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US Army personnel in Europe began to get coronavirus - Pentagon discusses action

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US Army personnel in Europe began to get coronavirus - Pentagon discusses action

The Pentagon is discussing the possibility of emergency measures against representatives of the US military contingent in Europe. The reason for this discussion was the spread of the coronavirus on the European continent.


During a briefing by the US Department of Defense, it was reported that over the past few days, at least 35 coronavirus-infected US troops have been identified from military bases in Europe.

Tod Walters, Commander of the US European Military Command in Europe, said that measures are being taken to prevent the COVID-19 epidemic among American soldiers deployed in the Old World.

Walters provided data on the number of US troops in Europe. At the moment, according to his words, there are about 72 thousand of them. Most of them are located at military bases in Germany, Kosovo and Italy.

According to recent reports, the largest number of cases of infection of the US military is in Germany and Italy.

The American commander said that measures were being taken to "distance the military personnel from each other." What specifically is meant, Walters did not explain. But he said that the increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 among US Army soldiers "does not affect the ability to respond to military threats, now or in the future."

In the American press, these words were called strange, saying that the Pentagon is trying to underestimate the scope of possible problems in the event of a coronavirus epidemic among the US military.
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  1. svp67
    svp67 21 March 2020 10: 26 New
    +6
    . But he said that the increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 among US Army soldiers "does not affect the ability to respond to military threats, now or in the future."
    Given the fact that a vaccine against the "Chinese virus" has appeared in the United States, one can believe about the future, but about now ... I DO NOT BELIEVE ...
    1. Thrifty
      Thrifty 21 March 2020 11: 23 New
      +2
      The solution to the problem is only one - massive tours of Italy! lol The more the United States of America "walks" in Italy, the fewer of them will remain at all! !! lol
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  2. 210ox
    210ox 21 March 2020 10: 27 New
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    Yes, do not care what and how the Pentagon fighter does. The main thing is that our army would not have problems with this scourge.
    1. seti
      seti 21 March 2020 10: 42 New
      +5
      I think the rumors about the terrible coronovirus are greatly exaggerated. More bloating than in the reality of sick and dead. From ordinary flu or under the wheels of cars people die an order of magnitude more and annually. We have already heard about bird flu, Ebola and pneumonia, about the mighty volcano Eyyafyadlayokyudl in '10 and God knows what. Here is the fact that without a toilet paper and a toilet in the field, an average NATO soldier cannot do his important job and the main mission in life is really a problem .. Besides jokes ..
      1. A. Privalov
        A. Privalov 21 March 2020 11: 30 New
        +3
        Quote: seti
        I think the rumors about the terrible coronovirus are greatly exaggerated. More bloating than in the reality of sick and dead.

        We look at today's summary. About rumors, it is no longer necessary to speak.

        Yes, and in Russia there is a 20% increase per day ...

        Yes, "an order of magnitude more people are dying under the wheels of cars," but the number of people hit by a car, fortunately, does not grow every day, and in Italy, to this day, 627 people have not died in an accident hi
        1. Golovan Jack
          Golovan Jack 21 March 2020 11: 52 New
          0
          Quote: A. Privalov
          We look at today's summary

          A reference would be, or else look hazza, but how to look for it is not clear ...

          Quote: A. Privalov
          Yes, and in Russia there is a 20% increase per day ...

          Do you have any such data on ordinary flu? It would be interesting to compare repeat
          1. A. Privalov
            A. Privalov 21 March 2020 12: 00 New
            +3
            Quote: Golovan Jack
            A reference would be, or else look hazza, but how to look for it is not clear ...

            Quote: A. Privalov
            Yes, and in Russia there is a 20% increase per day ...

            Do you have any such data on ordinary flu? It would be interesting to compare

            I track the Sovid19 coronovirus. I put the link. You are welcome:

            https://covid19info.live/ru/

            For influenza, check out the WHO website. There is a Russian page there, I think you will find a comparison there. hi
            1. Golovan Jack
              Golovan Jack 21 March 2020 12: 01 New
              -1
              Quote: A. Privalov
              Please

              Thank you hi
            2. Liam
              Liam 21 March 2020 12: 20 New
              +2
              Quote: A. Privalov
              by coronovirus

              Striking 0,3% mortality in Germany with 19.000 infected. This is incredible.
              0,3% in Italy is the percentage of mortality among those who did not have anything except coronavirus at the time of death. 25% had 1 more concomitant disease, another 25% -2 concomitant and almost 50% -3
              1. A. Privalov
                A. Privalov 21 March 2020 12: 32 New
                +1
                Quote: Liam
                Striking 0,3% mortality in Germany with 19.000 infected. This is incredible.

