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  1. From a private session on 3/17/2020: MEntity: Hello to you, Diane. We are here, now. We can begin. DianeHB: Hi Michael. My questions today will be about the Covid-19/coronavirus pandemic. DianeHB: 1. To follow up on Becca's question about disruption to the food supply chain this morning -- would this mainly affect US food supplies or Europe and other continents as well? MEntity: Depending on the extent of the impact in time from this pandemic, all continents would be affected to some extent, particularly areas that would be affected by halting of distributions due to stricter quarantining. DianeHB: Ok, thank you. DianeHB: 2. I get the feeling that this pandemic feeds into our Turning Points on individual, community, and global levels. Individually, many people are facing their fears and anxieties, precarious financial situations, or having the time to reconnect with themselves as they suddenly have the time they didn't have before. The systems and momentum in our society that seemed so intractable suddenly ground to a halt, and the consequences could be severe if this lasts more than a few weeks. But there are also some positive consequences -- there is less flying, less driving, and less consumption, which means we have suddenly reduced our impact on the climate. DianeHB: Could you elaborate on the "cascading catastrophic collapse in several areas of society and services and safety"? We are seeing pressures on the healthcare system, the precarious situation of people with low-paying service jobs and those living in poverty/homelessness, which are exacerbate by the lack of affordable healthcare. MEntity: The cascading catastrophic collapse we speak of is the potential for disruptions in food security, electricity, fuel supplies, and internet. These disruptions could cascade outward in several directions to prompt reactions that cause even more challenges, such as disregard for law and social agreements. DianeHB: Oh wow. MEntity: It is a low probability that we see, but it is high enough to be noted. DianeHB: What are the probabilities of these collapses happening? Is it determined by whether the virus continues to spread, or by quarantine measures? MEntity: At the moment this is around 20% likely. The greatest determining factors are the strictness of quarantines that may come and the length of time in these quarantines. A secondary factor is any exploitation or imposition from those in power, such as your President. DianeHB: I see. DianeHB: I would hope that they ensure the essential supplies are sustained under quarantine. DianeHB: But our country has not had great foresight so far when they could've seen this coming. MEntity: Competence and care are in shorter supply than food in some cases and that would have its impact on all securities. DianeHB: How about in other continents? DianeHB: Some of them have better leadership than we do. MEntity: The greater probabilities are in the United States. Other countries have lower probabilities. DianeHB: Ok good. I'm trying to get an idea for others on TLE as well. DianeHB: 3. You told Janet E: "There is a great deal of variables that could change that, particularly population willingness and involvement. Many, at this point, are still in denial. If that denial can be lifted, early probabilities for relief are May." DianeHB: Is the denial mainly about the necessity for self-isolation and social distancing? What would change the minds of those who are in active denial? Seeing people around them get sick and die? Not only has conservative media been telling people it's "just a flu", younger people in their thirties and younger are often still carrying on because statistics say it only affects them mildly. Could you also give more indications and potential paths we can get through this, both individually and together? MEntity: Social distancing is the only solution for slowing this pandemic. We see approximately 10% of populations practicing this to the extent that it needs to be in place. It would require 75% to 90% to truly slow this, and at least 40% to 60% to reduce deaths and impact on systems. At 10% practice, this may lead toward a mutation that would be far more challenging and deadly, which would then begin to have more obvious effects on more demographics, escalating this pandemic to another tier of threat. MEntity: Incentives and security would help. If governments and systems and individual exchanges would shift toward ensuring security, it would bring greater effort for distancing. For example, companies that can continue wages, or government subsidies for everyone under a certain tier of income for shelter expenses, landlords allowing leniency and waiving of rent, services provided without fees, etc. In short, removing money from the equation of human existence. DianeHB: Yeah, that has a lot to do with why a lot of people haven't been able to practice distancing. DianeHB: That ties in with my next question. DianeHB: 4. The U.S. government is having to look at all kinds of financial relief to the common