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Medical Experts Urge Another Shutdown
As Coronavirus Cases Surpass 4 Million

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 7/24/2020 9:20:57 PM

As the US hit a sobering 4 million cases of COVID-19 and the rising daily rate of confirmed cases and hospitalizations suggest the virus is far from under control, medical experts are urging political leaders to shut down the country and start over to contain the pandemic. At least 4,038,748 coronavirus cases and 144,304 deaths were recorded in the United States, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. As the numbers climb, more than 150 prominent US medical experts, scientists, teachers, nurses and others have signed a letter to political leaders urging them to shut down the country and start


So called experts want a complete shut down and start over. I guess the economy is recovering too quickly to suit their purposes.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Proud Texan 7/24/2020 9:32:55 PM (No. 489739)
If everybody else has to shut down to suit the doctors, doesn't that mean the doctors are willing to work for free. Maybe they should just drop their politics, use the drugs that we know work, and get back to work.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Gabula 7/24/2020 9:34:26 PM (No. 489740)
Kiss my covid arse. We need to open, get back to work, kids in school and families functioning as normal. If you're scared, OK, stay home crawl under your bed and hide from it. We'll tell you when it's safe to come out. Gabula
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Reply 3 - Posted by: beancounter 7/24/2020 9:39:12 PM (No. 489741)
The increase is from people coming across the border. Another shutdown won’t accomplish anything.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MMC 7/24/2020 9:44:18 PM (No. 489743)
Are these experts using clinics that have 100% test positive ? Nothing funny about testing random clinic patients and all of them are positive.. What is the death rate? Maybe we are reaching herd immunity- the more that have it now... But, we can’t shut down again.. well yet.. it is not close enough to November.. Or maybe Joe’s dementia needs to have him hiding in basement again.. I am done- I shut off Facebook- no cable or local news.. life seems mostly normal- with a mask on anyway..
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MA Radical 7/24/2020 9:52:27 PM (No. 489745)
Out of 330 million. About 1.2% of the population. Hysterical overreaction or concerted effort to destroy this country.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: pc1eszm 7/24/2020 10:02:36 PM (No. 489754)
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sanddollar 7/24/2020 10:13:23 PM (No. 489760)
Absolutely Not. Many areas are not experiencing increasing cases.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man 7/24/2020 10:19:15 PM (No. 489762)
Yes! shut down: - the southern border - Antifa and BLM - All dimocrat run state/local governments - Mask mandates - third world immigration - Pierre Delecto Shut them down HARD
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Chuzzles 7/24/2020 10:37:36 PM (No. 489774)
How many of those deaths were not covid? How many people have been admitted to a hospital. Hospital admittance is the only number that needs tracking. The stuff the media is pushing is cooked books, and more than likely having to do with all the testing the Feds want done.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 7/24/2020 10:41:14 PM (No. 489776)
Simpler to just shut down the "experts".
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Reply 11 - Posted by: RuckusTom 7/24/2020 10:49:51 PM (No. 489783)
"... 144,304 deaths were recorded ...". Does that include all the motorcycle accident Covid deaths? How many people shot and killed in Chicago this year have been Covid deaths? Are they counting all the traffic accident, cancer and heart disease Covid deaths? How 'bout old age Covid deaths? Heck, throw in the abortion Covid deaths as well. Lots of Covid deaths out there.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: seamusm 7/24/2020 10:53:50 PM (No. 489786)
Why? We know that in spite of rising 'case' numbers that the death rates have plummeted and that the overwhelming majority of cases are minimally and only briefly sick. Let this damn bug run its course while those at highest risk remain sequestered and everyone else simply exercises reasonable caution. We never needed to do more and sure as H don't need to be stupid twice.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: jimincalif 7/24/2020 10:56:16 PM (No. 489788)
No. Life involves risk. Get used to it.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: XCenturion 7/24/2020 11:06:26 PM (No. 489793)
When will a vaccine be developed to ward off the Democrats?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 7/24/2020 11:24:20 PM (No. 489800)
