– NY Times
– Washington Post
– Associated Press
– Fact Check OrganizationsSo who knew WHAT, and WHEN, regarding COVID? (1/xx?)
Let’s begin. The Wuhan Coronavirus starts… to the best we can find publicly, it is first reported at the end of December 2019.
On all of these charts, there is a DATE, and a USA DAY #. The “DAY #” is the clock for when the Trump Administration and the @POTUS knew of the coronavirus.
The WHO and China downplay this virus throughout until they can’t anymore.
Now, the news and Dems CONSTANTLY say that the Trump response was SLOW.
On DAY 6, an OFFICIAL HEALTH ALERT is issued by the CDC to ALL US HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS to warn them of a novel coronavirus threat!
Mind you, we are approximately two weeks in, and the only news outlet that mentions it, is the Wall Street Journal…
By the DAY 12 point, the Trump Administration is now already thinking of invoking the DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT! Mind you, this is weeks before Biden pretends to know anything about COVID.
On DAY 16, HHS Secretary Azar calls President Trump directly, and briefs him on the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak.
By DAY 19, the TRUMP ADMINISTRATION / CDC ISSUED ENTRY HEALTH SCREENINGS AT TWO ADDITIONAL AIRPORTS… CDC RAISES TRAVEL HEALTH ADVISORY TO CHINA TO LEVEL 2
CHINA places the entire city of Wuhan on lockdown.
WHO is not able to ignore person-to-person spread by 1/23/2020.By DAY 21, Dr Fauci from NIAID (before Fauci becomes media famous) says Moderna and others are looking at vaccines.
BY DAY 22, (3 weeks + 1 day), THE CDC / Trump Administration issue HIGHEST TRAVEL WARNING for China!
Trump Administration tries to inform the Senate; only 14 Senators attend briefing!
Suddenly, by DAY 24, Senator Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urges Trump Administration to declare a Public Health Emergency.
On DAY 25, the CDC EXTENDS TRAVEL WARNING TO ALL OF CHINA.
White House National Security Council holds meeting on outbreak.
Joe Biden makes the first of several major misstatements on the Trump response.
On DAY 26:
-WHO ignores request by CDC to send experts to China;
– HHS Sec Azar briefs media
– CDC EXPANDS AIRPORT SCREENINGS TO 20 LOCATIONS
– Democrat Senators now want info after refusing it
– Biden Top Advisor says CHINA is being transparent
DAY 27 (3 weeks and 6 days) @POTUS Trump announces new White House Coronavirus Task Force.
DO NOT TRAVEL ORDER TO CHINA now debated in White House.
US State Department is evacuating employees from China.
On DAY 28 (4 weeks), THE US BANS TRAVEL TO CHINA.
CDC confirms person to person spread.
DAY 29 IS WHERE THE GAME CHANGES:
– PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DECLARED IN US
– CHINA TRAVEL BAN INTO US ANNOUNCED
– CDC QUARANTINES 195 PASSENGERS FROM WUHAN
DAY 33: Dr Fauci confirms for first time that asymptomatic spread is occurring.
We also hear from a respected scientific journal, NATURE, that Remdesivir and Chloroquine could be used for the novel coronavirus.
– House Democrats VOTE AGAINST HHS EMERGENCY FUNDING REQUEST
– Trump Impeachment Ends In Acquittal in Senate
– WHO asks US for a lot of money⚠️IT SHOULD BE CLEAR BY NOW THAT ALMOST DAILY, THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS RAMPING UP RESPONSE EFFORTS TO COVID⚠️
US INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS BRIEF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON CORONAVIRUS THREAT FOR THE FIRST TIME.
35 DAYS… until the House of Reps gets on board and wants to know what’s going on.
– Chinese physician that tried to warn the world, dies.
– Biden’s medical advisor, Lisa Monaco, says COVID isn’t as lethal as 2002 SARS outbreak.
– WHO issues bizarre statement
DAY 40: WHO gives the Wuhan Coronavirus a new name, COVID-19, because, racism.
Biden Advisor Ron Klain (who was Obama’s Ebola Czar) makes more flubs against Trump.
– HHS is hard at work with 5 public health labs;
– Biden Advisor Ron Klain tells news media “We don’t have a COVID epidemic, we have a fear epidemic” (caused by Trump is the implication here).
DAY 43: White House / National Security Council public memo “US Gov Response To the 2019 Novel Coronavirus”
Details the need for:
– Mitigation meaures
– Limiting gatherings
– Canceling sporting events
– School closings
– Telework if possible
WHITE HOUSE CORONAVIRUS TASK FORCE IS MAKING SWITCH FROM “CONTAINMENT” OF COVID, TO “MITIGATION” PHASE.
– Warnings from CIDRP on PPE supplies
– WHO praises China complete lockdown as a success
– CDC issues HIGHEST TRAVEL WARNINGS for South Korea, medium alerts for Italy and Iran.
DAY 54: THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT IS MOVING INTO ITS HIGHEST SECURITY POSTURE (WATCHCON-1)
DAY 55: HHS and Department of Homeland Security discuss DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT LOGISTICS for PPE, N95 and Ventilator production.
– Washington State declares State of Emergency.
– US Surgeon General tweets “Seriously People, Stop Buying Masks!”
– CDC issues HIGHEST TRAVEL ADVISORY for Italy, S Korea, Iran
DAY 59: Multiple researchers publish studies of “silent carriers” of COVID
– US OFFICIALLY SWITCHES TO MITIGATION PLAN
– @POTUS Trump ends all in-person Rallies. Biden continues his.
DAYS 60-61: US States are beginning to see increased cases of coronavirus.
– WHO takes shot at POTUS Trump
– CDC increases testing availabilityDAY 64: South x Southwest Festival cancelled.
– POTUS TRUMP SIGNS $8.3 BILLION EMERGENCY FUNDING BILL
Day 68: NY established “Containment Zone”DAY 69: WHO DECLARES COVID A PANDEMIC
– Major League Sports all stop
– TRUMP ISSUES 30-DAY TRAVEL BAN FROM EUROPE
DAY 70: Biden campaign says travel ban is wrong.
DAY 71: TRUMP DECLARES NATIONAL EMERGENCY IN US
DAY 72: TRUMP EXTENDS TRAVEL BAN TO UK / IRELAND
– San Francisco becomes first city to LOCK DOWN (Nancy Pelosi’s district)
DAY 76: Trump sends USNS Comfort / USNS Mercy to California and NY.
– Biden tweets: “Stop the Xenophobic fear mongering”
DAY 77: Trump expresses interest in Hydroxychloroquine (that pretty much killed that drug from ever being studied fairly)
By DAYS 81-82, POTUS TRUMP has had military transform the Jacob Javits Convention Center in NYC into a hospital, other field MASH units set up around NJ and other cities.
DAY 85: TRUMP INVOKES DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT to order General Motors to produce ventilators.
– US Surgeon General reverses mask stance; now wear them
– Trump Invokes DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT to compel 3M to produce N95’s and STOP selling them overseas
– DPA used to have Philips deliver 2500 ventilatorsBiden says in-person voting is just fine
DAY 92: CDC reverses stance on masks; cloth masks good
DAY 93: Trump makes it clear all decisions are made using the expert opinions of science and medicine.