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Postby Catburg » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:05 am

https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/health-51148303

I’m not exactly sure what caused this outbreak but it seems that it is a lot more serious than what the Chinese government claims.

What’s going on??
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Postby Munkcestrian Republic » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:07 am

I don't think it's too much of a concern. Apparently both of the people who died had existing health problems.
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Postby Munkcestrian Republic » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:09 am

Munkcestrian Republic wrote:I don't think it's too much of a concern. Apparently both of the people who died had existing health problems.

(given my last post in this forum was "well, at least Iran hasn't shot down a plane like the US did!", all of you should probably be concerned rn)
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Postby Oneid » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:09 am

Catburg wrote:https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/health-51148303

I’m not exactly sure what caused this outbreak but it seems that it is a lot more serious than what the Chinese government claims.

What’s going on??

Mutation of an already existing virus, friend.
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Postby -Astoria » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:10 am

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Postby Valentine Z » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:11 am

BBC Source wrote:Singapore and Hong Kong have been screening air passengers from Wuhan, and US authorities announced similar measures starting on Friday at three major airports in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York.


Given the population density of both nations... yup, it has to be like that! Especially because of the former where one infectious sneeze would set off a catastrophe.

For the actual discussion, let's just hope that it won't spread further, or kill more. And perhaps a vaccine, if it exists. EDIT: I did a quickie Google Search. I think it exists, but for not all the strains. I ain't an expert on this one, so I'm gonna sit out on further discussion.
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Postby Catburg » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:13 am

Munkcestrian Republic wrote:I don't think it's too much of a concern. Apparently both of the people who died had existing health problems.


Nope. I think this is a harbinger of millions of deaths.

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Postby The Greater Ohio Valley » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:17 am

Catburg wrote:
Munkcestrian Republic wrote:I don't think it's too much of a concern. Apparently both of the people who died had existing health problems.


Nope. I think this is a harbinger of millions of deaths.

That’s what they said about SARS and Swine Flu too, but here millions of us still are.
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Postby -Astoria » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:18 am

The Greater Ohio Valley wrote:That’s what they said about SARS and Swine Flu too, but here millions of us still are.

Don't forget the avian flu as well.

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Postby Catburg » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:24 am

The communist regime needs to be overthrown ASAP or they will eventually cause the majority of the people under its rule to die.

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Postby Catburg » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:26 am

Valentine Z wrote:
BBC Source wrote:Singapore and Hong Kong have been screening air passengers from Wuhan, and US authorities announced similar measures starting on Friday at three major airports in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York.


Given the population density of both nations... yup, it has to be like that! Especially because of the former where one infectious sneeze would set off a catastrophe.

For the actual discussion, let's just hope that it won't spread further, or kill more. And perhaps a vaccine, if it exists. EDIT: I did a quickie Google Search. I think it exists, but for not all the strains. I ain't an expert on this one, so I'm gonna sit out on further discussion.


Yeah but Beijing claims that da disease only exists in muh Wuhan and not anywhere else in China while it is sufficiently widespread to spread to Japan and Thailand.

Chinese New Year is coming in a week. Lots of people are moving around in China. This does not look good at all.
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Postby Bromagia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:41 am

As long as the virus is mostly limited to China, I really don't care. If it spreads siignificantly to not piece of shit countries then its a real problem.
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Postby Catburg » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:46 am

Bromagia wrote:As long as the virus is mostly limited to China, I really don't care. If it spreads siignificantly to not piece of shit countries then its a real problem.


Knowing what Beijing does the disease won’t be restricted to China if it gets sufficiently serious. If Xi or any other Sinostatist leader is going down they will try to drag as much of the world as possible down with them.

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Postby -Astoria » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:50 am

Bromagia wrote:As long as the virus is mostly limited to China, I really don't care. If it spreads siignificantly to not piece of shit countries then its a real problem.

What exactly would be your definition of "not piece of shit countries"?


Catburg wrote:If Xi or any other Sinostatist leader

That word again.

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Postby Catburg » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:52 am

-Astoria wrote:
Bromagia wrote:As long as the virus is mostly limited to China, I really don't care. If it spreads siignificantly to not piece of shit countries then its a real problem.

What exactly would be your definition of "not piece of shit countries"?


Catburg wrote:If Xi or any other Sinostatist leader

That word again.


Bromagia forgot that anything in NE Asia historically has the potential to disrupt the Caucasoid civilizations. Yes, that includes diseases in general and the plague in particular.
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Postby LiberNovusAmericae » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:54 am

I expect the Chinese commie party it mismanage this potential crisis.
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Postby Bromagia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:56 am

-Astoria wrote:
Bromagia wrote:As long as the virus is mostly limited to China, I really don't care. If it spreads siignificantly to not piece of shit countries then its a real problem.

What exactly would be your definition of "not piece of shit countries"?


Catburg wrote:If Xi or any other Sinostatist leader

That word again.

Lets start with countries without forced organ harvesting by the State.
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Postby Outer Sparta » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:57 am

Hmm, seems like a rehash of the SARS outbreak that happened in the early-2000s in China, considering that SARS is also a coronavirus.
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Postby Catburg » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:58 am

Bromagia wrote:
-Astoria wrote:What exactly would be your definition of "not piece of shit countries"?



That word again.

Lets start with countries without forced organ harvesting by the State.


That’s a very stupid definition. According to it Sub-Saharan Africa is actually devoid of POS countries while China, maybe North Korea and Kosovo etc are in.
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Postby Bromagia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:58 am

Catburg wrote:
-Astoria wrote:What exactly would be your definition of "not piece of shit countries"?



That word again.


Bromagia forgot that anything in NE Asia historically has the potential to disrupt the Caucasoid civilizations. Yes, that includes diseases in general and the plague in particular.

If it spreads, I'll care. If it just causes problems for China, I don't care.
I'm finished with this forum and the constant goddamn groupthink, virtue signalling, and woke scolding. I thank Max for the good times I've spent here but I just don't fit anymore. Peace.

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Postby Catburg » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:59 am

Bromagia wrote:
Catburg wrote:
Bromagia forgot that anything in NE Asia historically has the potential to disrupt the Caucasoid civilizations. Yes, that includes diseases in general and the plague in particular.

If it spreads, I'll care. If it just causes problems for China, I don't care.


It will of course spread.

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Postby Catburg » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:02 am

LiberNovusAmericae wrote:I expect the Chinese commie party it mismanage this potential crisis.


Of course or they deliberately want to kill some older people in China to correct the demographic imbalance.
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Postby Bromagia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:05 am

Catburg wrote:
Bromagia wrote:If it spreads, I'll care. If it just causes problems for China, I don't care.


It will of course spread.

Not guaranteed. Even if it does it won't necesarilly spread to any significant degree.
I'm finished with this forum and the constant goddamn groupthink, virtue signalling, and woke scolding. I thank Max for the good times I've spent here but I just don't fit anymore. Peace.

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Postby Bromagia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:06 am

Catburg wrote:
Bromagia wrote:Lets start with countries without forced organ harvesting by the State.


That’s a very stupid definition. According to it Sub-Saharan Africa is actually devoid of POS countries while China, maybe North Korea and Kosovo etc are in.

Bud, do you know what "start" means?

*Edit: I guess autocorrect wanted me to call you babe instead of bud. Fixed.
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