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  • Self-inflicted destruction of America, all for nought: Coronavirus mortality rate plummets to a rate similar to the seasonal flu. Dr. Fauci knew it all along

    05/24/2020 8:31:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/24/2020 | Carol Brown
    Stats now show that the mortality rate for the coronavirus is hardly more than the seasonal flu. And when this is all over, it may even be less. Trump was right all along. But the left mocked him as they elevated Dr. Anthony Fauci to sainthood. It turns out, this “expert” deceived us all. The mortality rate for the coronavirus dropped from WHO’s estimate of 3.4% to 2% to Fauci claiming it was 1%, and therefore ten times deadlier than the seasonal flu. (He plucked the 1% figure out of thin air, since there was insufficient data to make...
  • Poll: Do you think they should have canceled the 1969 Woodstock music festival because of the 1969 flu pandemic that killed more than 100,000 people in the U.S., and more than 1 million worldwide?

    05/16/2020 3:02:55 PM PDT · by grundle · 60 replies
    Wordpress ^ | May 16, 2020 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Poll: Do you think they should have canceled the 1969 Woodstock music festival because of the 1969 flu pandemic that killed more than 100,000 people in the U.S., and more than 1 million worldwide?
  • Simple Arithmetic Proves the Lockdown Was Built on a Lie

    05/08/2020 6:54:16 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 41 replies
    Today, I give you the most comprehensive data showing how almost all the new coronavirus deaths are in nursing homes and that the majority of total deaths from the beginning were in these facilities. That changes everything we know. Plus, I demonstrate why its likely those numbers are inflated. This was never about science or even math. This was about changing the country forever. They will succeed if we dont stop them.
  • Horowitz: Moving goalposts: Oregon governor now demanding COVID-19 cases drop BELOW flu levels to reopen

    05/07/2020 9:59:21 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 27 replies
    CR ^ | May 7, 2020 | Daniel Horowitz
    If you think the coronavirus fascism will die with the flattening of the coronavirus curve, I have a wet market to sell you in Wuhan. Its becoming abundantly clear that the lockdown was not a temporary, unprecedented strategy to flatten the curve, but is a pretext to use a dramatically low threshold of risk to continue crushing liberty, the economy, and releasing criminals from prison. The tyrannical governors are essentially saying that in order to end any lockdown and even move towards targeted mitigation, we must test everyone every day before they are allowed to breathe, that there must be...
  • COVID-19 v FLU

    05/04/2020 10:18:45 AM PDT · by street_lawyer · 4 replies
    Bad News Journal ^ | Afternoon Edition May 4, 2020 | Aron Silberboarder, BNJ Contributor
    COVID-19 v Flu By Aaron Silverboarder, BNJ Contributor Dr. Erickson and his partner have 26 years of medical practice as emergency room physicians each and teachers and experts in immunology. Hospitals in California are nearly empty since people are fearful, they do not want to get the covid. History of response. Initially shutdown international travel into the U.S. base on the data they had. Lockdown has never been the response to any virus in the modern age. Dr. Erickson tested 5000 cases based on this testing 5% of the population is infected. 12% of our tested individuals were positive for...
  • Comparing COVID-19 Deaths to Flu Deaths Is like Comparing Apples to Oranges

    05/03/2020 12:26:59 PM PDT · by IndispensableDestiny · 31 replies
    Scientific American ^ | April 28, 2020 | Jeremy Samuel Faust
    But these arguments . . . are based on a flawed understanding of how flu deaths are counted, which may leave us with a distorted view of how coronavirus compares with it. . . . it occurred to me that, in four years of emergency medicine residency and over three and a half years as an attending physician, I had almost never seen anyone die of the flu. I could only remember one tragic pediatric case. The question remains. Can we accurately compare the toll of the flu to the toll of the coronavirus pandemic? To do this, we have...
  • US flu activity slides, death toll holds steady at 24K

