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Coronavirus Covid-19
« on: February 23, 2020, 06:07:36 pm »
Suddenly 150 cases in Italy in the last 3 days
and the epicenter is between Milan and Piacenza and about 80km from where I live, mmm

Schools, Universities, Sport events, etc are all closed/cancelled for the next 2 weeks in the whole north of italy
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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2020, 07:46:42 pm »
I believe the Chinese government are doing a Chernobyl with this; it was known about long before they released the news to the world. There is no way they could build these hospitals so quickly.  There are probably far more cases than they are revealing too.
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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2020, 08:43:33 am »
I believe the Chinese government are doing a Chernobyl with this; it was known about long before they released the news to the world. There is no way they could build these hospitals so quickly.  There are probably far more cases than they are revealing too.

Or maybe someone wants the western world to blame china with consequent major economic damage
for something that is just a kind of pneumonia with a 'kewl' media name.

Pneumonia kills 50-100K in the US each year and 100-200K in Europe each year (millions of cases overall),
complete silence by media, but few deaths compared to those numbers by covid-19 are considered like plague
and mentioned everywhere in the media stream.
FULLY agree.
Influenza kills the thousands you mention, every friggin year. also, the mortality rate of corona does not seem to be all that high, with varying numbers between 0,5 and 3,5%
fuck mainstream media!
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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2020, 09:01:39 am »
It's curious that every year there is a new virus, and then it dissapears leaving his place in the media for a new one...

Is that they just last one year?

Curious...
You might get lucky, now and then

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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2020, 08:34:53 pm »
With global economy everything is carried by persons, animals and good that goes from one point to another.

Not a lot of thing to do other than to stop all transports and everybody stay where they are. No travel.

Simple as that despite the economic pressure.
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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2020, 09:51:21 am »
It's curious that every year there is a new virus, and then it dissapears leaving his place in the media for a new one...

Is that they just last one year?

Curious...

It's not curious, it's biology. This one is in the news because it is novel and no vaccine has yet been developed.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Influenza#Types_of_virus
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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2020, 11:11:28 am »
yes, but think of some viruses that don't seem to expire like acute viral nasopharyngitis is, also known as Cold, or AIDS perhaps? You never know... :think

You are right, but viruses always need a vector to travel. Still you have to consider how fast something coming from the heart of China is spreading and in the current case we know that the transmission vector is not bird, rats or goods but human. Stop travelling is the first good thing to do.



 



 
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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2020, 11:49:37 pm »


I see what you did there :lol

I'm planning to travel Germany in a month so it would be a real shame if they'd close the border because of the stupid virus.

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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2020, 11:53:39 am »
Imagine this happening a year ago, escalating and eventually leading to Mark and his management cancelling the whole tour  :o

Depending on what happens in the next few months, maybe this will happen for several artists/bands...

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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2020, 12:05:42 pm »
Imagine this happening a year ago, escalating and eventually leading to Mark and his management cancelling the whole tour  :o

Depending on what happens in the next few months, maybe this will happen for several artists/bands...

This is just people going nuts for a disease that kill less people than the usual flu.

Mass media filling hours of tv, radio and papers...
You might get lucky, now and then

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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2020, 03:12:05 pm »


I see what you did there :lol

I'm planning to travel Germany in a month so it would be a real shame if they'd close the border because of the stupid virus.
where to?
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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2020, 03:38:25 pm »
Yea but still it affects many events, just on the sports section several Serie A games postponed 2 weekends in a row and probably more to come.

MotoGP class cancelled their season opener i Qatar. Most teams fly from Italy, and Qatar have decided that everyone arriving from there will be put in a 2w quarantine...

So, might be media blowing things up (as usual) but still some really sad results of this virus... Was really looking forward to the Qatar GP.

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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2020, 04:34:39 pm »
Yes, they are very concerned about catching a flu...

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« Last Edit: March 02, 2020, 09:13:11 pm by ds1984 »
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Re: Coronavirus Covid-19
« Reply #14 on: March 02, 2020, 09:48:52 pm »
Yes, they are very concerned about catching a flu...

 :smack

Influenza we have a vaccine for, Covid-19 we don't and it is more deadly.  Today Italy announced 52 deaths from it so I think it should be taken seriously.
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