CDC is providing this advance notice for clinical laboratories to have adequate time to select and implement one of the many FDA-authorized alternatives. Such assays can facilitate continued testing for both influenza and SARS-CoV-2 and can save both time and resources as we head into influenza season. Laboratories and testing sites should validate and verify […]Read more "Lab Alert: Changes to CDC RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 Testing"
They found «large, statistically significant reductions in mortality, time to clinical recovery, and time to viral clearance.» The authors also said that studies on the prevention of COVID-19 reported significantly reduced risks of the disease with regular use of the drug. Members of the FLCCC Alliance have developed various protocols for the prevention and early […]Read more "Doctors Raise Awareness on Ivermectin Treatment for COVID-19"
Some of us are trying to wave the maple leaf flag sensibly, but it is a lonely and rather thankless vocation. The second-largest province, Quebec, with about 24 per cent of the total population, about a fifth of them English- rather than French-speaking, is proposing unilaterally to amend the Canadian Constitution , in order to restrain […]Read more "Conrad Black: Canada’s self-esteem problem"
France’s approach is unique, but it’s just one of many countries around the world imposing new restrictions as fears grow over a new variant of COVID-19. One country not making much news is Sweden. Sweden, of course, was maligned in 2020 for foregoing a strict lockdown. The Guardian called its approach «a catastrophe» in the […]Read more "Daily COVID Deaths in Sweden Hit Zero, as Other Nations Brace for More Lockdowns"
They misled the public about the origins of the virus and the true risk it posed. Ignoring their own carefully prepared plans for a pandemic, they claimed unprecedented powers to impose untested strategies, with terrible collateral damage. We still have no convincing evidence that the lockdowns saved lives, but lots of evidence that they have […]Read more "Lockdown hysteria did more harm than COVID-19"
The total amount of excess mortality will also depend on the age structure of a population. Countries with age structures weighted towards an older population will experience higher mortality than a country with an age structure weighted towards a younger population. We calculated the expected mortality for each country by taking the average of the […]Read more "Excess Mortality across Countries in 2020"
Over the same time period, 1380 Canadians in the same age group died because of COVID-19 itself. «Beyond deaths attributed to the disease itself, the pandemic could also have indirect consequences leading to an increase or decrease in the number of deaths due to various factors, including delayed medical procedures, increased substance use, or a […]Read more "Lockdowns killed more Canadians under 65 than COVID-19: Statscan"
Almost all Canadians who have given it any thought have serious regrets that the country’s policy towards native people over the whole history of Canada since the arrival of the Europeans as settlers more than 400 years ago has failed. The reason for this is not «systemic racism.» Canada was underpopulated and if New France […]Read more "Conrad Black: Centuries of failed policy does not equal evil intent"
When it comes to the coverage of graves identified near residential schools in three First Nations communities, the legacy media in Canada has done a tremendous disservice to all Canadians — especially First Nations. This panic came to a breaking point over the weekend, when prominent statues were knocked over and at least 25 churches in Western […]Read more "Six things the media got wrong about the graves found near Residential Schools"
Gairdner, The Trouble with Canada . Yes, they could, and in 1966, Canadian politicians took that power unto themselves, then promptly reneged on their promise to provide universally accessible healthcare for everyone. In the 2005 Chaoulli decision, Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada noted that patients in Canada die as a result of waiting lists […]Read more "Canadian Healthcare: A Half Century of Broken Promises"