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by N757ST
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Seattle's "CHOP" Zone to be Dismantled
Replies: 75
Views: 3793

Re: Seattle's "CHOP" Zone to be Dismantled

Then ask questions. Education is key to understanding. There can't be education to lunacy. You are blaming police for a bunch of anarchists breaking the law. It can't work. Police shooting unarmed people. Police having military weapons. Police raping. Yeah, blaming police for protests. The way I in...

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by N757ST
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Kentucky cuts number of polling stations by 95 percent ahead of primary voting
Replies: 66
Views: 2890

Re: Kentucky cuts number of polling stations by 95 percent ahead of primary voting

As an airline pilot I have worked every election for the last 15 years. I have always absentee voters, but I’ve done it in person at the town hall and handed them my ballot immediately afterward. Is that not an option versus throwing it in the mail?

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by N757ST
Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK
Replies: 275
Views: 33345

Re: Major Expansion B6 at EWR and JFK

Brianpr3 wrote:
For the rsw expansions cle, phl and pvd where are the crews based out of for cle I'm gonna guess Boston? And pvd and phl makes me want to :?:


All 4 east coast bases will cycle thorough those flights. Occasionally a LAX/LGB crew might even operate them.

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by N757ST
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 15776

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

Not a lot of hypocrisy. The first movement was for people against social distancing and flaunting it. https://www.mlive.com/public-interest/2020/06/gov-whitmer-responds-to-lack-of-social-distancing-at-protests-against-police-brutality.html You must be looking at different matches then I am, because...

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by N757ST
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 15776

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

What was 180 about it? The protests were outside. They promoted social distancing. Just because a bunch of C level high school educated folks don't get the idea about how virus's travel and cause illness , doesn't mean that the doctor's didn't recognize the larger social issue occurring. There was ...

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by N757ST
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020
Replies: 285
Views: 15776

Re: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - June 2020

Is it only because the whole letter was longer than 288 characters that you don't quote their statements about social distancing guidelines? There is no double speak here. Please. We went from "Trump is committing literal genocide by not implementing a national lockdown" to "we suppo...

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by N757ST
Wed Jun 17, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 33 US States Have Contained COVID-19
Replies: 34
Views: 1339

Re: 33 US States Have Contained COVID-19

also: 99.6% survival rate is bollox, somewhere between 98 and 99% is more like it. Source? https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/coronavirus-death-rate/ 1.4% And that is as long you have a ventilator for pretty much anyone that needs one, which you won't have if Corona just roams free. Best reg...

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by N757ST
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 280
Views: 15900

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

With the way 2020 has been going so far, I think we’re pretty much guaranteed an October surprise. :shock: Agreed, which is why I would hope the DNC starts throwing all its resources at thoroughly investigating the Tara Reade allegations now . If they don't do it now, it might turn into the same th...

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by N757ST
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Will Donald Trump get a second term?
Replies: 280
Views: 15900

Re: Will Donald Trump get a second term?

It’s going to depend on roll out of a vaccine, whether a second wave happens, and what the outcomes of these protests are. If a second wave does not happen, we will be in the midst of a rapid economic recovery. Point Trump. If a second wave does happen and vaccines are not available, point Biden. If...

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by N757ST
Sat Jun 06, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is there so much economic hardship in the US when welfare seems to be strong?
Replies: 45
Views: 2321

Re: Why is there so much economic hardship in the US when welfare seems to be strong?

Aesma, I wonder if our healthcare system has something to do with not saving. In our country, if you save, you face brutal healthcare and college tuition bills, say 300k-500k now. For many people, the choice is to scrimp and save 40 years, only to face stiff bills for health care and pay tuition, w...

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by N757ST
Sat Jun 06, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is there so much economic hardship in the US when welfare seems to be strong?
Replies: 45
Views: 2321

Re: Why is there so much economic hardship in the US when welfare seems to be strong?

