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I've heard some strange things before now...but this is the greatest attempt to blame someone else for the Chinese Flue

Chinese diplomat posts wild conspiracy theory about coronavirus

By CNN

3:00pm Mar 14, 2020

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A prominent Chinese official has promoted a conspiracy theory that the United States military could have brought the novel coronavirus to China -- and it did not originate in the city of Wuhan, as thought.

Posting to his more than 300,000 followers on Twitter, Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian republished a video of Robert Redfield, the director for the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, addressing a US Congressional committee on March 11.

In the clip, Redfield said some influenza deaths in the US were later identified as cases of Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing, on February 24. (AP)

Redfield didn't say when those people had died or over what time period, but Zhao pointed to his remarks in support of a growing conspiracy theory that the coronavirus did not originate in Hubei province in central China. He did not offer any further evidence for the claim.

"CDC was caught on the spot. When did patient zero begin in US? How many people are infected? What are the names of the hospitals? It might be US army who brought the epidemic to Wuhan. Be transparent! Make public your data! US owe us an explanation!" the Foreign Ministry official said.

Hundreds of athletes from the US military were in Wuhan for the Military World Games in October 2019.

The video of Redfield was also published to Twitter by other state media outlets, including national broadcaster CCTV and the popular Global Times tabloid.

Health staff conduct tests at the COVID-19 testing centre in the Reactivating the Repat Hospital on March 11, 2020 in Adelaide.(Getty)

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On Friday, Zhao's fellow Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said there were "varied opinions" on the origin of the virus in the international community.

"China always considers this a scientific question, which should be addressed in a scientific and professional manner," he said, avoiding questions on whether Zhao's tweet represented the Chinese government's official position.

Origin theories

Parts of Chinese social media, and even the country's government, appear to have launched a concerted campaign to question the origin of the novel coronavirus, which has infected more than 125,000 people globally.

The first reported cases of the virus were in Wuhan, and since then the city has had more infections and deaths than anywhere in the world.

Speaking in his official capacity at a press conference in Beijing on March 4, Zhao told reporters that "no conclusion has been reached yet on the origin of the virus" -- and Chinese scientists were still tracing where it came from.

Supermarket shelves in Wuhan were stripped of produce when the coronavirus epidemic broke out. (Getty)

On February 27, renowned Chinese infectious disease expert Zhong Nanshan also questioned where the coronavirus had come from.

"The infection was first spotted in China but the virus may not have originated in China," Zhong said at a press conference.

On Thursday, Hua Chunying, Zhao's boss who heads the Chinese Foreign Ministry's Department of Information, tweeted a link to Redfield's testimony, saying it was "absolutely wrong and inappropriate to call this the Chinese coronavirus."

China's ambassador to South Africa, Lin Songtian, took to Twitter on March 8 to say that although the first epidemic was recorded in China, it didn't mean the virus "originated from China."

However, Zhao's colleague Geng cautioned Thursday that the origin of the virus could only be determined "by science."

"We don't hope to see anyone making an issue out of this to stigmatise other countries," he said. "With COVID-19 developing into a pandemic, the world should come together to fight it instead of levelling accusations and attacks against each other, which is not constructive at all."

The streets of Wuhan are empty following the coronavirus outbreak. (AP)

Twitter diplomacy

Zhao's comments are another example of Chinese government figures using Twitter to defend China against criticism -- despite the platform being banned in the country, along with Facebook, Instagram and a number of other prominent Western social media sites.

Prior to 2019, few Chinese officials had verified Twitter accounts. But since then, ambassadors, mission heads and Chinese foreign ministry spokespeople across the world have joined Twitter.

In January, Chinese ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming weighed in on the UK's decision on whether or not to ban telecommunications giant Huawei from its 5G networks on Twitter.

A man wearing a face mask talks to another man through a makeshift barricade wall built to control entry and exit to a residential compound in Wuhan, Hubei, China. Flights, trains and public transport including buses, subway and ferry services remain closed following the Coronavirus outbreak. (Getty)

Cui Tiankai, the Chinese ambassador to the US, took to Twitter in December to deny accusations of human rights abuses against Muslim-majority Uyghurs in Xinjiang. "Ultimately, facts will always prevail over lies," he tweeted.

Zhao was promoted in mid 2019 after building a reputation for himself on Twitter as a fierce advocate for Chinese interests -- arguing with western politicians and blocking Beijing's critics -- during his time as a senior diplomat at the Chinese embassy in Pakistan.

