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China Deploys Military to Fight Coronavirus as Confirmed Infections Approach 1,000

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US military prepping for coronavirus pandemic
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The Briefing | 2.7.2020


In this week's briefing, American coronavirus evacuees from China arrive at U.S. military bases, Marines try out new amphibious combat vehicles, a wounded Navy destroyer returns to the sea, and troops may get purple hearts for injuries received from Iran's missile attack. Those stories and more on The Briefing for the week of Feb. 7, 2020.

U.S. Northern Command is executing plans to prepare for a potential pandemic of the novel coronavirus, now called COVID19, according to Navy and Marine Corps service-wide messages issued this week.

An executive order issued by the Joint Staff and approved by Defense Secretary Mark Esper this month directed Northern Command and geographic combatant commanders to initiate pandemic plans, which include ordering commanders to prepare for widespread outbreaks and confining service members with a history of travel to China.

The Navy and Marine Corps messages, issued Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, reference an executive order directing U.S. Northern Command to implement the Department of Defense Global Campaign plan for Pandemic Influenza and Infectious Diseases 3551-13.
The document serves as the Pentagon’s blueprint for planning and preparing for widespread dispersion of influenza and previously unknown diseases.

U.S. Northern Command said Wednesday it was directed the Joint Staff Feb. 1 to commence “prudent planning” in their assigned role synchronizing the department’s plans for pandemic flu and disease.

But in no way “does the planning indicate a greater likelihood of an event developing. As military professionals, planning for a range of contingencies is something we owe the American people," Navy Lt. Cmdr. Mike Hatfield said.

"We coordinate with other combatant commands to assess potential impacts in the event of a pandemic and we ensure the U.S. military is poised to respond as required,” Hatfield said in a statement. “The military profession fosters a culture of planning, and the fact that we are coordinating planning efforts across the geographical combatant commands is consistent with how we prepare to respond, if directed.”

According to the Marine Corps message MARADMIN 082/20, commanders are to review their disease containment plans and take “preparatory and precautionary actions” to protect service members, installations and ships.

This includes ensuring that the plans contain procedures for “response, isolation, quarantine, restriction of movement and community based intervention” as well as developing measures to contain and treat those possibly exposed.

The Marine Corps’ mission, according to the message, is to “prepare for potential outbreaks of [COVID19].” The service must “mitigate, respond, and recover from the effects in order to maintain force readiness.”


COVID19, the flu-like virus that originated in Wuhan, China, is now responsible for killing more than 1,100 people and sickening at least 45,000. While the rate of new cases has fallen in the past several days in Wuhan and Hubei province, the death toll continues to climb, topping more than 100 in a single day Monday in China.

The number of cases in the U.S. remains at 13.

DoD 3551-13 calls for preparing for a pandemic and ensuring open lines of communication in the community, diseases surveillance and detection, response and containment.

According to the service messages, military commanders have been asked to confine any service member who has been to China since Feb. 2 to their residences or, if they live in an open barracks or share a bathroom with others, restrict them to a temporary lodging facility for 14 days.

The restricted service members will be assessed daily for fever by medical personnel by phone or in person and wear protective gear if they personally conduct the medical checks, according to the messages. Should they display symptoms, they must seek medical attention, but call their military treatment facility first to inform them of their travel.

The Marine Corps message advises civilian employees and contractors, as well as any family members returning from China, to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance to detect the virus and prevent its spread, which include voluntarily remaining at home, limiting close contact with people and animals, self-monitoring and seeking medical care if symptoms develop.

The Navy has included visits to Hong Kong and Macau as part of its directive and gives commanders the flexibility to decide whether they need to confine a service member who has had close contact with a person who has traveled to the region.

The Marine Corps also has told commanders to work with military treatment facilities on developing and executing any response and stay up-to-date on CDC guidance regarding the virus.

The Army issued a service-wide message Jan. 31 on the coronavirus advising its members on the illness’s symptoms and instructing them on reducing their risk of catching the infection. The message was issued the same day the Pentagon released an advisory about how service members can reduce the risk of catching the disease.

It does not publicly release its service-wide messages and has not issued any since the executive order.

The Air Force does not publicly disclose its service-wide messages.

Since the outbreak began in late December, individual commands, especially those in Asia, have enforced confinement of service members with a travel history to China. Earlier this month, U.S. Forces Korea began confining troops who had traveled to China for 14 days.

Also earlier this month, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command restricted all Defense Department travel to mainland China and recalled all travelers to the country home.

Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said Monday that the likelihood of more cases being diagnosed in the U.S. of COVID19 is high, but added that the chance of contracting the disease outside China remains low.

She said the biggest infectious disease threat to the American public this year remains the influenza virus, which has sickened more than 22 million and killed at least 12,000.

Precautions against the coronavirus, which include hand-washing, staying home if ill and sneezing or coughing into a tissue or sleeve, also cut down on flu transmission.

“We are taking all appropriate precautionary measures to prevent any potential spread of the virus,” U.S. Forces Korea commander Army Gen. Robert Abrams Feb. 2. “Key for everyone is to follow standard hygiene protocols, and if not feeling well — get screened ASAP!”
 

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Why do I hear "Jaws" background music?

And this outright bullshit pisses me off:

"While the rate of new cases has fallen in the past several days in Wuhan and Hubei province..."

Lookit how much it "fell off":

Incubation period??

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I think its too late to contain this. Globally.

Whether by accident or deliberately - the genie is out of the bottle and its is surely headed this way...

How many weeks until we are quarantined here is the US? Or before parents quit sending their kids to school?

Or martial law is implemented?

Our world may look far different by this spring...

Or not...
 

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Big shopping trip here tomorrow. garden seeds on order, all fuel and propane tanks getting filled by monday.

Dont make me stay home, because I will.

Go ahead, give me a reason.
 

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A wise person will be fully prepared to self-quarantine for 90 days (minimum). These preparations should include social aspects:
- Changing your employment situation
- Communicating your self-restrictions and expectations to friends and family.
- Homeschooling your children
- Handling your mail or other deliveries
- Responding / providing aid to infected family/friends
- Handling the threat of opportunistic criminals (remember FerFAL?)

We are drafting a response plan with three threat levels. The plan goes into effect once there is a confirmed case within 90 miles. Each threat level has a measured response with the third level enacted if there is an uncontrolled outbreak inside this radius.
 

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Protein here is covered, w cows, pigs and chickens on the premises. Still some holes that need to be filled, I need more ass wipe, dog food and laundry soap. And some propane cylinders so I can do dabs.

And beer.

beer.
 

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A wise person will be fully prepared to self-quarantine for 90 days (minimum). These preparations should include social aspects:
- Changing your employment situation
- Communicating your self-restrictions and expectations to friends and family.
- Homeschooling your children
- Handling your mail or other deliveries
- Responding / providing aid to infected family/friends
- Handling the threat of opportunistic criminals (remember FerFAL?)

We are drafting a response plan with three threat levels. The plan goes into effect once there is a confirmed case within 90 miles. Each threat level has a measured response with the third level enacted if there is an uncontrolled outbreak inside this radius.
I like your style, but the crux of it is that a person can supposedly carry it round and spread it for weeks before they get sick.

