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    More: Followup, World Health Organization, Epidemiology, Dr. Bruce Aylward, number of daily new cases, People's Republic of China, number of new coronavirus infections, big message, government's unprecedented restrictions  
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2020-03-08 5:01:30 PM  
So martial law is the answer?
 
2020-03-08 5:14:37 PM  
Yeah, problem is that it's safely contained on planet Earth.
 
2020-03-08 5:18:02 PM  

cretinbob: So martial law is the answer?


You know how I can tell you didn't read the article?
 
2020-03-08 5:19:21 PM  

not enough beer: cretinbob: So martial law is the answer?

You know how I can tell you didn't read the article?


*points at the url in the bar up top
 
2020-03-08 5:26:11 PM  

not enough beer: cretinbob: So martial law is the answer?

You know how I can tell you didn't read the article?


You know how I can tell you didn't read the article? Do you think the Chinese asked people politely to stay in their homes?
 
2020-03-08 5:33:24 PM  
From tfa

But Aylward says other countries may be taking the wrong lesson from China by attributing its success to the government's unprecedented restrictions on daily life in several cities, most famously Wuhan, the city of 11 million people where the outbreak began. There, the government has suspended transportation out of the city and for the most part required people to remain in their homes - with only brief forays permitted to stock up on food and other supplies.
China has 31 provinces, thousands of cities," notes Aylward. "And it was only a few cities where they took those draconian measures. In the vast majority of them, they ... really went back to fundamentals of public health."
These included ensuring that there was enough testing capacity to quickly identify cases, isolating infected patients, tracing anyone who had contact with them and, when necessary, placing those contacts in quarantine facilities so they wouldn't get infected by the sick person or spread the disease further. Also, in places where clusters of cases were emerging, authorities prohibited mass gatherings.
 
2020-03-08 5:45:39 PM  
So WHO proposes large government intervention to bolster public health care and education.

As opposed to totalitarian measures that feed on people's worst fears.

Hmm.

Which option do you think Trump prefers?
 
2020-03-08 5:47:30 PM  
What does What say?
 
2020-03-08 5:53:37 PM  

HighOnCraic: What does What say?


I don't know!
 
2020-03-08 6:07:20 PM  

cameroncrazy1984: HighOnCraic: What does What say?

I don't know!


Third base!
 
2020-03-08 6:08:45 PM  

cameroncrazy1984: HighOnCraic: What does What say?

I don't know!


He's on third
 
2020-03-08 6:50:43 PM  

HighOnCraic: What does What say?


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2020-03-08 6:58:54 PM  

HighOnCraic: What does What say?


Do they speak English in What?
 
2020-03-08 7:01:38 PM  

cretinbob: not enough beer: cretinbob: So martial law is the answer?

You know how I can tell you didn't read the article?

You know how I can tell you didn't read the article? Do you think the Chinese asked people politely to stay in their homes?


Sure, the first time.
 
2020-03-08 7:01:58 PM  
First base?
 
2020-03-08 7:04:29 PM  
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2020-03-08 7:04:49 PM  
Kudlow came closest to containing the Corona.  His drunk bladder betrayed him.

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2020-03-08 7:07:38 PM  
Whose on first?
 
2020-03-08 7:07:59 PM  
Containment is still on the table.... outside the USA. Inside that clusterfark? Not a gawddamn chance in hell.
 
2020-03-08 7:08:53 PM  
"China has 31 provinces, thousands of cities," notes Aylward. "And it was only a few cities where they took those draconian measures. In the vast majority of them, they ... really went back to fundamentals of public health."

And how many vacancies are there in the Public Health Service?
 
2020-03-08 7:09:14 PM  

The Third Man: HighOnCraic: What does What say?

Do they speak English in What?


No, he is not Marcellus Wallace, he is not black, he is not bald, and he does not look like a biatch. And the WHO is not playing a show in Cleveland anytime soon.
 
2020-03-08 7:09:51 PM  
Hey as long as civilized nation's keep us infected Americans out they should be fine.
 
