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  • Yikes! It's Airborne

    07/08/2020 6:53:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 77 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 8, 2020 | Betsy McCaughy
    If you're working in an office or eating in a restaurant and someone 30 feet away exhales tiny particles of coronavirus, those particles can drift across the room and infect you. Picture cigarette smoke wafting across a room. Same thing. The precautions agencies like the World Health Organization and the federal CDC are telling you to take against this virus aren't good enough. Social distancing -- placing desks and restaurant tables six feet apart -- and washing your hands won't protect you from this airborne virus. That's not fear-mongering. It's science. New research from the National Academy of Sciences contends...
  • 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 Trump’s 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 administration’s move. “On my first day as President, I will rejoin the WHO and restore our leadership on the world stage.”
  • 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unique inserts in the 2019-nCoV spike protein to HIV-1 gp120 and Gag,” bioRxiv preprint published January 31, 2020 and withdrawn February 2, 2020.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clinical features of the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak in China,” medRxiv preprint published February 11, 2020 and withdrawn February 21, 2020.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...
  • BREAKING: The United States Has Officially Withdrawn From The World Health Organization

    07/07/2020 11:27:16 AM PDT · by blueyon · 105 replies
    twitter @Breaking911 ^ | 7/07/20 | Breaking911
    BREAKING: The United States Has Officially Withdrawn From The World Health Organization
  • 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 don’t want to talk about airborne transmission because that is going to make people afraid,” he said. There’s also an element of worry that if people think the virus is airborne, they’ll 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...
  • WHO Quietly Admits Chinese Communist Party Never Reported Coronavirus Outbreak

    07/05/2020 1:32:23 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 04 2020 | KRISTINA WONG
    The World Health Organization (WHO) quietly updated a timeline this week to reflect that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) never reported its discovery of the coronavirus to the WHO and that the global health agency had to learn about it by itself, despite the WHO’s praise of Chinese transparency. An old WHO timeline of the virus, published on its website, stated: 31 Dec 2019 Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, China, reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, Hubei Province. A novel coronavirus was eventually identified.
  • WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trials after failure to reduce death

    07/04/2020 1:37:56 PM PDT · by libstripper · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 4, 2020 | Tal Axelrod
    The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Saturday it is halting its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and HIV treatment lopinavir/ritonavir in patients hospitalized with the coronavirus after results showed the drugs did not reduce mortality rates."These interim trial results show that hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir produce little or no reduction in the mortality of hospitalized COVID-19 patients when compared to standard of care. Solidarity trial investigators will interrupt the trials with immediate effect," the WHO said in a statement, referencing multi-country trials it is conducting.
  • I Just Sent A Short email to my Two Senators

    07/03/2020 12:34:45 PM PDT · by budj · 7 replies
    self | 3/7/2020 | self
    Do these lives matter - Mekhi James, Sincere Gaston and Lena Marie Nunez ? If so, what are you going to do about their loss? /****************End of email********************/ For your reference: https://www.foxnews.com/us/children-shot-dead-wounded-one-week-in-chicago
  • Now Even the WHO Is Saying You Shouldn't Wear a Mask in Public All the Time

    07/03/2020 9:18:08 AM PDT · by george76 · 51 replies
    Western Journal ^ | July 2, 2020 | Jared Harris
    As political forces in the United States push for strict mask mandates to fight the spread of the coronavirus, new guidance issued by the World Health Organization undermines the left’s claim that people must be forced to wear the protective equipment in public. The WHO posted the updated recommendations in a Wednesday tweet. This most recent change, which outlines when people should not wear a mask in public, follows months of inconsistent information from the group about face coverings. ... “People should NOT wear masks when exercising,” the WHO’s update reads, “as masks may reduce the ability to breathe comfortably.”...
  • W.H.O Now Quietly Admits China Didn’t Self-Report The Coronavirus As Initially Claimed

    07/02/2020 7:54:07 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/02/2020 | John Sexton
    Today the Washington Free Beacon points out that the World Health Organization has updated its official timeline of the coronavirus outbreak to make clear that China did not self-report the existence of the virus to WHO in December. Here’s what the old timeline claimed: 31 Dec 2019Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, China, reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, Hubei Province. A novel coronavirus was eventually identified. The revised version of the timeline makes clear that WHO wasn’t informed by China directly. Instead, the virus first came to the attention of WHO when officials noticed Chinese media reports...
  • Is Yakima Overwhelmed by the Corona Virus or by something else

