Contrary to the relentless propaganda from the political establishment and corporate media of nearly every country, the COVID-19 pandemic is not over and will worsen in the coming weeks and months.
US President Joe Biden finally acknowledged Thursday that over 1 million Americans have now died from COVID-19, issuing a perfunctory written statement and a pre-recorded video characterized by indifference to the lives of those lost and their loved ones still mourning.
The WHCA dinner was a live-streamed propaganda event designed to falsely portray the pandemic as over, which has totally backfired and turned into a disaster.
The pandemic has exposed the economic, political, social and moral bankruptcy of world capitalism, which must be overthrown.
This Inquest is necessary to break through the cover-up, falsifications and misinformation that have been deployed to justify policies responsible for the avoidable deaths of millions since the initial detection of SARS-CoV-2.
Global Workers’ Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic
UK nurse testifies about life on a COVID ward: “There was a general feeling that we were expendable”
The following testimony to the Global Workers Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic has been submitted by a Senior Health Care Assistant in a busy hospital in the north of England. The nurse normally works on a gerontology ward caring for the old and infirm and those suffering from dementia.
“This is a mass disabling event that’s taking place”: Canadian mother speaks to the Global Workers’ Inquest on her struggle to protect her children from COVID-19
Jessica Bleasdale spoke to the WSWS about her experiences advocating for her son and others who are vulnerable, as well as her thoughts on the New Brunswick government’s decision to drop all protective measures.
“The Gamma variant was maliciously created in Manaus by Bolsonaro’s herd immunity policy”
The studies led by Ferrante showed that the reopening of schools in Manaus in late 2020 led to the emergence of the Gamma variant, responsible for two-thirds of the COVID-19 deaths in Brazil.
On October 24, the World Socialist Web Site and the International Workers Alliance of Rank-and-File Committees featuring leading scientists and epidemiologists from throughout the world to explain the case for the global elimination of the virus that causes COVID-19.
The criminal role of the Swedish government in the pandemic: Testimony from anti-COVID activist Keith Begg
This is the first of a two-part interview on the experience of the pandemic in Sweden, the birthplace of the homicidal “herd immunity” strategy which the Social Democratic government has ruthlessly pursued since March 2020.
"Every infected person is a chance for a new variant to arise"
Part two of a two-part interview on the COVID pandemic and the claims that COVID has become endemic.
Bolsonaro’s “herd immunity” led to Manaus health care collapse, mass infection of indigenous populations, says Brazilian scientist Lucas Ferrante
Bolsonaro’s strategy “did not lead to herd immunity, but to the emergence of a new variant, Gamma, which today is responsible for two thirds of the deaths in Brazil.”
Scientists and health experts call on Johnson government to help vaccinate world, as it ends all UK COVID restrictions
“Vaccinating the vast majority of the world’s population” as called for by the scientists and health experts in the open letter, is a pipe dream under capitalism.
At their Wednesday press conference, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, raised concerns over the state of the globe.
In this video, WSWS writer Evan Blake describes the current surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the immense impacts of Long COVID, and what must be done to end the pandemic worldwide.
While both the number of infections and hospitalizations in Germany are rising rapidly again, the government is giving the virus free rein and dismantling the last remaining coronavirus measures.
The World Health Organization reported that the Emergency Committee did not feel the current state of the monkeypox epidemic constituted a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC).