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Graphic shown is the Croton Dam — part of the Old Croton Aqueduct System which opened on October 14, 1842, and brought clean water 41 miles from Westchester to New York City. The surveying for the project began in 1833, after the devastating cholera epidemic of 1832.

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Laser Technologies: On the Frontiers of Fighting Diseases and Fighting for Life

Recently, our authors made an urgent appeal for the launching of an international R & D effort in the domain of the health sciences. This initiative seeks to overcome and defeat the rise, spread and proliferation of old and new infectious diseases, to end famine, and to intervene and halt insect plagues, which now confrontContinue reading “Laser Technologies: On the Frontiers of Fighting Diseases and Fighting for Life”

Science Driver Medicine: The Larger Potential of Current Vaccine Research

The Potential of the Current Vaccine Research to Expand Our Ability to Defeat Other Diseases, “Apollo Mission” Style! A very exciting article, well-titled: “THE AMERICAN SYSTEM AT ITS BEST. Science Driver Medicine: RNA Vaccine Technology Expands Into Broader Disease Treatment” was published in The Executive Intelligence Review on August 14th, 2020 . The article wasContinue reading “Science Driver Medicine: The Larger Potential of Current Vaccine Research”

Guest Op Ed– The Sputnik Vaccine As a Lifesaving Global Partnership

Kirill Dmitriev, CEO Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev was born in 1975 in Kyiv, Ukraine. He graduated from Stanford University and the Harvard Business School. The Russian Direct Investment Fund was formed in 2011 by the Russian government to co-invest in the Russian economy alongside the sovereign wealth funds of other countries. This opinionContinue reading “Guest Op Ed– The Sputnik Vaccine As a Lifesaving Global Partnership”

Medical Crisis and New Solution:

Call to Form a Committee for the Coincidence of Opposites Statement to Form a Committee for the Coincidence of Opposites: We are experiencing presently an unprecedented combination of crises throughout the world. The COVID19- pandemic has delivered a shock to the economies of the industrialized nations, the end of which cannot yet be foreseen, and it has now reachedContinue reading “Medical Crisis and New Solution:”

AN OUTLINE FOR SAVING OUR STUDENTS, EDUCATORS, AND THEIR FAMILIES

Under what conditions should schools open? The following important proposal was posted on the Schiller Institute website: July 27, 2020 by Stanley Ezrolstanleyezrol@larouchepub.com There is much heated discussion about how the United States school system can function under conditions of pandemic infection.  The pandemic is the result of undermining the world’s national health systems overContinue reading “AN OUTLINE FOR SAVING OUR STUDENTS, EDUCATORS, AND THEIR FAMILIES”

Animal Study Shows Potential to Advance Human COVID-19 Vaccine – A Layman’s Viewpoint

The announcement of a room temperature stable mRNA vaccine candidate by COVID-19 vaccine researchers suggests this advance might, potentially, revolutionize the entire field of vaccine production. This development opens the way to overcome at least one crucial obstacle that has made vaccines inaccessible, particularly, to under-developed nations and in remote areas within even developed countries.Continue reading “Animal Study Shows Potential to Advance Human COVID-19 Vaccine – A Layman’s Viewpoint”

An Interview with Dr. Keith Berkowitz of the Frontline COVID Critical Care Alliance

“A Revolutionary Treatment for COVID-19” By Dr. Ernest Schapiro This video concerns a very promising treatment for the till now often fatal, inflammatory phase of COVID, itself a form of sepsis, often accompanied by septic shock and the acute respiratory distress syndrome. It grew out of a successful treatment for sepsis and septic shock developedContinue reading “An Interview with Dr. Keith Berkowitz of the Frontline COVID Critical Care Alliance”

EIR Daily Alert Reports: “Sloppy Reporting Spreads Panic About Declining COVID-19 Antibodies”

In its July 20th, 2020 Issue, the Executive Intelligence Review Daily Alert reported: July 19 (EIRNS)—A July 11 preprint, “Longitudinal Evaluation and Decline of Antibody Responses in SARS-CoV-2 Infection,” authored by researchers at King’s College London, shows that the levels of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies in the blood decrease, sometimes at a relatively rapid rate, onlyContinue reading “EIR Daily Alert Reports: “Sloppy Reporting Spreads Panic About Declining COVID-19 Antibodies””

Infections of young children and a three month rate in four days — phase shift changes in COVID-19

World COVID-19 Infections Increase by 1 Million in Only 96 Hours July 19 (EIRNS)—The first COVID-19 case occurred in China in early January; it then took three months for the world to reach 1 million confirmed cases of infection. Between July 10 and July 14, it took just 4 days — a mere 96 hoursContinue reading “Infections of young children and a three month rate in four days — phase shift changes in COVID-19”

Reasons to Not Simply Await A Vaccine: “Tricky Nature of COVID-19”

Advances in Scientific Research and Implications for Economic Development Potentially new emerging strain(s) of COVID-19 virus coupled with mounting losses of millions of human lives (estimated 13+ million infected worldwide[1]) within the span of a short half year, underscore the urgency to rigorously re-explore, expand and quickly adopt dynamical and non-mechanistic methods of scientific research,Continue reading “Reasons to Not Simply Await A Vaccine: “Tricky Nature of COVID-19””

International Cooperation of Space Programs and Scientists in Dealing with COVID-19

In April of 2020, facing a shortage of ventilators, a group of doctors in New York City determined a way to refit sleep apnea machines for use with COVID patients. The report of their work is included in an article published April 7, 2020 in Business Insider, entitled: “A NYC Hospital has figured out howContinue reading “International Cooperation of Space Programs and Scientists in Dealing with COVID-19”

Defense Department Deploying Medical Teams to Texas To Help Deal with COVID-19 Pandemic

July 13 (EIRNS)—U.S. Northern Command announced on July 12 that “as part of the ongoing whole-of-nation response to COVID-19, U.S. Northern Command has assigned approximately 580 Department of Defense medical personnel in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State of Texas.” So far, according to a report from Texas Public Radio, 50Continue reading “Defense Department Deploying Medical Teams to Texas To Help Deal with COVID-19 Pandemic”

COVID Response Appears To Bring Isolation Deaths; Drug Overdoses Have Surged

July 13 (EIRNS)—An apparent side-effect of the “shutdown” responses to the COVID-19 pandemic is a big rise in drug overdose deaths, according to a Federal overdose tracking program. President Donald Trump and others had claimed that this was happening; he may have gotten briefed on this tracking. He has cited it as a reason toContinue reading “COVID Response Appears To Bring Isolation Deaths; Drug Overdoses Have Surged”

South Africa COVID-19 Ventilator Production Directed by Space Scientists

July 13 (EIRNS)— In early April, as domestic cases in South Africa were just crossing 1,000 and the lockdown was fully in force, the administration put the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO)—the people who built the MeerKAT, the nation’s first radio telescope—in charge of managing “the national effort required for the local design, development,Continue reading “South Africa COVID-19 Ventilator Production Directed by Space Scientists”

COVID-19 Anomaly: recovered patients retest positive for viral infection

The valued scientific method of Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr. may well become the sole avenue through which a competent, much needed comprehension of how to halt COVID- 19’s deadly specter around the globe will happen.    More questionable, rather than definitive, findings continue to emerge regarding crucial facets of COVID-19 (SARS-Cov-2).  Disturbing and of greatContinue reading “COVID-19 Anomaly: recovered patients retest positive for viral infection”

The Extraordinary ‘China-Africa Solidarity Summit Against COVID-19’—New Initiatives

June 17, 2020 (EIRNS) — Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is also Chair of the Forum on China Africa Cooperation, gave the keynote address at today’s ‘China-Africa Solidarity Summit Against COVID-19’ event, which was co-hosted by the African Union 2020 Chairman and President of South Africa Cyrill Ramaphosa, and the co-chair of FOCAC (Forum onContinue reading “The Extraordinary ‘China-Africa Solidarity Summit Against COVID-19’—New Initiatives”

