carpslidy comments

Posted in: New Zealand’s largest city to remain locked down See in context

@reckless

I do enjoy your sarcasm

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Posted in: New Zealand’s largest city to remain locked down See in context

25,000 applied for 3,000 quarantine rooms today. All were gone within the hour.

People can't go home ,leave , visit dying relatives , take up jobs etc etc.

New Zealand talks about " being kind" etc but is a brutally uncaring government

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Posted in: Japan's top COVID-19 adviser says peak of 5th wave over See in context

"A careful man tries to dodge the bullets,

While a happy man takes a walk."

E

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Posted in: Tokyo coronavirus cases fall to 968; nationwide tally 8,234 See in context

Corona has been widespread in Japan for 18 months, whereas Australia has tried elimination. It stands to reason due to naturally gained immunity Japan would eventually have lower numbers.

Hopefully Corona is turning into the flu

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,915 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 13,638 See in context

Are we supposed to believe that people in Tokyo are more resistant to COVID, and that's why they alone need to have multiple symptoms to warrant free testing? Are we supposed to understand that people in Tokyo are somehow "more robust" than citizens in other parts of the country, 

Corona has been more widespread in Tokyo than the rest of the country so it’s very likely many Tokyoites have started building natural immunity quicker than the rest of the country.

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Posted in: New Zealand reports 1st virus vaccine death See in context

Read up on New Zealand’s managed isolation facilities and then tell me Nz is doing a good job.

New Zealand citizens overseas are basically locked out and locked in their own country. And the 25% of New Zealand’s with relatives overseas are in most cases unable to visit family or be visited by family even if they die or are dying as Miq spots are harder to get than tickets to Willy wonkers chocolate factory.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 5,534 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 25,156 See in context

BlowzenToday  06:59 pm JST

Some shocking news that shows how hospitals are currently saturated...

COVID-19 patient forced to give birth at home, baby dies

https://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/14421133

No, it doesn't

it shows how hospitals put profits above lifes

it shows how irrational people have become that a babies life is less important than the risk of infection

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Posted in: New Zealand says it has solved COVID outbreak puzzle See in context

Am dreading two weeks in a hotel

That said I appreciate the immigration authority giving me a visa in pretty quick time.

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Posted in: Japan extends virus emergency to Sept 12; weighs legal options to enforce restrictions See in context

the government works for the people and the people dont want to stay home any longer。

when did we stop living in a democracy?

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Posted in: New Zealand records 1st local coronavirus case in 6 months See in context

And yet residents in Japan can't drink in bars after 8:00pm. You call that freedom?

If you lived here you would know there are many places you can.

Ill take having to work a little to find a bar over repeated lockdowns

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Posted in: Curfew imposed in Melbourne after pub crawls; Darwin in lockdown; NSW sees worst day of pandemic See in context

my understanding is if your vaccinated you have a much lower chance of catching the virus,

thus vaccinations will reduce cases dramatically but not eliminate corona.

It is certainty there will be corona in melbourne next year and for ever after .

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 4,295 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 17,832 See in context

ah well, life must go on

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Posted in: Entire Australian state goes into lockdown as virus surges See in context

Residents of Sydney, going into an eighth week under stay-at-home order

 what a waste of peoples time.

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Posted in: Newcomers Brentford beat Arsenal to make flying Premier League start See in context

to be allowed to cheer, how i envy them

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Posted in: Concerns mount over possible collapse of Japan's medical system See in context

this article is identical to the ones written when japan hit 100, 1000, 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000 ,8000, 9000 ,10000, 11,000, 12,000 ,13000 ,14,000 ,15,000, 20,000

after a year and a half of unfounded hysterics no wonder most people have given up listening

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Posted in: Suga's medical adviser urges tougher anti-virus measures See in context

everywhere is busy, most people have decided to get on with life

hope those who panic on this board are enjoying their personal holiday lockdowns.

was in fukuoka last weekend hotel was full, night pool was full.

went to Tokyo tues ~thurs, plane was prettty full was easily able to find restaurant servering past 8pn.

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Posted in: Sydney hits new COVID case record as outbreak spreads See in context

idiots

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 2,884 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 12,073 See in context

. I am self-isolating and only going out to pay bills and I do my food shopping late at night when family shopping is done.

Didn't you get vaccinated????

Why then would you need to live like a hermit?

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Posted in: Tokyo reports record high 5,042 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 15,263 See in context

Got my second vaccine today, looking forward to the rest of the summer.

90% protection is good enough for me,

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Posted in: Gov't policy to only hospitalize critical COVID patients draws flak See in context

AntiquesavingToday  10:26 am JST

carpslidyToday  10:22 am JST

Makes sense.

Almost every country is now doing the same.

Either you only know one developed country (Japan) or you only know underdeveloped countries.

This is not what has been done in Canada, the UK, or the EU.

What are you talking about? Most people in the us, uk, eu are told to recover at home.

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Posted in: Gov't policy to only hospitalize critical COVID patients draws flak See in context

Makes sense.

Almost every country is now doing the same.

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Posted in: Troops to enforce Sydney lockdown as Brisbane extends virus curbs See in context

I have nothing to say but wtf.

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Posted in: Officials in Tokyo alarmed at lack of sense of crisis as virus cases hit record highs See in context

The people have spoken, this is democracy.

It was always going to end this way. The public should be applauded for waiting until the elderly have been vaccinated before letting numbers get this high.

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Posted in: Rare fans at Olympic events admit COVID doubts See in context

virusrexToday  07:50 am JST

There are ways to call these kind of people, that take advantage of most other people being responsible in order to enjoy something themselves.

As a man of science, I sure you would call these people level headed. Sitting outside in the sun the chance of infection is almost zero.

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Posted in: Tokyo governor urges young people to get vaccinated to slow virus surge See in context

It's a hassle but I recommend calling around clinics(many cities provided a list when they sent out the coupons) instead of waiting for an opening at a mass vaccination center. There are bookings available but you have to be willing to call a lot of clinics first. Unfortunately the system is still analog.

And get on a cancellation waiting list if you can, that's how I already got my first shot.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports record 2,848 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 7,629 See in context

Wasn't this the plan all along?

Vaccinate the elderly early to keep deaths low, then not worry too much about daily numbers. With 80.000.000 millions given out and at 1.200.000 million a day this is only going to continue for another couple of months.

The majorty of people don't want to stay home and s.o.e no longer have any meaning so either accept the next two/three months numbers are going to increase and do whatever measures you see fit, (once your vaccinated you don't have to worry) or stay home for until the fall. No point complaining everyday. Of the 150 posts not one gives an alternative solution.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,429 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 4,692 See in context

I am sorry to hear your father died, on the other side my father is very sick and I am unable to go home to visit him because of corona restrictions.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,763 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 5,020 See in context

WaddoToday  09:40 pm JST

Mr. Hakman:

"There was a grand total of four COVID deaths in Japan today. 

Four."

I wonder what you would say if one of them was your mum, or son. God forbid it was YOU

You do know people die? We don't live forever?

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,763 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 5,020 See in context

Delta is not more deadly than other variants

This is definitely wrong prooven by scientists! It is 5 times more infectable then type A.

Increased rate of infection doesn't mean its more deadly. Generally the more easily a virus spreads the less deadly it becomes.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,128 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 3,574 See in context

Like it or not most people have given up caring. That may be because they are vaccinated, it might be because they have very little chance of dying or it may be because corona is never going to disappear.

Either way most people are out and about this week(the vast majority wearing masks)

Whatever the number of infections and government requests, the number of people carrying on daily life is only going to increase. In a few months mask wearing is going to decrease too.

Downvote, talk about long term corona all you want but public sentiment is clearly changing,

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