Corona virus
#61
Yes. Twice as dumb.
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#62
(02-14-2020, 10:43 AM)Someones Dad Wrote:
(02-12-2020, 07:50 AM)GPnative Wrote: Sure glad the WHO is doing such fantastic work on this outbreak, I mean, they named it, it took some of their greatest minds to come up with a generic, non offensive, country and animal neutral name. Good work WHO, by all means a vacation is due after all that hard work to protect the citizens of Earth.

For all of you to lazy to type words into your search bar....

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/11/world...china.html

Quote:The director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, noted that the new name makes no reference to any of the people, places or animals associated with the coronavirus. The goal was to avoid stigma.

Under international guidelines, the W.H.O. “had to find a name that did not refer to a geographical location, an animal, an individual or group of people, and which is also pronounceable and related to the disease,”

I think GP was commenting on the absurdity of the PC language in the article.

Clear enough?

Now was that so hard?

In the quick query I made of the world of possibilities that might anger the likes of you I didn't come across that or at least didn't notice it. Even if it had such an absurd minor thing probably wouldn't have registered.

Bureaucrats gotta be bureaucratic.
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#63
(02-14-2020, 10:43 AM)Someones Dad Wrote:
(02-12-2020, 07:50 AM)GPnative Wrote: Sure glad the WHO is doing such fantastic work on this outbreak, I mean, they named it, it took some of their greatest minds to come up with a generic, non offensive, country and animal neutral name. Good work WHO, by all means a vacation is due after all that hard work to protect the citizens of Earth.

For all of you to lazy to type words into your search bar....

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/11/world...china.html

Quote:The director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, noted that the new name makes no reference to any of the people, places or animals associated with the coronavirus. The goal was to avoid stigma.

Under international guidelines, the W.H.O. “had to find a name that did not refer to a geographical location, an animal, an individual or group of people, and which is also pronounceable and related to the disease,”

I think GP was commenting on the absurdity of the PC language in the article.

Clear enough?

Thank you. Cant believe this was still going round and round here. Maybe now we can get back to the pandemic. The wuhan caused pandemic, in china, from bats and animals and shit filth market conditions, hows that for stigma?
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#64
Quote:The number of people infected by coronavirus continues to rise with the Health Organization (WHO) reporting 71,000 confirmed cases of the virus in 26 countries by Monday morning. Of them, 70,548 cases are located in China, according to WHO weekend updates......


at least 1,770 people have died from coronavirus, or COVID-19. Most of the deaths occurred in China
https://www.newsweek.com/coronavirus-upd...es-1487661





How come the numbers never go down?
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#65
Quote:Death toll passes 2,000: The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 2,000 people, all but six of them in mainland China. It has infected more than 75,000 people, with over 1,000 cases outside mainland China.
https://www.cnn.com/asia/live-news/coron...index.html
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#66
Headline: Nearly 750 people in Washington now under supervision for coronavirus

https://www.khq.com/news/nearly-people-i...af7b5.html
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#67
(4 hours ago)GPnative Wrote: Headline: Nearly 750 people in Washington now under supervision for coronavirus

https://www.khq.com/news/nearly-people-i...af7b5.html

2020 vision not good enough, They need super vision.
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