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California Is the State with the Most Coronavirus Restrictions – WalletHub Study

California Is the State with the Most Coronavirus Restrictions – WalletHub Study

With some states pausing their reopening processes due to spikes in COVID-19, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released updated rankings for the States with the Fewest Coronavirus Restrictions, as well as accompanying videos and audio files. To identify which states have the fewest coronavirus restrictions, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia […]

Are Our “Leaders” Lying to Us About COVID-19? If So, Why?

Are Our “Leaders” Lying to Us About COVID-19? If So, Why?

    By George Miller It’s a little early to be doing a post-mortem of the handling of the COVID-19 crisis, but it could be helpful in mid-course corrections now, even if it runs the risk of looking foolish later as new information and subsequent events differ significantly. So, here goes …. Are Our “Leaders” […]

Least-Restrictive States Have Lower CCP Virus Death Rates; Most-Closed States Have Highest

Least-Restrictive States Have Lower CCP Virus Death Rates; Most-Closed States Have Highest

BY MARK TAPSCOTT States with the least restrictions on their citizens’ movements and businesses due to the CCP virus have the lowest death rates on average from the pandemic that prompted a national lockdown beginning in mid-March, according to a new study. Conversely, the most restrictive states show higher death rates on average from the disease known as COVID-19, which originated in […]

Social Distancing, Social Justice, Science, And More. Here’s How Experts Keep Getting It Wrong

Social Distancing, Social Justice, Science, And More. Here’s How Experts Keep Getting It Wrong

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Experts have reversed advice on multiple topics in just the past week, including social distancing and social justice, the science of coronavirus treatment, and unemployment. Public health officials urged Americans to social distance for months to slow the spread of COVID-19, but now some have said the public […]

Coronavirus Crisis Reopens 150-Year-Old Controversy

Coronavirus Crisis Reopens 150-Year-Old Controversy

By Karen Selick I look at the coronavirus crisis differently from most people. To me, it’s the reopening of a 150-year-old scientific controversy that much of the western world has forgotten. French scientist Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) is widely celebrated as “the father of germ theory”— the idea that we become sick when our bodies are […]

WHO Backs Easing Some COVID-19 Lockdowns if ‘Sophisticated Surveillance’ in Place

WHO Backs Easing Some COVID-19 Lockdowns if ‘Sophisticated Surveillance’ in Place

BY TOM OZIMEK   Countries can plan to end lockdowns in certain regions if they have widespread COVID-19 testing and “very sophisticated surveillance” to spot resurgent virus hotspots, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Responding to a question by a reporter, who at a WHO briefing Friday asked when countries that have few COVID-19 cases could begin to ease […]

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