Monday, February 10, 2020

ASK TKC: NO, YOU PROBABLY DIDN'T GET WU-TANG PLAGUE FROM THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS SUPER BOWL PARADE!!!



A local question that also serves as an indictment of our public education system and the social media information age . . .

"Hey TKC, noticed that a lot of people are sick after the Chiefs parade. Do you think it's possible that the Chinese virus was spread in the crowd?"

Our answer, with respect to the fact that the Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing Ta F' Wit . . .



NO, YOU DOLT, THE WU-TANG THREAT FOR KANSAS CITY IS THANKFULLY LOW RIGHT NOW!!! BUT STANDING IN THE COLD ALL DAY AROUND A BUNCH OF BOOZING FANBOYS PROVED EFFECTIVE AT SICKENING MANY LOCALS!!!

Reminder:

As the world focuses on coronavirus, a deadly flu has killed at least 10,000 Americans

HOWEVER, that's not a good comparison because the troubles in China could be far more deadly than the American sickness that is mostly cured with chicken noodle soup.

Still . . .

All of this leads us to real world news sources that take reporting of this threat far more seriously than Chiefs fans who are already planning next year's Super Bowl party for survivors . . .


Fanboys Suffer Party Hangover

Doctors say Kansas City seeing spike of flu cases after Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl victory

The flu season hit early this year and doctors have been seen a steady number of cases with two noticeable spikes coming at the first of the year and the past two weeks while Kansas City was celebrating the Chiefs Super Bowl title.


Show-Me Local Official Reports

Missouri, CDC collaborate to assure health of residents amid coronavirus outbreak

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - While the number of confirmed coronavirus deaths rises, the state of Missouri continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect its residents. Randall Williams, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services director, said in a news release that DHSS has partnered with the CDC and "local public agencies" to monitor the situation.


Nasty 'Whataboutism' Only Serves To Stifle Debate Not Provide Accurate Information

Coronavirus Is Bad. Comparing It to the Flu Is Worse

There's a deadly virus spreading throughout China right now, but Self magazine has a calming message for Americans: "For perspective," the publication tweeted Thursday, "the flu is a bigger threat in the US."


Human Toll Rises

Death toll from coronavirus exceeds 1,000

The death toll from the new coronavirus surpassed 1,000 on Monday as governments around the world work to contain the outbreak. Officials announced Monday that 1,016 people in mainland China have died from the coronavirus and that 42,638 people had contracted the infection, The New York Times reported.


Far East Secret FAIL

China hid the severity of its coronavirus outbreak and muzzled whistleblowers - because it can

Nearly six weeks after China announced the coronavirus outbreak, there's still a surprising amount we don't know about this newly discovered disease. But one thing is becoming clear: China's silence in the earliest days of the crisis may have made it worse.


EPIC Population Scale

Coronavirus may infect over 500K in Wuhan before it peaks, study says

The deadly coronavirus may spread to more than 500,000 people in the Chinese city of Wuhan before the epidemic hits its peak, according to a new study. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine developed a model that shows one in 20 people in Wuhan, the outbreak's center, will come down with the illness before the spread of the virus starts to slow down, Bloomberg News reported.


Trade War Context

4 charts show how SARS hit China's economy nearly 20 years ago

The new coronavirus - believed to have first appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan - is often compared to SARS, which originated in China's Guangdong province in November 2002 before spreading globally. The two diseases come from the same large family of viruses that usually infect animals but can sometimes evolve and spread to humans.


Global Struggle To Answer Sickness Fears With Science

The global fight against coronavirus

The human race is locked in a battle against something five million times smaller than us. The novel coronavirus that has emerged from the Wuhan in China has gone from an unknown enemy to feared worldwide, in a matter of months.


Developing . . .

24 comments:

Anonymous said...

snarky and informative. I like it TKC.

Greedo said...

^^^^ I'm told that readers who can actually take a joke and glean some info from this blog are greatly appreciated!

Anonymous said...

Read a really good article about how Chinese children aren't getting this disease. That's a good think for the young ones but may signal a year over year struggle with the problem.

Anonymous said...

Wired link i the only one worth reading. Whataboutism also has sickened our political conversations and made any real progress impossible.

Gee said...

I guess the NFL won't be covering hospital costs either.

GO CHIEFS!

Silvestor orgalthorp said...

What is surprising is that this virus hasn’t killed millions yet, given the compacted population of chinas cities and the filthy conditions that large populations create
If you e ever been to any Asian country, you will be stunned at the living conditions no American would tolerate

Anonymous said...

Could it be caused by eating cats and dogs? Has this been considered?

Silvestor orgalthorp said...

I went to market in Korea once. Walked past rows of baskets filled with chicken heads, bats, snakes and anything you can imagine. I’m surprised there hasn’t been a mid evil plague over there yet

Anonymous said...

Everybody you meet is now not only a climatologist but also an epidemiologist.
Got skidmarks in their drawers but they can tell you how this virus will pan out.

Anonymous said...

So did Millions of people. Including me. In China, etc. Don't be a drama queen.
95 % of China is super rural. Ever been downtown KC, Detroit, Chicago? Shitholes dirtier then most Asian towns.

Anonymous said...

I saw a Groupon for an ass or vagina steam. You sit in this chair with a hole in the bottom and they steam up there with herbs and spices.

Anonymous said...

Its only killing 1 to 2% of total infected. Problem is if everyone worldwide gets it. Then 1 or 2 out of every 100 employees, politicians, actors, sport stars, musicians and of course ordinary people will die. Its a serious issue IF it spreads. China would rather save "China" than its individual citizens. Mao started that trend. So they let it run for a while, not caring. Now it too late. China will crash and burn for sure.

Anonymous said...

Baseball will be cancelled this year. I am sure of it.

Anonymous said...

Oh no, the Astros won't be able to bang on their trash cans?

Anonymous said...

Wear a rubber dude.

chuck said...

Funny stuff, but this shit is no joke.

https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/uk-warns-coronavirus-imminent-threat-after-suspected-super-spreader-returns-singapore

It could not just kill a ton of people, it could sink economies all over the world.

I always wanted to completely disengage with Communist China, but not this fast.

Anonymous said...

^^^^ +100

Good link. Very serious stuff. Hoping and praying it doesn't make its way over here.

Anonymous said...

It is here. Prepare to defend yourself!!!

Anonymous said...

^^^ Go hide under your bed @12:02. We'll tell you when it's safe to come out.

Anonymous said...

We need a millenial sexually transmitted fatal disease to save this country! Strokes couldnt get the job done which is why Nancy, Schummer, Nadler and Schiff are still alive. What we need is a virus that selectivly kills stupid people!!

Anonymous said...

The NFL REALLY HAS OFFERED TO PAY HOSPITAL BILLS of people who got sick at the parade. And the chiefs are providing for the education of the children of anyone who died. SO THERE!

Byron Funkhouser said...

Don't worry. Der Fuhrer says the virus will disappear in April.

Anonymous said...

@12:55 - stop wishing ill upon Trump's supporters!

You should be ashamed of the last sentence in your post, Trumppuppets can't help themselves.

Anonymous said...

@6:04 - are there any apartments available on the Planet you live on?
On second thought, forget it - you're there!