Alain Merieux, the French billionaire who was instrumental in setting up the Wuhan laboratory in partnership with his Institut Merieux in Lyons, abandoned the project in 2015, saying: ‘I am giving up the co-chairmanship of [the] P4 [laboratory], a Chinese tool. It belongs to them, even if it was developed with technical assistance from France.’ … [Read more...] about Coronavirus is ‘uniquely adapted to infect humans’: Top vaccine scientist says it could only have come from an animal through a ‘freak of nature’ – and the possibility it leaked from Wuhan lab MUST be investigated
Just like animals
The television personality, who made a name for herself in the US as the host of So You Think You Can Dance?, recently revealed she is 'done' with children and has no desire to try for a girl. … [Read more...] about Cat Deeley puts on an animated display as she chats to a pal on her phone while taking her beloved pooch Lily for a walk
Network television is sometimes seen as a fading business, with little heat and few viewers. But its hits continue to collect an audience most streaming shows could only dream about. Even with drops in recent years, nearly a dozen broadcast shows averaged eight million viewers or more this season, with four of them - "The Masked Singer" "The Voice," NCIS" and "FBI" - routinely topping 9 million. … [Read more...] about The fall broadcast season could look like nothing we’ve ever seen before
It’s a bleak picture, but McGregor is confident it’s changing. She is now a recognised sex and gender expert in emergency medicine at Brown (which covers a lot more than pelvic examinations)and has co-founded the Sex and Gender Health Collaborative, a national organisation which works to integrate sex and gender knowledge into medical education and clinical practice. “It has been an interesting evolution,” she says. “When I first started talking about this, no one really understood what I was saying or didn’t quite see the importance. Most physicians are data-driven – and now there’s exponential data coming through that shows how significant sex differences can be. Now I see a different response when I’m speaking. In 2016, the top research funder in the US stated you must include sex as a biological variable in your research design.” … [Read more...] about Why does medicine treat women like men?
Similarly, a newspaper in the Netherlands has revealed that a batch of 600,000 face masks, just delivered to its health service from China, was unusable: 'They have membranes that do not function properly, so do not block particles of the virus.' This, it will readily be appreciated, is not only useless but actively dangerous: a doctor or nurse would think that they were being protected when the pathway to their lungs was actually being exposed to the virus. … [Read more...] about DOMINIC LAWSON: Our paper tiger leaders can threaten China all they like. But they’ll be back dealing with them when this is over
Goldberg addressed the issue on Friday’s “The View,” one day after Bright testified before Congress about his whistleblower complaint alleging that he had been shuffled to a “less-impactful” position within the National Institutes of Health after objecting to the Trump administration’s desire to tout hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment. … [Read more...] about ‘Girl, You Just Got Here, SHHH!’: Whoopi Goldberg Scolds Kayleigh McEnany For Criticizing Dr. Rick Bright