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Die Schande! Mehrere europäische Nationen führen Strategien ein, um zu verhindern, dass Ungeimpfte wieder in das öffentliche Leben eintreten können!


https://pressecop24.com/die-schande-mehrere-europaeische-nationen-fuehren-strategien-ein-um-zu-verhindern-dass-ungeimpfte-wieder-in-das-oeffentliche-leben-eintreten-koennen/
Immer mehr Regierungen in Europa planen oder haben Richtlinien veröffentlicht, die die Freiheit ihrer Bürgerinnen und Bürger einschränken, die nicht gegen das Wuhan-Coronavirus (COVID-19) geimpft wurden.
Viele europäische Regierungen wie Frankreich und Italien haben sich entschieden, ungeimpften Personen die uneingeschränkte Teilnahme am gesellschaftlichen Leben zu verbieten. In diesen Ländern ist es ungeimpften Menschen untersagt, Hospitality-Veranstaltungsorte wie Bars und Restaurants zu betreten.

#europäischeNationen #Strategien #Ungeimpfte #öffentlicheLeben #Regierungen #Europa #EU #Richtlinien #Freiheit #Bürgerinnen #Bürger #Wuhan #Coronavirus #COVID19 #geimpft #Impfung #europäischeRegierungen #Frankreich #Italien #ungeimpftePersonen #Gesellschaft #ungeimpfteMenschen #Veranstaltung #Bar #Restaurant
Die Schande! Mehrere europäische Nationen führen Strategien ein, um zu verhindern, dass Ungeimpfte wieder in das öffentliche Leben eintreten können!
 

Die Schande! Mehrere europäische Nationen führen Strategien ein, um zu verhindern, dass Ungeimpfte wieder in das öffentliche Leben eintreten können!


https://pressecop24.com/die-schande-mehrere-europaeische-nationen-fuehren-strategien-ein-um-zu-verhindern-dass-ungeimpfte-wieder-in-das-oeffentliche-leben-eintreten-koennen/
Immer mehr Regierungen in Europa planen oder haben Richtlinien veröffentlicht, die die Freiheit ihrer Bürgerinnen und Bürger einschränken, die nicht gegen das Wuhan-Coronavirus (COVID-19) geimpft wurden.
Viele europäische Regierungen wie Frankreich und Italien haben sich entschieden, ungeimpften Personen die uneingeschränkte Teilnahme am gesellschaftlichen Leben zu verbieten. In diesen Ländern ist es ungeimpften Menschen untersagt, Hospitality-Veranstaltungsorte wie Bars und Restaurants zu betreten.

#europäischeNationen #Strategien #Ungeimpfte #öffentlicheLeben #Regierungen #Europa #EU #Richtlinien #Freiheit #Bürgerinnen #Bürger #Wuhan #Coronavirus #COVID19 #geimpft #Impfung #europäischeRegierungen #Frankreich #Italien #ungeimpftePersonen #Gesellschaft #ungeimpfteMenschen #Veranstaltung #Bar #Restaurant
Die Schande! Mehrere europäische Nationen führen Strategien ein, um zu verhindern, dass Ungeimpfte wieder in das öffentliche Leben eintreten können!
 
