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Consequences / Re: Global recession
« on: Today at 12:40:09 PM »
In Africa 50 % of all jobs will be lost permanently if it keeps spreading. At least that's what economists say. And probably it's possible.

Actually that is BS. How would you lose jobs permanently?

During the Black death all kinds of things changed. Women did mens jobs until the population rebounded then they got removed again. Also people moved into the high death areas (the cities) because they gained more despite the risk.

It´s not just nature that abhors a vacuum.

For what reason africa is africa ? Why is there an unemploymend rate of 3 % in some countries, and other countries have an unemploymend rate of 30 % ?

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The rest / Re: Elections 2020 USA
« on: Today at 12:04:10 PM »
If you look at that article from nanning yesterday. With these afro-americans begging for food. Who would be their best possible political friend ? Not the democrates, they are open border globalists. Their voters are globalists, illegals, refugees send by the UN.....They are all people that want to bring their families to the US. That is something they don't have in common with these afro americans that are already in the US for many generations. And the republicans are also not going to be their friends. Because they are infected with the same virus of globalist corruption. They all just make the swamp bigger and bigger. Their best option is Trump. Together they could get 80 % of the votes.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 03, 2020, 10:09:02 PM »
It will make the testing more easy. There will be less people with the flu or the cold. Now they will probably have to use a big part of their testing capacity for people that are having a cold or the flu. That cold peak we had in Europe last week came at a bad moment.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 03, 2020, 09:04:16 PM »
The premier of Sweden is not very optimistic anymore. He thinks he will have to count the deaths by the thousands in the near future. And preventing human suffering, is the same as preventing economic suffering. And they all failed in the first. Maybe with Taiwan as the exception. https://www.hln.be/nieuws/buitenland/zweedse-premier-we-zullen-de-doden-bij-de-duizenden-tellen~a8c71fbc/

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Consequences / Re: Global recession
« on: April 03, 2020, 08:32:40 PM »
In Africa 50 % of all jobs will be lost permanently if it keeps spreading. At least that's what economists say. And probably it's possible.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 03, 2020, 12:18:39 PM »
U.S.A.
'A perfect storm': US facing hunger crisis as demand for food banks soars

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/02/us-food-banks-coronavirus-demand-unemployment
  by Nina Lakhani in New York


 Excerpts:
Food banks are reporting unprecedented demand across the US as millions lose jobs, investigation shows.

An unprecedented number of Americans have resorted to food banks for emergency supplies since the coronavirus pandemic triggered widespread layoffs.

The demand for food aid has increased as much as eightfold in some areas, according to an investigation by the Guardian, which gives a nationwide snapshot of the hunger crisis facing the US as millions become unemployed.

The national guard has been deployed to help food banks cope with rising demand in cities including Cleveland, Phoenix and St Louis amid growing concerns that supplies may run low as the crisis evolves.


“I’ve been in this business over 30 years, and nothing compares to what we’re seeing now. Not even when the steel mills closed down did we see increased demand like this,”

This week, the Guardian contacted food banks and pantries in nine states, which all reported unprecedented demand, plummeting donations from retailers, and a fall in personnel due to the coronavirus crisis.

Half of American adults have either no emergency savings or not enough to cover three months of living expenses, according to Bankrate’s 2019 Financial Security Index.


First we saw people who lived paycheck to paycheck, got laid off and didn’t know where the next meal was coming from, followed by those who had a couple of weeks of savings. Now, people who knew about us because they donated or volunteered are coming in for food,”

In many area's the poverty rate is like 35 %. And importing more people will not adjust your economy. Especially not if you are a netto importer. Than they just import more. And the extra people just create jobs like flipping hamburgers. So you get high crime and poverty rates. If you add on top of that the imports of fiscal globalist refugees from all across the planet. Than they just lift real-estate price some more. For the rest they are useless, or just some more hamburger flipping jobs for people that can not afford the basic stuff they need. The battelfield USA, soon be followd by battlefield EU.

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Policy and solutions / Re: Oil and Gas Issues
« on: April 02, 2020, 09:29:12 PM »
Russia and Saudi arabia produce 23 million barrels a day. That includes what they consume themself. If they have to cut 15 million barrels there is not much left. That would basically mean that they will bring their own income to zero. To save production in the rest of the world.

