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If you take care of yourself , eat good food , overdose of vitamins when you get flu, in good health , you should be ok

I’ve you don’t then your in trouble

Touch wood I’ve not had a bad cold or flu for a few years , I think I’ve got a nice immune system. Intend to take double or triple the vitamin daily allowance when I had glue or feel like I’m getting flu ,
Don’t get me wrong I’ve proberly had flu in the last few years but I handle it well , still goto work , and carry on as normal , but with good rest ,good food , good vitamins and saunas !

Like a few others have said , I think the paid media are blowing it up , big phama company’s will be lapping it up right now , expect corona virus flu meds in the next 2 weeks !

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And for people without (small) children of their own: stay away from those walking Petri dishes.

You are a flashaholic if you are forced to come out of the closet, to make room for more flashlights.

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If we count the thousands of infections( reported by the media), the relationship with mortality it’s not very high.But influence is easily transmitted,
don’t know if Germs survive during shipment,better not buy for a while until is end

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12 parcels in the post from china Facepalm

but can germs and viruses survive being in a cargo plane at low temps, minus 30oC ?

ill wear latex gloves and clean the stuff that comes with some anti bactiria and some alcohol

and maybe steam clean

or is this to far!

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i heard the chinesee holidays will extend……so,no sense to order next two weeks or so..

EDC...no one yet

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I’d touch a light from China today with no hesitations. The thing is hygiene – wash your hands properly before eating anything or putting them near your mouth and it’s sorted.

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I’d touch a light from China today with no hesitations. The thing is hygiene – wash your hands properly before eating anything or putting them near your mouth and it’s sorted.

Damn straight.

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I mean people should be doing that anyway… that’s kinda how this sort of things spreads.

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Also don’t forget to wash the flashlight with soap and hot water.

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Omega_17 wrote:
Also don’t forget to wash the flashlight with soap and hot water.

you have to be sure they are 100% waterproof and well close

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Sari33 wrote:
Omega_17 wrote:
Also don’t forget to wash the flashlight with soap and hot water.

you have to be sure they are 100% waterproof and well close

Ain’t it better to use alcohol or UV waves?

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I think some viruses can survive 48 hours outside the body and on synthetic materials. Ie. Genuine leather should be a way more unhygienic than synthetic leather, as viruses and microbes thrive much batter on natural surfaces compared to synthetic ones.

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1stein wrote:
Sari33 wrote:
Omega_17 wrote:
Also don’t forget to wash the flashlight with soap and hot water.

you have to be sure they are 100% waterproof and well close

Ain’t it better to use alcohol or UV waves?


Yes alcool or a disinfectant should be better
Some also said vapor but not experience
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maybe tin foil hat can help?

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so is anyone worried buying a light from china now? i am… who knows..

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so is anyone worried buying a light from china now? i am… who knows..

I’m not.

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better dead than not to get my next chosen flashlights asap…..

EDC...no one yet

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my flashlight order (Astrolux HL01 is now being returned to Banggood for some reason tracking status says “return on order”.

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My guess is extra scrutiny will be given to all packages coming in from China, to ensure no one is trying to bring in “the bug” in some survivable transport environment. It will likely delay shipments currently enroute.

I’m OK with it. There isn’t anything urgent that I’m waiting for.

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the national soccer trainer has resigned after the outbreak

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Quadrupel wrote:
maybe tin foil hat can help?

Doesn’t protect against mudane diseases you should be wiping/washing a torch against to begin with, scaremongering or not.

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If you are extremely worried and cant stand the anguish please try Nose oil https://www.aliexpress.com/item/33024736145.html

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CDOA
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Quadrupel wrote:
maybe tin foil hat can help?

Couldn’t hurt!

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Copper foil is better. Copper has an antimicrobial effect.

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Hope it turns out to be not much worse than the flu because it looks to me like containment in China was a complete failure.

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My sister told me this joke.

She might have read it on Facebook.

 

Q.  How do you fix coronavirus?

A.  Add a lime to it!

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shirnask wrote:
Hope it turns out to be not much worse than the flu because it looks to me like containment in China was a complete failure.

If the fatalities start rising again as zombies, I’m outta here.

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