swedenAdded April 30, 2020
Chief Medical Officers questioned on lockdown’s adverse health impacts – CALGARY: The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (jccf.ca) has written letters to each of the 14 Chief Medical Officers of Health, in every province, territory and federally.
Coronavirus: Nine in 10 dying have existing illness – BBC – “More than nine in 10 people dying with coronavirus have an underlying health condition, figures from the Office for National Statistics show. The ONS looked at nearly 4,000 deaths during March in England and Wales where coronavirus was mentioned on the death certificate.”
The 10-point vaccine transparency approach – ANH together with the British Society for Ecological Medicine calls on UK government to heed vaccine transparency – Alliance for Natural Health International – Open letter to the UK Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock MP
Swedish epidemiologist Anders Tegnell the target of praise, criticism over handling of COVID-19 pandemic – The 64-year old bureaucrat has become such a polarizing figure that while 2,000 Swedish scientists have signed a petition denouncing his strategy, more than 100,000 people have joined Anders Tegnell fan clubs
Added April 29, 2020
Here We Stand with Reverend Kevin D. Annett and guest Ted Kuntz – Topic: Overcoming fear and tyranny with truth: An interview with Ted Kuntz of Vaccine Choice Canada – 56 minute radio show
If there’s a COVID-19 vaccine, enough people will have to take it — or be forced to – opinion – Toronto Star
Theresa Tam – Track people with bracelets, narrator gives detain & round up non-vaccinated scenario – 1:21 video – “In a 2010 National Film Board of Canada predictive programming documentary OUTBREAK details the Government of Canada’s plans for a future outbreak (COVID19 in 2020) and how it will take care of those who refuse vaccinations for the virus… by rounding them up and putting them in detention centres as well as tracking citizens with bracelets.” Link to full documentary here.
35 people dead from cardiac issues in Ontario as a result of delayed procedures – 30% to 50% of operating rooms across Canada are empty as a result of the cancellation of elective procedures.
Corona: an epidemic of mass panic Published on 21. March 2020 By Professor Peter C. Gøtzsche
Founding Fathers rolling in graves at the COVID-19 constitutional crisis – Washington Times
New Normal: Pandemic Police State – video 22:49
Added April 28, 2020
How Will History Treat The Coronavirus Lockdown? With Prof. Denis Rancourt – Ron Paul Liberty Report – 24:18 video
Chief Public Health Officer of Canada Appeared in 2010 Documentary to Advocate ‘Tracking Bracelets’ For Vaccine Refusniks – “Public health powers can quarantine people in mandatory settings.” – “‘It’s potential you could track people, put bracelets on their arms, have police and other set ups to ensure quarantine is undertaken’ says Tam, adding that it was worth ‘taking the heat’of “people thinking you might be overreactionary.'”
Canadians divided over making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory: Poll – While researchers across the planet race to find a vaccine for COVID-19, a new poll suggests Canadians are divided over whether getting it should be mandatory or voluntary — setting up a potentially prickly public health debate if a vaccine becomes available. The federal government has committed tens of millions of dollars to help find or create a vaccine for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the respiratory illness that has infected at least 48,000 Canadians and killed more than 2,700. Yet the poll conducted by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies found that while 60 per cent of respondents believe people should be required to get the vaccine once it is ready, the other 40 per cent think it should be voluntary.”
CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19 – APRIL 28, 2020 – download the Poll at this site – Leger Marketing Inc.
Trudeau says he will have to ‘reflect’ on mandatory coronavirus vaccine for Canadians – “When asked about the potential for a mandatory vaccine, Trudeau said that “just finding the vaccine” is the first step. ‘As to what sort of vaccination protocols will be in place, we still have a fair bit of time to reflect on that in order to get it right,’ Trudeau said.”
Added April 27, 2020
Twitter Thread – A few minutes after the Ontario premier said based on public-health advice the province has to stay on lock-down for an indefinite period, Associate Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Yaffe flouted the social-distancing rules while prepping for her daily presser this aft. https://twitter.com/RosemaryFreiTO/status/1254908247322083331
‘Paid for the damn virus that’s killing us’: Giuliani rips Fauci over grants to Wuhan laboratory’ – includes radio interview – “Rudy Giuliani questioned Dr. Anthony Fauci’s involvement in grants from the United States to a laboratory in Wuhan, China, that has been tied to the coronavirus pandemic.”
