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Dear Public Health England,
1. Has the SARS Cov-2 virus been isolated and purified from sample taken from an individual affected by Covid 19?
2. Has any variant of the SARS Cov-2 virus been isolated and purified from sample taken from an individual affected by Covid 19?
3. We are aware of well over 5000 United States patents and patent applications going back at least to 2003, filed for the express purpose of controlling some aspect of the SARS corona virus. Are you aware of any patents or patent applications in this field filed in other countries, including the United Kingdom?
4. Has it been conclusively established that the SARS Cov-2 virus is not a laboratory made genetic modification of an existing SARS corona virus?
5. Has it been conclusively established that the PCR test conclusively detects the presence of the SARS Cov-2 virus?
6. Has it been conclusively established that Has it been conclusively established that the PCR test conclusively detects the presence of any specific variant?
7. Is there a standard cycle threshold number for PCR tests in the UK? If so, what is it?
8. Has it been conclusively established that there is a causal relationship between the SARS Cov-2 virus and Covid 19?
9. Has it been conclusively established that the SARS Cov-2 virus can be transmitted from person to person?
10. Has any method of transmission been conclusively established?
11. Has it been conclusively established that asymptomatic individuals can transmit the SARS Cov-2 virus?
12. Has it been conclusively established that lockdowns limit the spread of Covid 19?
13. Has it been conclusively established that social distancing limits the spread of Covid 19?
14. Has it been conclusively established that mask wearing limits the spread of Covid 19?
15. Is there any evidence that mask wearing is a danger to health?
16. Has it been conclusively established that any vaccine prevents Covid 19 infection?
17. Has it been conclusively established that any vaccine prevents Covid 19 transmission?
I want to see peer reviewed studies or similarly authoritative documents.

Yours faithfully,

Stuart Hill

FOI, Public Health England

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OFFICIAL
Dear Stuart Hill,

Please find attached Public Health England's response to your request.

FOI Team
Public Accountability Unit
Public Health England
[Public Health England request email]
Tel: 020 8327 6920
www.gov.uk/phe Follow us on Twitter @PHE uk

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