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  • These 12 Graphs From Around the World Show Mask Mandates Do Nothing To Stop COVID: No matter how strictly mask laws are enforced nor the level of mask compliance, cases all fall and rise around the same time.

    10/29/2020 8:47:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/29/2020 | Yinon Weiss
    Masks have become a political tool and a talisman. When COVID-19 hit, governments panicked and created enormous fear. The Centers for Disease Control currently estimates a COVID-19 survival rate of 99.99 percent for people younger than 50, but the damage created by the panic was too great to undo.It is likely that some politicians eventually realized their mistake and needed a way to back-pedal without admitting their lockdowns were a policy disaster. Their solution was for people to put any old piece of cloth across their face and magically believe that itÂ’s okay to go out shopping again.Masks are not...
  • A CIA Officer Visits Moscow, Returns With Mysterious, Crippling Headaches

    10/29/2020 8:36:24 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    npr ^ | Greg Myre
    During 26 years at the CIA, Marc Polymeropoulos spent a lot of time in rough places, like war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. But he never suffered any harm until December 2017, when he was sound asleep at a Marriott Hotel in Moscow near the U.S. Embassy. "I was awoken in the middle of the night," recalled Polymeropoulos, 51. "I just had incredible vertigo, dizziness. I wanted to throw up. The room was spinning. I couldn't even stand up without falling down. I had tinnitus ringing in my ears." He suspected a bad case of food poisoning and carried on...
  • Covid Number in Illinois

    10/29/2020 7:49:32 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    Free Republic | 10/29/2020 | Chicagoconservative27
    I called my friend yesterday who is the township supervisor in my area and also works as a manager for a state rep. She was telling me her boss the state rep was livid that governor fat boy was shutting down restaurants and bars again in cook and lake county. He had her call the health Dept or whatever agency for the numbers to justify this next round of shutdowns. She called the agency and they said they would get her the numbers and information ASAP. Two days later NOTHING. She has spoken to Dr Ezike office personally also about...
  • Bacteria were the real killers in 1918 flu pandemic (2008 article)

    10/29/2020 5:58:12 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 17 replies
    New Scientist ^ | 8-4-2008 | Ewen Callaway
    “We agree completely that bacterial pneumonia played a major role in the mortality of the 1918 pandemic,” says ANTHONY FAUCI, director of National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease in Bethesda, Maryland, and author of another journal article out next month that comes to a similar conclusion.
  • Experts Fear Lab-Grown Brains Will Become Sentient, Which Is Upsetting

    10/29/2020 5:50:58 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 22 replies
    https://www.popularmechanics.com ^ | By Caroline Delbert Oct 28, 2020
    Key Points: The idea of sentient, lab-created "organoids" raises ethical questions that ripple through science. Tests could include physical scans, mathematical models, and more. Scientists say there are reasons it could be necessary to create consciousness ... and destroy it. ========================================================================= A thought-provoking new article poses some hugely important scientific questions: Could brain cells initiated and grown in a lab become sentient? What would that look like, and how could scientists test for it? And would a sentient, lab-grown brain “organoid” have some kind of rights? Buckle up for a quick and dirty history of the ethics of sentience. We...
  • Why people with dementia go missing

    10/29/2020 5:27:07 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies
    https://medicalxpress.com ^ | October 29, 2020 | by University of East Anglia
    People with dementia are more likely to go missing in areas where road networks are dense, complicated and disordered—according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers studied hundreds of 'missing person' police reports for people with dementia and compared each case to the surrounding road network. They hope their findings could help inform future safeguarding guidelines. Prof Michael Hornberger, from UEA's Norwich Medical School, said: "People with dementia getting lost or going missing is a problem worldwide. Around 70 percent of people with dementia may go missing at least once, with some at risk of going missing...
  • Flubros and Flubras! Day 219 (a place for Flubros and Flubras)