Added April 26, 2020
Canada’s top doctor warns against relying on herd immunity to reopen economy – Quebec’s premier has touted the method as a way to get his province back to work – “Passports may become necessary, doctor says – For Dr. Kumanan Wilson, a physician at the Ottawa Hospital and innovation adviser at the Bruyère Research Institute, immunity passports will be key to returning to society if the science is there to support it. Wilson is hoping to partner with the federal government to launch a digital identification system that shows who is protected from the virus should immunity tests become available. ‘It is possible that the science doesn’t demonstrate that you do develop long-lasting immunity, in which case [passports] would not be an appropriate way to proceed,’ Wilson said. ‘But if the science does demonstrate that this is a good solution, it will be important to have a technological solution in place.’ Wilson has proposed a system that would arm Canadians, or people around the world, with a digital record of their level of protection, which would be scanned to enter workplaces, sports stadiums and airports. He acknowledged that classifying people based on protection status could lead to other concerns, such as some citizens having better access to immunity tests than others, or those compelled to falsify their status to re-enter society.” – Includes radio interview
COVID-19 recovery plan for N.B. begins with 2-household ‘bubbles’ but mass gatherings may wait a year – Province marks 6th straight day with no new cases of virus, but bars and sports may need to wait for vaccine – “There won’t be any concerts or festivals for at least the rest of the year, Higgs said, and bars and organized sports may not be able to start up again until a vaccine is available, which could take 12 to 18 months.”
It’s not just civil liberties. Many other charter rights have been violated in COVID-19 pandemic – All these possible violations of constitutional rights would be perfectly legal if they can be demonstrably justified in a free and democratic society. But can they? – Joseph Brean
Addressing the Protest at Queen’s Park – 6 minute video
Who controls the British Government response to Covid–19? Part One – by Vanessa Beeley via UKColumn
1 in 10 Canadians believes a coronavirus conspiracy theory, survey suggests – Around 15% of respondents believe pharmaceutical industry involved in COVID-19 spread
If all Theresa Tam is doing is following the WHO, what is Canada paying her for? – In short, she was a follower, not a leader, at a time when Canada needs leaders more than ever. This raises further questions. – opinion by Spencer Fernando
The Dengvaxia Disaster Was Twenty Years in the Making—What Will Happen With a Rushed COVID-19 Vaccine? – Children’s Health Defense
BMJ Rapid Response: COVID-19 ’ICU’ risk – 20-fold greater in the Vitamin D Deficient. BAME, African Americans, the Older, Institutionalised and Obese, are at greatest risk. Sun and ‘D’-supplementation – Game-changers? Research urgently required.
Added April 25, 2020
Ontario takes ‘extraordinary step’ to give police list of all COVID-19 patients – “A civil liberties group is raising concerns after the Ontario government took the ‘extraordinary step’ to release a database to police with a list of everyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the province. On April 6, the province announced they would provide first responders with the names, date of birth and address of all patients who tested positive for the virus. … ‘Last week, we started to see the first indications that police had actually been given access to this information but we don’t know exactly how it is working,’ Abby Deshma, the director of the criminal justice program at CCLA [Canadian Civil Liberties Association], said. ‘Sharing personal health information with first responders is an extraordinary step. It needs to be extremely clear what the use for the information is, why it’s necessary and how this is legal.’”
Bruce Pardy: Let’s not double down on the nanny state – For prosperity, the invisible hand works better than an iron (or any other kind of) fist
NHF Issues Challenge For Hospitals To Begin Vitamin D3 Testing – The National Health Federation
Too early to discuss ‘immunity passports’ for COVID-19 recoveries, Trudeau says – “But Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, warned against that approach Saturday. She said the federal government has put in place an immunity task force that will investigate how people’s immune systems are responding to COVID-19. She said that since many Canadians have followed physical distancing orders, the percentage of the immunized population is “quite low.” And despite evidence that the virus is particularly dangerous to older people and those with underlying health conditions, younger people are still at risk. ‘So the idea of generating natural immunity is actually not something that I think should be undertaken,” she said. “I personally think that as medical officers, we would be extremely cautious about that kind of approach.'”
