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Third coronavirus case confirmed in Alameda County

Still no reported cases in Tri-Valley; LLNL employee possibly exposed; Pleasanton schools remain open; large tent 'test' draws eyes at ValleyCare

A third case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Alameda County was confirmed on Friday afternoon, according to county health officials.

The Alameda County Public Health Department reported the new virus-positive case but did not disclose the specific location within the county.

This marked the third case confirmed across Alameda County, including an earlier one announced in ACPHD's jurisdiction and a second in the city of Berkeley, which has its own separate Public Health Division.

“While over 80% of people with COVID-19 have mild disease, we can and should prepare for this new virus to gain a foothold in our county, and we should work together to slow the spread of disease and protect our most vulnerable populations.” said county health officer Dr. Erica Pan.

“While information continues to evolve, persons who are at higher risk for severe disease include the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions should consider avoiding mass gathering,” Pan added.

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The new case announced Friday involves a patient who is an older adult with underlying medical conditions who was aboard a Grand Princess cruise ship from Feb. 11-21 that developed other known cases of COVID-19, according to county officials.

“The patient is currently hospitalized with appropriate infection control precautions, and their family members are in quarantine,” said Neetu Balram, public information manager for ACPHD.

“While this individual was exposed outside of Alameda County, there is increasing evidence of community transmission in the Bay Area, and we are prepared for and expect that we will see more cases in Alameda County in the coming day,” Balram added.

Elsewhere in the county, a Grand Princess cruise ship quarantined at sea was scheduled to dock at the Port of Oakland starting Monday to off-load crew and passengers -- 21 of whom have tested positive for COVID-19.

Last weekend two cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by ACPHD officials. One patient is a Berkeley resident and the other lives in an undisclosed part of the county; both individuals are reported to be currently recovering under home quarantine.

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Earlier this week, an employee at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory learned they may have been exposed to the virus, which causes mild to moderate respiratory illness in most people who contract it but can be more dangerous for residents with certain underlying conditions.

LLNL spokesperson Lynda Seaver said the employee was "asymptomatic when reporting and continues to experience no symptoms," but that the laboratory is continuing to monitor the situation.

"We don't know that this employee really has coronavirus," said spokesperson Lynda Seaver. "What happened is the employee had a high risk exposure and wasn't informed for some time. When that employee was informed, they realized there were some symptoms related to coronavirus and, out of caution, we reported to the lab."

Extra precautions were taken to sanitize the building where the employee was assigned on Thursday and the other workers stayed home that day but are expected to return next week. Seaver said the laboratory is "still working here and we're still open, so to speak, although we've suspended business travel and we're limiting the visits that come into the lab, and these again are out of precaution."

There still remain no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tri-Valley, but one Pleasanton student and their family are in home isolation after a family member may have been exposed to a potential case.

Pleasanton Unified School District Superintendent David Haglund told the Weekly that the ACPHD had confirmed as of 5 p.m. Thursday, no students, faculty or staff had tested positive for COVID-19.

The parent of a Valley View Elementary School student informed the district on Thursday that a relative may have come into contact with a presumptive, but unconfirmed, case of COVID-19 at their work, according to Haglund. Other students in the classroom were relocated to the rest of the school day and district staff disinfected the classroom and all shared spaces "out of an abundance of caution," Haglund said.

The student and their family will quarantine themselves at home for the next 14 days, according to ACPHD.

In the meantime, Haglund said some parents have "inquired about home-based learning options due to the fear of contracting the virus at school," an option that he said is available to families.

"While we believe that school is often the safest place for students during a crisis like this, we would not inhibit a parent's ability to do what they feel is in their child's best interests," Haglund said. "If a parent chooses to keep a child at home, we will ask them to notify the school office in a timely manner, so we can assist the parent with supporting the child with age-appropriate learning opportunities at home. This process is similar to how parents would assist a child with their work, any other time the child is not in school."

As for how the district plans to respond in the event that a student or staff member is confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19, Haglund said, "the ACPHD would direct the dismissal of the impacted school" but no other campuses.

"As much as possible, and until we receive information from ACPHD that suggests otherwise, it is my intention to keep PUSD schools open so that children can carry on with their education and engage in safe and appropriate activities," he added.

