Sunday, March 22, 2020

Coronavirus: and the beat goes on...and on...and on

Chivis Martinez for Borderland Beat


Mexico: 251 cases, 48 are new cases, 2 deaths. Includes: 35 cases in Mexico City, 4 in Jalisco, 4 Michoacán, 1 Campeche  
A closer look at the stats since January 21:

Of the 351 deaths in the U.S. from coronavirus, 318 are from seven states,  
Including: New York, 117 Washington State 95, California 30, Georgia 23, Louisiana 20, New Jersey 20, Florida 13.

The remaining 33 deaths are from 26 states.  All having single digits totals. 

17 states have not reported deaths.

Puerto Rico reports 1 death
3.22.20

NOTE: Virus is not airborne, only transmitted by "respiratory droplets"  from a sneeze or cough.  These droplets do not hand in the air , hence the 6 foot distance recommendation. 


Malaria Drug shows promise


Between early and mid-March, 20 patients were treated with 600 milligrams of hydroxychloroquine daily in a hospital setting. Depending on their symptoms, an antibiotic known as azithromycin was also added to the treatments. This antibiotic is known to be effective against complications from bacterial lung disease. Another 16 remaining patients were not given the drug as a control.

The results indicate a productive therapeutic remedy, that both shorten the life of the virus and the voracity.   By the administration removing the regulations normally imposed this brings the treatment in the hands of treating physicians.  This is called using a medication “off label.”   Additionally important, by lifting regulations  insurers will cover the cost.
Thousands cheer the Vive Latino festival in Mexico City, Saturday, March 14, 2020.
In this fluid story of the corona virus, I was asked to create a forum by which BB followers could ask questions and provide information.


I will give this a go and see what happens.  No political or unproven information will make the cut.  


CHINA


As many of you know, my husband has been in China during this time. I have been commenting about the status of China.  He is fine, bored but fine.  He reports life returning to normal. Traffic, factory operations becoming normal.  It is still against regulations/law to go outdoors without a mask. 


Speaking of masks.  Health professionals have said we don’t need them, but that view is changing..  It is more important to distance ourselves, and wash hands, was hands, wash hands. However those with underlying medical issues, autoimmune deficiency, heart, kidney problems, diabetes etc should wear a mask as well as  first responders and medical personnel. 


If you have a need, wear N95.  Anything else is completely useless.


China claims production is now returned to 90%.  My husband says, based on his industry that it is more accurate at 70%. However, even a 70% number is positive.  Keep in mind, China also has massive AI manufacturing plants that operate 24/7…even in the dark.  That is something the U.S. must incorporate stateside to fortify American manufacturing.  It is not an option, or we will increase our dependency on China and India.

China has been building a global artificial intelligence empire, leaving everyone including the U.S. in its wake.  From farming to autos, and everything in between, they have gained tremendous dominance over the world. 


We must not allow any nation to have the capability of holding the U.S. hostage because of our overwhelming reliance on their production of our medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. 



PLEASE AVOID HOARDING


In China there are no depletion of household items and food.  Because citizens are not hoarding, but rather they are shopping as they normally do.  Medial masks are the exception.  But even those are now available.

My niece is an executive of a large food chain.  They are working double shifts.  They have ordered their market chains to open special hours for seniors only. Quite dilatory I say.  She does say in 2 weeks supplies will be back per normal.

To give you an idea how much over buying is occurring….a normal intake per day for markets are around 200k, during this crisis it is over a million.  Please think of the seniors living on the once a month SS checks, or single parents living paycheck to paycheck and others who can’t go out and drop 1 to 4 thousand on hoards that deplete the supply.
Cases spread across the country with concentrations in NY, California and Washington State
If you know someone in your life or a neighbor that may be affected, share, and help them.  I spent the last 2 days doing just that.   I buy on Amazon by subscription every 3 or 4 months and just rec a shipment when this happened.  Therefore I was in toilet paper, paper towel heaven, plus detergents, coffee, pasta, beans etc etc etc.  I have been sharing. 

Drive through testing is now available.   If your doc orders one.

The early tests in other countries had a high percent of false positives.  The ones in the US have a high degree of accuracy and new ones have a turnaround time in hours.  By Trump opening the test development to private enterprise and cancelling old regulations, pharma and lab companies were able to respond quickly to the need.

Fear drives all things negative.  Calm down, don’t listen to social media, or even the news, I go to the source each day, to these websites:


MEXICO

Today Mexico is beginning to put in place restrictions. However AMLO said he did not feel the need for community distancing.  Just days ago a massive Vive Latino festival in Mexico City, was held on Saturday, March 14, 2020.


Mexico has no deaths from the virus as of today. Which is good news, as they are woefully underprepared to cope with the virus becoming  widespread. Their underfunded and failed health system would collapse quickly with a strain of widespread transmission.


Mexico has some private health systems and hospitals but mostly it is an universal healthcare system that is fragile and vulnerable, and financially weak.

MEDICATIONS

This week China has threatened to withhold ingredients the U.S. needs for the manufacturing of medications.  90% comes from China and India, mostly China.  A top level official says China can “Throw the U.S. into the sea of the coronavirus." (South China Morning Post)  President Trump was asked about this and he was firm in his answer “they will not do that”…as to say they don’t dare.   These nasty tidbits come from China president Xi’s surrogates.  But be assured the message comes from the top in a way to send a message or test the waters.

Trump met with insurance companies last week.  They and Medicare agreed to override usually scheduling so that people could get an “emergency” 3 month supply of meds.  Please assure that those most vulnerable in your life knows this.


Typically, insurance companies have a schedule of 30 to 90 days when you can renew.  For example for 30 day supply refills will not be approved before the 26th day.  Now however that will be waived.  I was able to get my aunts emergency supply yesterday.

Mexico City has 82 confirmed cases
If you are a senior with underlying medical issues you are most targeting by this virus.  The average age of death is high 70s.  If you are younger but have a medical issue you also are in danger.

I convinced my 89 yr old aunt to self-quarantine.  This after having to explain what the coronavirus is.   “I wondered what they were talking about”  (she refuses to wear her hearing aids) She is the second oldest of the Martínez Clan.  Make sure the elders in your life are watched and cared for.

Telehealth Excerpt:

Medicare coverage and payment of virtual services
Under President Trump’s leadership, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has broadened access to Medicare telehealth services so that beneficiaries can receive a wider range of services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. These policy changes build on the regulatory flexibilities granted under the President’s emergency declaration. CMS is expanding this benefit on a temporary and emergency basis under the 1135 waiver authority and Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act. The benefits are part of the broader effort by CMS and the White House Task Force to ensure that all Americans – particularly those at high-risk of complications from the virus that causes the disease COVID-19  – are aware of easy-to-use, accessible benefits that can help keep them healthy while helping to contain the community spread of this virus.  

