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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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COVID-19 back to basics with Nicanor Perlas

The following is an almost 2-hour long video of the talk given by Nicanor Perlas last Tuesday, October 20, 2020 via Signal, disseminated via Zoom and Facebook. In the talk, Nicanor speaks about vaccine, herd immunity, and the role of civil society in asserting our freedom. He stresses the need for us to hear the […]

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New Study: Nearly all coronavirus transmission occur indoors

A new report by Agence France-Presse (AFP) republished by the Philippine Daily Inquirer shows that almost all documented coronavirus transmissions have occurred indoors. The author of the study, Mike Weed, a professor and researcher at Canterbury Christ Church University told AFP: “There were virtually no cases we could identify that took place in sort 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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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 danger of over-reliance on RT-PCR tests

The following is a preprint of an article written by Andrew N. Cohen, Bruce Kessel, and Michael G. Milgroom. In it, they discuss how testing during the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak has deviated from best practices of handling pandemics. For the first time in history, case definitions are based solely on positive RT-PCR tests regardless of clinical […]

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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 […]

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German minister: Lockdowns will kill more people worldwide than COVID-19

In an interview with Handelsblatt Daily, Gerd Muller, Germany’s Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development, warned that the anti-coronavirus measures implemented by countries will have devastating consequences greater than the virus itself. As Western countries have redirected relief efforts initially earmarked for poor countries, Muller cautions that this decision will “come back to bite the West”. […]