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Did Feb20 #COVID19 Scare after UK Bus Industry Conference at Westminster serve as warning to UK BusCo Executives to immediately conduct Risk Assessments & take Protective Measures like #PPENow to protect Bus Drivers? AFAIK @TfL did nothing until APRIL bbc.co.uk/news/uk-515032…
AFAIK @MayorofLondon instructed Bus Contractors to take protective action ONLY AFTER Bus Drivers started DYING and started making noise on Social Media!!!
TBH when I look at this list of #Covid19 Deaths of Bus Drivers working for @TfL ForProfit Bus Contractors, I am really shocked. Most Bus Operators part of Global Transport Giants whose owners/executives would have been well aware of what their subsidiaries were doing in Q1
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The amount of Social service works done by a particular community during the National Crisis of which there is mass propaganda and targeting harassment Is done for Political benifits.

#Covid_19 #Muslim

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The Masajids are being Utilized at the time of need, during the National Crisis,

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NGO in Bangalore working together preparing Food kits and distributing to the Poor and those who are in need.

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Thread/takeaways on this #coronovirus (SARS 2) memo released this week by Homeland Security. Please read it for yourself (linked below). A lot of information much of our media isn't asking about each day, and most Americans probably don't know.

dhs.gov/sites/default/…
-THIS IS THE BIG ONE IMO: no evidence recovered patients can be reinfected.

-All viruses are transmitted asymptomatically to some degree, this one is somewhere between 12-23% asymptomatic transmission.
-81% of the cases presented so far are "mild."

-15% of those hospitalized are "severe."

-5% have required admission to ICU.
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#Event201 October 18, 2019 in NYC. Included Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg, the US CDC & China's CDC

Simulation for the #Coronavirus a high level pandemic exercise which predicted to last for 18 months with 65 million deaths. centerforhealthsecurity.org/event201/
John Hopkins conveniently maps the #Corvid19 pandemic spread. coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
20,000 American National Guardsmen from 23 US states, plus another 7,000 US troops already in Europe still engaged in a NATO mission called #Europe20 a large scale military drill, via U.S. Gen. Christopher Cavoli, U.S. Army Europe Commanding Officer eucom.mil/news-room/arti…
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For those who will host workouts, remember that as soon as ONE athlete tests positive for #COVID19, everyone who trained in close proximity to that athlete may need to self-quarantine. Here are few recommendations that I've picked up through collaboration with my colleagues.
Following these recommendations will not guarantee prevention of #coronavirus transmission during workouts. These are meant to promote a productive training environment while reducing germ circulation. Please contribute by sharing your ideas as well:
- Athletes must take responsibility to stay home if they have the slightest signs of illness.
- Require and observe athletes using hand sanitizer before entering the weightroom. Require hand washing and full drying if sanitizer is unavailable.
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5. #Coronavirus wakalarynyn Hytaydan basga yurtlarda kopelisi. via @YouTube. Bu yagday in kop yagdayda Italyany, Eyrany we beyleki Yewropa yurtlaryna tasir etdi. We kopusi okuwlar isleri yapyp yokusan saherlerem karantinada goydylar.
6. Bu #coronavirus bilen sowesmegin bir nace basgancagy bar. 1) Virusdan goranmak. Muny kopcilige kan cykman, cyksanam caltyrak otaydan gacjak bolup, hic bir zady elleman (virus degen yerinde 3 gunlap yelmesip galyp bilyar!!!), we ellesenem ellemesenem eli tirsegine cenli yuwup. Image
7. Eger dasaryk gok-onum almana gidyan bolsanyz, dasy yapyk (paketli) harytlary alsanyz gowy bolar. Yone pakedigini oye baryp zynyn, oyde goyman kan ellemejek bolun. #turkmenistan #coronovirus
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MAR 11 #COVID19 MD THREAD 1:
7: 20 AM NUMBERS #US 1071
Ret MD, I use #1point3acres map tinyurl.com/s5p7vl9.
Remember #Trump is not checking or testing ANYONE coming in though #US airports. #SFO #SeaTac #JFK #LAX @maddow @ursulafaw56 @BuzzFeedNews @sfpelosi @JohnsHopkinsSPH
MAR 11 #COVID19 MD THREAD 2: What do you expect from #ImpeachedForLife #IMPOTUS45 #TRUMPCultists at @CDCgov Not #Professionalism or #Intelligence or #Morality or even #Patriotism JUST BLIND OBEDIENCE to His Demented and Ever Lowing #LIMBO Pole of Sanity.
tinyurl.com/rn497k4
MAR 11 #COVID19 MD THREAD 3: Ret MD I report from CLINICIAN POV ...who trained during LIES and OBSFUSCATION of #ReaganAdmin. You know when #NancyReagan let #RockHudson die and not get meds.
FIRST STORY 9:18 #TRUMPAdmin shuts down HOUSE Oversight eg for More Orders (saw above ?)
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Can you imagine the racial, religious and political hate India would have been subject to if the #Coronovirus had come from India?

