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1210 clicks; posted to Main » on 09 May 2022 at 9:04 PM (14 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-05-09 9:08:52 PM  
You think that's bad, wait until Americans actually learn about the consequences of chronic neuropilin-1 receptor related signaling dysregulation:

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2022-05-09 9:13:02 PM  

backhand.slap.of.reason: You think that's bad, wait until Americans actually learn about the consequences of chronic neuropilin-1 receptor related signaling dysregulation:

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I won't hold my breath.
 
2022-05-09 9:26:12 PM  
3 months to stop the spread. Have some mangoes.
 
2022-05-09 9:26:36 PM  
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2022-05-09 9:32:39 PM  
China's currently holding a good chunk of the business world hostage with this lockdown right now. Anything manufactured in China typically ends up going through the port of Shanghai, and right now nothing is leaving Shanghai.

A number of our clients are scrambling to find alternatives to Chinese manufacturing right now (particularly plastics), but the world ceded so much of it to China, particularly smaller scale projects. Most factories in the EU/NA won't touch certain projects unless you either pay through the nose or will produce more than a certain amount of volume.
 
2022-05-09 9:33:21 PM  
In other news, AOL still exists, and subby is probably 80 if they're linking to it
 
2022-05-09 9:38:47 PM  
I farking loved bud dry....how dare you subby!
 
2022-05-09 9:43:03 PM  
The tinfoil hat conspiracy theorist in me thinks this is collection for a DNA bank.
 
2022-05-09 10:03:12 PM  

Outshined_One: Anything manufactured in China typically ends up going through the port of Shanghai, and right now nothing is leaving Shanghai.


Everything I've sent through Shanghai in the last month went without issue.  There were some delays in the first ten days or so of April while all the paper pushers were adjusting to starving at home.

/We have a China free trade zone there, maybe it is less affected than the regular port
//OTOH, our suppliers use DHL to ship out of China and that stuff is getting to me
///Shenzhen is still a pit of shipping despair for anything without a CCC, but that disaster existed before COVID-19
 
2022-05-09 10:29:52 PM  
Being stuck in an office building for 6 weeks with no way to take a shower or prepare your own food has got to be miserable. I suppose it beats being stuck inside a tiny apartment but not by much.
 
2022-05-09 10:30:48 PM  
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2022-05-09 10:48:09 PM  
Was just hearing about this from a friend with family over there.  Nerves are definitely starting to fray.  People are afraid of the 'cabins" (makeshift quarantine wards).  Testers come every day (which is odd to me: if a small portion of those testers gets sloppy with the PPE, you've hugely reduced the benefits of lockdown) and if anyone tests positive, the whole apartment building goes to the camps cabins.
Not sure I want to see what civil unrest looks like in a city of 28 million people.  The Chinese government is usually very sensitive to the public mood (as long as nobody is advocating for a different government), so I'm surprised how  willing they are to stick to their "zero cases" goal.
 
2022-05-09 11:05:22 PM  
Any time anyone tests positive the area they are from gets locked down for two weeks.  Since an area can contain a 100,000 people you pretty much guarantee a permanent lockdown
 
2022-05-09 11:16:50 PM  

Ragin' Asian: The tinfoil hat conspiracy theorist in me thinks this is collection for a DNA bank.


China is pretty upfront about things like that.  America is the nation that surreptitiously profiles it's citizens via 3rd Party interactions.
 
2022-05-10 12:38:29 AM  

nartreb: Was just hearing about this from a friend with family over there.  Nerves are definitely starting to fray.  People are afraid of the 'cabins" (makeshift quarantine wards).  Testers come every day (which is odd to me: if a small portion of those testers gets sloppy with the PPE, you've hugely reduced the benefits of lockdown) and if anyone tests positive, the whole apartment building goes to the camps cabins.
Not sure I want to see what civil unrest looks like in a city of 28 million people.  The Chinese government is usually very sensitive to the public mood (as long as nobody is advocating for a different government), so I'm surprised how  willing they are to stick to their "zero cases" goal.


My understanding is that it's already moved into the deer population, so it's not clear how these lockdowns are going to stop it anyway.

Is that still considered to be the case?
 
2022-05-10 1:42:09 AM  
They don't seem to be moving on a plan B (vaccines), so, expect to see versions of this headline for another year.

Can't imagine being in a Chinese lockdown since March. I've had two vacations since then, mother's day, kids' birthdays, family gatherings, drank a month's worth of coffee, gone hiking, done some landscaping...

Enjoy your freedom, y'all
 
2022-05-10 2:10:22 AM  

Outshined_One: China's currently holding a good chunk of the business world hostage with this lockdown right now. Anything manufactured in China typically ends up going through the port of Shanghai, and right now nothing is leaving Shanghai.

A number of our clients are scrambling to find alternatives to Chinese manufacturing right now (particularly plastics), but the world ceded so much of it to China, particularly smaller scale projects. Most factories in the EU/NA won't touch certain projects unless you either pay through the nose or will produce more than a certain amount of volume.


Good. I hope it kills everything.  It never made sense to me that it was cheaper to have stuff made a world away. Versus down the street.
Also. With everything made so far away, you can't even just go get it yourself.
But you cared more about saving money. And not long term  practicality.  You're no different than farmers who still have planted in the ground in a manner the same as 200 years ago.  They assumed they would have cheap labor FOREVER.
They could came up with a different way to make it easy for Americans to pick. But. Fine. Keep thinking it has to be hard work. fark o.
 
2022-05-10 2:57:24 AM  
Making New Zealand's decision to abandon covid zero strategy look smart (I think they're the non-trivial country who went off that strategy by choice).
 
2022-05-10 5:39:47 AM  
Because fark Yu, that's why.

/That's what Xi said.
 
2022-05-10 6:46:09 AM  
If everybody's afraid of the same, measurable and limited thing, it sure makes it easier to sleep at night

/nightly UFIA notwithstanding
 
2022-05-10 6:55:53 AM  
I should clarify, never mind the finger's intentionality, it's for your, and mine, and thereby our collective own good
 
2022-05-10 12:22:50 PM  
Notice how AFTER Sars Covid-2, you never hear about Hong Kong peace protests?
Wonder why...(sarcasm)
 
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