-Article was reproduced with permission from CNN

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If you can access u-Tube have a look what she is doing there ... BLAST!

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At germ warfare anything is possible. We'll never know the truth, anyway.

 

BuTT ... apparently there were several Ncov 'zero patient-s' in USA somewhere in Sep./Oct. last year (who they all died and no testing was performed), ... which then spread around China just after the "World Military Games" in Wuhan ... of course, right after the arrival of US team (around 300 boots).

RT and Global Research have several articles about ... US & China spare hits diplomatically about it. Chinese ambassador in USA was summoned to WH yesterday for the explanation ...

 

https://www.rt.com/news/483018-china-us-theory-coronavirus-spokesman/

Beijing won't disown spokesman’s theory of US hand in coronavirus outbreak

 

https://www.globalresearch.ca/coronavirus-covid-19-made-in-china-or-made...

Coronavirus COVID-19: “Made in China” or “Made in America”?

 

https://www.globalresearch.ca/covid-19-further-evidence-virus-originated...

COVID-19: Further Evidence that the Virus Originated in the US

 

Schengen zone follows China ... Spain is on lockdown since yesterday, N. Italy, too. It's apparently the best way to limit spread of the virus. Streets are empty, all public joints are closed, so people can happily stay home/indoors ...

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You want some OT, buTT ... funny? Here we go ...

https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/covid-19-pandemic-crash-sex-worker-income

Covid-19 Pandemic To Crash Sex Worker Income

 

"I feel like my career as a dancer is in jeopardy as it becomes increasingly less viable to hang out in crowds..." 

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/health/man-walks-out-quarantine-motel-goes-sho...

The things we predicted would happen have happened," said the city's mayor.

 

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/first-masks-then-purell-now-americans-...

Panic hoarding products are evolving on a weekly basis...

 

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/health/relief-hard-times-pornhub-offers-free-p...

As if Italians needed a reason to be horniner than usual...

"Forza Italia," the press release says. "We love you! PornHub has decided to donate its percentage revenue from ModelHub platform from March to help Italy during the outbreak."

 

The release continues: "To help you during these weeks at home, for the whole months you can access PornHub Premium free of charge, with no need of using your credit card."

 

PornHub is currently the world's largest porn site. The Daily Mail reports that it was "used" more than 42 billion times last year. Not quite the terminology we would use, but to each site, its own.

Italy had ranked seventh on PornHub's Top 20 Countries by traffic in 2019. The U.S., Japan and the UK were the Top 3. 

Porn sites have been cashing in on the outbreak with platforms posting videos of couples in hazmat suits and facemasks. 

 Male porn star "Spicy" commented: "I think people are attracted to COVID-19 themed porn the same way people who are scared of their shadow are attached to horror movies: We are all searching for things that make us come alive." 

Better to come alive than come dead, we guess.

He continued: "COVID-19 is something that brings fear and mystery to pretty much everyone in the world right now... You need to be able to feel something, and what better way to make you feel something than the global crisis we are all in right now."

'Deserted Wuhan' and 'TSA Agent Detains Woman Suspected of Coronavirus' have become two popular videos, with couple engaging in sex acts in what appears to be medical facilities.

Hey, it's safer than doing it in the front seat of a Model X on Autopilot. 

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https://biblicisminstitute.wordpress.com/2020/03/07/corona-virus-was-pro...

 

Insight: Corona Virus Was Produced In A Laboratory

By Press TV

A former American counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the CIA has said that the “Coronavirus did not occur naturally through mutation but rather was produced in a laboratory, possibly as a biological warfare agent.”

Since the novel coronavirus outbreak began in China last December, it has infected more than 90,000 people globally and killed more than 3,000. The majority of cases and deaths remain in mainland China.

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Novel coronavirus – aka COVID-19 – is a new respiratory disease first identified in Wuhan, China.

The death toll from the coronavirus in Iran, which has one of the highest numbers outside China, stood at 107, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said Thursday.

“Several reports suggest that there are components of the virus that are related to HIV that could not have occurred naturally. If it is correct that the virus had either been developed or even produced to be weaponized it would further suggest that its escape from the Wuhan Institute of Virology Lab and into the animal and human population could have been accidental. Technicians who work in such environments are aware that ‘leaks’ from laboratories occur frequently,” Philip Giraldi wrote in an article published by the Strategic Culture Foundation on Thursday.