Thats real spooky.
 

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A wise person will be fully prepared to self-quarantine for 90 days (minimum). These preparations should include social aspects:
- Changing your employment situation
- Communicating your self-restrictions and expectations to friends and family.
- Homeschooling your children
- Handling your mail or other deliveries
- Responding / providing aid to infected family/friends
- Handling the threat of opportunistic criminals (remember FerFAL?)

We are drafting a response plan with three threat levels. The plan goes into effect once there is a confirmed case within 90 miles. Each threat level has a measured response with the third level enacted if there is an uncontrolled outbreak inside this radius.
Brilliant. The Sneakydicker Househole is now on that plan.
 

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Beijing’s #CDC has issued a wartime status, prohibiting residents from leaving. And in Hubei, three locales have implemented wartime control measures, limiting people to their own homes for self quarantine.


 

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I've called my good friends and advised them to at least start stocking up on extras that they will use anyway. All of them think that it is too early to "panic." I told them that once everyone else starts to panic, it will be too late. Right now you can still get everything tou need.
 

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CHINA GRINDS TO A HALT: "BLACK SWAN" EVENT WORST-CASE SCENARIO

 

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Eight planes put on lockdown at Heathrow over coronavirus fears

James HockadayFriday 14 Feb 2020 2:29 pm

Eight planes were believed to have been put on lockdown at Britain’s busiest airport this morning

(Picture: Any West/Hotwire PR/REX)

Eight planes at Heathrow Airport were grounded this morning after passengers complained of coronavirus symptoms.

Passengers on a United Airlines flight from San Francisco were told to stay put after landing because someone on board may have caught the deadly flu-like disease.

The captain reportedly warned they could be stuck on the tarmac for some time as the alarm had been raised on ‘seven other planes’.

A British Airways flight from Kuala Lumpur was understood to have been held up for two hours after staff became concerned a Malaysian family ‘of around eight’ could be carrying the bug.

Andy West, from Henley-on-Thames, says his ‘mind started to race’ when he heard the announcement But airport authorities dispute the length of the delay and say only one customer was suspected of being infected.

Public Health England and Heathrow officials have refused to release any details about this morning’s incident, which would have involved hundreds of passengers. But United Airlines have confirmed someone had ‘become unwell’ on board Flight 901 from San Francisco.

One traveller said travellers had been asked to fill in a form before workers in hazmat suits came to clean the vehicle. Andy West, from Henley-on-Thames, said staff led a passenger to the back of the aircraft and waited for health officials to arrive. The traveller said everyone else was allowed to leave about half-an-hour later.

He told MailOnline: ‘We were told to stay sat until authorities came on board, and he [the captain] said that seven other flights had landed and had a similar situation. ‘I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t worried, my mind started to race.’ Passengers aboard the United Airlines flight say a traveller was taken to the back of the plane

(Picture: Any West/Hotwire PR)

The chief development officer for a PR agency said cabin crew were not wearing any masks or protective clothing when dealing with the passenger.

In a statement United Airlines said: ‘Our team at London Heathrow Airport is providing assistance related to United flight 901 (San Francisco-London Heathrow) today, following reports of an individual becoming unwell onboard. ‘The safety of our customers and employees is our highest priority and we continue to work closely with local authorities. ‘It is not clear what happened to the passenger who became unwell, nor where they had travelled from.’

There have now been 15 cases of coronavirus in the US, where the government has banned all travellers who have been to China over the past two weeks.

No cases have been recorded in San Francisco but six people were diagnosed in California – two in nearby San Jose. Scientists are working round-the-clock in Wuhan, China – the epicentre of the outbreak

(Picture: REX)

Nine people in the UK have tested positive for the new strain of coronavirus, named this week as Covid-19 by the World Health Organisation.

The disease has now infected more than 64,000 people across the world and has killed more than 1,300 people – mostly in the outbreak’s epicentre of Wuhan, China. Fears are mounting over the bug quickly spreading through London after it was revealed a Chinese national diagnosed in the capital had taken an Uber to a hospital in Lewisham.

A previous UK coronavirus patient was one of 250 delegates at the UK Bus Summit at the QEII centre in Westminster on February 6. MORE: LONDON Sadiq Khan used to cross road to avoid being near police Cyclist knocked off his bike when Tesco van turned into cycle lane London GP surgery closes hours after capital confirms first coronavirus case The conference’s attendees included high profile people from across the country including bus minister Baroness Vere of Norbiton.

Labour MP for Leeds North West Alex Sobel was at the transport event and has said he will be tested for the disease. Cases have also been recorded in York as well as Brighton – the home of businessman Steve Walsh who is thought to have infected 11 people after returning from a conference in Singapore.

Meanwhile a Channel 4 employee is among those being tested for coronavirus after feeling unwell following a trip to Asia. A spokesperson for the broadcaster said: ‘On Thursday a member of staff at Channel 4 who had travelled to Asia within the last month felt unwell. ‘As a precautionary measure they decided to seek medical advice and, in line with the latest public health advice regarding the coronavirus, they were taken to hospital for a precautionary test. We have informed our staff of this and continue to follow all the latest public health guidance.’


Read more: https://metro.co.uk/2020/02/14/eigh...cle.desktop.share.bottom.facebook?ito=cbshare
 

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Coronavirus - A Man Made Bio weapon?, 2945 ~ Still reporting

Part 1

Coronavirus 2 - A Man Made Bio Weapon?, 2946

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE: WHAT IF IT CAN'T BE CONTAINED? -- Spiro Skouras

Spiro joins me to discuss Covid-19, the viral pandemic which has ground the Chinese economy to a halt and which has the potential to crash the global economy.

SGTreport
 

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China’s Xi Threatens More Crackdowns As Scientists Say Coronavirus May Have Originated From Wuhan Labs

FEBRUARY 17, 2020


By Aaron Kesel

China’s President Xi Jinping has called for tightened control over online discussion and increased policing to ensure “positive energy” and social stability according to state media, Bloomberg reported. This is being pushed as Chinese scientists in South Beijing have said the virus’ origin was the long-suspected Wuhan Virology lab or another Wuhan Center for Disease Control lab.

The government must “strengthen the management and control of online media,” and “crack down on those who seize the opportunity to create rumors” on the internet, Xi said.

“It is necessary to increase use of police force and strengthen the visible use of police,” Xi said, calling for a crackdown on behavior that “disrupts social order” including hoarding medical supplies. This is amid a lockdown of over 400 million people forbidden from leaving the country and in some cases even their own homes. Xi’s call to police the internet comes after a Chinese professor, Xu Zhangrun, published a rare public critique of President Xi Jinping over China’s coronavirus crisis. The man was then placed under house arrest after his report according to the Guardian.

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Other Chinese scientists in South Beijing just recently released a bombshell study from the Beijing-sponsored South China University of Technology that states the Wuhan Center for Disease Control (WHCDC) could have spawned the contagion in Hubei province.

