Browsing All posts tagged under »COVID-19«

New York Times Produces Embarrassing Paean To Communist China’s Covid Efforts

February 6, 2021 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ We now know what is apparently the price the New York Times is willing to pay in order to keep its correspondents in Communist China: the loss of any sense of journalistic integrity. The latest example of this comes in the form of a glowing paean to the Covid efforts of […]

Mutations!?

January 7, 2021 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Welcome to 2021 and the new Coronavirus Mutations. We’ve identified the British Mutation and the South African Mutation so far, and who knows what other Mutations are lurking in our future. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

More Lockdowns Aren’t Answer To Stopping COVID-19

December 3, 2020 by

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By Kay C. James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ As infections increase during the “second wave” of the coronavirus, too many politicians are knee-jerking to reimpose harsh restrictions such as business shutdowns, curfews, and home confinements. These types of sweeping and overly restrictive COVID-19 measures cause needless harm, especially for the majority of generally […]

A Scary Halloween

October 31, 2020 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Life in the age of the Coronavirus: Halloween 2020 will be REALLY scary. Stay Safe! Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Trump Hospitalized, Says He’s ‘Doing Very Well’

October 3, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he was checking into Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after testing positive the day before for COVID-19. “I want to thank everybody for the tremendous support. I’m going to Walter Reed Hospital,” Trump said in a brief video announcement from the White House. […]

In COVID-19 Restrictions Ruling, Judge Holds Pennsylvania Governor To The Constitution

September 26, 2020 by

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By Cully Stimson and GianCarlo Canaparo ~ A federal district court judge ruled last week that several of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 restrictions were unconstitutional—and for good reason. Judge William Stickman IV’s development of the factual record, and his journeyman approach to the opinion, is a model for other judges to follow. What’s the best way for […]

New COVID-19 Findings Confirm What We Have Learned Since The Beginning. A Targeted Response Is More Important Than Ever.

September 7, 2020 by

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By Kevin Pham ~ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent weekly provisional mortality update has caused a stir. It says: For 6% of deaths [involving COVID-19], COVID-19 was the only cause mentioned. For deaths with conditions or causes in addition to COVID-19, on average, there were 2.6 additional conditions or causes per […]

What We Know Now About Hydroxychloroquine To Treat COVID-19

August 2, 2020 by

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By Kevin Pham ~ Early in health officials’ response to the pandemic, one drug offered hope of a safe, widely available, and cheap therapeutic that would break the death grip that COVID-19 held on the world. However, after its promised efficacy didn’t materialize in large, statistically significant numbers, enthusiasm for the drug, hydroxychloroquine, quickly waned. […]

Covid-19 The Way Forward

July 29, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ There is no stopping the coronavirus. Like previous influenza pandemics, it is going to make its way through society until herd immunity arrives, or a vaccine.  America can either cower in the corner, or cope with it responsibly. We should choose the latter approach. Still, many of our overlords we elect […]

COVID-19 Has Led To An Increase In Human Trafficking, Experts Say

July 29, 2020 by

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By Virginia Allen ~ The sexual exploitation of women and children has likely increased amid the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say. Groups such as Polaris and International Justice Mission work to fight human trafficking and to free the estimated 40 million victims of modern-day slavery. Their work has not slowed down during the global pandemic. Sadly, […]

Two-Thirds Of COVID-19 Deaths In US Occurred In 10 States

July 19, 2020 by

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By Norbert Michel and Drew Gonshorowski ~ As Heritage Foundation researchers have demonstrated throughout the pandemic, the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. has been heavily concentrated in a small number of states—and among a small number of counties within states. Even though the U.S. has seen a rapid rise in cases during the last […]

Why Is The COVID-19 Caseload Rising In California?

