The World Health Organization announced Friday it was naming a new Covid-19 variant “Omicron,” skipping over a politically sensitive letter of the Greek alphabet. The WHO made the announcement about the B.1.1.529 variant out of Johannesburg, South Africa, passing over a letter many observers presumed would be next — “Nu” — as well as the … Read moreThe WHO apparently thought XI was the true variant of concern .. they skipped it when they named the new Africa strain Omicron
A U.S. nuclear submarine hit an object in the South China Sea last Saturday, CNN reported, citing two defense officials. A Navy official confirmed to The Hill that multiple people were injured and characterized the injuries as bumps and scrapes. The Navy declined to confirm the location of the incident, but in a statement said the incident … Read moreMystery in South China Sea
But defector and democracy campaigner Wei Jingsheng made a stunning accusation in Sky News’ new documentary, What Really Happened In Wuhan, telling reporter Sharri Markson – who has also penned a book by the same name – that he believed the first Covid superspreader event could have occurred as early as October. — Read on … Read moreChinese defector claims Wuhan Military Games was first Covid-19 superspreader event
SAVE THIS TANK MAN IMAGE WHILE YOU CAN! DON’T BING IT Bing, the search engine owned by Microsoft, is not displaying image results for a search for “Tank man,” even when searching from the United States. The apparent censorship comes on the anniversary of China’s violent crackdown on protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989. “There … Read moreWhoopsie poopsie on Tank Man
Official news agency Xinhua confirmed that 21 of the 172 participants had died, citing the local rescue command headquarters. The other 151 are now safe, according to state media. Baiyin city mayor Zhang Xuchen said that at around midday Saturday a section of the rugged ultramarathon course — between kilometres 20 and 31 — was … Read more21 runners dead as extreme weather hits China ultramarathon!
Thousands of shoppers in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen fled the vicinity of a 957-foot (291-meter) skyscraper Tuesday, after it inexplicably began swaying. Videos circulating on Chinese social media showed crowds running from the wobbling building, with some screaming and looking back over their shoulders. The weather was fine at the time and there … Read moreShenzhen, SEG Plaza: People flee in panic as skyscraper wobbles in China
Chinese state media announced Friday that Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has ordered the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to “enhance their combat readiness,” without elaborating what threat has made preparation for combat so urgent.
Various sources are reporting this news.. it’s quote from ABC NEWS in its summation of odd events: A U.S. government employee in southern China suffered a brain injury after reporting strange “sensations of sound and pressure,” a strikingly similar account to what American personnel experienced in recent years in Cuba, State Department officials said on Wednesday. In a health alert to … Read moreGovernment official suffers “brain injury” in China