“The possible origins of the previously named 2019-nCoV (COVID-19) coronavirus,” are claimed by Botao Xiao and Lei Xiao to originate from either the Wuhan Virology Institute or the WHCDC which kept disease-ridden animals in laboratories, including 605 bats.

The paper also mentions that bats – which are linked to coronavirus – once attacked a researcher and the “blood of a bat was on his skin,” which resulted in the researcher quarantining himself after the incident for 2 weeks.

The report adds that the “Genome sequences from patients were 96% or 89% identical to the Bat CoV ZC45 coronavirus originally found in Rhinolophus affinis (intermediate horseshoe bat).”

“The WHCDC was also adjacent to the Union Hospital where the first group of doctors were infected during this epidemic,” the report said.
“It is plausible that the virus leaked around and some of them contaminated the initial patients in this epidemic, though solid proofs are needed in future study,” the researchers wrote.

The scientists further state that besides the WHCDC, the report suggests that the Wuhan Institute of Virology could also have leaked the virus, as Activist Post previously reported early on. “This laboratory reported that the Chinese horseshoe bats were natural reservoirs for the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV) which caused the 2002-3 pandemic,” the report said. To note the paper is talking about the WHCDC lab and not the Wuhan Institute Of Virology.

The Washington Times reported that Wuhan is the site of two Chinese biological labs according to Dany Shoham, a former Israeli military intelligence officer who has studied Chinese biowarfare. The report which was published prior to the Beijing scientists claims, suggests the virus was either accidentally let out or deliberately. If true, it would explain how the coronavius evolved so fast to jump from animals to humans.

When the Washington Times asked Shoham whether the new coronavirus may have leaked, Mr. Shoham said:

In principle, outward virus infiltration might take place either as leakage or as an indoor unnoticed infection of a person that normally went out of the concerned facility. This could have been the case with the Wuhan Institute of Virology, but so far there isn’t evidence or indication for such incident.​
What’s more, the lab was officially working with different strains of coronavirus, as well as other deadly illnesses like Ebola, beginning in 2018. This lab is just 20 miles away from the Huanan wet market where the first case of the coronavirus is believed to be transmitted.

This is significant because there was a theft of coronavirus sent to the Wuhan Virology lab and the lab themselves posted a job offer which discussed – “using bats to research the molecular mechanism that allows Ebola and SARS-associated coronaviruses to lie dormant for a long time without causing diseases.”

An author at BuzzFeed got Zerohedge suspended on Twitter for mentioning the job post and linking to public details on the official responsible for the lab. Further, that same writer then proceeded to attack anyone who believes the virus is biological calling it a “hoax,” including Francis Boyle, the man who drafted the Biological Anti-Terrorism Act of 1989. This writer also noted that videos of people collapsing in China, and other videos were fake, without a shred of evidence.

Boyle did an interview with Geopolitics and Empire, as well as Activist Post‘s contributor Spiro Skouras. In the interviews, Boyle said the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan likely came from the BSL-4 lab in the city.

Boyle stated in the interview that he believes the virus is potentially lethal and an offensive biological warfare weapon or dual-use biowarfare weapon genetically modified. Boyle also touched on a fact this reporter stated previously — how Chinese biowarfare agents working at the Canadian lab in Winnipeg were involved in the smuggling of coronavirus to Wuhan’s lab in July of last year.
 

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Two arrested after armed gang makes run for toilet rolls in HK$1,600 heist as coronavirus panic shows no signs of easing
  • Masked men struck outside Wellcome store in Mong Kok around 6am, escaping with about 50 packets holding 600 rolls
  • Barrister says case is serious and toilet paper in current circumstances can be considered valuable

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Published: 11:26am, 17 Feb, 2020



About 600 rolls of toilet paper were stolen from outside a supermarket in Mong Kok on Monday morning. Photo: Now TV

Armed robbers stole about HK$1,600 worth of toilet paper from outside a Hong Kong supermarket on Monday morning, as panic over the spread of the coronavirus showed little signs of easing.

Three masked men stole 600 rolls in about 50 packets from a delivery man outside a Wellcome store in Mong Kok, at around 6am on Monday. Police said one of the men was armed with two knives.

Two people, aged 49 and 54, had been arrested by midday on Monday, and the force said they were hunting down three more people thought to be aged between 20 and 30. The stolen toilet rolls were found in a guest house on Sai Yee Street, not far from where it was taken.
Detectives from the Mong Kok criminal investigation unit are handling the case.

Wellcome said its staff were threatened and robbed while they were unloading a delivery of toilet rolls from a lorry at the store. No one was injured.

“This is a senseless act and we are shocked,” a spokeswoman from the supermarket chain said.

She added all Wellcome stores had sufficient supply of toilet rolls with regular supply coming in, as she urged customers not to bulk purchase in panic.

“A temporary shortage was caused by a sudden and unusual surge in demand. We will do our utmost to speed up replenishment in our stores until the situation stabilises,” she said.
The incident followed weeks of panic buying at supermarkets across the city after online rumours sparked fears of a shortage of essential goods, caused by the outbreak of the virus, which originated in mainland China.


A picture circulated online showed stacks of toilet paper in a flat in Hong Kong. Photo: Facebook

Barrister Albert Luk Wai-hung believed the rolls of toilet paper could be considered valuable items given the supply issues, adding the case itself was serious.

“Whether it is money or toilet paper being robbed, that’s not the most important consideration by the court.

“Since this incident is likely premeditated and it’s an armed gang robbery, these are all aggravating factors which make the case more serious compared with other robbery cases,” said Luk.

Luk added that robbery carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

On Sunday, Gilly Wong Fung-han, the Consumer Council’s CEO, appealed to the public not to stockpile toilet rolls, as the humid climate made them susceptible to mould.

She added that major suppliers had already said there would be sufficient stock, but a shortage of masks, and the spread of the virus, which causes the Covid-19 disease, has further fuelled public fears.

Hong Kong recorded its 60th confirmed case of infection on Monday evening, and there has been one death. Globally, more than 70,000 people have fallen ill, and almost 1,800 have died.

This article appeared in the South China Morning Post print edition as: Robbers clean up with 600 toilet rolls at Wellcome
 

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Images of the Virus that Disrupted the World by Design
by Celeste Solum February 18, 2020


The global elite have symbolically "crowned" COVID19 or whatever morphological name they use for it as it is a hybrid CLADE. The global managers have "operationalized" their evil plans. It is an upside-down world where good is evil, and evil is good. If you are a student of biblical prophecy one must calculate the number 666. In that world the sum total is 18. There is an 18-fold global governance beast system animating right now.

Every facet of you life is about to change, mark my words. Whether you live in a city or a remote location the COVID 19 has begun to bore into your life and the world has been transformed into global governance. These are images of this virus that were imported from China to a bioweapons facility a mere five hours from my home.

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This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (pink) cultured in the lab. Credit: NIAID-RML

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) has produced images of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, previously known as 2019-nCoV), the causative pathogen of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), on its scanning and transmission electron microscopes this week. The virus does not look much different than the MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, which emerged in 2012) or the original SARS-CoV (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus, which emerged in 2002). That is not surprising: The spikes on the surface of coronaviruses give this virus family its name – corona, which is Latin for “crown,” and most any coronavirus will have a crown-like appearance.

