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  • Coronavirus: Top German doctor in hot water over mask comments

    10/23/2020 10:49:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 10.23.2020 | nm/msh (AFP, dpa, Reuters)
    German Medical Association president Klaus Reinhardt has been forced to clarify his position on mask-wearing after his claim that there was no “scientific evidence they are actually helpful” sparked an outcry from politicians and doctors. Reinhardt told a TV talk show on public broadcaster ZDF that he had doubts wearing simple non-medical masks outdoors was effective against the coronavirus. Such face coverings, he said, offered “no protection at all” to those wearing them, and only “very little protection against infecting others.” A sharp rise in coronavirus cases across Germany in recent weeks has led to stricter rules in many cities,...
  • Biden Calls For Federal Mask Mandate In Interstate Highways

    10/23/2020 9:45:36 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 33 replies
    BNO Newsroom ^ | Oct 24, 2020·
    Joe Biden: "As president, I'll mandate mask-wearing in all federal buildings and all interstate transportation"
  • What Does It Mean to Have Long-Haul COVID-19?

    10/23/2020 9:41:18 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    Runner's World ^ | October 21, 2020 | Selene Yeager
    As an elite competitive triathlete, César Villalba, 34, of Los Angeles knows his body. So, though he can perform “acceptably” on a pulmonary test months after his initial bout with COVID-19, that’s anything but “acceptable” for the professional designer who is used to racing around the world. “I can do that with 60 percent of my lung capacity,” Villalba says with the heavy sigh of a man who would really just like to be better. Villalba was never officially diagnosed with COVID-19, because he got sick before the pandemic hit full steam. “I had pneumonia, sore throat, fever for a...
  • Common MMR Vaccine May Prevent Covid-19

    10/23/2020 8:12:11 PM PDT · by doragsda · 46 replies
    The American Journal of Medicine ^ | October 23, 2020 | Ashford, et. al.
    The common MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine may protect against Covid-19. Journal article at link.
  • COVID-19 Update - 10/23/2020

    10/23/2020 8:11:30 PM PDT · by DoughtyOne · 2 replies
    My own workup | 10/23/2020 | DoughtyOne
    PING LIST - Please contact me as needed... COVID-19 Update # 219 As of 10/22/2020 23:15 PDST     United States CDC - Provisional NumbersAs of 00/00/2020 23:45 PDST     Johns Hopkins University - Capture Nations InformatonAs of 00/00/2020 23:45 PDST     Johns Hopkins University - Capture Counties InformationAs of 00/00/2020 23:46 PDST     Johns Hopkins University - Process JHU DataAs of 00/00/2020 23:59 PDST     WorldofMeters - Document Core NumbersAs of 00/00/2020 23:59 PDST     WorldofMeters - Capture Nations InformationAs of 00/00/2020 23:59 PDST     WorldofMeters - Capture States InformationAs of 00/00/2020 00:00...
  • WORLDOMETER COVID-19 Deaths in USA 10/23/2020: 903 with 81,210 new cases

    10/23/2020 6:36:13 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 10 replies
    Worldometer ^ | October 23, 2020
    Places with highest daily reported cases per capitaSeven-day average of daily new reported cases per 100,000 residents
  • New Fauci Emails On China, WHO [Weekly Update]

    10/23/2020 4:17:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 7 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 23, 2020 | Tom Fitton
    Judicial Watch Sues for McCabe/Strzok/Page FBI Text Messages Fauci Emails Show His Approval of China’s Initial Response to Coronavirus Judicial Watch Seeks Bodycam Footage in Fatal Police Shooting VA Targeted 78-Year-Old Veteran Trying to Hold it Accountable Seventy Percent of Jailed Illegal Aliens Convicted of Other Crimes Judicial Watch Sues for McCabe/Strzok/Page FBI Text Messages Under Director Christopher Wray your FBI is still covering up the unprecedented effort by its top executives to sabotage the campaign and then the presidency of Donald Trump. As you should expect, we are not deterred. We just filed a Freedom of Information Act...
  • New CDC Numbers Show Lockdown’s Deadly Toll On Young People

