Jan 19, 2020 ~ WHO issues statement on the new Coronavirus. No human to human transimission. 'Preliminary investigations conducted by the Chinese authorities have found no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission of the novel #coronavirus (2019-nCoV) identified in #Wuhan, #China.'
Jan 21, 2020 ~ Dr. Anthony Fauci was asked about the new Coronavirus in China. 'this is not a major threat for the people of the United States, and this is not something that the citizens of the United States right now should be worried about.'
Jan 30, 2020 ~ WHO declares the Wuhan Coronavirus to be a global health emergency after confirming the first person to person transmission.
Jan 30, 2020 ~ Presidet Trump declared the Wuhan Coronavirus to be a U.S. public health emergency and issued the ban on travel between the United States and China. He acted quickly, doing this the day after the WHO declares the Wuhan Coronavirus to be a global health emergency.
Jan 31, 2020 ~ Vox weighs in on the new Coronavirus in Wuhan China, 'Is this going to be a deadly pandemic? No.'
Feb 1, 2020 ~ In response to Trump's China travel restrictions, Biden says 'This is no time for Donald Trump's record of hysteria and xenophobia, hysterical xenophobia and fearmongering to lead the way instead of science.' Admin, 'taking every responsible precaution', listening to the experts.
Feb 2, 2020 ~ NYC Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot downplays the Coronavirus, 'There is no reason not to take the subway, not to take the bus, not to go out to your favorite restaurant, and certainly not to miss the parade next Sunday.'
Feb 2, 2020 ~ NYC Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, 'As we gear up to celebrate the #LunarNewYear in NYC, I want to assure New Yorkers that there is no reason for anyone to change their holiday plans, avoid the subway, or certain parts of the city because of #coronavirus.'
Feb 2, 2020 ~ NYC Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot in response to Trump's China travel ban, 'There is NO excuse for anyone to discriminate or stigmatize people of Asian heritage. We are here today to urge all New Yorkers to continue to live their lives as usual.'
Feb 3, 2020 ~ Three recent Washington Post articles downplaying COVID19. 'Get a Grippe, America. The flu is a much bigger threat than coronavirus, for now.' 'How our brains make coronavirus seem scarier than it is.' 'Why we should be wary of an aggressive government response to coronavirus.'
Feb 3, 2020 ~ Reuters, 'WHO chief says widespread travel bans not needed to beat China virus' 'World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday there was no need for measures that "unnecessarily interfere with international travel and trade"'.
Feb 4, 2020 ~ Trump institutes quarantine rules and non-citizen travel ban from China as precaution for Coronavirus. Yahoo calls it 'discriminatory? rising xenophobia and nationalism, extreme measures to exclude foreigners under the *pretext* of a public health emergency.' Many dems criticize.
Feb 6, 2020 ~ New York City Councilmember Mark Treyger downplays the Coronavirus 'we will not tolerate rising xenophobia and anti-Asian/anti-Chinese sentiment we've seen related to Coronavirus. The virus of misinformation is a greater threat than Coronavirus itself.#FactsMatter'.
Feb 7, 2020 ~ NYC Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot continues to downplay the Coronavirus, 'We're telling New Yorkers, go about your lives, take the subway, go out, enjoy life? . If it were likely that it could be transmitted casually, we would be seeing a lot more cases.'
Feb 9, 2020 ~ NYC Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot continues to downplay the Coronavirus, 'I want to remind everyone to enjoy the' Lunar New Year parade in Chinatown 'and not change any plans due to misinformation spreading about #coronavirus.'
Feb 9, 2020 ~ New York City Councilmember Mark Levine on New York City's handling of the Coronavirus, ''I think in retrospect we deliberated too long on the various shutdown steps.'
Feb 9, 2020 ~ New York City Councilmember Mark Levine, 'In powerful show of defiance of coronavirus scare, huge crowds gathering in NYC's Chinatown for ceremony ahead of annual Lunar New Year parade. Chants of 'Be Strong Wuhan!' If you are staying away, you are missing out.'
Feb 10, 2020 ~ Mayor Bill de Blasio downplays the Coronavirus, 'If you're under 50 & you're healthy, which is most NYers, there's very little threat here. This disease, even if you were to get it, basically acts like a common cold or flu. And transmission is not that easy.'
