Scary virus outbreak in China

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  • verbverb Posts: 10,154
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 32,424
    Lose your minds in 3....2....

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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 32,424
    Just stiring the pot....lol
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  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 3,633
    CBS news NY studio shut down after 2 employees tested positive. They broadcast CBS news this morning from there.

    Cleaning crews coming to disenfect.
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  • la2vegasla2vegas Posts: 4,221
    verb wrote: »

    First the Astros and the Red Sox cheat the Dodgers out of potential World Series championships, but now this virus potentially rob the Lakers out of an NBA title as well. The horror!
  • treitz3treitz3 Posts: 14,484
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,274
    Trump is now cleaning up his address, and just tweeted that trade will not be affected.
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 32,424
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 9,028
    edited March 11
    I heard Tom Hanks has Coronavirus. Breaking news of the century. Stop the presses.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

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  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 2,590
    China is now sending supplies and providing technical assistance to Italy to get their epidemic leveled out. That includes sending experts, massive amounts of protective gear, and ventilators, and helps explain why the Italian government has finally locked down in a specific manner what they should have locked down a couple weeks ago.

    https://www.itv.com/news/2020-03-11/coronavirus-outbreak-lessons-italy-can-learn-from-china-experts/
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  • Joey_VJoey_V Posts: 7,322
    I have nothing to add.

    This is turning into something like a nightmare.
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  • xschopxschop Posts: 1,397
    tonyb wrote: »
    Just stiring the pot....lol

    It was stirred long ago.... Rev. 6-8
  • WillowWillow Posts: 10,068
    I find it interesting that ebola and malaria kill more people but those people tend to live in places that don't really affect the stock market. Mosquitos are one of if not the deadliest things on earth but no big deal, we still go outside, we don't hoard bug spray, sporting events still take place outside, we go camping, fishing, hunting, take dumps in the woods and fornicate outdoors and we get bit.
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 32,424
    Dabutcher wrote: »
    Coronavirus has proved that entire world can be easily manipulated through fear by simply controlling media, academia & medicine.

    Love yours. D

    Nahh. the coronavirus didn't do that. That was painfully obvious over 100 years ago. It's just nobody wanted to believe it, and some still don't.
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  • maximillianmaximillian Posts: 2,110
    tonyb wrote: »
    Lose your minds in 3....2....

    But she was wrong about the previous prediction. Is 1 out of 2 good odds for a psyhic? I don't follow these things so don't know. :|
  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 3,633
    Willow wrote: »
    I find it interesting that ebola and malaria kill more people but those people tend to live in places that don't really affect the stock market. Mosquitos are one of if not the deadliest things on earth but no big deal, we still go outside, we don't hoard bug spray, sporting events still take place outside, we go camping, fishing, hunting, take dumps in the woods and fornicate outdoors and we get bit.

    Where I live West Nile virus is commonplace. We don't go into the woods and perform the actions you list above unless slathered in mosquito and tick repellent. I suggest you do the same.
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    There are three things that give a man a false sense of courage, a keyboard, alcohol and a firearm.
    Motorhead, 4.12.20

    tonyb said " but even socialists can do a good thing here and there

    Social media makes dumb people dumber and smart people dumb and dumber.
  • tonybtonyb Posts: 32,424
    treitz3 wrote: »
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    Tom

    I noticed TB was at the top of this list. Recently in Texas, a man came across the border, arrested for the obvious, but tested positive for TB. Not any TB, a different strain that all modern treatments failed to beat. Took a few months but finally got it under control.

    Is this not a good enough reason to have better security/controls at the borders ? TB has been making a comeback because of poor border security/controls....and according to this chart, is the no.1 killer. Nobody says a peep about it though.
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  • WillowWillow Posts: 10,068
    Willow wrote: »
    I find it interesting that ebola and malaria kill more people but those people tend to live in places that don't really affect the stock market. Mosquitos are one of if not the deadliest things on earth but no big deal, we still go outside, we don't hoard bug spray, sporting events still take place outside, we go camping, fishing, hunting, take dumps in the woods and fornicate outdoors and we get bit.

    Where I live West Nile virus is commonplace. We don't go into the woods and perform the actions you list above unless slathered in mosquito and tick repellent. I suggest you do the same.

    Exactly you take precautions not panic.
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  • GardenstaterGardenstater Posts: 895
    Market may limit down at 20% today. Nothing is out of the question in this panic.
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  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 3,633
    Alex Jones is selling a toothpaste said to kill corona on contact, get you some.
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    There are three things that give a man a false sense of courage, a keyboard, alcohol and a firearm.
    Motorhead, 4.12.20

    tonyb said " but even socialists can do a good thing here and there

    Social media makes dumb people dumber and smart people dumb and dumber.
  • tonybtonyb Posts: 32,424
    Market may limit down at 20% today. Nothing is out of the question in this panic.

    I'd imagine many are just pulling money to sit on the sidelines until a vaccine comes out. When that happens, it'll be blazing back up in no time. Even during the great depression, there's always a new beginning.
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  • motorhead43026motorhead43026 Posts: 3,633
    edited March 12
    ^^you must not have much at stake. A vaccine is at least a year away, as I understand.

    Anyway we are fast approaching March 2017 levels. Nearly 3 years of gains wiped out.
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    Other; S60'S, M10 series II, M7C's, Hafler XL600 amp, RB-980BX, Parasound HCA-1500 amp , P5 preamp, all in storage. All vintage Polk have had crossover rebuilds and tweeter upgrades.

    There are three things that give a man a false sense of courage, a keyboard, alcohol and a firearm.
    Motorhead, 4.12.20

    tonyb said " but even socialists can do a good thing here and there

    Social media makes dumb people dumber and smart people dumb and dumber.
  • GardenstaterGardenstater Posts: 895
    Halted at -7%, for 15 mins.
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  • WillowWillow Posts: 10,068
    Toolfan66 wrote: »
    At this point in time, I could care less about my 401K, I have lived with less just fine, and If I have to so be it, as long as I can keep my family safe by the end of this I will be richer in the areas of life then anything my 401k can give me.

    We all live, and we will all die someday, and all you have gained will no longer be yours anyway...

    So far I have lost over 20k, if we come out unscathed I would have gladly paid that to do so anyways, especially for our kids...

    I am short of being nothing without my family. I totally get you. I'd rather live in a box with my family than a mansion all alone.
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  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,738
    la2vegas wrote: »
    The end is near... students upset over No Classes?
    https://www.google.com/amp/s/nypost.com/2020/03/11/ohio-college-students-riot-after-classes-housing-closed-over-coronavirus/amp/

    Really? What's next Americans riot over the IRS canceling taxes?

    For what it is worth... A good friend of mine's classes were canceled at UCF, and he was told not to come back to campus. There was no indication he would receiver any sort of reimbursement for the cost of his room, food, services, etc.

    So while he said he was looking forward to working at home, he still seems to have to pay for all the things he can't use.

    This could have changed since, yesterday, I'm not sure. :)
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