Would be blamed on Modi, there’d be calls for his ouster, Hindus would be called dirty, all manner of attack.

Because we have no narrative control.
Hindus have become political and media whipping boys in the world, with #Hinduphobia normalized. The Christian Right, the Islamic world and the Western Left are aligned in attacking Hindus assisted by an entire army of Indian sepoys.

And the BJP/Govt is clueless about narrative.
Yes it is ironic that the Christian Right in India can at present be labeled the least antagonistic while the “liberal left” is the most racist and #HinduPhobic. Off the charts in their hate.

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#BREAKING Iran reports 49 new coronavirus deaths, raising toll to 194
#BREAKING Iran Air says suspending Europe flights indefinitely
#BREAKING Pope voices support for virus victims in first livestream prayer
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🦠Would you pay $3,000 for a #Coronavirus test so that you could be sent to a quarantine facility run by Caliburn International, the military contractor that houses migrant children in prison like conditions⁉️John Kelly is on the board⚠️ #COVID19 msn.com/en-us/news/us/…
🦠 Caliburn is the parent company of Comprehensive Health Services, which was under scrutiny for its operation of medical services at a detention site for migrant children for NOT providing SOAP or toothbrushes but charged taxpayers $750 per day per child😳miaminewtimes.com/news/homestead…
🦠The press reported on HORRID allegations of ABUSE and NEGLECT inside the migrant children shelters, that were compared to "concentration camps" or "torture facilities." Why would they be any different for #Coronovirus patients w Trump, Pence & Stephen Miller in charge⁉️
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Are you looking for a reliable & fast online bad news source? Per its profile, @livecrisisnews might be what you're after, as long as what you're after is a Twitter account that tweets about #coronavirus continually (often without linking actual news sources.)

cc: @ZellaQuixote
@livecrisisnews @ZellaQuixote The #coronovirus has a somewhat unique trait among the crises that @livecrisisnews reports on: it actually exists, unlike the April 2019 massive radiation cloud over Salt Lake City, UT and the February 2019 Bridgewater, NJ tornado.
@livecrisisnews @ZellaQuixote Other past emergencies @livecrisisnews tweeted about despite them not having happened: an EF5 tornado that hit New York City in April 2019 and a February 2019 eruption of Mount St. Helens. (The volcano was last active in 2008 per Wikipedia.)
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_St.…
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Learning points from @ESICM webinar on #COVID19 (based on experience in China)

- 10% of all cases had GI symptoms in the first week

-80% OF CASES WERE MILD

- 5% of all cases were 'critical' and needed ICU (respiratory failure on air, shock or other organ failure)
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- In ICU patients, prolonged steroid course may lead to longer virus shedding time.

- 50% of the ICU pts had high Troponin related to myocardial virulence of #coronovirus. They saw some sudden, resistant cardiogenic collapse
- They have not seen an increased risk of illness in pregnant or lactating female. This is different from what we know about influenza

- The most associated co-morbities with ICU admission were diabetes and hypertension. (Hypertension was associated the most)
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#coronovirus
In 5 minuti tutto quello che i #TG non ti diranno mai!
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1. Some basic thoughts on #coronovirus. It is not clear how bad #COVID19 will be globally, but in this moment of uncertainty, the most important thing is to have a government that tells the truth.
2. Economic problems are guaranteed; Apple has already revised its revenue guidance for the quarter, citing its impact on the company's supply chain and sales.
3. Eighty percent of the generic drugs that Americans use originate in China. uscc.gov/sites/default/…
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To UN, more than 2 hours before noon briefing to be run by @UN_Spokesperson Eri Kaneko, banned Inner City Press has submitted 11 Qs including #Cameroon Ngar, UN #Coronovirus preparations (or not), #SriLanka Shavendra Silva, UN rapes, NYPD, #Pakistan - thread
@UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @Dream_LivesOn @Goddygo1 @itjpsl @CathyCathyFox @CelesDon @simonateba Banned Inner City Press has asked @UN_Spokesperson Eri Kaneko On #Cameroon, what are the belated comments and actions of SG Guterres on that on Feb 14 soldiers stormed Ngar in the Donga Mantung division, NWregion, killing dozens and burning several others alive?
@UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @Dream_LivesOn @Goddygo1 @itjpsl @CathyCathyFox @CelesDon @simonateba @CMRNewsAgency @NeverAgainGC @starclinz @NjobehPatrick @dakarlbkk @CaspaChris @BaliNyonga Banned Inner City Press has asked @UN_Spokesperson Kaneko, on #Coronavirus, now that #MWC2020 in Barcelona has be canceled due to the virus, immediately this morning state precautions the UN is taking, including with respect to both diplomats and tourist busses
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We looked at automation in tweets linking seven news sites that get between 40K and 200K tweets per week. Sites included:

The Daily Caller
Huffington Post
Sputnik
The Epoch Times (English)
The Intercept
The Nation
ZeroHedge

cc: @ZellaQuixote
@ZellaQuixote Twitter traffic linking most of the news sites is roughly 3-5% automated, based on software used. Outliers are Sputnik at 13.4% and Daily Caller at 1.4%.
@ZellaQuixote Overall volume for the three right-wing sites. ZeroHedge is unique among all 7 sites in that the official account (@zerohedge) uses a custom app ("Zero Hedge Publisher II", apparently a sequel) as opposed to a service such as Buffer (used by both @DailyCaller and @EpochTimes.)
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If Maldives does not do this & test passengers off the flight first, it will already be too late if a patient had made it the ground into the arrival terminal. The camera heat scan should be secondary test. Avoid possible tragedy. @ibusolih @MohamedNasheed @ameenex #coronovirus
I think it's important that everyone arriving into the country from destinations that's already reported as having confirmed cases of infection, must not be allowed off the plane before a first round of screening is carried out by public health officials wearing hazmat suits.
If anyone is tested for a flu, the whole plane and the people inside has to be quarantined or sent back to the destination it has come from. This is extremely inconvenient and will have an detriment on the economy. But it's also temporary in light of the evolving situation.
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New #Coronavirus thread. Tagging someone in this tweet makes me paranoid I ruined it.

The old thread is here though
Here's what the #Coronavirus hospital looks like, 4 days of construction later. They're working as fast as they can but is it too late, regardless?
Family members cry as their loved ones get bused off to a #Coronavirus quarantine zone in Wuhan
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عالمی وبائی مرض

موجودہ چینی وبائی مرض کا حالیہ وبائی امراض سے کوئی تعلق نہیں ہے جیسے #سارس #ایبولا #اینتھریکس حیرت انگیز طور پر اسکا تعلق انیسویں صدی کے شروع کی مشہور بیماری (Spanish flu) سے گہرا محسوس ہوتا ہے یہ بیماری سن (1917/1920) تک 50 ملین لوگوں کی موت کا سبب بن گئ تھی.. +
جنگ عظیم اول کی وجہ سے Spanish flu کی اموات اور اسکے عالمی پھیلاؤ کے حوالے سے عالمی سطح کے پرنٹ میڈیا میں کافی حد تک سینسر شپ قائم رہی جسکی وجہ سے یہ وبائی مرض انتہائی خاموشی سے دنیا کی ایک فیصد آبادی کو موت کے گھاٹ اتار گیا جو جنگ اعظم اول میں ہونے والی اموات کے مقابلے دگنی تھی
اسپن کا نام اس بیماری میں کیوں اور کیسے استعمال ہوا..؟ وجہ یہ تھی کہ تمام یورپی ممالک جنگ اعظم اول میں مصروف تھے اس وقت ایک تنہا اسپین ہی تھا جس نے اس بیماری کے حوالے سے عالمی سطح پر شعور اجاگر کیا بلکہ اس ہونے والی اموات کو دنیا بھر میں رپورٹ کیا. جبھی اسکو Spanish flu کہا گیا.
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🚨BREAKING: @CDCgov confirms that a 2nd US patient has #coronavirus: the 1st is in #Seattle, the 2nd is a woman in #Chicago who had traveled to #Wuhan.

#China quarantined 14 cities, affecting 48 million people.

This is just the beginning...

@thespybrief
washingtonpost.com/world/coronavi…
@CDCgov @thespybrief I spent years developing an #Ebola treatment. Experts are concerned about this #coronovirus, because it's VERY contagious and appears to cause severe disease. Reports from #China a lagging indicators: the virus is spreading quickly, and people are still hospitalized/critical.
@CDCgov @thespybrief Expect this "Novel #coronavirus" to be named soon (perhaps #Wuhan-Cov?). Other recent #coronavirus outbreaks were caused by SARS, MERS-CoV.

Excellent resources to monitor the #CoronavirusOutbreak:

@WHO👉🏼who.int/csr/don/en/ (all outbreaks)
@CDCgov👉🏼cdc.gov/coronavirus/20…
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My comments about language access as a form of equity and resiliency, especially important during emerging public health/safety situations so communities are not left behind.

We have the tools, knowledge, resources to do this. Why not make it a best practice.
The evolving #WuFlu situation brings back vivid memories of SARS, when I just happen to job shadow the executive director of the Centre for Disease Control here in Vancouver for a week, as set up by my high school career councillor.
When the first case of SARS was confirmed in Canada, an emergency meeting was called with “Atlanta” (US CDC/North American HQ, all levels of Canadian government, health authorities, researchers, and experts. I was allowed into this “war room”, super out of place as a teenager.
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