9/17/20
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Department of Public Health says it’s seeing a growing number of COVID-19 cases that could be directly or indirectly connected to houses of worship. The department is asking communities of faith to review best practices for services, including mask-wearing at all times, six feet social distancing, putting markers on the ground, blocking off every other row of seating and encouraging frequent hand washing and sanitizing.
  • Europe sees ‘alarming rates of transmission’ of COVID-19, WHO warns

    09/17/2020 12:42:02 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    nypost ^ | 09/17/2020 | Lee Brown
    Europe is again seeing “alarming rates of transmission” of the coronavirus — a “wake-up call” to avoid quarantine “fatigue,” the region’s World Health Organization director warned Thursday. “We have a very serious situation unfolding before us,” warned Hans Kluge, the UN public health group’s regional director for Europe. “Weekly cases have now exceeded those reported when the pandemic first peaked in Europe in March,” he revealed, noting last week’s tally “exceeded 300,000 patients,” with seven countries seeing cases doubling in the previous two week
  • Nasal Solution May Stop Spread of COVID-19, Study Finds

    09/17/2020 10:31:24 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    UPI ^ | SEPT. 17, 2020 | Brian P. Dunleavy
    A commercially available nasal antiseptic solution "inactivates" COVID-19 just 15 seconds after the coronavirus is exposed to it, effectively preventing the infection from developing, according to a study published Thursday by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. By inactivating the virus, the antiseptic nasal rinse -- a povidone-iodine solution administered in the nostril -- also would help prevent those infected from spreading it to others, the researchers said. The findings are based on lab experiments designed to assess how the rinse affects new coronavirus cells "in vitro," or in test tubes. Researchers have yet to study the rinse in humans with...
  • The CDC director has doubled down on masks, but is he wrong?

    09/17/2020 7:25:18 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    americanthinker ^ | 09/17/2020 | Andrea Widburg
    The CDC has had more prominence this year than usual, thanks to the Wuhan virus. However, when America looked to it for help, it wasn't ready, whether with tests or useful advice. Its lack of preparedness might have been because the CDC's been expending its time and your money training its people in Critical Race Theory (CRT) rather than disease control. And while I'm currently agnostic about a vaccination's efficacy (I need a lot more information), I'm also suspicious when the CDC's director, Dr. Robert Redfield, announces that his surgical mask is what will save him and what will save...
  • Enough people have to take a Covid-19 vaccine for it to be efficient, Fauci says

    09/17/2020 6:36:15 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 45 replies
    cnn ^ | 09/17/2020 | Theresa Waldrop, Shelby Lin Erdman and Maggie Fox
    (CNN)If not enough Americans get a Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes available, it won't help reduce the spread of the deadly virus, the nation's top infectious disease official said. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Dr. Anthony Fauci addressed the risks of too few people taking the vaccine. Even a third of Americans getting vaccinated against the coronavirus won't be enough, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said. "It's a combination of how effective a vaccine is and how many people use it," Fauci said. "If you have a vaccine that is highly...
  • American allegedly responsible for COVID-19 outbreak in Germany identified

    09/17/2020 6:20:06 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    nypost ^ | 09/17/2020 | Yaron Steinbuch
    A US citizen who allegedly refused to quarantine and instead went on a pub crawl in a Bavarian town — sparking a COVID-19 outbreak — has been named as a 26-year-old Florida woman who thanked her co-workers for going to her “rona party,” according to a report. Yasmin Adli, who works at a hotel resort for US forces stationed in Germany, had been awaiting test results after a jaunt to Greece when she partied in Garmisch-Partenkirchen – although she already had a sore throat, the Daily Mail reported. She allegedly texted several of her co-workers who had partied with her...
  • Sputnik V Update: Russia Confirms Deal to Supply 100 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine to India