#Corona #Querdenker #Leerdenker #Schwurbel #GutGebrülltLöwe

Ok, Ihr Rebellen - ich fasse mal zusammen, was ich in den letzten Monaten von Euch gelernt habe:
Ihr wollt unsere #Demokratie verteidigen und das #Grundgesetz retten, das aber eigentlich gar nicht gültig ist, und auch noch nie gültig war, weil wir nach wie vor im besetzten #Kaiserreich leben (einem Kaiserreich, in dem es übrigens eine allgemeine #Impfpflicht gab).
Ihr wehrt Euch gegen eine #Diktatur in der man seine Meinung nicht mehr frei sagen darf, obwohl Euch eben diese Diktatur erlaubt zu demonstrieren, und sogar weitgehend darüber hinweg sieht, dass Ihr tausendfach die Demonstrationsauflagen verletzt.
Deswegen bittet ihr wahlweise Donald #Trump oder Wladimir #Putin (also DIE Garanten für freie Meinungsäußerung und das Demonstrationsrecht!), einzumarschieren und unsere Regierung abzusetzen. (Wie jetzt, ich dachte, die hätten uns schon besetzt?)
Ihr wehrt Euch gegen die #Maskenpflicht, weil Masken sowieso nichts bringen gegen das Virus, das es eigentlich auch gar nicht gibt, obwohl es von Bill #Gates in einem Labor in #Wuhan erfunden wurde.
Masken bringen Eurer Meinung nach übrigens deshalb nichts, weil das #Virus viel zu klein ist, um von Masken zurückgehalten werden zu können - gleichzeitig sind die Masken aber gesundheitsschädlich, weil sie die (viel kleineren) #Sauerstoff- und #Kohlendioxid-Moleküle zurückhalten, so dass man wahlweise einen Sauerstoffmangel oder eine Kohlendioxidvergiftung erleidet.
Und in diesen Masken, die überhaupt nicht geeignet sind, um die Entstehung von #Aerosole|n zu verhindern, sammelt sich aber so viel Feuchtigkeit (ach!), dass sich schon nach kurzem dort ganz viele gefährliche Bakterien vermehren, die uns krank machen.
(Bakterien, die allerdings in unseren Atemwegen schon vorhanden gewesen sein müssen, denn wie wären sie sonst in die Maske gekommen?)
Aber egal: Man wird auf jeden Fall schon nach kurzem Tragen einer Maske schwer krank. (Wie man bei tausenden von Chirurgen jeden Tag beobachten kann...)
Unsere #Politiker reagieren alle planlos und sind völlig inkompetent, von #Wirtschaftsinteressen gelenkt, und können sich nicht einigen, welche Corona-Regeln wann und wo gelten sollen (hier habt Ihr sogar teilweise Recht) - gleichzeitig sind diese Politiker aber alle Teil einer sorgfältig geplanten und koordinierten, weltweiten Verschwörung, die von den Wirtschafts- und Finanzeliten erdacht wurde... um... um äh... ach ja: unsere Wirtschaft ins Chaos zu stürzen. (Häh???)
Ihr beschwert Euch darüber, dass das #RKI von einem Tierarzt geleitet wird (was eigentlich ziemlich sinnvoll ist, googelt mal "#Zoonose") und fordert deshalb, dass #Heilpraktiker und #Homöopathen die Verantwortung übernehmen sollen.
Alle Eure Informationen habt Ihr übrigens aus den Telegram- und Youtube-Kanälen von Soul-Sängern, Schwindel-Doktoren und Vegan-Köchen - weil die ja viel objektiver und neutraler berichten als ALLE (!) Print- oder Rundfunk-#Medien, egal ob öffentlich-rechtlich oder privat, egal ob konservativ oder linksliberal...
Und deswegen erwartet ihr von unseren Wissenschaftlern (denen ihr bei jeder Gelegenheit vorwerft, wenn sie auf neue Erkenntnisse reagieren und ihre Meinung ändern), dass sie endlich AuFwaCHeN!!1!!!, auf Eure "Erkenntnisse" reagieren, und ihre Meinung ändern.
Habe ich das ungefähr richtig wieder gegeben?
(C) geklaut von Marco Lauer
 
De plus en plus de voix demandent une Gestion a la chinoise de cette crise .... Whaou Super !!!!

Coronavirus : La Chine construit un énorme centre de quarantaine


EPIDEMIE Un foyer à Shijiazhuang près de Pékin a poussé les autorités à y construire un vaste centre de quarantaine pour isoler les personnes à risque

#Coronavirus #Chine #Wuhan
 
De plus en plus de voix demandent une Gestion a la chinoise de cette crise .... Whaou Super !!!!

Coronavirus : La Chine construit un énorme centre de quarantaine


EPIDEMIE Un foyer à Shijiazhuang près de Pékin a poussé les autorités à y construire un vaste centre de quarantaine pour isoler les personnes à risque

#Coronavirus #Chine #Wuhan
 
Hahahahahaha.......da haste wohl richtig gedacht ........aber mal ehrlich :
Stinkt der Fledermauskot aus #Wuhan nicht wesentlich besser
Und wenn de mal überlegst das dieser Kot aus #Wuhan sogar die ganze Welt lahm gelegt hat, da kannste halt mit der Scheiße vom Dachboden nicht gegenan stinken !
 