RML investigator Emmie de Wit, Ph.D., provided the virus samples as part of her studies. Microscopist Elizabeth Fischer produced the images.

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in the lab. Credit: NIAID-RML



Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19. isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. Credit: NIAID-RML



Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (orange)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (gray) cultured in the lab. Credit: NIAID-RML

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (orange)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (green) cultured in the lab. Credit: NIAID-RML



What should be our attitude considering this viral release? Each one of us should be getting our spiritual house in order. From here on out it will our lives will be a difficult journey. But you my friends, are a rose among thorns and are able to thrive with Living Water nourishment and protection of Jesus Christ.

God Bless you from the trenches. Be safe everyone.
Celeste
 

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Is This Where We Are Heading? Is This An ELE?
The Reality Is Beyond That Of A Hollywood Horror Film

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'The Wave' is my terminology for it. I call it that because there is no conferred immunity to corona virus which means that you can be re-infected at any time. Ordinarily, this is not a problem since we have had probably a couple million years to adapt our DNA to survival of the common cold but due to its synthetic nature this particular corona virus is moving too fast for us to ever construct a genetic resistance to it.

Also, we have exterior hostile and deadly forces that will be working against humanity's survival called ‘governments'. Most animals in the wild are not going to be murdered by their kin for ‘power’, so the ones who would have a chance or could be immune would actually survive.

Also, the handful of survivors (due to a mutation of one sort or another; unknown) will most likely not be geographically close enough to have contact. Even if they did manage to find one another this would also be a 'game of survival' as most of the deadly human obstacles will not be resolved either. These include Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) that are not shut down, there will be a lack of medical care as well, no ability to survive in a non-domestic situation since most of humanity has no experience with something as simple as starting a fire without a zippo lighter or aim and flame, or the pragmatic experience of growing food, herbal remedies etc).

But reinfection alone is not the whole issue. The issue is that once you get the virus the first time you become what I call a 'shedder'...you need to break down the virus into its component parts and then look at them functioning together to understand the whole of it.

The first component part is the virus' packaging.

The SARS virus.

As a corona virus, it is highly mutagenic which is why there is no 'vaccine' nor any hope of developing one. Those protein keys that sit on the outside are in an evolutionary dance with the body for the 'key' shape that is correct. One of the most telling things they said early on - and the reason why we know that this is a bioweapon - is because of a slip-up one of the researchers said while examining it.

He said, "It is a bioweapon because there is no change in the outer shell of the virus (SARS), while there is splicing happening on he interior---the HIV (retrovirus)/TB (fungal) additions)."

So, it's totally impossible. Any naturally occurring alteration would have altered the SARS glycoprotein exterior as well. It is a bioweapon. Now, the keys (glycoproteins) that are part of the outer shell are actually bacteriophages which is why their is nothing that we can do to stop it. So, basically all of the bacteriophage diseases (coronavirus) are like a colony of bacteriohages that are a super-organism.

Bacteriophages were never meant to be wielded against a higher life form because we have no real defense against them reproductively. A bacteria, which may have 100+ generations in a day is moving at the proper reproductive rate to be in an evolutionary dance with a bacteriophage.

Bacteriophages are a group of viruses that used bacterial cells as host and reproduce by infecting bacterial cells. Like all other viruses bacteriophages are also consisting of a protein coat that provides protection to the genome. Most of the phages are DNA viruses that code for several genes responsible for virus replication. A major problem of using plasmids as a cloning vector is the size of the gene of interest is small. However, bacteriophages help to overcome this problem, as larger genes can be transferred by using bacteriophage as a cloning vector.
Bacteriophages always acted as a single entity and always had a specific target bacteria. They are the single largest killer of life on the planet every day. For example, each day all of the different bacteriophages kill 40% of all bacteria life in the ocean.

They have a target bacteria that they are 'in a dance with' and their evolutionary shifting function is something that may be altered daily or weekly so that the protein keys work...the bacteria, on the other hand is rapidly modifying its own 'key' receptors so that the bacteriophage will not have access to its cells.

So, these supra-organisms of bacteriophage colonies are all highly advanced billions of years old machines for controlling an overabundance of bacterial life. They are the antithesis to life. Literally.

This is how versatile they are...they started to blame the testing kits; saying 10% of the testing kits returned a false result...but that is wrong...the bacteriophages no longer had the protein keys they were looking for with the testing kits because they had mutated beyond them.

This is how fast this thing is advancing.

So they decided to start looking for the TB aspect in the lungs as well as using the testing kits to screen the [declining] number of people who will have the original glycoprotein signature. I guess they do not want to admit how totally outclassed they are by the virus that it is capable of out maneuvering their ability to even test for it consistently let alone DO ANYTHING about it.

Ok, so, this would be bad enough if this was the only issue (this is what SARS basically is). It is not the only issue though.

The HIV aspect:

The insertion from the HIV enables the supra organism of the SARS bacteriophage to rewrite the RNA of its target so that it produces or sheds billions of copies of itself (this is why these fit so nicely together because this (to a lesser extent) would have been something the bacteriophage would have done naturally anyway but they dovetailed the HIV in there to allow it to reproduce the supra organism COVID rather than just the smaller macrophage. The R0 factor on this is off the charts, and this is where the Wave comes in.​

Patient 0 (they STILL will not divulge who it was) was actively shedding this by the billions for two weeks when they first entered the Wuhan market. I need to digress for a moment to the bacteriophage:

The reason you can be an active and asymptomatic 'shedder' is because it takes a lot longer to kill an entire collective symbiotic system of cells than it takes a bacteriophage to kill one bacteria.​

So...IF ONE of the COVID 'virus' enters your system and attaches to an ACE2 receptor it will commandeer that cell and begin manufacturing the COVID virus andfrom that point forwards you are the walking dead.

Essentially you are ASYMPTOMATIC while you are shedding virus because it is killing you as slowly as possible while you, as a Supra organism yourself, have no idea you are even ill because the body experiences many millions of cell deaths everyday and this is not an unusual state for the body.

This is why there is latency (slower death) when you have fewer ACE2 receptors. Because an abundance of ACE2 receptors means that more COVID catches hold and reproduces faster, NOT THAT is doesn't catch hold in someone with fewer receptors but rather it simply takes longer for it to overwhelm the host body.

This is not a 'positive' but rather a 'negative' since there will be no indication to either you or anyone else that you are shedding the virus for a month or more while your body is being gradually overthrown.

I am guesstimating - based on what I witnessed in Wuhan - that each person sheds BILLIONS and BILLIONS of COVID viruses into the environment as it is USING ALL THE RESOURCES of the human body in non-stop production of itself.

Bacteria have limited motility and they cannot 'move about' in the same way a Supra organism like a human being can; so to the COVID virus you are like an airplane that will takes its COVID 'passengers' to new and interesting places...i.e. spreading the infection).

