Page 4 of 274 FirstFirst 1234567891011121454104 ... LastLast
Results 76 to 100 of 6830
  1. #76
    Thailand Expat
    OhOh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Last Online
    Today @ 06:52 AM
    Location
    Where troubles melt like lemon drops
    Posts
    19,970
    Quote Originally Posted by HermantheGerman View Post
    Let's here it for OhOh for posting American Propoganda !
    One has to publish the whole "propaganda piece' so as not to be biased.

    The 'propaganda piece" is about a BSL-4 lab, in Wuhan after all. You know what they do in such places?

    Assisted by the French, what could go wrong.

    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    eating bats anyway
    It is a sought after delicacy in Issan, I'm told. The paddy rats are a bit samey.

    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    killing people is not going to help their reputation.
    Some believe it's the apex of power. Especially if one utilises a new technique/justification.
    A tray full of GOLD is not worth a moment in time.

  2. #77
    Thailand Expat
    NamPikToot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Last Online
    @
    Posts
    11,404
    Its not looking good, but but apparently those who consume at least 5 KFC's a week do seem to have some immunity.

    Chinese President Xi Jinping has held a special government meeting on the Lunar New Year public holiday to warn that the spread of a deadly new virus is "accelerating".

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-51249208

  3. #78
    Member Bettyboo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Last Online
    @
    Location
    Bangkok
    Posts
    32,641
    You just have to put this onto an overlay of the SARS situation to see where we are... It's gonna get worse, it's gonna be global with hundreds of cases in major cities around the world, and the WTO are playing politics to appease the Chinese - pathetic.

  4. #79
    Thailand Expat
    NamPikToot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Last Online
    @
    Posts
    11,404
    Quote Originally Posted by Bettyboo View Post
    the WTO are playing politics to appease the Chinese - pathetic.
    Not sure thats the case but that news feed saying the chinese are creating a 1000 bed hospital was a joke, 23 Mil on lock down at the time and an as yet unknown fatality rate, even 1% is looking bad.

  5. #80
    Hansum Man! panama hat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Last Online
    Today @ 08:35 AM
    Location
    Way, Way South of the border now - thank God!
    Posts
    22,410
    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    Not sure thats the case but that news feed saying the chinese are creating a 1000 bed hospital was a joke, 23 Mil on lock down at the time and an as yet unknown fatality rate, even 1% is looking bad.
    They're building a second one in six days as well . . . sure . . .and as you said 1or 2 thousand beds for a pop of millions and millions

  6. #81
    Thailand Expat
    NamPikToot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Last Online
    @
    Posts
    11,404
    Quote Originally Posted by panama hat View Post
    They're building a second one in six days as well . . . sure . . .and as you said 1or 2 thousand beds for a pop of millions and millions
    They have to be seen doing something, lets just hope its not something they knew about already...... as said already i fear this could run.

  7. #82
    Thailand Expat misskit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Last Online
    @
    Location
    Chiang Mai
    Posts
    31,776
    Policies to ensure funding to contain virus unveiled

    A new set of policies has been announced to ensure sufficient funding to contain the novel coronavirus, according to a statement jointly issued by the Ministry of Finance and the National Health Commission on Saturday.


    The central and local governments will provide subsidies to people infected with the novel coronavirus pneumonia. Apart from payments by the basic medical insurance, serious illness insurance and medical assistance system, any medical costs which must be personally paid for will be subsidized, said the statement.


    Medical staff and epidemic prevention workers will receive temporary work subsidies from the government, the statement said.


    Local governments will arrange funds for medical institutions to purchase special equipment for protection, diagnosis and treatment for epidemic prevention and control, as the two ministries required.


    The Ministry of Finance allocated a total of 1 billion yuan ($144.2 million) on Thursday to support the battle against the new virus. And the China Development Bank, one of the country's major policy banks, offered emergency loans worth 2 billion yuan on Friday to Wuhan for prevention and control of the novel coronavirus.

    Policies to ensure funding to contain virus unveiled - Chinadaily.com.cn

  8. #83
    Thailand Expat
    NamPikToot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Last Online
    @
    Posts
    11,404
    Its good they are doing something but lets hope Govts react in a timely manner and put measures in place, public info is the way ahead. Just dealing with infected is too late.