As for after-school activities like sports tournaments, Haglund said, "We are meeting with our site leaders to discuss a plan that makes sense. As of this moment, we have not determined a need to cancel events. Santa Clara County Schools have done so. So, the decisions of others who may be experiencing a direct impact of the virus in the community may impact our student activities."

The Amador Valley Wind Ensemble was scheduled for an activity in Saratoga this weekend, but that event was canceled by the Santa Clara County Office of Education on Friday.

One reader contacted the Weekly with reports about patients at Stanford-ValleyCare Hospital in Pleasanton with the virus, but ValleyCare officials said on Thursday they "do not provide information on patients with suspected conditions" and county officials said that same day no new cases had been confirmed.

On Friday, another reader shared photos with alarm after seeing outdoor tents at ValleyCare, but hospital spokesperson Denise Bouillerce said it was just a test.

Bouillerce said staff "tested the functionality of a large tent that could be used for a variety of purposes, including as an external triage area." She added that the hospital is "taking steps to ensure we're prepared to evaluate and care for patients with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19."

The Zone 7 Water Agency assured the public on their website that "this virus has no impact on the safety or supply of your drinking water," and that "Zone 7 potable (drinking) water meets, and in most cases exceeds all stringent state and federal drinking water requirements."

Health experts strongly recommend the public follows these steps to minimize their risk of COVID-19 transmission:

* Wash hands with liquid soap and water and rub for at least 20 seconds;

* Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing;

* Refrain from touching your eyes, nose and mouth;

* Stay home when you are sick; and

* Get a flu shot to protect yourself and others from the flu, which has similar symptoms to COVID19.

People who are healthy do not need to use a facemask to protect themselves from COVID-19. A face mask is recommended for those who are coughing or sneezing to protect others from getting sick.

ACPHD has a webpage dedicated to updates, advice and information about COVID-19 at http://acphd.org/2019-ncov.aspx.

A 10-acre site at the Port of Oakland is being prepared and secured for the anticipated arrival of the quarantined Grand Princess cruise ship and evacuations of passengers anticipated to start Monday will take two to three days, Gov. Gavin Newsom said at a news conference Sunday with city and state officials.

Officials said Friday that 46 aboard the ship were tested for the virus, and 21 were positive -- 19 of them crewmembers.

The exact time of the ship's arrival is still to be determined and working out the logistics involves "enormous complexity," including optimal timing for tide conditions for accommodating the massive ship.

The ship is currently 10 to 12 miles off shore, which will mean about a 2-1/2-hour trip "when we have the green light to come into the port," Newsom said.

There are more than 2,400 passengers and 1,100 crewmembers on the ship. The 946 passengers from California will be quarantined for two weeks at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield.

Once the passengers have been removed, the ship and its crew will be quarantined outside the Bay, Newsom said.

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Third coronavirus case confirmed in Alameda County

Still no reported cases in Tri-Valley; LLNL employee possibly exposed; Pleasanton schools remain open; large tent 'test' draws eyes at ValleyCare

by Julia Baum and Jeremy Walsh / Pleasanton Weekly

Uploaded: Fri, Mar 6, 2020, 5:50 pm
Updated: Sun, Mar 8, 2020, 8:55 pm

A third case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Alameda County was confirmed on Friday afternoon, according to county health officials.

The Alameda County Public Health Department reported the new virus-positive case but did not disclose the specific location within the county.

This marked the third case confirmed across Alameda County, including an earlier one announced in ACPHD's jurisdiction and a second in the city of Berkeley, which has its own separate Public Health Division.

“While over 80% of people with COVID-19 have mild disease, we can and should prepare for this new virus to gain a foothold in our county, and we should work together to slow the spread of disease and protect our most vulnerable populations.” said county health officer Dr. Erica Pan.

“While information continues to evolve, persons who are at higher risk for severe disease include the elderly and those with underlying medical conditions should consider avoiding mass gathering,” Pan added.

The new case announced Friday involves a patient who is an older adult with underlying medical conditions who was aboard a Grand Princess cruise ship from Feb. 11-21 that developed other known cases of COVID-19, according to county officials.