    05/03/2020 6:45:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    WKYT ^ | 04/10/2020 | Ed Payne
    ATLANTA (Gray News) Americas flu season continues to ebb even as COVID-19 cases increase, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Lab-confirmed flu cases are now low, but the CDC believes thats because fewer people are going to doctors because of the coronavirus outbreak. Overall flu-like activity is lower than a week ago but is still elevated. The percent of deaths associated with pneumonia and influenza is above the epidemic threshold, the agency said Friday. The increase is due to an increase in pneumonia deaths rather than influenza deaths and likely reflects COVID-19 activity. The severity of...
  • Comparing COVID-19 Deaths to Flu Deaths Is like Comparing Apples to Oranges

    05/03/2020 12:41:04 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 81 replies
    Scientific American ^ | April 28, 2020 | Jeremy Samuel Faust
    When reports about the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 began circulating earlier this year and questions were being raised about how the illness it causes, COVID-19, compared to the flu, it occurred to me that, in four years of emergency medicine residency and over three and a half years as an attending physician, I had almost never seen anyone die of the flu. I could only remember one tragic pediatric case. Based on the CDC numbers though, I should have seen many, many more. In 2018, over 46,000 Americans died from opioid overdoses. Over 36,500 died in traffic accidents. Nearly 40,000 died...
  • There It Is: CDC Equates Coronavirus Hospitalizations to Seasonal Flu and Finally Admits Its MUCH LESS Dangerous for Children

    05/02/2020 11:46:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 05/02/2020 | Jim Hoft
    In late February, nearly a month after Presient Trump banned travel from China to the United States in January, the CDC terrorized Americans by claiming the Wuhan coronavirus had a mortality rate of 2.3% at its epicenter.The CDC compared the coronavirus mortality rate of 2.3% to the seasonal flu mortality rate of 0.1%. Two weeks later WHO leader, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, sparked a global panic when he claimed the COVID-19 had a 3.4% mortality rate and then compared that number to the annual estimated seasonal flu mortality rate of 0.1%.These irresponsible and completely inaccurate statements led to the greatest...
  • Vanity: Coronavirus will lead to Social Security Disability benefits.

    04/30/2020 1:57:38 PM PDT · by devane617 · 23 replies
    04/30/2020 | me
    Anyone else see on the horizon millions and millions applying for Social Security Disability benefits? If this happens as I suspect it will our fight against the Kung-Flu fallout is about to get very bad. This could financially bankrupt the country.
  • The Experts Were Wrong: Since 1995 the UK Has Seen Five Flu Seasons Worse Than Current Coronavirus Outbreak

    04/27/2020 10:39:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 04/27/2020 | Jim Hoft
    Since 1995 the United Kingdom and Wales has had five flu seasons that were worse than the current coronavirus outbreak. And yet there were no screaming headlines and no lockdowns. Draconian lockdowns were not considered necessary back then. And the previous flu outbreaks hit children and young adults. Via Andrew Bostom. UK total mortality in the recent past compared to covid19 pandemic of 2019-20, weeks 49 to 15: “since 1995 in England & Wales, there have been five seasons that were worse” — Andrew Bostom (@andrewbostom) April 27, 2020
  • It's time to make Fun of all those Mask Wearers.

    04/25/2020 9:25:46 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 191 replies
    4/25/2020 | me
    This Crap has gone on long enough!
  • Author, Diana West tweets interesting gain-of-function time-line involving Fauci

    04/24/2020 10:57:37 AM PDT · by wtd · 15 replies
    twitter ^ | April 24, 2020 | Diana West
    Diana West, author of... Death of the Grown-up, American Betrayaland The Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy...tweets the following brief timeline: 1/10/17 #Obama WH science office issues guidelines to permit research which "could produce a potential pandemic pathogen (an enhanced PPP)." 1/12/17 #Fauci declares 'there will be surprise outbreak" during Trump admin. Fauci's quote on 'surprise outbreak during Trump's administration: direct link to Diana West's tweet
  • Keto Diet Is Best Way to Combat the Flu

    04/23/2020 1:17:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    WDDTY ^ | December 5th 2019 | Bryan Hubbard
    Keto diet is best way to combat the flu image The flu season is upon usand the ketogenic diet is the best way to tackle it. The high-fat, low-carbs diet helps the immune system combat the virus, new research has discovered. The diet activates a sub-set of T cells in the lungs that trap the virus and stops it spreading. The discovery is something of a scientific first because the T cells, known as gamma delta, hadn't been thought to be part of the immune system's response to influenza. Researchers from Yale University made the discovery when they fed two...
  • No, COVID-19 Is Not Like The FluAnd We Have To Stop Comparing Them; Its more deadlyand much more contagious.