Chinese Government Goes Into High Gear To Contain the New COVID-19 Outbreak, this time in Beijing — June 16 Report

June 16 (EIRNS)—Chinese authorities are moving aggressively to contain the outbreak of COVID-19 that recently appeared in the giant Xinfadi market in Beijing, using intense testing, contact tracing, and quarantine measures. By June 15 Beijing had set up nearly 200 testing sites and contacted about 200,000 people who had visited the Xinfadi market since theContinue reading “Chinese Government Goes Into High Gear To Contain the New COVID-19 Outbreak, this time in Beijing — June 16 Report”

Archbishop of Lima Celebrates Mass with the Photos of 5,000 Peruvians Killed by COVID-19 Filling the Pews of the Cathedral

June 16 (EIRNS)—Monseñor Carlos Castillo, the Archbishop of Lima and Primate of Peru, celebrated mass in the national cathedral on June 14, with 5,000 photos of those who have died as a result of COVID-19 in the country filling pews and posted on the cathedral’s columns. The mass was broadcast live, and the pictures areContinue reading “Archbishop of Lima Celebrates Mass with the Photos of 5,000 Peruvians Killed by COVID-19 Filling the Pews of the Cathedral”

You Can’t Stop Having Pandemics without Nuclear Power

Editorial from EIR Daily Alert — June 15, 2020 June 15 (EIRNS)—A Brookings Institution article “You Can’t Fight Pandemics without Power—Electric Power,” covering the UN’s “The Energy Progress Report Tracking Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 7” published June 5, in one sense helps confirm the focus of LaRouchePAC’s report, “The LaRouche Plan To Reopen the U.S.Continue reading “You Can’t Stop Having Pandemics without Nuclear Power”

Quickly over 100 New Infections in Beijing—New Strain?

June 15 (EIRNS)—World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a press briefing, today, that more than 100 new COVID-19 infections have now been confirmed in Beijing. A Global Times article on the investigation of the first 79 of these cases wrote: “The [novel] coronavirus found in Beijing’s Xinfadi wholesale market is probably more infectious thanContinue reading “Quickly over 100 New Infections in Beijing—New Strain?”

How China Mobilized Around COVID-19 — Lessons to be Learned

By Dr. Ernest Schapiro China Watch Institute, China Daily, the Institute of Contemporary China Studies, Tsinghua University School of Health Policy and Management, Peking Union Medical College issued a report entitled “China’s Fight Against COVID-19” on April 21, 2020. This report portrays the successful mobilization of the Chinese nation, from the top levels of governmentContinue reading “How China Mobilized Around COVID-19 — Lessons to be Learned”

Guatemala and COVID — Health, Not Geopolitics!

The need for an international collaboration to defeat the COVID19 pandemic is perhaps most critically seen in its opposite manifestation – the refusal to respond to pleas for help because of perceived geopolitical conflicts. It is well known that the US refused to lift sanctions against Iran, despite their urgent request for help in dealingContinue reading “Guatemala and COVID — Health, Not Geopolitics!”

Xi Jinping en la AMS: “Trabajemos como una unidad” para derrotar al coronavirus; la gente es primero, siempre

20 de mayo de 2020 – Durante su intervención en la cumbre virtual de la Asamblea Mundial de la Salud (AMS) auspiciada por la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS), el Presidente de China, Xi Jinping elogió la respuesta internacional a la pandemia de COVID-19, e indicó que “con amor y compasión, hemos forjado unaContinue reading “Xi Jinping en la AMS: “Trabajemos como una unidad” para derrotar al coronavirus; la gente es primero, siempre”