When the body has COVID and 'dies' from it, that is when it is at PEAK production and replicating it inside the body...there is literally no more room or resources (hormones and proteins the functional chemistry of the human body and required for continuation of life) for anything other than COVID replication.

This is why they were trying to use SO2 to 'disinfect the air' in Wuhan. Sulfur is a killer of fungi. Mycobacteria (TB, leprosy etc) are all fungi of a special class (myco means fungi).

So, again the genetic breakdown that we know thus far is 88% SARS, 2% HIV and 10% TB that utilized synthetic biology to assemble.

The aspects of SARS that made it 'not very good at killing' were all modified to produce something with ENHANCED ability to kill. Where SARS was weak, HIV and TB were both strong. By splicing the HIV and TB into the SARS virus, they enhanced it to an ELE status.

When someone realized they were not having any effect killing the airborne COVID virus, they stopped with the mass poisoning of Wuhan using SO2.

There were a lot of rumors concerning the mass burning of bodies of the dead causing the spike in SO2 but the human body doesn't have enough SO2 in it to account for the levels of SO2 that Wuhan was exhibiting.

Hence...Waves.

These are only a matter of mathematical functions since the RNA of COVID is not 'alive' in any sense of the word what we are concerned about it reproduction success in distribution functions. Let's say that there are (or, were, last I checked which was 1 week ago - in 'viral time' an eternity) 24 mutations of the original bioweapon.

But let's say that Version 5 was the most successful...reproducing 80% of the time.

There is no conferred immunity because of the nature of the highly-mutagenic key nature of bacteriophages. So, if a particular key is successful in gaining entry for reproduction, then the next wave of infection would be the mutation that enjoyed the highest reproductive success.

Also, keep in mind that since every infected human now sheds the virus continuously until they die, they are living with a compromised immune system. Meaning that much of their DNA/RNA is not given over to their own needs but rather to the parasitic functions of reproducing the virus. So 'recovery' in the classic sense of conferred immunity is impossible.

The HIV insertions have allowed COVID to co-op the functions that it used to be responsible for.

Therefore, for the rest of your life, you will shed the virus that you were infected with.

However, with part of your body becoming non-functional in terms of hormones and proteins it will be lacking the materials and resources needed for its OWN reproduction and function since those have been co-opted for viral reproduction. Wicked stuff.

Note carefully - The 2nd WAVE is going to cause massive failure in whichever systems the nCov has targeted inside your body.

ACE2 receptors are found in the heart, lungs, mucous membranes, testes (and probably ovum; leading to infertility), kidneys and liver...etc etc etc. When the 2nd Wave mutation hits people there are no more proteins and hormones that will allow organs to function...and they simply cease working. Remember how people are simply dropping dead in their tracks. I know that the Doctor said that it 'was the medicine'...but it is not. It is a product of having your body turned over to a BioWeapon to manufacture ITSELF. You become a walking bioweapon factory for the COVID virus

We have absolutely no idea what the long term ramification are for 'survivors' of the virus since we know nothing about what having RNA co-opted over months and years (lifetime) will lead to...for example a goiter is a lack of iodine in the human body...but what if iodine was an integral component of viral production? It would take all the resources for itself and leave the body bereft of iodine (and I am just using this as an off the cuff example).

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Your thyroid gland produces two main hormones — thyroxine (T-4) and triiodothyronine (T-3). These hormones circulate in your bloodstream and help regulate your metabolism. They maintain the rate at which your body uses fats and carbohydrates, help control your body temperature, influence your heart rate, and help regulate the production of proteins.

Your thyroid gland also produces calcitonin — a hormone that helps regulate the amount of calcium in your blood.

Your pituitary gland and hypothalamus control the rate at which T-4 and T-3 are produced and released.

The hypothalamus — an area at the base of your brain that acts as a thermostat for your whole system — signals your pituitary gland to make a hormone known as thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH). Your pituitary gland — also located at the base of your brain — releases a certain amount of TSH , depending on how much thyroxine and T-3 are in your blood. Your thyroid gland, in turn, regulates its production of hormones based on the amount of TSH it receives from the pituitary gland.

Having a goiter doesn't necessarily mean that your thyroid gland isn't working normally. Even when it's enlarged, your thyroid may produce normal amounts of hormones. It might also, however, produce too much or too little thyroxine and T-3.

See how one small thing can destabilize a symbiotic organization as in the goiter example? All of those hormones and proteins keep things functional.

This is what I 'know' thus far. As new information is presented to me I can get a better idea of what is happening and so far I have the 'overview' since I didn't get that far in school to get into the minutiae. This is a good thing in some ways. Since I have a conceptual rather than detailed understanding, I can assess the entire situation without getting bogged down in the little stuff.

I guess what shocked and disappointed me was the thought of how quickly the virus would finish Asia (and then Europeans)...I sort of freak out when I am confronted with exactly how little time is really left.

I probably forgot to explain many things or didn't include the research since it is weeks' worth and I tend to absorb things conceptually and then move onto the next understanding.

I am not 100% sure why this info is being targeted and censored so widely by the big corporations. Google, Yahoo, Reddit, VOAT, the Chans and all their AIs are all targeting anyone who even mentions the TB (Mycobacteria) in connection with COVID...don't 'test that out' with any account you care about because you will get hammered or thrown out of any forums and your account will most likely be deleted. I don't know why but that is SERIOUSLY UPSETTING for the parasitic class. It is like an instant trigger for deletion.

I have never seen this type of resistance to information before.

Here is a video on synthetic biology just so that you can understand how easy this is to really splice anything you desired together at this point. For someone to have a meltdown, censor and delete accounts etc, just because you mention that it has other splices in the RNA of the virus is pretty crazy.

My theory on that is that they only care about controlling the information until you are dead or too sick to do anything about it. This is also why it seems to me that they are deliberately (through inaction) not controlling the borders. Or, if you are feeling diabolical, they are actually encouraging the spread of the virus.


They MUST KNOW that you need one of these, FOR LIFE, to resist the spread of it and yet they are treating it as if it was 'just the flu'. Drs in Wuhan were spending 14 hours a day in protective gear with one diaper on for that entire time because it was too infectious for them to risk removing their protective gear. Uncountable TRILLIONS of particles must be circulating in the hospitals and ERs. Not to mention airplanes, cruise ships, trains, busses, cars, stores, sports arenas and stadiums






 
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CONTAGION | EPIDEMIC | PANDEMIC : Covid-19 is Spreading - PREPARE NOW

 

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The viral epidemic. It's the ultimate population control vehicle. Specially if you want to kill off a few billion to make the world more comfortable to them...
 

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Alabama FEMA facility to be used as coronavirus quarantine center
by Jack Helean
Saturday, February 22nd 2020



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ANNISTON, Ala. (WBMA) — A FEMA facility in Anniston, Alabama will be used as a coronavirus quarantine center for some American passengers evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced on Saturday.

The passengers were evacuated back to the U.S. from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.

HHS said the passengers who will stay at the east Alabama federal facility have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) but are not currently showing symptoms.

