This new coronavirus epidemic is starting to heat up

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

  1. Jade Falcon

    Jade Falcon WTF EREN?!

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    Haldor Formerly retired EE.

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    Agree. I am 6'4" tall and weigh 250 lbs. No doubt in my mind that I am obese.

    I weighed 170 lbs when I graduated from high school. I can't even imagine what I looked like then. Stick figure.
     

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    Haldor Formerly retired EE.

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    What does it hurt to hope there is a potential treatment. It's not like people are forgoing medically useful treatment because of this.
     
  4. DaleGribble

    DaleGribble Sandwich!

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    I think there is more to it than that.

    First, there are varying degrees of obesity and each degree has a different impact on overall health. Comorbid conditions, like hypertension and diabetes, seem to be more important factors than just obesity.

    If you're mildly obese with normal blood pressure and a good AIC, I wouldn't sweat it. If you're morbidly obese with high blood pressure, type two diabetes and poor lung function, you're probably ****ed.
     
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    a report on Tucker Carlson evening reported that the medical officer for the State of Florida was trying to procure 3M masks in was told by their Brokers that the bulk of these production is being exported out to foreign countries that are paying cash for it.
    From the report the authorized 3M Distributors were making more money on the exports so FL couldn't get what they needed.
    Jeez....selling out the well being of your own country to make a few more bucks on a sale of essential medical gear?
    This really stinks....
     
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    Pardon me if this has been discussed, but are the subways in NYC still operating? If so, seems like DeBlasio and cuomo should have to answer for that.
     
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    DocCasualty Wolverine

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    Welp...coworker self quarantined after visiting son and daughter in law, and DiL's close freind ended up testing positive. :brickwall:

    Incidentally he was the delivery driver so I got a firsthand look at how many people are flaunting "stay at home" in NC. Didn't even see an open parking space at the grocery as I drove by.
     
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    happyguy Man, I'm Pretty

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    I saw that segment and it made me want to punch someone in the mouth.

    Regards,
    Happyguy :)
     
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    Inyo Tim Senior Moment

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    Received an email that a boilermaker I used to work with died today from what his family thought was Covid. He lived down in the Riverside area. He was never tested but his family said he had all the symptoms.
     
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    Trump's giant '**** you' to Schumer

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    I was 5 7 and 250. All slimmed down now

    Might be helpful when captain Trips visits.
     
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    cyberghostx13 USMC "The Few The Proud"

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  16. billy_56081

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    Private companies are buying them and sending them to their employees.
     
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    If your tax refund and/or Social Security are direct deposit, that’s how you’ll get your bailout.
     
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    That’s what I want to see! When the dead start rising from the grave, I’m putting on my P100, grabbing my Browning MK2, and going on safari.
     
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    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    The bar is much lower than that.

    I like your bedside manner... :supergrin:


    Nothing worse than sugar sprinkled on a turd.
     
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    cyberghostx13 USMC "The Few The Proud"

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    All devilcrats that continue to give false information pertaining to the virus because they hate trump should be locked up until further notice. It is not the time to push forth political agendas either as Pelosi and other Dems are doing. It is WAR and we simply cannot wait until the 2020 election to give them their just due. Let's face it, how much better could we fight the virus without political baggage? So image.png
     

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