Updated ICE statement on COVID-19

Statement attributable U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement:
 ensure the welfare and safety of the general public as well as officers and agents in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will temporarily adjust its enforcement posture beginning today, March 18, 2020. ICE's highest priorities are to promote life-saving and public safety activities. 
Consistent with its sensitive locations policy, during the COVID-19 crisis, ICE will not carry out enforcement operations at or near health care facilities, such as hospitals, doctors' offices, accredited health clinics, and emergent or urgent care facilities, except in the most extraordinary of circumstances. Individuals should not avoid seeking medical care because they fear civil immigration enforcement.  Last Reviewed/Updated: 03/18/2020
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  • A Treasury Department proposal sent to lawmakers calls for $250 billion in direct payments to Americans starting April 6, with another $250 billion round on May 18. Each check is for the amount of 1000. 
  • Trudeau and Trump jointly agree to close Canada-US border to all except cargo.
  • Kansas closed schools for the remainder of school year
  • Don’t be alarmed as case numbers climb dramatically,  backlog is being processed through "high input rapid result" testing.
  • New "Self Test" is coming
  • BREAKING: California's governor on Thursday issued a statewide "stay at home order" Governor Gavin Newsom said that modeling has shown that 56 percent of California residents were expected to contract CV over the next eight weeks.  He said LA,  the second-largest city, would likely be "disproportionately impacted" 
  • Emergency relief for working class proposed; Earners under 100k will rec 2 checks beginning of April, 1000-1200 plus 500 for dependents.  Mid May second set of checks will go out. Size depends on income.   Sent by U.S. Treasury. May repeat with a second round of checks TBD
  • Malaria Drug for Coronavirus has been approved by FDA-hydroxychloroquine has been effective therapeutically against CV.
  • Italy surpasses China with most CV deaths at 3400 Case numbers seemingly skyrocket, is due to new rapid test processing, one day numbers actually represent 5 or 6 days
  • 50% cases from 3 states; NY, California and Washington, from 10 counties

  • MEXICO'S first reported deaths from CDMX and Durango, the first attended music festival, second returned from California

    FIRST DEATH IN MX OF CV ATTENDED MUSIC FESTIVAL: The Mexican Secretary of Health announced this Wednesday the first death in the country of a patient infected with the coronavirus. This is a 41-year-old man who had been admitted to a hospital in the capital March 9th.The victim suffered from diabetes and, according to his family, he had attended a rock concert last March 3 at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City. 

    DURANGO MAN SECOND DEATH IN MEXICO-AFTER RETURN FROM CALIF: The Ministry of Health confirmed the second death from coronavirus, on Thursday 3.19.20, a man in Durango, and reported 39 new cases, bringing the total to 203 infected in the country. 74 yr old with years of hypertension. He returned to Mex from California on March 3rd became ill on 15th, died on 19th. Mex gov is insisting the body be cremated.

    TONIGHT MEXICO AND CANADA BORDERS CLOSED
    United States 350,000,000 population: 19,624 cases 276 Deaths--50 from 1 Seattle nursing home CDC reorts: 99.3% will recover.....1st U.S. case 1.27.20-. Global deaths 12,201 in 286,000 cases and 99,100 recovered (3.21.20)
    JESSICA JOHANNA OSEGUERA GONZALES, daughter of El Mencho, has requested bail due to the coronavirus.

    223 comments:

    1. Pretty sad that hoarders are making this situation a lot more difficult than it is specifically for senior citizens but they do it with the intention of making a profit resaling those products for very high price, it's only a matter of time before people start getting shot at not for the lack of food or house items but for the way these people are buying...

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    2. Great post and very informative with facts.

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    3. Chivis: Excellent advice. My wife and I are almost 87 yo and have been married for 67 years. We are drastically limiting going out in public. Our son lives with us and is highly aware of what needs to be done. I live in a rather remote area of the USA that is very popular with tourists.
      Wow! Tourism is way down and businesses depending on the are hurting bad.
      Chivis: Thanks for all you do and I urge "Our" BB community to heed your sage advice.

      Mexico-Watcher

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      1. Wow 67 years!!!!! that deserves props...

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      2. 🤔 it's making more sense now Mr. Mexico Watcher. Be safe and thank you.

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      3. I wanted to give a bit of advice to people about something they may be over looking. Wipe down all groceries with a disinfecting wipe or a water and bleach solution either before or after you bring them into your home. Anyone could have sneezed on or touched your products. You are touching the outside of products and then putting food directly into your mouth. This is especially important for older people and people with compromised immune systems. Hopefully everything will be under control soon. Until then please take care of yourselves.

        -El Bala Plata

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      4. Bala Plata, although that is good advice, keep in mind that viruses can't survive (technically they're not alive) on groceries for much more than 24 hours. They can only survive on live host that are compatible.

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      5. Health Organizations have announced repeatedly that this virus can survive on surfaces for up to 3 days. It lives the longest on polypropylene plastic and stainless steel. Just Google it.

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      6. @6:49

        It depends what particular virus. Some viruses *may* live up to 3 days on stainless steel while others may not. Generally, outside a host they're virions - can still infect - (not viruses) and after that just a harmless chemical. It's important to note that viruses are not life and cannot survive much outside of a host.

        Good job with doing you're own research, you're a budding scientist.

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    4. Market is crashing mass lay offs ahead jobless and homeless is more likely in future for middle and lower classes than contracting covid 19 there is no cure for viruses the real virus is panicking

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      1. Yes and yes yes, welcome to a pandemic, money has been pumped to find a cure, lab people are working around the clock, money will be given to those, that are losing work hours.

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      2. 12:21 come again there is no pandemic money is pumped to enriching certain pockets help will be for the more fortunate$ read what i posted again your more likely to have financial ruins than contracting the corona virus

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      3. Money getting poured on this fire, will just get stolen, talking about trillions now "to save" airlines and hotels will not help keeping faith on a government bent on filling its prophets' pockets.
        Big and small businesses agree, a few billion dollars to each is badly needed, government can just turn on its dollar printers and voilá problemo solvedo, a wheel Barrow full of paper to each and a chicken to eat with their cake, sounds like Germany back in the days of their inflation

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      4. Be happy 732 that at least our government is doing something, better than nothing.

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      5. i hope the credit bubble is not bursting

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    5. Thanks for the post on this chivis. My dad is 77 and always has caught his daily bus to china town to his favorite bead and coffee place here in downtown Los Angeles by phillipes, and he still is doing this. I try to explain but he doesn't listen.

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      1. Desiray Striklin killed a teenager by machete in the USA in Florida which is almost a daily occurrence here but it's swept under the rug.

        Chevon Thomas beheaded her own baby todler while high on PCP but it barely makes the news. The USA barely is barely safer than Mexico and there's coronavirus.

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    6. Brad Paisley is the man!

      I agree wotn the hoarder, no crowds of more than ten but let's all meet up in the toilet paper isle! The grocery stores are packed. If everyone shopped as usual the stores would be fine.

      Juárez just got its first case and across in El Paso, they have 3. They simulated a border closing last week but no word on when and if they will be closing it.

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    7. Hello, thank you, just to say thanks to BB. Wishing all well. Let's all try to do good for others, absolument, just like our friends at BB.

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    8. This is population control and people are falling for it by panicking out of fear. As an adult I feel for the children, elderly and those with disabilities and also pregnant women in their 3month or more. Things will get worse if this hoarding continues.

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    9. I really like this article great read gives me some hope with all this fear in people hoarding and panicking that’s happening.

