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Coronavirus: How the deadly epidemic sparked a global emergency | Four Corners

March 12, 2020


TIM MCLEAN: Morning folks, it’s um Thursday
the 6th of February. Middle of a ghost town here. Everyone is hiding. It’s dire here.
It’s very dire. There’s people dropping on the footpath, literally. Ok? I can’t wait
to get out of here, it’s terrible. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: A city of 11 million
people in lockdown. STEPHEN MCDONELL, BBC CHINA CORRESPONDENT:
So here I am, sitting at home and reporting from where I live. That’s because after returning
from Hubei province at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, everybody’s told you need to go
into quarantine, you can’t be exposed to others for several weeks… SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: More than two-thousand
dead, tens of thousands infected. Rising anger over how the crisis is being handled. RICHARD MCGREGOR, EAST ASIA SENIOR FELLOW,
LOWY INSTITUTE: Local officials in Wuhan did withhold information. The doctors in Wuhan
who were talking about it were explicitly told to shut up. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: And scientists racing
to find a vaccine. PROFESSOR TREVOR DREW, DIRECTOR, CSIRO AUSTRALIAN
ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY: We just don’t know how this outbreak is going to develop or how
many people are ultimately going to be infected, or ultimately going to die from this disease. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Tonight on 4 Corners,
how the coronavirus outbreak sparked a global emergency. TIM MCLEAN: I’m absolutely fucking petrified.
The police are actually knocking on doors and taking temperatures and if people have
a temperature, they’re dragging them out. You don’t get a fucking say in it. You don’t
get an option. YING WANG: Wuhan is a very, very beautiful
charming and bustling city in central China. It sits on the banks of the Yangtze River.
It’s a mega city. Wuhan is also home to the second most number of universities in China.
People around the world come to Wuhan to study. STEPHEN MCDONELL, BBC CHINA CORRESPONDENT
It’s right in the heart of the country, geographically as well as economically. Because all these
trains and plains are coming through there. To have the outbreak start there, it’s almost
like if you wanted to pick the worst place for it to break out in, that would be the
place you’d release it. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: In early December,
people in Wuhan begin falling ill with a mystery virus. PROFESSOR SHARON LEWIN, DIRECTOR, DOHERTY
INSTITUTE: The first infections in Wuhan started in early December, and I believe the first
case in December the 1st. When a new infectious disease appears, it does take a little time
to register and become aware that it’s new. Um, so there were people presenting with a
form of pneumonia. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Local doctors suspect
the virus originated in the city’s seafood and wildlife market. PROFESSOR RAINA MACINTYRE, HEAD, BIOSECURITY
PROGRAM, UNSW KIRBY INSTITUTE: So, we think the virus probably originated from bats, because
that’s what the genetic data tell us, but often there’s an intermediary animal host.
In this case they think pangolins might be implicated, which are a mammal, and that intermediary
animal host might have been at the markets. We don’t think that it’s from eating those
things specifically, like through the gastrointestinal tract, but more from handling them, from touching
the contaminated meat. So, somewhere in that market we believe there must have been a contaminated animal source that infected the first cluster of humans. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: In late December
as the number of cases increases, doctors in Wuhan begin sharing information in a private
chat group. STEPHEN MCDONELL, BBC CHINA CORRESPONDENT:
Well before any of us knew about the coronavirus, there were people who tried to sound the alarm.
So, there were a group of whistle blowers who’d heard that there was this virus cluster,
and they started speaking about it. Now, in particular, there was one doctor, Li Wenliang.
He posted on a chat group with his former university classmates, that people had been
coming into his university with what he thought was the SARS virus. VOICEOVER (starts in Chinese, then in English):
7 SARS cases were confirmed in the Huanan seafood market. The main mode of transmission
of the virus is droplet transmission at close range or contact with respiratory secretions
of patients. This can cause a special pneumonia that is evidently contagious and capable of
affecting multiple organ systems. It is also called SARS. The patients were isolated in
the emergency department of our hospital. Everyone please be careful. VOICEOVER: That’s scary. SARS is back? SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: The outbreak revived
the spectre of SARS, another type of coronavirus which killed 774 people in 2002 and 2003. PROFESSOR SHARON LEWIN, DIRECTOR, DOHERTY
INSTITUTE: The reason why they would have been so concerned at the prospect is this
was SARS, was threefold. First of all, SARS was super infectious. Second, it had a relatively
high mortality rate of 10%. And third, a large number of healthcare workers actually died
from SARS because of the complexity with stopping transmission and I think that was the real
concern. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: On the same day as
Dr Li’s warning, the Wuhan Health Commission sends an urgent internal notice to hospitals
on the treatment of pneumonia of unknown cause. VOICEOVER (starts in Chinese, then in English):
Some medical institutions in our city have seen patients steadily with pneumonia of unknown
cause. If you find patients with unexplained pneumonia, actively adjust the resources and
treat them on the spot. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: The notice warns
them to keep the outbreak quiet. VOICEOVER: Without authorisation, no units
or individuals shall release treatment related information to the outside. DR WU QIANG, CHINESE POLITICAL COMMENTATOR:
I have no doubt that local governments have reported the situation to the central government.
So local governments were not accountable to the people at that time, but to the central
government. They adopted a policy of concealing the truth from the public but starting to
control the epidemic internally. This contradiction prevented them from properly mobilizing to
deal with the spread of the epidemic. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Dr Li and the other
doctors continue to share information. VOICEOVER: Be careful. The WeChat group of
our class has been banned. The latest news is the coronavirus infection has been confirmed,
and virus classification is in progress. Please don’t spread the word and ask your family
and loved ones to take precautions. VOICEOVER: Do not go to the Huanan seafood
market in the near future. RICHARD MCGREGOR, EAST ASIA SENIOR FELLOW,
LOWY INSTITUTE: So when this group of doctors, I think they were university classmates from
Wuhan, began sharing the information they had about a strange new virus on this joint
WeChat group, they were doing what you’d expect medical professionals to do. To
try and sort of pool information and see what was actually happening. But of course that’s
a kind of dangerous thing to do in China. I think there’s little doubt right now that
local officials in Wuhan did withhold information. They’ve admitted as much. The doctors in Wuhan
who were talking about it, were explicitly told to shut up. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Dr Li and his colleagues
are hauled in for questioning by Wuhan police. VOICEOVER: After investigation and verification
by the public security organs, eight offenders have been summoned and handled according to
law. The police will investigate and punish with zero tolerance those illegal acts that
fabricate and spread rumours and disrupt social order. STEPHEN MCDONELL, BBC CHINA CORRESPONDENT:
Doctor Li was disciplined by his own hospital. He was even picked up by the police and taken
in, and castigated and told not to spread rumours. This is what happens when you are
saying things publicly that the Communist Party doesn’t like. You’re spreading rumours.
Even if somebody is trying to tell the world about a potentially dangerous virus, the first
instinct is to shut them up. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Despite the risk
of retribution, critics like Dr Wu Qiang, who already lost his university job for defying
a ban by President Xi on teaching democracy, continue to speak out over the government’s
