Tag Archives: China

Germs Build Immunity

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Germs build immunity. That’s because your body remembers pathogens. And it hates them. So when your body sees a pathogen it recognizes, it gets very upset and kills it. At least that’s how Harvard professor of microbiology Michael N. Starnbach, PhD sees it.

And if you don’t believe Dr. Starnbach, just ask George Carlin.

But how’s your body going to meet new germs if it’s holed up behind a mask in your basement? Besides that, hiding out from germs could drive you crazy.

Issues and Insights reports on a study that claims there could be 75.000 or more deaths due to the Covid-19 shutdown. It blames depression and stress.

 

Peace Prize not Awarded to Empty Suit This Year

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The Nobel Prize committee gave someone other than George Bush a kick in the leg this year by honoring dissident Liu Xiaobo with the Peace Prize.  China kept him in prison, so the award was presented to an empty chair.

Leaks

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The U.S. wants China to play a” responsible role” with North Korea.  That may depend on the meaning of “responsible”.

Google

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Here is a NYT story about Google’s move from mainland China to Hong Kong due to Chinese censorship and alleged hacking.