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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #165 on: February 26, 2020, 05:01:57 PM »
Without even thinking about deaths, I'm Just thinking of industries that can be destroyed by this. even if it does not last too much longer:

1)airlines. countries barring entry literally means planes will be parked. i cant imagine international airlines can survive if flights are halted for 3 months.
2)china production means our goods will be delayed, more expensive or supply will just be an issue.
3)If above happens, thats when it really affects the stock market. whcih causes financial issues overall.


sounds kinda scary :-[
Plenty of Amazon sellers, mainly private label guys.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #166 on: February 26, 2020, 05:44:11 PM »
Plenty of Amazon sellers, mainly private label guys.

Think much bigger

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #167 on: February 26, 2020, 08:03:54 PM »
why would this make Israel any less safe than the US?

Israel is not less safe, but the plane might be.
I am going to Miami in 3 weeks, and I am reconsidering that.

I wonder if this well result in people cancelling there passover trips.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #168 on: February 26, 2020, 08:33:40 PM »
It's happening.
Coronavirus in California: C.D.C. Confirms Possible Community Transmission Case https://nyti.ms/3c8O1KJ

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #169 on: February 26, 2020, 09:19:45 PM »
It's happening.
Coronavirus in California: C.D.C. Confirms Possible Community Transmission Case https://nyti.ms/3c8O1KJ

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #170 on: February 26, 2020, 11:09:47 PM »
Without even thinking about deaths, I'm Just thinking of industries that can be destroyed by this. even if it does not last too much longer:

1)airlines. countries barring entry literally means planes will be parked. i cant imagine international airlines can survive if flights are halted for 3 months.
2)china production means our goods will be delayed, more expensive or supply will just be an issue.
3)If above happens, thats when it really affects the stock market. whcih causes financial issues overall.


sounds kinda scary :-[
#2= a serious#3

Although a blessing in disguise as there are many businesses that moved out of China after the Trump uncertainty + tariffs.
Plenty of Amazon sellers, mainly private label guys.
Your kidding?

How about furniture, electronics, shoes clothing or just about everything?

All the raw materials are sitting in China..
Then we have issues with the raw materials for all the drugs...


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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #171 on: February 27, 2020, 12:00:14 AM »
82% of Korean cult members are infected after 1,000+ are tested - 833 have COVID-19
https://www.yna.co.kr/view/AKR20200227041900053?section=local/daegu-gyeongbuk/index

The US Has Its First ‘Community Spread’ Coronavirus Case - CDC refused to test patient until 5 days later
https://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/newly-diagnosed-coronavirus-patient-being-treated-at-uc-davis-medical-center/

What We Know About the Coronavirus, From Symptoms to Who Is at Risk
https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-we-know-about-the-wuhan-virus-11579716128
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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #173 on: February 27, 2020, 08:58:02 AM »

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus
« Reply #174 on: February 27, 2020, 08:59:58 AM »
Clearly a Zionist plot  ;D
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Re: COVID-19 (Wuhan Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic
« Reply #176 on: February 27, 2020, 09:10:29 AM »
Last week I took a flight to New York and my flight was empty. I asked the stewardess about it and she said: Coronavirus! People are afraid to travel!

Unlike a human judge who can only judge the person in front of him and does not take into account the man's family and friends, Hashem does not bring a "דין" to this world until everyone in the world deserves to be punished. In some way, we're all responsible for the market crashing and flights being cancelled - so even if you're not directly affected by this "pandemic," we're still chayiv to daven for the דין to be erased.

But I did get three seats to myself in the exit row because of it... so there's always some rachamim within the din.

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Re: COVID-19 (Wuhan Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic
« Reply #177 on: February 27, 2020, 09:17:46 AM »
There are a lot of interesting plot lines starting to form here. Obviously, COVID-19 and loss of life is tragic, but the ripples could go much further.

For example, an operative helping presidential candidate X could start spreading pandemic fear on Super Tuesday/Israeli election day, to make people stay home.

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Re: COVID-19 (Wuhan Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic
« Reply #178 on: February 27, 2020, 09:19:29 AM »
I am now truly on the fence about my trip to Israel on Sunday. I think that I am still going to go - just afraid of being quarantined when I get there and missing the wedding which is the whole reason I am going.

As for industry - while some of the interruptions are immediate, understand that there is going to be a supply chain lag - i.e. Stores/retailers have inventory now, as do some factories, and those factories and their suppliers have components at hand. But if this shuts down component manufacture, it will have a lagged impact on the consumer.

In other words - The Electronic Device you're going to buy in June, which will be manufactured in April will be delayed because of parts that were not made in February

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Re: COVID-19 (Wuhan Novel Coronavirus) Pandemic
« Reply #179 on: February 27, 2020, 09:28:28 AM »
In other words - The Electronic Device you're going to buy in June, which will be manufactured in April will be delayed because of parts that were not made in February
That's all? I am hearing words about problems in the supply chain in the Kashrus world...