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PFAS chemical associated with severe COVID-19 (The Intercept)

“PFBA is used in electronics; clothing, including water-resistent outerwear; protective gear for medical staff and firefighters, such as surgical gowns; firefighting foam; carpets; floor polish; laboratory equipment; leather treatment; food packaging; cosmetics….” PFAS chemical associated with severe COVID-19 (The Intercept) A Danish study found that people with elevated levels of a compound called PFBA were […]

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CDC reports 285,000 more deaths than a ‘normal’ year due to COVID-19 pandemic

“(CDC) found that the coronavirus pandemic has left about 285,000 more people dead in the United States than would be expected in a typical non-pandemic year. Of the approximate 285,000 deaths, two-thirds were attributed to the virus.” DO THE MATH THATS ABOUT 415,000 US CITIZENS DEAD FROM VIRUS )  WORLDCOUNT: USA 8,484,597 +27,944 225,698 +476

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Opinion: Thom Hartmann on coronavirus response

“Other countries that took testing and contact tracing seriously are now able to return to something that resembles normalcy. Taiwan, for example, has not had a case of local transmission since April. Nobody is dying there.” Thom Hartmann For BuzzFlash: How Should America Respond When Its President Commits Negligent Homicide? September 14, 2020 President Trump

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Coronavirus: 400, 000 deaths by January from home model

“The model says that as many as 122,000 of those deaths could be avoided with safety measures, including near-universal mask use, but it warns that easing restrictions could cause the death toll to be more than 620,000.”  400, 000 deaths by January from home model BY J. EDWARD MORENO – 09/04/20 08:08 AM EDT A key forecasting model

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NYT: The True Coronavirus Toll in the U.S. Has Already Surpassed 200,000

“Across the United States, at least 200,000 more people have died than usual since March, according to a New York Times analysis of estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is about 60,000 higher than the number of deaths that have been directly linked to the coronavirus.” NYT: The True Coronavirus Toll in the U.S. Has

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Texas county, overwhelmed by COVID-19, will deny treatment to those deemed unlikely to survive

“The coronavirus situation in Texas has deteriorated to the point where one county’s health authority has implemented a triage committee for the purpose of determining which COVID-19 patients the county’s single hospital will treat, and which patients will be sent home to die, according to the McAllen, Texas, affiliate WSYR.” Texas county, overwhelmed by COVID-19, will deny treatment to

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