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Why the US has the most reported
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Posted By: FlyRight, 5/22/2020 7:03:25 PM


President Trump  said Tuesday the fact that the United States has the most coronavirus cases in the world is a “badge of honor” because it shows how much testing the country is doing. While there are many factors at play when comparing how countries have fared in the coronavirus pandemic, public health experts say Trump’s explanation left out a key factor: The U.S. has so many cases because it was initially slow to respond to the outbreak and ramp up testing and other containment tools.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: GoodDeal 5/22/2020 7:15:28 PM (No. 419171)
Because America is a greedy selfish country that it discriminates against gay people, blacks and Hispanics. Or maybe because America does more testing for the virus. Not sure yet.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Vesicant 5/22/2020 7:17:43 PM (No. 419174)
Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio, and Phil Murphy.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Locarno 5/22/2020 7:18:49 PM (No. 419178)
Get a gander at the 'experts' Petey is using to push his propaganda. Harvard, Duke, and the New York Times. It's so interesting how the lefties are able to cherry-pick their 'facts' and totally ignore anything that contradicts their tiny belief system.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: davew 5/22/2020 7:33:25 PM (No. 419190)
Here's my list of factors that drove the US numbers as high as they were. 1. JFK airport in close proximity to the large, dense population areas of NY and NJ 2. Widespread availability of senior living homes in the US relative to Europe and Asia that concentrated the most vulnerable populations in an environment where the virus could spread quickly especially when incompetent health officials failed to recognize the problem early on. 3. Incompetent government preparation despite years of warnings from independent medical experts that a pandemic was likely. This includes national laboratories like the CDC as well as state and local governments who have squandered vast resources on political patronage projects at the expense of prudent preparations to protect their citizens. 4. Political pressure that forced Steve Bannon and Peter Navarro out of the inner circle in the White House. Both of them were warning of the real threat from the Chinese virus in late December but were dismissed as crackpots and prevented from informing the President even earlier than he eventually was. 5. Emerging evidence that Chinese researchers in the Wuhan Virology Institute lab selectively altered the SAR-COV-2 virus to maximize its transmissibility in humans. PLA military researchers have also published peer reviewed papers in Nature describing how viruses could be modified to target specific ethnic populations. They were aware of the comorbidities of diabetes, hypertension, cardio vascular disease, and obesity that are very prevalent in subgroups of the US population. In other words, we were China's main target.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 5/22/2020 7:48:23 PM (No. 419200)
Why does the United States have the most reported CV cases? Because we are playing politics. Haven't heard much with regard how CV is effecting the rest of the world. Are any other countries reopening? Our media wouldn't report that. Don't hear anything about Italy or Spain anymore.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 5/22/2020 7:48:36 PM (No. 419201)
China and Russia are lying, as per normal practice for them.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: RuckusTom 5/22/2020 7:55:38 PM (No. 419211)
The Chinese New Year and China Town.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Lawsy0 5/22/2020 8:13:59 PM (No. 419219)
Is it because Fauci and Madam la Scarf cannot count?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 5/22/2020 8:17:51 PM (No. 419228)
Anyone mention the global fee from Medicare (CMS) attached to the Covid-19 diagnostic code? My understanding is that it's a hefty amount for hospitals.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rama41 5/22/2020 9:18:48 PM (No. 419246)
The NY Times blamed Trump last summer before anyone ever heard of COVID-19. After Russia Russia Russia collapsed in 2019, The NEWS Editor stated the number one goal of the NYT was to get rid of the president. A pandemic is just another opportunity.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Faithfully 5/22/2020 10:01:12 PM (No. 419268)
Life insurance.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: D S Craft 5/22/2020 10:13:23 PM (No. 419277)
What kind of a stupid question is this? The US has higher numbers because the US has a larger population than other countries other than China and China lies. If you normalize the data per capita the US is lower than a number of other countries, especially in Europe. We are living in stupid times.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Grateful 5/22/2020 11:20:39 PM (No. 419305)
The perfect hindsight of these non-essential fake news caterwaulers is a sight to behold. If the insipid dolts could just peer into their crystal ball and predict the future 100% I just might find some redeeming value in their TDS inspired rants.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DCGIRL 5/23/2020 5:39:48 AM (No. 419392)
#2, please don't forget Governor Wolf of Pennsylvania.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Sunhan65 5/23/2020 6:57:41 AM (No. 419438)
And Whitmer.
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