citizens, which has not been done since FDR and the New Deal. But now even some Republicans are talking about some kind of universal basic income to get through this. Do you see this pandemic and the policy changes associated with it as potentially moving us closer to a resource-based economy in the US and/or around the world? MEntity: 100% DianeHB: Wow. MEntity: It may be a short leap or a large leap, but it is pivotal in shifting a paradigm. MEntity: Let us be clear: MEntity: It is NOT the pandemic or disease or virus "teaching" any of you anything. It was not sent or generated as a lesson, punishment, or opportunity. It is simply a part of the nature of the Physical Plane and the scathing that all risk by being alive. The pandemic and virus are no different from an avalanche, tsunami, earthquake, hurricane, drought, flood, etc. It is a force of nature that reflects processes within humanity, but it is not an independent source teaching you or evolving you or punishing you. The short or long leap toward a Resource-based economy would be because of choices and actions taken by you in response to the threat. In other words, the lessons or teaching that come from a threat are not in the threat, itself, but in the response. DianeHB: Yes, I understand that, but it's good to make that distinction. I see a lot of spiritual talk out there seeing this as something about the nature of the pandemic, but it's really what it brings out in us. MEntity: More precisely, what you bring out of yourselves. DianeHB: Yeah. DianeHB: I'm seeing a lot of people individually facing their truths, and we are doing it on a societal level as well. DianeHB: How is this pandemic affecting the potential Infinite Soul manifestation? Have the probabilities increased or stayed the same? MEntity: If this pandemic is winding down around May, probabilities for Manifestation would lower. If this pandemic is escalated or continues through October, probabilities move closer to 100% Manifestation by December. DianeHB: And can you go back to address what we individually can do to get through this? Stock up, offer help if we can, ask for help if we need it? MEntity: On the most intimate of levels, allow this time to be one for you to SLOW DOWN. This is something we have mentioned to our students off and on for a long time in terms of what contributes most to collective anxiety. Slow Down. Do something different. Be with yourself. Practice giving yourself love and appreciation. MEntity: On the more interactive of levels, ironically, reconnect with others. Reach out to them in ways that you may not have made time for in the past. MEntity: Helping others and asking for help is a universally beneficial position in any circumstance. MEntity: As for more practically "how to get through this," we would suggest that you secure food sources and watch for any threats to supply lines, add some creativity to your day as you spend more time in isolation, find a way to exercise your mind, body, and emotions, and focus your attention on credible and specialized sources for information, not speculative or hand-wringing sources. MEntity: We will conclude here for today, then. Good day to you, Diane. Goodbye, for now. DianeHB: Thank you Michael and Troy!! xoxo
  2. Our governor, Gavin Newsom made an order yesterday which addressed the necessity of people’s movements. He instructed our state’s 40 million people to stay at home. It seems necessary from the rate the disease is spreading here. So all “non-essential” outdoor movements are not allowed. Essential workers such as health care, fire and police are exempt. The order allows people to continue to visit gas stations, pharmacies, grocery stores, farmers markets, food banks, convenience stores, takeout and delivery restaurants, banks and laundromats. People can leave their homes to care for a relative or a friend or seek healthcare services. People can also still leave their homes for walks and exercise. Stores have limited times they are open. They appear to be very aware to keep only so many people in the store at one time. Workers at the stores are continually sanitizing everything. There is no handling of cash in places. Many restaurants are closed but allow people to order food to be delivered. The governor said infection rates are doubling every four days in some parts of the state and said that 56% of California’s population could contract the virus over the next eight weeks. With all of this, the fear level has increased on our local news outlets. They also talk about the economic side to this and the state is looking to shift money to needed things. That would be things like set up state-run and mobile hospitals. They want to also address housing options for those in need. Particularly all the people now out of work. The state wants testing and treatment for people without health insurance. This is a good state that, in times of community crisis, seems to step up well. I love living here. So this is a snapshot of the current state of life in California. I thought I’d share with you some of what is happening here.
