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50,000 Italian Restaurant Owners Plan to Ignore Lockdown

Over 50,000 restaurants are planning to open, an act of mass civil disobedience against “anti-Covid” lockdown measures which have massively hurt the restaurant business, especially small family-owned businesses. Spreading through social media under the...

Egypt minister: 'We need $1.78 bn to provide coronavirus vaccine'

Egyptian Finance Minister Mohamed Maait announced that his country needs more than 20 billion Egyptian pounds to provide the coronavirus vaccine to 100 million citizens. "We have a contract with the Global Vaccine Alliance...

Jordan: COVID-19 cases 8 times higher than declared ones

Jordanian Health Minister Nathir Obeidat has revealed that the actual number of COVID-19 cases in the country is eight times higher than the officially recorded number, The New Khalij reported on Friday. The minister...

PLO accuses Israel of 'intentional medical negligence' against Palestine prisoners

Following increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases, Qadri Abu Bakr, head of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO)'s Commission for Prisoners Affairs, accused Israel of "intentional medical negligence" against Palestinian prisoners, Anadolu Agency reported on Friday....

Pfizer delays January vaccine delivery to Bahrain

A January shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to the Gulf state of Bahrain will not arrive on time, the ministry of health said on Saturday, but second doses of the jab already scheduled will...

After Chinese Vaccine Fails, China Launches Smear Campaign Against Pfizer

A few days after attempting to dismiss disappointing test results from Brazil on China’s Sinovac vaccine candidate for the Chinese coronavirus, Chinese state media turned to attacking Sinovac’s American competitors Pfizer and Moderna, calling...

Joe Biden Criticizes States for Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution: Too Rigid and Confusing

"The process of establishing priority groups is driven by science, but the problem is the implementation has been too rigid and confusing," Biden said.

Democrat Gwen Moore to Vote by Proxy After Voting in Person with Coronavirus

Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) announced Thursday she will vote by proxy after she, afflicted with the coronavirus, voted in person for Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to become Speaker of the House. She later voted...

Joe Biden Angry at Republicans: 'For God's Sake Wear a Mask'

President-elect Joe Biden scolded Republican members of Congress on Friday who did not wear masks during the riots on Capitol Hill last week, as the coronavirus pandemic continues. “What the hell’s the matter with...

Rep. Ayanna Pressley: Not Wearing Masks Is ‘Chemical Warfare’

Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) claims Republican lawmakers who would not wear masks during the U.S. Capitol riot were engaging in “criminal behavior” and “chemical warfare.” “These folks, I mean, they’re just — it’s criminal...

Joe Biden's $15 Minimum Wage Could Kill More than 1.3 Million Jobs

President-elect Joe Biden’s proposal to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour could put more than 1.3 million Americans out of work. On Thursday, Biden unveiled his $1.9 trillion dollar spending plan...

WHO Calls Into Question Ability of PCR Test to Detect COVID-19 (False Positives)

by Arjun Walia (excerpt) On December 14th the World Health Organization (WHO) released a notice on their website titled “WHO Information Notice for IVD Users” regarding “nucleic acid testing (NAT) technologies that use real-time...

Goya Foods CEO Says Economic Shutdowns Politically Motivated

Economic shutdowns were the worst response to the coronavirus pandemic and used for political gain, Goya Foods President and CEO Robert Unanue said Friday. “Our economy is shut down. We were doing fantastic, we’re one...

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam: ‘Schools Need to Be Open’

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) released new coronavirus guidance Thursday, as President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration approaches, insisting “schools need to be open.” State agencies are now prioritizing in-person instruction, reported Richmond.com, after months of...

Lebanon hospitals reach full capacity

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Germany to Put COVID Rulebreakers in ‘Detention Camp’

Germany is set to put COVID dissidents who repeatedly fail to properly follow the rules in what is being described as a ‘detention camp’ located in Dresden. Yes really. In order to try to...

Hospitals in Brazil's Amazon Region Capital Run Out of Oxygen

Hospitals in Manaus, the regional capital of Brazil's Amazonas deep in the eponymous rain forest, began reporting shortages of oxygen Thursday, reportedly forcing doctors to inject dying Chinese coronavirus patients with morphine to ease...

Nancy Pelosi: Small Inauguration Is 'Not a Concession to the Terrorists,' but 'Recognition of the Danger of COVID'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Friday defended what is expected to be a small inauguration for President-elect Joe Biden (D) next week, emphasizing that the scaled-down event is “not a concession to the...

Big Tech Coalition Is Developing a Digital COVID Vaccination Passport

A coalition of tech and health organizations including Oracle, Microsoft, and the Mayo Clinic, is reportedly working to develop a digital COVID-19 vaccination passport that would allow businesses, airlines, and governments to check if...

Macron's France to Impose 6 pm Covid Curfew on Public

France is entering an even harsher coronavirus lockdown on Saturday, as the government announced a raft of new measures including a nationwide curfew and border controls for new arrivals. Macron’s left-liberal government is launching...