in ,

8,000 Californians Under "Self-Imposed Quarantine", South Korea Locks Down City Of 2.5 Million People: Virus Updates

…this a strategy to “enforce the maximum containment policy.”


  • Stocks slide as CDC releases new US case numbers

  • The number of cases worldwide topping 80,000.

  • Italy reports 7th death, 200+ confirmed cases

  • Spain reports 3rd case

  • WHO says outbreak not yet a ‘pandemic’

  • WH reportedly considering expulsion of Chinese journalists in retaliation for WSJ reporters

  • US consulate in Milan temporarily halts visas

  • California has 8,000 under ‘self-imposed quarantine’

  • CDC warns Americans against travel to South Korea

  • Italian finance minister suspends tax payments in virus-hit areas

  • First cases reported in Oman, Bahrain

  • WHO kowtows to China in statement

  • Wuhan issues order to loosen lockdown, then U-turns

  • NHC says outbreak is fading, though situation remains “grim”

  • 2 new cases confirmed in Canada

  • China approves crackdown on wildlife trade after WHO says virus likely came from bats

  • Iranian lawmaker says more than 50 deaths in Qom; officials say 12

  • Hong Kong bars South Koreans

  • South Korean cases rise 60 to 893, Daegu city locked down.

* * *

Help us grow. Support The Duran on Patreon!


The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of The Duran.

What do you think?

15 Points
Upvote Downvote
Notify of
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Olivia Kroth
February 25, 2020

8,000 Californians Under “Self-Imposed Quarantine” … So the chickens come home to roost.

Olivia Kroth
Reply to  Olivia Kroth
February 26, 2020

Do not do to others what you do not want to be done to yourself !

Olivia Kroth
February 26, 2020

TASS: Russian Health Ministry embarks on creating coronavirus vaccine — MOSCOW, January 21. /TASS/. The Russian Health Ministry has commenced work on developing a coronavirus vaccine and is in negotiations with Chinese scientists on obtaining biological material, in order to get a head start on creating the inoculation, Russian Deputy Health Minister Sergei Krayevoy told TASS Tuesday. “We have begun working [on the vaccine], but we must solve several fundamental issues here. First, we need an appropriate animal specimen. Second, we need the living virus itself. […] An effort is underway with our Chinese comrades to obtain the corresponding biological… Read more »

Jane Karlsson
Jane Karlsson
Reply to  Olivia Kroth
February 26, 2020

A vaccine is not the right approach.

The immune system is perfectly capable of mounting a defence against coronavirus without any help from a vaccine. It needs the right tools, which are not available in sufficient quantity in the modern junk food diet. Proliferation of antibody-producing cells requires copper.

Protection against the uncontrolled inflammation which kills the patients requires manganese.

Manganese has been extensively demonised in the scientific literature, and many scientists think it’s toxic. For this reason, the patients will not be treated with manganese as they should be.

Olivia Kroth
Reply to  Jane Karlsson
February 26, 2020

The Russians have a different approach. Their doctors find a vaccine helpful.

Olivia Kroth
Reply to  Olivia Kroth
February 27, 2020


Five vaccine prototypes against novel coronavirus developed in Russia —
However, the work is at the initial stage, according to the Russian deputy —

MOSCOW, February 26. /TASS/. Russian scientists have developed five vaccine prototypes against the novel coronavirus but they are still at the initial stage of research, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said on Wednesday.

“Five vaccine prototypes have been developed but the work is at the initial stage. I would like to add that colleagues are working assiduously on that and when we have more concrete results we will tell about them,” she said.

Jane Karlsson
Jane Karlsson
Reply to  Olivia Kroth
February 27, 2020

The Russians have the same approach as everybody else, and they don’t know whether it will be helpful or not. Some previous coronavirus vaccines have made the disease worse.

Olivia Kroth
Reply to  Jane Karlsson
March 7, 2020

You do not know a lot about Russia at all.

French Tourism Crashes By 35% Amid Virus Outbreak; Europe On Recession Watch

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews goes WW2 on Bernie after Nevada win (Video)