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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  • This building was poorly constructed. They literally laid the foundations on dirt without any thought to the load bearing process. This is a mockery to construction. Do not think building a hospital in 10 days is a good thing. This monstrosity is a health hazard. This is truly fake news, and should not be marveled at.

    GP DGP D3 саат мурун
  • China: *builds hospital in 10 days* Wendover: lets take a look at how 1 hospital was- China: *finishes building even larger hospital* Wendover: ....we're gonna need HAI

    Henry ZHenry Z4 саат мурун
  • Yey. Paywalled exclusive content that I'll never get to see. Tell me more about how awesome the things I wont have are.

    cgarzscgarzs8 саат мурун
  • China: builds hospital in 10 days Me: still trying to put case on phone after 10 days

    Tou YangTou Yang8 саат мурун
  • They must hired the workers from C&C Generals

    two fortissimotwo fortissimo14 саат мурун
  • China:builds hospital in 10 days Chicago: fixes a single pot hole in 50 years

    Bob RossBob Ross15 саат мурун
  • China got tons of left over prefabricated building parts from building those prison camps for the Uyghur minorities.

    TT15 саат мурун
  • China: builds church in 10 days Spain: builds church in 200 years

    Bob RossBob Ross15 саат мурун
  • Canada takes 10 years to build a very small hospital

    Joshua ChoiJoshua Choi16 саат мурун
  • I hope you make an update video showing massive leaking and falling apart that is happening to this makeshift facility 😅🤷🏼‍♂️

    Karma FieldsKarma Fields18 саат мурун
  • Doomsday apocalypse Jesus is coming

    Jasmine SierraJasmine Sierra22 саат мурун
  • It took a year to get that cbc line @ 9:45 where I work...

    Jenn WJenn WКүн мурун
  • Looks abit ghetto tho

    Matthee LathamMatthee LathamКүн мурун
  • 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. kgproject.info/it/video/i4eugJumnLC5e2U Here's a glimpse of the hospital now. It's already falling apart.

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

    Ric NycRic NycКүн мурун
  • they built a large box!

    Super Mann 3Super Mann 3Күн мурун
  • 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.

    gupsphoogupsphooКүн мурун
  • 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 OceansКүн мурун
  • Do they also build their *Uighur concentration camps* this quick??

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

    ChrisChrisКүн мурун
  • See how long it takes for it to fall apart.

    Eric CookEric CookКүн мурун
  • you removed the video about brazil, why?

    Isaac SouzaIsaac Souza2 күн мурун
  • 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 Dies2 күн мурун
  • 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 Zhirzhan2 күн мурун
  • Lmao, thought he was going to give the second mask to her

    Keep SmilingKeep Smiling2 күн мурун
  • The answer is "by cutting corners". The hospital is already degrading and flooding.

    Rui ChanocaRui Chanoca2 күн мурун
  • 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.

    DocDoc2 күн мурун
  • "Hospitals" ಠ_ʖಠ

    slightly blueslightly blue2 күн мурун
    • Institutions providing medical and surgical treatment and nursing care for sick or injured people, check. So yes, hospitals.

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

    xing xuxing xu2 күн мурун
  • OMG time is life

    Skr KSkr K2 күн мурун
  • OMG time is life

    Skr KSkr K2 күн мурун
  • It ain't a hospital

    p Rp R2 күн мурун
  • What good did it do for them anyway.

    Jani AkujärviJani Akujärvi2 күн мурун
  • 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 күн мурун
  • Guess this is one of the benefits of an autocracy.

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

    Bansiew MNgapBansiew MNgap2 күн мурун
  • I thought u were Half As Interesting

    GAMESTER SQUAD OfficialGAMESTER SQUAD Official2 күн мурун
    • It's his second channel.

      Aiden PearceAiden Pearce2 күн мурун
  • 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 күн мурун
  • It wasn't really a hospital, it was a big warehouse!

    Officer PulaskiOfficer Pulaski2 күн мурун
  • Leviticus 11

    Don DutchDon Dutch2 күн мурун
  • But the hospitals are garbage unsanitary and without basic resources.

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

    Christian DurrChristian Durr3 күн мурун
  • Spoiler: They didn't

    EuroDancer 98EuroDancer 983 күн мурун
  • 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 күн мурун
  • 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 күн мурун
    • 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 Pearce2 күн мурун
  • JUST STOP EAT’N YOUR DA GUM CATS!

    deSuperNoodledeSuperNoodle3 күн мурун
  • 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 күн мурун
  • By China Work.

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

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

    Shane ZhangShane Zhang3 күн мурун
  • quarantine facilities, more like medical interment camps

    Mikhail AngelMikhail Angel3 күн мурун
  • 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 күн мурун
  • And collapses 1 day after built.

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

    Akbar MutasaAkbar Mutasa3 күн мурун
  • 8:46 I thought they hated them. Oh well.

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

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

    ColinColin3 күн мурун
  • Do a video on the logistics of the US census this year.

    9JSfilms9JSfilms3 күн мурун