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lol. However, the value of that house probably just doubled.
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I've seen speculation that they may be significantly under testing. Not sure if that's true but I've seen it noted some places.
Thanks -- here I was hoping it was a roadmap for how to beat this thing, and maybe it's just cheating (assuming that's true).
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Can someone point me to an article that explains what Japan is doing differently that makes their curve so much flatter?
https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Co...t-fewer-people
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Relationship between China and Italy..

https://twitter.com/DVATW/status/123...813749762?s=20

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-21350013
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The noodle conspiracy? (Note that I haven't clicked on either link. )
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But what if I stock up on TP for reasons unrelated to the coronavirus?
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Wait...scratch that.
What - exactly - do you want me to scratch?
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It's not often that someone's first post uses the word "haughtily".

I can only assume this poster is very intelligent as well as educated at all of the best schools, and therefore I will give them respect and deference from here on out.
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Are you trying to get us reefed!?
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The noodle conspiracy? (Note that I haven't clicked on either link. )

I dunno.. Came across my twitter feed and it seemed relevant. The DVATW account seems specious, but he bbc article seems to back it up.
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I've seen speculation that they may be significantly under testing. Not sure if that's true but I've seen it noted some places.
I haven’t checked Japan in detail, but they had a sumo tournament behind closed doors - they acted aggressively. Plus, the society is basically set up for introversion and secluded social groups. And, I can’t think of a cleaner country I’ve ever been to - the normal protocols to slow the spread are day to day life there.

Even if they are under reporting due to lack of testing, they are probably in good shape.
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