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Fauci Admits Omicron Not As Severe, Says Focus Should Be On Hospitalizations, Not Daily...

Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared on ‘This Week With George Stephanopoulos” Sunday and admitted that though the U.S. was currently seeing “unprecedented” numbers of Omicron cases, the severity of infection remained relatively low as compared to other variants.“We first got inkling of that in South Africa,” Fauci explained. “When one looked at the relationship and the ratio…

Many Universities Will Return To Virtual Learning After Winter Break

Many U.S. colleges plan on returning to virtual learning for the first few weeks of the upcoming semester after winter break, the Associated Press reported Saturday.Colleges are tentatively moving back to virtual learning in hopes of overcoming the current surge in COVID-19 cases due to the more contagious Omicron variant, AP News reported. (RELATED: Washington…

Omicron Is Creating An Unnecessary Media Hysteria Over Positive Case Numbers…Again

Submitted by QTR's Fringe FinanceBack about a year ago – before the Delta variant, but long after we had a firm grasp on exactly how dangerous Covid was (or wasn’t, depending on your perspective) - I made the point that we had to stop blindly relying on, touting and hyping up individual positive Covid cases and…

China Admits Worst Coronavirus Situation Since 2020 as Genocide Olympics Approach

The Chinese Communist government on Monday admitted to its worst coronavirus case numbers in over 20 months – creating some drama around “whether China can effectively put this round of flare-ups under control before the Beijing Winter Olympics in February,” as the state-run Global Times put it. The Global Times blamed the surge of coronavirus cases…

Judge In Ghislaine Maxwell Trial Extends Deliberation Hours Due To Omicron Fears

The judge for the Ghislaine Maxwell trial informed the jury Monday that deliberations would be extended to 6 p.m., an hour longer than normal, due to concerns about the surge in the Omicron variant in New York City.“We are seeing an astronomical spike in the number of COVID-positive cases in New York City,” Judge Alison…

‘Mild Symptoms’: Stocks, Oil Surge To Highs As Investors Shake Off Omicron Concerns

The stock and oil markets surged Monday as investors brushed aside concerns that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 would slow economic growth in the near future.The S&P index, which measures 500 of the largest publicly traded companies, skyrocketed 1.38% and reached an all-time high, CNBC reported. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), an index measuring 30…

Deception or Incompetence? UK Health Chief Under Fire Over ‘Dodgy’ Analysis of Coronavirus Data

A UK government health chief has come under heavy fire in a generally government-loyal broadsheet newspaper over her controversial analysis of Chinese coronavirus hospitalisation data. Dr Jenny Harries, the chief executive of the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), has drawn scrutiny over her “dodgy” description of COVID hospitalisation data provided to UK Health Secretary Sajid…

White House Dismissed October Proposal To Provide Free At-Home Tests To Americans For The...

President Joe Biden’s administration rejected a proposal back in October that would have provided rapid, at-home COVID tests to Americans in anticipation of a surge over the holidays.The president announced Tuesday his administration’s plan to purchase 500 million at-home rapid COVID-19 tests that will be available for free to Americans. The announcement follows testing shortages…

China Declares Biden Administration Has ‘Failed in the First Year’

China’s state-run Global Times on Wednesday declared the Biden administration has “failed in the first year in office” in the battle against the Wuhan coronavirus, especially the recent omicron variant outbreak. The Chinese Communist newspaper dismissed Biden’s plans to distribute 500 million at-home test kits and encourage vaccine booster shots as a “placebo-like” approach and…

New Data Show Omicron Hospital Risk Significantly Lower Than Delta, FDA Approves Pfizer COVID...

Just before the FDA announced that it had officially approved Pfizer's COVID pill for to patients age 12 and older (though the drug will likely only be used in more high-risk patients), new data arrived from both South Africa and Scotland showing the hospitalization risk from omicron is significantly lower than from delta.Preliminary data from…
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