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  • Santa Cruz County slows down their vaccination process due to Moderna’s vaccine concerns

    01/19/2021 5:38:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    KSBW ^ | Jan 19, 2021
    Out of an abundance of caution, Santa Cruz County is slowing down their vaccination process after learning Moderna’s newest COVID-19 vaccine, Lot 41L20A, has caused allergic reactions to less than 10 people in Southern California. “Anaphylactic shock refers to a drop in blood pressure due to an allergic reaction. Most of us think of it in terms of like a bee sting if you’re allergic to bee stings, you can go into shock,” explained David Ghilarducci M.D., Deputy Health Officer for Santa Cruz County. “But again, that reaction is pretty rare. It’s one in 100,000 from the trials that we’ve...
  • 'The gaps widen': In hard-hit L.A., Latinos bear the brunt of Covid's surge

    01/18/2021 7:14:59 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    NBC News / Comcast ^ | January 17, 2021 | By Alicia Victoria Lozano
    ... With its sandy beaches and year-round sunshine, Los Angeles conjures up images of celebrities and tanned residents comfortably scattered in a sprawl of roomy single-family homes. But the popular images of L.A. belie the reality for millions of residents, many of whom are considered essential and live in dense or multigenerational housing at a time when public health officials recommend working from home and maintaining social distance. Death rates among Latinos in L.A. are twice as high as in the rest of the population, according to public health officials. And Latinos, who are about half of all county residents,...
  • CBS' Catherine Herridge Drops Some Troubling Previously Unknown Info About Coronavirus

    01/17/2021 6:33:51 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 19 replies
    RedState ^ | January 17, 2021 | Nick Arama
    ...But wait. There’s more. They observed that — at least since 2016 — the WIV had been involved with researching bat coronavirus that is 96.2% similar to the SARS-CoV-2, the Wuhan coronavirus. WIV senior researcher Shi Zhengli had previously said that the genetic sequence of SARS-CoV-2 didn’t match. Moreover, the State Department says the WIV hasn’t been transparent about their studies and said a full accounting was needed for why the WIV altered and removed their records about the bat coronavirus and other viruses. The State Department also observes that the WIV has conducted “secret projects with China’s military” and...
  • US State Department Has Evidence Supporting COVID Lab Escape Theory, Questions Credibility Of 'Batwoman' Shi Zhengli

    01/16/2021 5:28:16 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    USSA News ^ | 01/16/2021 | Tyler Durden
    Nearly a year to the day that ZeroHedge raised suspicions over the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak - and were called 'conspiracy theorists' for it - the US State Department just revealed that they have new information suggesting it could have emerged from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV).In a Friday statement, the state department announced that while they haven't determined whether the COVID-19 pandemic "began through contact with infected animals or was the result of an accident at a laboratory in Wuhan, China," the US government "has reason to believe that several researchers inside the WIV became sick in...
  • Mike Pompeo reveals intel that may link China lab to COVID-19 outbreak

    01/16/2021 8:42:42 AM PST · by navysealdad · 39 replies
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo late Friday revealed previously unreported intelligence that may link a lab in Wuhan, China, to the start of the global coronavirus pandemic. Pompeo also called on the World Health Organization to fully investigate the possibility that the deadly bug accidentally escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology
  • Fact Sheet: Activity at the Wuhan Institute of Virology

    01/16/2021 6:13:07 AM PST · by ptsal · 6 replies
    U.S. Dept of State ^ | 01/15/2021 | State Dept
    Fact Sheet For more than a year, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has systematically prevented a transparent and thorough investigation of the COVID-19 pandemic’s origin, choosing instead to devote enormous resources to deceit and disinformation. Nearly two million people have died. Their families deserve to know the truth. Only through transparency can we learn what caused this pandemic and how to prevent the next one. The U.S. government does not know exactly where, when, or how the COVID-19 virus—known as SARS-CoV-2—was transmitted initially to humans. We have not determined whether the outbreak began through contact with infected animals or was...
  • Facing New Outbreaks, China Places Over 22 Million on Lockdown

    01/14/2021 5:18:33 AM PST · by EBH · 11 replies
    New York Times ^ | 01/14/2021 | Steven Lee Meyers
    When a handful of new coronavirus cases materialized this month in a province surrounding Beijing — apparently spread at a village wedding party — the Chinese authorities bolted into action. They locked down two cities with more than 17 million people, Shijiazhuang and Xingtai. They ordered a crash testing regime of nearly every resident there, which was completed in a matter of days. They shut down transportation and canceled weddings, funerals and, most significantly, a provincial Communist Party conference. By this week the lockdowns expanded to include another city on the edge of Beijing, Langfang, as well as a county...
  • US asking states to speed vaccine, not hold back 2nd dose