                Over this paradox, let the brains break experts. I assure you, we will soon find out the reasons for this phenomenon.
                1. Liam
                  Liam 21 March 2020 12: 55 New
                  -1
                  If you give all the topics at the mercy of specialists, the site can be closed quietly)
                  1. A. Privalov
                    A. Privalov 21 March 2020 13: 01 New
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                    Right. What the hell do these professionals need? Everything has already been captured.
                    Do you propose to give everything to amateurs? So reasoning, we will begin to be treated by amateurs.
                    PS Do not worry about the site.
                    1. Liam
                      Liam 21 March 2020 13: 08 New
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                      Quote: A. Privalov
                      Do you propose to give everything to amateurs?

                      This is the other extreme)
                      Football should not be discussed only by football players and coaches. It exists as a phenomenon for fans. And if the latter do not begin to discuss it, it will simply disappear.
                      In this case, the virus is a topic of discussion not only of professional people but also of potential patients. In general, this should concern them to a greater extent, so all the charms will be experienced in their own skin).
                      So it's better to know and discuss the topic, including paradoxes
                      1. A. Privalov
                        A. Privalov 21 March 2020 13: 14 New
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                        Quote: Liam
                        So it's better to know and discuss the topic, including paradoxes

                        Offer to crush water in a mortar? Then you are to the supporters of the conspiracy theory, the machinations of the Americans, Chinese, Masons, etc. There are such. They have the right, Che.
                        But please, without me. Sorry for the time, sorry. hi
                      2. Liam
                        Liam 21 March 2020 13: 19 New
                        0
                        The paradoxes always have completely scientific and reasonable explanations. Not necessarily Masons and other gentlemanly sets. Copying a couple of numbers is not a great mind. Reading and trying to understand them will be more difficult
    2. Grits
      Grits 21 March 2020 11: 48 New
      +3
      Quote: seti
      We already heard about bird flu, Ebola and pneumonia.

      And they also scared us of AIDS and said that by the year 2000 we would all die safely if we didn't stop messing around. All the same, they didn’t stop.
    3. evgenii67
      evgenii67 21 March 2020 11: 50 New
      +2
      Quote: seti
      I think the rumors about the terrible coronovirus are greatly exaggerated. More bloating than in the reality of sick and dead. From ordinary flu or under the wheels of cars people die an order of magnitude more and annually.

      Exaggerated ??? or maybe vice versa, well, at least in Russia? Do you really think that there are only 250 infected people in Russia, when in Norway with its small population there are almost 2 thousand, but in Estonia there are "more" infected? There are two ways: either the real number of infected people is hidden from us, or our miracle medicine is not able to diagnose this virus in time and correctly (like we will not write "virus", but we will write down the usual flu or pneumonia), or both, but this is not exactly. Yes, in road accidents more people "die", as you put it, but this is mostly due to non-observance of traffic rules and technical faults. Yes, it is possible that in general, more people "die" from influenza, but this is, firstly, not certain, and secondly, they know how to treat the flu, but they have not yet come up with this virus.
      1. seti
        seti 21 March 2020 12: 01 New
        +4
        I heard you - hurry up to stock up with matches and laundry soap. The end of the world is also just around the corner .. What is 2 thousand sick in a country where the population is several million? How many of them have a common cold? How many are wrongly diagnosed.
        All this resembles one shark attack because of which the cry begins that they say that all sharks need a knife, but that it dies 100 thousand times more simply in the waves gets drunk or careless. The virus I have no doubt artificial and the panic is forced artificially. The global media are in the same hands and are managed virtually from one center. But do you believe that tomorrow or maybe today everything is for you - a kayuk.

        Quote: evgenii67
        they know how to treat flu, but they haven’t yet come up with this virus.

        From Ebola, too, the antidotes shouted: no all of Africa and not only will die out, but our scientists fussed and found the antidote to this American infection in a short time. And a cheap antidote.
        1. evgenii67
          evgenii67 21 March 2020 12: 04 New
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          Quote: seti
          I heard you - hurry up to stock up with matches and laundry soap.