“The patient is currently hospitalized with appropriate infection control precautions, and their family members are in quarantine,” said Neetu Balram, public information manager for ACPHD.

“While this individual was exposed outside of Alameda County, there is increasing evidence of community transmission in the Bay Area, and we are prepared for and expect that we will see more cases in Alameda County in the coming day,” Balram added.

Elsewhere in the county, a Grand Princess cruise ship quarantined at sea was scheduled to dock at the Port of Oakland starting Monday to off-load crew and passengers -- 21 of whom have tested positive for COVID-19.

Last weekend two cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by ACPHD officials. One patient is a Berkeley resident and the other lives in an undisclosed part of the county; both individuals are reported to be currently recovering under home quarantine.

Earlier this week, an employee at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory learned they may have been exposed to the virus, which causes mild to moderate respiratory illness in most people who contract it but can be more dangerous for residents with certain underlying conditions.

LLNL spokesperson Lynda Seaver said the employee was "asymptomatic when reporting and continues to experience no symptoms," but that the laboratory is continuing to monitor the situation.

"We don't know that this employee really has coronavirus," said spokesperson Lynda Seaver. "What happened is the employee had a high risk exposure and wasn't informed for some time. When that employee was informed, they realized there were some symptoms related to coronavirus and, out of caution, we reported to the lab."

Extra precautions were taken to sanitize the building where the employee was assigned on Thursday and the other workers stayed home that day but are expected to return next week. Seaver said the laboratory is "still working here and we're still open, so to speak, although we've suspended business travel and we're limiting the visits that come into the lab, and these again are out of precaution."

There still remain no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Tri-Valley, but one Pleasanton student and their family are in home isolation after a family member may have been exposed to a potential case.

Pleasanton Unified School District Superintendent David Haglund told the Weekly that the ACPHD had confirmed as of 5 p.m. Thursday, no students, faculty or staff had tested positive for COVID-19.

The parent of a Valley View Elementary School student informed the district on Thursday that a relative may have come into contact with a presumptive, but unconfirmed, case of COVID-19 at their work, according to Haglund. Other students in the classroom were relocated to the rest of the school day and district staff disinfected the classroom and all shared spaces "out of an abundance of caution," Haglund said.

The student and their family will quarantine themselves at home for the next 14 days, according to ACPHD.

In the meantime, Haglund said some parents have "inquired about home-based learning options due to the fear of contracting the virus at school," an option that he said is available to families.

"While we believe that school is often the safest place for students during a crisis like this, we would not inhibit a parent's ability to do what they feel is in their child's best interests," Haglund said. "If a parent chooses to keep a child at home, we will ask them to notify the school office in a timely manner, so we can assist the parent with supporting the child with age-appropriate learning opportunities at home. This process is similar to how parents would assist a child with their work, any other time the child is not in school."

As for how the district plans to respond in the event that a student or staff member is confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19, Haglund said, "the ACPHD would direct the dismissal of the impacted school" but no other campuses.

"As much as possible, and until we receive information from ACPHD that suggests otherwise, it is my intention to keep PUSD schools open so that children can carry on with their education and engage in safe and appropriate activities," he added.

As for after-school activities like sports tournaments, Haglund said, "We are meeting with our site leaders to discuss a plan that makes sense. As of this moment, we have not determined a need to cancel events. Santa Clara County Schools have done so. So, the decisions of others who may be experiencing a direct impact of the virus in the community may impact our student activities."

The Amador Valley Wind Ensemble was scheduled for an activity in Saratoga this weekend, but that event was canceled by the Santa Clara County Office of Education on Friday.

One reader contacted the Weekly with reports about patients at Stanford-ValleyCare Hospital in Pleasanton with the virus, but ValleyCare officials said on Thursday they "do not provide information on patients with suspected conditions" and county officials said that same day no new cases had been confirmed.

On Friday, another reader shared photos with alarm after seeing outdoor tents at ValleyCare, but hospital spokesperson Denise Bouillerce said it was just a test.

Bouillerce said staff "tested the functionality of a large tent that could be used for a variety of purposes, including as an external triage area." She added that the hospital is "taking steps to ensure we're prepared to evaluate and care for patients with suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19."

