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It was a matter of time.

Coronavirus declared global health emergency - BBC News
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Old 01-30-2020, 09:51 PM
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More from inside Wuhan

BBC News - Coronavirus Wuhan diary: Living alone in a city gone quiet
Coronavirus Wuhan diary: Living alone in a city gone quiet - BBC News
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Old 01-30-2020, 11:23 PM
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Is it time to take ordinary flu prevention measures?
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Is it time to take ordinary flu prevention measures?
Don't be ridiculous, the flu shot causes autism, everyone knows that. Far more people are killed by flu, but it's our flu, not some foreign thing caused by eating live bats.
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First two confirmed cases in the UK, but at the moment the identity and location of the two people are being kept secret. We've been told they are both members of the same family.
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Old 01-31-2020, 11:17 AM
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Ah. Harry and Meghan. It's a plot.
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Old 01-31-2020, 11:24 AM
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Outbreaks of xenophobia in west as coronavirus spreads | World news | The Guardian

Not really surprising but still ... :(
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I am shocked, shocked!, to find xenophobia in the west. If only something(s) had happened over the past 4 years to alert us to this.
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Let's charitably assume that this isn't racist, it's directed at the government, and moreover it's in recognition of early unpreparedness and government attempts to suppress the news and any talking about it, not a reflection of how China is dealing with it now which may be as good as possible.

But I bet the xenophobes are all over it.
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In Pictures: Inside Wuhan's fast-built hospital | China | Al Jazeera



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Company Yammer post: "Question for all company. Any thoughts on coronavirus?"


It is taking all of my self-control not to post "I'm against it."
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I dare you to come out in favor of it.
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Old 02-03-2020, 06:30 PM
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Perhaps of interest:

In translation: Stories from Chinese media | Richmond News

Local English rag translates and summarizes local Chinese rags. Naturally, heavy on the coronavirus content at this moment.
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It is taking all of my self-control not to post "I'm against it."
"Goes well with lyme disease."
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Wuhan turns to social media to vent anger at coronavirus response | Coronavirus outbreak News | Al Jazeera

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Another young man from the neighbouring city of Huanggang said in a video posted online on January 30: "I might be arrested after posting this video. But I still want all of you to know how dire the situation is in Huanggang, and we are in desperate need of help - the government doesn't care about us any more!"

That video has since been taken down.
Lots more stories like that.
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The worst for me was a report of a family being quarentinned while their disabled son died for lack of their family caring for them.

And the story of a Chinese born woman not allowed to travel with her son and American husband home. Trump's America loves to split up families
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And the story of a Chinese born woman not allowed to travel with her son and American husband home. Trump's America loves to split up families
Same story for a British couple with a Chinese-born mother. At first I thought it was a British rule, but in a later article I read that the Chinese were not allowing Chinese-passport-holders on the evacuation flights. So am confused. (Not about which governments are bastards though: that would be all of the above.)
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President Trump has asked the scientists working on the vaccine to ensure that the main component molecule contains two iron atoms.

Then it can be named the nCov-Fe-Fe vaccine.
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Trapped on a Cruise Ship by the Coronavirus: When Is Breakfast?

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Great minds think alike. "This is going to be a movie" I thought when I read that news.
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