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    10. Good information 👍, hoping this virus vanishes in weeks not months. In Mexico people fear getting killed by the Cartels, in USA we fear dying of the C.V.

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      1. I had this conversation with My Significant Other since he works in the oil field here in West Texas and a few of the guys on his crew live in Chihuahua or In Del Rio or El Paso. He said his co-workers didn't seem to care about the Covid-19 & I told him of course not, They aren't going to fear a damn virus... It's the fucking narcos they have to worry about! Mexico has been in fear for a long while now thanks to the scum narcos,Fucking bastards! Ruining Our beautiful Mother Land & Causing our Genre so much fear and stress.

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      2. So true, narco r more dangerous than the Virus. Not much we can do, with Mexico gun control and the Narco President. Cartel wins

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    11. Las Vegas is literally closed for business.

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      1. 12:03 GOOD! They could use the billions of dollars spent there by Zhenli Ye Gone to launder in their casinos for a bridge loan until the summer kills the CV, but they'd rather have the government send trillions worth of help straight to their pockets...
        --The real gangsters who invented Las Vegas would have never dreamed of getting government financing and loans nobody had to pay back.

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    12. Just noticed the date on this article is Sunday March 22, 2020

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      1. yes...that is the only tool i have to pin something. to future date it

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      2. Our Chivis is looking into what the future holds lol, when will this pandemic be over, I want things to be, back to normal, my wife Reba, keeps hounding me, clean the balcony, clean the spiderwebs, fix the dryer, I want to go back to work.
        Steve of Los Angeles

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    13. I kinda agree with AMLO on not distancing ourselves. If the virus at this phase is weaker than the flu it is better we get it now and build up an immunity rather than wait till it morphs and gets stronger and our bodies have no idea on how to deal with it.
      I think its a global conspiracy seeing how AMLO refused the "loan/debt" and the peso was devalued thereafter

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      1. I am glad you agree on his crowds, but I disagree that he and his Bozo cabinet, did nada in a year he has been in office, 35,000+ died on his watch, totally doing NADA.

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      2. The Homicides are excepted by 60% of the Mexican population, who love their Narco President

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      3. 2:35 among "things AMLO didn't do" was having the military, federal pokice or Guardia Nacional do the murdering for him...
        4:44 Your choice to be ignorant opposition is respected, but you could respect the people that support the PRESIDENTE they elected 3 times before he could be seated on the third try if just because they could not cover up their many crimes anymore, 60% of mexicans still support AMLO, and not because he paid chayote for favoritism from a sellout chayote press. Nobody accepts crime or homicide in Mexico, not even the criminals who resort to it out of revenge from criminality generated by the failed wars on drugs led by FECAL and EPN with 32 billion paid by the US over 12 years

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      4. 8:00 they tell how bad the president is, you need help, your in big time denial, I won't waste my time with you.

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      5. AMLO is an idiot. Did you see him in his "mañanera chaquetera" yesterday holding up his amulets and his lucky dollar bill? That kind of magical thinking is going to get a lot of other morons killed unnecessarily.

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      6. Amlo the Greatest, 60% of the Mexican love him

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      7. 9:27 you already waste a lot of your precious time misinforming others AND ME with your slanted opinions about something you don't know anything about...Thank you
        11:26 I do not see AMLO every day, i have to work dam it!
        But i trust the mexican people's choice.

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    14. The Epidemic of diabetes in America is a toxic mix with C19! Far more diabetics in America than China or iran and even italy!In 2018, 34.2 million Americans, or 10.5% of the population, had diabetes. Undiagnosed: Of the 34.2 million adults with diabetes, 26.8 million were diagnosed, and 7.3 million were undiagnosed.
      Americans are such a healthy bunch! C19 kill rate will be higher than italy's 5 %! The International Diabetes Foundation (IDF), adds that when those with diabetes develop a viral infection of any kind (including COVID-19), it can be harder to treat for two reasons: The person's immune system is compromised, making it harder for their body to fight off the virus and can lead to a longer recovery period; and that viruses may thrive in environments with elevated blood glucose levels.

      Those with diabetes also have heightened levels of inflammation throughout their bodies, which can put those with diabetes at a heightened risk as well, says Dr. Pena. "If you have a viral infection, that can turn into pneumonia easier, because diabetes itself is an inflammatory disease," she says. It's also important to note that, when a person has diabetes, episodes of stress, like a viral infection, can increase blood sugar levels, which can also lead to complications.

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    15. Good thing Arnold S. Is staying home, since he is over that age, he even brought in his two miniture ponies into his house, he earns us to stay indoors.
      El Perin de Tamp

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    16. I did read an article yesterday on how Mexico hasn't put many restrictions in place because it could potentially do serious damage to the economy which is already in bad shape. It also talked about how the restrictions put in place for the Swine Flu epidemic in 2009 caused a lot of financial damage.

      I know that Mexico's caught between a pandemic and a bad economy, but given the Mexican government's characteristic lack of efficiency, I have trouble giving them the benefit of the doubt. It just seems like they're burying their heads in the sand.

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      1. AlMO can care less, if it's citizens die of the CV, I am sure he will blame that on past president.

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      2. Cancuns mayor closed all bars & restaurants.

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      3. Amlo also CARELESS about 35,000 homicides

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    17. My Dearest Chivitas,

      I have been a loyal follower since 2009, have family in Italy and am unfortunately in one of the states with the highest infections.

      Between the endless turmoil in MX and now the virus, I’m not sure how much more my heart can take..

      I wish you, the staff, and all of your loved ones a thousand blessings. May we all come out of this UNITED

      ———-<@

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      1. In Italy doctors have to decide who lives and who doesn't. Not enough ventilators.

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      2. In Italy 627 more deaths in a day.

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      3. In Italy 793 more people died over Night. Please people take this serious and God bless you.

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      4. A health official in NJ is saying we will face the virus sooner or later; sadly, I am starting to believe it to be true...

        Italy is nothing compared to what is coming for the US..

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    18. I live in Midland, Tx & As of right now we have no confirmed cases yet. It's crazy how the schools are cancelled, The standardized testing in Texas has been cancelled, I had Jury duty on Monday (3/23) but it's been cancelled along with any court/trials that were suppose to take place, The mall is closed, Our 24 hour Walmart is only open from 6am-11pm! You can't find any toilet paper/meat/hand sanitizer/beans/rice/flour/eggs... Hygiene products are running low on stores as well! This past Saturday a 19 year old male stabbed An Asian man and His 2 kids, Along with a worker who intervened at Sam's club. An off duty border patrol agent who was shopping apprehended him. Apparently it was racially motivated, Pero quien sabe, Dude could of just been off his meds and Regularly crazy! It's hard not to buy extra/more than needed right now, Everything is running low & I have a Son who has respiratory problems and I am afraid for him to leave home right now. My Dad is 72 w/ COPD, Diabetes and Heart problems but like your typical hard working Mexican, He hasn't slowed down one bit. He's still working 60+ hours as a cementero, I have tried to talk to him to chill because he is seriously at risk... But he says if it's his time, It's his time and No one can stop that not even him! It's crazy out there! I feel for everyone stressed to the max over this chingadera! Do your best to stay away and Stay safe, This too shall pass if we all listen & Do as we're told.



      https://kfoxtv.com/news/crime-news/multiple-people-including-small-child-stabbed-at-midland-sams-club

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    19. @Chivis Do you have any info on how COVID is affecting narco traffic? I assume it affects them at the border, but do you think cartel members are self-isolating?