  9. #84
    Thailand Expat
    OhOh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Last Online
    Today @ 06:52 AM
    Location
    Where troubles melt like lemon drops
    Posts
    19,970
    Quote Originally Posted by Bettyboo View Post
    The WHO need to declare it a pandemic then they can put all their multinational resources behind the effort in a coordinated manner.

    Not very impressive by the WHO so far, politics rather than action:
    What are the WHO requirements for, "declaring it a pandemic"?

    On what basis are you concluding that it's, "politics", as opposed to WHO procedures?

    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    Sounds like the chinkies have been pressuring them from all angles to avoid the "embarrassment" of being the source of a global emergency.
    Who, at the WHO are, "them"?

    What basis are you using for your, "pressuring them", allegations?

    Are you suggesting China can just snap it's fingers and an international organisation jumps?

    Who, at the WHO, stated it is, "a global emergency"?



    The WHO appears to consist of the same number of members as the UN.

    This is a link to the WHO's site.

    WHO | Basic documents

    On page 193 there is a list of member countries, it appears to be similar to the UN list of countries.

    At the WHO site there is one "news" item on the subject:

    WHO statement on novel coronavirus in Thailand


    13 January 2020 News release


    "The World Health Organization (WHO) is working with officials in Thailand and China following reports of confirmation of the novel coronavirus in a person in Thailand.

    The person was a traveler from Wuhan, China, and was identified by Thai officials on 8 January, and hospitalized that day.

    The person is recovering from the illness according to Thai officials.

    The possibility of cases being identified in other countries was not unexpected, and reinforces why WHO calls for on-going active monitoring and preparedness in other countries. WHO has issued guidance on how to detect and treat persons ill with the new virus.

    The genetic sequencing shared by China enables more countries to rapidly diagnose patients.

    WHO reiterates that it is essential that investigations continue in China to identify the source of this outbreak and any animal reservoirs or intermediate hosts.

    Given developments, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will consult with Emergency Committee members and could call for a meeting of the committee on short notice."

    WHO statement on novel coronavirus in Thailand

    Has the WHO called a meeting of the Emergency Committee Members?
    Last edited by OhOh; 25-01-2020 at 09:36 PM.

  10. #85
    Thailand Expat
    OhOh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Last Online
    Today @ 06:52 AM
    Location
    Where troubles melt like lemon drops
    Posts
    19,970
    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    public info is the way ahead.
    The Chinese authorities appear to be issuing daily updates, how often would you prefer the updates?

    How often are other countries health authorities, where this problem is being experienced, updating their own press releases?

  11. #86
    Thailand Expat
    NamPikToot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Last Online
    @
    Posts
    11,404
    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh View Post
    The Chinese authorities appear to be issuing daily updates, how often would you prefer the updates? How often are other countries health authorities, where this problem is being experienced, updating their own press releases?
    Calm down Oh Oh, i meant the countries where is has emergent cases, sorry if that wasn't clear.

  12. #87
    Thailand Expat
    OhOh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Last Online
    Today @ 06:52 AM
    Location
    Where troubles melt like lemon drops
    Posts
    19,970
    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    public info is the way ahead.
    The Chinese authorities appear to be issuing daily updates, how often would you prefer the updates?

    How often are other countries health authorities, where this problem is being experienced, updating their own press releases?


    If you want "real time" updates, here is a link:

    Real-time update on coronavirus outbreak



    Source:Globaltimes.cn Published: 2020/1/22 2100 Last Updated: 2020/1/25 21:03:00


    Real-time update on coronavirus outbreak - Global Times

    It appears to be "updated" at least hourly, sometimes less.

    Quote Originally Posted by NamPikToot View Post
    Calm down Oh Oh
    I've had tonight's glass or two of Oz Merlot, what else can "relax' me?

    One update from the Global Times site:

    2:30 am Jan 24

    WHO considered it is still too early to declare coronavirus as a public health emergency of international concern given its restrictive and binary nature.
    Last edited by OhOh; 25-01-2020 at 10:00 PM.

  13. #88
    Thailand Expat
    NamPikToot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Last Online
    @
    Posts
    11,404
    Erm, i said already its the countries outside China that need to be getting their public info shite in a line, sorry again if that wasn't clear. I have worked with units on containment but the hot zone spreads faster than an Aussie bush fire so containment and individual hygiene measure are required.