          Yes, I'm not talking about this, you simply can’t underestimate this virus. about stocking up, well, so far I see no reason to buy buckwheat, etc.
  3. Baloo
    Baloo 21 March 2020 10: 49 New
    +4
    Quote: 210ox
    Yes, do not care what and how the Pentagon fighter does. The main thing is that our army would not have problems with this scourge.

    And so that there wasn’t such:
    Komsomol reports
    1. Crimean partisan 1974
      Crimean partisan 1974 21 March 2020 11: 09 New
      -3
      reports the Komsomol ...... and the Komsomol did not say what exactly infected 11 poor fellow ??? maybe AIDS, or maybe trivial gonorrhea? Are there any clarifications? and then promiscuous sexual relations in geropa normal
      1. Baloo
        Baloo 21 March 2020 11: 24 New
        0
        Read the Komsomol, it provides specific information about the trip to Madrid of the main freelance specialist in infectious diseases in your neighboring region. As for the intimate problems that interest you, the article says nothing, only about the virus.
        1. Crimean partisan 1974
          Crimean partisan 1974 21 March 2020 11: 29 New
          +2
          only about the virus ...... and AIDS is not a virus? since when? I like these coronoviruses on the drum. I can tell you as a liquidator of bird flu history. there are funny ones. but overall the picture is ridiculous. and ..... financially profitable
          1. Grits
            Grits 21 March 2020 11: 52 New
            +2
            Quote: Crimean partisan 1974
            but overall the picture is ridiculous. and ..... financially profitable

            A little more will be announced that in the USA they have developed a cure for coronavirus. And they are ready to cure everyone ... not for expensive ...
            1. Crimean partisan 1974
              Crimean partisan 1974 21 March 2020 11: 55 New
              +2
              have developed a cure for coronavirus .... to discourage the fungus, the vaccine is already there, but we need to cash in on the problem here and now, it was and it will be so, I just wonder which virus is next in line, let's go
              1. seti
                seti 21 March 2020 13: 16 New
                +1
                What is there to wang. In a world that is not a year, some sort of incurable disease, a global financial crisis, or the same crap from the same opera. I’ve already lost count of what we survived ..
                Financial bigwigs are quieting their hands and the media are telling us what we need to do differently to us kirdyk. After all, we don’t have our brains without their sound ideas, we won’t have nowhere to go.
                However, you can’t catch the average Russian with this crap, but in Europe I think a step to the right a step to the left is already 5 years old and has served ... Or I paid a feeble fee so that I wouldn’t turn my brains on when they intelligibly offer to use strangers.
                1. Crimean partisan 1974
                  Crimean partisan 1974 21 March 2020 22: 10 New
                  0
                  However, you can’t catch the average Russian with this crap ....... Duc with the mother’s milk is absorbed by immunity, and if there is dad once and dad two ... well, and even more so a test tube and surrogate then ...
                  but in Europe I think a step to the right, a step to the left, it's already 5 years and I’ve served ... I doubt that law enforcement agencies visit
          2. Baloo
            Baloo 22 March 2020 16: 46 New
            0
            Quote: Crimean partisan 1974
            only about the virus ...... and AIDS is not a virus? since when? I like these coronoviruses on the drum. I can tell you as a liquidator of bird flu history. there are funny ones. but overall the picture is ridiculous. and ..... financially profitable

            Bro, I'm sorry. Booze and everything will pass drinks
            1. Crimean partisan 1974
              Crimean partisan 1974 22 March 2020 21: 24 New
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              Bro, I'm sorry. Bukhhn and everything will pass ... well, if I have advice, then you too. how warm. the same for
              same
              1. Baloo
                Baloo 23 March 2020 06: 40 New
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                Brother, I won’t drink so much. Well, I see everything worked out for you, if so, then a hat made of foil laughing
                1. Crimean partisan 1974
                  Crimean partisan 1974 23 March 2020 11: 25 New
                  0
                  Brother, I won't drink that much. ..... and you are not ashamed to print such a person exhausted by "Narzan", March for me is a solid blue dive, only now I started to go to the periscope depth and you go to those - "go booze", it's like a depth charge on a submarine on surfacing
                  1. Baloo
                    Baloo 23 March 2020 11: 45 New
                    0
                    Quote: Crimean partisan 1974
                    Brother, I won't drink that much. ..... and you are not ashamed to print such a person exhausted by "Narzan", March for me is a solid blue dive, only now I started to go to the periscope depth and you go to those - "go booze", it's like a depth charge on a submarine on surfacing