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Consequences / Re: Drought 2020
« on: April 02, 2020, 09:24:07 PM »
Not just drought, dam construction also add to the problem. But mainly drought. https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Markets/Commodities/Rice-prices-hit-6-year-high-as-Thailand-and-Vietnam-face-drought?

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 02, 2020, 07:06:57 PM »
We are not going to let these globalist assholes destroy this entire planet. And we are not going to be silent for this fucking fascist globalist scum.

My son will be marrying a wonderful Vietnamese woman this fall. I have an adopted black son. My current wife is Moroccan, was born in Senegal and is a black Muslim...also happens to be a banker.

You, on the other hand, are doomed to slide into irrelevance. Your virulent racism will not be treated kindly in history books. Deal with it.

(edit: How many guns do you own?)

So you think i'm not going to be treated kindly in the future .But do you think you are going to be treated kindly ? I understand that all these things you call racism are an issue for you. But i think there are going to be a lot more people on this planet soon, that will have different issues. Because your issues are mainly the result of your luxery way of live of transporting people to every corner of the planet. The one world people. But that's not going to be the issue for most people on this planet. Their issues will be about poverty,health, safety....... And people like you are easy to smell from far away. So if you want some advice about guns, than i'm willing to help you. Because you are going to need them a lot more than me.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 02, 2020, 06:17:39 PM »
We are not going to let these globalist assholes destroy this entire planet. And we are not going to be silent for this fucking fascist globalist scum.

My son will be marrying a wonderful Vietnamese woman this fall. I have an adopted black son. My current wife is Moroccan, was born in Senegal and is a black Muslim...also happens to be a banker.

You, on the other hand, are doomed to slide into irrelevance. Your virulent racism will not be treated kindly in history books. Deal with it.

(edit: How many guns do you own?)

And you cry about climate change, you are the problem in every possible way. Because of you there will be no history books. So please, stop abusing your name. Shared humanity, what a joke.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 02, 2020, 06:15:08 PM »
The borders between the US states, are they still open ?

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 02, 2020, 05:06:40 PM »
We are not going to let these globalist assholes destroy this entire planet. And we are not going to be silent for this fucking fascist globalist scum.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 02, 2020, 04:55:25 PM »
harpy, my best friends daughter is Chinese, and she is being constantly harassed by racist asshole.

You, sir or madam, are endangering her safety and maybe even her life by continuing to spread this racist shit.

I ask you again to please cease and desist at once.

And, please please don't try to be cute. Just because the deep and virulent hatred between the Taiwanese and the mainland Chinese happens to be not driven by racism, that doesn't excuse similarly obnoxious, disgusting and dangerous behavior by others.

;;;;;

Meanwhile, from dnem's linked NYT article: "In areas where public officials have resisted or delayed stay-at-home orders, people changed their habits far less..."

This basically mean Republican governors and mayors. Trump and these Repub authorities seem set on culling their own herd, for some reason...

Your best friends daughter is with a chinese, and that's why harpy is an asshole ? You are an asshole.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 01, 2020, 11:26:22 PM »
Re. Flattening the curve.
“California is still waiting on results for a backlog of over 50,000 coronavirus tests — more than 65% of all tests given.”
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/03/31/824665834/are-hospitals-seeing-a-surge-of-coronavirus-patients-some-officials-arent-saying
 So any massaging of the data or predictions of flattening need to be taken with a large dose of salt.
 In the Calif. county where I live we have 99 reported cases and eleven people ,at least, in ICU.

Right now on CNN, there is one lab with a backlog of 160 000 tests. It will take up to 10 days before they have the results. So if you are a doctor, and you do a test. You don't know for 10 days if that patient in front of you is infected or not. That's like asking for troubles.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 01, 2020, 06:16:13 PM »
In Tokyo they still prefere full metro's. That's probably not the smartest thing to do right now. That will become another human and economic disaster. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-japan/japan-on-the-brink-as-it-struggles-to-hold-back-coronavirus-idUSKBN21I3LX

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: April 01, 2020, 12:33:28 PM »
If you look at that cruise ship in Japan. Still 100 people are not recovered yet. Soon that will be 2 months.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 31, 2020, 07:38:58 PM »
He blumenkraft, 2019 was a bad year for german industrial production. And probably it's going to be destroyed by your commie brothers. Because they have to move up the chain. To create extra added value, to keep all the commies happy. And now your service sector is getting hit by the corronavirus. Bey bey strong man of Europe. And still defending these chinese.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 31, 2020, 06:07:08 PM »
Archimid, Puerto Rico is also a tax haven, with bankrupted pension funds. So it would be a miracle if it's not widespread already. Because these gentleman have more importand things to do. So follow your own advise, and wear a mask. Today we had a 12 year old girl that died, yesterday a 30 year old nurse, no medical history. And that's going to continue for months.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 31, 2020, 04:34:07 PM »
A sick puppy :) , https://www.rt.com/usa/484508-trump-pelosi-san-francisco-coronavirus/
You're right, too bad the impeachment failed. It is surprising that he uses for Mrs Pelosi the words we use for him.