The weekly $600 federal unemployment bonus isn't something Trump did. Trump isn't smart or caring enough to do this. It came from the Democratic House and was barely approved by Republicans. Republicans are now dead against extending it past July (over their dead bodies). Giving money to their rich...

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by N757ST
Sat Jun 06, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why is there so much economic hardship in the US when welfare seems to be strong?
Replies: 45
Views: 2321

Re: Why is there so much economic hardship in the US when welfare seems to be strong?

The weekly $600 federal unemployment bonus isn't something Trump did. Trump isn't smart or caring enough to do this. It came from the Democratic House and was barely approved by Republicans. Republicans are now dead against extending it past July (over their dead bodies). Giving money to their rich...

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by N757ST
Fri May 29, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33329

Re: Another day another police killing

https://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2020/05/28/twin-cities-brace-for-another-night-of-unrest-violence-looting-after-death-of-george-floyd/ Looks like a local police precinct has been attacked https://i.redd.it/4reatxcipm151.jpg Yup. I'm watching the live reporting of this scene right now on CNN. In fact...

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by N757ST
Fri May 29, 2020 2:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33329

Re: Another day another police killing

This happens regularly so what do you expect ? Things will only get worse until something concrete is done. What happens regularly and what do you suggest should be done? Equal treatment of all citizens, as required under law, regardless of neighborhood or class privilege. I agree. Do you think loo...

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by N757ST
Thu May 28, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33329

Re: Another day another police killing

How is voter suppression fully endorsed by the GOP going to help ? How is supporting the KKK, "fine people" etc. going to help ? How is pardoning white collar (and white colored) criminals going to show that justice is the same for everyone ? Oh give me a break. What does any of that have...

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by N757ST
Thu May 28, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33329

Re: Another day another police killing

How again is robbing a target bringing about change in America? Can someone help me that one? it's not. you gather large groups of people fueled by emotion and illogical things happen, including vandalism by people who may not normally vandalize. you can ask your same question about white people wh...

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by N757ST
Thu May 28, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Another day another police killing
Replies: 863
Views: 33329

Re: Another day another police killing

How again is robbing a target bringing about change in America? Can someone help me that one?

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by N757ST
Wed May 27, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Covid 19, sugar, beer and sport
Replies: 23
Views: 881

Re: Covid 19, sugar, beer and sport

You won’t take my beer unless it’s out of my cold dead hand. We have enough stresses out there with all this, beer is my only friend I don’t have to social distance from. You ain’t taking it pal.

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by N757ST
Mon May 18, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 MINT? Is it done?
Replies: 20
Views: 5936

Re: B6 MINT? Is it done?

Mint will stay, and the LR will likely have a larger mint section then the a321s. Jetblue is not in danger of failing, but 2021 will be a rough year as it will be for every airline. As with everything, this too will pass and in 2-3 years things will be back to normal, domestically sooner, which will...

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by N757ST
Sat May 16, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 968
Views: 144263

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

https://www.barrons.com/articles/boeing ... 1589294871
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I can’t speak to the validity of this, but apparently the bind market is pretty confident in jetblue.

https://www.barrons.com/articles/boeing ... 1589294871

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by N757ST
Sat May 09, 2020 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 968
Views: 144263

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

Interesting couple of weeks with the earnings come out + other news. Looks like JetBlue is in pretty good cash position and should have very low debt compared to competitors by the time this is over. Should bode well for quickly growing back to 2019 size. They are predicting L shaped recovery which...

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by N757ST
Fri May 08, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Takes Executive Action to Keep Meat-Processing Plants Open
Replies: 43
Views: 2135

Re: Trump Takes Executive Action to Keep Meat-Processing Plants Open

Who are "you guys"? (if you mean politically you're going to be sorely mistaken) If he claimed a benefit of shutting down an industry is the reductions of emissions the same applies to airlines. Cow farts via digestive process they have no say in has no logical connection to constructing ...