They added that if any of the passengers become seriously ill at the facility, they will be transported to pre-vetted hospitals for treatment. They did not name what hospitals those would be or specify how many passengers will be housed at the facility.

Read the entire HHS statement below:

HHS is taking precautions to protect the health of all Americans from Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). To that end, HHS and FEMA agreed to use a federal facility, the FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Alabama, as a place for some of the American passengers from the Diamond Princess to stay. These are passengers whom the federal government evacuated back to the U.S. from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan.​
The passengers who will stay at the Center tested positive for COVID-19, although at this time they either do not have symptoms or have mild flu-like symptoms. Any of the evacuees who become seriously ill will be transported to pre-identified hospitals for medical care. Under the HHS-FEMA agreement, the Center for Domestic Preparedness will provide the housing, and HHS will provide basic medical care and all other support services for these returning passengers. Passengers will stay in a separate area from the Center’s training participants and will remain at the Center until they are medically cleared.​
The Center has unique facilities and routinely offers week-long, hands-on training for large groups of professionals from federal, state and local emergency management agencies, hospitals, public health agencies, and law enforcement agencies on disaster response.​
Anniston and Calhoun County officials will hold a news conference at 4:00 p.m. Saturday to address the HHS announcement and answer questions.
 

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Don’t buy China’s story: The coronavirus may have leaked from a lab
By Steven W. Mosher
February 22, 2020


Researchers in central China study coronavirus samples as some wonder whether the disease escaped from a Wuhan laboratory.AFP via Getty Images

At an emergency meeting in Beijing held last Friday, Chinese leader Xi Jinping spoke about the need to contain the coronavirus and set up a system to prevent similar epidemics in the future.

A national system to control biosecurity risks must be put in place “to protect the people’s health,” Xi said, because lab safety is a “national security” issue.

Xi didn’t actually admit that the coronavirus now devastating large swathes of China had escaped from one of the country’s bioresearch labs. But the very next day, evidence emerged suggesting that this is exactly what happened, as the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology released a new directive entitled: “Instructions on strengthening biosecurity management in microbiology labs that handle advanced viruses like the novel coronavirus.”

Read that again. It sure sounds like China has a problem keeping dangerous pathogens in test tubes where they belong, doesn’t it? And just how many “microbiology labs” are there in China that handle “advanced viruses like the novel coronavirus”?

It turns out that in all of China there is only one. And this one is located in the Chinese city of Wuhan that just happens to be . . . the epicenter of the epidemic.

That’s right. China’s only Level 4 microbiology lab that is equipped to handle deadly coronaviruses, called the National Biosafety Laboratory, is part of the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Enlarge ImageA member of a medical staff checks the body temperature of a patient who has displayed mild symptoms of the coronavirus.AFP via Getty Images
What’s more, the People’s Liberation Army’s top expert in biological warfare, a Maj. Gen. Chen Wei, was dispatched to Wuhan at the end of January to help with the effort to contain the outbreak.

According to the PLA Daily, Gen. Chen has been researching coronaviruses since the SARS outbreak of 2003, as well as Ebola and anthrax. This would not be her first trip to the Wuhan Institute of Virology either, since it is one of only two bioweapons research labs in all of China.

Does that suggest to you that the novel coronavirus, now known as SARS-CoV-2, may have escaped from that very lab, and that Gen. Chen’s job is to try and put the genie back in the bottle, as it were? It does to me.

Add to this China’s history of similar incidents. Even the deadly SARS virus has escaped — twice — from the Beijing lab where it was — and probably is — being used in experiments. Both “man-made” epidemics were quickly contained, but neither would have happened at all if proper safety precautions had been taken.

And then there is this little-known fact: Some Chinese researchers are in the habit of selling their laboratory animals to street vendors after they have finished experimenting on them.

You heard me right.

Instead of properly disposing of infected animals by cremation, as the law requires, they sell them on the side to make a little extra cash. Or, in some cases, a lot of extra cash. One Beijing researcher, now in jail, made a million dollars selling his monkeys and rats on the live animal market, where they eventually wound up in someone’s stomach.

Enlarge ImageMembers of a police sanitation team spray disinfectant as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus.AFP via Getty Images
Also fueling suspicions about SARS-CoV-2’s origins is the series of increasingly lame excuses offered by the Chinese authorities as people began to sicken and die.

They first blamed a seafood market not far from the Institute of Virology, even though the first documented cases of Covid-19 (the illness caused by SARS-CoV-2) involved people who had never set foot there. Then they pointed to snakes, bats and even a cute little scaly anteater called a pangolin as the source of the virus.

I don’t buy any of this. It turns out that snakes don’t carry coronaviruses and that bats aren’t sold at a seafood market. Neither are pangolins, for that matter, an endangered species valued for their scales as much as for their meat.

The evidence points to SARS-CoV-2 research being carried out at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. The virus may have been carried out of the lab by an infected worker or crossed over into humans when they unknowingly dined on a lab animal. Whatever the vector, Beijing authorities are now clearly scrambling to correct the serious problems with the way their labs handle deadly pathogens.

China has unleashed a plague on its own people. It’s too early to say how many in China and other countries will ultimately die for the failures of their country’s state-run microbiology labs, but the human cost will be high.

But not to worry. Xi has assured us that he is controlling biosecurity risks “to protect the people’s health.” PLA bioweapons experts are in charge.

I doubt the Chinese people will find that very reassuring. Neither should we.

Steven W. Mosher is the President of the Population Research Institute and the author of “Bully of Asia: Why China’s ‘Dream’ is the New Threat to World Order.”
 

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It Begins: Samsung Shutters Smartphone Factory In South Korea After Virus Outbreak

by Tyler Durden
Sun, 02/23/2020 - 07:35

South Korea now emerges as the next hotspot of the Covid-19 outbreak that has been tormenting China for the last several months.
Late on Friday, South Korea reported 142 new confirmed cases, up a mindboggling 70% in just one day, to 346. A second death was also reported.



A virus outbreak in South Korea is expected to lead to similar economic disruptions that are currently visible in China. The most prone industries to supply chain disruption and factory shutdowns are electronic, automobile, and telecommunication firms.


On Saturday, Samsung Electronics reported that a Covid-19 case was confirmed at its smartphone factory in the southeastern city of Gumi, resulting in a complete shutdown of the entire plant, reported Reuters.



Samsung said the manufacturing facility would be shut through the weekend as emergency disinfecting operations were underway. The area where the employee worked will be shut through next Tuesday, the company said, adding that all employees who came in contact with the infected person are now placed on self-quarantine (there was no mention of how many employees were under observation).

There was also no word on if Samsung would be testing employees for the virus, considering how easily transmittable and virtually undetectable the virus is in the incubation phase.

A three-hour bus ride north from Gumi to Icheon is the site of chipmaker SK Hynix, a key Apple supplier. We reported on Thursday that the company had a trainee test positive for the virus.


Hynix immediately told 800 employees late last week not to return to work and stay home for several weeks as a prevention measure to stop the spread of the deadly virus.

Samsung and Hynix are two major electronics makers in the country and are experiencing virus-related disruptions.

