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Post by abscate » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:47 am

Lets guide this away from the political stuff and leave that to FB.
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Post by Sveedy » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:52 am

So I just read that a couple here in Arizona actually listened to the " Stable Genius's " comments and ingested fish tank cleaner that had Cloroquine as its' main ingredient. He died and she is in critical condition. I stated early on in this thread that people would end up dying because of this clowns actions, but I didn't think it would be so direct of a line.

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Post by abscate » Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:14 am

Stupid is as stupid does,

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Re: Coronavirus Thread

Post by 93Regina » Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:23 am

GlennG2759 wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:44 am
Unfortunately, this above tweet is alarmist
Evan McMullin is "Executive Director of @StandUpRepublic, Former: CIA ops officer, and a GOP policy director.

In the news, Here's the full clip of Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Fox, talking about this topic in which he is suggesting this is OK.
jtopiso "...there are only so many respirators...if someone needs to give birth, or requires an appendectomy..."
Medical Definition of Triage: The process of sorting people based on their need for immediate medical treatment as compared to their chance of benefiting from such care. Triage is done in emergency rooms, disasters, and wars, when limited medical resources must be allocated to maximize the number of survivors.

There is medical triage, and there might be [has been] "political triage," where the elites are served first.
abscate "Lets guide this away from the political stuff"
I'm mainly bringing forth current events, with a few historical underpinnings. More like a reporter fetching relevant tidbits.

As I noted, there are four major drug treatments being evaluated by WHO. If one or more are successful, this 'let them die' topic will terminate.

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Re: Coronavirus Thread

Post by matthew1 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:58 am

Reposting Quoted News or Tweets

Moving forward, please post tweets only from the medical field. MDs, RNs ok. Holders of titles in government medical bodies ok. Research bodies ok.

There are plenty of those out there to repost here.

Everything Else

Also, if you refer to a government official, please, no sarcasm.

This COVID-19 is inherently intertwined with politics, so I can't ask you to add stuff here while avoiding politics generally. It's not possible. We're asking you to minimize politics.

Also #2, Your thoughts are much preferred over simply reposting something. Best? Both... post something from an external source, then add your reaction to it. We want to know what you think!

What are you doing? How are you handling this at your home? Do you live in a big place or small place? Are you climbing the walls? Are you an essential worker? (Thank you) How is that going? How is your local situation? Supermarkets bare? Do you have enough to eat? Are you worried about needing medical care for non-COVID-19 things? Things like that, personal accounts are very welcome.

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Are you in the medical field? Do you work at a hospital, clinic, nursing home etc.? Do you resupply these institutions? Do you manufacture or transport anything related to medicine? How is it going?

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I wish -- as far as commentary goes -- Hunter S. Thompson was alive. "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." He would have the best take on this, bar none. He was a brilliant writer, and yes, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was great, but he also wrote a great deal about politics and sports, mainly for Rolling Stone magazine. He was a national treasure and we could really use him right now.

Those are my thoughts. But I digress...

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Re: Coronavirus Thread

Post by 93Regina » Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:16 am

matthew1 wrote:
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..personal accounts are very welcome.
My decreased mother would say, "I could wring his neck, and truth will out"

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Re: Coronavirus Thread

Post by 93Regina » Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:40 am

abscate wrote:
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Note the above graphs are semi-log scales so the curves can deceive
Is this better without log scale?


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Re: Coronavirus Thread

Post by abscate » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:16 pm

I just managed to find enough yeast, to make bread for all our neighborhood for about 3 months. Store had run out, and people were gouging on ebay - selling for 3x over store price.

I logged their sales and user names and reported them - about 10 of them total.
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Re: Coronavirus Thread

Post by 93Regina » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:40 pm

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Store had run out
Supply distributor for local grocery store is limiting number of products being shipped. Distributor is out of a metro area, so I suspect those "survivalists" caused an allocation based supply. Local store has toilet paper, but you have to ask.

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Re: Coronavirus Thread

Post by 93Regina » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:48 pm

I explained to state health department that a retired school principle may have been counted twice. Once in the city where he and I live, and again when he went to a med center in a distant city in same state. This was corrected within several hours.
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