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by N757ST
Fri May 08, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Q1 2020 earnings report
Replies: 29
Views: 4235

Re: JetBlue Q1 2020 earnings report

santi319 wrote:
So London is not imminent anymore?


It sounds like sometime in 2021.

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by N757ST
Thu May 07, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 968
Views: 144263

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

The LR might be the perfect airplane especially for secondary Europe post covid. The forward thinking thing to do is continue with Europe, entry opportunities like this don't come along very often, even if the service isnt profitable off the bat.

And bad math, I meant 12 LRs.

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by N757ST
Thu May 07, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Q1 2020 earnings report
Replies: 29
Views: 4235

Re: JetBlue Q1 2020 earnings report

Or instead of retiring the fleet they are looking to reinforce and add to their positions in BOS and JFK where there is opportunity. Only speculation.

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by N757ST
Thu May 07, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 968
Views: 144263

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

A220 still a go, adding at least one delivery position. Some A321Neos deferred. Still taking 15 LRs between 2021-2022.

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by N757ST
Tue May 05, 2020 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Non Aviation Thread - May 2020
Replies: 435
Views: 23618

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - May 2020

NY, NJ, CT, PA and MA are showing no sign of slowing down. MD and VA trends are worry some. So does GA, TX, IL and FL. CA seems to be rejoining the club. MI new infections slowed down considerably. I hope the anti-mask movement is not going to ruin it. Interesting facts, as I observed earlier State...

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by N757ST
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

By that I mean this isn’t the plague. It’s a bad virus but it isn’t the killer we once thought. Hopefully we have enough data regarding therapeutics that come fall when another wave comes through we can adjust our treatment methods to further decrease risk and not shut down our countries going forwa...

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by N757ST
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Aesma wrote:
But NYC is probably the worst hit place on the planet.



You’re likely right. The worst place impacted in the world has a sub .5% death rate. Worse then flu? Yes. Bubonic plague? No.

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by N757ST
Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

An interesting controversy is brewing over Youtube removing the interview of Dr. Erickson shortly after posting it, although it gathered several million views before being taken down. It is still available here, and is well worth a watch: https://www.turnto23.com/news/coronavirus/video-interview-wi...

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by N757ST
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: When will Europe be “open” for tourism?
Replies: 65
Views: 5515

Re: When will Europe be “open” for tourism?

The flu's CFR is 0.1 to 0.2 for 1000 not 100, that's 0.02% Most estimates for COVID19 are much higher, from 0.6 to 1%. And only mathematicians are predicting that much prevalence of the virus in the population, I wouldn't bet on Italy having more than 10% of its population having had it. 3 to 5% wo...

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by N757ST
Sun Apr 19, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

art : I think the R0 is being revised upwards, towards a value of 6 or even 9 ! Which would start to explain the antibody testing results saying it’s 50-80x more prevalent, the Quincy serialized testing, and the Boston homeless shelter test. There might be a very very significant portion of the pop...

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by N757ST
Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work
Replies: 163
Views: 9133

Re: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work

Despite a lot of reading I still have not seen anything quantitative for bringing normality back. What sort of day care, schools, what retail jobs, what kind of visiting are logical and safe first steps? How many tourists, and how to limit how many, can go back to tourist towns - the answer is like...

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by N757ST
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

I am struck by the case outcome data showing USA: 60% survival, 40% fatality Spain: 81% survival, 19% fatality Italy: 64% survival, 36% fatality France: 65% survival, 35% fatality Germany: 95% survival, 5% fatality Even if the data are gathered solely from people tested after being taken to a hospi...

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by N757ST
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work
Replies: 163
Views: 9133

Re: How the Economy Recovers and We Get Back to Work

However dumb people are now pushing to restart way ahead of when it would be prudent. There are still 25,000 new cases a day, and over 2500 deaths just today in North America. If we keep at that level, then we will have 75,000 deaths in 30 days. That's uncalled for, and there are shades of gray her...

