As new cases explode all over the globe, with 5 new countries reporting their first cases, health authorities continue to give out puzzlingly incomplete, contradictory and sometimes even wrong information. While our view on Thailand is provisionally shifted back to “contained” our view is that Egypt is the next unannounced hotspot.
Given where we are in the story, we’re going to have to perform triage, meaning making tough choices over where to apply woefully inadequate resources. Our analysis concludes that even though there are numerous exciting vaccine candidates en route, we cannot expect them to arrive any time soon.
A vaccine is 6 – 18 months out (best case), which means that the Honey Badger virus will not be stopped before it makes a spring peak. With luck, we’ll have a vaccine in place before the fall/winter resumption of the illness (presuming it operates like a normal flu virus, which may not be the right way to look at it. We just don’t know). More from Chris Martenson.
The number of coronavirus cases around the world has now surpassed 91,000. Seven new nations are reporting infections: Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Portugal, Senegal, Latvia, Tunisia and Morocco. More from Styxhexenhammer666.
FEMA is preparing for a possible national emergency declaration over the spread of coronavirus. This comes following additional deaths in Washington state. One wag in the comments section recommended setting up FEMA camps in Detroit, saying, “They haven’t had a tourist since 1963.” More from Tim Pool.
The Democrats, of course, are blaming Trump for the coronavirus. They don’t have to have a valid reason to blame Trump for anything. Those yahoos could wake up tomorrow and blame Trump when the night falls, ending their perfect fay! More from Zeducation.ARVE Error: need id and provider