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by Jouhou
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Best in style behavior: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51506732 "Fake flyers telling diners to avoid Asian-American restaurants because of the coronavirus are among a spate of recent racist incidents linked to the outbreak, say California authorities." racist to the bone or is t...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 15, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gift Card Scams
Replies: 9
Views: 458

Re: Gift Card Scams

So she lives a half hour away, you've never met her and you're sending her money? What's wrong with this picture? Like I said, it actually turns some people on. It doesn't necessarily mean anything bad about a person, it's frequently men who live lives where they actually have a lot of power so it ...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Kelly Lets Loose on Trump
Replies: 22
Views: 1242

Re: John Kelly Lets Loose on Trump

Trump clearly does not want to be the president of the US. He wants to be like Rush Limbaugh a blabbering radio guy who gets to spout off, call the shots, and disregard rules. He's not suited for leading America. but, what do you expect to happen when you vote for reality TV show host for president...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Single Awareness Day
Replies: 37
Views: 1368

Re: Single Awareness Day

Ok, but is that really related to being single? The loneliest point I have experienced happened when I was married. Since then, I do what I feel like and things have been universally better, single or not... Partially for sure. But doing what you feel like and going after what you want and what is ...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Japan can no longer avert an outbreak at this point unless they shut it down right away. Too many clusters, too many potential infections and several loose connections already. The Japanese health minister said that the infection routes are starting to become fuzzy, difficult to track and that they...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: John Kelly Lets Loose on Trump
Replies: 22
Views: 1242

Re: John Kelly Lets Loose on Trump

Again - and this has been stated repeatedly over the last two years - the fact so many sycophants defend the loutish unprofessional in the WH over this decorated USMC leader shows how far into the dregs we have sunk. 45 continues to go after Kelly with petty emasculating comments today and yesterda...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Gift Card Scams
Replies: 9
Views: 458

Re: Gift Card Scams

No it shouldn't hurt your wallet more than what you already have up, but if you're into the idea of her using you like that then go ahead and think that. It is an actual kink for some guys to have a woman drain his bank account dry... Gift cards are used extensively by subs paying tribute to findoms...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

How long do you think this will last? I think it was the WHO that put out 18 months as an estimate for a vaccine arriving. Plan on it lasting longer than that though, for vaccinating the planet but also hiccups in vaccine testing. Coronaviruses, with the similar SARS virus included, tend to have is...

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by Jouhou
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Single Awareness Day
Replies: 37
Views: 1368

Re: Single Awareness Day

I guess you might need a traumatic relationship to get where I'm at, because once upon a time I did crave romantic relationships, but that state of mind is one of those "the grass is always greener on the other side" situations. Life is simpler while single. Really. But I finally learned t...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20200214-00010015-abema-soci Tokyo found two more cases in relation with the taxi driver still confirmed positive. One is his coworker belonging to the same labor union, the other is a handling stuff of Japanese party house boat (Yakata-bune boat) upon sea shore. ...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Regarding the reports of the virus being more harmful for east Asian people, I don't know if there's any validity in that, or if it's because of a higher degree of smokers like Lightsaber pointed out. However, we have to be crystal clear about one thing. And that is honesty. If there are difference...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What are you worrying about right now?
Replies: 74
Views: 2570

Re: What are you worrying about right now?

With everyone freaking out about covid I'm surprised employers don't provide some kind of leniency. Money above all... Also the fact that influenza just swept through our workplace the past couple of weeks and everyone got at least a little sick and a couple who didn't get flu shots got extremely s...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20200214-00010015-abema-soci Tokyo found two more cases in relation with the taxi driver still confirmed positive. One is his coworker belonging to the same labor union, the other is a handling stuff of Japanese party house boat (Yakata-bune boat) upon sea shore. ...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Regarding the test kits used, there are reports suggesting inconsistent results - someone is tested and the result is negative but on re-testing the result is positive. I wonder how many false negatives are leading to people with the infection assuming they are not at risk of infecting others, beha...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21704

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

For the second result in a row, I'm (pleasantly) surprised by how well Buttigieg is doing in rural white conservative areas. I don't know if that can be extrapolated to a general election, but it's encouraging nonetheless. I would love a ticket with either combination of Buttigieg-Klobuchar. If I w...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.02.07.20021154v1.full.pdf Scary numbers: Ro before quarantine: 4.7 to 6.6 Quarantine reduced to 2.3 to 3 per Los Alamos National lab Another link noted ACE2 is being linked to higher deaths. They tried to be racial, so I won't like, but what seemed more ...

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by Jouhou
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What are you worrying about right now?
Replies: 74
Views: 2570

Re: What are you worrying about right now?

Wondering why my employer can't do more than the bare minimum for meeting regulations to keep our facilities sanitary, I have my second cold in 3 weeks. We keep getting sick too often. Not enough sick time to stay out of work and not infect others. It's lame. With everyone freaking out about covid ...

