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Two Generic Drugs Tested As Possible Treatment For Coronavirus

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In the race to try and contain the coronavirus that is running rampant across the country, two low-cost generic drugs are being tested to see whether or not they could serve as a potential treatment for the illness.

Hydroxychloroquine, a medication that is currently being tested in Australia, France, and China, has proven to be successful in suppressing the production and release of the proteins that cause inflammatory complications of other viral illnesses, which means there is potential for it to be useful against the coronavirus as well.

Here’s more on these drugs from Fox News:

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“We’re trying to leverage the science to see if we can do something in addition to minimizing contacts,” Dr. Jakub Tolar, dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School and vice president for clinical affairs, told Reuters. “Results are likely in weeks, not months.”

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The drug is being tested in a trial of 1,500 people led by University of Minnesota researchers, while two other trials studying the effect losartan has on the virus are also underway. Researchers believe losartan, which is used to treat hypertension and protect kidneys from damage due to diabetes, may be able to block an enzyme used by COVID-19 to bind to cells.

The trials are watching to see if the drug will reduce the risk of organ failure in COVID-19 patients, and whether it can limit the need for hospitalization, Reuters reported. In late 2019, the Food and Drug and Administration (FDA) announced several recalls for losartan over concerns that the tablets may contain small amounts of a cancer-causing ingredient.

While the majority of patients infected with COVID-19 suffer mild symptoms, individuals may experience fever, cough or shortness of breath. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said early data suggests that patients who are over 60 or who have underlying health issues are at the highest risk of death or serious complications.

A whopping total of 222,643 people from 151 different countries and territories have contracted the illness, which first exploded in Wuhan, China during the month of December. In the United States there are now over 9,415 cases confirmed. The death toll is around 150.

As of now there is no vaccine available to help fight against the coronavirus, though several different companies have been working around the clock to develop one, with human trials having stated in Washington state.

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Thus Far in 2021, Big Tech Has Cracked Down on Free Speech More than Ever Before

Only four months into this year, an analysis finds that Big Tech has worked to eliminate free speech more than ever before.

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Only four months into this year, an analysis finds that Big Tech has worked to eliminate free speech more than ever before. An analysis of these fascist efforts to end free speech on the Internet awarded Big Tech a bit fat “F” for its un-American efforts to aid and abet the far-left. Per the Media Research Center: At least 10 separate tech platforms silenced then-sitting President of the United States Donald Trump over the speech he gave in Washington, D.C. the day of the Capitol riot. Both Google and Apple pulled Parler from their app stores. Amazon Web Services also cancelled its contract with Parler, shutting the burgeoning social media site down for more than five weeks. Google removed LifeSiteNews from its advertising programs, and YouTube shut down its channel. YouTube demonetized Steven Crowder’s channels. Amazon removed Ryan T. Anderson’s book examining transgender ideology, and it also removed a Clarence Thomas documentary while continuing to sell at least 270 hate items. That consistent assault on free speech makes 2021 an ideal time to track the biases and failures of Big Tech. Starting with this quarter and going forward every three months, the Media Research Center’s Free Speech America operation will grade the top Big Tech companies, including social media, search media and others that form the backbone of our online lives. This quarter, Big Tech earned a collective “F.” Every one of the Big Tech companies reviewed got an “F” in free speech. That’s simply appalling. The quarter began with unparalleled restriction of the president of the United States. It was unquestionably the low point for online freedom since the creation of the internet. The MRC added its report card: The MRC went on in its report to detail all the reasons why each company in the graph above have…

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The ‘New York Times’ and Its Latest Two Giant Lies

There is no doubt that the ‘New York Times’ is an agent for America’s enemies, but its two recent lies are some of its biggest in years.

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There is no doubt that the New York Times is an agent for America’s enemies, but its two recent lies are some of its biggest in years. One is the straight up lies about the death of Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick. The Times and the left have been straight out lying about this man’s demise since the instant it occurred. Time and again the left has said as if it is a fact that officer Sicknick died as a direct result of the so-called “capitol insurrection.” We now know for a fact that he did not die as a result of anything that occurred during the riot. But more specifically, we have known since day one that the direct statements of fact uttered by the media has been a lie. They never had any truth or fact to back up their bald-faced lies about Sicknick’s death, and they knew it. As Issues & Insights noted: What did the Times base its story on? Unnamed sources, of course. There were no pictures. No videos. No on-the-record accounts. No medical examiner’s report. The story fell apart, as news emerged — no thanks to the mainstream press — that Sicknick had texted his family about being in good spirits that night. Then we learned that he’d returned to his office after the events at the Capitol, and only later went to the hospital. Why the medical examiner’s report didn’t come out until more than three months had passed is a mystery, but when it was finally released this week, it turned out that Sicknick had died of natural causes — from strokes — not from any injuries during the Capitol Hill melee. The Times could have — and should have — known that its story was false from the beginning, or…

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