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Covid 19 Family wont listen!

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posted on Mar, 12 2020 @ 05:57 AM
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a reply to: sirlancelot


Yes 🙁; family members, co-workers.

I bought gloves for my coworkers and myself; I’m the only one who uses them. I am constantly advising them to not touch their faces, no one listens.

My son is finally getting onboard and washing his hands.

You can’t find hand sanitizer anywhere, or rubbing alcohol. When people ask what they should do I tell them, wash your hands, don’t touch your face, take care of your immune health, get lots of sleep.

Still, I have coworkers showing up to work sneezing and coughing all over the place, so I have to sanitize constantly. The biggest problem will be the stubborn people who refuse to isolate or take WHO advice.




posted on Mar, 12 2020 @ 06:34 AM
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Do not let anyone shame you into preparing.

Preparation is not synonymous with panic.

To the folks out there that continue to refuse to understand what is happening, please go and get the facts on this disease. Stop telling others it's only hype because at the end of the day you will be the one spreading it to your parents/grandparents or sick relative and you might watch them die.

This is the problem with irrational, conspiracy-minded people. You have no idea how to discern what is real and not and you don't get to mislead others into any false sense of security just because you're in denial.

The time for games is over.



posted on Mar, 12 2020 @ 06:36 AM
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actually, i don't want to turn this into a partisan debate, and that's my problem with your thread. It's almost my problem with a lot of people, that they will not or cannot see shades of grey

Political does not have to mean partisan. It's the same thing for governors and mayors too. To figure out what's going on, we need to use deductive reasoning.

If you cannot separate Trump, then lets do any mayors. If a mayor has calcined gatherings over 1,000, will that cause their base not to vote for them? Probably not. How about when a mayor bans public transportation, something that could turn their base against them, then you know the its bad.

Right now, government agencies are like the NFL. NFL, we care about players safety(don't sue us) and on a side note...we want a 17th game.

Anytime a politician does anything, you have to ask if they are doing it because they are a leader or a politician and what combination of the two.



posted on Mar, 12 2020 @ 06:42 AM
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So when’s this death toll gonna dramatically jump up and contend with the yearly flu, currently between 20k-52k deaths? Currently Coronavirus has claimed less than 5000 lives worldwide.
edit on 12-3-2020 by Middleoftheroad because: (no reason given)



posted on Mar, 12 2020 @ 07:53 AM
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originally posted by: KKLOCO
So you’ve bought into the hype, huh?

Good luck with that.

Biz as usual for me.

I used to live in fear. Not anymore. I’ll be posting here for years.

Laughing at all those that threw away their lives for a couple months over this media contrived madness.


I agree with you. I feel it's an illness, been around for YEARS and YEARS. It will run it's course and be done. I am mostly living my life normally. But I can see where it is no longer many persons choice in some of the activities they participate in. Social events, work places and normal everyday out of the house occurrences are being cancelled or curtailed to only small groups of people.

I work in a school and we have had several students out ill but no Corona virus that any have heard so far and no closure either thank goodness. But those in authority have the sayso and millions are at the mercy of their decisions.

I have zero fear of the virus for myself. But I have a house mate that is a senior citizen with COPD, and for that person, I have concerns but my housemate isn't falling for the hype either and is living life as usual. In rural towns, it will be easier to monitor who is sick and who isn't and adjust life accordingly. The big cities are a completely different story. I had to go the clinic yesterday for some other issues and the amount of people waiting to see a doctor was incredible. Only a few people were wearing masks but I tell you, the medical staff were definitely earning their pay. I did stop at Walmart afterwards for a few items and the TP and sanitizer aisles were bare except for a few items on the end. It looked like the store was funneling only a few items as needed for those aisles in order to keep them available on a continuous basis. The store was not busy at all and everyone and everything seemed normal other that the empty aisles.

It should be that people self quarantine when ill or in doubt but personal responsibility and common sense seem to be a rare commodity these days. TPTB have a habit of enacting sweeping changes that affect us all sometimes and we just keep on a' truckin.



posted on Mar, 12 2020 @ 08:51 AM
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My mom is 64 and it has been hard to convince her she shouldn't go out to walmart to just look around.
She likes to do that. Go to stores and just walk around....

So far she has listened and stayed in. Although she doesn't care or even really understand whats going on with this.

But today she has a doctors appointment. It's just to see her new doctor and get a referral to a stomach specialists. I tried to talk her out of it but no use.

So if she gets it from someone at the doctors office I will let ats know how it goes.

Working at home only pays minimum wage of 8 and hour here in florida but right now I am glad me and mom work from home.



posted on Mar, 12 2020 @ 09:01 AM
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I have a housemate who doesn’t take it seriously. She rides the bus to work even though I’ve offered to drop her off and pick her up each day. She’s gotten a little better about washing her hands since the outbreak (I’ve always been a bit compulsive about it).

In the 20 years I’ve known her, she’s had a theory that you build resistance to viruses and bacteria by exposing yourself during routine activities. If you come down with the flu or a cold, you suffer a while, tough it out, recover and have better resistance as a result. Maybe she’s right to some extent, I don’t know. But just today in a cafe she was touching her face repeatedly, which made my skin crawl.

I catch colds far less often than she does, so I think my germ phobia is the better way to avoid illnesses.



posted on Mar, 12 2020 @ 09:47 AM
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My hubby took all of January and most of Feb to start listening to me. At first he said it won't reach the US, then 'tell me when it hits 25, then I'll worry', then 'it's only on the west coast, we're fine' ah, it's in NY, all the bad stuff is in NY...... then wouldn't you know it, the first case in SC is in our little town... elderly lady with no travel history. He's kinda worried now.

He does all of our cooking and he's the type to go shop every day, might buy for 3 days at the most. We're stocked up now and he will tell ME of new cases.

Washing his hands more, actually ok with staying home more. Im a hermit, i am great with limiting social contact. Him, not so much. Using anti bacterial wipes after getting gas and such. I told him I'd turn him into a conspiracy theorist yet!!!!!



posted on Mar, 12 2020 @ 10:30 AM
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I've been trying to get my husband to understand the potential seriousness of this since the first stories started coming out of China. He didn't get it.... Until yesterday, when things started being shut down here in the US. Thankfully, I'd already stocked up on a few basics so we'll be okay in that respect but I'm still trying to get through to him that if we're out, we need to wash up (hands especially) and change clothes when we come back to the house. (Especially him - he works in a 400+ person cube farm that's a nasty petri dish on the best of days already.)

Our kids, however... Our daughter works in a lab that actually does a lot of the testing & she's just blowing it off. She acknowledges that a lot of people will likely die but her attitude is that we were past due for a population reducing plague & so be it. She's not changing a thing & just bought tickets to a huge sporting event next weekend. And our son is about the same... Goes out to eat & to bars about every day & has done nothing to prepare. And he bought tickets to the same sporting event as well. (I'm really hoping that it gets cancelled!)

It scares me for them... and hurts my heart.



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 04:53 PM
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Im posting 2 weeks after the start of this thread. Most US states have gone into their own period of lockdown. Yesterday's total was 928 deaths in the USA; back on Sunday it was as 326. So It doubled in 72 hours....

I wonder what luck any of those prior posters have had, reaching family members since things have altered.



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 05:03 PM
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it's a massive psyop and I think there's more to it then the sheeple think. its a mass control experiment and a beta test for something bigger in 5/10 years. Don't trust the WHO or the stats that are coming out. Look into #EVENT 201#
Don't believe the media or he/shes got a friend of a friend etc....



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