Feb 21, 2020 ~ College students who threw a coronavirus-themed party are under investigation by SUNY Albany for violating the school's student code of conduct regarding racism. Wore surgical masks next to Corona beer captioned, 'Corona virus isn't gonna stop anyone from partying.' So racist!
Feb 24, 2020 ~ Nancy Pelosi downplays the Coronavirus, 'Come to Chinatown. Precautions have been taken...We think it's very safe and want others to come.'
Feb 25, 2020 ~ Global Times says US response to Coronavirus is 'white supremacist racism', 'US political, business and media circles work together, but function separately, to promote white supremacist racism and the advantage of their political system by fabricating "China threat" theory'.
Feb 25, 2020 ~ EuObserver, 'No risk yet to Schengen from Italy's coronavirus outbreak' 'Closing down the borders would make no sense' said France's transport minister. EU crisis management commissioner said 'Travel or trade restrictions are not recommended by the WHO or the ECDC at the moment.'
Feb 26, 2020 ~ Buzzfeed falsely claimed that Rush Limbaugh 'said that the deep state had created the coronavirus as a political weapon to "to bring down Trump."' Title of the fake news article, 'Trump's Biggest Supporters Think The Coronavirus Is A Deep State Plot'. Ridiculous fake news.
Feb 26, 2020 ~ Trump names Mike Pence to lead the effort Coronavirus response effort. Immediately criticized. AOC ridiculously says 'Pence doesn't believe in science' ? Others say Trump doesn't believe in science. Pence praises Trump's early China travel ban. Right decision despite criticism.
Feb 26, 2020 ~ Tom Cotton, 'The single most consequential and valuable thing done to stop this virus from already spreading throughout the United States was when President Trump decided to shut down travel to China'. Schumer called it an 'excuse to further his ongoing war against immigrants'.
Feb 27, 2020 ~ Bloomberg and other dems falsely claim that the US is unprepared for the Coronavirus because of "reckless cuts" to CDC funding. Dan Crenshaw, 'There are Democrats outright lying... Bloomberg is actually running ads that say CDC funding was cut - & it's patently false.' #FakeNews
Feb 27, 2020 ~ Gail Collins of The New York Times writes article on the Coronavirus titled, 'Let's Call It Trumpvirus' with subheadline 'If you're feeling awful, you know who to blame.' Beyond just fake news into textbook Trump Derangement Syndrome. Yes, blame Trump for a virus from China.
Feb 29, 2020 ~ Insanely FAKE news of the day. Many in the MSM including Politico, NBC and Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank are reporting that Trump "called the coronavirus a 'hoax'". Totally false. He said the new democratic party 'hoax' is the idea that the admin. is handling it poorly.
Feb 29, 2020 ~ More Fake News. New York Times reported that NIAID Director 'Dr. Fauci has told associates that the White House had instructed him not to say anything else without clearance.' Fauci corrects, 'I have not been muzzled at all. That was a real misrepresentation of what happened.'
Feb 29, 2020 ~ Trump expands Coronavirus travel restrictions to Iran, advisories to parts of Italy and South Korea. Dr. Anthony Fauci on Trump's early criticized China travel ban 'If we had not done that, we would have had many many more cases right here that we would have to be dealing with.'
Feb 29, 2020 ~ How #FakeNews spreads. First outlets like NBC, Washington Post, Apple News and Politico make the false claim that Trump said 'the coronavirus a hoax'. The 2nd phase is 'celebs' like Cher repeat it to their millions of followers. 'HE SAYS"DEMS &NEWS STARTED THIS 2 HURT HIM'. Fake.
Feb 29, 2020 ~ The first Coronavirus death was recoreded in the United States. President Trump halts travel with Iran which is currently having the biggest problem with the virus other than China.
Mar 1, 2020 ~ NYC Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot continues to downplay the Coronavirus, 'New Yorkers remain at low risk for contracting #COVID19. As we confront this emerging outbreak, we need to separate facts from fear, and guard against stigma and panic.'
Mar 2, 2020 ~ Mayor Bill de Blasio downplays the Coronavirus, 'I'm encouraging New Yorkers to go on with your lives + get out on the town despite Coronavirus.' 'information that is actually showing us things that should give us more reason to stay calm and go about our lives'
Mar 2, 2020 ~ Day 3 of the 'Coronavirus is a hoax' hoax. How #FakeNews spreads. First outlets like NBC, Washington Post, Apple News, Politico make the false claim. The 2nd phase is 'celebs' repeat it to their millions of followers. Now dem politicians like Biden & Schumer are repeating it.
