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#QuackWatch | Don’t Fall for This Video: Hydroxychloroquine Is Not a COVID-19 Cure | California Healthline

  Millions of people, including the president of the United States, have seen or shared a video in which a doctor falsely claims there is a cure for the coronavirus, and it’s a medley starring hydroxychloroquine. The video shows several doctors in white coats giving a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. It persists on social media despite bans from […]

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#QuackWatch | Houston doctor in hydroxycholorquine viral video gives exclusive interview, still wants Anthony Fauci’s urine

A controversial Houston doctor featured in a viral video retweeted by SAN ANTONIO – In an exclusive with KPRC 2 in Houston, a controversial doctor featured in a viral video retweeted by President Donald Trump stood by her claims that malaria drug hydroxycholoroquine can prevent COVID-19. Dr. Stella Immanuel gave an impassioned speech on Monday in front of the […]

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Houston COVID-19 expert says shutdown is needed to contain spread | khou.com

  Author: Marcelino Benito (KHOU) Published: 10:28 PM CDT July 12, 2020 Updated: 7:02 AM CDT July 13, 2020 HOUSTON — COVID-19 continues to blaze through the south at a record pace. “We are in a full-blown public health crisis right now,” said infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Hotez. “These aren’t hotspots. This is widespread devastation.” Hotez said every day […]

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Hotez: Houston needs COVID action now. ‘The nightmare scenario is unfolding.’ – HoustonChronicle.com

If Harris County waits for herd immunity, he calculates, we face almost 30,000 deaths   Vaccine researcher Dr. Peter Hotez, one of the country’s top experts on infectious disease, called Wednesday for immediate action to contain COVID-19 in Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio. “I want to see a plan in place before the weekend,” […]

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The 3 most populous states are breaking coronavirus records, leading to fears of ‘apocalyptic’ surges | | foxcarolina.com

The three most populous states set records for new coronavirus cases daily and there are fears of “apocalyptic” surges in major Texas cities if the trend continues. The three most populous states set records for new coronavirus cases daily and there are fears of “apocalyptic” surges in major Texas cities if the trend continues. Coronavirus has killed at […]

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Harris County mask order may not be enough to stop spike | khou.com

Infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Hotez says if cases continue to accelerate, Houston could see a situation resembling hotspots like NYC or cities in Brazil.   HOUSTON — As a new week begins, infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Hotez hopes the latest COVID-19 models for Harris County do not pan out. “Some of the models […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa March 7, 2011

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comMar 7, 2011, 8:29 PM News 9 new results for autism Autistic Ore. boy can bring service dog to schoolLongview Daily NewsA school district agreed to allow a fourth-grader with autism to use his service dog at school _ a decision that follows three years of lobbying by […]