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Eradication of Covid Is a Dangerous and Expensive Fantasy

[ad_1] Much of the pathology underlying Covid policy arises from the fantasy that it is possible to eradicate the virus. Capitalizing on pandemic panic, governments and compliant media have used the lure of zero-Covid to induce obedience to harsh and arbitrary lockdown policies and associated violations of civil liberties. Among …

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Tyson Foods to Require Covid-19 Vaccines for All U.S. Workers

[ad_1] Tyson Foods Inc. said it would require Covid-19 vaccinations for its U.S. workforce of about 120,000, aiming for total vaccination of the meat giant’s employees by Nov. 1. The Arkansas-based company’s target, which includes both processing plant and corporate office workers, is partly subject to discussions with labor unions …

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As Covid-19 Recedes in India, Bars Are Full and Masks Are Optional

[ad_1] A little over two months ago about 4,000 people were dying every day from Covid-19 in India. Yet, on a recent Friday, a rooftop bar in New Delhi was once again packed with crowds of young adults mingling without masks. Among the hundreds at the Summer House Cafe, a …

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New York Officials Recommend Masks Indoors as Covid-19 Cases Rise

[ad_1] Elected officials in New York said they strongly recommend people wear masks in public indoor settings but stopped short of mandating it, in response to rising Covid-19 case counts. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said officials in the nation’s largest city considered the difficulty of enforcing a mandate …

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Divided We Stand Against the Newest Covid-19 Threat

[ad_1] Facing a now-inevitable Delta-variant surge in the spread of Covid-19, Americans stand divided, not united. Some 100 million adults who are eligible to be vaccinated haven’t been, government leaders say, and getting them to decide to get a stick is the key to changing current, troubling trend lines. Yet …

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Anthony Fauci Warns on Covid-19 That ‘Things Are Going to Get Worse’

[ad_1] The Biden administration’s chief medical adviser said he didn’t believe the U.S. would return to lockdowns but warned that “things are going to get worse” as a more contagious variant of the coronavirus has led to a surge of new cases. “We are looking, not I believe, to lockdown …

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FDA Under Pressure to Grant Full Approval to Covid-19 Vaccines

[ad_1] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is under pressure to swiftly grant full approval to Covid-19 shots, as vaccine mandates take on new urgency for schools, hospitals and employers amid surging cases from the rapidly spreading Delta variant. Government agencies and companies are starting to mandate vaccines for at …

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Covid-19 Vaccine Health Pass Fuels French Protests

[ad_1] French protesters took to the streets for the third consecutive Saturday to protest new restrictions on people unvaccinated against Covid-19, a growing movement that threatens to complicate the country’s coronavirus response. More than 204,000 protesters—many decrying what they called a “health dictatorship” and carrying banners and French flags reading …

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Zimbabwean Vice President’s Visit to China Raises Questions About Covid-19 Protocols

[ad_1] BEIJING—Hundreds of people were removed from a luxury hotel in central Beijing and quarantined after a member of a group staying there with Zimbabwe’s vice president tested positive for Covid-19, hotel guests and authorities from both countries said. The case has raised questions in China, a close ally of …

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Why Is the FDA Attacking a Safe, Effective Drug?

[ad_1] The Food and Drug Administration claims to follow the science. So why is it attacking ivermectin, a medication it certified in 1996? Earlier this year the agency put out a special warning that “you should not use ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19.” The FDA’s statement included words and …

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