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  • Driver of truck that killed 5 bicyclists on Nevada highway had high level of meth in his system, prosecutors say

    12/17/2020 11:38:41 AM PST · by Meatspace · 60 replies
    CBS ^ | 12/17/20
    The driver of a box truck that struck and killed five bicyclists on a stretch of Nevada highway last week, and told investigators he fell asleep at the wheel, had a high level of methamphetamine in his system, prosecutors said Wednesday. Jordan Alexander Barson, 45, of Kingman, Arizona, faces 12 felony charges, including driving under the influence and reckless driving, in a criminal complaint filed in Las Vegas. "Choices have consequences," Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said after a Las Vegas judge issued a warrant for Barson's arrest in the Dec. 10 crash on U.S. 95 between Boulder City...
  • Question. All federal monies projects require intermittent drug testing and Marijuana is not permitted. Schools and Healthcare institutions all swim in federal dollars and are not intermittently drug tested. Why??

    12/15/2020 4:16:38 PM PST · by Chickensoup · 28 replies
    12.15.2020 | Chickensoup
    Question. All federal monies projects require intermittent drug testing and Marijuana is not permitted. Schools and Healthcare institutions all swim in federal dollars and are not intermittently drug tested. Why??
  • FBI Most Wanted Fugitive Linked to Recent Mexican Border State Murders

    10/22/2020 12:28:03 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 Oct 2020 | ILDEFONSO ORTIZ and BRANDON DARBY
    A man who was recently added to the FBI’s Most Wanted list for a cartel execution in Texas is linked to murders in the border state of Nuevo Leon, where his organization has established almost total control over one of Mexico’s wealthiest communities. In recent weeks, gunmen believed to be working under orders of Jose Rodolfo “El Gato” Villarreal carried out murders in the ritzy suburb of San Pedro within the greater Monterrey metro... Last week the FBI added El Gato to the list of Most Wanted fugitives for the 2013 murder of a cartel attorney in Southlake, Texas, near...
  • U-Haul that supplied riot gear to Louisville protesters reportedly rented by Soros-connected bail project

    09/24/2020 7:59:31 AM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 52 replies
    BizPacReview ^ | 9/24/2020 | Samantha Chang
    The U-Haul truck captured on video distributing riot gear for Louisville protesters following a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case was reportedly tied to the Louisville Bail Initiative, a left-wing activist group stacked with George Soros Justice Fellows. Almost immediately after the grand-jury announcement, protesters swarmed a U-Haul truck in a parking lot and took out riot gear, weapons, gas masks, and anti-police signs to use during clashes with police. ... Multiple journalists outed Holly Zoller, a board member of a Louisville Bail Project, as the person who allegedly rented the U-Haul and supplied the riot gear to...
  • Meth floods across US-Mexico border during coronavirus pandemic

    09/04/2020 3:36:49 PM PDT · by familyop · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 4, 2020 | Stephanie Bennett
    In fiscal year 2019, the Office of Field Operations seized some 68,585 points of meth nationwide, compared to 118,153 pounds so far this year...since the borders have remained closed to only essential travel because of the coronavirus pandemic, officers said it’s forcing criminals to use other routes and methods of concealment.
  • Drug used to treat coronavirus in cats may be effective for humans too: study

    08/31/2020 8:54:07 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    CTV ^ | 08/29/2020 | Jackie Dunham
    Researchers from the University of Alberta described the drug as a protease inhibitor, which works by interfering with a virus’ ability to replicate and therefore ending the infection. Lemieux said the drug was initially developed to prevent coronavirus infection in cats, which can result in the viral disease feline infectious peritonitis (FIP). She said research into its potential use in humans began during the SARS outbreak in 2003. To do this, the research team synthesized the drug’s compounds and tested them against SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19 – in test tubes and in human cell cultures. Because the...
  • Horowitz: ,College kids much more likely to die from car wrecks, alcohol, or drugs than virus

    08/22/2020 8:48:40 PM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Conservative Review. ^ | August 20, 2020 | Daniel Horowitz ·
    As you send your kids off to college, you might be apprehensive about them getting killed. But if you follow the data instead of the media, you will understand that they are exponentially more likely to die from a car accident or from getting convinced to drink or shoot up drugs than from COVID-19. ... What is shocking and laughable, yet tragic at the same time, is the lack of recognition that not wearing masks (even assuming they work) is the least of the “high-risk” behavior on campuses. ... Drugs, alcohol, and deadly car crashes, unfortunately, are not limited by...
  • Researchers develop 'poisoned arrow' to defeat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