COVID-19 2019-2020 timeline


I've added 2 more articles to the discussion: https://pod.orkz.net/posts/7658582#e1268b606e720138a17800163e3b85e3

#coronavirus #COVID19 #pandemic #crisis #BigPharma #BillGates #GatesFoundation #WorldEconomicForum #WHO #Wuhan #CDC #USA #China #NewYork #FortDetrick #Fauci
 

COVID-19 2019-2020 timeline


I've added 2 more articles to the discussion: https://pod.orkz.net/posts/7658582#e1268b606e720138a17800163e3b85e3

#coronavirus #COVID19 #pandemic #crisis #BigPharma #BillGates #GatesFoundation #WorldEconomicForum #WHO #Wuhan #CDC #USA #China #NewYork #FortDetrick #Fauci
 

News | Tagesschau: Studie aus Wuhan - Schädigt Corona das Nervensystem?


Bislang wurde das neuartige Coronavirus vor allem mit Husten, Fieber und Atembeschwerden in Verbindung gebracht. Eine Studie aus Wuhan zeigt nun, dass auch Schädigungen des Nervensystems Folge einer Erkrankung sein könnten.

Einer Studie zufolge kann eine Infektion mit dem Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 zu neurologischen Symptomen führen. Zu diesem Ergebnis kommen chinesische Wissenschaftler in einer Untersuchung mit Patienten in Wuhan - dem Ort, von dem aus sich das Virus weltweit ausbreitete...

Tags: #de #news #corona #coronavirus #studie #wuhan #nervensystem #medizin #schädigung #tagesschau #ravenbird #2020-04-11
 
Always keep this in mind: While the global spreading of the #Wuhan-type #Coronavirus is changing the world as we know it, it is likely to be a short-term disruption. #climatechange however is a far bigger issue, addressing the basic conditions for human life to strive on Earth. So please do not forget about long-term challenges seen the dramatic evolution of current events.
Comic snatched from @melinux.
Bild/Foto
 
● NEWS ● #taiwannews #taiwan #tw ☞ Blame for #Wuhan virus lies squarely with #CCP
 
● NEWS ● #taiwannews #taiwan #tw ☞ Blame for #Wuhan virus lies squarely with #CCP
 

Wuhan Coronavirus: Case classification standards change causing reported-cases spike


A key issue in any observation-based data is changes to the criteria for observation. That's coming to play in the 2019-nCoV outbreak numbers today, with Reuters and other sources reporting "Coronavirus death toll leaps in China's Hubei province":
[T]he 2,015 new confirmed cases reported in mainland China on Wednesday were dwarfed by the 14,840 new cases reported in Hubei alone on Thursday, after provincial officials started using computerized tomography (CT) scans to look for infections.

Hubei had previously only allowed infections to be confirmed by RNA tests, which can take days to process and delay treatment. RNA, or ribonucleic acid, carries genetic information allowing for identification of organisms like viruses.
The current reports stand at 60,330 confirmed cases and 1,369 official deaths, according to current data at Wikipedia. I'll note that fifteen days ago based on then-current trends, projection without epidemiological containment was for 200,000 cases, 10,000 deaths. Thankfully, even with a broader inclusion criteria, we're well below those values. Containment does largely appear to be working, and the epidemic may be further self limiting. (More below.) My existing projections are based on the earlier criteria and should not be applied to the broader clinical-diagnosis numbers.

Numbers reported depend on observational criteria. In general, my recommendation is to look to the case count as a trend indicator, across successive periods with consistent criteria, and for deaths as a far stronger magnitude indicator.

That is: we know that the cases were underreported. That's been widely criticised, and I suspect you'll see reports now of a sudden explosion in cases as Another Dire Sign. It's ... more complicated than that. Case reports to date have largely been a function of:
  • Limited numbers of virus test kits sensitive to the 2019-nCoV specific RNA (viruses don't have DNA, so this is the equivalent).
  • Testing of severe cases only. For non-severe cases (the majority), home isolation and care are largely sufficient.
  • Accepting most cases as "suspected" rather than confirmed.
The new numbers should be compared against earlier "suspected" cases, not "confirmed" cases. What are now being included are clinically diagnosed cases, based not on a definitive RNA test, but on symptoms as presented at a clinic, largely CT scans of lungs, among other measurements. This is actually very common in medical practice, and many conditions are diagnosed based on symptoms rather than a definitive test, often because symtoms are far more accessible (a case of availability heuristic), faster, cheaper, and in virtually all cases, sufficient. It's nice to have a definitive diagnosis, but not necessary. My understanding is that test kits have often been reserved for medical personnel themselves, many of whom have been infected with 2019-nCoV.

