Since the COVID pandemic hit, we’ve all got to know another side of Australia. With some of the longest and most stringent lockdowns and travel restrictions in the world, it’s become a case study of what happens when a government will do anything to keep COVID numbers low. Their latest policy is to build special camps—COVID internment camps—to which infected and suspected infected people are moved. The biggest of these camps is called Howard Springs. It houses up to 2,000 inmates… surrounded by tall fences and carefully policed against attempts to escape. It’s been described as the gold standard of such camps and it’s being replicated across Australia.
“We can estimate over the last decade just how much money flowed from 3rd party payers, think pharmaceutical companies, back to NIH and its scientists.