“There is, of course and inevitably, another theory. There has been some speculation that as the Trump Administration has been constantly raising the issue of growing Chinese global competitiveness as a direct threat to American national security and economic dominance, it might be possible that Washington has created and unleashed the virus in a bid to bring Beijing’s growing economy and military might down a few notches. It is, to be sure, hard to believe that even the Trump White House would do something so reckless, but there are precedents for that type of behavior,” he said.

“In 2005-9 the American and Israeli governments secretly developed a computer virus called Stuxnet, which was intended to damage the control and operating systems of Iranian computers being used in that country’s nuclear research program. Admittedly Stuxnet was intended to damage computers, not to infect or kill human beings, but concerns that it would propagate and move to infect computers outside Iran proved to be accurate as it spread to thousands of PCs outside Iran, in countries as far flung as China, Germany, Kazakhstan and Indonesia,” he added.

“If one even considers it possible that the United States had a hand in creating the coronavirus at what remains of its once extensive biological weapons research center in Ft Detrick Maryland, it is very likely that Israel was a partner in the project. Helping to develop the virus would also explain how Israeli scientists have been able to claim success at creating a vaccine so quickly, possibly because the virus and a treatment for it were developed simultaneously,” he noted.

Israeli scientists have claimed to be close to developing a vaccine for coronavirus that could be available in about 90 days, saying they have developed an effective vaccine against avian coronavirus Infectious Bronchitis Virus (IBV), which is to be adapted soon and create a human vaccine against COVID-19.

 

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There was an expert interviewed on the Joe Rogan podcast last week and he was asked specifically if this could have been engineered in a lab for use as a bio weapon.

 

He says no, it jumped naturally from animals. I find him to be quite convincing.

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfBhk-9OcrU

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USA is next ...

https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/wal-mart-stop-shop-cut-hours-oreg...

Corona Outbreak Reaches Grim Milestone As Global Cases Surpass China Total: Virus Update

 

 

Summary:

    *NYC Mayor says 'every option on the table' when asked if considering complete shutdown of city + schools

    *Italy reports largest one-day jump in cases; France also reports highest daily jump

    *US death toll hits 58, 1st death confirmed in Oregon

    *US confirmed case total hits 2,952

    *Wal-Mart, Stop & Shop cut hours

    *Netherlands closes schools, restaurants

    *Germany closes borders to neighboring states

    *Poland bars foreigners

    *West Virginia last US state that's virus-free

    *Ohio closes bars, restaurants

    *Trump speaks with grocery chain CEOs

    *Pence says he won't be tested

    *Washington DC mayor orders nightclubs to close and imposes new restrictions on bars and restaurants

    *Federal limits on trucker hours suspended to help hospitals and supermarkets alleviate shortages of critical items

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As a sensible average Joe which I think I am, I'm always against politicizing events.

 

And those conspiracy theories, too, even though they provide a little reading joy in my pasttime.

 

@philbravery In my humble opinion, Chinese seldom INITIATE a blatant attack at someone OPENLY. 

 

I capitalized 'initiate' and 'openly'.

 

Why are a lot of people appalled now? Even many Chinese secretly saying, wow wow this is bit too much. 

 

And a prominent doctor, Dr. Hong-Wen Zhang openly saying on the Internet, it's irresponsible to make such a statement, unless you have evidence.

 

So why? Here's my two cents:

 

The media / leadership in the U.S., Trump himself included, constantly made careless comments like:

 

Virus from China / Foreign virus / Virus made-in-China /

 

And even an air-head TV show host demanding an apology from China, on his program...(If you've seen the clip, his colleagues were smiling and lowering their heads like, oh no please...)

 

I think all these are so DUMB... Maybe they are half hearted when saying it, but it got into the public's heads, didn't it?

 

You can't make a diplomatic call to Trump administration for an apology as that'd make you look sensitive, inferior and over-reactive, doesn't it?

 

So I guess all the Chinese spokesperson was doing is eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth heh?

 

Once again, I thought all of this is dumb. It's politicians playing with the public's heads. 

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CORONAVIRUSPublished 10 hours ago

 

Coronavirus 'emergency'? Oregon police ask people to stop calling 911 because they ran out of toilet paper

 

 

haha,,, gotta be a prank,,, but a pretty good one!  

'Officer come quick!  Apt 69,,, Rear entrance.  Bring Charmin!  It's the only one suitable for my delicate baby-bottom!  Hurry, or there's gonna be a mess!'

 

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With the figures coming out of Italy and other countries...Do you really think China has told us the truth about the number of cases is true?
The numbers China has told us are only the tip of the iceberg.
In years to come the truth will come out just as other atrocities have .

