SCIENCE FAIL: Portuguese court rules PCR tests are unreliable, unlawful “evidence” of alleged Covid-19 infections

Quarantining people based solely on a “positive” PCR test is no longer lawful in Portugal, thanks to a court decision ruling the test to be inherently unreliable, and thus fraudulent for policy-making purposes. Citing Jaafar et al. 2020, the court determined that the PCR test produces varying results depending on an individual’s viral load, as well as … Continue reading SCIENCE FAIL: Portuguese court rules PCR tests are unreliable, unlawful “evidence” of alleged Covid-19 infections

Coronavirus pandemic linked to increase in “anger and confrontation” among family and friends

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has drastically changed how people go about their daily lives. From being confined indoors to working remotely, families have no choice but to spend more time with each other to prevent the further spread of the disease. But the results of a U.K. survey reveals that COVID-19-related lockdowns and self-quarantines are linked … Continue reading Coronavirus pandemic linked to increase in “anger and confrontation” among family and friends

Second wave of coronavirus in Europe starting to affect the elderly

Coronavirus infections in Europe are starting to reach people aged 65 and above, according to data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. The new wave of infections was mainly caused by younger people with little to no symptoms infecting their older family members. This has caused a rise in COVID-19-related hospitalizations and fatalities during … Continue reading Second wave of coronavirus in Europe starting to affect the elderly

WHO says “second wave” covid-19 lockdowns should not be “primary means” of controlling virus

The looming threat of a second wave of lockdowns in response to an alleged second wave of the Wuhan coronavirus (covid-19) has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to urge governments not to make the same mistake they did back in the spring by keeping everyone locked up inside their homes for weeks on end. Speaking to The … Continue reading WHO says “second wave” covid-19 lockdowns should not be “primary means” of controlling virus

Belgium’s coronavirus death toll makes it either world’s deadliest or most honest

As steep as the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is, it’s still underreported in some countries, including the U.K., Russia and even the United States. According to global death statistics, the figures do not accurately capture all deaths from COVID-19. In New York and New Jersey alone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Continue reading Belgium’s coronavirus death toll makes it either world’s deadliest or most honest

India’s coronavirus caseload surges after lockdown

India reported 9,996 new coronavirus cases – as well as 357 deaths in 24 hours – on Wednesday. The figures bring the country’s total caseload to 276,583 and total deaths to 7,745, according to data from John Hopkins University. Over the weekend, the number of infections in the country surpassed Spain’s to become the fifth-highest in the world. India is … Continue reading India’s coronavirus caseload surges after lockdown

After enforcing the world’s most severe lockdown, is India ready to come out of it?

India now has 173,763 confirmed coronavirus cases and 4,980 deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Its number of new cases continues to rise every day, which makes it a cause for concern for many public health experts. It’s also planning to emerge from lockdown pretty soon – a move experts fear will come at the worst possible time. Slowing, … Continue reading After enforcing the world’s most severe lockdown, is India ready to come out of it?

Long coronavirus lockdowns causing people’s mental health to rapidly DETERIORATE

Both adults and children are experiencing mental health problems for the first time as a result of being cooped up inside due to the COVID-19 lockdowns. Fears and worries over job insecurity, bereavement over COVID-19 deaths, the breakdown of relationships and the long periods of isolation are causing people to have psychotic episodes, mania, anxiety and depression. … Continue reading Long coronavirus lockdowns causing people’s mental health to rapidly DETERIORATE

Waves of migrant workers returning to their home villages in India trigger concerns over second wave of small, localized outbreaks

Over 10 million people in India will migrate back to their hometowns as the world’s largest coronavirus lockdown starts scaling back. This may be one of the world’s largest migration events in this century, and many experts are concerned that it will trigger a new wave of coronavirus cases in India’s poorest and least prepared areas. At … Continue reading Waves of migrant workers returning to their home villages in India trigger concerns over second wave of small, localized outbreaks

Survival 101: How to prep for the next coronavirus lockdown

Lockdown orders throughout the country to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) are nearing their end, but it’s too early to rejoice. Experts even suggest that it would be wise to order second lockdowns to ensure that they are not lifted prematurely. While the future is uncertain, here are some tips for preppers who want to … Continue reading Survival 101: How to prep for the next coronavirus lockdown