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#41 OFFLINE   cinnamongurl

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Posted 02 February 2020 - 11:10 PM

It does seem like every 2 or 3 years there is a month where a virus is overhyped and talked about for weeks then nobody mentions it again, swine flu, bird flu, ebola, this probably been a couple more.


they are hyped up, but for good reason honestly. the reason they don’t become as serious as killing millions off is down to how safe we’ve made containing an outbreak. quite honestly, Ebola could have wiped out a large proportion of the human race ala the Black Plague and the Spanish flu. Viruses like these have the potential to do that, which is why they’re widely reported and people are made aware quickly.


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Posted 02 February 2020 - 11:44 PM

It does seem like every 2 or 3 years there is a month where a virus is overhyped and talked about for weeks then nobody mentions it again, swine flu, bird flu, ebola, this probably been a couple more.

just another scare tactic in the media, probably trying to divert attention from another story they're trying to cover up


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Posted 03 February 2020 - 12:29 AM

It does seem like every 2 or 3 years there is a month where a virus is overhyped and talked about for weeks then nobody mentions it again, swine flu, bird flu, ebola, this probably been a couple more.

 

Okay but Ebola had a very high death rate and the country that it most recently broke out in basically had no health care or facilities to deal with sanitization and prevent the spread so um, just saying, it's not really comparable and we really should not refer to ebola as "overhyped". 


But what IS overhyped is the fact that everyone in countries other than China is dead scared they'll get the coronovirus when it hasn't even reached over 20 cases anywhere else as it's been a very manageable and steady incline. For Wuhan though, we will have to see. 


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Posted 03 February 2020 - 02:06 AM

Okay but Ebola had a very high death rate and the country that it most recently broke out in basically had no health care or facilities to deal with sanitization and prevent the spread so um, just saying, it's not really comparable and we really should not refer to ebola as "overhyped". 


But what IS overhyped is the fact that everyone in countries other than China is dead scared they'll get the coronovirus when it hasn't even reached over 20 cases anywhere else as it's been a very manageable and steady incline. For Wuhan though, we will have to see. 

 

I agree with you, but I would just like to add that we need to take in mind incubation periods (2 weeks, give it or take). So far, the virus has been thought to be contagious during this asymptomatic span of time, so a sick person abroad could have already given it to someone else, that could have given it to someone else, and so on. I think the ratio is about 2-3, meaning every infection has the potential to infect an average of other 2-3 people.

Anyways, I would also like to add that even if the actual numbers are higher than what is reported, we have to keep in mind a bunch of people could have gotten this and will never know simply because their illness wasn't that serious and/or suspicious. I think most cases abroad are very mild, so that's a good sign. Maybe it's getting weaker already and the worst has passed.


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Posted 03 February 2020 - 02:41 AM

just another scare tactic in the media, probably trying to divert attention from another story they're trying to cover up

 

Perhaps.

 

Covering up the American Senate Impeachement trials ? 

Toyota and Honda recalling back 6 millions vehicles ?

The Illuminati has established a New World Order without anybody realizing it ?

Big Pharma has a cure for cancer , but they make more money from suppressing it ?

 

what´s really going on here? 

 

 

 

 

notice - Max is only joking


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Posted 03 February 2020 - 08:35 AM

I agree with you, but I would just like to add that we need to take in mind incubation periods (2 weeks, give it or take). So far, the virus has been thought to be contagious during this asymptomatic span of time, so a sick person abroad could have already given it to someone else, that could have given it to someone else, and so on. I think the ratio is about 2-3, meaning every infection has the potential to infect an average of other 2-3 people.

Anyways, I would also like to add that even if the actual numbers are higher than what is reported, we have to keep in mind a bunch of people could have gotten this and will never know simply because their illness wasn't that serious and/or suspicious. I think most cases abroad are very mild, so that's a good sign. Maybe it's getting weaker already and the worst has passed.

 

Yes thank you!

 

I wouldn't say it's getting weaker, but the recovery rate is about the same if not higher than death rates now. But number of cases is still growing exponentially.



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Posted 03 February 2020 - 05:48 PM

A friend who inspired me to open this thread
Is finally in a plane from China to Chile
After 4 flights were cancelled
I can only imagine panic and all...

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Posted 03 February 2020 - 07:09 PM

Apparently a woman got rid of the virus using anti-HIV meds?


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Posted 04 February 2020 - 02:06 AM

A friend who inspired me to open this thread
Is finally in a plane from China to Chile
After 4 flights were cancelled
I can only imagine panic and all...

 

 

I am happy to hear that good news :)  I Hope they are all in good health and will return home soon.

Many airplane companies are cancelling all their flights to and from China.

Everyone is in panic.

I am sure there will be a cure for it soon.


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 03:16 AM

12-02-2020

 

 
Coronavirus has now an oficial name - Covid-19
The virus itself has been designated SARS-CoV-2 by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses.
 
 
The global number of confirmed coronavirus cases has now reached 45,169
 
 
The virus outbreak has now killed 1,115 people worldwide.
 
 
Clinical trials are underway as international scientists work with Chinese authorities to 
try and find a cure.
 
 
The World Health Organization director general said he believes there is a “realistic chance” of 
stopping the outbreak, but warned that it still posed "a very grave threat."
Scientists from around the world are meeting in Geneva to discuss ways to combat the outbreak.

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Posted 12 February 2020 - 03:37 AM

We need more LIMES
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Posted Yesterday, 02:06 AM

The global number of confirmed coronavirus cases has now reached 45,169

 
 
The virus outbreak has now killed 1,115 people worldwide.

 

 

71,331 cases have been confirmed now, with 1,775 deaths. So crazy how fast this has gone down :(


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Posted Yesterday, 02:15 AM

Yeah, its only been a month.

Its going to get worse for those poor defenceless people :(  

 

No cure has been discovered yet and they say that it may take over 8 to 12 months to find a cure !

By that time, many more people will die. 

 

May God bless them all and embrace all in heaven. R.I.P.


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#54 OFFLINE   Bob Renoir de Monet

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Posted Yesterday, 11:24 AM

I am nust kinda thankful that I finish my travels just days before the outbreak and have no plans for any recent trips...
It seems that traveling now is not a good idea




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