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Dear Alt-Media, Re: COVID, Please Come Back to the Light Side: Some Resources That May Help You Realize It is Very Exaggerated

From brilliant doctors who know this stuff far better than Anti-Empire

What are the fearless question-askers? We miss them

Not naming any names, but one of the most disappointing aspects of the controlavirus hype has been the way huge parts of the alt-media have drifted to the dark side, either boosting the hysteria and joining in the calls for lockdowns, or just bowing before it and giving comfort to some aspects of the fear shock & awe.

Look we get it, this is new and outside the topics we usually tread, and we all want people to live. But what if these measures are going to kill more people than they save? What if the lethality of SARS-CoV-2 is so low that if we went into lockdown for every such virus we’d have to live in lockdown forever?

Consider these arguments made by highly-esteemed experts in the field from the US, UK, Germany, Japan and France:

Dr. John P.A. Ioannidis (US) — Chances Are War on Corona Is a Fiasco in the Making. Politicians Are Rushing to Drastic Measures Without Reliable Data

Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg (Germany) — How Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg Sees the Current Corona Pandemic

Italy National Health Institute — 99% of Those Who Died From Virus Had Other Illness, Italy Says. 50% Had 3 or More

Dr. David L. Katz (US) — 99 Percent of COVID-19 Bug Cases Do Not Require Medical Treatment Data From South Korea Shows

Dr. Karin Mölling (Germany) — German Virologist of International Renown Warns Government Lockdowns Are a Horrible Mistake, Will Make Crisis Worse

Dr. Sucharit Bhakdi (Germany) — Fantastic Video Interview, German Infectologist: Gov’t Lockdowns Are “Collective Suicide”, Will Shorten the Lives of Millions

Dr. Eran Bendavid and Dr. Jay Bhattacharya (US) — Stanford Professors for WSJ: Covid-19 Fatality Rate Estimates Too High by Orders of Magnitude

Dr. Gerd Bosbach (Germany) — Renowed German Mathematician and Professor of Statistics Slams Dramatization of Covid-19

Dr. Sunetra Gupta (UK) — Oxford Study: Half of UK Population May Already Have Been Infected With SARS-CoV-2 and Didn’t Feel a Thing

Dr. John Lee (UK) — A Fantastic Recap of Everything That Is Wrong With the Hysterical Corona Spin by One Hell of a Scientist

Dr. Kenji Mizumoto (Italy) — Japanese Study Estimates Covid Morality Rate in Wuhan Was Just 0.12%

Dr. Sucharit Bhakdi (Germany)— German Infectologist Decimates COVID Doomsday Cult in Open Letter to Merkel

Dr. Yanis Roussel and others (France) — ‘Fear Could Have a Larger Impact Than the Virus Itself’: Study Funded by French Govt Says COVID-19 Is Nothing Special

Dr. John Lee (UK) — How to Understand — and Report — Figures for ‘Covid Deaths’

So dear alt-media, as the ex-UK Supreme Court Justice Jonathan Sumption, put it the other day:

[I] t is the right and duty of every citizen to look and see what the scientists have said and to analyse it for themselves and to draw common-sense conclusions. We are all perfectly capable of doing that …

Hey, here at Anti-Empire we didn’t know what the deal with this virus is at first either — how could we, it’s not like virology is our area. Perhaps we were just lucky that we stumbled into these sharp minds sooner than you did. But once we did and we judged what they were saying against what people from the field the governments were talking to were saying it was clear to us the dissenting skeptics spoke a lot more sense.

So dear alt-media, please look into it and make up your own mind. We miss you, and we know you’re far smarter than that. Looking forward to welcoming you back to the light side, welcome at any time, the key is under the doormat, unlock the entrance for yourself.

We end with a shout-out to brothers in arms already in the fight: Off GuardianRon Paul InstituteLewRockwell.comActivist PostTheBlogMirePeter Hitchens and many more.

Originally appeared at: Anti-Empire