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by Jouhou
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 66536

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

The lawsuits are going to start rolling in. Just like I predicted. It's refreshing to see people opposed to tyranny and the government's foot on their neck. These mayors and governors mist be held accountable. Notice that none of them have done anything to help the "non-essentials". At a ...

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by Jouhou
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 66536

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

There's even less evidence that it wasn't zoonotic, IE: improbable, no evidence The absence of evidence does not mean the evidence of absence. And the idea has only been seeded by state actors trying to cause chaos. The CCP couldn't have said it better. There is NO science behind that suggestion, j...

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by Jouhou
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 66536

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

@N212R Why do you ask? There has been, of yet, NO verifiable scientific data to substantiate the received idea that the receptor host for the transmission of SARS CoV-2 was an animal, ie a pangolin. I'm not a scientist, so please disabuse me if I'm wrong. As Ms. Jouhou was the first "reporter&...

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by Jouhou
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It's a zoonotic bat lineage betacoronavirus that has since been classified as a SARS virus and it likely has an intermediate host such as the pangolin or palm civet. The coronaviruses carried by Chinese bats and wildlife have been warned about since they've been discovered in the aftermath of SARS....

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by Jouhou
Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

From MIT. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2763852 That 6 foot/2 meter social distance? It's just to make you feel better. Droplet transmission can occur up to 8 meters. SARS-CoV-2 particles have been found in hospital room ventilation systems of patients with COVID-19. Stay in you...

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by Jouhou
Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I've been reaching out to every conservative I know and have helped prepare them and arm them with information early on, 9/10 understand the seriousness of the situation and were much more open to information if I mentioned other prominent conservatives agree with it. For all your excellent posts a...

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by Jouhou
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

No, experts here say masks do more harm than good. Not much good, because it's very unikely you'll get the virus by just breathing as long as you keep your distance. Touching your face is more likely to get you infected. People who wear masks touch their face more often than people who don't. Becau...

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by Jouhou
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Also the rates of smoking and hypertension in Italian men over 50 are not doing them any favors. Btw, why did the CDC remove "hypertension" from its list of high risk conditions? Federal agencies follow these guidelines and measures were being taken to protect these people, but now people...

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by Jouhou
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

1000 new cases and 900 deaths in Italy yesterday despite weeks of 'lockdown' Why? Also the rates of smoking and hypertension in Italian men over 50 are not doing them any favors. Btw, why did the CDC remove "hypertension" from its list of high risk conditions? Federal agencies follow thes...

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by Jouhou
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

However it will take time, so my suggestion is that for the next 6 months or something like that, we all wear masks outside and at work. No, experts here say masks do more harm than good. Not much good, because it's very unikely you'll get the virus by just breathing as long as you keep your distan...

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by Jouhou
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

More bad news from Italy. Deaths inching towards 1000 a day, 969 deaths confirmed, almost 6000 new cases. https://www.rainews.it/dl/rainews/articoli/Coronavirus-bollettino-Protezione-civile-27-marzo-706d6ad9-b3c8-4815-9b2b-f39696a24cd7.html It looks like new cases are flattening out, but it's not s...

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by Jouhou
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Ok second try, Gov Cuomo from NY the epicenter of the virus just gave his update on the situation on the ground; https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/27/nyregion/coronavirus-new-york-update.html?action=click&module=Spotlight&pgtype=Homepage So far 12% of the hospital beds in NY are occupied by C...

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by Jouhou
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Crowdsourced supercomputing project sets sights on coronavirus [email protected] targets COVID-19, number of volunteer ‘folders’ skyrockets https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/crowdsourced-supercomputing-project-sets-sights-on-coronavirus/ Back when I had a powerful gaming PC I used to leave it folding prot...

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by Jouhou
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

A good explanation of why NYC was hit so hard. Their officials even encouraged people to attend parades and ride the subways claiming NYC had a very low chance of a coronavirus pandemic. https://www.instagram.com/tv/B-ONfh5jQbG/?igshid=8rhnawcz34m7 Tucker Carlson lol We can't afford to have a respo...

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by Jouhou
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I'm a liberal D and there was a little bit before 45 mentioned reopening by Easter that I thought he was doing a decent job...better than I thought he would do anyway. The hospitals are now filling up, and wait until they fill up in red states...they might have a fit. Or they might keep their Ameri...

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by Jouhou
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Looks like the MagaMorons have now decided that Dr Fauci is "a deep state, Hillary loving stooge" because he dared to contradict Trump. Because anyone who doesn't bow down to Trump must be part of a conspiracy to undermine him. :roll: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/qan...

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by Jouhou
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Looks like the MagaMorons have now decided that Dr Fauci is "a deep state, Hillary loving stooge" because he dared to contradict Trump. Because anyone who doesn't bow down to Trump must be part of a conspiracy to undermine him. :roll: QAnon-supporting radio host Bill Mitchell has been the...