El Presidente de Ghana se compromete a construir 94 hospitales en un año

19 de mayo de 2020 — En su octavo informe anual a la nación, el pasado domingo 26 de abril, que fue transmitido por televisión a la nación, el Presidente de Ghana, Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, dio a conocer su propósito de construir 94 hospitales de 100 camas clínicas, en 88 distritos del país en elContinue reading “El Presidente de Ghana se compromete a construir 94 hospitales en un año”

Major Breakthrough in Nuclear Biophysics Therapy against COVID-19

Preprint of research, still awaiting peer review, based on the benefits of low-dose radiation June 9 (EIRNS)—In late March, a nuclear scientist whose work on the health benefits of low dose radiation (LDR) had been published a number of times in 21st Century Science & Technology, sent a letter to several radiation oncologists, proposing the useContinue reading “Major Breakthrough in Nuclear Biophysics Therapy against COVID-19”

China’s President Xi Holds Meeting To Discuss New Health Offensive, Lessons Learned

June 3 (EIRNS)— Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, State President, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, presided over a panel of experts and scholars in the medical arena on the afternoon of June 2 and delivered an important speech on lessons learned from the pandemic. In attendance were some ofContinue reading “China’s President Xi Holds Meeting To Discuss New Health Offensive, Lessons Learned”

China/Uganda Producing Face Masks, PPE and Temperature Guns

June 6 (EIRNS)—China began producing face masks and personal protective equipment to fight COVID-19, at a factory in Uganda, that Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni just recently commissioned, beginning the production of such equipment on African soil, a positive development for the continent. The June 1 South China Morning Post reported, “In landlocked Uganda, President YoweriContinue reading “China/Uganda Producing Face Masks, PPE and Temperature Guns”

Developing Human Tissue and Organs in Space, Dealing with Bone Density

In a June 6th meeting of the LaRouche Political Action Committee, speaker Brian Lantz reported on some amazing developments of biological research in space. Lantz is part of a team which recently published the LaRouche PAC “Plan to Reopen the U.S. Economy: The World Needs 1.5 Billion New, Productive Jobs“. Mr. Lantz began his presentationContinue reading “Developing Human Tissue and Organs in Space, Dealing with Bone Density”

BOOK REVIEW: Influenza, The Hundred-Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History

BOOK REVIEW by Roger Ham 3/26/20 INFLUENZA The Hundred-year hunt to cure the deadliest disease in history Book Author: Dr. Jeremy Brown, Touchstone 2018 ISBN-10: 1501181254 ISBN-13: 978-1501181252 (Dr. Brown is an Emergency Room doctor who is now the Director of the Office of Emergency Care Research at the NIH.) This book was published onContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Influenza, The Hundred-Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History”

Update: Massachusetts Contact Tracing and Expanded COVID-19 Testing May 26, 2020

Since this site’s last report on the Massachusetts COVID-19 Community Tracing Collaborative (CTC) 3 weeks ago, tracing teams have phoned approximately 30,000 of persons confirmed positive in the state, have reached close to 20,000 of them  and have interviewed as many as 10,000 of their close contacts. Caller ID phone exchanges 833 or 857 have been utilized toContinue reading “Update: Massachusetts Contact Tracing and Expanded COVID-19 Testing May 26, 2020”

Boris Johnson Convenes a Vaccine Summit June 4; Putin Is Invited

Summit to support the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization — GAVI May 27, 2020 (EIRNS) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is convening a virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020 on June 4th, and, according to the British Embassy in Moscow, has invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to take part in it. The summit aimsContinue reading “Boris Johnson Convenes a Vaccine Summit June 4; Putin Is Invited”

Washington State Orchard Workers Are New COVID-19 Hotspots; Consolidation of Fruit Production Paved the Way

June 1, 2020 (EIRNS) — In recent decades, 68 percent of all U.S. apple production for fresh consumption came to be concentrated in Washington state, as the national food system was consolidated in ways to serve Wall Street profiteering off both the farmers and consumers. Yakima County produces more apples than any other county inContinue reading “Washington State Orchard Workers Are New COVID-19 Hotspots; Consolidation of Fruit Production Paved the Way”

