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by mham001
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Meanwhile, daily new infections in Germany have dropped the second day in a row: https://www.zeit.de/wissen/gesundheit/2020-03/coronavirus-deutschland-infektionen-faelle-verbreitung-epidemie-karte (link in German, the bar graph on daily new infections can be found to the right of the map of Germany...

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by mham001
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7426

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

Good news! If you know what Trump said, then you know what Fox is saying since they are one and the same. They repeat everything Trump says in lock step, so while Trump and republicans were faffing about two months delaying our response to this pandemic, Fox News was 100% on message, whether repeat...

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by mham001
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It will be at least a year to develop a vaccine, which both the US and China have already started work on. Here we were on Jan 20 and THE US had already started work on a vaccine...seems the Chinese government early attempts at minimizing and silencing rumors didn't apply to US vaccine specialists?...

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by mham001
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Links: News snippet: https://vdare.com/posts/mayor-of-florence-italy-urged-locals-to-hug-a-chinese-in-early-february-to-dispel-prejudice "Hug a chinese" campaign by Mayor: https://kprcradio.iheart.com/featured/the-pursuit-of-happiness/content/2020-03-20-on-february-1st-florence-italy-cele...

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by mham001
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The WHO reporting something that China said is actually very different from the WHO saying it. I thought you we're smart enough to know the difference. It is truly bizarre the hills that some will die upon. And how stupid they believe the rest of the world to believe it. The WHO tweeted, you know, ...

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by mham001
Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

So it's time to admit it: Western people (as opposed to Asians), it appears are just not culturally capable of self-restraint in the same manner that made the lockdowns work in Asia. At least Southern Europeans are not. Jury still out on northerners I guess. I simply don't comprehend how is it hard...

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by mham001
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

And as just typed, correction by RKI: The numbers were just incomplete and some News-services were too fast. I had already waited for several hours, to verify, that it will not corrected and I will announce wrong news. I really hate this, I have really tried to avoid this. https://www.spiegel.de/wi...

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by mham001
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7426

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

I just love that Fox was telling its ancient, dolt viewers that it was all a big ole' hoax. Until they realized that the mortality rate for the virus and the median age for their viewers would mean a big drop off in MyPillow sales. Y'all did a swell job there! :rotfl: Keep lickin' doorknobs 4 Trump...

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by mham001
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Just saw the press conference from the WH, they said they had tested more than 195 thousand people. Yesterday they tested 50,000 people. Testing has ramped up significantly. They have just said the FDA approved a test that would give results in 45 minutes. So right now the US has 20,000 or so posit...

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by mham001
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Dieuwer wrote:
Any news about potential life saving drugs? If chloroquine works so well, why don't we hear more about it?


Because the FDA already said it will take year of trials.

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by mham001
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil price crash
Replies: 223
Views: 7750

Re: Oil price crash

The US/Trump complaining when they're responsible for this is quite funny. "Responsible"? Ummm... fracking is likely a prime motivator but "the cause" is Saudi Arabia seeking a new balance and Russia getting into it with them. Tugg The US could have done things to reduce the spe...

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by mham001
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil price crash
Replies: 223
Views: 7750

Re: Oil price crash

Will this delay the move to solar and wind? Perhaps but as I say the governments has the power to make energy have any cost for consumers they want and now we have a big need to fast switch to other sources. Trump, Putin nor the king of Saudi has the power to change this. Change to wind and solar m...

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by mham001
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Oh I agree, and it’d immediately jump start the economy. That said, the pace the FDA works, we might not see a study don’t for months. I hope I’m wrong. In theory, if the other studies are correct, that this shortens the disease to 3-5 days, you could have a study done in 2-3 weeks since we know th...

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by mham001
Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Perhaps we won't hear about the good news because the MSM get more clicks by keeping the hysteria going. The more supermarket brawls the better! :roll: My newspaper main headline yesterday was how Trump (and Musk) is pushing a drug that can kill people with an overdose! in an OMG!!! tone. Then went...

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by mham001
Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What are we going to do about the US Debt?
Replies: 106
Views: 4072

Re: What are we going to do about the US Debt?

It is not really a low blow. I have family that teach, and families that could make a district better fail to volunteer or do anything to help the situation. I understand working parents, that happens in all districts, but some parents choose lunch hours to socialize instead of paying some time bac...

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by mham001
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?
Replies: 93
Views: 4246

Re: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?

Cool, the return of drive-in theaters.

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by mham001
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?
Replies: 93
Views: 4246

Re: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?

