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1 hour ago, theo5789 said:

The NHL follows the NBA (once again) in selling team branded masks. Proceeds go towards Food Banks Canada (and Feeding America).

 

https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/nhl-face-masks-coronavirus

 

The NHL has begun selling team-branded face masks for charity

They look a bit funny. Maybe it's the stitching...

 

I ordered a Whitecaps one, didn't know the Nucks were doing them too..

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55 new cases today

Total to date:  2,053

 

803 VCH

918 FH

119 Island

168 Interior

45 Northern

 

Most new cases associated with outbreaks at poultry farms (46 @ Superior now & 34 @ United)

 

2 more inmates at the Correctional Center - 120 total now + 12 staff

 

2 additional deaths today (on national mourning day).   :(

 

94 people currently are hospitalized / 37 in ICU

1,190 have fully recovered

 

No new LTC outbreaks

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On 4/11/2020 at 9:33 AM, stawns said:

To me, that sounds like they investigated, which is what they're supposed to do.  By Jan 31 they had issued a global health emergency.  They don't run any countries, it's up to leaders to take action

I know, replying to an old post, and I know the WHO relies on what countries tell them - if that information is tainted - they pass it on.  

 

But I disagree - they are the ones that declare World pandemics - so they are the ones that should have taken action sooner.

 

Answer me this, should Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization be charged with dereliction of duty and negligence with death resulting?

 

After all, he had the information from Taiwan but chose to ignore it.  That resulted in a huge delay for country leaders to take action. 

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24 minutes ago, Heretic said:

I know, replying to an old post, and I know the WHO relies on what countries tell them - if that information is tainted - they pass it on.  

 

But I disagree - they are the ones that declare World pandemics - so they are the ones that should have taken action sooner.

 

Answer me this, should Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization be charged with dereliction of duty and negligence with death resulting?

 

After all, he had the information from Taiwan but chose to ignore it.  That resulted in a huge delay for country leaders to take action. 

They issued a global health emergency on Jan 31, what do you want them to do?

 

They actually intentionally try to avoid the "pandemic" label because of the fear and panic it can cause.  They did their job on Jan 31, after that it's on the leaders of individual nations.

 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/abcnews.go.com/amp/Health/wireStory/qa-pandemic-declaration-means-69541987

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19 minutes ago, Tre Mac said:

How much 'proceeds' are going to the food banks though? 1%, 10% or 100%?

Something is better than nothing I suppose, but this does certainly feel more like something that is more than just for charity. They could've at least put the food banks logo on it as well if nothing else to give it some advertising to support them.

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3 hours ago, bishopshodan said:

They look a bit funny. Maybe it's the stitching...

 

I ordered a Whitecaps one, didn't know the Nucks were doing them too..

Should be the Skate logo instead of the Orca :bigblush:

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8 hours ago, thedestroyerofworlds said:

 

Early days.  Human and animal trials ongoing.  Hopefully, this all works out, but we are months away form a working human version in the best-case scenario. 

 

 

https://www.businessinsider.com/monkeys-given-new-oxford-vaccine-coronavirus-free-strong-exposure-encouraging-2020-4?utm_source=reddit.com

 

6 monkeys given an experimental coronavirus vaccine from Oxford did not catch COVID-19 after heavy exposure, raising hopes for a human vaccine

 

  • Monkeys given an experimental vaccine from the University of Oxford appear to have resisted the novel coronavirus.
  • Six rhesus macaques given hAdOx1 nCoV-19 in Montana did not fall ill despite heavy exposure, The New York Times reported Monday.
  • There is no guarantee the vaccine will work on humans, but successful animal tests are a promising early sign.
  • The Oxford Vaccine Group began human trials for the vaccine last week.

The worlds largest drug maker based in India will start producing millions of doses of this vaccine starting next month. Based on that scenario we should all be good to go for Canucks hockey this fall !

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World Health Organization is not an enforcement branch. I extremely doubt they have investigators reviewing the numbers brought in by every country. 

In the end it's in each countries interest to be open and honest about the numbers, and the situation. 

 

"The WHO's broad mandate includes advocating for universal healthcare, monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to health emergencies, and promoting human health and well being.[6] It provides technical assistance to countries, sets international health standards and guidelines, and collects data on global health issues through the World Health Survey." Wikipedia.

 

Did the WHO not respond quickly enough? Probably, but that goes to many countries around the world. The US has more dead than Canada has cases in total. 

