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  • Secret Letter to CDC: Top Epidemiologist Suggests Agency Misrepresented Scientific Data to Support Mask Narrative

    08/21/2023 1:27:07 PM PDT · by lightman · 28 replies
    epoch times ^ | 21 August A.D. 2023 | Megan Redshaw, J.D.
    Documents recently obtained from the National Institutes of Health suggest public health officials used inaccurate information and misrepresented medical research to advance their policy objective that masks prevent severe COVID-19 and virus transmission—despite opposing scientific evidence received from experts. In a recently obtained letter (pdf) sent in November 2021 to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), top epidemiologist Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, and seven colleagues informed the agency it was promoting flawed data and excluding data that did not reinforce their narrative. The letter warned...
  • Who is Big Pharma’s secret mover and shaker behind the Covid Super Vaccination Agenda?

    06/29/2021 10:56:50 PM PDT · by wannabegeek · 6 replies
    The Tap News Wire ^ | June 29, 2021 | State of the Nation's Exclusive
    MICHAEL OSTERHOLM:The Man at the Center ofOPERATION COVID-19As CIDRAP Director, His Resume Tells It All.Michael Osterholm is the current Director of CIDRAP (Center for Infectious Disease and Research Policy) which was established in 2001 and is a Regents Professor at the University of Minnesota. He is also the McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair in Public Health, Teaching Professor with the Division of Environmental Health Services, Professor in Technological Leadership Institute College of Science and Engineering, as well as occupies many other key accredited positions.Mike Osterholm is also an advisor to the CDC, WHO, NIH, FDA, DOD. He has advised various Presidents...
  • Infectious disease expert says wearing two masks could enhance ability to 'get infected' by COVID-19.....

    01/31/2021 9:07:27 PM PST · by caww · 63 replies
    washingtonexaminer. ^ | 1/31/2021 | by Daniel Chaitin, Breaking News Editor
    Michael Osterholm, who was a member of the Biden Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board, gave a second opinion after Dr. Anthony Fauci said last week that doubling up on face masks “likely” provides more protection than wearing just one mask. "When we talk about double masking, remember what we're really talking about is just trying to prevent the virus from being excreted by me into the air or me inhaling the virus from someone else in the air, and it's both a function of face fit and face filtration," Osterholm said during an interview Sunday on NBC's Meet the Press. If...
  • Biden Coronavirus Task Force’s Osterholm: Cancel Christmas Parties — ‘There Is Not a Safe Christmas Party in This Country Right Now’

    12/10/2020 9:59:05 AM PST · by conservative98 · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 10, 2020 | TRENT BAKER
    “At this point, no gatherings outside your immediate family that are — in a sense — podded together. And what I mean by that is that the people who you have been with, who haven’t had outside exposures,” Osterholm outlined. “So, if your son and daughter are coming home from college, they are not part of your pod. You know, either they quarantine for 10 to 14 days or they are not part of what happens at the holidays. Don’t get together with neighbors. No Christmas parties. There is not a safe Christmas party in this country right now unless...
  • Biden Coronavirus Task Force’s Osterholm: ‘We’re Going to See Hospitals Collapsing in the Next Two to Three Weeks’

    11/19/2020 11:43:33 PM PST · by knighthawk · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 19 2020 | TRENT BAKER
    Dr. Michael Osterholm, a member of former Vice President Joe Biden’s coronavirus task force, predicted on Thursday that hospitals will be “collapsing in the next two to three weeks” due to spikes in coronavirus cases across the country. As many push the President Donald Trump administration to provide information regarding coronavirus cases to the Biden transition team, Osterholm emphasized the importance of someone in his position knowing “current information on the number of cases.”
  • Biden Covid Advisor Calls For Unconstitutional 4-6 Week Nationwide Lockdown to ‘Revive Economy’

    11/11/2020 3:27:59 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 46 replies
    GP ^ | November 11, 2020 at 4:32pm | By Cristina Laila
    Joe Biden’s Covid advisor Dr. Michael Osterholm called for an unconstitutional 4-6 week nationwide lockdown “like they did in New Zealand and Australia.” Osterholm said a 6 week nationwide lockdown would get Covid under control and revive the economy. “We could pay for a package right now to cover all of the wages, lost wages for individual workers for losses to small companies to medium-sized companies or city, state, county governments. We could do all of that,” Osterholm said. “If we did that, then we could lockdown for four-to-six weeks.” CNBC reported: Shutting down businesses and paying people for lost...
  • Biden Covid advisor says U.S. lockdown of 4 to 6 weeks could control pandemic and revive economy

