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COVID-19: Confirmed Wuhan Man-Made Coronavirus Chimera Enters Vaccine Design

COVID-19: Confirmed Wuhan Man-Made Coronavirus Chimera Enters Vaccine Design

In any scientific field, censorship sooner or later must yield to the truth, because without it there can be no scientific progress. As it happens, a June 2020 article that detailed the challenges to be met in designing an anti-COVID-19 vaccine also turned out to be a damning exposé of the SARS-CoV-2 virus as being […]

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COVID-19 Cold War: Will the Second Wave Come from Vaccine Trials?

COVID-19 Cold War: Will the Second Wave Come from Vaccine Trials?

If the English-language press had done its job, and not parroted press releases that promote vaccination as the only escape from the social isolation we’ve endured the last three months, the public would be asking many questions about the ongoing protests and their relation to the logistics of vaccine trials. To test a vaccine, typically […]

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Climate Crisis, Pandemics and Bad Governance: Humanity’s Existential Threats

Climate Crisis, Pandemics and Bad Governance: Humanity’s Existential Threats

On the menu: tornado with COVID-19 on the side Since I started News Junkie Post, eleven years ago, I have, as a rule, avoided the first person narrative. In my mind, there is a simple reason for an aversion for the “me, myself, and I” type of storytelling so widespread in our culture. The first […]

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The Giant Virus in the Room: Corporate Vaccine Makers Need More Pandemics, to Grow

The Giant Virus in the Room: Corporate Vaccine Makers Need More Pandemics, to Grow

As drug makers prepare to make a killing on supposed vaccines against COVID-19, it is important, particularly for those who consider vaccines to be a wise investment today, or those whose retirement savings might get invested in such vaccines without their knowledge, to reflect on the fact that corporations are themselves viruses that can only […]

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COVID-19 in India: The Crisis as Seen from My Window

COVID-19 in India: The Crisis as Seen from My Window

Ever since the lockdown began, friends have time and again asked me the same question. How am I managing my life in the lockdown? Well, for a writer like me, mid-afternoon solitude is nothing new. Solitude has become my second nature. Moreover writing and reading are essentially solitary affairs. Even in the past, I used […]

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