April 19, 2021

‘How Did Your Audience Wind Up Believing Such A Lot Of Crap?’: Bill Maher Rips Liberal Media For COVID ‘Panic Porn’

Comedian and HBO host Bill Maher lashed out at media during his Friday monologue, arguing that coronavirus “panic porn” has resulted in a badly misinformed public. Maher said that it wasn’t fair to claim that only Republicans are surrounded by a “misinformation bubble” when Democrats, according to a Gallup survey, believe so much false information…

Padilla: Newsom Recall Is GOP Attacking Newsom Because of Trump’s Failures on COVID

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) said that the recall effort against California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is Republicans “setting their sights on Gov. Newsom because of the Trump administration’s failures to respond to COVID earlier in the pandemic.” Padilla stated, “When it comes to the recall, here’s the hypocrisy…

TX Lt. Gov. Patrick: We Received Complaints about Sexual Assault, Lack of COVID Separation in San Antonio Migrant Facility

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) said that the state has sent the Texas Rangers into a migrant facility in San Antonio because there have been complaints to state agencies about a lack of supervision, sexual assault between teenagers in the facility, people not being…

Rand Paul: COVID Mandates Shouldn’t Be ‘Based on What We Don’t Know’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) pushed back against government restrictions on people who have been fully vaccinated for the coronavirus by arguing that mandates shouldn’t be based on what we don’t know and the burden should fall on the government to prove that there is widespread…

W.H.O. Adviser: Evidence for COVID Originating in Wild ‘Is Nonexistent’ So Far

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” World Health Organization adviser Jamie Metzl stated that while it is possible that the coronavirus outbreak started in the wild and then jumped to humans, there is no evidence to prove this so far. Metzl said the W.H.O.’s report “is entirely inadequate. They’ve done…

Psaki: Biden Will Push to Make Some Social Safety Net Provisions of COVID Bill Permanent

On Wednesday’s “CNN Tonight,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated that President Joe Biden will argue that some of the social safety net measures of the coronavirus relief bill should be made permanent. Host Don Lemon asked, “There’s provisions like expanding the child tax credit and increased subsidies for health insurance. Those expire, though,…

Publisher Stops Promotion Of Andrew Cuomo’s COVID ‘Leadership’ Book Amid Nursing Home, Sexual Misconduct Scandals

March 08, 2021 10:37 PM ET The publisher of Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s book on leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic has stopped all promotion of the book, The New York Times reported Monday. Cuomo published the book, titled “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the Covid-19 Pandemic,” in late 2020. A representative for the…

CNN’s Cuomo: 500,000 COVID Deaths ‘Came Because of How We Denied the Reality’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Cuomo Primetime,” host Chris Cuomo stated that the high number of coronavirus deaths “came because of how we denied the reality in this country.” And that “misinformation has been a killer, and it has been a reality that was scripted to suit political interests.” Cuomo said, “We pay attention. We…

Bio-warfare & Weaponization of Medicine Amid Covid

In this explosive interview with Senior Editor Alex Newman of The New American magazine, former president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) Dr. Lee Merritt explains her belief that America is currently facing what appears to be biological warfare. Whether the Communist Chinese released the COVID-19 virus on purpose or by accident […]

John Stamos Laments Separation from 2-Year-Old Son During His 3rd COVID Quarantine

John Stamos said his 2-year-old son went to bed crying Thursday night after the actor quarantined himself for the third time due to coronavirus exposure. “My son went to bed last night crying and woke up crying cause he can’t be with his father,” Stamos wrote on social media Friday. The actor added that the…

Schumer: We’ll Move on COVID Relief without GOP if Need Be, ‘Must Get It Done Quickly’

During an interview aired on Monday’s “Good Day New York,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discussed passing the next round of coronavirus relief and pledged that if Senate Republicans will not join Senate Democrats on a “big bold relief” package, then “we’ll have to move forward on our own,” and that “we must get…