I wonder who's going to get impeached in Europe. Because for 2 months they did nothing to prevend the virus from coming in. And now the price will get bigger every day.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 31, 2020, 04:23:43 PM »
DO NOT USE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION!  I can't think of a more ideal way for this virus to transfer.

Is Puerto Rico ready for it ? The numbers start to pick up a little bit.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 31, 2020, 04:10:30 PM »

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 31, 2020, 12:06:55 PM »
Can any of the experts comment on this Nature article?
In 2015 in the USA a virus just like the covid19 was produced in lab. In theory they tried to hide it and stopped that line of research.

https://www.nature.com/articles/nm.3985

And what does that mean ? There is also a lab at a few hundred meters from that foodmarket in Wuhan that works with that Virus. So it means nothing. What i do know is that many people are getting into troubles in Africa and South America because China is spreading that it started in Europe.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 31, 2020, 11:56:23 AM »
Iceland is extremely interesting and useful case. As always we need to look into details to get a proper picture.

One would expect the voluntary tested population sample to have a bias towards people who have some kind of symptoms and to people who feel having a possible exposure to Covid-19.

We must also remember the regional distribution when looking into national data of a country. 822 out of total 1086 cases or 75% are from Greater Reykjavik region although "only" about 62% of the population live there. I couldn't find regional distribution of testing but it is safe to assume that both testing and infections are concentrated on the capital area. Thus we cannot extrapolate current figures to the total population as there is likely to be a pool of rural population with neither the exposure to Covid nor tests made to confirm it.

5 days from infection to symptoms, + 10 days to ARDS + 2-5 days to death means 17-20 days from infection to death and 12-15 days from symptoms to death. Thanks to extensive testing Iceland probably discovers more cases earlier than most countries, so let's assume in Iceland it takes on average 15-17 days from confirmation to death.

As it happens confirmed cases started to rise rapidly 14 days ago from 17th March. I think it it's too soon to predict Icelandic fatality rate before these cases mature to deaths or stable cases awaiting to be discharged.  This should be visible in figures at the end of the week. Because Iceland only has 30 hospitalized patients and 10 in ICU it is unlikely there will be a huge surge in deaths though.

Iceland has a population of a small city, and is spread across the entire landsurface. Even the capital has no very high buildings. So you don't even have to take the elevator if you don't want. And it's an island. So everything comes over the sea or air. That should be the easiest place to contain it.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 30, 2020, 09:37:24 PM »
In  Africa they are wearing masks. And even medical staff in Europe and the US have to beg to get some. https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/03/nigeria-announces-lockdown-major-cities-curb-coronavirus-200330095100706.html

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 30, 2020, 09:09:12 PM »
So Italy did 500 000 tests and 100 000 are positive. And New York did 170 000 tests and 66000 are positive. And Italy has a population of 60 million, and the state New York 20 million. That probably means that many people in New York got infected in a very short timeframe. Otherwise they would have noticed it faster in the hospitals.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 30, 2020, 07:32:31 PM »
Is there a way to see how many people are tested in Italy and New York ?

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 29, 2020, 07:36:43 PM »
Is Sweden now the only country that's going for group immunity ?

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 28, 2020, 10:25:09 PM »
How big is the part of people that have permanent lung damage after being infected ?

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 28, 2020, 08:50:39 PM »
Once you beat the first wave and have a cheap, rapid test, the virus is in effect beaten.

Ain't it so?

Yes, after it is produced by the 100s of millions, distributed to 100s of thousands of locations, testers are trained and organized and you convince a recalcitrant, ill-informed, independent-mnded populace to conform.  Not gonna happen overnight.