The Zone 7 Water Agency assured the public on their website that "this virus has no impact on the safety or supply of your drinking water," and that "Zone 7 potable (drinking) water meets, and in most cases exceeds all stringent state and federal drinking water requirements."

Health experts strongly recommend the public follows these steps to minimize their risk of COVID-19 transmission:

* Wash hands with liquid soap and water and rub for at least 20 seconds;

* Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing;

* Refrain from touching your eyes, nose and mouth;

* Stay home when you are sick; and

* Get a flu shot to protect yourself and others from the flu, which has similar symptoms to COVID19.

People who are healthy do not need to use a facemask to protect themselves from COVID-19. A face mask is recommended for those who are coughing or sneezing to protect others from getting sick.

ACPHD has a webpage dedicated to updates, advice and information about COVID-19 at http://acphd.org/2019-ncov.aspx.

A 10-acre site at the Port of Oakland is being prepared and secured for the anticipated arrival of the quarantined Grand Princess cruise ship and evacuations of passengers anticipated to start Monday will take two to three days, Gov. Gavin Newsom said at a news conference Sunday with city and state officials.

Officials said Friday that 46 aboard the ship were tested for the virus, and 21 were positive -- 19 of them crewmembers.

The exact time of the ship's arrival is still to be determined and working out the logistics involves "enormous complexity," including optimal timing for tide conditions for accommodating the massive ship.

The ship is currently 10 to 12 miles off shore, which will mean about a 2-1/2-hour trip "when we have the green light to come into the port," Newsom said.

There are more than 2,400 passengers and 1,100 crewmembers on the ship. The 946 passengers from California will be quarantined for two weeks at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield.

Once the passengers have been removed, the ship and its crew will be quarantined outside the Bay, Newsom said.

Editor's note: Information from the Bay City News Service was used in this report.

Comments

Anonymous
another community
on Mar 6, 2020 at 7:28 pm
Anonymous, another community
on Mar 6, 2020 at 7:28 pm

I am not sure why they are saying no new confirmed cases in Alameda County. I work in an acute care facility in Fremont, CA and the whole hospital received an email today from our CEO that we had a patient test positive for coronavirus. Under county supervision, the patient was discharged with appropriate instructions to quarantine at home.


anon
Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 6, 2020 at 7:46 pm
anon, Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 6, 2020 at 7:46 pm

Also at other local hospitals they have had presumptive positives. I'm wondering if they do not count them unless they have been confirmed by the CDC test which takes several days?


sc
Amador Valley High School
on Mar 6, 2020 at 8:57 pm
sc, Amador Valley High School
on Mar 6, 2020 at 8:57 pm

What does this really mean, [Pleasanton Unified School District Superintendent David Haglund told the Weekly that the Alameda County Public Health Department had confirmed as of 5 p.m. Thursday, no students, faculty or staff had tested positive for COVID-19.]?

How many people did ACPH test? Where did ACPH conduct the test? Does ACPH have sufficient/appropriate kits/tools to test COVID-19?


Coming Soon to Alameda County
Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 6, 2020 at 9:14 pm
Coming Soon to Alameda County, Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 6, 2020 at 9:14 pm

Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco have all activated the next stage of the pandemic playbook and begun applying the "social distancing" and "limit non-essential gatherings" rules. Contra Costa is getting there as well.

The virus doesn't respect county lines so it's only a matter of time before Alameda catches up.

East Bay Times article on San Mateo's announcement:

Web Link


Jp
Mission Park
on Mar 6, 2020 at 10:20 pm
Jp, Mission Park
on Mar 6, 2020 at 10:20 pm

Close the schools now before it's too late. Dont wait for cases to appear. It's already here.


Information
another community
on Mar 7, 2020 at 8:24 am
Information, another community
on Mar 7, 2020 at 8:24 am

Confirmed cases means that the person was tested. Please note, we have a series shortage of test kits for the next four plus weeks. The number is something like 150 test kits to a population of 200K. The numbers of cases are staggering, but they are unreported. Before you panic, there are said to be two strands of the virus “L” and “S”. The “L” virus is much more aggressive, but may not be as wide spread here in the USA. We are hoping to know more soon. Not much for anyone to do aside from washing hands for 20 seconds, covering when you cough using your shoulder, stay home if sick, avoid crowds, seek medical if needed and lastly change clothes when you get home from outings. This is highly contagious and will be one for the history books for sure.


anon2
Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 7, 2020 at 10:00 am
anon2, Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 7, 2020 at 10:00 am

Confirmed means they have tested positive with the CDC tests. Presumptive positive means they have tested positive with state or other tests. Stanford has a test they are using which is quicker than CDC tests.


