|From: isopatch||11/18/2020 4:00:23 PM|
|DR. ROGER HODKINSON ON COVID: “THIS IS THE BIGGEST HOAX EVER PERPETRATED ON AN UNSUSPECTING PUBLIC”|
NOVEMBER 18, 2020
Dr. Roger Hodkinson is the former Chairman of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons committee in Ottawa, he was once CEO of a large private medical laboratory in Edmonton, Alberta, and for the past 20 years has held the position as Chairman of a Medical Biotechnology company based in North Carolina currently tasked with selling a COVID-19 test. He is a medical specialist in pathology, which includes virology, who trained at Cambridge University in the UK — he is perfectly positioned to speak on this topic.
In a recent Edmonton City Council Community and Public Services Committee meeting (the audio from which is currently gaining traction on YouTube), Dr. Hodkinson says: “The bottom line is there is utterly unfounded public hysteria driven by the media and politicians. It’s outrageous. This is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on an unsuspecting public.
“[COVID-19] is nothing more than a bad flu season. This is not Ebola. It’s not SARS. It’s politics playing medicine, and that’s a very dangerous game.”
Hodkinson goes on to stress that no action of any kind is needed, other than what happened during last year’s flu season: “If we felt ill, we stayed home, we took chicken noodle soup, we didn’t visit granny, we decided when we would return to work; we didn’t need anyone to tell us.”
“MASK ARE UTTERLY USELESS”“There is no evidence base for their effectiveness whatsoever.
“[Masks] are simply virtue signalling.
“Seeing these people walking around like lemmings obeying, without any knowledge base, to put the mask on their face.”
“SOCIAL DISTANCING IS ALSO USELESS”“COVID is spread by aerosols, which travel 30 meters-or-so before landing.”
“CLOSURES OF SCHOOLS AND BUSINESSES HAVE HAD SUCH TERRIBLE CONSEQUENCES”“Everywhere should be open tomorrow, as was stated in the Great Barrington Declaration (linked below).
“POSITIVE TEST RESULTS DO NOT MEAN A CLINICAL INFECTION”“All testing should stop, unless you’re presenting to hospital with some respiratory problem … it’s driving public hysteria, and all testing should stop.
“All that should be done is to protect the vulnerable.
“And I would remind you all that using the provinces [Alberta’s] own statistics, the risk of death under 65 is 1 in 300,000. You’ve got to get a grip on this. The scale of the response … with no evidence for it, is utterly ridiculous.
“Suicides, business closures, [cancelled] funerals, weddings, etc., etc. — it’s simply outrageous, it’s just another bad flu, and [people] have got to get their minds around that.”
Hodkison concludes with some advice for policy makers in Alberta: “Let people make their own decisions. You should be totally out of the business of medicine. You’re being led down the garden path by the chief medical officer of health in this province. I’m absolutely outraged that this has reached this level. It should all stop tomorrow. Thank you very much.”>
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|From: Paul Smith||11/18/2020 7:01:58 PM|
|Cost of Lockdowns: A Preliminary Report|
|Mental Health Data||Source||Region|
|During late June 2020, 40% of US adults reported to be struggling with mental health or substance abuse.|| CDC (June 2020)||US|
|Of adults surveyed, 10.7% had thoughts of suicide compared to 4.3% in 2018.|| CDC (August 2020)||US|
|Reported symptoms of anxiety were three times higher than they were in Q2 2019 and reported symptoms of depression were four times higher than they were in Q2 2019.|| CDC (August 2020)||US|
|Of individuals aged 18-24, 25.5% considered suicide.|| CDC (August 2020)||US|
|In New York alone, Google searches increased for phrases and words: anxiety, panic attack, and insomnia.|| JAMA (October 2020)||New York|
|Between April and October, the portion of emergency visits related to mental health for children (5-11) increased by 24% and 31% for 12-17 year olds compared to 2019.|| CDC (November 2020)||US|
|In late June, 13% of survey respondents said they had started or increased substance use to cope with the pandemic.|| CDC (August 2020)||US|
|More than 40 states have reported increases in opioid-related mortality.|| AMA (October 2020)||US|
|From January 2020 to March 2020, 19,416 people died from drug overdoses, which is 3,000 more than in 2019 of the same quarter.|| CDC (2020)||US|
