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CCSA: New Covid-19 wave “more serious” than the first

Caitlin Ashworth



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Thailand’s new wave of coronavirus infections is more serious than the first, according to the spokesperson for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, Taweesilp Visanuyothin. The number of active Covid-19 cases has spiked to 1,920 cases, a record high for Thailand since the start of the pandemic.

Health officials are urging the public to follow coronavirus prevention measures like wearing a face mask. Taweesilp says that if the public abides by health safety practices, then there will be no lockdown.

“So whether or not the disease control measures will be intensified will depend on how much the public cooperates. If we cooperate, there will be no need to enforce the law, impose lockdowns or a curfew. The government doesn’t want to impose restrictions.”

The majority of recent Covid-19 cases are linked to the outbreak at the Samut Sakhon seafood market Talad Klang Kung. Since the spike in cases 10 days ago, the virus has spread to 38 other provinces.

A new cluster of Covid-19 cases was detected in Rayong, 40 kilometres south of Pattaya, known to be linked to a casino in the Muang district.

In Bangkok, more than 70 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past week.

CCSA: New Covid-19 wave "more serious" than the first | News by Thaiger

Active Covid-19 cases in Thailand as of December 27, according to Worldometers.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post


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    Monday, December 28, 2020 at 1:38 pm

    Another Lockdown and other draconian measures always been in the planning .. This will not end till the complete livelyhoods of most nations middle class has been completely destroyed, the leaders will give people a universal income and pretend to be the world saviors and start doing there great reset other wise known as the new world order.

    Some very reliable journos and investigators already start coming out and finding that the virus is a man made bio weapon that most likely has been released on purpose for obvious reasons, and the vaccines are dangerous with many side effects that are more worse the younger you are… Don’t believe me just look at the already released papers of the company’s that create them

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      Frank Leboeuf

      Monday, December 28, 2020 at 2:03 pm

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      Issan John

      Monday, December 28, 2020 at 2:10 pm

      Ummm …. can you name any of those “very reliable journos and investigators” who’ve found that it’s a “man made bio weapon”?

      … and could you elaborate on the “many side effects that are more worse the younger you are”, as I’ve looked at what I can and couldn’t actually find any, although I’m far from happy about other aspects such as the unknowns over length of efficacy and prevention of transmission?

      I know you can’t give a link, but a direct quote from the “already released papers” will find the paper with a search.

      Not saying I “don’t believe [you]”, just asking …

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        Issan John

        Monday, December 28, 2020 at 5:12 pm

        Sorry, but the only hit I got for E Weinstien and corona virus was for Harvey.

        Dr. Mark Kortepeter (a bio weapons expert) DOESN’T say anything to suggest that Covid is a “man made bio weapon” at all – that’s simply completely untrue. What he says in Forbes is that IF someone had made it as a bio-weapon (IF) “overall, the SARS-CoV-2 virus has some “desirable” properties as a bioweapon, but probably not enough to make it a good choice for military purposes.”

        … and while Alex Berenson is a well known sceptic about masks and lockdowns, even he has NEVER said that Covid is a “man made bio weapon” and has sid he doubts it as “it wouldn’t be a very good bioweapon because it doesn’t kill anybody who’s healthy.”

        So, having called your bluff, you’ve failed pretty dismally there.

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        Issan John

        Monday, December 28, 2020 at 5:17 pm

        … and the “side effects” BioNTech refer to are sore arms, headaches, etc, that wear off in a day. hardly life threatening.

        … as for the rest, sorry, but “you hear this argument a lot” etc, just don’t really cut it if that’s the best you can manage.

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        Monday, December 28, 2020 at 10:38 pm

        cycle thresholds, never reported for all these “positive cases” hmmmm. I’m skeptical. Isn’t this an important little detail in determining a scientifically valid result?

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      Monday, December 28, 2020 at 2:44 pm

      I said from the start that this was a Bio-Weapon.
      looks like multiple versions of different strengths.
      Deep State and their agenda are about the only ones benefiting from it.

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      Monday, December 28, 2020 at 4:13 pm

      Some very reliable journos and investigators, please give us names. I would like to know your standard of reliable.

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        Monday, December 28, 2020 at 4:51 pm

        That’s the problem I guess, we all have different measures of reiable and what’s good and who can be trusted

        There are so many Dr’s, scienctist, experts you name it.. Who is reliable and talks true and who’s not and especially in this time is not easy, remember For many years many Dr’s and experts had people believe smoking sigarets was healthy and make you look young and there’s are tons of examples out there still today

        I usually really go by gut feeling and as programmer and love for mathematics I look for patterns and I just see to much shit happening right now that point all at the same outcome

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          Issan John

          Monday, December 28, 2020 at 5:26 pm

          But your claim that the ones you named (Dr. Mark Kortepeter and Alex Bereson) said “the virus is a man made bio weapon” is COMPLETELY UNTRUE!!! 🙂

          Both said that it COULD have been, but that they don’t know of any evidence to support that, and that if it was it would be a bad one!!!

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            Monday, December 28, 2020 at 5:34 pm

            Time to take a step back from your patterns and resort to the old greeks.
            They knew how to swallow the crumbs without suffocating.

            Good job on this one Issan John lol

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        Issan John

        Monday, December 28, 2020 at 5:19 pm

        Beat you to it!

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      Monday, December 28, 2020 at 5:16 pm

      The vaccine looks great. Especially the RNA vaccine is state of the art bio-hacking. If I can choose, I’ll get the RNA treatment or no vaccine at all. It’s the great reset for all kind of previously thought incurable diseases. Too bad some won’t be part of the new world order because their brain can’t comprehend the complexity of the world. But don’t worry we’ll provide a universal income after we’ve bought the middle class.

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        Issan John

        Monday, December 28, 2020 at 5:34 pm

        I doubt I’ll have a choice in Thailand, but if I did I’d go for the ‘traditional’ AstraZeneca jab anyway. The latest results look at least as good as the mRNA vaccines, possibly better for those in the older, vulnerable bracket, and it may (emphasis on “may”) be more effective at reducing transmission and last longer. More of a known quantity, and a lot more trialled and tested (at least by the time it’s available).

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    Monday, December 28, 2020 at 5:40 pm

    Ok….Thailand has had low Covid numbers. Now there is a significant outbreak. Look around the world! Every second wave is more extensive than the first wave. I hope you don’t have a third wave!

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    Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 10:14 am

    It was coming. Just madness that in the face of far higher numbers of cases worldwide, Thailand chose that moment to open borders.

    The hard work has been ruined and its here now. Without the health infrastructure required and the cost of healthcare here, most will ignore symptoms.

    If it aint broke, dont fix it. Thailand tried to fix the economy over the wellbeing of the nation and here we are.

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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