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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.
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”
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?”
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”
[June 12, 2020] The quest to produce a viable, safe vaccine to halt the COVID-19 pandemic and be able to meet an aggressive schedule for the roll out of millions of doses by the close of 2020 has become a worldwide endeavor, with 10 announced potential candidates. These vaccine developers are recruiting and enrolling participantsContinue reading “COVID-19 Vaccine Development, an International Endeavor”
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!”
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”
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”
by Roger Ham 6/3/20 On April 24th, President Trump created a media uproar when he suggested that hitting the body with Ultraviolet light or disinfectants might be effective in fighting the Corona virus. While the media jumped on the idea of swallowing bleach, the idea of using UV light to fight pathogens is already beingContinue reading “Far UV-C Light and the Battle Against Pathogens”
May 26 (EIRNS)—The city of Los Angeles opened its largest coronavirus testing site Tuesday at Dodger Stadium, where up to 6,000 people can be tested daily free of charge. Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a news conference that “this builds on our work weve been doing [over the] past weeks and months. We want testingContinue reading “Dodger Stadium Set up as Giant Testing Site in Los Angeles”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”