Dr. Dan Erickson & Dr. Artin Massihi – COVID-19 Briefing Part 1 – 51:55 video – Dr. Dan Erickson of Accelerated Health Care talks about the impact of the coronavirus on Kern County. California doctor claims “models were inaccurate” Part 2 12:27
**Please note, YouTube removed Part 1 of the above video – “This video has been removed for violating YouTube’s Community Guidelines.” Original video was posted on 23 ABC News | KERO YouTube Feed.
Two Bakersfield doctors cite their testing data to urge reopening – “Before COVID-19 was even detected in the United States, Dan Erickson, a former emergency room physician who now co-owns Accelerated Urgent Care in Bakersfield, bought as many tests for the virus as he could. He knew it would be here eventually and wanted to be ready to test those who needed and wanted it. Now, after testing thousands of people, he and his business partner, physician Artin Massihi, say they have enough data to draw some conclusions about COVID-19. … ‘If you’re going to dance on someone’s constitutional rights you better have a good reason, you better have a really good reason, not just a theory,’ he said. ‘The data is showing us it’s time to lift (the stay-at-home orders) so if we don’t lift, what is the reason?”
Oxford University vaccine against COVID-19 starts clinical tests – “Now, just 6 weeks on, Oxford have begun human trials of their ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine candidate. The Oxford vaccine will be the third CEPI-funded vaccine to enter into phase 1 trials, along with Inovio’s INO-4800 DNA vaccine candidate and Moderna’s mRNA-1273 candidate.”
Putting off kids’ vaccines during COVID-19 heightens risk of other outbreaks – Doctors are worried measles, whooping cough and other preventable illnesses could surge – “Dr. Daniel Flanders, a pediatrician in Toronto, is administering drive-up vaccinations in the alley behind his office. ‘This is a way to vaccinate the children in our community, while at the same time limiting our PPE [use].'”
‘Bunch of yahoos’: Ontario premier slams anti-lockdown protesters at Queen’s Park – Protest on legislative grounds drew about 200 at its peak
Sweden claims coronavirus success after keeping country open, says herd immunity imminent – Criticized for refusing to lock down, Sweden’s top health official says herd immunity is inevitable and took credit for the slowing of coronavirus numbers.
Dr. Bonnie Henry’s three dark days: How B.C.’s coronavirus course was set over 72 vital hours – In the second week of March, the province’s top health official faced her most important decisions about where the COVID-19 response should go next. The options were not clear or easy, and the outcomes were life or death. In an interview, she revisits what she did and why
Can early and high intravenous dose of vitamin C prevent and treat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? – Medicine in Drug Discovery
Added April 24, 2020
COVID-19: The Lockdown Calamity – The HighWire with Del Bigtree 1:36:29 video
Some COVID-19 public health restrictions being lessened; no new cases – news release – Office of the Premier, New Brunswick – “Green: This phase will likely come after a vaccine is available or more is learned about how to protect people from the virus.”
COVID-19 Antibody Seroprevalence in Santa Clara County, California – Stanford University (PDF) – “A hundred deaths out of 48,000-81,000 infections corresponds to an infection fatality rate of 0.12-0.2%.”
Added April 23, 2020
The Seven-Step Path from Pandemic to Totalitarianism – There are just seven steps from pandemic declaration to permanent totalitarianism – and many jurisdictions are about to start Step 5 – Rosemary Frei
Ottawa announces $1.1B in new funding for the fight against the coronavirus – “Ottawa is spending an additional $1.1 billion for a national medical and research strategy in the fight against the coronavirus. The money will be allocated to three pillars which include research on vaccines and other treatments, support for clinical trials, and expanding national testing and modelling. Hospitals and universities get $115 million for vaccine and treatment research. Clinical trial funding for vaccines is $662 million. ‘A vaccine is the long-term solution to this virus,’ said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his daily COVID-19 address.”