Doctor
Bonde Ranch
on Mar 8, 2020 at 5:26 am
Doctor, Bonde Ranch
on Mar 8, 2020 at 5:26 am

Let’s all panic!!!!

Geez it the flu and we will get better or not. Just take the proper precautions and live your life. We will not live forever so treat people properly and with respect and love while you have time.

Don’t get caught up in the hype and hysteria. This to shall pass.


Nick
San Ramon
on Mar 8, 2020 at 6:55 am
Nick, San Ramon
on Mar 8, 2020 at 6:55 am

The hype and hysteria is overblown. I'm ticked off that they're cancelling events, like the St. Patrick's Day parade in SF. Just take precautions and live your life.


Panic or Caution?
Birdland
on Mar 8, 2020 at 7:36 am
Panic or Caution?, Birdland
on Mar 8, 2020 at 7:36 am

Doctor and Nick -

Maybe you want to put your head in the sand and not realize there may be some real exposure to a potentially dangerous disease (underline potential), but why should we take any chances with our lives?

I happen to be in the 60+ crowd and am not really willing to be exposed to people like you who seem to think this is all a hoax. My life is important to me.

Why should I or anybody else who you come in contact with take any chances with their lives just because you are too stupid to take the situation seriously?

Go ahead and put you and your families at risk, but please stay far away from me!

Seems China is in such a bad situation because they didn't take it seriously.

Until we know what this disease is all about - I say be cautious, keep yourself safe, and stay away from careless idiots like you two.


Nick
San Ramon
on Mar 8, 2020 at 8:13 am
Nick, San Ramon
on Mar 8, 2020 at 8:13 am

Because I have a better chance of getting hit by a bus or winning the lottery. I haven't gotten the flu since elementary school, and I'm over 55. I catch a cold every 3-4 years, and I go everywhere. Including out of the country for business and pleasure. Just take the same necessary precautions you'd take for ANY disease, and quit panicking.


Panic or Caution!
Birdland
on Mar 8, 2020 at 8:42 am
Panic or Caution!, Birdland
on Mar 8, 2020 at 8:42 am

Nick
Being realistic and cautious is not synonymous with panic.

Maybe you should step back and reassess how much risk you are actually in. You are 55 years old, not 20, 30 or even 40.

Regardless, your carelessness, and selfishness, could put someone or many at risk. NOBODY at this point really knows anything about this disease and certainly you don’t know anything.

Please stay in San Ramon to keep those of us in Pleasanton safe.

It’s careless and selfish people like you, who think they know better that generally make situations like this worse than they need to be.

Better safe than sorry. I’m not willing to put myself in harms way because of foolish and stupid people like you (and thoe who have liked your comments)


Skip webb
Castlewood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 8:46 am
Skip webb, Castlewood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 8:46 am

Paranoia the Destroyer


Panic or Caution
Birdland
on Mar 8, 2020 at 9:04 am
Panic or Caution, Birdland
on Mar 8, 2020 at 9:04 am

Skip Webb

I would say ignorance is more likely a destroyer or maybe an attitude of not caring about how your poor choices may negatively impact those around you......

Unless you and Nick are medical experts, not sure your ‘don’t worry’ attitudes count for much.

If you are experts, please enlighten us about what is going on in Italy right now and why you don’t think the same can’t happen in northern CA or elsewhere in the US.

I happen to be on business in Europe and hope I don’t get on a plane home later this week with a bunch of clueless idiots who don’t think they have anything to worry about.


Doctor
Bonde Ranch
on Mar 8, 2020 at 9:38 am
Doctor, Bonde Ranch
on Mar 8, 2020 at 9:38 am

Can’t live in fear because that’s not living. I’m 64, live in Pleasanton, and will go about as I see fit, taking the prescribed precautions.