    01/12/2021 5:04:11 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 12, 2021 | By ZEKE MILLER
    The Trump administration is asking states to speed delivery of COVID-19 vaccines to people older than 65 and others at high risk by no longer holding back the second dose of the two-dose shots, The Associated Press has learned. The Centers for Disease Control is expected to recommend opening up vaccines to everyone older than 65 and to get the vaccines to more people by not holding back the second vaccine dose. That’s according to a Trump administration official familiar with the decision, who spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of an announcement. States determine who should get the vaccine...
  • U Alabama under investigation for possible ties to Wuhan lab

    01/08/2021 7:41:35 PM PST · by dynachrome · 21 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 1-7-21 | Wyatt Eichholz
    The U.S. Department of Education has requested information from the University of Alabama regarding alleged undisclosed ties between the university and the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China. “It appears that UA has failed to report an alleged partnership with the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan, China,” a letter sent to UA President Stuart Bell on Dec. 22 stated. “The WIV, owned by the Chinese government’s Academy of Sciences, includes a maximum biocontainment laboratory (“MCL”) that may be closely linked to the origin and/or spread of the Chinese COVID-19 virus,” the letter continued. The investigation was initiated in light...
  • COVID-19: 'Major incident' declared in London due to hospital pressure

    01/08/2021 5:17:22 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 1 replies
    SKY News ^ | January 8, 2021 | by Aubrey Allegretti
    Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has declared a "major incident" in the capital due to rising coronavirus cases threatening to overwhelm hospitals. More than 800 patients a day are being admitted to London hospitals with COVID-19, the chief executive of NHS England, Sir Simon Stevens, warned at a Downing Street briefing on Thursday. "That's the equivalent of a new St Thomas' hospital, full of COVID patients every day."
  • China's COVID-19 ‘success’ is a mirage that continues to deceive the West

    01/06/2021 10:07:42 AM PST · by george76 · 3 replies
    The Dossier ^ | Jan. 1, 2021 | Jordan Schachtel
    Wuhan residents packed city streets to bring in 2021.. Social media was set ablaze last night with shocked and perplexed reactions to New Year’s celebration media coming out of Wuhan, China, which showed packed streets, and citizens bringing in 2021 in an almost pre-corona fashion unparalleled in virtually the entirety of the Western world. The Wuhan celebrations were presented as a great source of national pride for China, who are projecting to the world that they alone have succeeded in conquering a virus that no one else has been able to get under control. As the COVID-19 case count continues...
  • Chinese Authorities Block Foreign Media’s Probe Into Origin of CCP Virus Prior to WHO’s Visit

    01/04/2021 4:37:32 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 01/04/2021 | Alex Wu
    The BBC and the Associated Press (AP) recently reported that Chinese authorities prevented their journalists from visiting mineshafts and bat caves in China’s Yunnan Province, where a team of Chinese scientists conducted research on the source of the CCP virus, which sparked the COVID-19 pandemic.Meanwhile, the World Health Organization will send a team of scientists to China this month to investigate the origin of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, known by the scientific name SARS-CoV-2. But the international community has questioned WHO’s role in enabling the Chinese regime to conceal the spread of the virus in the early stages...
  • Dim Sum? Yes.

    01/03/2021 5:45:01 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 10 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-3-21 | MOTUS
    Quelle surprise! As it turns out President Trump was 110% correct about calling COVID-19 the Chinese Virus. According to the Daily Mail today, which is once again doing the work American journalists refuse to do:China lab leak is the 'most credible' source of the coronavirus outbreak, says top US government official, amid bombshell claims Wuhan scientist has turned whistleblower.Mr Pottinger said that the latest intelligence points to the virus leaking from the top-secret Wuhan Institute of Virology, 11 miles from the market, saying: 'There is a growing body of evidence that the lab is likely the most credible source of...
  • ‘Growing body of evidence’ shows COVID-19 leaked from Chinese lab: US official

    01/02/2021 6:45:11 PM PST · by RummyChick · 36 replies
    NYpost ^ | 1/2/2021 | dorn
    U.S. National Security Adviser Matthew Pottinger is doubling down on the theory that COVID-19 leaked from a Chinese government-run lab in Wuhan. Pottinger, a staunch critic of Beijing, allegedly made the claim in a recent Zoom meeting with British officials. “There is a growing body of evidence that the lab is likely the most credible source of the virus,” Pottinger reportedly said, according to the Daily Mail.
  • Fauci Predicts New, More Contagious COVID-19 Strain Will Spread Across U.S.

