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Monday, February 24, 2020

China's "incredibly difficult measures" in tackling the coronavirus that emerged late last year has probably prevented hundreds of thousands of cases in the country, the head of a visiting World Health Organisation (WHO) delegation said.




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The WHO team in recent days inspected various parts of China including Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and the epicentre of the outbreak.

The NHC earlier on Monday reported 409 new coronavirus cases, down from 648 a day earlier, as China began to unwind transport and travel curbs put in place since January to keep the virus from spreading further.

More than 20 province level jurisdictions including Beijing and Shanghai reported zero infections, the best showing since the outbreak began.

#1 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2020-02-24 10:16 AM | Reply

Let's keep this new version of the flu in prospective. 98% of the people who get this brand of flu survive. That is where treatment consists of aspirin and chicken broth. Considering about 3% of people hospitalized for the flu die here, usually the very old or individuals with an impaired immune system in any given year, this may be a situation that is more hype than threat.

#2 | Posted by docnjo at 2020-02-24 08:28 PM | Reply

When people were dying (and they still are) rightwinger/racists keep going "China sick! China gonna get everyone killed!"

Now that it is clear that China is winning, it's, "hey it was just the flu! Nothing to see here!"

And then they wonder why everyone sees them as maggots....

#3 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2020-02-24 10:34 PM | Reply

God Bless Trump - border security and domestic manufacturing! - can't lose!

#4 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2020-02-24 11:32 PM | Reply

and domestic manufacturing! - can't lose!

A pipe dream. Convince me otherwise.

#5 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2020-02-24 11:37 PM | Reply

#5 | Posted by rstybeach11 We need to produce our own drugs. Especially ones that keep people alive. Allowing a belligerent nation to produce most of our pharmaceuticals is more than a little stupid.

#6 | Posted by docnjo at 2020-02-25 10:20 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

God Bless Trump - border security and domestic manufacturing! - can't lose!


Aren't you special! The perfect Trumpet.

You are so delusional that you can completely ignore reality!

The reality is that the construction of a border wall is a not a meaningful replacement for more effective, cost-conscious enforcement measures.

Idiots like you who persist in their demands for a wall ignore the financial, legal, and natural obstacles that make the wall an unviable option and that would also lead to a series of negative consequences throughout the border region.

Enjoy your philosophy of hate and division as long as you can bro.

This too will pass.

#7 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-02-25 12:14 PM | Reply

We need to produce our own drugs.

Ummmm....no. Our CEO bonuses are more important.

- Pharma Inc.

#8 | Posted by Nixon at 2020-02-25 01:01 PM | Reply


yes, lets keep this in perspective. about 1,500 American Citizens are killed by Illegal Immigrants every year

we need to abolish ICE!!

#9 | Posted by Maverick at 2020-02-25 06:34 PM | Reply

about 1,500 American Citizens are killed by Illegal Immigrants every year

1,500 every year? Since the dawn of time? Is there a quota they have to meet?

In 2018, the estimated number of murders in the nation was 16,214. This was a 6.2 percent decrease from the 2017 estimate, a 14.5 percent increase from the 2014 figure, and a 5.3 percent increase from the number in 2009.


#10 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-02-25 06:45 PM | Reply

If the virus isnt so devastating, why are the quarantining entire cities?

#11 | Posted by Petrous at 2020-02-25 06:52 PM | Reply

No chinese students died at the square

#12 | Posted by mutant at 2020-02-25 09:59 PM | Reply

Funny, ------ said it was Pakistan.

#13 | Posted by goatman at 2020-02-25 10:36 PM | Reply

Funny, ------ said it was Pakistan.

You can't say "------". You have to say "------".

#14 | Posted by REDIAL at 2020-02-25 10:39 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

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