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Coronavirus ‘super-spreader’ speaks
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Posted By: MissMolly, 2/12/2020 3:59:27 AM

A British man who unknowingly infected nearly a dozen others with the deadly coronavirus has come forward. Steve Walsh contracted the virus while on a business trip to Singapore in late January. He then went to a ski resort in the French Alps, where he unwittingly spread the virus to at least 11 others. At least five Britons who stayed at the resort – including a 9-year-old boy – were infected, as were five people in France. He was also connected to at least one case in Spain, the BBC reported. Walsh’s case also prompted French health authorities to test 61 other children and family members at the resort and temporarily

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Reply 1 - Posted by: hershey 2/12/2020 6:07:05 AM (No. 315746)
Is this what you call 'patient zero'????
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MMC 2/12/2020 6:09:34 AM (No. 315747)
If I were an international company- sending sales or business people on trip to China would stop.. #gotomeeting via computer would suffice for now..
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Highlander 2/12/2020 6:57:37 AM (No. 315783)
Looks like a Michael Chricton plot.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Strike3 2/12/2020 9:17:33 AM (No. 315950)
"Super-spreader" is a great word for each of the democrat candidates.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Axeman 2/12/2020 9:31:10 AM (No. 315966)
I wish they would give this virus a name like SARS and MERS. Coronavirus is common and one of the viruses responsible for the common cold. Most people have had a coronavirus infection at least once and have not known it. The bad kind gets in the lungs instead of just upper respiratory. It starts out as a cold, no fever, in most people it doesn't get beyond that. Treatment is the same as for the cold or flu. I have always been strong and healthy but twice in mt life I felt like the flu was going to kill me. Couldn't move and could barely breath. Now I take these all seriously but I'm not going to panic. My unprofessional guess: As the disease progresses, the more deadly virus will get suppressed by the severity of symptoms while the less deadly strains will get transmitted easier because people will be less affected by them. This will build immunity in the general population to the more deadly strain until the whole epidemic winds down.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Kate318 2/12/2020 9:44:14 AM (No. 315977)
I’m beginning to think that the purpose of this “accidental” experiment was to observe infection/transfer rates, but not be 100% deadly...this time.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Chuzzles 2/12/2020 11:25:50 AM (No. 316140)
Something I have noticed since at least the late 80's is the lack of respect that people have for others when they are sick themselves. They selfishly refuse to self quarantine themselves, choosing instead to follow through on their plans for the day/weekend, not caring that they are risking the lives and health of people they don't even know. My kids had to deal with the parents of classmates who sent sick kids running fevers to school where they pretty much infected their classmates, and their teacher. Think of the numbers there who got exposed, all because of a selfish person not wanting to take a day off and let themselves heal. How many holiday plans have these selfish people scuttled by mixing with other people when they are sick? The most egregious though are the ones who fly when sick. There should be special punishment for those people.
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