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      1. no--but wondering if there is any

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      2. Business as always for those dumbass Americans using the drugs, about 20 million, that's why the Narcos exist. By the way I am an American, I don't use their drugs.

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      3. Insight Crime posted an article today about that. It's making it more difficult for them to get supplies from China.

        https://www.insightcrime.org/news/brief/coronavirus-squeezing-mexico-criminal-groups/

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      4. Narcos also steal from Mexican business Charge tax Pisa
        Steal fuel etc Run Mexican Mom Pop out of homes and jobs
        All this is also Amerixcan Users FAULT ???
        A Blanket statement like that dosent Fly
        Bribes and Corruptiin has been in Mexico for hundred of yrs
        before drug wete a big deal
        they Ate the one tjat imported Pot Heroin coca yrs ago
        and selling to Children in Mexico to get hooked and others youth to get them hooked in Mexico is Americans fault
        how about all the addicts in Mexico and other countrys
        are all of American addict fault ??
        come one Its root of fault is letting it get out of hand in the begining
        Both countrys fault alright
        I dont blame so much the addicts thu I do dispise them
        and have very little respect or feelings for them Maybe only a few but most knew ahead of time Drugs were bad
        now lets get to Root We cant go back in past to change
        but we can now
        tts like being pregant cant change much
        but we should have made sure in the begining they know if A boy sticks his carrot in a girls glory you will likey become with child
        so Who do we blame ?
        knowledge is key Home life
        morals Condoms or Steriliztion
        or birth control
        teens are going to have sex
        more now then ever So lets fix that first
        Its start at the Root
        not after
        the cycle must be broken

        How ??? I have my thoughts
        but many wont like them
        Fixing the addict problem
        I have my ways of fixing thst also Many wounldnt like thise either
        i dont deny You say filling a need in US but you cant deny How Mexico allows it to happen because the Mexican People In Gov. get Rich also
        All of our Goverments are Gulity But so are the pushers the takers and makers of the highly addicted drugs
        Greed Greed in each of us is to blame Somewhere in many religions it say that for thousands of yrs Greed Power Ego
        now same with selfish people hoarding. not taking care exposing the Old during this Virus
        it comes down to Each persons
        Moral compass
        Again Greed Ego Selfish Power

        We as humans are not very nice
        at times Some are better the others
        but it starts at home what your taught

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      5. 4:48 I have been addicted, to tobacco, still am, but I quit smoking a while ago, and I don't blame tobacco addicts for making cigarettes available or for enticing me to the vice.
        sellers have ways to enticing and addicting their customers, all ot takes is a friend of yours to share a little, innocently...but they strive for legality and get it inch by inch...buying a senator or congressman here and there, a million dollars or two at a time...

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      6. Hopefully with all the meth they do their immune system is compromised and they all die of CV.

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      7. 6:28 are you that weird Russian or Arabic that used to write in riddles last year here at bb? Sounds like you are , very interesting how you changed your name but everything else is the same

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      8. 2;10
        Yea The ones that lie steal and abuse and cause complete destruction of their family
        its amazing how Meth can change the way brain works
        They come up with amazing excuses the reasoning of some leaves me just Shaking my head in disgust
        I only feel for the ones that
        were tricked into useing it
        the others not one bit

        Anyone Know How Many have died in Mexico from CV ?
        I dont think ALMO would care!
        any new stats ??
        Is there a separte group in Mexico that even Cares ?

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      9. 6:28 Mexico has never had to presidential Pardon hundreds of regime associates for their drug trafficking like certain US president.
        Klaus Barbie, "the Butcher of Lyons" worked hard at developing cocaine and its trafficking and money laundering in Bolivia, along with teaching courses in torture to all the nearby countries' governments that practised their learnings on their people that became victims of Operation Condor.
        --Do not think of saving face or assigning blame, find THE PROBLEM, it is not the drug addicts, it is the money addicts in high places.

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    20. My local grocery store(Vons) is out of water, paper towels and toilet paper, I go when they open, thank you hoarders.
      No luck Chivis ship me some TP, tell China to start on producing the products, I can't believe paper products come from China.

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    21. Chivas mexico has no cases because they are not testing properly

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      1. The U.S. just really started testing that's why you are seeing a lot more cases.

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      2. 3:26 too little, too late... it thanks...
        Treating the symptoms, colds, fevers, sneezing or whatever would be easier, allergy pills help, syrups, tequila with honey and lemon, canon, farmers almanac never lacked advice.
        Tests also could be straight from Javier "La marrana" Duarte de Ochoa who invented distilled water to treat cancer in Veracruz' children, he became a millionaire in part from his pharmaceutical industry, like governor of Jalisko Enrique Alfaro is trying to do.

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    22. Most restaurants, libraries, county offices are closed. I am surprised they haven't shut down the post offices.
      Alex from Long Beach CA

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    23. I live in the sf Bay Area and were on the shelter in place law and the stores over here didn’t have any beans, rice toilet paper ,bottle water,,sopas, bleach,alcohol,and a lot of other things thers a lot of things that are still not really known if this is serious or is everyone overreacting and making it worse? Then there’s the gun and ammunition thing that going on because we just don’t really believe what the government is telling us I been wanting to leave the Sf bay(250+C19) and go with my family in another part of the state (2+C19)cases it seems safer there but if I do 1 family member has to stay cause of work

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      1. As long as you aren’t in the city itself, or anywhere in Alameda county, you should be fine.

        Pray and arm yourself if otherwise.

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    24. “There is so much fear, and perhaps rightfully so, about COVID-19.
      And, what if...
      If we subscribe to the philosophy that life is always working out for us, that there is an intelligence far greater than humans at work...
      That all is interconnected.
      What if...
      the virus is here to help us?
      To reset.
      To remember.
      What is truly important.
      Reconnecting with family and community.
      Reducing travel so that the environment, the skies, the air, our lungs all get a break.
      Parts of China are seeing blue sky and clouds for the first time in forever with the factories being shut down.
      Working from home rather than commuting to work (less pollution, more personal time).
      Reconnecting with family as there is more time at home.
      An invitation to turn inwards -- a deep meditation -- rather than the usual extroverted going out to self-soothe.
      To reconnect with self -- what is really important to me?
      A reset economically.
      The working poor. The lack of healthcare access for over 30 million in the US. The need for paid sick leave.
      How hard does one need to work to be able to live, to have a life outside of work?
      And, washing our hands -- how did that become a "new" thing that we needed to remember. But, yes, we did.
      The presence of Grace for all.
      There is a shift underway in our society -- what if it is one that is favorable for us?
      What if this virus is an ally in our evolution?
      In our remembrance of what it means to be connected, humane, living a simpler life, to be less impactful/ more kind to our environment.
      An offering from my heart this morning. Offered as another perspective. Another way of relating to this virus, this unfolding, this evolution.
      It was time for a change, we all knew that.
      And, change has arrived.
      What if...
      - Gutpreet Gill

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      1. Awesome comment.

