People Locked up at Home Go Crazy

By Enza Ferreri The first rule to help a depressed person is to say: “get out of the house”, while to create a depressed person you have to say: “stay at home”. This is the essence of the message of Silvana De Mari, a well-known Italian medical doctor specialized in general surgery and endoscopy of […]

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Christmas, December 25 Was Recognized Day of Birth of Jesus before Sol Invictus

December 25 Is Not a Conventional Date, but the Real Date for Christmas We often hear that the date of 25 December for the birth of Jesus is just a convention, as we don’t know the exact date, or is merely symbolic. This is not the case. Jesus was really born on December 25, as […]

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Italian Doctor 2: Covid Tests Shambles, Overdiagnoses

In the previous post Italian Doctor: in Covid I Acted as Usual, I Had No Death or ICU Hospitalization we reported, translated from Italian, the first part of an interview that an Italian doctor, Dr. Maria Grazia Dondini, general practitioner in Monterenzio, in the province of Bologna, gave to the website La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana […]

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Italian Doctor: in Covid I Acted as Usual, I Had No Death or ICU Hospitalization

Does anybody remember when, almost a year ago now, they were telling us that the lockdown and self-isolating were just temporary measures not so much intended to beat the pandemic as to “flatten the curve”, namely to prevent or keep under control the spike in the numbers of new contagions, so that, by spreading new […]

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Is Covid Second Wave Real or Bad Testing Makes It Appear Real?

By Enza Ferreri How dangerous is the novel Coronavirus? Opinions differ on the matter, but this is a general question which is not even the most important issue at the moment. The most pressing question now is: is the much-taunted and long-predicted “second wave” of this autumn based on sound evidence or is it a […]

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St Francis of Assisi Feast Day. Italy’s Great Patron Saint

The 4th October is St Francis of Assisi Feast Day. St Francis hailed from the beautiful little town of Assisi, in Umbria, the region called “the green heart of Italy” for its abundant vegetation and its central position in the country. It is the only region of peninsular Italy which is landlocked. In Assisi and […]

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Suarez, Italian, University for Foreigners of Perugia

The very famous, star Uruguayan footballer (Americans would call him “soccer player”) Luis Suarez, formerly of Barcelona and coveted by Turin’s club Juventus, has recently taken an exam in the Italian language at the University of Perugia (pictured above), which was necessary for him to obtain Italian citizenship. In the end he failed, so goodbye […]

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Italy Lockdown Models Not as Reliable as Thought

Italy started easing its coronavirus lockdown restrictions from 5 May. The previous day, 4 May, the Imperial College London released a study which made predictions on the effects in Italy of the new measures introduced. (All references are at the end.) The predictions considered two hypothetical main scenarios, differing in the increase in mobility of […]

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Italy New Cases near Zero, Coronavirus Has Changed

Of Italy’s 21 regions (Italy has actually 20 regions, but for Covid-19 computations Trentino Alto-Adige has been split into two), at the moment 9 have zero new contagions, in 11 the new contagions are from 1 to 19, and the only exception is Lombardy with 237 new positive cases. No new death in 12 regions. […]

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Italy. Double Coronavirus-Conspiracy Twist from Space

Colonel Luca Parmitano, Italian Air Force officer with 25 years of service and 6 space missions behind him, engineer and astronaut of the European Astronaut Corps for the European Space Agency (ESA) since 2009, said he was aware of the pandemic danger posed by the new coronavirus as early as November. Parmitano, who is the […]

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