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A pandemic is always a threat. Always has been, always will be.
And death is always a threat. Always has been, always will be… view more
And he acted first to stop travel from China while being called A xenophobe and racist by the Democrats and liberal media. He also has led the world in his response to this while even Democratic governors are applauding him. Not sure your point other than yo… view more
What surprises you here? You did not know that SARS was one of coronaviruses?
I’m not sure how you come up with that comment if you actually read the text, especially the highlighted area. “live animal markets in China are still present, allowing animal-to-human transfer to once again happen.” If China had learned anything from SARS, th… view more
Are we 100% sure that it is because of these live animal markets?
The numbers aren’t even close.
You are right, not even close. The reproduction number (R0) for the coronavirus is between 1.6 and 2.5. For swine flu it was between 1.4 and 1.6. Death rate was 0.0001%, whereas for new coronavirus it is around 3%.
This fact check article you posted actually says that Trump may well be right.
From what I have ascertained from this ‘war and peace’ piece, the elderly, 75+, are more likely to succumb to the virus. Let’s hope that containment and de-escalation happens sooner rather than later.