Category: CCP Virus

China’s Electricity Crisis Worsens as More Factories Suspend Operations During a Lingering Heatwave

China’s power crisis has worsened as more factories shutter while an extreme heatwave spreads across southwestern China, according to a report from Nikkei Asia on Aug. 17. The municipal authorities in Chongqing ordered all factories, including foreign-owned factories, to suspend operations through Aug. 24, in order to conserve power as the heatwave causes a surge…


The CDC Failed, So Spin It Off and Make It More Powerful?

Commentary The failure of the CDC to manage COVID-19 was baked in from the first moments of its response. A government agency was never going to mitigate much less get rid of this sort of pathogen. This is because the virus never cared a whit about prestige degrees, job descriptions, big budgets, high-end connections, media…


UK to Roll out Moderna’s Omicron COVID-19 Booster Vaccine From September

UK health authorities have said they will start the rollout of Moderna’s new vaccine against the Omicron COVID-19 variant in the first week of September. NHS England said care home residents and people who are housebound will be among the first to be vaccinated as the rollout begins from Sept. 5. A wider rollout is…


56% of Canadians Parents Say Pandemic Impacted Their Kids Negatively: Report

More than half of Canadian parents say the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their kids negatively, a new report finds. Released by human resources firm LifeWorks on Aug. 17, the company’s monthly mental health index found that 56 percent of Canadians say their children’s mental health and development worsened over the last two years due to…


New and Recurrent Cancers After MRNA Vaccines, Studies Suggest Immune Changes

Since receiving Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, Bonnie Eisenberg experienced relapse of her breast cancer 7 years after being in remission. The 73-year-old was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in 2012. After successful treatment, she had been in remission since 2014. Ever since then, her doctor has measured tumor marker levels in her body to monitor…


CDC Stealth-Edits Page on Messenger RNA COVID-19 Vaccines

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stealthily edited a webpage it maintains that lists details about messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 vaccines. The page, titled “Understanding mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines,” says it was last updated on July 15. But archived versions of the page show that key portions were removed on July 22 or July…


Businessman Stuck in Hainan COVID-19 Lockdown Says Island’s Governance ‘Very Poor’

Mr. Lin and his family were hoping for a nice family holiday together but are now stuck in the Chinese regime’s lockdown in what has been a confronting trip. Travelling from Chengdu, a city in China’s southwestern Sichuan Province, Lin (a pseudonym) traveled to Hainan, China’s most southern province, for business, while his wife and his child chose to accompanied…


Updated COVID-19 Booster Shots for Over-12s Expected Within Few Weeks: White House Official

The newly-updated COVID-19 booster shots targeting the latest Omicron variants of COVID-19 will be available to Americans over the age of 12 in the coming weeks, White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha said on Wednesday. “I believe it’s going to be available and every American over the age of 12 will be eligible for…


Former, Current LA City Employees Call for Employee Vaccine Mandate to End

Joined by leftist and libertarian organizations, a group of current and former employees of the City of Los Angeles held a protest Aug. 16 calling on the city to end the ongoing COVID-19 vaccine mandate for its employees—enacted last December—and bring back those who were terminated for being unvaccinated. As the city council held its…


Unvaccinated Woman Facing Removal From Organ Transplant List to Appeal After Court Sides With Hospital

A terminally ill woman is appealing an Alberta court’s decision to side with a hospital that will remove her from an organ transplant wait list because she refused COVID-19 vaccination. Annette Lewis, who brought an application to the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, sought an injunction against the Alberta Health Service (AHS) and six doctors on…