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  1. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    The Covid-19 aid/stimulus bill (CARES Act) just passed. What's in it?

    The House finally signed the Senate's bill today, and President Trump signed it into law right away...
    ...after smacking down one Republican grandstander for threatening to hold it up, just as hard...
  2. Risk tolerance is low right now for obvious...

    Risk tolerance is low right now for obvious reasons. I've been invited out on BC days but haven't felt right about it, so I've stayed home. Even Phouse can get you in trouble, especially toward the...
  3. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Here's how the $1200 payments work...plus APOCALYPSE QUIETLY POSTPONED

    From the Congressional Research Service:
    COVID-19 and Stimulus Payments to Individuals: Summary of the 2020 Recovery Rebates in the March 22 CARES Act...
  4. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    What's in the Senate coronavirus stimulus bill? Take a look here

    This article contains the full draft of the Senate coronavirus stimulus bill. It also contains the best summary I've found so far of what's in it.

    Senate Releases Full Text Of $2 Trillion...
  5. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Good News: 130M more Plaquenil doses! Bad news: Nevada Governor bans its use!

    First, an important note: chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) are not the same drug! Chloroquine is a malaria preventative and treatment, Plaquenil is used as a second-line immunomodulator...
  6. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    I don't understand Reagan-worship, either. He was...

    I don't understand Reagan-worship, either. He was right about the Soviet Union - "take a hard line and they'll crumble from within" - but Paul Volcker, whom everyone gives Reagan credit for, was a...
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    ^ Listen to this guy. Best case scenario is...

    ^ Listen to this guy.

    Best case scenario is the families who cashed out with $200K in HELOCs in the 2000s, stopped paying in 2008-2009, and got to live payment-free for a few years before going...
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    Hey, that's a new one! Adding it to my signature...

    Hey, that's a new one! Adding it to my signature now, thanks.

    Meanwhile, I can only assume that dude was referring to the links I post to my own articles, in the Covid thread. If he's dragging me...
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    Through a combination of obsessively replying to...

    Through a combination of obsessively replying to all my messages by saying "NO ONE READS YOU" and failing to notice that I didn't post any links above because it's the Rand Paul thread, not the Covid...
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    No conspiracy necessary, the President is a well-known "germophobe"

    Simple explanation: the President is a well-known germophobe. The media has been dragging him about this for years.

    2015: Donald Trump Is a Germaphobe...
  11. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    As I've repeatedly pointed out...

    As I've repeatedly pointed out, we've known since 2004 that chloroquine has strong anti-coronaviral activity. The Chinese and Italian doctors who performed the trials on Covid-19/Wuhan patients...
  12. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Absolutely. Mylan is the corp. that jacked prices...

    Absolutely. Mylan is the corp. that jacked prices on EpiPens to the moon. They wouldn't be ramping up production of hydroxychloroquine unless they're sure there will be massive worldwide demand.
    ...
  13. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Two Africans hospitalized after self-medicating....

    Two Africans hospitalized after self-medicating.
    This should DEFINITELY stop the entire world's medical system from prescribing lifesaving medication under controlled conditions to people in direct...
  14. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    ATTN: Medical professionals! QTc cutoffs for hydroxychloroquine, via UW Covid team

    (Reposting this because it's actual lifesaving information for the medical professionals reading this thread)

    UW Covid team is going to use Hydroxychloroquine for all patients warranting hospital...
  15. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    ATTN: Medical professionals! QTc cutoffs for hydroxychloroquine, via UW Covid team

    UW Covid team is going to use Hydroxychloroquine for all patients warranting hospital admission. We came up with this quick and simple guideline for QTc cutoffs during treatment. Feel free to adapt...
  16. Buff Trace is solid for the $. Same person who...

    Buff Trace is solid for the $.
    Same person who told me about it turned me onto Larceny, which is also solid for the $.
  17. "And yet the sun still shines fervently" -Erik T....

    "And yet the sun still shines fervently" -Erik T. Ray

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  18. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    A strong economy benefits the incumbent...

    A strong economy benefits the incumbent President's re-election chances, and thus must be destroyed.

    ===

    Also, local transit outside big cities runs at such a tremendous loss that it almost...
  19. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    "He's just buying votes!"

    "He's not doing anything for the working people of America who lost their jobs!"

    President Trump immediately cancels interest on all student loans
    President Trump immediately pauses all evictions...
  20. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    President Trump could cure cancer and people...

    President Trump could cure cancer and people would still be complaining that he put oncologists out of work! :cool:

    Seriously: what would make you happy, in this situation?

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    Other stuff...
  21. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    It smells like poo in there. I'd probably catch...

    It smells like poo in there. I'd probably catch the coronavirus.
  22. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    1:14:50 VP Pence: All doctors and medical...

    1:14:50 VP Pence: All doctors and medical professionals can now practice across state lines.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSbVZT--lzk

    President Trump Suspends Evictions and Foreclosures Until...
  23. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Before You Panic! Testing vs. absolute # of cases vs. mortality

    Today's figure is 7,038. (3/18/20)
    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/cases-in-us.html
    (There's a several day lag, since it takes a few days to test and report results.)
    ...
  24. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Yes, calling it "Wuhan coronavirus" and blaming China for its spread is justified

    The Chinese Communist Party spent months covering up the Wuhan coronavirus and the extent of its virulence and spread.
    The WHO has also been complicit with the CCP.
    It's totally justified to call...
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    Poll: Makers is an excellent cook as well as a...

    Makers is an excellent cook as well as a generous, stand-up dude. Can confirm.
  26. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    I agree. If I need to go out in a mask, I'll use...

