Why All the Fear About the Coronavirus?
There is a Much More Dangerous Communicable Disease that is Being Ignored
March 9, 2020
The question in the title may sound silly. If we listen to the media a major Pandemic that could wipe out a huge portion of the world's population could be heading our way. We should hide in our basements, wash our hand with anti-bacterial soap every ten minutes, and avoid all contact with other humans. This could be a repeat of the Spanish Flu of 1918 that killed over 50 Million people.
But the Bible says in II Timothy 1:7 that "God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and love, and a sound mind." Hopefully, the facts (minus the hype) we will present here will dispel much of the fear and allow you to use your "sound mind" to look at the facts and make reasonable decisions accordingly.
One of the facts that we will discuss is that there is a far more dangerous and deadly communicable disease that threatens our country right now. But the media ignores it because it's not exciting and doesn't generate the ad revenues that scaring people does. This disease visits the US every year, infects hundreds of times more people than the worst estimates of the Coronavirus indicate it will. 21 people have died of the Coronavirus in the U.S. (as of 3/8/20); this more common disease kills tens of thousands of Americans every year. And yet we survive.
Which is Worse?
In a statement on 3/8/2020, Lisa LockerdMaragakis, M.D., M.P.H., of Johns Hopkins said, “Influenza (the flu) and COVID-19, the illness caused by the new Coronavirus, are both infectious respiratory illnesses. Although the symptoms of COVID-19 and the flu can look similar, the two illnesses are caused by different viruses. As of today, the flu is showing much more of an impact on Americans than COVID-19.”
Read on to learn:
Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory is China’s only biosafety level 4 super laboratory that researches human infectious diseases. It is near the seafood market that China initially claimed was the starting point for the virus.
But according to the Washington Times, the Coronavirus likely originated in a lab run by China's Biological Warfare program in Wuhan, where all the first cases appeared.
China Lied; People Died
From April 12, 2009 to April 10, 2010, CDC estimates that in the US due to the (H1N1) virus there were:
So why has Congress authorized $8.3 Billion to fight COVID-19, while they largely ignore the much more deadly influenza crisis?
SARS-CoV-2 (Name of the actual virus - "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2")
COVID-19 (Name of the Disease caused by the virus - "Coronavirus Disease 2019")
Whatever You Do, Don’t Dare to Offend China
WHO (the World Health Organization) has issued guidelines intended to minimize “unnecessary negative impact of disease names on trade, travel, tourism or animal welfare, and avoid causing offense to any cultural, social, national, regional, professional or ethnic groups.” It asks scientists, journalists, and health officials to use neutral, generic terms when referring to new human infectious diseases.
What is COVID-19?
Most People Who Get the Coronavirus Will Never Know They Had It.
Almost Everyone Who Contracts it Will Get Well Spontaneously in Two Weeks
Corona vs Flu in the US
Both may be prevented by frequent, thorough hand washing, coughing or sneezing properly, staying home when sick, and limiting contact with people who are infected.
Corona vs Flu Differences in Cause
While both the flu and COVID-19 may be transmitted in similar ways , there is also a possible difference: COVID-19 might be spread through the airborne route, meaning that tiny droplets remaining in the air could cause disease in others even after the ill person is no longer nearby. There has also been speculation that COVID-19 is mutating, which could mean faster transmission. Neither of these theories has been verified.
Corona vs Flu Differences in Medications
That Includes Getting the Flu Shot.
How Can You Protect Yourself from COVID-19?
Masks Can Protect Others – They Don’t Protect You
Surgical paper masks are loose-fitting, have only one strap and don't form a tight seal to the wearer's face. They are designed to stop liquid droplets and aerosols coming out of the wearer's mouth. They do not filter the air coming in.
Benefits of Masks
One infectious disease scientist, when asked to compare the sizes of viruses to bacteria, said, “Think Sydney and Australia.”
SUMMARY: Masks Are Not the Answer. They May Make You Feel Good, but they Do No Good
What irony. China gave the world the Coronavirus. Now they are making $-billions selling the world worthless paper masks.
Why So Much Media “Hype” on COVID-19?
That’s like saying our President caused the tornados in Tennessee. It’s just another pitiful attempt by the Democrats to hurt Trump’s re-election.
Trump Acted Quickly
Including China’s 80,000 cases, only seven nations have more than 1,000 cases.
The State Department’s Medical Division decided – without informing the president – to allow infected cruise ship passengers to land in the U.S.
The Main Thing: Don’t Panic
As I mentioned at the beginning, the Bible says that “God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and love, and a sound mind.” Hopefully, the well-researched facts (minus the hype) presented here will dispel much of the fear and allow you to use your “sound mind” to look at the facts and make reasonable decisions accordingly.
(DISCLAIMER: I am not a medical professional. My Doctorate is in Theology. All the facts I have shared with you here are available to any citizen who searches for it - including the media who choose to ignore it.)
Coronavirus May Have Originated in Chinese Biowarfare Lab
Coronais no pandemic – It’s NOT the Spanish Flu of 1918
Why is it So Hard to Stop Touching Your Face?
OSHA Fact Sheet: Respirators vs Surgical Masks
WHO: Paper Masks Cannot Protect from Coronavirus
Comparison of Face Masks
Paper Masks Won’t Keep You Safe – And Can Even be Dangerous
Masks Protect Others – They Don’t Protect You
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