    11/11/2020 2:09:21 PM PST · by conservative98 · 116 replies
    CNBC ^ | WED, NOV 11 20204:23 PM ESTUPDATED 9 MIN AGO | Will Feuer
    Shutting down businesses and paying people for lost wages for four to six weeks could help keep the coronavirus pandemic in check and get the economy on track until a vaccine is approved and distributed, said Dr. Michael Osterholm, a coronavirus advisor to President-elect Joe Biden. Osterholm, who serves as director of the Center of Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, said earlier this week that the country is headed toward “Covid hell.”
  • Mike Rowe Answers a Fan Letter About COVID-19 — It Probably Wasn’t the Answer They Expectedq

    07/25/2020 6:06:40 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 41 replies
    redstate ^ | 7/24/2020 | Becca Lower
    Many Americans got to know Mike Rowe as the host of “Dirty Jobs With Mike Rowe,” which ran from 2005 to 2012 on the Discovery Channel — almost 170 episodes of him trying his hand at the grimiest, craziest professions he could find. Then he moved on to CNN (now TBN) with “Somebody’s Gotta Do It,” The show keeps chugging along, now in its fourth season. The listing at the Internet Movie Database describes it this way: Mike Rowe’s Somebody’s Gotta Do It brings viewers face-to-face with men and women who march to the beat of a different drum. In...
  • America must confront ‘how we’re going to live with’ coronavirus, disease specialist says

    03/17/2020 8:05:53 AM PDT · by Paladin2 · 61 replies
    CNBC ^ | Tue, Mar 17 2020 9:25 AM EDT | William Feuer
    "The coronavirus will be here for “many, many months” and the country must decide on a path forward, infectious disease specialist Michael Osterholm told CNBC on Tuesday. The world is still far from rolling out a vaccine, Osterholm noted, and until then, COVID-19 will present a threat to everyone, especially those most at risk. “We have to continue to consider what it means to die from this virus. It’s a very, very difficult and tragic situation. We also have to have a conversation about how we’re going to live with it. We have to figure that out,” the director of...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 19 October 2014

    10/19/2014 4:26:48 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 147 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 19 October 2014 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows October 19th, 2014 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Dr. Anthony Fauci, infectious disease chief at the National Institutes of Health; Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman; Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., head of the Democratic National Committee; Tim Murphy, R-Pa.; and Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Fauci; Sens. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Fauci; Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association; Dr. Robert...
  • Bird flu nightmare needs wake-up call

    01/28/2006 1:29:23 PM PST · by Termite_Commander · 69 replies · 1,173+ views
    Scotsman.com ^ | January 28th, 2006 | Al Avlicino
    YEARS ago when I first started studying the avian influenza virus H5N1, it seemed highly unlikely that it would ever develop into pandemic status. I believed it might eventually trigger a conventional bout of flu, but certainly nothing to the degree of its H1N1 ancestor, the 1918 Spanish Flu that killed 50 to 100 million people. I have followed this virus in its inexorable march towards a pandemic, seen how it kept surprising the experts by picking up more and more human-infectious traits, until now there is virtually no doubt that there will be a worldwide avian flu pandemic and...
  • WSJ: Avian Virus Caused The 1918 Pandemic, New Studies Show

    10/06/2005 5:34:51 AM PDT · by OESY · 24 replies · 1,324+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 6, 2005 | BETSY MCKAY
    ...After nearly a decade of research, teams of scientists said yesterday that they had re-created the historic influenza virus that by some estimates killed 50 million people world-wide in 1918 and 1919. The scientists concluded that the virus originated as an avian bug and then adapted and spread in humans by undergoing much simpler changes than many experts had previously thought were needed for a pandemic. Some mutations of the 1918 virus have been detected in the current avian-flu virus, suggesting the bug "might be going down a similar path that led to 1918,".... The studies, published yesterday in the...