Mar 2, 2020 ~ Disgraceful politicization of the Coronavirus continues. After a New York Times columnist said, 'Let's Call It Trumpvirus', Paul Krugman also of the NY Times began calling it that. 'Boring but possibly useful thread on economics of Trumpvirus.' These are not serious people.
Mar 3, 2020 ~ Actor Rob Delaney captions a picture of Mike Pence looking unhappy, 'Mike Pence is informed it's impossible to develop a coronavirus strategy that will only help white people.' These disgusting and false smears do nothing but keep us divided. Hatred based on a fake worldview.
Mar 3, 2020 ~ Democratic Denver City Council Member Candi CdeBaca advocates spreading the deadly Coronavirus at Trump rallies. Someone tweets, 'if I do get the coronavirus I'm attending every MAGA rally I can.' CdeBaca retweets and adds, '#solidarity Yaaaas!!'. Kill Trump supporters! Yaaaas!
Mar 6, 2020 ~ Today's fake news spread by liberals, the MSM and even members of Congress is that Trump said 'its fine to go to work with Coronavirus'. He never said anything like that but the fake news spreads via the airwaves, tweets and re-tweets to millions and millions of followers, etc.
Mar 8, 2020 ~ Day whatev of the 'the coronavirus a hoax' hoax. At this point, the fake news has become a 'fact' for most democrats. Now many are happily pointing out the irony that a CPAC attendee tested positive because 'Maybe now, they'll admit that the #CoronavirusOutbreak is NOT a "hoax."'
Mar 8, 2020 ~ Fauci on the effectiveness masks. 'There's no reason to be walking around with a mask. When you're in the middle of an outbreak, wearing a mask might make people feel a little bit better... it's not providing the perfect protection... often, there are unintended consequences.'
Mar 9, 2020 ~ Stephen Green "Coed Receives 'Onslaught' of Hate, 'Threats of Violence' for Saying Socialism More Dangerous Than COVID-19" The undeniably true statement caused her to receive a sickening amount of threats and profanity laced hate from the hateful, intolerant left. Sadly, typical.
Mar 9, 2020 ~ California Gov. Gavin Newsom praises the Trump administration's response to the Coronavirus. 'He said everything I could have hoped for. And we had a very long conversation and every single thing he said, they followed through on.'
Mar 9, 2020 ~ After weeks of everyone calling COVID-19 'The Wuhan Virus' the woke have decided that is racist and have started vilifying anyone as a racist for using that term. But its not uncommon or racist. West Nile Virus, Spanish Flu, Chinese Flu, MERS is Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.
Mar 9, 2020 ~ Kevin McCarthy makes fools of the MANY dems screaming 'RACISM' when he called COVID-19, 'Chinese Coronavirus'. He showed articles in the NY Times, Washington Post, CNN and even Congressional Hearing docs calling it that and 'Wuhan CoronaVirus'. What's 'racist' changes by the day.
Mar 10, 2020 ~ President Trump and Vice President Pence met with insurance companies and secured a deal whereby they will cover Coronavirus tests with no copay. Anthem, United Health, Humana, Centene, AHIP, Express Scripts, Cigna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, AETNA/CVS, Kaiser.
Mar 11, 2020 ~ Berin Szóka, tech lobbyist and president of TechFreedom which receives funding from Google and is part of Google's Public Policy Fellowship program tweets, 'Serious question: could there possibly any greater poetic justice in the universe than for Trump to die of the #CPACvirus?'
Mar 12, 2020 ~ The WHO declares the Wuhan Coronavirus to be a worldwide pandemic.
Mar 12, 2020 ~ Acting very swiftly again, President Trump imposes travel restrictions to Europe and elsewhere the day after the WHO declared the Wuhan Coronavirus to be a worldwide pandemic.
Mar 12, 2020 ~ Trump extends travel restrictions to Europe to combat Coronavirus. Most of Europe is becoming a hotspot. UK is exempt for now. Complete idiots like Ana Marie Cox theorize that Trump exempted the UK because 'they're more white than the rest of Europe'. Deranged and not even true.