How China Built a Hospital in 10 Days

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References:
[1] www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/01/mining-coronavirus-genomes-clues-outbreak-s-origins
[2] translate.google.com/translate?sl=zh-CN&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwjw.wuhan.gov.cn%2Ffront%2Fweb%2FshowDetail%2F2019123108989
[3] www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/health/china-pneumonia-outbreak-virus.html?searchResultPosition=2
[4] www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports/
[5] www.china.org.cn/english/2003/Jun/66155.htm
[6] www.china.org.cn/english/2003/Sep/75309.htm
[7] www.statista.com/statistics/279942/the-largest-construction-contractors-worldwide-based-on-total-revenue/
[8] www.wsj.com/articles/how-china-can-build-a-coronavirus-hospital-in-10-days-11580397751?ns=prod/accounts-wsj
[9] archpaper.com/2019/08/new-report-modular-construction-business-booming/
[10] www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/3047943/live-wuhan-millions-tune-watch-china-build-coronavirus-hospitals
[11] www.wsj.com/articles/united-american-airlines-suspend-hong-kong-service-as-coronavirus-saps-demand-11580897463

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  • You should look deeper into China's recent history with construction quality. I will happy if this "hospital" is still standing under it's own power in 3 years. mnproject.info/it/video/trGqr8yonLGMp5o Here's a glimpse of the hospital now. It's already falling apart.

    ahhchooahhchoo8 цагийн өмнө
  • what did u get paid by the Chinese govt to make them look better? cause u missing alot of details bud jesus christ "if anyone was going to pull this off, it was them" r u fuckin with me right?

    Will DohertyWill Doherty10 цагийн өмнө
  • China: built a hospital in 10 days. Brazil: Queiroz (best friend of Bolsonaro) has been hiding from justice for 2 years.

    Ric NycRic Nyc11 цагийн өмнө
  • they built a large box!

    Super Mann 3Super Mann 311 цагийн өмнө
  • Funny how China relentlessly showed how fast they were building this hospital, but showed very little after it was completed. Because it turned out to be just a concentration camp which hardly qualifies as a medical facility. It was hastily constructed to cram all the sick people there who await their eventual death and cremation.

    gupsphoogupsphoo14 цагийн өмнө
  • Impressive Construction - this is not only an achievement for China, this is a great success for the human species. Space Ships are great - but building all of this so quickly will be a great help to many people. Save Lives. Repent, Pray, and learn from Jesus.

    SeaJay OceansSeaJay Oceans15 цагийн өмнө
  • Do they also build their *Uighur concentration camps* this quick??

    Bram SlootmansBram Slootmans16 цагийн өмнө
  • While at my school 2 weeks to flatten the ground for a new building

    ChrisChris17 цагийн өмнө
  • See how long it takes for it to fall apart.

    Eric CookEric Cook18 цагийн өмнө
  • you removed the video about brazil, why?

    Isaac SouzaIsaac Souza20 цагийн өмнө
  • Imagine you have a massive empty lot next door to you.... you go on vacation for just 10 days... you come back and there’s a fucking hospital

    Flyz it DiesFlyz it Dies20 цагийн өмнө
  • They did not build a hospital in 10 days they made a holding facility it would be impossible to build a hospital in 10 days

    John ZhirzhanJohn Zhirzhan21 цагийн өмнө
  • Lmao, thought he was going to give the second mask to her

    Keep SmilingKeep Smiling21 цагийн өмнө
  • The answer is "by cutting corners". The hospital is already degrading and flooding.

    Rui ChanocaRui Chanoca22 цагийн өмнө
  • May you please update this video to include the fact that Dr. Li WenLiang of Wuhan tried to raise the alarm when he found CoronaVirus cases rapidly spreading in mid December, but the local Chinese government forced him to sign a reprimand that stated he was lying/spreading propaganda. They silenced him. He’s now dead of the same virus he tried to warn us about. He’s a MARTYR and should be honored as such.

