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Judge finds no probable cause in case of Texas teacher accused of putting COVID-positive son in trunk

  Judge finds no probable cause in case of Texas teacher accused of putting COVID-positive son in trunk A Texas judge has concluded there is no probable cause in the case against a Texas mother accused of putting her son in the trunk her car to avoid being exposed to COVID-19. Sarah Beam, a teacher who works in the Cypress-Fairbanks school district, was stuck waiting in line at a drive-thru testing site on Jan. 3 at the high school football stadium. When she reached the front, she told the director of health services that her son, who recently tested positive for COVID-19, was in the trunk of her vehicle and that she brought him to the site for additional testing.

– The owners of a company operating hundreds of pop-up COVID -19 testing sites across the country, including one in Jacksonville, have been the subject of several investigations by major media outlets over how they’re spending their money. As the Center for COVID Control faces a lawsuit from the Major news outlets like USA Today and The Daily Mail have investigated the married couple who started the COVID testing company and are reporting that the couple, who lives in Illinois, has been accumulating things like a nice house and multiple luxury cars and promoting their lavish lifestyle on

While labs can purchase reference materials for microbes, heavy metals, pesticides, etc. — all physical materials — I have searched far and wide and have not been able to locate any certified reference materials for SARS-CoV-2 or even a weakened, non-viable version of it. As far as I can tell, there appear to be In essence, if “ covid -19” is a real virus that can be isolated, why are there apparently no physical reference materials to calibrate laboratory instruments for covid detection? And why were no such materials used in the development of the FDA-approved, CDC-endorsed PCR testing protocols?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Saturday searched the Illinois headquarters of a national COVID-19 testing company that is under federal and state investigation.

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"The FBI was conducting court-authorized law enforcement activity in Rolling Meadows yesterday," Siobhan Johnson, a spokesperson for the FBI's Chicago office, said to USA Today on Sunday.

The test company, known as the Center for COVID Control, has received over $124 million from the federal government as reimbursement for COVID-19 testing. The company once operated over 300 locations in 26 states and gathered over 80,000 COVID-19 tests daily.

Covid testing company with 300 pop-up sites across U.S. under state and federal investigation

  Covid testing company with 300 pop-up sites across U.S. under state and federal investigation Multiple Center for Covid Control pop-up testing sites were shut down for operating without licenses and the company is facing state and federal investigations.The Illinois-based Center for Covid Control was founded in Dec. 2020 by Aleya Siyaj, 29, whose previous experience includes starting an axe-throwing lounge and a donut shop, according to state business records and her LinkedIn page.

Update (1505ET): As more and more information pours out of the Project Veritas leaked military documents, there appears to be a damning section in support of Ivermectin as a Covid -19 treatment. "Ivermectin (identified as curative in April 2020) works throughout all phases of illness because it both In an internal memo obtained by Vanity Fair, Thomas DiNanno, former acting assistant secretary of the State Department’s Bureau of Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance, wrote that staff from two bureaus , his own and the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, “warned” leaders

Useful information for the COVID -19 test labs , for departing and arriving passengers travelling from/to Larnaka and Pafos airports. As of 14 January 2022 and until 31 January 2022 (23:59 Cyprus time), all passengers aged 12 years and over, regardless of their vaccination history, who wish to travel to the Republic of Cyprus, are required to undergo one of the following diagnostic tests : 1. PT-PCR laboratory test , valid up to 72 hours prior to departure, or 2. Antigen.

But Akbar Syed, 35, and his wife, Aleya Siyaj, 29, who run the Center for COVID Control, have drawn attention by posting photos and videos on social media showcasing their wealth, including images of two Lamborghinis, a 2018 Ford GT, a Ferrari Enzo and a new $1.36 million mansion, per USA Today.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has reported multiple "deficiencies" at the labs, which are also being investigated by the Illinois Attorney General's Office and the Oregon Department of Justice.

Annie Thompson, an Illinois Attorney General's Office spokesperson, told USA Today that the attorney general "is absolutely committed to protecting residents from those who attempt to profit off of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic," adding the office is working with the FBI and other agencies.

Last week, the Minnesota Attorney General's Office sued the company and its primary laboratory, Doctors Clinical Lab, citing concerns with fraudulent and deceptive practices.

The Hill has reached out to the FBI's Chicago office and to the Center for COVID Control for comment.

NFL is done testing unvaccinated players for COVID-19 through the playoffs .
The NFL is done testing unvaccinated players for COVID-19. The league and the NFL Players Association agreed to stop daily coronavirus testing for unvaccinated players through the end of the season, according to a memo distributed to teams on Friday afternoon obtained by ESPN. Instead, the NFL said that it will simply add unvaccinated players to its existing symptom screening and surveillance programs, per the report. Only “roughly” 12 playersThe league and the NFL Players Association agreed to stop daily coronavirus testing for unvaccinated players through the end of the season, according to a memo distributed to teams on Friday afternoon obtained by ESPN.

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