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  • Nevada Governor Found Hoarding Hydroxychloroquine After Banning Drug

    04/04/2020 3:40:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 87 replies ^ | April 4, 2020 | Bronson Stocking
    Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, Democrat, had a kneejerk reaction to President Trump's optimism about a malaria drug that might be an effective treatment for the Wuhan coronavirus. Trump was hopeful about the drug, so anti-Trump Democrats like Sisolak were against it. Gov. Sisolak banned (hydroxy)chloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, ostensibly over concern of hoarders stockpiling the medicine and causing shortages for patients who use the drug for other ailments like Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis. But while the governor restricted the public from receiving the potentially life-saving drug, Nevada's Department of Corrections began stockpiling the drug for prisoners. (Via 360...
  • Nevada Governor Sisolak Found Hoarding Coronavirus Treatment Drug

    04/04/2020 5:18:00 AM PDT · by SmokingJoe · 32 replies
    Gatewaypundit ^ | April 03 2020 |
    Just about a week after the Trump hating Democrat Governor of Nevada limited the ability for physicians to prescribe Hydroxychloroquine to treat Corona virus, news broke that Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak’s own Department of Corrections has been hoarding the drug for prisoners. Sisolak claimed that he was doing so to prevent the hoarding of the medicine, despite the fact that you could only obtain it through a prescription. UPDATE: Wicked Democrat Governor Sisolak WILL ALSO NOT ALLOW Nevadans to Prescribe Chloroquine as a Preventative Against the Coronavirus Now, 360 News Las Vegas has discovered that Sisolak’s Department of Corrections has...
  • Nevada Governor Sisolak Found Hoarding Coronavirus Treatment Drug

    04/03/2020 5:56:10 AM PDT · by ptsal · 15 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 03-Apr-2020 | Jacob Engles
    Just about a week after the Trump hating Democrat Governor of Nevada limited the ability for physicians to prescribe Hydroxychloroquine to treat Corona virus, news broke that Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak’s own Department of Corrections has been hoarding the drug for prisoners.
  • Clark County suspends union contract for UMC health care workers

    04/02/2020 1:37:26 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 13 replies ^ | 1 April 2020 | By Michael Scott Davidson
    Clark County Manager Yolanda King has suspended union contracts for some 9,000 employees, including medical workers at University Medical Center. The move, which union leaders say was unprecedented and came without warning Tuesday, followed a March 15 emergency declaration by the county. In an email sent to county employees Wednesday evening, King wrote that the contracts would remain suspended through the duration of the emergency, which was spurred by the new coronavirus outbreak.
  • Hydroxychloroquine keeps people alive at the Smith Center ( Infectious Disease Clinic)

    04/02/2020 12:33:37 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 25 replies
    independentsentinel ^ | March 28, 2020 | By M. Dowling -
    A combination of anti-malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), the generic name is Plaquenil, and Azithromycin appear to be effective in treating COVID-19 patients. While Dr. Anthony Fauci wants to wait for studies that could take up to a year, there simply isn’t time. Anecdotal evidence from several countries, including China and France, suggest it is effective.
  • Diversity and Inclusion and COVID-19 [Email from University of Nevada, Reno]

    04/01/2020 2:08:58 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 7 replies
    University of Nevada Reno ^ | March 31, 2020 | Eloisa Gordon-Mora
    The unprecedented global pandemic that knows no borders should be a clear lesson for all of us of how interconnected and interdependent we all are, as a human community, and how small our already frail planet has become in the era of globalization. Diversity & Inclusion would like to salute all of you—administrators, faculty, staff, and of course, our students—for your resilience and strength, whether at the frontlines, physically or virtually, in services and in the classroom. We also want to remind ourselves that as in all human experiences, the pandemic has not impacted all communities equally. Many communities are...
  • A stupid little political stunt to Get Trump goes awry in Nevada: Banning the use of Hydroxychloroquine does not go well for Gov. Sisolak

    03/26/2020 6:59:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 71 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/26/2020 | Monica Showalter
    Steve Sisolak, the leftist governor of Nevada, decided to play doctor by banning the use of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, two drugs that are being used elsewhere to treat COVID-19.  "While these drugs serve necessary medical purposes, this regulation protects the Nevadans who need them and prevents unnecessary hoarding," Sisolak wrote on Twitter. Unneccessary hoarding? The hoarding thing is a smokescreen, his real reason was to slap at President Trump who touted these medications as showing promise, and even mistakenly said they had been approved for use by the FDA. That's his real reason for the limit on the unproven drug, which goes against the...
  • Nevada's Chief Medical Officer Not Licensed To Practice Medicine In U.S.