    04/19/2020 6:24:26 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 97 replies
    Northwell Health ^ | 04/18/2020 | Cristina Guarino
    I dont know why everyone is freaking out. The flu kills tens of thousands of people each year, and no one is shutting down borders because of that. Sound familiar? Its a common refrain from the past few weeks as the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, made its way across borders from Wuhan, China. Its something I (now shamefully) admit to saying, myself, when this all first started. And the confusion is understandable. So why is this one causing so much panic? We are familiar with coronaviruses because, for a long time now, strains of coronavirus have circulated...
  • RSV is 'particularly bad' this season, hospitals around the country warn (Jan 7, 2020)

    04/18/2020 1:24:14 PM PDT · by epluribus_2 · 15 replies ^ | Jan 7, 2020 | Meghan Holohan
    Respiratory syncytial virus is similar to cold or flu, but patients have trouble breathing and it can cause other severe infections. The sniffles, coughing and sneezing echoing throughout classrooms and offices make it clear the cold and flu season is in full swing. Doctors have noticed one illness in particular, respiratory syncytial virus, has been spreading faster and causing more hospitalizations for children than usual. In the 35 years Ive been doing this, I dont know that I have ever seen RSV come on so strong so early in the season, Dr. Dan McGee, a pediatric hospitalist at Helen DeVos...
  • I know I dont dare mention people who died from the flu, but I am anyway

    04/18/2020 2:52:34 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 38 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | April 18, 2020 | M. Dowling
    Despite word going out that we are not allowed to talk about influenza afflictions and deaths, lets look at that and the poor souls who died anyway. The week of April 4 was the last week for estimates of the flu season. The weekly cumulative estimates for the United States from the CDC are: 39,000,000 to 56,000,000 were afflicted with the flu; 18,000,000 to 26,000,000 flu medical visits; 410,000 to 740,000 flu hospitalizations; and 24,000 to 62,000 died of the flu.
  • Sen. Murphy says Trump, not China or WHO, to blame for US coronavirus crisis

    04/16/2020 2:32:16 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 15 2020 | Sam Dorman
    Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., accused President Trump Tuesday night of shifting blame for the extent of the coronavirus pandemic onto China and the World Health Organization instead of accepting responsibility. "The reason that we're in the crisis that we are today is not because of anything that China did, is not because of anything the WHO did. It's because of what this president did," Murphy told CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360". "It's because he didn't take this virus seriously. We weren't going to be able to keep every case out of the United States, but we didn't have to have tens...
  • Study: Coronavirus Fatality Rate Lower than Expected, Close to Flus 0.1%

    04/13/2020 7:14:52 PM PDT · by Kazan · 159 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/13/2020 | Edwin Mora
    The fatal and highly contagious novel coronavirus has spread faster but is less deadly than official data imply, the Economist magazine reported over the weekend, citing a new study. On Saturday, the Economist reported that the fact that the illness caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread across the United States could be good news. If millions of people were infected weeks ago without dying, the virus must be less deadly than official data suggest, the magazine determined, using graphs to suggest the faster the disease spreads and hits its peak, the fewer people will die. The Economist article cited...
  • Pandemic and 1918: How History and Illness Intertwine

    04/13/2020 12:31:28 PM PDT · by Bratch · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 13, 2020 | History Guy
    The 1918 Influenza Pandemic was the deadliest in human history. But the virus was a part of the historical events of the time. The History Guy recalls the forgotten history of how the events of 1918 shaped, and were shaped by, the pandemic. It is history that deserves to be remembered.