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Doctor: This is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on an unsuspecting public

The following is a transcript of a now-deleted video of a private meeting between Dr. Roger Hodkinson and several government officials in Alberta, Canada. Dr. Hodkinson provides a brief overview of his background which includes a medical specialization in pathology. At present, he is the chairman of a biotechnology company in North Carolina which sells […]

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Second lockdown in Uk spells unprecedented non-COVID health crisis

In this article for The Telegraph, Dr. Charles Levinson offers his insights on the costs of a second lockdown in the UK, this time, from the perspective of health. Levinson says “I make no exaggeration when I say this is the worst health crisis I have ever experienced – missed cancer diagnoses, suicides, misdiagnosed acute […]

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Comparative analysis on the efficacy of various drug regimens for treating COVID-19 outpatients

The following article was published by the journal Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease last October 31, 2020. The study involved 717 SARS-CoV-2-positive patients treated at emergency rooms in a large HMO in Brazil. Results of the study showed that hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) reduced hospitalization risk by 50-60% while other medications such as Ivermectin, azithromycin, and oseltamivir did not […]

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Swiss immunologist explains existing immunity to SARS-CoV-2 and the myth of asymptomatic carriers

The following article is the translated version of Beda M. Stadler’s German article originally published by the Weltwoche magazine last June 10, 2020. The article was written towards the end of summer, and delves into the issue of pre-existing immunity to SARS-CoV-2, PCR testing and the expected increase in cases, as well as the imminent […]

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Cambridge study reveals information bias and selection bias in coronavirus mortality overestimation

The following article was published by the Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness last August 12, 2020. It is a critical appraisal of the mortality estimation presented to the US Congress last March 11, 2020. It attempts to explain how the government’s failure to understand the difference between case fatality rate (CFR) and infection fatality rate […]

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Study: 80% of people with coronavirus in UK have no symptoms

In this article published by the CNBC last October 8, 2020, reports on the results of the study conducted by the University College London (UCL). According to the research, 86.1% of those who tested positive for the virus did not report “core symptoms” associated with COVID-19. The researchers concluded: “COVID-19 symptoms are poor markers of […]

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UK average age of COVID-19 deaths is 82

A study published by the Oxford Univerity’s Centre for Evidence Based Medicine shows that the average age of people who died from COVID-19 in England and Wales since the beginning of the pandemic is 82. This is slightly higher than the median age of those who died of other causes over the same period, which […]

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WHO says 10% of the world infected with SARS-CoV-2, puts IFR at 0.14%

In a special session of the World Health Organization’s 34-member executive board last October 5, 2020, Dr. Michael Ryan, head of WHO’s Health Emergencies said that roughly 10% of the world has been infected with SARS-CoV-2. Dr. Ryan attempts to spin this pronouncement as a bad thing, and adds, “the vast majority of the world […]

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New Study: Viral loads in COVID-19 patients declining

A retrospective study utilizing results of positive PCR tests of patients in Detroit, Michigan from April 4 to June 5, 2020 shows that viral loads of COVID-19 patients are declining over time. The study showed that during the week of April 4, 49% of COVID patients had intermediate viral loads. By the fifth week of […]

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The truth about COVID-19: What data and science tells us

In this 30+ minute video, Ivor Cummings, a top health professional whose main advocacy is to make health science understandble for lay people, explains to us why the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic is over for many countries and why the talk of a “second wave” is false. By looking at the data from various sources, and comparing […]