    10/23/2020 3:48:30 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 18 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | October 22, 2020 | Amanda Prestigiacomo
    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed Wednesday that young adults aged 25-44 years saw the largest increase in “excess” deaths from previous years, a stunning 26.5% jump. The notable increase even surpassed the jump in excess deaths of older Americans, who are at much higher risk of COVID-19 fatality. Moreover, according to the CDC, 100,947 excess deaths were not linked to COVID-19 at all. Since such young people are at very low risk for COVID-19 fatality — 20-49-year-olds have a 99.98% chance of surviving the virus, per CDC data — it has been suggested that the shocking...
  • The Daily Caller News Foundation Forces Government To Release Emails Showing WHO-Connected Accountability Group Pushed To Praise China’s COVID-19 Response (Fauci)

    10/23/2020 11:38:57 AM PDT · by maggief · 3 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 23, 2020 | MARY MARGARET OLOHAN
    An accountability group connected to the World Health Organization pushed to praise China’s COVID response, emails obtained through a Daily Caller News Foundation lawsuit show. The lawsuit was filed after HHS failed to respond to an April 1, 2020, FOIA request from the DCNF asking for communications about the coronavirus between Dr. Anthony Fauci, Deputy Director Clifford Lane, and WHO officials. “There was consensus for the GPMB to issue a statement supportive of countries’ (especially China) and WHO response efforts, and to call for urgent actions to further strengthen global preparedness and response to this outbreak,” an email from a...
  • Based On Candidates’ Records, Not Rhetoric, Trump Is The Obvious Choice This November

    10/23/2020 8:54:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 23, 2020 | Dan Doyle
    Regardless of age, sex, ethnicity, or political philosophy, the crisis we face demands critical thinking and common-sense in choosing our president. It’s been repeatedly said that 2016 was the election of the Forgotten Man and Woman, due in part to those large sections of the country who felt their interests were neglected. As a result, a Republican candidate was elected president and a slightly larger Republican majority was established in the Senate with a mandate to address this neglect. As things have unfolded over the last four years, it’s clear that if this country is to protect the founding principles...
  • Drugs found to cause 'startling recoveries' for Covid-19 patients

    10/23/2020 6:24:14 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 29 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/10/20 | Y. Rabinowitz
    The immune system is usually seen as our ally in fighting disease, but in the case of coronavirus, it can sometimes turn into our foe. A phenomenon known as a cytokine storm has been implicated in many fatal cases of Covid-19, and several drugs are currently being tested to calm this storm and raise patients’ chances of survival. These drugs are known as anti-C5 drugs as they prevent a molecule named C5 from triggering the complement system to produce cytokines, which are known to cause inflammation in the body. Over-activation of cytokines (also known as a cytokine storm) has also...
  • Figures Don’t Lie, But Liars Figure: Unemployment Figures Dramatically Favor Republican-Led States

    10/23/2020 5:59:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | October 23, 2020 | Ned Barnett
    August’s unemployment figures, just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, paint a remarkably consistent picture that correlates – almost uncannily – between low unemployment rates in states led by Republican governors and high unemployment rates in states led by Democratic governors. Drawing national conclusions from the unemployment statistics for all fifty states, those Republican-led states that have tried to follow President Trump’s lead in reopening America are doing much better in terms of unemployment than are states likely to support Biden in November. Former Vice President Biden, while repeatedly complaining about President Trump’s actions in fighting COVID, has yet...
  • “I Don’t Make Money From China, You Do.”

    10/23/2020 5:10:35 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 19 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 10-23-20 | MOTUS
    Last night’s debate was certainly not as difficult to watch as the first one. Still, I’m awarding the win to Joey B’s official resuscitation team, seen here celebrating after successfully reviving the former Vice President from his Zombie-like state: Their job was to get the patient on his feet, walking, talking and acting like he used to. The neurological team didn’t have much to work with so we got the reanimated Joe talking just like the original good old Joe. Thus we get classical gaffes like his contention that  “we had a good relationship with Hitler before he invaded Europe”...
  • Judge protects Colorado churches from governor’s COVID capacity, face mask directives

    10/22/2020 7:59:46 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Oct 22, 2020 | LifeSiteNews staff
    The decision came following a lawsuit against federal and state officials for an array of religious freedom violations.. Two Colorado churches and their pastors are currently protected from the state’s enforcement of capacity limits and face masks during worship services thanks to an order handed down by a federal judge on October 15, 2020. This decision came following a lawsuit against federal and state officials for an array of religious freedom violations. Thomas More Society Special Counsel Rebecca Messall and co-counsel Brad Bergford, who are representing the congregations and their pastors, were pleased with the order. Messall reports a favorable...
  • COVID-19 Update - 10/22/2020

