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Damn USA - you just have to be first in everything and won't be satisfied until you have the most cases.
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Some scientific critique of one of the Hydroxychloroquine papers.

https://pubpeer.com/publications/3B1F9E ... 0F5E83CCFE
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https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ohio-abort ... essential/
All of Ohio's abortion clinics have been ordered to stop providing the procedure as the state clamps down on medical services to preserve protective gear amid the growing coronavirus outbreak. The order, if enforced, would make abortion even more difficult to obtain in a state that's been aggressively attempting to limit and restrict the procedure.

On Friday, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost sent letters to two facilities that provide abortion — Women's Med Center in Dayton and Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio's Cincinnati Surgery Center — ordering them to stop providing any services, like abortion, that require the use of personal protective equipment, said Bethany McCorkle, a spokesperson for the Ohio Attorney General's office, in an email to CBS News Saturday morning.

"You and your facility are ordered to immediately stop performing non-essential and elective surgical abortions. Non-essential surgical abortions are those that can be delayed without undue risk to the current or future health of a patient," Yost wrote in the letter, which was shared with CBS News.
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By his own definition, "Non-essential surgical abortions are those that can be delayed without undue risk to the current or future health of a patient," which I do not accept, the abortions are all "essential" since delay increases the risk to the health of the patient.

But we have political and religious points to score. . . .

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Now, that's funny.

Don't let anything stand in the way of shutting down abortion.

Trying to ensure they good seats next to the sky-fairy if they succumb to Covid is my guess.
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Self-triage yourself:

https://gehrcovidtriage.akidolabs.com/

YMMV
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Trying to find a relatively unbiased report, but for now:

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/2 ... ers-140023
The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a push for new powers that comes as the coronavirus spreads through the United States.

Documents reviewed by POLITICO detail the department’s requests to lawmakers on a host of topics, including the statute of limitations, asylum and the way court hearings are conducted. POLITICO also reviewed and previously reported on documents seeking the authority to extend deadlines on merger reviews and prosecutions.

A Justice Department spokesperson declined to comment on the documents.
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Emergency laws are so convenient.

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Japan does not seem to be proactively testing large numbers of people though. Whether that's a good idea in the long run remains to be seen.

Details here:

https://www.businessinsider.com/why-jap ... low-2020-3
As of Thursday, Japan has 924 cases and 29 deaths from COVID-19. With over 81,000 cases in China and over 8,500 cases in South Korea, experts wonder if Japan has kept the virus contained or just hasn't tested enough of its population.

"The Japan conundrum is just the fact that if you don't test for it, you're not going to find a lot of cases," says Jason Kindrachuk, PhD, an assistant professor of viral pathogenesis at the University of Manitoba.

Kindrachuk isn't the only one who suspects underreporting. Kenji Shibuya, former chief of health policy at the World Health Organization, told Bloomberg that Japan has either "contained the spread by focusing on outbreak clusters, or ... there are outbreaks yet to be found."

With a population of over 126 million, the country has conducted 32,125 tests over the past month. However, because some people are tested multiple times, Japan has actually only tested 16,484 individuals — or about one test per 7,600 people.

In comparison, South Korea, with a population of over 50 million, seemingly slowed the spread of the virus by testing more than 270,000 people — one test per 185 people — through a well-organized program.

Earlier this week, Reuters reported that Japan is using one-sixth of its total testing capacity. The capacity for testing nationwide is 7,500 a day, but the health ministry says they do not need to exploit it now

Japan was one of the first countries outside China to report a case of COVID-19, with its first case on January 16. The number of cases quickly escalated after the outbreak on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in early February. But since then, Japan's cases have risen less rapidly than in other countries.

Japan took measures to prevent the coronavirus from spreading across the country last month. On February 1, it imposed a ban on any visitors from China's Hubei province. On February 13, it added Zhejiang province to the restricted list. The country has closed schools and staggered commute times at rush hour to decrease crowds, although the current scene around Tokyo is still one of packed trains and restaurants.