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Tit-for-tat ...

https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/bloody-tuesday-unprecedented-move...

 

"Bloody Tuesday": In Unprecedented Move, China Expels All Foreign Journalists Working For NYT, WSJ, WaPo

 

 

In the latest escalation of tensions, China announced on Tuesday that it would expel all American journalists working for the New York Times, WSJ and the Washington Post. It also demanded that those outlets - as well as VOA and Time Magazine - provide the Chinese government with detailed information about their operations in the country, the NYT reports. These include "all written materials" including staff finances, operations and real estate information in China.

Experts described the move, which was retaliation for the Trump Administration limiting the numbers of Chinese citizens who can work for Chinese media agencies in the US.

Per the new measures, Beijing's media bureau has instructed American journalists "whose press credentials are due to expire before the end of 2020” to “notify the Department of Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs within four calendar days starting from today and hand back their press cards within ten calendar days."

The statement continued to specify that the expelled journalists "will not be allowed to continue working as journalists in the People’s Republic of China, including its Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions." China has kicked journalists out of the mainland before, but trying to bar them from HK or Macau is a first.

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Of course Beijing is furious that President Trump keeps calling Covid-19 the "Chinese Virus" - but not because it's racist, because the CCP is trying to convince the Chinese people that the virus came from the US.

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https://www.globalresearch.ca/china-locked-hybrid-war-us/5706687

 

China Locked in Hybrid War with US

Fallout from Covid-19 outbreak puts Beijing and Washington on a collision course

 

Among the myriad, earth-shattering geopolitical effects of coronavirus, one is already graphically evident. China has re-positioned itself. For the first time since the start of Deng Xiaoping’s reforms in 1978, Beijing openly regards the US as a threat, as stated a month ago by Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Munich Security Conference during the peak of the fight against coronavirus. 

Beijing is carefully, incrementally shaping the narrative that, from the beginning of the coronovirus attack, the leadership knew it was under a hybrid war attack. Xi’s terminology is a major clue. He said, on the record, that this was war. And, as a counter-attack, a “people’s war” had to be launched.

Moreover, he described the virus as a demon or devil. Xi is a Confucianist. Unlike some other ancient Chinese thinkers, Confucius was loath to discuss supernatural forces and judgment in the afterlife. However, in a Chinese cultural context, devil means “white devils” or “foreign devils”: guailo in Mandarin, gweilo in Cantonese. This was Xi delivering a powerful statement in code.

 

When Zhao Lijian, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, voiced in an incandescent tweet the possibility that “it might be US Army who brought the epidemic to Wuhan” – the first blast to this effect to come from a top official – Beijing was sending up a trial balloon signaliing that the gloves were finally off. Zhao Lijian made a direct connection with the Military Games in Wuhan in October 2019, which included a delegation of 300 US military.

He directly quoted US CDC director Robert Redfield who, when asked last week whether some deaths by coronavirus had been discovered posthumously in the US, replied that  “some cases have actually been diagnosed this way in the US today.”

Zhao’s explosive conclusion is that Covid-19 was already in effect in the US before being identified in Wuhan – due to the by now fully documented inability of US to test and verify differences compared with the flu.

Adding all that to the fact that coronavirus genome variations in Iran and Italy were sequenced and it was revealed they do not belong to the variety that infected Wuhan, Chinese media are now openly  asking questions and drawing a connection with the shutting down in August last year of the “unsafe” military bioweapon lab at Fort Detrick, the Military Games, and the Wuhan epidemic. Some of these questions had been asked – with no response – inside the US itself.

Extra questions linger about the opaque Event 201 in New York on October 18, 2019: a rehearsal for a worldwide pandemic caused by a deadly virus – which happened to be coronavirus. This magnificent coincidence happened one month before the outbreak in Wuhan.

Event 201 was sponsored by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Economic Forum (WEF), the CIA, Bloomberg, John Hopkins Foundation and the UN.  The World Military Games opened in Wuhan on the exact same day.

 

Irrespective of its origin, which is still not conclusively established, as much as Trump tweets about the “Chinese virus,” Covid-19 already poses immensely serious questions about biopolitics (where’s Foucault when we need him?) and bio-terror.

The working hypothesis of coronavirus as a very powerful but not Armageddon-provoking bio-weapon unveils it as a perfect vehicle for widespread social control – on a global scale.

