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Anybody concerned about the coronal virus? I wasn't at first, but I'm starting to think this thing is legit. Any doctors have a concern on here?


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I don't know. but I wouldn't get on no cruise ship. Nowhere ,no how, no place.& If you want a new TV or something of that nature. You might want to jump on it. I've always kept a little food supply and stuff around just in case for whatever.


I am fragile.
Not like a flower.
But like a bomb.
Not at this point I am not. No plans for any kind of travel other than surrounding states by car. I wouldn't get on a plane or a big boat anytime soon. My sister's BF travels a lot, nationally and internationally. I jokingly told her to keep him away from us for a while.


"Apathy is the Glove into Which Evil Slips It's Hand", but really, who cares?
Watching the news this morning and they sure think it's gonna get worse, but how much can you believe them? Or the information the Governments are telling them. I think the one thing that spooks me is the Cruise ship with documented cases that was turned away from several ports only to dock in Cambodia and they let Everyone fly home. We'll see.
Goldman Sees Zero Profit Growth for U.S. Companies Amid Outbreak

The rapid spread of the coronavirus has made equity strategists at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. slash their outlook for U.S. companies’ profit growth to zero this year, as the epidemic erodes revenue and dents the global economy.

“Our reduced forecasts reflect the severe decline in Chinese economic activity in the first quarter, lower end-demand for U.S. exporters, supply chain disruption, a slowdown in U.S. economic activity, and elevated uncertainty,” the strategists led by David Kostin wrote in a note Thursday.

"Jesus" aka, Mike Pence.....hope he can handle this situation, better than HIV, start praying....

https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/mike-pence-is-still-to-blame-for-an-hiv-outbreak-in-indiana-but-for-new-reasons/

This is not to say Pence hadn’t erred in preferring prayer over science in 2015, but that he’d been failing to deal with HIV in his state for years. Gonsalves and Crawford’s models estimate that instead of 215 infections in 2015, “a response on Jan 1, 2013, could have suppressed the number of infections to 56 or fewer, averting at least 127 infections” and that “an intervention on April 1, 2011, could have reduced the number of infections to ten or fewer, averting at least 173 infections.”

It seems like some people are going off the deep end already. We keep a 90 day+ food supply on hand. And we keep a 3-day supply in our vehicles. Mainly for SHTF.
Not overly concerned about this but we have stocked up on things like toilet paper paper towels dish soap toothpaste just everyday necessities. And we have topped off the pantry & the freezers have been topped off. And we've always kept at least a 30 day supply of our meds. Things we normally use everyday anyway.
Almost forgot if your pet owner. don't forget to stock up for them a little bit also.


I am fragile.
Not like a flower.
But like a bomb.
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My always running conspiracy mind is running rampant with this dang virus. It is quite amazing that a narrative can be started and proliferated to bring a full economic reset and market drain. Who is poised to benefit when this goes away and the narrative changes to something else? China effectively took the focus off Hong Kong, the left is getting the precursors to their desperately needed economic downturn to fight Trump. This all looks like a well orchestrated shiny object focus that is doing the bidding for some larger end game, I just don't know exactly who stands to benefit the most.

The bigger fear is the ease at which markets, industries, and countries can be brought to their knees with a centralized focus and fear in today's ease of information flow. Who can claim foul with a natural disease that is impacting people without being called out and silenced? I just say don't believe the hype and buy, buy, buy as the market resets. There will be money made off this, and that's the ultimate end game.
You are not alone with those thoughts TRS. This will probably play out like SaRs did. I hope. the start of it has been challenged quite a bit, first from bats, then from a seafood market... Maybe China just thinning out their population? I wouldn't put it past that Government.
Maybe an administration that really dislikes another country created the hysteria?

Ebtekar, the highest ranking woman in Iran’s government and a vice president for women and family affairs, has tested positive for the corona virus, state media reported, the latest senior official to contract the COVID-19 illness. Ebtekar, the English-speaking spokesperson for the group of Iranian students who seized hostages at the U.S. embassy in Tehran in 1979, was captured in a photo attending a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday.

