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07-07-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 256
Posted By skookum

I thought the nextstrain genomic epidemiology...

I thought the nextstrain genomic epidemiology data put a fairly definite limit on when the first case in the US could have arrived?

Its pretty fashionable to claim you were sick late last fall or...
07-07-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 310
Posted By skookum

There you go, you could join the PLA and get a...

There you go, you could join the PLA and get a covid19 vaccine quicker.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/30/health/china-coronavirus-military-vaccine-intl-hnk-scli/index.html
07-07-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 613
Posted By skookum

Some comment on the airborne transmission...

Some comment on the airborne transmission dispute. Much of it appears to be about terminology.

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https://haicontroversies.blogspot.com/2020/07/a-tiresome-spat.html
07-07-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By skookum

Yup. Runny nose, stuffed up sinuses. I feel like...

Yup. Runny nose, stuffed up sinuses. I feel like I need a covid test every day.
07-07-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By skookum

Friends organizing an event, restricted...

Friends organizing an event, restricted attendance to those who had been tested within 72 hours. Not foolproof, obviously, but lessens the risk.
07-07-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 517
Posted By skookum

28% higher. I thought it might be more than that....

28% higher. I thought it might be more than that. Good to see an actual number.
07-05-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

Is herd immunity a concept that does not apply in...

Is herd immunity a concept that does not apply in the case of ebola? Serious question.
07-05-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

Okay. Why does it burn out then?

Okay. Why does it burn out then?
07-04-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

Yes, Ebola is a very different virus. The R...

Yes, Ebola is a very different virus.

The R nought is thought to be close to 2, so that suggests a herd immunity rate of about 50%. The CFR is about 50% so half of people infected will die.Brutal....
07-04-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

Good question. What are your thoughts? I honestly...

Good question. What are your thoughts? I honestly don't know. What do you think?
07-04-20, 07:27 PM
07-04-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

that medical news article is mentioned in this...

that medical news article is mentioned in this Reason article (https://reason.com/2020/07/02/is-the-covid-19-pandemic-self-flattening-or-will-it-grind-relentlessly-on/)


The article also...
07-01-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By skookum

Vaccine progress

Overview of vaccine progress as of June 30.

Chemistry World (https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/explainer-how-is-the-vaccine-pipeline-for-covid-19-looking/4012068.article)
07-01-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

Learn to express yourself clearly or be forever...

Learn to express yourself clearly or be forever ignored.
07-01-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

Twitter thread by Nicholas Christakis, referring...

Twitter thread by Nicholas Christakis, referring to possible herd immunity in Ischgl, Austria, source of one of the early covid 19 outbreaks.




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07-01-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

You would probably get a better response if you...

You would probably get a better response if you could construct a coherent post. I think you might have some interesting points there but I am not sure. Its too difficult to parse.Or it might be just...
07-01-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By skookum

Looks like Oregon is doing pretty well. Should be...

Looks like Oregon is doing pretty well. Should be able to manage it with test, trace, isolate.
06-30-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 930
Posted By skookum

This woman obviously has some issues she is...

This woman obviously has some issues she is dealing with perhaps mental health related.
I'm not sure circulating videos of her freaking out is helping anybody, certainly not her.
06-30-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,558
Posted By skookum

Its not just increased testing. In Florida for...

Its not just increased testing. In Florida for example the test positivity rate has gone from around 3% to 15% in the last month. However the median age of newly infected people has dropped into the...
06-30-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,558
Posted By skookum

This stuff is really bonkers.. In Italy it...

This stuff is really bonkers..

In Italy it was Chinese sweatshop workers, but in Wuhan it was incinerator air pollution and 5G, and in NYC it was Democrats faking death certificates for big buck...
06-30-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

Herd immunity article: The Tricky Math of...

Herd immunity article:

The Tricky Math of Herd Immunity for COVID-19 (https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-tricky-math-of-covid-19-herd-immunity-20200630/)
06-27-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,506
Posted By skookum

They especially love the bugs that live in cow...

They especially love the bugs that live in cow poop.
06-27-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

Thats what we need. A more lethal disease.

Thats what we need. A more lethal disease.
06-27-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,558
Posted By skookum

Seeds and Stems is good but how about Mama Hated...

Seeds and Stems is good but how about Mama Hated Diesels ?
06-27-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,196
Posted By skookum

We aren't going to know until this thing is over...

We aren't going to know until this thing is over and we can look back. Everything is just speculation.
06-26-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,558
Posted By skookum

Hot Rod Lincoln -extended version Bill...

Hot Rod Lincoln -extended version

Bill Kirchen (Commander Cody)

Hot Rod Lincoln
06-26-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,558
Posted By skookum

Here is an awesome Texas band. Saw them at...

Here is an awesome Texas band.

Saw them at the Calgary Folk Fest last summer. Really incredible.

Asleep at the Wheel
06-26-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,558
Posted By skookum

Smile I like Texas. And Texans. I dont necessarily...

I like Texas. And Texans. I dont necessarily agree with their opinions and such, but the people there that I have met (of all persuasions) were friendly and likable.

My brother in law was a big...
06-26-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,558
Posted By skookum

Posting KISS vids should result in automatic...

Posting KISS vids should result in automatic banning.
06-26-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,558
Posted By skookum

Guns??

Guns??
06-26-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By skookum

100 years of beer.. I should be so lucky.

100 years of beer.. I should be so lucky.
06-25-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,110
Posted By skookum

Hmm. The Canada/US border is closed, but some...

Hmm. The Canada/US border is closed, but some people are exploiting a loop hole. They claim they are driving to Alaska, so they are admitted to the country and they go to wherever they please. Good...
06-25-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By skookum

Metric century or imperial century?

Metric century or imperial century?
06-25-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By skookum

So, if I do a century..?

So, if I do a century..?
06-23-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,878
Posted By skookum

They are not claiming to be doing random testing...

They are not claiming to be doing random testing at this point, but they have talked about wanting to do that. I think its hard to organize. They are encouraging anyone that wants to be tested to do...
06-23-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 961
Posted By skookum

A lot depends on how your grocery store is set...

A lot depends on how your grocery store is set up. The place I go is set up for the cashiers to bag the groceries and it would be a bit awkward with all the plexiglass screens and such to bag your...
06-23-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,878
Posted By skookum

It was a trick question. Alberta has 7700 cases...

It was a trick question. Alberta has 7700 cases based on 396 000 tests and BC has 2800 cases based on 180 000 tests. Both provinces have around 150 deaths.
Based on the number of deaths,...
06-23-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 769
Posted By skookum

I am, unfortunately, old enough to remember the...

I am, unfortunately, old enough to remember the ads for Evelyn Wood, back in the old days. Now, in the internet age, nobody reads anything right through anyway. Skim the headline and then dash off a...
06-23-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,878
Posted By skookum

Alberta has a fatality rate of 2%, BC has a...

Alberta has a fatality rate of 2%, BC has a fatality rate of 6%. Population is about 4 million in Alberta, 5 million in BC, demographics are similar. Why the difference in neighbouring provinces?
06-23-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 961
Posted By skookum

That is the theory. It might be contaminated and...

That is the theory. It might be contaminated and be a danger to the staff if they have to handle it. I think its fairly bogus, but using only their bags does seem to make the process go more quickly...
06-22-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,878
Posted By skookum

I'm still not sure what you guys are arguing...

I'm still not sure what you guys are arguing about.

A back of the envelope IFR is 1%.

That fits right between the estimates Ruberad made for Lompoc prison and Diamond Princess. Agreed that...
06-22-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 2,878
Posted By skookum

Beijing reported a cluster of new cases last...

Beijing reported a cluster of new cases last week.
...
06-22-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 769
Posted By skookum

:) I'm pretty sure the vast majority of...

:)

I'm pretty sure the vast majority of people don't read linked articles. Good to give a brief summary.
06-21-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 769
Posted By skookum

tl;dr

tl;dr
06-21-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 769
Posted By skookum

There are quite a number of quacks offering...

There are quite a number of quacks offering intravenous vitamin C treatments for Covid19.

Science Based Medicine...
06-21-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 769
Posted By skookum

There are some clinical trials with vitamin C for...

There are some clinical trials with vitamin C for covid. No results yet.
06-20-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 769
Posted By skookum

What is the evidence for Vitamin C as a natural...

What is the evidence for Vitamin C as a natural pre-emptive ant-inflammatory against Covid19?
06-18-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 28,659
Posted By skookum

Wisconsin has half the number of deaths as...

Wisconsin has half the number of deaths as Minnesota, but their total populations are similar.
Forum: Touring
06-15-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,557
Posted By skookum

I have winter camped on skis, and it can be okay...

I have winter camped on skis, and it can be okay if you are well prepared and if it is cold and dry. Cold and wet is another matter entirely.
One of the coldest times in my life was cycling Cabin...
Forum: Touring
06-15-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By skookum

I certainly hope you can make it this summer, but...

I certainly hope you can make it this summer, but at this point the only Atlantic province that is partially open is Nova Scotia and you are required to quarantine for 14 days.The others are closed....
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