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Author Topic: COVID-19 (Wuhan Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic Master Thread  (Read 149375 times)

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #120 on: February 25, 2020, 11:37:49 AM »
I am flying to Israel next week for a family simcha. My boss mentioned to me that HR has been discussing what to do about people who travel overseas, and it's possible that they might make me work from home when I get back. Anyone else's company considering something like this?
I know of companies that have been doing that already. But only for travelers to Asian countries for now.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #121 on: February 25, 2020, 12:58:28 PM »
https://twitter.com/i/events/1232235531162963968


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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #122 on: February 25, 2020, 01:07:54 PM »
CDC Warns its not a question of if its gonna hit USA question is when   pretty scary  hashem yishmor

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #123 on: February 25, 2020, 01:24:01 PM »
Time to change topic title and remove "Wuhan"?

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #124 on: February 25, 2020, 01:27:40 PM »
what do the chinese people expect? that the government let it spread even more? its a difficult situation but if it would be in the U.S. wouldn't it spread faster because of political correctness?

im trying to think what, if anything, makes sense in this situation ???

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #125 on: February 25, 2020, 01:31:52 PM »
Killing people is not political incorrectness
what do the chinese people expect? that the government let it spread even more? its a difficult situation but if it would be in the U.S. wouldn't it spread faster because of political correctness?

im trying to think what, if anything, makes sense in this situation ???

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #126 on: February 25, 2020, 01:33:16 PM »
what do the chinese people expect? that the government let it spread even more? its a difficult situation but if it would be in the U.S. wouldn't it spread faster because of political correctness?

im trying to think what, if anything, makes sense in this situation ???
agree thats the scary part about it

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #127 on: February 25, 2020, 01:36:13 PM »
Killing people is not political incorrectness
No, but unfortunately, letting people die is a result of PC at times.
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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #128 on: February 25, 2020, 01:39:12 PM »
Killing people is not political incorrectness
I agree.  but its so difficult to know what is better. to let these people infect million others?

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #129 on: February 25, 2020, 01:40:55 PM »
I agree.  but its so difficult to know what is better. to let these people infect million others?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trolley_problem

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #131 on: February 25, 2020, 02:09:47 PM »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trolley_problem
I agree.  but its so difficult to know what is better. to let these people infect million others?
You can quarantine them, but you don't have to kill them or be ruthless about it.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #132 on: February 25, 2020, 02:40:01 PM »
Video dump.

From 12 days ago but still puts COVID19 into perspective:
https://youtu.be/6dDD2tHWWnU?t=81

Graphic scenes from China:
https://nullvideo.com/user/JW293PQS/ewJz5aW

Recovered patient describing patients that were put in body bags (and cremated) while still breathing (translation is correct, FWIW)

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #133 on: February 25, 2020, 06:40:36 PM »
Which travel insurance are people buying in case coronavirus spreads to a place they have booked for travel? Do any credit card travel insurances cover this?

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #134 on: February 25, 2020, 06:47:13 PM »
Which travel insurance are people buying in case coronavirus spreads to a place they have booked for travel? Do any credit card travel insurances cover this?

I haven't seen any exclusions on travel policies (yet), so as long as it covers medical emergencies, one should be OK. However, since this virus seems to have an incubation period, one might be back (and even symptom free) while having contracted it.
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