Brazil relives the worst of the pandemic as coronavirus cases and deaths surge anew

Brazil is reliving the worst of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as its caseload and death toll surge once again. Over the past week, the South American nation tallied more than 464,000 new cases and 12,818 new deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Hospitals all over Brazil have reached full capacity and some are no longer accepting new patients. … Continue reading Brazil relives the worst of the pandemic as coronavirus cases and deaths surge anew

Top US scientist questions Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine claims

On Wednesday, one of America’s top scientists said that the government shouldn’t count on a successful vaccine against the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) being developed anytime soon when making a decision on easing restrictions. The statements by Dr. William Haseltine come after Moderna claimed to have made great strides in developing a vaccine against COVID-19. Dr. Haseltine, a former professor … Continue reading Top US scientist questions Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine claims

After mounting evidence, FDA, CDC now admit that coronavirus tests are faulty

For the past months, government agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have been relying on Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) testing results to track the spread of the pandemic. But in recent months, both agencies have begun to concede that the testing methods that they’re using may not be … Continue reading After mounting evidence, FDA, CDC now admit that coronavirus tests are faulty

Scientists find that the coronavirus has another doorway to infect human cells

The deadly pathogen behind the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may have yet another doorway to get into human cells, suggest two new papers published in the journal Science. The teams behind the papers independently discovered a protein called the neuropilin-1 receptor, which they say is an alternative doorway for SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus – the proper name for the coronavirus behind COVID-19 – to … Continue reading Scientists find that the coronavirus has another doorway to infect human cells

Chinese citizens sue Wuhan officials over coronavirus coverup

Chinese citizens are seeking to hold officials from the coronavirus’ initial epicenter of Wuhan accountable over their handling of the ongoing pandemic. The residents, Yao Qing from Wuhan and Zhang Hai, have filed separate lawsuits against the city government. The suit says that the measures implemented to stop the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) had violated citizen’s rights. In addition, these suit … Continue reading Chinese citizens sue Wuhan officials over coronavirus coverup

France, Germany impose fresh lockdowns in the face of resurgent coronavirus cases

In the face of rising Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, the governments of both France and Germany have imposed new restrictions in the hopes of stemming a record increase in infections. In France, President Emmanuel Macron announced a new, one-month national lockdown. Meanwhile, in Germany, both federal and state governments agreed on Wednesday to shut down parts of … Continue reading France, Germany impose fresh lockdowns in the face of resurgent coronavirus cases

Mass deployment of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine to begin in the next few weeks

After making waves as the first country to grant regulatory approval for a vaccine against the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Russia is now seeking to perform mass production and immunization of key workers in the next few weeks. Russia is the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine for civilian use. The approval comes after just two months of … Continue reading Mass deployment of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine to begin in the next few weeks

New coronavirus cases in America jump by 50,000 in a single day for the first time

The United States’ daily count of new coronavirus cases surpassed 50,000 for the first time ever on Wednesday. The surge was driven by record increases in some of the most populous states, such as California and Texas. Data from the COVID Tracking Project shows that a further 52,982 people tested positive for the coronavirus over the past 24 hours. This … Continue reading New coronavirus cases in America jump by 50,000 in a single day for the first time

Scientists say coronavirus has higher affinity for human cells than bat cells – does this prove it was laboratory made?

The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) has a much higher affinity for human cells, according to Australian scientists. The findings call into question the thinking that the virus came from bats. Nikolai Petrovsky and his research team at Australia’s Flinders University School of Medicine and Latrobe University found that the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus — the pathogen behind the pandemic — infected human cells … Continue reading Scientists say coronavirus has higher affinity for human cells than bat cells – does this prove it was laboratory made?

Tracing the origins of COVID-19

On December 9, 2019, long before the world knew anything about it, a video interview took place with one of the key players in the COVID-19 drama, Dr Peter Daszak, President of the EcoHealth Alliance, who inadvertently may have provided indications of its true origin. (Article by Lawrence Sellin republished from Wionews.com) Much of that discussion centred around … Continue reading Tracing the origins of COVID-19