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by Jouhou
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

On man, the confirmed cases is up to 52,565 sudden!y. They're now including clinically diagnosed but not tested cases, so I guess that will confuse the numbers, but also that confirmed cases number does not appear to include those recovered or dead, from looking at https://ncov.dxy.cn/ncovh5/view/pn...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The death rate in Wuhan and area is also compounded by a near collapsing health system. Heart problems, cancers, accidents, other infections are going untreated or seriously under treated. Financial stress, lack of needed medicines, stress of confinement can also be life threatening. Yeah I read ea...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare
Replies: 33
Views: 1372

Re: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare

The weird thing about these attacks is that T the end of the day the victim lose twice, once it gets hit with an attack by a highly sophisticated state actor and the second time when some media-hungry prosecutor comes around for the habitual shakedown. It's like if the Spetnaz equivalent of Seal Te...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-chin ... 060W7?il=0

We apparently have Florida Man: Chinese Edition
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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-chin ... 060W7?il=0

We apparently have Florida Man: Chinese Edition

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Today in Ansonia, Connecticut
Replies: 5
Views: 411

Re: Today in Ansonia, Connecticut

I mailed my BankAmericard Visa payment from the NRHP-listed Beaux Arts-style post office . By my count it is the 14th NRHP-listed post office I have utilized, the second Beaux Arts one (after Somersworth, New Hampshire , and the first working post office I have visited in the Constitution State. Go...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21704

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

So, with NH done, a major cull of candidates has taken place although there seems to be a split at the top of Sanders, Buttigeig and a surprise of Kolbulchar getting delegates, Warren a disappointing 4th, Biden out of it, Yang dropping out, the rest in low single digits and only a few write ins for...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare
Replies: 33
Views: 1372

Re: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare

You can opt not to have a bank account, too. Yeah, okay, tell me how to do that. I'm required to take my paycheck as direct deposit. Let's start there. I'm frequently paying bills where cash isn't an option. So, no, I can't opt out of that. I'm also required to carry a government credit card, which...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare
Replies: 33
Views: 1372

Re: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare

?? You could either be saying the Chinese are thiefs (which is true) or that Equifax are thiefs (which is just idiotic and shows a complete lack of understanding of what their business model is). For all your faults you are usually much smarter than that, but I guess I could be wrong. But if anyone...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://www.bloombergquint.com/global-e ... d-of-virus
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Apparently the Chinese government is telling local officials they're going too far and they need to stop doing things like locking people into their apartment buildings.

https://www.bloombergquint.com/global-e ... d-of-virus

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare
Replies: 33
Views: 1372

Re: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare

Not really sure how your inability to hold a decent credit score factors into this. Your feelings towards them are completely irrelevant towards this discussion, Equifax is a legal business, providing a service (which many consider valuable) legally. If you have an issue with that take it up with y...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bye bye Yang Gang
Replies: 34
Views: 1454

Re: Bye bye Yang Gang

He will probably get some advisory position in the next administration. I think his biggest issue was he did not have the name recognition that Warren or Sanders have. Why would the Trump administration hire him? One of key demographics that helped give Trump a 2016 win was the same as the Yang Gan...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare
Replies: 33
Views: 1372

Re: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare

The weird thing about these attacks is that T the end of the day the victim lose twice, once it gets hit with an attack by a highly sophisticated state actor and the second time when some media-hungry prosecutor comes around for the habitual shakedown. It's like if the Spetnaz equivalent of Seal Te...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:31 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare
Replies: 33
Views: 1372

Re: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare

The weird thing about these attacks is that T the end of the day the victim lose twice, once it gets hit with an attack by a highly sophisticated state actor and the second time when some media-hungry prosecutor comes around for the habitual shakedown. It's like if the Spetnaz equivalent of Seal Te...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Let's see if anyone will ever call it that first. It's worse than the original nCoV name they gave it. The WHO needs to roll back a couple of restrictions in their name making policy I think. That's fine for some little known virus only discussed by people in a lab, that's a stupid name for somethi...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Prosecutors quit Roger Stone case
Replies: 214
Views: 6615

Re: Prosecutors quit Roger Stone case

There was a group of Republicans in the Senate who believed a lesson had been learned by their dear leader. I wonder if they regret their decision? nah.... president before country. I'll be sure to remind my extended family in Maine that Collins was one of these before elections this year... She's ...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bye bye Yang Gang
Replies: 34
Views: 1454

Re: Bye bye Yang Gang

Sigh...Yang is definitely the only likable candidate in the Dems. Oh well, not sure who I should root for now. Warren perhaps (but she will probably be done after Super Tuesday). I just don't like Bernie, but the "moderate" Dems are also very meh... IMHO Yang is just so far ahead in time ...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

New name coined for this virus by WHO is Covid-2019. Or is it Covid-19? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-51466362 :banghead: good job WHO. I'm sure that name will catch on as well as nCoV and totally prevent people from calling it "China virus", "kung fu flu", "[...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21704

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

6. Andrew Yang - He is probably done soon, but he has said some things that no one else said and that I think we need to listen to. This guy does get it. Everyone else is irrelevant. And Yang did dropped out...sigh... Right now, Sanders is leading in NH (Expected), Buttigieg is riding his performan...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21704

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

If it ends up as a brokered convention, anyone think that maybe Klobuchar would be the compromise candidate? She's pretty centrist, doesn't seem to have a lot of the baggage that some of the others carry and she might just be the one that independents and disenfranchised Republicans feel okay votin...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

New cases in Hubei down to 1,600 today. The lowest since January. I have yet to see compelling evidence data is being manipulated or they're lack of cases. I don't count random twitter reports/pictures as anything to read in to. I'll repeat what I said before. If this was explosively contagious as ...