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      2. Oh beauteous, bountiful virus!

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      3. I can dig it!...thanks Gutpreet Gill.

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      4. Think of what the USA pollution will be when Industry comes back here !! Making Drugs and any other product has a Waste by product .. That waste will have to be dealt with along with air pollution it will cause
        I do not trust the Gov of China at all
        We as Humans have to start thing and stop buying crap we dont need ( trinkets )
        Everything we use has or buy makeup cell phones clothes shoes purfume cars Has a waste and where does that go in the ground the rivers the ocean
        We can live with so much less crap
        india also mass produce our drugs
        a BBC ? Documentry was done
        the chemicals go to the rivers making people animals sick
        Our Greed Our Neglect
        Our sickness is because of the crappy food we eat When is it OK for a child eats fritos or cookies for breakfest or Coke is put into baby bottles There is your dibetics Donuts processed foods white bread
        We will keep getting sicker and sicker until We stop buying the crap thats sold to us to eat
        Again We are Stupid
        we buy their crap knowing where it comes from then complain about it later.
        I dont know what to think about this Virus
        is it to see if we can be controlled ?
        is it to see our reaction So next time they know how to do it right

        Is it true where and when and how it came here or who made it ?

        really in our world built on lies What can we believe
        but in the mean time
        We all need to pull together
        no matter what we feel or think we know
        Stay Calm Just go along with it ( Eyes wide Open)
        protect your family

        Dont fight about it now
        Ask questions DEMAND answers after its past. But never ever give up your Freedom to the 2nd
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      5. @4:03 AM: I agree with your post about 90%.
        I especially liked your point on the waste factor in making goods. Yes indeed, this has always been a problem and humans must minimized this to the lowest levels possible.

        Of course, other huge factor is trash and junk polluting our Earth everywhere humans inhabit. Plastics are now polluting vast areas of oceans and having bad effects on aquatic life forms from minute microbes to whales. We humans tend to destroy and destroy with little or no thought of the implications.
        We are literally shitting in our own nest...and the day may come when the nest is so polluted no humans can live in it.
        Good post. Too bad we humans are so short sighted (as I drink my beer and toss the empty can out my car window.
        P.S. Some scientist think we are headed for the 6th extinction or the end of the "Anthropcene" age... just like the dinosaurs.
        Mexico-Watcher

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    25. Governor of Sonora has closed all public beaches, schools out till mid April. Don't know bout restaurants, bars, etc.

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    26. Fuck the Chinese government for even making a statement like that.

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    27. Mex border still open when they are not practicing distancing? How many asymptomatic people are coming or returning to the US? Yikers!

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      1. 6:10 u only worry about the infected people coming in but what about the ones going into Mexico..?.. pretty sure the virus landed in US soil first than in Mexico... Don't worry about the border it will close this Friday

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      2. It would be a disaster if the borders with Mexico was to close.
        Currently with the Canadian border, only commerical trucks are being let in. Sorry Canada girl you stuck there until further notice.

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    28. I just added material from breaking news conferences today by the corona virus task force

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    29. In Los Angeles the Mayor announced, that 1,600 beds will be opening ythe homeless.

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      1. Shouldn't the homeless be self isolating rather than bunking together? Putting together 1600 of them in one place surely is asking for guaranteed cross infection. Ummmm.

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      2. 153 how many rooms do you have available to house 3-4 homeless.
        It's for the ones that don't have CV yet.

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      3. 1:53 the homeless are bullet proof,
        their diet of crack, meth, and city sewer rat soup for zombies has been good for them, try some before it's too late for you and yours.

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    30. China should be held accountable and pay reparations to every person and business impacted by latest virus. This is not the first time and must be the last.

      Further, American manufactures should move manufacturing back home or a Democratic country with a Free press (and perhaps pay a little more) than support a regime that is responsible for the suffering of so many. Not doing so is unpatriotic.



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      1. 🤫 calladito te ves mas bonito! I still dont understand why Chivis allows this guys comments. Half the time he's just trolling.

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      2. China Will NEVER PAY us or anyone crap over this CV
        EVER
        I kinda think the ones in power just wants China To come to Heel

        Wonder if it is to get rid of World Banks Ie Federal Reserve etc ?

        Its above my pay grade to know the truth But I still have all these Crazy thoughts going thru my wicked brain

        Didnt some say heat kills or helps keep this Virus at Bay ?
        if true Maybe Mexico really dosent have much of it ?

        See we know so little Of true Intentions Of the Great Powers

        I live rural A few are taking precautions Rest are just kinda kicking back drinking that beer with lock loaded steel !

        Might have to kill a few rabbits use spanish moss as TP
        Eat dandilions etc

        City people stay were you are !

        All cool quite in NE Az

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      3. 2:53 let him vioce his opinion all you do is criticise and offer no input

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    31. Live in Los Angeles either there is a long line to go in any store which would take you hours. And by the time you are in no water meat milk toilet paper veggies you name it all gone. everything is closed malls theaters schools workers are being laid off and to make it worse it has been raining for the past two weeks so kids are bored just being inside. Hope it gets better but everyday more people infected or dying and then we do not know if either of us has it. So far I’m on furlough so wife is still going to work for now but eventually she will probably be at home soon since she’s only there because they need her for now. Reminds me of the movie contagion. What gets me mad is that they keep saying they cannot test everybody but rich and famous people get tested and results come in hours while other people in ventilators and really sick at home takes them days.

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      1. In SoCal many stores are opened for a couple hrs in AM for seniors.

        My daughter lives in LBC the other LA...sadly expensive stores such as Gelsens (SP?) and to a degree whole foods, have stock of most items....as of last night.

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      2. I'm in Los Angeles too but went to Ralph's 2 days ago around 10am and was like 4th in line. They were letting anybody over 60 walk straight in, but when I went in still managed to get all my groceries and last package of diapers as well as last package of 6 pack of jumbo toilet paper. Tells me that it's hit or miss but can keep trying and you can be successful.

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      3. California is on lockdown

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      4. Lol 6:52 it's not on lockdown, Mexico should be on lockdown to get rid of the cartels.

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      5. California,New York and Illinois are ordered to stay home. That's about 75 million people.

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    32. Thanks for posting this thread. Please dont understimate this virus. 1) it is likely anywhere between 10X to 30X more fatal than tbe seasonal flu. 2) it is highly contagious, maybe 50-70 of tbe world population will eventually be infected 3)even when not fatal and someone recovers there is a high chance of long term lung damage. 4) elderly are most at risk, but anyone can catch it and transmit it and younger people can end up in ICU. 5) Mexico with its poor health infrastructure, lack of ventilators and not treating it seriously will be a disaster zone.

      Stay safe everyone and look after each other, especially elderly as best you can.

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      1. Bull...the flu has killed 30 thousand in America in the last 5 months. Covid-19s current numbers are not anywhere near that and were already 3 months in. It was first reported in CA in late January and we never heard a word about it.

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      2. This virus is more contagious and deadlier than the flu. This is just starting look at the US about a week or two 0 deaths now over 230.

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      3. Over 60 more deaths in the US. Now it's dozens a week or two it'll be hundreds.

