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Posted on 03/08/2020 3:05:23 PM PDT by Vermont Lt
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Please be respectful of each others opinions.
Lets be careful about making predictions. There is enough crazy going on, lets not add to it
I will repost the data links for everybody’s convenience:
US by state:
PORTUGAL - President under quarantine
Covid-19: Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa quarantines
President of the Republic suspends agenda for two weeks
There are no signs of Covid-19 , but prevention measures have already entered Belém. The President of the Republic suspended the agenda for two weeks after it was determined that a class at the Felgueiras school, now closed due to a student infected with the virus , was Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa’s official residence last Tuesday in a session attended by the Head of State.
In a statement the Presidency of the Portuguese Republic states that “last night, after a student from a school in Felgueiras was admitted, that school was closed. Today, in the afternoon, it was found that a class from that school had been in Belém, last Tuesday, as part of the initiative Artists at the Palace of Belém, in a session attended by the President of the Republic, having, in the end, taken pictures with students and teachers, without, however, having greeted them to one. “
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International by country:
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (CBS) A Montgomery County school will close for three days after a students relative tested presumptive positive for coronavirus. Germantown Academy will be closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, officials announced on Sunday.
School officials say a students family member is one of the two presumptive positive COVID-19 cases announced Saturday in Montgomery County.
The student has no symptoms of the virus but will self-quarantine at home for at least 14 days, school officials say. The family member is experiencing mild, cold-like symptoms.
The USA has now passed Japan, and in the D.C. Metro area there are now 8 cases, and another county in Maryland has reported its first case.
Fauci Says Sense on Coronavirus Scope Is Not Encouraging (1)
2020-03-08 17:46:41.543 GMT
By Elizabeth Dexheimer
(Bloomberg) — Social distancing will become more
prevalent in the U.S. over the next three months as the nation
attempts to tamp down the spread of the new coronavirus, Anthony
Fauci said Sunday.
Were getting a better sense as the days go by of the
scope of the outbreak in the U.S., Fauci, director of the
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on
NBCs Meet the Press. Unfortunately, that better sense is not
encouraging, because were seeing community spread.
Also on Sunday, Scott Gottlieb, the former head of the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration, said the U.S. needs a
comprehensive plan for cities, with support from the federal
Gottlieb and Fauci spoke as the Trump administration
remains under fire in some quarters for its response to the
fast-spreading virus — but a response that President Donald
Trump on Sunday called perfectly coordinated and fine tuned.
Donald J. Trump
We have a perfectly coordinated and fine tuned plan at the
White House for our attack on CoronaVirus. We moved VERY early
to close borders to certain areas, which was a Godsend. V.P. is
doing a great job. The Fake News Media is doing everything
possible to make us look bad. Sad!
The president is spending the weekend at his Florida
resort; on Friday he visited the headquarters of the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention, the hub of the federal effort to
combat the virus.
If youre a vulnerable person, take it seriously, because
particularly when you have community spread, you may not know at
any given time that there are people who are infected, Fauci
said of the idea of social distancing, or actions that include
avoiding large gatherings. Its common-sense stuff.
The draconian quarantine measures taken by China, while
theyve worked to prevent a broader advance of the disease
beyond Wuhan province, are something we never would be able to
do in the U.S., he added. Italy also imposed more stringent
travel restrictions early Sunday.
I dont imagine that the degree of the draconian nature of
what the Chinese did would ever be either feasible, applicable,
doable or whatever you want to call it in the United States,
Fauci said in an interview with CBSs 60 Minutes that will be
broadcast on Sunday, according to a partial transcript provided
by the network.
Read more on the coronavirus here.
Even though there are a lot of things that have unintended
negative consequences of that, I think it did help dampen what
would have been an even worse outbreak, Fauci said of China on
NBC. Wuhan was terrible. But I think they prevented a broader
The spread of the highly infectious virus continues to
advance across the globe. As of Sunday, about half of the
worlds countries have reported cases of Covid-19, according to
the World Health Organization. The global death count outside of
China is approaching 500.
Italy, Europes most hard-hit nation, said its restricting
movement and activity for a quarter of its population in the
region around the financial capital of Milan.
Fauci said a vaccine deployable against Covid-19 will not
be available for at least a year to a year and a half.
Tough Two Months
Gottlieb, who departed as Trumps FDA commissioner in
April, said Sunday on CBSs Face the Nation that the U.S. is
past the point of containment and broad mitigation strategies.
The next few weeks will change the complexion in this
country,said Gottlieb, whos now a special partner at New
Enterprise Associates, a venture capital firm that invests in
the health-care and biotech sectors. Well get through this,
but its going to be a hard period. Were looking at two months,
probably, of difficulty.
Gottlieb said he was still in talks with people in the
Trump administration, recommending that a very big federal
bailout package for businesses, individuals, cities and states
be done sooner rather than later.
Since this thing is still spreading and discussions in communities are definitely touching on closures and quarantines now, maybe we should look at some of those things.
If your town gets quarantined, what will happen and what should you do to get through it?
If your kids school gets closed, what preparations do you need to make to continue their education for the duration, either by homeschooling or online classes?
What are people doing for continuance of other social activities, such as church?
General prep stuff is discussed regularly.
Schools will generally have a plan (online classes, for example).
Church? Unless you have six feet between pews, I would stay home. But thats just me. God isnt interested in making me sick...and he doesnt want to meet me face to face this week. :-)
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What are people doing for continuance of other social activities, such as church?
we are so screwed ...even at this stage many people I talk to don’t get it
we need a WW2 like response
Fauci said there was a Glitch in the original test kits.
Is that what we are calling colossal F-ups these days?
I dont think there is a conspiracy theory at the CDC. But they not the ATeam.
We just started doing church online with our elderly parent. We homeschool already, but I would recommend that people start considering that now as you dont want to wait until schools are closed. We saw firsthand in our county. 2 private schools chose to shut down of their own volition after being exposed to a known case. The health dept was not going to make that call.
BREAKING: Saudi Arabia bans travel to and from the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Lebanon, Syria, South Korea, Egypt, Italy, and Iraq due to coronavirus - SPA
really good spreadsheet, but it would also be nice to have one that shows if the person was a recent traveler and from where, or if community spread
thanks for the link
That;s not good
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