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March 15, 2020

Mar 15 08:46

U.S. government continues to hide full extent of Covid-19 contagion from general public

A patient arrived at Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare in Clinton Missouri by ambulance on July 10, 2019, a typically humid day in the Ozarks.

This is central Missouri — a place where one either raises cattle, works in a large manufacturing plant or clocks into a local retail store.

There are no details about this patient’s condition and there were no updates on the patient’s status after the transfer.

All that is known is that the patient was diagnosed with a “coronavirus.” The patient was so infectious that the community facility was forced to contact both the CDC and DHS.

Mar 15 08:17

The Weird History Of Babies In Advertising

It's no secret that babies are popular. As a species, we have about 258 of them every minute, so if we weren't designed to find their squishy little faces adorable enough to withstand their relentless screaming, the situation would get intolerable in approximately three seconds. Given this natural inclination, it's not surprising that once advertising hit its heyday in the 1800s, babies started cropping up faster than a Wiggles concert at Legoland.

Mar 15 08:16

Q-uarantine cover for .01% arrests? Or quarantine so Americans don’t compare 30,000-person Trump rallies versus 300-person Biden rallies to steal presidency with corporate media and unaccountable ‘voting’ machines? Or…?

March Madness is no more nor less madness than any other month in the Emperor’s New Clothes ongoing human condition to witness naked parading .01% empire without public demand for “leadership” arrests.

US .01% “leaders” in politics, money, corporate media/public education are criminally complicit in OBVIOUS CRIMES centered in war, poverty, and looting that annually kill millions, harm billions, and loot trillions.

An arrest is the lawful action to stop an apparent crime. One day, Americans will look back and wonder how such flagrant evil was allowed to operate so openly with so few of us demanding arrests. But that day of justice is not yet here, so we messengers continue our calls.

Mar 15 08:15

Biden’s Campaign Wouldn’t Post Garbled Audio and Blank Screens from Virtual Town Hall – It Was a Total Disaster (VIDEO)

Joe Biden held a virtual town hall via Facebook live on Friday and it was a disaster.
First Biden got confused and didn’t know when he would be president if he won the election.



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Mar 15 08:15

Leftist Michigan Governor Flirts with Invoking “Martial Law” using Virus as Excuse to Power Grab

Leftist Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer won’t rule out invoking Martial Law to battle the coronavirus.

Mar 15 08:15

Touching videos show quarantined Italians singing into empty streets amid lockdown

As the country of Italy remains on lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak, several videos are now circulating showing quarantined citizens across the nation making the best of being homebound — singing into the empty streets with their neighbors.

Mar 15 08:14

White House Removes Public Health Experts from Coronavirus Discussions

The White House held dozens of meetings about coronavirus response that excluded government experts because the discussions were unnecessarily classified over the objections of HHS Secretary Alex Azar, reports Reuters. Experts were not just barred from speaking openly about what we knew about the emerging pandemic. Apparently, they weren’t even allowed in the room.

“It is not normal to classify discussions about a response to a public health crisis,” an unnamed official from the Republican George W. Bush administration told the wire service. Yet this is President Trump’s approach to nearly every public health and environmental threat: find some way to exclude the experts, stop them from speaking publicly, and make decisions in a vacuum. The deliberate sidelining of public health experts and science leads to bad policy, and ultimately, to more sickness and death.

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Will someone out there please tell me that this was a very bad, early April Fool's joke?!?

No, seriously, THIS WAS ACTUALLY ALLOWED TO HAPPEN?!?

When you don't have even adequate expertise at the table, and because this virus is so new, it's really hard to predict its trajectory, with any degree of confidence, the end-losers are the American people; so again, why did this happen, please?!?

Mar 15 08:14

Democrat Bob Casey tries to make coronavirus about guns, and gets torched on social media

Democratic Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania attempted to politicize the coronavirus pandemic into some sort of statement about gun control and social media took him to task for the bizarre suggestion.



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Mar 15 08:14

White House Says It Will Conduct Temperature Checks On Those Close To Trump, Pence — Reporter Turned Away

The White House on Saturday began taking the temperature of people “in close contact” with President Trump or Vice President Pence, including reporters who are attending a briefing on the coronavirus.

Mar 15 08:13

Spain To Follow Italy Into Nationwide Lockdown As Coronavirus Cases Soar

Top officials in Spain on Saturday announced that they would declare a nationwide lockdown in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, which has exploded in recent days.

