May 3: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a stern warning to city residents who don’t abide by stay-at-home orders saying,
We will shut you down, we will cite you, and if we need to, we will arrest you and we will take you to jail.
May 3: The U.S. Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) predicted by May 14, Sweden would suffer up to 2800 daily deaths. The actual number was below 40.
May 4: Only 13% of the 45% of small business owners who applied for the Paycheck Protection Program were approved. Only 3% of all small business owners surveyed that applied for the $10,000 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance were approved.
May 6: The US military announced a permanent ban on applicants who have tested positive for COVID-19.
May 7: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and many prominent Catholic clergy, media, and other professionals signed an appeal created by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò aimed at raising public awareness about the serious dangers to individual freedom caused during the spread of Covid-19. The appeal outlined concerns of extreme government overreach stating,
“We have reason to believe, on the basis of official data on the incidence of the epidemic as related to the number of deaths, that there are powers interested in creating panic among the world’s population with the sole aim of permanently imposing unacceptable forms of restriction on freedoms, of controlling people and of tracking their movements. The imposition of these illiberal measures is a disturbing prelude to the realization of a world government beyond all control.”
May 7: California faced a staggering $54 billion budget deficit due to economic devastation from coronavirus.
May 8: Eric Schmidt, former Google/Alphabet CEO joined Governor Andrew Cuomo in a briefing to announce that he will be heading up a blue-ribbon commission to reimagine New York stateʼs post-COVID reality, with an emphasis on permanently integrating technology into every aspect of civic life.
May 8: President Trump suggested a coronavirus vaccine may not be needed and that the virus will just go away.
May 9: Researchers at Well Being Trust and the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care estimated another 75,000 people could die as the result of alcohol or drug abuse and suicide during the pandemic.
May 10: A White House petition calling for an investigation into the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for medical malpractice and crimes against humanity received 651,873 signatures while only requiring 100,000 to get a response.
Even before the pandemic hit, I realized that we were in a revolutionary moment where what would be impossible or even inconceivable in normal times had become not only possible, but probably absolutely necessary…We will not go back to where we were when the pandemic started. That is pretty certain. But that is the only thing that is certain.
…children under 10 are less likely to get infected than adults and if they get infected, they are less likely to get seriously ill…even if children do get infected, they are less likely to transmit the disease to others than adults. We have not found a single instance of a child infecting parents.
May 11: Stanford Medicine Professor Dr. Jayanta Bhattacharya stated,
Itʼs not possible to eradicate (the coronavirus) with a lockdown. We have to come to terms with that… (the lockdown strategy is) doomed to fail and itʼs also going to be counterproductive.
May 12: The US Department of Defense announced that it awarded a $138 million contract to ApiJect Systems America to create a ready supply chain for prefilled syringes when a COVID-19 vaccine is available. The syringes can be enabled with RFID/NFC tracking that would allow a health care worker to remotely track the time and place of each injection in real-time.
May 12: The New York Times did a feature story on world renowned French microbiologist Didier Raoult who has been a strong advocate for using hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin to treat those with Covid-19.
May 13: CDC added to the growing list of COVID-19 symptoms, many that are commonly diagnosed with other illnesses and allergies.
May 13: When Patricia Neuenschwander, a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner with over 25 years’ experience found out her grandson’s school was requiring face masks, she wrote a letter to the preschool administrators summarizing available research on mask usage. She concluded that “Fear is driving this recommendation for healthy people to wear masks, not science.”
May 14: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) shut down the blog of Dr. David Brownstein for posting his natural coronavirus treatment protocols because they were not approved by the FDA.
May 15: President Trump announced “Operation Warp Speed”, a public-private partnership to accelerate creation and deployment of COVID-19 vaccines.
May 15: Five Navy sailors tested positive for coronavirus a second time aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt. In total, over 1,000 members of the 4,800 person crew tested positive.
May 16: A team of Australian scientists produced evidence that the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was developed in a laboratory.
May 16: Police in Warsaw, Poland used tear gas to subdue protesters demanding a quicker end to stay-at-home orders in the country.
May 18: Experts warned that a vaccine being developed by Oxford University may only be ‘partially effective’ after recording poor results of a trial in rhesus macaque monkeys.
May 20: CDC issued a report indicating that the current best estimated fatality rate for those who have coronavirus is .004% for all age groups.