|Unemployment rate increased to 14.7% in April 2020. This is the highest rate of increase (10.3%) and largest month over month increase in history of available data (since 1948).|| BLS (May 2020)||US|
|In March, 39% of people living with a household income of $40,000 and below reported a job loss.|| Federal Reserve (April 2020)||US|
|The unemployment rate between February and April increased by 12% for women and 10% for men.|| Bureau of Labor Statistics||US|
|Mothers of children aged 12 and younger lost 2.2 million jobs between February and August (12% drop), while fathers of small children lost 870,000 jobs (4% drop).|| Stateline (August 2020)||US|
|One out of four women who were surveyed reported their job loss was due to lack of childcare, twice the rate of men surveyed.|| Washington Post (July 2020)||US|
|About 24 million children may drop out of school next year as a result of the lockdown’s economic impact.|| UN (October 2020)||Worldwide|
|A decrease in life expectancy by 5.53 million years of life is found to occur for US children due to the closing of US primary schools.|| JAMA (November 2020)||US|
|30,806 internships were lost (a decrease of 52%) between March 9 and April 13.|| Glassdoor (April 2020)||US|
|Between March 9 and April 13 travel & tourism internships fell 92%; IT dropped 76%, architecture & engineering 65% and telecommunications 65%. Accounting & legal internships fell the least, dropping 22%.|| Glassdoor (April 2020)||US|
|At the 10-week mark of lockdown, 2.1 million people in the UK were waiting for breast, cervical, or bowel cancer screening.|| Cancer Research UK (June 2020)||UK|
|Diagnosis for 6 cancers (breast, colorectal, lung, pancreatic, gastric, and esophageal) has declined 46.4% compared to 2018.|| JAMA Research Letter (August 2020)||US|
|Pancreatic cancer diagnosis has dropped 24.7% compared to 2018.|| JAMA Research Letter (August 2020)||US|
|Breast cancer diagnosis has dropped 51.8% compared to 2018.|| JAMA Research Letter (August 2020)||US|
|“The Netherlands Cancer Registry has seen as much as a 40% decline in weekly cancer incidence.”|| JAMA Research Letter (August 2020)||Netherlands|
|Pre-Covid, Medical University of South Carolina dropped from 20 stroke-related calls daily (or 550 per month) to about nine in mid-April.|| Washington Post (April 2020)||US|
|UK (suspected) cancer referrals have decreased 75% since Covid-19 restrictions were implemented.|| JAMA Research Letter (August 2020)||UK|
|38% decrease in STEMI treatments in 9 major hospitals across the US.|| JACC (June 2020)||US|
|In Italy, cardiological diagnostic procedures decreased 56%, PCI 48%, structural interventions 81% and PCI in STEMI 40%.|| REC Interv. Cardiol. (2020)||Italy|
|Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the US; Premature cardiovascular disease and stroke mortality costs $137.5 billion in lost future productivity.|| AHA (2020)||US|
|Admissions for chemotherapy decreased 45-66% while urgent referrals for early cancer diagnosis decreased 70-89%.|| Lai et al. (2020)||UK|
|During April weekly emergency department (ED) visits declined 42% from the previous year average of 2.1 million to 1.2 million.|| CDC (October, 2020)||US|
|In 2018 patients visiting the ER for opioid overdoses are 100 times more likely to die by drug overdose in the year after being discharged. They are 18 times more likely to die by suicide relative to the general population.|| NIMH (May 2020)||US|
|Hospital financial losses will be as high as $323.1 billion for the entire year.|| AHA (July 2020)||US|
Food and Hospitality
|During the first six months of 2020 murder and nonnegligent manslaughter offenses increased 14.8%, and aggravated assault offenses were up 4.6%.|| FBI (September 2020)||US|
|Property crime offenses declined 7.8%; except for motor vehicle thefts, which increased 6.2%.|| FBI (September 2020)||US|
|Arson increased 19.2% in the first six months of 2020 compared to the same time the previous year; and increased 52.1% in cities with populations of 1,000,000 or more.|| FBI (September 2020)||US|
|Between June and August 2020 homicides increased 53% and aggravated assaults increased 14% compared to the same period in 2019.|| NCCJ (September 2020)||US|
|A UK domestic abuse charity (Refuge) reported a 25% increase in calls made to helpline since the start of lockdowns.|| Refuge (April 2020)||UK|
|Food and Hospitality Statistic||Source||Region|
|Restaurants have spent an additional $7,400 on PPE and enhanced safety protocols (training, cleaning, Plexiglas, etc.) which will take 66% of businesses 6 months to recoup.|| QSR (September 2020)||US|
|The restaurant industry is set to lose $240 billion in revenue and 8 million employees in 2020.|| QSR (September 2020)||US|
|In May, nearly 75% of independent restaurants reported new debts greater than $50,000; 12% reported additional debt at $500,000 and above.|| FSR (August 2020)||US|
|1 in 3 restaurants are expected to close.|| FSR (August 2020)||US|
|86% of restaurants reduced staff due to Covid-19; 40% of restaurants expect to be out of business by March 2021.|| QSR (September 2020)||US|
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|From: FUBHO||11/18/2020 8:56:22 PM|
Top Pathologist Claims Coronavirus is “The Greatest Hoax Ever Perpetrated on an Unsuspecting Public”
Published 1 min ago on 18 November, 2020 Paul Joseph Watson
Top pathologist Dr. Roger Hodkinson told government officials in Alberta during a zoom conference call that the current coronavirus crisis is “the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on an unsuspecting public.”
Hodkinson’s comments were made during a discussion involving the Community and Public Services Committee and the clip was subsequently uploaded to YouTube.
Noting that he was also an expert in virology, Hodkinson pointed out that his role as CEO of a biotech company that manufactures COVID tests means, “I might know a little bit about all this.”
“There is utterly unfounded public hysteria driven by the media and politicians, it’s outrageous, this is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on an unsuspecting public,” said Hodkinson.
The doctor said that nothing could be done to stop the spread of the virus besides protecting older more vulnerable people and that the whole situation represented “politics playing medicine, and that’s a very dangerous game.”
Hodkinson remarked that “social distancing is useless because COVID is spread by aerosols which travel 30 meters or so before landing,” as he called for society to be re-opened immediately to prevent the debilitating damage being caused by lockdowns.
Hodkinson also slammed mandatory mask mandates as completely pointless.
“Masks are utterly useless. There is no evidence base for their effectiveness whatsoever,” he said.
“Paper masks and fabric masks are simply virtue signalling. They’re not even worn effectively most of the time. It’s utterly ridiculous. Seeing these unfortunate, uneducated people – I’m not saying that in a pejorative sense – seeing these people walking around like lemmings obeying without any knowledge base to put the mask on their face.”
The doctor also slammed the unreliability of PCR tests, noting that “positive test results do not, underlined in neon, mean a clinical infection,” and that all testing should stop because the false numbers are “driving public hysteria.”
Hodkinson said that the risk of death in the province of Alberta for people under the age of 65 was “one in three hundred thousand,” and that it was simply “outrageous” to shut down society for what the doctor said “was just another bad flu.”
“I’m absolutely outraged that this has reached this level, it should all stop tomorrow,” concluded Dr. Hodkinson.
Hodkinson’s credentials are beyond question, with the MedMalDoctors website affirming his credibility.
“He received his general medical degrees from Cambridge University in the UK (M.A., M.B., B. Chir.) where he was a scholar at Corpus Christi College. Following a residency at the University of British Columbia he became a Royal College certified general pathologist (FRCPC) and also a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists (FCAP).”
“He is in good Standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, and has been recognized by the Court of Queen’s Bench in Alberta as an expert in pathology.”
In case the above video gets deleted by YouTube, a backup via Bitchute is available here.
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|From: FUBHO||11/18/2020 9:21:45 PM|
|“A parent who refuses to provide a decent education for his children, who simply ignores the need, is guilty of child abuse; a government that does the same is no less guilty. And that’s where we are.”|
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