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New study: Hydroxychloroquine is effective and safe for the treatment of COVID-19

The following is a meta-analysis of various reports that used hudroxychloroquine (HCQ) for COVID-19 treatment. Based on their research, authors Chadwick Prodromos and Tobias Rumschlag offers these four important results: (1) HCQ is consistently effective for COVID-19 when used early in the course of the disease. The earlier it is used, the more effective it […]

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New York Times: The coronavirus is mutating, and that’s fine

In this opinion piece for the New York Times, evolutionary virologist Dr. Edward Holmes criticizes how the talk of a new, more virulent form of SARS-CoV-2 is causing unnecessary fear and confusion. Dr. Holmes says that reinfection is not unique to the new coronavirus as it happens to other viruses. He says that viruses mutate […]

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CDC update shows only 6% of deaths was caused by COVID-19 alone

The September 2, 2020 update released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that 94% of all COVID-19 deaths has at least 2.6 other diseases. Only 6% of all death certificates processed listed COVID-19 as the only cause mentioned [we will remember that in early April, several medical professionals were already raising […]

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New study shows immunity to COVID-19 higher than antibody tests show

A new study from the Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital shows that mild or asymptomatic COVID-19 patients have T-cell immunity against the new coronavirus even if they test negative for antibodies. The study, which was published at the scientific journal Cell shows that twice as many people have developed T-cell immunity than those detected […]

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The key to overcoming COVID-19 already exists

In this July 23, 2020 article for Newsweek, Harvey A. Risch, professor of epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health offers support for the use of hydroxychloroquine among COVID-19 patients. Risch cites various studies and doctor experiences proving that hydroxychloroquine, when given early and at the right dosage, can help prevent complications (as well as […]

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Oxford Professor: Get on with your lives, COVID not as deadly as first thought

In this article written by Lucy Johnston for Express, Oxford Professor Carl Henegan says that people misunderstand and exaggerate the risk of COVID, and the fear instilled in people is a real problem. Henegan says that it is the government’s responsibility to explain the true risk of COVID, which, according to data, is relatively low.  Henegan […]

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New study found pre-existing SARS-CoV-2 immunity in general population

Findings of a new study published by Nature suggests that infection and exposure to coronaviruses induces long lasting memory T cells. Scientists from Duke-NUS Medical School in collaboration with the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, the Singapore General Hospital, and the National Centre for Infectious Disease, found SARS-CoV-2-specific T cells […]

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Finally, a clear, concise, dissenting voice in mainsteam media is heard

The following is a 4-minute video of Sky News host Alan Jones slamming the dictatorial strategy adopted by Australia in its fight against the coronavirus. Jones says that Australians are sick and tired of the climate of fear and alarmism promoted by politicians. He then proceeds to cite the various evidences showing that lockdowns do […]

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New variant of SARS-COV-2 does not make patients sicker

The new SARS-COV-2 variant may be more infectious, but it is not any more deadly than the original. In every country where the new strain started, researchers discovered that it became the most prevalent form in that area.  It must be underscored, however, that despite the emergence of new SARS-COV-2 variants, there is no corresponding […]

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SARS-COV-2 may have lain dormant across the world for years

In this article written by Sarah Knapton for The Telegraph, she reports on the statements of Dr. Tom Jefferson, senior associate tutor at the Center for Evidence-Based Medicine at Oxford.  Dr. Jefferson says that there is a growing evidence that the virus was elsewhere before it emerged in Asia. He says that the coronavirus may have […]