    03/25/2020 7:37:28 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 45 replies
    Nevada’s top doctor isn’t licensed to practice medicine in the United States. Ihsan Azzam testified in Las Vegas on Tuesday that he has a master’s degree and worked for several years in environmental public health and epidemiology before being named chief state medical officer last May. Azzam says he practiced for several years as an obstetrics and gynecology physician in Africa before moving to the United States in the 1990s. That qualifies Azzam for the job under Nevada state law. Azzam testified that while he has no background in anesthesia or pain management, he says the doses of three drugs...
  • OUTRAGEOUS – Nevada Governor Bans Using HCQ To Treat Coronavirus…

    03/25/2020 6:17:54 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 94 replies ^ | March 25, 2020 1:54 am | Kane
    Nevada Democrat Governor Steve Sisolak banned the use of anti-malaria drugs tonight ________________________________________________________________________________ CARSON CITY — Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed an emergency measure to safeguard the threatened supply of two drugs being hoarded for possible use in the treatment of COVID-19. The drugs, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, are used to treat malaria, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis and are being studied by the FDA for possible use in patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19. “The governor’s order prohibits the prescribing and dispensing chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine for a COVID-19 diagnosis, requires the appropriate prescription coding for their ‘legitimate medical purposes,’ and limits prescriptions to...
  • Nevada’s Democrat Governor Issues Emergency Order Barring Use of Anti-Malaria Drugs For Coronavirus Patients

    03/24/2020 7:29:33 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 171 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 24, 2020 | Cristina Laila
    Nevada’s Governor Steve Sisolak (D) on Tuesday issued an emergency order barring the use of anti-malaria drugs such as chloroquine for Coronavirus patients. Last week Sisolak shut down casinos and only kept open essential businesses like grocery stores and health care facilities. In addition to barring the use of chloroquine for Coronavirus patients on Tuesday, Nevada’s governor also banned social gatherings of more than 10 people. The Associated Press reported (emphasis our own): LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s governor on Tuesday night issued an emergency order banning gatherings of more than 10 people in the state indoors or outdoors, a...
  • Nevada governor bars gatherings of more than 10 people

    03/24/2020 6:39:50 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 24, 2020 | Michelle L. Price
    Nevada’s governor on Tuesday night issued an emergency order banning gatherings of more than 10 people in the state indoors or outdoors, a more aggressive move to try to stop the spread of the coronavrius. Sisolak said the order does not apply to private homes or the homeless, but includes places like social clubs, parks, libraries and sports fields. The order comes a week after the governor shut down the famous casinos of Las Vegas and ordered all but essential businesses like grocery stores and pharmacies to close. The governor’s new order issued Tuesday banning group gatherings does not apply...
  • Nevada Governor Bars Malaria Drugs for Coronavirus Patients

    03/24/2020 6:14:01 PM PDT · by Steven W. · 183 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | 3/24/2020 | AP
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s governor has signed an emergency order barring the use of anti-malaria drugs for someone who has the coronavirus. Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order Tuesday restricting chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine comes after President Donald Trump touted the medication as a treatment for the virus.
  • All of Nevada's hotel-casinos to shut down, per state orders

    03/18/2020 3:29:20 AM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    FOX 5 Las Vegas ^ | March 17, 2020 | Kristen DeSilva
    Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered all nonessential businesses in Nevada to close. Casinos and gaming operations are included in the order, to be closed by midnight Tuesday. This includes every casino and gaming operation in the state of Nevada.
  • Cirque du Soleil closes its Las Vegas shows because of virus