July 12, 2020 by

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By Kevin Pham ~ The United States had made great progress in suppressing the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, by mid-June, the number of new cases began to surge, and now daily incidence of COVID-19 cases has far exceeded the confirmed daily incidence during the early peak of the pandemic. […]

Social Distancing Double Standards On Protests Betray Sound Health Policy

June 16, 2020 by

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By Kevin Pham ~ Sound public health policy is sound public health policy, regardless of the political moment. The effectiveness of a public health measure is contingent on the cooperation of the public, and the cooperation of the public is contingent on the public’s trust. As such, it’s catastrophically destructive to the goals of public […]

During COVID-19, Cutting Red Tape Helps Front-Line Nurses Save Lives

June 10, 2020 by

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By Kelsey Bolar ~ When the New York tri-state area became the epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak, nurses from across the country answered the call. “I’ve never felt so much that I’m exactly where I need to be right now,” says Clare Shanley, a nurse from Richmond, Virginia, who volunteered to work in New […]

These States Reopened A Month Ago After COVID-19 Shutdowns. Here’s What Happened.

June 4, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Among states that reopened their economies about a month ago, most logged about the same number of  COVID-19 cases, though some had more cases and others saw a decline. The closest thing to a discernible pattern is that Western and Midwestern states performed better than Southern states in terms of fewer […]

Getting Real About The Pandemic

June 3, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ Several hundred physicians recently buried the pandemic narrative of staying in economic lockdown, which is still being espoused by several governors, media personalities and, until recently, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the senior advisor to the White House Coronavirus Task Force Long the outspoken media commentator on Covid-19, Dr. Fauci has been the […]

Believe ‘The Science’? in PA!😂

May 26, 2020 by

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Levine can’t produce a shred of evidence refuting the science… Mark Alexander  ~     In Pennsylvania, Demo Governor Tom Wolf is competing with New York’s Andrew Cuomo and Michigan’s Gretchen Whitmer for the title of most guilty of government overreach and malfeasance in response to the CV19 medical and economic disaster. Last week, Wolf declared his contempt for those who want to go back […]

No Returning To Normal Until We Relearn Trust

May 25, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Remember when the pivotal health objective was to “flatten the curve” — before the back to life and business goal post marker got moved to “beating the virus?” We should now realize that COVID-19 isn’t going to entirely go away anytime soon — maybe never. Summer may provide a respite. By […]

Apple Sneaks COVID-19 Contact Tracing Into Latest Phone Update

May 22, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ If you install updates on your phone without reading the details then you might get an unwanted surprise. The latest involves contact tracking technology. Contact tracing technology, in theory, will notify users when they have entered the presence of a person with the coronavirus. This project was begun in an effort […]

Climate Alarmism And Covid-19 Don’t Mix

May 21, 2020 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Of the many responses to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, none was more predictable than the effort by climate activists to exploit the crisis for their own political purposes. It was an intolerable situation. Climate alarmists suddenly found themselves relegated to the sidelines as the country confronted a real […]

Energy And Environmental Newsletter – May 18th 2020

May 19, 2020 by

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By John Droz, Jr ~ This is the latest Energy Related newsletter from John Droz. COVID-19 re Therapies and Vaccine: Sorrento finds a coronavirus antibody that blocks viral infection 100% A tale of 2 drugs: Lives sacrificed on the altar of money & power Doctors Say HCQ Has ‘90% Chance’ Of Helping COVID Patients Doctors […]

NY Times Whines: GOP Science ‘Denialists’ ‘Seized’ On Wacky Green New Deal

May 10, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times environmental activist reporter Lisa Friedman, whose paper has taken advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to push liberal causes, now regrets Republicans have “seized” on (wholly justified) fears about Democratic environmental policy in her piece entitled, “G.O.P. Aims to Use Pain Of Shutdown to Tarnish Climate Change Policies.” Also, Matthew […]

Trump Urges Nation To Pray For Recovery, Renewal After Coronavirus

May 8, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump called for Americans to continue to pray amid the COVID-19 crisis Thursday, as clergy of several faiths prayed for the nation’s recovery in the Rose Garden of the White House. “As Scripture assures us, ‘The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save.’ […]

Australia And New Zealand Differ On COVID-19. The Economic Fallout Could, Too.

May 7, 2020 by

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By Patrick Tyrrell and Anthony B Kim ~ Australia and New Zealand are two of just six economically free countries in the world, according to The Heritage Foundation’s 2020 Index of Economic Freedom, but they have chosen dramatically different paths in dealing with the coronavirus health crisis. Australia has been far more mindful of the economic […]