                    I empathize! I'm on a diet myself. And I want five drops of dietary forty-degree water ... Just like in the Odessa bar: A peasant runs up to the bartender, can’t catch his breath. Bartender: what you will: cognac, whiskey, rum, vodka, wine ... There is no time to think, vodka! Coronovirus is dangerous Chinese new. The rest proceed in different ways. All doctors in the Russian Federation are trained regardless of specialty and know what to do when suspected coronovirus. The main danger from American biolaboratory around our fence with neighbors.
                    1. Crimean partisan 1974
                      Crimean partisan 1974 23 March 2020 11: 53 New
                      +1
                      The main danger from the American biological laboratories around our fence with our neighbors ....... yes, who would argue about this, sodium glutamate alone is worth something, people are digesting excrements that are actually unfit for the body with the taste of something tasty, plus completely unexplored problems GMO products (or rather completely unexplored) of different things, and we have a lot of this waste on the shelves, the organism of homosapiens weakens rapidly, unfortunately my brother and I will not affect it, unless I protect myself and my relatives
  4. codetalker
    codetalker 21 March 2020 11: 17 New
    0
    With which, with ARVI? I think they will survive if that, as before.
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  • NIKN
    NIKN 21 March 2020 10: 32 New
    +1
    COVID-19 in American soldiers stationed in the Old World. But what about the military of other NATO countries? Without such statistics, the question still arises, why exactly are the US troops?
    1. Ravil_Asnafovich
      Ravil_Asnafovich 21 March 2020 10: 41 New
      +1
      Exactly, tribals and psheks will be "offended" crying .
  • Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 21 March 2020 10: 45 New
    +1
    Could a virus really be able to make what seemed impossible to imagine at all? Bring out striped-eared invaders from Europe?
    1. Irokez
      Irokez 21 March 2020 11: 00 New
      +2
      General Coronovirus, recruited by our special services, will carry out our orders and work for the good of our country. The whole world trembles at the mere mention of it. This is how foreign weapons can be used against the enemy with an easy maneuver.
  • Mouse
    Mouse 21 March 2020 11: 03 New
    +2
    The Pentagon is discussing the possibility of emergency measures against representatives of the US military contingent in Europe.

    what is there to discuss? hit the ground on their original territories, for a puddle .... so that there wouldn’t even be a smell .... so you can even smoke a fig coronavirus ....
  • musorg
    musorg 21 March 2020 11: 15 New
    0
    It's time to export them from Europe. Or will Europe also heal?
    1. Baloo
      Baloo 23 March 2020 11: 47 New
      0
      Quote: musorg
      It's time to export them from Europe. Or will Europe also heal?

      I would venture to suggest that again Russia will save the whole world winked
  • Crimean partisan 1974
    Crimean partisan 1974 21 March 2020 11: 17 New
    -1
    yes, a question ... how are they going to defend ourselves from us? the exercises in our Crimea were almost completed, they looked good, but they, sho ... it’s time to capture
  • Ravil_Asnafovich
    Ravil_Asnafovich 21 March 2020 11: 27 New
    0
    You can advise eating garlic.
    1. L-39NG
      L-39NG 21 March 2020 11: 55 New
      -4
      Neither garlic nor vodka is protected or treated, just as ski and potassium permanganate do not help or treat.
      1. L-39NG
        L-39NG 21 March 2020 13: 21 New
        -4
        A typo meant by SKIPIDAR
  • L-39NG
    L-39NG 21 March 2020 11: 53 New
    -3
    An article about the US Army, and in the title photo - British soldiers.
    1. A. Privalov
      A. Privalov 21 March 2020 12: 44 New
      +3
      Quote: L-39NG
      An article about the US Army, and in the title photo - British soldiers.

      Do you know how many people confuse flora and fauna? A sinusitis with hemorrhoids?
      If Germans could put Germans on holiday posters on Victory Day, then changing Americans to British is a real trifle.