    03/15/2020 5:49:52 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | March 15, 2020
    LAS VEGAS - Cirque du Soleil, creator of many of the most popular shows in Las Vegas, said Saturday that it is temporarily suspending its productions in the city as well as around the world because of the new coronavirus outbreak. In a statement, the company said it made the decision based on public health authorities calling for people to limit their social interactions to stop the spread of the virus. The shows that will be cancelled effective Sunday are “O” at the Bellagio, “KA” at MGM Grand, “The Beatles LOVE” at the Mirage, “Mystere” at Treasure Island, “Zumanity” at...
  • Harry Reid endorses Biden's White House bid

    03/02/2020 11:48:21 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03 02 2020 | Rebecca Klar
    Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Monday announced he was endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden in his bid for the White House. Reid lauded Biden as the candidate best fit to assemble the largest coalition to defeat President Trump and “lead our country following the trauma of Trump’s presidency.” “Joe Biden’s strength of character and deep experience stand in the starkest contrast to Trump’s amorality, corruption and utter incompetence,” Reid said in a statement. “Biden will be a much-needed stabilizing force following Trump’s disastrous term, offering a positive and progressive alternative to Trump’s dark vision of racism,...
  • 'Bernie Sanders wants to tax me 90%': Pawn Stars host slams 'the insanity' of socialism [CPAC]

    02/28/2020 2:22:07 PM PST · by Red Badger · 30 replies ^ | by Spencer Neale | February 28, 2020 11:19 AM
    A reality television star who has made a career out of cutting deals with average citizens decried the "insanity" of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign. Pawn Stars host Rick Harrison defended capitalism and backed hard work as the key to success during his second appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. "Bernie Sanders wants to tax me at 90%," Harrison said during a question-and-answer session after his 10-minute speech at the event in National Harbor, Maryland. "Why would I want to open up a business if I'm not going to make any money?" Sanders, a socialist, is...
  • Nevada Dem Chairman Called Police on Sanders Supporters Who Protested Outside His Home

    02/27/2020 8:06:05 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 17 replies
    National Review / Yahoo Sports ^ | February 27 | Zachary Evans
    Nevada Democratic Party Chair William McCurdy called police after supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) protested outside his home from 11 p.m. the night before the state’s caucuses, Politico reported on Thursday. One protester, Maria Estrada, shouted into a bullhorn while live streaming her actions on her Facebook page.
  • Maryland man charged federally with killing Bethel Park woman in Nevada desert

    02/25/2020 2:51:51 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | February 24, 2020 | Torsten Ove
    A Maryland man accused of kidnapping and killing a Bethel Park woman after leaving her tied to a signpost in the Nevada desert has been charged federally with kidnapping resulting in death. John Matthew Chapman, 39, was named in an FBI complaint filed Monday in U.S. District Court and will appear before a judge next month. Chapman is accused of kidnapping and murdering Jaime Feden, 33, with whom he had a tumultuous relationship. After the killing, the FBI said, he lived at her house and posed as her on Facebook Messenger to thwart attempts by her friends and relatives to...
  • Bloomberg Needs to Take Down Sanders- Immediately

    02/23/2020 11:32:11 AM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 173 replies ^ | February 22, 2020 | Joe Lockhart
    If Bloomberg has any chance of winning the nomination, he has to redirect his resources during the primary and run ads against Sanders -- not Trump. Bloomberg needs to use the next $400 million in ad spending to attack Sanders on his potential weaknesses in a general election and highlight how far left his campaign is.
  • Harry Reid calls for end to all caucuses

    02/23/2020 7:36:57 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 47 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02 23 2020 | John Bowden
    Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) called on the Democratic Party to abandon the caucus system on Sunday in a statement released following the caucuses held in his home state. Reid said in a statement that the Nevada Democratic Party "did a good job" with Saturday's caucuses following the chaos in Iowa after its first-in-the-nation contest, while calling on the caucus system to be dropped entirely. “I am so proud of the Nevada Democratic Party, its talented staff, and the thousands of grassroots volunteers who have done so much hard work over the years to build this operation. We...