The 10 most insane conspiracy theories related to coronavirusPictolic
The appearance of pandemics was always accompanied by various rumours, because people find it difficult to believe that the disease came out of nowhere. And today was no exception.
We have already talked about the five most insane versions of flash COVID-19. Now let's talk about what other hoaxes and conspiracy theories associated with this disease.
On February 24 the winner of the Presidential medal of Freedom, leading rush Limbaugh said on the air of his radio show that he believes the coronavirus common cold.
The idea was supported by leading hundreds of users of social networks, arguing that the government and the media want to make panic on the population. But these people seem to have forgotten that the coronavirus and the common cold are totally different symptoms. Besides, COVID-19 has no specific treatment and much more dangerous.
"Miracle mineral Supplement" or "miracle mineral solution" is very popular among people in the US who believe that it is possible to recover from coronavirus. The solution consists of 28% sodium chlorite and distilled water. Before use, the buyers are recommended to mix the liquid with citric acid, which is the "activator". But few people know that as a result of this reaction produces chlorine dioxide, a powerful bleaching substance.
This is a medicine suggest to use for treatment of other diseases, including HIV infection and cancer. Perhaps the popularity of "miracle mineral Supplement" is that in 2015 an American woman supposedly cured her kids of autism. But control over the quality of the food and drug administration and similar agencies in Canada, New Zealand and Australia warn against the use of CMD, saying that it could be dangerous to health.
From January 22 through the pages of Facebook is walking a post with a photo of a patent for a vaccine against coronavirus. Who and why I published this entry, is unknown. But people familiar with her, began to build their own theories.
Most agreed that the coronavirus vaccine has long existed, therefore, the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 was launched specifically to profit from the sale of drugs.
But later it turned out that the above-mentioned patent is associated with another virus — SARS-CoV. This type of coronavirus have been registered in China in 2002. For the period of the epidemic revealed 8096 cases in 29 countries and more than 774 deaths.
A fairly common conspiracy theory States that the coronavirus is a biological weapon. Some proponents of this theory think that it was created in China, others blame it on America.
As for the Americans, they believe the virus is established in Wuhan. As evidence of this version is the fact that just a few miles from the "centre of infection" is the only one in China supererogatory 4th level of Biosafety. Here scientists study human infectious diseases.
Professor of chemical biology from Rutgers University Richard Brait says: there is absolutely nothing that would indicate an artificial origin of the virus. In his opinion, the possibility that it was created deliberately, are eliminated in full.
Popular YouTube blogger and supporter antiprivivochnaya movement Jordan Sather said in his blog that he believes the coronavirus a good tool to control population. In his opinion, the infection was developed by the British Institute of Pipita together with the former head of Microsoft bill gates.
Among users of social networks is popular opinion that the coronavirus was created with a view to relieve pension funds, in other words, to destroy pensioners. This idea suggests that most of the victims of the coronavirus that causes people older than 50 years.
But scientists say that this is not true, and such mortality statistics is that elderly people often develop pneumonia, and they die from this complication.
In March 2019 under mysterious circumstances virulent viruses from canadian laboratories NML was in China. After investigation, it was found that in NML worked for several Chinese agents who, apparently, and sent samples to his native country. In some online publications, it is alleged that among them were SARS-CoV-2.
But representatives of the canadian laboratory and health Canada deny this information. According to their statements, "none of the samples sent to the Chinese experts 31 March 2019 from Winnipeg to Beijing, was not a coronavirus COVID-19". Moreover, the fact that the transfer of samples — "administrative matter", which carries no risk to the canadian public.
The creators of "the Simpsons" managed to predict more than one event on a world scale, and as sure many fans, coronavirus including. It happened in the 21st episode of the 4th season, which was released in 1993.
In the story, two Asians working at the plant for the production of juicers, pack a parcel, to be sent to Springfield. One of the staff sneezed in a box, and together they begin to laugh at the fact that he was sick with the flu.
But the residents of Springfield no longer a laughing matter... the Virus infects them one by one, leading to this tragedy. However, more attentive viewers noticed inconsistencies — the fact that juicers in the series are Packed at the factory in Osaka, that is in Japan.
This year's movie "Contagion" 2011 release suddenly got a second wind. Forgotten by all tape has become popular again and even managed to take first place in the major world generating. And all because, as sure many in the audience, the authors of "Intrusion" were able to predict the pandemic COVID-19.
Some fans believe that in the near future, the world is waiting for what was said in the film: the massive destruction and high mortality rates. But this is just unfounded speculation, which generate seeinformation and panic, so they can not believe. Even the original poster of "Infection" is a tagline that reads: "Nothing spreads faster than fear".
Another popular conspiracy theory States that the virus outbreak was predicted in 1981, the writer Dean koontz. In his book "Eyes of darkness" he mentioned a dangerous virus called "Wuhan-400", which was developed as a biological weapon.
However, if you delve into the description of the book the virus, you can find a number of differences from COVID-19. For example, "Wuhan-400" was created in a lab, while the actual coronavirus is of natural origin. The book also referred to a 100% mortality rate, but it is, fortunately, not so. Book the virus only affects humans, and is present in animals. And finally, the incubation period COVID-19 measured in days and weeks, and the virus in the novel has an incubation period of up to four hours.
Another product, supposedly predicted the coronavirus, was the book "the end of the world predictions and prophecies," written by Sylvia Browne, American psychic and hypnotherapist.
The book also mentions that the disease will disappear shortly after appearing, but after 10 years come back again, and then disappear completely.
It should be noted that during his career, Sylvia Browne has made many dramatic statements and predictions, and only a few of them came true. The woman has repeatedly been accused of false prophecies, and in 1992, she was officially found guilty of investment fraud, embezzlement and frauds with securities.