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200517
COAL INDUSTRY UNLIKELY TO RECOVER
Crisis has accelerated the shift to renewables.
Added 200510...
200510
NEW ZEALAND ELIMINATES VIRUS
South Island clear for over 2 weeks, North Island only 2 cases per day, therefore technically "eliminated".
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200510
TAIWAN IS CLEAR
28 days without new transmissions.
Added 200510...
200507
INDIA IMPOSES TRACKING APP
India makes its contact-tracing app mandatory, alarming privacy advocates globally.
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200507
5G CONSPIRACISTS BURN 77 TOWERS
77 UK towers damaged in total, linking it insanely with the virus.
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200506
5G CONSPIRACISTS BURN 4 TOWERS
Quebec, Canada has 4 towers damaged linking it insanely with the virus.
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200509
VACCINE TRACKER
New web site to track progress of vaccine and drug research
Added 200505...
200504
UBI FOR SCOTLAND?
First minister Nicola Sturgeon says the pandemic has strengthened the Universal Basic Income case "immeasurably".
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200503
NICOTINE HELPS?
Three recent studies go against WHO recommendations on smoking.
Added 200503...
200501
POPE HELPS TRANS SEX WORKERS
Financial aid given to a community of transgender sex workers in Italy who were otherwise ignored by government.
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200503
SOUTH AUSTRALIA VIRUS FREE
Eleventh day without new cases.
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200502
CHINA MOCKS US INACTION
in a short state media animated propaganda video.
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200501
HIGH HUMIDITY HELPS
After an hour indoors with humidity above 43%, the chance of infection is 5 times lower than below 23%.
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200501
RUBELLA VACCINE HELPS
Correlation found between standard MMR vaccines and COVID-19 survival rates in a statistical report and a Cambridge University scientific pre-print paper from April 10th (independently).
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200429
HONEST GOVERNMENT AD
New updated satire of global leaders from Australian youtubers.
Added 200501...
200429
EBOLA DRUG HELPS
Preprint study shows 30% decrease in treatment time.
Added 200501...
200430
CANBERRA CLEAR OF INFECTIONS
Zero active cases in Australian Capital Territory.
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200428
SUNLIGHT HELPS
Preprint paper shows Vitamin D insufficiency is prevalent in severe cases.
Added 200429...
200429
REINFECTIONS STILL UNLIKELY
A misleading news report turned out to be false positives regarding reinfection.
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200424
DEATHS PLUMMETING IN INDIA
Not just COVID-19 mortality but traffic, murder etc too.
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200424
90% CHEAPER VENTILATOR
Aussie design should be deployed in a month, at 10% of the regular ventilator price.
Added 200424...
200423
TRUMP'S BLEACH INJECTION CURE
Video of his demented rambling, ridiculed by health professionals around the world denouncing his theory.
Added 200424...
200422
CHEAP ULTRASOUND PROVES USEFUL
Indispensable in the diagnosis, treatment and efficacy evaluation of severe acute pneumonia .
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200422
GERMANY MAKES MASKS CUMPULSORY
From Monday 27th April.
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200422
VIETNAM GOES 6 DAYS WITHOUT NEW CASES
Also still zero deaths this year, in a country with a mandatory masks law since March 16th, and very strict quarantine which prevents cheating.
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200420
BOLSO: I AM THE CONSTITUTION
He tells reporters.
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200420
BOLSO SUPPORTS MILITARY INTERVENTION
He joined protestors for the second day who were calling for military intervention, attacking Congress and the Supreme Court.
Added 200422...
200422
VIETNAM GOES 5 DAYS WITHOUT NEW CASES
Also still zero deaths this year, in a country with a mandatory masks law since March 16th.
Added 200421...
200420
BOLSONARO PROTESTS LOCKDOWNS
President Bolsonaro joined hundreds of protestors against lockdowns.
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200417
BRAZIL HEALTH MINISTER FIRED
...for taking the virus too seriously.
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200415
BRAZIL HEALTH SECRETARY RESIGNS
"Tired" of working with president Bolsonaro. But Minister refuses his resignation.
Added 200419...
200419
1000 PROTEST IN SALT LAKE CITY
Gathered in violation of health order to protest Salt Lake Cityís coronavirus restrictions.
Added 200419...
200418
300 PROTEST IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
Against social distancing. Also demonstrations in Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Added 200419...
200418
100K AT FUNERAL OF MUSLIM CLERIC
Bangladesh police unable to enforce crowd ban or even social distancing.
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200418
58M MASKS FOR AUSSIE HEALTH WORKERS
And the army helping produce 200k per day. Will masks now finally be mandatory for staff in nursing homes?
