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Germany Wants To Avoid “Yo-Yo Shutdown” Of Economy With 4-5 Months Of ‘Severe’ Lockdown

Germany is among the latest large European countries to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions nationwide, alongside France, Germany and the UK as cases rise across the continent.  While this has included shutting down pubs, restaurants, cafes and potentially crowded night venues, the latest restrictions stopped short of school closures or retail outlets. German officials are now signaling to the public…

Lockdown 2.0: Destruction of America?

By Neenah Payne Note: This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. Since mid-March, Americans have been following COVID-19 “health” policies recommended by the World Health Organization, Dr. Anthony Fauci (Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious…

The Second Lockdown Is Here

By Daisy Luther Almost half of the United States has again restricted movement and called for measures to slow down the spread of COVID-19. After a week straight of more than 100,000 cases per day being diagnosed across the country, the second lockdown of America has begun. It’s important to note that it doesn’t really…

Greece Will Require People to Text Government for Permission to Leave Home Under New Lockdown

Greece’s General Secretariat for Telecommunications and Posts has set up a 5-digit hotline for citizens to text if they want to obtain permission to leave their homes while the new restrictions are in place for the next 3 weeks. People must text their name, address and 1 of only 6 reasons to the 13033 number…

Another 90,000 Airline Jobs Set To Disappear By Year-End As National Lockdown Looms

By Tyler Durden Despite the bullish news surrounding Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine earlier this week, lifting airline stocks to the stratosphere on hopes of a recovery in the severely beaten down travel and tourism sector, an industry group warned Thursday about the dire situation still facing many airlines. U.S. Global Jets ETF Jumped On Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine…

Less Than Half Of Americans Likely To Comply With New COVID Lockdown: Gallup Poll

By Tyler Durden Earlier we featured the worrisome prospect of a second national coronavirus lockdown under a future Biden administration, considering the latest scientist to join Joe Biden’s “special coronavirus transition advisory team” is calling for just that. Dr. Michael Osterholm, who serves as director of the Center of Infectious Disease Research and Policy at…

Another 90,000 Airline Jobs Set To Disappear By Year-End As National Lockdown Looms

Despite the bullish news surrounding Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine earlier this week, lifting airline stocks to the stratosphere, on hopes of a recovery in the severely beaten down travel and tourism sector, an industry group warned Thursday about the dire situation still facing many airlines.  U.S. Global Jets ETF Jumped On Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine News Airline For America’s…

German ZEW: A First Glimpse Of The Consequences Of The Second Nationwide Lockdown

Submitted by Christopher Dembik, Head of Macro Analysis at SaxoBank Summary: The German November ZEW Survey is at the top of the economic calendar today, but it did not really drive market sentiment as investors are still focusing on Pfizer vaccine news and hopes of swifter economic recovery in 2021. Today’s German November ZEW report…

Thousands Gather Across UK To Denounce National Lockdown

By Tyler Durden England started its second covid lockdown on Thursday amid concerns of the virus pandemic’s reemergence over September and October has resulted in soaring hospital admissions across the country. Nearly three days into the lockdown, on Sunday, anti-lockdown protesters flooded the streets in several cities, denouncing the latest round of restrictions. In early…

Thousands Gather Across UK To Denounce National Lockdown 

England started its second covid lockdown on Thursday amid concerns of the virus pandemic’s reemergence over September and October has resulted in soaring hospital admissions across the country. Nearly three days into the lockdown, on Sunday, anti-lockdown protesters flooded the streets in several cities, denouncing the latest round of restrictions. In early October, Prime Minister…

Clashes With Police, Cities Empty Out As Greece Plunged Into 2nd Lockdown

By Tyler Durden Within the past weeks a number of countries across the globe, including France, Israel, and most recently the United Kingdom have been plunged into a second lockdown as coronavirus cases rise just ahead of the winter months. Greece is the latest to announce a nationwide strict lockdown which took effect Saturday. Police…

Europe Back In Lockdown Mode

By Tyler Durden As with the first set of lockdowns in the spring, the restrictions meant to curb the renewed spread of Covid-19 in Europe are happening fast and all at once. Spain and France, where a second wave of infections spread from mid-July, led the way by imposing local lockdowns from early and mid-October, respectively. While France…

UK Supreme Court Justice Warns England Underestimates The Costs Of Lockdown At Its Peril

Authored by Jonathan Sumption, op-ed via The Guardian, We need to think hard about whether the benefits outweigh the harm for young people and those struggling with mental health Suppose there is nothing that governments can do to stop the spread of Covid-19. What then? It is not a hypothetical question, as England is discovering….

UK To Ban Protests Of Two Or More People Ahead Of National Lockdown

By Tyler Durden U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday announced a one-month lockdown beginning Nov. 5 through Dec. 2. Under these new measures, people will be confined to their homes except for essential travel, including medical reasons, education, and purchasing food. Two days before lockdowns begin, The Times sheds new light on just how…

UK To Ban Protests Of Two Or More People Ahead Of National Lockdown 

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday announced a one-month lockdown beginning Nov. 5 through Dec. 2. Under these new measures, people will be confined to their homes except for essential travel, including medical reasons, education, and purchasing food.   Two days before lockdowns begin, The Times sheds new light on just how draconian the UK-wide…

Chinese Revelers Party In Wuhan Nightclub While Europe Enters Second Lockdown

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, Footage out of China shows people in Wuhan dancing in close proximity in a nightclub without a face mask in sight even as other European countries enter into a debilitating second lockdown. The clip, published by France 24, highlights revelers who are not wearing masks or engaging…

Radio Host Crushes Leading UK Epidemiologist’s Credibility Over (Unknown) Cost Of 2nd Lockdown

In the most thorough demolition of an ‘expert’ epidemiologist who unabashedly advised the UK government of the desperate need for a second lockdown to “suppress” the virus, Independent SAGE member Professor Gabriel Scally was completely unable to respond when LBC’s Maajid Nawaz cornered him on how severely a lockdown would cost the nation. As LBC’s…

Flawed COVID-19 Data, Lockdown and Its Global Impacts

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Child Exploitation & Trafficking Increased During Lockdown

Young people are spending more time at home and on their phone, which makes them more vulnerable to human traffickers who lurk on social media. by Joe Hong, guest writer Among the many social consequences of the coronavirus pandemic is that young people are spending more time than ever at home and on their phones….

Australians in Victoria with coronavirus or have close contact to get $1500 payment as planned easing of lockdown is delayed

Victorians that contract COVID-19 or have a close contact with the virus will receive a payment of $1500. On Saturday, Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews announced restrictions would not be eased as planned after 25 new cases were recorded and almost all of them were from community transmission. The rise has been blamed on family gatherings,…