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by Jouhou
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I’m at the point now where the question turns to asking how many people will die from this vs. die from starvation under the weight of a massive economic depression. The food production will hardly be affected at all. People in the West can only starve to death if this is what the majority wants. O...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Lawsuits in the US
Replies: 24
Views: 881

Re: Coronavirus Lawsuits in the US

I think a lot of people are experiencing their first globally cataclysmic event here, it sure is mine but at least I saw it coming... Closest major disruption to US life was ww2. Closest major pandemic disruption was 1918. Old mechanisms are coming out from a long rest, just sit back and learn how e...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 India Lockdown Thread
Replies: 266
Views: 14912

Re: Coronavirus India lockdown thread

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-heal ... 1C12G?il=0

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WTF India?!! No, BAD India. Don't be dumb. You need those doctors.
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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-heal ... 1C12G?il=0

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WTF India?!! No, BAD India. Don't be dumb. You need those doctors.

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

So then how can you possibly say that a month of everyone on lockdown will knock this out? You are sending all sorts of mixed messages. One thing is for sure. Fear will cause a worldwide depression and many are going to die from violence, suicide, malnourishment, and illnesses that we can treat but...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Can't see the video in its entirety so I don't know what point you are trying to make. In any case you haven't argued against the statistics I compiled regarding death rate. It may seem to me that the huge number of under reported cases of people with the infection currently and the number of dead ...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?
Replies: 93
Views: 4250

Re: How has the Coronavirus Pandemic affected You?

(Northeastern US) I've been deemed essential, they let high risk groups stay home (paid) but as of yet none of my health conditions are considered high risk. I currently have taken a couple of days of leave to deal with my non-virus related health condition and rest. So my job is secure, but my job ...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus and Darwin award
Replies: 55
Views: 5251

Re: Coronavirus and Darwin award

For the record, there's evidence that chloroquine works but there's not enough evidence yet to make it an "approved" treatment. The problem is it has health risks associated with it and you shouldn't be taking unregulated doses meant for many gallons of water in a fish tank and without con...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Despite our head start we will soon likely have the largest number of cases and deaths too if we allow economists to dictate policy in the midst of a public health crisis. I just shared an opinion piece from a public health expert calling for an end to the restrictions, calling for a move to the ne...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Sooooo... On the subject of being overweight and obese and the virus... https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8142005/Being-obese-raises-coronavirus-risk-Medics-warn-patients-high-BMI-likely-die.html In the same article it's mentioned 2/3 of the population is overweight or obese in the UK... Whi...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Sooooo... On the subject of being overweight and obese and the virus... https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8142005/Being-obese-raises-coronavirus-risk-Medics-warn-patients-high-BMI-likely-die.html In the same article it's mentioned 2/3 of the population is overweight or obese in the UK... Whic...

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by Jouhou
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: "If I was Governor, I would handle the COVID-19 Pandemic like this..."
Replies: 96
Views: 3393

Re: "If I was Governor, I would handle the COVID-19 Pandemic like this..."

Step #1- encourage existing business involved in making PPE, disinfectants, text kit components, medicines, ventilators, etc and anything related to that supply chain to expand. Find best incentives to encourage expansion Step #2- encourage other industries that can to retool to produce the same pro...

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by Jouhou
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It seems that all the government efforts to keep people locked down is not working in Italy, nor Spain for that matter. I think in the case of Spain it's too early to make that call, they only implemented their lockdown about a week ago so it should probably take about 3-7 more days until results b...

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by Jouhou
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It's not all doom and gloom. The possible positive impact of Chloroquine on covid19 patients could mean that we could get over self-isolation and society shutdown a lot quicker than else feared. I'm actually becoming more optimitic about the outcome of this crisis, but it's still early days with re...

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by Jouhou
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

JFC if people paid attention even 1/4 of an elementary chemistry course in HS this wouldn’t even be necessary. I am constantly reminded the country is more stupid and anti-science than I think. I definitely never got taught those reactions in school except that bleach + ammonia = "mustard gas&...

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by Jouhou
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Any comments from biochemists, virologist, etc. on the "Vitamin-D" suggestion in this article? https://seekingalpha.com/article/4332786-fear-and-panic-bubble-is-worse-virus The comments the author makes about "fear" and "free money" I could agree with. Statements like ...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?
Replies: 155
Views: 4804

Re: Should China Pay Reparations for COVID-19?