    10/22/2020 8:31:12 PM PDT · by DoughtyOne · 37 replies
    My own workup | 10/22/2020 | DoughtyOne
    PING LIST - Please contact me as needed... COVID-19 Update # 218 As of 10/21/2020 23:15 PDST     United States CDC - Provisional NumbersAs of 00/00/2020 23:45 PDST     Johns Hopkins University - Capture Nations InformatonAs of 00/00/2020 23:45 PDST     Johns Hopkins University - Capture Counties InformationAs of 00/00/2020 23:46 PDST     Johns Hopkins University - Process JHU DataAs of 00/00/2020 23:59 PDST     WorldofMeters - Document Core NumbersAs of 00/00/2020 23:59 PDST     WorldofMeters - Capture Nations InformationAs of 00/00/2020 23:59 PDST     WorldofMeters - Capture States InformationAs of 00/00/2020 00:00...
  • LIVE Final Presidential Debate 10/22/20 8 PM CENTRAL

    10/22/2020 1:57:09 PM PDT · by Spirit of Liberty · 3,541 replies
    Commission on Presidential Debates ^ | 10/22/20 | Spirit of Liberty
    Debate is scheduled for 8:00 PM Central, which is 9:00 PM Eastern. Not sure if Mountain and Pacific will show live or not.
  • How the United States really ranks globally with COVID-19: Charts tracking infections and deaths per capita shows US isn't the worst - despite having the largest totals (UK reporting, not the US)

    10/22/2020 5:19:00 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 22, 2020 | Emily Crane
    The United States has the highest number confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths in the world amid the ongoing global pandemic. More than 222,000 Americans have now died from coronavirus and there have been 8.3 million confirmed infections. But given the large population of the United States, how does the country's coronavirus outbreak track when compared to other countries? The data shows that a greater proportion of the populations in smaller European, Asian and South American countries are now being infected and dying on a daily basis when compared to the US. The United States still leads the world with the...
  • If You Wish, You Can Now Get a COVID-19 Vaccine in China. That Might Not Be a Good Thing

    10/22/2020 9:10:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    TIME via Yahoo News ^ | 10/22/2020 | Charlie Campbell/ Shanghai
    Li Shurui didn’t hesitate. Faced with putting his life on hold indefinitely or the risk of catching COVID-19 by returning to university in the U.K., the 22-year-old business student decided to roll up his sleeve and receive an experimental coronavirus vaccine. Two injections of CoronaVac made by SinoVac (otherwise known as Beijing Kexing Bioproducts) cost 2,000 rmb ($300) at the private Taihe Hospital in the Chinese capital. The treatment still hasn’t passed final (Stage 3) clinical trials but is already being offered to the public on a first come, first served basis. Anyone can turn up, pay their money and...
  • Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine trial is fully enrolled, 37 percent of participants are minorities: Company anticipates that it may have sufficient data to seek a regulatory OK in November.

    10/22/2020 9:05:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/22/2020 | Carolyn Y. Johnson
    Moderna, the biotechnology firm partnering with the National Institutes of Health to develop a coronavirus vaccine, announced Thursday that it has fully enrolled its trial, with 30,000 participants — more than a third of whom are minorities. The coronavirus vaccine trials have been closely watched to ensure they reflect the diversity of the U.S. population at a minimum, and Moderna’s enrollment was slowed in September to recruit more minorities. A fifth of the participants are Hispanic and 10 percent are Black, according to data released by the company. People over 65, a population also at high risk for coronavirus, make...
  • Columbia report: US could have avoided 130,000 COVID deaths with better response (Shameless Bias)

    10/22/2020 7:34:33 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10 22 2020 | Peter Sullivan
    A new report from Columbia University researchers finds that at least 130,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States could have been avoided if the U.S. had responded to the virus as well as a group of other high-income countries. The report compares the per capita death rate in the U.S. from the virus with six other high-income countries: South Korea, Japan, Australia, Germany, Canada and France. It finds that if the U.S. had the same rate of death as France, it would have about 55,000 fewer deaths, while if it had South Korea’s rate it would have about 215,000 fewer....