  3. MEntity: Hello to each of you. We are here, now. We will begin. There are very few experiences that every student extant is experiencing at the same time in similar ways. In your lifetimes, this is the first time that all of our students are in a shared experience, both personally and globally. This could be said of the human race as a whole, as well. This may be the first globally-shared experience in human history. There have always been major events that, eventually or indirectly, reach much of humanity, but we know of no globally-shared experience of intensity that was shared in real-time on such a scale as this pandemic. Even World Wars did not reach as pervasively into so many lives as this pandemic at the moment. You are in a Mature Soul world now. If the trajectory continues, this is the first of many events that "bring the world together." We know that many of our students are distressed and concerned. This is normal and natural as there is reason to be distressed and concerned. This is a real and pressing threat that cannot/should not be ignored. Your fears are natural and normal. It is important to remember that while Love can heal and evolve and help you through many things, legitimate fear is never rejected by Love. There is a difference between unwarranted and useless fear that paralyzes you and legitimate fear that informs you of danger. The difference between Love and Fear is that Love includes Fear. The more useless and unwarranted your fears, the more difficult it is to tap into Love, but Love will never reject fear. Love understands Fear. Love knows when it is useful to be aware of danger. We bring this up because a solution to such a thing as a pandemic is not to ignore danger and simply Love the pandemic away. That will not work. So if you want to focus on Love and "Light" and these positive perspectives of this event, it can only be Love if you consider the legitimate fears. There are many positive changes being generated from the response to this pandemic. This is not because the pandemic showed up to teach you anything. It is because you are in the process of putting into effect what you have learned. Mature Souls who have been on the sidelines of humanity and outside of the structures of power are stepping into positions of power and out of the shadows to help humanity through this. We see a major shift in power over the next 20 years because of this. Mature Souls are owning their power rather than conceding it to the outdated Young Soul paradigms of power. Innovations in structural overhaul and integrity for vital systems that are shared among all classes in the population are likely to be a priority for some time to come. Concepts and practical implementations regarding economy, resources, and security are at a Turning Point that look more likely to bring Breakthrough over Breakdown Improved infrastructure of vital communication systems are likely to be prioritized during and after this pandemic as the reality of their fragility is considered and witnessed. Delivery systems are likely to be expanded upon in ways that seek to serve more directly those who are housebound, ill, disabled, etc. This is an example of a minor and marginalized part of society that is eclipsed by "able-ism." With so many dependent upon these delivery systems over time, it suddenly makes sense to improve on these for those who will continue to be dependent upon them. We point out these random scenarios of high probability because it can help reduce the stress and concern from being bombarded with dread and reports of bad behavior or bad news. There are a multitude of great changes coming that are beautiful. This does not remove the reality of the threat, but can help you see your fellow humanity as including humans who will do their best along with you. These are not predictions, but a glimpse of what we see happening around you. Rather than ignore the reality of the threat and the danger and use "Love" to avoid reality, we suggest that our students embrace the reality of the situation, but also the whole of that reality in that you are not alone in wanting to make the world a better place. Yes, there will be those who exploit an event like this, but there are others who are taking advantage in ways that bring long-awaited benefits and change. We think this is one of the most important things we can convey to you at the moment as this is an historic and pivotal event in humanity and most of the parallels that we see rise from this favor many of the greatest Mature and Old Soul ideals. We will open the floor to questions now. ****JANET/DIANE**** DianeHB: In previous sessions regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, you have brought to light some possible scenarios that our current path of trajectory could devolve into. A few of these scenarios you have mentioned include: "cascading catastrophic collapse," the creation of an environment where there is a "100% probability of IS manifestation by December," a path where our economy becomes resource-based, and a possibility that if at least 75% of the global population practices true social distancing than it would be likely, at our earliest, the pandemic could level out by May. DianeHB: Can you clarify and flesh out the paths of trajectory that have the highest probabilities of occurring? Of the scenarios that you have shared with us, what are the probabilities of each scenario taking place in our current trajectory? Could you also indicate higher or lower probabilities of each trajectory by continent if they aren't the same globally? MEntity: Using the differentiated paths above, probabilities at the moment are: Cascading catastrophic collapse = 68% probability; Infinite Soul Manifestation by December = 59%; Resource-based Economy = 97%; Self-disciplined social distancing/Pandemic relief by May = 18%; we will add Enforced social-distancing/Pandemic relief by July, 49%. As this is a global pandemic, these numbers are global, though they may play out in varying paces and ways around the world. DianeHB: What are the current chances of breakthrough vs breakdown? Does breakdown correspond to the Cascading catastrophic collapse/Infinite Soul trajectories? MEntity: Collapse/Infinite Soul paths are Breakdown probabilities. Resource-based Economy paths are Breakthroughs. The timing of the pandemic and how relief comes are independent of whether there is breakdown or breakthrough. It will not matter if this is brief or long-term. What matters is that there is follow-through to actions that benefit humanity. The probabilities are much higher for Breakthrough at the moment. DianeHB: That's good to hear. MEntity: The probabilities for Resource-based Economy are so high that a Breakdown would only delay that, not stop it. Next question DianeHB: There are indications that the US Federal Government may be heading toward a national lockdown. DianeHB: 1. Could Michael comment on whether a U.S. nationwide lockdown is likely and could help us move faster to relief? Based on your 49% probability for enforced social-distancing, seems like that is necessary to bring relief. DianeHB: 2. Are there people in power in our government somewhere who are comprehending the situation now and beginning to respond appropriately? DianeHB: 3. What is the probability that we will now begin to see effective action towards testing and other measures to restrain further "peaks" of pandemic prior to availability of a vaccine, perhaps 18 months away? MEntity: Nationwide lockdown is likely and even two days in this state would make a major difference if truly implemented. We doubt it would be thoroughly implemented, but most would likely participate. 2 weeks would be minimal for truly gaining the most control and footing. DianeHB: How soon do you see this happening? Within the week? Or more? MEntity: There are many contemplating this enforced lockdown, but are considering how to make this appealing for the most effectiveness. Some are contemplating it for exploitative reasons, but most are considering it to be something that is unavoidable. There are people in your government who are comprehending the situation and acting accordingly, but many who are not. The many who are not make it very difficult for those who are. The probability for seeing effective action in testing and restraint look to be on the rise, so we assess that you would see better signs of this over the next couple of weeks. The enforced lockdown is likely within a week or two at the most. If there is not one in place by then, a lockdown would be fairly moot. Next questions DianeHB: Michael, you said this after 9/11 "We will comment for the Mature and Old Souls as to what might be able to be done to "bring some good to the situation". Would you please comment in the same fashion for your students at this time as to what we may do "to bring some good to the situation" during the pandemic and after based on Soul Age and Level. MEntity: To "bring some good" to this pandemic scenario, we can say to return your power back to TIME. One of the main resources that is lost in a Young Soul paradigm is TIME. Energy is prioritized over TIME. You push yourselves to stretch your energy as a resource and neglect the need for time as a resource. Bring some good back to life by giving yourself TIME, not as a gift, but as a right. It is AS important as Energy and when Time is considered with balance to Energy, you gain more of both. When the emphasis is on Energy, even when you have Time, you are not using it. You are focused on where your Energy must go next, or should be going. DianeHB: What does it mean to give ourselves time? MEntity: Cherish your time. Time alone, time together, time in this life, time today. Embrace it like money. Embrace it like a good rest. Embrace it like a good meal. Let yourself HAVE it, be in it. When you give yourself Time, it means you make a choice in how to use it, not just carried along by the momentum of energy expended to get through to some distant point in time. If you are working, be there. If you are at home, alone, be there. If you are spending time with us, here, be here. Let your focus be singular for the amount of time you need or want for whatever you want or need. Make the time to contact loved ones you rarely speak to. Make the time to watch a tv show you had put off. Make the time to read a book. Make the time to create projects or art. Etc. The Mature Soul world is full of emphasis on both Time and Energy because these are the main ingredients for the most effective and beneficial choices. You cannot do more than you can. You do not have more time than you have. You manage energy and you manage time. You never choose one over the other because to do so means making choices that leave a part of you behind. And no one, not even a part of yourself, is left behind in a Mature Soul world. This is the good that you can bring to your world through this: remember to bring yourself along in everything you do. We can take one more question. DianeHB: Without going into providing specific medical advice, is there anything we can do to help support our body's defenses if/when we become infected or prior to getting the virus? Would it be similar to general advice for improving health and the immune system? MEntity: All benefits to the immune system can be helpful, as well as reduction of stress. Stress reduction can come by focusing on the use of your time in ways that please you OR to focus on allowing yourself to be present and kind when you must do what you do not wish to do. Ironically, your best defenses are distance at the moment, but the use of that distance to reconnect with yourself and others is one of the ways to help set your body up for its best defenses. We will conclude here for today, but will have much more to say as this event unfolds. We will be here with you. You are not alone. When we say that "we are here, now" we mean that we are always here with you, but we snap into focus for your "now" when we speak with you through our channels. But we are here, always. Good day to each of you. Goodbye, for now.
