by Chris Menahan, Information Liberation:
Coronavirus has long been known to virologists. It’s a seasonal virus that mutates somewhat each year. In the past, it’s routinely been dealt with through treatments that are both cheap and plentiful.
And yet, somehow, the release of corona in its latest mutation has been co-opted to justify a social and economic shutdown in over one hundred countries.
The knock-on effects of this shutdown have included, in the US alone: