Re: [OM] OT: Coronacooties

Subject: Re: [OM] OT: Coronacooties
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 22:15:26 +0000
The mortality rate is impossible to know, Chris, given that testing is 
imperfect and incomplete..  

I suggest that there is a good chance that the infection rate is high enough 
(but unknown) to make the rate closer to 1 or 2%, but I’m guessing, or course.


> On 19 Mar 20, at 19:56, Chris Trask <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>     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.  

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