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This scenario is making the rounds on the internet. I don't believe the virus deaths are a hoax, but the possibility of scooping up various dissidents and undesirables under the guise of public health I believe may be quite possible.
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Cintra said:


The chinese have just changed their definition of confirmed cases.

Only those who test positive AND show symptoms, will be counted as confirmed.

https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1227043486089850880
Due to the bump up in numbers, maybe it meant to say who test positive and/or show symptoms. That would make more sense as they can't test everyone - probably don't have the means to do so.

It's probably better to err on the side of over reporting vs. under anyway. It's probabaly extremely difficult to get accurate numbers from test kits - with something that spreads via the air or is found in stools and gets aerosolized with a flush - probably predictive models are going to give you a truer picture of how many are actually carrying this thing.
 






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Due to the bump up in numbers, maybe it meant to say who test positive and/or show symptoms. That would make more sense as they can't test everyone - probably don't have the means to do so.

It's probably better to err on the side of over reporting vs. under anyway. It's probabaly extremely difficult to get accurate numbers from test kits - with something that spreads via the air or is found in stools and gets aerosolized with a flush - probably predictive models are going to give you a truer picture of how many are actually carrying this thing.
I agree.
Yesterday's bump in numbers seems due to a new counting protocol to offset the lack of test kits.
(I think)

Todays reported figures are back down to a more 'normal' level. If there can be a normal for this situation.
 






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Due to the bump up in numbers, maybe it meant to say who test positive and/or show symptoms. That would make more sense as they can't test everyone - probably don't have the means to do so.

It's probably better to err on the side of over reporting vs. under anyway. It's probabaly extremely difficult to get accurate numbers from test kits - with something that spreads via the air or is found in stools and gets aerosolized with a flush - probably predictive models are going to give you a truer picture of how many are actually carrying this thing.
Also - could be good news that many seem to have it without having symptoms - ergo, % of fatalities could be much lower than the ~20% of Hubei.... maybe it's more like 10% or less!

Of course it's a double-edged sword in that more can be walking around and be spreading it...
 






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Also - could be good news that many seem to have it without having symptoms - ergo, % of fatalities could be much lower than the ~20% of Hubei.... maybe it's more like 10% or less!

Of course it's a double-edged sword in that more can be walking around and be spreading it...
It is so hard to know which way this will go.
All the evidence seems to be a two edged sword.

We just need to get a bit of prep done, get some necessities in, and stay vigilant!!!
 






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That is absolutely insane! I have no words to describe the type of person that would go around trying to spread infection.
 






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Wow...I'd like to imagine that if this were in the U.S., we wouldn't be doing stuff like this...but then we do have a method out homeless population who pee poop all over the place so it'd probably be the same here.

With things like this out in the open, at least we know to wear gloves. I'm glad my job has us sanitize the door handles twice a day.
 






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Even animals don't do this - so bizarre....and messed up!
 






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I wonder if there's a chance the people are being paid to infect others? With how deliberate and backwards it is, maybe there's a reason they're doing the most.
Sometimes nihilism and communism works hand in hand.
When people put their trust in regimes who promised them a heaven of protection and safety but it turns into a nightmare you'll be surprised by the number of persons among them who would like to see the world burn with them.
 






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Sometimes nihilism and communism works hand in hand.
It seems like President Xi has been under the impression that he is God now...

China will rewrite the Bible and the Quran to 'reflect socialist values' amid crackdown on Muslim Uighur minority

China will rewrite the Bible and Quran to 'reflect socialist values' amid crackdown on the country's religious groups, a report has revealed.

New editions must not contain any content that goes against the beliefs of the Communist Party, according to a top party official. Paragraphs deemed wrong by the censors will be amended or re-translated.

Though the Bible and Quran were not mentioned specifically, the party called for a 'comprehensive evaluation of the existing religious classics aiming at contents which do not conform to the progress of the times'.

The order was given in November during a meeting held by the Committee for Ethnic and Religious Affairs of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, which oversees the ethnic and religious matters in China.

A group of 16 experts, believers and representatives of different religions from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China attended the conference in last month, according to Xinhua News Agency.

The meeting was supervised by Wang Yang, Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Mr Wang stressed that religious authorities must follow President Xi's instructions and interpret the ideologies of different religions in accordance with 'the core values of Socialism' and 'the requirements of the era', French newspaper Le Figaro reported yesterday.

 






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Shouldnt be joking but I went into our hospital yesterday and coughed. This old man got big eyes like he was thinking "OMG, We're all gonna die!" Next time I'm gonna cough and say "CORONA!" ..I can't help it. It's too fun, I freak out myself whenever someone coughs.
 






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BBC today.


The first bit is a bit scarey.



Yay! Police state!!!
Speaking of police states.

 






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