    DocDoc22 цагийн өмнө
  • "Hospitals" ಠ_ʖಠ

    slightly blueslightly blue23 цагийн өмнө
    • Institutions providing medical and surgical treatment and nursing care for sick or injured people, check. So yes, hospitals.

      郁淇郁淇Цагийн өмнө
  • 你为啥这么专业,你的信息都是哪来的?

    xing xuxing xuӨдрийн өмнө
  • OMG time is life

    Skr KSkr KӨдрийн өмнө
  • OMG time is life

    Skr KSkr KӨдрийн өмнө
  • It ain't a hospital

    p Rp RӨдрийн өмнө
  • What good did it do for them anyway.

    Jani AkujärviJani AkujärviӨдрийн өмнө
  • Built a hospital in 10 days?! Well actually that sounds absolutely plausible. Get a TON of people working constantly on one thing, without having to worry about zoning, use a pre-made plan/template you already have access to, have a prefabricated lot, and work constantly until the project is done. A lot of people will say this hospital is poorly built, but I believe it is not worse than any other hospital in the area, it was just built quickly because of a ultra dedication to it. That same concept can be brought to any building project here in the U.S. Red tape conversation aside (seriously I don't want to talk about red tape in the U.S) if you dedicate a large sector of people working constantly on 1 thing it would get done fairly quickly. Especially if they have the resources to do it on hand at the start.

    Khrashing PhantomKhrashing PhantomӨдрийн өмнө
  • Guess this is one of the benefits of an autocracy.

    Antonio CarnieroAntonio CarnieroӨдрийн өмнө
  • First day arrive China, wow this country has nothing. 10 days later leaving the hotel be like "have I been sleeping for 10 years?"

    Zen StupZen StupӨдрийн өмнө
  • In the absence of corruption, it's amazing how much progress humans can make

    Bansiew MNgapBansiew MNgapӨдрийн өмнө
  • I thought u were Half As Interesting

    GAMESTER SQUAD OfficialGAMESTER SQUAD OfficialӨдрийн өмнө
    • It's his second channel.

      Aiden PearceAiden PearceӨдрийн өмнө
  • Isn’t it leaking??? Building a hospital in 10 days is a very bad idea. Also it’s not a hospital if it has metal bars on windows...

    SmirkSmirkӨдрийн өмнө
  • It wasn't really a hospital, it was a big warehouse!

    Officer PulaskiOfficer PulaskiӨдрийн өмнө
  • Leviticus 11

    Don DutchDon DutchӨдрийн өмнө
  • But the hospitals are garbage unsanitary and without basic resources.

    wunderwaffenhundwunderwaffenhundӨдрийн өмнө
  • China: blulds Hospital in 10 days | USA: build tower in 10 months

    Christian DurrChristian DurrӨдрийн өмнө
  • Spoiler: They didn't

    EuroDancer 98EuroDancer 982 өдрийн өмнө
  • This doesn't make up the fact that China was the one who caused the outbreak to reach this far. Arresting people who speak out on the Virus. THIS IS THEIR FAULT! ALL OF IT! DOWN WITH CHINA!

    TexStar GamingTexStar Gaming2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Regardless of its quality and success or failure, I am impressed. It was possible because it was China. The party says it needs to be done, they do. Is it good or bad?

    Choi'StoryChoi'Story2 өдрийн өмнө
    • Both, it could be used for good things and bad things. Supreme power should have its shortcomings or else you get totalitarian China.

      Aiden PearceAiden PearceӨдрийн өмнө
  • JUST STOP EAT’N YOUR DA GUM CATS!

    deSuperNoodledeSuperNoodle2 өдрийн өмнө
  • These are the cases where democracy fails because in democracy they would have taken 3 months just to decide if there is a need for an extra hospital.

    ABHEY SEHRAWATABHEY SEHRAWAT2 өдрийн өмнө
  • By China Work.

