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by Confucius
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

One thing that's pretty discouraging to me is the lack of progress on the cured/recovered count. Guessing that means recovery is slooooow Just curious ... once you get it and recover I would assume you are immune? I assume so, but haven't seen anything saying one way or the other Latest SITREP from...
by Confucius
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

Confucius wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:47 pm
Stats updated to 1109 cases and 41 deaths


https://news.163.com/special/epidemic/? ... time_block
One thing that's pretty discouraging to me is the lack of progress on the cured/recovered count. Guessing that means recovery is slooooow
by Confucius
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

2nd US case confirmed, Chicago this time https://abcnews.go.com/International/us-warns-travel-chinese-province-coronavirus-death-toll/story?id=68497698 https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/24/cdc-confirms-second-us-case-of-coronavirus-chicago-resident-diagnosed.html?__source=iosappshare%7Ccom.apple.UIKit.ac...
by Confucius
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

Confirmed case in Nepal https://www.aninews.in/news/world/asia/first-case-of-coronavirus-in-nepal-after-student-who-returned-from-wuhan-tests-postive20200124184400/ And somewhat worrying, a 36 y/o has died (previous deaths were all much older) https://c.m.163.com/news/a/F3L68FIV0001899O.html Li, mal...
by Confucius
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

Statement from WHO: https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/23-01-2020-statement-on-the-meeting-of-the-international-health-regulations-(2005)-emergency-committee-regarding-the-outbreak-of-novel-coronavirus-(2019-ncov) Important bits: Human-to-human transmission is occurring and a preliminary R0 estima...
by Confucius
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

First death outside of Wuhan https://m.weibo.cn/status/IqSjFocrm?from=page_1002062656274875_profile&wvr=6&mod=weibotime&jumpfrom=weibocom On January 23, the second case of pneumonitis infected with new-type coronavirus was confirmed in Hebei Province. Patient Chen, male, 80 years old, was born in Na...
by Confucius
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

BBC reporting a case in Saudi Arabia https://www.bbc.com/news/live/world-asia-51222034?ns_mchannel=social&ns_source=twitter&ns_campaign=bbc_live&ns_linkname=5e29aad47aba58066888cd5e%26Cases%20confirmed%20in%20Vietnam%20and%20Saudi%20Arabia%262020-01-23T14%3A20%3A54.218Z&ns_fee=0&pinned_post_locator=...
by Confucius
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

Two more Chinese cities quarantined over coronavirus: WSJ https://www.marketwatch.com/story/two-more-chinese-cities-quarantined-over-coronavirus-wsj-2020-01-23?mod=mw_latestnews https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/china-quarantines-second-city-experts-warn-its-already-too-late-stop-virus https:/...
by Confucius
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=7&v=C-scAK7acbY&feature=emb_logo Apparently the highways into the city are closed down already. Neat map: https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html?fbclid=IwAR3W7PoYJBqBa44WcUtFONxzbpKP-CxDJdA6L8R6wy7iku9icM-1gnZ8mTM#/bda7594740fd4029...
by Confucius
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

17 confirmed deaths of 551 confirmed cases. Still very early to make any sort of judgement about mortality (cases very likely underreported), but that slides up to about 3% https://nationalpost.com/pmn/health-pmn/death-toll-from-virus-outbreak-in-chinas-hubei-reaches-17-state-tv https://news.163.com...
by Confucius
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

1 confirmed, 117 suspected cases in Hong Kong. That is... not great

https://3g.dxy.cn/newh5/view/pneumonia? ... nstalled=0
by Confucius
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

CDC publication on the case in Washington. https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2020/p0121-novel-coronavirus-travel-case.html Looks like he's been here since the 15th. If it is in DC look for others in ORD, PHL, MCO, SFO & LAX (hub for cheap flights to and from PRC) soon. Washington state, not DC. Th...
by Confucius
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

CDC publication on the case in Washington.

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2020 ... -case.html

Looks like he's been here since the 15th.
by Confucius
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown
Replies: 85
Views: 1368

Re: Chinese Mystery Illness Prompts Hospital Lockdown

Potential case in Australia https://metro.co.uk/2020/01/21/first-suspected-case-coronavirus-australia-12093753/?ito 6 dead so far, so if the number of cases and number dead is accurate (doubtful), that's about a 2% mortality rate https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-pneumonia-deaths-idUSK...
by Confucius
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Odd question. Where to buy Mexican blankets?
Replies: 8
Views: 489

Re: Odd question. Where to buy Mexican blankets?

Every swap meet I've ever been to has someone selling stacks of them.
by Confucius
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Montana Blizzard
Replies: 4
Views: 857

Re: Montana Blizzard

Weather has been weird this year up this way. The early snow isn't so unusual (definitely a lot for this time of year), but we've had very unsettled weather in general. One of the coldest Februaries on record, a very cold and wet June, big swings in temp all summer (100 f high one day, 50 the next),...

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