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    I just cannot believe the numbers that China are putting out. 21 million mobile accounts cancelled plus recent closing down of cinemas. Something must be going on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhaelixWW View Post
    China has reportedly permanently banned the exotic animal trade.

    EDIT: Reading up on it, it looks like there are a few loopholes in the ban. We'll have to see how those play out.
    Let me guess, the loopholes include chinese traditional medicine, right?
    Forgive my english, as i'm not a native speaker



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    Quote Originally Posted by Thepersona View Post
    Let me guess, the loopholes include chinese traditional medicine, right?
    And the definition of "exotic".

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    My Godfather got the virus...fml

    Medics told him to go home...he lives with his sister...and 93 year old mother.
    Messed up...

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    Quote Originally Posted by lockybalboa View Post
    I just cannot believe the numbers that China are putting out. 21 million mobile accounts cancelled plus recent closing down of cinemas. Something must be going on.
    I mean, a fuckton of people have stopped working, so a high # of cancelled mobile accounts is plausible.
    Now, it's rather obvious that the Chinese lied about their numbers. And we dont even know by how much. One order of magnitude? Two?
    Forgive my english, as i'm not a native speaker



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    Quote Originally Posted by Puupi View Post
    That's like a week old news.
    Oh my apologies. I didnt realise we could not discuss the virus in this thread.

    Back to american politics and hating on china, carry on!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thepersona View Post
    Let me guess, the loopholes include chinese traditional medicine, right?
    Yes.
    Quote Originally Posted by Puupi View Post
    And the definition of "exotic".
    And no.

    The ban is on all non-aquatic wildlife, so that's good, but it does exempt medicinal. Even cutting out just food-related wildlife would be a huge start, but we'll have to see how ardently they enforce that if merchants claim "medicinal" for everything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acidbaron View Post
    He called it the China / Chinese virus, this problematic and resorts into racism and abuse towards Asians. Him calling it the CCP virus would be a better move as that would lay blame to the party, he does not do that because he needs Xi ping to be his ally for his own business endeavours, better yet he called him a great man during all this.

    There is nothing wrong with appointing a political party name to a virus that was intentionally being covered up by them, after all they gave it so much attention it is only fair.
    this is basically engaging in very similar behavior. slandering a group of people because people are getting emotionially upset and mad. the ccp is not a nice group of people but calling it the ccp virus does nothing productive and is just engaging in the same sort of low brow immature grade school crap that trump is doing, unless of course you guys want to keep acting like him then go ahead and keep making up new names to call it in the hopes you make china mad like a bunch of grade schoolers name calling each other on the playguard, the virus DID NOT ORIGINATE FROM THEM so calling it the ccp virus is just being childish. it did originate from china however bad the handling may have been whats done is done and this is not really getting anything of value done except messaging your feelings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sabe View Post
    World and also Chinese people have seen that CCP is just a paper tiger.
    Chinese virus bent them over. People under quarantine are rioting lately.
    Those dictators will pay a price soon or later for hiding their crime.
    After all they did, i believe this virus is their own doing.
    do you have any sources or is this wishful thinking?
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    https://www.reddit.com/r/Coronavirus...entilator_are/

    In Moscow 40% of patients on ventilator are under the age of 40.

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    Quote Originally Posted by breadisfunny View Post
    this is basically engaging in very similar behavior. slandering a group of people because people are getting emotionially upset and mad. the ccp is not a nice group of people but calling it the ccp virus does nothing productive and is just engaging in the same sort of low brow immature grade school crap that trump is doing, unless of course you guys want to keep acting like him then go ahead and keep making up new names to call it in the hopes you make china mad like a bunch of grade schoolers name calling each other on the playguard, the virus DID NOT ORIGINATE FROM THEM so calling it the ccp virus is just being childish. it did originate from china however bad the handling may have been whats done is done and this is not really getting anything of value done except messaging your feelings.

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    do you have any sources or is this wishful thinking?
    Considering winnie the pooh meme's are banned in China and in general speaking badly of the party is a big no no I'd say name calling does more than work
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thepersona View Post
    Let me guess, the loopholes include chinese traditional medicine, right?
    The Loopholes include people doing illegal things in China despite the Rule of Law.