As before, epidemiological and public health responses are most important. If you are in an outbreak area (China, generally), rather than rushing out to buy masks (of marginal use), make sure you have and are using cleaning supplies, and minimise hand-to-face transmission. Wash surfaces, door handles, light switches, bannisters, and other contacted surfaces. Disinfect (spray bleach) around bath and toilet facilities. Use alcohol-based hand-sanitisers. (Again, antibacterial treatments do not work for viruses, that's wasted money.) Wash your hands frequently. Avoid crowded public spaces. Wipe down shopping trolly handles and other surfaces if possible. Be aware of what you're touching (elevator controls, any public touch-screen devices, keyboards, etc.). If you are infected and must go out, wear a mask but primarily to protect others --- you're limiting spread of droplets from your mouth and nose. (It's possible that applying table salt to the masks may increase their anti-viral properties, possibly by spraying with a saline solution.)

Expect to see travel bans and restrictions in place both within and transiting China for another few weeks, possibly months.

The real risk with 2019-nCoV is that it escapes containment and becomes a recurring annual disease much as the current common cold and influenza, though with far greater impacts. Given its high mortality rates, this could have severe impacts worldwide (deaths in the 10s to 100s of millions), though it's likely that this would eventually moderate. That's the scenario people are hoping to avoid.

Risks remain high, the containment trends still look very positive. Coronavirus fares poorly at higher temperatures and humidities -- odds of it spreading especially within the subtropical and tropical regions, and particularly in summer months, are fairly low. This means that China and neighbouring countries (again, notably North Korea with limited public health and public information resources and practices), Europe, and North America are probably most at risk. Community transmission elsewhere has remained low (cruise ships being a notable exception), and deaths outside China are also extremely rare: 2 (Hong Kong and Japan) despite 9,525 cases outside of China.

Fingers crossed.

The other notable news is that the Chinese Communist Party chiefs of Wuhan City and Hubei Province have both been sacked for their mishandling and information suppression of the 2019-nCoV initial outbreak. Again, China and the world could have had an additional 4-6 weeks' prior notice of the disease had initial reports not been covered up, before the mass internal migration of Chinese New Year celebrations. That was extreme misgovernance, and I expect to see more heads fall, possibly higher up, as well as further political reforms toward free speech within China.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health/coronavirus-death-toll-leaps-in-chinas-hubei-province-idUSKBN207025

#nCoV2019 #coronavirus #china #wuhan #hubei #epidemics
 

Wuhan Coronavirus: Case classification standards change causing reported-cases spike


A key issue in any observation-based data is changes to the criteria for observation. That's coming to play in the 2019-nCoV outbreak numbers today, with Reuters and other sources reporting "Coronavirus death toll leaps in China's Hubei province":
[T]he 2,015 new confirmed cases reported in mainland China on Wednesday were dwarfed by the 14,840 new cases reported in Hubei alone on Thursday, after provincial officials started using computerized tomography (CT) scans to look for infections.

Hubei had previously only allowed infections to be confirmed by RNA tests, which can take days to process and delay treatment. RNA, or ribonucleic acid, carries genetic information allowing for identification of organisms like viruses.
The current reports stand at 60,330 confirmed cases and 1,369 official deaths, according to current data at Wikipedia. I'll note that fifteen days ago based on then-current trends, projection without epidemiological containment was for 200,000 cases, 10,000 deaths. Thankfully, even with a broader inclusion criteria, we're well below those values. Containment does largely appear to be working, and the epidemic may be further self limiting. (More below.) My existing projections are based on the earlier criteria and should not be applied to the broader clinical-diagnosis numbers.

Numbers reported depend on observational criteria. In general, my recommendation is to look to the case count as a trend indicator, across successive periods with consistent criteria, and for deaths as a far stronger magnitude indicator.

