Tag Archives: outbreak

  • Podcast

    What The 1918 Spanish Flu Can Tell Us About The Coronavirus

    The world's readiness for a true pandemic is woefully lacking
    by Adam Taggart

    Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 8:13 PM

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    Given the continued spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, we urgently reached out to John Barry, author of the award-winning New York Times best-seller The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History.

    Two years ago, we interviewed John about the expected implications should a pandemic of similar scale break out in today world. Little did we realize at the time how quickly his insights would prove relevant.

    John remains quite concerned at how the world’s readiness for a pandemic is woefully lacking, exacerbated by the hyper-connectedness of our modern society (i.e., the ease and speed with with people can travel).

    And while good data is scarce in these early days, what we do know so far about the coronavirus does not encourage him. If the virus is indeed as contagious as suspected, he sees no hope of containing it before it becomes widespread.

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    VIDEO: Challenging The Chinese Coronavirus Data

    It's likely much worse than what's being reported
    by Adam Taggart

    Sunday, January 26, 2020, 9:35 PM

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    Pretty much the entire country of China is in lockdown at this moment. Unbelievable.

    Along with restricting travel within and across its borders, the Chinese government has begun heavily censoring the data its sharing with the world.

    Chris calls into question the few statistics they’re currently reporting, suspecting the situation is devolving into something much worse than admitted to.

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  • Podcast

    PODCAST: Everything We Know So Far About The Coronavirus

    It's time to take matters into your own hands
    by Adam Taggart

    Saturday, January 25, 2020, 2:29 PM

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    In the midst of our furious coverage of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, Chris is giving interviews to numerous interested media outlets.

    Here’s an interview he just recorded hours ago on the TFMR Podcast, which gives a good breakdown of what we know so far about the unfolding situation (as of Saturday, Jan 25, 2020).

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    VIDEO: The Risk Of A True Pandemic Is Higher Than We’re Being Told

    Exactly what's going on & how worried should we be?
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, January 24, 2020, 7:21 PM

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    What exactly is the ‘coronavirus’?

    How worried do we need to be?

    Given the poor communication so far by government health organizations and the media, the severity of the situation and the risk to public health, Chris Martenson filmed this important explanatory video hours ago.

    In it, Chris explains the virus in layman’s terms, why the contagion we’re seeing is likely to spread substantially from here, and why the actions being taken so far by public health officials to contain the threat are woefully insufficient.

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