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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The COVID-19 viral disease that has swept into at least 114 countries and killed more than 4,000 people is now officially a pandemic, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday.

"This is the first pandemic caused by coronavirus," said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

Eight countries " including the U.S. " are now each reporting more than 1,000 cases of COVID-19, caused by the virus that has infected more than 120,000 people worldwide.



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FAKE NEWS! It's a democratic hoax!

Fat Nixon said so.

#1 | Posted by Nixon at 2020-03-11 01:07 PM | Reply

Meanwhile, in the United States, Pres Trump's strategy of happy talk and containment does not seem to be working.

The U.S. can't contain coronavirus, it just hopes to mitigate its impact

...The window for fully containing the coronavirus has passed in some parts of the U.S. and the White House will roll out plans later Tuesday to mitigate its impact.

Vice President Mike Pence is expected later Tuesday to roll out a wider mitigation strategy for places dealing with outbreaks, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield said at a hearing in Washington on Tuesday.

"In general, we're in a containment, blended mitigation," Redfield said. "In some areas we're in high mitigation."

The mitigation plans, which have yet to be released by the White House, are an acknowledgment that efforts to track down and contain individual cases have failed in some places, and that the coronavirus is spreading from person-to-person outside the confines of quarantines and isolation....

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-03-11 01:11 PM | Reply

Yeah, weall, that's just an opinion.
~ Donnie Big Brain

#3 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2020-03-11 02:17 PM | Reply

WHO trying to terrify everyone and boost their ratings. Typical. - NULLI

#4 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2020-03-11 02:46 PM | Reply

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