Not overnight, but by summer: possibble.
They say:
"The company is deploying 150,000 laboratory tests immediately. Tests already have been sent to hospital and academic medical center labs in 18 states including Illinois, California, New York, Massachusetts and Washington. Abbott is scaling up production at its U.S. manufacturing location to reach capacity for one million tests per week by end of March."

This will easily reach 10-20 million tests produced per month by summer. This will also be licensed with lightning speed to Europe as well. This is THE solution (after the first wave has passed)

I think they should have send them to the states with low numbers of infected people first. There they can make a difference, contact tracing....... Than at least they can be saved from troubles. The states you mention, in reality they already have tens of thousands infected people. So they will all have to go in lockdown to stop it. Ofcourse they will need tests to, but they will be less efficient. And they should send them to africa, now the numbers are hopefully still low. Maybe they can still stop it with contact tracing.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 28, 2020, 08:18:26 PM »



jesus H. christ That dude has obviously never held or fired a firearm before.  :o



Looks risky to go stand behind him.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 28, 2020, 10:50:48 AM »
Maybe a stupid question, but would it be possible to destroy something like the flu ? I have been reading here that it also spreads over animals. But what would be the effect if you could cut a piece out of the chain ? I will give an example. A few weeks ago i needed a document from the doctor. So i went to the doctor. And we were talking a little bit. And at some point he told me that he was using that alcohol gel for 3 to 4 years now. And before he had a cold like 3 times a year. And now not a single time in 3 to 4 years. And that's pretty remarkable. From 3 times a year to zero times in 3 to 4 years. And that only by using some handgel. And now with the coronavirus, the use of that stuff will probably go up in the next years.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 27, 2020, 07:41:24 PM »
Quarantine in India. That will work.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 27, 2020, 04:45:29 PM »
I can't read it, or understand it. It should be people and police from the Hubei province , on a bridge to enter the next province. https://www.epochtimes.com/gb/20/3/27/n11980618.htm?

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 27, 2020, 03:10:54 PM »
 I think if chinese people would have guns, every communist would be shot after one day. I think most chinese people know about the doctors in Wuhan. First they try to cover up everything as much as was possible. And than a few weeks later they lock up people in their houses, with the dead bodies of their loved ones. And how would it come that only the families of party members travel outside China ? Because they take good care for themselfs. And the rest are like dogs.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 27, 2020, 01:01:28 AM »
Be very careful with trump fanatics. They think themselves immune to the disease or think of it as the flu. They will not protect themselves. They may be highly contagious.

It's New York that's burning, and soon California. They can better call it the globalist virus. Or the anti-Brexit virus. Because it's the same people that wanted to keep the airports open. Or the China-lovers virus. We are not all stupid Archimid. Just look to Europe, 300 000 people infected. Endemic it will become, and it's going to destroy their economy.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 26, 2020, 10:36:59 PM »
South Africa : 402
Egypt :  327
Algeria : 201
Morocco : 134
Burkina Faso : 99
Tunisia : 85
Senegal : 67
Cameroon : 56
Nigeria : 36
DR Congo : 30

3 days ago, it's not going in the right direction.

South Africa : 927
Egypt : 495
Algeria : 367
Morocco : 275
Tunisia : 200
Burkina Faso : 152
Ghana : 132
Senegal : 105
Cote D'Ivoire :96
Cameroon : 75

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 26, 2020, 04:25:30 PM »
40 more infections in Tokyo, subways still full with people. https://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0006449651

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Policy and solutions / Re: Lessons from COVID-19
« on: March 26, 2020, 02:59:51 PM »

You know, if the CCP had put the lockdown in place the first day they knew of the virus, we would not have these threads on this forum. 

That isn't remotely true.  As soon as a handful of people were infected, possibly even before any of them were sick, the die was cast.  It's a contagious virus, with days of asymptomatic spread before illness is apparent.  This epidemic could not possibly have been contained. 

China made a few missteps, but most of their response has been laudable.  There were published reports of an odd pneumonia before the cause was identified.  They quickly identified the virus as a novel coronavirus, and publicized this finding.  They very quickly determined the genetic sequence and published the information.  The world watched as Wuhan was put under the strictest quarantine in human history.  China bought the world weeks of time to prepare.  Most of the world utterly squandered that precious time.

The die was cast ? So you are saying that they could not have managed it better better when there were only a few cases. But now there are 80 000 it's possible.

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Policy and solutions / Re: Lessons from COVID-19
« on: March 26, 2020, 02:56:37 PM »
You know, if the CCP had put the lockdown in place the first day they knew of the virus, we would not have these threads on this forum.