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by Jouhou
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare
Replies: 33
Views: 1372

Re: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare

Been going on for years. Aviation Week reported more than 10 years ago that the Chinese had penetrated the firewalls of all major US defense contractors. It's so encouraging to know that they have the blueprints for the Virgina class attack submarines. Sarcasm intended. Meanwhile, the Chinese don't...

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by Jouhou
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare
Replies: 33
Views: 1372

Re: China's ransacking of Equifax exposes how unprepared US companies are for cyberwarfare

Been going on for years. Aviation Week reported more than 10 years ago that the Chinese had penetrated the firewalls of all major US defense contractors. It's so encouraging to know that they have the blueprints for the Virgina class attack submarines. Sarcasm intended. Meanwhile, the Chinese don't...

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by Jouhou
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21704

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

I'll be voting soon. While I think it's true Bernie and Pete are leading, I'm not so sure klobuchar is really surging like polls show. She might be surging with the demographic that does polls, but her name never gets spoken around here. I'm going for Warren. Pete would be my second choice. Pete's c...

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by Jouhou
Tue Feb 11, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

New name coined for this virus by WHO is Covid-2019. Or is it Covid-19? The World Health Organization says the official name for the disease caused by the new coronavirus is Covid-2019. "We now have a name for the disease and it's Covid-19," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told repor...

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by Jouhou
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How would you solve the Kashmir conflict?
Replies: 67
Views: 3299

Re: How would you solve the Kashmir conflict?

A little history lesson: When the British vacated India in 1947, they partitioned India based on religion with Hindu India and Muslim majority areas becoming Pakistan. The British also gave the 800+ princely states the choice to 1) join India, 2) join Pakistan or 3) remain Independent. Most states ...

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by Jouhou
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Noticed this youtube video from 2 days ago, thoughts on it?? Is it credible? " CORONAVIRUSUPDATE 1.5 Million infected over 50,000 Cremated already says whistle blower" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDhqltWQWbA&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0je4ac7IKmEPyLyAfjgFGra44KmdipXv2uh1SSw4N...

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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Is there any additional or new information that discusses the susceptibility of people of Asian descent to these types of viruses due to their lung physiology compared to western races? It seems the fatality rate is drastically different. Though that could be an issue with reporting of total # of c...

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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Latest news out of HK: https://www.thestandnews.com/politics/%E6%AD%A6%E6%BC%A2%E8%82%BA%E7%82%8E-%E9%9D%92%E8%A1%A3%E9%95%B7%E5%BA%B7%E9%82%A8%E5%BA%B7%E7%BE%8E%E6%A8%93-07-%E5%96%AE%E4%BD%8D%E6%A8%93%E4%B8%8A%E6%A8%93%E4%B8%8B%E5%85%88%E5%BE%8C%E7%A2%BA%E8%A8%BA-%E7%96%91%E7%B3%9E%E6%B8%A0%E6%8E%...

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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Video noting limits on reporting of Coronavirus: https://twitter.com/WovenuGodwin/status/1226642237284585473 No surprises, shortage of test kits, spreading faster than SARS, but less deadly than SARS. Still 2%... One would expect 15 million Americans to become ill, our hospitals are not ready for 3...

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by Jouhou
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

You understand that immune system is the only thing which drives recovery from most virus infections? Do you understand what I've stated repeatedly is that one of the most common of those 4 coronaviruses was found to destroy specific immune cells so that the immune system will not "remember&qu...

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by Jouhou
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

] There are currently 4 other coronaviruses circulating as a part of "common cold" cocktail. Most adults had one of those. One of the possibilities of 2019-nCv future is joining the cocktail as population gains immunity, and virus actually getting relegated to a "bad cold, maybe even...

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by Jouhou
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 164340

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Sure Jouhou, as a Londoner I'm used to the relentless circulation of these germs on our public transport and workplaces. However I really felt this was different and I think in a few days we'll know if there's any truth to my theory. It's been a weird viral year. We have an influenza B virus domina...

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by Jouhou
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread
Replies: 688
Views: 21704

Re: 2020 Democratic Primary Thread

One thing Iowa reinforced for me: I do not at all trust or support "electronic voting". I want public polling places (not vote by mail crap), I want paper trails, I want a physical, uncorruptible something you can take with you linking you to your vote, I want ballot boxes that can be cou...

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