    10/29/2020 4:10:10 AM PDT · by impimp · 36 replies
    www.freerepublic.com ^ | 29 October 2020 | Impimp
    It’s just the flu, bro. https://lockdownsceptics.org/2020/10/28/latest-news-176/ See above - there are lockdown skeptics everywhere. Although we Flubros aren’t really skeptics, we are more in the denier category. - Everyday the MSM is calling it a Corona doomsday. Although we Freepers and Flubros prefer an echo chamber of likeminded people, does anybody know someone who had the mindset of Kodak and then recently came over to the Flubro side? - https://www.mediaite.com/news/dr-fauci-tells-australians-that-the-us-is-getting-worse-and-worse-and-might-not-get-close-to-normal-until-2022/ Link above says Fauci believes no normal until 2022. Anyone care to predict what will happen with Fauci after Trump wins? I hope for immediate termination after the election but...
  • Scientist infects himself with Covid-19 TWICE to study antibodies - and says results show that hopes of herd immunity are futile

    10/29/2020 2:09:47 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 30 replies
    A professor who in an experiment infected himself with Covid-19 to become ill with the virus for a second time says hopes for herd immunity are overblown. Dr Alexander Chepurnov, 69, first caught coronavirus on a skiing trip to France in February. After recovering back home in Siberia without requiring hospitalisation, he and his team at the Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Novosibirsk launched a study into coronavirus antibodies. They studied 'the way antibodies behaved, how strong they were, and how long they stayed in the body' and found they decrease rapidly, he said. He said: 'By the...
  • WORLDOMETER COVID-19 Deaths in USA 10/28/2020: 1,030 with 80,625 new cases

    10/28/2020 6:40:19 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 3 replies
    Worldometer ^ | October 28, 2020
    Places with highest daily reported cases per capitaSeven-day average of daily new reported cases per 100,000 residents
  • Mark Hyman, The 'Dr. Oz' Of Nutrition, Says Food Is Killing People Like The Holocaust

    10/28/2020 1:08:30 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 30 replies
    It's difficult to out-Oz Dr. Oz, America's Quack, who has raked in giant piles of money by promoting pseudoscience on his TV show. But at least one person comes perilously close: Dr. Mark Hyman. Hyman is the "Dr. Oz" of nutrition. He embraces legitimate science if and only if it suits his bottom line. Otherwise, he's promoting junk science and magical thinking. To get an idea of the sort of nonsense that he spews, his website features an interview with the Food Babe, as well as his infuriatingly stupid quote, "Food isn't like medicine, it is medicine." The comma splice...
  • Wisconsin pauses football, cancels Nebraska game due to coronavirus spike

    10/28/2020 10:55:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Yahoo ^ | October 28, 2020 | Ryan Homler
    Just one week into the Big Ten college football season, the conference is now feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, Wisconsin announced that it would be pausing all football-related activities for seven days due to an "elevated number of COVID-19 cases within the Badgers' program," the program said in a statement. Wisconsin's game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday, October 31, will not be played.
  • Diabetes drug found to slow, or in some cases prevent, Parkinson’s

    10/28/2020 9:37:45 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 7 replies
    newatlas.com ^ | October 27, 2020 | By Rich Haridy
    The diabetes drug exenatide is currently being investigated as a Parkinson's treatment in Phase 3 human trials Esbenklinker/Depositphotos ======================================================================== A large population-based cohort study, led by researchers from University College London, is suggesting some drugs used to treat diabetes may also prevent the onset of Parkinson’s disease. Along with prior research, these new findings help validate an upcoming Phase 3 human clinical trial set to test one particular diabetes drug in Parkinson’s patients. Following several years of conflicting studies, a large and somewhat definitive 2018 study confirmed a link between type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. Following several million subjects,...
  • Flubros and Flubras! Day 218 (a place for Flubros and Flubras)

    10/28/2020 5:37:06 AM PDT · by impimp · 38 replies
    www.freerepublic.com ^ | 28 October 2020 | Impimp
    It’s just the flu, bro. http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3898675/posts A Freeper posted this yesterday - New Mexico will spot check restaurant employees with Coronavirus tests. The Coronacrat infrastructure is only at 50% capacity. There is so much more that lefty states can, and will, do to make us all safe from the Coronavirus. The unemployed service workers can officially leave the private sector and become enforcers in the coronacrat army.
  • Hunter Biden emails: Tony Bobulinski says he was warned, ‘You’re just going to bury all of us’