Mar 15 08:13

Louisiana Gov Postpones Democratic Primaries Due To Coronavirus, Bans ‘Gatherings Of 250 People Or More,’ Including Worship Services

On Friday, Louisiana’s Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order postponing the state’s Democratic primary by two months due to growing fears related to the spread of the coronavirus.

Mar 15 08:12

Gillum's Overdosed 'Friend' Was Actually a Gay Sex Worker: Report

More details about former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who narrowly lost the Florida gubernatorial race in 2018, and the “inebriated state” he was found in early Friday morning have been released.



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Mar 15 08:12

American Ingenuity: As Feds Struggle to Make COVID Tests, Free Enterprise Saves the Day

There are plenty of people, even conservatives, who assume those words are a nice bromide but, when a real crisis like COVID-19 hits, not really practical. And yet, in the very situation in which we’ve found ourselves, it’s been American ingenuity that’s saved our government from itself.

Mar 15 07:50

TWO CNNs IN ONE!

Mar 15 07:37

Was Coronavirus a Biowarfare Attack Against China?

I’ll throw my 2 cents in here. I have zero proof other than my gut feeling that this is a bioweapon. I do have 40 year of biodefense research experience behind me and worked at Fort Detrich on bacterial vaccines where I developed my own aerosol infection routes and developed multi-species models of pathogenesis to establish correlates of immunity. Because I was a one-stop shop doing everything including animal care, aerosol exposures, sample analysis, necropsy, and histopathology, etc. plus I had research programs in endemic areas studying the immunopathological response in human populations to establish immune correlates of protection for candidate vaccines all for the Biological Defense Research Program (BDRP).

Mar 15 07:20

Border Security Apprehend 1,657 Chinese Nationals Crossing Southern Border Since October

President Trump banned flights from China earlier this year but that didn’t stop Chinese illegal border crossers from entering the US illegally.


Mar 15 07:20

AMAZING! President Trump Publishes Powerful Video in Honor of America’s Suffering Ally Italy

President Trump posted a powerful and beautiful video on Saturday in support of America’s ally Italy.

Mar 15 07:20

Bill 'Che' Blasio uses coronavirus to push for communist-style takeover of private companies and industries

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wasted no time on Saturday during an MSNBC interview to use the coronavirus as an excuse for pushing a communist-style takeover of private industries by the federal government.

Mar 15 07:19

AOC caught exploiting coronavirus panic with disinformation to push socialist agenda on student loans

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was caught spreading misinformation amid the coronavirus to seemingly push her far-left agenda on student loans.

Mar 15 07:19

State Department Summons Chinese Ambassador Over ‘Blatant’ Lies On Coronavirus

The U.S. State Department summoned Chinese Ambassador Cui Tiankai on Friday after top Chinese officials have started making categorically false statements suggesting that the U.S. military might have brought the coronavirus to China.


Mar 15 07:18

The Dow Has Biggest One Day Gain EVER In Response To Trump Press Conference

The stock market exploded to its biggest single day point gain in history on Friday in response to a press conference that President Donald Trump held in which he outlined the strong response that the administration was taking to combat the coronavirus.

Mar 15 07:18

Spain Declares Nationwide Quarantine as Europe Becomes Center of Pandemic

Spain will declare a nationwide lockdown Saturday as Europe is identified as the new epicenter of the COVID-19 epidemic amid declining numbers of new cases in Asia.

Mar 15 07:18

Even Bill Maher Says Biden Is 'A Little Cuckoo' After Viral Confrontation

HBO host Bill Maher criticized Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden during his program Friday night as “cuckoo” for the former vice president’s inclination toward threatening to fight people.

Mar 15 07:07

Why new diseases keep appearing in China?

Mar 15 06:55

WHAT? US Deploys 20,000 troops to Europe for Largest Exercises in 25 Years


Mar 15 06:52

Stephen King Torched For False Intersectionality Tweet Attacking Trump Press Conference

At midday on Friday, novelist Stephen King, whose hatred of President Trump runs deep, decided to take a typically leftist shot at the president, tweeting, “Note that Trump’s coronavirus team is all male, all old, and all white.”

Mar 15 06:52

Nancy Pelosi Says White House On Board With Coronavirus Deal; Mnuchin Affirms

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Friday evening that she had reached a deal with the Trump administration over a coronavirus bill that would provide federal relief measures to communities around the country.

