Islamic State warns terrorists to avoid Europe until coronavirus passes. The Islamic State has warned its terrorist organization to stay clear of Europe until coronavirus is under control.
Would-be martyrs learned of the travel ban in the Islamic State newsletter al-Naba just before the weekend got underway, according to outlets including Homeland Security Today. The newsletter reportedly urges the group’s militant operatives outside of Europe not to enter the continent while asking supporters and insurgents already there not to leave. Terrorists serving the Islamic State are also reminded to wash their hands and cover their mouths when yawning and sneezing.
The warning reportedly included a full page info-graphic teaching ISIS members how to avoid spreading the pandemic. Nearly 175,000 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed worldwide — more that 6,700 of those cases fatal. There have been no reports of coronavirus in Syria, where Islamic State formed, though health statistics coming from the war-torn country are likely to be incomplete.
Why are there so few coronavirus cases in Russia and Africa? Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Wuhan, China in December 2019, we have seen the virus spread to over 160 countries.
Several countries have experienced large outbreaks, including China, South Korea, Italy, Iran, Spain and France, with the US and UK seeing rapidly increasing numbers. But most countries in the world have reported very few to no cases of COVID-19. While it is likely that the virus has not yet reached and started localised transmission in every country, many of these countries have strong travel, migration or trade relationships with China. This raises the question: are these low case numbers due to the virus not reaching or establishing infections, is it due to effective border control, or does it reflect a lack of screening and reporting?
The spread of an infectious disease from its country of origin is a complicated process involving many factors, but at its core, it is related to the movement of people. Few cases throughout Africa. Salt Water New England: Question: What habits from prep school do you still have today? (Repost) Social distancing prevents infections, but it can have unintended consequences. In response to the coronavirus pandemic, public health officials are asking us to do something that does not come naturally to our very social species: Stay away from each other.
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Pandemic disease is the greatest threat to humanity in the 21st century. Bill Gates says we’re not ready. I.
Bill Gates is an optimist. Ask him, and he'll tell you himself. "I'm very optimistic," he says. See? Chinese officials claim the US Army created COVID-19. A Chinese government official accused the United States Army of being the source of the Wuhan Virus, playing into a popular local conspiracy theory that has been making its rounds around the country.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Zao Lijian stirred the pot on Twitter, commenting on a remark from CDC director Robert Redfield that indicated that some Americans who died from the flu may have died from what is now known as the Wuhan Virus. “When did patient zero begin in US? How many people are infected?” Oklahoma couple tried to ‘exorcise’ demons from 7-year-old son by waterboarding him.
An Oklahoma couple is accused of torturing their son in an attempt to “exorcise” demons from the boy.
Concerned friends notified police after noticing welts on the 7-year-old boy’s head and body, along with bruises on his wrists, and investigators learned the couple had become convinced the child was possessed by demonic spirits, reported KFOR-TV. “Apparently, for whatever reason, the parents believe that one of the children may have been demon-possessed, and they were trying to perform an exorcism by waterboarding the child,” said Sgt. Gary Knight, of Oklahoma City Police. The abuse focused on one particular boy, and the couple allegedly sent text messages outlining their plans for an exorcism, police said. Police said the man appeared to be under the influence of drugs when they questioned him, and they said he was acting erratic and paranoid. Bad Signs, Cont. If democratic socialism is so bad, why is Norway so great? The spectacular upset victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in her recent New York congressional primary election has catapulted the topic of democratic socialism to the top of America's political discussion.
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My 1-Point Plan On How To Save The World. There are rogue politicians and institutions who want to change the world for the better, but their voices are drowned out by countless other greedy and powerful politicians and institutions. Since there are so many problems of such great magnitude that need to be fixed, and there are so many people working so hard to keep them from being fixed from within the system, it’s extremely unlikely those problems can or will be fixed from within the system. Even if the system could be fixed, it would take years, possibly lifetimes for that to happen, and in the meantime, countless people will needlessly suffer and die. The fastest, most effective way to make the fundamental changes the system needs is to build a new one from scratch.
That solution might sound more difficult than fixing the old system, but I believe it’s not only realistic, but also relatively easy. You don’t even need to overthrow any existing government or ask permission to implement this solution. Talk About Saving the World. Why You Should Almost Never Use The Word, "Fascist." Every year, I hear more American conservatives and liberals call each other Fascists. Each time it makes me lose more faith in humanity, because the more you understand what Fascism is, the less likely you’d be to call someone Fascist. Recently, a 21 year old told me with righteous confidence that, “Socialism ALWAYS leads to Fascism!”
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