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Coronavirus: US passes China with the most COVID-19 cases in the world

bitbydeath

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Congrats?

With at least 81,321 cases of infection, the country of 330 million people passed the virus hot spots of China – where the outbreak began in the city of Wuhan – and Italy to reach the grim milestone.
However, President Donald Trump cast doubt on this, saying “you don’t know what the numbers are in China.”




 

MetalAlien

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81,782 people who will probably be sent to prison camps because the world found out they had Corona. 200,000 more that get to just be sick as long as no body finds out.

oh and probably 20,000 that were put down for public safety.
 
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RedVIper

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Ours aren't real, either, though.
No country has "real" numbers because you can't test everyone. But some countries don't have "real" numbers simply because they aren't reporting to the outside the number of cases they have found.
 
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kittoo

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While I am definitely angry at China about fucking up with SARS viruses again and again, I am far more angrier at their response to it. Hiding and lying initially, which actually lead to this fucking worldwide mess. Then dare to even disown it completely, lecturing and pontificating at other countries. Sending defective aid and even selling medical equipments much more. Spreading propaganda with their media shills and twitter bots. And also suggesting that G20 remove all tariffs because they want their shit to sell. Fuck you, China. I personally will do all in my power to avoid Chinese manufactured shit as much possible. I hope the world lowers its reliance on chinese manufactured products. This is criminal behavior.
 

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I hope the world lowers its reliance on chinese manufactured products. This is criminal behavior.
this is kind of all i've been thinking of

once all this is over i think there's still gonna be people who still want cheap chinese labor, that particular want is even stronger than any current feelings lol
 

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Well, it's not un expected. China is a commie country that has totalitarian powers, meaning when an outbreak happens they can order all their citizens to stay home, mandate wearing masks, gloves and probably do some shady stuff as well. And you can't do that in the USA. Plus half the people in the states don't take this seriously so you end up with more spreading. So not surprising. Hopefully, the virus isn't deadly as the media wants you to believe.
 

longdi

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Chairman xi revenge on trumptards is progressing smooth as baby skin.

Trump admin seems unprepared for worst to come thanks to his maga complacency
 

SurprisedPikachu

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If you believe the numbers being reported by China you might be retarded.
This right here. We know China is lying through their teeth to save face. This has been an international disaster for them. They sent test kits to Portugal and over 80% failed. China is fucking lying and the media is more than happy to suck their dick for that Chinese money. Fuck China and fuck the media.
 

Blade2.0

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No country has "real" numbers because you can't test everyone. But some countries don't have "real" numbers simply because they aren't reporting to the outside the number of cases they have found.
I'll agree with that.
 

Platinumstorm

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I was likely directly exposed today. I hope my makeshift PPE was sufficient. I have a gown that opens to the front, gloves that don't cover my wrists, a mask that I've used for 3 days [previous mask was 5 days], ski goggles with clear lenses [probably the best thing I have], and a chuck that I tuck into the ski goggles.

I was going to post this in neogaf politics, but I imagine I'll just be told it isn't real, that the media is hyping this too much, but when I see the stories about healthcare workers dying at a young age it doesn't feel terribly great.

I know the stats are in my favor, and I'll patiently wait and see what happens.
 

SLoWMoTIoN

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If you believe the numbers being reported by China you might be retarded.
Considering how the world is currently fucked by Chinese misinformation I'm willing to bet China is indeed lying about their numbers.

So are the other countries IMO. Also I thought the virus couldn't survive in hot weather. Hmmmmmm.
 

slugbahr

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This right here. We know China is lying through their teeth to save face. This has been an international disaster for them. They sent test kits to Portugal and over 80% failed. China is fucking lying and the media is more than happy to suck their dick for that Chinese money. Fuck China and fuck the media.
Which is ironic, since that money comes from the civilised Western world.
 

Mohonky

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Not surprising.

Larger populations who are doing more frequent testing will show more positives. There are also a lot of very large dense populations, high levels of poor people and the lack of accessible healthcare don't exactly do it any favours.

The US was slow on the uptake of measures but this is hardly surprising.
 

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That's as a result of more testing. Not to take seriously as country comparisons. For example, I can't believe India, whose much of its people live in the most densely-populated areas on Earth, has sub-1,000 cases.

I'd bet the actual number of infections is folds the confirmed cases number. Which makes the mortality rate sub-1%.
 

matt404au

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I was going to post this in neogaf politics, but I imagine I'll just be told it isn't real, that the media is hyping this too much, but when I see the stories about healthcare workers dying at a young age it doesn't feel terribly great.
Have you actually participated in GAF politics? That is such a misrepresentation.
 
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Mendou

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Don't believe the Chinese numbers.
 

SurprisedPikachu

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this is what happens when you americans elect a retard into office.

a man that wants everything open by easter... i hope you lot are prepared for a lot more people to die

at least your stock market will be fine seeing as thats all the orange retard cares about
How about you shut the fuck up and let us Americans handle our own shit while you handle your backwards ass country. Trump has been doing a great job containing this and he’s just being hopeful but “ohhh ORANGE MAN BAD”. Jesus you people and your TDS is getting unbearable.
 

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To be fair, we’ve also deemed nearly everything to be essential so a lot of people are still going to work. Somehow a detail shop not far from my work falls under essential because it’s considered automotive. We still have dealerships open selling cars.
 
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Meanwhile here in the US we have morons on spring break going everywhere not giving a single damn while brining back the Wuhanian Wonder back into their towns and cities and spread like wild fire. Truly we are screwed folks.
 
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Lady Bernkastel

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That's as a result of more testing. Not to take seriously as country comparisons. For example, I can't believe India, whose much of its people live in the most densely-populated areas on Earth, has sub-1,000 cases.

I'd bet the actual number of infections is folds the confirmed cases number. Which makes the mortality rate sub-1%.
That's because we imposed lockdown on the whole country unlike US. My state Odisha only had 3 cases and we imposed lockdown. Bhubaneswar(my district) is literally a ghost town with only Police patrolling and will fine anyone who disobeys. Some stores are now allowed to open but you have to maintain a distance. You can just google it up instead of posting things up your ass. Everything is closed. US may have more resources but they didn't act.
Also, everyone who came from abroad was tested and quarantined since January, so I don't know what you are talking about.
 
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Mr Nash

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I'll believe it when the US has larger clouds of smoke comprised of compounds associated with burning bodies billowing overhead than what China had a couple months ago.