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It’s time for an alternative to lockdown

The following article was written by Dr. Jay Bhattacharya for The Spectator. He says, “We should, in moments of crisis, be open to ideas about how best to handle it”. He says these words in the wake of various criticisms against The Great Barrington Declaration which he co-authors. He says that the proposal of the […]

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How Finland and Norway proved Sweden’s COVID approach works

In this article for the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), Jonathan Miltimore reveals to us that Sweden is not the only country in the world that has imposed a laissez faire approach to COVID-19. Using the Stringency Index developed by Our World In Data, Miltimore shows us that Norway and Finland, neighbors of Sweden which […]

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Portugese court rules PCR tests as unreliable and unlawful to quarantine people

The Lisbon Court of Appeals has ruled for the release of four people who were isolated in accordance to the COVID-19 protocols in the country. The court says, “Given how much scientific doubt exists — as voiced by experts, i.e., those who matter — about the reliability of the PCR tests, given the lack of […]

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WHO advises against use of remdesevir for COVID patients

The World Health Organization has issued a formal recommendation advising against the use of remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19 patients, particularly those who are seriously ill. The press release was published through the British Medical Journal last November 20, 2020. The recommendation was issued by the WHO Guideline Development Group (WHO GDG), which consists of […]

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Danish mask study now published: Masks do not reduce SARS-CoV-2 infection

A randomized controlled trial involving 4,862 participants shows that masks do not protect mask wearers from SARS-CoV-2 infection. The researchers gave this conclusion: “Our results suggest that the recommendation to wear a surgical mask when outside the home among others did not reduce, at conventional levels of statistical significance, the incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in […]

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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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Airline trade groups call for the adoption of digital health passports

Oneworld, Star Alliance, and Sky Team, three of the largest global airline groups which represent 60% of the world passenger air capacity, issued a statement last November 11, 2020 for the adoption of digital health passports in place of quarantines and border closures.  Editor’s Note: We realize that after seven months of lockdowns, people are now very […]

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Italy has followed Dr. Fauci’s advise, but a “second wave” of the coronavirus is “imminent”

Despite all the efforts to contain the spread of the new coronavirus in Italy, health officials are concerned that the number of cases are already out of control.  Perhaps what troubles health officials the most is that they have strictly followed the advise of experts like Dr. Fauci: “Face masks in public places have been […]

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BBC Radio Host: UK government’s COVID scaremongering is an insult to public intelligence

In this article for UnHerd, Timandra Harkness, presenter of the BBC Radio 4 series blasts the government for reinstituting lockdowns in the UK. She reveals that media messaging has blamed the rising coronavirus cases to “the public”, and adds that the government does not trust its citizens, hence causing them to publish false graphs in order to […]

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Bill Gates calls Scott Atlas as “pseudo-expert” who is “off-the-rails”

In an interview with Yahoo Finance recorded last October 15, 2020, Bill Gates called White House COVID-19 adviser Scott Atlas as a “psuedo-expert” who is “off-the-rails”. Gates adds: “The most malign thing is where you start to attack your own experts and suggest that maybe politicians know better than disease experts”. Editor’s Note: Notice how […]