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Old Today, 09:20 PM   #421
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What kind of things would you stock-up on? Cold med, tissue and hand soap?

There was already a rush on masks, but honestly it's one of the ones that make sense.




For the hard hit places there are restrictions on public gathering, so it may be trickier than normal to get food - but if they actually restrict to that point, they sort of have to give out rations.

People like to overreact to perceived threats, cue preppers making underground clean-bunkers
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The death rate of this Wuhan virus is about 2-3%.


https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-51540981


For a frame of reference, the flu's is 12%-13%.


If only we treated the flu with this much care.
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Uh, no! Death rate of the flu is .12 to .13% not 12 to 13%. (my second link shows < 0.1% for the flu)

https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/index.html
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...fatality_rates
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We need that global warming to kick in right about now, and make it summer.

History books in 20 years. "World global financial collapse caused by Chinese wet market". Also 20 years in the future in China, "you want live bat with your room temp fish?"

As for prep, maybe a sword? Seemed to work well in the walking dead. Never runs out of ammo...
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As for prep, maybe a sword? Seemed to work well in the walking dead. Never runs out of ammo...

Doesn't do much against a stray cough, though
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If they cared enough they would pump 10-20 billion into a more rapid vaccine development process.

But they arent. Couple items of note recently found out about the virus its incubation period is longer than 14 days which was used for quarantine. one patient tested positive only developed symptoms 27 days later.

And we are pretty sure now that those who are asymptomatic are also contagious.

This guarantees this thing is widespread now.
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Doesn't do much against a stray cough, though
Think bigger like zombie Apocalypse.
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There was already a rush on masks, but honestly it's one of the ones that make sense.




For the hard hit places there are restrictions on public gathering, so it may be trickier than normal to get food - but if they actually restrict to that point, they sort of have to give out rations.

People like to overreact to perceived threats, cue preppers making underground clean-bunkers
I want to be over ready. Is it the right time to stock up this? or Will the price go up later?
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