‘I Was Lied To’: Meghan McCain Lashes Out At Biden, Fauci And Amazon Over COVID Hypocrisy

Meghan McCain lashed out Friday at President Joe Biden, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Amazon, saying that everyone was sending mixed messages with regard to COVID-19. McCain began a segment of ABC’s “The View” by saying that she wished authorities like Fauci could have treated Americans like adults from the beginning instead of telling people that…

Reports: Los Angeles Hospitals at Capacity, Turning Away Ambulances, Planning for Rationed Care as COVID Death Toll Mounts

Los Angeles area hospitals are at a breaking point due to the coronavirus pandemic in Southern California, where the mounting death toll has overwhelmed intensive care units and led to contingency plans for possibly rationing care. Though coronavirus hospitalizations are stabilizing in parts of California, patients are still overwhelming hospitals in a large swath of…

Feds Delivering COVID Vaccine Shipments to 145 Sites Today

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Federal officials gave an update Monday morning on the progress of shipments of Pfizer’s and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, saying that 145 shipments would be delivered by 2:00 PM local time around the United States. Gen. Gustave Perna, the chief operating officer…

Joe Biden Pledges to Distribute 100 Million COVID Vaccines in First 100 Days

Joe Biden pledged his administration will distribute 100 million coronavirus vaccines to individuals most at risk during his first 100 days in office. Biden, who has been declared president-elect by multiple media outlets, made the promise when introducing key members of his public health team on Tuesday. During the event, which was held in Wilmington,…

Sanders: ‘We’ve Got to Go a Lot Further Than’ Bipartisan COVID Relief Proposal

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated that the bipartisan coronavirus relief proposal is “a start.” “But we’ve got to go a lot further than what that proposal now entails.” Sanders stated that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) proposal “is literally laughable. He doesn’t have a nickel for unemployment supplements.…

SAGE: No Hugging, Carolling, or Playing Monopoly on Covid Christmas, Say Govt Advisers

Britons should avoid gathering around the Monopoly board, singing with family members, or hugging loved ones during the Christmas season, the government’s scientific quango has warned. While the British state has ordained that up to three households will be able to gather for a five-day “Christmas bubble” easing of the lockdown restrictions, the government’s Scientific…

IDSA Updates COVID Guidelines for Antibodies, Antivirals, Others

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An infectious disease expert panel cautions against routine use of bamlanivimab (Eli Lilly) and notes that remdesivir (Veklury) can shorten the clinical course of COVID-19 — which could be critical as “as hospitals fill up” across the United States. The group also said the…

‘It’s Kind Of Like Having A Fat Trainer’: Jesse Watters Slams Hypocritical COVID Regulations

November 18, 2020 7:15 PM ET Fox News host Jesse Watters said Wednesday that people might be having a hard time taking new COVID regulations seriously because leaders were not abiding by their own rules. Watters addressed the situation during a segment of “The Five,” saying that taking directives from leaders who did not hold…

Kristi Noem rigidly follows Trump strategy of denial as Covid ravages South Dakota

Kristi Noem, the Republican governor of South Dakota, tells a story about the first time she met Donald Trump. He welcomed her to the Oval Office, and after they shook hands she returned the compliment by inviting him to visit her back in her home state. “We have Mount Rushmore,” she said, hoping he would…

Covid and the God-Sized Hole in the Heart of the West

The pandemic has exposed a deeper sickness in secular-humanist society. In early April our Catholic Church offered a drive-in food donation drive and Eucharistic Adoration. Stranger than the social distancing practice of dropping off the donations was the incongruity of seeing our priest approach us with the monstrance and to feel repelled and attracted at…

Coronavirus live news: senator Chuck Grassley tests positive; airlines offer Covid testing

10.35am EST10:35 Matthew Weaver Portugal has set up a taskforce to come up with vaccination strategy and hopes to start distributing shots as early as January, Reuters reports citing the health minister Marta Temido. Temido said experts were working to decide which groups should get the vaccine first as well as distribution logistics from transport…

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