This new coronavirus epidemic is starting to heat up

Discussion in 'Covid-19 News/Info' started by cowboy1964, Jan 22, 2020.

  1. NAZG26

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    And they come back and burn you out while you sleep.
     
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    The fact of the matter is you can't make bat/rat/dog/monkey soup without the infected monkey. The infection is what gives the soup that certain extra "something".
     

  3. Westexas

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    By the way, by lab accident, I mean that I don’t believe a researcher caught this directly from a bat that they had brought in from the wild.

    I believe they had a mishap with a virus that they had been working on.
     
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    AdamRodgers "Facts matter, Feeling can lie" DocGKR

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    Occam's Razor
     
  8. BigBluefish

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    Now, that is just all kinds of wrong right there.

    Good weight loss aid. Just look at that before your meal, and you'll skip the meal. And just maybe, return your last one.

    Just, daaaayyuuu....uh 'scuse me, gotta...
     
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  9. Westexas

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    I’m thinking, “Hey, watch where you’re going with that needle and syringe.”
     
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    That was the consensus when used for a medical example or analogy.
    Now? For most of us I guess, yeah still. Guess we’ll find out.

    Modern doctors use a version of Occam’s razor, stating that they should look for the fewest possible causes to explain their patient’s multiple symptoms, and give preference to the most likely causes. A doctor we know often repeats the aphorism that “common things are common.” Interns are instructed, “when you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras.” For example, a person displaying influenza-like symptoms during an epidemic would be considered more likely to be suffering from influenza than an alternative, rarer disease. Making minimal diagnoses reduces the risk of over-treating a patient, causing panic, or causing dangerous interactions between different treatments. This is of particular importance within the current medical model, where patients are likely to see numerous health specialists and communication between them can be poor.
     
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    I wonder what the simplest explanation is ?

    In my mind a FU in a bio lab located a few hundred yards from “ground zero“ has my vote.
     
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    Coronavirus update: - 71,223 cases worldwide - 8,228 suspected cases - 1,770 fatalities - 10,699 in serious/critical condition - 10,559 recovered - Most cases in China - 26 countries reporting cases
    Here’s the latest.
    Mortality rate:2.49%
     
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    750 million people now in some form of quarantine measure in China..all for a disease that has reportedly infected less than .0001% of their population...
     
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    0.007%. But point taken.
     
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    At least the recovered numbers are encouraging.
     
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    Are you suggesting they are over reacting or lying like commies?

    communists gonna communists
     
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    Seems like the world is getting ahead of this thing. Not many new cases outside China and the cruise ship. Singapore, Japan, and Hong Kong are the places to watch.
     
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    Gee whiz, you are ruining for all the members who decided that they would have the food delivered when the epidemic arrives. Of course the delivery service probably would have visited other homes before getting to theirs, with germs piling on hands. But gee again, as some members think, if the delivery kid isn't showing symptoms, the delivery is ok.
     
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