Covid19

COVID-19, Digital Rights and Nigeria’s Emerging Surveillance State

By Boye Adegoke During the COVID-19 pandemic, governments took extraordinary measures to leverage technology to fight the virus. In addition to lockdowns, many African countries, including Nigeria, followed a global trend to use contact-tracing measures to track those who come into contact with an infected person. On the surface, the proliferation of contact-tracing apps —…

Independent Panel Blames China, WHO For Acting Too Slowly To Contain COVID-19

An independent panel says China and the World Health Organization (WHO) failed to act quickly to contain COVID-19 at the beginning of the outbreak, according to a Monday report. The Switzerland-based Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness concluded that Beijing should have acted with greater urgency in applying public health measures as the new pneumonia-like illness…

13,000 NY Nursing Home Residents And Nearly Half Of Staff Decline COVID-19 Vaccine

New York will be reallocating unused COVID-19 vaccines after more than ten thousand nursing home residents and nearly half of staffers declined the jab, according to Gareth Rhodes, a member of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s COVID-19 Response Task Force. Rhodes said that out of 70,000 nursing home residents, 57,000 have been vaccinated, while 13,000 have declined….

Ten Thousand Protesters Decry Covid-19 Curbs in Vienna, Face Counter-protest

PFW Some 10,000 people marched through the center of the Austrian capital Vienna on Saturday to protest against restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of Covid-19, and to demand the resignation of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. Coronavirus skeptics took to the streets as Kurz and his government discussed the possibility of extending the ongoing third lockdown…

Lockdown to Shutdown: How COVID-19 Stifled Digital Rights in Zimbabwe

By Kudzai Chimhangwa On the morning of July 30, 2020, Zimbabweans awoke to the presence of heavily armed soldiers standing ready to crush anti-government protesters scheduled to take to the streets the following day. No one was permitted entry into the central business district. The official line was that protests were prohibited in an effort…

COVID-19 & The Emergence Of The Pandemic Industrial Complex

Authored by Brian Berletic via ActivistPost.com, If official numbers are to be believed, the United States is one of the worst hit countries in terms of COVID-19 infections and deaths. According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at the time of writing, there are supposedly 19 million COVID-19 cases with an alleged 300,000+…

Epidemiologist Says Influenza Cases Are Being Counted As COVID-19

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, Top epidemiologist Knut Wittkowski says that the massive drop in influenza cases can be attributed to the fact that many are being falsely counted as COVID-19 cases. Wittkowski, former Head of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design at Rockefeller University, cautioned that, “Influenza has been renamed COVID-19 in…

Top US Official Says 'Growing Body Of Evidence' Shows COVID-19 Leaked From Chinese Lab

The most ‘credible’ theory about the origin of COVID-19 is that it escaped from a Chinese laboratory, according to US National Security Adviser Matthew Pottinger, who made the comment during a Zoom meeting with UK officials. “There is a growing body of evidence that the lab is likely the most credible source of the virus,”…

Russia & Cuba Working Closely With Iran To Procure COVID-19 Vaccine

In late 2019 into early 2020 Iran was among the first countries outside of China to be hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic (alongside Italy). Due to its international isolation and the crippling US-led sanctions on the Islamic Republic, it is also likely to be the last to access a vaccine for its vulnerable population. While…

COVID-19: The Emergence of the Pandemic Industrial Complex

By Brian Berletic If official numbers are to be believed, the United States is one of the worst hit countries in terms of COVID-19 infections and deaths. According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at the time of writing, there are supposedly 19 million COVID-19 cases with an alleged 300,000+ deaths…

Virginia State Sen. Ben Chafin Dies From COVID-19 Complications 

Some horrible news has hit the wires early Saturday morning. Virginia state Sen. Ben Chafin (R) has passed away from complications due to COVID-19. The senator’s office confirmed to local news WTVR Richmond that Senator Chafin passed away on Friday night.  “The family of Senator Chafin thank the VCU Medical Center in Richmond for its vigorous…

2 Minnesota Lawmakers Say State's COVID-19 Deaths Inaccurate, Demand Nationwide Audit

Authored by GQ Pan via The Epoch Times, Two Minnesota legislators who believe their state’s COVID-19 death count is inaccurate are calling for a nationwide audit to find out how many people died from something other than the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus but were added to the pandemic death totals. Republican State Rep. Mary Franson said she has enlisted a…

The Rich Got Richer During COVID-19 – Here’s How American Billionaires Performed

By Tyler Durden We’ve all been affected by the pandemic-induced mayhem of 2020. But, as Visual Capitalist’s Carmen Ang notes, when it comes to finances, some have fared far better than others. While job loss persists for Americans making less than $20 an hour, the rich have gotten richer. More specifically, the most wealthy American billionaires have…

The Rich Got Richer During COVID-19. Here's How American Billionaires Performed

We’ve all been affected by the pandemic-induced mayhem of 2020. But, as Visual Capitalist’s Carmen Ang notes, when it comes to finances, some have fared far better than others. While job loss persists for Americans making less than $20 an hour, the rich have gotten richer. More specifically, the most wealthy American billionaires have seen their net…

"A Direct And Severe Violation": Court Strikes Down Cuomo's COVID-19 Orders On Churches, Synagogues

Authored by Tyler O’Neil  via PJMedia.com, On Monday, a panel of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an injunction against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D-N.Y.) COVID-19 orders placing strict limits on houses of worship in hot spots. The 2nd Circuit panel agreed with the Supreme Court that Cuomo’s order likely does not satisfy the high…

It's Long Past Time For CDC To Clean-Up The COVID-19 Death Counts

Authored by Stacey Lennox via PJMedia.com, Some of us have been questioning the COVID-19 death counts reported by the CDC through the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) for some time. Of course, CNN and the corporate media love the likely elevated counts to push their narrative. Lockdown Inc. loves them to justify their destruction…

Trump Signs COVID-19 Relief Bill With $600 Checks, Asks Congress To Approve Increase Later

By Tyler Durden President Trump on Sunday signed a $900 billion pandemic relief package which will include $600 direct checks checks, abandoning his immediate demand that Congress go back to the drawing board and provide $2,000 checks, and instead encouraged them to vote on a separate bill to “increase payments to individuals from $600 to…

Covid19 Caste System – Coming To A Set Near You?

By Maryam Henein How is life on a Hollywood set post Covid19? In light of Tom Cruise’s recent freak out on a shoot for Mission: Impossible 7, I decided to find out. Cruise, 58, made headlines on Tuesday, December 15, when The Sun published a recording of him screaming at the film’s crew for not…

L.A. County Is Running "Dangerously" Low On Oxygen To Treat COVID-19

Hospitals in L.A. Country are starting to run “dangerously low on oxygen” and other supplies used for treating those with Covid, despite a seven day trend of new cases looking like it may have finally peaked.  In addition to running out of supplies, patients are waiting as long as 8 hours in ambulances before being…

How Science & Facts Became “Fake News” In The COVID-19 BioSecurity State – w/ Spiro

December 26, 2020 By The Last American Vagabond Joining Ryan Cristián today on this week’s Rokfin exclusive, is the recently censored Spiro, here to discuss the rise of technocratic censorship in the age of COVID-19, as well as the alarming rate at which easily verifiable facts are being deemed “fake news” by the establishment media….