Some experts have argued that the slow spread of the virus could be that Japanese culture is inherently more socially isolated than other cultures. Moreover, people in Japan have been wearing face masks when ill or have allergies for years, so this natural tendency may have also prevented the spread early on.

Kindrachuk doesn't think this is the case but acknowledges it's hard to say for sure. "There's a lot of nuances to this virus that makes it exceedingly difficult to understand and ultimately contain."

Currently, low case numbers may cause a "false sense of security" he says. There is the possibility the coronavirus has not spread to the most vulnerable populations yet — in other words, the low number of infected people in this group won't necessarily stay that way.

"If you don't actually test and know-how broadly distributed this virus is, the healthcare system can eventually be overrun, and then you're back at square one."

Some discussion of the rationale:

https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Coron ... few-people
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Thunderf00t is out with a new video. He's done a few others but this one is rather more interesting than his previous efforts.

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https://www.zerohedge.com/health/covid- ... r-hysteria

zerohedge is not the source, they just republished it
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Unfortunately, Thunderf00t does like to hear himself talk. Most of the information is contained in the first half, then he starts preaching and repeating himself.

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https://www.cleveland.com/court-justice ... shows.html

Man that's a hella URL
Three days before the Ohio Supreme Court temporarily stripped Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Pinkey S. Carr of her authority to hold hearings, Carr called an assistant public defender a “little idiot” after he asked whether she would follow an order to postpone proceedings to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, courtroom video shows.
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The two-minute exchange between Carr and Jablonski came during a week in which Carr, in her ninth year on the bench, issued arrest warrants for 33 defendants who failed to show up for hearings, despite an administrative order from Judge Michelle Earley, a news release from the court and a notice posted on the court’s website telling the public that all such court hearings are postponed.
It's a long read. Crazy stuff. Carr was not supposed to be issuing warrants, per the administrative order.
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Senator Rand Paul has tested positive for COVID-19. Word is that he is asymptomatic.

https://apnews.com/c3db22a242e9577126052dece8285d2f
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Shows how hardy the virus is to get any kind of foothold in that toxic cunt.
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Waiting for the 2:00 pm Gov. DeWine press conference to start. Listening to the good classical music they're running on the channel.

http://ohiochannel.org//governor-live-stream.html
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Pyrrho wrote:
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Listening to the good classical music they're running on the channel.
A requiem, I dare hope?

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Keeping the Coronavirus from Infecting Health-Care Workers

What Singapore’s and Hong Kong’s success is teaching us about the pandemic.

...

In the index outbreak in Wuhan, thirteen hundred health-care workers became infected; their likelihood of infection was more than three times as high as the general population. When they went back home to their families, they became prime vectors of transmission. The city began to run out of doctors and nurses. Forty-two thousand more had to be brought in from elsewhere to treat the sick. Luckily, methods were found that protected all the new health-care workers: none—zero—were infected.

But those methods were Draconian. As the city was locked down and cut off from outside visitors, health-care workers seeing at-risk patients were housed away from their families. They wore full-body protective gear, including goggles, complete head coverings, N95 particle-filtering masks, and hazmat-style suits. Could we do that here? Not a chance.
https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-des ... e-workers? for the rest.

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Pyrrho wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:18 pm
Trying to find a relatively unbiased report, but for now:

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/03/2 ... ers-140023
The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a push for new powers that comes as the coronavirus spreads through the United States.

Documents reviewed by POLITICO detail the department’s requests to lawmakers on a host of topics, including the statute of limitations, asylum and the way court hearings are conducted. POLITICO also reviewed and previously reported on documents seeking the authority to extend deadlines on merger reviews and prosecutions.

A Justice Department spokesperson declined to comment on the documents.
I'm in a county outside of the "hot spots", and the court houses are shut down. The "right to a speedy trial" has been delayed by a few months.

And everyone losing their shit about this, can you imagine if Trump had invoked the Stafford Act a week before he did?