That is: we know that the cases were underreported. That's been widely criticised, and I suspect you'll see reports now of a sudden explosion in cases as Another Dire Sign. It's ... more complicated than that. Case reports to date have largely been a function of:
  • Limited numbers of virus test kits sensitive to the 2019-nCoV specific RNA (viruses don't have DNA, so this is the equivalent).
  • Testing of severe cases only. For non-severe cases (the majority), home isolation and care are largely sufficient.
  • Accepting most cases as "suspected" rather than confirmed.
The new numbers should be compared against earlier "suspected" cases, not "confirmed" cases. What are now being included are clinically diagnosed cases, based not on a definitive RNA test, but on symptoms as presented at a clinic, largely CT scans of lungs, among other measurements. This is actually very common in medical practice, and many conditions are diagnosed based on symptoms rather than a definitive test, often because symtoms are far more accessible (a case of availability heuristic), faster, cheaper, and in virtually all cases, sufficient. It's nice to have a definitive diagnosis, but not necessary. My understanding is that test kits have often been reserved for medical personnel themselves, many of whom have been infected with 2019-nCoV.

As before, epidemiological and public health responses are most important. If you are in an outbreak area (China, generally), rather than rushing out to buy masks (of marginal use), make sure you have and are using cleaning supplies, and minimise hand-to-face transmission. Wash surfaces, door handles, light switches, bannisters, and other contacted surfaces. Disinfect (spray bleach) around bath and toilet facilities. Use alcohol-based hand-sanitisers. (Again, antibacterial treatments do not work for viruses, that's wasted money.) Wash your hands frequently. Avoid crowded public spaces. Wipe down shopping trolly handles and other surfaces if possible. Be aware of what you're touching (elevator controls, any public touch-screen devices, keyboards, etc.). If you are infected and must go out, wear a mask but primarily to protect others --- you're limiting spread of droplets from your mouth and nose. (It's possible that applying table salt to the masks may increase their anti-viral properties, possibly by spraying with a saline solution.)

Expect to see travel bans and restrictions in place both within and transiting China for another few weeks, possibly months.

The real risk with 2019-nCoV is that it escapes containment and becomes a recurring annual disease much as the current common cold and influenza, though with far greater impacts. Given its high mortality rates, this could have severe impacts worldwide (deaths in the 10s to 100s of millions), though it's likely that this would eventually moderate. That's the scenario people are hoping to avoid.

Risks remain high, the containment trends still look very positive. Coronavirus fares poorly at higher temperatures and humidities -- odds of it spreading especially within the subtropical and tropical regions, and particularly in summer months, are fairly low. This means that China and neighbouring countries (again, notably North Korea with limited public health and public information resources and practices), Europe, and North America are probably most at risk. Community transmission elsewhere has remained low (cruise ships being a notable exception), and deaths outside China are also extremely rare: 2 (Hong Kong and Japan) despite 9,525 cases outside of China.

Fingers crossed.

The other notable news is that the Chinese Communist Party chiefs of Wuhan City and Hubei Province have both been sacked for their mishandling and information suppression of the 2019-nCoV initial outbreak. Again, China and the world could have had an additional 4-6 weeks' prior notice of the disease had initial reports not been covered up, before the mass internal migration of Chinese New Year celebrations. That was extreme misgovernance, and I expect to see more heads fall, possibly higher up, as well as further political reforms toward free speech within China.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health/coronavirus-death-toll-leaps-in-chinas-hubei-province-idUSKBN207025

#nCoV2019 #coronavirus #china #wuhan #hubei #epidemics
 

Essenpakete am Eingangstor


Timo Balz, Professor in #Wuhan , will nicht wegen des #Coronavirus nach Deutschland zurückkehren. Mit den Einschränkungen im Alltag kommt er gut klar. https://taz.de/Deutscher-ueber-sein-Leben-in-Wuhan/!5662598/ … #taz #tazgezwitscher #tageszeitung #Kommunistische #Partei #Berichterstattung #Wuhan #Quarantäne #Coronavirus #Evakuierung
 

Essenpakete am Eingangstor


Timo Balz, Professor in #Wuhan , will nicht wegen des #Coronavirus nach Deutschland zurückkehren. Mit den Einschränkungen im Alltag kommt er gut klar. https://taz.de/Deutscher-ueber-sein-Leben-in-Wuhan/!5662598/ … #taz #tazgezwitscher #tageszeitung #Kommunistische #Partei #Berichterstattung #Wuhan #Quarantäne #Coronavirus #Evakuierung
 
1. Don't panic.
(And keep your towel always with you, travellers!)

2. Nothing (as in "no thing"), not even the #coronavirus, is an excuse for #racism.

3. In #Wuhan, Punk’s Not Dead ❤️

https://invidio.us/watch?v=MRLkZdAu_IM
 
Ein bisschen Aufklärung ...
Prof. Dr. Christian Drosten - Leiter des Instituts für #Virologie an der Berliner #Charité

