The general argument made by Dr. Wittkowski is that lockdown orders prolong any efforts in developing so-called herd immunity, which is our only weapon in “exterminating” the novel coronavirus outside of a vaccine, and that could optimistically take longer than 18 months
Comrades, the ministry of coronavirus compliance is making it easy to be a good state citizen. If you spot a non-compliant citizen participating in life without adhering to the dictates of the state, there’s now mobile APP’s for quick snitching.
The Christians were parked in their cars with the windows rolled up, but the police fined them for violating the state’s ‘stay-at-home’ order.
As Lee notes, total COVID-19 deaths could still increase significantly this season, but even then we must ask what percentage of total deaths warrants an international panic. Is it 5 percent? Ten percent? The question has never been addressed, and so far, a figure of 1 percent of total deaths in some places is being treated as a reason to forcibly shut down the global economy.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) suspended his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on April 8.
“Please know that I do not make this decision lightly. In fact it’s been a very difficult and painful decision,” Sanders told supporters in a livestream from his home in Burlington.
“If I believed I had a feasible path to the nomination I would have continued this campaign.”
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is rallying progressive troops to champion universal vote-by-mail for the upcoming election, touting it as an “easy” solution, particularly during a pandemic.
According to the National Pulse, the George H.W. Bush Foundation has donated two million masks to China. This donation was made despite the shortages American healthcare workers are facing and recommendations being made by health authorities for Americans to wear masks.
The State Department on Monday rejected Hillary Clinton’s effort to avoid depositions for herself and her former chief of staff in a lawsuit brought by the government watchdog organization Judicial Watch.
After the H1N1 (swine flu) epidemic hit in April 2009, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) expedited approval of vaccines. Five months later, on September 15 2009, four different vaccines were approved. Why should approval take over a year this time but only 5 months in 2009? Apparently, NIH is planning to slow walk the COVID-19 vaccines through the usual approval process, which requires three sequential phases:
China has been appointed to a panel on the controversial U.N. Human Rights Council, where it will help vet candidates for important posts — despite its decades-long record of systematic human rights abuse that the U.S. has said fueled the coronavirus pandemic.