Mar 15 06:50

Enemy of the People – Rude Reporters Lash Out at Trump Over Coronavirus – Media Hysteria Causes Panic Buying, Americans Fight Over Toilet Paper (VIDEOS)

The media is truly the enemy of the American people.
The fraudstream media has caused mass hysteria over the Coronavirus and Americans are panic buying and fighting each other for rolls of toilet paper and hand sanitizer.

Mar 15 06:49

Charges Dropped After Police Arrest Security Guard For Legally Possessing Gun

Prosecutors in New Jersey have finally come to their senses and dropped charges on a security guard who was legally carrying his firearm and ammo.


Mar 15 06:49

Arcade Jumps on Shortage Bandwagon, Stocks Claw Machines with Soap, Toilet Paper and Sanitizer

An arcade owner from England is responding to the coronavirus scare with a dose of humor by offering customers the chance to play a game to win virus-fighting sanitation items that are currently in high demand and difficult to purchase.

Mar 15 06:49

Florida Set To Adopt Massive Expansion of School Choice

The Florida House of Representatives has passed a monumental school choice expansion.

Mar 15 06:49

New York School Without Any Coronavirus Cases Closes for the Year Amid Panic

There is not a single case of coronavirus at the exclusive Keio Academy located in New York state’s Westchester County.

Mar 15 06:48

1st-Time Gun Ownership Reportedly Spikes as Anti-Gunners Realize 2nd Amendment Freedom Is Vital

Leave it to a worldwide existential crisis to align moral values.
As toilet paper and hand sanitizer fly from store shelves, be certain to count something else in, as well: guns. Lots of guns.



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Mar 15 06:48

The Trojan Virus.

Mar 15 06:47

Santiago falls into chaos | Protesters demand president’s resignation


Mar 15 06:17

Maricopa County Elections Official Appears to Break Down At Press Conference Over Coronavirus Concerns


Mar 15 06:08

Feminist Mob Smashes Windows & Throws Molotov Cocktails in Women's Day Protest

A group of at least a dozen pro-abortion women clashed with pro-life men outside of Mexico City’s main cathedral Sunday on International Women’s Day.

Mar 15 06:08

Media Figures Echo Chinese Propaganda on Coronavirus, Claim It's Racist if They Don't

Linking China with the virus that is now stirring panic around the world — regardless of the fact that it started there — is now being denounced as racist

Mar 15 06:08

Joe Biden’s New Campaign Manager Has Advocated For Gun Confiscation

Joe Biden has just named the former Beto O’Rourke campaign manager as his new campaign manager.

Mar 15 06:07

National Guard Activated in Six States to Combat Chinese Coronavirus

The governors of Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, New York, Rhode Island and Washington have all activated their National Guard to support operations to stem the spread of coronavirus.


Mar 15 06:06

Bernie-Supporting Loon Marianne Williamson Releases Video Prayer for Bodily Healing From Coronavirus (Video)

Democrat Marianne Williamson is doing her part to cure America from the coronavirus.
The Bernie-supporting loon released video to support the coronavirus efforts on an external and internal level.

Mar 15 06:05

Johns Hopkins and Gates Foundation Hosted Coronavirus Pandemic Simulation Last October

Just a few months before the Covid-19 outbreak, an exercise was held by world elites called Event 201, where they simulated a global pandemic of a coronavirus that transmitted from bats to humans. Taking place in October, the event was hosted by Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Bloomberg School Of Public Health, World Economic Forum, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Mar 15 06:00

Oregon woman describes how tearful elderly couple asked her to help them buy groceries because they were too scared of coronavirus to enter store

An Oregon woman has described the moment an elderly couple sitting in their car asked her to help them buy groceries because they were too scared of coronavirus to enter the store.

Rebecca Mehra, 25, ended up tweeting about her experience after helping the couple in Bend, Oregon who were parked in their car outside Safeway Supermarket in the town.

Mehra tweeted about her actions on Wednesday afternoon. A story which has since been retweeted more then 100,000 times.

Mar 15 05:50

When your usual grocery shopping @woolworths turns into a toilet paper fight in the supermarket aisle. Yikes. #toiletpaperpanic for the #coronavirus has taken a whole new level.



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Mar 15 05:35

Iraq Condemns US Airstrikes, Warns of Consequences

Iraqi President Barham Salih issued a statement Friday angrily condemning a flurry of US airstrikes, saying they amounted to repeated violations of Iraqi sovereignty and threatened to provoke dangerous consequences.