    09/16/2020 10:58:14 PM PDT · by cba123 · 17 replies ^ | Today
    Coronavirus Vaccine News: Russia is going to supply India with 100 million doses of the first COVID-19 vaccine 'Sputnik-V' to pharmaceutical major Dr Reddy's Laboratories as soon as it receives regulatory approval, a report said on Wednesday. Also Read - IPL 2020: CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad Unavailable For Season Opener vs Mumbai Indians, COVID-struck Batsman to Remain in Isolation The Russian Direct Investment Fund, which is the official sponsor of the vaccine candidate, agreed on a deal to spearhead the clinical trials and distribution of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in India at the global pharmaceutical company headquartered in the country.
  • COVID-19 emails from Nashville mayor's office show disturbing revelation

    09/16/2020 8:58:38 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 71 replies
    The discussion involves the low number of coronavirus cases emerging from bars and restaurants and how to handle that.and most disturbingly how to keep it from the public. On June 30th, contact tracing was giving a small view of coronavirus clusters. Construction and nursing homes causing problems more than a thousand cases traced to each category, but bars and restaurants reported just 22 cases. Leslie Waller from the health department asks “This isn’t going to be publicly released, right? Just info for Mayor’s Office? “Correct, not for public consumption.” Writes senior advisor Benjamin Eagles
  • Pennsylvania Court Agrees There Is No Pandemic Exception To Constitution

    09/16/2020 4:46:14 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 11 replies
    Noisy Room ^ | September 16, 2020 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Does the Wuhan virus, which arguably escaped from a Chinese virology lab, supersede the rights guaranteed to American citizens under the U.S. Constitution? U.S. Federal District Judge William Stickman IV has ruled in a case brought before him that there is no pandemic exception to the U.S. Constitution and that the Bill of Rights cannot be trampled with impunity whenever there is a health emergency leftist ideologues try to exploit to impose their desired control over every aspect of our daily lives. As Reason Magazine reports: A federal judge on Monday has ruled that lockdown restrictions imposed by Pennsylvania Gov....
  • What’s a realistic timeline for a COVID-19 vaccine? What about getting back to ‘normal life’?

    09/16/2020 1:35:49 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 60 replies
    clickondetroit ^ | 09/15/2020 | Frank McGeorge, MD & Derick Hutchinson,
    What’s a realistic timeline for a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to be available to the public? How long will it really take to get back to “normal life”? Research is progressing well on several of the COVID-19 vaccine candidates, but Dr. Anthony Fauci wants everyone to understand that even under the best-case scenario, getting back to normal won’t happen overnight. “Right now, today, in real time, we’re averaging close to 40,000 new infections a day and 1,000 deaths,” Fauci said. “So we are still in the middle of this. In order to get any semblance of normality, you’ve got to get...
  • Eye on Politics: The Great COVID Miscalculation

    09/16/2020 1:06:06 PM PDT · by Qiviut · 12 replies ^ | September 16, 2020 | Larry Schweikart
    All along, something about the timing of both the China Virus and the riots bothered me. Yes, of course in and of themselves they were both tragic, horrible, and costly in terms of life and livelihoods. But still, I couldn’t help thinking back to October 2016 when the Hillary Clinton campaign dropped the “Access Hollywood” tape and I kept thinking, “It’s too soon. They should have waited.”In previous columns I explained why the timing of that—its rushed appearance—allowed Trump to recover. Yes, it may have broken even larger momentum, but in the end, it only cost Trump Minnesota and New...
  • August wedding in Maine has led to a COVID outbreak and made a ‘nightmare’ of others’ lives

    09/16/2020 7:49:20 AM PDT · by lightman · 18 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 16 August A.D. 2020 | Charles Eichacker
    Early on in the coronavirus pandemic, Amanda Roy and her siblings considered bringing their 61-year-old mother, Anna Littlejohn, to live in their homes rather than in the Madison nursing home where she has spent nearly three years after developing a bone infection from a cyst on her knee. With other health problems including diabetes and high blood pressure, Littlejohn was especially vulnerable to COVID-19, an illness that has caused many of the state’s virus deaths as it has spread through long-term care facilities. But ultimately, Littlejohn’s children couldn’t make the logistics work to move her out of Maplecrest Rehabilitation and...