May 20: More than 600 doctors signed onto a letter sent to President Trump pushing him to end the “national shutdown” aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, calling the widespread state orders keeping businesses closed and kids home from school a “mass casualty incident” with “exponentially growing health consequences.”
May 21: A New England Journal of Medicine paper said masks are symbolic and the desire for widespread masking is a reflexive reaction to anxiety over the pandemic. The article further stated,
We know that wearing a mask outside health care facilities offers little, if any, protection from infection.
May 21: Public Health officials in the UK revealed that tens of thousands of Covid-19 tests had been double counted.
Time to #PassTheMic 🎤- Today, Day 1: Julia Roberts donates her social media channels to Dr Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (@NIAIDNews) in solidarity with #ONEWorld to fight against #COVID19 👀 📹 https://t.co/16AqIHFYIp pic.twitter.com/NCGFHDrHqa
— ONE (@ONECampaign) May 21, 2020
May 21: Celebrities once again did their part in promoting the official coronavirus narrative, globalism, Agenda 2030 and the opinions of ‘experts’ by partaking in the Pass the Mic series on social media sponsored by ONE.
As we work together to contain #COVID19, we must also work to contain misinformation.
— United Nations (@UN) May 21, 2020
May 21: The United Nations launched the Verified initiative, “an initiative aimed at delivering trusted information, life-saving advice and stories from the best of humanity. The initiative also invites the public to help counter the spread of COVID-19 misinformation by sharing fact-based advice with their communities.”
May 22: The Lancet, one of the most reputable medical journals in the world published a study concluding that Hydroxychloroquine kills more patients and is a dangerous drug.
May 25: The United Nations launched its ‘New World Order’ website. The website was completely rearranged shortly after it appeared, but original screen captures can be seen here. Three initiatives were highlighted including a new economic paradigm called “Happytalism”, and international day of happiness called UNIDOH, and the Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.
May 29: Project VCTR, a collaboration of The Public Good Projects and the New York State Health Foundation was created to track, identify, and respond to vaccine hesitancy conversations in media channels across the nation.
May 30: Minnesota began using contact tracing to track protestors, as protests over the death of George Floyd escalated.
Other Significant News from May
Bars and restaurants in several cities were only allowed to reopen if they agreed to collect personal information from customers to initiate contact tracing. The proponents and supporters of such bills believed these steps were the only way to contain the virus until a vaccine arrives.
In an interview with Crowdsource the Truth host Jason Goodman, lawyer and scholar Alan Dershowitz stated,
You have no right not to be vaccinated, you have no right not to wear a mask, you have no right to open up your business… And if you refuse to be vaccinated, the state has the power to literally take you to a doctor’s office and plunge a needle in your arm…
Dershowitz’ statements received a lot of coverage and backlash. Dershowitz softened his stance somewhat in an interview on The Highwire with Del Bigtree on May 21.
CDC acknowledged mixing up testing data by combining the results from viral and antibody COVID-19 tests when reporting the country’s testing totals, despite marked differences between the tests.
A Reuters poll revealed that most Americans would take the coronavirus vaccine if it was deemed safe.
Dr. Russell Blaylock published an article titled “Face Masks Pose Serious Risks to the Healthy” questioning the science behind the move to have healthy citizens wear face masks in public.
British Health Secretary Matt Hancock hoped every citizen would take a vaccine when made available and did not rule out the possibility of making it mandatory.
Texas salon owner Shelley Luther was fined and jailed for violating lockdown orders.
Liquor and cannabis stores were deemed essential while churches were forced to be closed.
As supply chains were disrupted due to plant closings, US meat shortages began and were expected to last throughout the pandemic.
40 million Americans lost their jobs by the middle of May.
Imperial College of London prediction models forecasting 2.5 million deaths in the U.S. go up in smoke as the mathematical code is deemed sh*tcode. Neil Ferguson, the author of the code/report resigned his position as it was revealed he violated the lockdown by having his married lover visit his home.
Protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of police began across the nation despite social distancing and lockdown measures still in place. Protests with thousands in attendance in many U.S. cities lasted for weeks.
Across the nation, U.S. field hospitals shut down, most without treating any COVID-19 patients after a cost of more than $660 million dollars to build.
A study by Chinese researchers published by NCBI revealed that none of the 455 individuals exposed to asymptomatic COVID-19 carriers for 4-5 days later tested positive for the disease.
Children are at extremely low-risk for contracting and spreading the coronavirus. The figures from WorldOMeter stated that children aged 0-17 years have a 0.02-0.06% share of world COVID deaths, which is essentially zero.