Two members of Iran’s parliament have contracted the virus as well as the deputy health minister, who was seen wiping his brow and looking feverish at a press conference a day before he announced he had tested positive.

While the government has imposed some restrictions on holy sites and called off some Friday prayer services, President Rouhani has said there are no plans to quarantine entire cities hit by the virus.

Amid a shortage of surgical masks and hand sanitizer in shops, public health experts say Iran could become the hub of a major outbreak across the Middle East, especially given its porous borders with unstable countries at war or in turmoil.

Iranian officials reported the first case of virus in the religious city of Qom last week, and coronavirus has spread to at least seven other provinces. Other countries in the region, including Iraq, Kuwait, Oman and Afghanistan, reported their first cases this week and said the patients had recently visited Iran.
I think we can rest easy. This is a quote from the president of the USA. Looks like he has his eye on the ball.

"WE HAVE BEEN WORKING WITH THE HILL, VERY, VERY CAREFULLY AND VERY STRONGLY AND I THINK WE HAVE GOOD BIPARTISAN SPIRIT. WE WERE ASKING FOR $2.5 BILLION AND WE THINK THAT'S A LOT, BUT THE DEMOCRATS AND I GUESS SENATOR SCHUMER WANTS TO HAVE MUCH MORE THAN THAT. AND WE'LL TAKE IT. IF THEY WANT TO GIVE MORE. WE'LL DO MORE. WE WILL SPEND MORE. HOPEFULLY WE WON'T SPEND SO MUCH BECAUSE WE HAVE TAKEN IT DOWN TO A MINIMUM AND WE HAVE HAD TREMENDOUS SUCCESS. AT THE SAME TIME, YOU HAVE OUTBREAKS IN SOME COUNTRIES, ITALY AND VARIOUS COUNTRIES. CHINA, YOU KNOW ABOUT, WHERE IT STARTED. AND I SPOKE WITH PRESIDENT XI AND HE IS WORKING VERY HARD, HE IS WORKING VERY, VERY HARD. AND IF YOU CAN COUNT ON THE REPORTS COMING OUT OF CHINA, THAT SPREAD HAS GONE DOWN QUITE A BIT. THE INFECTION HAS GONE DOWN OVER THE LAST TWO DAYS AS OPPOSED TO GETTING LARGER. IT HAS GOTTEN SMALLER AND WE CAN BE RELIABLE AND SEEMS TO HAVE GOTTEN QUITE A BIT SMALLER. WITH RESPECT TO THE MONEY THAT'S BEING NEGOTIATED. THEY CAN DO WHATEVER THEY WANT. WE ARE REQUESTING 2.5. SOME REPUBLICANS WOULD LIKE US TO GET 4 AND SOME DEMOCRATS WOULD LIKE US TO GET 8.5 AND WE WILL BE SATISFIED. WE ARE BRINGING IN A SPECIAL LIFT TOMORROW WHO WORKS AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT. VERY, VERY TREMENDOUSLY TALENTED IN DOING THIS. I WANTED YOU TO UNDERSTAND SOMETHING THAT SHOCKED ME AND I SPOKE WITH DR. FAUCI ON THIS AND I WAS REALLY AMAZED AND MOST PEOPLE AMAZED. THE FLU IN OUR COUNTRY KILLS FROM 25,000 PEOPLE TO 69,000 PEOPLE A YEAR. THAT WAS SHOCKING TO ME. AND SO FAR, IF YOU LOOK AT WHAT WE HAVE WITH THE 15 PEOPLE AND THEY ARE RECOVERING, ONE IS PRETTY SICK. BUT HOPEFULLY WILL RECOVER. BUT THE OTHERS ARE IN GREAT SHAPE. THINK OF THAT 25,000 TO 69,000 OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS AND LOST 360,000. THESE ARE PEOPLE THAT HAVE DIED FROM THE FLU. HEY, DID YOU GET THE FLU SHOT. AND THAT IS SOMETHING."


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