2020-03-08 7:11:48 PM  

HighOnCraic: What does What say?


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2020-03-08 7:11:49 PM  
Who is the band on stage?
 
2020-03-08 7:12:02 PM  

cranked: Yeah, problem is that it's safely contained on planet Earth.


Not if Elon Musk has anything to say about it. I don't recalled a supply of used kleenex being standard cargo on previous resupply missions to the ISS.
 
2020-03-08 7:12:45 PM  

wejash: So WHO proposes large government intervention to bolster public health care and education.

As opposed to totalitarian measures that feed on people's worst fears.

Hmm.

Which option do you think Trump prefers?


But public health doesn't help shareholder value!
 
2020-03-08 7:13:07 PM  

Summoner101: Who is the band on stage?


Yes.
 
2020-03-08 7:14:22 PM  
The WHO is a political organization that lies constantly, not that it's a huge problem so long as you recognize that everything they put out is politically motivated rather than based on science.
 
2020-03-08 7:15:07 PM  

stan unusual: Summoner101: Who is the band on stage?

Yes.


Can't be the original version of Yes. And half the original version of the Who is jamming with Bonzo in the great jam band in the afterlife.
 
2020-03-08 7:16:44 PM  

stan unusual: Summoner101: Who is the band on stage?

Yes.


So Yes is the band on stage?
 
2020-03-08 7:17:12 PM  
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Oops.
 
2020-03-08 7:17:28 PM  

groppet: Hey as long as civilized nation's keep us infected Americans out they should be fine.


I've seen a few articles now saying most of Canada's cases can be traced back to the US.

They should build a wall.
 
2020-03-08 7:18:27 PM  
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yes.
Yes I do.
 
2020-03-08 7:18:42 PM  
I don't just spread my unflappable wisdom on FARK, I visit other sites, too. Here's some comments I just read:

Corvid-19 has a mortality rate of less than 1%, the same as the flu.

SARS has a mortality rate of 10% whereas MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome) has a pleasurable mortality rate of 35%.

I don't recall this mass hysteria during last years flu season. This morning I witnessed a bloke buying 64 toilet rolls from Aldi, it wasn't even as if they were in short supply, the shelves were fully stocked. If we all behaved like that selfish coont then they'd be no toilet paper for anyone to buy....when they actually need it. I hope he ...


and such as

And:

dems want to ruin the economy during trump election year

and such as

And:

The only ppl dying from it are those with existing health conditions (respiratory/immune system disorders, heart etc) People healthy for the most part who get it recover. Stop the BS liberal media driven fear mongering, this thing is weaker than the Flu that is actually killing 10's of thousands.

FFS listening to all you coronavirus freaks you'd think it was ebola.


and such as
 
2020-03-08 7:19:17 PM  

Aezetyr: [Fark user image 480x270] [View Full Size image _x_]

yes.
Yes I do.


Sorry, she's in prison.
 
2020-03-08 7:20:12 PM  
Containment?
If the animals keep escaping from your zoo then at some point there are more outside than inside.

We might be able to seclude some human habitats with isolation, this thing is In the wild with millions potentialy infected. Containing it to your largest urban centers is not possible.
 
2020-03-08 7:20:17 PM  
I saw a video title that Italy is now on the point of ICU rationing. I didn't watch it because the BS meter pegged looking at the title card.

But something they stands out is the number of deaths we're seeing in Italy. SK is very low, but they're aggressively testing, so that maybe lots of cases in early stages, and Germany has none, which is very odd.

Italy has about the same number of cases as SK and vastly more deaths. One thing that could explain this is ICU beds being overwhelmed.

Anyone seen any info from a non-batshiat insane source? I won't even link it, the title got me to thinking.

Also. Went to store. Plenty of TP (though the 48 packs were mostly gone.) The tiny amount of shelf space for hand sanitizer was empty. Plenty of soap, through.
 
2020-03-08 7:21:30 PM  

Summoner101: stan unusual: Summoner101: Who is the band on stage?

Yes.

So Yes is the band on stage?


Are you asking about The Band?
 
