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    Yesterday, 03:25 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    While this disease will likely accelerate deaths that might have been imminent, it's worth keeping in mind the next time you compare COVID-19 with...
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    Yesterday, 02:52 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Yeah, it looks like the reproduction number (R0) was revised upwards a bit due to faster than expected spread, absent intervention.
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    Yesterday, 02:23 PM
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    In the unlikely event anyone is reading Spats's posts, the Ferguson was study was discussed here yesterday. The estimates aren't so much revised (or...
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    Yesterday, 11:54 AM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Not just economic collapse, the way a lot of projects are financed forces somewhat stringent timelines. Once stopped, makes it difficult to restart....
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    Yesterday, 09:40 AM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    A good read. Uncertainty creates an alternative facts problem. The bottom line: 1. We need more data 2. The data might show extensive lockdowns...
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    Yesterday, 08:16 AM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Yeah, given a choice better to get sick when resources are available. But FWIW, early on doctors followed SOP: 1) first oxygen 2) then BiPap...
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    03-26-2020, 09:30 PM
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    03-26-2020, 02:18 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    He should somehow be able to capitalize on his antibodies. Give him a job at a hospital, for example. He and the article, though, missed the...
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    03-26-2020, 12:26 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Good news if it's true, but it appears to be a case of misreporting hypothetical model scenarios as fact: ...
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    03-26-2020, 09:57 AM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    During the Spanish flu the California governor said it was the “patriotic duty of every American citizen” to wear a mask and San Francisco passed an...
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    03-26-2020, 09:30 AM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    I hope for the best but I think it's likely Japan is in worse shape than the outside world realizes. If bowing and masks do end up working then we...
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    03-26-2020, 09:19 AM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    KQ was ahead of the curve on the dilemmas we're all going to face.
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    03-25-2020, 10:29 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Like you, I'm in the let it ride camp but that might not be a good idea with COVID-19. FWIW, Aspirin might be safer than NSAIDs but at this point...
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    03-25-2020, 09:44 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    I think it's a strategy. President Trump is branding himself as the open things back up miracle cure guy not the take responsibility for the failed...
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    03-25-2020, 09:25 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    A new study indicates Hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for coronavirus is no more effective than conventional care. Hopefully we see better results...
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    03-25-2020, 08:23 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Better testing which allows for early treatment is probably the most important reason why Germany and SK are doing better. That's really what matters...
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    03-25-2020, 07:49 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Common Deebased, grow up. You originally wrote there was only a "20% (symptomatic rate)" which does not mean 80% are a asymptomatic because mild...
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    03-25-2020, 06:29 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    1) No, you made the number up. Your quote includes mild cases which by definition includes symptoms. That's also true for some % of undocumented. You...
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    03-25-2020, 06:22 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Your number are made up. Not only does your source not say there's only a 20% symptomatic rate, but undocumented and mild is not the same thing as...
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    03-25-2020, 06:05 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    WRT the flu vs COVID-19 death rate from the previous page: the CDC death rate for influenze is Symptomatic Illnesses / Deaths = ~.01%. So...
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    03-25-2020, 02:54 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    I personally wouldn't take any NSAIDs but the evidence is inconclusive and physicians opinions are split.
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    03-25-2020, 02:44 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Agreed, if the numbers pan out then it is reassuring for those of us in low risk groups who also have access to emergency care should the need arise....
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    03-25-2020, 02:26 PM
    MultiVerse replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Fatality risk is just one metric. Every year somewhere between 5% to 20% of the U.S. population gets the flu. The percentages aren't higher because...
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