All we can do is rage on comment boards.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: cor-vet 7/24/2020 11:27:49 PM (No. 489803)
Our governor here in Louisiana must have read AOCs tweet about governors keeping their states shut down a little longer, because a few more businesses lost and jobs lost is a cheap price to pay for getting rid of Trump. He extended phase 2 an extra 2 weeks while he is trying to figure out if he can get away with a return to phase one. If nasty Pelosi asks, he'll try to deliver.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: mizzmac 7/24/2020 11:29:56 PM (No. 489804)
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: planetgeo 7/24/2020 11:30:30 PM (No. 489805)
What's the big deal about the number of cases? Do we show daily cases for seasonal flu? If we did they would dwarf these daily COVID case counts. It's totally ridiculous. The initial severe lockdowns achieved their stated goal of flattening the curve so our hospitals could restock supplies and not be overwhelmed. Good. But once the lockdown was lifted, of course the increased contact would lead to a rise in cases. But the number of deaths is under control and the hospitals should be prepared for the limited increase in serious cases. Stop with the absurd drumming of the number of cases. Not relevant and not working.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 7/24/2020 11:30:55 PM (No. 489806)
So, masks either work or they don't. If they do - no shutdown is justifiable. Open up everything. If they don't - why are we wearing them?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Heraclitus 7/24/2020 11:33:30 PM (No. 489810)
No more shut-downs!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Axeman 7/24/2020 11:51:25 PM (No. 489819)
Let it run it's course. That's what will get rid of it. Number of cases is meaningless and is not worthy of being reported. Deaths per million per week rolling would be a somewhat useful number. That shows the epidemic as being almost over, retreating into the background. All this social tampering is just delaying the end of the disease. Besides, it is likely to remain with us in mutating form for the indefinite future. Just like the flu, cold, norovirus, herpes, other coronaviruses, etc.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Namma 7/25/2020 12:10:03 AM (No. 489825)
We are told washing our hands, wear a mask and stand 6 ft apart. So are we being lied to. Washing hands kills the virus. Why is a vaccine needed for something soap and water kills. We wear the mask. We are told the mask works. So why do we have to shut down again. I have come to the conclusion that we are being lied to. A lot.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 7/25/2020 12:36:27 AM (No. 489838)
Not in my lifetime!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: bighambone 7/25/2020 1:55:18 AM (No. 489855)
About this time it should be dawning upon the USA, and the world, that effectively the Chinese Communists have launched what amounts to a covert biological warfare attack on the world, using a very contagious man made virus that has not behaved like any past natural virus that has usually disappeared during the Summer months. This current Chinese virus is acting so strange, with so many apparent damaging effects on victims, that the most eminent medical scientists in the world have not yet been able to get a clear handle on it. It is clear as to who is to blame for the hundreds of thousands of deaths throughout the world caused by the virus and that is the Chinese Communists who allowed the virus to be unleashed upon the world through global commercial air travel. No US politician from the President on down is to blame for the virus. The motive for unleashing the virus was clearly to severely damage or destroy the economies of the free countries across the world. From witnessing what has been going on that is just common sense.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: doctorfixit 7/25/2020 3:43:07 AM (No. 489876)
Medical experts are horses asses.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Trigger2 7/25/2020 4:18:01 AM (No. 489897)
Another shutdown? Hell no. I'd rather see all these experts on ventilators and dying for the demonrat cause.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 7/25/2020 6:34:25 AM (No. 489935)
Unless there are politically correct riots that we need to have.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: franq 7/25/2020 7:32:57 AM (No. 489976)
Hyperinflated numbers. H1N1 was 60 million, no? Where were the lockdowns? Where were the masks? Where were the daily death numbers? Oh, that's right, Hussein was at the helm.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: anniebc 7/25/2020 8:28:26 AM (No. 490050)
Lies and more lies.
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