Category COVID-19

Viruses: Biological Versus Computer

Viruses: Biological versus computer There are remarkable similarities between how the two kinds of viruses behave, and how they are fought asiatimes.com · by More by Mark Webb-Johnson · June 3, 2020 During this time of the Covid-19 pandemic, those of us working with computer viruses continue to be amazed at the similarities between the techniques used by […]

The Lancet: Most Comprehensive Study To Date Provides Evidence On Optimal Physical Distancing, Face Masks, And Eye Protection To Prevent Spread Of The Wuhan Flu

News Release 1-Jun-2020 The Lancet: Most comprehensive study to date provides evidence on optimal physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent spread ofthe Wuhan Flu First review of all available evidence including 172 observational studies looking at how physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection affect the spread of COVID-19, SARS, and MERS in […]

COVID-19 Immunity Lasts Only Six Months, Reinfection Possible – Study

COVID-19 immunity lasts only six months, reinfection possible – study Since there is no treatment or vaccine for the novel coronavirus, the only way to stop its spread is through social distancing and good hygiene.   Jerusalem Post By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN MAY 30, 2020 16:31 Shoppers wear face masks and walk around a fashion shopping center […]

New England Journal Of Medicine Says Wearing A Mask Outside Is Not Needed

FYI, article from New England Journal of Medicine on transmission of Covid-19.  “We know that wearing a mask outside health care facilities offers little, if any, protection from infection. Public health authorities define a significant exposure to Covid-19 as face-to-face contact within 6 feet with a patient with symptomatic Covid-19 that is sustained for at […]

Coronavirus: Experts Warn Of Bioterrorism After Pandemic

Coronavirus: Experts warn of bioterrorism after pandemic | DW | 25.05.2020 DW · by Deutsche Welle (www.dw.com) The Council of Europe has warned of a potential increase in the use of biological weapons, like viruses or bacterias, in a post-coronavirus world. Terrorists would not forget “lessons learned” during the pandemic. Security experts from the Council of Europe […]

Frontrunners Start To Emerge In The Race For A COVID-19 Vaccine

Frontrunners Start To Emerge In The Race For A COVID-19 Vaccine   http://www.fortunascorner.com      The title above is from a May 15, 2020 article in this weekend’s Barron’s by Josh Nathan-Kazis. I refer you to Barron’s for Mr. Kazis’s full article. The race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine is as hot as the final […]

Edward Luttwak On The Political Repercussions Of The Pandemic

Key point:   Yet the biggest impact may be on politics. Looking back, we might call the coronavirus of our affliction “the truth virus”. Wherever it has spread, it has revealed submerged truths about political regimes, entire societies and international institutions. Edward Luttwak on the political repercussions of the pandemic The Economist May 11th 2020 […]

Special Operations Forces’ Adviser Warns ISIS May Exploit Pandemic: ‘Maybe We’re Not Paying Enough Attention’

Special operations forces’ adviser warns ISIS may exploit pandemic: ‘Maybe we’re not paying enough attention’ foxnews.com · by Matt London | Fox News Video ISIS could exploit coronavirus pandemic to carry out terror attacks, EU officials warns Former Green Beret Lt. Col. Scott Mann, writer of ‘Last Out’ airing on Fox Nation, reacts. Get all the latest […]

As China Hoarded Medical Supplies, The CIA Believes It Tried To Stop The WHO From Sounding Alarm On The Pandemic

As China hoarded medical supplies, the CIA believes it tried to stop the WHO from sounding alarm on the pandemic Newsweek · by Naveed Jamali · May 12, 2020 The CIA believes China tried to prevent the World Health Organization from sounding the alarm on the coronavirus outbreak in January—a time when Beijing was stockpiling medical supplies from […]

U.S. Formally Accuses China Of Hacking U.S. Entities Working On COVID-19 Research

US formally accuses China of hacking US entities working on COVID-19 research DHS CISA and the FBI issue joint statement on recent Chinese cyber-attacks against COVID-19-related targets. By Catalin Cimpanu for Zero Day | May 13, 2020 — 18:45 GMT (11:45 PDT) | Topic: Coronavirus: Business and technology in a pandemic https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-formally-accuses-china-of-hacking-us-entities-working-on-covid-19-research/?ftag=TREc64629f&bhid=23450473&mid=12832853&cid=716683688 From cancelled conferences to disrupted supply chains, not […]