Looking at the UN/WHO as scapegoats doesn't help. Making improvements next time so nations are more prepared is what's needed. 

And there's a lot of blame to go around. Some leaders downplay the outbreak, and seem not to care about it's population. 

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7 minutes ago, Ghostsof1915 said:

World Health Organization is not an enforcement branch. I extremely doubt they have investigators reviewing the numbers brought in by every country. 

In the end it's in each countries interest to be open and honest about the numbers, and the situation. 

 

"The WHO's broad mandate includes advocating for universal healthcare, monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to health emergencies, and promoting human health and well being.[6] It provides technical assistance to countries, sets international health standards and guidelines, and collects data on global health issues through the World Health Survey." Wikipedia.

 

Did the WHO not respond quickly enough? Probably, but that goes to many countries around the world. The US has more dead than Canada has cases in total. 

Looking at the UN/WHO as scapegoats doesn't help. Making improvements next time so nations are more prepared is what's needed. 

And there's a lot of blame to go around. Some leaders downplay the outbreak, and seem not to care about it's population. 

Just another jab at another world organization is all.

 

I hear there’s a huge demand for leadership on finding a vaccine...

 

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On 4/27/2020 at 12:49 PM, DarthMelvin said:

I don't care for Trump. He's not my leader. 

 

What I stated is a fact. Some people have no education when it comes to what the media spews out.  How informed would this planet be REALLY... if the media actually told the truth  or news. 

 

Trump did not say the Virus was a hoax like many believe.

 

AND When Trump sarcastically mentioned bleach injection... some people took him seriously.  whats more pathetic...lol 

 

You know what... that's the human race for you. 

 

 

Give your head a shake. :lol:

You and  Hannity are probably the only people that believe that Trump was being sarcastic. 
Not that sarcasm had any place in these circumstances. Not that you care for Trump, not that he’s your leader. lol.

 

smh:picard:  

 

That’s DM for you:goat:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3 hours ago, Tre Mac said:

How much 'proceeds' are going to the food banks though? 1%, 10% or 100%?

Whitecaps did theirs (which look nicer in my opinion) for the aquarium and they put out the costs.  It costs like $8 to make and were selling for $20 I believe.  All proceeds went to aquarium and saw they passed the $1,000,000 mark, don't know if that was sales of masks or the proceeds (evenso thats like $600,000 at least to the aquarium).

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Looks like they’re releasing prisoners early due to Covid. 
 

Dude across my street murdered a prostitute and about is now out of prison few years earlier. 

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57 minutes ago, Ghostsof1915 said:

World Health Organization is not an enforcement branch. I extremely doubt they have investigators reviewing the numbers brought in by every country. 

In the end it's in each countries interest to be open and honest about the numbers, and the situation. 

 

"The WHO's broad mandate includes advocating for universal healthcare, monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to health emergencies, and promoting human health and well being.[6] It provides technical assistance to countries, sets international health standards and guidelines, and collects data on global health issues through the World Health Survey." Wikipedia.

 

Did the WHO not respond quickly enough? Probably, but that goes to many countries around the world. The US has more dead than Canada has cases in total. 

Looking at the UN/WHO as scapegoats doesn't help. Making improvements next time so nations are more prepared is what's needed. 

And there's a lot of blame to go around. Some leaders downplay the outbreak, and seem not to care about it's population. 

Well, Moscow Mitch failed to put a confirmation vote for the US representative to the WHO Executive Board.  So the US has been absent from the board and having a direct voice as to the comings and goings.  So if anything, the finger pointing is squarely on TRUMP and the GOP.

https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/z3ba5j/trump-is-scapegoating-the-who-but-failed-to-confirm-a-us-representative-for-3-years

Trump Is Scapegoating the WHO — But Failed to Confirm a U.S. Representative for 3 Years

Trump and the Senate GOP ignored the World Health Organization. Then came the new coronavirus pandemic.

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3 hours ago, stawns said:

They issued a global health emergency on Jan 31, what do you want them to do?

 

They actually intentionally try to avoid the "pandemic" label because of the fear and panic it can cause.  They did their job on Jan 31, after that it's on the leaders of individual nations.

 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/abcnews.go.com/amp/Health/wireStory/qa-pandemic-declaration-means-69541987

So, they waited a month?  

 

Not good enough in my books - and if it is in anyone's - then they better be okay with any leader out there (like Trump) that delayed action.

Otherwise - they are a hypocrite.

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