Wednesday 11 March 2020

Covid-19: Day 72: Mar 11th: US cases rise beyond 1,000: Japan Spike: 53 million people infected, Merkel: Large-scale military drill in Europe to go ahead: 'This tsunami has overwhelmed us: Containment Falters. US: still NO checks or advice at UK airports

Original photo AP

Covid-19: Day 72: Mar 11th: Summary

Countries affected, 107, confirmed cases, 119,295 with 5,691 in a critical condition. The death toll is now at 4,292 at a rate of 3.6%.

'This tsunami has overwhelmed us': Doctors reveal the horrors of Italian hospitals where coronavirus 'war has exploded' and dying patients have to be left untreated as medics work 'day and night' - while experts warn the UK and US public are not SCARED enough An intensive care doctor in northern Italy has described the scale of the crisis The medic said colleagues were becoming 'sick and emotionally overwhelmed' Also issued a warning for the UK that the Italian chaos could come to Britain. DM 

US cases rise beyond 1,000 as Japan outbreak spikes. Coronavirus confusion as NHS helpline gives out wrong advice Travellers returning to the UK from Italy told no need to isolate as sixth death announced. Guardian

Indian farmer DESTROYS nearly $800,000 worth of chickens & eggs over coronavirus fake news on social media. Dr Suresh Bhatlekar, a poultry farmer from the town of Dahanu in the state of Maharashtra, is one of the many local poultry producers that have fallen victim to the coronavirus-linked panic, fueled by social media posts suggesting that the COVID-19 could be transmitted through white meat. RT

Coronavirus clusters swell on both sides of the US. Alarming clusters of the coronavirus swelled on both coasts of the U.S. on Tuesday, with more than 70 cases now tied to a biotech conference in Boston and infections turning up at 10 nursing homes in the hard-hit Seattle area. AP

10,000 cases? The true number of U.S. coronavirus cases is far above official tally, scientists say. Researchers estimate that by March 1, the virus had already infected about 1,000 to 10,000 people who have not yet been accounted for. LAT

U.S. Fight Against Virus in New Phase as Containment Falters. The U.S. has shifted into a new phase of its coronavirus response after efforts to stamp out sparks of an outbreak have failed. Authorities now are focusing on limiting damage. Yahoo

Merkel Expects 60-70% Of Germans To Be Infected With Coronavirus. Angela Merkel says she expects around 60-70 per cent of Germans will be infected with the coronavirus, which equates to about 53 million people. ZeroHedge

Large-scale military drill in Europe to go ahead despite the coronavirus outbreak. The operation, dubbed Defender Europe 20, will see the deployment of 20,000 US troops, equipment, and gear across European countries, where they will be joined by NATO allies' military forces and partner nations for a series of drills and war games. PT

How many coronavirus cases are being missed? NHS 111 has been giving the WRONG advice to travellers returning from Italy and turning away patients who haven't been abroad Britons turned away when they try to access NHS 111 unless they've been abroad Sparked fears hundreds of infections being missed and the true toll could be hidden. DM  

'No one told me to self-isolate... I want to get back to work': Hundreds flying into Britain from Italy say there are still NO checks or advice at UK airports... as 20,000 Britons face being stranded in the locked-down nation after airlines axe flights Passengers from Italy continued to fly into Britain unchecked today – despite the worsening outbreak in Italy British Airways, Ryanair and Jet2 have all cancelled Italy flights until April because of the coronavirus crisis Easyjet and Vueling are still running some services to Italy, which has had over 10,000 cases of the illness Many passengers told MailOnline they had 'no idea' about the 14-day self-isolation for all travellers from Italy. DM 

'Just stay calm. It will go away.' Donald Trump tries to reassure Americans as he makes crisis trip to Capitol Hill for talks on the emergency economic bailout - and National Guard are called in to fight coronavirus President Donald Trump advised Americans to just 'stay calm' and the coronavirus will 'go away' 'It will go away. Just stay calm, it will go away,' he said Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer are proposing their own economic relief package to combat the market decline in the wake of coronavirus concerns.  DM

China reported an uptick in new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections, reversing four straight days of fewer new cases, driven by infected individuals arriving from abroad. Mainland China had 24 new confirmed cases on Tuesday, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday, up from 19 new cases a day earlier. Of the new infections, 10 were imported cases, bringing the overall cases from abroad to 79. RSOE

Find out HOW TO START a 3 Week Prepper Food Pantry for emergencies and disaster preparedness.  We show you step-by-step how to choose what items to put in your pantry, how much survival food you will need, food storage tips and other items to consider when building your emergency food storage.

Useful Links


Home Site said...

WHY ARE YOU LYING> Japan does not have 53 million infected

Gary Walton said...

How can you comment on a post you haven't read, it says: Merkel Expects 60-70% Of Germans To Be Infected With Coronavirus. Angela Merkel says she expects around 60-70 per cent of Germans will be infected with the coronavirus, which equates to about 53 million people. It doesn't mention Japan at all in the sentence>

Gary Walton said...

The headline is- 53 million people infected, Merkel: Oh, but wait, I get it, you don't know who Merkel is. Merkel is the German Chancellor, Germany is in Europe, somewhere between the UK and Japan, does that help?