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  • Prepping/SHTF Knowledge Base

    05/31/2020 3:19:57 PM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 2 replies
    Vanity ^ | 6/1/2020 | Oshkalaboomboom
    I have been working on a knowledge base of topics related to prepping and SHTF situations. It is geared towards making people more self sufficient with topics ranging from unarmed self defense to small space gardening to how to sew your own clothes. I'm one of those types of people who believe that we are going to go out with a whimper, not a bang, so there is a lot of content on how to do your own repairs, build your own stuff and live a more frugal lifestyle. In order to get access you need to send me a...
  • NYPD cop fatally shoots herself in the head: sources

    05/31/2020 11:27:23 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 31, 2020 | By Tina Moore
    A female Manhattan cop fatally shot herself in the head, police sources said Sunday. The NYPD officer, who worked at the 23rd Precinct in East Harlem, was found dead by her fellow-cop girlfriend in the wee hours in their living room, sources said. The girlfriend had just returned home from work, sources said.
  • Massive protests raise fears of new virus outbreaks

    05/31/2020 11:27:57 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 31, 2020 | Brian Melley, Danica Kirka and Pablo Gorondi
    The mayor of Atlanta, one of dozens of U.S. cities hit by massive protests, has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last night, you probably need to go get a COVID test this week.” As more beaches, churches, mosques, schools and businesses reopened worldwide, civil unrest in the United States over repeated racial injustice is raising fears of new coronavirus outbreaks in a country that has more infections and deaths than anywhere else in the world. And it’s not just in the U.S. — London hosted a large anti-racism protest Sunday that certainly violated government social distancing...
  • Study shows 10 times more New Yorkers had Covid-19 by April than previously counted

    05/31/2020 10:14:41 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    WKTV ^ | 05/31/2020
    In an effort to figure out how many New Yorkers already had Covid-19, Department of Health staffers went into 99 grocery stores in different regions of the state in April and did finger pricks on 15,101 adult shoppers who volunteered to participate in the study. Those blood tests showed that 1,887 of them had antibodies to the novel coronavirus, meaning they had been infected in the past. After statistical adjustment and extrapolation [Oh boy!], the researchers estimated that more than 2 million New York adults had been infected by the end of March. That's 14% of all New York adults,...
  • Flubros and Flubras! Day 72 (a place for Flubros and Flubras)

    05/31/2020 4:44:56 AM PDT · by impimp · 52 replies ^ | 30 May 2020 | Impimp
    It’s just the flu, bro. This below is exactly what we didn’t need. Roberts sided with the government during Obamacare and now during Corona. In his mind nothing the government does ever violates the constitution. It seems as though freedom of religion is optional during a flu pandemic. Roberts sides with liberals to permit government to restrict church services. - Also noticing that R is very regional - very much less than 1 in NY and northeast states but much closer to 1 in Texas and other states late to get the virus. Hopefully Texas will continue to relax...
  • A Women Gets Her Contact Tracer Certificates and Tells All

    05/30/2020 9:28:23 AM PDT · by bitt · 26 replies
    youtube ^ | 5/27/2020 | Vladislav Sobolev
    contact tracing: They will find you
  • Flubros and Flubras! Day 73 (a place for Flubros and Flubras)

    05/30/2020 5:02:14 AM PDT · by impimp · 35 replies ^ | 30 May 2020 | Impimp
    It’s just the flu, bro. Sometimes things get too serious on the Flubro and Flubra thread so here is some lighthearted humor for us today: Leading Scientist warns of the danger of a pandemic triggered by chicken farms that could kill half the world’s population
  • Covid-19 Weekly Time Series Maps and Charts

