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Japanese tourist who stayed at HGVC on Oahu tests positive for corona virus

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Thanks for sharing this very important news article; especially to anyone who were staying at this timeshare resort in Hawaii; January 28 to February 3,2020 and to anyone flying on the same commercial airline with this person on February 7, 2020 to Japan.

This is a must read news article.IMO.

I pray that HGVC on Oahu have been contacted and the airline that the couple flew back home to Japan, have been notified.
 
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Thanks for sharing this very important news article; especially to anyone who were staying at this timeshare resort in Hawaii; January 28 to February 3,2020 and to anyone flying on the same commercial airline with this person on February 7, 2020 to Japan.

This is a must read news article.IMO.

I pray that HGVC on Oahu have been contacted and the airline that the couple flew back home to Japan, have been notified.
I think they were just at HHV from February 3-7. They were on Maui Jan 28-3 but apparently were showing no symptoms.
 

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I read that someone who is asymptomatic may still be contagious.
I also read that the virus may survive a period of time on surfaces.
Of course, I may be reading too much into that.

Still, I think it would be wise to sanitize one's hands & everything,
wherever an infected person may have been.

And I wouldn't book a cruise on the Diamond Princess for a while.
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I read that someone who is asymptomatic may still be contagious.
I also read that the virus may survive a period of time on surfaces.
Of course, I may be reading too much into that.

Still, I think it would be wise to sanitize one's hands & everything,
wherever an infected person may have been.

And I wouldn't book a cruise on the Diamond Princess for a while.
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I hope the Carnival Corp take the Diamond Princess ship off line for a very deep cleaning from the top deck to the bottom deck, including all the balconies. Plus, an interior and exterior paint job. IMHO.

We do not sail Princess or Carnival cruise ships.
 
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Ugh that’s so sad. I hope the person is ok. This coronavirus has to just go away!
 

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I hope the Carnival Corp that the Diamond Princess off line for a very deep cleaning from the top deck to the bottom deck, including all the balconies. Plus, an interior and exterior paint job. IMHO.
It might be easier to just sail to the middle of the pacific and use a few torpedoes (after you get the passengers and crew off of course).
 

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The death rate from the Corona Virus seems to be hovering around 3%.
Heck, I can beat those odds...
OTOH, for those in the 3%, not so good news.
Let's just stay safe, peep.
 

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The death rate from the Corona Virus seems to be hovering around 3%.



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Keep in mind that those are mainly from cases in Hubei province (where Wuhan is located). If you take the cases outside of China there have only been 5 reported deaths out of 582 cases (<1%)

Medical care seems to be the big thing here. Wuhan doesn’t have the infrastructure to provide appropriate treatment. Even within China the more medically developed cities (Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen) seem to be dealing with this well and death rates are correspondingly lower.
 

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Heck, I can beat those odds...
OTOH, for those in the 3%, not so good news.
Let's just stay safe, peep.
To put in context - I’ve seen estimates that eventually 40-70% of the global population will get the virus (it is a matter of when - not if). If 2% of those who get the virus die then that could mean anywhere from 58 to over 100 million could die as a result.
 

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To put in context - I’ve seen estimates that eventually 40-70% of the global population will get the virus (it is a matter of when - not if). If 2% of those who get the virus die then that could mean anywhere from 58 to over 100 million could die as a result.
I won't comment on the 40%-70% figure of how many people globally will get the virus. Hopefully the virus doesn't spread nearly that much. However, 100 years ago in 1918-1919 the worst flu pandemic occurred. The world population was only about 2.5 billion then and they estimate that 20-50 million people died. The death rate was worst than that of the Corona Virus; credit better disinfectants and antibiotics to treat any Pneumonia that may develop in patients. So while this virus is certainly bad and preventive actions need to be taken, it probably will not be the worst widespread virus that has ever spread thru the world.
 

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To put in context - I’ve seen estimates that eventually 40-70% of the global population will get the virus (it is a matter of when - not if). If 2% of those who get the virus die then that could mean anywhere from 58 to over 100 million could die as a result.
“I‘ve seen estimates...”
I’d be interested in these sources - please reference.



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“I‘ve seen estimates...”
I’d be interested in these sources - please reference.



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Google Niel Ferguson Imperial College London
He's doing mathematical modeling of the pandemic.
 

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I read that someone who is asymptomatic may still be contagious.
I also read that the virus may survive a period of time on surfaces.
Of course, I may be reading too much into that.

Still, I think it would be wise to sanitize one's hands & everything,
wherever an infected person may have been.

And I wouldn't book a cruise on the Diamond Princess for a while.
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We have a couple in Ontario that have recovered and still test positive for the virus. They were released from hospital two weeks ago but are still in home quarantine. Nobody knows what that means. Are they still contagious?

 
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The Japanese tourist that visited the HGVC resort have now come down with the coronavirus COV19, and is listed in critical condition. . Information Only.
 

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Friends that were staying there received this letter. (Hope it's legible)
 

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I'm traveling to the Grand Waikikian on March 7 with young kids and elderly mom. This is horrible news.
 

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I'm traveling to the Grand Waikikian on March 7 with young kids and elderly mom. This is horrible news.
I'm traveling there on March 6th. Originally we were going to stay at the Grand Waikikian, but we changed our reservation to the Grand Islander. I thought about moving our reservation to the Hokulani. Just playing it by ear right now.
 

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I'm traveling there on March 6th. Originally we were going to stay at the Grand Waikikian, but we changed our reservation to the Grand Islander. I thought about moving our reservation to the Hokulani. Just playing it by ear right now.
Thanks. I just moved mine to Grand Islander too and bought the cancellation insurance for $66. Just in case coronavirus does spread in Waikiki area.
 
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