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Topics: health care

Why coronavirus stats can be misleading, resulting in overblown projections



March 24, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Eight days ago, I wrote an article suggesting that the Chinese Coronavirus will not take hold in America the way it did in China, South Korea, and Italy. The proximate cause of my putting pen to paper (or putting fingers on keyboard, actually) was a number of alarming projections to the effect that over a million Americans may die before the epidemic here is damped down.  Such projections seemed to me then, …

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While China Lies About the Wuhan Flu, America Races for a Cure



The Chinese Coronavirus has now spread to a reported 150 countries.  But the rulers of the country where the pandemic started have good news:  They have, they declared, won a complete and total victory over the dangerous pathogen. On Thursday, Chinese propaganda outlets reported that there had been “no new infections of the novel coronavirus” in Wuhan, which is ground zero in the global pandemic.  As for China as a whole, they cited the National …

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Facebook blocks Steven Mosher’s New York Post article – Calls it “False Information.”



February 24th, Facebook blocked a post linked to Steven Mosher’s article featured in the New York Post addressing China’s role in the coronavirus epidemic. The reason? “False Information.”

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House Bill on No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Is Stronger than Hyde Amendment



Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would permanently prevent taxpayer dollars from being used to pay for abortion. The bill , titled the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Disclosure Act of 2017” (H.R. 7), would amend federal law to make the Hyde Amendment permanent. Currently, the Hyde Amendment is subject to Congressional approval every year in the annual appropriations or omnibus spending bill. Currently, a companion bill in the Senate …

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Aids in Africa



Aids in Africa For the first time since the Black Death in the Middle Ages, a disease is sending whole nations into absolute demographic decline. The disease is AIDS, and the continent affected is not Europe but Africa. The magnitude of the devastation that AIDS is wreaking in Africa comes through in a newly published Census Bureau study entitled AIDS Pandemic in the 21st Century, by Karen Stanecki of the Bureau’s Population Division. Speaking at …

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Global Monitor: Apostolic Nuncio to U.N.: “Aid the Poor, Don’t Abort Them.”



Editor’s Note: On April 1, 2009, Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United Nations, made a statement concerning the “Contribution of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development to the internationally agreed development goals, including the Millennium Development Goals.” Madam Chair, My delegation takes this opportunity to express its best wishes to you and the Bureau for a productive session and looks forward to working with the membership …

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For the Record …



Editor’s Note: Thanks to the tireless efforts of Colin Mason, our Director of media Production and de facto public relations officer, PRI has received unprecedented coverage in print, on the radio, on television, and across the blogosphere. The following is but a taste of PRI’s appearance in the public eye. Steve Mosher, an expert colleague of SPUC and the president of the Population Research Institute (PRI), has written a very information [sic] piece about World …

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Contraception Is Never Abortion? It Depends On What the Meaning Of “Pregnant” Is



11 August 2008     Vol. 10 / No. 32 Contraception Is Never Abortion? It Depends On What the Meaning Of “Pregnant” Is Abortion advocates are up in arms about new federal regulations to protect pro-life health care providers. According to a draft recently leaked to the New York Times, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is planning to propose regulations that would refuse HHS funding to health care providers who discriminate against employees on …

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