Hyundai Motor and its sister Kia Motors, the two are considered the 5th largest automaker in the world, have operations based in South Korea, and are currently experiencing factory shutdowns due to part shortages from China.

Deutsche Bank published a note last week outlining how South Korea made the list of highly exposed economies to China. In other words, economic disruptions in China would have a significant impact on South Korea.




Now that the virus is quickly spreading in South Korea, it's only a matter of time before paralysis of its economy sets in, similar to the economic collapse in China.

Former Morgan Stanley Asia chairman Stephen Roach warned last month that the global economy could be in a period of vulnerability, where an exogenous shock, such as the virus outbreak crushing factory output and killing consumption, could trigger the next worldwide recession.



With top electronic makers from South Korea to China shuttering plants and experiencing declining output – this all means lower chip demand, and the semiconductor bubble could finally have met its match.
 

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Dramatic surge in UNTRACEABLE clusters of coronavirus cases around the world sparks dire warnings from disease experts that 'containment methods are not going to work'
  • Clusters in South Korea, Singapore and Iran are leading to a jump in cases of the viral illness outside China
  • Trouble finding sources may signal has begun spreading too widely for tried-and-tested ways to stamp it out
  • Ian Mackay said 'spot fires' around the world could mean 'what we are going to have is probably a pandemic'
  • Newest red flag is 28 reported cases, including eight deaths in Iran, within days of cluster in Qom
  • However World Health Organisation insists that the outbreak isn't at pandemic levels yet
By BRYONY JEWELL and HARRY HOWARD FOR MAILONLINE and AP

PUBLISHED: 10:43 EST, 22 February 2020 | UPDATED: 12:40 EST, 23 February 2020

A surge in untraceable clusters of new coronavirus patients around the globe has caused experts to warn that 'containment methods are not going to work'.

In South Korea, Singapore and Iran, clusters of infections are leading to a jump in cases of the new viral illness outside China. World Health Organization officials said China's crackdown on parts of the country bought time for the rest of the world to prepare for the new virus.

But as hot spots emerge around the globe, trouble finding each source - the first patient who sparks every new cluster - might signal the disease has begun spreading too widely for tried-and-tested steps to stamp it out.

'A number of spot fires, occurring around the world is a sign that things are ticking along, and what we are going to have here is probably a pandemic,' said Ian Mackay, who studies viruses at Australia's University of Queensland.

Viruses vary in how they infect. The new coronavirus - unlike its cousins SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, and MERS, or Middle East respiratory syndrome - spreads as easily as a common cold.

And it's almost certainly being spread by people who show such mild symptoms that no one can tell, said Dr. Amesh Adalja of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.

Dr Adalja said: 'If that's the case, all of these containment methods are not going to work. It's likely mixed in the cold and flu season all over the place, in multiple countries' and gone unnoticed until someone gets severely ill.'



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A surge in untraceable clusters of new coronavirus patients around the globe has caused experts to warn that 'containment methods are not going to work' (pictured are known cases as of Saturday)


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Dr. Amesh Adalja of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security said: 'It's likely [coronavirus] is mixed in the cold and flu season all over the place, in multiple countries' and gone unnoticed until someone gets severely ill' (pictured are medical workers wearing protective gear carrying an infected patient at a hospital in Chuncheon, South Korea, on Saturday)
These milder symptoms are good news 'in terms of not as many people dying,' said Mackay, of Australia.

'But it's really bad news if you are trying to stop a pandemic,' he added.

However that worst-case isn't here yet, the WHO insists. It isn't convinced that countries outside China need more draconian measures, but it pointed to spikes in cases in Iran and South Korea to warn time may be running out to contain the virus.


It comes as Italy confirmed a 78-year-old man and an unidentified woman had died, sparking a lockdown of twelve towns in the north eastern region of Lombardy.

While 32 British and European passengers who were on the coronavirus-riddled Diamond Princess cruise ship landed back in Britain on Saturday, after leaving Japan late on Friday, ahead of a quarantine period in the Wirral.

The virus has so far infected more than 77,000 people across the world, with more than 2,250 killed by it.

WHO's Dr. Sylvie Briand said: 'What we see is a very different phase of this outbreak depending where you look. We see different patterns of transmission in different places.'



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Two coronavirus patients in Italy have today died from the Covid-19 disease that has now killed 2,253 people and infected more than 77,268 globally. Pictured ambulances and health workers outside the hospital in Padua
The World Health Organization defines a 'global pandemic' as a disease spreading on two continents, though some public health experts would call an outbreak a pandemic if the spread is over a wide area or across many international borders.

The newest red flag is that Iran has reported 28 cases, including seven deaths, in just days. The cluster began in the city of Qom, a popular religious destination, but it's not clear how.

While on Saturday authorities in Iran reported a sixth death from the virus, with the governor of Markazi province telling the official IRNA news agency that tests of a patient who recently died in the central city of Arak was positive for the strain of coronavirus known as Covid-19.

Iran reported a seventh death due to the virus this morning. The individual had travelled from the capital, Tehran, to Tonekabon.

Ali Aghazadeh said the person who died was suffering from a heart problem, too. Earlier on Saturday, Iranian authorities reported a fifth death from the new virus and said the fatality was among 10 new confirmed cases of the virus in Iran.


It was not immediately clear whether the sixth fatality was among those 10. So far, 28 cases have been confirmed in Iran, including at least five of the six who died.

Worse, infected travelers from Iran already have been discovered in Lebanon and Canada.

While in South Korea, most of the hundreds of new cases detected since Wednesday are linked to a church in the city of Daegu and a nearby hospital.

But health authorities have not yet found the 'index case,' the person among the church's 9,000 followers who set off the chain of infections. There also have been several cases in the capital, Seoul, where the infection routes have not yet been traced.



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As hot spots emerge around the globe, trouble finding each source - the first patient who sparks every new cluster - might signal the disease has begun spreading too widely for tried-and-tested public health steps to stamp it out. Pictured: An elderly man is taken to hospital in Italy by emergency service workers wearing masks


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World Health Organization officials said China's crackdown on parts of the country bought time for the rest of the world to prepare for the new virus. Pictured: Barriers block the entrance to a residential compound in Wuhan, where the outbreak started


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In South Korea, Singapore and Iran, clusters of infections are leading to a jump in cases of the new viral illness outside China. Pictured: A South Korean woman wears a mask as she travels on public transport
In Europe, Italy saw cases of the new virus more than quadruple in a day as it grapples with infections in a northern region that apparently have spread through a hospital and a cafe.

Two coronavirus patients died on Saturday from the Covid-19 disease that has now killed 2,253 people and infected more than 77,268 across the world.

The two deaths triggered a lockdown of twelve towns in the north eastern region of Lombardy and 50,000 people have been asked to stay indoors.

A 78-year-old father-of-three, passed away in a hospital in Padua on Friday evening. Adriano Trevisan, a retired bricklayer, had been admitted to the hospital for another health issue ten days ago said local authorities.

The second patient to die was an elderly woman whose death has triggered the closing down of shops, offices and community centres in Casalpusterlengo, according to Italian news agency Ansa.

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte expressed his sympathies for the two deaths and said he had called an emergency meeting, as more than 50,000 people from about a dozen towns in two northern regions were asked to stay at home by the local authorities.

A cluster of cases isn't inherently worrying - in fact, it's expected as an infection that's easy to spread is carried around the world by travelers.

The first line of defense is to isolate the sick to treat them and prevent further spread, and quarantine people who came in contact with them until the incubation period is over.

But as the virus becomes more widespread, trying to trace every contact would be futile, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong acknowledged earlier this month.


'If we still hospitalize and isolate every suspect case, our hospitals will be overwhelmed,' he said.

So far, the city-state has identified five clusters of transmission, including two churches. But there remain eight locally transmitted cases with no links to earlier cases, or to China.

When Hong Kong reported its first death from the virus earlier this month, it also confirmed three locally transmitted cases with no known link to any previous cases or any travel history to China.
 

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Summary
What are coronavirus infections?
Coronaviruses are a group of common viruses. They are named for the crown-like spikes on the surface of the virus. Some coronaviruses only affect animals, but others can also affect humans. Most people get infected with human coronaviruses at some time in their life. They usually cause mild to moderate upper-respiratory infections, like the common cold. But they can also cause more severe illnesses such as bronchitis and pneumonia.
There are several different types of human coronaviruses, including coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronaviruses.
How are coronavirus infections spread?
Human coronaviruses usually spread from an infected person to others through
  • The air by coughing and sneezing
  • Close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands
  • Touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes before washing your hands
  • Rarely, feces (poop)
Who is at risk for coronavirus infections?
Anyone can get a coronavirus infection, but young children are most likely to get infected. In the United States, infections are more common in the fall and winter.
What are the symptoms of coronavirus infections?
The symptoms depend on the type of coronavirus and how serious the infection is. If you have a mild to moderate upper-respiratory infection such as the common cold, your symptoms may include
Some coronaviruses can cause severe symptoms. The infections may turn into bronchitis and pneumonia, which cause symptoms such as
  • Fever, which may be quite high if you have pneumonia
  • Cough with mucus
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain or tightness when you breathe and cough
Severe infections are more common in people with heart or lung diseases, people with weakened immune systems, infants, and older adults.
How are coronavirus infections diagnosed?
To make a diagnosis, your health care provider will
  • Take your medical history, including asking about your symptoms
  • Do a physical exam
  • May do blood tests
  • May do lab tests of sputum, a sample from a throat swab, or other respiratory specimens
What are the treatments for coronavirus infections?
There are no specific treatments for coronavirus infections. Most people will get better on their own. However, you can relieve your symptoms by
  • Taking over-the-counter medicines for pain, fever, and cough. However, do not give aspirin to children. And do not give cough medicine to children under four.
  • Using a room humidifier or taking a hot shower to help ease a sore throat and cough
  • Getting plenty of rest
  • Drinking fluids
If you are worried about your symptoms, contact your health care provider.
Can coronavirus infections be prevented?
Right now, there aren't any vaccines to prevent human coronavirus infections. But you may able to reduce your risk of getting or spreading an infection by
  • Washing hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoiding touching your face, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are sick
  • Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces that you frequently touch
  • Covering coughs and sneezes with a tissue. Then throw away the tissue and wash your hands.
  • Staying home when sick
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

https://medlineplus.gov/coronavirusinfections.html
 

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Limbaugh: Coronavirus is less deadly than flu, but 'weaponized' to bring down Trump
'Even if this is just the way media normally does things, this is a hyped, panic-filled version'
By WND Staff
Published February 24, 2020


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The headlines on Monday once again were filled with the coronavirus.

There were reports the outbreak could cause the Tokyo Olympics to be moved, thousands are lining up to buy face masks and cases in Italy skyrocketed as buying panics hit certain areas, leaving store shelves empty.

And the New York Stock Exchange was down by roughly 3% for a time.

But the truth is, contends talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh, that the coronavirus "is the common cold."

It is being "weaponized as yet another element to bring down Donald Trump," he said.

"The Drive-By Media hype of this thing as a pandemic, as the Andromeda strain, as, 'Oh, my God. If you get it, you're dead,' do you know what the — I think the survival rate is 98%," he said.

More at link https://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2020/02/24/overhyped-coronavirus-weaponized-against-trump/
 

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Limbaugh: Coronavirus is less deadly than flu, but 'weaponized' to bring down Trump
'Even if this is just the way media normally does things, this is a hyped, panic-filled version'
By WND Staff
Published February 24, 2020


Rush Limbaugh (Video screenshot courtesy RushLimbaugh.com)
The headlines on Monday once again were filled with the coronavirus.

There were reports the outbreak could cause the Tokyo Olympics to be moved, thousands are lining up to buy face masks and cases in Italy skyrocketed as buying panics hit certain areas, leaving store shelves empty.

And the New York Stock Exchange was down by roughly 3% for a time.

But the truth is, contends talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh, that the coronavirus "is the common cold."

It is being "weaponized as yet another element to bring down Donald Trump," he said.

"The Drive-By Media hype of this thing as a pandemic, as the Andromeda strain, as, 'Oh, my God. If you get it, you're dead,' do you know what the — I think the survival rate is 98%," he said.

More at link https://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2020/02/24/overhyped-coronavirus-weaponized-against-trump/
I've been thinking this for a while. The cabal won't stop at anything to protect their interests...including burning the planet if necessary. What's a few hundred million dead for the sake of stopping any resistance to them and their plan?
 

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Canadians Are Being Told To Stock Up On Food As The Coronavirus Could Become A Pandemic
The virus could spread at the community level.
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Updated on February 25 @ 12:25 PM




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As COVID-19 continues to make people ill and spread to other countries, officials have issued a warning about a possible coronavirus pandemic in Canada. People are being told to stock up on essential items including non-perishable food and prescription medications. Eleven cases have already been confirmed in the country.

Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam said that the coronavirus situation is evolving quickly and that it appears the virus is now spreading in other countries at the community level.

"These signs are concerning, and they mean that the window of opportunity for containment, that is for stopping the global spread of the virus, is closing," Tam told reporters, according to CBC News.

"It also tells countries like Canada, that have been able to manage and detect cases so far, that we have to prepare across governments, across communities, and as families and individuals, in the event of more widespread transmission in our community."

Dr. Vera Etches, the City of Ottawa’s top health officer, agreed with this statement, telling the Ottawa Citizen that Canadians should consider stocking up on prescriptions and non-perishables they may need if someone becomes ill.

While the possibility of COVID-19 reaching pandemic level has been acknowledged, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is not ready to call it that yet.


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"Does this virus have pandemic potential? Absolutely it has. Are we there yet? From our assessment, not yet," he said, per CBC News.
Canadians at home and abroad have already faced quarantines due to the outbreak. People evacuated from China and brought to CFB Trenton in Ontario were isolated for 14 days.


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Similarly, Canadian passengers aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship faced a two-week quarantine before flying home and having to go through another one.

Seven cases have been confirmed in British Columbia. Four have also been found in Ontario.