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Coronavirus

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

  1. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

    Location:
    Baltimore/DC
    How America Lost One Million People
    * TFA is animated...keep scrolling.

    In honor of the 1 million + that have died.
    Likely 20% more, in addition too
    And at least, 3 times as many that were hospitalized
    A shame.
    --- Double Post Merged, May 31, 2022, Original Post Date: May 14, 2022 ---
    Covid was vanishing last Memorial Day. Cases are five times higher now.

    It ain't going away...not anytime soon.
    I'm about to schedule my 2nd booster. (Maryland is pushing for it, hard)
    --- Double Post Merged, Jun 13, 2022 ---
    FDA: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines for kids under 6 are safe, effective

    And that completes the deck.
    Took them long enough.

    But we're here...now if we can just stop these waves/cycles from coming through.
     
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  2. ralphie250

    ralphie250 Fully Erect Donor

    Location:
    At work..
    My question is this..


    Why does it seem like they are not making such a big deal about corona as they once were?

    not everyone is vaccinated.

    I personally have the first two shots. I have not gotten a booster, or a booster booster. Just haven't. No real reason
     
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  3. fflowley

    fflowley Don't just do something, stand there!

    Mainly because rates of hospitalization and death are way, way down.
     
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  4. redravin

    redravin Cynical Optimist

    Location:
    North
    Yeah, most of the people in the hospitals and dying are people who refused to get vaxed.
    It's hard to feel bad for them.
     
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  5. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

    Location:
    Baltimore/DC
    Citing risk from Omicron variant BA.5, White House urges Americans to get Covid-19 boosters — STAT

    FYI
    Careful out there folks…at least be aware.
    Another wave is coming through.
    Another variant …this one gets through immunities and shots better.
    It’s also stronger than some of the other spin-offs.

    Portugal, whose shot efforts have been robust and much better than the US, has had a significant rise in hospitalization and deaths.
    Although South Africa, wasn’t impacted as much.

    Still, y’know if they’re announcing it…it’s already here.
    And will be already spreading…

    Simply be more aware of crowd, especially inside and for long periods. No need to go crazy with masks…yet. Be considerate of those that are older and people who may be more vulnerable. (illness, etc)

    Me, I’m avoiding rock concerts or such.
    Or if I’m at a gathering, I prefer outside events.
    Helps that I’ve had all the shots and boosters.
    I’m not going to eat out at restaurants as much.
    (But that’s a bonus, since I wanna save money and lose weight…one more reason)
    Still, the crud is still going…my niece just got it.
    Likely won’t affect her…but she lives with my mom, who’s 75.

    Take care and be well out there.
    It’s still a pain in the ass.

    Positive note, more remote work. :D
     
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