“If lockdown were a drug, it wouldn’t be approved,” says UK medical researcher – lockdowns do more harm than good

In an op-ed published by the Daily Mail, British medical researcher and oncologist Angus Dalgleish argued that the United Kingdom should not entertain the notion of a second national lockdown as a means of fighting against the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Dalgleish argues that, if a lockdown were a drug, it would not be approved by British regulatory authorities … Continue reading “If lockdown were a drug, it wouldn’t be approved,” says UK medical researcher – lockdowns do more harm than good

Germany keeps lockdown in place even as the government receives intense criticism from business organizations

German businesses and trade organizations are strongly criticizing the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel its decision to extend the country’s Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown, despite the objections from the country’s private sector. “Businesses are growing increasingly desperate and angry,” said Guido Zollick, head of the German Hotel and Restaurant Association. “More and more fear for their existence.” Zollick spoke … Continue reading Germany keeps lockdown in place even as the government receives intense criticism from business organizations

IT NEVER ENDS: How many doses of vaccine will be pushed for every new coronavirus mutation?

As new coronavirus mutations are discovered around the globe, everyone lining up for the current covid-19 vaccines must wonder: “How many coronavirus vaccines does my body require in order for me to feel safe?” A microbiologist from the Czech Republic sees evidence that the current coronavirus vaccine supply is outdated, and will have very little effect against … Continue reading IT NEVER ENDS: How many doses of vaccine will be pushed for every new coronavirus mutation?

CDC data show coronavirus vaccine has caused 501 deaths and over 11,000 adverse reactions (so far)

According to reports submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as of Jan. 29, at least 501 people have died after receiving the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines. These numbers were reflected in the reports filed between Dec. 14, 2020 and Jan. 29, 2021. The data came from the CDC’s Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), a … Continue reading CDC data show coronavirus vaccine has caused 501 deaths and over 11,000 adverse reactions (so far)

Merck drops out of coronavirus vaccine development race

American drug manufacturer Merck dropped its bid to develop a vaccine against the Wuhan coronavirus. The firm announced the cessation of its COVID-19 vaccine program after its two candidates did not trigger strong immune responses. It said that phase one trials showed responses that did not reach the level elicited by earlier approved vaccines although there were … Continue reading Merck drops out of coronavirus vaccine development race

Denmark set to launch digital coronavirus passport

Denmark is set to launch its own digital Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) passport within the next few months. This document will show whether people have been vaccinated against the coronavirus. If the bearer of the passport has been vaccinated, it may grant them special travel privileges such as the waiving of mandatory quarantine. It could even allow them to visit certain areas … Continue reading Denmark set to launch digital coronavirus passport

Turmeric may be the key to preventing diseases caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria

British and German researchers may have found the key to defeating antibiotic-resistant bacteria and preventing the diseases they cause. In their study, which appeared in the journal ACS Applied Bio Materials, the researchers said that their newly developed tiny capsules loaded with curcumin — the active compound in turmeric — can treat infections caused by antibiotic-resistant strains of Helicobacter pylori. … Continue reading Turmeric may be the key to preventing diseases caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria

French health officials urge no talking on public transportation to limit virus spread

France’s National Academy of Medicine is advising people to avoid talking and taking phone calls when riding packed trains and buses to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. In a statement released on Friday, Jan. 22, the Academy said that the mandatory wearing of face masks where social distancing is not possible, such as on public transport, should … Continue reading French health officials urge no talking on public transportation to limit virus spread

At least 55 people have died in the US after receiving coronavirus vaccine, according to federal database

 At least 55 people in the United States have died after receiving a Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, according to reports submitted to a federal system. The data came from the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), a federal program that collects information regarding adverse effects that occur after the administration of vaccines. VAERS is a passive system, … Continue reading At least 55 people have died in the US after receiving coronavirus vaccine, according to federal database

Japan requiring domestic clinical trials before giving coronavirus vaccines the green light

The rollout of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines in Japan has been delayed due to the country’s insistence on running domestic clinical trials before it approves any vaccine. The one outstanding condition Japan requires from Moderna, BioNTech-Pfizer, AstraZeneca and several other pharmaceutical companies is that they conduct small clinical trials on Japanese citizens that demonstrate the vaccines are able … Continue reading Japan requiring domestic clinical trials before giving coronavirus vaccines the green light