    Sriparno BaksiSriparno Baksi2 өдрийн өмнө
  • I work at a company who could do this. I only need a lot more colleague's.

    robox91robox912 өдрийн өмнө
  • The virus was intensionally leaked from the P4 lab for GOD'S SAKE.

    Shane ZhangShane Zhang2 өдрийн өмнө
  • quarantine facilities, more like medical interment camps

    Mikhail AngelMikhail Angel2 өдрийн өмнө
  • An hundreds construction worker build Wuhan hospital in 10 Days Same speed as One Minecrafter build Wuhan Hospital in Creative Mode for 10 days 1 Days Clearing the area and make combination project 1 Days build the foundation 4 Days Interior 2 Days working on Redstone and Command Block 2 Days Detailing

    Yuri ChanYuri Chan2 өдрийн өмнө
  • And collapses 1 day after built.

    Joshua TidalgoJoshua Tidalgo2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Just took 25 years building one in my city here in Africa, of course thanks to AID and NGO programs

    Akbar MutasaAkbar Mutasa2 өдрийн өмнө
  • 8:46 I thought they hated them. Oh well.

    Swaggy CountrySwaggy Country2 өдрийн өмнө
  • 1420 virus 1620 virus 1720 virus 1820 virus 1920 virus 2020 virus coincidence? I THINK FUCKING NOT

    Huehuehue HueHuehuehue Hue2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Yeah great hospitals they built 😂China Numba 1! Quality level of leaky hospital 👍

    ColinColin2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Do a video on the logistics of the US census this year.

    9JSfilms9JSfilms2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Atlanta: we can rebuild part of I-85 in 35 days. Wuhan, China: *Bet* *Builds hospital in 10 days*

    GalacticPastaGalacticPasta2 өдрийн өмнө
  • Imagine living near the construction site

    SerenaSerena2 өдрийн өмнө
  • They didn't...

    Everquest SalesEverquest Sales2 өдрийн өмнө
  • A man is infected with a new virus in Wuhan City Build a new hospital 嘿 Build the hospital And off to the cure Prepare the face mask Quarantine the infected And make the cure The new hospital collection from China.

    Eff GeeEff Gee2 өдрийн өмнө
    • Eff Gee now that’s comedy

      Cookie SquadCookie SquadӨдрийн өмнө
  • First of all, this virus would less likely start in US.(either WMD or wild animal consumption) they do not need in the first place. Secondly, infrastructure well built in developed countries. So they do not need in rush. Thirdly, the power of control, Not a single westerner like it. I mean it. some westerners saying how much they love China is because they never in deep touch with China. So if you are from western world, there is no need to envy this. there is an old saying in China : 生在福中不知福(Fools never know when they are well off.)

    RM HangRM Hang2 өдрийн өмнө
  • The hospital is now leaking water extremely badly Please remember that this is China we're talking about. This hospital is built like shit.

    WheresmyeyebrowWheresmyeyebrow2 өдрийн өмнө
  • India : can't make everyone poop in toilets instead of streets.

    Lelouch YagamiLelouch Yagami2 өдрийн өмнө
  • as the world's largest manufacturer this virus could spark a potential world recession CHINA BE LIKE EHH NNNOOOO

    Matt KaczmarczykMatt Kaczmarczyk2 өдрийн өмнө
  • >believing anything communists say how about you check the sulfur dioxide levels around the outbreak centres in china and work out how much of it is present in a body

    Darth TiberiusDarth Tiberius2 өдрийн өмнө
  • this is why 中国 matters in our modern world, they get s*$t done

    Matt KaczmarczykMatt Kaczmarczyk2 өдрийн өмнө
  • england: builds a train line in 40 years china: builds a hospital in 10

    JH_MontyJH_Monty2 өдрийн өмнө
  • What an impressive response by China & construction company. We should all acknowledge the effort & expertise in action here.

    Kathryn CarterKathryn Carter2 өдрийн өмнө
  • These are not hospitals, they are jails where people are just fed and if they live, great, if not, oh well.

    mike bugliolimike buglioli2 өдрийн өмнө