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2020 Apr 4 - 1:24am
There are a few new studies about the novel coronavirus epidemic that are of interest for everyone. From Science comes a study with new epidemic data that evaluates a smartphone based system that could alarm those who have come near...
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2020 Apr 2 - 10:49pm
Here are examples for some of the reasons why the U.S. will now experience a gigantic epidemic wave. The reasons include ill discipline, ignorance and incompetence, nutty religiousness and racism. March 20 2020 - BBC US students party on spring...
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2020 Apr 2 - 10:45pm
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2020 Apr 2 - 1:45am
The anti-China campaign, which the Deputy National Security Advisor Matthew Pottinger is running, presented its April fools joke. It leaked to Bloomberg that a secret U.S. Intelligence Report claims that China concealed the real numbers of its Covid-19 cases: China...
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2020 Apr 1 - 12:48am
The latest Financial Times graphic for covid-19 cases per country shows that the U.S. case numbers are now literally off the scale. Source - bigger When John Burn-Murdoch created that daily updated chart he did not anticipate that any country...
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2020 Mar 31 - 12:25am
Three weeks ago, when the Russian and Saudi war on U.S. shale oil started, we wrote: In the first week of January crude oil reached $69/bl but it has since dropped to $45/bl as the coronavirus crisis destroyed the global...
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2020 Mar 29 - 9:37pm
Last week's posts at Moon of Alabama: Mar 23 - Coronavirus - How To Lift Lockdowns And Why We Should All Wear Masks Mar 26 - More Bits On The Corona Crisis Related: Instruction for making masks (pdf, in German...
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2020 Mar 28 - 10:13pm
The Trump administration is reacting to the pandemic stress by lashing out at perceived internal and external enemies. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is leading the external onslaught. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for an "immediate global ceasefire"...
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2020 Mar 28 - 1:16am
The post I worked on today didn't pan out. Please use yesterday's thread for further discussion of the pandemic. Other stuff can go here ...
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2020 Mar 27 - 1:20am
Donald Trump's MAGA is successful. The U.S. is providing the world with another example of its great exceptionalism. In a few days it will have the greatest number of Covid-19 cases and the greatest number of casualties of the disease....
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2020 Mar 25 - 11:47pm
Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahoo has used the corona crisis to launch a coup. Netanyahoo has served as caretaker prime minister since December 2018. Three parliament elections have since ended in stalemate. The first two, in April and September 2019,...
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2020 Mar 24 - 10:13pm
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