    I agree. If I need to go out in a mask, I'll use my goddamn paint respirator. I'll look like Bane but it'll work.

    All of you players on the front lines dealing with the masses panicking over a...
  27. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Extent of exposure matters

    Sneeze droplets don't stay airborne for that long. They land on something eventually.

    More importantly, infection is a game of percentages. Nothing besides an intact hazmat bubble suit will keep...
  28. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    COVID-19 testing: 80% false positives

    Oh hey, remember when I posted this?

    How accurate is Covid-19 testing, and how much difference does it really make?...
  29. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Thank you for respectfully asking a serious...

    Thank you for respectfully asking a serious question! Here's what I think:

    ***** SPECULATION FOLLOWS *****

    These are ideas, not prescriptions. Feel free to contribute!

    We know that Covid-19,...
  30. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Dude, easily a third of your posts in this thread...

    Dude, easily a third of your posts in this thread are insulting the President, blaming him or our VP for Covid-19, or bagging on people who refuse to join you in the other two. I diagnose you with a...
  31. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Honest answers to an intentionally insulting question

    I'll ignore your intentionally insulting implications ("something must be wrong with you, har har") and answer the question honestly.

    1. Nothing's changed. I've always gone where the facts take...
  32. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Sequencing Covid-19, and why are over half the deaths still in King County?

    Remember when I said this? (Which I clearly marked **** SPECULATION FOLLOWS ****)


    Look what came out just last night!

    Thanks to sequencing by @UWVirology, @CDCgov and @seattleflustudy we have...
  33. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    PSA: Want to help? Have and use a thermometer regularly

    PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

    Covid-19 testing is not particularly accurate, even if you can get one.
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/332958-Chinese-Rat-Flu?p=5927049#post5927049...
  34. It warmed up a lot before cooling back down in...

    It warmed up a lot before cooling back down in the afternoon, so lake level snow is wet, dense, and sticky. Shoveling took me a long time. But how often do you get to ski down to the beach and back?...
  35. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Only literal psychotics like you who are cheering...

    Only literal psychotics like you who are cheering on an epidemic and an economic crash to own #orangeman - and who can ignore that the entirety of Europe is doing far worse than we are, because he...
  36. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Yes* * = Unless, as with the flu, warmer...

    Yes*

    * = Unless, as with the flu, warmer weather makes you much less likely to catch it. Unless not being around lots of other sick people makes its course less severe, or lets you develop...
  37. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Links to my posts so far, and more

    For context, here are my posts from earlier in this thread, or the other Covid thread.
    Lots of information contained here.
    Feel free to judge me on completeness and credibility, especially in...
  38. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Optimism isn't allowed! :biggrin: A common,...

    Optimism isn't allowed! :biggrin:
    A common, dirt-cheap drug can't possibly do anything against this disease that has killed nearly as many Americans as (checks database) just committed suicide in...
  39. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    The last time I posted about Ron Paul was 2009....

    The last time I posted about Ron Paul was 2009. You're like my obsessed stalker-y ex-girlfriend, except not nearly as good looking...especially ELEVEN YEARS LATER. Stop texting me, I'm not going to...
  40. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    How accurate is Covid-19 testing, and how much difference does it really make?

    It's easy to believe that tests are magic and 100% accurate. That's not true.

    https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/03/the-accuracy-of-covid-19-tests.html
    "The accuracy of the current COVID-19 tests...
  41. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Some more facts, and some speculation based on them

    I'm going to keep posting facts and figures from official sources and scientists.

    (Go believe Snopes if you want. A random schoolteacher who embezzled company money to spend on prostitutes,...
  42. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    A few important pieces of information, some new,...

    A few important pieces of information, some new, some from posts in the other thread.

    No, the White House didn’t ‘dissolve’ its pandemic response office. I was there....
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    Poll: According to the NSC: Text message rumors of a...

    According to the NSC:

    Text message rumors of a national #quarantine are FAKE. There is no national lockdown. @CDCgov has and will continue to post the latest guidance on #COVID19. #coronavirus...
  44. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Pop Quiz: Which President signed HIPAA? Also,...

    Pop Quiz: Which President signed HIPAA?

    Also, you're going to claim that New York Times could have blamed it on #orangemanbad but didn't?
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
    This is the same paper that runs...
  45. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Also, we can bust yet another viral rumor: ...

    Also, we can bust yet another viral rumor:

    Text message rumors of a national #quarantine are FAKE. There is no national lockdown. @CDCgov has and will continue to post the latest guidance on...
  46. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Meanwhile, if anyone wants to know who to blame...

    Meanwhile, if anyone wants to know who to blame for the slow test rollout in the USA, it's a combination of Washington State and a career CDC bureaucrat who's been there since at least 2011.
    ...
  47. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    SPLAT! I'm great, thanks for asking. Still here,...

    SPLAT! I'm great, thanks for asking. Still here, quietly doing what I do.



    Appreciate the shout, man. I'm always around...I just don't post much anymore. Shoot me a PM if you want a better...
  48. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    It's hard work being simultaneously outraged that...

    It's hard work being simultaneously outraged that the government has screwed everything up, and also that it isn't doing nearly enough!
  49. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    You too, ice! Glad you're still around. I missed...

    You too, ice! Glad you're still around. I missed you by just a day or two in UT a couple years ago...maybe next year, since this year is very likely done.

    Meanwhile, since we're on a new page, a...
  50. Thread: Chinese Rat Flu

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    Apparently the viral copypasta I've seen multiple...

    Apparently the viral copypasta I've seen multiple times on here, about Seattle ERs being overwhelmed with Covid-19 cases, is bullshit.

    https://twitter.com/CT_Bergstrom/status/1239348331186249728
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