‘Significant’ coronavirus mutation discovered, could make vaccine search ‘futile,’ study says – “Researchers have discovered what they described as a ‘significant’ mutation of the novel coronavirus, which they believe ‘raises the alarm’ that the search for a vaccine could become “futile” down the line. The study, published on the biorxiv.org repository, notes researchers were able to analyze a sample of SARS-CoV-2 from India on January 27 and found a mutation that ‘leads to weaker receptor binding capability.’ The receptor, known as ACE2, is an enzyme in a person’s lungs.”
Coronavirus: First patients injected in UK vaccine trial – BBC – “Half will receive the Covid-19 vaccine, and half a control vaccine which protects against meningitis but not coronavirus. The design of the trial means volunteers will not know which vaccine they are getting, though doctors will. … The vaccine is made from a weakened version of a common cold virus (known as an adenovirus) from chimpanzees that has been modified so it cannot grow in humans.”
Why lockdowns are the wrong policy – Swedish expert Prof. Johan Giesecke – 34 minute video
Coronavirus: Premier Legault pitches idea of herd immunity – Montreal Gazette – “’When we better understand the concept of natural immunization, the idea of gradually reopening (Quebec) becomes less scary,’ Legault said. ‘It even becomes desirable.’ Noting a vaccine against the virus could be a year or two away, he said it’s not realistic to think Quebec can spend all that time locked down. The worse thing Quebec could do is allow everyone out from confinement in bulk in September, he said. The idea is to go slowly and let people less at risk develop antibodies. ‘If we did a big poll or a referendum, I doubt Quebecers would feel like (staying confined) for two years because it could be that long before we have a vaccine,’ Legault said. ‘So we need natural immunization, but gradually … at the same time as protecting the most vulnerable.’”
Doctors provide differing opinion on shelter-in-place order, say county should reopen – “Now, two doctors in Kern County are sharing a differing opinion. They say sheltering in place is doing more harm than good. Doctors Dan Erickson and Artin Massihi of Accelerated Urgent Care refuse to wear masks outside. They say the longer people stay inside, the more their immune system drops. They’re calling for Kern County to reopen immediately. ‘If you have no symptoms, you should be able to return to work,’ Erickson said Wednesday. ‘Are you an asymptomatic viral shedder? Maybe. But we can’t test all of humanity … the major events, the sporting events, these are nonessential. Let’s get back to those slowly. Let’s start with schools.'”
The data is in — stop the panic and end the total isolation – By Dr. Scott W. Atlas
Are Prescription Meds Making COVID-19 Infections More Lethal for Seniors? – Joan-Ramon Laporte, MD – “In the torrent of information about COVID, one aspect of the crisis is conspicuously missing – the manner in which the medication burden people are already under may compromise their response to the infection. RxISK has published the only paper dealing with this, in downloadable English and Spanish PDFs: https://rxisk.org/medications-compromising-covid-infections/” – Dr. David Healy, MD
“During the present COVID-19 pandemia, all medications should be critically reviewed and where possible de-prescribed, in order to decrease not only the risk of pneumonia and its complications, but also other adverse effects which frequently lead to hospital admission (e.g., fractures).” Joan-Ramon Laporte, M.D.
FUREY: No offence Dr. Tam, but Canadians need a second opinion – “It’s pretty common to seek a second opinion whenever a doctor delivers some really bad news. Maybe that’s what Canadians need to do after Dr. Theresa Tam has prescribed the nation strict social distancing measures that will continue through the summer and perhaps even go into the beginning of the fall.”
Sweden Shatters Lock-down Model As Curves Stay Flat, Population Found Exposed But Not Sick; German MD Calls Corona Lock-down Measures “Collective Suicide Based On A Spook” – Celia Farber – “Sweden, led by Tegnell and his colleagues at FHM, went its own way, to the shock of the world, and created its own model to achieve national herd immunity. Moderate social distancing was advised (but not enforced) and the focus was on protecting the elderly. Businesses were advised to limit density of crowds, schools were not closed—life went on. It’s working.”
