Since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 global pandemic, many issues have arisen that run contrary to historical precedents and known and practiced public health principles of the last century. This article discusses some of these issues.
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A journalist from the Daily Maverick submitted a series of questions to PANDA for comment. This is our full response.
Jarrette Petzer from Move One Million interviews Nick Hudson on Facebook Live.
Covid facts to lift us out of fear and give us hope of returning to normality in South Africa.
In this podcast The MARTINZ Critical Review continues their series on the conservation of humanity, dissecting the corona virus and the massive and unwarranted over-reaction perpetrated by governments around the world.
THROUGHOUT THE COVID-19 epidemic, public health authorities have promoted contact tracing as a key tool to combat the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Nearly every country infected by the virus has adopted some version, though with evidently mixed results given the global spread of the epidemic.
THE MUMPS SAVED MY GRANDFATHER'S LIFE In 1917, my grandfather, 17, lied about his age so he could enlist in the marines and fight in WWI. (He was supposed to be at least 18). He was assigned to a platoon. A week before he was to ship out, he came down with the mumps,...
The consequences of the SARS2 coronavirus pandemic and its management have been enormous. Over 400,000 American deaths have been attributed to the virus; more will certainly follow. Even after almost a year, the pandemic still paralyzes our country. Despite all efforts, there has been an undeniable failure to stop cases from rapidly escalating and preventing hospitalizations and death.
Doctor Denis Rancourt, from PANDA, examines COVID-19 with Dr Peter Breggin discussing the multiple measures being used during the pandemic, from wearing masks to washing our hands. They evaluate the counting of deaths and the testing for cases. Dr. Rancourt approaches these questions as an experienced scientist with a very broad general interest in the world and its affairs. They have one strong disagreement, but open science is about respecting and allowing unexpected opinions. A thoughtful, informed conversation.
Kevin McKernan talks with Vance Crowe about COVID tests, how PCR works and about lockdown measures taken in response to papers that have since been recalled.
The media relish negative news. “If it bleeds it leads” still holds, and perhaps it’s never been truer than in the COVID-19 era. Every day the news highlights the spread of the virus and tells the sad stories of some of its victims.