handling of the crisis. DR WU QIANG, CHINESE POLITICAL COMMENTATOR:
They were basically concealing the truth; although internal controls were in place,
the information kept from the public caused the outbreak of the disaster and the spread
of the disease. RICHARD MCGREGOR, EAST ASIA SENIOR FELLOW,
LOWY INSTITUTE: That’s the key point in this saga. They lost about two weeks, maybe three
weeks, just when the virus was at it’s sort of nascent point, just at a time where they
could have traced it, just at a time where perhaps they could have checked it more substantially.
But that was lost because it got caught up in the politics of the information flow and
information surveillance in China. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Four weeks after
the first infections, China notifies the World Health Organisation of the outbreak. Things are about to get worse. In early January, millions of Chinese are preparing to travel
to and from Wuhan to celebrate Chinese New Year with their families. STEPHEN MCDONELL, BBC CHINA CORRESPONDENT:
If you were to pick the most dangerous time, the worst time, for a virus to break out here,
the, the worst time for it to spread quickly across China and even around the world, it
would be the lunar new year. You have hundreds of millions of people criss-crossing China,
travelling overseas. And because of that mass migration, the largest mass migration annually
in the world, I mean, it, it was just a terrible time for this virus outbreak to, to happen. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Australian resident
Ying Wang who lives in Melbourne, is preparing to visit Wuhan with her husband and two children
when she hears about the outbreak. YING WANG: It was a couple of days after our
Christmas holiday in Melbourne, I got a video sent over from my cousin in Wuhan and according to
the video there was a suspected SARS-like pneumonia and I asked my cousin should I cancel
my trip? We waited until probably the first week in January and then there was an official
announcement from our local government back in Wuhan saying that the disease was controllable
and then we sort of, I feel relieved, so we went on with our trip. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Ying Wang and her
family arrive in Wuhan on January 9. That same day a 61-year-old man who had visited
the seafood market becomes the first person to die of coronavirus. His death is kept quiet
for two days. DR WU QIANG, CHINESE POLITICAL COMMENTATOR:
During the most crucial time of the spread of disease in early Jan, Wuhan and Hubei were
holding annual political meetings. As a result, the first death which occurred on January
9 was not announced until January 11. After January 11 the data on deaths and confirmed
cases plateaued and the numbers had not changed at all. I believe that the local authorities
concealed the truth from the public due to political concerns. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: On January 22, the
government finally acknowledges the gravity of the situation at a press conference in
Beijing. LI BIN, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, NATIONAL HEALTH COMMISSION OF CHINA: The virus might mutate and the epidemic is at risk of spreading further. It is currently
the Spring Festival travel rush season, when the mobility of the general public increases
sharply, which has heightened the risk of epidemic transmission and the difficulty of
prevention and control. We must not take it lightly and be highly vigilant. NEWSREADER: Nine people have died and 440
people have contracted a mysterious coronavirus, as China works to stop it spreading during
the lunar new year travel rush. YING WANG: It was, 22nd, 22nd of January,
that was the turning point. It was Wednesday and just bad news started coming in,
starting with the Chinese official news saying that it’s getting, getting much worse
than they expected and then all of a sudden, I think it was the next day 23rd,
I remember, I woke up quite late like 10:00 AM and suddenly, my dad just told
me, oh, we can’t go out now. We can’t go out. We can’t get out our apartment. NEWSREADER: There’s been a dramatic development
this morning in the Chinese city of Wuhan which is the epicentre of an outbreak of a
deadly new virus. All public transport, buses, trains, ferries and the airport have been
shut down as authorities scramble to contain the spread of the coronavirus. STEPHEN MCDONELL, BBC CHINA CORRESPONDENT:
I mean, when the authorities decided to lock down that whole province of Hubei. That’s
like locking down the entire population of Italy and telling them you can’t leave that
province. It was really the moment when everybody knew, all right, this is a big problem. PROFESSOR SHARON LEWIN, DIRECTOR, DOHERTY
INSTITUTE: When Wuhan went into lockdown, I think January the 23rd and then flights
and greater lockdown measures across China. This is unprecedented in the history of modern
medicine. We’ve never tried. We know that containment can work, but it’s never really
been done at this large scale. YING WANG: The day I learned that Wuhan
was in lockdown and I felt quite shocked and I start immediately start worrying about
food, food supply. And I had to stop everything on that day. Just started messaging everybody
to find out is that really the official news. How serious is this announcement? SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: By late January,
Wuhan’s hospitals are struggling to cope, and medical staff are under intolerable pressure. NURSE: I can’t take it anymore! (Screams) MALE HOSPITAL WORKER: We don’t want to live
anymore. Look at it yourselves. What on earth do you want to do? I don’t want people, you take them away. Take away that one lying on the floor . Otherwise, you’d better kill me.
Let me out of here, send me home. I’m not creating trouble. So many lying there, what can I do? SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: With patient numbers
surging, construction begins on two new hospitals, with one scheduled to open in just over a
week. NEWSREADER: Even though Chinese authorities
have shut down several cities, the world health organisation says it’s not yet a global health
emergency. PROFESSOR RAINA MACINTYRE, HEAD, BIOSECURITY
PROGRAM, UNSW KIRBY INSTITUTE: So, obviously the whole world was watching very closely
through January as this epidemic unfolded, and people were very concerned. A lot of experts
were concerned and felt that the Public Health Emergency of International Concern should
have been declared earlier. I think people were harking back to Ebola and what happened
there, and they were afraid of delays that might have been very costly in terms of the
ability to save people’s lives. NEWSREADER: Australia’s first case of coronavirus
has been confirmed in Victoria, as New South Wales announces it has two probable cases. DR MIKE CATTON, CO-DEPUTY DIRECTOR, DOHERTY
INSTITUTE: So, the minute we made the diagnosis of the first case in Australia, we knew how
significant that was and we knew that we wanted to culture the virus. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: In a major breakthrough,
Australian scientists become the first outside China to isolate the virus in a laboratory. DR MIKE CATTON, CO-DEPUTY DIRECTOR, DOHERTY
INSTITUTE: Okay, it’s definitely growing. It started at 30, so that’s three long. So,
a thousand times stronger. Awesome. So, it’s definitely growing. So, we’ve got it. Fantastic.
Yep. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: CSIRO scientists
begin growing the virus in their highest security laboratory, reserved for the most deadly pathogens. PROFESSOR TREVOR DREW, DIRECTOR, CSIRO AUSTRALIAN ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY: We don’t actually know how dangerous this virus is. We know
it kills people, but we don’t know how many, and we don’t know exactly what the mechanism
is by which this virus kills people. So at the moment we’re taking the highest level
of precautions. DR ROB GRENFELL, DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND BIOSECURITY, CSIRO: Our staff can only usually work about four hours in those suits and in those conditions,
because it’s very stressful to imagine you’re actually working with such high volatile agents. PROFESSOR TREVOR DREW, DIRECTOR, CSIRO AUSTRALIAN ANIMAL HEALTH LABORATORY: So the most important thing that we’re doing at the moment is growing
the virus to produce more of it so that we can understand more about the characteristics
of this virus, and also how it behaves in a biological model so that we can see the
progress of the disease. DR ROB GRENFELL, DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND BIOSECURITY, CSIRO: So, we will then introduce the virus into our test animals, on this occasion ferrets,
because their respiratory system is very similar to humans. And the idea here is to understand
how that infection progresses and how it behaves. This is very important for us to understand
because if we can’t understand how the infection progresses and in which way it progresses
we can’t understand how vaccines work. SCIENTIST: So, I think this will be ready
to harvest tomorrow. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: In China, the escalating
number of infections prompts a rare outburst of anger online against authorities. WUHAN RESIDENT: I want to fucking ask, can
you find another country on this planet that is such fucking bullshit? Can you find another country on this planet, another government to fuck shit up like this? Wuhan is like fucking
hell right now. To see them just drop dead or all kinds of scenarios, all those tragedies.
Today is the first day of the Lunar New Year. It should have been a happy time. Can you
say that the Wuhan people or Chinese people feel happy now? DR WU QIANG, CHINESE POLITICAL COMMENTATOR:
It can be said that the more than 900 million Chinese citizens who are equipped with smart
phones have been extremely dissatisfied with the situation of Wuhan pneumonia in the past
one month or so. From my own observation, this level of dissatisfaction is unprecedented
in the past eight years. They have been tremendously dissatisfied with Wuhan local government’s
ineffectiveness in epidemic and disaster relief, the predicament the Wuhan people have been
put into from the city lockdown, the paralysis of the local medical institutions, and the
huge risk they have to face. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: As authorities desperately
try to stop the virus spreading, Wuhan is effectively cut off from the rest of China. STEPHEN MCDONELL, BBC CHINA CORRESPONDENT:
We decided to go into Hubei province to have a look what it was like, right inside the
virus hot zone. As we got closer and closer to Hubei, the road blocks were becoming more serious, and in
fact looked like something out of an apocalyptic movie. The police are making all the cars
pull over to the side. STEPHEN MCDONELL, BBC CHINA CORRESPONDENT:
So basically, that’s the border that way. The police have told us that we can drive
in but we can’t drive out. STEPHEN MCDONELL, BBC CHINA CORRESPONDENT:
We drove through a series of ghost towns. I mean, nobody on the streets, shops closed,
the shutters were down. And this is during Spring festival. Normally this is a time when
you’d have fireworks, families, friends gathering to have meals together, celebrating, being
happy, and instead it was completely dead, and in fact, pretty eerie. NEWSREADER: The outbreak of the coronavirus
in China has finally been declared a global health emergency after a rapid escalation
in the number of infections during the past week. There are almost 8,000 cases in 18 countries,
including 9 in Australia. STEPHEN MCDONELL, BBC CHINA CORRESPONDENT:
So here I am, sitting at home and reporting from where I live. That’s because after returning
from Hubei province at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, everybody’s told you need to go
into quarantine, you can’t be exposed to others for several weeks. This city, Beijing, if
I look out the window, it’s dead. I mean, there are hardly any people in the streets.
Friends here don’t want to go outdoors. That’s because they’re afraid of catching the coronavirus,
and the same is happening all over the countries, all these mega-cities in China. NEWSREADER: The government is taking drastic
action to stem the coronavirus. Foreign nationals coming from China are now banned from entering
the country. PROFESSOR RAINA MACINTYRE, HEAD, BIOSECURITY
PROGRAM, UNSW KIRBY INSTITUTE: I think from a disease control point of view, we want to
continue these for as long as is feasible. There’s just so many major economic consequences
of the travel ban that I think at some point we’ll have to make the decision to lift the
bans, but if we can keep them going as long as possible, that will be beneficial from
a disease control point of view. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Hundreds of Australians
remain trapped in Hubei province. YING WANG: So, this is the view from my window,
and it’s been really good weather today, but we’re not going out. And this is our central
garden on level six. So, it’s a bit shame that we’re stuck at home, otherwise it could
be a really good day out. YING WANG: I really just want a more firm
answer from anywhere really, from WHO or, or, or my local government. So how, how bad
really is? I- I’m still having this question. How serious is this whole pandemic? Even though
everyday we watch the numbers, infected number of people, also the death toll keep going
up. Just, yeah, I need to, I don’t know, I need someone to assure me this is
some … I don’t know, I feel like the end of the world. TIM MCLEAN: Morning folks. It’s Thursday 6th February. Middle of a ghost town here. 1.3 million people all hiding.
It’s raining, it’s a miserable day. Death toll is, what, 545 today. Um, 16,800-odd people
in hospital in my district. Waiting on DFAT to give us an answer about when I can get out of here. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Australian Tim McLean
is stranded on the outskirts of Wuhan. He’s trying to get his Chinese partner a visa to
come to Australia. TIM MCLEAN: Um, Foreign Affairs just contacted
me. I just hung up the phone. Um, they just confirmed, and wanted to let me know, that my spouse Xu Qiong didn’t make the list for the flight with Qantas, and asked
me if I was still interested in leaving. I informed them that I’m not leaving without her. It’s dire here. It’s very dire. There’s queues outside the hospitals now. We’re not
allowed near them. There’s people dropping on the footpath, literally. Okay? I know
how bad it is. I can’t wait to get out of here. It’s- it’s terrible. TIM MCLEAN: So, this is them spraying outside
our front door, they have been doing this through the city regularly. The local council have been going out and spraying disinfectant around everybody’s doorways. So I suspect they’re spraying to stop infections coming
out of the sewer. I better go in and shut the door. I’ve seen medical folks turn up
two doors away from me, 20 metres from my front door, and take a lady away that was
infected. They also took her son. The son returned home 24 hours later; he was okay.
We haven’t seen or heard of the lady since. PROFESSOR RAINA MACINTYRE: So, people have been concerned about the human rights
aspects of quarantine and isolation of cases, quarantine of contacts, et cetera, and
that’s been happening on a very large scale in China but also in Australia and other countries.
From a disease control point of view, putting aside other issues, from a disease control
point of view it works. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Videos emerge on social media of authorities using increasingly drastic measures. RESIDENT (in Mandarin): Forced quarantine.
The whole family of four. Go. Hurry up. Leave. No filming allowed. Go.
What are you doing? Can you leave me alone? – Get in there.
– No. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Around China, residents
post scenes claiming officials are welding the doors of apartment buildings shut so people
can’t get out. Woman (in Mandarin): Hey look, is that the
door? They are welding the door. That’s a door in the middle, look. Terrible. They are welding the door, not allowing people to get out. Next will be our block, Block 6. TIM MCLEAN: I’m very concerned about getting
this virus. I’m not even 100 metres away from one of the hospitals that’s full. I’ve
seen people entering that hospital. I’ve seen, people getting rolled out on stretchers
out of that hospital. It’s literally across the road from where I come out of my apartment.
Now, that’s concerning. My hospitals here are full. We’ve run out of medical supplies here. There’s no PPE, or personal protective equipment available anymore, so the doctors have all gone to the bigger hospitals. They’re shipping our sick and our, you know, the people that are in bad condition, they’re taking them to Wuhan. The Wuhan hospitals
are also full now. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: By early February
the virus is in 25 countries, with 216 cases outside China. PROFESSOR TREVOR DREW: The most likely way that the virus is traveling outside of
China is by infected people. So these people, they are perhaps in the early stages of the
disease and perhaps not showing very many clinical signs. So, they are able to get onto
planes and they’re quite happy to travel, and in all innocence they are spreading the
disease as they travel. PROFESSOR NEIL FERGUSON, EPIDEMIOLOGIST, IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON: We think 10% or less of all infections in china are being detected at the current time. We estimate that up to 50,000 new infections a day occur in China, which
is obviously much larger than the official case numbers. NEWSREADER: Almost 4,000 passengers, including
more than 200 Australians, have spent their first 24 hours officially in quarantine on
board a cruise ship off Japan. They’ll be isolated on board for the next fortnight,
with some passengers growing anxious as their crucial medicines are beginning to run out. PROFESSOR RAINA MACINTYRE: We know that cruise ships are at high risk for outbreaks.
It’s well documented that you get outbreaks of influenza, norovirus, gastro and so on,
on cruise ships. They are closed small communities in a very small space compared to, say, a
country. So obviously you can get more intense transmission once an outbreak starts. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Shocking news breaks
that the man who had first warned of the outbreak has died of coronavirus. NEWSREADER: In China, censors are working
overtime to contain an outpouring of anger and grief over the death of the doctor who
blew the whistle on the coronavirus crisis. Li Wenliang died from the virus in a Wuhan
hospital five weeks after being punished by authorities for warning others of a dangerous
new virus. RICHARD MCGREGOR, EAST ASIA SENIOR FELLOW,
LOWY INSTITUTE: There was a huge outpouring of grief, anger, frustration, on Chinese social
media. And not just from so-called netizens on Chinese-style Reddit forums or something,
but from the Supreme Court of China who put out a statement saying that, you know, these
doctors were heroes, they should have been allowed to do their job. DR WU QIANG, CHINESE POLITICAL COMMENTATOR:
The public intellectuals and the public both realised that Dr Li represents the conscience
of China. He was suppressed from the beginning from telling the truth. He could have saved
the livelihood of tens of thousands of people, or thousands of people’s lives. But all this
was concealed due to the authority’s suppression of free speech. I believe the public expressed
their dissatisfaction with the government by commemorating him. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: The death toll reaches
a critical milestone … numbers overtaking the killed by SARS. HOSPITAL WORKER (in Mandarin): How can we
take any more patients in here? What else can we do? I don’t know what you can do. What about these patients lying here? Many patients are lying on the ground. It is full here. Woman (in Mandarin): Three bodies have been
lying here all morning. Some of them died in the middle of the night. But until now, nobody has come to handle it. Doctors and nurses are all working under these conditions WUHAN HOSPITAL WORKER (in Mandarin): Okay
you have seen him, just keep going. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: After being conspicuously
absent, President Xi emerges on state media to assert his authority. XI JINPING, CHINESE PRESIDENT: Ni Hao! Let’s
not shake hands in this special time. But we must have confidence that we will overcome
this crisis. RICHARD MCGREGOR: Xi has really lost control of the narrative, and he’s struggling to get
it back. Now if that goes on, if they don’t get on top of the virus, then that can really
damage his image I think, even with ordinary Chinese people, and that has potentially profound
implications, because two, three years down the track, when he’s meant to be reappointed,
maybe his enemies will use this against him. DR WU QIANG, CHINESE POLITICAL COMMENTATOR:
So, the people directed this kind of dissatisfaction directly to Xi himself and Xi’s style of governance
which is I believe the most serious threat to Xi Jinping. This is because the foundation
of his power is based largely on populism and the loss of this populist foundation will
undoubtedly destabilise his position in the party. NEWSREADER: Australians still trapped in the
coronavirus epicentre in China are tonight preparing for a second attempt at an evacuation flight
to Darwin. TIM MCLEAN: There is a seat available for
my partner Qiong and myself on the next available flight out of Wuhan, which apparently is leaving
at midnight tonight. We’ve got three or four hours to get to the airport. They’ve
sent us- sent us all our passes, et cetera, so we can get through the checkpoints. It’s all confirmed. We’ve got the emails. We’ve got the thumbs up. So, we’re out of
here. We’re heading home. Can’t wait. And super excited. YING WANG: So, today’s our last day in Wuhan.
It’s been a pretty long journey the past two weeks. More than two weeks we’ve been quarantined
for more than two weeks. So, tomorrow we’re going to get out and go to the airport and
come back to Australia. So, it’s still, it’s still unreal for me. YING WANG: Reaching the airport toll gate,
looks like we are in the checkpoint. It’s 2.30, kids are not asleep. I’m super tired. We’re still waiting. About half of the plane still waiting to be cleared of security and
passport control and stuff. A lot of paperwork, a lot of screening, a lot of questions. Just very, very stressful really. Let’s go! Out of here! Yes, we’re out of
here, going home. SEAN NICHOLLS, REPORTER: Tim McLean isn’t
on the flight. Quarantine restrictions mean he hasn’t been able to get any transport to
the airport. So, he’s still stuck in Hubei province. TIM MCLEAN: I’m absolutely fucking petrified
now. 1300 odd people are dead here. The police are actually knocking on doors and taking temperatures and if people have got a temperature, they’re dragging them out, mate. You don’t
get a fucking say in it. You don’t get an option. You get taken away and put with a bunch of other sick people. Not only are we in quarantine but it’s beyond quarantine now. It’s… I don’t even know what to call it. It’s quite terrifying knowing that people
can knock on your door here and drag you out for no reason at all, because you’ve got a temperature. PROFESSOR SHARON LEWIN, DIRECTOR, DOHERTY
INSTITUTE: At the moment we don’t have a good understanding of the real mortality rate for
the novel coronavirus. It’s estimated about 2 per cent. So if the mortality rate is 2%,
if it’s 1%, even if it’s 0.5% and 300 million people get infected, that’s a lot of people
that could potentially die. Because if you think back into the Spanish flu, enormous
numbers of people died, but the actual mortality rate was less than 1% but a huge number of
people were infected. WOMAN: Help! My mother is dying! Someone come
quickly! I have no way out! There is really no way out! Everyone, please help me! I have
no other way! NEWSREADER: The World Health Organisation
is this morning warning that the coronavirus could pose a greater global threat than terrorism. DR TEDROS ADHANOM GHEBREYESUS, WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION: A virus can have more powerful consequences than any terrorist
action. And that’s true. And if the world doesn’t want to wake up and consider this
enemy virus as public enemy number one, I don’t think we will learn from our lessons. PROFESSOR TREVOR DREW: We just don’t know how this outbreak is going to develop, or
how many people are ultimately going to be infected, or ultimately going to die from
this disease. We don’t yet know exactly how the virus is evolving. We don’t know
how many people are actually infected that are not revealed to be infected. And we don’t know how many people are dying that are misdiagnosed as dying from other disease. So, this
is a real problem for us to be able to make any real prediction, or to model the spread
of this disease. PROFESSOR SHARON LEWIN: I think the worst case scenario is that we are unable to contain the virus,
that we see sustained human-to-human transmission in many parts of the world. NEWSREADER: The World Health Organisation
says the window of opportunity to contain the coronavirus outbreak is narrowing. The
statement comes as concerns grow in South Korea and the Middle East about the number
of cases. There have also been more cases confirmed among Australians evacuated from
a cruise ship in Japan. TIM MCLEAN: So, I really don’t know what the
near future is going to bring. We’ve got no information about how long we’re going to
be in here. There’s no indication whatsoever. I’ve got sick people living next door to me,
I’ve got sick people above me, I’ve got sick people across the lane from me. Some of those
people have got chains on their doors so people can’t access them because they’re ill. I’m
hiding from a virus that you can’t see and a government that you don’t want to muck around
with.

100 Comments

  • Reply R Stelzer March 12, 2020 at 11:56 am

    Cattle can be stampeded because they are driven. Sheep cannot be stampeded because they are led, not driven. They tend to wander off. Why do you think the Government is creating the HYSTERIA? They want to DRIVE IN change, and can do it only in the midst of the confusion that comes with HYSTERIA and even pretend it is a proper response to the "crisis" they whip up into a frenzy. Beware all men who LORD IT OVER other men. Beware false flags, our own history is filled with fake crisis and they are a prerequisite to selling LIES.

  • Reply Pulsar Ruati March 12, 2020 at 11:59 am

    oh my Lord becareful human what you choose to consume n sell to your beloved society, drugs alcohol smoking damgeroys to health n virus makes it worse

  • Reply Catherine Wambui March 12, 2020 at 12:05 pm

    this is like a bad zombie movie where u are shot if u turn …..so scarey….what of us in the 3rd world countries who lack proper resources to deal with such an epidemic….God have mercy on us all

  • Reply Prateek Singhal March 12, 2020 at 12:19 pm

    15:17 – It is so scary that Stephen McDonnell surprisingly comments "that would be like locking down Italy" and it becomes a dreadful reality 14 days later.

  • Reply jonathan rodriguez March 12, 2020 at 12:22 pm

    Experts can't decipher a virus waw your specialist today

  • Reply Jesse Shin March 12, 2020 at 12:28 pm

    if the death toll is as low as they claim it is, 50, 100 , 150 a day really isnt enough to overload a hospital / morgue. On average thousands of people die each day in china and wenever see any problems with disposing of bodies. The fact that there are videos of bodies in the streets, piled in bags in hospitals, etc shows that the numbers china is giving us just dont add up.

  • Reply seiparis 20 March 12, 2020 at 12:44 pm

    China must pay the cost of this damage to the peaple suffered by this Corana virus.
    We never forget what CHINESE have done to us by this CORONA VIRUS.
    We never forgive what CHINESE have done to us by this CORONA VIRUS.

  • Reply STEVE R JR March 12, 2020 at 12:50 pm

    The US wages a trade war on China and this happens. Sorry folks not trying to start a conspiracy
    But its a little suspicious That this virus started in China. Think about it.

  • Reply Lenny Taerts March 12, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    China’s government sucks… this could have been contained by now if they were honest about this from the beginning… All in service of money and image right? China needs a revolution bad, because their lack of transparency is proving to be dangerous. Now thousands of deaths, and crashing of many markets are the fault of their negligence.

    This epidemic will have a lasting impact on the Chinese economy.

  • Reply Paidinfull• March 12, 2020 at 12:53 pm

    He said it’s the place you’d release it… this will be just like Ebola probably and disappear and never be spoken of again.

  • Reply Erick L March 12, 2020 at 12:56 pm

    "It's like locking down the entire population of Italy".

    Ouch.

  • Reply Critical Times March 12, 2020 at 12:58 pm

    CORONA HOAX GOOD OLD PINOCCHIO NEWS AT ITS BEST WHAT A JOKE

  • Reply David Gonzalez March 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    March 12, 2020
    I live in San Francisco CA
    And death toll is at 38 in the US

  • Reply dano gamez March 12, 2020 at 1:41 pm

    What if the virus was man made in China and got out that's why the doctors keep quiet and the Chinese government

  • Reply T S March 12, 2020 at 1:41 pm

    People are getting what they deserve. Unfortunately, other people that have nothing to do with these nasty people are suffering. SO, stop these practices and get rid of these types of people to save yourselves from this type of things in the future.

  • Reply Ardijan Zenuni March 12, 2020 at 1:45 pm

    Use nuclear bombs and destroy china for the peoples safe around the world.

