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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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UK figures show: Lockdowns killed two for every three COVID deaths

16,000 people died between March 23 and May 1 because they didn’t get the medical care they needed, reveals this August 8, 2020 report by Dannial Hussain for Daily Mail Online.  Of the 16,000, estimates say that 6,000 deaths were those who did not go to hospitals for fear of catching the virus. Meanwhile, another 26,000 […]

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These countries are using COVID-19 to oppress citizens

This 8-minute video shows is an interview between CCN Correspondent AWA Damon and three individuals from different countries: Adrian Jjuuko, human rights lawyer from Uganda, Ariel Casilao, opposition politician and activist from the Philippines, and Marianna Biro, independent journalist from Hungary. Through this interview, we hear the stories of three countries which seem to share […]

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American Academy of Pediatrics release recommendations for school re-opening

The following document was published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) last June 25, 2020. It contains six key principles that schools must adhere to when crafting policies for reopening. The AAP says that these principles were crafted with the goal of having students physically present in schools, as new information about the coronavirus […]

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German experts: Schools and day care centers should be reopened

The following is a statement released by the German Society for Hospital Hygiene (DKGH), the German Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (DGPI), the German Academy for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine (DAKJ), the Society for Hygiene, Environmental Medicine and Preventive Medicine (GHIP), and the professional association of pediatric and adolescent doctors in Germany.  The statement offers […]