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      4. US almost 400 dead the way it's going soon will be in the thousands. If we don't take this serious it'll be in the tens of thousands or worse.

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    33. Acapulco is closing all restraunts, bars,movie theaters ect.... There is
      plenty of toilet paper here.

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    34. This is one time I agree with Amlo, U.S. is over doing this Virus

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      1. Ya such a dork, it's called preventive action, just like AlMO is blind to what the cartels are doing, you too are blind to the CV, issue at hand, you should check how many died in China.

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      2. China had tens of thousands die not thousands most were dying at home and not being counted.

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      3. In China no media is allowed. Chivis do you believe their numbers?

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      4. If you go by the numbers China has double the cases of Italy but has less deaths. That tells you their deaths should be at least double.

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      5. There is a reason. In northern italy, where many chinese visit, the population is overwhelmingly elderly over 75. elderly are very vulnerable to becoming a death stat. the ave age of deaths from cv is 81 in italy. plus they did not lock down until out of control.

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      6. Wish would do something about the homicides, that is worse than the Coronavirus

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      7. In every country people are dying and not getting tested. Why would you test the dead when you don't have enough tests to test the live ones.

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    35. Great info, thank you Chivis, syncs in better for me when the info is in one place like this with quick info given... well done and great job on the "call to action!" step I see...

      San Diego is a little more weird and surreal with each passing minute. I have truly never seen empty shelves and people in our community acting so self centered and of course trying to profit off of the vulerable.
      Good news...there has already been one task force yesterday I believe that netted quite a few scumbags caught price gouging here in SD alone and I know more are being done around the US. They were hoarding and selling to those in need for mass markup and they will be come down hard on for it,
      The online scam activity is through the roof spread the word to double check emails and before calling anyone number you don't know back.
      Grocery tip for anyone trying to shop...don't be discouraged, I found last night at Target that the candy, the potato chip aisle, the cookie aisles, and the aisles with the Coke, Dr Pepper, etc are about 35% stocked! Forget the diet, that can wait, you have to have a balanced meal so go for it and it's better than nothing as not kidding, there was zero milk, toilet paper, frozen meals, no soups, nothing in 4 stores I went to,
      I was down South last week and have to go probably tomorrow to check on some things, but their attitudes was business as normal, but dead quiet that is for sure. Lots wanted to speak with me out of concern for my father who is 80 and who I quorantined with me in SD, and they wanted to kno how to know if people had it as I guess they are getting no information about it. Most of the guys that were talking with me were genuinely nervous and they almost all mentioned seperately that they don't think it is spreading there as much YET, as people have already been hesitant to travel at least in BC and boarder towns like in times past, and they say now no one is coming to visit that is new, etc. In other words, they think because of the conditions already present, it's the same people, no one leaves, no one really new visiting and therefore less chance for travelers or others to bring it from somewehre else. I thought this was an interesting possibility. Others as we saw in several areas including Ensenada didn't skip a beat in a day of fighting and I bet some will use it in ways as an advantage to somehow get over others like the Government, taking advantage of less pressure for some from US and MX teams or deportation efforts, no courthouses open the back log of statute of limitations claims is out of control already which helps some and will hurt others of course, Police seem to not be as much around where I have been in the last several days, but it seems like a time when things could get ugly because of the circumstances, and anyhere. I could see things escalating down South and up here equally if we are not careful.
      Watch out for each other and try to remain calm as crazy things can spark in desperate people's minds, and we need to act as others have mentioned... think of ways to be helpful and friendly to others, save the other stuff for later as we need to stay united and we will persevere...Thanks again Chivis!

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      1. Don’t forget the Chevrons and other gas stations that have stores inside as well. You can find water there and even milk.

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    36. I am hoping USA, does not go into a serious sickness, we are trying to learn, as to why Italy was not prepared into what was happening, I don't even want to mention there current death toll, but do know they are on lockdown.
      Furthermore China is not on the spotlight anymore, who knows if things are still going downhill there?
      Conserned for life

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    37. People that love to travel brought the virus with them now we are all in big trouble a recession is looming.

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    38. Chivís, excellent reporting here. A handy overview of what we need to know and more. I particularly am interested in the China element. We must stop relying on them for meds. Rubio is talking about this as we speak. there will be an upside to the CV. You are the best Chivis, how you care for your followers should be commended

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    39. Chivas why isint Mexico taking this serious

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      1. Because it's a bullshit move, and amlo even though he has been very stupid before. He is handling this like a champ. Basically banks want countries to freak out and ask for borrowed money. But amlo literally waved his finger NO to that.

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      2. @12:15 Let's see how that works out for them. In about one month, re-visit your perspective there and see if you were right.

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      3. because they have not been greatly impacted...very few ill and one death

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      4. Chivas are they evening doing any testing in Mexico as you can see here people have it but don’t show sysmtons

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    40. Ensenada
      Extreme shortage of papel sanitario. Costco has tons of 4 pack SERVIETAS. Very large napkins. Kirkland Signature. Perfect substitute. Good value. Screw the hoarders. This is due to not-give-a-shit attitude by vendors. I'll remember this when my membership comes due.

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      1. Do not use paper towels for toilet paper.My son's a plumber who specializes in drains says they don't break down even if you tear them in half and then flush..Not sure on napkins but he says another no no is baby wipes,no matter what the manufacturer says they will plug up a toilet as well as condoms.Cheers.

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      2. Do as in Mexico -- trash used products. Same as "flushable" wipes. When our twins were being potty trained it jammed my daughters plumbing..I bought SS step on to lift top trash containers with throw away bag inserts. works great. I bought for my offices in Mexico as well.

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      3. Maybe it's a bit late now, but I strongly recommend bidets. I got them in 2018 after I spent several months abroad for work. Couldn't live without them after coming back to Mexico. There are some detachable ones that work very well. Did I mention it is way more hygienic?

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    41. Hello Chivis
      This situation is putting many people that work in the restaurant business in a bind. I am available to clean your house , now the lawn that has not been trimmed. I am a cook and am currently laid off, yes I can also cook for you, filing for unemployment is a joke, will take 3-4 weeks to receive the check and they say, it's 30-40 percent less of what I make. I tell you, when your a workaholic and then laid off feels wierd, hope this c. Virus leaves fast.

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    42. Chivis make a report about how china is blaming the US for creating the virus.. and how oddly this virus is making perfect way for all of trump's plans. The info is out there.

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    43. The Bay Area, Monterey County and Fresno are in schools closed until mid April. Bars restaurants also closed if not, offering to go meals. All these three areas have a "shelter in place," meaning that people gotta stay home. People slowly getting info. Citations are talk in police offices. Costcos limit purchases

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    44. I read that the US border patrol has found fake COVID-19 tests being imported from the Mexico border. Has anyone heard about this? Maybe this is a new income stream for the organized crime groups? I don’t know how much truth there is to this.

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      1. Your a little of course...it was someone that traveled to the UK, and was caught at LAX, with the fake contraband.

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    45. I suggest that all the strip clubs, massage parlors, and whorehouses in USA and Mexico be closed until the virus subsides.

