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COVID-19 News

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J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
Pitt's PittCoVacc Produces Antibodies Specific to SARS-CoV-2

A pre-clinical COVID-19 vaccine candidate was reported on April 2, 2020, to produces antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2 at quantities believed sufficient for neutralizing the virus, a mouse model study at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
When tested in mice, the PittCoVacc vaccine, delivered through a fingertip-sized patch, produces antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2 at quantities thought to be sufficient for neutralizing the coronavirus.
Compared to the experimental mRNA vaccine candidate that just entered clinical trials — PittCoVacc, short for Pittsburgh Coronavirus Vaccine — follows a more established approach, using lab-made pieces of viral protein to build immunity.
It’s the same way the current flu shots work.

 

USI Calgary

J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
⭐⭐⭐ Whistleblowers silenced by China could have stopped global coronavirus spread ⭐⭐⭐

 
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J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
Ontario Canada Releases Current COVID-19 Modelling Estimates

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Commentary:

I find these numbers rather vague. There is no data on deaths by age or other risk factors, and the death rate by percentage drops with "Stricter Measures". What stricter measures could lead to a reduction in the mortality rate? In other words, if 20 people in a group of 1000 people who are already infected with COVID 19 will die of the disease, what possible "Stricter measures" could be put in place to prevent that?

There are no cures, and after infection, a vaccine wouldn't help anyway. Quarantines wouldn't make any difference. Masks wouldn't make any difference. Shipping the disease victims off to an iceberg in the Arctic Ocean wouldn't make any difference. The only difference is to convey the message that "Stricter measures" save lives. But that is nothing but a fear tactic. What will save lives are rational measures, not stricter measures.

There's also no estimate of the number of people whose health is affected by the consequences of the economic shutdown, such as poverty related illness and deaths. Lastly, why weren't any of the people who created the models available to answer questions? It seems to me that Ontrians and Canadians are still not being told everything.
 
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USI Calgary

J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
China: Fighting COVID-19 With Automated Tyranny
“I thought the days when humans are ruled by machines and algorithms won’t happen for at least another 50 years. [But] this coronavirus epidemic has suddenly brought it on early,” a blogger on the popular Chinese forum Zhihu wrote. The blogger was complaining about Health Code, an app that local authorities around China rely on to make decisions about quarantining individuals amid the COVID-19 outbreak ..."

 

USI Calgary

J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
The Philippines’ Coronavirus Lockdown Is Becoming a Crackdown

On March 12, hours before Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced a community quarantine would be implemented in Metro Manila due to the coronavirus outbreak, an informal settlement in the city was demolished, leaving the vast majority of its more than 1,000 residents homeless. Days later, the quarantine was made into an island-wide lockdown of Luzon, where Manila is located, and many municipalities implemented curfews and other restrictions on movement. Within a week, the settlement’s impoverished residents had lost their shelter and, stranded on the streets, become de facto curfew violators in the midst of a global pandemic ...

 

USI Calgary

J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
⭐⭐⭐ Epoch Times Documentary On The Origin of COVID-19 ⭐⭐⭐
NOTE: THIS IS A VERY GOOD DOCUMENTARY DESPITE IT BEING AN EPOCH TIMES PRODUCTION
THEIR HONG KONG OFFICE WAS ATTACKED BY ARSONISTS IN 2019



"We don't have to speculate about being at war ... "
Gordon Chang, Asian Affairs Expert Columnist
 
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J. Randall Murphy
Staff member
Documents reveal CCP knew about outbreak before the public
Signs of 2nd CCP virus outbreak emerges


 


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