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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #300 on: February 14, 2020, 11:51:02 am »
I loved the Kentucky Fried Movie when I was a kid, and it cemented my mental image of Detroit  :lol:

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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #301 on: February 14, 2020, 12:11:47 pm »
I liked Detroit in the X-Men cartoon.

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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #302 on: February 14, 2020, 01:27:58 pm »
remdesivir.  First antiviral administered to a patient in France, with sucess.  No more signs of the virus, no clinical symptoms on the patient.

Tests are to begin soon in China. :)

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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #303 on: February 14, 2020, 01:48:12 pm »
... it cemented my mental image of Detroit  :lol:

Same, but with Robocop.

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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #304 on: February 14, 2020, 02:48:09 pm »
remdesivir.  First antiviral administered to a patient in France, with sucess.  No more signs of the virus, no clinical symptoms on the patient.

Tests are to begin soon in China. :)

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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #305 on: February 14, 2020, 03:02:56 pm »
The French have saved human civilization once again. You're welcome world.

 :secret:  you aren't French

He's practically French.
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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #306 on: February 14, 2020, 03:40:50 pm »
Close is only good enough for hand grenades and horseshoes.
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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #307 on: February 14, 2020, 03:53:12 pm »
Valmy is French enough that he can speak of «nos ancêtres les Gaulois».

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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #308 on: February 14, 2020, 05:20:13 pm »
Close is only good enough for hand grenades and horseshoes.

Practically is better than merely close.

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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #309 on: February 14, 2020, 06:35:33 pm »
remdesivir.  First antiviral administered to a patient in France, with sucess.  No more signs of the virus, no clinical symptoms on the patient.

Tests are to begin soon in China. :)

Let's hope that success can be replicated, else the economy will collapse in a month

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/02/14/economy/coronavirus-china-economy-small-businesses/index.html
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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #310 on: February 14, 2020, 10:03:44 pm »
This virus seems far more contagious than the UK's official guideline of 15 minutes of close contact, would suggest.

I've just seen an item on how two Chinese tourists in Singapore created one of the clusters there as a result of a guided shopping trip, just a few minutes of shop based contact each was enough to result in 7 new cases, including secondary cases.
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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #311 on: February 15, 2020, 12:58:36 am »
I doubt if it is possible to contain it.  We may have to accept that it is a kind of serious flu that is going to infect millions and is here to stay for many years.  Right now it seems it is very contagious, but isn't particularly deadly. 

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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #312 on: February 15, 2020, 03:52:03 am »
Right now it seems it is very contagious, but isn't particularly deadly.

Only if your health system has an available hospital bed to treat the complications. I shudder to think what would happen here if 500 people simultaneously needed to go on a ventilator.
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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #313 on: February 15, 2020, 03:50:05 pm »
remdesivir.  First antiviral administered to a patient in France, with sucess.  No more signs of the virus, no clinical symptoms on the patient.

Tests are to begin soon in China. :)

Let's hope that success can be replicated, else the economy will collapse in a month

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/02/14/economy/coronavirus-china-economy-small-businesses/index.html
not collapse, but we could enter into a short recession, yes.
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Re: New Chinese virus 'will have infected hundreds'
« Reply #314 on: February 15, 2020, 05:41:30 pm »
First Coronavirus death in France. A 80-year old Chinese tourist.

https://www.france24.com/en/20200215-france-announces-first-coronavirus-death-outside-asia

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The deceased patient, a Chinese tourist from the province of Hubei, had a serious lung infection caused by the COVID-19 virus.