They can start sending out respiratory PPE and needed supplies to the rest of the world and we can talk later. Also draconian punishment against those who participate in this wildlife trade, as it they had spoken ill about the Chinese government or compared Xi to Winnie the Pooh. Re-educate them unt...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Guys, I have a major correction to myself I have to make. It seems that benzalkonium chloride (Alkyl Dimethyl Benzyl Ammonium Chloride) is likely ineffective against this virus, and coronaviruses in general. I have no idea why, it's an enveloped virus so mechanisms should be the same as with other ...

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by Jouhou
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Guys, I have a major correction to myself I have to make. It seems that benzalkonium chloride (Alkyl Dimethyl Benzyl Ammonium Chloride) is likely ineffective against this virus, and coronaviruses in general. I have no idea why, it's an enveloped virus so mechanisms should be the same as with other q...

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by Jouhou
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Interesting. Ibuprofen and paracetamol are both NSAID's, so it must be a specific reaction to each that is presumably setting them apart. And cortisone is a steroid, again a different group of products. No. Paracetamol is not an NSAID-it has anti-pyrexial but little anti-inflammatory properties. Pl...

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by Jouhou
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Is the developed western world paying the price for arrogance?
Replies: 71
Views: 2807

Re: Is the developed western world paying the price for arrogance?

It's just humans being humans. They don't want to change their way of life so they will justify why they don't have to change until it's too late.

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by Jouhou
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Something that I finally started to hear this weekend here in the US, one that was a brief article on Forbes website, was that there has been a very notable uptick in patients visiting doctors and ERs since late January where patients come in with flu like symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat or bot...

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by Jouhou
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

. Since you're here, do you know if France is citing any specific data for advising against NSAIDs and corticosteroids? They're the only country advising this at the moment but I can imagine it's with good reason. According to the French doctors, anti inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen can suppress ...

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by Jouhou
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

*The link between hypertension and severity I think was a marker for metabolic syndrome. Some analyses said that it went away when corrected for age. But metabolic syndrome is a pro-inflammatory state. And what the Italian ICU docs were noticing was that so many of their patients had obesity and th...

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by Jouhou
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I don't know currently. EBOV included benzos, but obviously that wasn't for the virus itself. Acetaminophen is for the fever reducing effect. My only posit was because it would reduce possible quick-screening (non-PCR assay) testing positives if people were taking it as prophylaxis. Update: apparen...

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by Jouhou
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I'm thinking this is about allergies and side effects and blocking clinically important fever indications. Have you looked up prostaglantins and EBOV, HIV? . They're still recommending acetominophen, it's not the fever reducing effect. I've been chasing data for a while that would explain the smoke...

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by Jouhou
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Does anyone know why France is telling people to not take NSAIDs? Do they have some relevant data? I want to know is prostaglandins are essential to fighting this thing off. It might explain why men are getting sicker than women- our cycles pump varying levels of prostaglandins into us all the time...

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by Jouhou
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

no, I get that, because of what was wrote on this thread by professionals, I just can't believe they would do a trial in Washington where the outbreak is and report on it, without it being officially OK. I guess this is click bait? They had shipped out a vaccine for clinical trials to start in Apri...

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by Jouhou
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I know it's a moot point currently, but why are so many people forgetting what the Chinese government was doing back in Nov/Dec when this was first starting to break out? We will get back to that after we put out the fire. No point in bickering with the PRC when the problem is on our own doorstep. ...

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by Jouhou
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Herd Mentality
Replies: 55
Views: 2502

Re: The Herd Mentality

How much does a N95 mask go for? Anyone willing to pay $10,000 for one? If you have enough money to pay that for a disposable respirator, you might as well just issue a long term contracts with a manufacturer, which is really what I don't get that everyone is not understanding. In order to boost pr...

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by Jouhou
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Herd Mentality
Replies: 55
Views: 2502

Re: The Herd Mentality

Different POV, professional slickdealers who buy stuff from B&M stores at dirt-cheap prices and resell online may be the reason for this panic. The guy in TN who bought 17000 hand sanitizers is an extreme case, but there are several thousands like him. What I learnt over the period why nothing ...

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by Jouhou
Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Well in this case "doing nothing" will kill 10 to 50 times more people, are you OK with that ? Then the healthcare system will be so overwhelmed that more people will also die from everything else, strokes, heart attacks, cancer... Where are all the dead bodies in Milan? What is the true ...

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by Jouhou
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

I don't really post much here anymore. I live, work in DC, and have connections here. I want to emphasize this administration is looking at US nationwide mandatory quarantine for 2-4 weeks starting as early as Tuesday. CDC, private healthcare companies, and the administration. Something tells me if...

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by Jouhou
Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

[Remember that it's highly likely those who recover will have permanent lung damage (the virus hasn't been around long enough for us to determine if all cases of just severe cases will have this issue). What lung damage would result without fluid in rhe lungs? The idea that symptoms are proportiona...

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