August 2020 / 21 posts found

Intelligence report says China lied about origin of coronavirus

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A damning dossier leaked from the “Five Eyes” intelligence alliance claims that China lied to the world about human-to-human transmission of the virus, disappeared whistleblowers and refused to hand over virus samples so the West could make a vaccine. The bombshell 15-page research document also indicated that the virus was leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, a claim initially dismissed as a conspiracy theory because Chinese officials insisted the virus came from the local wet markets, according to the Australian Daily Telegraph. The report from the intelligence-sharing alliance of the five leading English-speaking countries, the US, UK, Australia, New […]

Coronavirus ‘currently eliminated’ in New Zealand

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that coronavirus has been “currently” eliminated in the country. There were just five new Covid-19 cases reported on Monday with no widespread community transition. Ardern said the country has so far managed to avoid the worst scenarios for an outbreak and would continue to hunt down the last few cases. Easing of lockdown As such, from midnight on Monday, certain businesses such as construction will be allowed to reopen, but social distancing rules will still apply. “We are opening up the economy, but we’re not opening up people’s social lives,” Ms Ardern […]

McDonald’s China ‘bans black people from entering out of fears they might have coronavirus’ | Daily Mail Online

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A McDonald’s restaurant in China has allegedly banned black people from entering the store out of fears that they might be coronavirus carriers. A video recently circulating online showed a customer holding a sign that read: ‘We’ve been informed from now on black people are not allowed to enter the restaurant.’ The store is believed to be located in the southern Chinese city Guangzhou. The footage sparked uproar online after the fast-food chain was accused of fuelling the rising xenophobia, particularly towards African nationals, in the country. McDonald‘s said the notice ‘is not representative of our inclusive values’. The US […]

Wilford Brimley, Face of Quaker Oats & Diabetes Campaigns, Dead at 85

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Brimley started out as mostly a TV actor, landing one-time roles on TV series like “How the West Was Won,” ‘Kung Fu,’ “The Oregon Trail,” and then eventually … a recurring part on “The Waltons.” He went on to star in a bunch of TV movies, such as “The Wild Wild West Revisited,” “Amber Waves,” “Roughnecks,” “Rodeo Girl,” ‘The Big Black Pill,’ and so on. In the ’80s, he started breaking out into more traditional films, appearing in flicks like “High Road to China,” “10 to Midnight,” “Tough Enough,” “Jackals,” “End of the Line,” and a bunch of other B-movies […]

Cuomo: Most new NY coronavirus hospitalizations are from people who stayed home

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Cuomo says it’s ‘shocking’ most new coronavirus hospitalizations are people who had been staying home Published Wed, May 6 202012:25 PM EDTUpdated 2 hours ago This content was originally published here.

Revealed: leader of group peddling bleach as coronavirus ‘cure’ wrote to Trump this week | World news | The Guardian

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The leader of the most prominent group in the US peddling potentially lethal industrial bleach as a “miracle cure” for coronavirus wrote to Donald Trump at the White House this week. In his letter, Mark Grenon told Trump that chlorine dioxide – a powerful bleach used in industrial processes such as textile manufacturing that can have fatal side-effects when drunk – is “a wonderful detox that can kill 99% of the pathogens in the body”. He added that it “can rid the body of Covid-19”. A few days after Grenon dispatched his letter, Trump went on national TV at his […]

Coronavirus: Netflix Party lets friends do movie nights in quarantine

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Netflix Party lets friends have movie nights while social distancing. Here’s how it works Charles Trepany USA TODAY Published 6:31 PM EDT Mar 17, 2020 Quarantine and chill? Just because you’re social distancing in response to coronavirus doesn’t mean you and your friends have to forgo your movie nights or TV watch parties. Thanks to a Google Chrome extension called Netflix Party, groups of friends can get together virtually and watch their favorite Netflix titles on their computers at the same time. The extension also comes with a chat room, so you can share your reactions to the programs as you watch. In order […]

Functional Medicine Docs Answer Your COVID-19 Questions

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Functional medicine specialists Dr. Kabran Chapek, Dr. Eboni Cornish, and Dr. Mark Filidei, from Amen Clinics joined forces in a recent webinar to answer your questions. They received so many queries during the event they didn’t have time to respond to all of them. Here are responses to some of the questions about COVID-19 and the immune system they weren’t able to get to during the webinar. We hear a lot about how to prevent getting COVID-19, but what can you do to quickly rebuild your brain function and immune system after surviving a COVID-19 infection or even a moderate […]

Contaminants Found in 90% of Herbal Supplements Tested

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The majority of dietary supplement facilities tested were found noncompliant with good manufacturing practices guidelines. “The U.S. public is not well protected” by current dietary supplement recommendations, an issue I explore in my video . Sometimes, there is too little of whatever’s supposed to be in the bottle, and other times, there’s too much, as I discussed in my video . In one case, as you can see at 0:20 in my , hundreds of people suffered from acute selenium toxicity, thanks to an “employee error at one of the ingredient suppliers.” Months later, many continued to suffer. Had the […]

Florida governor refuses to shut down beaches amid spread of coronavirus

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis refused to issue an order to close the state’s beaches, despite fears regarding the spread of the coronavirus. He instead signed an order that would limit parties on beaches to 10 people per group and force any businesses authorized to sell liquor to reduce occupancy by half, DeSantis told reporters Tuesday. The governor said that local governments can make their own decisions but that his order would follow the latest guidance issued by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. “What we’re going to be doing for the statewide floor for beaches, we’re going to be […]