  4. I just read about a study that says the virus has been in Iran since mid January. That means a month prior to official notice. When most countries were trying to restrict contact with China, an Iranian Airline did not stop for whatever reason The confirmed cases as of today are 17361 and 1135 deaths. Doctors and nurses are declaring it's much more. There are some restrictions for a couple of cities such as Qom (where the first case was confirmed) and north of Iran, because most people go there for vacation this time of year. Schools and universities have been closed since February 20th. But it's not enough. We should be on a nation wide quarantine like Italy. But apparently the government wouldn't be able to pull that off because of the expenses. The media and officials are still downplaying it. I remember the minister of health saying early on that there aren't THAT many cases, I'll resign if that were the case etc. Turns out there were many more and worse, he had it himself and he did not resign. Anyway, yesterday was fireworks Wednesday. It's the last Wednesday of the year which Iranians celebrate. And people were out, celebrating... In another instance, the government has recently decided to close the shrines (there are 2 that people must go to) and some idiots were having a protest behind the doors. Under the illusion that you can't get infected in the "holy" shrine It's nowruz tomorrow, I just hope people are sane enough not to do the "family visit". So about me: I actually don't feel a difference. My whole lifestyle is a quarantine Me and my family live in a village. I think it's less dangerous than the city. My dad only goes out to buy food. We do still see some of our relatives who live next door. It'll be hard not to see them especially for my mom. We're very close. If one of us gets it, others will get it as well. I'd like to think that none of us will get it. Unfortunately reality doesn't work that way...
  5. Hello all my dear TLEers. I've been wanting to check in but haven't even had a chance to properly read the information here. I hope you will read this because I'd love some feedback as I have to make some decisions. As some of you know, I work as a personal chef. All but one of my clients are elderly and sought me out initially because of serious health problems and their inability to cook for themselves. Most I've been with 3-4 years, and there is love between us. In the past week or so I've had to shop almost daily, trying to get the items I need to for them and also stocking up for myself, which I hadn't done. Before last weekend, every attempt to get emergency stockpiles of food resulted in me standing in front of then well stocked shelves, paralyzed with not knowing what I wanted. Over the past week I've bought some extra stuff for me and my clients every time. Before, I was cooking in my clients' homes and as of this week determined that was just too risky for them and so am cooking at home and delivering. I now have crates stacked in my kitchen with all their different stuff. I literally do not have room for one more item in my fridge or freezer and my pantry is overflowing. Last night I had a wave of terror about infecting my clients and realized I need to self-quarantine and it is filling me with despair. They are already asking me to do extra shopping for them because they can't get Instacart or Prime deliveries because theyr'e so backed up. Also most of them get service every other week and eat out a lot, so now a couple have asked if I can do weekly. So while I am grateful I'm not a restaurant worker just getting laid off, I'm finding myself overwhelmed. I am thinking of starting self-quarantine next week and making some soups and casseroles people can put in their freezers before then, and while I am not out on the front lines every day I can develop a new model that's sustainable for me. I'm thinking of shopping once a week and people get what they get. I figure as food shortages continue they'll be grateful and be less picky, but it will require substantial planning since every single one has different needs and desires. And I can't plan when I am under non-stop stress trying to continue current service under the current conditions. I'm also wondering if I should delay my quarantine a week, basically waiting for conditions here to get worse. So that's where I'm at. I'm feeling incredibly privileged that I have a small amount of savings and just happen to be doing something that I imagine will only increase in demand, even though being a first responder is not what I signed up for!. I feel like I have a really strong immune system and rarely get sick but at this point WHO THE FUCK KNOWS? I'm 60 and probably exposing myself on a daily basis. Maybe I'm already a carrier. I'm finding myself today just filled with despair over these decisions. I am so torn over needing to temporarily abandon people who need me. And on the other hand they have way more resources than I do so why do I feel so much that I'm abandoning them? Also interesting that all this is taking place just when I finally have gotten to where I could support myself on my income after so many years. I'm finding the money worries to be the least of it now. Oh and on top of everything my computer totally died this week and I'm on an old back up which is sucking so badly so have to get a new one and take all the time to set it up anew. I can't be this isolated without this lifeline! And I'm incredibly grateful I have the resources to get a new computer. Love and thanks to you all. UPDATE: Today is day 3 of my sheltering in place. I feel really down today after hearing that someone I once knew quite well has been very ill with Covid-19 for the past week in NJ. She is not hospitalized so breathing on her own but is in pretty bad shape. She is my age or a year or so younger, and someone who takes extremely good care of herself. I'm really surprised at how long it is taking me to get centered after my couple weeks of running around. I'm mostly okay but not really reaching out to anyone yet, and I have a pretty long list of people I want and need to contact, and I haven't started any of my projects. I'm super grateful that my pool is still open and I can be outside there. It's weird to have to add a bleach spray to my pool bag but in the greater scheme of things I'm feeling extremely grateful that things are not worse for me!