Salih added that the US attacks amount to a “dangerous and deliberate weakening of its abilities especially at a time when Iraq faces unprecedented challenges.” Indeed, that the president is the one making responses at all shows the position Iraq is in. Normally this would be the purview of the PM, but Iraq simply doesn’t have one. The PM-designate has resigned, and the acting PM also resigned in recent weeks.

The US attacks targeted Iraqi PMF militia Kataib Hezbollah, and US officials insist they were “terrorist bases” that were legitimate to hit. The PMF is part of the Iraqi government, despite the US sense that they can attack them with impunity.

Mar 15 05:34

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' ex-wife files for emergency custody of their kids because she fears they're in 'danger' after the Infowars boss' DWI bust

The ex-wife of Infowars boss Alex Jones has launched a fresh legal bid for custody of their children in the wake of his arrest for DWI, DailyMailTV can disclose.

Kelly Jones, 51, has been battling the conspiracy theorist over their children for more than six years and says she has now applied for an emergency order to get them handed over immediately.

Jones was arrested early on Tuesday morning by cops in Austin, Texas, who said he was driving under the influence of alcohol – a class B misdemeanor.

Infowars chief Jones, 45, has since claimed he was not 'legally drunk', had consumed a 'small amount of sake rice wine' at a Japanese restaurant and was 'caught in a Travis County dragnet'.

Mar 15 05:33

3 Tallest Biden Tales On Foreign Policy

The former vice president has made a habit of distorting his national security record and telling stories that just aren't true.



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Mar 15 05:33

Troops in Afghanistan Have Coronavirus Symptoms but No Tests, Congressman Says

A lawmaker wants answers from the Pentagon about whether coronavirus tests are being sent to military bases worldwide after he said troops in Afghanistan based miles from a town where people have contracted COVID-19 are showing symptoms.

Several U.S. troops in Afghanistan are experiencing flu-like symptoms but have tested negative for influenza, according to Rep. Mark Pocan, a Wisconsin Democrat. Now, there are concerns the troops, who are 75 miles from Iran where the coronavirus is rampant, could have COVID-19, he said.

The troops have not yet been tested for the sometimes-deadly virus though, Pocan added. The congressman said he learned of the situation after one of the service members' families contacted his office.

Mar 15 05:32

Coronavirus was able to bypass quarantine lockdown in Wuhan after mutating into second strain that caused mild or no symptoms in its early stages, say scientists in China

The deadly coronavirus mutated to get around the quarantine in Wuhan, according to Chinese scientists.

A second strain showed mild or no symptoms in the early stages, meaning people were released from the lockdown and infected others.

It comes as the epicentre of the crisis shifted from Asia to Europe, where 36,929 people have tested positive.

Mar 15 05:32

Coronavirus: Palestinian inmates fear for their lives in filthy and crowded Israeli jails

Lack of hygiene products and packed cells leave prisoners fearing continued policy of 'deliberate medical negligence'

Mar 15 05:31

More Dying for Nothing in Iraq

Two more U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq. Yes, that Iraq — the Iraq that never attacked the United States or even threatened to do so — the Iraq that the U.S. government invaded and has occupied for umpteen years under the rubric of “Operation Iraqi Freedom.”

What did those two soldiers die for? They died for the same thing that 58,000 U.S. soldiers died for in Vietnam — nothing.

Mar 15 05:30

US General Claims Iran Threat ‘Remains Very High’

Earlier this week, US officials were justifying redeployments out of the Middle East, arguing Iran was no longer the threat they once were because of coronavirus. But a night of US attacks against Iraqi targets has US officials again convinced Iran is a threat.

Centcom commander Gen. Frank McKenzie praised the many US attacks in Iraq as successful, while saying the threat posed by Iran “remains very high,” suggesting the attacks were sending them a signal.

Mar 15 05:30

The US Federal Reserve’s Baffling Response to the Coronavirus Explained

When the World Health Organization announced on February 24th that it was time to prepare for a global pandemic, the stock market plummeted. Over the following week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by more than 3,500 points or over 10%. In an attempt to contain the damage, on March 3rd the Federal Reserve slashed the fed funds rate from 1.5% to 1.0%, in their first emergency rate move and biggest one-time cut since the 2008 financial crisis. But rather than reassuring investors, the move fueled another panic sell-off.

