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Thursday, 4 June 2020

Governments and WHO changed Covid-19 policy based on suspect data from tiny US company

quote [ Surgisphere, whose employees appear to include a sci-fi writer and adult content model, provided database behind Lancet and New England Journal of Medicine hydroxychloroquine studies ]

Coronavirus syansfiksyon ka vinn
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Saturday, 16 May 2020

A Japanese Guide To Beating Killer Flu from 1918

quote [ Spanish Flu hit Japan hard. Hundreds of thousands died. The government issued books and these posters to help people recognise and beat the virus ]

Death was creepin' all through the air
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Wednesday, 13 May 2020

The Risks - Know Them - Avoid Them

quote [ The exposure to virus x time formula is the basis of contact tracing. Anyone you spend greater than 10 minutes with in a face-to-face situation is potentially infected. Anyone who shares a space with you (say an office) for an extended period is potentially infected.
[?]
Symptomatic people are not the only way the virus is shed. We know that at least 44% of all infections--and the majority of community-acquired transmissions--occur from people without any symptoms (asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people). ]

Fine illustration of how being outside, touching surfaces or shopping will not likely give you an infection, whereas spending a day at your workplace might.

Lots of examples and a fatalist approach suggesting we get used to evaluating these settings.
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More recovered coronavirus patients are testing positive again

quote [ South Korean officials say that more than 116 people have tested positive for COVID-19 ?after having been cleared of it previously, Reuters reports.

There are plenty of caveats to South Korea?s plans, though. According to Jeong Eun-kyeong, director of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), the virus may have reactivated itself rather than the patients being re-infected. There?s also the possibility that early COVID-19 tests showed false positives. ]

Greetings from the west0coast "nation-state."I've accepted the fact that the council of Democratic governors plus de Wine and a couple of Republicans are all the government that the United States really has left at this point.

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Tuesday, 7 April 2020

Corona News Bulletin

quote [ If people are infectious before they fall sick, then everyone should wear face masks ?when going out in public, in one additional societal effort to slow the spread of the virus down,? says Thomas Inglesby of the John Hopkins Center for Health Security. ]

Sorry, feeling compelled to post a bunch of trending links for your information. Do you have anything to add? We're missing news on political solidarity.

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Boris Johnson in intensive care as corona virus symptoms worsen

quote [ The prime minister, 55, was admitted to hospital in London with "persistent symptoms" on Sunday evening.

The Queen has been kept informed about Mr Johnson's health by No 10, according to Buckingham Palace.

BBC political correspondent Chris Mason said the prime minister was given oxygen late on Monday afternoon, before being taken to intensive care. ]

Damn - England is getting pummeled by this epidemic. If this guy survives, he needs to give the beleaguered NHS staff a pay rise...
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Sunday, 29 March 2020

California once had mobile hospitals and a ventilator stockpile. But it dismantled them

quote [ They were ready to roll whenever disaster struck California: three 200-bed mobile hospitals that could be deployed to the scene of a crisis on flatbed trucks and provide advanced medical care to the injured and sick within 72 hours. ]

Well damn
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Thursday, 26 March 2020

A Brief History of Hand-washing: How a Basic Hygienic Practice Took Decades to Catch On

quote [ The history of handwashing involves far more than a change in personal habits over time, but a shift in the understanding of the state?s role in public health. ]

You wash your hands,you come come out clean
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Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Hold the line

quote [ You should perceive your entire family to function as a single individual unit; if one person puts themselves at risk, everyone in the unit is at risk. [?] If your son visits his girlfriend, and you later sneak over for coffee with a neighbor, your neighbor is now connected to the infected office worker that your son?s girlfriend?s mother shook hands with. [?] This is not a joke or a hypothetical. ]

Ack, Medium! But helpful advice to pondering parents.

Full in extended.

Bonus: Hold the Line remix by Ghislain Poirier

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Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Lost Sense of Smell May Be Peculiar Clue to Coronavirus Infection

quote [ Doctor groups are recommending testing and isolation for people who lose their ability to smell and taste, even if they have no other symptoms. ]

Could as well keep an eye open for this one. Anyone experience on this? Full in extended.

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