  • Reply tiandog March 12, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    I feel like people need to stand at the time of event and not standing at a current day to look back what it should/should not be done. The solution to an emergency situation always have its downsides.
    1. When Dr. Li whistle-blowed and warned everyone, there was no scientific evidence at all that it's a serious virus. At that time, there was only suspicion that it might be a deadly virus. As a result, because you don't have anything to back you up, Dr. Li obviously being treated as rumours and being questioned by government. Just like you go to the GP saying that I have a headache, the GP would tell you to have a rest for a couple of days if it's a light headache. If it's more severe, they will let you take some prescription or even further, do blood test. Before there's any result, it's only suspicion. If a doctor says "hey, your headache needs surgery right now" with no results from the prescriptions you take/blood test, will you trust him?
    2. If you look back at past 10 years, there has been rare outbreak of a disease. Most of them are in middle east which is to be expected (poor health system). No one would be cautious about an outbreak in a country with an excellent economy background. Everyone didn't expect its coming.
    3. The timing of the outbreak: It happened just weeks before Chinese lunar new year and after Christmas. Lots of people were planning their holidays, trying to relax after a year of hard work. Who would want such a sad news break their holiday dream that they have planned possibly months with their families.
    4. Currently, there are strong evidence suggesting that this disease originated from bats. But it doesn't mean that it's from Wuhan. There's possibility that the outbreak started from Wuhan but it's got transmitted from other places. If you still don't accept this theory, explain: (a) America, Australia, Singapore, Italy, Britain are among the first to ban Chinese tourists, why they currently have the highest number of cases in the world outside China? (b) Several recent researches showed that China only has one type of the virus in more than 80k cases, other countries have at least 2 types of the virus. How do you explain that? Mutation isn't the possibility because they have to have the other types in order to have the rest. (c) Infected person with no explainable history. This is possibly due to some technical reasons but there's no way a virus can "fly", by itself.
    5. Government covering up: Don't just blame China for their initial covering up because of the communism. All the western countries covered up in the very beginning. Why would you admit such thing that can make you country look bad in a political field?
    6. Police arrest people who resist treatment: I think the news misinterpret it. You only see that police arrests people but didn't see why they did this. These people showed the symptoms of the virus, fever, cough etc. and they refuse a visit to hospital. Because how severe its transmission is, these people might further transmit to other people. As a government, do you want to isolate one single suspected person ASAP or in the future, isolate 100 people who got from the first suspected person? Yes, it's against human rights, but in an outbreak, government has to consider big pictures and the major population's lives rather than some individual's human rights. If you don't use tough methods, the virus will keep going and going. Italy and America are the best examples.
    7. Numbers incorrect: There's no way to have 100% accurate number in this scale. However, if you don't trust numbers, you can look at facts because you can't lie those things. The closure of all temporary hospitals in Wuhan, Apple, Nissan & Toyota restarts its factories in China and Wuhan which means that containment does work and the fact does reflect numbers in some ways.
    8. Interpretation of the numbers: A lot of people look at the death numbers only and become very scared. In an outbreak, you have to interpret as before the extreme measure and treatment measure are taken and after. Then you can look at the death numbers and make a conclusion. Without treatment, even common cold will have a sky rocketing number.

    After watching the video, I feel like all the people interviewed are Australians. People always have their subjective view because they represent their ethnics, religions, countries & beliefs, but have you tried to interview a person who is currently in Wuhan/China and experience the whole situation from the beginning to now/end. Or interviewing scientists from different countries. It's kind of biased in my opinion.

    Of course, Chinese government also needs something to think about. Now we have proved that Dr. Li was correct, but maybe in the future, we need to take those rare voices into considerations if they are the very profession in this field.

  • Reply Ulli Hattenhauer March 12, 2020 at 1:47 pm

    Funny, that the Virus broke out in that country, where almost everyone wears a facemask…..

  • Reply Ulli Hattenhauer March 12, 2020 at 1:50 pm

    It begins….let's see what happens my people….ww3

  • Reply GANDHI GAMING March 12, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    In pa hospital will not test for covid-19 an we don't know why I went to get tested an they said they couldn't test for it. Trump is killing us Americans

  • Reply bmechidal25 March 12, 2020 at 2:14 pm

    It didn't start in wuhan

  • Reply jannamwatson March 12, 2020 at 2:22 pm

    They WELDED doors shut? Ummm… So, a fire breaks out, how is anyone getting out?

  • Reply Jase Calhoun March 12, 2020 at 2:27 pm

    15:20 "thats like lockdowning down the entire population of Italy and telling them they can't leave". This man predicted the future.

  • Reply MentalWarFare March 12, 2020 at 2:29 pm

    Stupid humans.

  • Reply Zach M March 12, 2020 at 2:32 pm

    It was your government that put it out there these people need to take a stand and fight there own government

  • Reply E and j March 12, 2020 at 2:35 pm

    Man made

  • Reply Pat Riley March 12, 2020 at 2:51 pm

    I am here in the United States (Wisconsin). We currently have 6 reported cases in my state of 7 million people. Everyone acting normal and no safeguards in place. I feel that within a week things will be much different.Local and state officials have done nothing. They don't get it. President addressed nation last night but his international ban on Europe may help some but Corona is here. I can feel it. A week from now things will be much different in my state.

  • Reply Beverley Clarke-Mullings March 12, 2020 at 2:58 pm

    I know we are all humans a d will panic from time to time but humans were forewarned as Jesus said to his disciples giving a list of occurrences nearer to the end of this wicked system. Diseases on the increase were one of the signs. Matthew 24 verse 7 of the holy book. Therefore I am not alarmed. Prophecy has to fulfil,we are in the last days where critical time is here hard to deal with. Book of Revelation 21:3. New Kingdom to come where will be peace and safety. Bring by God the Almighty and son Jesus Christ

  • Reply TheBlackacre March 12, 2020 at 2:58 pm

    Listen to what he says @15:15 about locking down the entire population of Italy. This was posted one month prior to the total lockdown of Italy!!!

  • Reply Beverley Clarke-Mullings March 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    In the meantime practice good hygiene, take precautions keep safe. Pray to Jah! Jah!

  • Reply Jajy 6 March 12, 2020 at 3:17 pm

    What I don't understand is why are people being dragged out of their homes when they are infected?! 😵I would be running to the hospital so I won't spread it😷…duh😓

  • Reply Fit Interior March 12, 2020 at 3:26 pm

    15:13 MY DUD predicted the Italy lockdown before it happens

  • Reply bill frost March 12, 2020 at 3:27 pm

    all that's been released is hysteria fear promotion via media outlets and the perception in your minds that its bigger than it actually is … the justification governments will now have for implementing control policies vaccine agendas travel and papers documentation requirements will be immense … problem reaction solution ..they can blame global collapse on corona speed up cashless society militarized new world order just to name a few …all is not as you think it is and people are easy to deceive …impossible to convince them that they have been deceived even with evidence…….there's a world where some believe as it is told with out question from government and media and there are worlds where many can see the holes in the narritive

  • Reply SunshineS8ofMind 7 March 12, 2020 at 3:51 pm

    Something tells me the Dr didn't die from coronavirus

  • Reply Jose Iriarte March 12, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    $$$

  • Reply Joshua Patton March 12, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    If China won’t shut down wet markets then USA need to invade China and handle the situation. Unbelievable we just went theu this in 2002 .

