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kentuck

(111,563 posts)
Fri Mar 6, 2020, 11:36 AM Mar 2020

The danger is that this is only the beginning of the pandemic.

When it gets worse, it could get exponentially worse.

It is a logical conclusion that there are more cases than are being reported. Some people do not or cannot go to a doctor.

We hope that we are near the end of this epidemic but, we may only be at the beginning.

We should hope for the best but we should prepare for the worst.

Bullshit and fake news will be of little help to us.

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The danger is that this is only the beginning of the pandemic. (Original Post) kentuck Mar 2020 OP
can't be at the end as we are hardly at the beginning. China had some luck with containment beachbumbob Mar 2020 #1
K&R, so far this looks worse than swine flu that infected 55 million Americans. China didn't ... uponit7771 Mar 2020 #2
Very much only beginning. Nt Ghost Dog Mar 2020 #3
This message was self-deleted by its author enki23 Mar 2020 #4
Unfortunately, that danger appears to be reality, from everything I've read. DanTex Mar 2020 #5
Yet, they send out KellyAnne Conartist to claim Totally Tunsie Mar 2020 #6
this JuJuYoshida Mar 2020 #7
 

beachbumbob

(9,263 posts)
1. can't be at the end as we are hardly at the beginning. China had some luck with containment
Fri Mar 6, 2020, 11:38 AM
Mar 2020

but they are a totalarian regime who can order 700 million to stay home or face being shot. Not so likely in the US where this will run wild and free for months and months

before suitable measures would be in place way toooooooooooooooo late

uponit7771

(90,574 posts)
2. K&R, so far this looks worse than swine flu that infected 55 million Americans. China didn't ...
Fri Mar 6, 2020, 11:40 AM
Mar 2020

... quarantine 750 million people in their last outbreak.

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DanTex

(20,709 posts)
5. Unfortunately, that danger appears to be reality, from everything I've read.
Fri Mar 6, 2020, 11:48 AM
Mar 2020

And not from fearmongers or doomsday nuts, but from scientists.

I think it is likely we will see a global pandemic. If a pandemic happens, 40% to 70% of people world-wide are likely to be infected in the coming year. What proportion is asymptomatic, I can't give a good number.
-Harvard Epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch

https://www.mediaite.com/news/harvard-professor-sounds-alarm-on-likely-coronavirus-pandemic-40-to-70-of-world-could-be-infected-this-year/

Totally Tunsie

(10,885 posts)
6. Yet, they send out KellyAnne Conartist to claim
Fri Mar 6, 2020, 02:38 PM
Mar 2020

that all is good and COVID-19 is now contained. This thing is just beginning to blossom here in the U.S. The current death numbers are the tip of what we might expect by the time CV has retreated.

Kellyanne, these aren't the final numbers; these are the beginning numbers. Fool.

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