That’s what worries me. That’s the next shoe to drop.
This thing seems so damn infectious that we’re gonna have a lot of frontline staff go down, at least temporarily, if there isn’t enough protective gear to go around.
Hospitals generally run pretty lean on personnel.
Actually, my understanding is that you need a new flu shot each year precisely because it mutates annually. Each year’s flu shot is different that previous years. And even then, sometimes they guess wrong and it’s less effective than expected.
They seem to be indicating that this is a pretty...
You must have got that globe from China. My globe has all the continents. Not just Africa and Europe. But yes, Africa and Europe are good examples of shitholes.
Heat does appear to kill this or slow it down. I think New Orleans will see an easing of the problem before NYC just because they’re...
263 dead Americans in the last 24 hours. Multiply that by 7, a week, you get 1841. We lose 1200 per week to influenza.
And the deaths are going to rise each day for awhile.
This is far worse than just the flu. But perhaps it won’t have the length/duration of the flu.
Already some kids have...
Your point about Japan and South Korea and Singapore are well taken.
They’re free states with free internet access.
They seem to have done a great job compared to us. Cultural difference? Are they just used to freak viruses out of China every year and already have protocols in place...
Ok. Maybe you’re right.
Can you explain to me how 1.4 billion people, essentially more than 4 times, almost 5 times as many people as we have, have so few deaths? Because it sure looks like we’re gonna surpass China’s deaths in less than 2 weeks.
Something doesn’t smell right.
I’ll second that. I knew him back in the day. He was a douche then. Saw him at a comedy club in LA about 15 years ago with my fiancé, now wife. He was still a douche. Even extra douchey.
pretty sure he’s not gonna change.