  • Reply Neelia Janiskennedy March 12, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    Humans are disgusting- this came from wet markets where they are brutally killing animals— now they are going to INFECT innocent animals to try to look for a cure for lousy humans… how about THESE IDIOTS DONT EAT ANIMALS IN THE FIRST PLACE & this would have never started to begin with – CHINA WILL BE THE DEATH OF US ALL — how many viruses have brewed there,., now this – thanks CHINA 🇨🇳 🤬cstsfc

  • Reply James Hartt March 12, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    @00:01 It's a flu like sickness that is a little more nasty, everyone acts like it's the end of the world. Obtuse

  • Reply Allen Huff March 12, 2020 at 4:37 pm

    There have been reports of people who have deceased from contracting the coronavirus coming back to life?

  • Reply mig189189189 March 12, 2020 at 4:41 pm

    People want to know the whole truth about what really happened! Censorship (from Latin censorship) is the disapproval and consequent removal of the public circulation of information, aiming to protect the interests of a state, organization or individual. It consists of any attempt to suppress the circulation of information, opinions or artistic expressions. What is happening with this “Corona” Virus pandemic is exactly that. People want to know the whole truth about what really happened! This virus was not spontaneously generated and such a mutating virus has never been documented in human history. Medical science has already classified all existing viruses since the 19th century! Louis Pasteur was a French scientist, whose discoveries were of enormous importance in the history of chemistry and medicine. He is recognized for his remarkable discoveries of the causes and prevention of diseases. All viruses have been classified since the time of Pasteur. Among his most notable achievements are the reduction in mortality and the creation of the first rabies vaccine (rabies vaccine). The Human Being went to the Moon 51 years ago and now it will be a short while to go to Planet Mars. How is it possible that you haven't known the “Corona” virus since historical times? It was certainly an accident of unknown proportions in some chemical and genetic manipulation factory, which inoculated tons of chemical material contaminated with genetically modified laboratory viruses into the atmosphere! Nothing like this has ever happened in the history of mankind! The Chernobyl Disaster was also a catastrophic nuclear accident that took place between April 25 and 26, 1986 in nuclear reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Factory, near the city of Pripyat, in northern Soviet Ukraine, near the border with Soviet Belarus. Was this “Corona” virus also a catastrophic accident that occurred in December 2019 at any Asian plant? The People have the right to be informed and reject the Censorship that surrounds this epidemic with a virus unknown to medical science!

  • Reply Sandeep Andre March 12, 2020 at 4:47 pm

    China did a 'Big shit ' on this Earth

  • Reply AL-ROD GATOR March 12, 2020 at 4:52 pm

    How about getting some Security in the labs & contain the deadly viruses in the scientists labs under a control security lab until the vaccines are approved for what the scientist was trying to cure. These outbreaks will keep occurring until these viruses are kept safe in the labs.

  • Reply destroying football March 12, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    I wouldn't doubt if this virus wasn't manufactured. Just think about it, the 2030 agenda aka depopulation.

  • Reply Scott Amon March 12, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    Communism for yea. Instead of controlling the spread they are worried about their reputation.

  • Reply Daniel Burgos March 12, 2020 at 5:27 pm

    this is why the china government does not work !!

  • Reply anna bar March 12, 2020 at 5:31 pm

    bitcoin will crush to 1000 $ in a month. i sold all my bitcoin today

  • Reply Rick ONeill March 12, 2020 at 5:33 pm

    China is always responsible for this kinda shit…i believe china did this intentionally…

  • Reply Stephanie Gonzalez Arevalo March 12, 2020 at 5:33 pm

    Can a petition be made to give to a court that can try and hold China's government accountable for this? This isn't okay, the Chinese population and global population are suffering massively because of their incompetent and selfish actions.

  • Reply Shana Richmond March 12, 2020 at 5:35 pm

    The government of China is so wicked this as happen because they are making so much money of wild animals they are heartless now millions of people are dying around the world

  • Reply Abdelfettah ayadi March 12, 2020 at 5:35 pm

    Chinese government needs to be held accountable for this.

  • Reply Phoenix March 12, 2020 at 5:40 pm

    This is what it is like living in a communist country. I hope those Bernie Sanders fans should watch this video before voting in November. So that you won’t f*cked up this great country.

  • Reply Chris Sharp March 12, 2020 at 5:40 pm

    "That's like locking down the entire population of Italy." That aged well

  • Reply Shana Richmond March 12, 2020 at 5:40 pm

    They don't even care about their own people smh 💵 money it's all about money what's going to happen to the people who don't have no home they can't afford to buy things to keep there home clean i think they should let chinese people from around the world to go back to to China

  • Reply Chloë Gillan March 12, 2020 at 5:49 pm

    and there are some people that are saying its no big deal

  • Reply Joshua Patton March 12, 2020 at 5:50 pm

    Drag u out
    For no reason at all? Really bro ?? Like if u got it ur gonna spread it . Precautions have to be taken to get things on track again . Pray u survive it but it kinda is what it is unfortunately

  • Reply amierull ridzwan March 12, 2020 at 5:53 pm

    You guys know what, i think corona been trained as highly tactical virus known to human how they spread are plan well , choose Chinese new year as the date, spread faster than ever use up every line and network to nicely spread.

  • Reply Anthony Anza March 12, 2020 at 5:55 pm

    It doesn't have anything to do with the disease or it might im not sure. But at 41:44 what is that coming through the door on the left of the screen? Skyfish?

  • Reply Paul Cornum March 12, 2020 at 5:58 pm

    such beautiful places are contaminated with such ugly things

  • Reply Richard Brown March 12, 2020 at 6:01 pm

    Our governments need to stop lying about the FAKE Viruses every year. They're trying to scare people from using money, and it's all bull crap every one!

  • Reply R 7 March 12, 2020 at 6:05 pm

    A worldwide quarantine and shutdown might actually slow down global warming 🤔

  • Reply kevin2hard March 12, 2020 at 6:08 pm

    Bird box movie

  • Reply Shadow 73 March 12, 2020 at 6:08 pm

    The world leader need to take a closer look at this Chinese leader and it government of their actin for concealing this virus.

  • Reply Ron Armstrong March 12, 2020 at 6:09 pm

    Behold the lethality of 5G.