    06/26/2020 9:50:01 AM PDT · by A44MAGNUT · 105 replies
    Common Sense Book ^ | 06/25/2020? | David Spring M. Ed.
    On June 20, 2020, Washington Governor Jay Inslee held a press conference claiming that Yakima was being overwhelmed by the corona virus. Given that in the past, Inslee claimed 2 million people would be killed in the US by the corona virus – and that hospitals in Washington state would be overwhelmed by the corona virus, it is amazing to me that anyone still believes anything this guy says. For those with short memories,...
  • '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...
  • WHO approves use of Dexamethasone to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients

    06/24/2020 8:06:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    The Sun ^ | 06/24/2020
    The fight against COVID-19 has received a major leap following confirmation that the steroid, dexamethasone, has life-saving potential for critically ill COVID-19 patients. World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, said during a recent virtual briefing from Geneva, said the next challenge was how to increase production and rapidly and equitably distribute dexamethasone worldwide, focusing on where it is needed most. According to researchers from Oxford University, a low-dose regimen of dexamethasone, which is typically used to treat certain forms of arthritis, severe allergies, asthma, and certain types of cancer for 10 days was found to reduce the risk of...
  • Why Kazakhstan continues to use Hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients despite W.H.O recommendations

    06/23/2020 9:06:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    KAZINFORM ^ | 06/23/2020
    Kazakhstan's leading infectious disease physician Dinagul Baesheva spoke about why the country hasn’t followed the footsteps of the WHO and the U.S. and continues to treat COVID-19 patients with hydroxychloroquine, Kazinform correspondent reports. Speaking at an online briefing of the Central Communications Service, Baesheva pointed out that the disease (COVID-19) causes different pathogeneses. According to her, hydroxychloroquine is used in patients depending on the severity of their condition and clinical laboratory specifics. She also mentioned that hydroxychloroquine had been extensively appropriated in some European countries and the U.S. According to her, no fatalities caused by hydroxychloroquine have been reported yet....
  • WHO chief warns world leaders not to “politicize” pandemic

    06/22/2020 6:09:32 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 22, 2020 | By JON GAMBRELL
    World leaders must not politicize the coronavirus pandemic but unite to fight it, the head of the World Health Organization warned Monday, reminding all that the pandemic is still accelerating and producing record daily increases in infections. The comments by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who has faced criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump, comes as the number of reported infections soared in Brazil, Iraq, India and southern and western U.S. states, straining local hospitals. Tedros never mentioned Trump’s name or the fact that he is determined to pull the United States out of the U.N. health agency but warned against “politicizing”...
  • WHO reports largest single-day increase in Coronavirus cases; Oklahoma sees new daily record

    06/21/2020 9:09:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 78 replies
    The World Health Organization has reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours. The UN health agency says Brazil led the way with 54,771 cases tallied and the US next at 36,617. Over 15,400 came in in India. Experts say rising case counts can reflect multiple factors including more widespread testing as well as broader infection. Overall in the pandemic, WHO has reported 8,708,008 cases — 183,020 in the last 24 hours — with 461,715 deaths worldwide, with a daily increase of 4,743. More than two-thirds...
  • Federal review confirms CDC coronavirus test kits were faulty because of 'likely' contamination

    06/20/2020 7:05:56 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06 20 2020 | J. Edward Moreno
    A federal review by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found that the early version of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) coronavirus test kits failed because of “likely” contamination. The review, which was first reported by Sinclair Broadcasting Group, found that there was “time pressure’’ at the CDC to launch testing, and “lab practices that may have been insufficient to prevent the risk of contamination.” Their review also found they did not check the kits despite “anomalies” during manufacturing. The review does not appear to assign blame directly to the CDC, The Washington Post reported....
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 6/19/2020 Newsdump Friday

    06/19/2020 8:49:32 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/19/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    The federal government (Trump Administration) will not appeal a judge's ruling that revoked a grazing permit for Oregon ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond..... The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Geoffrey Berman, resigning. Berman to be replaced by Jay Clayton, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The US Attorney for New Jersey, Craig Carpentio, to take over as Acting US Attorney for Southern New York July 3rd..... Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said today that one of hte police officers involved in the March 13th killing of Breonna Taylor will be fired.... The Air Force Inspector General...
  • 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...
  • Andrew Cuomo’s Recent Comments on Nursing Home Scandal Should Have Even His Supporters Seething(CDC and NIH's fault)

    06/19/2020 10:36:53 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 16 replies
    RedState ^ | June 19, 2020 | Sister Toldjah
    , New York’s WAMC public radio did manage to get one serious question in about the nursing home scandal during their otherwise equally softballish-interview Thursday with New York’s so-called “Luv Guv.” His answer was as despicable as it was tone deaf: “Do you ever change your mind, governor, about anything based on what these reporters are saying?” host Alan Chartock asked Cuomo. “I think about the nursing home situation, you got a lot of criticism from them, they asked one question after another. Is there anything you could point to in which you say ‘Ok, they really sort of have...