Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 22 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Exclusive to OpEdNews:
OpEdNews Op Eds   

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

By       (Page 1 of 5 pages) (View How Many People Read This)   4 comments
Author 77017
Message Fred Gransville


(Image by YouTube, Channel: CGTN)   Details   DMCA

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.

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5

(Note: You can view every article as one long page if you sign up as an Advocate Member, or higher).

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Fred Gransville Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

I have been honing my craft as a writer since I graduated from Princeton University. I have been a newspaper reporter, a book editor and a Hollywood scriptwriter. My humor has been published in a number of publications. I have written two (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Is the killing of Soleimani related to the China, Russia and Iran four-day joint military exercise?

Don't Eat Fake Pizza

My Dog Found Where I Worked in 1972

Was Edgar Welch Pizza-zzed?

My Border Collie: The Real "House Hunter"

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: