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Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by rogue49, Feb 28, 2020.

  1. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

    New U.S. COVID-19 cases and deaths tick higher, while CDC’s ‘real world’ study shows Pfizer, Moderna vaccines reduce infection risk by 91%

    Getting better...but not, at the same time.
    What I'm worried about is another surge after the holidays and everyone playing in the Summer in crowds.
    --- Double Post Merged, Jun 8, 2021, Original Post Date: Jun 8, 2021 ---
    'Lockdown' states like California did better economically than 'looser' states like Florida, new COVID data shows

    Interesting statistics...
    Covid tactics worked for the economy too. At least it's an argument vs. those that use the economy as a rationale.
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  2. ASU2003

    ASU2003 Very Tilted

    Where ever I roam
    The big question is what is going to happen next Mid-November through January. Will the virus be gone, or will there be enough unvaccinated people indoors with all restrictions lifted that it will cause another big spike.

    The fact that many people have already had it might help prevent the worse outcome though.
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  3. ralphie250

    ralphie250 Fully Erect Donor

    At work..
    Well my daughter (shes 13) got her second shot yesterday. she said she wanted the vaccine we let her make her own decision
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  4. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

    A silent decimation: South America’s losing battle against Covid — The Guardian

    Meanwhile, South America is being pounded
    Worse than India was.

    I have a feeling a variant will come through the US and Europe…opening up.
    People acting like high schoolers on summer break.
    (I’m guilty of it too…)

    I do think the people who took the antivax will be fine
    But those who choose not to, they’re going to be impacted

    Statistically, they’re already showing this.
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  5. fflowley

    fflowley Don't just do something, stand there! Donor

    People who have not been vaccinated are getting sick and dying at about the same rate now as they were last year.
    The overall numbers are down tremendously because of vaccinations but if you aren't vaccinated things haven't gotten any better, and with the delta variant spreading they are probably going to get worse.
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