Exasperated commentators on CNBC wondered what the Fed was thinking. They said a half point rate cut would not stop the spread of the coronavirus or fix the broken Chinese supply chains that are driving US companies to the brink.

Mar 15 05:29

Gaza: Murdering Children for Sport

Ayman Mohyeldin was an Egyptian reporter for al-Jazeera English who had covered dozens of major events in the Middle East for many American and other networks. His reputation was enormous, and his reporting on the Israeli assault on Gaza was such a stellar journalistic performance that NBC “aggressively pursued him to leave Al Jazeera, paying him far more than the standard salary . . .” His new assignment for NBC was to cover Israel and Palestine, a task greatly assisted by his ability to speak Arabic and his intimate knowledge of the Middle East and its history.

But in July of 2014 Mohyeldin was abruptly removed from NBC by David Verdi, a top NBC executive, who ordered Mohyeldin to leave Gaza immediately. NBC attributed Mohyeldin’s removal to unspecified “security concerns”, but there was an additional factor at play. (1)

Mar 15 05:27

US Intel Agencies Played Unsettling Role in Classified and “9/11-like” Coronavirus Response Plan

As the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis comes to dominate headlines, little media attention has been given to the federal government’s decision to classify top-level meetings on domestic coronavirus response and lean heavily “behind the scenes” on U.S. intelligence and the Pentagon in planning for an allegedly imminent explosion of cases.

The classification of coronavirus planning meetings was first covered by Reuters, which noted that the decision to classify was “an unusual step that has restricted information and hampered the U.S. government’s response to the contagion.” Reuters further noted that the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Alex Azar, and his chief of staff had “resisted” the classification order, which was made in mid-January by the National Security Council (NSC), led by Robert O’Brien — a longtime friend and colleague of his predecessor John Bolton.

Mar 15 05:26

Washington Post hypes fake news on coronavirus ‘burial pits’ in Iran

The Washington Post has turned to publishing fake news about Iran’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, claiming that Iran has dug mass "burial pits" for victims of the disease and was covering the true number of deaths.

As countries across the world grapple with the COVID-19 outbreak, Iran’s struggle to contain the deadly disease has attracted more than usual attention from mainstream outlets in certain countries.

Despite numerous statements from World Health Organization officials praising Iran’s efforts against the outbreak, certain outlets have focused on erringly similar themes regarding Iran; that the country is in chaos, is mishandling the outbreak and that it’s “putting other countries at risk”.

Mar 15 05:23

BIG PHARMA PREPARES TO PROFIT FROM THE CORONAVIRU$

As the new coronavirus spreads illness, death, and catastrophe around the world, virtually no economic sector has been spared from harm. Yet amid the mayhem from the global pandemic, one industry is not only surviving, it is profiting handsomely.

“Pharmaceutical companies view Covid-19 as a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity,” said Gerald Posner, author of “Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America.” The world needs pharmaceutical products, of course. For the new coronavirus outbreak, in particular, we need treatments and vaccines and, in the U.S., tests. Dozens of companies are now vying to make them.

“They’re all in that race,” said Posner, who described the potential payoffs for winning the race as huge. The global crisis “will potentially be a blockbuster for the industry in terms of sales and profits,” he said, adding that “the worse the pandemic gets, the higher their eventual profit.”

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Color me completely unsurprised by this development.

Mar 15 05:20

Israeli Scientists Claim It’s ‘Pure Luck’ They Were Already Working On A COVID-19 Vaccine Prior To The Outbreak

Despite the fact that vaccines often take 10 to 12 years to develop, Israeli researchers would have us believe that after only a couple of months — along with some ‘pure luck’ — they may have a new vaccine for the coronavirus within the next 90 days:

Mar 15 05:16

Jeffrey Epstein: Lawyer who met with paedophile before his death doesn’t believe he died by suicide

A lawyer who met with Jeffrey Epstein in the days before his death doesn’t believe the convicted sex offender died by suicide.

David Schoen, a Federal Criminal Defence and Civil Rights Lawyer told Fox Nation’s Deep Dive on Thursday that when he met with Epstein, “he was upbeat and excited about going forward.”

Mar 15 05:15

Trump cozies up to Big Pharma and the vaccine industry instead of promoting vitamin D, anti-viral herbs and spices

During a recent press conference, President Trump issued a plea to the pharmaceutical industry to speed up its efforts to unveil a new vaccine for the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19).