Added April 22, 2020
OCLA’s Denis Rancourt interviewed by Global-News-AM-radio (London) about COVID-19 and OCLA’s Report – 9 min. radio interview – Link to the OCLA report: OCLA Report 2020-1: Criticism of Government Response to COVID-19 in Canada– We review the scientific literature about general-population-lockdown and social-distancing measures, which is relevant to mitigation policy in Canada.
Opinion on COVID-19: These epidemiologists say let’s think about reopening daycares and elementary schools – In contact tracing from China, Korea and elsewhere, epidemiologists have found few instances of children being part of a transmission chain – “But as new epidemiologic information does become available, it is important to reassess the complex social policies that were enacted to save lives, protect our health-care system and at the same time minimize collateral damage to families and civil society.”
Long before COVID-19 vaccine is available, B.C. begins planning for rollout – Dr. Bonnie Henry says those at highest risk will be 1st priority, immunization won’t be mandatory
Coronavirus has mutated into at least 30 different strains new study finds – The study was carried out by Professor Li Lanjuan and colleagues from Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China and published in a non-peer reviewed paper released on website medRxiv.org on Sunday.
Added April 21, 2020
S13E5: COVID-19: Bill Gates: Visionary or Villain? Hidden Truth Show with Jim Breslo – Radio Interview with Rosemary Frei – 57 minutes – YouTube version
Bill Gates — Most Dangerous Philanthropist in Modern History? – Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola
Coronavirus live updates: Life won’t return to normal until we have a vaccine — 12 to 18 months, Trudeau says – Best-case scenario? 11,000-22,000 dead. Worst case? More than 350,000 dead (April 9, 2020) – “‘We will not be coming back to our former normal situation; we can’t do that until we have developed a vaccine and that could take 12 to 18 months,’ Trudeau said. ‘We don’t exactly know how long — we hope it’s earlier rather than later.’”
Niagara prepares for COVID-19 immunization program – Department is shoring up supplies for a vaccine launch next year – “‘We are slowly preparing for a point next year when we are going to immunize the 450,000 people living in Niagara, or a great proportion of them,’ said Dr. Mustafa Hirji, the region’s acting medical officer of health.”
Westchester residents sue WHO for alleged coronavirus cover-up – New York Post
COVID-19 Meltdown and Pharma’s Big Money Win by Barbara Loe Fisher
Could vitamin C help cure COVID-19? A Canadian trial hopes to find out – Could infusions of the nutrient curb the death toll from out-of-control infections triggered by COVID-19?
Latest research from John Ioannidies – Number of infected people is 50X to 85 X greater than thought. Infection fatality rate is in same ballpark as seasonal influenza. Solid ground to having optimism about opening up our society.
Hydroxychloroquine success stories & why are we ruining our economy when we already have an effective and safe treatment?
When I look at the subtle but intense influence of China on Canadian institution
Added April 20, 2020
Djokovic’s opposition to vaccine could stop return to tennis – Amelie Mauresmo said last month that the sport shouldn’t return without a vaccine – “Novak Djokovic faces a dilemma if it becomes compulsory for players to get vaccinated before they can begin competing once the tennis season resumes following the hiatus created by the coronavirus pandemic, the world number one said on Sunday. ‘Personally I am opposed to vaccination and I wouldn’t want to be forced by someone to take a vaccine in order to be able to travel,’ Djokovic said in a live facebook chat with several fellow Serbian athletes.”
‘I am opposed to it and I wouldn’t want to be forced to take one’: Novak Djokovic could risk losing his world No 1 ranking if tennis players are forced to take a vaccination when action returns after coronavirus shutdown – Novak Djokovic’s opposition to vaccines may stand in way of his return to tennis – A push is growing for all players to be vaccinated once tennis restarts – Djokovic has expressed his reluctance to be given a coronavirus vaccine – The highly contagious virus has wreaked havoc upon the tennis calendar – Daily Mail
Miscounting Deaths from Coronavirus? – The Vaccine Reaction from NVIC.org
QUESTIONING COVID – Clinicians, Researchers, & Health Experts from Around the World Interrogating the Mainstream Narrative Around the Pandemic
Don’t buy China’s story: The coronavirus may have leaked from a lab (February 22) NY Post
Jonathan Kay on COVID-19: We are past the stage of needless authoritarian health measures – It is beyond maddening that the same government that’s keeping its liquor stores open seems perfectly OK with crackdowns on citizens who are doing nothing but standing outside at a safe distance and minding their own business
Rapid Response: Flu shots and the risk of coronavirus infections – Rapid response to: Preventing a covid-19 pandemic – Allan S. Cunningham, Retired pediatrician
Added April 19, 2020
Don’t count on a coronavirus vaccine any time soon by Lawrence Solomon
Ford announces $20 million for vaccine research as COVID-19 cases top 10,000 – “[Doug] Ford said life won’t be able to return to normal until a vaccine is found. ‘Until we find a vaccine, going back to normal means putting lives at risk,’ said Ford during his daily press conference on Saturday.”
