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  • 3rd COVID-19 wave bearing down on Baja California (Mexico

    04/24/2021 3:41:38 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 47 replies
    Border Report ^ | Apr 23, 2021 | Salvador Rivera
    TIJUANA (Border Report) — COVID-19 cases in Mexican border cities such as Tijuana and Mexicali have continued on the upswing heading into the end of April and the beginning of May, indicating a third wave of contagions, as predicted, has begun to take shape. According to Baja California health officials, recent statistics show 16.5 out of every 100,000 residents now have the virus... According to Pérez Rico, the third COVID-19 wave in the state will intensify next week and into early May. The city of Tijuana has seen 3,566 COVID-19 related deaths since the start of the pandemic. Four people...
  • US, 13 Nations Question the Integrity of WHO-China Study on CCP Virus Origin

    03/30/2021 6:31:33 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 03/30/2021 | GQ Pan
    The United States on Tuesday joined more than a dozen other nations to express shared concerns about a World Health Organization study into the origins of the CCP virus, pointing to the report’s delay and lack of access to crucial data. “Together, we support a transparent and independent analysis and evaluation, free from interference and undue influence, of the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic,” reads the statement signed by the governments of Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, South Korea, Slovenia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. “In this regard, we join in...
  • Data withheld from WHO team probing COVID-19 origins in China: Tedros

    03/30/2021 6:26:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 31 Mar 2021
    Data was withheld from World Health Organization investigators who travelled to China to research the origins of the coronavirus epidemic, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday (Mar 30). The United States, the European Union and other Western countries immediately called for China to give "full access" to independent experts to all data about the original outbreak in late 2019. In its final report, written jointly with Chinese scientists, a WHO-led team that spent four weeks in and around Wuhan in January and February said the virus had probably been transmitted from bats to humans through another animal, and...
  • Is WA Gov. Jay Inslee Single-handedly Responsible for America's COVID Outbreak?

    03/13/2021 9:36:22 AM PST · by lightman · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 13 March A.D. 2021 | Beth Baumann
    Over the last few weeks, all eyes have been on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for his nursing home scandal. Cuomo instructed nursing homes to take in COVID-positive patients that were being discharged from the hospital, a move that resulted in more than 10,000 deaths. As it turns out, Cuomo wasn't the only governor to make that kind of call. Reporters in Michigan are suing Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) to obtain data about the Great Lakes State's deaths in nursing homes, something prosecutors say could end in criminal charges. Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee (D) can now be added...
  • New outbreak of COVID-19 in B.C. care home where residents and staff were already vaccinated (Canada)

    03/09/2021 4:25:37 PM PST · by dynachrome · 29 replies
    CBC ^ | 3-8-21 | Eva Uguen-Csenge
    A new outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared at the Cottonwoods Care Centre in B.C.'s Interior Health region where staff and residents had already received vaccines, the provincial health officer announced Monday. In a live news conference, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said being vaccinated doesn't mean transmission will be stopped and that precautions must remain in place for seniors and care homes. "You can have transmission even when people are fully vaccinated," she said. "The illness seems to be milder and doesn't transmit as much [and we] won't see rapid explosive outbreaks." Two staff members and 10 residents...
  • Report: Maskless Super Bowl Revelry Did Not Lead to Coronavirus Outbreak

    02/22/2021 8:47:44 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/22/2021 | Dylan Gwinn
    Remember a couple of weeks ago when all the Buccaneers fans were causing another Covid outbreak because of their maskless Super Bowl celebrating? Yeah, apparently that did not happen.
  • 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...
  • Areas of Seven Chinese Provinces Enter "Wartime" Mode Following COVID-19 Outbreaks

    01/10/2021 9:05:49 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 01/10/2021 | Nicole Hao
    Areas of Hebei, Liaoning, Heilongjiang, Henan, and Ningxia provinces, as well as Inner Mongolia and Beijing announced that they entered “wartime” mode over the weekend due to surges in COVID-19 cases.“Wartime” mode typically means that restrictions are placed on when residents can leave their homes, and almost all public facilities, such as schools, stores, stadiums, and parks, are closed.A spokesperson for the Beijing city government Xu Hejian said at a press conference on Jan. 8: “At present, diagnosed patients and cluster outbreaks are happening all around the country.”Tight ControlThe central government advised against travel for the upcoming Lunar New Year...
  • COVID-19 outbreak at Washington state Costco leaves 145 workers infected

    12/31/2020 5:58:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/31/2020 | Kenneth Garger
    At least 145 employees of a Washington state Costco have been infected with COVID-19, county health officials announced Tuesday, according to a report. The outbreak at the store in Union Gap could worsen, officials said, as testing of workers continues, KOMO news reported. “As Costco continues its site-wide testing, we anticipate the number of cases to continue to go up over the next few days as results are received,” Melissa Sixberry, Yakima County’s director of disease control, told the outlet.
  • 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...
  • Nantucket’s COVID-19 outbreak has turned residents against each other

    12/29/2020 9:26:31 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 61 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/29/2020 | Jackie Salo
    A COVID-19 outbreak in Nantucket has its wealthy residents turning against each other — with some resorting to trying to “rat” out those defying public health rules. The attempts to take matters into their own hands in the tony Massachusetts enclave came amid an “astronomical” rise in cases following Thanksgiving, the Daily Beast reported.
  • Four Regions Across China Are Under ‘Wartime’ Mode Following COVID-19 Outbreaks

