Massive Surge in India Coronavirus Cases Guaranteed

Mish

Looking for the next coronavirus hotspot? Check out India.

India's Water and Sanitation Crisis

Please consider India's Water and Sanitation Crisis

India is the second most populous country in the world, with more than 1 billion citizens.

A staggering 344 million practice open defecation.

The World Bank estimates that 21 percent of communicable diseases in India are linked to unsafe water and the lack of hygiene practices. Further, more than 500 children under the age of five die each day from diarrhea in India alone.

56% Indians Still Don’t Have Healthcare

Also, please note 56% Indians Still Don’t Have Healthcare

That was as of December 2018.

I believe that is all you need to know.

Likely Synopsis

  1. Cases in India are exploding right now.
  2. They have gone unreported.
  3. Deaths will rise and those will be unreported as well.

Meanwhile, Back in the US

Very Deflationary Outcome Coming

A Very Deflationary Outcome Has Begun.

Blame the Fed. Click on the link for details.

Drink Cow Urine

However, true believers may wish to consider India's Leaders Claim Drinking Cow Urine Will Cure the Coronavirus

Mike "Mish" Shedlock

Comments (49)
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Tengen
Tengen

This is only because it's freezing in India this time of year, especially down in Hyderabad and Bangalore. When spring comes it will warm up and the virus will disappear. It'll be a miracle!

Stuki
Stuki

It's guaranteed in the US as well. While Indians don't "have healthcare" (wherever that means), even those in the US who supposedly do "have healthcare", still don't have coronavirus tests. And the few who do, aren't allowed to to use them for testing....

Then again, what are the idiots to do: Combined, the intellects of both the Indian and US administration, don't even match that of a single coronavirus particle.

In America, the morons believe the cure is to print more money. While in Modistan, they believe it is to ban money. That's the extent of both their understanding of anything at all.

Russell J
Russell J

Does anyone else think there's a connection to this coronavirus being gene edited with HIV at a CCP lab and that CCP scientist admitting to gene editing Chinese babies to be resistant to HIV a few months ago?

FloydVanPeter
FloydVanPeter

COVID-19 in India would test the theory it is shy of warm weather.

kram
kram

I've been asking this question from early Feb on this and other fora. Why is India, the second most populous country showing ONLY 3 cases and why is no one bothering to ask WHY?
I believe India will eventually overtake China in cases and deaths (even the correct numbers from China) and the only way this can stop is either 1. An effective vaccine is found in time and/or 2. Indians have much higher resistance to this virus (which could be a distinct possibility given the appalling state of hygiene in this country).

Optimist
Optimist

Following remedies are prescribed by two elected members of Modi's parties.

  1. Drink Cow's Urine.
  2. Take bath in Cow's Shit.
    It was shown on many TV Channels in India.

Govt. has officially endorsed traditional system of medicine called Aurvedic, Unnani and also medieval Homeopathy. These are placebo medication for the poor.

In the Great 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic India had the most fatality of 17 million which was almost 4% of population then.
Things have worsened since with huge population explosion in Urban areas.

The idea of personal hygiene is foreign to most. Bad habits like spitting, not cleaning hands after wading the body shithole with water and left hand, sleeping like sardines packed in small stuffy places.

It will be a disaster if there is no political will.

michiganmoon
michiganmoon

Looking for the next Coronavirus outbreak? Look no further than right here. The John Hopkins Coronavirus tracker as of the moment shows 67 different counties with it, plus a cruise ship for a total of 340 Americans. It is out of control...and Trump just downplayed it again.

silvermitt
silvermitt

India is going to get decimated. After hearing the leader tell people to drink urine to protect themselves from it, I know that game was lost already.

However,I'd like to know where info is for Africa. China has been all over that continent, slowly building a large presence of their own. You know there will be a number of them with this virus- either ill from it or simply covered in it and spreading by contact. So, I ask, where is the information on the spread in Africa?

Zardoz
Zardoz

Guess they need to run this public service announcement again: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l01AMCBG0Wk

hhabana
hhabana

I've been to India. Granted 25 years ago, but the germs out there would wipe most of us out in the Western World. I'm sure things haven't changed much. I've seen pics of people bathing in the filthy Ganges river. If anyone can survive this virus it's going to be those Indians.

Advancingtime
Advancingtime

The fast-moving Covid-19 is spreading across the globe and just how bad things become remains to be seen but it will be ugly. The long latency period before someone shows symptoms makes it is quite possible for a person to be carrying the virus but show no signs whatever when they arrive at the airport or pass through screening.

This is not over, it is just starting. Covid-19 may be the catalyst for a global economic reset long overdue or simply a huge bump in the road. Because of hidden agendas, incompetence and a lack of testing we have no idea how far this has spread across the world. The article below looks into this subject.

tokidoki
tokidoki

I totally agree with everyone saying that India, Indonesia, etc will survive this better than Western countries. I know that this virus is not an Autoimmune disease, but just like how people from those countries are more resistant to the later group of diseases, it's possible that they can withstand this better.

  1. Those countries have hot weather. Viruses don't survive well in hot weather.
  2. Some people have mentioned the unsanitary conditions.
  3. Diet. One way the body counteracts viruses is through fever. Well these people eat spicy food all the time thereby creating mini "fevers" throughout the day.
kram
kram

For all those who say Indians will survive because we already live in filthy conditions and face dangerous viruses, you obviously believe that the 10s of millions living in cities are all washing in filthy drains which is ridiculous. Many Indians live in far better conditions compared to many Westerners living in increasingly filthy conditions in their own cities, homeless and having no place to even poop. Looking at one Ganges picture and generalizing is like looking at poop on an LA street and generalizing that the whole of the USA is filthy and third world; its as ridiculous as that!

(the worst example of silliness was we have many mini-fevers because we eat chilies everyday and since fever is a symptom we will overcome this disease merely by handling the fever - seriously?!).

All these affluent and middle class Indians have much lower immunity and in any case the new virus will kill loads of people in the slums as well as the affluent neighborhoods.

IMO, India will probably overtake China this time around as we are least prepared for it, having ignorant, greedy, crooked, spineless politicians for leadership (though I admit that that is a global problem now), an administration that still runs like in the days of the Raj (only much slower and with little application of the mind) and a medical infrastructure that will be overwhelmed and will crumble when the numbers ramp up. There will be chaos when they do.

Casual_Observer
Casual_Observer

India is a case of herd immunity. Time will tell if this helps with respect to Covid-2019.

Sarika
Sarika

I am here in Bangalore and it's pretty hot here. Guess you were joking ....

Sarika
Sarika

India does have healthcare. What we don't have is Medical insurance, which the west calls "Healthcare". And that's because Govt hospitals provides free or low cost healthcare to those who can't afford it. That's the right perspective....


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