The Trump administration says that Big Pharma needs to pick up the pace in unleashing the next chemical laden jab for the latest worldwide crisis, emphasizing that having to wait up to 18 months for a coronavirus vaccine to gain approval is unacceptable.

Trump’s announcement came just 15 minutes before American ally Saudi Arabia announced its first known case of the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19), which is believed to have come from Iran via Bahrain.

As all of this is happening, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is considering the issuance of a possible emergency declaration in response to new evidence of community spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19) here in the United States.

Mar 15 05:03

“Wait A Minute! Just Take It Nice And Easy. Just Relax!” – President Trump Tells Unruly NBC Hack To Cool It During Saturday WH Presser (VIDEO)

One thing the entire country has confirmed during the Trump years is that the mainstream liberal media is an unhinged extension of the DNC.

Mar 15 05:03

TRUTH OR PROPAGANDA? China Releases Video Of Wuhan Medical Workers Celebrating End Of Coronavirus Outbreak (VIDEO)

For the past week China has reported a declining number of new cases of coronavirus.

Mar 15 05:02

FACEBOOK CONTRACTORS MUST WORK IN OFFICES DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC — WHILE STAFF STAY HOME

LIKE OTHER tech firms scrambling in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, Facebook is encouraging staff worldwide to work from home, part of a so-called social distancing strategy to slow the new coronavirus’s spread. But some in the social network’s army of contract workers, already often treated like second-class employees, have complained that they have no such luxury and are being asked to choose between their jobs and their health.

Discussions from Facebook’s internal employee forum reviewed by The Intercept reveal a state of confusion, fear, and resentment, with many precariously employed hourly contract workers stating that, contrary to statements to them from Facebook, they are barred by their actual employers from working from home, despite the technical feasibility and clear public health benefits of doing so.

Mar 15 05:01

BIG PHARMA PREPARES TO PROFIT FROM THE CORONAVIRUS

AS THE NEW CORONAVIRUS spreads illness, death, and catastrophe around the world, virtually no economic sector has been spared from harm. Yet amid the mayhem from the global pandemic, one industry is not only surviving, it is profiting handsomely.

“Pharmaceutical companies view Covid-19 as a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity,” said Gerald Posner, author of “Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America.” The world needs pharmaceutical products, of course. For the new coronavirus outbreak, in particular, we need treatments and vaccines and, in the U.S., tests. Dozens of companies are now vying to make them.

Mar 15 05:00

'Entirely Wrong': Google Slams Trump Claims of Nationwide COVID-19 Screening Website

On Friday, Trump declared a national emergency in an attempt to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in the US. During a press conference he claimed that Google was working with his administration to develop a website that would assist people in determining whether they need to test for the virus and where to go to receive a diagnosis.

Tech giant Google refuted US President Donald Trump’s claims that the company is collaborating with the president's administration to build out a website that would assist Americans in screening for the coronavirus, according to WIRED.

According to the media report, citing an unnamed source, company officials were surprised by the president’s announcement, which is, according to the source, "entirely wrong".

Mar 15 05:00

BY THE NUMBERS, Via the CDC: 2019 Flu – 22,000 Dead and 36 Million Infected …2019 Coronavirus – 50 Dead and 2,340 Infected

The latest numbers continue to indicate that the coronavirus is not much different than the common flu.

Mar 15 05:00

George Conway Has Coronavirus Meltdown Over Trump White House Physician: “Someone Sneeze on Me Now”

Mr. Kellyanne Conway, George Conway, had an online meltdown Saturday morning when he learned that the White House physician is not a Doctor of Medicine, but is a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. Conway was reacting to a letter by Sean Conley released late Friday night that Wuhan coronavirus testing and quarantine is not indicated for President Trump even though he had recent contact with two individuals who later tested positive for the virus. (Note: Trump announced Saturday that he had been tested and was awaiting results.)

Mar 15 04:59

National Guard activated to combat coronavirus spread in six states, more to follow

Around 400 National Guard personnel have been activated across six states to support operations to stem the spread of novel coronavirus, the National Guard Bureau said in a press release.

The governors of Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, New York, Rhode Island and Washington have all activated components of their Army and Air National Guard. Guardsmen in California and Maryland are also expected to join their states’ efforts today.

“The National Guard is fully involved at the local, state, and federal level in the planning and execution of the nation’s response to COVID-19,” a National Guard Bureau spokesperson said in the release. “In times of emergency, the National Guard Bureau serves as a federal coordinating agency should a state require assistance from the National Guard of another state.”

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