25% of patients put on ventilators died in New York’s Northwell Health Hospital system.
An Austrian study revealed that COVID-19 is likely created in a lab, barring some “remarkable coincidence” that led to the virus naturally evolving to be optimized to attack human cells.
Doctors in California said that more have died from suicide than the coronavirus during the pandemic and called the deaths a ‘mass casualty incident’ while urging President Trump to end the lockdowns.
CBS faked coverage of a testing site in Michigan with doctors posing as patients lining up in cars to get a COVID-19 test.
Chicago created an app to pre-register for coronavirus vaccine. The web-based “Chi COVID Coach” developed by Google and MTX allows Chicagoans to pre-register for a coronavirus vaccine, get text messages “tailored to their symptoms” and also receive guidance about “where and when to seek medical care”.
It was discovered that Dr. Fauci approved the use of Hydroxychloroquine to treat coronaviruses as early as 2005.
Researchers discovered that areas with high levels of airborne dust or toxic chemicals also have more deaths from the coronavirus.
Coronavirus created the deepest economic crisis since the Great Depression as unemployment reached its peak of over 40 million in late May.
America’s billionaires including Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Elon Musk and Larry Ellison increased their wealth by $434 billion between mid-March and mid-May.
Officials in the UK admitted that tens of thousands (possibly up to 350,000) of coronavirus tests were double-counted as saliva and nasal samples from the same patient were counted as two separate tests.
Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo and other social media platforms remove the trailer for a feature film called “Plandemic” because of its stance on wearing masks and claims against Dr. Fauci. Dr. Judy Mikovits, the videos subject, was censored and vilified. The video can be seen on the Plandemic Movie website.
Moncef Slaoui former head of R&D at GlaxoSmithKine and member of Moderna’s Board of Directors was appointed to lead Operation Warp Speed to accelerate the development of a coronavirus vaccine.
The Federal Government issued purchase orders for disposable cuffs, gas masks, ballistic helmets, and riot gloves, along with law enforcement protective equipment in response to coronavirus pandemic.
A German official leaked a report denouncing coronavirus as ‘a global false alarmʼ.
Many countries including Russia, Denmark, and Sweden began officially questioning the official narrative regarding the seriousness of COVID-19.
A woman protesting the lockdowns in Australia was arrested and dragged away from her 4-year old son by police.
A taser-wielding NYPD cop punched a bystander during social-distancing bust.
Several major companies filed for bankruptcy including J. Crew, Neiman Marcus, Gold’s Gym, J.C. Penney, Hertz, Tuesday Morning, Pier 1 Imports & Stage Stores.
The number of active business owners in the United States plummeted by 3.3 million or 22 percent over the crucial two-month window from February to April 2020. African-American businesses were hit especially hard experiencing a 41 percent drop. Latinx business owners fell by 32 percent, and Asian business owners dropped by 26 percent. Immigrant business owners experienced substantial losses of 36 percent. Female-owned businesses were also disproportionately hit by 25 percent.
Moderna reported ‘positive’ results from early data on coronavirus vaccine. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. contradicted Moderna’s cheery outlook stating,
Three of the 15 human guinea pigs in the high dose cohort (250 mcg) suffered a ‘serious adverse event’ within 43 days of receiving Modernaʼs jab.
At least two-thirds of states across the country shared the addresses of people who tested positive for coronavirus with law enforcement and other first responders.
Dr. Albert Zangrillo, a top Italian doctor said the virus is losing potency and has become much less lethal.
Open Table predicted that 25% of US restaurants won’t be able to reopen successfully.
Two women in Laredo, Texas were arrested for offering salon services in their home violating “emergency management plans” and were held on $500 bond.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell stated “for the economy to fully recover … that may have to await the arrival of a vaccine” while acknowledging the devastating effects the lockdowns have done to the economy.
Dr. Bing Liu, a University of Pittsburgh research professor on the verge of making very significant findings toward understanding the cellular mechanisms that underlie SARS-CoV-2 infection and the cellular basis of the following complications was killed in an apparent murder-suicide.
It was revealed that the EU planned to create a “Vaccination Passport” as early as 2018 with the publishing of its technical report called “Designing and implementing an immunisation information system”.
The New York Times ran a story detailing how a “segment of the United States has turned informant, calling the police, public health authorities and the employers of people they believe are violating social-distancing decrees or stay-at-home orders.”
