Skip to comments.China Deploys Military to Fight Coronavirus as Confirmed Infections Approach 1,000
Posted on 01/24/2020 1:58:06 PM PST by Red Badger
Chinas Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) will deploy to central Wuhan, the metropolis where a previously unidentified coronavirus that has killed at least 26 people originated, to help build medical facilities to fight the virus, the Communist Party confirmed on Friday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed 902 cases of the Wuhan virus worldwide, the overwhelming majority of them in China. All 26 deaths also occurred in China. Health authorities have isolated confirmed cases of the virus throughout Asia in Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau as well as Italy and the United States. The international cases are all Wuhan residents abroad or locals who recently visited Wuhan.
The Peoples Daily, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of China, noted that the number of suspected cases surpassed 1,000 as of Friday.
Those numbers may be significantly deflated, however, as reports surface from Wuhan and elsewhere in China of doctors refusing to test individuals suffering from and dying of pneumonia, which the virus is known to cause. Individuals who suspect they may be carrying the coronavirus have revealed anonymously that Wuhan hospitals have turned them away when requesting testing.
Coronavirus is a family of viruses that includes the one responsible for the 2003 outbreak of Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed nearly 800 people. The Communist Partys refusal to act to publicly contain the virus and repeated denials of the scale of the contagion contributed significantly to the high death toll.
For this outbreak, the Communist Party has insisted that it has been diligent and transparent in combatting the public health threat since identifying the virus and sharing the genome sequence with global scientists on Monday.
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Reckon that’s one way toward partial demilitarization.
Course, they gotta lotta military to de-.
Another wonderful benefit of socialized government medicine which Elizabeth Warren, Bernie and the DNC candidates want to adopt in America . . .
The Chicoms, at least, aren't flying in diseases from foreign countries because an open society is more important that the welfare of their native population as we did during the Ebola epidemic.
If it spreads to Mexico it will be the Coronawithlime virus.
This is how black death started, with one infected ship.
If this is just like the flu, ask yourselves if they’d have deployed the military for 1000 cases of flu in a major metropolitan area.
Post to me or FReep mail to be on/off the Bring Out Your Dead ping list.
The purpose of the Bring Out Your Dead ping list (formerly the Ebola ping list) is very early warning of emerging pandemics, as such it has a high false positive rate.
So far the false positive rate is 100%.
At some point we may well have a high mortality pandemic, and likely as not the Bring Out Your Dead threads will miss the beginning entirely.
*sigh* Such is life, and death...
If a quarantine saves just one child's life, it's worth it.
Even tho the casualty count was low, perhaps the thing that ought to be most worrisome if this gets a toehold in the US is what a stellar fustercluck the Ebola response was.
Do they have nanoscale machine guns?
How does the Military fight the virus? Kill the infected?
Do they need the military to help with the disease or with the unrest caused by the quarantine? Either way those people need our prayers
the ChiComs have created now one big giant gulag to try to contain this virus... it has had a devastating effect on their economy and reputation.
this is a regime that will sacrifice its own people to maintain economic growth.
They shoot those trying to escape............................
“The Communist Partys refusal to act to publicly contain the virus and repeated denials of the scale of the contagion contributed significantly to the high death toll.”
Would they have quarantined a major transportation hub of 11M people over 1000 cases of the flu?
It’s my PARTY AND I’LL DIE IF I WANT TO.
The Party is everything...........................
I dont know what China does or why. I can say whatever their official reason I dont believe it. It looks like we will have independent data on this virus soon enough with the amount of cases starting in the western world. Time will tell how bad it really is. I can still have sympathy for those in China caught between contagion (whatever it is) and their ruthless government and now military.
Well, that works, throw in entire cities
Will not work...
Colloidal silver kills all viruses
Oh ! and its free
how is it free?
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