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Dad just got diagnosed in the last couple hours with #coronavirus on #diamondprincess. He was tested and negative upon confinement but now positive. Confinement isn’t working
6:40 AM · Feb 12, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has spread rapidly since its recent identification in patients with severe pneumonia in Wuhan, China. As of 10 February 2020, 2019-nCoV has been reported in 25 countries across 4 continents and >40,000 cases have been confirmed, with an estimated mortality risk of ~2%.
Unfortunately, no drug or vaccine has yet been approved to treat human coronaviruses. Several options can be envisaged to control or prevent emerging infections of 2019-nCoV, including vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, oligonucleotide-based therapies, peptides, interferon therapies and small-molecule drugs. However, new interventions are likely to require months to years to develop. Given the urgency of the 2019-nCoV outbreak, we focus here on the potential to repurpose existing antiviral agents approved or in development for treating infections caused by HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and influenza1, based on therapeutic experience with two other infections caused by human coronaviruses: severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: Violater1
What is the chance that third party is the EU?
originally posted by: kwakakev
The Truth About the Coronavirus - PANDEMIC?
This is a good collection of current reports going on about the virus.
- Looks at the data and shows a map of the virus spreading.
- US military prepares for pandemic.
- Uber in England takes suspected case
- People dressing in full body costumes for protection.
- Robots helping out.
- FDA inspections from China put on hold. Medications stopped.
- Novel, easy to make invention for pushing elevator buttons.
- Data on Princess Cruise.
- Early stages of global pandemic, tip of iceberg. Estimates picking up 1 in 3 infected travelers.
- Vietnam on lock down.
- Chinese police shot to kill citizens.
- Another citizen journalist out of China has disappeared.
- Quarantine camps setup near airports by US military.
- Positive cases in UK prisons.
- Barricaded villages has daily passwords to cross.
- Price dropping on flats that have been infected.
- Police officer wipes away tears during lunch break.
Map of travelers out of Wuhan.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold over $4 billion worth of the company’s stock shares over the past week or so, but no one knows why.
According to multiple Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) filings over the past week, Bezos sold more than $570 million in shares on Friday, February 7, alone. CNBC reports that these massive amounts of shares were sold as part of a prearranged trading plan.
I do hope people can remain mindful when contributing to this thread. In the current information environment, access to quality information can be challenging. The team at ATS is doing a great job keeping these channels of information open. This is a fast moving thread and tough to keep up with. Being right is more important than being first.
Nose and throat swabs taken since the man was released from Sunnybrook hospital two weeks ago continue to show traces of coronavirus in both him and his wife, who was never hospitalized.
“There is some genetic material or viral material left in the individual specimens,” Dr. Vanessa Allen of Public Health Ontario said Thursday. “We don’t know that means, whether that’s live or dead virus,” Allen said. “There’s some component of virus in those specimens and the criteria that have been laid out are being followed, that we required two negative specimens until we understand more about what that means.”
originally posted by: tetra50
originally posted by: tanstaafl
Ok, so, after pondering something that came up in a reply to someone else - the fact that China's economy was in real trouble due to the increasingly large (they have forced retirement at age 50) population of older non-working citizens drawing a 'paycheck', combined with their 'one child' policy limiting the number of younger workers to support them.
What if the CCP decided that the only solution was to get rid of a few million 'useless eaters', and this is just a massive operation to do just that - and take out a bunch of troublesome dissidents at the same time.
So they engineer something that targets the old and sick, possibly even something that prefers the chinese/asian genome - and release it, and ... here we are.
I got shivers when I read tennisdawgs last post, and was in the process of writing this up when I did. I think I prefer my scenario to his, as his is far more sinister, and likely to end in some kind of nuclear confrontation or large scale conventional war.
He said "world changing," not "world ending." Worth noting if you're putting stock in one member's posts.
Having been through a litmus test life changing hurricane, where all the preps you could do and all the money you had in a suitcase got you nowhere, and we still, in my area, all have the litmus of life before and life after, as it altered all our lives so irretrievably, changed the way we lived, thought of life, where we lived and just how we viewed life there is a big difference between life changing and life ending.
In other words, having said all that, I haven't always wished to survive, but thanked God when I was, but it was never without struggle. And in light of what I've read on this site on this thread, there is something to be said about debating things that don't make any difference in the long run, I think. Doesn't matter who is wrong or right.....perhaps most of what we debate and even accept as engineering just becomes a matter of the test of it.....for even if we knew who/what/motives for engineered/engineering our current existence/experience/life, it likely wouldn't matter much, for long has passed the time (if there ever was a time) where we had choices attendant to that or could change it. So then it becomes how do we manage, survive, maintain our integrity through all that.
Regards and stay safe,
What are the symptoms caused by the Wuhan coronavirus?
The virus causes pneumonia. Those who have fallen ill are reported to suffer coughs, fever and breathing difficulties. In severe cases there can be organ failure. As this is viral pneumonia, antibiotics are of no use. The antiviral drugs we have against flu will not work. If people are admitted to hospital, they may get support for their lungs and other organs as well as fluids. Recovery will depend on the strength of their immune system. Many of those who have died were already in poor health.