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Trump reassures Americans coronavirus risk is low, puts Pence in charge of U.S. response

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The US gov't has a very delicate balancing act.

 

I don't see them quarantining large cities at the expense of the economy like China has done.

 

If they continue to allow workers to work, this super contagious virus will spread and hospitals will flood and casualties will grow.

 

A vaccine won't be ready until late next year, and previous SARS vaccines weren't effective and/or killed the test subjects, so don't count on that.

 

Maybe it will just be another endemic virus we have to deal with, that hopefully grows milder over time.

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25 minutes ago, cmarshall said:

When Pence was governor of Indiana he totally mismanaged an AIDS outbreak in Scott County, both because Indiana had closed all of its AIDS testing centers a couple of years before and because Pence refused to approve a needle exchange program until after the peak of the outbreak when it was too late, naturally for religious reasons.  

 

Meanwhile Trump has now lied by claiming that the US has only 15 corona cases, when, in fact, it has 60, and he has fantasized that the number will soon be close to zero.  At the same press conference the reps from the CDC presented the real picture that the infection is certain to grow in the US and that organizations should be making their pandemic plans now.

 

It's hard to grasp the breathtaking incompetence of Trump and Pence.  And now a lot of Americans will pay the price.

What you have seen in China and seen Trump praising (and the WHO as well for good measure) is what will come to pass everywhere and soon. The logic and virulence of the virus dictates that not that of business. 

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5 minutes ago, zydeco said:

The one thing to be feared above all else during a Trump administration: an international crisis calling for cool deliberation, informed decision making, and preparedness. 

+2020

 

If he had any sense he would postpone his rallies until further notice as they serve no purpose other than his own self-glorification. 

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9 minutes ago, URMySunshine said:

+2020

 

If he had any sense he would postpone his rallies until further notice as they serve no purpose other than his own self-glorification. 

 

But if he doesn't hold his rallies who will stroke his ego now that Melania no longer does that?

 

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