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  • New survey of vaccine-free group exposes long-term impact of vaccination policies on public health

    02/23/2021 9:37:30 AM PST · by SecAmndmt · 35 replies ^ | Feb 22, 2021 | Greg Glaser and Pat O’Connell
    (...) In 2019, Joy Garner with The Control Group set out to answer that question by conducting a litigation survey of never-vaccinated people. They found that, in every case, the claims we hear from our vaunted government and TV experts about the risks and benefits of vaccines are demonstrably false. In fact, they learned that the tiny, vaccine-free minority of Americans is far healthier overall than the vaccinated majority. (...)
  • Fatal Del Rio jail illness baffles authorities [foreign nationals involved]

    08/11/2007 8:55:06 AM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 40 replies · 1,367+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 08/09/2007 | Don Finley
    A mysterious illness at a Del Rio detention center that has killed two inmates and hospitalized two others within the past month has baffled health authorities, who have asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for help. All four men — three of them foreign nationals from Honduras and Mexico held on immigration charges, the fourth a Val Verde county prisoner who was one of the dead — were described as in their 20s and 30s, and apparently healthy when they arrived at the Val Verde Correctional Facility and County Jail. The privately operated 850-bed medium-security facility is under...
  • COVID Cases in the U.S. Drop by 77 Percent. Politicians and Public Health Bureaucrats Hardest Hit.

    02/19/2021 3:30:32 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 49 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/19/2021 | Rick Moran
    Over the last six weeks, new cases of infection of the coronavirus have dropped an astonishing 77 percent. Dr. Marty Makary, a professor at Johns Hopkins, wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal and observes: “If a medication slashed cases by 77%, we’d call it a miracle pill.”Has the number of infections really dropped by 77 percent in 6 weeks?According to the CDC COVID Data Tracker, there were 283,640 new cases on January 2, 2021. As of February 17, there were 69,165 cases. That represents a drop of 75.05 percent in six weeks — for all you fact-checkers out...
  • WHO alerts six African countries after Ebola outbreaks

    02/16/2021 5:07:50 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 15 replies
    reuters ^ | 2/16/21 | Saliou Samb
    CONAKRY (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has asked six African countries to be alert for possible Ebola infections, as Guinea on Tuesday reported new cases and Democratic Republic of Congo said its new infections were a resurgence of a previous outbreak. Guinea declared an outbreak of the virus on Sunday in the first return of the disease there since the 2013-2016 outbreak, while Congo has confirmed four new cases this month. Health authorities have rushed to respond to the cases in Guinea, anxious to prevent a repeat of the last outbreak in West Africa, which killed more than 11,300...
  • US to allow in thousands of asylum seekers waiting in Mexico

    02/12/2021 10:25:00 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 25 replies ^ | FEBRUARY 12, 2021 | BBC
    The Biden administration says it will start gradually allowing into the US tens of thousands of asylum seekers currently forced to wait in Mexico. It says it will begin next week processing about 25,000 people with active cases. Asylum seekers will first be required to register and pass a Covid-19 test, before being allowed in via one of three border crossings. The move reverses the much-criticised policies of ex-President Donald Trump. The Migrant Protection Protocols programme was enacted in 2019, deterring would-be asylum seekers from coming to the US. It required migrants entering through the southern border to wait in...
  • Exclusive: Sen. Tom Cotton, Republicans Press Biden on ‘Unvetted’ and ‘Unvaccinated’ Illegal Aliens Pouring into USA as Coronavirus Pandemic Rages

    02/11/2021 1:37:13 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/11/2021 | Matthew Boyle
    Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) is pressing Democrat President Joe Biden to answer for what he calls dangerous immigration policies which are leading to flooding of the nation with “unvaccinated” illegal aliens capable of further spreading the coronavirus within America’s borders. The letter from Cotton to Biden, signed by several other GOP senators, opens by noting Biden has re-implemented failed immigration policies from former President Barack Obama’s administration before adding that the Biden policies are endangering America’s public health as well as the nation’s public safety and economic well-being. The letter, which Breitbart News obtained exclusively ahead of its public release,...
  • Texas Sheriff: ‘It’s Absolutely True’ That Biden Is Releasing Illegals Into U.S. Without COVID Tests