    12/13/2020 7:36:48 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 12/13/2020 | Nicole Hao
    New outbreaks were reported throughout China as locals complained about strict lockdown policies. China’s National Health Commission—the country’s top health agency—announced that new COVID-19 patients were diagnosed in the northeastern-most province of Heilongjiang and in southwestern Sichuan province on Dec. 13. Meanwhile, the Xinjiang region announced new asymptomatic carriers (Chinese authorities count them in a separate category from people who test positive and exhibit symptoms), and the southern island province of Hainan quarantined at least 43 people to prevent possible spreading of COVID-19. HEILONGJIANG The province announced new infections on Sunday, including a patient living in Tahe city. Tahe became...
  • Monmouth University COVID-19 outbreak mostly from ‘super-spreader’ event

    10/13/2020 12:45:27 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    nypost ^ | 10/11/2020 | Lee Brown
    New Jersey’s Monmouth University was forced to cancel in-person classes after an outbreak of 319 confirmed coronavirus cases — mostly from an off-campus “super-spreader” event, the school’s president said. “It appears that this increase in cases among students was tied to an off-campus event hosted two weeks ago,” president Patrick Leahy told students in an update to the two-week shutdown that included athletic events. “An overwhelming majority of the recent cases we have seen can be traced back to this isolated super-spreader event,” he said.
  • Dr. Deborah Birx, head coronavirus task force, calls for sacrifices to slow COVID-19 outbreak this fall in N.J. visit

    10/07/2020 8:53:51 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    nj.com ^ | 10/06/2020 | Brent Johnson
    A day after President Donald Trump left the hospital and urged Americans not to be afraid of COVID-19, the head of the White House’s coronavirus task force avoided directly criticizing or even commenting on the president’s latest actions and comments as she visited a New Jersey university on Tuesday. But during her appearance at Rowan University in Glassboro, Dr. Deborah Birx did urge students — and Americans in general — to keep making sacrifices and changing behaviors to help protect against new surges in the fall.
  • NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak is here: Eight members of Titans test positive

    09/29/2020 8:47:21 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    nypost ^ | 09/29/2020 | Justin Terranova
    The NFL’s coronavirus luck might have run out. The Titans halted in-person workouts Tuesday after multiple tests inside the organization came back positive for COVID-19. The Vikings, whom the Titans defeated Sunday, also suspended team activities. According to the NFL, three players and five other personnel all had tests come back positive. The Vikings have not reported any positive tests, yet.
  • American allegedly responsible for COVID-19 outbreak in Germany identified

    09/17/2020 6:20:06 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    nypost ^ | 09/17/2020 | Yaron Steinbuch
    A US citizen who allegedly refused to quarantine and instead went on a pub crawl in a Bavarian town — sparking a COVID-19 outbreak — has been named as a 26-year-old Florida woman who thanked her co-workers for going to her “rona party,” according to a report. Yasmin Adli, who works at a hotel resort for US forces stationed in Germany, had been awaiting test results after a jaunt to Greece when she partied in Garmisch-Partenkirchen – although she already had a sore throat, the Daily Mail reported. She allegedly texted several of her co-workers who had partied with her...
  • Dr. Birx: US entering 'different' phase of Coronavirus outbreak

    08/03/2020 7:27:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    BBC News ^ | 08/03/2020
    One of President Trump's top medical advisers has warned that the US is entering a new phase in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Deborah Birx told CNN the disease was "extraordinarily widespread" across the country and a greater threat than when the outbreak first began. She said it was now affecting rural areas as well as big cities. She said rural communities were not immune and should wear masks and practice social distancing. The US has recorded more cases and deaths than any other country. According to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, more than 4.6 million infections and...
  • Beijing military hospital full, funeral home day burning infected body

    06/16/2020 8:55:53 AM PDT · by DEPcom · 41 replies
    Apollo News Network ^ | 6-16-2020 | Apollo News
    A second wave of Chinese communist virus outbreaks in Beijing is higher than Wuhan," experts say. At present, the city's community into a state of war. Beijing residents say funeral homes burn the bodies of the dead every day. The Beijing National Defense University was sealed, and several military hospitals were full, including the Armed Police Hospital.
  • Fears Mount Over 2nd Outbreak Amid Inconsistencies in Chinese Data

    05/20/2020 7:46:00 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 05/20/2020 | Eva Fu
    Millions of Chinese citizens could be forced back under lockdown, as discrepancies in data reporting and surging COVID-19 cases in northeastern China show a second-wave outbreak of the CCP virus is now occurring. Already, the Chinese regime has declared “wartime” status in at least two cities—including the capital city of Beijing, where authorities recently reported dozens of fever patients, whom they insisted were diagnosed with a bacterial infection and not the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, commonly known as the novel coronavirus. Authorities in northeastern China have quarantined around 8,000 people after they were exposed to confirmed patients. Six local...
  • Bloomberg: Don’t Look Now, But China Just Locked Down Over 100 Million In New COVID-19 Outbreak

    05/19/2020 12:12:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/19/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    So much for China’s grand reopening. A cluster of new COVID-19 cases in the city of Shulan — more than 2,000 kilometers from Wuhan — has prompted Beijing to order a lockdown of the province of Jilin, Bloomberg reported last night. The lockdown began a few days ago but news of it has slowly emerged over the past day. The move impacts than 100 million people in China, who now face new restrictions on movement and access to economic activity: Some 108 million people in China’s northeast region are being plunged back under lockdown conditions as a new and...