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Article: Best/Worst Places to Be in the Coronavirus Era. Ireland ranks 20th

  • 25-11-2020 4:24pm
    #1
    Closed Accounts Posts: 4,550 ✭✭✭ ShineOn7


    Via Bloomberg


    https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/covid-resilience-ranking/

    The top 20 graph here https://preview.redd.it/svy8ur8yhb161.png?width=923&format=png&auto=webp&5cb9802d

    The article lets you see their full top 53 when you click "see more"

    I'm not sure about the pedigree of this article tbh.

    Indonesia? Seriously? The place with lowest testing among countries with 100 million + population is one of the top 20 safest and it's safer than Ireland? Nah

    As Covid-19 has spread around the world, it’s challenged preconceptions about which places would best tackle the worst public health crisis in a generation.


    Advanced economies like the U.S. and U.K., ranked by various pre-2020 measures as being the most prepared for a pandemic, have been repeatedly overwhelmed by infections and face a return to costly lockdowns.



    Meanwhile, other countries—even developing nations—have defied expectations, some all but eliminating the pathogen within their borders.
    Bloomberg crunched the numbers to determine the best places to be in the coronavirus era: where has the virus been handled most effectively with the least amount of disruption to business and society?




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  • Registered Users Posts: 27,467 ✭✭✭✭ drunkmonkey


    ShineOn7 wrote: »
    Indonesia? Seriously? The place with lowest testing among countries with 100 million + population is one of the top 20 safest and it's safer than Ireland? Nah

    They're probably testing for useful things like pre diabetes, early stage cancer, obesity.
    Testing isn't the solution it's the problem..


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 4,550 ✭✭✭ ShineOn7


    They're probably testing for useful things like pre diabetes, early stage cancer, obesity.
    Testing isn't the solution it's the problem..


    You're probably the most mis-informed poster on here



    And that's saying something


  • Registered Users Posts: 27,467 ✭✭✭✭ drunkmonkey


    Play the ball not that man. Ireland is a crappy place to be at the moment and I doubt i'm the only one who knows it.


  • Registered Users Posts: 27,467 ✭✭✭✭ drunkmonkey


    ShineOn7 wrote: »
    You're probably the most mis-informed poster on here



    And that's saying something

    Your link even says we're the worst on that graph:confused:

    You should have pointed out I was meant to disagree with it's findings.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,784 ✭✭✭ froog


    Play the ball not that man. Ireland is a crappy place to be at the moment and I doubt i'm the only one who knows it.

    i'd rather be here than for example the UK or USA right now.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,788 ✭✭✭ raind


    Why not just say Ireland are 20th of 53? Isn’t negative enough


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,788 ✭✭✭ raind


    Your link even says we're the worst on that graph:confused:

    You should have pointed out I was meant to disagree with it's findings.

    Do you ever read anything past the headline? If you did you may actually become informed


  • Registered Users Posts: 27,467 ✭✭✭✭ drunkmonkey


    raind wrote: »
    Do you ever read any my thing past the headline? If you did you may actually become informed

    Do you ever contribute to a thread or is it a full time job following people around to give them a pain in the arse.

    Play the ball not the man surprised I've had to say that twice in the first few posts of a new thread.


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,788 ✭✭✭ raind


    Do you ever contribute to a thread or is it a full time job following people around to give them a pain in the arse.

    Play the ball not the man surprised I've had to say that twice in the first few posts of a new thread.

    Are we the worst in the link? No. Ergo you only read the headline and didn’t inform yourself. So I played the ball, the misinformed point you made


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,654 ✭✭✭ Quantum Erasure


    Play the ball not that man. Ireland is a crappy place to be at the moment and I doubt i'm the only one who knows it.

    It's a shıte state of affairs to be in, Tommy, and all the fresh air in the world won't make any fùcking difference...


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  • Registered Users Posts: 715 ✭✭✭ Stihl waters


    Were last in top 20, that's a peculiar way of saying we're in the top 20 out of 53 countries in a list by Bloomberg, fcukin hell aren't things bad enough without pessimistic shìt like this, you should be writing for the sun with a headline like that


  • Registered Users Posts: 15,394 ✭✭✭✭ odyssey06


    We appear to be ranked 5th out of the EU nations.

    But apparently we are also last at some arbitrary cut off point.


  • Registered Users Posts: 27,467 ✭✭✭✭ drunkmonkey


    raind wrote: »
    Are we the worst in the link? No. Ergo you only read the headline and didn’t inform yourself. So I played the ball, the misinformed point you made

    Shine said the top 20, I replied as if we were talking about the Top 20. Seriously grab a hold of yourself China is 8th and were 20. You played nothing only your usual tripe.


  • Administrators, Social & Fun Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 62,198 Admin ✭✭✭✭✭ Beasty


    Thread title amended to make it less sensationalist/click-bait(ey)


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 4,550 ✭✭✭ ShineOn7


    raind wrote: »
    Why not just say Ireland are 20th of 53? Isn’t negative enough

    Were last in top 20, that's a peculiar way of saying we're in the top 20 out of 53 countries in a list by Bloomberg, fcukin hell aren't things bad enough without pessimistic shìt like this, you should be writing for the sun with a headline like that


    - There's only so many characters you can fit into a Boards thread title. The one here maxed it out

    - That aside, I clearly say in my opening lines


    The article lets you see their full top 53 when you click "see more"


    There's some serious mental gymnastics going on here so people can start their hourly online aggro


  • Registered Users Posts: 27,467 ✭✭✭✭ drunkmonkey


    Moving along swiftly, Curacao, Ibiza, Porto Cervo, change my mind!
    No way would NZ make my number 1.


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,314 ✭✭✭ paw patrol


    froog wrote: »
    i'd rather be here than for example the UK or USA right now.
    Play the ball not that man. Ireland is a crappy place to be at the moment and I doubt i'm the only one who knows it.


    you are both be right.
    Ireland is a ****ty place at the min but I agree UK is worse

    But the comparison is a kinda of tallest dwarf contest



    USA is huge and many places are fine - so I don't accept that


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