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Science has spoken: End the lockdown

We agree that the lockdown was a choice that could not be avoided at the beginning of the pandemic. But we knew from the very beginning that lockdown is temporary. It was never meant to eradicate the coronavirus, nor was it designed as a long-term approach. But here we are in the Philippines, three months […]

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Is a lockdown necessary? Lessons learned

It is time to reopen: Analyses of actual data shows benefits of lockdowns were overestimated

This article by David Henderson and Jonathan Lipow features four researches which re-evaluated the benefits of stay-at-home orders.  One of these researchers was conducted by a team of economists from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley). By using data on travel patterns and foot traffic on non-essential businesses, the team discovered that social distancing […]

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Is it really that deadly? Lessons learned

CDC finds patients with underlying conditions 12 times more likely to die of COVID-19

A published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last June 15, 2020 confirmed the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on individuals with underlying medical conditions. According to the report, individuals with comorbidities were six times more likely to be hospitalized and 12 times more likely to die compared to otherwise healthy individuals. The […]

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Censorship Societal

Corporate media is weaponized infotainment meant to control us

In this March 15, 2020 article for Vision Launch, Marc Zorn explores how corporate media is influencing our lies, and preprogramming our minds to accept their agenda.  Zorn says that there is a major flaw in the business model of corporate media. Though they profess to “serve” citizens by offering an insight to the latest news […]

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Censorship

Why censorship is backfiring on Big Tech

Censorship is a major concern because limited information reduces the understanding of an issue because the picture is incomplete. In this article for Vision Launch, Marc Zorn looks at the many impacts of censorship and why it is dangerous, especially when it is implemented during a time of crisis. Zorn says that censorship prevents people from […]

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Is it really that deadly? What exactly is the nature of the virus?

The coronavirus has mutated: Here’s why you shouldn’t panic

In this article for The Atlantic, author Ed Yong collates statements from several experts to help us make sense of the reported mutations in SARS-COV-2. He also explores the impact of the April research released by scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory claiming the emergence of a more transmissible form of the new coronavirus.  Several experts think […]

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Is a lockdown necessary? Lessons learned

The coronavirus in perspective: How likely are you of dying once infected?

In this May 7, 2020 article for BBC, Nick Triggle offers an objective assessment of an individual’s risk of dying once infected with the coronavirus. Triggle says that the constant stream of coronavirus reports highlighting the lack of protective equipment in medical facilities, increase in case incidence, and deaths has led to widespread anxiety. Even younger […]

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Is it really that deadly? Lessons learned

95% of deaths in UK have pre-existing condition

Latest figures released by the NHS England shows that an overwhelming majority – 95% – of all COVID deaths in England and Wales had serious co-morbidities. The new figures were published last June 4, 2020. Editor’s Note: This finding is no longer surprising as a similar result was reported by Italy in March [see 99% of coronavirus deaths […]

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Censorship

Facebook continues crack down on links to alternative platforms

When the Plandemic video was taken down by YouTube, individuals saved, reuploaded, and re-shared the video through Facebook. But Facebook learned its lesson and began blocking alternative platforms which hosted the video.  When altCensored cataloged the Plandemic documentary, Facebook blocked the preview images to the site which then led to the abrupt drop in traffic. […]

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Is it really that deadly? Lessons learned

More data gathered, more proof that early fatality estimates were massively exaggerated

In this May 23, 2020 article for Off Guardian, Kit Knightly reports that fatality rate for COVID-19 averages at 0.2% – a far cry from the WHO estimate of 3.4% in February and 1% of the Imperial College model.  Knightly also refers to large scale serological studies conducted in Boston, the Czech Republic, and Japan which […]