Cuba rises as a biotech power

Just as a fully masked Xi visiting the Wuhan frontline last week was a graphic demonstration to the whole planet that China, with immense sacrifice, is winning the “people‘s war” against Covid-19, Russia, in a Sun Tzu move on Riyadh whose end result was a much cheaper barrel of oil, helped for all practical purposes to kick-start the inevitable recovery of the Chinese economy. This is how a strategic partnership works.

The chessboard is changing at breakneck speed. Once Beijing identified coronavirus as a bio-weapon attack the “people’s war” was launched with the full force of the state. Methodically. On a “whatever it takes” basis. Now we are entering a new stage, which will be used by Beijing to substantially recalibrate the interaction with the West, and under very different frameworks when it comes to the US and the EU.

Soft power is paramount. Beijing sent an Air China flight to Italy carrying 2,300 big boxes full of masks bearing the script, “We are waves from the same sea, leaves from the same tree, flowers from the same garden.” China also sent a hefty humanitarian package to Iran, significantly aboard eight flights from Mahan Air – an airline under illegal, unilateral Trump administration sanctions.

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic could not have been more explicit:

“The only country that can help us is China. By now, you all understood that European solidarity does not exist. That was a fairy tale on paper.”

Under harsh sanctions and demonized since forever, Cuba is still able to perform breakthroughs – even on biotechnology. The anti-viral Heberon – or Interferon Alpha 2b – a therapeutic, not a vaccine, has been used with great success in the treatment of coronavirus. A joint venture in China is producing an inhalable version, and at least 15 nations are already interested in importing the therapeutic.

Now compare all of the above with the Trump administration offering $1 billion to poach German scientists working at biotech firm Curevac, based in Thuringia, on an experimental vaccine against Covid-19, to have it as a vaccine “only for the United States.”

Social engineering psy-op?

Sandro Mezzadra, co-author with Brett Neilson of the seminal The Politics of Operations: Excavating Contemporary Capitalism, is already trying to conceptualize where we stand now in terms of fighting Covid-19.

We are facing a choice between a Malthusian strand – inspired by social Darwinism – “led by the Johnson-Trump-Bolsonaro axis” and, on the other side, a strand pointing to the “requalification of public health as a fundamental tool,” exemplified by China, South Korea and Italy. There are key lessons to be learned from South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore.

The stark option, Mezzadra notes, is between a “natural population selection,” with thousands of dead, and “defending society” by employing “variable degrees of authoritarianism and social control.” It’s easy to imagine who stands to benefit from this social re-engineering, a 21st century remix of Poe’s The Masque of the Red Death.

Amid so much doom and gloom, count on Italy to offer us Tiepolo-style shades of light. Italy chose the Wuhan option, with immensely serious consequences for its already fragile economy. Quarantined Italians remarkably reacted by singing on their balconies: a true act of metaphysical revolt.

Not to mention the poetic justice of the actual St. Corona (“crown” in Latin) being buried in the city of Anzu since the 9th century. St. Corona was a Christian killed under Marcus Aurelius in 165 AD, and has been for centuries one of the patron saints of pandemics.

Not even trillions of dollars raining from the sky by an act of divine Fed mercy were able to cure Covid-19. G-7 “leaders” had to resort to a videoconference to realize how clueless they are – even as China’s fight against coronavirus gave the West a head start of several weeks.

Shanghai-based Dr. Zhang Wenhong, one of China’s top infectious disease experts, whose analyses have been spot on so far, now says China has emerged from the darkest days in the “people’s war” against Covid-19. But he does not think this will be over by summer. Now extrapolate what he’s saying to the Western world.

It’s not even spring yet, and we already know it takes a virus to mercilessly shatter the Goddess of the Market. Last Friday, Goldman Sachs told no fewer than 1,500 corporations that there was no systemic risk. That was false.

New York banking sources told me the truth: systemic risk became way more severe in 2020 than in 1979, 1987 or 2008 because of the hugely heightened danger that the $1.5 quadrillion derivative market would collapse.

As the sources put it, history had never before seen anything like the Fed’s intervention via its little understood elimination of commercial bank reserve requirements, unleashing a potential unlimited expansion of credit to prevent a derivative implosion stemming from a total commodity and stock market collapse of all stocks around the world.

Those bankers thought it would work, but as we know by now all the sound and fury signified nothing. The ghost of a derivative implosion – in this case not caused by the previous possibility, the shutting down of the Strait of Hormuz – remains.

