Only John Ioannidis and Sunetra Gupta have commented on the TRUE magnitude of covid (PDF) Actual IFR was 0.096 per cent
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Only John Ioannidis, Sunetra Gupta and Mikko Paunio have commented on the TRUE magnitude of covid

Infection Fatality Rate (IFR) or Infection Mortality Rate (IMR) IFR OF FLU: “The infection fatality rate of seasonal flu strains, which kill tens of thousands of Americans each year, is about 0.1 percent” (New York Times, 17 April 2021) “Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has said that […]
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Covid-19 cases will 'peak in the next couple of weeks' before dropping off in February, top health expert says

Dr. Ashish Jha is the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health and one of the top doctors in the US.ABC 'This Week' A top US doctor said while COVID-19 cases are surging, they will peak in the next few weeks. Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, added that hospitals are under a lot of stress. However, Jha predicted cases will fall by the time February comes around.  A top US doctor predicts the number of COVID-19 cases will spike in the...
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The Omicron variant appears to cause croup, a barking cough, in some children under 5: report

Owen Malloy, 9, receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11 years from Lurie Children's hospital registered nurse Jeanne Bailey at Lurie Children's hospital Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, in Chicago.AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh Some children infected with the Omicron variant are experiencing croup-like symptoms, NBC News reported. Croup is an infection in the upper airway that causes a harsh cough that sounds like barking. It's generally harmless and easy to diagnose, doctors told NBC...
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People who test positive for COVID-19 and isolate for 5 days should wear a 'high-quality mask' if they can't get a rapid test before 'going back into society,' top US doctor says

Dr. Ashish Jha during a January 9 appearance on ABC News' "This Week."ABC News/"This Week" Top doctor Dr. Ashish Jha said people who test positive for COVID-19 and are asymptomatic should isolate for five days and then get a negative antigen test. If they are unable to find a test, they should wear a "high-quality mask," he said Sunday. "The first five days are critical. That's the period when people are the most contagious," Jha said. Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University ...
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A Cyprus researcher reportedly identified the 'Deltacron,' a COVID-19 strain that's a combination of the Delta and Omicron variants

A woman takes a throat swab for a COVID-19 rapid test in Berlin, Germany on January 5, 2022.Thomas Trutschel/Photothek/Getty Images A Cyprus researcher believes he has identified a new strain of the coronavirus.  University professor Leondios Kostrikis says he found 25 cases of what he calls the "Deltacron." The Deltacron is believed to be a combination of the Delta and Omicron variants. A researcher in Cyprus says he has identified a new strain of the coronavirus called the "Deltacron," whic...
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A researcher in Cyprus reportedly identified 'Deltacron,' a coronavirus variant thought to combine Delta and Omicron

A woman taking a throat swab for a COVID-19 rapid test in Berlin on Wednesday.Thomas Trutschel/Photothek/Getty Images A researcher in Cyprus believes he has identified a new coronavirus variant. The professor Leondios Kostrikis says his team has found 25 cases of what he calls "Deltacron." Deltacron is believed to be a combination of the Delta and Omicron coronavirus variants. A researcher in Cyprus says he has identified a new coronavirus variant dubbed "Deltacron," which combined the Delta ...
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Video shows freeloading grizzly bear in Yellowstone Park hunting with wolf pack to steal elk kill

Grizzly Bear in Yosemite National Park, California, USA.Diego Cupolo/NurPhoto via Getty Images A video shared by the Yellowstone National Park shows a bear hunting with wolves.  The rare occurrence didn't turn out to be a story of friendship, as the bear ran off with the kill.  The National Park Service told Insider the two species "usually ignore each other." A video by the team at Yellowstone national park shows the extraordinary sight of a grizzly bear hunting alongside a pack of wolve...
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Coronavirus: should the UK make vaccination mandatory?

With more countries ready to oblige citizens to receive the Covid jab, what are the key questions in the debate?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn Italy, it is now obligatory for people aged 50 or over to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Greece is pondering a similar move. In France, which has seen record numbers of positive cases, President Emmanuel Macron has also announced that he wants to “piss off” the unvaccinated, while Austria is contemplating a law to make the...
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Are we witnessing the dawn of post-theory science?

Does the advent of machine learning mean the classic methodology of hypothesise, predict and test has had its day?Isaac Newton apocryphally discovered his second law – the one about gravity – after an apple fell on his head. Much experimentation and data analysis later, he realised there was a fundamental relationship between force, mass and acceleration. He formulated a theory to describe that relationship – one that could be expressed as an equation, F=ma – and used it to predict the behaviour...
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An anti-vaxx scientist said 'mass formation psychosis' caused people to follow COVID-19 measures. Psychologists say there's no such thing.

Dr. Robert Malone talks on his phone as he works from his office on his horse farm Wednesday July 22, 2020, in Madison, Va.AP Photo/Steve Helber A scientist coined the phrase "mass formation psychosis" on a podcast with Joe Rogan.  Dr. Robert Malone said millions of people were "hypnotized" to believe established COVID-19 facts. Psychology experts told the Associated Press there's no merit to Malone's claims.  A scientist promoting anti-vaccine conspiracies attributed cooperation with...
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Global spread of autoimmune disease blamed on western diet

New DNA research by London-based scientists hopes to find cure for rapidly spreading conditionsMore and more people around the world are suffering because their immune systems can no longer tell the difference between healthy cells and invading micro-organisms. Disease defences that once protected them are instead attacking their tissue and organs.Major international research efforts are being made to fight this trend – including an initiative at London’s Francis Crick Institute, where two world...
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