First, we don't know that, Tom. This virus spreads so fast, even a faster reaction time would have only bought a little more time. Like days. The moment they knew what it was, they reacted. No other country in the world reacted that fast and rigorously.

Second, what do you expect? That they know the R0, the symptoms, the death rate, the correct measures to put in place, all that stuff from day one? How could anyone possibly know all that by just knowing there is something new?

Which society/government in the world is clairvoyant enough to see the future and react in the absolute correct manner at day one? You need to react on all levels of society, at the exact time this thing is seen the first time to achieve that. How would this even be possible?

In Italy, apparently people died from COVID-19 as early as November. They attributed it to natural deaths because the age group who dies from this virus was so similar to the age group in which people die. It is not surprising they didn't immediately attribute it to a new form of a virus, because in Italy, there was also no psychic doctors! So, will you blame them as well? Or why do you want it from China only?

If you really need to blame someone, blame the guy who dismissed early intelligence reports laying out exactly what will happen, who dismissed all experts, who actively sabotaged the doctors and scientists who fight this, who sends people to death because his hotels and golf courses lose money.

  If people were already dying in november in Italy. Than why was Wuhan overrun much faster than Italy ? <snip, can you guys organise some boxing match somewhere? N.>

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 26, 2020, 01:33:59 PM »
Look at trumps approval ratings.

Half of US citizens are fanatic members of this GOP death cult. Half! But you need >80% of the population to dismiss the president's message.

Where is this optimism coming from?

And you are a supporter of a communist party that puts millions in a concentration kamp without trial. And there are many here that like these communists. And this are the same kind that always cry about human rights, animal rights......No wonder this planet is fucked-up.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 26, 2020, 12:22:50 PM »

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Policy and solutions / Re: Lessons from COVID-19
« on: March 26, 2020, 06:59:20 AM »
On the other hand, even today airports are still open. Not many people anymore, but still open.

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Policy and solutions / Re: Lessons from COVID-19
« on: March 26, 2020, 06:31:42 AM »
The communist party has a big responsability in this. Even the day before the lockdown in Wuhan the official point was "no human to human transmission" . Even after the doctors told them weeks before that there was human to human transmission. Than the WHO would probably have sounded the alarm much faster.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 25, 2020, 11:39:52 PM »
The United States has apparently decided to try the most egregious solution. Let the maximum number of people die, while also passing legislation to rob the poor and give to the rich.

On the current course, expect in excess of 25 million American dead over the next five weeks, and a wrecked economy.

Spain just overtook China with the most cases. Tomorrow the US will overtake Spain. Within about 10 days, the US will have more than half of all cases globally and all hospitals will be in saturation then or shortly after. Expect the fatality rate to go well over 10% in the US.

The impacts will be very uneven. There is virtually no time left to do meaningful things. Instead, the moron in chief is whimpering at not being able to play with his friends, and trying to go precisely the opposite direction from that which is useful.

The catastrophe in the US won't have been bad luck. America will have been killed through gross incompetence and willful malice by its President, the Congress, many State governors, a Republican political party that is corrupt stupid arrogant and ignorant, Trumps followers who are a cult, and the corrupt media that supports their beliefs. They are committing joint suicide, while injuring and killing millions of their brethren, while never understanding a single thing.

America will be shattered and changed by this experience in wholly unpredictable ways. Welcome to hell.

Sam

You think Europe is going to do better ?

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Policy and solutions / Re: Lessons from COVID-19
« on: March 25, 2020, 10:59:15 PM »
There is also a possitive thing. The wild goose are arriving. And normaly they stay far from the road. But because there is almost no traffic. They just sit next to the road. They have the time of their live.

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Consequences / Re: COVID-19
« on: March 25, 2020, 08:48:59 PM »
A little worrisome. A hospital in Brussels scans all patients that come in. And 10 % of the patients that don't come for the coronavirus are infected. On the scan they can see if there is something with the lungs. https://www.hln.be/nieuws/binnenland/uz-brussel-test-systematisch-alle-patienten-10-procent-heeft-corona-zonder-er-zelf-iets-van-te-merken~a2676f87/

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Consequences / Re: Global recession
« on: March 25, 2020, 08:13:06 PM »
Maybe climate change will force us back to a gold standard one day. Than the times of unlimited money printing will be over.

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