Added April 17, 2020 – Canadian Government Overreach
Federal government open to new law to fight pandemic misinformation – It’s one of several measures the government is considering to counter fake news about the virus online
Marni Soupcoff: Don’t make free speech the next COVID-19 victim in Canada – As we have seen with this pandemic, the government doesn’t – and shouldn’t – have a monopoly on the truth
FUREY: Feds planning laws against COVID-19 misinformation is ultimate irony – “After flip-flopping on basic information about COVID-19 and expecting to be cut some slack for it, the federal government is now proposing legislation that might punish any Canadian for doing just what they first did.”
Rachael Harder, MP was live on Facebook – “Talk about a massive over-reach! The federal government is threatening to impose legislation that would crack down on information about COVID-19 it feels is unhelpful. Media censorship is the removal of freedom! If you feel this is wrong, please take a minute to write Minister LeBlanc and tell him to respect your basic liberties! Dominic.LeBlanc@parl.gc.ca”
Rachael Harder, MP – “Listen to Dr. Amir Attaran explain how we must stretch and slice the COVID-19 curve and create staged curvelets as a way to control outbreaks and move forward. Dr. Attaran is a biomedical scientist, a lawyer, and a professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa.”
Will it really take ‘weeks’ to ease physical distancing? Maybe not – The conversation about how Canada can move to a post-COVID-19 ‘normal’ has begun – Kelly Crowe, CBC
Andrew Scheer says he has ‘serious concerns’ about WHO, Trudeau vows to stick with global health agency – Conservative leader questions accuracy of World Health Organization guidelines on COVID-19 – “Scheer said he was troubled when Bruce Aylward, a Canadian epidemiologist who headed a WHO mission in China earlier this year, was dropped from the witness list for a House of Commons health committee meeting on Tuesday. Aylward abruptly cancelled his appearance and did not reschedule. Matt Jeneroux, the Conservative health critic, said Aylward’s actions were ‘unacceptable’ and asked ‘who’s really making the decisions’ at the Switzerland-based organization. The health committee voted Wednesday to summon Aylward to appear before that body before May 1. ‘The WHO has backtracked on every position they have taken, meaning the Canadian government has backtracked as well,’ Jeneroux said in a media statement.”
Former Canadian ambassador calls for ‘full investigation’ into WHO response – “Former Canadian ambassador to China, Guy Saint-Jacques, says something went wrong with the World Health Organization’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Saint-Jacques wants the Canadian government to push for a “full investigation” once the pandemic is over.”
State Department cables warned of safety issues at Wuhan lab studying bat coronaviruses – Washington Post – “Two years before the novel coronavirus pandemic upended the world, U.S. Embassy officials visited a Chinese research facility in the city of Wuhan several times and sent two official warnings back to Washington about inadequate safety at the lab, which was conducting risky studies on coronaviruses from bats.”
Facebook will steer users who interact with coronavirus misinformation to WHO – The move is just the most recent step in an aggressive and coordinated response by Facebook and other tech companies to promote facts and guidance from reputable sources.