"Nach der rasanten Ausbreitung des #Coronavirus im chinesischen #Wuhan und immer neuen Todesfällen, wächst auch in #Deutschland die Angst vor einem Ausbruch der #Epidemie"

https://www.ardmediathek.de/ard/player/Y3JpZDovL3JiYi1vbmxpbmUuZGUvdGFsa2F1c2Jlcmxpbi8yMDIwLTAxLTI5VDIzOjMwOjAwXzE1N2Y4YjJmLThkMGEtNDM5YS1iMGM3LWZkNzc2NDk5ZGUzOC8yMDIwMDEyOV8yMzMw
 
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The Wuhan 2019nCoV Coronavirus Epidemic is growing by a factor of ten a week


A semi-log plot at Wikipedia shows the exponential growth of this epidemic over the past two weeks. On such a plot, a straight line corresponds to an exponential growth in linear scale.

This trend need not continue, but if it does, the implications are ... severe. And efforts at containment will be measured against any reduction from this trend. Keep in mind also that this tracks confirmed cases, which is a subset of total actual infections.

As of two days ago, January 26, 2020, total cases stood at about 2,000, and deaths at 100. If trends continue we'll see, in very rough numbers:

* In 1 week: 20,000 cases, 1,000 deaths.
* In 2 weeks: 200,000 cases, 10,000 deaths.
* In 3 weeks: 2,000,000 cases, 100,000 deaths.
* In 4 weeks: 20,000,000 cases, 1,000,000 deaths.

Again, this is not certain to happen, but is projection based on current trend.

An epidemic is comprised of an infectious agent, a host population, susceptible individuals, vectors of transmission, and susceptibility or immunity to infection. Incubation period, time between infection and symptoms, infectiousness before onset of symptoms, and ease of transmission are all factors affecting spread.

In an epidemic, particularly against a virus with no known curative treatement, the way you attack spread is by vector control. You want to stop the spread of the viral particles themselves.

Within a given region, this means isolating known infectious individuals, minimising the amount and degree of contact between them and others, and between asymptomatic individuals, is key. Note that those not showing symptoms may or may not have the virus.

This means, for the most part, the measures applied so far: masks (of limited use), handwashing (very important), general isolation -- not going out and about, meaning limited school, work, and social activities, and limiting of long-distance travel, especially any transportation which completes journies within the incubation period.

Airplanes are epidemic engines. This was notably observed by British journalist and documentarian James Burke, when he revisiited his 1980s series Connections, and was asked how he might continue the series. His answer: to look at the concluding inventions and consider their further implications, for example, air travel and its role in epidemics.

So yes: curtailing air transport out of regions in which the virus is known to be pandemic (spread through the general population) is an extremely advisable measure. Should have been done weeks ago, but now is better than never. Expect to see further transport restrictions, and possible quarantines, particularly of evacuated individuals.

If you're in a region at risk of outbreak (presently: China), rather than buying masks, you should be stocking up on nonperishable food such that you have several weeks supply and can further minimise exposure though shopping, as well as hand sanitiser (alcohol should work, antibiotic is useless against viruses). Shopping-cart handles and other surfaces are prime transmission vectors: elevators, public transport, doors, light switches, etc. Regular cleaning and sanitisation of these is helpful.

Workplaces should require any infected individuals take sick leave, regardless of cause. (This is just common sense, unfortunately as always, uncommon.)

Immunisation against other diseases (e.g., standard influenza) won't protect you from 2019nCoV, but it will reduce the odds of confusing symptoms of unrelated conditions with those of the coronavirus which is helpful to both individuals, their contacts/families, and healthcare systems. Get your flu shot and insist on those around you getting theirs as well.

We've also seen secondary transmission to individuals never having visited China, in both Germany and Japan. Which means the disease is absolutely human-to-human transmissible.

Normally in major epidemics my concern is on global poor megacities, which have vast populations but poor public health infrastructure. That's likely a risk here, but North Korea seems another potentially volatile location given:

* Proximity and relations with China.
* Generally poor infrastructure.
* An informational structure much given to revealing what it's believed the recipient wants to hear, rather than the truth.
* Wintry climate, generally favouring viral transmission.
* Often poor and crowded living conditions, particularly within military, work, and prison camps.