  • Reply Tom Wang March 12, 2020 at 6:23 pm

    this corona virus is a CIA operation its got deep state written all over it .remember password swordfish ?

  • Reply Johnnesper Pimentel March 12, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    @ 15:20 the man is Nostradamus! Accidental prediction is right on! 🤔 🦠 🇮🇹

  • Reply OpenWorldGamer March 12, 2020 at 6:46 pm

    26:13 She talks about the travel ban and the economic problems, damn as expected, it just happened in the US, oh man, this is sick

  • Reply Juan Barahona March 12, 2020 at 6:54 pm

    Made in china, no doubts.

  • Reply Alonzo Carpenter March 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm

    The parents are wearing masks, the kids are not, yet children are more at risk to contracting the virus than adults.

  • Reply Andre's Davis March 12, 2020 at 7:10 pm

    You really can’t believe these people in video because they giving half truth.

  • Reply Real world March 12, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    Now entire Italy is lock down…

  • Reply Estofersin March 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm

    They have been tremendously dissatisfied

  • Reply FAI FEDERLINE March 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm

    Many people around the world condemning chinese cause of this deadly virus..condemned chinese of their eating appetite to wild life animal. But dont you ever think that the virus was originated from American Military Bio Warfare Laboratory? This just not about the conspiracy theory but it concern on their capabilities to do everything that beyond our mind and thinking. They have freemason, they have illuminati and they also have the jewish (the chosen one nation) who like to control the world in many ways.

  • Reply Eduard Aghajanov March 12, 2020 at 7:45 pm

    This is a bad propaganda against China. There is no country in the world that can or will build a hospital in one week, except for China.

  • Reply William Nowak March 12, 2020 at 7:46 pm

    Bill Gates did it. Type event 201 on YouTube

  • Reply Jose Sanchez March 12, 2020 at 7:49 pm

    the Chinese people support and purchase from these wet markets and make it possible for these things to happen. it the way they live that brought this upon us. be mad at yourself.

  • Reply Battlefind March 12, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    Chilling

  • Reply Jose Sanchez March 12, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    no one cares about government making money. we care for the humans health and safety

  • Reply Bashir Hayek March 12, 2020 at 8:07 pm

    All this carry on for the common flu. Corona Virus 🦠 is the main source of the common flu. Just create hysteria and the conditions so economic sanctions even to the point of limiting cash. Feed the sheep (people) and watch them fight over toilet paper. This whole thing is a joke.

  • Reply deputy dogg March 12, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    Video make me hate men.

  • Reply Franklyn Johnson March 12, 2020 at 8:12 pm

    Even our Deaths will have "Made in China" on it…..

  • Reply Bashir Hayek March 12, 2020 at 8:18 pm

    The point is that the ensuing panic as a result of the common flu is because of our stupidity. Proof of why the bible mentions dietary rules and methods of cooking of clean and unclean meats. Here are Asians eating mammals I’d be disgusted at looking. Now God had a point in making this law

  • Reply Richard Sasor March 12, 2020 at 8:25 pm

    Population control. Over populated

  • Reply Joel Gil March 12, 2020 at 8:33 pm

    It’s gonna be a zombie apocalypse on 2021 or 2022 mark my word 😂😂😂😂 get ready u zombies specialist we gonna need your help

  • Reply joseph Howell March 12, 2020 at 8:34 pm

    reminds me of i am legend

  • Reply Copenhagen dip March 12, 2020 at 8:46 pm

    Meanwhile in north Carolina less than 50 miles from my location in Charlotte 3 cases were reported how did that happen

  • Reply Gamaken March 12, 2020 at 8:47 pm

    16:36 shook me like a dog and woke me up

  • Reply Moea Bertolucci March 12, 2020 at 8:51 pm

    Lockdown the town because of coronavirus….why not lockdown all world BTW I think they have the antivirus for a while and how they knew the virus name and why naming coronavirus. ??? I think CDC creates this virus to kill people, especially the weak and we are too many people in the world soon we will run out on food and water (things make us survive in this world). Feels like every year we have a new virus kill people (like bird flu then new Ebola ) what will be next?

  • Reply Samira Kohistany March 12, 2020 at 8:52 pm

    omg when the guy said …”it would be like shutting down italy” and that already happened

  • Reply 1p4142136 March 12, 2020 at 8:54 pm

    @23:38 😱 He took his mask & gloves off 😷🧤😱

  • Reply Junior Barillas March 12, 2020 at 9:01 pm

    My heart and prayers to all the families affected by this I pray in the name of Jesus whoever is sick can get healed

  • Reply 伦一洋 March 12, 2020 at 9:01 pm

    The United States is following China's old path.

  • Reply 9964DL March 12, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    GOD IS WITH US LOOKS LIKE SOMEN DZJENGISKHAN FIGURE WAS TRYING TO MAKEN A WAPON WITH THIS VIRUS …THANK GOD IT CAME OUT ….LET PRAY THAT VERY SOON THERE WILL COME A MEDICINE FOR THIS VIRUS WAR SO SAD FOR ALL THOSE POOR PEOPLES WHO DID GOD BLESS AND HELP US ALL

  • Reply jc dova March 12, 2020 at 9:12 pm

    Dupont and Chemours have already contaminated the world with its cancerous GenX and C8 chemical. A flu virus at this point is just a distraction.

  • Reply OCEAN VIEWS March 12, 2020 at 9:16 pm

    💯 My roommate just told me he's making a beer run to the store and what kind of beer did I want ….. I told him it doesn't matter just DON'T buy any Corona's.

  • Reply Tony Townsend March 12, 2020 at 9:19 pm

    China will crash and burn

  • Reply Shawn Berry March 12, 2020 at 9:24 pm

    Governments and media lie constantly about everything yet people believe all this…anyone remember 9/11?

  • Reply corey bridges March 12, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    Not tryn to b mean but 3 billion ppl… Come on that to many…I think it would b alright if a couple hundo mill die off…

  • Reply corey bridges March 12, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    Or is it 6 billion or 9 billion or 12 these ppl are out of control… its jus nature sayn slow the f down thats not sustainable

  • Reply Hassanali Kessani March 12, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    Has Bill Gates and Mirinda survived from their spread of Copid19? He was busy in his life to bring down the populations growth as much as possible. He went to Africa and killed thousands of babies through his vaccine! Deadly vaccine! Then he was kicked out when the figures of babies kids born unborn were constantly seen dying. Plus his push to eliminate as much population in order World could survive??!! Now, the dreams of Bill Gates coming true. May God Curse him and his foundation.

  • Reply gypsy hayes March 12, 2020 at 9:37 pm

    Almost like it was planned perfectly to infect the entire world. Crazy!

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