    06/03/2020 8:24:05 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 16 replies
    PhysOrg ^ | 6/3/20 | Princeton University
    Researchers develop 'poisoned arrow' to defeat antibiotic-resistant bacteria by Princeton University A team of Princeton researchers led by Prof. Zemer Gitai have found an antibiotic that can simultaneously puncture bacterial walls and destroy folate within their cells -- taking out even monstrous bacteria with the effectiveness of a poisoned arrow -- while proving immune to antibiotic resistance. Credit: Matilda Luk, Princeton University Office of Communications Poison is lethal all on its own—as are arrows—but their combination is greater than the sum of their parts. A weapon that simultaneously attacks from within and without can take down even the strongest opponents,...
  • Scientists in China believe new drug can stop pandemic 'without vaccine'

    05/19/2020 11:46:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Medical Xpress ^ | 05/19/2020 | by Qian Ye and Matthew Knight
    A Chinese laboratory has been developing a drug it believes has the power to bring the coronavirus pandemic to a halt. The outbreak first emerged in China late last year before spreading across the world, prompting an international race to find treatments and vaccines. A drug being tested by scientists at China's prestigious Peking University could not only shorten the recovery time for those infected, but even offer short-term immunity from the virus, researchers say. Sunney Xie, director of the university's Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Genomics, told AFP that the drug has been successful at the animal testing stage....
  • Coronavirus gets a promising drug. MAGA world isn’t buying it.

    05/02/2020 1:54:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 67 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/02/20 | Tina Nguyen
    Over three weeks ago, hydroxychloroquine was all the rage in MAGA world, despite flawed and scattered evidence about whether the drug could help cure coronavirus. Now there is another drug, remdesivir, with positive early scientific data. Much of MAGA world wants little to do with it. At first, it may seem like a head-scratching response. President Donald Trump’s base has been quick to trumpet any potential solutions to the coronavirus pandemic - especially those Trump himself promotes - regardless of the red flags from medical experts. But with remdesivir, it’s the Trump-boosting pundits who are raising the red flags, even...
  • FNC, Free Beacon Show What Media Missed in Pinning Fish Tank Cleaner Death on Trump

    04/30/2020 5:24:53 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | April 30, 2020 | Kristine Marsh
    On The Ingraham Angle Wednesday, Fox News host Laura Ingraham blasted the media for blaming President Trump for the bizarre case of a man who died from ingesting fish tank cleaner in March, supposedly thinking it was Hydroxychloroquine. But Ingraham highlighted a recent report in the Washington Free Beacon which found there may be more to this story than initially reported, even as the local police open an investigation. After playing clips of CNN and MSNBC journalists eagerly blaming Trump for Gary Lenius, of Mesa, Arizona’s death, she sighed, saying, "That is just despicable.” Ingraham then brought on Free Beacon...
  • Hydroxychloroquine Has Already Been Classified as One of the Most ‘Efficacious’ Medicines in the World

    04/27/2020 8:30:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 04/27/2020 | Adrian Norman
    The World Health Organization (WHO) annually publishes its “Model list of Essential Medicines,” a chronicle of top-rated treatments that are already tested and approved for use globally. Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ)—a medicine touted as an effective treatment for COVID-19 by some doctors around the world and by the Trump administration—appears on that list, which according to the WHO catalogs “the most efficacious, safe and cost-effective medicines for priority conditions.” The WHO states, “Priority conditions are selected on the basis of current and estimated future public health relevance, and potential for safe and cost-effective treatment.” Certainly a media-hyped, global pandemic that has produced...
  • Dow futures rip 700 points higher amid report Gilead drug showing effectiveness treating coronavirus

    04/16/2020 3:24:19 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 103 replies
    U.S. stock futures surged on Thursday night after a report said a Gilead Sciences drug was showing effectiveness in treating the coronavirus. The move pointed to a jump for the stock market on Friday. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up 700 points, or about 3%. S&P 500 futures gained 2.8% while Nasdaq 100 futures were up by 1.8%. Gilead shares jumped by 14% in after-hours trading after STAT news reported that a Chicago hospital treating coronavirus patients with Remdesivir in a trial were recovering rapidly from severe symptoms. The publication cited a video it obtained where the trial results...
  • Watters' World 4/4/20 FULL SHOW [Is the NYC Hydroxychloroquine trial a fake? FDA Commissioner Hahn says results will take "months"]

