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Belarus president reveals IMF/World Bank loans come with conditions for COVID-19 lockdowns

An article published by the Belarusian Telegraph Agency last June 19, 2020 reveals that the IMF/World Bank has attached quarantines, isolation, and curfews as a condition for the loans it offers countries. President Aleksandr Lukashenko, often referred to as the last tyrant in Europe, turned down the offer by saying, “We hear the demands, for […]

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The epidemic is over in Sweden

In an interview with Denmark’s Politiken, Professor Kim Sneppen of the Neils Bohr Institute in Copenhagen said, “There is some evidence that the Swedes have built up a degree of immunity to the virus which, along with what else they are doing to stop the spread, is enough to control the disease”. He adds, “Perhaps […]

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Lancet: 19 countries have suppressed community transmission of coronavirus

A new report published by The Lancet shows 19 countries, including Taiwan, China, New Zealand, Pakistan, Finland, Cuba, and Rwanda have effectively suppressed the community transmission of the new coronavirus. The Philippines, Sweden, India, Switzerland, Germany, and 30 other states are categorized under “moderate transmission”. The report, which will be presented to the 75th session […]

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Mark Woolhouse: We must follow the Swedish model

In this article for The Telegraph, Mark Woolhouse, chair of the Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh and member of the UK’s SPI-M and Scotland’s COVID-19 Advisory Group, slams the government’s refusal to lift lockdowns. He says, “It is profoundly disappointing that six months into this pandemic, having rejected every alternative proposal, we […]

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Hydroxychloroquine can dramatically ease the COVID-19 crisis

Last September 17, 2020, the Concerned Doctors and Citizens in the Philippines (CDC-PH) held a press conference entitled Flatten The Fear. Their goal? To call for the end of all lockdowns and the implementation of a national protocol for early treatment of patients with COVID-like symptoms. [See videos below if you wish to understand the […]

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Filipino doctors: Lift all lockdowns and allow our people to begin to rebuild their lives

The following is a unity statement crafted by several concerned doctors and citizens in the Philippines. In it, they tell the country’s president, Rodrigo Duterte, that there is a solution to the coronavirus. They said, “We now know that the best immediate solution for the Philippines is a dramatically effective, safe, inexpensive, readily available, evidence-based […]

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WHO mask study seriously flawed

This article initially published by the Swiss Policy Research last September 9, 2020 and updated September 13, 2020 debunks the WHO-commissioned study published by The Lancet last June 2020. According to SPR, the Lancet study was utilized by various governments as basis for mandatory masking policies, but this study is flawed on various levels and […]

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Sweden’s economy in much better shape than the rest of Europe

In this report for Newsweek published last August 6, 2020, author Soo Kim says that Sweden’s economy is outperforming the rest of Europe. Like it’s neighbors, the country experienced a decline in its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but Sweden is not yet in recession. Editor’s Note: Remember the article published by the New York Times in […]

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Recommendation for physicians and authorities for the treatment of COVID-19

The following article was published by the Swiss Policy Research (SPR) last July 2, 2020 and was updated last September 4, 2020. In it, SPR offers a protocol for the treatment of COVID-19. The website says that this protocol has been developed through available evidence and clinical experience. SPR also explains why and how specific drugs […]

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More Filipinos begin to question the mainstream COVID-19 narrative

More Filipinos are awakening to the many false narratives about the new coronavirus and COVID-19 being peddled by governments and mainstream media. In a recent “excursion” through Facebook, we saw regular citizens posting insights which echo some of the points we have been repeating since we first established this website. We know that many of […]