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    46. Troubling images from Italy / Title

      The Italian army deployed 15 trucks and 50 soldiers for the sole purpose of moving bodies. Authorities in Bergamo appealed for help after being overwhelmed by the dead. Italy recorded the largest ever one-day increase in coronavirus deaths yesterday with 475.

      Link:
      https://www.gangsterismout.com/

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    47. Is "the flu kills more people than have so far been killed in the US" still the ongoing rally-cry? Or has that run it's course because you guys now understand what a virus is?

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    48. Forget USA I am moving to Costa Rica.

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      1. You'll get infected there too. It's not if but when. The lockdowns are not to stop the virus it's too late for that. It's to slow it down so the Hospitals are not overwhelmed.

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    49. Awesome job!! Keep it up BB!! By the way...confused the crap outta me with the date!! Sunday 22, 2020..LOL!!

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    50. Another prediction of CV, news is saying 53 percent will get it in USA, that's about 25 million. Da Chivis how can they predict something, that has not happened?
      Loco in California

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      1. They use "models" which means tracking and analyzing data from countries that has peaked. But I think your math is a bit off. there are apx 350M people in the U.S.

        What that means is people having positive tests. That does not mean becoming horribly ill, we know that many people have light symptoms or even no symptoms...it runs the range of variable.

        NOTE: Between April 12, 2009, and April 10, 2010, the CDC estimated swine flu caused 60.8 million illnesses, 273,304 hospitalizations and 12,469 deaths in the U.S

        regular A and B flu causes 17 to 34k deaths each year

        BUT this virus is very contagious...see my new note at top about LA

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    51. Thanks for the post, Chivis. I see everyone posting their own experiences so I'll share mine. I had a business trip to Mexico City this week that I had to cancel. I have other business trips dating as far out as August in other parts of Mexico and they are all pending cancellation too. I live in northern Mexico and quarantine measures have been slow. There was a 5K/10K race in my hometown the other day and only schools are closed. The libraries I visit over the weekend are still open. Same goes for my gym. Employers don't seem too happy about letting people work from home. Seriousness has to come from the top (our leadership) but Mexico is lacking that when it comes to this. Like we've read from Italy, this can tilt overnight and I don't think Mexico is prepared for it yet.

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      1. I was hoping you cancelled. Everyone I know have cancelled their planned trips...TO ANYWHERE even within the states

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    52. I received a report that the mayor of Puerto Penasco,Sonora, Mr. Munro, has refused to obey the Governor of Sonora's orders and will keep open all beaches for upcoming Semana Santa. I'm not sure how that will work out since Trump will order the border closed soon. We know they depend on turismo dollars. I do appreciate the confident and fearless attitude if Mexicans but this time it may not be wise.

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    53. Los Angeles major update they are closing everything non essential.

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      1. yes It is at the top Breaking News portion of the post

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    54. This is a good site to follow for real time updates

      https://www.newsbreak.com/topics/covid-19

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    55. Damn,seems like even narco activity has come to a halt due to the Corona virus. Haber si el coronavirus no se chinga al Mencho antes de que se lo chingen los wachos. De por si lo traen cortito sus riñones.🤭

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    56. Where would be the best place to get real info on the US Mexican border closing? My girlfriend works in El Paso and is scared for them to close the border and be stuck over there away from her daughters. There has to be some kind of warning or time frame, right?

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      1. It should close without notice, us is going to try to lower the death rate.

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      2. Ricky, It said except for essential traffic. I would think that qualifies

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    57. F'ing chi-coms started this pandemic for economic reasons. Guess who is buying up stocks and gold at low prices. Guess who's supply chains are back up and running while ours falters. Follow the money. It's the chi-coms and their Kung-Flu.

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    58. Yeah I wrote this before you updated the post but my comment took a while to get approved I didn't go straight to comment. Thank you.

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    59. I read a few days ago a article about a person almost dying and they gave him some medication which was created years ago for Ebola but never worked but seems to worked for the corona virus. I still believe it was man made just by the way it spread and how the government is acting.

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    60. Governor of California requested the mother load huge ship to deal with the future spike of CV infected people. Reality will sink in, when I see, that the ship is going to be parked in San Pedro CA.

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      1. They actually is going to be used for people not infected with corona virus like heart attacks car accidents regular trauma. Since all the other hospitals are full of corona virus patients.

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    61. Drug addicts won't be working, drug sales are down 70 percent, poor drug cartels are suffering, hopefully AlMO will give them a stipend of 300 pesos per month.

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    62. I think borders close tonight

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      1. Is that both ways? I think it's only people trying to come to US from Mexico. Please clarify if possible, thanks

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    63. 80,000 Americans died of severe flu in 2018. The corona deaths are nowhere near that number and wont be. There are 20 million residents in CA and 20 have died of Corona. More died in LA yestetday alone of heroin ODs. This is a mild disease according to the CDCs guidlines. This panic is caused by the media and democrat leaders like Gavin Newsome. You dont quarantine an entire state without giving people money and food before hand. After this is said and done it will be a crime of epic proportions against the working people of America. It is being perpetrated by the elite democratic leadership and the left wing media including Fox news.

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      1. According to an estimate by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were approximately 45 million cases of the flu in the United States during the 2017-2018 influenza season, resulting in an estimated 810,000 flu-associated hospitalizations and an estimated 61,000 flu-associated deaths

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      2. 9:33 you're right with a couple of exceptions. This has been blown out of proportion by the media. California has 40 million residents not 20m, and to put the blame on Democrats and liberals is somewhat foolish. I don't consider myself democratic, liberal, Republican or right wing. Both parties are equally responsible, they all lay in the same bed. Don't be fooled by the rhetoric.

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      3. I hope this post ages well...

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      4. 9:33 do you live in California, are you one of the 39+ million residents? I rather be on lockdown and get through this faster than be out and about and have people getting sick by the thousands because I couldn't keep my ass home and bored. Oh and it's the Democrats fault you say, smfh, always politics.

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      5. Have you heard of the Spanish Flu. It started as a mild flu season and look what happened. Not saying it's that bad but we don't know where this is going.

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      6. Theres actually 40 million people in CA and 23 deaths. Talk about an overreaction. The governor just ruined countless lives doing what he did.

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      7. 9:33 is spot on except for theres 40 mil in Cali and yes the left wing media and leaders are responsible.

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    64. Airline travel has been cancelled!
      News flash!

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    65. Soon the borders to Mexico will close, poor cartels will be losing money.

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      1. Until they open back up, then their will be so much traffic lots of drugs will be brought in with ease

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      2. What are you talking about? Legal passage from one country to another requires one to pass through a port of entry, make declarations, and have appropriate paperwork. In a sense, the border is always closed unless you are allowed to enter. Cartels bypass this procedure all the time, past, present, and future, in multiple ways and places.

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    66. The flu has killed twenty times as many people as corona has this year. This will be a crime of epic proportions when all is said and done. The media CEOs are going to be indicted.

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      1. 1142 the Corona viper is barely beginning in USA, give it time, tally up in December of 2020
        You can't compare apples to oranges right now, as it's barely touching base with USA.

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      2. What you talking about Willis?

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      3. 11:42 He is saying the media hyped this up and basically destroyed the economy overnight are you that dense?

