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Tucker Carlson: Big Tech censors COVID-19 video featuring doctors

Tucker Carlson: Big Tech censors COVID-19 video featuring doctors | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Social media giants pulled the video of doctors in lab coats talking about coronavirus research and they hid it from the public.
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it is about POWER....

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The people with hidden immunity against Covid-19 - BBC Future

The people with hidden immunity against Covid-19 - BBC Future | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
While the latest research suggests that antibodies against Covid-19 could be lost in just three months, a new hope has appeared on the horizon: the enigmatic T cell.
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could it be...  "It looks increasingly like T cells might be a secret source of immunity to Covid-19."

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In Senegal, a new COVID-19 test will cost just $1 and take 10 minutes

In Senegal, a new COVID-19 test will cost just $1 and take 10 minutes | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
“We know a business opportunity when we see one, but we also know when it isn’t one. We sometimes need to just accept that these are health needs.”
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oh lordy - a COVID test for a dollar - how un-American is that!

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Will this pandemic teach us to be frugal?

Will this pandemic teach us to be frugal? | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
We're eating leftovers, shopping less, and saving more because of the pandemic.
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will we change?

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9 Things You Won't See in Public After the Coronavirus

9 Things You Won't See in Public After the Coronavirus | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
COVID-19 is indelibly changing the way we live—like the elimination of these former staples in public spaces even after the coronavirus pandemic subsides.
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things expected to look very different in the near future - a new world.....

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Strip Clubs Are Offering “Drive-Thru” Experiences During Pandemic

Strip Clubs Are Offering “Drive-Thru” Experiences During Pandemic | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
A strip club in Oregon has created a drive-thru strip club experience to keep their business going during a worldwide pandemic.
Al Cannistras insight:

strip club in 2020....    "Customers slowly drive through a tent that contains four dancers and a DJ. The first 50 cars get a free roll of toilet paper."  (i don't make this stuff up)

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UK privacy and security experts warn over coronavirus app mission creep

UK privacy and security experts warn over coronavirus app mission creep | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
A number of UK computer security and privacy experts have signed an open letter raising transparency and mission creep concerns about the national approach to develop a coronavirus contacts tracing app. The letter, signed by 177 academics, follows a similar letter earlier this month signed by around 300 academics from across the world, who urged […]
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mission creep indeed!  (check out the next post)....

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Leaked Research: This Drug May Be Saving COVID Patients’ Lives

Leaked Research: This Drug May Be Saving COVID Patients’ Lives | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
According to early test result data obtained by STAT, antiviral remdesivir is proving to be a promising drug to treat severe cases of COVID-19.
Al Cannistras insight:

looking everywhere - somewhere there IS an answer and humanity will once again survive..... will history reflect the answer this time comes from Chicago? hopefully we'll find out soon....

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Here’s What a Pandemic Would Look Like With Zombies

Here’s What a Pandemic Would Look Like With Zombies | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Clare Sammells, a cultural anthoropologist at Bucknell University, argues that "zombies are far less likely to cause a global pandemic than COVID-19."
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and we think TP was a problem! imagine a pandemic with Zombies.....   although - I suppose the plus side is we would KNOW who is infected (just say'n)....

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These Scientists Are Testing an Experimental COVID Vaccine on Themselves

These Scientists Are Testing an Experimental COVID Vaccine on Themselves | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Using just a pipette and a magnetic stirring device, a ragtag group of scientists is attempting to fast track the development of a COVID vaccine.
Al Cannistras insight:

“deviant approach compared to the staid world of conventional pharmaceutical research” – “PASSING IT AROUND LIKE A PARTY DRUG”

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Similar approaches have been used to make other vaccines, as MIT Tech points out, including for hepatitis B and HPV.

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SO – if they choose to self-administer and test – should the FDA have any say in the matter? What if it IS the cure?

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Microsoft to permanently close physical retail locations; will incur pre-tax charge of $450M

Microsoft to permanently close physical retail locations; will incur pre-tax charge of $450M | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
So long, Microsoft Stores. Microsoft is shutting down its entire physical retail operation and instead will focus on its digital storefronts via Microsoft.com, as well as stores in Xbox and Windows.
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another step into a new world....

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Will the coronavirus mean the end of cash?

Will the coronavirus mean the end of cash? | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Nobody wants to touch the stuff.
Al Cannistras insight:

The genesis of a conspiracy theory – the virus was used by the united organization of world governments to remove cash from the face of the earth so that all transactions can be monitored!  There you have it.

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Scientists reveal an alarming unintended consequence of wearing masks

Scientists reveal an alarming unintended consequence of wearing masks | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
You should absolutely wear a mask in public. But experts agree—be careful it doesn’t make you feel invincible.
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unintended consequences....

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A Time for Perspective - Villages-News.com

A Time for Perspective - Villages-News.com | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
These are trying times, but columnist Barry Evans encourages us to keep it in perspective.
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life is rough right now - BUT, if you were born in 1900....

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China Is Installing Surveillance Cameras Inside People’s Homes

China Is Installing Surveillance Cameras Inside People’s Homes | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
In order to enforce its lockdown measures, China has been installing surveillance cameras aimed directly at people's front doors or inside their homes.
Al Cannistras insight:

dangerous path ahead....

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Why Bill Gates is the focus of COVID-19 conspiracy theories

Why Bill Gates is the focus of COVID-19 conspiracy theories | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Misinformation about the Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist is swirling around online as part of an effort to push an anti-vaccination agenda.
Al Cannistras insight:

the "target" may change, but conspiracy theories never end.....

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Here’s What It’s like to Get a COVID Antibody Test

Here’s What It’s like to Get a COVID Antibody Test | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
"If you're sick, go get tested. I think that's just so essential. It will clear up your fears about whether you have the virus or not, and it will really help us flatten this curve and get us out of it."
Al Cannistras insight:

the story of the experience - and surviving it....

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