New Study of Novel Coronavirus Lineage Shows One Strain in Shanghai Different from That in the Wuhan Market

May 27 (EIRNS)—A new study soon to be published in Nature magazine, and referenced in today’s Global Times, shows that the type of coronavirus that appeared in some patients in Shanghai was unrelated to the type shown in the patients who were infected at the Huanan Seafood market in Wuhan. “Chinese scientists have discovered aContinue reading “New Study of Novel Coronavirus Lineage Shows One Strain in Shanghai Different from That in the Wuhan Market”

“The Pandemic: Objectives and Lessons Learned,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

See: Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s article about the world amid the coronavirus pandemic for Chinese newspaper Global Times, Moscow, May 28, 2020 EIR REVIEW — Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov: Pandemic Reveals the Immorality of Geopolitics and ‘Ultra-Liberal System’ May 28 (EIRNS)—In an article written for China’s Global Times on “The Pandemic: Objectives and Lessons Learned,” Russian ForeignContinue reading ““The Pandemic: Objectives and Lessons Learned,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov”

Ghana wants to build a national health infrastructure — Build Medical Infrastructure not debt

The Unique Case of Ghana The IMF has announced that $144 billion in loans will be required for South Saharan Africa during the COVID-19 crisis, and is beginning to distribute funds and create foregiveness programs for the poorest nations. Their advice to recipients is to “save the receipts”, and expect rapid turn out of funds becauseContinue reading “Ghana wants to build a national health infrastructure — Build Medical Infrastructure not debt”

Plan to Reopen the Economy and Produce 1.5 Billion New Productive Jobs — Schiller Institute

Depopulation is an Agenda from Hell! The kind of economics that has created the condition for pandemics to flourish is well represented by quotes from Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms, and Sir Bernard Lewis, included here. Their purposeful commitment to depopulation as an agenda ignoresContinue reading “Plan to Reopen the Economy and Produce 1.5 Billion New Productive Jobs — Schiller Institute”

What Happened to all the Hospitals? A Series

Hospitals That Serve the Poorest Facing Financial Ruin For more background on the Brooklyn Hospital Center, and its role, see this NYTimes Report from March 26, 2020, entitled “We’re In Disaster Mode, Courage Inside a Brooklyn Hospital Facing Coronovirus” : “The 175-year-old hospital — where Walt Whitman brought peaches and poems to comfort the CivilContinue reading “What Happened to all the Hospitals? A Series”

Food and COVID — The Schiller Institute Releases an Emergency Call on May 23, 2020 —

STOP THE HUNGER PANDEMIC! SAVE FARMERS, DELIVER THE FOOD by Marcia Baker The world death rate from famine this year could reach 300,000 people a day, unless we mount a food mobilization to stop it. This threat far exceeds the 315,000 death toll so far from COVID-19. We face a hunger pandemic “of biblical proportions,”Continue reading “Food and COVID — The Schiller Institute Releases an Emergency Call on May 23, 2020 —”

The Vaccine — AstraZeneca, BARDA, and the Lancet Report on work from China

A series of reports from the Executive Intelligence Review: Operation Warp Speed Accelerates Work on COVID-19 Vaccine May 22 (EIRNS)—According to a Thursday press release by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has partnered with UK pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca for the production of 300,000,000Continue reading “The Vaccine — AstraZeneca, BARDA, and the Lancet Report on work from China”

Uncertainties: ‘COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma’ Study

Early indicators have been released from a clinical study which collected, distributed and administered ‘COVID-19 convalescent plasma’ as investigational treatment to 8,932 patients confirmed COVID-19 positive. The study, which reports data from the first 5,000 of those study patients, was a joint trial run by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (USFDA), the Mayo Clinic,Continue reading “Uncertainties: ‘COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma’ Study”

