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By Batiushka for the Saker blog The decline of Rome was the natural and inevitable effect of immoderate greatness. Prosperity ripened the principle of decay; the cause of the destruction

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offsite link 94% of Claims to the Government?s Vaccine Injury Payment Scheme Are Rejected, Many Because They Are ... Fri Feb 03, 2023 17:02 | Claire Hibbs
94% of claims to the Government's vaccine injury payment scheme are rejected, many because they are not "60% disabled". Mark Kerry, whose pre-vaccine life is gone forever, is one of them ? read his story.
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offsite link Vitamin D Cuts COVID-19 Risk of Death in Half, New Study Finds. So Why Isn?t it Recommended? Fri Feb 03, 2023 13:00 | Will Jones
Vitamin D cuts the risk of death from COVID-19 by 51% and the risk of ICU admission by 72%, a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials has found. But it's still not recommended for use in the U.K. Why not?
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offsite link The Inside Story of How UsForThem Held Pfizer to Account for Misleading Parents about Covid Vaccine ... Fri Feb 03, 2023 11:00 | Ben Kingsley
In December 2021, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla was given the BBC's stage to promote his vaccine to children, describing it as "completely completely" beneficial. UsForThem complained that this was misleading ? and won.
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offsite link The Ministry of Climate Truth Fri Feb 03, 2023 09:00 | Chris Morrison
A company called Logically has been paid handsomely by governments to carry out 'fact checks' on off-narrative climate claims to get them discredited and their sources demonetised. But the 'fact checks' are truly dire.
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offsite link The Alarming Trend in Core Mortality Since the Vaccine Rollout Fri Feb 03, 2023 07:00 | Nick Bowler
Focusing on 'core' mortality from non-respiratory causes removes most of the variation from year to year and reveals a truly alarming trend beginning around the time the vaccines were rolled out in 2021.
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Slovakia With a “Voluntary” Mass Testing Scheme, But If You Don’t “Volunteer” You Can’t Work, Enter Shops, or Go Outside

category international | rights, freedoms and repression | news report author Saturday December 05, 2020 19:53author by Pol Pot Report this post to the editors

Totally voluntary except for the threatened house arrest without trial part

Now before reading this bear in mind the recent scientific report (see here that says the PCR test is completely useless and even though they used the antigen test that in fact has got it's own major flaws and it will be easier to accept that what happened in Slovakia is a trial run of the police state system and there is no plan to exit it.

Slovakia has just pulled off a feat that no other country has managed: It has tested almost its entire teen and adult population to find out how many are infected with the coronavirus.

The answer, Prime Minister Igor Matovič said Monday, is 1.06 percent.

A total of 3,625,322 Slovaks over the age of nine were given antigen swab tests over the weekend, with 38,359 testing positive. The number tested represents 95 percent of the targeted population of about 3.8 million. [The question remains is worth the swabs used to actually infect them with something else? Who knows?]

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The idea is that a negative test result exempts people from the curfew imposed this week and allows them to enter shops, provided they show the result.

“This will be a significant step for all of Slovakia on how we can win the fight against COVID-19,” Matovič said, describing the approach as an alternative to a hard lockdown.

“It means we don’t have to kill the economy,” he said. “This is a smarter solution.”

It was the first such mass testing project carried out by a country of Slovakia’s size. Other nations will be watching to see if this strategy can be effective in slowing the spread of the virus and limiting its economic damage.

Slovakia has seen the number of daily infections and COVID-19-related deaths soar in the past months, after being largely spared in the first wave. [I.e the virus is going to do what the virus is going to do, but on its own schedule, in a flu season of its picking.]

Infection rates began to rise rapidly in August and September, with thousands of new infections detected daily, reaching a high of 3,363 on October 29. As of Sunday, when Slovak labs detected 1,883 positives, the country had recorded 61,826 COVID-19 infections and 219 deaths attributed to the virus.

More than one-quarter of the total number of infections and deaths were recorded over the week of October 25 to 31.

Some 40,000 medics, soldiers, firefighters, police, local administrative employees and volunteers helped carry out the testing, which was performed at about 5,000 sites around the country. The tests were free and voluntary, but those who refused to be tested will have to self-isolate for 10 days in their homes.

Matovič went on Facebook late Sunday to thank those who took part in the project, writing: “You did it and without you this little big miracle could not have succeeded.”

In the run-up, the project had some prominent detractors, including President Zuzana Čaputová, who asked to have the testing delayed because of a lack of medical staff. However, on Sunday she took to Facebook to call the project a success.

Others questioned the decision to use the antigen swab test, which has had its accuracy questioned by studies in The Lancet and elsewhere. Some infectious-disease experts had warned that the project was a risky public health decision and could undermine public trust in measures to control the pandemic.

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