Thousands of contaminated test kits delivered to New Brunswick – Province says it has ‘no concerns’ with testing capacity at this time
‘We have a whole globe to protect’: Pandemic vaccine research speeds up – Vaccine trials aim to bypass red tape without sacrificing safety – “Dr. Scott Halperin, of the Canadian Immunization Research Network, said it’s important to have multiple versions of the vaccine that achieve the same purpose but work in different ways. ‘Hopefully there’ll be five, six, seven, eight successful vaccines, because we have a whole globe that we need to protect,’ the Halifax-based physician and researcher said. … Jonathan Kimmelman, a biomedical ethics professor at McGill University in Montreal, is watching how both scientific and ethical standards are maintained while the pandemic vaccine trials progress at breakneck speed. ‘My concern is that, in the fear and in the haste to develop a vaccine, we may be tempted to tolerate less than optimal science,’ Kimmelman said. ‘That to me seems unacceptable. The stakes are just as high right now in a pandemic as they are in non-pandemic settings.'”
University of Waterloo developing DNA-based COVID-19 vaccine – Researchers at the University of Waterloo are developing a DNA-based vaccine that can be delivered through a nasal spray.
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Added April 15, 2020
Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures Funds Microchip Implant Vaccine Technology by Celeste McGovern – “The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has donated more than $21 million towards developing a vaccine technology that uses a tattoo-like mechanism which injects invisible nanoparticles under the skin that is now being tested in a vaccine against the virus that causes COVID-19.”
Added April 12, 2020
No return to ‘normality’ until coronavirus vaccine is available, Trudeau says – “‘Normality as it was before will not come back full-on until we get a vaccine for this… That will be a very long way off,’ the prime minister said during his daily news conference on Canada’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.” – Global News April 9, 2020
Meet the former NYT reporter who is challenging the coronavirus narrative – “Alex Berenson has been analyzing the data on the crisis on a daily basis for weeks and has come to the conclusion that the strategy of shutting down entire sectors of the economy is based on modeling that doesn’t line up with the realities of the virus. ‘The response we have taken has caused enormous societal devastation, I don’t think that’s too strong a word’ ….”
The Coronavirus mass panic is not justified by Professor Peter C. Gøtzsche 24 March 2020 (PDF)
Added April 5, 2020
Did Bill Gates Just Reveal the Reason Behind the Lock-Downs? by Rosemary Frei
Bill Gates is spending billions to produce 7 potential coronavirus vaccines – The billionaire told The Daily Show the move will waste billions of dollars, but will save precious time. – “Gates said testing and building the manufacturing capacity at the same time is essential in developing a vaccine in the 18-month timeframe. He commented on the current social distancing and stay-at-home measures occurring across the country, saying we’ll have a lot of unusual measures in place until ‘we get the world vaccinated,’ adding, ‘that’s a tall order, but it’s where we need to get to.’”
National Coronavirus Response – A Road Map To Reopening – American Enterprise Institute – Scott Gottlieb, MD et al MARCH 28, 2020
Covid-19: four fifths of cases are asymptomatic, China figures indicate – British Medical Journal
Terence Corcoran: Maybe real data on the coronavirus will end this draconian lockdown – Solid COVID-19 statistics could put an end to Canada’s economic shutdown
Medications compromising Covid Infections – In the midst of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemia, caution is needed with commonly used drugs that increase the risk of pneumonia – RxISK
Monitoring Our Civil Liberties During A Global Pandemic – April 2, 2020 – 15 minute radio interview with Michael Bryant, Canadian Civil Liberties Association
‘Immunity passports’ could speed up return to work after Covid-19 – German researchers studying how lockdown restrictions could be lifted for some people
Added April 3, 2020
Was I wrong about coronavirus? Even the world’s best scientists can’t tell me by Simon Jenkins – I can’t tell if my optimism is misguided when experts disagree on everything from mortality rates to preventive measures
Added March 31, 2020
Where’s the Evidence Supporting the Drastic Measures Against COVID-19? by Rosemary Frei, MSc
Will “Deaths of Despair” Outpace Deaths From Coronavirus? By Toby Rogers, Ph.D.
Solution for fake science destroying the economy by Shiva Ayyadurai PhD
Censorship of Vitamin C information by Andrew Saul PhD
Why Italy and Iran? Discloses their ties to China
Seriously sick COVID-19 in New York state’s largest hospital system are being given massive doses of vitamin C – “Weber, 34, said vitamin C levels in coronavirus patients drop dramatically when they suffer sepsis, an inflammatory response that occurs when their bodies overreact to the infection. “It makes all the sense in the world to try and maintain this level of vitamin C.”
