Category: Corona and Covid

‘Deliberately infect me with Covid.’ The dangerous lengths people in the Netherlands are urged to employ to avoid vaccination.

21 November 2021 By Paul Martin

Protests in the Netherlands by people objecting to being vaccinated have turned ugly. But nothing like as ugly as the devastating effects their refusal is having on intensive care wards in the Netherlands. Latest figures released by government medical authorities show that 69 percent of people in intensive care wards in the first two weeks […]

Not ill-fitting. Ill-man.

7 July 2021 By Paul Martin

There’s not much to make one smile about, reporting on this Covid pandemic. Here’s something irrelevant but mildly amusing: The leading health publication (HSJ, or Health Services Journal), has a top writer called James Illman. Getit? See his article. NOTE: For our section Strange as it Seems, we’re interested in other names that are either […]

Blood clots from AstraZeneca Covid vaccine are easy to treat, say Canadian doctors.

14 June 2021 By Paul Martin

There’s an easy and efficient way, say scientists, to treat the extremely rare cases of serious blood-clots that develop from AstraZeneca’s vaccine against Covid. Three patients in Canada developed what is called “vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia”, or VITT, after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine. That produces blood clots — a symptom that led to panic across […]

Wearing a medical mask under a cloth mask is the best way (apart from a vaccine) to cut Covid, a study in USA says.

19 April 2021 By Paul Martin

A disposable medical mask under a cloth face covering significantly reduces the flow of respiratory droplets from the nose and mouth. And that could limit the spread of Covid-19, says a study published Friday by JAMA Internal Medicine. So-called “double masking” — or wearing two coverings over the nose and mouth — improves fitted filtration efficiency, […]

The former United States CIA chief claims that the virus causing the Covid pandemic worldwide most likely originated in a top Chinese laboratory.

6 April 2021 By Paul Martin

Mike Pompeo, the former United States CIA director and former US Secretary of State, has reiterated his conclusion that the virus causing the Covid pandemic worldwide most likely originated in a top Chinese laboratory. In an interview shown on Fox News, Pompeo said “significant evidence” remained that the coronavirus had its origins in a Chinese laboratory. […]

A ‘Dunkirk approach’ is needed to roll out millions of second vaccine doses in the UK, says a pharmacist chief. As Britain did in World War Two, he wants to launch a ‘Thousand Little Ships’.

11 March 2021 By Paul Martin

By PAUL MARTIN Pharmacists have volunteered to come to the rescue of Britain’s National Health Service by launching “a thousand little ships like those that saved us at Dunkirk” to boost the roll-out of the second anti-Covid vaccine jabs. Mark Koziol, chairman of the Pharmacists Defence Association, told Correspondent.World: ‘’Big is not always beautiful.” He complained that the NHS and […]