We are still barely starting to understand the consequences of Covid-19 for the future of neoliberal turbo-capitalism. What’s certain is that the whole global economy has been hit by an insidious, literally invisible circuit breaker. This may be just a “coincidence.” Or this may be, as some are boldly arguing, part of a possible, massive psy-op creating the perfect geopolitlcal and social engineering environment for full-spectrum dominance.

Additionally, along the hard slog down the road, with immense, inbuilt human and economic sacrifice, with or without a reboot of the world-system, a more pressing question remains: will imperial elites still choose to keep waging full-spectrum-dominance hybrid war against China?

 

By Pepe Escobar frequent contributor to Global Research.

 

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Isn't it funny how China now claims it has a vaccine...they probably had it before they released the virus in the first place

! Military successfully develops recombinant new crown vaccine

Source: CCTV military Author: Zhang Wei Su Chau Liu Xiaoyu Zhang Zhenwei Shaolong Fei Editor: Qiao Nannan 2020-03-17 19:20

The scientific research team led by Academician Chen Wei of the Academy of Military Medical Research of the Academy of Military Sciences successfully developed the recombinant new crown vaccine! Yesterday, the recombinant new crown vaccine was approved to start clinical trials. According to Academician Chen Wei, in accordance with international standards and domestic regulations, vaccines have been prepared in advance for safe, effective, controllable quality, and large-scale production.

(Reporter of CCTV Zhang Wei Su Zhou Liu Xiaoyu Zhang Zhenwei Shao Longfei)

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Study shows virus came from natural sources, if this is true it didn't come from Meiguo importing it to China or Zhong guo playing silly buggers in the lab then dropping the test tube next to an open window or whatever.....

 

 

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=123181...

 

 

 

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Cloroquine, anti-malaria drug in use ...

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/health/anti-malaria-pill-shows-promising-resul...

 

 

  

While several drugs are currently being tested to treat COVID-19, an inexpensive anti-malaria drug that's been around for over 70 years has been shown to halt coronavirus in patients who have mild to moderate symptoms.

The drug, chloroquine, was first approved in the US in 1949, and has been widely used as a low-cost method to treat a variety of diseases, including malaria, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. In several studies and through anecdotal evidence, chloroquine appears to significantly limit the replication of COVID-19, particularly when combined with antibiotic azithromycin (Z-Pak).

In a study published Wednesday by French physician-researchers, a total of 36 patients (20 who were treated with chloroqine and 16 controls who were not) revealed that 50% of the treated group turned from positive to negative on the third day - which grew to 70% by the sixth day.

 

Six test patients were treated with both chloroquine and Z-pak, and all six tested negative for coronavirus on day six.

"Despite its small sample size our survey shows that hydroxychloroquine treatment is significantly associated with viral load reduction/disappearance in COVID-19 patients and its effect is reinforced by azithromycin," the study concludes.

BREAKING:

A peer-reviewed study shows that 100% of patients, after 6 days of taking a Malaria drug were "virologically" cured

This is, reportedly, the 2nd 100% cure to a virus that has ever existed

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— Charlie Kirk (@charliekirk11) March 19, 2020

Both the Dutch CDC and the Italian Society of Infectious and Tropical disease have recommended the use of cloroquine for coronavirus patients, along with doctors from China, South Korea and Belgium - which have added the drug to their treatment guidelines. Meanwhile there are over two dozen clinical trials are currently underway to study the efficacy of the drug.

 

Australian researchers at the University of Queensland say that a combination of chloroquine and Kaletra led to the recovery of some of the first coronavirus patients in the country.

 

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The woman from Massachusetts, surnamed Li, reportedly began showing signs of the virus, known as COVID-19, after attending a "company meeting" in late February, Chinese authorities said.

Li, 37, is suspected of having attended a leadership conference hosted by Boston biotech company Biogen. The conference dates match the dates of Li's "company meeting" reported by health authorities.

At least 104 coronavirus cases in Massachusetts have been linked to the Biogen conference. There were guests from Italy, where the death toll from the virus has surpassed 2,500, but there were no guests who had been to China, according to the Boston Globe.

Coronavirus cases in Tennessee, North Carolina, Indiana, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Norway — and suspected cases in Germany, Austria, and Argentina — have been linked to the same conference.

Biogen did not immediately respond to a request from The Times for confirmation of whether Li was a Biotech employee at the conference.

On Tuesday, Beijing health authorities said that Li's husband, surnamed Hong, had also tested positive for the coronavirus. Hong, 37, is a university professor who also is originally from Chongqing and a longtime resident of Massachusetts.

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