If your in decent shape, not over weight, and are active you should have no issues. Peace and love to everyone.


Skip
Bonde Ranch
on Mar 8, 2020 at 9:55 am
Skip, Bonde Ranch
on Mar 8, 2020 at 9:55 am

Post removed due to disrespectful comment


Skip webb
Castlewood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 10:41 am
Skip webb , Castlewood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 10:41 am

Post removed due to disrespectful comment


Doctor
Bonde Ranch
on Mar 8, 2020 at 10:47 am
Doctor, Bonde Ranch
on Mar 8, 2020 at 10:47 am

Faith,trust, and knowledge is what i have. Faith in my values and religion. Trust that our Governor Newsome and elected officials in this state are competent and will do the right thing Knowledge in preparing myself to deal with adversity and realizing that life on this earth is finite and we must always have our bags packed and prepared. Pray


JAP
Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 10:49 am
JAP, Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 10:49 am

Is Pleasanton going ahead with The St Pat’s Brew Crawl? That seems like something they could consider canceling.


member
Castlewood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 10:51 am
member, Castlewood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 10:51 am

I've heard there are talent show events in Pleasanton schools for multicultural week. Anyone knows how big they are? I heard at least one event is for multiple schools hosting together on one campus.


Panic or Caition
Birdland
on Mar 8, 2020 at 11:01 am
Panic or Caition, Birdland
on Mar 8, 2020 at 11:01 am

Post removed due to disrespectful comment


Skip webb
Castlewood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 11:08 am
Skip webb, Castlewood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 11:08 am

All Panic No Caution:
US population 328 million
Cases of confirmed coronavirus in the US—470
Confirmed US deaths from coronavirus—19
(Portion removed)


Coming Soon to Alameda County
Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 9:48 pm
Coming Soon to Alameda County, Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 8, 2020 at 9:48 pm

@Skip, @Nick and @Doctor - Multiple peer-reviewed studies all indicate that COVID is 5-20x more deadly than flu (per infected person, after all is done). AND COVID is spreading in a population with no resistance, so instead of 10% of population catching this bug (like the flu), epidemiologic data indicates is would hit 30-70% without radical social distancing. Overall mortality will be 15-150x typical flu levels. It's not "a severe flu season", it's going to be 15 to 150 flu seasons all hitting at once.

Known US cases are doubling every 2-3 days, DESPITE the inadequate supply of test kits. Now that we have a decent test supply on the way, known cases will continue doubling every 2-3 days. Actual cases are of course far larger, mostly hidden, and also doubling every 3-6 days due to high infectiousness and inadequate social distancing.

COVID puts 10-20% of cases into hospitals for O2 therapy due to severe pneumonia with lung congestion ("drowning in your own pus"). Unless people start radically changing behavior, NOW, to slow the spread, pneumonias will outstrip hospital resources by orders of magnitude within 6-10 weeks. As millions of people get sick while care facilities are overwhelmed, death rates will skyrocket. Unless we take action now.

We can be proactive now, or wait until the hospitals actually get slammed. But either way there are going to be shutdowns, cancellations, quarantines and lockdowns. The question is how much overshoot will there be in the number of dead people, who couldn't be treated because the hospitals overflowed, because too few were willing to sacrifice their social life beforehand.


DKHSK
Bridle Creek
on Mar 9, 2020 at 9:53 am
DKHSK, Bridle Creek
on Mar 9, 2020 at 9:53 am

I think a lot of people are going to be eating crow after Corona blows over.

What I find hilarious is that it feels like the same people who think humans can control the Earths climate, are the same people that think we're doomed by a virus. (Remember AIDS, Ebola, H1N1...etc?)

Let's just calm down, take precautions that the sane medical community has communicated, and live our lives.

Stop reading the panic on media, they're trying to make you scared because you're more pliable that way.

Chill.

Dan


DKHSK
Bridle Creek
on Mar 9, 2020 at 10:12 am
DKHSK, Bridle Creek
on Mar 9, 2020 at 10:12 am

Keep this in mind: just 4 weeks ago the media and democrats were calling trump a racist because he wanted to stop all incoming flights from China.

Now he’s not doing enough?

Curious, no?

Dan


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