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China Built Two Hospitals in 6, 9 or 10 days: Real, Fake, or Really Fake News

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The COVID-19 virus has "infected" most of the world's governments and media but has nothing to do with the 13 million influenza-related illnesses, 120,000 hospitalizations and 6,600 deaths in the United States during the 2019-2020 flu season. The COVID-19 virus has led people in these organizations to claim that we are at severe risk from the corona virus COVID-19. However, the actual health risks have not been clearly described. [1]

There are number of problems with the COVID-19 virus Panic Demic that allegedly first appeared in a market that sold wild animals before spreading around the world, not the least of which is the story of how two hospitals sprang up out of nowhere, in a time frame that was incomprehensible in the West.

The first Huoshenshan Hospital, in Wuhan, the central city where the outbreak was first detected, was allegedly built in 10 days (not 6, 8 or 9) to take COVID-19 patients. Time-lapse videos tracked the almost incomprehensibly fast construction of the hospitals, and state media celebrated their opening in early February.

What is the only thing missing a week later? Patients.

As of March 18 the two Hospitals are no longer needed because the number of new cases in China had fallen for weeks. China closes makeshift hospitals as COVID-19 cases plunge

Coronavirus: China completes emergency hospital build in eight days video time-lapse. Four days after its opening, the larger Leishenshan hospital had only 90 patients, on wards designed for 1,600, but was reporting no spare beds, Wuhan city health data, first reported by the Chinese magazine Caixin, showed. The other facility, Huoshenshan, had not yet filled its 1,000 beds a week after opening. Official data shows that the facilities have been slow to treat actual patients. As of February 12, 10 days after Huoshenshan and 12 days after Leishenshan the two facilities were only housing 1,136 patients less than 50% of their goal. What China's empty new coronavirus hospitals say about its secretive system

I contacted project managers at two large-scale innovative construction companies who specialize in large, complex projects, and "embrace emerging technologies." They confirmed that the structures could never be built in 10 days and offered a general contractor project insight:

There is an old saying in construction: Even if 1750 workers can finish a project in 1-year year that doesn't mean that 21,000 (7,000 in 10 days x 3 = one month) workers can complete the job in 1-month, let alone 10 days.

Mainstream and the Chinese media have reported that The Huoshenshan Hospital is one or all of the following:

" A 269,000,-square-foot (25,000 square meters) facility with 1,000 beds and was built to serve exclusively as a treatment and quarantine center for patients
" A 366,000-square-foot two-story facility that began accepting its first patients on Monday, a little over a week after land-levelling work commenced.
" A 600,000-square foot 1,000-bed treatment center hospital with 30 intensive care units and about half isolation wards. There are two beds to a room, and the rooms are equipped with start of the art medical equipment such as a through-the-wall ultraviolet disinfectant system that the staff uses to deliver food and other supplies to patients.
" A 645,000-square-foot makeshift medical facility is made up of two floors equipped with 1,000 beds, several isolation wards, and 30 intensive care units.

The story is too obviously False

I can't find a rational explanation for why they would release such an obvious ridiculous stupid false story. I don't buy that it's China's biggest propaganda coup of the coronavirus outbreak because they claim they scored a major victory in its fight against the coronavirus by building two new hospitals, as a potent symbol of the government's drive to do what needed to be done. The construction process itself was streamed by state-owned broadcasting companies up to 18 million concurrent viewers watched the process. Nearly every major broadcaster in China reported from the site, publishing footage like what you can watch here. Only limited detailed information and footage of the construction exists outside of China's state-owned broadcasters supporting my theory that the Chines government wants to manage and control the story.

The background music, typical in many Chinese state propaganda videos, suggests authorities are behind the fake story about the two Hospitals.

The only place you can find anyone questioning that one facility, let alone two hospitals that could never built in less than 2 weeks, are the commenters on a limited number of the Youtube time-lapse videos.

Notice the comments from the people that watched this livestream videos. The Comments were in English or translated from Chinese and Korean.

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Factory modules = pre-fab construction make the premise of this article obsolete.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6f_sayw0mM

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I guess you didn't bother to read the article.

I could write about the Chinese State Media Spreading A False Image Of A Hospital For Coronavirus Patients and a government official that spread a false image they claimed showed a newly constructed hospital building in Wuhan. The image actually shows a modular apartment building more than 600 miles away in Qingdao, China, that was taken from an online listing.

Or remind you about how long just One inch of concrete take to cure.


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Normally, concrete takes 28 days to fully cure at maximum strength. Concrete sets in 24 to 48 hours and will be hard enough to walk on. Concrete doesn't "dry," concrete cures. The rule of thumb is that you'll need to allow 28 days of drying time for each ONE inch of concrete thickness.

Or show you the identical images of "12,000 workers and engineers arriving at both Hospital sites to lay the foundation and begin construction."

"The first hospital is expected to house 1000 beds," is Huoshenshan.

Workers are toiling around the clock to meet the frantic timeline: Huoshenshan Hospital, which broke ground on Jan. 24, is scheduled to be operational on Feb. 3, will have 1,000 beds. With an equally ambitious timeline is Leishenshan Hospital, a 323,000-sq. ft, 1,300-bed facility slated to open two days later.

The same "12,000 workers and engineers arrive to lay the foundation and begin construction, " at the Leishenshan Hospital.

But I will save that for later because if you still believe China built the two Hospitals in less than two weeks then you can read the comment that took me hours to find and then translate from Chinese to English in one of the time-lapse videos.

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Watched the video about Factory modules, notice the comments:

Hmm... 57 storey in 19 days, so this means that 3 storey in a day. That's called Master builder

TomforLynda 4 years ago It wasn't really done in 19 consecutive days, It was capped at 20 stories for one year due to its proximity to the airport. The original design was for 97 stories, was reduced to 57. Took about 5 months to build the 2,700 plus modules that were used.

avian wanjara 1 year ago You all know building includes planning and shapping the metals ryt?? So 57 days is just a joke

hekeyboard warrior 10 months ago putting tower cranes in place will take several days including d curing of base concrete. installing those prefabs won't be that fast w/o tower cranes thus 19 days is too exaggerated.

chicagokod 2 weeks ago Lol in 10 years I'll watch it collapse in 19 minutes

Akib Ahsan 2 years ago Impressive ; I wanna build 570 stories building in 190 days !!

And finally, These guy's must love Sim City

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A 24-unit apartment building went up on my street last year. There was a lot of prep and hole-digging. But when the crane came, they dropped in the 24 units one-by-one. Each had its outside walls and its inside walls, its windows and doors, plumbing, electric, kitchen cabinets. The crane dropped them in place and the workmen hooked up the hoses and the wires, all of which had interfaces that just snapped into place.

I asked the foreman about the technology. The modules were made in China and came here in crates on freighters.

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