“Polish scientists find gene that doubles risk of serious Covid” – Polish scientists have found a gene that they say more than doubles the risk of becoming severely ill with COVID-19, a discovery they hope could help doctors identify people who are most at risk from the disease, reports Reuters.
“The Lab Leak: The Plots and Schemes of Jeremy Farrar, Anthony Fauci, and Francis Collins” – During the most critical weeks leading up to the obvious spread of the virus all over the Northeast of the U.S., leading to huge carnage in nursing homes, public health officials in the U.S. and U.K. were consumed not with a proper health response but with fear of dealing with the probability that this virus was man-made in China, writes Jeffrey A. Tucker on the Brownstone Institute.
“Florida Is Living With Covid –and Freedom” – The state’s Surgeon General, Joseph Ladapo, interviewed by James Taranto in the Wall Street Journal discussing his advice against tests for the asymptomatic, his opposition to vaccination mandates, and life in Los Angeles under lockdown.
“Why I spoke out against lockdown” – Carl Heneghan, Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine at the University of Oxford, joins Brendan O’Neill to discuss how lockdown failed to protect the vulnerable, the catastrophic errors of the Covid modelling, and the suppression of critical voices during the pandemic.
“The Lost Country of the Pacific” – Can a couple of curious explorers reunite Australia with the rest of the world? Anything’s possible with the help of Lamb, according to Australia’s annual Lamb ad.
“James Treadwell and the true meaning of ‘cancel culture’” – James Treadwell, a professor of criminology at Staffordshire University, says that he is “being investigated for transphobia” after his employer received “formal and official” complaints about his gender-critical views on Twitter, writes Patrick West in the Spectator.