Added 200418...
200417
WUHAN DEATHS REVISED UP 50%
China revises Wuhanís Covid-19 death toll toll.
Added 200418...
200407
FRANCE DEATHS REVISED UP 36%
Previously ignored 3,237 nursing home deaths added to national total of 8,091.
Added 200413...
200401
REINFECTION UNLIKELY
Nobel Laureate says "reinfections" are probably just people wrongly tested as cleared.
Added 200413...
200409
TB VACCINE GOOD FOR CORONA?
(Fewer deaths in countries with compulsory TB vaccination).
Added 200413...
200412
SNIFFER DOG TESTS
(They already detect Malaria, Corona is next).
Added 200413...
200413
AUSSIE INTERACTIVE MAP
(Tracking cases. Zoom into your locality)
Added 200411...
200410
W.H.O. HID HUMAN TRANSMISSION
Taiwan wrote a letter to WHO citing person-to-person transmission cases but (suspiciously) along with China they kept this quiet.
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200410
INDIA MAKES MASKS COMPULSORY
Punishable by up to six months in prison.
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200406
AUSTRALIA FLATTENS CURVE?
The graphs show a flattening but how do border control and recovery rates factor in?
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200406
ANTI-MALARIAL DRAMA
WhiteHouse arguments re HydroxyChloroquine drug science.
Added 200331 Debunked 200401 Revised 200404...
200326 MYTH TRUE: VIRUS AIRBORNE
FOr 20+ minutes. High tech video of coughing. Along with a peer-reviewed paper. Therefore WHO report debunked.
Added 200404...
2003025
ASYMPTOMATIC CASES COMMON
Antigens in swabs of 40 of 60 blood donors, who thought they were never infected, show they had been.
Added 200403...
2003025
50% OF CASES HAVE NO SYMPTOMS?
...at time of testing, data from Iceland (world's most extensive testing) suggests. USA's CNN took 7 days to report it.
Added 200403...
2004002
NEW STANDARD FOR TESTS
South Korea's FDA approved technique - will become an ISO standard soon. Drive-throughs and walks-throughs next?
Added 200403...
2004002
5 MINUTE TESTS DEPLOYED IN DETROIT
Mayor in a national hotspot convinced Abbott Labs to ship the first kits to his city.
Added 200402...
200331
USA CONSIDERS MASKS FOR ALL
CDC is similarly reconsidering its stance which hitherto was protecting the supply for frontline workers.
Added 200401...
200331
TRUMP UNVEILS 5 MINUTE TEST KIT
Will be available to clinics and doctors.
Added 200331 Reviewed 200401...
200331
HUNGARY BECOMES DICTATORSHIP?
(state of emergency w/o time limit. Rule by Presidential decree, parliament suspended).
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200329
POLAND REFUSES TO CANCEL ELECTIONS
(incumbent exploits lockdown to stymie the opposition campaign).
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200330
RUBY PRINCESS INFECTIONS RISE TO 440
(10% of all Australian cases).
Updated 200330...
200325 REUSE FACE MASKS?
(Oven technique for E.coli might work for Covid-19 too. Better than nothing?)
Added 200330...
200329
BELARUS WON'T SHUT ANYTHING DOWN
(Idiot president also says vodka & saunas ward off the virus).
Added 200330...
200327
ARGENTINA SACRIFICES ECONOMY
(Wins South American praise, in contrast to Brazil & Mexico).
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200329
PORTUGAL MIGRANTS GET PRIVELEGES
(Treat migrants as residents during the crisis, including medical and welfare).
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200329
ALL TRAVELLERS TO BE QUARANTINED
Returning from overseas. No repeat of The Ruby Princess
Added 200329...
200328
RUBY PRINCESS INFECTIONS RISE TO 293
Interstate diagnoses from this cruise add to the previous 48 tally.
Added 200329...
200328
GERMANY'S LOW DEATH RATE
(mainly due to testing, but be careful interpreting the figures).
Added 200328...
200325 MYTH: MALARIA DRUG IS A CURE
Trump promotes use of HydroxyChloroquine and Cholroquine but there is much controversy.
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200318 MYTH: HIV DRUG IS A CURE
An open-label study of Kaletra (aka lopinavir-ritonavir) found it does not improve recovery rates.
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200325
BEST CASE IS 13 WEEKS OF LOCKDOWN
Sydney Uni models what happens if 80% of people stay home.
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200324
MAKE PRIVATE HOSPITALS PUBLIC
(Ireland takes ensureS resources are shared between private & public).
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200318 MAKE YOUR OWN FACE MASKS
(facial tissue, hand towel, transparent plastic folder, glasses)