    05/30/2020 5:00:50 AM PDT · by loucon · 10 replies
    loucon ^ | 05/30/20 | loucon
    Covid-19 Weekly Time Series Maps and Charts Click on thumbnail to view larger image. At the end of this post is a PDF you can download and view later. Data is sourced mainly from JHU data. County Map Active Cases County Map Active Cases Per 1000 United States Daily Reported Cases Alabama Daily Reported Cases Alaska Daily Reported Cases Arizona Daily Reported Cases Arkansas Daily Reported Cases California Daily Reported Cases Colorado Daily Reported Cases Connecticut Daily Reported Cases Delaware Daily Reported Cases District of Columbia Daily Reported Cases Florida Daily Reported Cases Georgia Daily Reported Cases Hawaii Daily Reported...
  • Yale Epidemiology Professor Urges Hydroxychloroquine & Azithromycin Early Therapy for COVID-19

    05/29/2020 10:36:53 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Yale Epidemiology Professor Urges Hydroxychloroquine & Azithromycin Early Therapy for COVID-19 Posted on May 28, 2020May 29, 2020 by covexit “Available evidence of efficacy of HCQ+AZ has been repeatedly described in the media as “anecdotal,” but most certainly is not.”  A new article to be published by Oxford University Press, on behalf of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, calls for hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to be made widely available and promoted immediately for physicians, to be prescribed for early outpatient treatment. The article, titled “Early Outpatient Treatment of Symptomatic, High-Risk Covid-19 Patients that Should be Ramped-Up Immediately as...
  • Europe’s social welfare net shows signs of wear from virus

    05/29/2020 9:27:35 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 29, 2020 | Angela Charlton, Colleen Barry and Nick Perry
    Europe’s extensive social welfare net was showing signs of fraying under economic strain from the coronavirus, as protests erupted Friday for a second day in Spain against layoffs by French carmaker Renault, while Italy’s chief central banker warned that “uncertainty is rife.” Elsewhere, New Zealand has all but eradicated the coronavirus with just one person in the nation of 5 million known to be infected. But developments were grim in other nations, with India reporting a record increase in cases, and Pakistan and Russia a record number of deaths. As cases steadily rose across Africa, officials who are losing the...
  • Head of Pfizer pharmaceuticals says Covid-19 vaccine could be ready by October

    05/29/2020 9:24:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 05/29/2020 | By NINA LARSON
    Pharmaceutical company executives said Thursday that one or several COVID-19 vaccines could begin rolling out before 2021, but warned the challenges would be “daunting” as it was estimated that 15 billion doses would be needed to halt the pandemic. Well over 100 labs around the world are scrambling to come up with a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, including 10 that have made it to the clinical trial stage. Albert Bourla, head of Pfizer, said that his company believed a vaccine could be ready before the end of the year. Pfizer is conducting clinical trials with German firm Biontech on...
  • NM to intensify testing in workplaces, of vulnerable populations

    05/29/2020 8:54:01 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 3 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | May 28, 2020 | Dan Boyd And Dan Mckay
    SANTA FE – With New Mexico set to take another step toward fully reopening its beleaguered economy, state officials said Thursday they will launch an aggressive testing campaign aimed at limiting coronavirus outbreaks at workplaces statewide. In addition, Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel said the state will step up testing of vulnerable populations as a way to monitor and quickly respond to outbreaks. The ramped-up workplace testing, set to begin Monday, will focus on employees in restaurants, child care centers, prisons and hospitals and other health care facilities. “If we see one case in a business, that’s an outbreak to us,”...
  • Are the riots about Georgie Floyd or Covid overreach?

    05/29/2020 8:33:30 AM PDT · by vg0va3 · 44 replies
    PDT Twitter ^ | 05/29/2020 | vg0va3
    The National Guard has arrived on the scene. They are in Minneapolis and fully prepared. George Floyd will not have died in vain. Respect his memory!!!
  • Prestigious medical journal urges outpatient use of hydroxychloroquine regimen for COVID-19

