By Dr. John Campbell – 3/6/2020
Imagine a world where Dr. John was the Health Minister/Head of NHS….. I think I’d sleep much easier.
China’s claims of how it’s handling coronavirus recovery should be taken with more than a few grains of salt.
Even before COVID-19 became a global crisis, Chinese leaders had been criticized for their handling of the situation and lack of transparency about the disease’s progression. Things now look like they’re on the upswing, and businesses even appear to be headed back to work — but whistleblowers and local officials tell Caixan that’s just a carefully crafted ruse.
Beijing has spent much of the outbreak pushing districts to carry on business as usual, with some local governments subsidizing electricity costs and even installing mandatory productivity quotas. Zhejiang, an province east of the epicenter city of Wuhan, claimed as of Feb. 24 it had restored 98.6 percent of its pre-coronavirus work capacity.
But civil servants tell Caixan that businesses are actually faking these numbers. Beijing had started checking Zhejiang businesses’ electricity consumption levels, so district officials ordered the companies to start leaving their lights and machinery on all day to drive the numbers up, one civil servant said. Businesses have reportedly falsified staff attendance logs as well — they “would rather waste a small amount of money on power than irritate local officials,” Caixan writes.
In Wuhan, officials have tried to make it appear that recovery efforts are going smoothly. But when “central leaders” personally survey disinfecting regimens and food delivery, local officials “make a special effort” for them and them alone, one resident told Caixan. And in a video circulating on social media, residents can be seen shouting at visiting leaders from the apartments where they’re being quarantined — “Fake, it’s all fake.” Read more at Caixan. Kathryn Krawczyk
Girl, who had shoes stolen while unconscious, reportedly recovering in hospital
Surveillance footage in New York City captured the moment a group of teens ganged up on and attacked a 15-year-old girl, stealing her shoes in the process.
The video taken from local shops was circulated on social media by the NYPD, who are asking for help identifying the attackers.
“The girl was taken to a hospital in stable condition following the disturbing attack on Utica Avenue in Crown Heights Thursday,” reports NBC New York.
An NYPD commanding officer shared the footage on Twitter, calling it an “OUTRAGE.”
“This is sickening video of a 15 year old girl viciously attacked by a group of school children,” he wrote. “One young man takes the sneakers right off the unconscious victim’s feet. The teenager is in the hospital recovering. We CAN NOT allow this behavior in our community.”
Anyone with information on the brazen daytime beating is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.
We had to screen every passenger in airports and ships when the first cases was reported . Now is a bit too late.
Continued to work at restaurant and deliver Chinese food.
Grocery stores may have to take drastic measures.
By Peak Prosperity – 3/6/2020
The CDC has deployed emergency pop-up testing stations in every US state at area McDonald’s. The counter worker will lick your forehead and decide if it “tastes like sick.” If the test is positive, you will receive 5% off your order. If the test is negative, you will receive 5% off your order.
Germany hasn’t called off the football play on Saturday. The politicians are crazy to value the business more than human life. Even the American government is reacting much better than German government.
By Mark Dice – 3/6/2020
Cortez says they had low expectations…like the people that elected her, as well.