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Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic

Discussion in 'General' started by Biigoh, Mar 16, 2020.

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  1. MadGreenSon

    MadGreenSon Verified Devil Tiger

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    In my hometown it takes 16 days to get test results for a COVID 19 test if you aren't in a hospital.

    Last night I drove 150 miles to Dothan Alabama, slept in a shitty little motel room, stood in line this morning for about half an hour, got tested and started driving home.

    They called me with the test results before I was 3/4 of the way home.

    EDIT: I am fully negative for the disease BTW
     
  2. Rakdos92

    Rakdos92 Goosh Goosh

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    Negative for latent corona too, or whatever the asymptomatic version is?
     
  3. MadGreenSon

    MadGreenSon Verified Devil Tiger

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    Yup

    EDIT:

    Also, they went ahead and tested for a whole slew of things. I am now 100% assured I don't have kennel cough or a cold. Among other things
     
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  4. Biigoh

    Biigoh Tanuki Moderator

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    My condolence MadGreenSon
     
  5. MadGreenSon

    MadGreenSon Verified Devil Tiger

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    Thank you.
     
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  6. Blackgutter

    Blackgutter I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    I am sorry for your loss and hope you are doing okay MadGreenson.


    On a different note is toliet paper still in short supply in some places or has that blown over?
     
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  7. TotalAbsolutism

    TotalAbsolutism Magnificent Bastard Moderator

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    It was never going to be. Toilet paper is almost always produced locally because it's light but bulky; and therefore not cost effective to import. If it was in short supply it was only due to panic buying by idiots.
     
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  8. Blackgutter

    Blackgutter I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    Oh, thank you. I am glad the roll rush is over.

    The people trying to break cell phone towers seems to be going down if internet historian is right about Facebook and youtube baning videos saying they coronavirus.
     
  9. TotalAbsolutism

    TotalAbsolutism Magnificent Bastard Moderator

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    Idiots burning down cell towers is ongoing. It's extra troublesome because they're so fucking thick they can't tell the difference between 5G towers and everything else. I hate people.
     
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  10. Blackgutter

    Blackgutter I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    I feel your pain.
     
  11. ATP

    ATP Know what you're doing yet?

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    Mortality in Poland January-April:
    2015 - 143,6 thousends
    2016 - 135,8
    2017-148
    2018-151,3
    2019 - 145,1
    2020- 139

    As you could see,in Poland Wuhan virus is not dangerous.
     
  12. TotalAbsolutism

    TotalAbsolutism Magnificent Bastard Moderator

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    First, use the proper name. Second, just because your country managed to get off light doesn't mean much.
     
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  13. magic9mushroom

    magic9mushroom BEST END.

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    I couldn't smell my dinner. Fuck.

    (Don't bother telling me to call the govt; I called them and am doing what they told me to the best of my ability.)
     
  14. LurkingInTheDeceit

    LurkingInTheDeceit “Brave” explorer treading “New” land

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    Fingers crossed it’s something relatively benign instead.
     
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  15. MadGreenSon

    MadGreenSon Verified Devil Tiger

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    Poland is actually taking strong measures to help deal with the virus as well. It seems that the Polish government is taking the matter seriously rather than fucking about like some other countries are, for the most part. The virus is dangerous, Poland's response to it has just been very good.
     
  16. Renko

    Renko Demon Lord of the Sixth Heaven ~☆

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    Better safe than sorry in these troubled times, mate.

    :(
     
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  17. magic9mushroom

    magic9mushroom BEST END.

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    I'm well aware of that and am doing my damnedest not to be a hazard.

    And honestly compared to some of the other things that can cause anosmia COVID actually is "relatively benign" for a twenty-something like myself.

    But yeah. Fuck.
     
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  18. ATP

    ATP Know what you're doing yet?

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    Sorry for late answer.
    It is only partially true - for example,we had time when only 5 people could go to Church,but 20 could use bus.Average polish Church is as big as 10 buses.Even worst,people in hipermarkets was even less disturbed, and logistic centers which send stuff there was practically working as usual.
    If corona really was as bad as media say,we would not have less death cases.Becouse there is no virus which kill only in church,but not in logistic center.

    And we have Belarus,when nothing was done, and mortality not changed.And now people start making demonstrations - and there is no more cases,too.Virus which avoid one country ? and people could demonstrate without more cases ? i doubt it.

    P.S i am poor christian,but i would pray for your father.
     
  19. MadGreenSon

    MadGreenSon Verified Devil Tiger

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    Whatever information you are looking at, don't be fooled. The virus is lethal and cruel about it. Do not take chances because you do not want to see someone you care about die that way. Truly you don't.
     
  20. evildice

    evildice (Verified d4)

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    Church is full of old people.

    Virus kills old people.

    Therefore church is closed.

    Logistics center is full of young people and, more importantly, owner is politically connected so they get to ignore citizen protections.
     
  21. Dakkaface

    Dakkaface Magical Defender of Justice

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    Virus finally hit someone I know. He's early 30's, but still hospitalized, sedated, and on a vent. I don't know his prognosis. Stay safe, wear your masks.
     
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  22. MadGreenSon

    MadGreenSon Verified Devil Tiger

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    If he's on a vent, it's not a good prognosis. I have this straight from an ICU nurse. Age doesn't matter, ventilator = low chance of survival.
     
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  23. ATP

    ATP Know what you're doing yet?

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    Owners politically connected - true.Our ruling elites do not touching them - also true.Bat,that never schielded from plague.If corona was as bad as media say,that logistic centers should become outbreak of plague.They did not.
    P.S Polish churches full of old people...sorry, it is lewtist propaganda.
     
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  24. evildice

    evildice (Verified d4)

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    I really hope you're misspelling "lewdist propaganda".
     
  25. TotalAbsolutism

    TotalAbsolutism Magnificent Bastard Moderator

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    We will not entertain any conspiracy theories or political statements surrounding this virus. Do not do that again.
     
  26. MadGreenSon

    MadGreenSon Verified Devil Tiger

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    I don't get it. This is a global pandemic, a respiratory virus. It doesn't care about your politics. It just kills people. Why are people trying to make it about politics?!?
     
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  27. Aleh

    Aleh Destroyer of Faith in Humanity

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    Because politics is intrinsically involved in our response to it?

    That and, well, it's been politicized to the point of absurdity here in America.
     
  28. OverMaster

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    It will kill even more people if the proper politics aren't implemented. That's a reality that won't go away even if we do choose to ignore it. At the very least, you live in countries where the economic situation theoretically allows for effective responses if the actual will exists. For others of us, that's not an option regardless.

    I know the Sword of Damocles will fall on our heads eventually. It's just a matter of when.
     
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  29. ATP

    ATP Know what you're doing yet?

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    Sorry for being unclear.
    I say nothing about conspiracies, only that logistic centers for supermarkets worked as usual in Poland - and if corona was as bad as media say,people there should drop like flies.Which did not happened.
    That is all.
     
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  30. evildice

    evildice (Verified d4)

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    The fact that most people are behaving responsibly has saved some people who are behaving irresponsibly.

    That doesn't justify behaving irresponsibly, it just means some bad behavior hasn't yet born consequences.

    The idea that the media is overselling the seriousness for political reasons is an insane conspiracy theory.
     
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