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Posted in: New York, New Orleans hospitals reel as U.S. leads world in coronavirus cases See in context

I dont particularly believe China's numbers.

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Posted in: Trump dubs COVID-19 'Chinese virus' or 'kung flu' despite hate crime risks See in context

If the shoe fits.

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Posted in: Panel may advise easing virus controls in some areas; Hokkaido to end state of emergency See in context

Very glad to hear.

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Posted in: IOC says no ideal solution for Tokyo Olympics as athletes' dissent grows See in context

July 24 is a long way from now. Trump says the crisis might be over by then.

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Posted in: Chinatown restaurant perseveres in face of virus-linked hate mail See in context

You will ALWAYS have a small percent of mean and rude people. Try to ignore the hate.

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Posted in: Nikkei falls to lowest level in 3 years amid virus fears See in context

new

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Posted in: Nikkei falls to lowest level in 3 years amid virus fears See in context

WTF Japan, you forgot about the 7 million news jobs that Trump created.

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Posted in: Nikkei falls to lowest level in 3 years amid virus fears See in context

In related news as far as stocks are concerned, the US stock market had its best day ever. I think Japan will rebound soon.

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Posted in: Will heat stop the spread of new virus? No one really knows See in context

Studies suggest that ‘hotspots’ for virus that causes Covid-19 are found between the 30 to 50 degree lines of latitude north

Temperature and humidity data might allow scientists to forecast the ‘next’ Wuhan

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Posted in: Local gov'ts urged to prepare hospitals for peak of virus infections See in context

In the spring and summer the virus will die. It likes low humidity and low temperatures.

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Posted in: Japan's economy shrinks 7% in last quarter See in context

Always more fear and anxiety it seems.

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Posted in: Trump defiant as White House is rebuked for coronavirus 'mess' See in context

I think President Trump is doing a good job concerning the virus. He is not exhibiting the fear and panic that the media wants. He is calm in the crisis.

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Posted in: Lights, camera... no action? Hollywood rocked by coronavirus See in context

Life is more important than Hollywood.

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Posted in: Panic buying follows coronavirus across the globe See in context

I think its great for business. On the other hand if you have a big stockpile and someone who has none asks for your help, make sure to give them something.

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Posted in: James Bond film release pushed back 7 months due to virus See in context

Good. i didnt want to see it anyway.

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Posted in: Store shelves stripped of toilet paper amid coronavirus fears See in context

Glad I am in the US. Plenty of paper here.

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Posted in: Abe says gov't ready to protect economy from coronavirus impact See in context

Abe is doing a good job.

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Posted in: Abe's abrupt call to close schools triggers confusion See in context

No mater what Abe does hes wrong. He cant win.

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Posted in: IOC senior member: 3 months to decide fate of Tokyo Olympics See in context

I hope they can play the games. What a loss for Japan. They should get it in 4 years if its canceled. Very bad to have them spend all that money and then have the committee say, so sorry.

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Posted in: 4th person from quarantined cruise ship dies See in context

I have noticed that all 4 people were in their 80s.

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Posted in: Some investors worry as coronavirus puts question mark over Tokyo Olympics See in context

I would postpone it, not call it off.

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Posted in: Professor denies he was pressured to remove videos on virus-hit ship See in context

I dont believe his denials.

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Posted in: Gov't says 2 elderly people from cruise ship have died; another 2 officials infected with coronavirus See in context

I didnt see in the article that they died from the virus.

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Posted in: Woman gets 4 1/2-year sentence over road accident that killed 2 children See in context

Very sad story.

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Posted in: Emperor's birthday event canceled due to coronavirus outbreak See in context

It sounds like a good idea. There would be a large gathering of people.

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Posted in: Tokyo holds Olympic torch relay rehearsal See in context

Where theres a will, theres a way. I think they can do it somehow.

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Posted in: Popular singer Makihara arrested over alleged drug possession See in context

Poppers are a gay thing. I suspected he was gay when I heard about the poppers.

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Posted in: Man arrested over abuse of one-month-old daughter See in context

Stories like this are beyond depressing. Lock him up.

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Posted in: JR East to test anti-groping app on rush-hour trains See in context

Can men report it if they get groped?

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Posted in: Tokyo governor urges residents to wash their hands amid virus outbreak See in context

There is nothing wrong with starting with the fundamentals. I agree with her. There are some cynical people on this site.

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