    Don't know why TCM's should be banned when they can be regulated with licences and are mostly Herbs or Fungus, most TCM's already don't sell Remedies from Exotic Animals.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LedZeppelin View Post
    Blood for the blood god
    skulls for the skull throne
    Sorry wrong chaos god, this in grandfahter Nurgles place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LilSaihah View Post
    China's wartime actions have lasted thousands of years. This whataboutism is retarded.
    And Britain as well, so what? Get your fact straight......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cynep View Post
    Let's not play these games. 2% death rate is rather optimistic, let's not start contests who can predict higher numbers (check my recent posts). Mere 20% unemployment for the period when full-scale quarantines start is very low. But when it's over, there will be no serious unemployment during the recovery period.

    And Trump is Trump, he'll possibly get a free re-election due to the crisis.
    Just wait for regions to run out of medical supplies and respirators.
    Then their workers will start bailing.
    Then what will the death rate be?



    Unemployment always happens faster than employment. Hiring people back will take 10x longer than laying them off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lockybalboa View Post
    I just cannot believe the numbers that China are putting out. 21 million mobile accounts cancelled plus recent closing down of cinemas. Something must be going on.
    bah you need 9000 funeral urns for 2000 bodies because they are going to split the ashes 3-4 times for all family members!!! /s
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    Quote Originally Posted by RobertoCarlos View Post
    Considering winnie the pooh meme's are banned in China and in general speaking badly of the party is a big no no I'd say name calling does more than work
    because annoying a dictator accomplishes so much....keep thinking you guys are doing something to help the people of china by getting memes banned.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Puupi View Post
    https://www.reddit.com/r/Coronavirus...entilator_are/

    In Moscow 40% of patients on ventilator are under the age of 40.
    To be fair, Russia is famous to have low life expectancy. It is around 60.
    60% are age 40 to 60. 40% are age 1 to 40.
    Sounds reasonable now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by xenogear3 View Post
    To be fair, Russia is famous to have low life expectancy. It is around 60.
    60% are age 40 to 60. 40% are age 1 to 40.
    Sounds reasonable now?
    "40% of patients on a ventilator are under the age of 40. The share of such patients in the age group under 60 is 64%.According to the authorities, of 1014 coronavirus patients in Moscow, 46% are people aged 35 to 64 years. The second place in the number of confirmed diagnoses is occupied by the age group from 18 to 34 years (33.5%). 15% of those infected are people over 65 years of age, while 5.5% are children."

    That isn't so different from other countries. Therefore that ventilator thing sounds more like triage in action.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhaelixWW View Post
    I mean, we can absolutely do both.

    EDIT: For clarification, I can't stand the people that are making this a racist issue or even enabling racism via their responses. I don't accept that China can or should be somehow held accountable for the existence of the virus and all of its consequences.

    That being said, the government of China is definitely to blame for intentionally blocking important information about this virus being released to the international public in a timely manner. Also, various other governments are to blame for not responding with adequate measures more promptly when necessary.
    So them keepig it unde rthe blanket, letting their people deliberatly spread it to other countrys and them lying shouldn´t be punushable?

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    Damn, missed the beginning of the Trump press conference.

    Did he just wipe his ass with the 15 day plan and Easter churches?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tikcol View Post
    Should I facepalm harder at the dude that ate aquarium cleaner or at you for equating hydroxychloroquine and azithrommycin ingested medically with eating aquarium cleaner?

    You make it sound like you would eat aquarium cleaner if your doctor told you hydroxychloroquine and azithrommycin could be a game changer in fighting corona..

    By the looks of it I think I'll put you in the same category as the aquarium eater..
    Quote Originally Posted by Crushima View Post
    Get a grip. You can't hold people accountable for other people's stupidity. Using your logic, if Trump were to recommend N95 respirator masks, and then some fool equips it wrong and suffocates, that's Trump's fault?........

    This is just natural selection at work.
    They claim they only did it because Trump said what he did. Obviously they're idiots for actually doing what they did. The two aren't mutually exclusive.

    All I'm saying is that his words have power and stupid people that follow him will do stupid shit because of what he says. He can't obviously be held responsible for what they did, it's not his "fault" they're stupid but some small part of the reason that person is dead is because of what Trump said....the MUCH larger part is because they were a complete idiot. I agree that it's natural selection at work.

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