How China Built a Hospital in 10 Days

Feb 11, 2020
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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

Comments
  • Yey. Paywalled exclusive content that I'll never get to see. Tell me more about how awesome the things I wont have are.

    cgarzscgarzs3 hours ago
  • China: builds hospital in 10 days Me: still trying to put case on phone after 10 days

    Tou YangTou Yang4 hours ago
  • They must hired the workers from C&C Generals

    two fortissimotwo fortissimo9 hours ago
  • China:builds hospital in 10 days Chicago: fixes a single pot hole in 50 years

    Bob RossBob Ross10 hours ago
  • China got tons of left over prefabricated building parts from building those prison camps for the Uyghur minorities.

    TT10 hours ago
  • China: builds church in 10 days Spain: builds church in 200 years

    Bob RossBob Ross10 hours ago
  • Canada takes 10 years to build a very small hospital

    Joshua ChoiJoshua Choi11 hours ago
  • I hope you make an update video showing massive leaking and falling apart that is happening to this makeshift facility 😅🤷🏼‍♂️

    Karma FieldsKarma Fields14 hours ago
  • Doomsday apocalypse Jesus is coming

    Jasmine SierraJasmine Sierra18 hours ago
  • It took a year to get that cbc line @ 9:45 where I work...

    Jenn WJenn W21 hour ago
  • Looks abit ghetto tho

    Matthee LathamMatthee Latham22 hours ago
  • 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. uskeys.net/watch/TOHIhshyWE4-video.html Here's a glimpse of the hospital now. It's already falling apart.

    ahhchooahhchooDay ago
  • 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 DohertyDay ago
  • China: built a hospital in 10 days. Brazil: Queiroz (best friend of Bolsonaro) has been hiding from justice for 2 years.

    Ric NycRic NycDay ago
  • they built a large box!

    Super Mann 3Super Mann 3Day ago
  • 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.

    gupsphoogupsphooDay ago
  • 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 OceansDay ago
  • Do they also build their *Uighur concentration camps* this quick??

    Bram SlootmansBram SlootmansDay ago
  • While at my school 2 weeks to flatten the ground for a new building

    ChrisChrisDay ago
  • See how long it takes for it to fall apart.

    Eric CookEric CookDay ago
  • you removed the video about brazil, why?

    Isaac SouzaIsaac SouzaDay ago
  • 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 DiesDay ago
  • 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 ZhirzhanDay ago
  • Lmao, thought he was going to give the second mask to her

    Keep SmilingKeep SmilingDay ago
  • The answer is "by cutting corners". The hospital is already degrading and flooding.

    Rui ChanocaRui ChanocaDay ago
  • 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.

    DocDocDay ago
  • "Hospitals" ಠ_ʖಠ

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

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

    xing xuxing xuDay ago
  • OMG time is life

    Skr KSkr K2 days ago
  • OMG time is life

    Skr KSkr K2 days ago
  • It ain't a hospital

    p Rp R2 days ago
  • What good did it do for them anyway.

    Jani AkujärviJani Akujärvi2 days ago
  • 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 Phantom2 days ago
  • Guess this is one of the benefits of an autocracy.

    Antonio CarnieroAntonio Carniero2 days ago
  • 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 Stup2 days ago
  • In the absence of corruption, it's amazing how much progress humans can make

    Bansiew MNgapBansiew MNgap2 days ago
  • I thought u were Half As Interesting

    GAMESTER SQUAD OfficialGAMESTER SQUAD Official2 days ago
    • It's his second channel.

      Aiden PearceAiden PearceDay ago
  • 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...

    SmirkSmirk2 days ago
  • It wasn't really a hospital, it was a big warehouse!

    Officer PulaskiOfficer Pulaski2 days ago
  • Leviticus 11

    Don DutchDon Dutch2 days ago
  • But the hospitals are garbage unsanitary and without basic resources.

    wunderwaffenhundwunderwaffenhund2 days ago
  • China: blulds Hospital in 10 days | USA: build tower in 10 months

    Christian DurrChristian Durr2 days ago
  • Spoiler: They didn't

    EuroDancer 98EuroDancer 982 days ago
  • 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 Gaming3 days ago
  • 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'Story3 days ago
    • 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 PearceDay ago
  • JUST STOP EAT’N YOUR DA GUM CATS!

    deSuperNoodledeSuperNoodle3 days ago
  • 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 SEHRAWAT3 days ago
  • By China Work.

    Sriparno BaksiSriparno Baksi3 days ago
  • I work at a company who could do this. I only need a lot more colleague's.

    robox91robox913 days ago
  • The virus was intensionally leaked from the P4 lab for GOD'S SAKE.

    Shane ZhangShane Zhang3 days ago
  • quarantine facilities, more like medical interment camps

    Mikhail AngelMikhail Angel3 days ago
  • 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 Chan3 days ago
  • And collapses 1 day after built.

    Joshua TidalgoJoshua Tidalgo3 days ago
  • Just took 25 years building one in my city here in Africa, of course thanks to AID and NGO programs

    Akbar MutasaAkbar Mutasa3 days ago
  • 8:46 I thought they hated them. Oh well.

    Swaggy CountrySwaggy Country3 days ago
  • 1420 virus 1620 virus 1720 virus 1820 virus 1920 virus 2020 virus coincidence? I THINK FUCKING NOT

    Huehuehue HueHuehuehue Hue3 days ago
  • Yeah great hospitals they built 😂China Numba 1! Quality level of leaky hospital 👍

    ColinColin3 days ago
  • Do a video on the logistics of the US census this year.

    9JSfilms9JSfilms3 days ago
  • Atlanta: we can rebuild part of I-85 in 35 days. Wuhan, China: *Bet* *Builds hospital in 10 days*

    GalacticPastaGalacticPasta3 days ago
  • Imagine living near the construction site

    SerenaSerena3 days ago
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