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Re: [OM] OT: Coronacooties

Subject: Re: [OM] OT: Coronacooties
From: Frank <wijsmuller@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 23:08:56 +0100
I've followed this site <https://covid19info.live/> for some time now and I
think its statistics are trustworthy.

The virus appears to be more lethal for the (very) elderly, but that
statistic is skewed in a number of ways: a) the virus effects people with
underlying medical complications more, these are older in general, b) in
Italy they have to choose which people to give intensive care to, they
choose the younger and healthier and c) there are even stories of elderly
people that decide they don't want to go in intensive care, as they feel
they are ready with life.

In general, the death rate of the virus increases enormously when the
strain on the health care system gets to big, and not enough intensive
care units
with respiration equipment are available.

Hope you can all stay safe!


Op do 19 mrt. 2020 om 20:56 schreef Chris Trask <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

>      Our mayor just ordered all bars, restaurants, and gyms closed as of
> today.  We can still do takeout.
>
>      Our grocery stores are being stripped clean.  I was fortunate to
> replenish certain items, but in a couple of weeks people will probably be
> getting desperate as they go bat shit crazy being stuck at home.
>
>      The global mortality rate is 4.09% as of this morning, and in Italy
> it's 10.43%.  I have a bad feeling that we're looking at an entirely new
> strain that is more aggressive.
>
>      Looking at the statistics, we may be fortunate here in the
> southwest.  This bug appears to like cold, damp environments, and if so
> then we will be relieved here next month when the temperatures rise and we
> dry out.
>
> Chris
>
> When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro
>      - Hunter S. Thompson
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