Part 2 of 5
By J. Holcombe, D. Jacobson, and T. Ruhl
“In February 1917, Bayer lost its American patent on aspirin, opening a lucrative drug market to many manufacturers. Bayer fought back with copious advertising, celebrating the brand’s purity just as the epidemic was reaching its peak.” The New York Times
In Part 1, we revealed that while most believed for 100 years that a flu virus killed millions of people worldwide in 1918, medical forensic research discovered that most died of pneumonia caused by a massive bacterial infection. Here, we discuss how this research also shows that homeopathy saved people’s lives during that time, while aspirin killed them.
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The whole world is facing challenges of an enormous scale, complexity and depth. Unfortunately, as Naomi Klein set out so clearly in “The Shock Doctrine,” disaster can be very profitable for those willing to take advantage. Continue reading
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