By WND. Don’t look now, but with President Trump out of the White House, establishment media and some government leaders are signaling the coronavirus pandemic has dramatically turned a corner. . .
Blaze TV host Steve Deace, who compiled a list on Facebook of developments this week, pointed out that the narrative NPR published on the day before the inauguration conflicted with its assessment the day after.
On Jan. 19, NPR ran the headline “As Death Rate Accelerates, U.S. Records 400,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus.” But on Jan. 21, it featured a story titled “Current, Deadly U.S. Coronavirus Surge Has Peaked, Researchers Say.” . . .
That was fast pic.twitter.com/lBg75vSAm6
— Eric (@IAmTheActualET) January 22, 2021
A peer-reviewed paper favorable to the “Trump drug” hydroxychloroquine completed in August was published in the American Journal of Medicine.
Kansas Democratic Gov. Laura Kelley discreetly lowered the threshold for determining a positive COVID-19 case.
Anti-Trump Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has decided to reopen schools. (Read more from “NO SURPRISE: COVID Narrative Makes MAJOR Shift Now That Biden’s President” HERE)
Now WHO Admits ‘Gold Standard’ COVID Test Is Unreliable
By WND. The World Health Organization has officially acknowledged that the “gold standard” test used to diagnose COVID-19 has a high rate of false-positives that make it unreliable. . .
“Where test results do not correspond with the clinical presentation, a new specimen should be taken,” the guidance says.
The WHO warns that most PCR tests “are indicated as an aid for diagnosis,” meaning health care providers should consider at least seven other factors to confirm any test.
PCR positive is no longer = Covid. You are not Covid now unless you get a second test to confirm it, and are presenting clinical symptoms. We shall see what the net impact of this indeed is.
— Ethical Skeptic ☀ (@EthicalSkeptic) January 20, 2021
Health care providers, the guidance says, “must consider any result in combination with timing of sampling, specimen type, [test] specifics, clinical observations, patient history, confirmed status of any contacts, and epidemiological information.” (Read more from “Now WHO Admits ‘Gold Standard’ COVID Test Is Unreliable” HERE)