However, we have a contract for a large courier company and Amazon home deliveries are exploding like xmas. So I am on contract there for the next month, it is good hourly money and with gas dropping $0.40/l in a week, that is as good as $100 extra in my pocket too. My wife would be one of those se...

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by mham001
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What are we going to do about the US Debt?
Replies: 106
Views: 4072

Re: What are we going to do about the US Debt?

Families select housing in better districts that can afford it, or are too uncaring and incompetent to make the district they are in any better. This is low blow. I expect you have not been in that position yourself. I have and no, I, nor anybody else is in the position to sacrifice the future of o...

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by mham001
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

KFTG wrote:
Trump is using the term "Chinese virus" to deflect responsibility away from him and his administration. .


I think it has more to do with China claiming it started with a US soldier. According to the EU, Russia is also sowing misinformation.

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by mham001
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

Lots of people showing their racism in this thread. Brought all the racists out. Noted. Calling out potential health hazards in any part of the globe is not "racist". Now is the time for the whole world to rethink its food safety system. Maybe the US should do that too? Guess what? Every ...

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by mham001
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?
Replies: 93
Views: 4246

Re: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?

Haven't left the property since shelter in place was called last week but going out today. I am considered essential if I want but don't have a real need to go out. My wife is also 'essential' but staying home, no point in risking anything. I had put a rental house up for sale two weeks ago after sp...

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by mham001
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Senator Dumped Up to $1.6 Million of Stock After Reassuring Public About Coronavirus Preparedness
Replies: 26
Views: 1241

Re: Senator Dumped Up to $1.6 Million of Stock After Reassuring Public About Coronavirus Preparedness

Apparently a bunch did it, including Diane Feinstein. Scumbags, all of them, regardless of their political affiliation. Maybe it was just a good time to sell (it was). If they are not allowed to sell when dark clouds appear, then they shouldn't be allowed to own any stocks. Or something. I understa...

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by mham001
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Thank you for bringing facts to the table. facts are good, but they should be correct.. You should try it sometime. The US has not been error free but it has taken action sooner than most countries. Travel from China banned 2/2/20 one of the first, etc. Travel ban from Italy came early, same with e...

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by mham001
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7426

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

Kneejerks and media criticism are irrelevant (and would tamp down quickly) if the decisionmaking and public comments were honest and based on the science. And nobody is saying they were doing *NOTHING* - obviously SMEs in responsible federal agencies have been working their asses off and issuing re...

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by mham001
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil price crash
Replies: 223
Views: 7750

Re: Oil price crash

I have noticed that gas prices in my area have still only dropped ~2% ($2.95/gal), but one slight uptick will see prices rise the next day.

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by mham001
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Oil price crash
Replies: 223
Views: 7750

Re: Oil price crash

Aesma wrote:
The US/Trump complaining when they're responsible for this is quite funny.


And the Euros are loathe to admit that American technology is saving the day for them. Again.

But who is "complaining", besides those in the oil sector? Please tell us the source of your amusement.

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by mham001
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7426

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

But I think you're missing the main criticism... It's not that Trump isn't taking the appropriate measures* now , it that he didn't take them months ago. And that is a very valid criticism. He is starting in a deep hole and he's going to have to do a lot of good just to break even. Surely that's fa...

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by mham001
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7426

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

The fact you don’t recognize or comment on posts upthread about proper crisis management and how it looks already says everything. Sycophants. I don't have to comment on every piece of FUD thrown around here. get over yourself. The subject is Biden/Trump. That prominent progressive Democrats are pr...

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by mham001
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7426

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

The first coronavirus case in the U.S. and South Korea was detected on the same day. By late January, Seoul had medical companies starting to work on a diagnostic test — one was approved a week later. Today, the U.S. isn’t even close to meeting test demand So, Korea does not have an FDA to worry ab...

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by mham001
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7426

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

Read it and weep haters..... New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, on Tuesday, told reporters, “His team is on it. They’ve been responsive. ... I want to say thank you.” Ilhan Omar @IlhanMN Politics aside, this is incredible and the right response in this critical time. https://twitter.com/lhfang/status/12403...

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by mham001
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?
Replies: 232
Views: 7426

Re: Can Biden defeat Trump to become President?

If we don't see bodies stacked in the street between now and November, it will be Trump's to lose. Despite all the shrieking, he has not done a bad job and looks to be doing better. In times of crisis, voters are less likely to change leadership. Then there is the question of whether Bernie supporte...

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by mham001
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

This is an off topic item. It is a bit long, but the context is important. but are you really saying you believe the current legal proceedings against the Saudi government (for death) are unwarranted? IRANIAN government. I, and a few hundred other US military personnel. Were injured. And 241 US mil...