    12/31/2020 7:21:53 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 66 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | 12/31/2020 | Joseph Curl
    Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday predicted that a new, more contagious COVID-19 strain that first appeared in the U.K. will spread across the U.S., but he added that “it does not appear to be more virulent.” “We predicted it would be, when you have so much of it in the U.K., which then spread to other countries in Europe and Canada, it was inevitable that it would be here,” Fauci said on NBC News’ “Today.” “You’ll be hearing reports from other states and more cases in the state that is already reported. Unfortunately, that’s just the reality of the way...
  • WU HAVING A LAUGH? Wuhan locals pack the streets to celebrate New Year as rest of the world suffers under Covid lockdowns (gritted teeth alert)

    12/31/2020 8:48:46 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 36 replies
    The Sun ^ | December 31, 2020 | Patrick Knox
    PACKED streets and wild New Year celebrations have broken out in the Chinese city of Wuhan where the Covid pandemic began — while the rest of the world is locked up at home. A year ago today, a Covid-19 outbreak was reported in the Hubei province city, which then spread around the world and killed more than 1.8million people.... Remarkably, Wuhan has not reported a new locally transmitted case of the disease since May 10 — after lifting one of the strictest lockdowns in the world seven months ago. In scenes unimaginable in many places around the world, the city's...
  • 2020 COVID-19 Headlines You Were Supposed to Forget

    12/31/2020 8:06:07 PM PST · by Lenora Thompson · 6 replies
    Lenora Thompson, Patriotic Writer ^ | 12/31/2020 | Lenora Thompson, Patriotic Writer
    I believe that life, like birthday presents, should always be tied up with a big red bow. All questions answered. All mysteries solved. All wrongs righted and justice served. Unfortunately, life doesn't work that way. This past year is particularly rife with truth being camouflaged, important news stories swiftly buried without closure and justice not carrying the day. This definitely seems to be the case and, as they say in Our Mutual Friend, "What seems to be the case may indeed be the case, in any case it shall soon be the case unless we do something about the case."...
  • Lawyer-Turned-Citizen Journalist Zhang Zhan Hit Out at Judge During Trial: Lawyer

    12/30/2020 9:52:00 PM PST · by ifinnegan · 7 replies
    Radio Free Asia ^ | 12/30/20 | Qiao Long/Luisetta Mudie
    Lawyer-Turned-Citizen Journalist Zhang Zhan Hit Out at Judge During Trial: Lawyer Jailed citizen journalist Zhang Zhan, who was sentenced to four years' imprisonment for posting reports from Wuhan during the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the city, spoke up in court and challenged the judge during her trial earlier this week, RFA has learned. Zhang, 37, appeared in the Pudong New District People's Court in a wheelchair on Tuesday after being force-fed during a hunger strike in the Pudong New District Detention Center. She was found guilty of "picking quarrels and stirring up trouble," a charge frequently used...
  • Meet The 50 Doctors, Scientists And Healthcare Entrepreneurs Who Became Pandemic Billionaires In 2020

    12/29/2020 8:41:47 AM PST · by Towed_Jumper · 6 replies
    Forbes ^ | December 23, 2020 | Giacomo Tognini
    early a year after the first case of Covid-19 was reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019, the world could be nearing the beginning of the end of a pandemic that has killed more than 1.7 million people. Vaccination for Covid-19 is underway in the United States and the United Kingdom, and promising antibody treatments could help doctors fight back against the disease more effectively. Tied to those breakthroughs: a host of new billionaires who have emerged in 2020, their fortunes propelled by a stock market surge as investors flocked to companies involved in the development of...
  • Wuhan’s COVID-19 cases may have been 10 times higher, China’s CDC says

    12/29/2020 7:04:10 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/29/2020 | Yaron Steinbuch
    Almost 500,000 residents in Wuhan, where the coronavirus pandemic originated, may have been infected with the deadly bug — nearly 10 times the recorded tally, according to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. A study by the agency used a sample of 34,000 people in the central China metropolis of some 1 million residents and other cities in Hubei province, as well as Beijing, Shanghai and several other provinces to estimate the infection rates, CNN reported.