WHO Acknowledges Problem with PCR Test for COVID

While it has been known by many scientists for nearly a year, the World Health Organization recently acknowledged that the PCR test generates an inordinate number of false positives. It’s new guidance regarding use of the PCR test almost guarantees that COVID “case numbers” will drop around the world.

The large number of false positive generated from the PCR test is the most likely reason why we have so many “COVID cases” but an overall mortality rate that is about normal.


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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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