    04/04/2020 10:35:19 PM PDT · by catnipman · 40 replies
    Watters World via YouTube ^ | 4/4/2020 | Jesse Watters
    Watters' World 4/4/20 FULL SHOW | Trump Breaking News April 4, 2020 [relevant part with Hahn starts at 11:46]
  • Coronavirus breakthrough as scientists discover a drug used to treat HEAD LICE can kill COVID-19 cells

    04/03/2020 4:44:50 PM PDT · by Libloather · 100 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/03/20
    An anti-parasitic head lice drug available around the world has been found to kill COVID-19 in the lab within 48 hours. A Monash University-led study has shown a single dose of the drug Ivermectin could stop the SARS-CoV-2 virus growing in cell culture. 'We found that even a single dose could essentially remove all viral RNA (effectively removed all genetic material of the virus) by 48 hours and that even at 24 hours there was a really significant reduction in it,' Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute's Dr Kylie Wagstaff said on Friday. While it's not known how Ivermectin works on the...
  • Trump Launches Massive All Out Military Offensive On Drug Cartels

    04/01/2020 4:16:24 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 55 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 04/01/20 | Ryan Saavedra
    President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that the administration was launching an all out assault on Mexican drug cartels using the U.S. Military.  “As governments and nations focus on the Coronavirus, there is a growing threat that cartels, criminals, terrorists, and other malign actors will try to exploit the situation for their own gain and we must not let that happen,” Trump said. “We will never let that happen. Today the United States is launching enhanced counter narcotics operations in the western hemisphere to protect the American people from the deadly scourge of illegal narcotics.”“We must not let the drug...
  • Tucker: Opposition to Trump is fueling media lies about chloroquine, a potential COVID-19 treatment

    03/28/2020 12:21:25 AM PDT · by rintintin · 34 replies
    Lifesite ^ | March 26 2020 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    The media have been lying about a potentially effective treatment for the COVID-19 coronavirus, Tucker Carlson reported this week. “Well, here’s why,” the Fox News pundit told his audience last night. “Donald Trump is for it.” Ever since the American president announced the use of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the coronavirus sweeping the world, the American media have been downplaying its potential, lying about it, and manipulating the public. “If Trump is for it, they're against it, even if it might save American lives,” Carlson declared. “What reactive children they are. And they immediately began a sustained push to...
  • (Florida) Man claims anti-malaria drug touted by Trump to treat coronavirus saved him from death

    03/24/2020 5:40:54 PM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3/23/20 | Emma Colton
    **SNIP** “I was at the point where I was barely able to speak, and breathing was very challenging,” Giardinieri said. “I really thought my end was there.” On Friday, he said goodbye to his wife and three children, thinking he would be the next victim of the COVID-19 virus. Then a friend sent him an article about hydroxychloroquine. **SNIP** Thirty minutes later, nurses administered the drug, and for two hours, he felt his heart race and experienced an episode where he couldn’t breathe. He then woke up at 4:45 the next morning and felt “like nothing ever happened." His breathing...
  • Fujifilm shares leap on treatment hope

    03/18/2020 1:48:26 AM PDT · by cba123 · 2 replies
    Fujifilm shares leap on treatment hope This is Martin Farrer taking over the blog for a short time while Helen has a much-deserved break. We’re keen to inject a bit of optimism into the blog when possible and there is some in a Reuters story about how shares in Fujifilm have jumpped 15% after a Chinese official said the Japanese company’s Avigan anti-flu drug appeared to help coronavirus patients recover.
  • Coronavirus patient in Spain reportedly recovers after being treated with HIV drug

    03/06/2020 3:57:07 PM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/05/20 | Yaron Steinbuch
    A 62-year-old man who became Spain’s first coronavirus patient is believed to have made a full recovery after being treated with an HIV drug, according to a report. Miguel Ángel Benítez was hospitalized at the Virgen del Rocio Hospital in Seville, where he received lopinavir-ritonavir, an antiretroviral drug sold under the brand name Kaletra, according to Metro UK, which cited El Pais. The drug - which has been used to treat HIV and AIDS for over 10 years - was combined with interferon beta, a protein that prevents cells from becoming infected and is used on people with multiple sclerosis...