  6. USA, Seattle, Washington. March 16, 2020 I've been glued to the news daily (often twice a day) with fascinated horror since the outbreak started in Wuhan. Since I'm originally from Taiwan and grew up in a Chinese community in Los Angeles, I'm well aware that the virus was only a flight away. About the middle of February, Tex started telling me that we need to prepare and tell the vulnerable people among our family and friends to start stocking up, because the virus will probably come here. He is 69 and has COPD, so he was afraid he wouldn't make it if he got the virus. I went along with it even though I half doubted it, because I knew that I had a tendency to dismiss his worries and think nothing's going to happen. About 2 weeks later on February 28, I read that a second person tested positive for coronavirus in the Seattle area (the first had been 6 weeks ago that they thought was contained). Before that, I had been worried that it wouldn't be clear when we should start isolating ourselves -- well, I considered that my cue. The next day, the first person died of it in the US in Seattle as well. We did our last big shopping trip that morning and stayed out of most public places ever since. As shitty as our leadership is, I honestly thought we'd be more prepared since we had six weeks to get tests ready and plan for eventualities. We fucking didn't do any of it until we started getting community transmission. I didn't anticipate how it would highlight the financial challenges for so many people and the fragility of our systems, either. We've been mostly hunkered down for 2 weeks now. For about a week and a half, it seemed like people still weren't taking it that seriously. I think many people were only looking at the numbers and seeing that they weren't that high, not realizing that we just weren't testing enough people. Shit finally got real about the middle of last week. Up until last Friday I was going to work part-time in a small office (just me and another CPA), not going to grocery stores or restaurants. But now I'm working that job from home in addition to my own business which I already do from home. It's too stressful to pay attention to everything I'm touching when I'm outside and wonder if I'm bringing the virus back home by not being careful enough. I'm doing tax and bookkeeping, so things are still really busy for me. Tex is having a great time with his time off. He normally works nonstop unless we go on vacation, and this is a rare time in many years that he's had extended unstructured time at home. He's getting the yard and his shop cleaned up and watching a lot of Youtube videos.
  7. [Cross-posting to this forum for easy reference] From a private session on 2/18/2020: DianeHB: Back in late January, JanetE asked about the causes and potential spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) originating from China. It's 3 weeks later, and while the Hubei Province is still the site of the greatest number of outbreaks, there have been more cases outside of China of the virus not being contained (I'm thinking of a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia where many of the passengers were allowed to fly out before they found one person who tested positive for coronavirus.). Do you now see this virus as having major impact on world mortality? The death rate from this virus is currently at about 2.3% and seems to mostly impact older people, but with the numbers from China being unreliable, the death rate could be much higher. MEntity We do not see this particular scenario as such a threat, and we have not found a probability where this is the case, yet. This scenario may escalate but unless there is a major mutation, this is a matter of containment, education, and prevention. DianeHB: I see. MEntity It is fair to check in on the status occasionally as we gain greater data for assessing probabilities. It is not that we are lacking current data, but that there may be more generated that we will add.
  8. Coronavirus: A Message from the Galactic Federation of Light i came across this message randomly (ok, we all know it wasn’t *really* random) and it resonated with me. It’s long, and there’s a lot about multidimensionality in it, but she appears to be the real deal and her message is solid (we are the way-showers, send vibrations of love, not fear).
  9. From a private session on 2/18/2020: DianeHB: Back in late January, JanetE asked about the causes and potential spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) originating from China. It's 3 weeks later, and while the Hubei Province is still the site of the greatest number of outbreaks, there have been more cases outside of China of the virus not being contained (I'm thinking of a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia where many of the passengers were allowed to fly out before they found one person who tested positive for coronavirus.). Do you now see this virus as having major impact on world mortality? The death rate from this virus is currently at about 2.3% and seems to mostly impact older people, but with the numbers from China being unreliable, the death rate could be much higher. MEntity We do not see this particular scenario as such a threat, and we have not found a probability where this is the case, yet. This scenario may escalate but unless there is a major mutation, this is a matter of containment, education, and prevention. DianeHB: I see. MEntity It is fair to check in on the status occasionally as we gain greater data for assessing probabilities. It is not that we are lacking current data, but that there may be more generated that we will add.
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