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      4. 11:42 is spot on. Unbelievable how many people are overreacting about this. Life is going to be hell trying to get the economy back going again.

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      5. @11:55 AM: How would you recommend we handle it instead of self isolating etc?

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      6. 6:42 used to be you squeeze a lemon on the ho' before socializing,
        but they started protesting,
        you could squeeze the lemon on yourself and see if it works.

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    67. Thanks Chivis! Please don't shut down because you are essential! Stay healthy.

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    68. Notice you are picking and choosing when to allow on my comments in. So here it goes. My sister and mother took a trip to jalisco early this month and are due back in a week, is there a chance it will be suspended? And also they are American citizens and she has a medical condition needs her meds here.

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    69. 18 casos confirmados de (dijotrump) CHINESE VIRUS en una area de 20 milez cuadradas

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    70. Chivas all these people and there comments are fake news. There is no vaccine for corona we have vaccine for the flu that’s why this is happening there is no corona vaccine

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    71. I heard that the Mexican cartels such as CJNG are having trouble obtaining Chinese chemicals due to the virus. Do you guys think it's true?

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      1. Asia chemicals that is fentanyl and meth ingredients are smuggled as everyday cargo so yes they are having trouble

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      2. What drug addiction going to happen in US

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    72. The virus is real just people overreacting on what media is saying since 80% of public broadcasting is funded by the federal.
      The only thing I’m waiting to see here on BB when this is over is the rise of the Coronavirus cartel Announcing their arrival to defend the state.

      H”

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    73. Wow Just waiting for what Else are they going to do with us the sheep !

      stay between the lines folks

      thank god for Global Warming
      if true that this virus dosnt do well in warmer weather

      borders Closed to Non Business travel
      only workers etc allowed
      No visiting friends or family

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    74. Chivas is fine she is working from home

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    75. Borders tobe closed. To non essential traffic. Drug prices to rise. Watch more busts

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    76. 288k cases and 12k deaths globally (all ppl with compromised immune systems so they were already at risk of other things anyway) that’s a .04% mortality rate.

      Meanwhile b4 this shit Mexico has seen 200k murders and 60k ppl go missing the last 13 years that’s 20k casualties a year. But ppl still don’t hesitate to go for a cheap vacation or visiting relatives who are at risk of cartel violence.

      USA 2017 39k people died from guns, 23k of those were suicides. But we’re not protecting gun owner from themselves. Or placing weird rules because of a few shooters.

      647k die each year of heart disease in America alone!!!! Holy fuck that is 1700 a day!!! But that hasn’t stopped people from eating themselves to an early grave for the past half century

      I understand this is a respiratory thing and if u have those problems, I understand taking precautions.
      But to everyone else, there will always be dangers and this quarantine is just fucking silly, life has always gone on too. This shouldn’t stop us from living our lives. I can deal with this for the next few weeks but it ain’t no way to fucking live. “Just because u live doesn’t mean ur alive”

      Guero

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      1. The symptoms and casualties are very similar to those of the supposed vaping crisis we were having about a year ago. According to the media it was vaping related illnesses but that's the media's report. They can cut edit and add their own spin to the story. I agree with you, this quarantine bullshit is silly.

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      2. Damn Guero you took the words right out of my mouth. This beats all I've seen. It's almost like a simulation drill for if something really serious ever happens. Thanks for putting it in perspective.

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      3. 8:04 you have too much time. You don't need a signature to know who wrote the comment. Jeez

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    77. primer muerto x covid19 here in MINNESOTA god bless MN

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    78. Chivis hope you and your husband are healthy girlfriend! Take care down there.

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    79. China's numbers are way off.. 80K infections & only a few thousand dead, give me a break..

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    80. People dont get it. They always compare it to diseases that are far deadlier, but thats not the case. The chances of dying from it are low, 5% and the ones that died usually had other health problems already, but thats not the point, the reason why the medical world is concerned is because of its ability to spread so fast, faster than their ability to combat it. Alot of deadlier viruses can be controlled, not cured but controlled into a certain area and have vaccines to prevent them while Covid19 was able to spread so fast before a vaccine for it has been found effective. Also its ability to infect alot of people and not show symptoms and that people having no idea theyre carrying and spreading it without knowing it making those more vulnerable to catch it much easier. While it seems harmless to a healthy person, it can kill an unhealthy person so quickly. Now look at the people with asthma, bronchitis or anything similar, theres millions of them, old and young, theyre at high risk, and at the rate Covid19 spreads, it can turn into a much bigger peoblem. All this social distancing isnt to keep you alive, its to slow it down and give the medical community time to catch up and develop a vaccine to treat it. Corona Virus isnt new, it was discovered in the 60s and its more common than you think, but has many strains and this new one is new and highly contagious thats why its having so much attention. Now the people that panic, its not the government making people panic, people panic because they dont take the time to learn about it, and whats going on. The government tells the people dont panic and dont buy more than you need, but the media will say it their way for views and ratings and if 1 panics the rest follows, 1 buys toilet paper and everyone follows. Monkey see monkey do. Nobody not the government not the news told people to buy alot of toilet paper, that is the misinformed telling the other misinformed

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    81. Keep the mice playing musical chairs, let them ro sham bo over toilet paper, let them think doing what their told = survival. Anything to discourage them to quiet the fear so they can think critically and ...."Follow the money".


      Unfortunately their are groups in our society who like sharks in a feeding frenzy stand to benefit when the fish are divided and in a panic..whether that panic is justified or not matters nil so long as the result is the same.

      Rather than flat out obey as the tv says or deny it all may I suggest we all take a time out to consider what is happening right now. Its just as easy to accept you are being attacked as it is to deny it yet not one person has posted...not one..that says they or someone they know has tested positive let alone died from this virus....rather in certainty or in doubt it may be of benefit to remember the old adage of ?cui bono?... ?to whom benefits? ....to whom benefits indeed...tread lightly young mice...united we ?????...divided we ????...ahh you know the words...

      https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2020/03/17/the-places-a-covid-19-recession-will-likely-hit-hardest/


      Ps- speaking of word...next time you hear anyone speak of having zero empathy for their fellow man whom happen to be partakers of insert currently deemed prohibited substance, wax poetic of doing away with our civil liberty whole sale or similar train of arse to mouth thought as the rational cure to dealing with issues not yours to begin with, kindly remind them..they came for the drug addicts and we did nothing, they came for the other and those that did not as i do and we did nothing, then thhey came for for we and their was no one left to come for me. Look in the mirror into your eyes and repeat what your speak...3 times aloud before encouraging violence on others as the choice of action. Your words have power and power creates actions..choose all carefully. Thank you

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      1. Excellent and very understandable @11:25

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    82. New York is bad right now, one infected can transmit it to other's.

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      1. 11:44 niuyorricans won't die of hunger, they have some sewer rats bigger than cats overthere, the soups are free and excellent...
        --Just look at rudi giulianni.

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    83. The reports from China are BS, have you seen how they live in Wuhan.. it's like NYC. close quarters, tons of people living side by side in high rises.. No way those numbers are real.

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    84. Big white hospital ship "Mercy" on its way to Los Angeles port, can handle 1,000 persons.

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