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UK Column News - 22nd April 2020

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson and Alex Thomson with today's UK Column News, bringing you the latest Coronavirus updates.

START – CoronaVirus statistics update
ONS releases latest figures for weekly deaths – are the figures really accurate…?
Mumsnet: the hospital I work in is so quiet…
Is excess mortality being deliberately caused by denial of hospital care…?
The lockdown is killing far more people than the virus
BBC: CoronaVirus – here’s how you can stop bad information from going viral
FullFact: most reliable information sources are NHS, WHO or the CDC (USA)… 
Local Facebook groups fight ‘fake news’ and win BBC praise
UK Column challenges the BBC and gets no response
Guardian ‘journalist’ produces article just repeating what the NHS told her
11:28 – China: rhetoric building for war…?
Henry Jackson Society: amplifying and projecting their opinions…?
The Hill: Kissinger’s folly – the threat to world order is China
Is a new cold war underway or is a hot war on the horizon…?
20:20 – Good News: Prince Philip wades in…
WHO World Immunization Week 2020: 24-30 April
21:56 – Ian R. Crane is improving and in a good state of mind
22:50 – Porton BioPharma: developing and manufacturing life-saving products
Telegraph: UK’s Onfido secures $100m to boost ID tech for immunity passports…
Asian Voice: Onfido founder – meet Husayn Kassai
Public to require proof of CoronaVirus vaccination…?
Onfido: take it on faith…? Microsoft’s M12 involved in their funding…
UK Column article: who controls the British government response to COVID-19…?
Neil Ferguson: wildly innaccurate death predictions for CJD, H5N1, Swine Flu and CV
NERVTAG: New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group
The revolving door of Bill Gates’ MONEY = POWER influence on world ‘health’
36:31 – GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance awarded diplomatic immunity…?
Dutch Health Ministry: no Freedom Of Information requests allowed…
Dr John Ioannidis interview: Perspectives on the Pandemic
Professor warns: damage done by lockdown could outweigh that of CoronaVirus
CoronaVirus in Scotland: more than half of ICU beds are empty
Field Court Chambers: COVID-19 emergency powers are unlawful…
45:40 – A warning from Lord Hailsham: Dilemma of Democracy
Human Rights and vaccination: UNESCO Bioethics Statement (2005)