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Re: The other side of the coin
« Reply #150 on: March 19, 2020, 11:21:42 AM »
Coronavirus: Scientists tackle the theories on how it started ~ 18 Mar 2020
https://news.sky.com/story/how-did-coronavirus-start-scientists-tackle-the-conspiracy-theories-11959500
Without evidence Zhao Lijian, a spokesperson for China's foreign ministry, suggested on Twitter that the virus could have been brought to Wuhan by the US army.

Trump angers Beijing with 'Chinese virus' tweet ~ 17 Mar 2020
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-51928011
China has reacted angrily after US President Donald Trump referred to the coronavirus as “Chinese”.

China is no role model for coronavirus containment - or anything else ~ 15 Mar 2020
https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/China-is-no-role-model-for-coronavirus-containment-or-anything-else-621112
Since the explosion of coronavirus cases in Wuhan, the Chinese government drastically cracked down to stop the spread of the potentially fatal virus. But what about just prior to that?



Chinese diplomat promotes conspiracy theory that US military brought coronavirus to Wuhan ~ 14 Mar 2020
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/03/13/asia/china-coronavirus-us-lijian-zhao-intl-hnk/index.html
A prominent Chinese official has promoted a conspiracy theory that the United States military could have brought the novel coronavirus to China -- and it did not originate in the city of Wuhan, as thought. Posting to his more than 300,000 followers on Twitter, Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian republished a video of Robert Redfield, the director for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, addressing a US Congressional committee on March 11.

No quick solution to treat coronavirus despite hopeful leads ~ 13 Mar 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6lYf-Jr9wM

Coronavirus: China’s first confirmed Covid-19 case traced back to November 17 ~ 13 Mar 2020
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3074991/coronavirus-chinas-first-confirmed-covid-19-case-traced-back
  • Government records suggest first person infected with new disease may have been a Hubei resident aged 55, but ‘patient zero’ has yet to be confirmed.
  • Documents seen by the Post could help scientists track the spread of the disease and perhaps determine its source.

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Re: The other side of the coin
« Reply #151 on: March 22, 2020, 12:26:01 PM »
Coronavirus: Fireworks in Wuhan as checkpoints are taken down, other cities in China ease controls ~ 21 Mar 2020
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3076270/coronavirus-fireworks-wuhan-checkpoints-are-taken-down-other

Medical workers from Henan give a thumbs up to Wuhan before leaving the city on Thursday. Wuhan has reported no new cases for a third day.



Then and now: How coronavirus turned the world's busiest cities into ghost towns ~ 20 Mar 2020
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/coronavirus-world-shutdown-deserted-streets-before-after/



Malaysia: Melaka becomes ghost town during Covid-19 movement order period ~ 20 Mar 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8cZxlZatbc

Malaysia: Shopping malls’ eateries face sluggish sales amid Covid-19 movement control order ~ 18 Mar 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0qbvjuMmzo

Coronavirus: Asian nations face virus battle amid WHO warning ~ 18 Mar 2020
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-51939911



“Each city is a ghost city”: Life in Italy under full coronavirus lockdown ~ 18 Mar 2020
https://www.vox.com/2020/3/18/21180483/italy-coronavirus-lockdown-quarantine-lombardy

An abandoned street in Treviso, Italy.



The Piazza di Spagna, a popular tourist destination in Rome, stands mostly empty.



Coronavirus: European Union seals borders to most outsiders ~ 17 Mar 2020
https://www.tiranatimes.com/?p=144709
The European Union will ban travelers from outside from the bloc for 30 days in an unprecedented move to seal its borders amid the coronavirus crisis. The measure is expected to apply to 26 EU states as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.



Photos showing the devastating effects of the coronavirus on business ~ 17 Mar 2020
https://fortune.com/2020/03/16/coronavirus-business-impact-photos-empty-stores/
As COVID-19 spreads across the globe, every corner of daily life is being hit.

A pedestrian passes through Brookfield Place, a retail hub at the World Financial Center in New York, on March 16. New York joined with Connecticut and New Jersey to close bars, restaurants, and movie theaters starting Monday night.



Pedestrians walk by the Castro Theatre in San Francisco announcing its closed due to a California statewide ordinance banning gatherings of more than 250 people on March 15.



7th Avenue Times Square is seen nearly empty during a regular day in New York City on March 14.