    10/28/2020 3:47:48 AM PDT · by Libloather · 47 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/27/20 | Bruce Golding
    A former Hunter Biden business partner said Tuesday he was warned against going public with information about their business dealings when another ex-partner told him: “You’re just going to bury all of us.” During an appearance on Fox News, Tony Bobulinski said he spoke with former partner Rob Walker to demand that Walker get US Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) to retract his claim that The Post’s recent reporting on Hunter Biden’s emails was part of a Russian-orchestrated “smear on Joe Biden.” Host Tucker Carlson then played a snippet of an audio recording that Bobulinski said was part of the phone...
  • Trump's rally schedule - Two in Arizona on Wednesday, North Carolina on Thursday

    10/28/2020 3:40:32 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Many more events @ the link.
  • Walter Wallace Jr., who was shot by Philadelphia police, had a criminal history, rapped about shooting cops

    10/28/2020 2:03:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 55 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/27/20 | Louis Casiano
    The Black man fatally shot by Philadelphia police officers on Monday was an aspiring rapper who sometimes rhymed about shooting people, including police officers, and was awaiting trial for allegedly threatening to shoot a woman, according to media reports. Walter Wallace Jr., 27, also rapped about social justice and police injustice on his social media, WPVI-TV reported. Court records obtained by the news outlet also show Wallace had a criminal history. In 2017, he pleaded guilty to robbery, assault and possessing an instrument of crime, according to documents obtained by Fox News. Authorities said he kicked down the door of...
  • Dr. Zelenko Was Right! First Case Study Shows Zelenko Protocol Works; This study is the first to look at Zelenko’s entire Protocol for treating Covid-19, including dosages and timetables.

    10/27/2020 9:22:48 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    by CrownHeights.infoIt took months of denials, an endorsement from President Trump, and many misrepresented studies, but a case study of Dr. Zelenko’s protocol has finally been published, and it shows he was right.Published on ScienceDirect.com, the peer-reviewed study was the first to look at early, out of hospital treatment of COVID-19 with Zelenko’s protocol of Hydoxychloraquin, Zinc, and Azithromycin.While other studies looked at the effects of Hydroxychloriquin alone, or treatment during the later stages of the COCID-19 infection, this is the first to look at Zelenko’s entire Protocol, including dosages and timetables.The case study of 141 patients treated within...
  • Dr. Brian Tyson’s First-Person Account of COVID-19 and Hydroxychloroquine; Over 1900 COVID-19 positive recovered patients, a 100% success rate!

    10/27/2020 8:56:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Dr. Brian Tyson’s First-Person Account of COVID-19 This is a first-person account by Dr Brian Tyson about his unique experience with COVID-19. You are most welcome also to watch our extensive interview with Dr Brian Tyson, if you haven’t do so yet. We heard about a virus coming out of Wuhan, China, in January of 2020.  I had a feeling it was going to makes its way to the US due to all the international travel.  I told my wife Fabiola; we need to get prepared, and we are going to need a plan.  It was long before we started...
  • WORLDOMETER COVID-19 Deaths in USA 10/27/2020: 1,039 with 75,072 new cases

    10/27/2020 8:35:21 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 2 replies
    Worldometer ^ | October 27, 2020
    Places with highest daily reported cases per capitaSeven-day average of daily new reported cases per 100,000 residents
  • Hmmm: Does A New COVID-19 Study *Suggest* Immunity Through Vaccines Only Lasts Months?

    10/27/2020 8:02:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/27/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    What do you want first — the good news or the (possible) bad news? We have a mixed bag today on the vaccine front of the COVID-19 pandemic, which are even mixed within themselves. Let’s start with the good news from Pfizer, whose Phase 3 trials of their two-stage vaccine appear to be approaching a successful conclusion. Their third-quarter report suggests they could apply for an FDA emergency-use authorization as soon as next month: It said nearly 36,000 of the volunteers have already received the second of its two-dose Covid-19 vaccine. Pfizer has as been working alongside German drugmaker...