A fiasco in the making? AS the pandemic takes hold, are we making decisIons without reliable data? by By John P.A. Ioannidis
The National plan to vaccinate every American by Barbara Loe Fisher, the National Vaccine Information Center
James Lyons-Weiler PhD – suggest we focus on the rates – in symptomatic cases – of hospitalization and the rates of critical cases. “I suggest that we stay focused on the abuse of data for politics – including COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Focus on ending lock-downs. Focus on preserving constitutional rights. That means ending the pandemic. Plain and simple. Therapeutics, therapeutics, therapeutics.”
The original CDC WHO failure with no end in sight by Anne Dachel
The decade of transformation is here; remaking health care “We’ve been writing for a while that the 2020’s would be a decade when multiple crises would come to a head and we would have an opportunity for major transformations if we were organized to mobilize and demand them. The current coronavirus pandemic, economic collapse, and falling oil prices are three events that are creating such opportunities. Each crisis shows the glaring shortcomings of healthcare, economic and environmental policies that are failing the people and planet. Nobody could have predicted that the crises would happen so quickly, but here we are.”
A Swiss doctor on COVID-19 – interesting news and observations
‘Trump Is Right About the Coronavirus. The WHO Is Wrong,’ Says Israeli Expert Dr. Dan Yamin has developed models for predicting the spread of infectious diseases, and helped curb the Ebola epidemic”
Coronavirus … Panic or Pandemic? By Ty & Charlene Bollinger
Interview with Dr. HO from Columbia University on plausibility of getting a coronavirus vaccine to market. The fear is that it will become a seasonally recurring outbreak
How testing failures allowed coronavirus to sweep the U.S. – The Trump administration’s decision to forgo a World Health Organization test and create its own had fateful consequences, experts say.
Dr.Brownstein – Coronavirus Part Vl “Folks, this is an unmitigated disaster! How do we know how many people are infected with coronavirus if we can’t test them? It feels almost idiotic to ask that question.”
Is there a relationship between 5G and degree of seriousness of COVID-19? “South Korea has the second highest number of 5G antennas with 75,000. That is a lot for a country its size. Is there a connection? I think there is with at present (Feb. 29, 2020) also the highest number of coronavirus cases (3150) and one of the highest number of death rates (17) outside of China.”
Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, Mar 3, 2020 Shanghai Government Officially Recommends Vitamin C for COVID-19
Herd immunity might still be crucial in the fight against coronavirus – If there was a way to safely grant two-thirds of a society COVID-19 immunity, the pandemic would stop – “I am a critical care physician and assistant professor of medicine in Canada, and have spent weeks obsessively consuming COVID-19 medical literature. Ultimately, I see only one way to navigate society through this pandemic with neither apocalyptic death rates nor economic devastation. To my surprise, the conclusion I have reached seems very similar to the ‘back to work’ plan the Trump administration floated on Tuesday.”
LISTEN: CBC Radio cuts off expert when he questions Covid19 narrative – “Dr Joel Kettner phoned into the March 15th episode of CBC’s Cross Country Checkup podcast to discuss the Canadian (and international) reaction to the Covid19 pandemic. He was in the middle of making a point about statistics when the host abruptly cut him off. While the two invited guests were very much taking the governmental line on the threat of Covid19, Dr Kettner was striking a different tone. To be clear, Dr Kettner is not a fringe or controversial character. He is professor of Community Health Sciences and Surgery at Manitoba University, former Chief Public Health Officer for Manitoba province and Medical Director of the International Centre for Infectious Diseases.”
Munk Debates: We’re making high-stakes COVID-19 decisions without reliable data – John Ioannidis: There is a possibility that many of our aggressive measures could be doing more harm than good – “The following is adapted from opening remarks made by Prof. John Ioannidis on a Munk Debates Podcast. The resolution debated: Be it resolved, we are making high-stakes decisions on public health and the economy without reliable data on COVID-19. Listen to the whole episode on COVID-19 here.“
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