The Massachusetts Health Department shut down a food pantry on private property that was helping the needy after someone called to complain.
Moderna’s CEO, Stephane Bancel, became a billionaire after the company’s stock rose with the announcement of its progress on a coronavirus vaccine using mRNA, an unproven technology. Moderna has also never successfully brought a product to market. Other pharmaceutical CEO’s have also vastly increased their wealth during the pandemic.
It was revealed that the lockdowns imposed in many countries throughout the world follow a “Lock Step” scenario that was well-documented in a 2010 Rockefeller Foundation report entitled “Scenarios for the Future of Technology and International Development.”
Teen ‘climate crisis’ activist Greta Thunberg urged people to take the virus seriously and to listen to scientists and experts.
On the official website of the Canadian government, a page lists lots of reasons why homemade masks are practically useless while also hindering oxygen intake.
The Paris metro authority tested CCTV software to detect whether travelers were wearing face masks.
Johan Giesecke, a Swedish physician and Professor Emeritus at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm wrote in The Lancet,
There is very little we can do to prevent this spread: a lockdown might delay severe cases for a while, but once restrictions are eased, cases will reappear… Measures to flatten the curve might have an effect, but a lockdown only pushes the severe cases into the future—it will not prevent them… Much hope is put in vaccines, but they will take time, and with the unclear protective immunological response to infection, it is not certain that vaccines will be very effective.
US anti-lockdown protests may have helped spread the coronavirus, according to mobile phone location data.
A couple was assaulted by a trio of Hasidic Jews after the couple began scolding them for not social distancing. The couple was charged with a hate crime after being accused of making anti-semitic comments.
…any coronavirus-related recession is likely to bring about a spike in labor-replacing automation… it is low-income workers, the young, and workers of color who will be vulnerable if this pandemic shoves the nation into a recession.
Experts warned that pandemic lockdowns increase the risk of child abuse.
America’s top mental-health official, Elinore McCance-Katz, the assistant secretary for mental health and substance use warned against a second coronavirus lockdown.
The CDC estimated that the symptomatic case fatality rate for people younger than 50 is just 0.05 percent, compared to 1.3 percent for people 65 or older and 0.2 percent for 50-to-64-year-olds. Those are just the symptomatic cases. Many who get the disease show no symptoms at all.
32 people were arrested in a Sacramento protest demanding an end to the stay-at-home order.
Candace Owens, a popular conservative voice was banned from Twitter for encouraging Michigan residents to defy Governor Whitmer’s lockdown orders and return to work.
A study published on NIH’s PubMed showed that obesity predisposes young COVID-19 patients to higher mortality rates.
In an article on the Princeton University blog, Dr. Gordon Douglas expressed doubt about the rapid production of a vaccine for COVID-19 stating,
About 90% of candidate vaccines that make it to human trials will still fail to make it to the market.
A SWAT team in Odessa, TX raided a bar for defying order to stay closed.
Dr. Deborah Birx reportedly told task force members she can trust “nothing from the CDC”.
An article by Conor Friedersdorf in The Atlantic urged fair debate about the lockdowns acknowledging the effects could be devasting to people’s wallets, health and overall state of mind.
Some state officials weighed whether house arrest monitoring technology – including ankle bracelets or location-tracking apps – could be used to police quarantines imposed on coronavirus carriers.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s conditions for restaurants to reopen required owners to “create a daily log of customers and maintain that daily log for 30 days, including telephone/email contact information, and time in.”
Video of a Costco employee refusing service to an individual refusing to wear a mask went viral.
The Trump administration blocked the release of a 17-page CDC report offering guidance on reopening the country. The White House issued its own guidance document called Opening Up America Again and took a more decentralized approach with states and local governments in charge of making decisions.
School officials from the country’s biggest school districts asked Congress for a serious infusion of cash or brace for the catastrophic results of hallowed out school budgets. A 20% loss in combined state and local revenues, they warned, would likely result in the big city public schools laying off about 275,000 teachers.
Dr. Knut M. Wittkowski, former head of biostatistics, epidemiology and research design at Rockefeller University, says YouTube removed a video of him opposing government lockdowns that had racked up more than 1.3 million views. The video can be seen in its entirety here.
When deciding whether to get tested, the CDC reminded that “most people have mild illness and can recover at home without medical care.”
U.S. food pantries and other distribution centers such as schools were slammed during the lockdowns as people’s incomes took a huge hit.