    02/11/2021 10:20:53 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 26 replies
    dailywire ^ | 2/10/21 | Dailywire News
    AJ Louderback, Sheriff of Jackson County in Texas, told Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Monday night that it was “absolutely true” that the Biden administration was releasing illegal immigrants into U.S. communities without giving them a COVID-19 test. “It’s absolutely true,” Louderback said. “It’s even, if I can continue, Tucker, the memo, the memo that I received this last week, it’s essentially a defund the ICE by memo, by a memorandum that was sent out by David Borkowski on Jan. 20 or 21. So this is a particularly devastating document for Texans and Americans here in the United States....
  • The Times Wants You Consumed by Fear, Isolation, and Misery

    01/31/2021 9:03:08 AM PST · by george76 · 20 replies
    American Institute for Economic Research. ^ | January 30, 2021 | Jeffrey A. Tucker
    There are probably multiple reasons why coronavirus cases in the US are down nearly 50% in the US in the last month. Could be seasonal. Could be the vaccine. Could be herd immunity from natural infection. Could be the post-holiday default to endemicity. Could be a change in the cycle threshold of PCR that generates fewer positive cases. Could be data tweaks in light of political changes. Anyone who says he knows for sure which is dominant is pretending to know the unknowable. The New York Times, which obliquely reports the case decline, is still certain that you should still...
  • Vaccine-derived polio spreads in Africa after defeat of wild virus

    09/02/2020 7:57:17 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 40 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 09/02/2020 | Peter Beaumont
    A new polio outbreak in Sudan has been linked to the oral polio vaccine that uses a weakened form of the virus. ... WHO said two children in Sudan, one from South Darfur state and the other from Gadarif state, close to the border with Ethiopia and Eritrea, were paralysed in March and April. Both had been recently vaccinated against polio. The WHO said initial outbreak investigations showed the cases were linked to a continuing vaccine-derived outbreak in Chad that was first detected last year and is now spreading in Chad and Cameroon. While so-called vaccine-derived polio is a known...
  • Susan Rice warns COVID-19 'is not the big one,' future pandemic could be worse

    12/19/2020 5:00:23 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 90 replies
    Just the News ^ | December 18, 2020 | Nicholas Ballasy
    Former United Nations ambassador Susan Rice, slated to become the Domestic Policy Council chief if Joe Biden assumes the White House next month, is warning that COVID-19 outbreak “is not the big one” and that a future pandemic could be worse. “In the Obama administration, as I said, we had the 2009 swine flu; we had the Ebola epidemic that could have been a global pandemic; we had the Zika virus, as you'll remember, so we were very prime to this risk. We knew that we hadn't had the big one,” Rice said during a virtual event organized by Stevenson...
  • 27 dogs rescued from meat trade in China are headed to California

    12/17/2020 2:38:04 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 51 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 17, 2020 | | Natalie O'Neill
    Dozens of dogs saved from slaughterhouses in China will meet their new fur-ever families in California this weekend thanks to a Big Apple-based rescue group. The 27 lucky pooches — including 18 adorable beagles — will be flown 14 hours from Beijing to Los Angeles by No Dogs Left Behind, which rescues pups from the dog meat trade. “These families are bringing home survivors,” Kristine Wallace, a rep for the group told The Post.
  • Canada is NICE (and gay)

    12/15/2020 4:53:55 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 21 replies
    youtube ^ | Dec 4 2020 | CANADA Explore | Explorez
    New official tourism promotion video from Canada. Click link for video
  • Vanity: Where have all the flu cases gone?

    12/01/2020 8:42:23 PM PST · by true believer forever · 36 replies
    Vanity ^ | 12.01.20 | True Believer Forever
  • Zoonotic Disease Infects Thousands In China After Factory Leak

    09/19/2020 6:01:06 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    Plant Based News ^ | 09/19/2020 | Sarah Donnelly
    The outbreak was caused by a 2019 leak of contaminated waste gas at a pharmaceutical plant that manufactures animal vaccines. The firm was found to be using expired disinfectants, allowing residual bacteria to be released through exhaust gasses. It is thought the leak began in late July and continued until late August last year. In December, it was reported that 181 people at a nearby veterinary research facility had been infected, and in January, authorities revoked the plant’s vaccine production licence. The full scale of the outbreak has not been widely reported until now. In addition to the confirmed 3,245...
  • So Joe Biden wants to change immigration rules in the middle of a pandemic?