Massachusetts Nurses Association Press Conference May 20, 2020

Appearing outside of Cambridge Hospital yesterday, leaders of the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) drew attention to measures annunciated in a petition which they presented to Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) CEO Assaad Sayah.  The nurses say the purpose of the petition is “to sound the alarm about dangerous conditions that threaten the safety of CHA patients,Continue reading “Massachusetts Nurses Association Press Conference May 20, 2020”

An Urgent Call To Undo Cartelization of Meat-Poultry Processing

Restructuring Meat-Poultry Processors needed Long before a Trump Administration, the cartels moved in, hijacked, and supplanted the family farming- based agriculture sector, particularly the area of meat and poultry processing. This action sealed a guarantee that a gang of financial gluttons could and would exact the proverbial pound of flesh from producers and eaters alike.Continue reading “An Urgent Call To Undo Cartelization of Meat-Poultry Processing”

Where’s the Meat? COVID-19 Infects the Food Chain

Beginning early April, the ongoing and expanding detection of COVID -19 infecting workers within the 6 mega-processors of the U.S. meat sector heightens worry that Americans may face meatless dinner tables in the immediate future. The virus has infected workers at meat processing facilities in seven states: Colorado, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Iowa and South Dakota.Continue reading “Where’s the Meat? COVID-19 Infects the Food Chain”

COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative — Expanding Testing: Massachusetts April – May 2020

Initial Results Reported To contain the spread of COVID -19, the MA COVID-19 Community Tracing Collaborative (CTC) was enacted to conduct contact tracing through a collaborative arrangement among the Office of Massachusetts Governor Baker, Partners in Health (PIH) a non-profit association, with the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard, in early April. CTC is aContinue reading “COVID-19 Contact Tracing Initiative — Expanding Testing: Massachusetts April – May 2020”

A Solution for the Medical and Economic Breakdown — The Schiller Institute

We need a plan that moves us from this immediate crisis, helps us understand what mistakes got us to this point, and determines a new paradigm for the future. Read the Schiller Institute Plan, entitled: LaRouche’s ‘Apollo Mission’ to Defeat the Global Pandemic: Build a World Health System Now! The three parts of the reportContinue reading “A Solution for the Medical and Economic Breakdown — The Schiller Institute”

Searching for the Source of COVID19 –Collaboration of Scientists in the US and China

International Dialogue Is Necessary To Cure The Virus and Initiate a New Paradigm. One point stands out — reports and alerts regarding newly observed symptoms and crises from COVID-19 are coming in from those in front-line confrontation with the virus from all over the world. This indicates not only that we are dealing with aContinue reading “Searching for the Source of COVID19 –Collaboration of Scientists in the US and China”

April 29th Webinar Panel on Health Silk Road and COVID-19

On April 29, 2020, the Belt and Road Initiative in Sweden [BRIXSWEDEN] sponsored a high level webinar on the COVID-19 pandemic, writing “An extraordinary webinar was held in Stockholm, Sweden on April 29, 2020, pulling together Ambassadors, healthcare specialists, economists and think tankers from 12 countries to discuss the role of the Health Silk RoadContinue reading “April 29th Webinar Panel on Health Silk Road and COVID-19”

The Absurd Claim that China Deliberately Infected the World with COVID-19. The Case of Niall Ferguson

Lawyers and politicians are charging into legal suits against China, demanding recompense for the COVID-19 pandemic. There is much to be said about these bizarre and dangerous developments. However, we will focus this report on the exemplary case — that of Niall Ferguson. Ferguson is the source behind a particularly virulent charge — that theContinue reading “The Absurd Claim that China Deliberately Infected the World with COVID-19. The Case of Niall Ferguson”

What is COVID-19 — The list of symptoms and means of destruction grows

More and more doctors and medical personnel directly dealing with COVID-19 are discovering that everything is different than we thought. The Washington Post printed an article on May 10, 2020, entitled: “Doctors keep discovering new ways the coronavirus attacks the body.” The article gives an overview of what is being increasingly revealed about the deadlyContinue reading “What is COVID-19 — The list of symptoms and means of destruction grows”


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