    2. Crimean partisan 1974
      Crimean partisan 1974 21 March 2020 22: 18 New
      0
      Neither garlic nor vodka is protected and treated, ... have you tried? This given set waxes is called prevention, about how to wash your hands before eating ..
      An article about the US Army, and in the title photo - British soldiers .... well, is it really radish sweeter horseradish ????
      1. riwas
        riwas 23 March 2020 07: 05 New
        +1
        vodka is not protected and treated

        Judging by publications on the Internet, alcohol is needed at least 60 degrees, and vodka just 40 degrees is not enough for coronavirus.
        1. Crimean partisan 1974
          Crimean partisan 1974 23 March 2020 11: 31 New
          +1
          alcohol is needed, at least 60 degrees, ... 60 degrees alcohol ?? 7 yes this is some kind of watery, extra 96 ​​degrees, techie 80, and vodka ... well, there are all sorts of vodka. for example, with lemon, but sometimes with a mixture of balms such as pertusin, so prevention is a guarantee of health, within reasonable limits, as Chenkov said in the film "Territory" - I hope for your deep-alcoholic decency ---- good luck
  • rotkiv04
    rotkiv04 21 March 2020 12: 11 New
    +1
    These creatures must die
  • puskarinkis
    puskarinkis 21 March 2020 15: 18 New
    0
    Against the backdrop of the oil wars, suspects in breeding the virus are deploying additional forces with equipment to Europe, additional measures are introduced to control the population, borders appear (in the EU), on the street there is a "curfew", for violations of which one can go to jail, even in cash in many places refuse to accept ... Do you really think that the seasonal virus is the cause, not the reason? Why did we decide that a virus that kills old people with a decent list of diseases could harm armies? And if we assume that the problem is ... somewhat exaggerated, then the army generals wanted to sneeze at it!
  • Ros 56
    Ros 56 21 March 2020 15: 55 New
    0
    You look, and war is not needed for NATO to die on its own.
  • Cowbra
    Cowbra 21 March 2020 17: 11 New
    0
    ... and the shirts in the photo ... Malats, shy ...
  • ximkim
    ximkim 21 March 2020 17: 13 New
    0
    War (teachings) by war, and tobacco apart
    [/ quote] The Pentagon is discussing the possibility of emergency measures against representatives of the American military contingent in Europe.
    The American commander said that measures were being taken to "distance the military personnel from each other." What specifically is meant, Walters did not explain. But he said that the increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 among US Army soldiers "does not affect the ability to respond to military threats, now or in the future." [Quote]
    . Our journalists would not be able to oversleep a briefing (hot questions = hot answers)
  • NF68
    NF68 21 March 2020 17: 30 New
    0
    And here Russia and China are guilty?
  • faterdom
    faterdom 21 March 2020 17: 55 New
    +1
    So everything is simple - you need to take it - and take these 72 thousand Americans to the USA - for quarantine. At the same time, it can support the falling transport campaigns in Europe and the USA, the Alitalia and others.
    And the property and military bases can be guarded by the natives, who do not mind, all sorts of Albanians-Ukrainians there. At the same time it will be the maintenance of the economy of Ukraine and Kosovo. Well, they’ll steal something, not without it, but not risk the same American soldiers!
    Well, democracy can become smaller, but here it is in one bottle with a coronovirus: more than that, more of this, and vice versa. Direct proportionality.
  • Ax Matt
    Ax Matt 21 March 2020 20: 47 New
    0
    They have only one option - quarantine. Dissolve everyone home. Yankees! Go home! laughing
  • Fantazer911
    Fantazer911 21 March 2020 22: 41 New
    +1
    Here it is, karanovirus! The goddess sees everything of her riders on the exceptional sent, there is no humanity in America and the European tolerant people, therefore it is worth the nation of the exceptional and moderate their appetites!
  • riwas
    riwas 23 March 2020 06: 56 New
    +2
    Yes, the Yankees fussed. Either they tried to get all the rights to the German vaccine, then President Donald Trump announced at a press conference in the White House on March 19 that the US Food and Drug Administration would make hydroxychloroquine (Immard, Plaquenil) available for treating patients “almost immediately ". Since the drug is approved for other purposes, doctors can prescribe it for "concomitant use", which allows doctors to treat people with life-threatening diseases or conditions using experimental drugs, when there are no other options. But there were no reliable human trials, besides he has a serious side effect.
    In the United States, clinical studies of Israeli remdesivir are underway. On the eve of the US Armed Forces entered into an agreement with the company Gilead Sciences ("Gilead Science") on the study of this drug in the treatment of American soldiers with COVID-19. For the treatment of severe complications of the disease, the Swiss anti-inflammatory tocilizumab is also approved in the country (Actemra - 27 thousand rubles for 10 ampoules).