    11/13/2020 6:38:01 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/13/2020 | Silvio Canto, Jr.
    After Mr. Biden is sworn-in in January, his administration will move to fully restore an Obama-era program that shields 640,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children from deportation, halting Mr. Trump's unsuccessful efforts to end it, people familiar with the plans told CBS News. The incoming administration also intends to rescind Mr. Trump's travel and immigration restrictions on 13 mostly African or predominantly Muslim countries. Mr. Biden will look to implement a 100-day freeze on deportations while his administration issues guidance narrowing who can be arrested by immigration agents. Obama-era memos that prioritized the deportation of...
  • Joe Biden’s coronavirus advisers are worse than the disease

    11/13/2020 6:09:34 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    nypost ^ | 11/13/2020 | Post Editorial Board
    Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board looks pretty . . . sick. One of his top guys wants a six-week national lockdown, with mass borrowing to pay all the sidelined workers. Another wanted the country to go on lockdown for 18 months — and doesn’t believe life is worth living after age 75. Biden adviser Michael Osterholm said Wednesday that locking down America for four to six weeks is needed while we wait for a vaccine to begin rolling out. He’s an epidemiologist by trade but seems to consider himself an economic expert, too. Savings rates have shot up in the...
  • Allow me a moment...........

    11/04/2020 2:42:12 PM PST · by ducttape45 · 80 replies
    Please allow me this moment. Last night I went to bed early because I knew the outcome of the election, at least in the public's eye, would not be decided. I woke up this morning to find out I was right. Now I see where states are still play that shouldn't be (Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Georgia) and should be called for Trump, I see states that should have gone Trump but massive voter fraud is underway and threatens to undermine our representative republic (notice I didn't democracy). You see the illegal behavior by the Democratic machine all across the nation...
  • Trump admin funds plasma company based in owner's condo [Barf]

    11/01/2020 4:44:28 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 18 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | November 1, 2020 | Associated Press
    When the Trump administration gave a well-connected Republican donor seed money to test a possible COVID-19-fighting blood plasma technology, it noted the company's “manufacturing facilities” in Charleston, South Carolina. Plasma Technologies LLC is indeed based in the stately waterfront city. But there are no manufacturing facilities. Instead, the company exists within the luxury condo of its majority owner, Eugene Zurlo. Zurlo's company may be in line for as much as $65 million in taxpayer dollars; enough to start building an actual production plant, according to internal government records and other documents obtained by The Associated Press. The story of how...
  • No, we’re not going to control the pandemic

    10/27/2020 8:19:35 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 12 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-26-20 | DrJohn
    Donald Trump's Chief of Staff Mark Meadows took some heat for his assertion that we're not going to control the pandemic. White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Sunday that the country is “not going to control the pandemic” — noting it is contagious like the flu and must be managed with therapeutics and vaccines. “We’re not going to control the pandemic. We are going to control the fact that we get vaccines, therapeutics and other mitigation efforts,” Meadows said during a contentious interview with Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union.”“Why aren’t we going to get to control...
  • Dark Winter (What did Biden mean?)

    10/23/2020 10:03:24 AM PDT · by EBH · 87 replies
    John Hopkins ^ | June 22-23, 2001 | John Hopkins
    Conspiracy universe has been triggered by Biden using the phrase: Dark Winter several times in a row. It almost didn't sound like an innocent observation. Overview The Dark Winter exercise, held at Andrews AFB, Washington, DC, June 22-23, 2001, portrayed a fictional scenario depicting a covert smallpox attack on US citizens. The scenario is set in 3 successive National Security Council (NSC) meetings (Segments 1, 2 and 3) that take place over a period of 14 days. Former senior government officials played the roles of NSC members responding to the evolving epidemic; representatives from the media were among the observers...