Whilst PRK has limited ties with the rest of the world, some do exist, and the elite are possibly more likely to be able and inclined to flee elsewhere, possibly taking the disease with them.

PRK have already been taking measures to limit border crossings. This is politically feasible (the benefits of absolute rule), but the actual effectiveness may fall short of requried levels.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019–20_Wuhan_coronavirus_outbreak

#coronavirus #wuhan #ncov2019 #china #epidemic #prk #northkorea #publichealth
 
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The Wuhan 2019nCoV Coronavirus Epidemic is growing by a factor of ten a week


A semi-log plot at Wikipedia shows the exponential growth of this epidemic over the past two weeks. On such a plot, a straight line corresponds to an exponential growth in linear scale.

This trend need not continue, but if it does, the implications are ... severe. And efforts at containment will be measured against any reduction from this trend. Keep in mind also that this tracks confirmed cases, which is a subset of total actual infections.

As of two days ago, January 26, 2020, total cases stood at about 2,000, and deaths at 100. If trends continue we'll see, in very rough numbers:

* In 1 week: 20,000 cases, 1,000 deaths.
* In 2 weeks: 200,000 cases, 10,000 deaths.
* In 3 weeks: 2,000,000 cases, 100,000 deaths.
* In 4 weeks: 20,000,000 cases, 1,000,000 deaths.

Again, this is not certain to happen, but is projection based on current trend.

An epidemic is comprised of an infectious agent, a host population, susceptible individuals, vectors of transmission, and susceptibility or immunity to infection. Incubation period, time between infection and symptoms, infectiousness before onset of symptoms, and ease of transmission are all factors affecting spread.

In an epidemic, particularly against a virus with no known curative treatement, the way you attack spread is by vector control. You want to stop the spread of the viral particles themselves.

Within a given region, this means isolating known infectious individuals, minimising the amount and degree of contact between them and others, and between asymptomatic individuals, is key. Note that those not showing symptoms may or may not have the virus.

This means, for the most part, the measures applied so far: masks (of limited use), handwashing (very important), general isolation -- not going out and about, meaning limited school, work, and social activities, and limiting of long-distance travel, especially any transportation which completes journies within the incubation period.

Airplanes are epidemic engines. This was notably observed by British journalist and documentarian James Burke, when he revisiited his 1980s series Connections, and was asked how he might continue the series. His answer: to look at the concluding inventions and consider their further implications, for example, air travel and its role in epidemics.

So yes: curtailing air transport out of regions in which the virus is known to be pandemic (spread through the general population) is an extremely advisable measure. Should have been done weeks ago, but now is better than never. Expect to see further transport restrictions, and possible quarantines, particularly of evacuated individuals.

If you're in a region at risk of outbreak (presently: China), rather than buying masks, you should be stocking up on nonperishable food such that you have several weeks supply and can further minimise exposure though shopping, as well as hand sanitiser (alcohol should work, antibiotic is useless against viruses). Shopping-cart handles and other surfaces are prime transmission vectors: elevators, public transport, doors, light switches, etc. Regular cleaning and sanitisation of these is helpful.

Workplaces should require any infected individuals take sick leave, regardless of cause. (This is just common sense, unfortunately as always, uncommon.)

Immunisation against other diseases (e.g., standard influenza) won't protect you from 2019nCoV, but it will reduce the odds of confusing symptoms of unrelated conditions with those of the coronavirus which is helpful to both individuals, their contacts/families, and healthcare systems. Get your flu shot and insist on those around you getting theirs as well.

We've also seen secondary transmission to individuals never having visited China, in both Germany and Japan. Which means the disease is absolutely human-to-human transmissible.

Normally in major epidemics my concern is on global poor megacities, which have vast populations but poor public health infrastructure. That's likely a risk here, but North Korea seems another potentially volatile location given:

* Proximity and relations with China.
* Generally poor infrastructure.
* An informational structure much given to revealing what it's believed the recipient wants to hear, rather than the truth.
* Wintry climate, generally favouring viral transmission.
* Often poor and crowded living conditions, particularly within military, work, and prison camps.

Whilst PRK has limited ties with the rest of the world, some do exist, and the elite are possibly more likely to be able and inclined to flee elsewhere, possibly taking the disease with them.

PRK have already been taking measures to limit border crossings. This is politically feasible (the benefits of absolute rule), but the actual effectiveness may fall short of requried levels.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019–20_Wuhan_coronavirus_outbreak

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