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by N757ST
Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Last I heard it passed 10 million unemployed and that was last week. Just to restart all the companies will take a long time. Business will not just go back to what it was which means a lot of those people are not getting their job back. Nobody cares about being cautions when they are hungry. Well ...

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by N757ST
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

mfranjic wrote:

I came across an interview…
My impression is that this is a high level conversation and worth every minute of watching. The man is not only extremely knowledgeable and smart (a true genius) but also quite well-meaning and positive.


No, it’s not. And no, he isn’t.

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by N757ST
Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Single dose of common agricultural drug Ivermectin found to “essentially eliminate all viral material” of COVID-19 coronavirus within 48 hours https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-04-05-single-dose-of-agricultural-drug-ivermectin-eliminate-coronavirus.html A new study published in the journal Antiviral...

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by N757ST
Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

Single dose of common agricultural drug Ivermectin found to “essentially eliminate all viral material” of COVID-19 coronavirus within 48 hours https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-04-05-single-dose-of-agricultural-drug-ivermectin-eliminate-coronavirus.html A new study published in the journal Antiviral...

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by N757ST
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: End of Coronavirus Emergency Prediction Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 1529

Re: End of Coronavirus Emergency Prediction Thread

The big assumption we are making here is that Covid19 will not mutate into something more sinister.... Doc, if you're reading this - is there any possibility of Covid19 combining with Ebola? If so, I think we've just about had it as the human race...... Viruses tend to become less deadly. It makes ...

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by N757ST
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 65934

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

NY state must today be considered the new centre of this sickness. 1000 dead in 24 hours on 20 million people equals 2500 dead per day in spain with 47 million. Sweden by the way declared 59 dead for 10 million equals close 300 in spain. Your numbers are way off and borderline dishonest. 300 people...

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by N757ST
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It appears China's is still trying to cover up their disaster here: Just two weeks ago the head of Emergency at Wuhan Central hospital went public, saying authorities had stopped her and her colleagues from warning the world. She has now disappeared, her whereabouts unknown https://twitter.com/60Mi...

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by N757ST
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

As for the airlines, they are likely the safest place in the country right now. Most flights have 3-10 passengers on them, airports are complete ghost towns. Its not the number of pax in the aircraft or the terminal, its whether they have shut down the ventilation systems, social distancing also ha...

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by N757ST
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

American politicians and policy makers seem more concerned with their little stimulus package than what is going on in hospitals. They are giving the numbers: so many masks, so many this, so many that. "Open for business by Easter", "everybody packed in churches by Easter". Stoc...

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by N757ST
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It is estimated that the peak in the NYC area will be in 2-3 weeks but that the social distancing is slowing the rate of increase of those needing hospitalizations. That is critical to know, that means a slightly better chance of limiting the loss of life from this pandemic. Still, 1000's of lives ...

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by N757ST
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

And some tests are giving an 80% false positive. Further evidence that this is being overblown and we are headed into an economic depression of our own making. https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/80-of-virus-tests-donated-by-china-to-czechs-are-faulty Sounds like the CDC might hav...

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by N757ST
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Velocity of tests is not important. The cases of people being tested are ordered by doctors under medical examination. By the way, The US has no reached #1 in COVID 19 cases. We now have more new cases today than yesterday ,and many states data is not complete yet. https://www.worldometers.info/cor...

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by N757ST
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

It has and it will get worse . we have gone from 2000 cases in the US 2 weeks ago to over 80,000 today. And we will be well over 100,000 by the time the weekend is over. The number of dead will probably be over 2000 in the US by Monday morning, and will be over 30,000 worldwide. And for such a weak...

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by N757ST
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 161969

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Nearly 3.3 million inemployment claims in US for the week ending 21 March. That compares with <700,000 in the previous worst week ever. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52050426 Every server and bartender in America got a pink slip in the last 2 weeks, this doesn’t surprise me in the lea...

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