    05/29/2020 6:23:32 AM PDT · by Jayster · 7 replies
    Just The News ^ | May 28, 2020 | Christine Dolan
    'These medications need to be widely available and promoted immediately for physicians to prescribe,' the American Journal of Epidemiology says. prestigious medical journal is criticizing news media coverage of hydroxychlorioquine in the battle against coronavirus, saying there is evidence the anti-malarial drug combined with the antibiotic azithromycin helps in the early stages of outpatient treatment. "These medications need to be widely available and promoted immediately for physicians to prescribe," the American Journal of Epidemiology reported in an article published this week that pushed back against claims the regimen has been dangerous or ineffective in all cases. "Hydroxychloroquine plus azithromycin has...
  • Flubros and Flubras! Day 71 (a place for Flubros and Flubras)

    05/29/2020 4:48:33 AM PDT · by impimp · 61 replies ^ | 29 May 2020 | Impimp
    It’s just the flu, bro. Most Freepers are religious. Almost all of those religions/denominations, when they interpret the Bible, call for at least Christian fellowship. For Catholics and Anglicans communion with God is a public event. The point is that the atheist left has found something, a lockdown, that weakens faith. Individuals may say that their faith is as strong now as it was before Coronavirus. But in aggregate this is terrible for the faithful. The reason is that, in many cases, their own religious leaders are saying the benefit that God provides by having people get together at Church/Mass...
  • Breaking: CNN team arrested by Minnesota police on live television

    05/29/2020 3:43:25 AM PDT · by Libloather · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/29/20
    CNN journalist Omar Jimenez has been taken into police custody during a live broadcast at the site of the protests in Minneapolis, after clearly identifying himself to officers. Jimenez's crew, including a producer and a camera operator, were also placed in handcuffs. Watch the video here:
  • Garbage 'Science': Be Wary of What You're Being Told

    05/29/2020 2:11:19 AM PDT · by FreedomForce · 14 replies
    Peak Prosperity Channel - youtube ^ | May 28, 2020 | Chris Martenson
  • 0.4%: Is The CDC’s New Estimated Case Fatality Rate From COVID-19 Accurate?

    05/28/2020 9:11:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/28/2020 | AllahPundit
    Let’s hope so. But let’s also remind ourselves that the CDC has distinguished itself during the pandemic in two ways. One was by catastrophically botching the design of the first COVID tests in February, at a moment when rapid testing could have contained the outbreak, because of amateurish errors like contamination in the lab. The second was calculating daily metrics like case counts and test counts by combining PCR (nose/throat) testing, which detects current infections, with antibody testing, which detects previous infections. Another weird, inexplicable, amateurish error from what’s supposed to be the world’s finest government agency in detecting...
  • Jacques Reynes, head of the infectious diseases department at the Montpellier University Hospital Comments on the Lancet Study On Hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19

    05/28/2020 8:47:53 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    MIDI LIBRE ^ | 05/28/2020
    NOTE: THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN TRANSLATED USING GOOGLE TRANSLATE FROM FRENCH Jacques Reynes, head of the infectious diseases department at the Montpellier University Hospital, participated in studies on hydroxychloroquine: via the European Discovery and Covidoc trials, specific to Occitania. Treatment stop, Raoult controversy ... he regrets a "runaway" which will undoubtedly not allow to have indisputable data on the effectiveness of the treatment. Q: What do you think of this very critical Lancet study on the interest of hydroxychloroquine, and the cascading effects of the publication of this prestigious scientific journal published last Friday, until the ban on the use...
  • Report: Chances of 2020 MLB Season Happening 'Pretty Close to Zero'

    05/28/2020 6:06:56 PM PDT · by Libloather · 35 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | 5/28/20 | Rob Goldberg
    At least one player thinks there won't be a 2020 MLB season as players and owners dispute over money. Jon Heyman of MLB Network discussed a recent call between the league and the players association Thursday on Ordway, Merloni & Fauria (via Ryan Hannable of WEEI), relaying a message from someone involved. "The call was last night. I was getting texts. I got a text from a player—and I think they are going to get a deal, I think they are going to work it out. I can't believe they are going to blow it up over economics. But, from...