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Lorrie Goldstein
Editor Emeritus, Columnist, Toronto Sun/Sun Media; Commentator, Newstalk1010, National Post radio. email: lgoldstein@postmedia.com
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Lorrie Goldstein 1h
It's by The Canadian Press meaning it will be in many papers.
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Don't know what's coming in. We'll see.
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Lorrie Goldstein 2h
Other countries have expressed quality concerns about pandemic supplies coming from China. We'll see.
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No comment: Patty Hajdu brings anthropology, public health experience to coronavirus fight
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Lorrie Goldstein 2h
Trudeau said yesterday there are millions on the way from China in 48 hours. So presumably by tomorrow. Of course it will take time to get them distributed and who'll get them first, second, third, fourth, etc. isn't clear.
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Lorrie Goldstein 2h
Or the myth of independent public health expertise not tainted by any political considerations.
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Lorrie Goldstein 2h
It's the old cancel culture dodge -- play the racism card when you've got nothing.
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Shabnam Assadollahi 👑 4h
Replying to @sunlorrie
Iran regime repeatedly threatens me for playing a major role in closing down their embassy in Ottawa.They also showed my pix& name on IRIB called me "threat to their national security". When I contacted the RCMP, they said I could not be protected as I wasn't an MP/a spouse of.
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Lorrie Goldstein 2h
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'Demands for freedom of speech in the wake of Li Wenliang’s death have been censored by the authorities amid widespread outpouring of anger' Source:
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Lorrie Goldstein 2h
Sorry, that dog won't hunt. I have repeatedly said the issue is China's dictators. Do some reading on how furious China's people are about how they handled COVID-19. This will get you started. 'Hero who told the truth': Chinese rage over coronavirus death of whistleblower doctor:
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Lorrie Goldstein 3h
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Also Jan. 29 "Just back from China where I held frank talks with President Xi Jinping, who has taken charge of a monumental response to the outbreak. Based on co-operation & solitary, China has committed to protecting its citizens & people globally from the outbreak"
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Lorrie Goldstein 3h
Jan. 29 tweet from WHO's top official, not wearing well
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Lorrie Goldstein 3h
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"Not that many — like 1% — are outside, so they are really trying very hard, and I think we have to be very supportive of the efforts."
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Lorrie Goldstein 3h
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"You've seen the incredibly extraordinary measures that China has put in place to try to contain this within its borders. Even if this virus is capable of transmission from human to human, as I said, 99% of the cases are in China."
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Lorrie Goldstein 3h
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"But even the fastest of countries still needs a bit of time to actually digest some of this information. They have been open to WHO and an international team to support and to essentially look at what's actually happening."
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Lorrie Goldstein 3h
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"The astoundingly rapid way in which they tried to get a handle on what is causing the outbreak, and giving the world the sequence of the virus, was very helpful. They've been providing information about cases, which is extremely helpful."
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Lorrie Goldstein 3h
This isn't wearing well: Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Testimony to the Commons committee on health, Jan. 29/20: "What we have seen, given my close communication with WHO, is how impressed they are by the work of China."
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Lorrie Goldstein 3h
"By Rosie Spinks: Ms. Spinks is the global tourism reporter for Skift"
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Ricky Gervais 4h
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