@Monty. Fully agree. Lies, and more lies as this data is not verified by an independent body. Solution? Close these FILTHY and UNHYGIENIC markets.
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"Legendary"?? Who made this decision? Agree with Hawkeye...More cash during retirement and more money in your bank account. The trigger is always MONEY and GREED. Look at the state of the world today and you realize that these musicians and celebrities NEVER donate a single cent.
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"At least China is TRYING to manage it, unlike other nations who...".. but how do you know? Do you honestly believe one single word that comes from the Chinese state-owned media? Has this been verified by an independent body? What happened in Wuhan is shrouded in mystery. Why are you defending China if you have no evidence?
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I say boycott Zoom, Tik Tok, and all Chinese products. That’s the only way to beat this evil regime. China is a threat to global peace and security.
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WHO is the main arbiter of this virus?...No? My answer is ...Yes! The WHO will soon be sending confusing messages and changing its mind. " No risk of human to human transmission" " Flight restrictions are useless" "China did a great job by alerting the world about this DEADLY virus". There was an online petition for Mr Tedros to resign back in February. There were over over ONE MILLION signatures and yet this man does not have the dignity to resign. He is responsible (together with China) for the deaths and suffering of hundreds of thousands of innocent people.
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Starbucks, Macdonalds, ... invading the world. While I was on holiday in Japan I avoided all these global brands. I had great coffee in small, independent coffee bars and amazing food in local restaurants. I really don't understand why tourists tend to flock to these places. My philosophy when travelling is try all things local.
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Another BIG lie by the Chinese authorities. Do they really think the world would believe them? The WHO ( a complicit ) finally claimed that there were many delays in obtaining data after 5 months. A joke! Mr Tedros flew to China to praise the way they handled the pandemic. Look at the figures today. Thousands have died and millions infected. Disgraceful!
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China, China, China. I think the whole world is FED UP with this country by now. The Coronavirus, Hong Kong, Taiwan, colonizing Africa, stealing technology and know-how from other countries. The WHO claimed that China did not share information about Covid but of course, China denied it. So frustrating having to deal with such a country.
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Sadly this is the Instagram generation where celebrities make quick and easy money with little hard work. The world is currently facing more serious problems (poverty, pandemics, climate change, wars and conficts, etc..). These celebrities seem so irrelevant in these uncertain times. Few people want to read their news.
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Lies, lies, and more lies by the Chinese communist party. If the virus did not originate in a wet market in Wuhan, there happens to be a virology research lab in the same city. Coincidence? Not saying it is man-made but it could that the virus escaped unintentionally and spread through the population. Why doesn't China allow an independent inquiry if they claim they are so transparent? China MUST not be trusted.
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Here we go! Yet another state-sponsored propaganda by CCP. After all the lies and denials, China is trying to play the saviour of the human race. A country run by clowns.
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Who would actually be allowed to investigate if these steps have been taken by the Chinese authorities. Just take the example of the Coivd 19 outbreak in Wuhan, How many foreign journalists were allowed to report on what was really going on in the city? The hospitals, people in quarantine, their daily lives, their fears and their suffering, etc..It is all shrouded in mystery. The CCP can not be trusted. Its principles are lying, deceiving, denying, cheating. Corrupt from top to bottom.
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Really depressing to read all these fake news and conspiracy theories in these uncertain. We are pointing fingers to blame someone and deflect attention from the REAL culprit - CHINA. Gates is a good man and through his philanthropy work he has saved thousands of lives in poor countries. This man can lead a satisfactory life and spend his wealth differently. How many billionaires are giving generously to charities around the world?
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Individual rights and freedoms? You are talking about a KILLER virus. Djokovic's net worth is over 200 million dollars and you wonder why he wants to be able to travel and play in tournaments. The answer is GREED. Full stop.
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Who in the world would trust these figures coming from China? A bad joke! We have all learnt NOT to trust China after this global tragedy which has only caused death and suffering. The CCP should stop lying and cheating. No wonder there has been a rise in hate speech against Chinese people.
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The truth is KNOWN . Do you honestly trust the figures given by the Chinese authorities? Any scientific proof that Chinese infections were milder? There was no one to verify this. Lies, lies and lies by the CCP in order to save face. State propaganda. . Now China is playing the saviour after causing the death of thousands of people worldwide. Shameful! China should pay damages to all the countries it infected with the Wuhan virus.
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Well done ! And thanks. In these troubled times the world needs more kind-hearted people who have compassion and love to spread.
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Who cares about Bob Dylan in these uncertain times?What people would like to hear is for these singers and celebrities to donate,donate, and donate towards a Coronavirus fund or charity. Remember that these people have MILLIONS OF DOLLARS in their bank accounts. It is all about greed and fame. Please retire Mr Dylan. You inspire only a few people.
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There is no doubt that the virus emerged from Wuhan in China. Scientific facts. The whole world knows how the Chinese authorities tried to cover up the facts and lie. What's more, they launched a disinformation war and state-sponsored propaganda. The World Health Organization is also complicit in this global tragedy. Now China is playing the role of the saviour ,NOT the villain by sending medical equipment and doctors to Spain, Italy, Serbia. What a joke! Some test kits which were sent to Spain were DEFECTIVE. They obviously don't care about human lives. CHINA WILL NEVER BE TRUSTED. Full stop.
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Blaming the coronavirus outbreak on two Chinese tourists is very inaccurate. We need to look at the bigger picture. There are, of course, many factors which we should consider. In Italy they are still trying to trace 'patient zero' which will never be possible. In my opinion, there could have more than 100 'patient zeros'. When Italy banned all direct flights to China during the epidemic, many Chinese people and Italian businessmen arrived through different routes after the Chinese new year. These people were NOT quarantined nor asked to self-isolate. There is a big Chinese community in Italy (legal or illegal) and they run coffee bars, restaurants, nail and massage salons, etc from north to south... you name it. As one reader wrote about a city called Prato (near Florence) where the percentage is 40%. The worst hit areas are NOT tourist destinations (Bergamo, Brescia, Lodi, Cremona) and therefore the virus could have spread through these hotbeds. But the big blame goes to the Chinese authorities for their lies, cover ups and lack of transparency regarding the outbreak. The World Health Organisation should be ashamed for their support for China without even sending a fact-finding mission to assess the true scale of epidemic. They praised China instead. The head of the WHO should RESIGN and we should all have the right to question his wealth and bank accounts.
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