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Remember the Woman Who Died Waiting for a Coronavirus Test in New Orleans? Her Tests Came Back Negat

Discussion in 'GatorNana's Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by flgator2, Apr 2, 2020.

  1. flgator2

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    Remember the Woman Who Died Waiting for a Coronavirus Test in New Orleans? Her Tests Came Back Negative

    The media ran sensational headlines after 39 year old Natasha Ott was found dead in her home while awaiting the results of a coronavirus test as a way to create panic and whip up anger against the Trump administration. Only problem is none of these panic inducing reports is true. Natasha Ott did NOT have Covid-19.

    A second coronavirus test came back with negative results for a 39-year-old woman who was found dead on her kitchen floor last week while she was still awaiting the results of an earlier test for the virus, the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office said Friday.

    Will any of the mainstream media outlets who got it so very wrong, and who tried to induce panic issue public corrections?

    I did check 5 other sources before posting and yes all conservative
     
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  2. orangeblue_coop

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    Great! This means America’s coronavirus body count is back to 0, as promised.
     
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  3. GatorGuyDallas

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    That’s the headline you linked. She was showing signs. She died while awaiting results. The headline was accurate.

    And here is The Los Angeles Times reporting the evolving story and negative test results. I saw the local paper in Biloxi also reported the update.


    https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-04-01/coronavirus-louisiana-natasha-ott?_amp=true

    I’m not entirely dismissive of your point. News outlets look for ways to put a human face in numbers driven story. In this case the wrong face was attached and there is less out there following up in the story than reporting it initially. But there remain real human stories tied to the 5,000 deaths in the US and counting. Media will continue to try to portray that story as more than a number. Hopefully they will get a lot more right than wrong.

    A 39-year-old otherwise healthy New Orleans woman who showed signs of the novel coronavirus died alone in her kitchen awaiting test results
     
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  4. BigCypressGator1981

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    Remember when Trump said the coronavirus was a hoax? I remember.
     
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  6. WarDamnGator

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    To them, this is just further proof of the hoax.
     
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  7. rivergator

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    Absolutely. One of the thousands of deaths attributed to the coronavirus turned out not to be coronavirus.
    I mean, if that doesn't prove that this is a media-driven hoax, I don't know what could.
     
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  8. sas1988

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    Where is the OP's retort? Wow. Really grasping for straws with this thread.
     
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  9. mutz87

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    Remember when he said it was all under control and that it would be down to zero real soon? I do.
     
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  10. nolancarey

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    "Retort"? Isn't that the "R Word" for trumpers?
     
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  11. BLING

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    Ok?