  14. #89
    Thailand Expat
    OhOh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Last Online
    Today @ 06:52 AM
    Location
    Where troubles melt like lemon drops
    Posts
    19,970
    No need to apologise, I am well known for my misinterpretation of posts.

  15. #90
    Thailand Expat
    taxexile's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Last Online
    @
    Posts
    16,139
    one patient now quarantined in a hospital in hua hin.


    On January 25, 63, Mr. Panlop Singhaseni, the governor of Prachuap Khirikhan Province, revealed that currently taking care of a 73-year-old Chinese female patient traveling from Wuhan, China, at a private hospital in Hua Hin District, between Treated in a sterile room Complies with the Ministry of Public Health standards. And the patients had improved respectively. But has not yet moved to a treatment facility Would like to inform that citizens and tourists don't have to worry because there are still no more patients With preventive measures according to academic principles After the results of the examination, the laboratory of Chula Hospital confirmed that it was infected with a new strain of the corona virus 2019, but the Ministry of Public Health will wait for the results from the Department of Medical Sciences again. And will declare the facts by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Health. For the hotel that this patient was staying in Hua Hin District, it is reported that the operator has used disinfectant in every air-conditioned room for safety.


    "According to the investigation, this Chinese tourist has traveled to Hua Hin District, the latest 4 have returned to Bangkok, some leaving only 1 -2 room-care roommates at the hospital, but without Sickness for Hua Hin district. There is now a screening point for Chinese tourists at Hua Hin Airport. Because there are flights from Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 4 days a week, 140-180 per day. The latest cases have not been found in suspected cases. And ask for cooperation from users of social media, asking for opinions Do not blame Chinese tourists for affecting Hua Hin tourism. Because normally no one wants to get sick, "Mr Pallop said.


    Ms. Soraya Homchuen, Director of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Prachuap Khirikhan Office Said that the case of Chinese patients found in Hua Hin infected with a new species of coronary virus 2019. Prachuap Khiri Khan Requesting cooperation from hotel operators And various types of accommodation Help to monitor tourists with a history of traveling from areas with outbreaks in China to stay if there is a high fever Please notify tourists to have a screening and treatment immediately. Which may coordinate with the hospital Or public health service units in the area We urge entrepreneurs to be alert to prevent the spread of disease. But don't want to be overly alarming Because it is believed that Thai public health agencies Have a plan for screening and preventing the outbreak that is good enough for the general public, should follow the recommendations of the Ministry of Public Health In maintaining personal hygiene To avoid or reduce the risk of such diseases If suspicious patients are found, they should be notified by the public health authorities in the first place.

    บ้านเมือง - ภูมิภาค ... i-xowOfE6A

  16. #91
    R.I.P. Luigi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Last Online
    @
    Location
    Abuja
    Posts
    26,216
    Is seeing lots of yellow text a symptom?

  17. #92
    R.I.P. Luigi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Last Online
    @
    Location
    Abuja
    Posts
    26,216
    Gotta love the Chinkies though. Just seal off 30 million of their own.


    Are they sending in food and supplies and stuff, or just kinda leaving it as some sort of free-for-all computer game sim called Entombment, with 30 million players.

  18. #93
    Thailand Expat
    OhOh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Last Online
    Today @ 06:52 AM
    Location
    Where troubles melt like lemon drops
    Posts
    19,970
    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
    yellow
    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
    Chinkies
    Case adjourned due to constant coughing by the temporary court stenographer.

    Costs awarded to the defendant, total Bitcoin Collection.

    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
    30 million players
    Nine months time, ageing population reduced/new Chinese annual birth record. Win/Win.

  19. #94
    Thailand Expat harrybarracuda's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Last Online
    @
    Posts
    66,794
    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh View Post
    The Chinese authorities appear to be issuing daily updates, how often would you prefer the updates?
    Perhaps with a smattering of truth would be nice.

  20. #95
    Member Bettyboo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Last Online
    @
    Location
    Bangkok
    Posts
    32,641
    Quote Originally Posted by harrybarracuda View Post
    Perhaps with a smattering of truth would be nice.
    I tend to agree with the Gooner on this one - the "updates" are at least a month behind the reality.

  21. #96
    Thailand Expat
    Little Chuchok's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Last Online
    Yesterday @ 05:41 PM
    Posts
    9,691
    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
    Gotta love the Chinkies though. Just seal off 30 million of their own.


    Are they sending in food and supplies and stuff, or just kinda leaving it as some sort of free-for-all computer game sim called Entombment, with 30 million players.

    Didn't they give 12 hours warning of the closure? So thousands left before the ban was inplace?

    I wonder if bribery at a checkpoint will help to get out?

  22. #97
    Thailand Expat
    Latindancer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Last Online
    Yesterday @ 04:58 PM
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    12,695
    A shot of pangolin scale tea or perhaps a snort of powdered rhino horn should be an adequate preventive.

  23. #98
    Thailand Expat misskit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Last Online
    @
    Location
    Chiang Mai
    Posts
    31,776
    US orders evacuation of diplomats from Wuhan

    The United States on Saturday ordered the evacuation of its diplomats and citizens from Wuhan, a city in Central China where the coronavirus outbreak originated.


    The US government is arranging a charter flight for Sunday to bring back its employees and their families from the US Consulate General in Wuhan, The Wall Street Journal said, quoting a person familiar with the operation. The plane will carry around 230 people, and those evacuated will be responsible for the costs.


    According to the Journal, the operation came after negotiations with China's Foreign Ministry and other government agencies in recent days. Roughly 1,000 American citizens are thought to be in Wuhan.


    The US will also temporarily shut down its consulate general in the city.


    The plane will have US medical personnel abroad to ensure that anyone infected with the coronavirus is cared for and doesn't spread it.


    It's not immediately clear where the plane is headed.


    The US State Department on Thursday raised its travel advisory to Level 4, warning its citizens to not travel to Hubei province.


    On the same day, the State Department ordered the departure of all non-emergency US personnel and their family members. The US government has limited ability to provide emergency services to US citizens in Hubei province.


    Also on Thursday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raised its travel warning to level 3, instructing travelers to avoid all nonessential travel to Wuhan.


    As of Saturday, the US has confirmed two cases of coronavirus, which includes a Chicago woman in her 60s and a Seattle man in his 30s.


    The Chicago woman traveled from Wuhan to Chicago on Jan 13, but wasn't showing symptoms then. She is being treated in a hospital in isolation and was reportedly in good condition Friday night.


    The Seattle man arrived at the Seattle-Tacoma Airport from Wuhan on Jan 15, before any health screenings began at US airports. He went to an urgent care facility Jan 19 and was diagnosed with the coronavirus Monday. He is also reported to be in good condition.


    Wuhan is home to the business operations of a number of US corporations, including auto maker General Motors Co.


    As of Saturday, the coronavirus outbreak has been blamed for the deaths of at least 41 people and infected more than 1,000 people in China, the United States, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Nepal, Australia and France.

    US orders evacuation of diplomats from Wuhan - World - Chinadaily.com.cn

  24. #99
    Thailand Expat
    Klondyke's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Last Online
    Yesterday @ 10:12 PM
    Posts
    7,137
    Quote Originally Posted by Luigi View Post
    Gotta love the Chinkies though. Just seal off 30 million of their own.

    Are they sending in food and supplies and stuff, or just kinda leaving it as some sort of free-for-all computer game sim called Entombment, with 30 million players.
    Wondering how it would be handled in other states (please no names here)...

    Frankly, as as matter of fact, the Chinese are quite capable enough to survive in any harsh conditions - and supply themselves without any help from outside - unlike others who are depending on the thousands of containers daily at their gates...

  25. #100
    Hansum Man! panama hat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Last Online
    Today @ 08:35 AM
    Location
    Way, Way South of the border now - thank God!
    Posts
    22,410
    Quote Originally Posted by Klondyke View Post
    Frankly, as as matter of fact, the Chinese are quite capable enough to survive in any harsh conditions - and supply themselves without any help from outside - unlike others who are depending on the thousands of containers daily at their gates...
    China can't feed its own population and is reliant on foreign firms and markets for its own goods - take that away and the economy crumbles.

Page 4 of 274 FirstFirst 1234567891011121454104 ... LastLast

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 3 users browsing this thread. (2 members and 1 guests)

  1. aging one,
  2. thailazer

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •