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COVID-19 (coronavirus disease)/SARS-CoV-2 virus

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by tinman, Jan 22, 2020.

  1. KingCheetah

    KingCheetah Contributing Member

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    *Confirmed* Katy hit with tactical nuke this morning -- virus undeterred continues to spread.
     
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    We have vaccines and antiviral drugs for the flu.
    We have nothing about this new Corona Virus. We barely know it's DNA sequence.

    Primary results say that every carrier affects 3,8 people and that the reported cases in Wuhan amount to only 5% of the actual numbers because there are asymptomatics or carriers with mild symptoms.
    If left unchecked it can cause a huge epidemic.

    We can't count to be as lucky as we were with SARS that went away on it's own even though the CCP butchered the response and instead of taking measures hid the truth from the international community.
     
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    Good thing is that the public is demanding now that these markets of wild game are completely closed down .

    Look at this :
    You could buy hedgehogs, foxes and camels to eat in Wuhan's market.
    https://www.whatsonweibo.com/panic-...against-consumption-of-wild-animals-in-china/

    And worst of all BATS!
    People in China eat bat soup because...the word of bat includes the character for happy.:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10801901/china-coronavirus-outbreak-wuhan/

    There is nothing worse to eat than bats that are the natural host of so many diseases including Rabies and the primary source of the Sars virus and possibly this new one Wuhan one.
    You are better off eating.. I dont know ..parasite infested cow's liver than a bat.

    People in Guangzou where SARS started from eat raw monkey brains with a spoon.

    It will happen again and again if something isn't done.
    China will keep being the mother of new plagues and viruses.
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    Thanks Aggies.
     
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    Check out new docuseries pandemic, released Tuesday.

    Im not saying Netflix created the Coronavirus necessarily, but what great marketing timing.
     
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    Humans are still stupid
     
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    Case reported in Waco now.
     
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    China throwing fire at Tokyo's bid for a perfect 2020 Olympics.
     
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    Those Toyota Center hot dogs look WAY BETTER now
     
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    These types of viruses (ones so virulent, they cause panic) used to come from Africa, with the worst being Ebola. Africa because who knows what is hidden in those dense jungles and what happens you eat primates/mammals . Africans have been educated on dangers of eating certain animals, especially without special preparation. China needs to do the same with its poorer population.
     
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    They need to go vegetarian or just eat normal farm animals
    Also the government needs to crack down on these illegal markets
    They are good at cracking down on people
     
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    Can't account for 1.4 billion for what they are eating, but yeah, I think people believe in superstitions.

    They used to eat Rhyno horns, bull testicles, Tiger innards for power and stamina.

    It won't change.

    We just have to start the 'Go Vegan initiative' there, won't work though.

    Appeal to the young people, they are easier to reach.
     
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    Yeah, actually Wuhan has also been a city of culture and science.

    The Irony.
     
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    You're thinking of WuTang.
     
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    Let me make something very clear.
    The people who eat these aren't poor at all.
    It's not like they don't have anything to eat and go to the jungles and catch wild bats in caves.

    Nope they are rich.
    Look at the woman in the video who is biting the bat leg.
    She is in an expensive restaurant with good silverware and porcelain dishes, a nice dress and hair.

    Bat soups, shark fin soups, monkey brains, rhino penis etc are expensive delicacies.
    The average factory worker can't even come close to afford one dish.

    The consumers are the upper middle class or the rich.
    They can earn thousands of dollars each month, be educated in universities and have prestigious jobs and they go and eat bats because the word means happy.

    It's different than Africa where people ate whatever due to need.
    There is no need here It's a choice.

    This will and must change.
     
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