More on the Bioweapons Claim

The BBC checks the facts.

The Propagandists Among Us

Whether dupes or active participants, the damage is real (and points us back to 2016).

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Shifting Gears on COVID

Blue and red states alike are ending mask mandates and other restrictions.

Omicron Cometh

Yet another COVID-19 strain has emerged.

Could Boosters Make the Pandemic Worse?

US health agencies are clashing with the World Health Organization on the question.

Masking, Science, and Public Health

Guidance from WHO, CDC, and local governments differs widely and for good reason.

Coffee is (Mostly) Healthy Again

The indicators are pointing in the direction of caffeine being good for most people.

Vaccine Patent Rights

Should live-saving drugs be protected intellectual property?

Vaccine Nationalism in a Global Pandemic

The US has more shots available than willing arms while those in the developing world are dying.

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris participate in a virtual bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris participate in a virtual bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Liberals Upset Biden Foreign Policy is Biden’s

Those expecting Bernie Sanders’ agenda are sorely disappointed.

Biden’s Executive Order Frenzy

The 46th President has been busy signing proclamations signaling a new direction.

The Politics of Vaccination

The science and ethics are not the hardest part of determining who should go first.

Biden to Name Blinken for State and Sullivan for NSC

The 46th President’s foreign policy team is taking shape.

Biden Plans to Repeal Trump EOs

Governing without Congress has its price.

Latin America and Covid-19

The pandemic is having serious effects in the region, and they will persist for some time.

Masks Biggest Factor in US Coronavirus Debacle

We were much slower and have higher non-conformity than countries that have it under control.

Trump vs Biden on the Protests

The contrast could not be more clear.

WHO Says Limit Alcohol Consumption During Pandemic

Next thing you know, they’ll tell us to eat vegetables.

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WHO Says Alcohol Not Good Coping Strategy

What do they know, anyway?

G-7 Statement Scuttled Because the US Insisted on Using Term “Wuhan Virus”

We are governed by the petty and myopic.

No, We Didn’t Give Wall Street $1.5 Trillion

People who should know better are making ridiculous claims.

SXSW Latest Victim of Coronavirus

Conferences, sporting events, and even school has been canceled to avoid spreading the pandemic.

Coronavirus Has Been Politicized to Dangerous Effect

Republicans are half as likely to take the outbreak seriously.

W.H.O. Declares Congo Ebola Outbreak A World Health Emergency

The World Health Organization has declared the year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “world health emergency.”

Ebola Outbreak Still A Problem In Central Africa

The Ebola outbreak that began last year in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is still a problem, and still threatening to spread.

Battle Against Latest Ebola Epidemic Not Going Well

The response to the latest outbreak of the Ebola Virus has both succeeded and failed in several response.

Measles Cases Surged World Wide In 2017, Report Says

Despite aggressive vaccination efforts, measles cases surged worldwide last year. You can “thank” that anti-vaccination movement.

Raging Measles Outbreak In Europe Tied To Anti-Vaccination Movement

Measles cases are on the rise in Europe due to the fact that, despite all the evidence to the contrary, people still believe the lies of the anti-vaccination movement.

Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary-General, Dies At 80

Kofi Annan, who served as Secretary-General of the United Nations at the dawn of the “War On Terror,” has died at the age of 80.

Comparative Abortion Policy

Some additional comparative info (internationally and state-to-state).

Central African Ebola Outbreak Appears To Be Contained

An Ebola outbreak that started last month in Central Africa appears to be contained. You can thank an aggressive vaccination campaign for that.

Thanks To Vaccination, Polio Could Be Eradicated Worldwide Within A Year

An aggressive worldwide vaccination program has brought us to the point where we may soon be able to declare the eradication of Polio. That is a great thing and another argument against the anti-vaxxers.

Central African Ebola Outbreak Hits A Major City

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a major urban center.

Ebola Making A Reappearance In Africa

Ebola is making a reappearance in Central Africa.. Will the world be better prepared this time?

Trump Weighs Options In Syria While His Twitter Taunting Foolishly Risks Escalation

President Trump took to Twitter this morning and decided poke a stick in the eye of the Russian bear.

The Power of Vaccines

New Ebola Vaccine Is 100% Effective

Big news in the war against a horrible virus.

D.A. Henderson, Leader Of Effort To Eradicate Smallpox, Dies At 87

A true, albeit largely anonymous, hero of humanity has passed away.

Zika Virus Concerns Lead To Calls To Postpone or Move 2016 Olympics

Concerns about the Zika Virus are leading some doctors to call for the 2016 Summer Olympics to be moved or postponed.

W.H.O. Declares 2014 Ebola Outbreak Officially Over

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola Outbreak that began in 2014 to be officially over.

Thanks To Vaccination, Rubella Has Been Eliminated From The Western Hemisphere

Vaccination has eliminated a disease that used to be a serious threat from the Americas.

Worldwide Ebola Cases Top 16,000 With 7,000 Dead, But There Is Some Good News

The numbers on the Ebola outbreak are bad, but they aren’t as bad as had been feared.