2020-03-08 7:21:34 PM  

WayneKerr: I don't just spread my unflappable wisdom on FARK, I visit other sites, too. Here's some comments I just read:

Corvid-19 has a mortality rate of less than 1%, the same as the flu.


No need to crow about it.
 
2020-03-08 7:22:19 PM  

Summoner101: stan unusual: Summoner101: Who is the band on stage?

Yes.

So Yes is the band on stage?


Who?
 
2020-03-08 7:22:41 PM  
It's going to look contained, but emerge next winter, and take out which ever old man gets  elected, fulfilling the curse.
 
2020-03-08 7:23:35 PM  

wejash: So WHO proposes large government intervention to bolster public health care and education.

As opposed to totalitarian measures that feed on people's worst fears.

Hmm.

Which option do you think Trump prefers?


Whichever one makes the stock market recover tomorrow.
 
2020-03-08 7:23:41 PM  

iron de havilland: WayneKerr: I don't just spread my unflappable wisdom on FARK, I visit other sites, too. Here's some comments I just read:

Corvid-19 has a mortality rate of less than 1%, the same as the flu.

No need to crow about it.


Says you.

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2020-03-08 7:24:25 PM  
You can forget about containment in Iran, Italy, and the United States, but the rest of the world has good odds.
 
2020-03-08 7:24:55 PM  

WayneKerr: Summoner101: stan unusual: Summoner101: Who is the band on stage?

Yes.

So Yes is the band on stage?

Are you asking about The Band?


But The Band isn't even at this concert!
 
2020-03-08 7:24:58 PM  

Tillmaster: Summoner101: stan unusual: Summoner101: Who is the band on stage?

Yes.

So Yes is the band on stage?

Who?


I'm not sure, but They Might Be Giants
 
2020-03-08 7:25:06 PM  

Summoner101: stan unusual: Summoner101: Who is the band on stage?

Yes.

So Yes is the band on stage?


Yes isn't even at this concert.
 
2020-03-08 7:26:12 PM  

WayneKerr: I don't just spread my unflappable wisdom on FARK, I visit other sites, too. Here's some comments I just read:

Corvid-19 has a mortality rate of less than 1%, the same as the flu.

SARS has a mortality rate of 10% whereas MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome) has a pleasurable mortality rate of 35%.

I don't recall this mass hysteria during last years flu season. This morning I witnessed a bloke buying 64 toilet rolls from Aldi, it wasn't even as if they were in short supply, the shelves were fully stocked. If we all behaved like that selfish coont then they'd be no toilet paper for anyone to buy....when they actually need it. I hope he ...

and such as

And:

dems want to ruin the economy during trump election year

and such as

And:

The only ppl dying from it are those with existing health conditions (respiratory/immune system disorders, heart etc) People healthy for the most part who get it recover. Stop the BS liberal media driven fear mongering, this thing is weaker than the Flu that is actually killing 10's of thousands.

FFS listening to all you coronavirus freaks you'd think it was ebola.

and such as


as someone who is going to effectively be isolated from family for the next month, fark. Those. People.

I dont have kids. My gf is having her kid stay with  grandparents (she's an intensivist).
 
2020-03-08 7:29:20 PM  

WayneKerr: Summoner101: stan unusual: Summoner101: Who is the band on stage?

Yes.

So Yes is the band on stage?

Are you asking about The Band?


Third Base?

Pop goes the pop goes the windin' of the weasel
I see the empty pocket needs a refill

I got a squad with a list of complainers
I should have started RAPE:
Rappers Against Phony Entertainers
 
2020-03-08 7:29:27 PM  

cretinbob: not enough beer: cretinbob: So martial law is the answer?

You know how I can tell you didn't read the article?

You know how I can tell you didn't read the article? Do you think the Chinese asked people politely to stay in their homes?


We just need a compromise.  We ask politely, and if they don't agree to the terms, then we use force.  You give the corona infected the illusion of choice, which is all most people need.  Illusion works wonders for most people.  They don't actually want to make decisions, but they want to feel like they did.
 
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