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OT:World Politics

CH1

The Artist Formerly Known as chiggins.
Yeah, closing down factories for weeks is a proven GDP booster
 

Altair

Well-known member
Yeah, closing down factories for weeks is a proven GDP booster
Better than a entire factory gets sick, the west continues to freak out and china is locked out of the global economy for the next year.

China is going for short term pain for long term gain.
 

Habsy

Wrong Thinker Extraordinaire
It's still the elderly that are the most at risk then the kids but dang, they need to get a handle on this. I read somewhere a vaccine is close.
 

CH1

The Artist Formerly Known as chiggins.
Coronavirus creates hockey stick shortage
https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-sports-ec6b3199-82be-4682-96a7-59a1aa62d364.html?chunk=1&utm_term=twsocialshare#story1

The state of play: New Hampshire-based Bauer and Montreal-based CCM supply roughly 75% of NHL players with sticks, which are highly customizable and made in small batches in China. With the country at a standstill, the NHL has been unable to get fresh stock.

The only major stick-maker not affected is Warrior, which manufactures its sticks in Mexico and counts 22% of NHL players as clients.
 

worm

Well-known member
It's still the elderly that are the most at risk then the kids but dang, they need to get a handle on this. I read somewhere a vaccine is close.
really?

i do not believe there is even a vaccine for SARS yet
 

CH1

The Artist Formerly Known as chiggins.
Sounds like they’re still figuring out how to accurately test for the virus, which is pretty normal given how recent it is.
 
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