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by mham001
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

In France we have things called "marchés" (markets) that look like the same thing as a "wet market", so that name confuses me. Maybe we should talk about "slaughter markets" or something like that, because that's the real issue, not selling already killed fish and meat...

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by mham001
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

State laboratories started developing their own tests and were ready to use them, but had to wait for emergency approval from the Food and Drug Administration. All of this added up to a delay in testing capabilities which resulted in fewer Americans being tested and an overall slower U.S. response ...

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by mham001
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Cute. Everybody else can make tests available, but the US admin can´t. Its not like the current admin made a decision *not* to use the WHO gold standard test, and task the CDC instead that initially failed making one... or that the pandemic response team was canned....... He understands its a bad t...

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I really don't get it. They planned a vaccine and chose a region for testing before there were any actual cases in the US? How can that be when we all know Trump did NOTHING! Didn't he? So how is it the US government is fielding the first vaccine trials? I think the key thing to understand that thi...

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

My biggest question is if we can get a vaccine done faster. I don't really know the process... Why 12-18 months? What if we spent unprecedented amount of money on developing it? Earlier in this or another thread, someone said "no amount of money can make a woman deliver a baby in one month.&qu...

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

And Dr Fauci is a liar. It doesn't state that in the article. Tugg Sorry, that is not clear. I am referring to the poster. However, Dr Fauci agreed when it was mentioned in a press conference. So who would know best? Speaking of the good doctor, this is news from his department.... Trial of Coronav...

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

Loss of wages Lost wages is specific and quantifiable, but almost never recoverable.. huh? it most certainly is in US courts. The only reason your grandaughter wouldn't recover damages is because recovery costs more than the damage. and death Death is not a quantifiable loss. Maybe the costs of pre...

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The lack of testing kits early on has been key. The Trump Administration decided they didn't want to use the WHO developed version, but instead one developed by our NIH. Some early sets of NIH kits were bad, that happens sometimes with test kits and drugs, but it delayed testing on 1000's and in tu...

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

So the "it's a Democrat hoax spread by the liberal media" crowd is now blaming China for not warning you about the virus. Why aren't you blaming FoxNews? They misled you more than China Yea, once again, he said the Democrats claim that he was not doing anything about it was the "hoax...

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

[ Can you put an exact figure on the damage the protective measures have caused you? For us in the southern US, so far it is close to $7.34. Because I had to change a reservation for our RV. Inconvenience? Sure Damages for inconvenience? Give me break. You owe me $250 for getting my blood pressure h...

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

He's not calling it "Wuhan Virus". Also, what white gloves? My comment is to WHY he does that, I am not saying a virus (including this one) can't be named after a location. Tugg Don't you think it might be a reaction to China's well-documented propaganda campaign going on as we write? I r...

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

[ What's wrong with calling it the Wuhan Virus? Lyme disease is named after Lyme Connecticut. Ebola was named after the river in the Congo. Spanish Flue, etc. Why does China get treated with white gloves? Because China bought the Director-General of WHO, who gets to name these things. That's why. P...

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

PixelPilot wrote:
The virus can live up to 3 days on a plastic surface and hours on others.


What's the word on paper products?

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by mham001
Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The US-centric haters are not going to like this, but reasonable people will listen to this man for 30 seconds and see competence...... Dr. Fauci: Neither Trump nor CDC to blame for testing delay "Was the glitch or anything about the production of the test President Trump’s fault?" Hewitt ...

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by mham001
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I have always wondered, why you never cast any 'criticism' on China. And now this post tells it all. You seem to question 'the foreign virus', as if its not foreign, and perhaps questioning those who blame it on China. Since the start you were very good blaming the US, Japan, etc anyone but China. ...

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by mham001
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Absolute shitstorm in the 12 largest US airports today. In attempting to stop ‘the foreign virus’ from entering from Europe and giving USCIS an unworkable 48-hour heads up, the White House created total chaos with tens of thousands of travelers stuck for hours in close quarters while clearing custo...

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by mham001
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Absolute shitstorm in the 12 largest US airports today. In attempting to stop ‘the foreign virus’ from entering from Europe and giving USCIS an unworkable 48-hour heads up, the White House created total chaos with tens of thousands of travelers stuck for hours in close quarters while clearing custo...

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by mham001
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162916

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Found a convenient link for the numbers. Site is in french but Numbers are easy to read: https://coronavirus.politologue.com/ Numbers are updated roughly every day. The source for the data seems to be from john hopkins so an english source should be available if you can't stand french :) I think th...

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